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top 5 most recognizible guitar riffs

Discussion in 'Book of Lists' started by gregjohnson1229, Dec 25, 2009.

  1. Buff

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    Highway to Hell-AC/DC
    Back in Black-AC/DC
    Walk This Way-Aerosmith (both drum and guitar parts are recognizable)
    School's Out-Alice Cooper
    Cocaine-Eric Clapton/JJ Cale
    Slow Ride-Foghat
    Welcome to the Jungle-GNR
    You've Got Another Thing Comin'-Judas Priest
    Whole Lotta Love-Led Zeppelin
    Sweet Home Alabama-Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Stranglehold-Ted Nugent
    Running With the Devil-Van Halen
    Sharp Dressed Man-ZZ Top
    La Grange-ZZ Top
     
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    replace purple haze with day tripper

    and metallica ripped off this song:

     
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    Johny B. Goode, or one of Chuck Berry's 10 other songs which use the exact same riff.
     
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    You made this claim last month and I've yet to see any actual evidence that Metallica ripped it off.
     
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    Hmm, I've only got 11 songs from them currently but they're a band I've been meaning to expand on...So I'll download some classic albums for us both :3
     
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    Highway to Hell-AC/DC
    Back in Black-AC/DC
    Walk This Way-Aerosmith (both drum and guitar parts are recognizable)
    Welcome to the Jungle-GNR
    Sweet Home Alabama-Lynyrd Skynyrd


    other top 5
    Stranglehold-Ted Nugent
    Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple
    Iron Man - Black Sabbath
    Paranoid - Black Sabbath
    You Really Got Me - The Kinks (and Van Halen's cover)

    my other top 5
    Seek and Destroy - Metallica
    Peace Sells - Megadeth
    Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
    Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd
    Jessica - Allman Brothers

    I could keep going on and on and on so I will juts put some honorable mentions

    Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones
    Anarchy in The UK - Sex Pistols
    Rise Above - Black Flag
    Walk - Pantera
    Damn It - Blink 182

    screw it there are too many to put down haha.
     
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    Good man :grinthumb
     
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    Smoke on the Water- Deep Purple
    Iron Man- Black Sabbath
    Whole Lotta Love- Led Zeppelin
    My Generation- The Who
    Rock n Roll- Led Zeppelin
     

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