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Final Day For Our “Memorial Day 500″ Countdown- Top 96 Revealed Starting At 9am

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Classic Rock 96-1 began celebrating the holiday weekend on Friday afternoon, shining the musical spotlight on the greatest classic rock songs of all time.  Superstars like Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Pink Floyd, AC/DC, Queen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Van Halen, Steve Miller, Def Leppard, Tom Petty, Rolling Stones, & ZZ Top have been well represented during the past 3 days.

Journey’s “Faithfully” kicked it off, coming in at number 500 on our countdown.  Now it’s time for the absolute best of the best:  the Top 96 tracks!  We’ll pick up the final round of our “Memorial Day 500″ at 9 am today.  What song will come in #1?  You’ll know shortly after 5 this afternoon.  No matter what your plans for the day include, be sure you have Classic Rock 96-1 cranked up as your Memorial Day soundtrack!

Here’s our “Memorial Day 500″ countdown, powered by Tyler Ford…  so far:   .

97.  AEROSMITH- Come Together
98.  38 SPECIAL-  Hold On Loosely
99.  TOM PETTY-  American Girl

100.  DEREK & THE DOMINOS-  Layla
101   STEVE MILLER-  Rock’n Me
102.  WHO-  Behind Blue Eyes
103.  JIMI HENDRIX-  Foxey Lady
104.  DEF LEPPARD-  Foolin’
105.  BILLY IDOL-  White Wedding
106.  BOB SEGER-  Night Moves
107.  FOREIGNER-  Double Vision
108.  LYNYRD SKYNYRD-  Gimme Three Steps
109.  ZZ TOP-  Legs
110.  PAT BENATAR-  Hit Me With Your Best Shot
111.  POLICE-  Message In A Bottle
112.  DEEP PURPLE-  Smoke On The Water
113.  AC/DC-  Hells Bells
114.  VAN HALEN-  Jump
115.  YES-  Owner Of A Lonely Heart
116.  PINK FLOYD-  Wish You Were Here
117.  BAD COMPANY-  Bad Company
118.  MANFRED MANN-  Blinded By The Light
119.  QUEEN-  Killer Queen
120.  TOM PETTY-  Runnin’ Down A Dream
121.  JOHN MELLENCAMP-  Jack & Diane
122.  LED ZEPPELIN-  Whole Lotta Love
123.  OZZY OSBOURNE-  Crazy Train
124.  JOURNEY-  Lights
125.  ERIC CLAPTON-  Cocaine
126.  ROLLING STONES-  Beast Of Burden
127.  AEROSMITH-  Rag Doll
128.  FOREIGNER-  Hot Blooded
129.  STYX-  Come Sail Away
130.  VAN HALEN-  Jamie’s Cryin’
131.  U2-  New Year’s Day
132.  WHO-  Won’t Get Fooled Again
133.  RUSH-  Freewill
134.  EAGLES-  Take It Easy
135.  PINK FLOYD-  Money
136.  FOGHAT-  Slow Ride
137.  RED RIDER-  Lunatic Fringe
138.  STEVE MILLER-  Jet Airliner
