What are some of the top 100 classic rock songs?


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“Sweet Emotion” by Aerosmith, “A Day in the Life” by The Beatles, “Kashmir” by Led Zeppelin, “Gimme Shelter” by The Rolling Stones and “All Along the Watchtower” by Jimi Hendrix are some songs that feature in the top 100 classic rock songs. One can find a list of top classic rock songs on UltimateClassicRock.com, TheTopTens.com and PlanetRock.com. Radio station 102.5 KZOK compiled a list of the top 1000 classic rock songs of all time, which is available on KZOK.CBSLocal.com.

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The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin are some popular classic rock bands whose songs frequently feature in the top classic rock songs of all time.

“Sweet Emotion” by Aerosmith takes the top position in Ultimate Classic Rock’s Top 100 Classic Rock Songs. The song was part of the album “Toys in the Attic” and was released on May 19, 1975. Lead singer Steven Tyler wrote the song along with bassist Tom Hamilton. It is believed that the song was about the hatred and tension between Joe Perry’s wife and the band members.

“A Day in the Life” is one of the most popular songs of The Beatles. It is considered to be one of the masterpieces of Lennon-McCartney combination.

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