Top 10 Songs with Use of Power Chords

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In the easiest way, power chords are those chords where guitarists play songs and move from frets.

There are millions of songs with power chords. But I am only mentioning those which are famous.

Please correct me if I made any mistake.

The Top Ten

1 How Many More Years - Howlin’ Wolf

As far as I know it's the first song that used power chords. - zxm

Lots of tube distortion, but used far too sparsely, i.e., not carrying the rhythm, to be called power chords in the established sense.

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2 You Really Got Me - The Kinks

Its one of the most popular songs having power chords. - zxm

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3 Iron Man - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample
4 War Pigs - Black Sabbath

The best thing Tony could do was using power chords, which he did. His accident caused him to use power chords. - zxm

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5 Godzilla - Blue Oyster Cult UListen to Sample
6 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd UListen to Sample
7 Master of Puppets - Metallica UListen to Sample
8 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana UListen to Sample
9 Holy Diver - Dio UListen to Sample
10 Rock You Like a Hurricane - The Scorpions UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 All Day and All of the Night - The Kinks UListen to Sample
12 Cocaine - Eric Clapton UListen to Sample
13 Brain Stew - Green Day UListen to Sample
14 Whole Lotta Rosie - AC/DC UListen to Sample
15 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Power chords were used at the bridge section of the song. In the riff after the solo. - zxm

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16 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica UListen to Sample
17 N.I.B. - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample
18 To Live is to Die - Metallica UListen to Sample
19 Creeping Death - Metallica UListen to Sample
20 Fade to Black - Metallica UListen to Sample
21 Basket Case - Green Day UListen to Sample
22 All the Small Things - Blink-182 UListen to Sample
23 Holiday - Green Day UListen to Sample
24 T.N.T. - AC/DC UListen to Sample
25 I Wanna Be Your Dog - Stooges UListen to Sample
26 The Witch - Sonics

This song is full of power chords

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Top Remixes

1. You Really Got Me - The Kinks
2. How Many More Years - Howlin’ Wolf
3. Iron Man - Black Sabbath
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1. How Many More Years - Howlin’ Wolf
2. War Pigs - Black Sabbath
3. Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd
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