Top 10 Rock Songs With the Greatest Beginning Guitar Pieces

Draco

The Top Ten

1 Layla - Derek & the Dominos

Eric Clapton and Duane Alman do a great job performing the beginning of this rock masterpiece. - Draco

2 Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses

Slash does an amazing job working a great beginning piece for this song. No doubt it is #1 - Draco

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3 Purple Haze - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Jimi Hendrix puts his electric guitar skills to his finest in this rock song. - Draco

4 Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
5 Another One Bites the Dust - Queen

Brian May does a phenomenal job in this epic rock track. - Draco

6 Smoke On the Water - Deep Purple
7 Panama - Van Halen

It was pretty obvious a beginning piece from Eddie Van Halen was going too be here - Draco

8 Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth

Just wow - one of the most mindblowing guitar intros of all time. - Metal_Treasure

9 Schizos (Are Never Alone) Parts I & II - Annihilator

This piece is from a guitar virtuoso (Jeff Waters). It's insanely fast and technical. A must hear. - Metal_Treasure

10 Enter Sandman - Metallica

One of the best ever. - Metal_Treasure

The Newcomers

? Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry

The Contenders

11 How Much Love - Vixen
12 Dude (Looks Like a Lady) - Aerosmith
13 Aqualung - Jethro Tull
14 The Trooper - Iron Maiden

This is way better than Run to the Hills. - Metal_Treasure

15 Sails of Charon - Scorpions

The best guitar intro riff from Uli and also the solo is in the intro! Awesome. - Metal_Treasure

16 Mistreated - Deep Purple

Just find on YouTube the live version from California 1974, to fully enjoy this guitar intro - heavy and jaw-dropping. - Metal_Treasure

17 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
18 Hells Bells - AC/DC V 1 Comment
19 Highway to Hell - AC/DC

Angus Young does a good job playing the beginning piece for Highway To Hell. That is why it is #9. - Draco

20 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones

How this wasn't on the list? - Metal_Treasure

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1. Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses
2. Layla - Derek & the Dominos
3. Purple Haze - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Draco
1. Purple Haze - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
2. Layla - Derek & the Dominos
3. Smoke On the Water - Deep Purple
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1. Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth
2. Schizos (Are Never Alone) Parts I & II - Annihilator
3. Enter Sandman - Metallica
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