Guitar Solos 2

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Guitar Solos 2
Studio album by Various artists
Released 1976 (1976)
Recorded December 1975 and January 1976
Length 48:05
Label Caroline (UK)
Producer Fred Frith
Guitar Solos series chronology
Guitar Solos
Fred Frith
Guitar Solos 2
Various artists
Guitar Solos 3
Various artists
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

Guitar Solos 2 is the second in a series of three albums of improvised guitar solos by various musicians. It was released in the United Kingdom by Caroline Records in 1976, and consists of two guitar solos by Fred Frith, three by Derek Bailey, three by Hans Reichel and one by G. F. Fitzgerald. Frith coordinated and produced the series, which began with his 1974 debut solo album, Guitar Solos.

The two Fred Frith tracks on this album were later included in the 1991 CD reissue of Frith's, Guitar Solos.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. Fred Frith: "Water/Struggle/The North" (Frith) – 11:05
  2. Fred Frith: "Only Reflect" (Frith) – 4:00
  3. G. F. Fitzgerald: "Brixton Winter 1976" (Fitzgerald) – 9:40

Side two[edit]

  1. Hans Reichel: "Avantlore" (Reichel) – 3:05
  2. Hans Reichel: "Vain Yookts" (Reichel) – 3:00
  3. Hans Reichel: "Donnerkuhle" (Reichel) – 5:05
  4. Derek Bailey: "Virginal" (Bailey) – 6:20
  5. Derek Bailey: "Praxis" (Bailey) – 4:00
  6. Derek Bailey: "The Lost Chord" (Bailey) – 1:50



  1. ^ Olewnick, Brian. "Guitar Solos 2". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-06-22. 

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