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Top 10 Blues Guitarists | Robert Johnson

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

Throughout history, many legendary musicians have become part of the '27 Club,' due to their mysterious deaths at the age of 27. This week, we're featuring one of these icons, Robert Johnson (1911–38), whose life is just as puzzling as his death.

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Top 10 Blues Guitarists | T-Bone Walker

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

This week, we turn to the man who popularized the electric blues, making sure blues music could truly be heard – T-Bone Walker.

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Top 10 Blues Guitarists | B.B. King

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

Starting this week, we’re moving on from guitars to the musicians who make them sing, and what better way to start than with the melodious songs of blues? Starting off our Top 10 Blues Guitarists is B.B. King.

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Top 10 Guitars | Gibson L-5 & D’Angelico New Yorker

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

This week brings a bonus blog to our series on top guitars. We couldn’t not include the Gibson L-5 and D’Angelico New Yorker, whose elegance, fine design and rich sound put them in a whole category of their own. So here they are, earning their place alongside our top 10.

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Top 10 Guitars | Fender Precision Bass & Hofner 500/1 Bass

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

This week, we’re featuring two iconic bass guitars: Fender’s renowned Precision Bass and Paul McCartney’s innovative Hofner 500/1 Bass, or Violin Bass.

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Top 10 Guitars | Gibson ES-335 & Gibson SG

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

We’ve got two more of Gibson’s iconic guitars in this week’s Top 10 Guitars blog: the ever popular ES-335, played by the likes of B.B. King and Eric Clapton; and the SG, a guitar which has become synonymous with rock’n’roll.

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Top 10 Guitars | Gretsch White Falcon & National Style O

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

This week we’re featuring two great guitars – both with distinctive styles: the flashy Gretsch White Falcon and the metallic National Style O.

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Top 10 Guitars | Martin D-45

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

The Martin dreadnought guitars are favoured by folk musicians for the full, expressive sound they produce, and the D-45 has truly earned its place amongst our list of Top 10 Guitars.

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Top 10 Guitars | Gibson Les Paul

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

This week’s starring guitar is the fantastic Gibson Les Paul, beloved by the likes of Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton.

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Top 10 Guitars | Fender Stratocaster

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

Next to make our list of the top 10 guitars is the iconic and hugely popular Fender Stratocaster, played by the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Jeff Beck.

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