Top Ten Rock and Roll Songs With the Greatest Screams

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I'm talking about either like a scream in the intro or somewhere else in the song. Some are also in the chorus. I may as well be possibly biased to put the Doors and Led Zeppelin Multiple Times just because of Jim and Robert's honest raw rock voices.

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1Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who

You immediately know this song if you listen to it. - Pony

Not very long but really cool scream. - Metal_Treasure

2When the Music's Over - The Doors

Jim's voice never sounded better. - PetSounds

3Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
4Revolution - The Beatles

John let the throat here

5Child In Time - Deep Purple

Ian Gillan can physically scream at a higher level and control his voice better than any other singer on the planet this deserves to be number 1! - STLRams1

Ian Gillan screams for about 2 minutes towards the end (after 8:00). He is a master - his screams never disappoint. Maybe this anti-war song should be at #1. - Metal_Treasure

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6Helter Skelter - The Beatles

The first heavy metal song! It still sounds fresh and vitale and McCartney sounds phenominal.

7Piece of My Heart - Big Brother and the Holding Company
8Mysteria - Edguy

The best intro scream I know (0:20). If you like screams, don't miss this one - it's long, beautiful, melodic, powerful and perfectly performed. - Metal_Treasure

9Fiddler On the Green - Demons & Wizards

One of the greatest and most emotional screams - it's in the second half of the song, just before the long guitar outro (go to 4:05). The scream is long, powerful and breathtaking. Perfectly performed. - Metal_Treasure

10Bird of Prey - Uriah Heep

One of the best screams from the 70s (1971), comparable to Ian Gillan's screams. It's in the intro. David Byron did a great job. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11Careful With That Axe Eugene - Pink Floyd
12Don't Bring Me Down - Northern Kings

Awesome and powerful intro scream. This song is an ELO cover.
ELO - Electric Light Orchestra, a 70s band. - Metal_Treasure

13(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

I'm afraid there are NO screams in this song... - Metal_Treasure

14Light My Fire - The Doors
15Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
16Hard Lovin' Man - Deep Purple

Ian Gillan again - many times in this song, some of the screams are at the beginning (after 1:00). Very powerful, extremely well controlled and overall, amazing screams. He's really a master. - Metal_Treasure

17Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
18Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses
19July Morning - Uriah Heep

David Byron again - 4:50. - Metal_Treasure

20Since I've Been Loving You - Led Zeppelin
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1. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
2. When the Music's Over - The Doors
3. Revolution - The Beatles
Beatlesboy9
1. Child In Time - Deep Purple
2. Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
3. Careful With That Axe Eugene - Pink Floyd
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1. Child In Time - Deep Purple
2. Mysteria - Edguy
3. Fiddler On the Green - Demons & Wizards
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