Learn Paul McCartney’s Ripping Guitar Solo from the Beatles’ “Taxman”

Joe at Reverb.com teaches McCartney’s ripping solo.
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Some readers may be surprised to learn that the ripping solo in "Taxman" was played by Paul McCartney, but in fact, the Beatle bassist provided a handful of standout guitar moments on the band’s recordings. "Good Morning Good Morning," "The End," and "Back in the U.S.S.R."—just to name a few.

But back to “Taxman.” Joe over at Reverb.com was kind enough to break down this unconventional solo, and lays it out in the video below. Give it a shot!