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The Top 30 Best Damn Rock Riffs Ever. Period.
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Posted on 10/09/2012 9:02:14 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

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To: Impala64ssa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZfaWdAXMIo

This one was missed.


51 posted on 10/09/2012 9:56:38 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: Salamander

Then there is always this classic:

The Breeders “Cannonball”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGXE7AF_sK4


52 posted on 10/09/2012 9:57:14 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: Salamander

Honestly I like Brian better. RIP Bon.

“It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll).” was his best.


53 posted on 10/09/2012 9:58:01 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Ayman al-Zawahiri is alive and GM owes us $26 Billion)
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To: Zeneta

Bam a lam.

;D


54 posted on 10/09/2012 9:59:01 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: One Name

So was this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzGsZnzR9bo

Now *that’s* a heavy riff.

;D


55 posted on 10/09/2012 10:01:06 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: One Name

Scratch last- here’e the live version.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEJh2FFUUoU&feature=related


56 posted on 10/09/2012 10:01:16 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: Impala64ssa

“That’ll be the day” - Buddy Holly / “Sweet Home Alabama” - Lynyrd Skynyrd / “Secret Agent Man” - Johnny Rivers... “Memphis” - Johnny Rivers...


57 posted on 10/09/2012 10:02:33 PM PDT by Nathaniel (- A Man Without A Cross -)
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To: The Cajun

Sammy Hagar - I Can’t Drive 55
AC/DC - Shot down in Flames
Blackfoot - Train, Train
Blackfoot - Highway Sound


58 posted on 10/09/2012 10:02:48 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Impala64ssa; a fool in paradise

Mainstream as always sucks! Doesn’t it?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLka7gxpivw


59 posted on 10/09/2012 10:03:16 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: newheart

OMG did I just misquote the title of my favorite riff?

Shame on me. Good catch.


60 posted on 10/09/2012 10:03:17 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Ayman al-Zawahiri is alive and GM owes us $26 Billion)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I grew up with Bon fronting.

[I’m kinda loyal like a dog]

Bon was so effortlessly sinister....Brian often tries too hard, IMO.

But I do love the guy.

He’s a real character.


61 posted on 10/09/2012 10:04:04 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I would never put the Rolling Stones in the mix, but the other night on VH1 they played “Ladies and Gentlemen, The Rolling Stones”.

This was the Mick Taylor era, Mick had glitter on, Keith was missing a tooth, but Taylor really knocked it out.

Here is a taste of it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ1CRKiwdho


62 posted on 10/09/2012 10:04:37 PM PDT by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

It happens. It’s late.


63 posted on 10/09/2012 10:04:43 PM PDT by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Salamander

Among so many others. Joe’s Garage. Hot Rats. Peaches en Regalia. Cheepnis. entire album of Just another Band From LA....


64 posted on 10/09/2012 10:05:02 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: The Cajun

Highway *Song*

Left Turn On A Redlight

Wishing Well


65 posted on 10/09/2012 10:06:16 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Salamander

The Cheech and Chong is so cool !!1

I’m planning on using Ram jam as the intro to my radio show, when I get around to it.


66 posted on 10/09/2012 10:07:13 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: Zeneta

That’s two guitars so I’m not sure it counts as a riff.

Definitely on my iPod.


67 posted on 10/09/2012 10:07:21 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Ayman al-Zawahiri is alive and GM owes us $26 Billion)
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To: The Cajun
Don't like the lyrics or the message, but like the guitar work:
Skynyrd - Saturday Night Special
68 posted on 10/09/2012 10:08:14 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Zeneta

I like *some* male grunge [Stone Temple Pilots, Alice In Chains, some Nirvana] but girl grunge doesn’t really do it for me.

And there was no NIN.

[Head Like A Hole]

It’s a weird ‘riff’ but a riff, nonetheless.


69 posted on 10/09/2012 10:09:48 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

OK

This is just one:

one bourbon one scotch one beer

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISmgOrhELXs&feature=related

Saw him with John Lee Hooker under a tent on the mall in DC on the 4th of July.


70 posted on 10/09/2012 10:11:05 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: Impala64ssa

Alot of folks here hate the guy... but he can play geetar!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGMPNGCrn5A


71 posted on 10/09/2012 10:11:31 PM PDT by djf (Political Science: Conservatives = govern-ment. Liberals = givin-me-it.)
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To: reagandemocrat

We are agreed.

We hate this list.

LOL


72 posted on 10/09/2012 10:12:10 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Salamander
Highway *Song*

Yup, hanging head down in shame, was listening to it earlier.
Now listening to 867 5309 :^)

73 posted on 10/09/2012 10:12:40 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Salamander

I’m with you on that.

If you like NIN and Rezor, you should know Adrian Belew ?


74 posted on 10/09/2012 10:13:00 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: Salamander

Dude, were you sent here to make me re-live my past?

I thought I shook everyone loose..


75 posted on 10/09/2012 10:13:37 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: newheart

Have you seen the movie “Blow”? It’s the intro. Good movie too if you can get past all the sadness.

Second half of CYHMK is another song all unto itself. Bobby Keys made it so.


76 posted on 10/09/2012 10:14:55 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Ayman al-Zawahiri is alive and GM owes us $26 Billion)
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To: Zeneta

People jump about a foot when my iPhone rings.

I have “School’s Out” as the ringtone.

And I don’t mean a ‘ringtone’ or midi...it’s a ripped and converted CD MP3...the whole actual song...full blast.

I never miss a call.

