Best Hard Rock Songs of the 20th Century

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The Top Ten

1 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Good that at number one, the solo and the drum beats obviously were hard rock solo and beats - zxm

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2 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones UListen to Sample
3 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen UListen to Sample
4 Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple UListen to Sample
5 Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses UListen to Sample
6 Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin UListen to Sample
7 Highway to Hell - AC/DC UListen to Sample
8 Back in Black - AC/DC UListen to Sample
9 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin UListen to Sample
10 Iron Man - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Baba O'Riley - The Who

It's art rock!

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12 When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin UListen to Sample
13 Killer Queen - Queen

Same with Baba O'Riley, it's art rock!

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14 Hammer to Fall - Queen UListen to Sample
15 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin UListen to Sample
16 Civil War - Guns N' Roses UListen to Sample
17 Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who UListen to Sample
18 Light My Fire - The Doors

Notice this: not every heavier rock song is hard rock!

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19 You Give Love a Bad Name - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
20 Let It Be - The Beatles

I don't think this song is a hard rock song. - zxm

It's a pop rock/gospel song, very far from hard rock!

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21 Helter Skelter - The Beatles UListen to Sample
22 Paradise City - Guns N' Roses UListen to Sample
23 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake UListen to Sample
24 Slow Ride - Foghat UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple
3. Back in Black - AC/DC
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1. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
3. Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin
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1. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses
3. Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple
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