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7 Awesome Classic Rock Instrumental Tracks

Lyrics-shmyrics!  Who needs words to rock out anyway?!  In honor of Edgar Winter’s birthday, here’s a handful of some of our favorite classic rock instrumental tracks.


Edgar Winter Group – “Frankenstein”

Edgar Winter Group - Frankenstein

Feel ROCK's majesty condensed into 10 short minutes.

Van Halen – “Eruption”

Eddie Van Halen - Eruption

Eddie Van Halen playing Eruption Thanks everyone for the views and very sexual comments. (Studio Version)


Led Zeppelin – “Moby Dick”

Led Zeppelin - Moby Dick (Official Live Video)

The official live video for "Moby Dick" by Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin is an English rock band active in the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s. Watch this amazing video of the live drum solo of "Moby Dick" by Led Zeppelin. Share this video on Facebook:


Black Sabbath – “Rat Salad”

Black Sabbath - Rat Salad (Paranoid)

Rat Salad lyrics: [Instrumental]


Trans-Siberian Orchestra – “Wizards In Winter”

Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Wizards in Winter

Trans-Siberian Orchestra performing Wizards in Winter live on GMA in 2005


Jeff Beck – “Beck’s Bolero”

BECK'S BOLERO (1967) by the Jeff Beck Group - with backwards guitar ending

This instrumental track was recorded in 1966 by Jeff Beck (lead guitars), Jimmy Page (12 string rhythm), John Paul Jones (bass), Keith Moon (drums) and Nicky Hopkins (piano). I had the extended version of this with backwards guitar at the end as the flip side of Beck's single, Hi Ho Silver Lining (1967).


Rush – “La Villa Strangiato”

Rush - La Villa Strangiato

Music video by Rush performing La Villa Strangiato. (C) 2012 The Island Def Jam Music Group and Anthem Entertainment


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  True story.