Readers’ Rock List: Fire Songs

December 21st, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

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Last week, inspired by the incoming thundersnow that threatened the East Coast and Lil Wayne’s love of songs with “Fire” in the title, we turned our readers into musical pyromaniacs by asking for their favorite Fire Songs. While none of Weezy’s output made the Rock List, Johnny Cash’s scorching “Ring of Fire” was voted Number One, edging out flammable tracks by Bruce Springsteen, Pixies and Billy Joel:

1. Johnny Cash – “Ring of Fire”
2. The Doors – “Light My Fire”
3. Bruce Springsteen – “I’m On Fire”
4. Pixies – “Dig For Fire”
5. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – “Fire”

6. Talking Heads – “Burning Down The House”
7. James Taylor – “Fire and Rain”
8. Rage Against the Machine – “Sleep Now in the Fire”
9. Grateful Dead – “Fire on the Mountain”
10. Motörhead – “Fire”
11. Midnight Oil – “Beds Are Burning”
12. Talking Heads – “Love–> Building on Fire”
13. Billy Joel – “We Didn’t Start The Fire”
14. Jerry Lee Lewis – “Great Balls of Fire”
15. Nirvana – “Lake Of Fire”


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