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Guitar Solo

GUITAR SOLO

A Guitar Solo is a melodic passage, instrumental section, or entire piece of music written for a classical guitar, electric guitar or an acoustic guitar. In 20th and 21st century traditional music and popular music such as Blues, Swing, Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Rock and Metal guitar solos often contain virtuoso techniques and varying degrees of improvisation. Guitar solos on Classical guitar, which are typically written in musical notation, are also used in classical music forms such as Chamber music and Concertos.

Guitar SoloGuitar solos range from unaccompanied works for a single guitar to compositions with accompaniment from a few other instruments or a large ensemble...

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Top 10 Drug Songs

Top 10 Drug Songs

Top 10 Drug SongsBefore songs like the Beatles’ ‘Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds’, Jefferson Airplane‘s’ ‘White Rabbit’ and the Velvet Underground‘s ‘Heroin’ became commonplace, drug references in popular music were quite rare. When the aforementioned songs were sent out into the mid-’60s’ bubbling counterculture, they served as a secret handshake among like-minded people. Since then, the subject has become familiar on the rock ‘n’ roll landscape. Our list of the Top 10 Drug Songs looks at all sides – the good, the bad and the ugly.


10) ‘Mr. Brownstone’ – Guns N’ Roses

[Album : Appetite for Destruction – 1987]

During that dour period in the ’80s when hair metal and sugary pop ruled popular music, Guns N’ Roses broke through to remind fans that rock ‘n’ r...

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