Originally Posted by selection7
It's interesting for me to hear all these other bands as references to that part of Window Paine. Ever since I heard Window Paine, it always only made me think of a Jimmi Hendrix song. I'm not a big enough fan to remember the title right now, but it's early Hendrix and not obscure.
Clearly, the poster who basically called it a rock cliche was on target since there's all these similar examples. It's dramatic and vaguely military sounding with the snare stuff.
It's Link Wray. His Baldness confirmed it.
Early Hendrix is at least 10 years newer than the LW song.