Greatest Classic Rock Songs


The Contenders: Page 13

241 Rocky Mountain Way - Joe Walsh
242 Come Together - The Beatles

This song is classic & legendary. Why is it near 300? - maarilynmaanson

243 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
244 You Really Got Me - Van Halen
245 Big Generator - Yes
246 Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison V 1 Comment
247 Peace of Mind - Boston

Why is this amazing song not up there?!?

248 My Generation - The Who

First bass guitar solo. Some of the first use of feedback. Two chord guitar playing. Roger Daltrey's stutter. Keith Moon's crazy drumming. Rebellious lyrics. This song is more important than 95% of the songs above it.

The best opening, the best lyrics, the best bass fill, the best drumming, the best vocals.

The best 2 minute song ever

249 Detroit Rock City - Kiss

Yeah... Seems pretty good to me! How bout yourself?

The solo is amazing it sounds so good

Good comeback song, classic movie!


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250 Down Down - Status Quo
251 All Right Now - Free

One of the greatest guitar riffs.

Easily top ten, simple yet unique, great song, terrific chords, why top ten? look around when its played, everybody is tapping a foot or bobbin their head.

252 Search and Destroy - Iggy Pop and the Stooges
253 Janie's Got a Gun - Aerosmith

Just love listening to this song!

Addictive, why so low?

254 With a Little Help from My Friends - Joe Cocker

It's hard to improve on the Beatles, but there is absolutely nothing else that sounds like this song...pure genius arrangement by Cocker.

This is a proper rock song when done by Cocker, too low on the list.

255 Twilight Zone - Golden Earring
256 Let There Be Rock - AC/DC

The live version is way too epic, it made me fall in love with acdc and Angus.

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257 Heroin - The Velvet Underground
258 Bad Company - Bad Company

One of my favorites, so it gets my vote!

Great musicals, just plain out great song

259 Oh Well - Fleetwood Mac
260 Rod Stewart - Young Turks
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