#1
i want to learn a guitar solo, but because i havnt been playing for long i need an easy one to start with. what is an easy guitar solo which i could learn?
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Agreed ^^^^
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Greenday - Holiday

I mean, I picked it out in less than 30 seconds. It's really easy to play too.
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#10
How about the melodic master of puppets solo. Thats pretty easy and you like metallic so its perfect for you.
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#12
santeria - what i got, is a pretty easy solo, i guess if you can call it that
#14
for some reason im stupid and can only learn like half of another persons solo if its a hard solo...then i always improvise the rest...it usually sounds cool but its only because im lazy...but a good easy solo is the Twisted Sister "We're not gonna take it" solo
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#16
First solo to "The Trooper." Just keep at it long enough and you'll get it. First solo I learned and it really opened my mind up the whole soloing thing.
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The solo from Hey Joe, by Hendrix.


if he wants an easy solo this def. isn't it...it has a ton of hammer ons and pulloffs and sweeps up and down the scale

as for an easy solo...first one i taught myself was knockin on heavens door by GNR.
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#19
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i want to learn a guitar solo, but because i havnt been playing for long i need an easy one to start with. what is an easy guitar solo which i could learn?



If you can do bends, Californication is really easy, especially because most of the solo is played solo (which can make some of these, like Holiday, seem harder).

And yeah, Wake Me Up When September Ends is pretty much the easiest solo of all time.
#20
Joe Satriani - Crystal Planet

LOL lets see you pull that **** off.

But on a more serious note Yes Californiacations a great one was my first solo, and Slash solos are pretty easy to learn.
#21
Proud Mary by CCR. Very easy solo. Easy song all around. Above are great suggestions also.
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Joe Satriani - Crystal Planet

LOL lets see you pull that **** off.

But on a more serious note Yes Californiacations a great one was my first solo, and Slash solos are pretty easy to learn.


WTF? Some of slash' solos are easy, but most of them aren't for a beginner/intermediate player.
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i want to learn a guitar solo, but because i havnt been playing for long i need an easy one to start with. what is an easy guitar solo which i could learn?


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#24
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Greenday - Holiday

I mean, I picked it out in less than 30 seconds. It's really easy to play too.

I've heard many a people mess up this solo.

Its sad really.
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#25
used to lover her
guns n roses

theyre kinda easy
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used to lover her
guns n roses

theyre kinda easy


I am learning that one right now as my first solo. It is taking me a few days but if you know the song well and can do bends then the actual playing isn't too hard.

Also this solo sounds really good.
#28
The Chilis have done some easy solos, although Frusicante is in my opinion a guitar genius.
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#29
first solo i learned was disturbed - stricken. but then i noticed really what a solo was and so my first solo i learned (super duper easy) was also smells like teen spirit.
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WTF? Some of slash' solos are easy, but most of them aren't for a beginner/intermediate player.


yeah..not sure why he said slash's stuff is easy. he may not shred but he plays really fast most of the time and does a ton of triplet runs throughout most of his stuff.

basically i see it like this...slashs's stuff is easy to learn in theory as its just pentatonic minor and major stuff...but its really hard to learn in practice because of what he does with the scales.

almost all his solos are for advnaced players except knocking on heavens door.
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#31
Thanks Now i feel really good about knowing sweet child of mine and garden of eden after 8 months.. or are those easy as well? hehe.. Well, anyways, the second solo of paradise city is ****ing shred. No doubt. i happen to hate shred, though, but even so, that solo is awesome.

Edit: Smells like teen spirit... i mean to add that, just forgot^^

Its real easy.
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the solo to smells like teen spirit.


First solo i ever learned. I can play it at tempo 500 or something now lol
#36
learn the solo for Lip Gloss And Black by Atreyu... its pretty easy cuz its mostly the A and D strings (Drop C tuning) and its played on higher frets so theres not a lot of movement... another easy one is the second solo on Beverly Hills by Weezer... its just played fast and with bends...
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#37
First half of the No More Tears (Ozzy Osbourne) solo is easy, and it sounds awesome.