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100 Greatest Guitarists: David Fricke's Picks

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Warren Haynes


Warren Haynes
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23/100

Haynes is possibly the hardest-working guitarist on the planet — a cornerstone of the Allman Brothers Band, leader of Gov't Mule, pivotal member of Phil Lesh and Friends. Displaying controlled intensity, he's a meaty and masterful slide player, as well as a soulful singer and songwriter. Steeped in the uncut blues of Muddy Waters and Elmore James, and especially bitten by the heavy rock-trio sound of Cream and Mountain, Haynes has kept the blues-rock

 
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