Smoke On The Water is one of the most popular guitar riffs around, and is quite an easy one to play for beginners. If you have been working with Smoke On The Water tab lessons you will find this video will help you recognise the movements between the notes far easier.
Smoke On The Water is played with ‘inverted fifths’, which are essentially two notes taken from the power-chord shape. It is common for people to play this intro with regular fifth positions, but this won’t sound like the real thing. This is a catchy and fairly repetitive guitar riff and is relatively easy to get down, as each position is just two notes on the same fret.
Smoke On The Water Tab Intro:
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