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This page lists the top ten picks from different polls that fans have voted on over at the Classic Rock Weekly Poll Page. 

Best Rock Songs featuring a 12 String Guitar (Results from a poll taken the week of April 2, 2012) Best 12 String Guitar players (Results from a poll taken the week of April 9, 2012)
1 Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds, 12 String by Roger McGuinn 1 Jimmy Page
2 Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones, 12 String by Keith Richards and Mick Taylor 2 Roger (aka Jim) McGuinn
3 Get Off Of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones, 12 String by Brian Jones (tied for 3rd) 3 Brian Jones (tied for 3rd)
3 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin, 12 String by Jimmy Page (tied for 3rd) 3 Mick Taylor (tied for 3rd)
5 Hotel California - The Eagles, 12 String by Glenn Frey and Don Felder  5  George Harrison
6 Going to California - Led Zeppelin, 12 String by Jimmy Page  (tied for 6th) 6 Keith Richards
6 Mother's Little Helper - The Rolling Stones, 12 String by Brian Jones  (tied for 6th) 7 John Lennon
6 Ticket To Ride - The Beatles, 12 String by John Lennon and George Harrison  (tied for 6th) 8 Eric Clapton
6 You've Got To Hide Your Love Away - The Beatles, 12 String by John Lennon  (tied for 6th) 9 Leo Kottke (tied for 9th)
Neil Young (tied for 9th)
10 Give A Little Bit - Supertramp, 12 String by Roger Hodgson  (tied for 10th)
The Rain Song - Led Zeppelin, 12 String by Jimmy Page  (tied for 10th)
Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd, 12 String by David Gilmour  (tied for 10th)
9 Stephen Stills (tied for 9th)
Tom Petty (tied for 9th)

 

Favorite psychedelic Rock songs (Results from a poll taken the week of Feb 20, 2012) Best Rock 'n Roll swan songs (Results from a poll taken the week of March 12, 2012)
1 Strawberry Fields Forever - The Beatles 1 Sittin on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding
2 Good Vibrations - Beach Boys 2 L.A. Woman - The Doors (last with Jim Morrison)
3 A Day In The Life - The Beatles 3 All My Love - Led Zeppelin
4 Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones (tied for 4th) 4 Get Back - The Beatles
4 Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin (tied for 4th)  5  Me and Bobby McGree - Janis Joplin
6 A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum (tied for 6th) 6 Someday We're Be Together - Dinna Ross and The Supremes
6 Dark Star - The Grateful Dead (tied for 6th) 7 A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cook (tied for 7th)
8 It's All Too Much - The Beatles (tied for 8th) 7 Badge - Cream (tied for 7th)
8 Tomorrow Never Knows - The Beatles (tied for 8th) 7 Ooh La La - The Faces (tied for 7th)
10 Time Has Come Today - The Chambers Brothers
Mellow Yellow - Donovan
Star Collector - The Monkees (all 3 tied for 10th)
7 That Smell - Lynyrd Skynyrd (tied for 7th)

 

Artists' best last original studio albums put out (Results from a poll taken the week of March 5, 2012) Artists not in the Rock 'n Roll Hall Of Fame, who should be (Results from a poll taken the week of April 14, 2014... First asked week of April 16, 2012, go here to see results)
1 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel 1 Deep Purple
2 Let It Be - The Beatles 2 The Moody Blues  
3 Electric Ladyland - Jimi Hendrix (tied for 3rd) 3 Jethro Tull
3 Highway To Hell - AC/DC (last with Bon Scott) (tied for 3rd) 4 Chicago
5 L.A. Woman - The Doors (last with Jim Morrison) 5 Bad Company   (tied for 5th)
6 Pearl - Janis Joplin (tied for 6th) 5  Stevie Ray Vaughan (tied for 5th)
6 Street Survivors - Lynyrd Skynyrd (last from original band) (tied for 6th) 7  T. Rex
8 Double Fantasy - John Lennon 8  Electric Light Orchestra (tied for 8th)
9 Eat a Peach - Allman Brothers Band (last from original band) 8 The Monkees (tied for 8th)
10 In Through the Out Door - Led Zeppelin 8 Steppenwolf (tied for 8th)

