Saturday, January 19, 2013

Top-10 Guitar Solos


#1: Scarlett Begonias >> Fire On The Mountain
Grateful Dead: Cornell University, 5-8-1977
Jerry Garcia - Lead Guitar
When Jerry goes haywire at the end of FOTM, it puts goosebumps on top of my head.

#2 I Shot The Sheriff (Live)
Eric Clapton - Lead Guitar
Crossroads (Disc 3)
Watch a Version Live (This is not the version I picked, which I cannot find on video)

#3 Spooky
Atlanta Rhythm Section
Barry Bailey/J.R. Cobb - Lead Guitars
Tight, groovy, and relentless.

#4 Reeling In The Years
Steely Dan
Elliot Randall - Lead Guitar
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page said that Elliott Randall's guitar solo on "Reeling In the Years" is his favorite guitar solo of all time.

#5 Blue Sky
Allman Brothers
Dickie Betts - Lead Guitar
Duane Allman - Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
"Wall along the river...."
Gives me a buzz every time, guaranteed.

#6 Dark Eyed Cajun Woman
Doobie Brothers
Tom Johnston - Lead Guitar
Patrick Simmons - Lead Guitar
Tiran Porter - Bass Guitar

#7 Kid Charlemagne
Steely Dan
Larry Carlton - Lead Guitar

#8 Big Log
Robby Blunt - Lead Guitar
Not real fancy, but the guitar on this song puts me in a trance.

#9 Hotel California
The Eagles
Joe Walsh - Lead Guitar
Don Felder - Lead Guitar

#10 TIE

Derek And The Dominos
Duane Allman - Lead Guitar
Eric Clapton - Lead Guitar

Stairway To Heaven
Led Zeppelin
Jimmy Page - Lead Guitar

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