Top 10 Saddest Guitar Solos

These solos sound like sad .Aren't they ?
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The Top Ten

1 Beyond The Realms Of Death - Judas Priest

The 1st solo (Glenn Tipton) - especially the last several notes of this solo break my heart and twist my soul. The song is about suicide. - Metal_Treasure

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2 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton V 1 Comment
3 High Hopes - Pink Floyd

The backing riff might sound joyful but the solo is very very sad - zxm

Whenever I listen this solo I feel like I am in a lonely place - zxm

4 Midnight Blues - Gary Moore V 1 Comment
5 So Far Away - Avenged Sevenfold V 1 Comment
6 Black Star - Yngwie

This is an instrumental but it has 2 distinct solos that are very sad. The entire piece is very sad and I feel the existential loneliness all the time. - Metal_Treasure

7 Soldier Of Fortune - Deep Purple

The whole song makes you feel sad - zxm

8 Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits

Closest songs to soldier of fortune - zxm

9 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen (1st solo) Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen (1st solo)

The second solo may not be sad as first one that's why I wrote 1st solo with the song. - zxm

10 Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming - Deep Purple

The Newcomers

? Where Were You - Jeff Beck

Well jeff beck is underrated and so his works - zxm

? Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

Almost same explanation as high hopes - zxm

This song is about ebing alone and being drugged. The solo has a desperate and lonley feel to it. High Hopes on the other hand to me is very happy

The Contenders

11 Story of the Blues - Gary Moore
12 Blackbird - Alter Bridge
13 Since I've Been Loving You - Led Zeppelin

It's not sad as other songs in the list.that's why I added it in last - zxm

14 My Back Pages - The Byrds

Absolutely an awesome solo by McGuinn and his 12-string, proving that solos don't have to be about speed and shredding. More than sad; its plaintive, sweet, and nostalgic. A classic for the ages.

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15 Seize the Day - Avenged Sevenfold
16 The Best of Times - Dream Theater
17 Farewell Ballad - Zakk Wylde

This is the most emotional instrumental solo I've ever heard!

18 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Beatles

Clapton did the solo, though whoever approved of the addition decided that information wasn't important.

19 Rumble - Link Wray and His Ray Men
20 Joey - Concrete Blonde
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Top Remixes

1. High Hopes - Pink Floyd
2. Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
3. Sometimes I Feel Like Screaming - Deep Purple
1. Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
2. Beyond The Realms Of Death - Judas Priest
3. Where Were You - Jeff Beck



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