Best Piano Rock SongsPetSounds As a classically-trained pianist, there is nothing I enjoy more than hearing a rock 'n' roll song featuring a piano. I've limited my original list to one song per pianist; otherwise, Billy Joel would have had at least five.
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The best song to ever exist let alone just on piano
Love of my life, and You take my breath away is super, too.
Freddie's masterpiece.2 Comments
This is a good song, but Vienna is better in my opinion. Also, where is Benny and the Jets by Elton John on this list?
Who else would take the number one spot but Billy Joel? And especially this song. It begins as a gentle ballad, then progresses into a Dixieland section which sets the stage for the upbeat story of Brenda and Eddie, and seamlessly transitions back into the ballad section of the beginning. - PetSounds
If this isn't the most definitive piano rock song, I don't know what is.
Great song, love it
No list of this type would be complete without Elton John. Almost any of his songs could fit here, but this is my favourite. - PetSounds
Where is Moonage Daydream? This list is biased. Sorry!
I love everything about this song. It would be a strong candidate for number 1 if I did a list of most underrated/overlooked songs that once were popular. - Billyv
I'm still amazed I didn't include this when I made this list a year ago. It's one of my favourite songs. - PetSounds
Say what you will, the piano in this song is great. One of my favorite piano intros ever.
After probably the coolest guitar riff of all time, this song ends with one of the most emotional and beautiful piano pieces in rock. Clapton is God!
It's a shame the band broke up after 1 album. They sounded great!
Greatest song of all time
beautiful - general_tao
I love the way Don Henley's understated piano sets the stage for the guitar solo. Wonderful song, and the Eagles' finest, in my opinion. - PetSounds
Closer to folk than rock, but it's too good not to be here. - PetSounds
An awesome song that deserves to be way higher up
I prefer My Immortal. - Userguy44
It's so fun. Rock'n Roll Piano the way you want it to be.
At the same time a piano rock banger and the precursor of most of the last decade's EDM, influencing people like David Guetta and Avicii. Probably one of the best riffs in rock music.
Possibly the greatest piano riff of all modern music. Should be much higher for bringing the piano to a greater role in pop and rock music in the early 00's. Definitely a seminal song, both of all time and of the piano rock genre.
Should be higher
Intense rock song with a near symphonic piano break down near the end.
All time classic. I mean.
that track is more emotionally moving than all these other tracks with guitars in
although not strictly piano more keyboards
i still vote for this track by the doors over all the others on the list.
In The End is that should be number 1 with My Immortal.
GO Linkin Park! GO EVANESCENCE!
Love the intro almost as much as the part when Mike goes "acting like I was part of your pro-p-p-erty
The killer is the greatest rock 'n' roll piano player of all time!
"I may like New York, Bavaria or Paris
But nothing compares to you, England
Cause you got the magic bullet
England's got Steve Harris
England - inventors of definitely Leppard
Indian food, Gary Lineker... " (bonus track from their 2014 album)
PS. Steve Harris - founder and bassist of Iron Maiden. - Metal_Treasure
Underrated. - Userguy44
Two three notes in and your transported!
Beautiful soul playing a beautiful song - RIP Andrew Wood
Could we have kipper for breakfast..you can't beat that classic 70's piano in a rock song!
I really have to add this one? - SevenTreeTool
In my opinion best Guns N' Roses song, amazing piano solo in the middle of it...this is the most underrated Guns N' Roses song too. - general_tao
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