best guitar solo

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best guitar solo

down in the sewer
37
32%
princess of the streets
21
18%
dont bring harry
9
8%
longships
3
3%
always the sun
4
3%
time to die
6
5%
other
35
30%
 
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Post by Claireinblack » 06 May 2008, 15:47

Sewer for me
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Post by Cat » 06 May 2008, 16:04

Down In The Sewer or Let Me Introduce You To The Family
Guitar solo of second song It's harder to play than Sewer solo
Soo... maybe Family? No no...Sewer! May yet Family? :lol:
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Post by Horsepower » 08 Aug 2008, 20:36

I know its a stupidly obvious choice but I'd go with Golden Brown. Its a fucking great solo.
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Post by Unbroken » 27 Aug 2008, 10:34

Sugar Bullets

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Post by johnpidgeon » 27 Aug 2008, 16:45

serya wrote: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.
I agree 100%.
That solo sums up what a Straglers guitar solo should sound like.
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Post by herb1979 » 05 Sep 2008, 14:24

Three pages into this thread an nobody mentioned "Tits"? I mean really..

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Post by Cola Can » 14 Sep 2008, 20:18

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Post by pigeon » 14 Sep 2008, 20:35

You can't call Sometimes a solo its like 3 notes. Right now it's kirk "The ripper" Hammet "The end of the line"

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No "Something Better Change" in the list :shock: :shock:

If it is solos you are after look no further than

DIMEBAG DARRELL.

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Post by Old Codger » 14 Sep 2008, 20:48

'Bitching' has stuck in my head for years, not so much the melody but the sound. Think HC's Telecaster had an extra homemade pickup bodge that gave it a weird tone.

'Tits' is another 'face melter' but like Eric Morecambe he's playing all the right notes but not necessarily in the right order!

I think my favourite is the double tracked 'Goodbye Toulouse' solo, marvellous!

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Post by herb1979 » 16 Sep 2008, 08:11

I had the same sensation with "Bitching" - somehow it epitomizes the Stranglers sound in that early period and Hugh's guitar is especially strong on that track. It was my fave track of NMH at the time.

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Re: best guitar solo

Post by henry moore » 24 Sep 2008, 08:45

toiler is great ,one nod to john ellis though time to die is strong on the guitar work
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Post by gjinblack » 24 Sep 2008, 11:02

All the above are superb, obviously. I think La Folie deserves a mention too, Hugh solos throughout the track. Can't seem to remember Dimebag playing for the Stranglers tho, what Mk was that? ;-)
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