Monday, October 19, 2020

Music Madness: Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists (October 19, 2020)

In honor of Eddie Van Halen, DJ Michael did a Music Madness tournament on Rolling Stone magazine's 100 greatest guitarists. Jimmy Page from Led Zeppelin won the tournament.

Listen to tonight's show here!

GROUP 1: Tom Morello (played Audioslave - Show Me How To Live)
GROUP 2: Eric Clapton (played Cream - White Room)
GROUP 3: Jimmy Page (played Led Zeppelin - Heartbreaker/Living Loving Maid)
GROUP 4: Keith Richards (played The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil)
GROUP 5: Randy Rhoads (played Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train)
GROUP 6: B.B. King (played B.B. King - The Thrill Is Gone)
GROUP 7: Chuck Berry (played Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode)
GROUP 8: Eddie Van Halen (played Van Halen - Eruption/You Really Got Me)
GROUP 9: Duane Allman (played Derek and the Dominos - Layla)
GROUP 10: Pete Townshend (played The Who - My Generation)
GROUP 11: George Harrison (played The Beatles - Something)
GROUP 12: Stevie Ray Vaughan (played David Bowie - Let's Dance)
GROUP 13: Johnny Ramone (played Ramones - Blitzkrieg Bop)
GROUP 14: David Gilmour (played Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb)
GROUP 15: Brian May (played Queen - Brighton Rock)
GROUP 16: Tony Iommi (played Black Sabbath - Neon Knights)
GROUP 17: Angus Young (played AC/DC - Highway To Hell)
GROUP 18: Les Paul (played Les Paul & Mary Ford - How High The Moon)
GROUP 19: Frank Zappa (played Frank Zappa - In-A-Gadda-Stravinsky)
GROUP 20: Carlos Santana (played Santana - Black Magic Woman)

The groups were decided by pairing up 1 and 2, 3 and 4, until settling on 10 groups. A different song by each artist was played on the show to represent their victories.

GROUP 1: Tom Morello (played Audioslave - Gasoline)
GROUP 2: Jimmy Page (played Led Zeppelin - Communication Breakdown)
GROUP 3: Randy Rhoads (played Ozzy Osbourne - Mr. Crowley)
GROUP 4: Eddie Van Halen (played Van Halen - Hot For Teacher)
GROUP 5: Pete Townshend (played The Who - Summertime Blues)
GROUP 6: George Harrison (played The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps)
GROUP 7: David Gilmour (played Pink Floyd - Pigs (Three Different Ones))
GROUP 8: Tony Iommi (played Black Sabbath - Wicked World)
GROUP 9: Angus Young (played AC/DC - Thunderstruck)
GROUP 10: Carlos Santana (played Santana - Soul Sacrifice (Live At Woodstock))

The groups were decided by inverting the previous round's winners.

GROUP 5: George Harrison (played The Beatles - Hey Bulldog)
GROUP 4: Eddie Van Halen (played Van Halen - "Dirty Movies")
GROUP 3: Tony Iommi (played Black Sabbath - Turn Up The Night)
GROUP 2: Jimmy Page (played Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song)
GROUP 1: Tom Morello (played Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name)

Break song before the winner reveal: Soundgarden - Slaves And Bulldozers

Jimmy Page (played Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven)

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