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

So, just to clarify, do you or don't you want original 50s rock and roll stuff on here? I'm only asking because people used a lot of saxophone in those days. - Gg2000

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 Contenders

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

Mic drop.

23 Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen

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

24 Tenth Avenue Freeze Out - Bruce Springsteen
25 Listen to What the Man Said - Wings
26 Modern Love - David Bowie
27 The Impression that I Get - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
28 A Million Love Songs - Take That
29 West of Hollywood - Steely Dan
30 Autotheist Movement III: Deconsecrate - The Faceless
31 Walk on the Wild Side - Lou Reed

I think the saxophone solo at end is really cool. - Gg2000

32 Tutti Frutti - Little Richard

His stuff is full of great saxophone solos; this is my favorite one. - Gg2000

33 It Makes No Difference - The Band
34 Blackstar - David Bowie
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