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A-Z of songs that define Classic Rock

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Initial post: May 23, 2012, 6:58:08 AM PDT
BigBadAzz says:
A: Another Brick in the Wall Part 2 - Pink Floyd
B: Brass in Pocket - The Pretenders
C: Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon
D: Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
E: Evil Woman - Electric Light Orchestra
F: Fire and Rain - James Taylor
G: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
H: Heart of Glass - Blondie
I: I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
J: Just What I Needed - The Cars
K: Killer Queen - Queen
L: Layla - Derek & the Dominos
M: More Than a Feeling - Boston
N: New Kid in Town - The Eagles
O: Open Arms - Journey
P: Paranoid - Black Sabbath
Q: Question - The Moody Blues
R: Reeling in the Years - Steely Dan
S: Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
T: Tumbling Dice - The Rolling Stones
U: Up Around the Bend - Creedence Clearwater Revival
V: Valerie - Steve Winwood
W: Walk This Way - Aerosmith
X: Xanadu - Rush
Y: You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Z: Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie

Which songs would you choose to represent your A-Z?
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Posted on May 23, 2012, 8:53:38 AM PDT
Music Lover says:
after BigBad:

A: A Day In the Life- The Beatles
B: Bohemian Rhapsody-Queen
C: Child In Time- Deep Purple
D: Dazed and Confused-Led Zeppelin
E: -EVil Ways-Santana
F: Fire- The Jimi Hendrix Experience
G: Gimme Shelter -The Stones
H: Hotel California-The Eagles
I: I'm Your Captain- Grand funk RR
J: Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
K: Kings & Queens- Aerosmith
L: La Grange-ZZ Top
M: Maybelline-Chuck Berry
N: New Kid in Town - The Eagles
O: One For The Vine-Genesis
P: Pinball Wizard -The Who
Q: Questions 67 & 68-Chicago
R: Rock N Roll Fantasy -Bad Company
S: Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
T: Ten Years Gone -Led Zeppelin
U: Us And Them -Pikn Floyd
V: Victim Of Changes -Judas Priest
W: War Pigs -Black Sabbath
X: Xanadu - Rush
Y: You Shook Me All Night Long -Ac/Dc
Z: Zomby Woof -Frank Zappa
favorite Number song-21st Century Schizoid Man-King Crimson

In reply to an earlier post on May 23, 2012, 7:59:21 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 23, 2012, 7:59:42 PM PDT
BigBadAzz says:
Some great selections there, Music Lover!

Your songs for A, B, F, G, L, P, U, W & Y are perfect representations of this widely encompassing genre/style of music.

Posted on May 24, 2012, 8:41:43 AM PDT
B L T says:
A - Aqualung - Jethro Tull
B - Baba O'Riley - Who
C - Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
D - Day Tripper - Beatles
E - Eight Miles High - Byrds
F - Fire - Crazy World of Arthur Brown
G - God Only Knows - Beach Boys
H - Hey Jude - Beatles
I - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - Iron Butterfly
J - Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
K - Kashmir - Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin
L - Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull
M - Magic Carpet Ride - Steppenwolf
N - Nights in White Satin - Moody Blues
O - Ohio - CSN&Y
P - Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
Q - Queen B*tch - David Bowie
R - Riders on the Storm - Doors
S - Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
T - Thick As A Brick - Jethro Tull
U - Under My Thumb - Rolling Stones
V - Venus - Shocking Blue
W - Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
X -
Y - Yesterday - Beatles
Z -

Posted on May 24, 2012, 12:43:21 PM PDT
J. Beaver says:
A: All of My Love - Led Zeppelin
B: Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood
C: Cat Scratch Fever - Ted Nugent
D: Don't Come Around Here No More - Tom Petty
E: Edge of Seventeen - Stevie Nicks
F: For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
G: Get Back - Beatles
H: Have a Cigar - Pink Floyd
I: I Wanna Be Sedated - Ramones
J: Just Like a Woman - Bob Dylan
K: Keep on Pushin' - Plan 9
L: Love Is a Battlefield - Pat Benatar
M: Monkey Man - Rolling Stones
N: No Surrender - Bruce Springsteen
O: On Fire - Van Halen
P: Paradise by the Dashboard Light - Meatloaf
Q: Queen Bee - Grand Funk Railroad
R: Rock You Like a Hurricane - Scorpions
S: Surrender - Cheap Trick
T: Tear Ya Down - Motorhead
U: Until It Sleeps - Metallica
V: Valley Girl - Frank Zappa
W: Whole Lotta Rosie - AC/DC
X: X-Ray Eyes - Blue Oyster Cult
Y: YYZ - Rush
Z: Zorro's Ascent - Alice Cooper

