Greatest Guitar Solos

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Greatest Guitar Solos

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We should have a thread dedicated to all of the great guitar solos out there

If you think a guitar solo is exceptional (any genre will work), just post a reply with a YouTube link to it and title it with the name of the song and the name of the band

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"Song Name" by Band Name
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Here's one that I never get tired of

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrd2xf5DIlU

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We had a member of the forums from way back who named herself Kirk Hammett. She would've loved this. :D
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt-RoSzsEKA

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Thanks for making my quotes a signature tag, Morkulv!

Of guitar solos over the years, I'd still have to give it to Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page for "Dazed and Confused," the full length movie version from The Song Remains the Same. Led Zeppelin took a six or seven minute song and stretched it out over thirty minutes, but kept it interesting the whole time. Add that the piece effectively pioneered the violin bow on guitar effect later reprised by Whitesnake ("Still of the Night"), Bauhaus ("Hollow Hills"), and even Cirque du Soleil (Quidam), and this is the stuff of rock legends.
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( Great work, Scott! Next time, though, add a link? :wink: )


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQgYn23Xvck

"Dazed and Confused (The Song Remains the Same)" by Led Zeppelin

That bow part just blew my mind... @_@
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Whenever I'm on a Springsteen kick, this is always a favorite. A couple of simple, yet very fitting solos in this one. Excellent saxophone and organ in there as well.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3vUKBOJ5sU

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((Just wanted to say x'D i check them all out and i can't decide which ones i like the most...))
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This may not technically be a solo, but Spanish guitar duets like this just can't be looked over

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUibjcu2L_s

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