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B102.7 spent the long holiday weekend over the 4th through 7th of July, 2014 counting down the 500 biggest songs in classic rock.

500 – Van Halen – Unchained

499 – Stone Temple Pilots – Wicked Garden

498 – Rush – Subdivisions

497 – Led Zeppelin – When The Levee Breaks

496 – Queen – Another One Bites The Dust

495 – Judas Priest – You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’

494 – Nazareth – Love Hurts

493 – Bad Company – Burin’ Sky

492 – AC/DC – Shoot To Thrill

491 – Doors – People Are Strange

490 – The Cult – She Sells Sanctuary

489 – Triumph – Lay It On The Line

488 – U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name

487 – CCR – Have You Ever Seen The Rain

486 – Van Halen – Beautiful Girls

485 – Clash – Should I Stay Or Should IGo

484 – Foreigner – Head Games

483 – Alice in Chains – Rooster

482 – Rick Derringer – Rock N Roll Hoochie Coo

481 – Doobie Brothers – Jesus Is Just Alright

480 – Aerosmith – Same Old Song And Dance

479 – Tom Petty – Don’t Come Around Here No More

478 – Queen – Fat Bottomed Girls

477 – Black Crowes – Twice As Hard

476 – Tesla – What You Give

475 – Def Leppard – Armageddon It

474 – Bob Seger – Hollywood Nights

473 – Pat benatar – Hit Me With Your Best Shot

472 – Robert Palmer – Bad Case of Loving You

471 – Stevie Ray Vaughan – Cold Shot

470 – Alice Cooper – I’m Eighteen

469 – Rush – Working Man

468 – Led Zeppelin – Good Times Bad Times

467 – John Mellencamp – Authority Song

466 – ZZ Top – Got Me Under Pressure

465 – AC/DC – Who Made Who

464 – Bad Company – Rock Steady

463 – Ozzy Osbourne – Shot In The Dark

462 – Pat Travers – Snortin’ Whiskey

461 – Kenny Wayne Shepherd – Blue On Black

460 – Guns N Roses – November Rain

459 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Simple Man

458 – AC/DC – Money Talks

457 – Neil Young – Rockin’ in The Free World

456 – Led Zeppelin – Misty Mountain Hop

455 – Van Halen – Dancing In The Streets

454 – Tom Petty – Mary Jane’s Last Dance

453 – Cheap Trick – I Want You To Want Me

452 – George Thorogood – Who Do You Love

451 – Pink Floyd – Mother

450 – Black Crowes – Jealous Again

449 – Who – Bargain

448 – Aerosmith – Draw the Line

447 – Pearl Jam – Daughter

446 – Bad Company – Ready For Love

445 – 3 Doors Down – Kryptonite

444 – Boston – Feelin’ Satisfied

443 – John Fogerty – The Old Man Down The Road

442 – Ted Nugent – Free For All

441 – Stone Temple Pilots – Vaseline

440 – Robert Plant – In The Mood

439 – Billy Idol – Rebel Yell

438 – Def Leppard – Bringing On the Heartache

437 – Billy Squier – Lonely is The Night

436 – Steve Miller – Jet Airliner

435 – Pearl Jam – Black

434 – Black Sabbath – War Pigs

433 – Led Zeppelin – In The Evening

432 – AC/DC – Thudnerstruck

431 – Cars – Let’s Go

430 – Tom Petty – I Won’t Back Down

429 – Boston – Something About You

428 – Foghat – I Just Wanna Make Love To you

427 – Who – Squeeze Box

426 – Aerosmith – The Other Side

425 – Guess Who – American Woman

424 – Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back In Town

423 – Fleetwood Mac – Gold Dust Woman

422 – Lenny Kravitz – Fly Away

421 – Eric Clapton – Lay Down Sally

420 – Bob Marley – No Woman No Cry

419 – 38 Special – Rockin’ Into The Night

418 – Foreigner – Urgent

417 – Doors – Hello, I Love You

416 – Bob Seger – Travelin’ Man Beautiful Loser

415 – Cream – Crossroads

414 – Judas Priest – Livin’ After Midnight

413 – U2 – Desire

412 – Pearl Jam – Even Flow

411 – Whitesnake – Here I Go Again

410 – Red Rider – Lunatic Fringe

409 – Tom Petty – Learning To Fly

408 – Nirvana  – In Bloom

407 – James Gang – Walk Away

406 – Ratt – Round and Round

405 – Led Zeppelin – Hey Hey What Can I Do

404 – Van Haeln – Dance The Night Away

403 – ZZ Top – I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide

