Greatest Classic Rock Bands Ever


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81 Ted Nugent Ted Nugent

The motor city Mad Man has so many greats, he should much higher in the list!

Better now than even before don't know how they managed to pull that off

One of the best all time greats, should definitely be in the top 10!

One of the Greatest rock and roll artists of all time.

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82 Poison Poison Poison is an American hair/glam metal band that achieved great commercial success in the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s.

Can't believe you guys forgot poison WTH! ONE OF THE BEST. - Scott

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83 Toto Toto Toto is an American rock band formed in 1977 in Van Nuys in Los Angeles. The band's current lineup consists of Joseph Williams, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Steve Lukather, plus touring members Leland Sklar and Shannon Forrest. V 1 Comment
84 UFO UFO UFO are an English rock band that was formed in 1969. They became a transitional group between early hard rock and heavy metal and the new wave of British heavy metal.

Any band with Michael Schenker in it was awesome.

85 The Marshall Tucker Band

Best of the 70s Doug Grays voice super Still going after 40 years

86 Don Henley Don Henley Donald Hugh "Don" Henley is an American singer-songwriter, producer, and drummer, best known as a founding member of the Eagles before launching a successful solo career.
87 Status Quo Status Quo

Have the most british hit singles.. Should be higher.. Classic rock band

Great live band! Not only in the seventies, but way beyond!

Should be way higher on the list there 70's era was amazing.

88 The Outlaws

Name two other guitarists that can play "Green Grass and High Tides" regularly!

89 Santana Santana Santana is an American Latin rock band formed in San Francisco, California in 1967 by Mexican-American guitarist Carlos Santana.
90 Billy Squier

One of the best rock artists of all time. I'm really surprised that he is not higher in the list. You can't compare to most of his songs like "Stroke" and "My kinda lover". The are all just timeless classics!

One of the most underrated musicians of all time. -

Should be first on the list!

The Buggles sang "Video Killed the Radio Star" - that could have been written about Billy Squier. Would have been rated much higher if he stayed away from MTV/VH1.

91 Jethro Tull Jethro Tull Jethro Tull were a British rock group, formed in Luton, Bedfordshire, in December 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band soon developed its sound to incorporate elements of British folk music and hard rock to forge a progressive rock signature.

This is crazy man. Why is this band not even in top 50? Ian Anderson, his flute and pure bliss.

Prog rock needs more recognition in this poll and so does Ian Anderson's band. Should be up there in top 30 at least

Definitely the reason that I would ever listen to rock over metal.

Deserves more credit. Enough said...

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92 Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer Emerson, Lake & Palmer were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970. The band consisted of keyboardist Keith Emerson, singer, bassist, and producer Greg Lake, and drummer and percussionist Carl Palmer.

They are the best progressive rock band ever!

Everybody forgot this band...? Incredible

93 The Faces

Rod Stewart was so much more when he was just one of the boys in the band. This was a great rock and roll band!

94 Triumph Triumph Triumph is a Canadian hard rock power trio that was popular in the late 1970s through the 1980s. Between the band's 16 albums and DVDs, Triumph has received 18 gold and 9 platinum awards in Canada and the United States.

Triumph... Best arena rock of the 80's! Loved them!

95 Badfinger Badfinger Badfinger was a British rock band that, in their most prolific lineup, consisted of Pete Ham, Mike Gibbins, Tom Evans, Joey Molland and Bob Jackson.

Underrated; "No Matter What", "Day After Day", "Baby Blue", "Come and Get It", "Without You", and "Apple of My Eye" are all great songs.

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97 Simon and Garfunkel Simon and Garfunkel Simon & Garfunkel were an American folk rock duo consisting of singer-songwriter Paul Simon and singer Art Garfunkel.

Simon and Garfunkel have the greatest harmonies along with Queen and The Beatles

Paul Simon is one of the greatest songwriters of all time.

Should at least be in the top 25

90...This list is crazy

98 The Band The Band The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson more.

The Band is Robbie Robertson, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson. Most of the members were from Canada. They formed in Woodstock, N.Y.. Hit songs, Up On Cripple Creek, The Weight, and The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down. Former backing band to Bob Dylan.

99 Little Feat Little Feat Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles. George disbanded the group due to creative differences in 1979, shortly before his death.
100 The Monkees

I loved the Monkees! Davy Jones, Mickey Dolenz, Mike Nesmith, and Peter Tork! Who can forget these guys?

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