Greatest Classic Rock Bands Ever

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101 Brownsville Station
102 The Hollies

the hollies have been around longer than must of these bands and have more songs out there then any other group they are still playing after all these years and they finally did make it to the hall of fame they have been under rated.

103 Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane was a San Francisco, California-based band who pioneered the American counterculture movement as well as psychedelic rock. ...read more.

First San Francisco band to break into the mainstream. And grace slick is just awesome.

104 T. Rex T. Rex T. Rex were an English glam rock band, formed in 1967 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan. The band initially called Tyrannosaurus Rex, released four folk albums under this banner.

Should be in the top ten, one of the more entertaining bands, can't beat Bolan! Listen to Bang a Gong, Jeepster, Crimson Moon, everything off Electric Warrior, the Slider, Tanx, and Dandy in the Underworld)

105 Stillwater

The Band "Stillwater" which was featured in the movie "Almost Famous" was a fictional band which never existed. There was a band from Georgia back in the 70's and early 80's called Stillwater who did a really silly song called Mindbender, but they have no connection whatsoever to the band from "Almost Famous".

They are just amazing!
"Almost Famous" gave them the second life among young classic rock fans like me. - Sahalin

106 Skid Row Skid Row Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified multi-platinum.

HELLO PEOPLE! SKiD ROW is one of the best hard rock bands EVER! Clean out your ears and listen to SKiD ROW! GR! I know not many people know them but people should! They should be #1 and I WON'T put down "or two" They should be #1.

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107 Peter Frampton Peter Frampton V 1 Comment
108 The Runaways
109 The Animals The Animals The Animals were an English band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne, during the early part of the decade.

Yeah you've heard House of the Rising Sun. But take a listen to Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood, We Gotta Get Out Of This Place, I'm Crying, It's My Life, and then come back and realize how little recognition this amazing band gets. - naFrovivuS

House of the rising sun is such a great song. Eric Burdon is a great singer who invented the deep voiced white singer being popular.

110 The Ramones The Ramones The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.

Top 30 no doubt

111 The Sex Pistols

I am not even the big of a Pistols fan, but I do agree that they should be way higher up. - HardRockSam

Good until Sid Vicious.

Needs to be before 120

punk gods

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112 The Byrds The Byrds The Byrds were an American rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1964. The band underwent multiple line-up changes throughout its existence, with frontman Roger McGuinn remaining the sole consistent member, until the group disbanded in 1973. Although they only managed to attain the huge commercial ...read more.

Created folk rock. How am I just adding these guys at 132?

Amazing band Great vocal harmonies. Roger Mcguinn;'s 12 string guitar is one of the sweetest sounds you will ever hear and Chris hillman is such a great bassist.

113 Pearl Jam Pearl Jam Pearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. ...read more.

Soundtrack to my life. Greatest band since Led Zeppelin

114 The Cars The Cars The Cars are an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s. The band originated in Boston, Massachusetts in 1976, with singer, rhythm guitarist and songwriter Ric Ocasek, singer and bassist Benjamin Orr, lead guitarist Elliot Easton, keyboardist Greg Hawkes and drummer ...read more.
115 Black Oak Arkansas
116 Molly Hatchet

One of the best southern rock groups of all time. Need more credit.

117 Atlanta Rhythm Section
118 Spirit

Spirit's music encompassed several genres including psychedelia, blues rock, folk blues singer songwriter, hard rock, progressive, jazz fusion, mastering most of them without peers while at other times uniquely incorporated different styles into a single theme.

119 Nazareth

They deserve to be higher ranking,

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120 The Spiders From Mars
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