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14 percent of the total vote went to this stone cold classic cut from The Jimi Hendrix Experience's 1968 Electric Ladyland LP.
A by-product of the sprawling, bluesier Voodoo Chile from the same album, from its wah-wah intro to the rhythm parts and the astonishing solo, Voodoo Child (Slight Return) is still regarded by many as the high watermark of electric guitar expression. To say that you've picked a worthy winner is an understatement. Jimi, we salute you.
"I think that one's up there with the best; it's bluesy and soulful but still heavy and ballsy. Plus Satch said that it was the best piece of guitar ever recorded." (Thanks, Shrexter)
"This is what springs to mind immediately when someone mentions classic riffs. Infectious, creative, skilful and I will never tire of hearing it... abso-bloody-lutely brilliant!!!" (Thanks, Craig222)