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10/19/1 List: Buddy Blue's list of the top 50 Butt Rock Anthems

"Cum on feel the noise..."

Buddy Blue's List of the Top 50 Butt Rock Anthems

Butt-Rock is defined as loud, stupid, riff-based hard rock that induces rhythmic butt-shaking and fist-pumping in white males between the age of 15 and 50, most of whom sport mullets, abuse methamphetamine and wear T-shirts advertising Budweiser beer.
Each band is only allowed one entry; therefore, important anthems like "Cat Scratch Fever" and "Smoke On The Water" by career Butt-Rockers Ted Nugent and Deep Purple have been omitted in favor of songs even more Butt-Rockin' than their biggest respective hits. Joe Walsh is the exception to this rule; two of his songs made the cut because "Funk # 49" was recorded with the James Gang while "Rocky Mountain Way" was recorded as a solo artist. Entries are presented in alphabetical order.

"American Woman" by the Guess Who
"And The Cradle Will Rock..." by Van Halen
"Bad To The Bone" by George Thorogood
"Black Betty" by Ram Jam
"Born In The USA" by Bruce Springsteen
"Can't Get Enough" by Bad Company
"Cocaine" by Eric Clapton
"Cum On Feel The Noize" by Quiet Riot
"Dude Looks Like A Lady" by Aerosmith
"Enter Sandman" by Metallica

"First I Look At The Purse" by the J. Geils Band
"For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)" by AC/DC
"Frankenstein" by the Edgar Winter Group
"Freebird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Funk #49" by The James Gang
"Godzilla" by Blue Oyster Cult
"Hard To Handle" by Black Crowes
"Heartbreaker" by Led Zeppelin
"Highway Star" by Deep Purple
"Hit Me With Your Best Shot" by Pat Benatar
"Hocus Pocus" by Focus
"Hold Your Head Up" by Argent
"Hoochie Coochie Lady" by Elf
"Hot Blooded" by Foreigner
"I Don't Need No Doctor" by Humble Pie
"I Love Rock & Roll" by Joan Jett
"I Wanna Rock & Roll All Night" by Kiss
"Keep Your Hands To Yourself" by the Georgia Sattelites
"Kick Out The Jams" by MC5
"Locomotive Breath" by Jethro Tull
"Mississippi Queen" by Mountain
"Old Time Rock & Roll" by Bob Seger
"Radar Love" by Golden Earring
"Roadhouse Blues" by the Doors
"Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo" by Rick Derringer
"Rock & Roll, Part Two" by Gary Glitter
"Rocky Mountain Way" by Joe Walsh
"School's Out" by Alice Cooper
"Slow Ride" by Foghat
"Smokin' In The Boys Room" by Brownsville Station
"Snortin' Whiskey" by Pat Travers
"Taking Care Of Business" by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
"Them Changes" by Buddy Miles
"Tuff Enuff" by The Fabulous Thunderbirds
"Tush" by ZZ Top
"Wango Tango" by Ted Nugent
"We Will Rock You" by Queen
"Welcome To The Jungle" by Guns 'n' Roses
"We're An American Band" by Grand Funk Railroad
"We're Not Gonna Take It" by Twisted Sister

Buddy Blue is a San Diego jump blues singer and an editor for the OC Weekly.