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Green Day Best Live Solos


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What are some of the coolest solo bits Green Day has played live? These can be solos from any instrument.

 

I'll start it off with this cool solo from Billie. Starts around 3:25:

 


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Well when I listen to them live, I would say Let Yourself Go or Nuclear Family.

 

I love the solo in 99 Revolutions (demo) though. Much better than the origianl tbh



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Well when I listen to them live, I would say Let Yourself Go or Nuclear Family.

 

I love the solo in 99 Revolutions (demo) though. Much better than the origianl tbh

Try to post said solos too, just so others can listen if they haven't already :)



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One that I can think of right now is American Idiot from MTV World Stage in 2009 (it's short but I really like it!). Oh! And Good Riddance from Awesome As Fuck, I love it too ♥

 

Since you want us to post the videos, then :D

http://www.youtube.c...etailpage#t=199



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not a GD Live solo.. but you might be interested in that, too.. :D

 

Horshoes and Handgrenades with a Solo

 

 

And to topic.. a solo I prefer live to the studio version is the sax solo from jason in Static Age :)

 

 

around 2:30



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American Idiot from Awesome as Fuck is pretty cool

 


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Isn't this the definition of a list thread?


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Paper Lanterns. What a way to improve a song.


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Isn't this the definition of a list thread?

Not if we talk about the videos that people post.



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Not if we talk about the videos that people post.

Let's stop talking about them then.



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Let's stop talking about them then.

You don't like the thread?



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It's an alright thread. Could be interesting to share some of the best solos.


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I've never seen/heard Billie play a solo where afterwards I was like, "Holy shit, that was amazing!"



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I've never seen/heard Billie play a solo where afterwards I was like, "Holy shit, that was amazing!"

Thank you for your contribution.



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Knowledge 21:40 - 22:30


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Thank you for your contribution.

You're welcome. 


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Knowledge 21:40 - 22:30

That was wonderful. :wub:

 

Why isn't that show in the download section?



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That was wonderful. :wub:

 

Why isn't that show in the download section?

Because whoever keeps uploading these videos sucks at getting dates right. It's 2001-08-18


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To be fair solos aren't particularly one of their strengths. Billie just is....kinda average at it XD. Not that I mind, they have many other strengts to compemsate that.
But I've never heard any right amazing solo by them. As fat as they go as instrumentalists, I still praise solely Mike.

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I still praise solely Mike.

This ain't the Religion Thread, pal.



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This ain't the Religion Thread, pal.

you cant take away my right to reveal my beliefs. :( 



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you cant take away my right to reveal my beliefs. :(

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:P

 

:(

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Waiting!! Best solo ever!!

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Waiting!! Best solo ever!!

Is there a particular live performance you're talking about?



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This version of Knowledge. I've never seen a video of it anywhere, so audio only will have to do. Made all the more impressive by the fact Billie is playing it behind his head.



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Is there a particular live performance you're talking about?

Not really any performance of this song is phenomenal!



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This version of Knowledge. I've never seen a video of it anywhere, so audio only will have to do. Made all the more impressive by the fact Billie is playing it behind his head.

The link doesn't work, but I have the audio and that's fucking sick!



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The link doesn't work, but I have the audio and that's fucking sick!

It should and does for me. Weird.



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It should and does for me. Weird.

it works for me too. I guess it has something to with CIA that it does not for Americans 




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