Greatest Classic Rock Songs


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321 One of These Nights - Eagles
322 I Like to Rock - April Wine
323 Mr. Blue Sky - Electric Light Orchestra
324 To One in Paradise - The Alan Parsons Project
325 Hooked on a Feeling - Blue Swede
326 Magic - The Cars
327 Angie - The Rolling Stones
328 Holy Diver - Dio
329 American Woman - The Guess Who

I say... This song is absolutely great! Try to listen to it and find out the greatness of randy bachman!

330 Purple Haze - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

"Excuse me, while I kiss the sky"

#74 do you people have brains this is one of the best songs PERIOD

This guy is the greatest guitarist but purple haze is 101 on this list?

Come on just listen to it...

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331 Money - Pink Floyd

This song shows so much musical talent. Not many bands can pull off 7/8 time signature.

The best riff for bass ever created, and it will most likely stay that way for a long, long, time. - Colin400

This should be ranked higher, it beats Another Brick In The Wall Pt. 2 and Time by a lot in my book. The fact that 7/4 time signature was used until the guitar solo was pure genius.

332 Rock 'N Roll All Nite - Kiss

I am a proud kiss fan too! I am extremely disgruntled, and in fact baffled by how this list is set out. it is DISGUSTING!

I believe that this song is a true rock fans national anthem

Why isn't there more KISS!? One of the greatest bands of all time! Didn't put out a bad song, and always went hard

The rock anthem for the late 70's and into the 80's & even the 90's!

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333 (You're The) Devil In Disguise - Elvis Presley

Even though this is a good rock song recorded by Elvis Presley during his later years (exactly in 1963), this song defines true rock music.

One of the great 60's song of Elvis Presley that you would want to hear again and again!

334 Barracuda - Heart

Heart needs to be inducted into the rock hall of fame. Why have they not yet been added? Seriously, you have Ann's crazy awesome voice and Nancy's amazing guitar skills... Need I say more?

Classic rock riff - how can you not include it!

HOW DOES THIS SONG AND THIS BAND NOT GET MORE RECOGNITION?! They are some of the hardest rocking women in the industry. Some of the first to rip a guitar! Come on man!

This song has so much passion and talent packed to the brim. I love it so much. - maarilynmaanson

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335 Funeral for a Friend - Elton John

One of my favorite songs... I told my parent's if I die before they do; play it :-)

Great masterpiece for being a hit.

336 War Pigs - Black Sabbath

This raw emotion and the first real song to completely combat war and grasp the fullness of it

337 Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers Band
338 Breakdown - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
339 Abracadabra - Steve Miller Band

This is a classic and one of my personal favorites. The studio version has sharper sounds than the live vesion but they're still not that different. And it's a song you can really get into.

340 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses

This is probably my favorite song. A bit sad to see that this is way down here. - Feirceraven

Great song just a straight kick ass song


Guns N' Roses is incredible (This, Rocket Queen, Chinese Democracy and Sweet child o'mine) but it ain't classic rock!

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