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Imagine is absolutely a rock song. That's John Lennon's genre. Just because you don't have to turn the amps up full blast to play it doesn't mean anything. Yes, there are slow rock songs.
What idiot made this list? Imagine is a rock song now apparently -_-. Also, how did Barracuda make it that high. Yea it has a nice riff, but the solo is HORRIBLE!
"Maybe, it's not to late, to learn how to love, and forget how to hate." This song should represent all hard rock / metal in the top ten.
This song is great the riff is amazing I don't know how it's not even in the top 20V9 Comments
How does one wright such a meaningful song at such a young age?
Maybe not rock, but this song have beautiful melodiesV3 Comments
Perfection! "Pour some sugar on me in the name of love" why odes this song not get more recognition! The guitar, lyrics, the whole feel... Its genius and should be in the top 10
The best rock song I have ever heard! The guitar and lyrics is amazing! This song should be known more!
Totally should NOT be 80! I have no idea what you are on, no offense. this list is ridiculous!
One of the best songs everV5 Comments
This song should be in the top 10. It is a rock classic, without this song and without chuck where would rock be today.V2 Comments
This should be on the list a really great song -
Always been a great song and still is
Great song and excellent singing!
This should be on the top 20. Eric Burdon nailed the vocals. - TheAwesomeBrosVotesV4 Comments
The catchiest song ever. Sounds greatly I cream myself every time I hear this song.
The best southern rock song ever written
Sorry, this song got played to death and it makes me vomit. But honestly I was never that nuts about it. Skynyrd has many better songs...
Why can't there be more songs like this? Whenever I think of classic rock, I think of this song. One of my favorites.V5 Comments
The fact that this masterpiece isn't even in the top 10 shows what is wrong with modern era
The boss is up there with Dylan and Lennon. This is his best song and best album. Top ten worthy.
Not Bruce's best but his most popular Should be number one
Just One competitor... Thunder RoadV3 Comments
How can you turn a brilliant Dylan song into something that is a work of art in its own right?
Others have tried, but not like this - ever!
This Song was not expected to be in the 70s... it should be in the top 20s...
I am officially out! I give up! #98? Really? You must be kidding me. Again, easily Top-20 or 25 (at minimum)! Come on people!
Definitely top ten. Hendrix's best song. Phenomenal guitar playing.V2 Comments
Head and shoulders above anything the Beatles wrote. I'll just let that sink in. For one, this is a 10 minute long INSTRUMENTAL! Most instrumentals don't keep me entertained for a couple of minutes. The drum track is harder than Tom Sawyer and YYZ combined. I can say to some of my friends, "Hey, you can play YYZ, but can you really play La Villa Strangiato? " The guitar performance is one of the best ever, by the most underrated guitarist ever, Alex Lifeson. The bass, as always when we are talking about Geddy Lee, is amazing.
This song is ' masterpiece. Rush COULD NOT HAVE DONE BETTER to make this song more dynamic. The high-hat, snare and kick drum rhythm shows that Neil Peart can do more with only a four piece kit (although he definitely had a bigger set-up) than most drummers can with an eight piece with 12 zildjian cymbals. Alex Lifeson brings this song to life with intense soloing backed by an elite rhythm section. I'm not even that huge of a Rush fan but I think this piece is incredible. Should be way higher.
Rush are the rock gods, they deserve a category of their own
This song is better than any rock song I've ever heard.V1 Comment
Great classic. One of the staples of the generation and a great song to drive to
Slow ride should be in top 5. It's pure rock and roll, an epic sex and guitar journey.
You would think slow ride would be in top 50
Amazing song. One of my favorites ever
A great song! Should be higher on the list for sureV2 Comments
Of course 'The Final Countdown' by Europe beat this out. Really?
A song which defined an era. Should be way up in the list
This should be top 10, awesome track that grabs me as soon as it starts
Why is this song so low?V2 Comments
Love it! One of the best songs ever...V2 Comments
Shares joy, emotion and a canorous song, that makes me wanna leave the ground.
The best band ever... I love definitely leppard
Best band ever, nothing less of that.V2 Comments
12 string song of glory! This song is soft and so goodV3 Comments
Mommy's all right! daddy's all right! They just seem a little weird!V2 Comments
Nice to see Seger here. Man, he is a good and, I think, under appreciated songwriter. His songs have been covered by everyone from Metallica to Sheena Easton, and he himself has a great voice and backup band. One of the great performers of his generation.
Well written song that most all age groups can enjoy. Everyone has their own opinions & I respect all but Seger is ONE of the great singer/song writers of all time.
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