Monday, December 20, 2004

Great Moments in Hard Rock

(in no particular order)
1. The first 40 seconds of "Welcome to the Jungle" - Guns N Roses
2. Jim Morrison going crazy in the middle of the line 'break on thro--OH!" in "Break on Through" - The Doors
3. The guitar solo in "Johnny B. Good" - Chuck Berry
4. The riff that is "Cocaine" - Eric Clapton
5. The riff that is "Sunshine of Your Love" - Cream (Eric Clapton)
6. The riff that is "Layla" - Eric Clapton (Acoustic version)
7. Eric Clapton riffs
8. That part of "Stairway to Heaven" after the guitar solo, when Jimmy Page is rockin out all 'And as we wind on down the road' and stuff - Led Zeppelin
9. The insanity that is the lyrics to "Something in the Way", especially the part about drippings from the ceiling - Nirvana
10. 'Breaking rocks in the hot sun' in "I Fought the Law" - The Clash
11. When the drums come in halfway through "In the Air Tonight" - Phil Collins
12. The lyrics to "Bohemian Rhapsody", their thinly-veiled reference to Freddy Mercury's AIDS - Queen
13. That part of "Satisfaction" where the chorus comes in and everyone just starts rockin know what I'm talkin about if you've ever heard it - Rolling Stones
14. The moment the guitar solo ends and flows back to the melody in "Plush" - Stone Temple Pilots
15. When "Here I Go Again" finally stops being all bitchy and moany and gets fucking awesome - Whitesnake
16. When Jeremy bites the recess lady's breast - how could I forget? - in "Jeremy" - Pearl Jam
17. The feeling of "Walk This Way"...WITHOUT Run DMC - Aerosmith


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