Greatest Southern Rock Songs


The Top Ten

1 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

I love this masterpiece

2 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" - Ned964

3 Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

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

4 Have You Ever Seen the Rain? - Creedence Clearwater Revival
5 La Grange - ZZ Top
6 The Devil Went Down to Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band
7 Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
8 Flirtin' With Disaster - Molly Hatchet
9 Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers Band
10 Can't You See - The Marshall Tucker Band

The Contenders

11 Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd
12 Listen to the Music - The Doobie Brothers
13 Hold On Loosely - 38 Special
14 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

15 Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
16 Down On the Corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival
17 Black Water - Doobie Brothers
18 Tuesday's Gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd
19 Bounty Hunter - Molly Hatchet
20 Heard It In a Love Song - The Marshall Tucker Band
21 Whipping Post - Allman Brothers Band
22 Gimme All Your Lovin' - ZZ Top
23 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

24 Gator Country - Molly Hatchet
25 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

26 This Ol' Cowboy - The Marshall Tucker Band
27 Melissa - Allman Brothers Band
28 Statesboro Blues - Allman Brothers Band
29 One Way Out - Allman Brothers Band
30 Jessica - Allman Brothers Band
31 Blue Sky - Allman Brothers Band
32 What's Your Name? - Lynyrd Skynyrd
33 Gimme Three Steps - Lynyrd Skynyrd
34 That Smell - Lynyrd Skynyrd
35 Saturday Night Special - Lynyrd Skynyrd
36 Just Got Paid - ZZ Top
37 Tush - ZZ Top
38 Beer Drinkers & Hellraisers - ZZ Top
39 Cheap Sunglasses - ZZ Top
40 Waitin' for the Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago - ZZ Top
41 I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide - ZZ Top
42 Fire on the Mountain - Marshall Tucker Band
43 24 Hours at a Time - Marshall Tucker Band
44 Take the Highway - Marshall Tucker Band
45 Searching for a Rainbow - Marshall Tucker Band
46 There Goes Another Love Song - The Outlaws
47 Song for You - The Outlaws
48 Stick Around for Rock and Roll - The Outlaws
49 Hurry Sundown - The Outlaws
50 Ghost Riders in the Sky - The Outlaws
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Top Remixes (5)

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. Can't You See - The Marshall Tucker Band
2. Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers Band
3. Have You Ever Seen the Rain? - Creedence Clearwater Revival

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