Battle of the Underrated Guitarists: #26 (Round 3) Hughie Thomasson vs Rick Nielsen

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edited October 2008 in History of Rock
[CENTER]HUGHIE THOMASSON[/CENTER]
wikipedia=Hugh "Hughie" Edward Thomasson Jr. (August 1952 – September 9, 2007) was a guitarist and singer best known for his work with Southern rock band The Outlaws.

He wrote most of the songs for The Outlaws including their three biggest hits, "Hurry Sundown", "There Goes Another Love Song," and "Green Grass and High Tides." After The Outlaws disbanded in the early 1990s, Thomasson joined Lynyrd Skynyrd as a third guitarist from 1996 until 2005. He left Lynyrd Skynyrd to reform The Outlaws.

Thomasson died from a heart attack on September 9, 2007 at his home in Brooksville, Florida, aged 55.[1 said:
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Hurry Sundown:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8c6Vog7niS4

Waterhole:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClteTvJWJMc&feature=related

There Goes Another Love Song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5ptavYnUBM

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[CENTER]RICK NIELSEN[/CENTER]
wikipedia said:
Rick Nielsen (born December 22, 1950 in Rockford, Illinois) is the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Cheap Trick. For the band's first few albums, Nielsen wrote the majority of the material himself. He is well known for having many custom-made guitars from Hamer Guitars, including his famous five-neck guitar. He sings lead vocals on the demo for the song "World's Greatest Lover", which appears on the
Ain't That A Shame:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye4U7Qp5sNU

Just Got Back:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbu3RpQPo8A

Reach Out:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6s1Jsz1lj1Y&feature=related

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