Best Rock Riff

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  1. IKnowALittle

    IKnowALittle New Member

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    I posit an opinion. Just mine, if you don't agree that's cool, no need to get upset or pissed about it.
    Only picking one.

     
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  2. jay

    jay Happy Member

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    I wouldn't argue on that. But are we supposed to post our own best rock riff?

     
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  3. JustRob

    JustRob Zombie Six, DFZ

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  4. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    Interesting thread. There are so many.

    I'll go with:

    Working for MCA (Even Blackberry Smokes version rawks).
     
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  5. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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  6. Mikegarveyblues

    Mikegarveyblues Cream Crackered

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    All great riffs!

    Money. (Floyd)

    Not necessarily my favourite... Not sure what is. I just know there's a lot that I like!

    Tons of stuff from Iron Maiden, GNR, etc... Where to begin?!
     
  7. DISTORT6

    DISTORT6 NJ Devil

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    My favorite "rock" riff:

     
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  8. dkilpatrick

    dkilpatrick Makes guitar faces

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    Yes!
     
  9. WeFixFlats

    WeFixFlats Respect The Clave

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    "Train Kept A-Rollin'"....2 notes.
     
  10. Blues Trucker

    Blues Trucker New Member

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    Whole lotta love.
     
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    Dusty Chalk alberngruppenf├╝hrer

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  12. Mikegarveyblues

    Mikegarveyblues Cream Crackered

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    Da. Da. Da de dahhh... De dah de dah de Da. Da. Dah de dah...

    Fuzztastic!
     
  13. Mikegarveyblues

    Mikegarveyblues Cream Crackered

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    Ziggy Stardust
    Enter Sandman
    Foxy Lady
    Seven Nation Army
    Song 2 (Blur)

    One I really like that you guys may not have heard of...

    The Seahorses - Love Is The Law

    Used to play this all the time in the pubs and clubs of Northern England. [email protected] choon!

     
  14. shupe13

    shupe13 New Member

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    Paranoid
     
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  15. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    All great, love 'em. I'll add "Sunshine of Your Love."
     
  16. Ovibos

    Ovibos Naughty Wood Librarian

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    I've always felt the best riffs were "Oh, yeah of course. Anyone could have thought of that." - BUT DIDN'T.

    Here's another you know within the first few notes:


    And maybe not greatest per se, but I would say this is good for Most Underrated. Also, Best Subtle Use of Cowbell:
     
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    Ovibos Naughty Wood Librarian

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    Aaaand in Scary Moments in YouTube AIgorithms, letting it pick the next video after Black Cat gave another underrated riff with cowbell:

     
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    gball New Member

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  19. ElrytNamrogo

    ElrytNamrogo My name be scrambled

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    Shallow - Porcupine Tree

     
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  20. Alan Manning

    Alan Manning Well Love a Duck Mary Poppins.!!!

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    So simple, hauntingly atmospheric. Once in your head won't go away. Mick Ronson, (David Bowie's) Man Who Sold The World.
     
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