In 2017 we lost quite a few great guitarists and musicians. This shortlist is an homage to the greats whose music will live on well into the future. Scroll down the page to check out and hear some great music.

Malcolm Young

– Rhythm guitarist for AC/DC

Gord Downie

– Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist for Tragically Hip

Gregg Allman

– Vocalist and guitarist for The Allman Brothers

Chris Cornell

– Vocalist/Guitarist (Soundgarden/Audioslave/Solo)

Allan Holdsworth

– Jazz Guitarist

Chuck Berry

– Guitarist/Vocalist