Brian May

Born July 19 1947, and an active guitarist since 1970. He is famous for being the lead guitarist of the rock band Queen, he was a pioneer of the delayed effect guitar technique and has created his own guitar called the "red special".

Eric Clapton

Born March 30 1945, in Surrey england. He has been an active guitarist since 1963. Nicknamed "slowhand", he is seen as one of the most influencial musicians in modern times.

Jimi Hendrix

Born November 27 1942, Jimi Hendrix is considered by many to be the best guitarist that ever lived. His premature death in 1970 is seen by many to be one of the biggest tragedies in musical history.