Reaction To Alvin Lee's Passing - Tributes From Guitar Community

Twitter was awash with people paying their personal tributes   07-Mar-13

Reaction To Alvin Lee's Passing - Tributes From Guitar Community
Alvin Lee performing in 1975 // Copyright Jim Summaria

When the news broke yesterday that Alvin Lee had passed away, the guitar community collectively mourned the loss of one of the true pioneers of the electric guitar.

Alvin Lee inspired many to pick up the guitar, with his Woodstock performance cited by many guitarists as their reason for picking up the instrument in the first place.

It was clear to see from the reaction of famous guitarists, journalists, media outlets and Ten Years After fans round the world, that Alvin Lee's playing had a huge mark on us all, and that he will be sorely missed.

See below to see how the guitar community reacted to the news:

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