402 – Santana – Oye Como Va

401 – Pink Floyd – Welcome To The Machine

400 – Foreigner – Long Long Way From Home

399 – Stevie Ray Vaughan – Crossfire

398 – Aerosmith – Last Child

397 – Guns N Roses – Live and Let Die

396 – Alice Cooper – No More Mr. Nice Guy

395 – Scorpions – No One Like You

394 – Styx – Blue Collar Man

393 – Queen – Killer Queen

392 – Golden Earring – Twilight Zone

391 – Aerosmith – What It Takes

390 – Def Leppard – Rock Of Ages

389 – Led Zeppelin – Communication Breakdown

388 – George Thorogood – Move It On Over

387 – Led Zeppelin – All My Love

386 – Motley Crue – Girls Girls Girls

385 – Black Sabbath – Iron Man

384 – War – Low Rider

383 – Power Station – Bang A Gong (Get It On)

382 – The Cult – Fire Woman

381 – Boston – Let Me Take You Home Tonight

380 – Eagles – Heartache Tonight

379 – Rush – Freewill

378 – Cars – Bye Bye Love

377 – Jimi Hendrix – Crosstown Traffic

376 – David Bowie – Young Americans

375 – ZZ Top – I Thank You

374 – Doobie Brothers – Rockin’ Down The Highway

373 – Aerosmith – Train Kept A Rollin’

372 – Led Zeppelin – Houses of the Holy

371 – Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly

370 – AC/DC – Have A Drink On Me

369 – Van Halen – Ice Cream Man

368 – Grand Funk Railroad – We’re An American Band

367 – CCR – Run Through The Jungle

366 – Van Halen – Why Can’t This Be Love

365 – ZZ Top – Cheap Sunglasses

364 – Metallica – Sad But True

363 – Nirvana – Lithium

362 – Def Leppard – Too Late For Love

361 – Boston – Hitch A Ride

360 – Stevie Ray Vaughan – Tightrope

359 – Lenny Kravitz – Are You Gonna Go My Way

358 – Rolling Stones – Wild Horses

357 – Talking Heads – Take Me To The River

356 – Van Haeln – Finish What Ya Started

355 – Bob Seger – Her Strut

354 – ZZ Top – Waitin’ For The Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago

353 – Guns N’ Roses – Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

352 – Tom Petty – You Got Lucky

351 – Collective Soul – The World I Know

350 – CCR – Born On the Bayou

349 – 38 Special – Caught Up In You

348 – Cry Of Love – Too Cold In The Winter

347 – U2 – Mysterious Ways

346 – Led Zeppelin – Immigrant Song

345 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – That Smell

344 – Bad Company – Shooting Star

343 – Styx – Come Sail Away

342 – Foghat – Fool For The City

341 – Black Crowes – Remedy

340 – Journey – Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin’

339 – Fleetwood Mac – Rhiannon

338 – Aerosmith – Back In The Saddle

337 – Peter Frampton – Baby I Love Your Way

336 – Nazareth – Hair of the Dog

335 – Steve Miller Band – Rock n’ Me

334 – AC/DC – Rock and Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution

333 – Tom Petty – Don’t Do Me Like That

332 – Blue Oyster Cult – Burnin’ For You

331 – Styx – Fooling Yourself

330 – Foreigner – Double Vision

329 – Soundgarden – Fell On Black Days

328 – Van Halen – Pretty Woman

327 – Eddie Money – Two Tickets To Paradise

326 – Doors – L.A. Woman

325 – Joan Jett – I Love Rock and Roll

324 – Billy Squier – The Stroke

323 – JAckson Browne – Running on Empty

322 – R.E.M. – One I Love

321 – Stone Temple Pilots – Sex Type Thing

320 – Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

319 – Metallica – Wherever I May Roam

318 – Guns N’ Roses – Patience

317 – AC/DC – Girls Got Rhythm

316 – Aerosmith – Rag Doll

315 – ZZ Top – Tube Snake Boogie

314 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sturday Night Special

313 – Boston – Don’t Look Back

312 – Pink Floyd – Run Like Hell

311 – Le Zeppelin – The Ocean

310 – Jimi Hendrix – The Wind Cries Mary

309 – George Thorogood – I Drink Alone

308 – Rush – Limelight

307 – Tom Petty – Here Comes My Girl

306 – Live – Lightning Crashes

305 – Hollies – Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)

