Copycats Pt. 2: Most Ripped Off Riff in Rock

author: jomatami date: 06/27/2014 category: features
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Copycats Pt. 2: Most Ripped Off Riff in Rock
So a few weeks back we discussed the most ripped off riff in metal, but it turns out that the rock world has a representative of its own in the copycat domain.

This time around, the distinctive riff dating way back to the '60s connects the likes of Nirvana, Boston, QOTSA and more. To fully get our drift, we're talking about such tracks as "Smells Like Teen Spirit" and "More Than a Feeling," but more on those in the list below.

Once again, we won't be doing much chit-chat and will just let the music speak for itself.

Queens of the Stone Age - "3's & 7's" (2007)

Radiohead - "Just" (1996)

Bush - "Little Things" (1995)

The Offspring - "Self Esteem" (1994)

Pixies - "U-Mass" (1991)

Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (1991)

Boston - "More Than a Feeling" (1976)

The Troggs - "Wild Thing" (1966)

The Kingsmen - "Louie Louie" (1963)


Got more songs to share based on the same riff/chord progression? Do it in the comments.
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