;D


77 posted on 10/09/2012 10:15:10 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: The Cajun

That’s okay..they’ve played at like every big biker bash I’ve ever been to...LOL

[and boy, if you’re riding a Harley down a dark, deserted back road when that comes on, it just about breaks your heart]


78 posted on 10/09/2012 10:17:47 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: djf
I've had more than one guitarist, R&R and otherwise, tell me Chet Atkins was the best to ever pick up a pick.

I'm in no position to argue.

79 posted on 10/09/2012 10:18:09 PM PDT by daler
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To: Zeneta

George 3 Song Wonder is fun, rich from his great lyrics and ax playing, is a treasure.


80 posted on 10/09/2012 10:18:52 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Ayman al-Zawahiri is alive and GM owes us $26 Billion)
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To: Zeneta

King Crimson Adrian?

Yeah.


81 posted on 10/09/2012 10:19:00 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

You’re right about Bobby Keys. It’s like another song pushed aside the start, and it is so good you really don’t mind.

And yeah, I’ve seen the movie. Penelope Cruz can always help me past the sadness.


82 posted on 10/09/2012 10:19:16 PM PDT by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Salamander

If you have time you need to check out the new/old King Crimson.

Adrian Belew, Robert Fripp, Tony Levin, and Bill Bruford.

Layers of complexity

Nothing like ever or ever since.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZbd7EL7kvQ


83 posted on 10/09/2012 10:19:38 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: One Name

I don’t think so.

Ever since I can remember, my life’s had a “sound track”.

Every song has a person, place or thing attached to it.

Some happy, some sad.

You could say I’m nostalgic but I prefer to think I’m “Living In The Past”.

/shameless Tull plug

:)

Salamander -—
born in the sun-kissed flame.
Who was it lit your candle -—
branded you with your name?
I see you walking by my window
in your Kensington haze.
Salamander, burn for me
and I’ll burn for you.

[so..am I now too old to rock and roll and too young to die?]

;D


84 posted on 10/09/2012 10:24:00 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Salamander

No Frigid Pink’s “House Of The Rising Sun”, ]]

Wow- never heard that version- very nice- Just heard the ‘white buffalo’ version too- not too bad- but prefer frijid version more

[[Billion Dollar Babies]]

Can’t beat Cooper- Love his Black Limousine Song too- Kinda sounds like Stray cats song lol-


85 posted on 10/09/2012 10:24:15 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Baynative; Vendome

Great list- you’re my time frame;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEJh2FFUUoU&feature=related


86 posted on 10/09/2012 10:24:26 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: Zeneta

“Red” is one of the best riffs ever.


87 posted on 10/09/2012 10:25:27 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Salamander

Schools Out

Reminded me of Iggy POP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kD5X5OGLySI&feature=related


88 posted on 10/09/2012 10:25:27 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: Salamander
I should stay off these threads too.

But here I am!

Two things, The Who, along with all the pseudo music they driveled out of their collective bung holes need to be flushed.(But I really don't have a strong opinion on them.)

Second - and I'm not saying this should be Number One, mind you - the list is worthless without -

~This~!
89 posted on 10/09/2012 10:26:14 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Baynative

Emerson, Lake and Palmer - In the Beginning
Yes - Owner of a Lonely Heart


90 posted on 10/09/2012 10:27:03 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: thecodont

Yours is No Disgrace - Yes


91 posted on 10/09/2012 10:28:24 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Zeneta

Sweet.

Still love this classic, though

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlNantlznCA

Which reminds me, NO PROCUL HARUM??
No Moody Blues??

Ack!

That does it.

I’m plugging my iPod into the stereo beside the couch.

I need my “good stuff” fix.

:)


92 posted on 10/09/2012 10:28:43 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: newheart

Yeah, you got sad shoes
Yeah, you got nasty boobs
Yall got cocaine eyes
Yeah, you got sleepy eyes

LOL that’s how I told my cousin it went when she wanted to buy me a CD Christmas present. God Bless her she asked her mother and figured it out. They were kinda hippies back then...


93 posted on 10/09/2012 10:29:20 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (Ayman al-Zawahiri is alive and GM owes us $26 Billion)
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To: shibumi

It’s a put on !!

Like an Eminence Front

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APgC6XYcmSY


94 posted on 10/09/2012 10:30:22 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: CottShop

You like Tom Waites?

Check out Alice’s homage to him

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEu5XlhVn-0

Friggin’ song always cracks me up.

And of my [obscure] but most beloved Alice tunes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJmwDv4HWgg


95 posted on 10/09/2012 10:32:34 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Salamander

do you know Anne Lenox’s version of

“Whiter shade of pale” ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJIVz9nYx7I


96 posted on 10/09/2012 10:33:45 PM PDT by Zeneta (Why are so many people searching for something that has already found us ?)
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To: Zeneta

I LOVE Iggy.

I named my first snake Iggy Python...LOL

[you really need to rent the movie “SUCK”]


97 posted on 10/09/2012 10:34:21 PM PDT by Salamander (Can't sleep. Clowns will eat me.)
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To: Salamander

In the Court of the Crimson King...No Procol harem....Jeff Beck?!


98 posted on 10/09/2012 10:34:21 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Clint N. Suhks
They were kinda hippies back then...

Yeah, well, me, too. But I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.

99 posted on 10/09/2012 10:35:12 PM PDT by newheart (The greatest trick the left ever pulled was convincing the world it was not a religion.)
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To: Salamander

And I only know three chords! EARACHE MY EYE!! Man does this bring back memories.


100 posted on 10/09/2012 10:36:31 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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