The 25 Best British Electric Guitar Players

List of the Day by Rob O'Connor

1) Richard Thompson (Fairport Convention): Richard Thompson will never be a massively popular artist. That's been proven over five decades of service. But his cult is now so huge that he can at least go to his great reward knowing that people took notice and that he survived his own quirks and stayed true to himself and worked with some weird record producers along the way who had an even more skewered vision of his strengths. Which is why you should seek out any live material you can. For it is on stage that Thompson Comes Alive! Now there's an idea for a double live album!