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Money for Nothing Guitar Riff

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The Money for Nothing guitar riff is rated 7 out of 10 and should be playable by any guitarist that has enough experience with power chords and basic technique.

This riff consists of the intro of the song "Money for Nothing" and is a classic rock guitar piece.  The tab is played by combining a variety of different power chords with some hammer-on's.  Here's what the tab looks like:

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The Tab
Here's what it should look and sound like:
On the original recording, the intro riff is played with the classic Dire Straits distortion sound.  You can play this riff with any kind of distortion or overdrive - the more you crank up the effect, the better it'll likely sound.
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