Top 50 Guitar Solos of All Time

Top 50 Guitar Solos of All Time

Top 50  Guitar Solos of All Time  Based on Two Million Votes of Real Listeners

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50. “Beat It,” Michael Jackson (Eddie Van Halen)


49. “The Messiah Will Come Again,” Roy Buchanan


48. “The Great Curve,” Talking Heads (Adrian Belew)


47. “Off the Handle,” Rory Gallagher


46. “Dirt,” The Stooges (Ron Asheton)


45. “Highway Star,” Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore)


44. “Train Kept A-Rollin’” (live), Aerosmith (Joe Perry)


43. “Whole Lotta Love,” Led Zeppelin (Jimmy Page)


42. “The End,” The Beatles (Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon)


41. “Hitch a Ride,” Boston (Tom Scholz)


40. “Marquee Moon,” Television (Tom Verlaine)


39. “My Sharona,” The Knack (Berton Averre)


38. “Blue Sky,” Allman Brothers Band (Duane Allman, Dickey Betts)


37. “Sympathy for the Devil,” The Rolling Stones (Keith Richards)


36. “Besame Mucho,” Wes Montgomery


35. “Purple Haze,” The Jimi Hendrix Experience


34. “Don’t Believe a Word,” Thin Lizzy (Brian Robertson)


33. “Race with the Devil,” Gene Vincent (Cliff Gallup)


32. “Are You Experienced,” The Jimi Hendrix Experience


31. “Time,” Pink Floyd (David Gilmour)


30. “Crossroads,” Cream (Eric Clapton)


29. “Machine Gun,” Jimi Hendrix


28. “Jessica,” Allman Brothers Band (Dickey Betts)


27. “Heartbreaker,” Led Zeppelin (Jimmy Page)


26. “Purple Rain,” Prince and the Revolution (Prince)




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  1. “East West” by the Butterfield Blues band contains the most original guitar solo I have ever heard, by Mike Bloomfield.

  2. Some great ones for sure……but the 3 that” immediately” came to mind, that weren’t on the list are Zappa’s, Waternellons in Easter Hay……….Steve Vai’s, FGor the Love of God……….and of course Maggot Brain…………….If your going 50 deep, These blow away, pretty much most of the provided list……

  3. OK, so no B.B. King, Albert King, Freddie King, Otis Rush, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, Mike Bloomfield, Carlos Santana, Robbie Robertson, Jorma Kaukonen, Mick Taylor, Peter Green, T-Bone Walker, Guitar Slim, Charlie Christan, Kenny Burrell, Jerry Garcia???? Seriously lacking here.

  4. Robert Fripp – ‘Baby’s On Fire’ on Enos’ album ‘Here Come The Warm Jets’ is a lesson to all lead guitar players.

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