304 – AC/DC – For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)

303 – REO Speedwagon – Ridin’ The Storm Out

302 – U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday

301 – Molly Hatchet – Flirtin’ With Disaster

300 – Georgia Satellites – Keep Your Hands To Yourself

299 – Edgar Winter Group – Frankenstein

298 – Heart – Straight On

297 – Ozzy Osbourne – Flying High Again

296 – Deep Purple – Woman From Tokyo

295 – Pat Benatar – Heartbreaker

294 – Led Zeppelin – Dancing Days

293 – Grateful Dead – Touch of Grey

292 – Stone Temple Pilots – Big Empty

291 – Doors – Love Me Two Times

290 – Bad Company – Movin’ On

289 – Aerosmith – Love In An Elevator

288 – Guns N’ Roses – Welcome To The Jungle

287 – Van Halen – I’ll Wait

286 – Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me

285 – Nirvana – All Apologies

284 – ZZ Top – Gimme All Your Lovin’

283 – Led Zeppelin – Fool In The Rain

282 – U2 – With Or Without You

281 – Stevie Ray Vaughan – The Sky Is Crying

280 – Collective Soul – Why Part 2

279 – Crosby Stills Nash & Young – Ohio

278 – AC/DC – It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Want To Rock & Roll)

277 – Alice In Chains – Would

276 – Pink Floyd – Us & Them

275 – Boston – Smokin’

274 – George Thorogood – One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

273 – James Gang – Funk #49

272 – Green Day – When I Come Around

271 – Doobie Brothers – Takin’ It To The Streets

270 – Rush – Fly By Night

269 – Aerosmith – Livin’ On The Edge

268 – Journey – Separate Ways

267 – Blues Traveler – Carolina Blues

266 – Cars – You’re All I’ve Got Tonight

265 – Collective Soul – Shine

264 – REO Speedwagon – Roll With The Changes

263 – Eagles – Already Gone

262 – Who – Eminence Front

261 – J. Geils Band – Centerfold

260 – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Carry On

259 – Black Crowes – She Talks To Angels

258 – 28 Special – Hold On Loosely

257 – AC/DC – Hells Bells

256 – Led Zeppelin – Trampled Under Foot

255 – Heart – Barracuda

254 – Van Halen – Hot For Teacher

253 – Pink Floyd – Have A Cigar

252 – Rolling Stones – Get Off My Cloud

251 – Eric Clapton – It’s In The Way That You Use It

250 – Aerosmith – Come Together

249 – Fabulous Thunderbirds – Tuff Enuff

248 – CCR – Susie Q

247 – Steve Miller Band – Take The Money and Run

246 – Tom Petty – Refugee

245 – Marshall Tucker Band – Can’t You See

244 – Def Leppard – Photograph

243 – Soundgarden – Spoonman

242 – Bon Jovi – Livin On A Prayer

241 – ELO – Don’t Bring Me Down

240 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Don’t Ask Me No Question

239 – John Mellencamp – Small Town

238 – Boston – Rock and Roll Band

237 – Stone Temple Pilots – Creep

236 – Rolling Stones – Angie

235 – Dio – We Rock

234 – Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way

233 – ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man

232 – Cream – Badge

231 – Billy Idol – White Wedding

230 – Mountain – Mississippi Queen

229 – Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here

228 – Tom Petty – Running Down A Dream

227 – Doors – Break On Through

226 – Foreigner – Juke Box Hero

225 – Jimi Hendrix – Fire

224 – Jethro Tull – Locomotive Breath

223 – Rolling Stones – Tumbling Dice

222 – Stevie Ray Vaughan – Pride and Joy

221 – Led Zeppelin – Dazed and Confused

220 – Doors – Roadhouse Blues

219 – Eric Clapton – Forever Man

218 – Rush – Closer To The Heart

217 – Pink Floyd – Hey You

216 – Yes – Owner of a Lonely Heart

215 – Doobie Brothers – Long Train Runnin’

