The ULTIMATE classic rock compilation
So I'm putting together the ULTIMATE classic rock compilation and wanted to get your help on this. I figure a 100 different set of eyes are better then 1. What I'm going for is that traditional 70's classic rock sound. I know it gets sloppy and there's going to be alot of bands and songs that are sorta cross over and some that others think are classic rock but they're really not. Take a look at my current list and if you can suggest something I don't have, please do so. That's why I posted this hear. FYI - don't suggest bands like Styx, Foreigner, Journey (most of it anyway), Boston, etc. That's NOT classic rock. That was the next era following classic rock, and yes some of the songs do crossover so that said, let's hear what you have. Oh yeah, and even though much of Zeppelin, Aerosmith and things like that I don't consider classic rock. They were too much of a niche sound (although F'n fantastic) and I don't consider classic rock. Just listen to some of the songs below and you'll know that sound I'm going for. Things like Magic Carpet Ride, Long Cool Woman, Sweet Home Alabama, Black Betty, etc.
America -Ventura Highway
America -Tin Man
America -You Can Do Magic
April Wine -Roller
Bay City Rollers -Saturday
Blackfoot -Train Train
Blue Oyster Cult -Burnin' For You
Bochman Turner Overdrive -Roll On Down The Highway
Buffalo Springfield -For What It's Worth
BW Stevenson -Shambala
BW Stevenson -Don't Go To Mexico
BW Stevenson -My Maria
Creedence Clearwater Revival -Fortunate Son
Crosby Stills & Nash -Southern Cross
Deep Purple -Woman From Tokyo
Don McClean -American Pie
Electric Light Orchestra -Don't Bring Me Down
Fleetwood Mac -I Don't Want To Know
Fleetwood Mac -Go Your Own Way
Fleetwood Mac -Second Hand News
Foghat -Fool For The City
Foghat -Slow Ride
Gary Wright -Dream Weaver
Golden Earing -Radar Love
Gordon Lightfoot -Sundown
Gordon Lightfoot -The Wreak Of The Edmond Fitzgerald
Grand Funk Railroad -American Band
Grand Funk Railroad -Feelin' Alright
Gregg Allman -I'm No Angel
Heart -Crazy On You
Heart -Dog And Butterfly
Heart -Straight On
Jackson Brown -Runnin' On Empty
Jefferson Starship -White Rabbit
Jethro Tull -Aqualung
Joe Walsh -Rocky Mountain Way
Joni Mitchell -Big Yellow Taxi
Journey -Wheel In The Sky
Kansas -Carry On Wayward Son
Kansas -Dust In The Wind
Lynyrd Skynyrd -Sweet Home Alabama
Lynyrd Skynyrd -Freebird
Manfred Mann -Blinded By The Light
Marshall Tucker Band -Can't You See
Mountain -Mississippi Queen
Mungo Jerry -In The Summertime
Ram Jam -Black Betty
Sammy Johns -Chevy Van
Shocking Blue -Venus
Spencer Davis Group -Gimme Some Lovin'
Starland Vocal Band -Afternoon Delight
Stealers Wheel -Stuck In The Middle
Steppenwolf -Magic Carpet Ride
Steve Miller Band -Jet Airliner
Steve Miller Band -Jungle Love
The Alan Parsons Project -Eye In The Sky
The Allman Brothers Band -Midnight Rider
The Allman Brothers Band -Ramblin Man
The Allman Brothers Band -Jessica
The Doobie Brothers -China Grove
The Doobie Brothers -Listen To The Music
The Eagles -Hotel california
The Guess Who -No Sugar Tonight
The Guess Who -No Time
The Guess Who -American Woman
The Hollies -Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress
The Hollies -The Air That I Breathe
The Kinks -Lola
The Little River Band -Help Is On The Way
The Little River Band -Lonesome Loser
The Little River Band -Lady
The Rolling Stones -Gimme Shelter
The Who -Baba O'Riley
The Who -Pinball Wizard
Three Dog Night -Never Been To Spain
Van Morrison -Into The Mystic
Van Morrison -Brown Eyed Girl
Wilson Picket -Mustang Sally
on what planet are Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, and Rolling Stones not "classic rock"??
