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Can you name the 100 greatest guitarists according to Rolling Stone (2011)?

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Key SongsGuitaristAssociated Act
'Purple Haze,' 'Foxy Lady,' 'Hey Joe'The [name] Experience
'Bell Bottom Blues,' 'Crossroads'Cream
'Dazed and Confused,' 'Heartbreaker'Led Zeppelin
'(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction,' 'Gimme Shelter'The Rolling Stones
'Freeway Jam,' 'A Day in the Life'The Yardbirds
'3 O'Clock Blues,' 'The Thrill Is Gone'[solo]
'Johnny B. Goode,' 'Maybellene'[solo]
'Eruption,' 'Ain't Talking 'Bout Love'Van Halen
'Statesboro Blues,' 'Whipping Post'The Allman Brothers Band
'My Generation,' 'I Can See for Miles'The Who
'I Saw Her Standing There,' 'Something'The Beatles
'Cold Shot,' 'Look at Little Sister'Double Trouble
'Born Under a Bad Sign,' 'As the Years Go Passing By'[solo]
'Comfortably Numb,' 'Shine on You Crazy Diamond'Pink Floyd
'Hide Away,' 'Have You Ever Loved a Woman,' 'The Stumble'[solo]
'Joyful Noise'The Allman Brothers Band
'Down by the River,' 'Mr. Soul'Crazy Horse
'How High the Moon,' 'Vaya Con Dios'[solo]
'Hello Mary Lou,''Susie Q'TCB Band
'Black Magic Woman,' 'Oye Como Va'[solo]
'Your Cheatin' Heart,' 'Wake Up Little Susie'[solo]
'Willie the Pimp,' 'In-a-Gadda-Stravinsky'The Mothers of Invention
'Stone Crazy,' 'First Time I Met the Blues'[solo]
'Highway to Hell,' 'Bad Boy Boogie'AC/DC
'Iron Man,' 'Sabbra Cadabra'Black Sabbath
'Keep Yourself Alive,' 'Brighton Rock'Queen
'Road Runner,' 'Who Do You Love?'[solo]
'Blitzkrieg Bop,' 'Judy Is a Punk'Ramones
'That's All Right,' 'Mystery Train,' 'Heartbreak Hotel'Elvis Presley
'Dust My Broom,' 'The Sky Is Crying'[solo]
'Memo From Turner,' 'Boomer's Story'Captain Beefheart
'Jesus Left Chicago,' 'La Grange'ZZ Top
'Purple Rain,' 'Kiss,' 'When Doves Cry'The Revolution
'Gypsy Woman,' 'Move On Up'The Impressions
Key SongsGuitaristAssociated Act
'Boogie Chillen,' 'BoomBoom'[solo]
'Crazy Train,' 'Mr. Crowley'Ozzy Osbourne
'Can't You Hear Me Knocking,' 'All Down the Line'The Rolling Stones
'I Will Follow,' 'Pride (In the Name of Love)'U2
'(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay,' 'Green Onions,' 'Soul Man'Booker T. & the M.G.'s
'Guerrilla Radio,' 'Killing in the Name'Rage Against the Machine
'The Width of a Circle,' 'Suffragette City'David Bowie
East-West,' 'Like a Rolling Stone,' 'Groovin' Is Easy 'Paul Butterfield Blues Band
'Smokestack Lightning,' 'Spoonful,' 'Killing Floor'Howlin' Wolf
'Sultans of Swing,' 'Romeo and Juliet'Dire Straits
'Rumble,' 'Jack the Ripper,' 'Raw-Hide'[name] and his Ray Men
'Dark Star,' 'Sugaree,' 'Casey Jones'Grateful Dead
'Bluebird,' 'Carry On,' 'Go Back Home'Buffalo Springfield
'Creep,' 'Paranoid Android'Radiohead
'Rollin' Stone,' 'Mannish Boy'[solo]
'Smoke on the Water,' 'Highway Star'Deep Purple
'This Charming Man,' 'How Soon Is Now?'The Smiths
'Time Between,' 'This Wheel's on Fire'The Byrds
'I Can't Quit You Baby,' 'Double Trouble'[solo]
'Rocky Mountain Way,' 'Funk #49'James Gang
'Help!,' 'Day Tripper,' 'Yer Blues'The Beatles
'Frosty,' 'Sno-Cone Part 1'[solo]
'Bullfrog Blues,' 'Laundromat'Taste
'Albatross,' 'Rattlesnake Shake'Fleetwood Mac
'The Shape I'm In,' 'Like a Rolling Stone (Live 1966)'The Band
'No Fun,' 'TV Eye,' 'I Wanna Be Your Dog'The Stooges
'In Memory of Elizabeth Reed,' 'Jessica'The Allman Brothers Band
'21st Century Schizoid Man,' 'Heroes'King Crimson
'I'm Yours and I'm Hers,' 'Fast Life Rider'Edgar Winter
'Rebel Rouser,' 'Peter Gunn'[solo]
'Sweet Child O'Mine,' 'Welcome to the Jungle'Guns n' Roses
'Mississippi Queen,' 'Nantucket Sleighride (To Owen Coffin)'Mountain
'Call It Stormy Monday,' 'T-Bone Shuffle'[solo]
'Right Off,' 'The Noonward Race'Miles Davis
Key SongsGuitaristAssociated Act
'Shoot Out the Lights,' '1952 Vincent Black Lightning'Fairport Convention
'Seven Nation Army,' 'Ball and Biscuit'The White Stripes
'Ramblin' on My Mind,' 'Traveling Riverside Blues'[solo]
'Dani California,' 'Under the Bridge'Red Hot Chili Peppers
'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' 'Scentless Apprentice'Nirvana
'Misirlou,' 'The Peter Gunn Theme'Del-Tones
'I Had a King,' 'Nathan La Franeer'[solo]
'Riders on the Storm,' 'Roadhouse Blues'The Doors
'Whiskey River,' 'Night Life'The Highwaymen
'Poor Boy,' 'The Yellow Princess'[solo]
'Breakdown,' 'You Got Lucky'Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
'That'll Be the Day,' 'Peggy Sue'The Crickets
'Sister Ray,' 'Heroin,' 'Foggy Notion'Velvet Underground
'Spiders (Kidsmoke),' 'Impossible Germany'Wilco
'Maggot Brain,' 'Funky Dollar Bill'Parliament-Funkadelic
'Dream On,' 'Walk This Way'Aerosmith
'Message in a Bottle,' 'Every Breath You Take'The Police
'Feel the Pain,' 'Little Fury Things'Dinosaur Jr.
'Seek and Destroy,' 'Master of Puppets'Metallica
'Blue Suede Shoes,' 'Glad All Over'Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley
'Runaway,' 'Something to Talk About'[solo]
'Marquee Moon,' 'Little Johnny Jewel' Television
'You Really Got Me,' 'All Day and All of the Night'The Kinks
'Floods,' 'Cemetery Gates,' 'Mouth for War'Pantera
'Dazzling Blue,' 'Kathy's Song'[name] & Garfunkel
'Radio Free Europe,' 'The One I Love'R.E.M.
'Mr. Tambourine Man,' 'Eight Miles High'The Byrds
'Kitty's Back,' 'Backstreets'[Name] & the E Street Band
'God Save the Queen,' 'Pretty Vacant'The Sex Pistols
'La Villa Strangiato,' 'The Spirit of Radio'Rush
'Expressway to Yr. Skull,' 'Silver Rocket'Sonic Youth
'Rhiannon,' 'Go Your Own Way'Fleetwood Mac

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