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Written by Matt   
Wednesday, 29 December 2004

UK digital radio station Planet Rock recently asked their listeners to vote on the Top 100 Classic Rock Songs of all time. They asked them to vote for their top 5 favourite rock songs, and Pink Floyd figured well in the overall results.

As we know that many of you are interested to see how the band fare in these polls, here's how the band figured in the top 100:

      13 Comfortably Numb
      17 Money
      21 Wish You Were Here
      44 High Hopes
      96 Another Brick In The Wall

For those of you interested, here's the complete run-down:

      1 LED ZEPPELIN Stairway to Heaven
      2 LYNYRD SKYNYRD Freebird
      3 QUEEN Bohemian Rhapsody
      4 DEEP PURPLE Smoke On The Water
      5 BLACK SABBATH Paranoid
      6 LED ZEPPELIN Whole Lotta Love
      7 EAGLES Hotel California
      8 LED ZEPPELIN Rock and Roll
      9 AC/DC Highway To Hell
      10 JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE All Along The Watchtower
      11 DEREK & THE DOMINOES/ERIC CLAPTON Layla
      12 LYNYRD SKYNYRD Sweet Home Alabama
      13 Pink Floyd Comfortably Numb
      14 GUNS N ROSES Sweet Child Of Mine
      15 DOORS Riders On The Storm
      16 CREAM White Room
      17 PINK FLOYD Money
      18 AC/DC You Shook Me All Night Long
      19 DOORS Break On Through (To The Other Side)
      20 DIRE STRAITS Sultans Of Swing
      21 PINK FLOYD Wish You Were Here
      22 LED ZEPPELIN Ramble On
      23 AC/DC Hells Bells
      24 WHO Won't Get Fooled Again
      25 RAINBOW Since You've Been Gone
      26 AC/DC Back in Black
      27 ZZ TOP Gimme All Your Loving
      28 HAWKWIND Silver Machine
      29 BAD COMPANY Can't Get Enough
      30 FREE Wishing Well
      31 CREAM Badge
      32 BAD COMPANY Feel Like Makin' Love
      33 DEEP PURPLE Strange Kind Of Woman
      34 MEATLOAF Bat Out Of Hell (Full Length Version)
      35 BOSTON More Than A Feeling
      36 DEEP PURPLE Woman From Tokyo
      37 THIN LIZZY Waiting For An Alibi
      38 AC/DC Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution
      39 ZZ TOP Sharp Dressed Man
      40 ROLLING STONES Sympathy For The Devil
      41 WHITESNAKE Here I Go Again
      42 FOCUS Hocus Pocus
      43 CREAM Sunshine Of Your Love
      44 PINK FLOYD High Hopes
      45 GOLDEN EARRING Radar Love
      46 CREAM I Feel Free
      47 BLUE OYSTER CULT (Don't Fear) The Reaper
      48 AC/DC Thunderstruck
      49 QUEEN We Will Rock You
      50 BACHMAN TURNER OVERDRIVE You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
      51 GUNS N ROSES Paradise City
      52 WHO Pinball Wizard
      53 BON JOVI Livin' On A Prayer
      54 ALICE COOPER School's Out
      55 ARGENT Hold Your Head Up
      56 QUEEN Killer Queen
      57 WHO You Better, You Bet
      58 DAVID BOWIE Starman
      59 ROLLING STONES Brown Sugar
      60 WHO Substitute
      61 VAN HALEN Jump
      62 T REX Get It On
      63 GUNS N ROSES Welcome To The Jungle
      64 WHO Who Are You
      65 ZZ TOP Legs
      66 RAINBOW I Surrender
      67 DAVID BOWIE Rebel Rebel
      68 JOE WALSH Rocky Mountain Way
      69 Beatles Get Back
      70 ROLLING STONES It's Only Rock And Roll
      71 BRYAN ADAMS Summer Of '69
      72 YES Owner Of A Lonely Heart
      73 STATUS QUO Down
      74 URIAH HEEP Easy Livin'
      75 DAVID BOWIE Jean Genie
      76 AEROSMITH Love In An Elevator
      77 ROLLING STONES Let's Spend The Night Together
      78 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Born To Run
      79 QUEEN One Vision
      80 DEF LEPPARD Let's Get Rocked
      81 DAVID BOWIE Heroes
      82 QUEEN Now I'm Here
      83 ALICE COOPER Poison
      84 RAM JAM Black Betty
      85 GENESIS Mama
      86 EAGLES Life In The Fast Lane
      87 STATUS QUO Rockin' All Over The World
      88 YARDBIRDS Heart Full Of Soul
      89 BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD For What Its Worth
      90 BON JOVI Keep The Faith
      91 R E M The One I Love
      92 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Born In The USA
      93 QUEEN/DAVID BOWIE Under Pressure
      94 RUSH The Spirit Of Radio
      95 EUROPE The Final Countdown
      96 PINK FLOYD Another Brick In The Wall
      97 LED ZEPPELIN Communication Breakdown
      98 U2 Pride (In The Name Of Love)
      99 AEROSMITH Walk This Way
      100 QUEEN Don't Stop Me Now

As with any such polls, plenty of surprises and gives rise to much debate on the relative merits (or not) of certain entries!

 
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