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Radio 2's Top 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs

As part of the Guitar Season of programmes on Radio 2, we've been asking you to vote for what you consider to be the Greatest Guitar Riff Ever. Now in a special programme Zoe Ball will count down the top thirty and exclusively reveal what's been voted your greatest guitar riff of all time.

A panel of guitar music experts, made up of Radio 2 presenters, music critics and record producers were selected to pick the 100 guitar riffs. They are: Janice Long - Radio 2 Presenter, Bob Harris - Radio 2 Presenter, Richard Allison - Radio 2 Presenter, Gideon Coe - 6 Music Presenter, Steve Levine - Music Producer, Paul Sexton - Music journalist and broadcaster, Sunday Times, Radio 2, Sian Llewellyn - Editor, Classic Rock Magazine.

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2 hours, 57 minutes

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Mon 25 Aug 2014 14:00

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Tune in to Radio 2 on Monday 25 August as we countdown the Top 100 Greatest Guitar Riffs as voted by you! Follow our live blog for updates throughout the day. Join in the conversation #R2Riffs.

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  • 25 Aug 2014 16:49:18

    #1 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin

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    #2 Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses

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