Greatest Classic Rock Bands Ever

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101BadfingerBadfinger was a British rock band that, in their most prolific lineup, consisted of Pete Ham, Mike Gibbins, Tom Evans, Joey Molland and Bob Jackson.

Underrated; "No Matter What", "Day After Day", "Baby Blue", "Come and Get It", "Without You", and "Apple of My Eye" are all great songs.

102The Hollies

the hollies have been around longer than must of these bands and have more songs out there then any other group they are still playing after all these years and they finally did make it to the hall of fame they have been under rated.

103Jefferson AirplaneJefferson Airplane was a San Francisco, California-based band who pioneered the American counterculture movement as well as psychedelic rock. ...read more.

First San Francisco band to break into the mainstream. And grace slick is just awesome.

104SteppenwolfSteppenwolf is a Canadian-American rock group that was prominent from 1968 to 1972. The group was formed in late 1961 in Toronto by vocalist John Kay, keyboardist Goldy McJohn, and drummer Jerry Edmonton.V1 Comment
105T. RexT. Rex were an English glam rock band, formed in 1967 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan. The band initially called Tyrannosaurus Rex, released four folk albums under this banner.

Should be in the top ten, one of the more entertaining bands, can't beat Bolan! Listen to Bang a Gong, Jeepster, Crimson Moon, everything off Electric Warrior, the Slider, Tanx, and Dandy in the Underworld)

106Skid RowSkid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified multi-platinum.

HELLO PEOPLE! SKiD ROW is one of the best hard rock bands EVER! Clean out your ears and listen to SKiD ROW! GR! I know not many people know them but people should! They should be #1 and I WON'T put down "or two" They should be #1.

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107The BandThe Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson ...read more.

The Band is Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson. Most of the members were from Canada. They formed in Woodstock, N.Y.. Hit songs, Up On Cripple Creek, The Weight, and The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down. Former backing band to Bob Dylan.

108The Babys
109Peter FramptonV1 Comment
110Stillwater

The Band "Stillwater" which was featured in the movie "Almost Famous" was a fictional band which never existed. There was a band from Georgia back in the 70's and early 80's called Stillwater who did a really silly song called Mindbender, but they have no connection whatsoever to the band from "Almost Famous".

They are just amazing!
"Almost Famous" gave them the second life among young classic rock fans like me. - Sahalin

111The RamonesThe Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.V1 Comment
112The ByrdsThe Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964. The band underwent multiple line-up changes throughout its existence, with frontman Roger McGuinn remaining the sole consistent member, until the group disbanded in 1973. Although they only managed to attain the huge commercial ...read more.

Created folk rock. How am I just adding these guys at 132?

Amazing band Great vocal harmonies. Roger Mcguinn;'s 12 string guitar is one of the sweetest sounds you will ever hear and Chris hillman is such a great bassist.

113RadioheadRadiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

Radiohead is amazing! There are very few songs better than Fake Plastic Trees and No Surprises. I mean, how do you even make a song that good. How do you even.

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114Pearl JamPearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. ...read more.

Soundtrack to my life. Greatest band since Led Zeppelin

115Black Oak Arkansas
116Molly Hatchet

One of the best southern rock groups of all time. Need more credit.

117Atlanta Rhythm Section
118Spirit

Spirit's music encompassed several genres including psychedelia, blues rock, folk blues singer songwriter, hard rock, progressive, jazz fusion, mastering most of them without peers while at other times uniquely incorporated different styles into a single theme.

119Nazareth

They deserve to be higher ranking,

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120The Runaways
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