Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "All Along the Watchtower" (Jimi Hendrix) Vs. "Mr. Crowley" (Randy Rhoads)

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GEENGADE

Soloing where keyboards are used in the introduction is still somewhat following a base line. Using a baseline to fill the whole song is suicidal on the other hand. Still this is somewhat a novelty to have around which with stood the test of time. Both have finer abilities around them and sound wise one has a constant guitar sound while the other has been in our midst since the beginning and really never sounds the same on any of the guitar solos.

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Hendrix1970

Tell that to Geezer Butler, know it all prick.

jefffos

I'm sorry, but I still think November Rain losing to Whole Lotta Love is wrong. If we're rating players, then yes, Page is ahead of Slash. Having said that, November Rain should have won...

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carlo999

not too big on all the selections in the poll but Mr Crowley's like one of the most epic solos ever

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carlo999

So damn glad Mr Crowley's ahead, either that or Hotel California should take the over all win I hope

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shadowofaday

Watchtower is awesome... My personal favorite work from Hendrix, but Mr. Crowley is still an easy win for me. I think both tracks deserve a top 16 relative to the songs listed on the poll... But between the two I had to go with Mr. Crowley

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Darth Compton

Like Comfortably Numb and For The Love Of God, I think both of these are top 10 worthy, but there can be only one, and I slightly prefer Mr. Crowley over Watchtower. Slightly.

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