Top Ten Most Well Known Rock Songs of All Time

People who listen to pop, country, hip hop, R&B, Rap and other music genres know these. Please add more, there is SO MANY MORE LEGENDARY SONGS

The Top Ten

1 We Will Rock You - Queen

I mean, seriously, if you didn't jam to this since it came out, what the heck.

So overrated though

2 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

I can still smell the teen spirit. Even after 25 years of this song.

Oxxxymiron is great rapper - ruslanruslan

So overplayed

3 Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N Roses
4 Highway to Hell - AC/DC

I like listening to this song on my way to school.

5 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
6 Back In Black - AC/DC

Many AC/DC songs for that matter, - RustyNail

7 Thunderstruck - AC/DC

What's so great about screeching into a mic? - TommyBranca

8 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

This should really be at the top

9 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

I love this song, make sure you listen to it if you haven't.

10 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd

The Contenders

11 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
12 We Are the Champions - Queen
13 Echoes - Pink Floyd
14 Smoke On the Water - Deep Purple
15 Slow Ride - Foghat
16 Hey Jude - The Beatles

Everyone knows this song. Even if you aren't a Beatles fan, you still know the iconic "na na na na na na na na na na na hey Jude"

17 Livin' On a Prayer - Bon Jovi
18 Gimme Shelter - Rolling Stones
19 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
20 Hotel California - Eagles
21 Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
22 Welcome to the Jungle - Guns N Roses
23 Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
24 Rock N' Roll All Nite - Kiss
25 One Week - Barenaked Ladies
26 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
27 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
28 In the End - Linkin Park
29 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne
30 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

So great, its listed twice.

31 Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top
32 Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
33 Rock and Roll All Nite - Kiss
34 Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd
35 Paradise City - Guns N Roses
36 Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers

This song has melody and shows anthonys songwriting ability to the max vote for this or I will kill your pizza

37 Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
38 Come Together - The Beatles
39 Miss You - Rolling Stones
40 Dream On - Aerosmith
41 Barracuda - Heart
42 Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
43 Who Are You - The Who
44 Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
45 Light My Fire - The Doors
46 Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
47 Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard

I absolutely love this! I love to play this extremely loudly! - Britgirl

48 I Want to Break Free - Queen
49 Sympathy for The Devil - The Rolling Stones
50 Enter Sandman - Metallica
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Highway to Hell - AC/DC
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
1. Echoes - Pink Floyd
2. Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
3. Hey Jude - The Beatles
1. We Will Rock You - Queen
2. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
3. Highway to Hell - AC/DC

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