Gilmour is primarily regarded as a lead guitarist. His own solo style is often characterised by blues-influenced phrasing, expressive note bends and sustain.[clarification needed] , Part 2″, in one take using no editing or mixing using a 1955 Gibson Les Paul Gold Top guitar equipped with P-90 pick-ups. In 1996, Gilmour was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Pink Floyd. Gilmour’s solo on “Comfortably Numb” was voted as one of the greatest guitar solos of all time in several polls by listeners and critics.In 2011, Gilmour was rated the 14th greatest guitarist by Rolling Stone magazine. In January 2007, Guitar World readers voted Gilmour’s solos, “Comfortably Numb”, “Time” and “Money” into the top 100 Greatest Guitar Solos (“Comfortably Numb” was voted the 4th, “Time” was voted the 21st and “Money” was voted the 62nd greatest solo of all time).
Early in his career with Pink Floyd, Gilmour played a multitude of Fender Stratocasters. He recorded one of his guitar solos, for “Another Brick in the Wall.