Your short list of solos?

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  1. Tone Loco

    Tone Loco Silver Supporting Member

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    If you had to come up with a few solos to learn, preferably ones that you really love and think you could learn something from, not just because they are well known, what would they be? No limits as far as genre or anything just so long as they are played on guitar.
     
  2. Grun

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    Crazy Train, Sultans of Swing and of course Clapton's Crossroads. Oh yeah and You Shook Me All Night Long. Don't Think Twice It's Alright. OK, I'll stop.
     
  3. LHanson

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    Hotel California.

    Mississippi Queen.

    I'll chime in later with more.
     
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    John McLaughlin's "My Foolish Heart" comes to mind as a solo you could learn something from. I sure did!
     
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    Clapton: Old Love from 24 Nights

    Astounding!
     
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    Billy Butler on "Honkytonk"

    Miles Davis on "Now's the Time"
     
  7. A-Bone

    A-Bone Montonero, MOY, Multitudes Gold Supporting Member

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    Richard Thomspon -- any solo he has done (even though I cannot really approximate them).

    Vernon Reid's intro solo on Living Colour's "Information Overload" is also damned impressive (and I cannot play that one, either).
     
  8. small axe

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    red house and sunshine of your love....crossroads...anything by john mclaughlin and bb king
     
  9. chris62

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    25 or 6 to 4 - any solo by George Harrison
     
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    Agreed! My favorite of his is a little obscure: Richard and Linda Thompson did a live cover of Hank Williams's "Why Don't You Love Me" where he mimiced a pedal steel on his Strat in a way that I would have thought impossible without a B-bender.
     
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    'Pigs' Pink Floyd. Gilmour using a talk box to make grunting pig noises. Classic!
     
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    I recently learned the solo for Do It Again by Steely Dan but still working on the execution of it!
     
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    Yep. Dont overlook the Badge solo from the same cd, great extended solo, that isnt on the dvd by the way, just on the cd!
     
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    Eruption. If you can cop this then you have moved past the penta-box/position playing that most players live in.
     
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    Phoebe Senior Member

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    Oh Yeah
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    i used to hack that one all up when we used to do that song... cool solo:facepalm
     
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    I saw the Knack 2 years ago -- he did the solo note for note as on the Lp version..kick ass
     

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