ExAMPLE5 heavy blues Riff
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as4Joh.n Bluesmen such Lee Hooker, who were a big influence on the young Townshend. However, what made riffs just like this one sound new and exciting in the 60s was not the note choices but the heavy, fuzzed-out sound of the guitar.