139.  ZZ TOP-  Gimme All Your Lovin
140.  38 SPECIAL-  Caught Up In You
141.  MOTLEY CRUE-  Girls, Girls, Girls
142.  BLUE OYSTER CULT-  Burnin’ For You
143.  JOE WALSH-  Life’s Been Good
144.  DEF LEPPARD-  Animal
145.  LED ZEPPELIN-  Immigrant Song
146.  STEVIE NICKS-  Edge Of Seventeen
147.  JOURNEY-  Wheel In The Sky
148.  U2-  I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
149.  CLASH-  Should I Stay Or Should I Go
150.  TOM PETTY-  Mary Jane’s Last Dance
151.  AEROSMITH-  Dude (Looks Like A Lady)
152.  DOORS-  Roadhouse Blues
153.  ROLLING STONES-  Sympathy For The Devil
154.  AC/DC-  Thunderstruck
155.  SUPERTRAMP-  Give A Little Bit
156.  VAN HALEN-  Dance The Night Away
157.  CARS-  Good Times Roll
158.  LED ZEPPELIN-  Kashmir
159.  JIMI HENDRIX-  Fire
160.  LYNYRD SKYNYRD-  Call Me The Breeze
161.  BILLY SQUIER-  Everybody Wants You
162.  TOM PETTY-  Don’t Do Me Like That
163.  PINK FLOYD-  Brain Damage/Eclipse
164.  QUEEN-  Somebody To Love
165.  BRYAN ADAMS-  Summer Of ’69
166.  FOREIGNER-  Feels Like The First Time
167.  VAN HALEN-  Hot For Teacher
168.  AC/DC-  Shoot To Thrill
169.  DOORS-  Break On Through
170.  ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA-  Don’t Bring Me Down
171.  GEORGE THOROGOOD-  I Drink Alone
172.  EDDIE MONEY-  Take Me Home Tonight
173.  MOTLEY CRUE-  Home Sweet Home
174.  DEF LEPPARD-  Bringin’ On The Heartbreak
175.  BON JOVI-  Livin’ On A Prayer
176.  BOSTON-  Don’t Look Back
177.  ROLLING STONES-  You Can’t Always Get What…
178.  SUPERTRAMP-  The Logical Song
179.  TALKING HEADS-  Burning Down The House
180.  AEROSMITH-  Love In An Elevator
181.  BEATLES-  Come Together
182.  FLEETWOOD MAC-  The Chain
183.  LED ZEPPELIN-  Ocean
184.  STEPPENWOLF-  Magic Carpet Ride
185.  JOAN JETT & THE BLACKHEARTS-  I Hate Myself For Loving You
186.  CHEAP TRICK-  Surrender
187.  QUEEN-  Crazy Little Thing Called Love
188.  CARS-  My Best Friend’s Girl
189.  JOE WALSH-  Rocky Mountain Way
190.  LYNYRD SKYNYRD-  Simple Man
191.  TOTO-  Hold The Line
192.  WHO-  Pinball Wizard
193.  PINK FLOYD-  Run Like Hell
194.  POISON-  Nothin’ But A Good Time
195.  POLICE-  Don’t Stand So Close To Me
196.  NAZARETH-  Hair Of The Dog
197.  U2-  Sunday Bloody Sunday
198.  BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE-  You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
199.  GUNS N’ ROSES-  Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

