May, who bested Eddie Van Halen, David Gilmour and Jimmy Page to claim the top spot, responded to the award, writing on Instagram:
“The Greatest Guitar Solo of All Time ?!! Wow ... (gulp) ... BIG thanks, all yous very kind Total Guitar readers !!! I am not worthy, but it’s much appreciated.”
To see the full list of the 50 greatest solos of all time, check out the new issue of Total Guitar (opens in new tab).
And if you’re interested in learning how to play the greatest solo of all time, Bri himself is here to show you.