 

The best Rock songs about the night, or night life (Results from a poll taken the week of May 7, 2012) The best Rock songs about the morning (Results from a poll taken the week of May14, 2012)
1 Moonlight Mile - The Rolling Stones 1 It's a Beautiful Morning - The Rascals (tied fior 1st)
2 Night Moves - Bob Seger 1 Tequila Sunrise - The Eagles (tied for 1st)
3 A Hard Day's Night - The Beatles 3 Dear Prudence - The Beatles (tied for 3rd)
4 Midnight Rambler - The Rolling Stones 3 Good Morning, Good Morning The Beatles (tied)
5 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC 5 City of New Orleans - Arlo Guthrie (tied for 5th)
6 Are You Lonesome Tonight - Elvis Presley 5 Daydream Believer - The Monkees (tied for 5th)
7 Half Moon - Janis Joplin   (tied for 7th) 5 Far Away Eyes - The Rolling Stones (tied for 5th)
7 Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett  (tied for 7th) 5 I'm Only Sleeping The Beatles (tied for 5th)
7 Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting - Elton John  9 She's Leaving Home - The Beatles
7 The Lion Sleeps Tonight - The Tokens  (tied for 7th) 10 Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens &
Sun Arise - Alice Cooper Group (both tied for 10th)

 

Best Rock songs about murders or murderers (Results from a poll taken the week of May 21, 2012) Favorite Rock Songs about Cars (Results from a poll taken the week of June 11, 2012)
1 Midnight Rambler - The Rolling Stones 1 Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
2 Down By The River - Neil Young 2 Mercedes Benz - Janis Joplin (tied for 2nd)
3 Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash (tied for 3rd) 2 Start Me Up - The Rolling Stones (tied for 2nd)
3 Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix (tied for 3rd) 2 Under My Wheels - Alice Cooper Group  (tied for 2nd)
5 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen (tied for 5th) 5 Dead Man's Curve - Jan and Dean (tied for 5th)
5 Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon (tied for 5th) 5 Drive My Car - The Beatles (tied for 5th)
5 Hurricane - Bob Dylan (tied for 5th) 5 Fun, Fun, Fun - The Beach Boys (tied for 5th)
8 Desperado - Alice Cooper Group (tied for 8th) 5 I'm In Love With My Car - Queen (tied for 5th)
8 Ohio - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (tied for 8th) 5 Long May You Run - Neil Young (tied for 5th)
8 You Don't Mess Around With Jim - Jim Croce (tied for 8th) 5 Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett (tied for 5th)
Route 66 - Various artists (tied for 5th)

 

Best Rock Songs about crying (Results from a poll taken the week of July 9, 2012) The most overrated female rockers (Results from a poll taken the week of July 29, 2012)
1 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - George Harrison 1 Britney Spears
2 As Tears Go By - Marianne Faithfull/The Stones 2 Madonna
3 Tears of a Clown - Smokey Robinson & the Miracles 3 Courtney Love (tied for 3rd)
4 Cry Baby - Janis Joplin (tied for 4th) 3 Deborah Harry (tied for 3rd)
4 Crying - Roy Orbison (tied for 4th) 5 Nico (tied for 5th)
4 No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley  (tied for 4th) 5 Sinead O'Connor (tied for 5th)
7 Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton 7 Olivia Newton-John
8 The Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix 8 Frida Lyngstad
9 Crying Time - Ray Charles  (tied for 9th) 9 Whitney Houston
9 Only Love Can Break Your Heart - Neil Young
Tracks of My Tears - Smokey Robinson & the Miracles (tied for 9th)
10 Celine Dion

