Take a minute — well, 17 seconds, actually — to appreciate this guitar solo. It emerges from the chorus so subtly: edgy, powerful, and perfectly symbiotic with the keyboards in the background.
Click here to take a closer look at the song, “Dangerous Type:” “She’s A Lot Like You.”
Graphic by @Night_Spots.
One of Elliot’s most well-crafted and memorable solos! More details about it in this article (including how that solo almost didn’t make it on the album). From Panorama, 1980.
Elliot draws cheers from the crowd in New York when he rips out that same solo, some 30 years later:
Elliot gives us a peek into the way his mind works as he describes the cool story behind the “Shake It Up” solo. Crazy-amazing!
Listen to the isolated solo here…
… and see him perform it live on Fridays (episode aired January 8, 1982):
Elliot’s MyBFG solo, performed on Rock Goes To College on November 22, 1978 (aired January 13, 1979). Nailed it!
That Telecaster he is playing in this footage is now on display at the Hard Rock Rocksino in Cleveland.
Elliot’s solo is SO perfectly crafted to fit the mood of this song! From the 1979 Candy-O album, here’s the “It’s All I Can Do” solo clip. (Graphic by @Night_Spots)
Don’t overlook this stunning solo from 1985’s “Tonight She Comes.”
Click here for more details about the making of this song and video.