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    Atomic Punk ziggysmalls's Avatar
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    Default Gibson's Top 50 Guitar Solos

    The whole list hasn't been released yet but looks like they are releasing 10 a day

    50-41
    http://www.gibson.com/en-us/Lifestyl...ar-solos-0920/


    40-31
    http://www.gibson.com/en-us/Lifestyl...ar-solos-0921/

    Looks to have a few unconventional choices so far.

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    Not to bring up Boston again....but I will. The "Hitch A Ride" solo better be in the top 10. IMO it's about as perfect as a solo can be.
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    is it wrong that I expect so see some green day powerchords of a 'solo' in the top 10? These countdowns are almost always a joke and or a popularity contest.

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    who picks this stuff?
    Your favorite band sucks.

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    Keith Richards???....sympathy for the devil???.......Look, I love the Stones and Keith is amazing
    but that solo was phoned in from whatever planet Keith was on that day.

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    I don't ever read these lists. They're so arbitrary and subjective. It doesn't matter. Not worth worrying about, not worth debating.

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    Joe perry has admited that he didn't play on train kept rollin because he was too fucked up and a studio guy did it.

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    Sigh,
    What can't we just do our own?
    Eddie must think I'm a BOZO to want to drop THAT much on one of his new Charvel Guitars!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AT View Post
    I don't ever read these lists. They're so arbitrary and subjective. It doesn't matter. Not worth worrying about, not worth debating.
    agreed, my top 10 favourite guitar solo's changes almost weekly (right now my favourite is the 2nd guitar solo in Avenged Sevenfold's 'Victim') so my list would be entirely dependand on what i happen to be listening to, one week it could be Hot For Teacher the following week it could be Leslie West's amazing live performance of Theme For An Imaginary Western, so it's all kinda pointless.
    Besides, Gibson compiled the list and as we all know, they've been outa touch for years!
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    Not because I have a great body, it's just an easy way to make sure I have the hotel swimming pool all to myself."...Bullwinkle for quite obvious reasons!

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    Finally!!! The fucking Beatles get mentioned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xaminer View Post
    who picks this stuff?
    Apparently helen Keller.

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    Neil Young has two solos in the top 30 and one of those is in the top 20. Wow.

 

 

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