December 7, 2023

Best Guitar Leads or Solos

Joe from Pasadena has asked us to recommend ten tasty guitar lead tracks. After a quick shout out on twitter the general consensus is that these are pretty sweet examples. If anyone out there would like to offer up any more superlative examples then please comment.

1. Peter Green Slabo Day
2. Jeff Beck Where were you & Blast From the East
3. Junior Wells & Buddy Guy Stormy Monday
4. Chet Atkins Kicky
5. Eric Clapton Blues Power Live on Just One Night
6. Jimi Hendrix Are you Experienced Live at Winterland UK L.P.
7. Billy Corgan Soma on Siamese Dream
8. Johnny Winter Stranger Blues or Johnny Guitar

9. Dire Straits Sultans of Swing
10. Alvin Lee Live with 10 years after playing Im going Home live
11.Eagles Hotel California
12. Santana – Soul Sacrifice
13. Ry Cooder – Paris Texas
14. Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb
15. Joe Satriani – Back to Shalla-Bal
16. Nirvana – Smells like Teen spirit

Unfortunately this is an endless list! If you want to catch up with these awe inspiring idols of fretboard greatness then Jamorama is a great place to begin. Mark McKenzie is currently teaching The Sultans of Swing by Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler on Song Pond.

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