David Gates. Back in Black – AC/DC Of the tremendous library of ridiculously catchy riffs in the AC/DC canon, this one stands out near the top. One of the finest songs acoustic rock has to offer. The 70’s really was the area of great electric guitar rock bands. Amazon: 15 : Stay with Me. Strong riffs, beautiful solos and solid rock songs were emerging from the ground. Bread. Every single time we hear that intro, it just stops us in our tracks and sends chills down our spine. Another song that is often used to introduce rock guitar to beginners, this song has a soulful punch that continues to draw Clapton fans back to his early days. As a beginner rock/metal guitar player it can be difficult to find easy songs. Guitar Man. Last Updated on April 2, 2020 by Klaus Crow. It isn’t easy to pare 50 years of rock and roll down to a top-10 list, but we’re feeling brave, so what the hell. After all, lots of famous rock players - Eddie Van Halen, Uli Jon Roth and Ritchie Blackmore being a few - are virtuosos. Shredders such as Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, and Slash inspired countless fans to seek out easy rock songs to learn on guitar and play these classic riffs for themselves. Top 30 Best Electric Guitar Rock Songs of the 70’s. But of course, we always try to whip out our air guitar the moment it comes on. From arena-shaking hair metal to compelling pop grooves, the ’80s were a time of unmatched attitude, along with some of the best guitar playing of all time. 10. Here are our picks for the 10 greatest rock solos ever committed to record. There's always a fast riff, fancy fill or complex chord to get in your way. Even in 2016, nothing can ever come close to this classic. 03:49 . With the popularity of the guitar solo in rock music dwindling during the mid to late 90s, Pantera’s Dimebag Darrell almost single-handedly kept six-string shred alive. It was a great decade for the guitar. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for 100 Greatest Classic Rock Songs - Various Artists on AllMusic. November 21, 2018 By Klaus Crow 6 Comments.