Greatest Classic Rock Songs

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401 The Black Widow - Alice Cooper

A classic hit by the king of shock rock. And it has an amazing introduction by Vincent Price, one of the most iconic actors to ever live.R.I.P. Vincent Price. We will miss you.

402 Rain on the Scarecrow - John Mellencamp

One of the songs that's based on his own life and my personal favorite. It's a song people can really relate to and it has great tunes to it. How is it not a classic?

403 Runnin' With the Devil - Van Halen
404 Green Grass & High Tides - The Outlaws

Another Great Southern Classic Rock Gem with more than 9 minutes of rocking goodness!

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405 Hello, Hooray - Alice Cooper
406 Time Was - Wishbone Ash

Gorgeous bass riff, stunning twin guitars. Should have been huge.

407 Divlje Jagode - Divlje Jagode
408 Treba Imat Dušu - Atomsko Sklonište
409 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden V 1 Comment
410 Cherry Pie - Warrant
411 Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses

So I was at this tiny bar in Malaysia, and a band was playing. Some local girl came on stage, asked the band to play this song, and she sang. Best live performance I've ever heard in my life.

This song is top ten worthy. Meaningful lyrics and one of the greatest guitar solos ever. what is it doing at 274? Guns and Roses kept classic rock alive when people everywhere were abandoning it for nirvana.

THIS IS THE BEST SONG EVER! Everything about this song is awesome! The lyrics, the intro, the solo and I just love the "where do we go now" part! I can't believe it's not in the top 10!

Classic, perfect, great great vocals magic guitar solo and no padding

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412 Life On Mars? - David Bowie

One of my absolute favorite songs! Bowie is pure genius!

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413 Please Forgive Me - Bryan Adams
414 Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac

Stevie Nicks composer vocals with Christine McVie electric keyboards and vocal and Lindsey Buckingham guitar vocals a masterpiece.

415 Hoedown - Emerson, Lake and Palmer
416 Stay the Night - Benjamin Orr

I fell in love with this song the first time hearing and I'm still in love with it. A beautiful song by a beautiful musician. How can anyone not love this song? It makes me so sad that Ben Orr died. So much talent and died too soon. He had an amazing voice and a face like it was carved out of angels. Just looking at him makes you feel so happy. RIP Benjamin Orr. You will be missed by many.

417 Are You Ready for Me - Tommy Shaw

This is another amazing song that I'm practically in love with. Tommy Shaw is such an amazing but underrated musician. I love the whole Ambition album. This is definitely one of my favorite songs.

418 Mr. Tinkertrain - Ozzy Osbourne

This is definitely a favorite of mine. It has killer guitar riffs and is an awesome song. It even makes a good point- be careful in the real world. I don't care if it is about a pedophile. It's awesome!

419 Where the Streets Have No Name - U2

This is the most classic song I have ever heard in my life...it is sad to see that it is on the 289th position!

This is such an iconic song by one of the biggest bands of all time it should be far higher than it is

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420 Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi V 1 Comment
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