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02-19-04, 04:07 AM
I've been racking my brain for days, and I've come up with a pretty good list, but it's not quite enough to fill up an entire 80 minute cd. I'm sorta looking for songs that are a bit over the top. Stuff with huge drumbeats, monster guitar wailing, and overly emotional lyrics. Mostly 80's and 90's stuff. Songs that may even make one laugh out loud.

Here's my list, in no particular order yet:

Long Time - Boston
Renegade - Styx
Seperate Ways (Worlds Apart) - Journey
Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy - Bad Company
Right Now - Van Halen [iffy]
We Built This City - Starship [iffy]
Burnin' For You - Blue Oyster Cult
Take Me Home Tonight - Eddie Money
Urgent - Foreigner
Carry On My Wayward Son - Kansas
Working For The Weekend - Loverboy
Heartbreaker - Pat Benetar
Take It On The Run - REO Speedwagon
Burning Heart - Survivor
Owner Of A Lonely Heart - Yes

Any suggestions for additions, and/or removals?


the aftermath
02-19-04, 04:23 AM
Queen - We will rock you


02-19-04, 05:41 AM
Tom Sawyer -- Rush

02-19-04, 05:53 AM
Heat Of The Moment - Asia
Since You've Been Gone - Rainbow
Jump - Van Halen
Alone - Heart
Surrender - Cheap Trick
Cold As Ice - Foreigner
Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi :o

02-19-04, 12:26 PM
i thought about queen, but none of the stuff that's familiar to me seems to fit my requirements. other than that, those are some great suggestions! "Heat Of The Moment" is actually one i meant to add!

Rypro 525
02-19-04, 01:16 PM
maybe fat bottom girls by queen would fit the requirments.

02-19-04, 02:28 PM
Jukebox Hero - Foreigner
Come Sail Away - Styx

Two of the best guilty pleasure songs ever.

02-19-04, 04:46 PM
GNR - Paradise City

02-19-04, 08:34 PM
Here are a few...

Triumph - Lay it on the Line, Magic Power, Fight the Good Fight

Billy Squire - The Stroke, Everybody Wants You, In the Dark, My Kind of Lover

Rainbow - Stone Cold, Street of Dreams, Since You've Been gone, Can't Let You Go

Sammy Hagar - Heavy Metal, There's Only One Way to Rock, Three Lock Box, I'll Fall in Love Again, I Can't Drive 55, Your Love is Driving Me Crazy

Loverboy - Working For the Weekend, Lucky Ones, The Kid is Hot Tonight, Turn Me Loose

Toto - Rosanna, Hold the Line, Africa

Styx - Loreli, Blue Collar Man, Rockin' the Paradise, The Best of Times

Man I could go on forever here. I have tons of "Arena Rock" albums. I would suggest making it a multi-CD collection instead of one CD.

02-19-04, 08:45 PM
Twisted Sister -I Wanna Rock!

02-21-04, 05:25 PM
thanks a ton, raiders!

02-21-04, 08:06 PM
Van Halen - Panama

I'd personally ditch Owner of a Lonely Heart.

02-21-04, 10:13 PM
Originally posted by Hollowgen
thanks a ton, raiders!

No problem.

If you havn't made the CD yet, I would suggest switching "We Built This City" by Starship, with either "Jane", or "Find your Way Back" by Jefferson Starship.

Also... If you can find it, download a band called HSAS. HSAS was a band fronted by Sammy Hager, and Neal Schon(Journey). Thay had some great songs, such as "Missing You", "Top of the Rock", and probably the best cover version I have ever heard of "A Whiter Shade of Pale". Those songs were favorites for a short time back in the days of AOR radio, in the early 80's.

Donnie Iris's, "Love is Like a Rock", or "Ah Leah" would fit really well on that CD.

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