RPM’s Jeff Nolan dives into the art of the riff in popular music and runs down his top 15 most important and impactful riffs of all time. He claims his list is definitive. That’s a pretty bold claim.
This isn’t necessarily meant to be a list of the top 15 coolest riffs (even though it pretty much is); it’s meant to be a collection of the most significant, iconic and influential riffs of all time.
Here’s a handy-dandy Spotify playlist of the jams featured in this episode: