Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple

So, what’s the very first guitar riff that everyone learns? You got it:  Smoke On The Water.

The main riff is composed of nothing but double stops.


Here’s what the bass is doing during the main riff.

Play The Main Riff From Smoke On The Water Over A Backing Track

In this video, I’ll show you how to play the main riff with the backing track. Fun stuff!

Here’s the backing track:



Smoke On The Water Guitar Tab

Complete Transcription To “Smoke On The Water”(PDF)

Complete Transcription To “Smoke On The Water” (Power Tab)