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Greatest riff ever? I think so.

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by HotRodSteve, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. jondanger

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    The exit music at mine and my wife's wedding.

    A modern submission:

     
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    Riff Raff, of coarse...

    riff-raff-underdog-aberto-mezco-09074-01.jpg
     
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    Can't You Hear Me Knockin? (Stones)
    Good Times Bad Times (Zep)
    Purple Haze (Jimi)
    Iron Man (sabbath)
    Red (Crimson)
    Meeting of the Spirits (Mahavishnu)
    Bitchest Brew (Miles)
    Roundabout (Yes)
     
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    I grew up on "oldies" like this one(I'm a 90's kid) but listening to this track today, I can see that songs like this are a definitive(to me at least) link between the late 50's Rock n roll and the psychedelic rock from the same time as Johnny rivers. The guitar tone in here remind me more of Jefferson airplane and/or steppenwolf but the singing style and even the rest of the playing style reminds me of the older stuff. But maybe I'm a weird 90's kid and there's no similarities at all. Lol
     
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    Miles -- So What
     
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    SRV "Scuttlebuttin' " ???

    Sabbath "Supernaut"
     
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    45 RPM mono mix

     
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    Here's I Feel Fine, Daytripper and Zep's Moby Dick...

     
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    The first 16 seconds of this

     
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    Not the greatest, but possibly the least-mentioned riff in discussions like these is Drivin Wheel by Foghat.

    I'll also toss in Another Thing Coming by Judas Priest and Oh Well by the Mac.
     
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    thats ter riff ic
     
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    Secret Agent Man is awesome, as is Johnnie B Goode.

    My favorite riff to play me be this one
     
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    Neil Young and riffs... The Cinnamon Girl clip reminded me of this, The Loner (followed by Cinnamon Girl)

     
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    The muffin man- Zappa
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    Jacobs ladder- rush

    ^many others but these seem to be under-appreciated
     
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    You beat me to it. Just listened to it last night. What a great song.
     
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    Yeah some of the simpler ones are the most enduring, it seems. And of course it's not just the notes themselves, it's the attitude with which they're delivered…

    Classic example: Sunshine of Your Love - Clapton
     
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