We’re back with our series of the top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars. If you missed the previous article on the artists like George Thorogood, T-Bone Walker, and guitarists from Alice in Chains, what the guitarists from Lynyrd Skynyrd played then check out our previous list here.
Today we are going to focus on the guitars from the famous guitarists on our list from 81-90.
90. Steve Miller (the Steve Miller Band)
American guitarist, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Steven Haworth Miller is best known as the frontman of the Steve Miller Band. He started out playing blues and blues rock, but as his career progressed in the middle of the 1970s and early 1980s, he shifted to a more pop-oriented arena rock style, spawning hit songs and albums.
Steve Miller’s Guitars of choice: Gibson, Fender
89. J.J. Cale
John Weldon “J. J.” Cale was an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and sound engineer.
88. Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society) –
American musician Zachary Phillip Wylde plays guitar. The heavy metal band Black Label Society’s founder, lead guitarist, lead singer, songwriter, and producer, he is best known for his work as Ozzy Osbourne’s lead guitarist. Many of his guitars include his recognizable bulls-eye design, which is widely known.
Guitar Maker of Choice: Gibson
87. Don Felder (the Eagles)
American musician Donald William Felder served as the Eagles’ lead guitarist from 1974 until his departure from the group in 2001. In 1998, he and the Eagles were both inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 2016 saw Felder get his induction into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.
86. Freddie King
American blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter Freddie King. One of the “Three Kings of the Blues Guitar,” he is respected. King, who is best recognized for his deep, strong voice and distinctive guitar style, had a significant impact on electric blues music and many subsequent blues guitarists.
Freddie King loved playing: Gibson
85. Warren Haynes (the Allman Brothers Band)
American musician, singer, and songwriter Warren Haynes. The Allman Brothers Band guitarist and founding member of the jam band Gov’t Mule are what made him most famous. He began his career playing guitar for The Dickey Betts Band and David Allan Coe.
Warren Haynes played: Gibson
84. Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young)
American musician, singer, and songwriter Stephen Arthur Stills is most known for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young. Stills has sold over 35 million albums as a solo artist and as a member of two popular bands.
Guitar Maker of Choice: Fender
83. John Petrucci (Dream Theater)
John Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.
Guitar Maker of Choice: Ernie Ball Music Man
82. Johnny Cash
John R. Cash was an American country music singer-songwriter. Much of Cash’s music contained themes of sorrow, moral tribulation, and redemption, especially in the later stages of his career.
Johnny Cash played Martin acoustic guitars
81. Jeff Healey
Norman Jeffrey Healey was a Canadian blues, rock and jazz singer, guitarist, and songwriter who attained popularity in the 1980s and 1990s.
That’s what we have for what the top guitarist from 81-90 use as their guitars of choice. If you missed the our list of 91-100 then you can click here to check that out.
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (1-10)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (11 -20)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (21-30)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (31-40)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (41-50)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (51-60)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (61-70)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (71-80)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (81-90)
Top 100 Guitarists and Their Guitars (91-100)
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