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We all like to turn on music to give us an escape from our daily lives. So, here is the definitive list of the 10 best guitarists who have ever lived. See if you agree! Let’s get right to it with #10.

10. Carlos Santana

9. Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page is a personal favorite. You can hear some of his best solos in the video below.

8. Jimi Hendrix

Hendrix redefined “All Along the Watch Tower,” but “Foxey Lady is one my favorites!

7. B.B. King

B.B. King was an amazing blues singer and electric guitarist. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

6. Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan is viewed by many as the best guitar player of all time. However, he’s only #6 on our list! You can see him play “Pride and Joy” live in 1985 below.

5. Chuck Berry

Chuck berry really livened up the 1950s with his guitar playing. He busted onto the scene unlike any other. And long before he sang about his ding-a-ling, he made Beethoven Roll Over as you can see in the video below.

4. Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton has amazing guitar skills. You can see him and B.B. King perform “The Thrill Is Gone” below.

3. Chet Atkins

Country legend Chet Atkins certainly belongs on this list. You can see him play “Wildwood Flower” below.

2. Keith Richards

Keith Richards still performs amazing guitar solos. The Rolling Stone continues to surprise us all by chugging along. Listen to his solo in “Sympathy For The Devil” below.

1. Slash

As a Guns N’ Roses fan, Slash was definitely going to be on this list and he’s at the very top. Check out his Hendrix solo below.

Who is your favorite guitarist of all time? Anyone you would like to add?

H/T: Telegraph

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