A Global Army of Veteran Rockers
When you hear the first few seconds of the song you know what it is and that it's a great tune.
a few examples
Dirty Water by the Standell's
96 Tears by ? and the mystrerians
Paranoid by Black Sabbath
Green Onions by Booker T and the MG's
Kick Out The Jams by the MC5
Electric Sweat by the Mooney Suzuki
Mississippi Queen by Mountain
Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple
Pleasant Valley Sunday - The Monkees. Wonder who played that?
Several obvious Beatle choices... Day Tripper/Ticket To Ride/I Feel Fine just for starters. I Want To Tell You... Taxman...
Obscure choice - Master Of Disaster by the Psychodots.
Thin Lizzy: "Jailbreak"
AC/DC: "It's a Long Way to the Top..."
Black Flag: "Nervous Breakdown"
The Sonics: "Louie, Louie"
X: "White Girl"
Ramones: "Cretin Hop"
Fastway: "Say What You Will"
I'll stop at 8, in no particular order:
Beatles - And Your Bird Can Sing
Led Zeppelin - The Ocean
Wanderlust - I Walked
The Clash - Police On My Back
Neil Young - Walk On
Big Star - September Gurls
Badfinger - No Matter What
Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
Billy Squire - "rich kids"
Paul Stanley - "you belong to me"
Tom Petty & the heartbreakers - "listen to her heart"
In Rock history? I would have to say "Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones. Not to far behind would be "Iron Man"- Black Sabbath or The Beatles "Paperback Writer"
Deep Purple "Smoke On The Water"....Well probably "Satisfaction". There is a hook that can kill!