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The Best 100 Songs of the Rock Era

Posted by admin on 8th December 2013 in Best Songs of the Rock Era, Other

Let’s chat, discuss or bitch… about this.

In the Prey novels by John Sandford  he brought up the topic of the best 100 songs of the rock era.

I’ll post his¬† list and we can can start to agree, disagree, and shred it……….



ZZ Top Sharp Dressed Man
ZZ Top Legs
Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally
Crash Test Dummies Superman’s Song
David Essex Rock On
Golden Earring Radar Love
Blondie Heart of Glass
Jefferson Airplane White Rabbit
Jefferson Airplane Somebody to Love
Derek and the Dominoes Layla
The Doors Roadhouse Blues
The Animals House of the Risomg Son
Aerosmith Sweet Emotion
Aerosmith Dude (Looks Like a Lady)
Bruce Springsteen Dancing In the Dark
Bruce Springsteen Born To Run
Bruce Springsteen Thunder Road
The Police Every Breath You Take
Tom Waits Heart of Saturday Night
Van Halen Hot For Teacher
The Who Won’t Get Fooled Again
Gypsy Kings Hotel California
Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason
Creedance Clearwater Revival Down On the Corner
Eagles Lyin’ Eyes
Eagles Life In the fast Lane
Dire Straits Skateaway (Rollergirl)
Tom Petty and the heartbreakers May Jane’s Last Dance
Janis Joplin Me and Bobbie McGee
The Doobie brothers Black Water
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts I Love Rock and Roll
John Mellancamp Jack and Diane
Pink Floyd Another Brick in the Wall (part 2)
Pink Floyd Money
Billy Joel Piano Man
Eric Clapton After Midnite
Eric Clapton Lay Down Sally
AC/DC You Shook Me all night Long
AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
The Hollies Long Cool Woman ( in a Blue Dress)
Bob Dylan Like a Rollin Stone
Bob Dylan Knockin on Heaven’s Door
Bob Dylan Subterranean Homesick Blues
The Rolling Stones (I Can’t get No) Satisfaction
The Rolling Stones Brown Sugar
The Rolling Stones Sympathy For the Devil
Sex Pistols Anarchy In the UK
Greatful Dead Sugar Magnolia
The Pointer Sisters Slow Hand
Eurythmics Sweet Dreams (are Made of This)
Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock
David Bowie Ziggy Stardust
Bob Segar Night Moves
The Everly Brothers Bye Bye Love
Jimi Hendrix Purple Haze
The Kinks Lola
Jackson Browne Tender Is the Night
The Kingsmen Louie, Louie
George Thorogood and the destroyers Bad to the Bone
Metalica Turn the page
Lynard Skynard Sweet Home Alabama
Queen We Will Rock You
The Allman Brothers Ramblin Man
Led Zeppelin Rock and Roll
Tina Turner What’s Love Got to Do With It
Steppenwolf Born To Be Wild
U2 With or Without You
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Foreigner Blue Morning, Blue Day
Billy Idol White Wedding
Guns N’ Roses Sweet Child O’ Mine
Guns N’ Roses Paradise city
Guns N’ Roses Knockin on Heaven’s Door
Lou Reed Walk on the Wild side
Bad Company Feel Like Makin’ Love
Def Leppard Rock of Ages
Van Morrison Brown Eyed Girl
Mitch Rider and the Detroit Wheels Devil with the Blue dress on
Aretha Franklin Respect
John Lee Hooker and Bonnie Raitt I’m in the Mood
James Brown I Got You ( I Feel Good)
The Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
Prince Little Red Corvette
Chuck Berry Roll over Beethoven
The Byrds Mr. Tamborine man
Crosby Stills Nash and Young Ohio
Buddy Holly Peggy Sue
Jerry Lee Lewis Great Balls of Fire
Roy Orbison Oh, Pretty Woman
Del Shannon Runaway
Run-D.M.C. Walk This Way
Otis Redding (sittin’ on) The Dock of the bay
Nirvana smells like teen spirit
Paul Simon Still Crazy after all these years
Bo Didley Who Do you Love
Brewer and Shipley One Toke over the line
Ramones I wann be sedated
The Clash Should I stay or should I go
Talking Heads Burming down the house
Dimitri Shostakovich Jazz suite no. 2, waltz 2


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