214 – Stone Temple Pilots – Plush

213 – Van Halen – Ain’t Talkin’ ’bout Love

212 – David Bowie – Rebel Rebel

211 – Tom Petty – American Girl

210 – Foreigner – Hot Blooded

209 – Who – Pinball Wizard

208 – AC/DC – TNT

207 – Emerson Lake & Palmer – Karn Evil 9

206 – U2 – Bullet The Blue Sky

205 – Bryan Adams – Summer of ’69

204 – Led Zeppelin – Heartbreaker/Livin’ Lovin’ Maid

203 – Cars – Good Times Roll

202 – Pink Floyd – Young Lust

201 – CCR – Who’ll Stop The Rain

200 – Foghat – Slow Ride

199 – Fleetwood Mac – The Chain

198 – Ozzy Osbourne – No More Tears

197 – Journey – Any Way You Want It

196 – Doors – Love Her Madly

195 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – What’s Your Name

194 – Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe

193 – Led Zeppelin – What Is And What Should Never Be

192 – Heart – Magic Man

191 – Rolling Stones – (Doo Doo Doo Doo) Heartbreaker

190 – John Mellencamp -  Hurts So Good

189 – Head East – Never Been Any Reason

188 – Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun

187 – Led Zeppelin – D’Yer Ma’ker

186 – Metallica – Turn The Page

185 – Bad Company – Rock and Roll Fantasy

184 – Scorpions – Rock You Like A Hurricane

183 – Rolling Stones – Beast of Burden

182 – Bachman Turner Overdrive – Takin’ Care of Business

181 – Van Halen – And The Cradle Will Rock

180 – George Thorogood – Bad To The Bone

179 – AC/DC – Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

178 – Journey – Feelin’ That Way/Anytime

177 – Doobie Brothers – Listen To The Music

176 – Stevie Nicks – Edge of Seventeen

175 – Steppenwolf – Magic Carpet Ride

174 – Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me

173 – Eagles – Peaceful Easy Feeling

172 – Guns N’ Roses – Paradise City

171 -Eric Clapton – I Shot The Sheriff

170 – Blackfoot – Train, Train

169 – Rolling Stones – Shattered

168 – Steely Dan – Reelin’ In The Years

167 – Foreigner – Cold As Ice

166 – Beatles – Birthday

165 – Van Halen – Panama

164 – David Bowie – Space Oddity

163 – Ted Nugent – Cat Scratch Fever

162 – Rolling Stones – Paint It Black

161 – Joe Walsh – Life’s Been Good

160 – Don Henley – The Boys of Summer

159 – CCr – Green River

158 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Call Me The Breeze

157 – Queen – We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions

156 – Eagles – Take it Easy

155 – Police – Message in a Bottle

154 – John Mellencamp – Pink Houses

153 – Tom Petty – You Wreck Me

152 – Metallica – The Unforgiven

151 – Foreigner – Feels Like The First Time

150 – Van Halen – Jaime’s Cryin’

149 – Deep Purple – Hush

148 – AC/DC – Highway To Hell

147 – ZZ Top – Legs

146 – Cars – My Best Friend’s Girl

145 – Allman Brothers – Whipping Post

144 – Bon Jovi – Wanted Dead Or Alive

143 – Rolling Stones – Under My Thumb

142 – KISS – Rock and Roll All Night

141 – Talking Heads – Burning Down The House

140 – Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun

139 – U2 – New Year’s Day

138 – Sammy Hagar – I Can’t Drive 55

137 – Edgar Winter Group – Free Ride

136 – Led Zeppelin – Goin’ To California

135 – Steve Miller Band – Fly Like An Eagle

134 – Eric Clapton – After Midnight

133 – Santana – Evil Ways

132 – Def Leppard – Foolin’

131 – Journey – Wheel In The Sky

130 – Cars – Just What I Needed

129 – Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit

128 – ZZ Top – Tush

127 – U2 – Pride (In The Name of Love)

126 – Who – I Can See For Miles

125 – Rush – The Spirit of Radio

124 – David Bowie – Suffragette City

123 – Boston – Peace of Mind

122 – Van Halen – Running With The Devil

121 – Pearl Jam – Alive

120 – Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like A Lady)

119 – Supertramp – The Logical Song

118 – Tom Petty – Free Fallin’

