The ETSG Top Five All Time Best Guitar Solo's.

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  1. guitarweasel

    guitarweasel Well-Known Member

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    Only Five. ;)
     
  2. mrk

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    The Bash - Dixie Dregs/Steve Morse
    Goodbye To Love - Carpenters/Tony Peluso
    Electric Reflections of War - Mahogany Rush/Frank Marino (gotta have an SG player in there)
    Firth of Fifth - Genesis/Steve Hackett
    Jesus Just Left Chicago - ZZ Top/Billy Gibbons

    MRK
     
  3. 8-ball

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    I'm not that bent on solos, but here's a short and cool one at 0.53. Ben Carter of the Screaming Blue Messiahs.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53baYQPcC4s[/youtube]
     
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    Yo Mama - Frank Zappa

    Samba Pa Ti - Carlos Santana

    Theme from an Imaginary Western - Leslie West

    Moonlight Drive - Robbie Krieger

    Hotel California - Joe Walsh & Don Felder ( sorry, that makes 6)

    I'm feeling a sense of deja vu, have we done this before?
     
  5. mdubya

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    Hendrix-Electric Church version of Hear My Train A Comin' on the Blues record ( #1by a long shot).

    Hendrix-Third Stone From The Sun (start to finish).

    Angus Young-anything from the Bon Scott era (can't pick just one)

    Jeff Beck-Let Me Love You (start to finish)

    EVH-Eruption (I have never even tried to learn this-not my thing-but I love to listen to it. Still hard to beat for pure guitar pyrotechnics).
     
  6. Alex

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    Blue Oyster Cult - (Then Came The) Last Days Of May (Buck Dharma)
     
  7. Zeppelin Rules

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    Cliche but Stairway, like the tune or not, that's a great solo

    Highway Star-Deep Purple/Ritchie Blackmore

    Third Stone From the Sun-Jimi

    The Attitude Song-Steve Vai

    Mediterranean Sundance-Al di Meola, Paco de Lucia and John McLaughlin
     
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    All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
    Always with Me, Always with You - Joe Satriani
    Crossroads - Eric Clapton (with Cream)
    In Memory of Elizabeth Reed - Dickey Betts & Duane Allman
    You Shook Me All Night Long - Angus Young
     
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    Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & the Comets (Danny Cedrone on guitar)

    Bold As Love - Jimi Hendrix

    Eruption - Eddie Van Halen

    The End - The Beatles (Paul, George & John)

    Something - The Beatles (George)
     
  10. 8-ball

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    Short is best. Ricky Byrd with Joan Jett at 1:38:

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRkiqbXblcM[/youtube]

    Well, for 'real' solos, I can at least come up with two:

    • Frank Zappa – Packard Goose
    • Manny Charlton/Nazareth – Love Hurts
     
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    Every lick in Jeff Beck's version of Going Down especially the climactic build and release after the 2nd break.

    Zappa's solo in Movin' to Montanna

    The Beatles The End
     
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    [quote author=8-ball link=topic=19916.msg241372#msg241372 date=1257330303]
    Short is best. Ricky Byrd with Joan Jett at 1:38:

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRkiqbXblcM[/youtube]


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    Awesome. O0 That was a great line up. I saw them a few times. Check out the drummer's Ludwig Vistalites! 8)
     
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    [quote author=Tom link=topic=19916.msg241321#msg241321 date=1257285447]
    Blue Oyster Cult - (Then Came The) Last Days Of May (Buck Dharma)
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    Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    +1 from me. (although I think the solo in "Golden Age of Leather" is also wicked pissa)


    To make it Five, I'll throw in:

    Phoenix by Wishbone Ash
    Poppy by Mahogany Rush
    Funky Dogs and Nasty Kings by ZZ Top
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    Montana By FZ, but then I'd nominate every song by Zappa.
     
  14. 8-ball

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    [quote author=mdubya link=topic=19916.msg241382#msg241382 date=1257352505]
    Check out the drummer's Ludwig Vistalites! 8)
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    Looks like a Sonor set to me, but who cares...
    ;)
     
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    [quote author=8-ball link=topic=19916.msg241406#msg241406 date=1257421318]
    Looks like a Sonor set to me, but who cares...
    ;)
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    Ah. How do you tell?

    edit: nevermind, I can see it on the bass drum in the still of the video. :D
     
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    I went back and listened to Band of Gypsies/Hendrix/Machine Gun the other day. That one has got to be pretty high up anyone's list. :)
     
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    Damn, ya'll are hitting the highlights and have already mentioned a lot of great solos.

    I'll add:

    Brian May's solos on almost anything Queen did

    Martin Barre's classic solo on Aqualung

    Steve Howe - lots of great stuff all over the place but I'll go with his acoustic solo on Clap
     
  18. guitarweasel

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    Theme from an Imaginary Western - Leslie West

    Crossroads - Clapton

    Hotel California

    All Along The Watchtower - Hendrix

    Captain Senor Mouse ( Bill Connors) Chic Corea And Return To Forever
     
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    Angus Young:

    Chase The Ace
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt8MW692Pw4[/youtube]

    Let's Make It
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCkN3LzJo88[/youtube]

    Ride On
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFY8YF7_y1E[/youtube]
     
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    I agree with Ride On.

    Nothing Else Matters ~ Metallica
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAsA00-5KoI[/youtube]
    At 5:00

    Pride and Joy ~SRV
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU0MF8pwktg[/youtube]
     

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