Posted on May 24, 2012, 1:17:53 PM PDT
A:Acres Wild--Jethro Tull
B:Back in the USSR--The Beatles
C:Carry On Wayward Son--Kansas
D:Dancin' Fool--The Guess Who
E:Eight Days on the Road--Foghat
F:Fat Bottomed Girls--Queen
G:Get a Haircut--George Thorogood & The Destroyers
H:Happy--The Rolling Stones
I:I'm A Believer--The Monkees
J:Jailbreak--Thin Lizzy
K:Keep On Chooglin--CCR
L:Layla--Derek & The Dominoes
M:Magic Bus--The Who
N:Night Bird Flying--Jimi Hendrix
O:Old Time Rock and Roll--Bob Seger
P:Peace Frog--The Doors
Q:Question--The Moody Blues
R:Rag Doll--Aerosmith
S:San Franciscan Nights--Eric Burdon & the Animals
T:Takin' Care of Business--BTO
U:Uncle John's Band--Grateful Dead
V:Volunteers--Jefferson Airplane
W:Walk Like a Man--Grand Funk Railroad
Y:You're My Best Friend--Queen
Z:Zombie Zoo--Tom Petty

Posted on May 24, 2012, 7:27:24 PM PDT
All Along the Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Born on the Bayou - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Death May Be Your Santa Claus - Mott the Hoople
Every Picture Tells a Story - Rod Stewart
Fairies Wear Boots - Black Sabbath
Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
Halo of Flies - Alice Cooper
I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone - The Monkees
Jackson-Kent Blues - Steve Miller Band
King of the Night Time World - KISS
Larks Tongues in Aspic, Part 2 - King Crimson
Monster / Suicide / America - Steppenwolf
No Matter What - Badfinger
One Way Out - The Allman Brothers Band
Poem 58 - Chicago Transit Authority
Queen Jane Approximately - Bob Dylan
Revolution - The Beatles
Surrender - Cheap Trick
That's the Way - Led Zeppelin
Unchained - Van Halen
Victim of Circumstance - Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
X-Static - Foo Fighters
You're All I've Got Tonight - The Cars
Zaar - Peter Gabriel

Posted on May 24, 2012, 9:48:16 PM PDT
Gena Chereck says:
American Girl - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Day After Day - Badfinger
Excitable Boy - Warren Zevon
Follow You, Follow Me - Genesis
Good Times Roll - The Cars
Heart of Gold - Neil Young
I've Seen All Good People - Yes
Jump - Van Halen
King of Pain - the Police
Lola - The Kinks
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard - Paul Simon
Night Moves - Bob Seger
Oye Como Va - Santana
Pink Houses - John (Cougar) Mellencamp
Question - The Moody Blues
Running on Empty - Jackson Browne
Surrender - Cheap Trick
Tom Sawyer - Rush
Up on Cripple Creek - The Band
Victim of Love - The Eagles (a deep 'Hotel California' cut I'd like to hear more often)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
You Can't Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones
Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie

Boy. For some of these letters it was pretty hard to choose one song -- for the most part, I tried to avoid a lot of overlap with the previous lists while still picking some of my favorite songs...

Posted on Jun 23, 2012, 5:00:17 PM PDT
Here are MY Favorites:

A - Abacab - Genesis
B - Black Friday - The Black Crowes
C - Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas
D - Desperately Wanting - Better Than Ezra
E - Eminence Front - The Who
F - Far Behind - Candlebox
G - Golden Country - REO Speedwagon
H - Highway to Hell - AC/DC
I - In the Heat of the Night - Pat Benatar
J - Jane - Jefferson Starship
K - Knockin' On Heavens Door - Guns 'n Roses
L - Lay it On the Line - Triumph
M - More Than A Feeling - Boston
N - Never Been Any Reason - Head East
O - Out on Thunder Island - Jay Ferguson
P - People of the South Wind - Kansas
Q - Questions 67 & 68 - Chicago
R - Rock Bottom - UFO
S - School - Supertramp
T - Tom Sawyer - Rush
U - Under the Bridge - R.H.C.P.
V - Victim of Love - Eagles
W - What You Give - Tesla
X - Xanadu - Rush
Y - Your Song - Elton John
Z - Zombie - The Cranberries
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