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What are Ritchie Blackmore's contributions to music?
Aside from the other comments here which speak volumes for Ritchie's contributions to guitar, without Blackmore, we never would of had that great scene in "TWISTER" when they were all flying down the road chasing after the tornado to the music of "Child in Time."
"Sweet child in time you'll see the line The line that's drawn between the good and the bad"
Originally posted by diddlybo 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 on the Water is probably one of the most used tunes for inspiring new guitarists. Definitely a lot of ****************ty guitarists but...
Smoke On the Water is neck to neck and probably based on it's age ahead of 25 or 6 to 4, Smells like Teen Spirit, All Along the Watchtower, Iron Man, Crazy Train,etc...for getting guitars in kids hands and making them feel that first sense of RnR stardom.
That's a huge contribution over the years and still today.
As long as we have Smoke on the Water...Long Live Guitar!!!!
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