Great guitar riffs are in rock music's DNA. They're right at the heart of what makes a song memorable, and what makes it a hit.
Young guitar players spend weeks and months figuring out some of rock's great riffs. They are meant to be memorable - but sometimes, it seems certain you've heard those riffs before. In some cases, you have.
Listen to some famous guitar riffs that seem to have been borrowed from earlier tunes.
Richard is a writer, podcaster, radio and TV broadcaster, an editor, and a lover of music. He tells the stories of how great songs are made, and of the people who make them.