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    I think if he changed the lyrics it would be one of his best ever solo songs!

    But the steve vai guitar solo - JAW DROPPINGLY good!!!!!

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    Hell Yes!!! I love that little pause that Vai does inthe middle of the solo! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] [img]graemlins/bounce.gif[/img]
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    I LOVE that solo!!! I think one of the reasons I like it so much is because of the base at the beginning of the solo. I think it helps the solo along, but not that it needed any help.
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    Agreed! Skyscraper has several blazing solos. I liked the solo to "Skyscraper" the best. As you mentioned, "Hot Dog and A Shake" is amazing, as well as the main solo and outro for "Stand Up." I thought Skyscraper had a very clean and modern sound. I also liked the tone of the bass on that album. I know Billy Sheehan only thought it was a "good" tone and he certainly wasn't crazy about how his bass playing was limited on that album..... Skyscraper is an underrated album, IMHO. It had better songs, but less "fire" than Eat 'em and Smile.

    [ August 07, 2002, 09:13 PM: Message edited by: TyndellE ]

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    I agree, the solo on this song is outstanding. The lyrics really crack me up. Classic DLR!
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