Top Ten Rock and Roll Songs With the Greatest Screams

I'm talking about either like a scream in the intro or somewhere else in the song. Some are also in the chorus. I may as well be possibly biased to put the Doors and Led Zeppelin Multiple Times just because of Jim and Robert's honest raw rock voices.
The Top Ten
1 Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who

THE scream. Raw, powerful, emotional. You know it when you hear it. A lot of other good ones out there, but this one is the gold standard.

This is truely the best scream in music history. I didn't believe it at first, but when I heard it I was blown away by its power. It is raw and emotional. Roger Daltrey is truely one of the greatest singers the world has ever seen.

Greatest rock band ever, often overlooked, but once introduced to the Who, you never look back.

I really think that Roky Erickson of "The 13th Floor Elevators" had the best scream of all time. "You're gonna miss me"

2 Child In Time - Deep Purple

Ian Gillan can physically scream at a higher level and control his voice better than any other singer on the planet this deserves to be number 1!

Ian Gillan screams for about 2 minutes towards the end (after 8:00). He is a master - his screams never disappoint. Maybe this anti-war song should be at #1.

One of my favourite vocal performances ever! Nobody can imitate these screams.

There are none. None more loud...

3 When the Music's Over - The Doors

Obviously kickin in after a high quality, trippy masterpiece. It builds up to the scream the seconds before, but still comes outta nowhere. Awesome!

Jim's voice never sounded better.

4 Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin

So near-impossible to pull off that even Freddie Mercury botched it when Queen covered it in concerts.

5 Helter Skelter - The Beatles
6 Revolution - The Beatles

It's actually Paul screaming. I love it.

John let the throat here

7 Careful With That Axe Eugene - Pink Floyd
8 Fiddler On the Green - Demons & Wizards

One of the greatest and most emotional screams - it's in the second half of the song, just before the long guitar outro (go to 4:05). The scream is long, powerful and breathtaking. Perfectly performed.

This is the best song ever!

9 Mysteria - Edguy

The best intro scream I know (0:20). If you like screams, don't miss this one - it's long, beautiful, melodic, powerful and perfectly performed.

10 Bird of Prey - Uriah Heep

One of the best screams from the 70s (1971), comparable to Ian Gillan's screams. It's in the intro. David Byron did a great job.

The Contenders
11 Piece of My Heart - Big Brother and the Holding Company
12 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
13 Don't Bring Me Down - Northern Kings

Awesome and powerful intro scream. This song is an ELO cover.
ELO - Electric Light Orchestra, a 70s band.

14 Hard Lovin' Man - Deep Purple

Ian Gillan again - many times in this song, some of the screams are at the beginning (after 1:00). Very powerful, extremely well controlled and overall, amazing screams. He's really a master.

15 Light My Fire - The Doors
16 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
17 Drain You - Nirvana
18 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

I'm afraid there are NO screams in this song...

19 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N' Roses

Axl rose has multiple screams all of them proving that he should be in the top ten.

20 Monkey Wrench - Foo Fighters
21 The Number of the Beast - Iron Maiden

The most satisfying scream in rock.

22 July Morning - Uriah Heep

David Byron again - 4:50.

23 Cochise - Audioslave

So much power!

24 Since I've Been Loving You - Led Zeppelin
25 Man in the Box - Alice in Chains

Listen to the chorus, especially the last one in the song, and you'll understand

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