 

The most overrated male rockers (Results from a poll taken the week of Aug 12, 2012) The most overrated rockers (Results from a poll taken the week of Aug 20, 2012)
1 Justin Timberlake 1 Britney Spears (tied for 1st) **
2 Ted Nugent 1 Justin Timberlake  (tied for 1st) **
3 Johnny Rotten 3 Ted Nugent
4 Axl Rose 4 David Lee Roth  (tied for 4th)
5 David Lee Roth 4 Madonna (tied for 4th)
6 Jon Bon Jovi 6 Deborah Harry
7 Gene Simmons 7 Axl Rose
8 Boy George 8 Courtney Love
9 Ace Frehley 9 Nico
10 Paul Stanley 9 Gene Simmons tied with Johnny Rotten for 9th

** Runnoff poll held week of 9/3/12 and the results were: Britney Spears 51%..... Justin Timberlake 49%

The best songs about gambling or gamblers (Results from a poll taken the week of Aug 27, 2012) Best played Accordion in a Rock Song (Results from a poll taken the week of Sept 3, 2012)
1 Tumblin Dice - The Rolling Stones 1 Backstreet Girl - The Rolling Stones - Accordion by Brian Jones
2 House of the Rising Sun - The Animals (tied for 2nd) 2 Piano Man - Billy Joel - Accordion by Michael Omartian
2 The Gambler - Kenny Rogers (tied for 2nd) 3 Acadian Driftwood - The Band - Accordion by Garth Hudson
4 Viva Las Vegas - Elvis Presley 4 God Only Knows - Beach Boys - Accordions by Carl Fortina and Frank Morocco
5 Lily, Rosemary, and the Jack of Hearts - Bob Dylan 5 Another One Rides the Bus - 'Weird Al' Yankovic - Accordion by Al Yankovic
6 Ramblin' Gamblin' Man - Bob Seger (tied for 6th) 6 Check It Out - John Cougar Mellencamp - Accordion by John Cascella (tied for 6th)
6 Still the Same - Bob Seger (tied for 6th) 6 How Can I Be Sure - The Young Rascals - Accordion by Felix Cavaliere (tied for 6th)
8 Atlantic City - Bruce Springsteen (tied for 8th) 6 Wouldn't It Be Nice - Beach Boys - Accordion by Carl Fortina (tied for 6th)
8 Blackjack - Ray Charles (tied for 8th) 9 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) - Bruce Springsteen - Accordion by Danny Federici  (tied)
8 Lomesome Loser - Little River Band (tied for 8th) 9 Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull - Accordion by John Evan   (tied for 9th)
Mr. Bojangles - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Accordion by Jimmy Ibbotson  (tied for 9th)

 

Best played Banjo in a Rock Song (Results from a poll taken the week of Sept 10, 2012) Rock Songs with the best played Violin(s) (Results from a poll taken the week of Oct 1, 2012)
1 Old Man - Neil Young - 6 string Banjo by James Taylor 1 Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles - Violins by (See this page for list)
2 Squeeze Box - The Who - Banjo by Pete Townshend 2 Baba O' Riley- The Who - Violin by Dave Arbus
3 Gallows Pole - Led Zeppelin - Banjo by Jimmy Page 3 Hurricane - Bob Dylan - Violin by Scarlet River
4 Lola - The Kinks - Banjo by Dave Davies (tied for 4th) 4 As Tears Go By - The Rolling Stones - Violins by Mike Leander Orchestra
4 Cool Calm & Collected - The Rolling Stones - Banjo by Brian Jones (tied for 4th) 5 Cocaine - Jackson Browne - Fiddle by David Lindley
6 Mr. Bojangles - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Banjo by John McEuen  (tied for 6th) 6 Paper in Fire - John Mellencamp - Fiddle by Lisa Germano
6 Take it Easy - The Eagles - Banjo by Bernie Leadon  (tied for 6th) 7 You Wear it Well - Rod Stewart - Violin by Dick Powell
8 Bluebird - Buffalo Springfield - Banjo by Charlie Chin 8 Dust In The Wind - Kansas - Violin by Robby Steinhardt
9 Stop Stop Stop - The Hollies - Banjo by Tony Hicks 9 She's Leaving Home - The Beatles - Violins by (See this page for list)
10 Cumberland Blues - The Grateful Dead - Banjo by Jerry Garcia  (tied for 10th)
Texan Love Song - Elton John - Banjo by Davey Johnstone  (tied for 10th)
10 She's A Rainbow - The Rolling Stones - Strings arranged by John Paul Jones  - tied for 10th with....
The Devil Went Down to Georgia - The Charlie Daniels Band - Fiddle by Charlie Daniels )

