Top 10 Rock Songs with a Saxophone

Sax isn't a common rock instrument but some music artists incorporated it successfully.

The Top Ten

1 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
2 Urgent - Foreigner

Incredible song with amazing sax solo by Junior Walker - in 1981 this song hit #1 on the Billboard Rock Tracks chart and held this position for 4 weeks.
Foreigner wanted a "Junior Walker-style" sax solo for this song. While recording the album they read in a newspaper that Walker was performing that night mere blocks from their recording studio. They went there and promised a pretty good payday so he accepted the offer to play even though he had never heard of Foreigner.
Foreigner played the raw track for him and asked him to improvise a solo. After a SINGLE listening, he amazed the band by cutting one of the most memorable sax solos in rock history in ONE take. - Metal_Treasure

3 Never Tear Us Apart - INXS

Probably the only INXS song I truly like - not for the sax but sax is one of the highlights. - Metal_Treasure

4 Money - Pink Floyd
5 Fireplace - R.E.M.
6 Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood & the Destroyers

In fact it has a Saxaphone solo a very good one too - christangrant

7 Touch Me - The Doors

Stronger than dirt!

8 King for a Day - Green Day
9 La Dee Da - Foo Fighters
10 Detroit, Michigan - Kid Rock

The Newcomers

? West of Hollywood - Steely Dan

The Contenders

11 Lazarus - David Bowie
12 Us and Them - Pink Floyd
13 Can't You Hear Me Knocking? - The Rolling Stones
14 Let Me Move You - Jimi Hendrix
15 Miss You - The Rolling Stones
16 Wherever I Go - Mark Knopfler
17 Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright) - Rod Stewart
18 If Music Could Talk - The Clash
19 I Know What Boys Like - The Waitresses
20 Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones

Mic drop.

21 Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen

Brings a lot of Clarence Clemons jams to mind. - Ned964

22 Tenth Avenue Freeze Out - Bruce Springsteen
23 Listen to What the Man Said - Wings
24 Modern Love - David Bowie
25 The Impression that I Get - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
26 Got to Get You Into My Life - The Beatles
27 A Million Love Songs - Take That
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