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What are Ritchie Blackmore's contributions to music?
He rocks on guitar, he once stuffed his guitar neck first into one of those old school tv cameras, and he wears really cool wigs. Plus, his are some of the best riffs ever. Who could ask for more?
Smoke 'em if you got 'em.
My current amp selection:
Carr Slant6V, Allen Accomplice, Rivera R-30 Thirty-twelve, Fender ChampII, Tech21 Trademark 10
Good HCAF transactions with hal9000, guitup, Anibas and ARS.
Originally posted by rbm I know he is awesome and all. I loved the Perfect Strangers album. But what exactly is his claim to fame as a musician? I could gab all day about what Hendrix, Page, Hedges and other do and did, but I can't place exactly Blackmore's contribution other than some great tunes. What am I missing?
Yngwie exists because of Blackmore. The cream-colored strat, the poses, the black leather. All Blackmore.
If you listen to his solos, he does great things without using alot of distortion. "Highway Star", "Nobody's Home", "Pictures of Home". I could go on and on.
The only bad contribution is that he is an ****************************.
"Lol, how many amps are you gonna blow through before you collapse in a pool of your own semen?" - thinkpad20
"Mark my words...I will NOT sell my next Cobra. Put this in your sig and smoke it.....
" - Dimebag11, 14 Dec 2007
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