Most impressive guitar solos

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Post the most impressive guitar solo you've heard here. I'd say mine's Speeding by Mr. Steve Vai. If you've heard it, you can see why.
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FTLOG hands down
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van Halan's here about it later & push comes to shove,

anything by Vai!
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Rescue Me Or Bury Me.
Windows To The Soul.
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Tender Surrender and FTLOG
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Jeniffer Batten is a bit scary..

The mid section in Ftlog is awesome, Steve looks like hes passing a melon from his ass when he plays it, you know its hard just but the look on his face
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Whispering a Prayer at Hammersmith this year. Guitar nivana!
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In the metal, song-orientated genre, George Lynch's 'Wicked Sensation' solo.
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Frank Zappa's solo in "Yo Mama" on the Sheik Yerbouti album. It takes you on a journey.
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Dave Baksh on Sum 41's In too deep, http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=QhRSyZmKvPI it's short n sweet (01:56 - 02:06) fits the song and is unexpected on a "Pop Punk" track, who needs 5 minutes of shred?
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Steve Morse's solo in "Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming"...both of them actually...
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John Sykes' s solo on "Crying in the rain" on Rock In Rio 1985

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuZ0vIVI19w
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Megadeth - Tornado of Souls (solo by Marty Friedman)
Dream Theater - Under a Glass Moon
Kiss - Rock Bottom (on the album "Alive")
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I like most solos by Nuno Bettencourt. Especially "Get the funk out", "money", "It´s a monster", "Play with me" and "Pornograffiti". Paul Gilbert also has some sweet ass solos like Viking kong, Superheroes, Scit skat wah, Street lethal, Daddy brother lover little boy(the electric drill song)..

Michael Romeo´s last solos in The Odyssey always give me the chills.

Marty Friedmans solo in Tornado of souls and the stuff he did in Cacophony with Becker (Speed metal symphony, Concerto, The Ninja)... *drools*

Dimebags solos in Floods, Walk and Mouth for war..
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Jason Becker played a wicked version of When You Wish Upon a Star on his Raspberry Jams CD.
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