11) GUNS N' ROSES - SWEET CHILD O' MINE Written in minutes and with a riff born out of a guitar warm up exercise, this song most definitely had inauspicious beginnings. It's a Top 100 Classic Rock Song that is so omnipresent, so beloved, so kick-ass that millions want it to play every time they get a phone call. Sign Up Play The Gum Mix Play the Gum Mix Album Of The Week Weird 90s Sounding Board The Anniversary Premature Evaluation Cover Story Counting Down 10 Best Songs Wheres The Beef? Interview The Week In Pop Status Aint Hood The Black Market Band To Watch Shut Up Dude Ultimate Playlist Straight To Video The 5 Best Songs Of The Week Best Covers Commercial Appeal 20 Years Of Britpop Radiohead Week 2015 In Review . Home News Artists Lists Songs Videos Features Rock History Follow on Facebook Follow on Twitter Subscribe on YouTube Follow on Instagram subscribe via RSS Trending: Axl Rose / AC/DC U.S. 100 Sammy Hagar I Cant Drive 553 99 Grand Funk Railroad Were An American Bandv 98 Buckcherry Lit Up 97 The Edgar Winter Group Frankenstein 96 Kansas Carry On Wayward Son 95 Creed Higher 94 The Darkness I Believe In A Thing Called Love 93 Autograph Turn Up The Radio 92 Night Ranger Dont Tell Me You Love Me 91 Smashing Pumpkins Bullet With Butterfly Wings 90 Jethro Tull Aqualung 89 Andrew W.K. That song had everything — different melodies, opera, R&B, rock — and it explored all of those different genres in an authentic way, where it felt natural. Rolling Stone Close Some stories are just better to watch. Diffuser NetworkContact Us Privacy Advertise Top 100 Classic Rock Songs . 6: The Jimi Hendrix Experience, All Along the Watchtower Top 100 Classic Rock Songs By Dave Swanson April 29, 2012 Anyone can cover another artist's song, but few are able to take that song and truly make it their own. There's not much we can do about this; you'll have to turn off your VPN in order to continue using the site.