Songs With the Most Recognizable Guitar Riffs

The Top Ten

Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple Cover Art
Iron Man - Black Sabbath Iron Man - Black Sabbath Cover Art
Back in Black - AC/DC
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

This riff is the DEFINITION of recognizable. Just by hearing the first chord will I instantly recognize the song. - PhoenixAura81

Highway to Hell - AC/DC Highway to Hell - AC/DC Cover Art
Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne Cover Art
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana Cover Art
Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
Master of Puppets - Metallica Master of Puppets - Metallica Cover Art
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream

The Contenders

Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses Cover Art
Barracuda - Heart Barracuda - Heart Cover Art
Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Cover Art
Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin Cover Art
One - Metallica One - Metallica Cover Art

Still one of the most badass riffs ever! - Userguy44

Walk This Way - Aerosmith
Slow Ride - Foghat Slow Ride - Foghat Cover Art
Basket Case - Green Day Basket Case - Green Day Cover Art
Master Exploder - Tenacious D Master Exploder - Tenacious D Cover Art
Dream On - Aerosmith Dream On - Aerosmith Cover Art
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes Cover Art
Song 2 - Blur Song 2 - Blur Cover Art
I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace I Hate Everything About You - Three Days Grace Cover Art
The Unforgiven II - Metallica The Unforgiven II - Metallica Cover Art
Blind - Korn Blind - Korn Cover Art
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