So who is it?
I will vote for Ritchie Blackmoore because:
1.He has excellent guitar technic
2.He plays with passion and feels every single note he hits on the freds
3. He wrote great rock music and songs like: "Child in Time" "Soldier of Fortune" "Temple of the King" "Catch the Rainbow" "Gates of Babylon" "When a blind man cries" "Smoke on the Water" "Mistreaded" just to mention few...
4. He likes to improvise on stage
5. He is a Rock Guitar legend