Mountsorrel Malc

ex Scooter Racer and Goalkeeper
A quote by a classical musician I read somewhere re JH..... "I wish I could play like that, and then I wouldn't"

Wombat called it correctly, innovator. Great showman and a big influence to many. But the best ? probably not, been some great players over the years in different styles, depends on your taste I suppose.
Whats not up for debate is, he left us with some fantastic music to enjoy.