AC-DC Back in Black
I heard that if you leave Led Zeppelin of any kind of list with the word "Rock" in it that you are sentenced to death.
Van Halen - Running with the Devil
Oops. did not read entire post!
How about Green Eyed lady by Colorado's own Sugar Loaf.
Bachman Turner Overdrive - You 'Aint Seen Nothing Yet
Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear The Reaper
Two of THE best guitar licks in the world...written by one man.
Cat scratch fever.
No James Gang?
Off the top of my head...
Allman Brothers Band - Midnight Rider
Animals - House of the Rising Sun
The Band - The Weight, The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down, etc.
The Beatles - Sgt. Peppers, etc etc etc etc etc etc etc
Beach Boys - Good Vibrations, etc.
Blind Faith - Had to Cry Today
Buddy Miles - Them Changes
Buffalo Springfield - Rock and Roll Woman, Bluebird, etc.
Byrds - Eight Miles High
Leonard Cohen - Suzanne, etc.
Carol King - Tapestry (whole album)
Cat Stevens - Morning Has Broken, etc.
The Chantays - Pipeline
Chuck Berry - Johnny Be Good, etc.
Cream - Crossroads, I Feel Free, etc.
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Born on the Bayou
Crosby Stills & Nash - Carry On, Teach Your Children, Woodstock
Dave Clark Five - Bits and Pieces
Del Shannon - Runaway
Doors - Light My Fire, Back Door Man, etc.
Donovan - Wear Your Love Like Heaven, etc.
Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone, etc. etc. etc. etc. etc. etc. etc.
Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues
Elvis - Hounddog, All Shook Up
Elton John - Rocket Man, etc.
Fats Domino - Twist, Blueberry Hill
Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You
Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze, Electric Ladyland (whole album)etc.
Jackson Brown - On the Boulevard
Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit
Jethro Tull - Nothing is Easy, Reasons for Waiting, etc.
Joe Cocker - She Came in Through the Bathroom Window, Feelin' Alright, etc.
Joe Walsh - Rocky Mountain Way
Joni Mitchell - Blue (whole album), etc.
John Mayall - Room to Move, Crusade (whole album), Bluesbreakers w/Clapton
The Kinks - Lola, Sunny Afternoon
Led Zeppelin - Gimme Whole Lotta Love, etc etc etc
Moody Blues - Nights in White Satin, etc.
Mountain - Mississippi Queen
Pink Floyd - Astronomy Domine, etc etc etc etc
Procul Harum - A Whiter Shade of Pale
Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin Feelin, etc.
Rolling Stones - Satisfaction, Can't Always Get What You Want, Sympathy for the Devil, Let It Bleed, etc. etc. etc. etc.
Roy Orbison - Crying, etc.
Sam & Dave - Soul Man, etc.
Santana - Oye Como Va, Soul Survivor, etc.
Small Faces - Itchycoo Park
Small Faces w/Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley
Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Lovin', I'm A Man
Spirit - I Got a Line on You, Fresh Garbage
Steppenwolf - Born to Be Wild
Steve Miller Band - Livin' in the USA
James Taylor - Fire and Rain, etc.
Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World
Them - Gloria
Traffic - Dear Mr. Fantasy, etc.
Van Morrison - Moondance (whole album)
Wilson Picket -Mustang Sally
The Who - Tommy, Who's Next, Live at Leeds (whole albums)etc.
Yardbirds - Over Under Sideways Down, etc.
Young Rascals - Groovin'
Hurricane by Bob Dylan
Oye Como Va by Santana
Little Help From My Friends-Joe Cocker
Kick out The Jams-MC5
Piece of My Heart-Janis Joplin
Badge by Cream
Long Distance Runaround-Yes
Signs-Five Man Acoustical Band
I am afraid to respond, holy hell
Start by deleting everything and just playing Led Zepplin.
I’ve really been enjoying The Byrds and Buffalo Springfield lately. “Discovered” them on Pandora and can’t stop.
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