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Clapton Tops Influential List

A survey of musicians conducted in association with the Guitar Nation Live conference has named Eric Clapton the most musically influential figure.  EC edged out Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck and Chuck Berry in the poll.  The survey of attendees also compiled a list of the most desirable instruments.  Clapton's signature black Fender Stratocaster topped that list, followed by the double-neck Gibson Jimmy Page used to crank out some of Zed Zeppelin's greatest riffs, Stevie Ray Vaughn's battle axe Strat and the one-of-a-kind Red Special made famous by Brian May of QueenGuitar Nation Live is the biggest annual guitar show in England.
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