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Old 02-15-2005, 04:30 PM
Q Magazine - 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks Ever!

From Q#224 March 2005

1. Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze
2. The Rolling Stones – Jumpin’ Jack Flash
3. Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta’ Love
4. Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Sprit
5. The Beatles – Helter Skelter
6. Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child Of Mine
7. The Who – Won’t Get Fooled Again
8. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
9. The Kinks – You Really Got Me
10. The Stone Roses – I Am The Resurrection
11. Black Sabbath – Paranoid
12. Deep Purple – Smoke On The Water
13. The Stooges – I Wanna Be Your Dog
14. Blur – Song 2
15. Radiohead – Creep
16. AC/DC – Whole Lotta’ Rosie (Live)
17. John Lee Hooker – Boom Boom
18. The Velvet Underground – Sweet Jane
19. Cream – Sunshine Of Your Love
20. Oasis – Supersonic
21. Pixies – Debaser
22. Metalica – Master Of Puppets
23. Aerosmith – Walk This Way
24. Rage Againsed The Machine – Killing In The Name
25. Pink Floyd – Shine On You Crazy Diamond
26. Sex Pistols – Pretty Vacant
27. Motorhead – Ace Of Spades
28. The Smiths – How Soon Is Now
29. Van Halen – Eruption
30. Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Can’t Stop
31. Ramones – Blitzkrieg Bop
32. Neil Young – Like A Hurricane
33. Queen – Now I’m Here
34. The Clash – White Riot
35. My Bloody Valentine – You Made Me Realise
36. T.Rex – Get It On
37. Fleetwood Mac – Albatross
38. Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back In Town
39. MC5 – Kick Out Thejams
40. Prince – Purple Rain
41. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
42. Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode
43. Derek And The Dominos – Laya
44. Muse – Stockholm Syndrome
45. Public Image – Public Image
46. Beastie Boys – Sabotage
47. The Darkness – I Believe In A Thing Called Love
48. Can – Mother Sky
49. Howlin’ Wolf – Smokestack Lightnin’
50. The Byrds – Eight Miles High
51. Television – Marquee Moon
52. Gang Of Four – At Home He’s A Tourist
53. Captain Beefheart – Big Eyed Beans From Venus
54. The Hives – Hate You Say I Told You So
55. Elvis Presley – Hound Dog
56. David Bowie – Heroes
57. R.E.M. – The One I Love
58. U2 – Vertigo
59. Echo And The Bunnymen – Rescue
60. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Freebird
61. The Yardbirds – Shape Of Things
62. Slade – Cum On Feel The Noise
63. Joy Division – Shadowplay
64. Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
65. Iron Maden – Phantom Of The Opera
66. The Strokes – Last Night
67. Smashing Pumpkins – Cherub Rock
68. The Sonics – Strychnine
69. Sonic Youth – Teenage Riot
70. Queens Of The Stoneage – No One Knows
71. Funkadelic – Maggot Brain
72. The Cult – She Sells Sanctuary
73. The Jam – Going Underground
74. John Lennon – Cold Turkey
75. Faith No More – Everything’s Ruined
76. Boston – More Than A Feeling
77. Eddie Cochran – Summertime Blues
78. Dinosaur Jr. – Freak Scene
79. PJ Harvey – 50 Ft Queenie
80. Bob Dylan – All Along The Watchtower
81. Magazine – Shot Both Side
82. Verve – Slide Away
83. The Only Ones – Another Girl Another Planet
84. Sly And The Family Stone – I Want To Take You Higher
85. Joan Jett And The Blackhearts – I Love Rock And Roll
86. Spaceman 3 – Revolution
87. Link Ray And His Ray Men – Rumble
88. Husker Du – Friend, You’ve Got To Fall
89. Dick Dale & His Del Tones – Misirlou
90. Siouxsie & The Banshees – Hong Kong Garden
91. Interpol – Obstacle 1
92. ZZ Top – La Grange
93. Korn – Blind
94. Foo Fighters – All My Life
95. Steely Dan – Reelin’ In The Years
96. The Shadows – Apache
97. Suede – Animal Nitrate
98. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Sidewalking
99. Richard And Linda Thompson – Shoot Out The Lights
100. The Osmands – Crazy Horses


Some nice choices, my personal favourites being...

8. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
10. The Stone Roses – I Am The Resurrection
13. The Stooges – I Wanna Be Your Dog
18. The Velvet Underground – Sweet Jane
20. Oasis – Supersonic
28. The Smiths – How Soon Is Now
36. T.Rex – Get It On
40. Prince – Purple Rain
41. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
44. Muse – Stockholm Syndrome
51. Television – Marquee Moon
61. The Yardbirds – Shape Of Things
62. Slade – Cum On Feel The Noise
63. Joy Division – Shadowplay
97. Suede – Animal Nitrate

I'm saddened by the lack of Pulp. Surely Sunrise and Do You Remember The First Time are worthy contenders? Such is life I s'pose...and I'd have chosen Joy Division's Disorder too.
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