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TOP 100 GUITAR SONGS OF ALL TIME

From Rolling Stone, June 2008:



1. "Johnny B. Goode"/Chuck Berry
 
2. "Purple Haze"/The Jimi Hendrix Experience (1967)
 
3. "Crossroads"/Cream (1968)
 
4. "You Really Got Me"/The Kinks (1964)
 
5. "Brown Sugar"/The Rolling Stones (1971)
 
6. "Eruption"/Van Halen (1978)
 
7. "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"/The Beatles (1968)
 
8. "Stairway to Heaven"/Led Zepplin (1971)
 
9. "Statesboro Blues"/The Allman Brothers Band (1971)
 
10. "Smells Like Teen Spirit"/Nirvana (1991)
 
11. "Whole Lotta Love"/Led Zeppelin (1969)
 
12. "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)"/The Jimi Hendrix Experience (1968)
 
13. "Layla"/Derek and the Dominos (1970)
 
14. "Born to Run"/Bruce Springsteen (1975)
 
15. "My Generation"/The Who (1965)
 
16. "Cowgirl in the Sand"/Neil Young with Crazy Horse (1969)
 
17. "Black Sabbath"/Black Sabbath (1970)
 
18. "Blitzkrieg Bop"/Ramones (1976)
 
19. "Purple Rain"/Prince and the Revolution (1984)
 
20. "People Get Ready"/The Impressions (1965)
 
21. "Seven Nation Army"/The White Stripes (2003)
 
22. "A Hard Day's Night"/The Beatles (1964)
 
23. "Over Under Sideways Down"/The Yardbirds (1966)
 
24. "Killing In The Name Of"/Rage Against The Machine (1992)
 
25. "Can't You Hear Me Knocking"/The Rolling Stones (1971)
 
26. "How Blue Can you Get"/B.B. King (1965)
 
27. "Look Over Yonders Wall"/The Paul Butterfield Blues Band (1965)
 
28. "Where the Streets Have No Name"/U2 (1987)
 
29. "Back in Black"/AC/DC (1980)
 
30. "(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock"/Bill Haley and His Comets (1954)
 
31. "Keep Yourself Alive"/Queen (1973)
 
32. "Sultans of Swing"/Dire Straits (1978)
 
33. "Master of Puppets"/Metallica (1986)
 
34. "Walk This Way"/Aerosmith (1975)
 
35. "1969"/The Stooges (1969)
 
36. "Interstellar Overdrive"/Pink Floyd (1967)
 
37. "That's All Right"/Elvis Presley (1954)
 
38. "Stay With Me"/The Faces (1971)
 
39. "Black Magic Woman"/Santana (1970)
 
40. "I Can See for Miles"/The Who (1967)
 
41. "Marquee Moon"/Television (1977)
 
42. "Hideaway"/John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers (1966)
 
43. "Holidays in the Sun"/The Sex Pistols (1977)
 
44. "Dig Me Out"/Sleater-Kinne (1997)
 
45. "I Saw Her Standing There"/The Beatles (1963)
 
46. "Miserlou"/Dick Dale and the Del-Tones (1962)
 
47. "Panama"/Van Halen (1984)
 
48. "London Calling"/The Clash (1980)
 
49. "Machine Gun"/Jimi Hendrix (1970)
 
50."Debaser"/Pixies (1989)
 
51. "Crazy Train"/Ozzy Osbourne (1981)
 
52. "My Iron Lung"/Radiohead (1995)
 
53. "Born on the Bayou"/Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969)
 
54. "Little Wing"/Stevie Ray Vaughan (1991)
 
55. "White Room"/Cream (1968)
 
56. "Eight Miles High"/The Byrds (1966)
 
57. "Dark Star"/Grateful Dead (1969)
 
58. "Rumble"/Link Wray (1958)
 
59. "Freeway Jam"/Jeff Beck (1975)
 
60. "Maggot Brain"/Funkadelic (1971)
 
61. "Soul Man"/Sam and Dave (1967)
 
62. "Born Under a Bad Sign"/Albert King (1967)
 
63. "Sweet Child O' Mine"/Guns n' Roses (1987)
 
64. "Freebird"/Lyrnyrd Skynyrd (1973)
 
65. "Message in a Bottle"/The Police (1979)
 
66. "Texas Flood"/Stevie Ray Vaughan (1983)
 
67. "Adam Raised a Cain"/Bruce Springsteen (1978)
 
68. "The Thrill is Gone"/B.B. King (1969)
 
69. "Money"/Pink Floyd (1973)
 
70. "Bullet With Butterfly Wings"/Smashing Pumpkins (1995)
 
71. "Take It or Leave It"/The Strokes (2001)
 
72. "Say It Ain't So"/Weezer (1994)
 
73. "Summertime Blues"/Blue Cheer (1968)
 
74. "La Grange"/ZZ Top (1973)
 
75. "Willie the Pimp"/Frank Zappa (1969)
 
76. "American Girl"/Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976)
 
77. "Even Flow"/Pearl Jam (1991)
 
78. "Stone Crazy"/Buddy Guy (1970)
 
79. "Silver Rocket"/Sonic Youth (1988)
 
80. "Kid Charlemagne"/Steely Dan (1976)
 
81. "Beat It"/Michael Jackson (1982)
 
82. "Walk Don't Run"/The Ventures (1960)
 
83. "What I Got"/Sublime (1996)
 
84. "Gravity"/John Mayer (2006)
 
85."You Enjoy Myself"/Phish (1988)
 
86."I Ain't Superstitious"/Jeff Beck (1968)
 
87. "Red"/King Crimson (1974)
 
88. "Mona"/Quicksilver Messenger Service (1969)
 
89."I Love Rock N Roll"/Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (1981)
 
90."How Soon Is Now?"/The Smiths (1985)
 
91. "Drunkship of Lanterns"/The Mars Volta (2003)
 
92."Memo from Turner"/Mick Jagger (1970)
 
93. "Only Shallow"/My Bloody Valentine (1991)
 
94."Money for Nothing"/Dire Straits (1984)
 
95."Omaha"/Moby Grape (1967)
 
96. "New Day Rising"/Husker Du (1985)
 
97."No One Knows"/Queens of the Stone Age (2002)
 
98."Under the Bridge"/Red Hot Chili Peppers (1991)
 
99."Run Thru"/My Morning Jacket (2003)
 
100."Vicarious"/Tool (2006)

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