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What's the best riff of all time?
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21 May 2013
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In no order:

 

"Xanadu" - Rush

"She Said She Said" - The Beatles

"I Feel Fine" - The Beatles

"Walk This Way" - Aerosmith

"Sweet Emotion" - Aerosmith

"You Shook Me All Night Long" - AC/DC

"Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" - Van Halen

"Stairway to Heaven" - Led Zeppelin

"Bad Girlfriend" - Theory of a Deadman

"Plush" - Stone Temple Pilots

"Sweet Child O' Mine" - Guns N' Roses

"Paradise City" - Guns N' Roses

"Let Me Roll It" - Paul McCartney & Wings

"The Oaf" - Big Wreck

 

My favourite song is 'Stairway to Heaven' by Motley Crue on their 1876 album 'Yellow Submarine'.
21 May 2013
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TwoAfter908 said

"Let Me Roll It" - Paul McCartney & Wings

 

That's right!  Love that one.  heart

"Please don't bring your banjo back, I know where it's been..  I wasn't hardly gone a day, when it became the scene..  Banjos!  Banjos!  All the time, I can't forget that tune..  and if I ever see another banjo, I'm going out and buy a big balloon!"

 

30 April 2014
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I'm gonna second some earlier ones:
Layla; the best
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30 April 2014
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Mr. Kite said
I'm gonna second some earlier ones:
Layla; the best
Day Tripper
Satisfaction

heart Layla heart

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Mal's got a mop and another glass of orange juice!
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'Cause he doesn't like it looking like he looks back~

2 May 2014
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I'm surprised nobody's mentioned Come Together yet.

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7 May 2014
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Please don't spoil my day; I'm miles away

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And Your Bird Can Sing makes me melt.

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16 May 2014
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MrMoonlight said
And Your Bird Can Sing makes me melt.

I absolutely adore that one. 

Layla is a song I'm currently obsessed with. Funny story: I hadn't even heard it until the first of May. There's this another song called "Layla" by a ex-Yugoslavian band which I always thought was a cover of Eric Clapton's song. I didn't even think of listening to Eric's song, not even when I read somewhere that he wrote it for Pattie Boyd. And of course, I have to dig into anything even remotely Beatles related. I just assumed I knew which song it was. As it turns out, I didn't, and when I was playing with some friends over BBQ on the first of May, my friend picked up his guitar and that riff struck me. Now, it feels like it's impossible to stop listening to it. Man, that's one heck of a riff. I get goosebumps from just thinking of it.
Come to think of it, I had heard the song before, just never classified as to whose it is or what it was called. My ex-boyfriend used to play it to me very often - still does - but his version is very different from the original. No surprise if my dad's played it around the house, either.

Here's a few from the top of my head: Dig A Pony, I Feel Fine, Day Tripper, She Said She Said; Cream's Sunshine of Your Love and Clapton's Cocaine which sound almost the same, Hit Me Like a Man and Going To Hell by The Pretty Reckless, Deep Purple's Smoke On The Water, Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit, I Love Rock And Roll, Are You Gonna Be My Girl... 

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Sweet Child O' Mine        (Best part of the song after lyrics)

Paradise City                 ( Riff somehow reminds me of grass, hahaha)

Welcome ot the Jungle    (So bad and kicking)

I Feel Fine                    ( Self explanatory)

Day Tripper                  (Simply the most catchiest of them all)

These just came to my mind can't think/remember more 

5 October 2014
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Has no one mentioned Hey Bulldog?a-hard-days-night-john-2

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When I hear Hey Bulldog, I am always reminded of this beauty (something about the keyboard licks):

"I only said we were bigger than Rod... and now there's all this!" Ron Nasty

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