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When I saw the daily prompt I was super excited to write about my favorite riffs. I love music! Undoubtedly, music plays an important role in my life. It truly makes my world go round. Unquestionably, my dad was a huge influence on my musical taste, which you’ll see in the list below. For this list, I’ve put them in no specific order. Moreover, while I’m not writing specifically about guitar riffs, I think you’ll find guitar riffs are heavily favored in my list.
Here’s a list of my favorite riffs (in no particular order) to include the music video where available:
15. Crazy Train by Ozzy Osbourne
14. Revolution by The Beatles
13. Enter Sandman by Metallica
12. Sweet Child of Mine by Guns N’ Rose
11. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
10. Machinehead by Bush
9. You Shook Me All Night Long
8. Day Tripper by the Beatles
7. Seven Nation Army by the White Stripes
6. Sunshine of Your Love by Cream
5. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
4. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin
3. Zombie by the Cranberries
2. Back in Black by AC/DC
1. Layla by Eric Clapton
There you have it, my short list of my favorite riffs. Not surprisingly, I have many of these songs on both my hockey and my 5k playlist. Are any of these songs on your playlist? If so, which ones? If not, what’s on your list of favorite riffs?