Top 10 Greatest Guitar Solos

jimmypage385 01 Top 10 Greatest Guitar Solos
What makes for a great guitar solo? Is it mind-melting precision or bone-chilling soul? Is it the way it can leave you slack-jawed, wondering, “How did he do that?” Or is it something that you can sing from memory, a melodic passage that weaves itself into the DNA of the song? Or are the greatest solos ever played the ones that somehow manage to do all of the above?

Gibson.com is on a mission to find out, so we polled a panel of rock and roll experts.

Without further ado, we are thrilled to present the Top 10 Guitar Solos of All Time:

10) “Bohemian Rhapsody,” [lastfm]Queen[/lastfm] ([lastfm]Brian May[/lastfm])

9) “Johnny B. Goode,” [lastfm]Chuck Berry[/lastfm]

8 ) “Whle My Guitar Gently Weeps,” [lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm] ([lastfm]Eric Clapton[/lastfm])

7) “Layla,” [lastfm]Derek and the Dominos[/lastfm] (Eric Clapton, [lastfm]Duane Allman[/lastfm])

6) “Free Bird,” [lastfm]Lynard Skynard[/lastfm] (Gary Rossington, Allen Collins)
 
 
5) “Comfortably Numb,” [lastfm]Pink Floyd[/lastfm] ([lastfm]David Gilmour[/lastfm])
 
 
4) “Hotel California,” Eagles (Don Felder, Joe Walsh)
 
 
3) “All Along the Watch Tower,” [lastfm]The Jimi Hendrix Experience[/lastfm]
 
 
2) “Eruption,” [lastfm]Van Halen[/lastfm] (Eddie Van Halen)
 
 
1) “Stairway to Heaven,” Led Zepplin (Jimmy Page)
 
 
(Gibson.com)
Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From Alice@97.3

Dedicate A Bay Bridge Light
Alice In Winterland 2015Check for photos and more from this year's holiday concert!
The Looking Glass

Listen Live