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37 Responses to The 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time

  1. Profile photo of SaintPatty
    SaintPatty Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 11:21 am
    Link: The 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time - What makes a great rock & roll guitar sound: an irresistible riff that takes you higher every time you hear it.
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    yo-i-am-luke Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 11:39 am
    What? No "Through fire and flames"?
  3. Profile photo of Sada
    Sada Female 13-17
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    June 2, 2008 at 11:49 am
    All these songs are great, but I have a feeling a lot of you will disagree.
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    beeeeen Male 13-17
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    June 2, 2008 at 11:58 am
    Yeah, some good choices in there.
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    Yasserbossin Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 12:00 pm
    i want my MTV!!!!
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    Yasserbossin Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 12:00 pm
    also, "eruption" was the best one to me
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    currybandit Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 12:07 pm
    you know nothing of music
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    gibsonsga73 Male 13-17
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    June 2, 2008 at 12:09 pm
    wow...missed alot of songs...smoke on the water....iron man....heartbreaker...inagadadavida...aqualung...these are just a few
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    Mikeado Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 12:17 pm
    Oh great. Another opinion list pretending to be fact. And you think I have the attention span to go through all these? I`m sure there are some great ones in there - but then you can`t get it wrong 100 times.
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    SmoyBuddy1 Female 13-17
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    June 2, 2008 at 12:29 pm
    Gibson - I think that they were trying to stear away from the more common, overly hyped songs.
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    Chiefy Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 12:35 pm
    Out of all the "top *insert number here*" i have to agree. Plus theres like 495809680485.5555555 songs so of course they will leave out a lot.
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    crichards96 Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 12:56 pm
    Little Wing by Stevie Ray Vaughan, best song on this list.
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    nakoninja Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 1:00 pm
    smoy- i dont think they were steering away from common songs at all... back in black, i love rock n roll, purple haze.... who hasnt heard of those?
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    QueenZira Female 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 1:04 pm
    There`s nothing like listening to sweet child o` mine after climbing sleeping bear dunes, makes you feel you`ve overcome the world.
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    elHadji Male 70 & Over
    1456 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 1:10 pm
    No freakin Slayer????

    Seriously they have stuff like Neil Young with Crazy Horse but not Slayer?

    Fail, EPIC fail.

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    iceblack Male 18-29
    551 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 1:50 pm
    Agree "elHadji"
    White Stripes and U2 on the top 25?
    NO WAY!!!!

    Slayer is missing, AC/DC should be WAY
    higher, Lynyrd Skynyrd on 64?
    Sex Pistols on 43
    The Beatles in like 325 positions(Overated)
    Guns n` Roses in 63? Are you serius?
    Slash is one of the top 10!!!
    Michael Jackson in 81? I don`t even like
    him, but should be higher

    I`ll call this "THE BIGGEST FAIL"

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    gblak Male 13-17
    46 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 2:02 pm
    there is no "through the fire and flames" because the band cant play it. also why is there no Pantera, a song like floods is way better than any of those, and i noticed most of the songs there have guitar parts that are the same as the vocal part
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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 2:16 pm
    You all make me laff. Everyone`s getting all worked up because their particular favorite band didn`t make the list. >:P
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    Tonyjet Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 2:19 pm
    love u ^^^

    jk am not pabasa

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    yankee15 Male 30-39
    263 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 2:46 pm
    100 greatest? I don`t think so! Some of them were great but the White Stripes? Sublime? John Mayer? Phish? What the hell? Also there were some great bands but they didn`t pick the best guitar songs.
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    Red5TheFinn Male 13-17
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    June 2, 2008 at 2:49 pm
    Purple Haze had its right ful spot. " am I happy? or in misery?, whatever it is, that girl put a spell on me, dow dow dow, dow dow dow!"
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    SweetGun9 Male 13-17
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    June 2, 2008 at 3:17 pm
    gblak is so right no band can play that song.
    Pantera was missing.
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    SweetGun9 Male 13-17
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    June 2, 2008 at 3:20 pm
    Oh and the only reason people know about Dragonforce is because Guitar Hero.
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    Mirokufan Male 13-17
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    June 2, 2008 at 3:21 pm
    First off, George Harrison isn`t over-rated, iceblack. You probably think all the Beatles songs are pop.

