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RE: What's your favourite guitar riff or solo?

For solos?

 

Cynic's 'King Of Those Who Know' - Paul Masvidal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSmAacEpt-Y (2:10 & 4:15)

 

Opeth's 'Deliverance' - Peter Lindgren http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTSkYuKoqPE (4:01)

 

Animals As Leaders' 'Weightless' - Tosin Abasi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xw7j1czfVuo (whole song's virtually a solo, but 0:43, 2:13 & 4:22 stand out) Also notable for Navene Koperweis who is the best drummer I've ever seen play live, and I've seen a lot of drummers. Smile

 

In fact, if it's guitar prowess you're after, you might as well just tap 'Tosin Abasi' into Youtube.

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Best solo: Focus's Jan Akkerman in "The Bridge" bit of "Eruption" on Focus II

Best Riff: Jimmy Page on "When the Levee Breaks" on Led Zep 4

 

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RE: What's your favourite guitar riff or solo?

Neil Young: too many to choose from. Amongst my very favourites, the aforementioned Cortez The Killer (Weld version). 

The title track to On The Beach, Prime Of Life, Powderfinger, Welfare Mothers. 

 

Jimmy Page: The Rover

Zoot Horn Rollo: Big-Eyed Beans From Venus. In fact, all of Clear Spot LP

Jim James and/or Carl Broemel (My Morning Jacket): I'm Amazed, Lay Low, Thank You, Holdin On To Black Metal, The Way That He Sings, Off The Record, Anytime, Circuital, Remnants, Steam Engine & Phone Went West

 

The Fall's Bombast. Craig Scanlon and Brix Smith. 

 





 

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Carlos Vamos - Balada .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8LYyCOrNIA

 

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RE: What's your favourite guitar riff or solo?

Gusboll wrote:

Best solo: Focus's Jan Akkerman in "The Bridge" bit of "Eruption" on Focus II

Best Riff: Jimmy Page on "When the Levee Breaks" on Led Zep 4

 

Akkerman - 8' 50" into this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK0rwrnvQSg

 

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Gilmour's solo in Comfortably Numb. Spine-tingling humanity.

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RE: What's your favourite guitar riff or solo?

Another one for Thunderstruck, and also Back In Black - you're not a real guitarist until you can play both of those Smile

One of my favourite solos is Angus in You Shook Me All Night Long, and Slash in Fall to Pieces from Velvet Revolver's Contraband.

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Judas Priest,  Between The Hammer & The Anvil

Alice Cooper, The World Need Guts! 

 

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RE: What's your favourite guitar riff or solo?

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Gusboll wrote:

Best solo: Focus's Jan Akkerman in "The Bridge" bit of "Eruption" on Focus II

Best Riff: Jimmy Page on "When the Levee Breaks" on Led Zep 4

 

Akkerman - 8' 50" into this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK0rwrnvQSg

 

Good choice  :grin: there are so many brilliant Akkerman solo's to choose from :rockout:

I have seen him live many times and also met him several occasions , the most memorable was when my brother bought his Gibson Johnny Smith from him backstage at the Mick Jagger centre in Dartford , apparently he wanted the money to put towards another motorcycle  !

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RE: What's your favourite guitar riff or solo?

Agreed on the Weld version of Cortez

Funkadelic Maggot Brain, another stonking opening

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Oops , forgot to add She does it right,Dr Feelgood, Wilko at his best

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Try:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-qgum7hFXk

Me likes. :grin:

I'm listening to their album on Spotify now. Very good.

Rodrigo y Gabriela – Rodrigo y Gabriela

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RE: What's your favourite guitar riff or solo?

Riffs

I don't want to discuss it - Rod Stewart (Ronnnie Wood)

Sunshine of your love - Cream

You really got me - Kinks

Can you hear me knocking? - Stones

Solos

Theme from an imaginary western - Mountain (Leslie West)

Goodbye to love - Carpenters (Tony Peluso)

Lipstick on your collar - Connie Francis (George Barnes) 

Little darling - Doobie Brothers (Jeff Baxter)

 

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RE: What's your favourite guitar riff or solo?

Start playing at 2:37 :rockout:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1T71PGd-J0

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