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Top 10 Instantly Recognizable Guitar Riffs

Posted by - 12:58 PM on 02/14/13
Fender has posted up their picks for "top 10 most instantly recognizable guitar riffs" -- pretty hard to argue with most of these, but what would you add? While not anywhere near the classic status of all the songs on this list, I'd say Blink-182's "Dammit" has one of those riffs.
 
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12:59 PM on 02/14/13
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01:01 PM on 02/14/13
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My Own Worst Enemy.
01:03 PM on 02/14/13
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01:04 PM on 02/14/13
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the quiet things that no one ever knows
01:07 PM on 02/14/13
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the quiet things that no one ever knows
The bass line from "Sic Transit Gloria" ...
01:08 PM on 02/14/13
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I can't hear it in my head ... but after hitting play I remembered.
01:08 PM on 02/14/13
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Pantera - Walk
Survivor - Eye of the Tiger
01:15 PM on 02/14/13
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the opening chords to cute without the e. within this scene of course.
01:18 PM on 02/14/13
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sugar we're going down and mr brightside
01:18 PM on 02/14/13
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01:19 PM on 02/14/13
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Seeing as it focused on older songs, where was Slayer's Raining Blood?
01:25 PM on 02/14/13
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01:40 PM on 02/14/13
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Shocked Layla isn't on the list. Best guitar riff of all time IMO.

Also if we're talking about newer stuff, Seven Nation Army certainly deserves a mention.
01:42 PM on 02/14/13
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There is a difference between riffs (Enter Sandman, Come As You Are, etc.) and recognizable chord progressions (Wonderwall, etc.)

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