Most Beautiful Guitar Solos

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The Top Ten

1 Give In to Me - Michael Jackson

Slash does an awesome job on this solo -

2 Comfortably Numb (2nd solo) - Pink Floyd

A comepletely amazing solo, probably the best ever. Actually, I just remembered free bird... - nic1997ps3

Maybe the best guitar solo ever. Everything is perfect. Sound, timing and pure emotion. This one will never get old.

My absolute favourite of all time. I saw this in concert and it just blew me away!

Simply beautiful, not just super fast strings of notes (eruption), repeated licks (freebird) or empty playing. This solo is filled with such emotion translated beautifully by one of the best guitarists in my opinion.

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3 Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Guns N' Roses V 1 Comment
4 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Far better than all other songs on this list (Comfortably Numb being #2). 3rd greatest next to Eruption and November Rain

Simply Awesome, 10 minutes of awesomeness

This song takes you to heaven.

5 Don't Cry - Guns N' Roses

Sad song especially slash's solo. The intro is the best too. One of the best guitar solo of rock and metal.. Should be in top 3

6 Ordinary World - Duran Duran

I guess the most underrated guitar solo ever... It actually makes the song better each time you hear it... I guess many of us who know the song hear this song just for the guitar solo

A great solo by one of the most underrated rock band. I agree that this guitar solos is way too underrated and I bet it gives the essence two this song.. Yes truely a great guitar solo

A great song by a not so famous band... I remember this song back then and I used 2 listen to it all day long - amitcornelius1

The solo is make me cry

7 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
8 One - Metallica

The solos in the middle of the song are great! - rock2metal

Love

9 Beyond The Realms Of Death - Judas Priest V 1 Comment
10 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

Epic solo, and a great song. - dragon13304

The Newcomers

? Rikki Don't Lose That Number - Steely Dan

Very complex solo - only for the experts!

? To Live Is to Die - Metallica

The Contenders

11 Blackbird - Alter Bridge
12 Highway Star - Deep Purple
13 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

The outro will make you cry

First solo is like the greatest solo ever

14 Tornado of Souls - Megadeth

Most awesome solo, if not, the best metal solo of all time that has ever been created. Marty Friedman put all his talent into this one solo... Rate it high. - alexitahmid

15 Sleeping Sun - Nightwish

Most beautiful song.

16 Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
17 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Jimmy page in this music plays like a real boss, and the song is insanly beatiful.

18 Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits
19 Floods - Pantera

All the other songs at the top are just up there due to them being mainstream. Although Pantera can be considered mainstream as well, this song isn't. The solo and outro are incredibly moving. One of the most powerful solos I have ever heard.

How is this not on this list? The outro solo is one of the most beautiful, most underrated solos I've ever heard.

One and only solo to make my tears flow as movingly as the string bends, May You Rest In Peace Darrell Abbott, Forever In My Heart And Memories With You Will Always Be Loved, See You Again Brother! M/

Awesome. RIP Dimebag

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20 The Man Who Sold the World - Nirvana
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1. Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Guns N' Roses
2. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
3. Don't Cry - Guns N' Roses
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1. Apples and Oranges - Pink Floyd
2. Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
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1. Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
2. Beyond The Realms Of Death - Judas Priest
3. Highway Star - Deep Purple
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