 

Best played Sitar in a Rock Song (Results from a poll taken the week of Oct 8, 2012) Best played Electric Sitar in a Rock Song (Results from a poll taken the week of Oct 15, 2012)
1 Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones - Sitar by Brian Jones 1 Green Tamborine - The Lemon Pipers - Electric Sitar by Vinnie Bell
2 Norwegian Wood - The Beatles - Sitar by George Harrison 2 Games People Play - Joe South - Electric Sitar by Joe South
3 Street Fighting Man - The Rolling Stones - Sitar by Brian Jones 3 Cry Like a Baby - The Box Tops - Electric Sitar by Gary Talley (tied for 3rd)
4 Within You Without You - The Beatles - Sitar by George Harrison 3 Hooked on a Feeling - B.J. Thomas - Electric Sitar by Mike Herrin  (tied for 3rd)
5 Don't Come Around Here No More - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Sitar by Dave Stewart 3 Monterey - Eric Burdon and the Animals - Electric Sitar by Vic Briggs  (tied for 3rd)
6 Tomorrow Never Knows - The Beatles - Sitar by George Harrison 3 San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie - Electric Sitar by John Phillips  (tied for 3rd)
7 Fancy - The Kinks - Sitar by ? 7 Do It Again - Steely Dan - Electric Sitar by Denny Dias (tied for 7th)
8 Cool Calm & Collected - The Rolling Stones - Sitar by Brian Jones 7 Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours - Stevie Wonder - Electric Sitar by ?  (tied for 7th)
9 Blues For Baby and Me - Elton John - Sitar by Davey Johnstone (tied for 9th) 9 Ain't Talkin' 'bout Love - Van Halen - Electric Sitar by Eddie Van Halen (tied for 9th)
9 Love You To - The Beatles - Sitar by George Harrison and others (tied for 9th with...)
My Little One - Jimi Hendrix - Sitar by Brian Jones
9 Turn-Down Day - The Cyrkle - Electric Sitar by Tom Dawes (tied for 9th)

 

Best Tremolo Guitar played in a Rock Song (Results from a poll taken the week of Oct 22, 2012) The best Rock Song about Social Commentary (Results from a poll taken the week of Nov 26, 2012)
1 Down By the Seaside - Led Zeppelin - Tremolo Guitar by Jimmy Page   (tied for 1st) 1 The Times They Are A Changin' - Bob Dylan
1 Mona - The Rolling Stones - Tremolo Guitar by Brian Jones   (tied for 1st) 2 Sympathy For The Devil - The Rolling Stones
3 Crimson and Clover - Tommy James and the Shondells - Tremolo Guitar by Tommy James (tie) 3 Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
3 For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield - Tremolo Guitar by Neil Young (tied for 3rd) 4 A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall - Bob Dylan  (tied for 4th)
3 Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones - Tremolo Guitar by Keith Richards (tied for 3rd) 4 Imagine - John Lennon  (tied for 4th)
6 Bo Biddley - Bo Diddley - Tremolo Guitar by Bo Diddley 6 Living For The City - Stevie Wonder
7  I Had Too Much To Dream - Electric Prunes - Tremolo Guitar by Ken Williams 7 Subterranean Homesick Blues - Bob Dylan
8 Mona - Bo Diddily - Tremolo Guitar by Bo Diddley 8 Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival  (tied for 8th)
9 Born on the Bayou - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Tremolo Guitar by John Fogerty (tie) 8 My Generation - The Who  (tied for 8th)
9  Green River - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Tremolo Guitar by John Fogerty  (tie) 10 Apeman - The Kinks (tied for 10th)
Hymn 43 - Jethro Tull  (tied for 10th)
Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters - Elton John  (tied for 10th)

