Greatest Guitar Solos of All Time Readers Poll: Round 2 — "Texas Flood" (Stevie Ray Vaughan) Vs. "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Brian May)

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jefffos

A few things...Bohemian Rhapsody is a definite masterpiece and one of the best, most influential songs of all time. Having said that, I still feel like Stevie's work is the better solo. It may not be the better song, but the guitar work is better, not by much, but it is. With these two songs, it's basically a who's better, Ferrari or Lamborghini, because they're both legendary masterpieces that half inspired millions of us to pick up a guitar...

Now to Hendrix1970, first off, Jimi would puke to see his name associated with someone with so much hate in their heart. To say you voted against someone's MUSIC (because that's what this contest is about) because of the way they live their personal lives, is both sad and pathetic. People are free to live their lives and to love who they want (as long as those people are capable of feeling the same way and returning their affections). You're free to feel the way you want about how they choose to live their lives, and to a certain degree express it, but when you become hateful and distasteful about it, then your comment deserves to be deleted. What right have you to judge what's right or what's wrong, what's "gross" and what's not. I'm sure if we looked into your past we might find some things that would make us all sick. And before you call me whatever names or insults someone of your intelligence level always likes to throw out when being challenged, I will tell you that I am straight, white male. I'm just a decent human being...you should try it sometime...

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Hendrix1970

aw bleeding heart much? why did you have to state that you were white hmmm? Well dude i think for myself and make observations bymyself... In the real world most wouldnt be comfortable around a guy like that, just saying dude...not everyones comfortable around flamboyant homosexuals. Is that UN-educated enough for you.

jefffos

I stated I was white because that's what people like you usually go after first, calling me a minority or homosexual. You're free to feel however you want and to be around who you want, what you're not free to do is to be a hateful prick about it on a site that has nothing to do with the subject. I'm sure there's a few Neo-Nazi hate sites who can spout your ignorant drivel to, but the lead singer's sexual orientation has NOTHING to do the guitar solo. Keep trolling though...

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Hendrix1970

Neo Nazi sites? Huh? guys like you are a real joke, "don't agree with them, then you're racist".. haha you were the one who felt the need to make sure everyone knew you were white buddy, I didn't make any assumptions on what colour anyone was, did i... as far as i'm aware, homo's come in all colors... hmmmmmmmmmm....

jefffos

You're just too damn stupid to insult anymore...

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Hendrix1970

That's right, tuck tail and not respond to my arguments haha. expected nothing less really.

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GEENGADE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XHzhatc-WI

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Hendrix1970

THAT is why you're a retard, you think thats blues?! hahaha

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JDFM

Im sorry but that was horrible...

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GEENGADE

Soloing in the 70's was what it was in the day soloing. As the older the solos becomes the grades of the solo itself becomes a less of a solo to mere riff to a few. A solo that does or does not stand the test of time is very narrow in the ever changing guitar world. The guitarist today doesn’t want anything that will not capture his abilities. If your going to rock out or if your going to do 20 different vocal harmonies. Soloing at this level is suicidal to today guitarist. Dream Theater understands this to its highest level. I know Dragon Force is between a lot of what these two songs try to resolve together.

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JDFM

Tough one! Bohemian Rhapsody is a musical masterpiece with a great solo... but Texas Flood is Texas Flood... in my book, you just cant beat SRV...

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Hendrix1970

SRV any day over a glam rocker.

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shadowofaday

Ahh Hendrix 1970 is at it again? I just wish I could have seen the comment before the page deleted it... But he's just trolling you guys... You all bite way too easily lol

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Hendrix1970

Hey shadow i ain't trolling dude, I just say what's true and what alot think. well maybe the first part of the comment was a troll lol

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Hendrix1970

Wow all i said is that i couldnt vote for a guy who was playing in a band with a buck toothed transvestite queer! am i wrong? no.. pc morons hahaha

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shadowofaday

No more tears beat floods? I have no comment for this.........

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Darth Compton

I feel I'm alone in not caring for Bohemian Rhapsody (either the song or solo). I much prefer May's Brighton Rock to it, among many other May leads.

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SamiEndler

I wonder if Hendrix1970 deleted his post or if it was deleted by an admin. Either way, I can´t believe there are people who rate music depending on the sexual orientation of the lead singer...

By the way, I voted for the BoRhap solo. (Why? Because I like it better).

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Hendrix1970

Of course it was deleted mate... sorry but everytime i hear one of those queen songs i just picture the front man snorting coke off some other transvestite goons ass crack..and that's literally what went on at his 'partays' lol

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Mozart Wannabe

Hendrix1970 - You are but a SAD little man. If I was a bigger Hendrix fan, I'd be even MORE offended than I already am by your stupid, ignorant, naive, and dare I say, Redneck style comment...

You are not worthy of holding a guitar...

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Hendrix1970

Come on dude, you don't have to be in the rainbow club to hold a guitar, do you? Most of you guys are a fucking joke

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matrecarrefour

Voted for Brian just because of the ignorance posted before this. Get a grip..

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