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10 Great Left Handed Guitarists

So uncommon is the lefty guitarist, that you can’t help but be taken aback at the sight of a guitarist playing his instrument in left-hand fashion.  The fact is, however, southpaw six-stringers occupy several high spots on the list of all-time guitar greats. The 10 below rank among the best. Tony Iommi Quite rightly, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford once introduced Tony Iommi as the man who invented the heavy metal riff. With his ever present SG, the Black Sabbath maestro established the gloomy, minor key patterns and foreboding blues-based solos that continue to define the darker side of the genre. Few guitarists have uncovered more permutations within a singular, self-imposed approach. Jimi Hendrix No one saw more possibilities for the electric guitar’s place as rock’s…
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