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What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« on: May 20, 2018, 15:35:24 »
I am hesitant between November Rain's guitar solo (from 04:00)



or Comfortably Numb's solo (from 02:30)



both give me the chills...
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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2018, 10:47:54 »
I think it's difficult to say which is "THE best", people have different tastes and there are many guitarists out there whose "technique" is perfect - in the end, it's not just about musical ability, but for the listener also about "feeling".
Which is why, at the moment, my favourite guitar solo is this (by Captain Sensible, at the end of the song, so don't turn it off mid-way through!), as I heard this one live last week (yeah I had tears in my eyes):
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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2018, 11:13:09 »
I totally agree with you Ulrich , sometimes it's feel rather than technique. 

I love the feel of this very simple and raw solo
https://youtu.be/nfLUD1twRZQ

But then also love David Gilmour and would find it hard to choose just 1 track.
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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2018, 16:07:53 »
My favourite one is at the end from Starship Trooper - The Yes Album.

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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2018, 20:52:12 »
I prefer less solos, kinda like this precious bby:



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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2018, 00:50:31 »
Yes it is hard to choose one but I always love to listen this one from Prince 
https://youtu.be/YKIYIgxZVu8

And I should be going to bed but now I am roaming on youtube again instead - and not sorry :)

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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2018, 01:03:33 »
https://youtu.be/6SFNW5F8K9Y
Prince starts at 3:28
Brilliant!

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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2018, 10:56:32 »
But then also love David Gilmour and would find it hard to choose just 1 track.

From his latest offering, I would say the solo on "In Any Tongue" is very good (but then again, the whole song reminds me a little bit of "Comfortably Numb").
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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2019, 04:45:47 »
Changes all the time but right now it's this



(forgot how to embed YT videos)
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Re: What's the best guitar solo you have ever heard?
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2019, 14:49:47 »
(forgot how to embed YT videos)

Normally the forum does it automatically (unless embedding is disabled on yt), however this one doesn't even open for me! (Seems like you used an "ftp" link wotever that may be...? I changed it, works now.)
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