Best Blues Rock Songs


The Top Ten

1 Texas Flood - Stevie Ray Vaughan

Listen to him do this live at the el mocambo, he sings while playing behind his back

2 Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix

The live Version of red house in winter land is the best blues rock song ever period!

I'm surprised red house isn't an option


Hendrix is shown me so man amozing things

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3 Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood

Wow. I love this so much. - Britgirl

4 Still Got the Blues - Gary Moore


5 Roadhouse Blues - The Doors

Ultimate blues song, ultimate cruise song, and ultimate booze song

Really good but much better by The Jeff Healey Band. - Britgirl

the best

6 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin

Definitely blues, stolen outright from "You Need Love", written by Willie Dixon and recorded by Muddy Waters.

Just because some lyrics were stolen from a blues track, doesn't make it blues. - MontyPython

I wouldn't call it blues, more of a hard rock track, but it's a great song no doubt! - MontyPython

@visitor: ha, I also know that this song is a brutal rip off - one of their numerous rip offs. - Metal_Treasure

Great song but I thought Satisfaction would be number 1

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7 You Need Love - Muddy Waters
8 Cocaine - Eric Clapton
9 Pride and Joy - Stevie Ray Vaughan

He's the real KING!

I love everything about this. - Britgirl

10 Mississippi Kid - Lynyrd Skynyrd

The Contenders

11 Sunshine of Your Love - Cream

Great raw rock.

12 Since I've Been Loving You - Led Zeppelin

Best song of led zeppelin,there is much feeling in it.

Probably the best blues rock song from the greatest blues rock band of all time - Bobby18


En mi punto de vista, es la mejor canción de rock blues de la historia, tiene tanto feeling, transmite tan bien las emociones, excelente letra y de la música ni hablar, podría ser el mejor solo de la historia también.

13 Crossroads - Cream
14 Red House - Jimi Hendrix

This is way more bluesy than Voodoo Child and especially Purple Haze. It needs more votes. - Gg2000

Utterly captivating from the first note to the last. Oozes more passion in one song than some artists show over their entire career

Rock on

15 Love in Vain - The Rolling Stones
16 Slow Ride - Kenny Wayne Shepherd

This song is addicting. You listen to it once and you can't stop. Awesome song by Kenny Wayne Shepherd!

17 Oh Pretty Woman - Gary Moore

Killer riff, 3 solos, Albert King is a guest musician who plays one of the solos. Find the video on YouTube to see all that. - Metal_Treasure

18 Move It on Over - George Thorogood
19 Slow Ride - Foghat
20 Rocky Mountain Way - Joe Walsh

Greatest rock talk box and slide guitar solo combination EVER

21 Ain't No Love In the Heart of the City - Whitesnake

Ha! I came here to add this. - Britgirl

22 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple

Best of all blues rock.

How this song didn't make on the list. Come one its blues rock. - zxm

23 Jesus Just Left Chicago - ZZ Top
24 Layla - Derek and the Dominos

Not blues rock. No blues progression here, at all.

25 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
26 Back Door Man - Doors
27 Mistreated - Deep Purple
28 Tombstone Blues - Bob Dylan

A better example would probably be "Leopard-Skin Pill Box Hat". - Gg2000

29 Yer Blues - The Beatles
30 Bad Company - Bad Company

Maybe something from Free instead... anything from Fire and Water.

Not hearing any blues patterns here. - Gg2000

31 Story of the Blues - Gary Moore

A 3 minute long outro guitar solo! - Metal_Treasure

32 Edged in Blue - Rory Gallagher
33 Bell-Bottom Blues - Derek and the Dominos
34 I'd Love to Change the World - Ten Years After
35 Let's Work Together - Canned Heat
36 I Drink Alone - George Thorogood & the Destroyers
37 Ride On - AC/DC
38 Money - Pink Floyd

Could be higher no?

39 When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
40 Inside Looking Out - Grand Funk Railroad
41 Heartbreaker - Led Zeppelin

The most original LZ song ever, and probably the best blues rock song. The solo is one of the earliest technical guitar solos ever.

42 Spoonful - Cream
43 The Other Side of Life - Moody Blue
44 A Penny and a Dead Horse - Zodiac
45 Black Night - Joe Bonamassa

The Best

Slow, sexy and powerful as a Blues-Rock do. Hear it. Feel it. Love it. Remember it. - Britgirl

46 One Way Out - The Allman Brothers Band
47 Hisingen Blues - Graveyard
48 Subterranean Homesick Blues - Bob Dylan

Ye;p Grew up on Bob Dylan, never figured out why he got ther, but loved him just all over the place. he was contagious..

49 Love in Vain - The Faces

Not bad, but I prefer the Stones version (as well as Robert Johnson). - Gg2000

50 Black Coffee - Beth Hart / Joe Bonamassa
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Crossroads - Cream
2. Love in Vain - The Rolling Stones
3. Red House - Jimi Hendrix
1. Texas Flood - Stevie Ray Vaughan
2. Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix
3. You Need Love - Muddy Waters
1. Texas Flood - Stevie Ray Vaughan
2. Still Got the Blues - Gary Moore
3. Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood

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