200 STEVE MILLER Swingtown
201 AEROSMITH Janie’s Got A Gun
202 AC/DC For Those About To Rock
203 JOURNEY Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’
204 PAUL MCCARTNEY Live And Let Die
205 RUSH Fly By Night
206 VAN HALEN I’ll Wait
207 DON HENLEY Boys Of Summer
208 DEF LEPPARD Hysteria
209 GOLDEN EARRING Radar Love
210 DOORS Love Her Madly
211 FOREIGNER Urgent
212 PINK FLOYD Time
213 LED ZEPPELIN Fool In The Rain
214 TOM PETTY You Got Lucky
215 U2 With Or Without You
216 DAVID BOWIE Fame
217 AEROSMITH What It Takes
218 WARREN ZEVON Werewolves Of London
219 QUEEN/DAVID BOWIE Under Pressure
220 REO SPEEDWAGON Take It On The Run
221 BEATLES Revolution
222 BLACK SABBATH Iron Man
223 EDDIE MONEY Two Tickets To Paradise
224 FLEETWOOD MAC Dreams
225 BAD COMPANY Shooting Star
226 VAN HALEN Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love
227 GUNS N’ ROSES Patience
228 BRYAN ADAMS Run To You
229 ROLLING STONES (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
230 STEPPENWOLF Born To Be Wild
231 BON JOVI You Give Love A Bad Name
232 ZZ TOP Cheap Sunglasses
233 BOSTON Smokin’
234 DOORS People Are Strange
235 JOHN MELLENCAMP Small Town
236 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL Have You Ever Seen The Rain
237 LED ZEPPELIN D’Yer Mak’er
238 AC/DC Moneytalks
239 DAVID BOWIE Changes
240 BOB SEGER Hollywood Nights
241 DOOBIE BROTHERS Black Water
242 PINK FLOYD Learning To Fly
243 QUEEN You’re My Best Friend
244 EDDIE MONEY Shakin’
245 STEVE MILLER Fly Like An Eagle
246 AEROSMITH The Other Side
247 STYX Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)
248 ROLLING STONES It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll (But…
249 TOM PETTY Breakdown
250 BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE Takin’ Care Of Business
251 DEF LEPPARD Love Bites
252 VAN HALEN (Oh) Pretty Woman
253 BEATLES A Day In The Life
254 DOORS Hello, I Love You
255 CARS You Might Think
256 MOTLEY CRUE Kickstart My Heart
257 SUPERTRAMP Breakfast In America
258 BLACK CROWES Hard To Handle
259 BOB SEGER Old Time Rock & Roll
260 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL Fortunate Son
261 ROMANTICS What I Like About You
262 JOHN MELLENCAMP Hurts So Good
263 LED ZEPPELIN All My Love
264 PINK FLOYD Have A Cigar
265 U2 Where The Streets Have No Name
265 STEVE MILLER Abracadabra
265 FLEETWOOD MAC Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)
268 NAZARETH Love Hurts
269 OZZY OSBOURNE Flying High Again
270 REO SPEEDWAGON Roll With The Changes
271 FOREIGNER Head Games
272 GREG KIHN BAND Breakup Song (They Don’t …)
273 AEROSMITH Back In The Saddle
274 DEF LEPPARD Armageddon It
275 RUSH Closer To The Heart
276 DOOBIE BROTHERS Long Train Runnin’
277 EAGLES Heartache Tonight
278 LOVERBOY Working For The Weekend
279 STEALERS WHEEL Stuck In The Middle With You
280 DAVID BOWIE Modern Love
281 LED ZEPPELIN Heartbreaker/Livin’ Lovin’ Maid
282 J. GEILS BAND Love Stinks
283 ROLLING STONES Paint It, Black
284 VAN HALEN And The Cradle Will Rock
285 CARS Shake It Up
286 DOORS Light My Fire
287 AC/DC Have A Drink On Me
288 ALICE COOPER No More Mr Nice Guy
289 ASIA Heat Of The Moment
290 BAD COMPANY Can’t Get Enough
291 JOURNEY Stone In Love
292 WAR Low Rider
293 EDGAR WINTER Free Ride
294 EAGLES The Long Run
295 PETER FRAMPTON Show Me The Way (Live)
296 BEATLES Get Back
297 ELTON JOHN Bennie And The Jets
298 BLACK CROWES She Talks To Angels
299 BON JOVI Runaway

