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101 Greatest Classic Rock Songs

This is it. The ultimate list of the 101 most important Classic Rock songs. Period. Our rock curators have chosen the game-changing tunes that altered the course of rock'n roll in the 70's and defined where the genre would go in the decades that followed. As a result, this is not your average countdown. What's more, Slacker has called upon Redbeard, the internationally recognized rock expert and host of the celebrated "In The Studio" series and website (, to provide his unique insights and exclusive interview highlights from the likes of Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Pete Townshend, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page, and many more.

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101 Greatest Classic Rock Songs

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  2.   Maybe I'm Amazed Paul McCartney & Wings
  3.   I Want You to Want Me Cheap Trick
  4.   Dream On Aerosmith
  5.   Don't Stop Believin' Journey
  6.   Heartbreaker Led Zeppelin
  7.   Night Moves Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band
  8.   We Are the Champions Queen
  9.   Walk on the Wild Side Lou Reed
  10.   Crazy Train Ozzy Osbourne
  11.   Because the Night Patti Smith Group
  12.   Fly Like an Eagle Steve Miller
  13.   The Boys Are Back in Town Thin Lizzy
  14.   Melissa The Allman Brothers Band
  15.   School's Out Alice Cooper
  16.   I'd Love to Change the World Ten Years After
  17.   Rock 'N' Roll High School The Ramones
  18.   Evil Woman Electric Light Orchestra
  19.   All Right Now Free
  20.   La Grange ZZ Top
  21.   Runnin' with the Devil Van Halen
  22.   Peace of Mind Boston
  23.   Rocket Man Elton John
  24.   Sweet Jane The Velvet Underground
  25.   Truckin' Grateful Dead
  26.   Paranoid Black Sabbath
  27.   Carry on Wayward Son Kansas
  28.   Go Your Own Way Fleetwood Mac
  29.   Rhiannon Fleetwood Mac
  30.   Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd
  31.   Money Pink Floyd
  32.   Refugee Tom Petty
  33.   American Girl Tom Petty
  34.   Aqualung Jethro Tull
  35.   God Save the Queen Sex Pistols
  36.   Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd
  37.   Free Bird Lynyrd Skynyrd
  38.   White Room Cream
  39.   Imagine John Lennon
  40.   Rebel Rebel David Bowie
  41.   Ziggy Stardust David Bowie
  42.   You Really Got Me The Kinks
  43.   Lola The Kinks
  44.   Smoke on the Water Deep Purple
  45.   Black Magic Woman Santana
  46.   Love Her Madly The Doors
  47.   Break on Through (To the Other Side) The Doors
  48.   Feel Like Makin' Love Bad Company
  49.   Cinnamon Girl Neil Young
  50.   Heart of Gold Neil Young
  51.   Tom Sawyer Rush

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