100 Greatest Rock Songs

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  1. Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin
  2. Free Bird, Lynyrd Skynyrd
  3. Hotel California, The Eagles
  4. Won't Get Fooled Again, The Who
  5. Sympathy For The Devil, Rolling Stones
  6. Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd
  7. Hey Joe, Jimi Hendrix
  8. Paranoid, Black Sabbath
  9. You Shook Me All Night Long, AC/DC
  10. Smoke On The Water, Deep Purple
  11. Mary Jane's Last Dance, Tom Petty
  12. Over The Hills And Far Away, Led Zeppelin
  13. All Right Now, Free
  14. Funk #49, The James Gang
  15. Fat Bottomed Girls, Queen
  16. Dream On, Aerosmith
  17. Simple Man, Lynyrd Skynyrd
  18. Cross-Eyed Mary, Jethro Tull
  19. Peace of Mind, Boston
  20. Feel Like Making Love, Bad Company
  21. Midnight Rider, The Allman Brothers
  22. Sweet Child O' Mine, Guns N' Roses
  23. Slow Ride, Foghat
  24. Baba O'Riley, The Who
  25. You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet, BTO
  26. Mississippi Queen, Mountain
  27. La Grange, ZZ Top
  28. Renegade, Styx
  29. Hey Hey What Can I Do?, Led Zeppelin
  30. Little Queen, Heart
  31. China Grove, The Doobie Brothers
  32. I Wanna Rock & Roll All Night, Kiss
  33. Carry On My Wayward Son, Kansas
  34. Never Been Any Reason, Head East
  35. Hot Blooded, Foreigner
  36. Purple Haze, Jimi Hendrix
  37. Highway Star, Deep Purple
  38. Don't Fear The Reaper, Blue Oyster Cult
  39. Just What I Needed, The Cars
  40. All Day And All Of The Night, The Kinks
  41. Should I Stay Or Should I Go, The Clash
  42. Touch Too Much, AC/DC
  43. Time, Pink Floyd
  44. Take It Easy, The Eagles
  45. Walk This Way, Aerosmith
  46. I Wanna Be Sedated, The Ramones
  47. Free Fallin', Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  48. Sweet Hitch-Hiker, Credence Clearwater Revival
  49. I Love Rock And Roll, Joan Jett
  50. Can't You See, The Marshall Tucker Band
  51. Cociane, Cream
  52. Pinball Wizard, The Who
  53. Suite Judy Blue Eyes, Crosby Stills & Nash
  54. Signs, Five Man Electric Band
  55. Radar Love, Golden Earing
  56. I Just Want To Make Love To You, Foghat
  57. Jukebox Hero, Foreigner
  58. Smells Like Teen Spirit, Nirvana
  59. Rock And Roll Fantasy, Bad Company
  60. You Can't Always Get What You Want, Rolling Stones
  61. Hair Of The Dog, Nazareth
  62. Ballroom Blitz, Sweet
  63. Creep, Stone Temple Pilots
  64. Rock and Roll, Led Zeppelin
  65. Lola, The Kinks
  66. I Wanna Rock, Twisted Sister
  67. Back In Black, AC/DC
  68. Life In The Fast Lane, The Eagles
  69. We're An American Band, Grand Funk Railroad
  70. American Woman, The Guess Who
  71. Round-about, Yes
  72. Blinded By The Light, Manfred Mann
  73. Into the Void, Black Sabbath
  74. Locomotive Breath, Jethro Tull
  75. Fortunate Son, Credence Clearwater Revival
  76. Smokin, Boston
  77. Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd
  78. Rocky Mountain Way, Joe Walsh
  79. Kick It Out, Heart
  80. Get Out Of Denver, Bob Seger
  81. Fade To Black, Metallica
  82. Kickstart My Heart, Motley Crue
  83. Blue Collar Man, Styx
  84. Sharp Dressed Man, ZZ Top
  85. Here I Go Again, Whitesnake
  86. For Those About To Rock, AC/DC
  87. Detroit Rock City, Kiss
  88. Cat Scratch Fever, Ted Nugent
  89. Black Betty, Ram Jam
  90. Louie Louie, The Kingsmen
  91. Shooting Star, Bad Company
  92. Feed My Frankenstein, Alice Cooper
  93. Southern Cross, Crosby Stills & Nash
  94. Sweet Emotion, Aerosmith
  95. I'm Burning For You, Blue Oyster Cult
  96. November Rain, Guns N' Roses
  97. My Sharona, The Knack
  98. For What It's Worth, Buffalo Springfield
  99. Hold On Loosely, .38 Special
  100. Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison
Author Comments: 

I know every song is not for every person, but it's hard not to like these songs. I tried to not list a bunch of songs from the same few bands, but some artists produced so much good music that they had more than one song that belonged on this list. I decided not to list cover songs, but if I had Guns N' Roses' cover of Knocking On Heaven's Door, and Van Halen's cover of Girl You Really Got Me would have both made the list.


Great list !

I currently have 'Smoke On The Water' as the ringtone on my cellphone.

Before that I had 'Sunshine Of Your Love' by Hendrix/Cream.

Your compilation is quite complete. It covers different moods and comes from a variety of bands. I really enjoyed reading your list of greatest rock songs because there were many on the list that I would consider great, too.

You have done a good job and I am really impressed that you have kept it to 100 of the greatest, not 105 or 300 of the greatest.

I really like your list. The only problem I have, is that is seems to be more 'heavy' rock. There's no Beatles, Eagles, or Billy Joel on there. I don't know if you just don't like them, or if you just concentrated on more 'rock-like' songs.

yeah i must agree.
a good list.
a hundred times better than that rolling stones pathetic list.
n i agree with the author about that covers. knockin on heaven's door is the best cover song.

cum on
livin on a prayer
you give love a bad name
bad medicine
wanted dead or alive
keep the faith
my god bon jovi are underatted
who agrees

Only problem is Epic by Faith No More isn't on here. Great list otherwise.