Smoke On The Water          Deep Purple


  1. Probably the most popular Guitar Riff of them all...... or is it that Led Zeppelin song.....? No, it's this one by Deep Purple!
  2. Have a listen to the original recording... it's a great rock track.
  3. Use a plectrum and play the middle two strings firmly.
  4. Try playing the riff with the thumb & index finger of plectrum hand - pinch the strings.

e1 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

b2 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------

g3 ----0----3----5--------0----3----6----5--------0----3----5--------3----0---

d4 ----0----3----5--------0----3----6----5--------0----3----5--------3----0---

a5 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

e6 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------