Favorite bands :
The Who, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Beatles, Gypsy Sun and Rainbows (a.k.a Band of Gypsies), The Rolling Stones, Muse, The Smiths, The Specials, Madness, The Beat, The Clash, Pink Floyd, Neutral Milk Hotel, The Small Face, The Kinks, Eric Clapton in all his various guises, Queen, BB, Albert and Freddie King, Robben Ford, SRV, Thin Lizzy, Gary Moore and so and so forth
Favorite guitarists :
Jimi Hendriix, Eric Clapton, Matt Bellamy, Johnny Marr, David Gilmour, Hank Marvin (yes Hank Marvin) Brian May
Favorite bassists :
"Thunderfingers" himself. John Alec 'The Ox' Entwistle. everything else is irrelevant.