Thursday, April 3, 2008

Rock Revival's Top 50 Guitar Riffs of All Time

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On the back of our recent Top 50 Guitarists of All Time comes the Top Guitar Riffs of all Time (see Labels for heaps more Listmania!!)

1 Back In Black - AC/DC
2 Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple
3 Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix Experience
4 Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
5 Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
6 Barracuda - Heart
7 Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
8 Natural Born Stepson - Sonny Landreth
9 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
10 Cocaine - Eric Clapton
11 Sunshine Of Your Love - Cream
12 Sad But True - Metallica
13 Iron Man - Black Sabbath
14 Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
15 You Really Got Me - The Kinks
16 Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix Experience
17 In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly
18 Revolve - The Melvins
19 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
20 Seven nation Army - The White Stripes
21 Baba O'Reilly: The Who
22 Funk #49 - James Gang
23 Frankenstein - Edgar Winter
24 Thunderstruck - ACDC
25 Kick Start My Heart - Motley Crue
26 Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
27 Wild Thing - The Troggs
28 Five Minutes Alone - Pantera
29 Take the Time by Dream Theater
30 Alive - Pearl Jam
31 Smells like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
32 Wango Tango by Ted Nuggent
33 Sweet Child of Mine - Guns and Roses
34 Live Light to the Flies - Trivium
35 Holiday in Cambodia - Dead Kennedys
36 Operation Ground and Pound - Dragonforce
37 Master Of Puppets - Metallica
38 All Right Now - Free
39 Joker and the Thief - Wolfmother
40 BYOB - System of a Down
41 Ain't Talkin''Bout Love" - Van Halen
42 Killing In The Name - Rage Against The Machine
43.Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
44.Walk This Way - Aerosmith
45.Sabra Cadabra - Black Sabbath
46.Tush - ZZ Top
47.Blood and Thunder - Mastodon
48. On the Hunt - Lynyrd Skynyrd
49. Cinammon Girl - Neil Young
50. Fortunate Son - CCR

3 comments:

rockandrollgur said...

What about Joe Walsh-Life's Been Good to Me So Far and Santana-Black Magic Woman?

Jeff said...

Impressive list, my favorite RATM riff would probably be from Testify.

Anyway, how big is Wolfmother over there? Personally their last release has been my most listened to album since it came out. There following isn't as big as it should be over here though; especially considering there is such a big push towards classic rock amongst younger generations. They perfectly bridge the gap between classic rock and modern rock.

The RIpple Effect said...

slightly off topic, but I gotta list the bass intro to Maiden's Wrathchild as the one of the best bass riffs of all time.

I'd also add Zeppelin "Living Loving maid" onto the list