Keno's Weekly Rock-N-Roll Poll

Week: 861
Date: 1/9/2023
Question: What is the greatest all time intro to a Rock Song? (Part 2 of 3)
Your Vote Option Votes Percent
  Revolution - The Beatles - Acid guitar lick by John, hard single drum beat by Ringo, and John's scream has this one starting off the first acid to metal rock song
215 6.5%
  (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones - Electric fuzz guitar riff by Keith Richards
214 6.5%
  Iron Man - Black Sabbath - Ward's simple drum beat, followed by Iommi's demonic guitar riffing & Ozzy's demonic like spoken word's 'I am Iron Man!' kicks this one off
212 6.4%
  Time Has Come Today - The Chambers Brothers - The alternate striking of two cowbells by Brian Keenan and a simple 'kookoo' sung by Lester Chambers starts this one off
211 6.4%
  Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix - Guitar riff by Hendrix says it all in this opening
210 6.4%
  Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd - It's the smooth organ played by producer Al Kooper and the piano played by Billy Powell that actually sets this one up
209 6.3%
  Light My Fire - The Doors - Ray Manzarek's keyboard line gets this one going
209 6.3%
  We Will Rock You - Queen - Foot stomping and hand clapping by the band members followed by Freddie Mercury's vocals
209 6.3%
  When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin - Bonzo's drumming followed by Plant's harp and the rest of the band then joining in made this opening fine indeed
208 6.3%
  Hot For Teacher - Van Halen - A rapid drum solo by Alex Van Halen followed by the usual frantic guitar playing by brother Eddie, gets this one going strong
207 6.3%
  Roll Over Beethoven - Electric Light Orchestra - Organ, followed by volins, cellos and other symphonic sounds, then by a '50s style guitar riff, all performered by the entire band
207 6.3%
  Thunderstruck - AC/DC - Manic guitar riff by Angas Young along with recorded chanting from fans at a live rock concert
207 6.3%
  Money for Nothing - Dire Straits - Guest Sting proclaims 'I want my MTV' while an organ is heard faroff in the background, followed by Mark Knopfler's epic guitar riff
206 6.2%
  Imagine - John Lennon - Beautiful piano intro played by Lennon
136 4.1%
  Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull - A drawn out piano piece by John Evan's with just a bit of Martin Barre's guitar thrown in for good measure
135 4.1%
  In the Light - Led Zeppelin - Far out synthesizer by John Paul Jones seems to go on forever
122 3.7%
  Time Is On My Side (Guitar version) - The Rolling Stones - Keith Richards' clean guitar lick along with a cool organ played by Ian Stewart
121 3.7%
  Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses - Slash's iconic guitar riff
47 1.4%
  Born in the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen - Drums by Max Weinberg and Roy Bittan's keyboards starts this one off
8 0.2%
  Children of the Sun - Billy Thorpe - You may have forgotten this one's opening, it's about as sci-fi as any song gets with its synthesizer followed by fuzz drumming
4 0.1%
  Roundabout - Yes - Quick, brief minimoog by Rick Wakeman followed by very clean guitar picking by Steve Howe set this one up
2 0.1%
  I Want You Back - The Jackson 5 - A chugging guitar chord and the same line played on piano and bass sets the mood for this one
0 0%
  Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana - Guitar chords strummed by Kurt Cobain, followed by Dave Grohl's drumming
0 0%
Totals: 3299 100%

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