Whether you are a hardcore guitar player or just a rock and roll fan, who doesn’t like a cool guitar? Guitars are one of the best parts of rock and roll and in this article we are gonna go over the five coolest guitars of all time! We will be choosing these guitars for their looks, their prestige, and their rock and roll history! Now, without any further ado, let’s get into the article and talk about the coolest guitars!
#5 – Gibson Flying V
Coming in at our number five spot, we have the Gibson Flying V. The Flying V is without a doubt one of the coolest looking guitars ever made. However, due to the fact that it is rather uncomfortable to play with, it did not rank any higher. The guitar has a good sound and was often used by guitarists more towards the Metal and Hard Rock genres. The Flying V is still a popular guitar today that is sold in many shops. Now, onto number four!
#4 – Jackson Warrior
The Jackson Warrior is another guitar on this list that takes its place due to its interesting shape! However, this guitar has a little bit more rock history than the last. The Jackson Warrior is a rather flamboyantly shaped guitar is multiple large spikes defining its silhouette. The Jackson Warrior was used by some big names in rock and roll, the most notable of those being Randy Rhoads. This guitar is is perfect for anyone who is a hard rocker! However, it also has the downside of being slightly uncomfortable to hold and to play.
#3 – Fender Telecaster
The Fender Telecaster is our number three pick on this list for a number of different reasons! The first reason is because this was the classic electric guitar. The Fender Telecaster was actually one of the first mainstream electric guitars and was used by a number of notable blues musicians and rock and roll artists. The guitar has a signature look that is simplistic and easy to recognize. The designs simplicity also means that it is easy to use, easy to play, and comfortable to hold! This guitar is perfect for the master player or the newbie who is just starting out! Overall, the Fender Telecaster is a good, solid guitar!
#2 – Gibson Les Paul
The Gibson Les Paul is number two on our list and probably the second most important electric guitar to ever be produced! The Gibson Les Paul has played some of the most iconic songs in history and has been used by some of the most famous guitarist. The Les Paul provides a great sound that is easily customizable. To add to that, the guitar has a great tone and really allows for some spectacular playing!
The Les Paul was used by Jimmy Page, Pete Townshend, Bob Marley, Neil Young, and more. As you can see, this guitar has been used by some of the most famous guitarists out there and spans across all different genres of music. It is perfect for the blues, reggae, and even classic rock and roll. The Gibson Les Paul is one of the most notable guitars ever made and also one of the most important! Now, onto the number one pick on our list!
#1 – Fender Stratocaster
The Fender Stratocaster is the number one coolest guitar of all time! This guitar changed rock and roll as we know it and is the epitomee of everything an electric guitar should be! The guitar has an iconic shape that everybody knows to be a Stratocaster. It is also easy to play and, if you are good enough, there is a lot of great sound that can be coaxed out of this guitar.
This was the guitar of choice for Jimi Hendrix, the guitar god, and so we believe that it is the best guitar out there. With its triple pick-up setup and it round edged body, we think that this is also one of the best looking guitars out there! The Fender Stratocaster is possibly the best guitar that has ever been produced, and it is perfect for all different types of music!
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