Top Ten Greatest Melodic Rock Songs


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1Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

This song deserves to be in #1! Pink Floyd was one of the greatest bands ever on this planet... This song is just perfect *-* the lyrics... The melody... The vocals... The instrumental, and, specially, the guitar (dude, that guitar solo rocks! ), and this song is still one of the greatest hits on 2012!

Amazing amazing guitar track.. Especially the guitar outro in Pulse2.

Deserves to be the 4th on the list.. of course! - JimmyzzzX

Classic are the best

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2The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian
3Dream On - Aerosmith

Great but where's Carry On Wayward Son? - Beatlesboy9

4Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

This song just takes my blues away..

Awesome Song. Metallica again and always.

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5Still Got the Blues - Gary Moore

This is a beautiful rock/blues song. Lots of feeling in it.

6Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow

Such a melody! Something you won't find in any other Rainbow song. - JimmyzzzX

@JimmyzzzX - This is one of a kind song but I swear one can find incredible melodies in EVERY Rainbow song! Just scroll down - there are lots of song samples. - Metal_Treasure

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7Brothers In Arms - Dire Straits

'Through these fields of destruction.. Baptisms of fire.' A great song, melody, and perfect lyrics. My all time favorite from Straits. - Beatlesboy9

Try also Mark Knopfler's "What it is" or "Darling pretty" - superb!

8Born to Lose - UFO

These guys were the best of their time, but for very hard fast rock. Michael Schenker, need I say more?



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9Air Born - Camel

I love camel. I don t hear this group until 1 month ago. Then I listen Drafted and Stationary Traveller. It s wonderful group.

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10Afterglow - Genesis

The Newcomers

?Fortuneteller - Deep Purple

One of the numerous Deep Purple hidden gems. - Metal_Treasure

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?Here I Go Again - Whitesnake

I know every word to this song, it's awesome - Ajkloth

Better on the Saints and Sinners album

The Contenders

11You're the Voice - John Farnham
12The Last Song - X Japan

Awesome song! Yoshiki Hayashi you are the best songwriter! Thank you for your amazing songs!

13Faint - Linkin ParkV4 Comments
14Can't Let You Go - Rainbow
15Blood On the Rooftops - Genesis

This should be on the top 10. Great acoustic guitar by Steve Hackett

16Martian Landscape - UFO

No words... Only melody and imagination! - JimmyzzzX

17Lunar Sea - Camel

Just listen to it and you'll understand why it is so significant! - JimmyzzzX

18High Flyer - UFO

Such a nice soft song by the greatest hard rock band ever. - JimmyzzzX

19Under Pressure - Queen

The melody sang by David Bowie at the end is the single greatest melody of all time.

20Wind of Change - ScorpionsV2 Comments
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List StatsUpdated 6 Dec 2016

800 votes
94 listings
5 years, 12 days old

Top Remixes

1. The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian
2. Dream On - Aerosmith
3. Still Got the Blues - Gary Moore
1. Born to Lose - UFO
2. Air Born - Camel
3. Afterglow - Genesis



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