The Underrated Guitar Greats: Going Beyond the Familiar Lists

The author muses on Eric Clapton’s version of “Hideaway”, characterizing it as a masterpiece that exemplifies Clapton’s skill as a guitarist. He then highlights several overlooked but iconic guitar solos, including Jimi Hendrix’s “Pali Gap”, Steve Howe’s “Yours is No Disgrace”, Jeff Beck’s “Good-bye Pork Pie Hat”, Eric Johnson’s “Cliffs of Dover”, and Steve Vai’s “Tender Surrender”, noting these as some of his personal favorites.