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Top 100 Classic Rock Songs -- Part Two of Five

80
Sultans of Swing
Ever notice how careful the cooler radio DJs out there are to not talk over this song's amazing fade-out solo?
Dire Straits Dire Straits
79
Gimme Three Steps
The coolest thing about this song is the total lack of bravado; he's gonna get his butt kicked and he knows it!
Lynyrd Skynrd Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd
78
Money
Nowadays it's great if your record stays on the charts for 15 weeks. This one lasted 15 straight years!
Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon
This is what you call a musical jackpot; the band, album and song names are all the same.
Bad Company Bad Company
76
American Woman
Do they really spend the first minute of the song spelling out the title? Yeah, they pretty much do...
The Guess Who American Woman
75
All Right Now
Rod Stewart covered this song in 1985, which was a great idea... except for all the synthesizers.
Free Fire And Water
74
Beast of Burden
If you think about it, this whole song is Mick Jagger eloquently denying that he's a jackass.
Rolling Stones Some Girls
73
Rocky Mountain Way
Without this song, baseball's Colorado Rockies might have to play John Denver's music after each victory.
Joe Walsh The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get
72
Crazy on You
If you only know Heart from their keyboard-heavy '80s hits, you're in for a very cool surprise with this one.
Heart Dreamboat Annie
71
Life's Been Good
This is a great jukebox song; your money buys you nearly nine minutes of music and nobody gets mad.
Joe Walsh But Seriously Folks
70
Another One Bites the Dust
Queen bassist John Deacon was clearly digging the disco sound of the '70s when he wrote this song, huh?
Queen The Game
69
(Don't Fear) The Reaper
Will Ferrell makes a second appearance on our chart with the famous "cowbell skit" featuring this song.
Blue Oyster Cult Agent Of Fortune
68
Life in the Fast Lane
For six months back in 2008, this song had a roller coaster named after it at the Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach.
The Eagles Hotel California
67
Back in Black
AC/DC pay tribute to their fallen singer Bon Scott the best way they know how, with this hard rock classic.
AC/DC Back In Black
66
Sharp Dressed Man
Great song, but should two guys with beards over a foot long really get to give the rest of us fashion advice?
ZZ Top Eliminator
65
Who Are You
If you're desperate to hear swear words on the radio, the two f-bombs on this song usually get through uncut.
The Who Who Are You
64
Barracuda
Sarah Palin's high school basketball nickname? "Sarah Barracuda," after this song.
Heart Little Queen
63
Peace of Mind
Boston's Tom Scholz spent years and years basically working alone in a studio to find his "peace of mind."
Boston Boston
62
The Joker
"I'm a joker, I'm a smoker, I'm a midnight toker..." OK, OK, Steve, we get it, you like pot. Just be cool, huh?
Steve Miller Band The Joker
61
La Grange
"Hey, Billy, you wanna go sing that again, maybe a little less mumbling this time?" "No, I think we're OK."
ZZ Top Tres Hombres


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