Riff facts for kids

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In music, a riff is an ostinato; a repeated chord progression, pattern, or melody, often played by rhythmic instruments. The riff is the base of the musical composition. They are most common in rock music, funk, and jazz.

Some of the most famous riffs in rock music can be found in the following songs:

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