The Best Guitar Solo I've Ever Heard.

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Steve Vai - Tender Surrender
I don't know why I'm so in to this song..
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joshua202020 wrote:Steve Vai - Tender Surrender
I don't know why I'm so in to this song..
Yeah I love this solo too,
and maybe Ill Be Around, so gentle and melodic.
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I have so many favorite solos:

For the love of god - Steve Vai
Beat it - Eddie Van Halen
Sweet child of mine - Slash
Get the funk out - Nuno Bettencourt
Still got the blues - Gary Moore

Just to mention a few.
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For me, the best solo ever is Under A Glass Moon by Dream Theater. This is John Petrucci's finest moment.
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best solo in technique and speed...
eugene's trick bag from the movie crossroads

best solo, period
i'll have to say little wing by jimi hendrix
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LongBow wrote:Just to come back to EVH "Eruption". Heard that yesterday first time (I am beyond my 30 ;) just never fancied the band). It as a CD called 100 greatest guitar solos or something like that. It was OK. It was fine. But I would not saay it is the greatest solo I ever ever heard. Surely not!

Nothing personal,

Cheers! 8)
Whilst " Eruption " is not my favourite EVH solo , it is bound to get a lot of votes for best / favourite solo because it revolutionised how people played the electric guitar .
I was only 14 when the first Van Halen album was released , and I can still remember the jaw dropping impact of Eddie's playing in general and of that track specifically .
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shader wrote: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)
Wow,I just happened to click on this.....I had that song in my head when I woke up this morning.I don't know where it came from,but I've always loved it.The harmony lines are incredible and Duane's solo builds so beautifully.It has always touched me deeply!! I agree so much. :D
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MatJB wrote:For me, the best solo ever is Under A Glass Moon by Dream Theater. This is John Petrucci's finest moment.
i have to agree ^^
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Feels So Good (Chuck Mangione): http://youtube.com/watch?v=T92RvI3QmqI

Grant Geissman on guitar. The solo starts at about 1:30.

Fav Petrucci solo, without question is the ending one from Goodnight Kiss: http://youtube.com/watch?v=Ix0AXYz4mbw

the one that kicks off around 5:00.

Not necessarily the most technically impressive solo he's done, but....
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One of the best I've ever heard is Reeves Gabrels' solo for A Small Plot of Land off of the Bowie #1 Outside Album. It starts at around 5:08 in.

Talk about organized chaos ;)
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Woahh!! after a 2 year hiatus one of my threads is still going strong ;)
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www.youtube.com/watch?v=jn8XfKnDPlg


stick with it through to the last couple of minutes. to me, the best. the first one is pretty good aswell.
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shader wrote:Woahh!! after a 2 year hiatus one of my threads is still going strong ;)
Yeah, long live guitar solos :guitar :headbang

One solo that I like a lot: Gary Moore - Shape Of Things (live version)
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fyrie wrote:One of the best I've ever heard is Reeves Gabrels' solo for A Small Plot of Land off of the Bowie #1 Outside Album. It starts at around 5:08 in.

Talk about organized chaos ;)
I second that, Reeves is totally underrated, and virtually unkown outside the Bowie world.
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FTLOG is my favorite solo.
Another solo I like very much is a Michael Romeo solo on the Ayreon song Dawn Of A Million Souls. If you don't know this song go check it out here. The solo starts at '04:40.
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