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A peek into best int'l solo guitarists of all time

Guitarist Jimmy Page of the Led Zeppelin band has been voted the top guitar soloist of all time for the song Stairway to heaven.

india Updated: Jan 18, 2006 19:01 IST

Guitarist Jimmy Page of the band Led Zeppelin has been voted the top guitar soloist of all time for the song Stairway to heaven.

According to contactmusic.com, Page's performance topped the survey held by the website aboutguitars.com and beat out the likes of Eddie Van Halen for the track Eruption.

The third place was occupied by the dual guitar solo by Allen Collins and Gary Rossington on Lynyrd Skynyrd's Freebird.

The top 10 guitar solos are:

1. Stairway to heaven - Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)

2. Eruption - Eddie Van Halen (Van Halen)

3. Freebird - Allen Collins and Gary Rossington (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

4. Comfortably numb - David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)

5. All along the watchtower - Jimi Hendrix

6. November rain - Slash (Guns N' Roses)

7. One - Kirk Hammett (Metallica)

8. Hotel California - Don Felder and Joe Walsh (The Eagles)

9. Crazy Train - Randy Rhoads (Ozzy Osbourne)

10. Crossroads - Eric Clapton (Cream)