300 LED ZEPPELIN Hey Hey What Can I Do
301 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL Proud Mary
302 MARSHALL TUCKER BAND Can’t You See
303 ZZ TOP Got Me Under Pressure
304 STYX Too Much Time On My Hands
305 GEORGE THOROGOOD Who Do You Love
306 VAN HALEN Why Can’t This Be Love
307 ROBERT PALMER Bad Case Of Loving You…
308 BOB SEGER Against The Wind
309 FREE All Right Now
310 LYNYRD SKYNYRD That Smell
311 PHIL COLLINS I Don’t Care Anymore
312 STEELY DAN Do It Again
313 KANSAS Dust In The Wind
314 LED ZEPPELIN Misty Mountain Hop
315 DEEP PURPLE Woman From Tokyo
316 SANTANA Black Magic Woman
317 BOSTON Feelin’ Satisfied
318 MOTLEY CRUE Dr. Feelgood
319 DOORS Touch Me
320 JOHN MELLENCAMP Pink Houses
321 POLICE Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
322 WHO My Generation
323 STEVE MILLER Jungle Love
324 AUTOGRAPH Turn Up The Radio
325 BLACK SABBATH War Pigs
326 CREAM White Room
327 FLEETWOOD MAC Gold Dust Woman
328 BON JOVI Bad Medicine
329 POISON Every Rose Has Its Thorn
330 DEF LEPPARD Too Late For Love
331 PAUL MCCARTNEY Band On The Run
332 DAVID BOWIE Space Oddity
333 TED NUGENT Cat Scratch Fever
334 GUESS WHO American Woman
335 LED ZEPPELIN Going To California
336 VAN HALEN Dancing In The Street
337 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL Bad Moon Rising
338 BOB SEGER Rock & Roll Never Forgets
339 CARS Moving In Stereo
340 GUNS N’ ROSES Live And Let Die
341 NIGHT RANGER Sister Christian
342 ROLLING STONES Honky Tonk Women
343 STYX Fooling Yourself (The Angry..)
344 DOOBIE BROTHERS Listen To The Music
345 ALICE COOPER School’s Out
346 EDDIE MONEY Baby Hold On
347 ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA Evil Woman
348 HEART Straight On
349 AEROSMITH Livin’ On The Edge
350 JOHN MELLENCAMP Authority Song
351 PAUL MCCARTNEY Maybe I’m Amazed (Live)
352 TOM PETTY The Waiting
353 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Born To Run
354 DOORS L.A. Woman
355 KISS Detroit Rock City
356 STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN Pride And Joy
357 TWISTED SISTER We’re Not Gonna Take It
358 AC/DC Rock And Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution
359 BRYAN ADAMS Cuts Like A Knife
360 ERIC CLAPTON I Shot The Sheriff
361 POLICE Spirits In The Material World
362 VAN HALEN Right Now
363 ZZ TOP I Thank You
364 BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD For What It’s Worth (Stop,…)
365 LED ZEPPELIN What Is & What Should Never Be
366 PETER FRAMPTON Baby, I Love Your Way (Live)
367 RAM JAM Black Betty
368 ROBERT PALMER Addicted To Love
369 SIMPLE MINDS Don’t You (Forget About Me)
370 WHO Eminence Front
371 PETER GABRIEL Solsbury Hill
372 EAGLES One Of These Nights
373 FLEETWOOD MAC Don’t Stop
374 ROLLING STONES Jumpin’ Jack Flash
375 STEELY DAN Reeling In The Years
376 CARS Bye Bye Love
377 ELTON JOHN Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting
378 OZZY OSBOURNE No More Tears
379 SAMMY HAGAR I Can’t Drive 55
380 DAVID BOWIE Suffragette City
381 GRAND FUNK We’re An American Band
382 NEIL YOUNG Rockin’ In The Free World
383 MOTLEY CRUE Smokin’ In The Boys Room
384 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL Down On The Corner
385 JUDAS PRIEST You’ve Got Another Thing Comin
386 PINK FLOYD Speak To Me/Breathe
387 T REX Bang A Gong (Get It On)
388 BILLY IDOL Dancing With Myself
389 SUPERTRAMP Goodbye Stranger
390 BOB SEGER Her Strut
391 KANSAS Point Of Know Return
392 PETE TOWNSHEND Let My Love Open The Door
393 AEROSMITH Same Old Song And Dance
394 JOHN MELLENCAMP Crumblin’ Down
395 BACHMAN-TURNER OVERDRIVE Let It Ride
396 BEATLES While My Guitar Gently Weeps
397 DEF LEPPARD Rocket
398 GEORGE THOROGOOD Move It On Over
399 QUIET RIOT Cum On Feel The Noize

