Best Album Opening Songs

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The Top Ten

1 Baba O'Riley - The Who
2 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin

Second best Led Zeppelin song only to When The Levee Breaks. And a great way to start out the greatest classic rock album of all time. - Beatlesboy9

Led Zeppelin IV (1971) - PinkFloyd99

3 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses

Appetite For Destruction (1987) - PinkFloyd99

4 Back In The U.S.S.R. - The Beatles
5 Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin

Pink Floyd is my favorite of all time, and I can't stand Zep, but I really like this song.

6 Shine on You Crazy Diamond, Pts. 1-5 - Pink Floyd

Wish You Were Here (1975) - PinkFloyd99

7 We Will Rock You - Queen

News Of The World (1977) - PinkFloyd99

8 A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles

A Hard Day's Night (1964) - PinkFloyd99

9 Enter Sandman - Metallica
10 Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan

Highway 61 Revisited (1965) - PinkFloyd99

The Contenders

11 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
12 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera
13 Blowin' in the Wind - Bob Dylan
14 Telegraph Road - Dire Straits
15 Angel of Death - Slayer
16 Changes - David Bowie
17 Suzanne - Leonard Cohen
18 In the Flesh? - Pink Floyd

18? Are you kidding me?

19 Hells Bells - AC/DC
20 South of Heaven - Slayer
21 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
22 Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
23 Holy Wars... the Punishment Due - Megadeth
24 Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen
25 Roundabout - Yes
26 My My Hey Hey (Out of the Blue) - Neil Young
27 Where the Streets Have No Name - U2

The Joshua Tree (1987) - PinkFloyd99

28 The Post War Dream - Pink Floyd

The Final Cut (1983)
Really underrated - PinkFloyd99

29 Aces High - Iron Maiden
30 You Make Me Feel So Young - Frank Sinatra
31 Cave In - Owl City
32 Pull Me Under - Dream Theater
33 Hotel California - Eagles
34 Come Together - The Beatles
35 Dead Flowers for Her - Skywatchers
36 What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction

It's probably the best debut song within the past decade...
One Directions made thousands their fans with their debut album...

37 Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
38 We are All Made of Stars - Moby
39 Everything That Rises - Moby
40 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
41 21st Century Schizoid Man - King Crimson
42 Cherub Rock - Smashing Pumpkins

The beginning drum roll, the guitar rifts and badass lyrics... The most perfect way to start an famous and awesome album from the 90s.

43 Keep Yourself Alive - Queen
44 Them Bones - Alice In Chains
45 The Hellion/Electric Eye - Judas Priest
46 Innuendo - Queen
47 Burn - Three Days Grace
48 Mr. Self Destruct - Nine Inch Nails
49 It's All Over - Three Days Grace
50 Sign of the Times - Three Days Grace
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Baba O'Riley - The Who
2. Blowin' in the Wind - Bob Dylan
3. Changes - David Bowie
RecklessGreed
1. Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
2. Telegraph Road - Dire Straits
3. Back In The U.S.S.R. - The Beatles
Beatlesboy9
1. Cowboys from Hell - Pantera
2. Angel of Death - Slayer
3. Enter Sandman - Metallica
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