These Female Guitarists Shred Like No Other

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From Joni Mitchell to St. Vincent, there's no shortage of incredible female rockers in the music industry. It's time to shed some well-deserved light on their talents. Here are 50 of the best women in guitar of all time.

Jennifer Batten

One of the most innovative rock guitarists of our time, Batten perfected and expanded two-handed-tapping techniques while at Musicians Institute, and later went on to share the stage with powerhouses like Slash and Michael Jackson. She also fronts her own creative tours, which include multimedia displays and career stories. Her notable instrument is a Washburn JB100 Signature. 

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Liona Boyd

This classical guitarist has shared stages with Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, Chet Akins, Alex Lifeson, and Steve Morse. Even maestro Andres Segovia has praised her playing style. Like Badi Assad, Boyd has also struggled with focal dystonia and has had to reorient her playing technique. Her notable instrument is a German Vazquez Rubio nylon-string.

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