Checkout the below listed latest and best top 10 best Blues Rock songs of all time 2017, Blues music has been around since the late 1800’s. Rock and roll came from this genre of music. It also produced blues rock which is a unique form of rock and roll and the blues. In the past musicians created this music form by implementing a new chord progression that was composed of a three-chord format. Once this happened blues rock was born.
The 1960’s ushered in the era of blues rock. Rock and blues artists were mixing up these sounds and generating new songs that were capturing the attention of fans everywhere. People who liked rock and blues songs started to listen intently to these styles. Some big time hits were also created as a result of combining both of these genres together. Here are the top 10 best blues rock songs of all time.
- 10. Back Street Crawler (Don’t Need You No More) by Paul Kossoff
- 9. I Looked Away by Derek the Dominoes
- 8. Oh Beautiful by Joe Bonamassa
- 7. I’m A Woman by Eliana Cargnelutti
- 6. A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum
- 5. Might As Well Smile
- 4. All Your Love by John Mayall
- 3. Sunshine of Your Love by Cream
- 2. Midnight Ride by Tinsley Ellis
- 1. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin
Here we present the list of top 10 best Blues Rock songs of all time 2017.
10. Back Street Crawler (Don’t Need You No More) by Paul Kossoff
When it comes to music, the name Paul Kossoff might not sound that familiar to most people. However, in 1973 he released a song called Back Street Crawler (Don’t Need You No More). This song was an underground blues rock hit that resonated with blues lovers that heard it during the time. It is an instrumental tune that delivers without the use of vocals. Back Street Crawler (Don’t Need You No More) didn’t need strong vocals to deliver its message. The song ended up becoming a well-received tune without them.
9. I Looked Away by Derek the Dominoes
Derek the Dominoes might not have been a real famous blues rock musician but in 1970 he released I Looked Away. It was a phenomenal blues rock piece in its day. This song had a lot of spirit and many blues rock fans loved hearing it. Derek knew how to make the song move at a good pace without compromising any of its sound. It was commercial enough for the blues rock fans. Yet, it had the downhome flavor that fans enjoy listening to.
8. Oh Beautiful by Joe Bonamassa
Former blues rock great Joe Bonamassa released his song Oh Beautiful back in 2014 and this is a legendary blues rock song that is mixed with the perfect blend or rock and blues. This song has a noticeable blues rhythm and melody but the guitar strums is what makes it a rock joint as well. A person’s feelings will be overtaken by this song. Bonamassa is a great blues artist that knows how to produce top notch blues hits.
7. I’m A Woman by Eliana Cargnelutti
Eliana Cargnelutti created I’m A Woman in the 2015 and this song is one of her best recordings to date. Eliana Cargnelutti is a well-known blues rock artist that has been around for a short time. She is still a young musician that is finding her way in the world of music and blues rock. However, I’m A Woman is a blues rock song that has helped to propel this young Italian talent into the spotlight. I’m A Woman is a signature piece from Cargnelutti that showcases her vocals, her writing ability and her ability to rock out on a guitar. Blues Rock lovers must listen to her jam to understand why she needs to be appreciated.
6. A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum
Procul Harum is a blues rock band form the 60’s. They released a Whiter Shade of Pale in 1967 and this song managed to become a chart topper within U.K. that year. A Whiter Shade of Pale was a perfect blend of rock and blues and in some ways it almost sounded like a gospel hit. It connected with many people. This song helped to define how people would listen to and receive blues rock music. Procul Harum went on to make many more tunes in England and they still continue to make blues rock jams today – though they are now considered more of a progressive or psychedelic rock band.
5. Might As Well Smile
Beth Hart is a part of the modern blues rock music scene. She has been featured on albums with Joe Bonamassa and many of his fans like her as well. Keep in mind that Beth is not living under Joe’s shadow. Instead, she is recognized as a solo talent in her own right. Might As Well Smile is one of Beth Hart’s greatest and most memorable blues rock hits. This song was released in 2015 and it is a tune that is not only helping to establish Hart as a star but is changing the new era of blues rock music.
4. All Your Love by John Mayall
John Mayall released a blues rock track called All Your Love back in 2003. This song was a huge hit within the blues rock genre. He performed this song with his group the Bluesbreakers. These guys have been around for well over 50 years. Their lineup has changed a lot over that period of time but their music style is pretty much the same. John Mayell and The Bluesbreakers know blues music and they understand rock. They have been involved with both of these genres of music since they had formed – so they more than understand what they are about.
3. Sunshine of Your Love by Cream
The group Cream was a prominent blues rock band back in the late 60’s. Eric Clapton was a part of this group after he turned down John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. This song is considered a phenomenal blues rock song of that era. Clapton infused the song with some of his signature guitar riffs and sounds. This song was a tribute to Jimi Hendrix. Clapton and the rest of Cream (Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker) made a great team and this song proves that he was wise for holding out for cream.
2. Midnight Ride by Tinsley Ellis
The year 2015 was a huge one for the blues rock genre of music. Many blues rock artist started to release a barrage of the latest blues rock tunes during that time period. Tinsley Ellis is a part of the new wave of blues rock artists that took part in that resurgence of blues rocks. Midnight Ride is a 21st century blues rock song that is helping to redefine the era. This musical masterpiece is a great tune that fans of this genre will love. This song is definitely worth listening too.
1. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin
Led Zepplin was a huge group back in the 70’s. In 71 they gave the world Stairway to Heaven which is one of their signature hits. This tune is considered a classic rock piece though it does not fit neatly into that category. Keep in mind that blues music is what makes the song sound different than the normal rock sound. Stairway to Heaven is a phenomenal track that is took the world by storm during its time. It is truly a magnificent blues rock song.
This list highlights the best blues rock music that has ever been created. This genre of music is loved by many people who enjoy listening to this particular style of music.