Top Seven Lead Guitarists
Roy Buchanan - Dale Hawkins and solo Telecaster king who could play better than Clapton, well that's what Clapton said.
Jukka Tolonen - Tasavallan Presidentti furious riffs and astounding sounds in the jazzy side of Steve Miller….
Jim Milne- Tractor Awesome lead breaks
Brian Parrish – Badger riveting breaks that extend for at least an hour.
Jim Cregan – Stud /Blossom Toes Acoustic lead through a Marshall Amp and Leslie Speakers nobody has ever achieved this sound.
Mike Bloomfield – Electric Flag /Paul Butterfield Band/ Supersession albums. He cradles the axe like a baby and it weeps like a child, Jewish sensitivity.
Peter Banks - Syn/ Yes / Flash Gretsch tone and reverb…...the best
Top Seven Drummers
Skip Prokop –Paupers/Lighthouse Finest wrist drummer with complex time signatures , very fast….
Brian Davison The Nice and Every Which Way / Refugee etc Cross drumming and offbeat one of the best
Keef Hartley – Blues breakers/Keef Hartley heavy-handed body drumming better than Zeppelin.
Michael Giles – King Crimson latent snares and superb jazz timing and brushes
Ed Cassidy –Spirit Great Blues and Jazz drummer never loses his timing , also great time changes
Bill Bruford –Yes A Progressive mercenary that I spent three hours and fifteen cappuccinos with at the North Sea Jazz Festival
Jon Hiseman – Colosseum A legend in foot and bass drum, so like Carl Palmer.
Top six bassists
Glyn Harvard – Jade Warrior never heard so much power from one man
John Wetton Family Mogul Thrash King Crimson always was my favorite, great voice also.
Willem De Vries – A Dutch band called Cargo, get the album before its too late.
Bernie Holland Ex Hummingbird lead and bass for Jody Grind one of the multi purpose maestros, still to be discovered
Shulman from Gentle Giant HE IS EVERYWHERE ON THEIR FIRST THREE
Chris Squire – Yes
Top Seven Keyboardists
Rick Van Der Linden – Dutch finesse with Trace , Ekseption,,,,,,,
Henry Garella – Eden Rose, Sandrose French keyboard maestro
Rick Wakeman – The king of classical motif Morning has Broken ….
Duncan Mackay – South African genius ,, Score and Chimera just as good as Keith Emerson but more identity and theme….. I Robot Alan Parsons.
Bo Hansson – Check out the simplistic Hammond reverb on Lord Of The Rings, no gadgets straight fucking emotive Hammond, man this Swede has feeling and Hendrix jammed with him more than any other band.
Dave Stewart – Khan , Egg shit hot
Tony Banks – Genesis, Love his tones, did plenty of soundtracks
Top Seven underrated songs or albums
Starving in the Tropics – String Driven Thing from Put Yer 'and On It
St Peter – Mogul Thrash
The Maker – Rick Wakeman from No Earthly Connection
Circle – Roy Buchanan
War In Peace – Skip Spence used on the Stander soundtrack
The entire Eclection album, cats who formed Fotheringay with Sandy Denny. Hidden layered guitars and superb harmonies, better than any SGT Peppers, I dare you to challenge me.
Please Sessions later evolved into T2
Michael Fitzhenry by Andwella