Top 10 Rock Songs With the Best Guitar Work

Sultans of Swing" by Dire Straits: Mark Knopfler's fingerstyle guitar work in "Sultans of Swing" is both intricate and smooth.

Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin: Jimmy Page's iconic solo in "Stairway to Heaven" is a masterclass in building intensity and emotion.

Purple Haze" by Jimi Hendrix: Hendrix's innovative use of distortion and feedback in "Purple Haze" showcases his pioneering approach to guitar playing.

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Hotel California" by Eagles: The dual guitar solo by Don Felder and Joe Walsh in "Hotel California" is a masterpiece of harmonized lead playing.

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Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd: The extended guitar solo in "Free Bird," played by Allen Collins and Gary Rossington.

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Eruption" by Van Halen: Eddie Van Halen's groundbreaking solo "Eruption" is a tour de force of tapping, speed, and precision.

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Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne: Randy Rhoads' riff and solo in "Crazy Train" are iconic, blending classical influences with heavy metal to create a timeless.

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Comfortably Numb" by Pink Floyd: David Gilmour's solos in "Comfortably Numb" are known for their melodic beauty and emotional depth.

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Cliffs of Dover" by Eric Johnson: While not as mainstream, Eric Johnson's instrumental "Cliffs of Dover" is celebrated for its dazzling technique.

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Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen: Brian May's guitar solo in "Bohemian Rhapsody" is perfectly crafted.

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