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Reverse Shot Presents- The 80 Sweetest Guitar Solos of All Time

Reverse Shot Presents- The 80 Sweetest Guitar Solos of All Time

80- Joe Jack Talcum- The Dead Milkmen “Punk Rock Girl”
79- Eddie Van Halen- Van Halen “Mean Streets”
78- Johnny Ramone- The Ramones “I Wanna be Sedated’
77-Slash- Guns n’ Roses “November Rain”
76- Nancy Wilson- Heart “Barracuda”
75- Wayne Kramer- MC5 “Rocket Reducer No.62”
74- Lou Reed- The Velvet Undergound “Rock ‘n’ Roll”
73- Johnny Greenwood- Radiohead “Street Spirit”
72- Ace Frehley- Kiss “Love Gun”
71- John Echols- Love “No Matter What You Do”
70- Bob Mould- Husker Du “Reoccurring Dreams”
69- Scotty Moore- w/ Elvis Presley “Mystery Train”
68- Steve Diggle- The Buzzcocks “Lipstick”
67- Robert Quine- Richard Hell and the Voidoids “Downtown at Dawn”
66- Jonathan Richman “Pablo Picasso”
65- Eddie Van Halen- Van Halen “Eruption”
64- Rikk Agnew- The Adolescents “OC Life”
63- Eric Randall- Steely Dan “Reelin in the Years”
62- Doug Marsch- Built to Spill “Carry the Zero”
61- Billy Gibbons- ZZ Top “La Grange”
60- Kirk Hammett- Metallica “One”
59- Angus Young- AC/DC “If You Want Blood”
58- Johnny Marr- The Smiths “Shoplifters of the World”
57- Richie Blackmore- Rainbow “Catch the Rainbow”
56- Rick Neilsen- Cheap Trick “I Want You to Want Me”
55- J. Mascis- Dinosaur Jr. “What Else is New?”
54- Dean Parks- Steely Dan “Haitian Divorce”
53- Richie Blackmore- Deep Purple “Highway Star”
52- Robert Smith- The Cure “Untitled”
51- Edgar Froese- Tangerine Dreams “Ashes To Ashes
50- J. Spaceman- Spacemen 3 “Come Down Softly To My Soul”
49- George Harrison- The Beatles “Let it Be”
48- J. Mascis- Dinosaur Jr. “Get Me”
47- Doug Gillard- Guided by Voices “Tight Globes”
46- Tom Herman- Pere Ubu “Street Waves”
45- Robbie Robertson- w/ Bob Dylan “Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat”
44- Bob Mothersbaugh- Devo “Smart Patrol”
43- Mick Ronson- David Bowie “Ziggy Stardust”
42- Josh Homme- Queens of the Stone Age “You Got a Killer Scene There Man”
41- Neil Young- “Cowboy in the Sand”
40- Richie Castellano- Blue Oyster Cult “Godzilla”
39- Chris Bell “I Am the Cosmos”
38- Tommy Iommi- Black Sabbath “Children of the Grave”
37- Pete Laughner- Rocket from the Tombs “Ain’t it Fun”
36- Richard Lloyd/ Tom Verlaine- Television “Marquee Moon”
35- Roy Wood- The Move “The Last Thing on my Mind”
34- Kim Thayl- Soundgarden “Black Hole Sun”
33- Duane Askalan- w/ Roky Erickson “A Cold Night for Alligators”
32- Dave Murray- Iron Maiden “The Clairvoyant”
31- Christopher Guest/ Nigel Tufnel- Spinal Tap “Tonight I’m Gonna Rock You”
30- Mike Campbell- w/ Tom Petty “The Waiting”
29- Brian Howe- Yes “Starship Trooper”
28- Robert Fripp- w/ Brian Eno “Baby’s on Fire”
27- Chris Brokaw- Come “Saints Around My Neck”
26- Adrian Belew- King Crimson “Elephant Talk”
25- Robert Quine- w/ Lou Reed “Waves of Fear”
24- Robert Quine- Richard Hell & the Voidoids “Kid with the Replaceable Head”
23- Poison Ivy- The Cramps “Human Fly”
22- Slash- Guns n’ Roses “Sweet Child o’ Mine”
21- Robbie Krieger- The Doors “Peace Frog”
20- Tommy Iommi- Black Sabbath “Symptoms of the Universe”
19- Marc Bolan- T.Rex “Ballrooms Of Mars”
18- Frank Zappa- “Sexual Harrassment in the Workplace”
17- Bembeya Diabaté “Sara 70”
16- Robert Quine- Richard Hell and the Voidoids “I’m Your Man”
15- Jim McGuinn- The Byrds “8 Miles High”
14- Lou Reed- The Velvet Underground “I Heard Her Call My Name”
13- Eric Clapton- Cream “I Feel Free”
12- Brian James- The Damned “Neat, Neat, Neat”
11- Keith Hudson “Michael Talbot Affair”
10- Marc Ribot- w/ Tom Waits “Clap Hands”
9- Brian May- Queen “Bohemian Rhapsody”
8- Brian May- Queen “Killer Queen”
7- Michael Schenker- “Doctor Doctor”
6- Paul Webb- Talk Talk “After the Flood”
5- James Williamson “Search and Destroy”
4- Jimi Hendrix “Machine Gun”
3- Duane Aslaksen- w/ Roky Erikson “I Think of Demons”
2- Prince “Let’s Go Crazy”
1- Robert Fripp- w/ Brian Eno “St. Elmo’s Fire”

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