So in this spirit, I now present to you a totally subjective, totally unstructured survey of my favorite guitar pieces:
Favorite guitar solo
Lou Reed - White Light / White Heat.
(Specifically the version in Rock 'n' Roll Animal)
Most underappreciated guitar solo
The Knack - My Sharona. It's a lovely bit of work, that one.
Favorite cool thing about playing the guitar I learned recently
If you gently touch the string on the 12th fret and play, you get only the overtone of that note without the actual note. You can do it on the 5th or 7th fret, and (symmetrically) on the 19th and 21st if you have them. …