Words can not even begin to express the sadness I face today. The world has lost an amazing artist and beautiful voice. R.I.P Chris Cornell, you will be missed but will live on in the beautiful music you have left behind. **not my photo**
George Harrison, without a doubt. Just think about this, here’s a young kid at the start of a movement. Not someone who ever thought he’d be a virtuoso on the instrument, he was an all-round musician, and he was destined to write two of the most popular Beatles songs of all time, ‘Something’ and ‘Here Comes the Sun.’ His guitar playing just got better and better, right up to his untimely death…
I want to shout this, I want to put this in capital letters - HE WAS ALWAYS, ALWAYS MUSICAL! Most people can get good physically on the guitar, it’s not really that hard, but to be musical? That’s the real trick. There are a thousand other guitar players that could play rings around George, but what have they played that you really keep in your heart?
Joe Satriani in response to the question, “The most underrated guitarist in history?” - Guitar World, 12 September 2016