The Best Guitar Solo I've Ever Heard.

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Allman Brothers - Blue Sky.

No, it's not fast, it's not technical, it's completely inside, and theres nothing really particularly scholarly impressive about it.

But man, that is one amazing solo.



(by solo i mean the lead guitar throughout the song, btw)
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I'll have to check that out, thanx.

Just off the top off my head, here's several songs with cool solos:

Inside A Scream - Souls At Zero (A Taste For The Perverse)

Lonely Is The Word - Black Sabbath (Heaven And Hell)

Nature's Child - Triumph (Progressions Of Power)

Blues Deluxe - Joe Bonamassa (Blues Deluxe)

Reconsider Baby - Joe Bonamassa (Had To Cry Today)

Blues For Narada - Gary Moore (Ballads & Blues 1982-1994)
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its an oldie its a classicer!!
but i was young when this solo hitted my ears and brain.
its from ritchie blackmore the song?? child in time by deep purple.
i know , i know!! there are better solo`s,but this one just got me shattered.

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I'll have to say 'Eruption'. That thing still sounds as awesome as it did when I first heard it. EVH's 'Push Comes to Shove' rocks.

Revelation Mother Earth-Randy Rhoads

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Petrucci.....Another Day
Vinnie Moore....Day Dream
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Personal faves off the top of my head...

The Bradford 4.15 Executive - Allan Holdsworth from "Sand"

The first solo from Joshua and Peril Premonition - AH again from "Secrets"

Not Again - Shawn Lane - from "Powers of Ten"

Epilogue for Lisa - Shawn again (slow but beautiful)

The Introduction - Steve Morse from "The Introduction"
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EJ's second solo in Manhatten on the G3 96 is the most beautiful solo i have ever heard hands down
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tim_knox wrote:EJ's second solo in Manhatten on the G3 96 is the most beautiful solo i have ever heard hands down
My favourite solo by EJ is Lonely in the Night from Venus Isle
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i think the Michael jackson-bet it :P

i thing evh done it :P

just here it :P
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jemgirl wrote:its an oldie its a classicer!!
but i was young when this solo hitted my ears and brain.
its from ritchie blackmore the song?? child in time by deep purple.
i know , i know!! there are better solo`s,but this one just got me shattered.

patricia
Child in Time is my all time favourite songs! It's perhaps greatest vocal performance I've ever heard and the guitar solo is just amazing! My other favourite Blackmore solos are Highway Star (Deep Purple), Lazy (Deep Purple), Stargazer (Rainbow), Gates of Babylon (Rainbow) and Catch the Rainbow (Rainbow).
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Yeh EVH solo in beat it is truly one of the best. In fact i remeber some article rating it as the best. only eddie aye !

Yeh my choice would be the solo in Voodoo Child. it really is so powerful and truly has the balls that so many guitar solos lack.

Gary Moore's endin solo in still got the blues is a true peice of guitar art.

The guy who talked about the song reconsider baby probaly suggested the most underated guitar peice and blues peice in history.
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....mmmmmhhhh.....thinking it up.....

Mr. Vai = Hot dog and the snake
Joe = Rubina
Luke = Rosanna (and other 100!)
Paul Gilbert = Just take my heart (and other 50!)
Nuno = Get the funk out
Gary Moore = Let it be, Live aid 85

...to be continued.......
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I love the solos in Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd, which is fy fave song of all time!! :D I know that they are not technically the best solos ever, but the song means so much to me, and the solos are so powerful and emotional...we salute you Dave! :peace
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EVH's Eruption is awesome :)
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Yorksha_Pud wrote:I love the solos in Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd, which is fy fave song of all time!! :D I know that they are not technically the best solos ever, but the song means so much to me, and the solos are so powerful and emotional...we salute you Dave! :peace
Imo great technical skill isn't needed for a great guitar solo. The most important thing is that the solo is listenable and you like it. If it means much to you it's great. Comfortably Numb is perhaps the greatest guitar solo ever.
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