117 – Bad Company – Bad Company

116 – Dire Straits – Money For Nothing

115 – Ted Nugent – Stranglehold

114 – Rolling Stones – It’s Only Rock and Roll

113 – Black Sabbath – Paranoid

112 – Led Zeppelin – Ramble On

111 – Free – All Right Now

110 – Stryx – Renegade

109 – Boston – Foreplay/Long Time

108 – Golden Earring – Radar Love

107 – Ozzy Osbourne – Mama I’m Coming Home

106 – Who – My Generation

105 – Bob Seger – Night Moves

104 – Bad Company – Feel Like Makin’ Love

103 – Stone Temple Pilots – Interstate Love Song

102 – David Bowie – Fame

101 – Rolling Stones – Miss You

100 – Janis Joplin – Piece of My Heart

99 – Metallica – Nothing Else Matters

98 – Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit

97 – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Woodstock

96 – Steve Miller Band – The Joker

95 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Gimme Three Steps

94 – Bruce Springsteen – Born In The USA

93 – David Bowie – Changes

92 – Bachman-Turner Overdrive – You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

91 – Doobie Brothers – Black Water

90 – Police – Roxanne

89 – Black Crowes – Hard To Handle

88 – Red Hot Chili Peppers – Under The Bridge

87 – Police – Every Breath You Take

86 – Pink Floyd – Brain Damage/Eclipse

85 – Crosby, Stills & Nash – Suite: Judy Blue Eyes

84 – Alice In Chains – Man In The Box

83 – Bad Company – Can’t Get Enough

82 – Doors – Touch Me

81 – Santana – Black Magic Woman

80 – Yes – I’ve Seen All Good People

79 – Rolling Stones – Start Me Up

78 – Van Halen – Right Now

77 – Who – Behind Blue Eyes

76 – Pink Floyd – Time

75 – Pearl Jam – Jeremy

74 – Allman Brothers – Jessica

73 – Bob Seger – Mainstreet

72 – Led Zeppelin – Over The Hills and Far Away

71 – Steely Dan – Do It Again

70 – Heart – Crazy On You

69 – Beatles – While My Guitar Gently Weeps

68 – Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Women

67 – Joe Walsh – Rocky Mountain Way

66 – Nirvana – Come As You Are

65 – U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

64 – Who – Who Are You

63 – Cream – Sunshine Of Your Love

62 – Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar

61 – Doors – Light My Fire

60 – Blue Oyster Cult – Don’t Fear the Reaper

59 – Eric Clapton – Wonderful Tonight

58 – John Mellencamp – Jack & Diane

57 – Tom Petty – Breakdown

56 – Phil Collins – In The Air Tonight

55 – Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing

54 – Metallica – Enter Sandman

53 – Allman Brothers – Ramblin’ Man

52 – Rod Stewart – Maggie May

51 – Van Halen – Jump

50 – Bruce Springsteen – Born To Run

49 – ZZ Top – LaGrange

48 – Peter Frampton – Do You Feel Like We Do

47 – Rolling Stones – You Can’t Always Get What You Want

46 – Led Zeppelin – Black Dog

45 – Eagles – Life In The Fast Lane

44 – Doobie Brothers – China Grove

43 – AC/DC – Back in Black

42 – Aerosmith – Sweet Emotion

41 – Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta Love

40 – Jimi Hendrix – Foxey Lady

39 – Kansas – Carry On Wayward Son

38 – Rolling Stones – Gimme Shelter

37 – Bob Seger – Old Time Rock and Roll

36 – Beatles – Come Together

35 – Van Halen – You Really Got Me

34 – Led Zeppelin – Kashmir

33 – Ceream – White Room

32 – Rolling Stones – Jumpin’ Jack Flash

31 – Eric Clapton – Cocaine

30 – Pink Floyd – Comfortably Numb

29 – Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine

28 – Steppenwolf – Born To Be Wild

27 – Rush – Tom Sawyer

26 – Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train

25 – Beatles – Revolution

24 – Deep Purple – Smoke On The Water

23 – Led Zeppelin – Rock and Roll

22 – Doors – Riders on the Storm

21 – Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower

20 – Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil

19 – Yes – Roundabout

18 – Jethro Tull – Aqualung

17 – Boston – More Than A Feeling

16 – Beatles – A Day In The Life

15 – Aerosmith – Walk This Way

14 – Bob Seger – Turn The Page

13 – Who – Baba O’Riley

12 – Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall

11 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama

10 – Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze

9 – AC/DC – You Shook Me All Night Long

8 – Pink Floyd – Money

7 – Aerosmith – Dream On

6 – Eagles – Hotel California

5 – Rolling Stones – Satisfaction

4 – Who – Won’t Get Fooled Again

3 – Derek & The Dominoes – Layla

2 – Lynyrd Skynyrd – Free Bird

1 – Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven

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