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Stairway to Heaven, Best rock song?

  1. Jun 6, 2004 #1
    I personally think Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" is the best rock song ever. No matter how many times I hear it, it never gets old. Whatdaya think?
     
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  3. Jun 6, 2004 #2

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    It's good, but I like the "Battle of Evermore".
     
  4. Jun 6, 2004 #3

    Ivan Seeking

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    Right up there for me but I would have to say top ten only.

    I thought that the entire Dark Side of the Moon LP was incredible - except for Money. Never liked that one for some reason.

    More on the pop side; EJ, EJ, EJ. Couldn't begin to pick one.

    The harder side, Aqualung, and Too Old to Rock and Roll, by Tull

    Harder; Cat Scratch Fever; by the numbers anyway

    Acidic, Purple Rain

    Can't narrow it down any more than that
     
  5. Jun 6, 2004 #4
    I like Pink Floyd's "another brick in the wall."

    Never heard it. More info...

    Right now, its near midnight, and I'm listening to Boston's "Long Time" and "More than a Feeling." Those two songs are awsome if you have the volume up really loud.

    Anyone here like Alan Parson?
     
  6. Jun 6, 2004 #5

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    Battle of Evermore by Led Zeppelin. It was on their fourth album. One of their songs about the "Lord of the Rings".

    I love the mandolin on it.
     
  7. Jun 6, 2004 #6
    Weird. The title sounded like Enya or something. Was the song in the Lord of the Rings movies?
     
  8. Jun 6, 2004 #7

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    No, it wasn't.
     
  9. Jun 6, 2004 #8
    No? Now I'm all confused..
     
  10. Jun 6, 2004 #9

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    It would be hard for me to pin down the best rock song. But I can tell you the spookiest: John Lennon's Mother. I won't listen to it after 10 PM, because it gives me nightmares. :eek:
     
  11. Jun 6, 2004 #10

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    The song came out over 30 years ago, but I highly recommend that you listen to it.
     
  12. Jun 6, 2004 #11
    I think something like 'Achilles Last stand' rocks more than stairway.

    But then I prefer Pink Floyd anyway - "ha ha, charade you are!"

    Definitely! Although I can't decide between 'I robot' and 'tales of mystery and imagination'

    Matt
     
  13. Jun 6, 2004 #12
    I like Friends by Led Zeppelin better than Battle of Evermore, but I dunno whats the best rock song is, but Led Zeppelin is the best rock-group *bangs head*
     
  14. Jun 6, 2004 #13
    If you like "Battle of Evermore", then you may know there is a girl who sings with Plant in that song by the name of Sandy Denny. She is a famous british folk-rock singer from the 60's. Check out the band Fairport Convention. I started listening to them because i loved songs like Evermore, and going to california so much. They have some really fabulous songs. I recommend "Matty Groves", "Tam Lin", "Farewell farewell". Those shold be a good start. Tell me what you think.

    -Jason
     
  15. Jun 6, 2004 #14
    "Voodoo Chile, Slight Return" by The Master of the Stratocaster.
     
  16. Jun 6, 2004 #15

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    The battle of Evermore is on the same album as Stairway to Heaven :tongue2: Only need to make one investment for people that like the songs. I think the best rock song is GNR - Paradise City.
     
  17. Jun 6, 2004 #16
    Yes, but who in their right mind would ever dream of buying only one Zeppelin album?!

    and if you are going to get just one it should be physical graffiti :tongue:
     
  18. Jun 6, 2004 #17
    funny how Led Zeplin has never had one top ten hit on bilboard, or any chart, yet today they are considered the best band of all time. for me i can not give anyone the tittle of best band ever since there are so many of them
     
  19. Jun 6, 2004 #18

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    I dont think I have physical graffiti baffledMatt, what songs are on it?? I may have it on mp3 without knowing it :biggrin:

    Actually, my new favourite band is (sorry Marillion) Matchbox 20. Their first album went platinum many times but they never became "famous" as they didnt get high in the charts. I think it is quite a feat to be platinum selling 8 million in Australia, 5 million in New Zealand and diamond (over 10 million copies sold) in the US without becoming a mainstream popular band. And that was their FIRST album.

    BUY THEIR ALBUMS!!!
     
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  20. Jun 6, 2004 #19
    Disc 1
    01. Custard Pie
    02. The Rover
    03. In My Time Of Dying
    04. Houses Of The Holy
    05. Trampled Underfoot
    06. Kashmir


    Disc2
    01. In The Light
    02. Bron-Yr-Aur
    03. Down By The Seaside
    04. Ten Years Gone
    05. Night Flight
    06. Wanton Song
    07. Boogie With Stu
    08. Black Country Woman
    09. Sick Again

    Fantastic! :biggrin:

    Matt
     
  21. Jun 6, 2004 #20

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    hmmmm I have some of their songs but not all of them...weird....
     
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