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View Poll Results: Best Classic Rock Song
Stairway To Heaven (Led Zeppelin) 9 15.25%
A Day In The Life (The Beatles) 11 18.64%
Gimme Shelter (The Rolling Stones) 5 8.47%
Baba O'Reily (The Who) 4 6.78%
We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions (Queen) 4 6.78%
All Along The Watchtower (Jimi Hendrix) 6 10.17%
Other 20 33.90%
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Old 12-01-2020, 01:52 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Old 01-12-2021, 04:03 AM   #52 (permalink)
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The Eagles - Hotel California

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Boston - Foreplay / Long Time

For a long time I've considered these two the peak of songwriting in classic rock, but I'd have a hard time arguing that Stairway to Heaven isn't equally as well written, if not better. I think your list is fine in terms of historical significance as hits, but none of the listed tracks overwhelm me like the two above.
Hotel California is such an amazing song.

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The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again.

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Oh my God. I remember when I listened to it for the first time. I was blown away!

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Whole lotta love by Led Zeppelin. It represents what classical rock is all about in 5-6 minutes. Satisfaction by the Rolling Stones is also good
Disagree on this one. I love Whole Lotta Love, but Satisfaction is so boring.

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townsend was drunk, almost out of his mind, but he kept it together just enough.

That daltrey scream is one of the top 10 moments of rock.
absolutely

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Yeah, but he hates Led Zeppelin!
True, I almost cried when I read about it.

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Old 02-14-2021, 04:02 AM   #53 (permalink)
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What do you think about T.Rex and The Moody Blues ?




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