The Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time – Vote in Guitar Player’s Readers’ Poll

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Guitar Player’s Holiday 2021 issue will spotlight the greatest solos as chosen by some of your favorite guitarists. But we also want your input. What do you think are the greatest guitar solos of all time?

To get you started, down below we’ve compiled a list of more than 70 solos from the past 60-plus years of rock, blues, country, metal, prog, and jazz. There are the usual suspects and several that might surprise you. Choose as many as you want. 

Don’t like what you see? Tell us on our Facebook or Instagram pages! We’ll be checking to add your entries to the list. 

Most important: Be sure to pick up the Holiday 2021 issue of Guitar Player, on newsstands November, to see the results!

Guitar Player Staff

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