best guitar solo

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best guitar solo

down in the sewer
37
32%
princess of the streets
22
19%
dont bring harry
10
9%
longships
3
3%
always the sun
4
3%
time to die
6
5%
other
35
30%
 
Total votes: 117

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heaven or hell. :shock:
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Twangy ending to Toiler.

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solo?

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Not solo, but the guitar for family is hugh at his best. JE version on access is stunning, never see is a goody also. Baz doing w.o.b. and bless you
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this is silly! why arent there more choices? i mean...no more heroes is even missing off the list! does LUKEJAKE have to do everything?
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Voted for Sewer , though I think 2 not mentioned are up there with the best .... Toiler and Hanging Around .
Time to Die is also worthy ..... probably the only positive recognition JE might get , showed that technically he was /is a very good guitarist .

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Post by serya »

I picked "other"- Two Sunspots.

To me this odd backwards take on a solo embodied all I loved about the Stranglers inventions when that album came out.
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toiler on the sea for starters. But i really love london lady its a complete free for all and when hugh played it live it always sounded different.And lets not forget princess of the streets
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The Raven. Preferably live.

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Hanging Aroo is superb as is No More Heroes. Some of the options are insrumental?
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And lets not forget 5 minutes the list is endless
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.......most off-the-wall guitar work IMO has to be all through Hallow to Our Men. I'd defy Hugh to go back and work that tangle out. It is fucking awesome stuff.

Also love all the motifs in Top Secret. He was at his most creative form during the MIB stuff. The Raven work was a taste of things to come. The overlapping guitar riff on Barokie Bordello is top bollocks too!

Didn't vote for any of the choices here but Heroes, Hanging Around, Curfew and Threatened deserve a mention.
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Hugs riffs in just like nothing on earth are outstanding as well
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