Greatest Southern Rock Songs


The Top Ten

1 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

I love this masterpiece

2 Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

It’s sweet Home because everyone on earth knows it it’s the most recognizable

3 Ramblin' Man - The Allman Brothers Band

I've been up and down this list and I just can't decide. I didn't vote Free Bird out of respect of someone who doesn't like it. But I really love all of them. It's too difficult to pick just one. - Britgirl

I cannot add any songs on this list, and I'm not sure why, I'm such a novice at this... Anyway, if I could add any, I'd add a song named "Amie" that a visitor asked be added, it's really good and it's by Pure Prairie League. Your love of Harmonica reminded me of another, "If you wanna get to Heaven" by the Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Ned964

4 The Devil Went Down to Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band

More people need to hear this lyrical masterpiece - RustyNail

5 La Grange - ZZ Top
6 Have You Ever Seen the Rain? - Creedence Clearwater Revival

For the moment. Another mood and another vote for another song tomorrow. - Britgirl

7 Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
8 Can't You See - The Marshall Tucker Band
9 Green Grass and High Tides - Outlaws

Just listen to it! 10 minutes of sheet greatness! From the hallowing introduction to the dueling guitars of the double solo that dominate the second half, this song is a masterpiece from beginning to end! by the way, someone needs to put Pure Prairie League's "Amie" on this list. (I can't because I don't have an account.)

I will gladly put "Amie" on this list, if it's not already on it. Get a account, nothing to it. Will search for, Amie, and others now. - Ned964

Yes, visitor. this song has actually more than 2 solos. plus the bass riff is also nice, the singing is also good. the lyrics has some meaning too. the song also changed its tempo. - zxm

10 Flirtin' With Disaster - Molly Hatchet

The Contenders

11 Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers Band
12 Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd
13 Whipping Post - Allman Brothers Band
14 Listen to the Music - The Doobie Brothers
15 Hold On Loosely - 38 Special
16 Black Water - Doobie Brothers
17 Train Train - Blackfoot
18 Waitin' for the Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago - ZZ Top
19 Saturday Night Special - Lynyrd Skynyrd
20 Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
21 Down On the Corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival
22 Legend of Wooley Swamp - Charlie Daniels Band
23 Tuesday's Gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd
24 Heard It In a Love Song - The Marshall Tucker Band
25 Blue Sky - Allman Brothers Band
26 Highway Song - Blackfoot

Yikes! Too many great songs here to make any kind of committed decision. I'll go with this today, Green Grass and High Tides tomorrow, LaGrange Saturday, etc, etc. - Ned964

27 Gator Country - Molly Hatchet
28 Melissa - Allman Brothers Band
29 That Smell - Lynyrd Skynyrd
30 There Goes Another Love Song - The Outlaws
31 Bounty Hunter - Molly Hatchet
32 Amie - Pure Prairie League

@Ned964 - I added this for you and for mentioned visitor. I hadn't heard it before and my curiosity got the better of me and I gave it a listen... I love it! It was a pleasure to add. - Britgirl

33 This Ol' Cowboy - The Marshall Tucker Band
34 Statesboro Blues - Allman Brothers Band
35 One Way Out - Allman Brothers Band
36 Jessica - Allman Brothers Band
37 What's Your Name? - Lynyrd Skynyrd
38 Gimme Three Steps - Lynyrd Skynyrd
39 Just Got Paid - ZZ Top
40 Tush - ZZ Top
41 Beer Drinkers & Hellraisers - ZZ Top
42 Cheap Sunglasses - ZZ Top
43 Gimme All Your Lovin' - ZZ Top
44 I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide - ZZ Top
45 Fire on the Mountain - Marshall Tucker Band
46 24 Hours at a Time - Marshall Tucker Band
47 Take the Highway - Marshall Tucker Band
48 Searching for a Rainbow - Marshall Tucker Band
49 Song for You - The Outlaws
50 Stick Around for Rock and Roll - The Outlaws
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
2. Ramblin' Man - The Allman Brothers Band
3. La Grange - ZZ Top
1. Have You Ever Seen the Rain? - Creedence Clearwater Revival
2. Ramblin' Man - The Allman Brothers Band
3. Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
1. Whipping Post - Allman Brothers Band
2. Green Grass and High Tides - Outlaws
3. Train Train - Blackfoot

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