The guitar solo has come a long way since its inception halfway through the 20th century. This epic video by cdza takes us from the guitar's roots as a rhythm instrument, to the solo star of the show, back to a rhythm instrument, and once again to it's place of prominence. We think you'll enjoy this journey through the legendary solos from the likes of Hendrix, Chuck Berry, and Slash. Mark Sidney Johnson leads us through the journey of the electric guitar solo. With 28 songs spanning over 50 years, this medley takes a look at the ever evolving roll of the guitar solo in western pop music.

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