50 Greatest Guitar Riffs Of All Time

Neil Young – ‘Cinnamon Girl’. This crunching one-note riff is a masterpiece over 3-minutes from a guitar player probably better known for his epic solos. It’s proto-grunge from 1969, and David Byrne of Talking Heads once said that ‘Cinnamon Girl’ inspired the one note machine-gun riff that closes ‘Psycho Killer’.

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  • Added: May 25, 2011

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