400 VAN MORRISON Brown Eyed Girl
401 REO SPEEDWAGON Time For Me To Fly
402 TOM PETTY Don’t Come Around Here No More
403 DOOBIE BROTHERS China Grove
404 SANTANA Evil Ways
405 TED NUGENT Stranglehold
406 STEVIE NICKS/TOM PETTY Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around
407 ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND Ramblin’ Man
408 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Glory Days
409 DOORS Love Me Two Times
410 EAGLES Peaceful Easy Feeling
411 VAN HALEN Unchained
412 JEFFERSON STARSHIP Jane
413 ROD STEWART Maggie May
414 ROLLING STONES Brown Sugar
415 U2 Mysterious Ways
416 JIMI HENDRIX Hey Joe
417 LED ZEPPELIN Houses Of The Holy
418 JAMES GANG Funk #49
419 JOURNEY Who’s Crying Now
420 WHO You Better You Bet
421 BOSTON Something About You
422 ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA Do Ya
423 BILLY IDOL Mony Mony
424 CLASH Rock The Casbah
425 EDGAR WINTER Frankenstein
426 J. GEILS BAND Freeze-Frame
427 PETER FRAMPTON Do You Feel Like We Do (Live)
428 DAVID BOWIE Let’s Dance
429 ERIC CLAPTON Lay Down Sally
430 JACKSON BROWNE Running On Empty
431 VAN HALEN Dreams
432 SUPERTRAMP Take The Long Way Home
433 GENESIS That’s All
434 PETER GABRIEL In Your Eyes
435 TOM PETTY Learning To Fly
436 DON HENLEY Dirty Laundry
437 TESLA Signs
438 GUNS N’ ROSES November Rain
439 DEEP PURPLE Hush
440 R.E.M. The One I Love
441 HEAD EAST Never Been Any Reason
442 JOHN MELLENCAMP I Need A Lover
443 LYNYRD SKYNYRD Saturday Night Special
444 MOLLY HATCHET Flirtin’ With Disaster
445 LED ZEPPELIN Dancing Days
446 GRAND FUNK Some Kind Of Wonderful
447 ZZ TOP I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide
448 BOB SEGER Fire Down Below
449 GREAT WHITE Once Bitten Twice Shy
450 ROLLING STONES Shattered
451 JOHN LENNON Imagine
452 ELTON JOHN Rocket Man
453 HOLLIES Long Cool Woman (In A Black..)
454 RICK DERRINGER Rock And Roll, Hoochie Koo
455 VAN HALEN Beautiful Girls
456 JOE WALSH All Night Long
457 JOHN FOGERTY Centerfield
458 PRETENDERS Brass In Pocket
459 RATT Round And Round
460 TOM PETTY You Don’t Know How It Feels
461 BILLY SQUIER My Kinda Lover
462 AC/DC It’s A Long Way To The Top
463 ALICE COOPER Eighteen
464 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL Born On The Bayou
465 DOORS Riders On The Storm
466 JETHRO TULL Locomotive Breath
467 LED ZEPPELIN Good Times Bad Times
468 POLICE Synchronicity II
469 JOHN CAFFERTY/BEAVER BROWN BAONnD The Dark Side
470 DIO Rainbow In The Dark
471 JIMI HENDRIX The Wind Cries Mary
472 SKID ROW 18 And Life
473 TUBES She’s A Beauty
474 BILLY JOEL It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me
475 CARS You’re All I’ve Got Tonight
476 DAVID ESSEX Rock On
477 GEORGIA SATELLITES Keep Your Hands To Yourself
478 JUDAS PRIEST Living After Midnight
479 MOUNTAIN Mississippi Queen
480 WHO Bargain
481 KINKS Lola
482 PETER GABRIEL Sledgehammer
483 TALKING HEADS Once In A Lifetime
484 EDDIE MONEY Think I’m In Love
485 REO SPEEDWAGON Keep On Loving You
486 JEFFERSON AIRPLANE Somebody To Love
487 CULT Fire Woman
488 BAD COMPANY Ready For Love
489 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Born In The U.S.A.
490 GEORGE THOROGOOD One Bourbon, One Scotch, One..
491 JANIS JOPLIN/BIG BROTHER Piece Of My Heart
492 STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN Crossfire
493 38 SPECIAL Rockin’ Into The Night
494 TOM PETTY You Wreck Me
495 JAMES GANG Walk Away
496 SANTANA Oye Como Va
497 CREAM Crossroads
498 LED ZEPPELIN Trampled Under Foot
499 VAN HALEN Finish What Ya Started
500 JOURNEY Faithfully

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