Kids have always suffered during war and crisis, but there's a sense the burden of instability is being increasingly borne by children.
Many of the names are as familiar as Hendrix and Townshend, but there are others you might not know, like Link Wray and Scotty Moore.
Who are your picks, and why? Send them to us ahead of Wednesday’s show. Post a comment here, on Facebook or tweet them to us @hereandnow. We’ll talk with Alan Light, a Rolling Stone contributor who wrote some of the profiles in the special issue.
In the meantime, can you name each of the guitarists in this audio montage? If you get stumped, you can see the answers here.
Wednesday’s show: The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time