    However, I didn`t read through the whole list, & I find it stupid how Hard Day`s Night is the first Beatles song on there. If they want to pick a good one with better guitar, why not try I Feel Fine or Day Tripper.

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    fatex52986 Male 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 4:08 pm
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    ilovetristan Female 18-29
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    June 2, 2008 at 4:20 pm
    Seven Nation Army is just a catchy song. And I`m not surprised the Pumpkins are up there, because the guitars in all of their songs sound amazing. Although Cherub Rock would have been a better choice than Bullet With Butterfly Wings.
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    LastDesprado Male 13-17
    114 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 4:57 pm
    wtf what a poo list. wheres michael angelo batio!?!? no boundaries is the most soulful song in existence! you should see his expressions when he plays. its as if his very soul were the airwaves generated from his guitar. and buckethead. where the hell is he!! this guy invented soulful guitar playing practically!!. ok im just gonna stop while im ahead.
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    Grantibean Male 13-17
    64 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 5:14 pm
    smells like teen spirit above zep!

    rolling stone are a f ucking outrage

    idiots no nothing

    the kinks above zep and stevie ray vaughaun?

    with their crappy semitone riff


    just to please all the ignorant munters

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    zen5887 Male 18-29
    2 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 6:12 pm
    Im pretty sure Rolling Stones know what they are talking about.

    This list isnt based just on how awesome the playing is.. Stuff like influence, tone and style come into it. Even the most simple riff (teen spirit, seven nation army) can sound awesome..

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    randyintwin Male 50-59
    681 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 6:29 pm
    RIP Bo Diddley. you ROCKED!!!
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    philycheese Male 13-17
    68 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 7:43 pm
    how can stair way to heaven only be at eight?? that song is a f**king legend!! anyway at least tool made it at 100, i didnt see that coming. oh any where the hell is the maze by vinnie moore?
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    Gregoryn95 Male 13-17
    153 posts
    June 2, 2008 at 8:12 pm initial comments.
    I CAN`T BELIEVE THAT MetallicA only got in with Master OF Puppets. That`s just bs. There are so many other great songs they have, that could replace half the songs on the list.
    SoTW isn`t on there? Shenanigans. If riffs is what they are rating, this song should be in the top 20. Iron man as well.
    Only Sweet Child O` Mine? jeezus, same remark as MetallicA.
    Killing in the Name as the RaTM song? Alright, I declare bullshiz. At least 20 of the first 50 songs were in Guitar Hero in some shape or form.
    No Police Songs? They had very catchy songs.
    Freebird at 64th? I realize it is overrated, but the solo is 4 minutes long and is pure insanity. Should be in the top 20.
    Why isn`t All along the Watchtower on there? Someone explain to me.
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    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3302 posts
    June 3, 2008 at 1:00 am
    ZOMG Where are <insert band name here>!!?!?!? THEYRE THE BEST BAND EVAR. This list is fail.


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    huck08 Male 18-29
    426 posts
    June 3, 2008 at 7:51 am
    no chumbawumba???
    no presidents of the united states of america??
    no creed??
    WTF?? epic fail...blah blah blah
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    DubleU Male 18-29
    165 posts
    June 3, 2008 at 12:07 pm
    You guys know that this list is in no particular order??
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    pyre Male 18-29
    449 posts
    June 7, 2008 at 8:53 pm
    What authority did the author of this article have to declare these songs as the 100 greatest guitar songs of all time? Everyone is going to get a different vibe from listening to these songs, so there are going to be hundreds of different opinions on what the best of all time are going to be.
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    Mistrouser Male 18-29
    2 posts
    November 26, 2008 at 9:21 am
    Wheres KISS?

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