25 Greatest Wah Solos of All Time

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  1. CowTipton

    CowTipton Silver Supporting Member

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    I can't argue with the top 3.
    Happy to see "Blinded By The Light" in there too.

    I had forgotten what a great song "Stop" is (Jane's Addiction.)
    Damn those guys rocked.
     
  2. Pedro58

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    Love that they included SRV's solo on "Telephone Song."
     
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    No Mick Ronson? Travesty.

     
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    the fact that the live version of "Rock Bottom"(from Strangers in the Night) isn't
    on that list, renders the list invalid.
     
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    I thought Frank Zappa's "Willie the Pimp" might get a tip of the beak.
     
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    White Room Cream
     
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    I didn't know Whole Lotta Love had wah in it
     
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    Allen Collins', Needle and the Spoon.

    Thank you.
     
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    I can't believe Skip Pitts didn't make it on at all. Theme From Shaft, anyone?

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    Someone is paying attention:)
     
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    Sooo many incredible 'wah-wah' solos in the funk/soul/ & fusion world...
    Wouldn't even know where to start ...
     
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    What??? No Kirk Hammett jokes???
     
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    I'm guessing those surveyed, or however they decided, thought Pitts's "Shaft" work wasn't really a solo but part of the overall rhythm arrangement. Which could also be why, say, Wah Wah Watson didn't make the cut for his excellent wah-rhythm work for the Temptations' "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" or "Cloud Nine" . . .
     
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    The Zakk Wylde choice is odd. Zakk was an excellent player in his day but I've never even heard that song they chose.


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    Voodoo Child (Slight Return) is still so far in front of the others that it could be the entire top 10 by itself.
     
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    I'd have to put 25 or 6 to 4 in the top 5.

    Maybe some day the Wah solo will come back in style!
     
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    I don't believe there are 25 great ones to choose from.
     

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