 

The most overrated Rock albums (Results from a poll taken the week of Dec 17, 2012) The best years for Rock n Roll music (Results from a poll taken the week of Jan 14, 2013)
1 Thriller - Michael Jackson 1 1969
2 Alive - KISS 2 1967
3 Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols - The Sex Pistols 3 1966
4 The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground and Nico 4 1968
5 Paul's Boutique - The Beastie Boys 5 1971
6 Parallel Lines - Blondie  (tied for 6th) 6 1964
6 Saturday Night Fever - The Bee Gees, plus others  (tied for 6th) 7 1970
6 The B-52's - The B-52's  (tied for 6th) 8 1972
9 Hotel California - The Eagles 9 1965
10 Raw Power - Iggy and the Stooges (tied for 10th)
Remain in Light - Talking Heads (tied for 10th)
10 1955

 

The best song about civil rights (Results from a poll taken the week of Jan 21, 2013) Favorite Rock n Roll love songs (Results from a poll taken the week of March 4, 2013)
1 The Times They Are A Changin - Bob Dylan/The Byrds/others 1 Something - The Beatles
2 Blowin' In The Wind - Bob Dylan/Stevie Wonder/others 2 Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones
3 A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cook 3 Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel
4 Get Up, Stand Up - Bob Marley and the Wailers 4 Im a Believer The Monkees
5 Say It Loud Im Black and Im Proud - James Brown 5 Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
6 We Shall Overcome - Pete Seeger/many others 6 Happy Together The Turtles
7 In the Ghetto - Elvis Presley 7 I Will - The Beatles
8 The Harder They Come (the Harder They Fall) - Jimmy Cliff/others 8 Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles (tied for 8th)
9 Abraham, Martin and John - Dion 8 Layla - Eric Clapton (tied for 8th)
10 Blackbird - The Beatles 10 Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul McCartney & Wings &
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton (both tied for 10th)

 

Best old outlaw or old western sounding rock song (Results from a poll taken the week of March 18, 2013) Best Country-Rock song
(Results from a poll taken the week of April 15, 2013)
1 Friend of the Devil - The Grateful Dead   (tied for 1st)
Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan  (tied for 1st)
1 Dead Flowers - The Rolling Stones
3 Bad Company - Bad Company (tied for 3rd) 2 What Am I Doing Hangin' 'Round - The Monkees
3 Desperado - Alice Cooper Band  (tied for 3rd) 3 Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
3 Midnight Rider - The Allman Brothers Band (tied for 3rd) 4 Act Naturally - The Beatles/Solo Ringo (tied for 4th)
5 Rocky Raccoon - The Beatles 4 Amie - Pure Prairie League (tied for 4th)
6 Heart of Gold - Neil Young 4 Me and Bobby McGree - Janis Joplin (tied for 4th)
7 The Ballad of Billy the Kid - Billy Joel 7 Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
8 Hand of Fate - The Rolling Stones 8 Long Harried Country Boy - Charlie Daniels Band (tie)
9 Roy Rogers - Elton John (tied for 9th) 8 Old Hippie - The Bellamy Brothers (tied for 8th)
9 Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi (tied for 9th) 8 Roy Rogers - Elton John (tied for 8th)
Uneasy Rider - The Charlie Daniels Band (tied for 8th)

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