Million Dollar Riff: SKYHOOKS

Australian singles charts:
Million Dollar Riff entered the Kent Music Report on 17 November 1975 and peaked at #6. The song was #53 on the Top 100 of 1975.

The song is on Straight in a Gay Gay World which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 30 August 1976 and peaked at #3.

Million Dollar Riff by Skyhooks incorporates riffs from other hit songs, including from the Skyhooks’ own Horror Movie, plus the worldwide hits Satisfaction, Smoke on the Water, Sunshine of Your Love, Day Tripper, Gloria, and Chuck Berry’s Johnny B. Goode. It also includes lyrical allusions to Berry’s Little Queenie (“Meanwhile, I was still…”), and Sam Cooke’s Chain Gang (“Ooh, Ah. Ooh, Ah”).
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