The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
TYA's first UK Top 10 album charted on February 22, 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the times.
Celebrating a man who was part of a golden period for the Rolling Stones, and far more besides.
The track came from an album featuring Peter Frampton, Rory Gallagher, members of Spooky Tooth and many more.
Alvin Lee’s performance at Woodstock in 1969 catapulted him to superstardom, and the guitarist is now remembered as one of blues rock’s finest ever.
Before appearing at Woodstock, Ten Years After was just another British blues-jazz band. After the festival, the band was elevated to superstar status.