It only takes a few notes to identify them. Some guitarists have such mastery of their instruments that no one else can replicate their sound.

Take The Edge. It’s easy to play “Name That Song” with U2’s catalog, mostly because The Edge’s sound is so identifiable.

Many great guitarists are known for their technical skills or their mastery of a genre, but these 10 are artists you hear and say, “Wow. Nobody else plays like that.”

— Kevin Coffey