Greatest Classic Rock Songs


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101 Child in Time - Deep Purple

Why is this not at nr. one? It expresses great feelings in the screaming part and the guitar part is just incredibly cool! - theinvidual

The best song ever heard. The guitar solo is fantastik, and everything is perfect. Number one across the nation!

A truly masterpiece - Deep Purples finest work, if you ask me.

Great deep cut selection. If this song were better known, it would be higher up.

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102 Blaze of Glory - Bon Jovi
103 Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty

Along with Nilsson, the most underestimated artist of the last 50 years. The lyrics are wonderful, the vocals sublime and the sax chorus never bettered

Yes! I was wondering where this song was. Top 50 at least. This song just ROCKS!

Definitely should be top 20! One of the best written tunes of all time!

One of the real greats that get overlooked!

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104 Urgent - Foreigner

Should be much higher. That sax solo is magnificent, and is so high pitched on a tenor, wow, As a sax player for years, this is a big, great song

Best use of sax since Baker Street. The song just oozes raw lust!

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105 The Chain - Fleetwood Mac

How can this be so low?
Best song ever!

106 Jump Into the Fire - Harry Nilsson

By no means the best Nilsson song, but I will always back Harry.

107 Burn - Deep Purple

Forgotten song one of their best. Best of this lineup.

108 T.N.T. - AC/DC

Ac dc are the kings of rock and no other band comes close

No one else can make a song as badass as this one

Bon Scott era classic, this gets me fired up.

109 Round and Round - Ratt
110 Lay It On the Line - Triumph

Needs to be higher

111 Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen
112 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

What is this song doing all the way down here? Should be at least in the top 20.

Guys, how can this song be missed- quite surprising! Should be figured in the list of top five songs ever..

Get this higher. What a crime to be 86.


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113 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 it's Jimi

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114 Radar Love - Golden Earring

This is one of the best bands ever, I still love this band, radar love is a great song but twilight zone and when the lady smiles are also good

I think this should have been on the list of great driving songs! It is a classic still to this day! -G.

115 YYZ - Rush

YYZ is a masterpiece without lyrics. It deserves to be on this list. The amazing instrumentalists really stood up on this song.

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116 November Rain - Guns N' Roses

I don't know what idiot didn't put this on here in the first place, but this should definitely be in the top ten. Amazing solos here.

One of the best songs ever

If you want heaven. Then listing this song. Best song ever made by human

Best song ever... touching lyrics. Slash's solo alone should be #1

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117 The Spirit of Radio - Rush
118 Belladonna - UFO

This is the most under rated rock band of all time too bad the world hasn't been exposed to them enough.every song they've done should be here...Belladonna is a classic ballad much better then most song here If you haven't heard them get any of their first 7 albums

119 Voodoo Child - Jimi Hendrix V 1 Comment
120 Big City Nights - Scorpions

Least I can say is amazing! Love Scorpions!

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