10 Killer Beatles Guitar Solos


6) “Honey Pie” (1968)

The White Album is the ultimate amalgamation album, with scores of musical styles crammed into it. Before they heard rock and roll, before they heard skiffle, the Beatles heard jazz, and here’s their nod to it. Lennon’s solo uses slurring blue notes much as a Lester Young solo would, and you can imagine it emerging from out of a tinny speaker he would have listened to over at his mother Julia’s house.


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