Top 10 Classic Rock Guitar Solos

Classic Rock magazine rated the following ten guitar solos as the best ever.  What we want to know is if you agree and if not what would your choices be?  Notice that this is “Classic Rock.”  This from Wikipedia-

In the United States, the classic rock format features music ranging generally from the mid-1960s to the late 1980s, primarily focusing on commercially successful hard rock popularized in the 1970s.

Keep that in mind when you’re deciding, and if you’re too young to have listened to any of these, do yourself a favor and listen to them all.  They are all available to play in the post.

1.  Stairway To Heaven – Jimmy Page/Led Zeppelin

2.  Comfortably Numb – David Gilmour/ Pink Floyd

3.  Hotel California  – Don Felder and Joe Walsh/Eagles

4.  Freebird- Allen Collins/Lynyrd Skynyrd

5.  All Along The Watchtower – Jimi Hendrix/The Jimi Hendrix Experience

6.  Eruption – Eddie Van Halen/Van Halen

7.  Killer Queen – Brian May/Queen

8.  Sweet Child Of Mine – Slash/Guns N Roses

9.  Purple Rain – Prince/Prince And The Revolution


10.  Paranoid- Tony Iommi/Black Sabbath

I love Stairway to Heaven as well as the next person but No. 1?  The following is my choice from Rory Gallagher.

Bullfrog Blues – 1980

6 Of The Best Drum Solos Ever Listen UP

If you know anything about musicians you know that drummers are often considered the least valuable member of a group, and the jokes that follow their choice of instrument legendary. What’s the first thing a drummer says when he moves to LA? “Would you like fries with that sir?” What does a drummer use for contraception? His personality.
I myself have always been partial to guitarists, am married to one actually, but he was also a drummer. You can make all the jokes you’d like, but where would you be without a beat?

Here undeniably, are 6 of the best drum solos ever. Take a listen and see what you think, and of these 6 drummers, which would you choose as the best soloist? Leave us a comment and let us know!

John Bonham – Led Zeppelin – Moby Dick

Carl Palmer – Emerson,Lake & Palmer – Karn Evil 9

Jimmy Sullivan – Avenged Sevenfold – Beast and the Harlot

Ron Bushy – Iron Butterfly – In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

Mike Shrieve – Santana – Soul Sacrifice

Keith Moon – The Who – My Generation

Don’t forget to comment and let us know who you think out of these six is the best!