Greatest Song Intros

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by agyeman, Jul 14, 2001.

  1. agyeman

    agyeman Member

    Mar 6, 2001
    What's the best song intros in your opinion? Bass, guitar or drums. Even voice.

    My favs are:

    The Byrds: Turn, Turn, Turn (guitar + bass)
    Janes Addiction: Stop (guitar) and Ain't No Right (bass)
    R.E.M: The One I Love (guitar)
    Pixies: Velouria (guitar)
    The Smiths: This Charming Man (guitar)
  2. rancid - detroit (bass)
    beatles - a hard day's night (that guitar chord!)
    bouncing souls - bullying the jukebox (drums)
  3. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Fire - The O'Jays
  4. KumoriNeko

    KumoriNeko Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Black Sabbath: War Pigs (bass/guitar)
    NOFX: Fleas (v simple, but v cool) (guitar)
  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Beach Boys - "California Girls" (Guitar, Bass, Drums, Saxophone, Organ)

    The Smiths - "Girl Afraid", "What Difference Does it Make?" (Guitar, Bass, Drums)

    Beatles "Strawberry Fields Forever" (Mellotron),
  6. Cat

    Cat Guest

    Apr 5, 2000
    Penn State
    suicidal tendencies - scream out (bass)
  7. mudvayne- severed
    korn- justin
    limp bizkit- sour and re-arranged
  8. rllefebv


    Oct 17, 2000
    Newberg, Oregon
    There's so many!

    Pink Floyd - Money
    Rush - Red Barchetta
    Weather Report - Birdland
    Led Zeppelin - How Many More Times
    Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
    Led Zeppelin - Good Times, Bad Times
    Led Zeppelin - Black Dog

    Okay... now I'm Jonesin' for some Zep... Gotta scoot!

  9. dammit - blink 182 (this intro changed my life man!)

    nirvana - smells like teen spirit (thats a guitar intro most of us have come to grow and love. that song changed my whole life)

    black sabbath - N.I.B., Iron Man

    creed - whats this life for, my own prison

    ours - sometimes

    vandals - theme for glory daze, live fast diahrea

    metallica - one, master of puppets, and most of their older stuff has the coolest intros

    I could go on forever!
  10. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    Who are the ours?
    I agree..And another cool intro:
    Black Sabbath-NIB
    I can´t remember more right now..

  11. I dunno, MTV was showing some really cool videos at about 1 a.m. (MTV shows some cool videos in the wee hours of the morning) and that video came on, and I was like "whoa, awesome song!" I've yet to meet another person who has heard of them. I downloaded that song, and it rawks. I dunno why they are called "Ours", but they are awesome.
  12. Black Sabbath - N.I.B.
    KoRn - Falling away from me
    Godsmack - immune
  13. I think Carousel by Blink 182 has a good intro,
    No Leaf Clover by Metallica has a good one too.
  14. Another Brick In The Wall pt2 - Pink Floyd
    Riders On The Storm - The Doors
    Touch Me - The Doors
    Wild Child - The Doors
    Come Together - The Beatles
    Lakinis Juice - Live
  15. LimpChunk9


    May 8, 2001
    Saves The Day - Banned From The Back Porch (If you hear this intro, you just know the rest of the song is gonna rock)

    Blink 182 - Josie (Cool!)

    The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black (Its all moody and dark, its awesome)

    NoFX - Stickin in my Eye (Its nice bass)
  16. I've heard of Ours! They're pretty good.

    Anywho, I like:

    Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Child (muted wah wah goodness!)
    Jimi Hendrix - Little Wing (rhythm/lead guitar)
    Pearl Jam - Yellow Ledbetter (see above)
    Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody :D
  17. mxpxbass182

    mxpxbass182 Guest

    Jun 2, 2001
    blink 182- anthem 2
    new found glory-sincerely me
    mxpx-time will tell
  18. ironman5766

    ironman5766 Guest

    Jul 1, 2001
    Metallica - For whom The Bell Tolls
  19. NeoTrotskyist

    NeoTrotskyist Guest

    Apr 2, 2001
    Soundgarden - Hunted Down and Searching With My Good Eye Closed (listen to that one. it's funny)

    Rage Against the Machine - Guerilla Radio

    Deftones - My Own Summer (Shove It)

    and others....but it's late and i can't think very well.
  20. stephanie


    Nov 14, 2000
    Scranton, PA
    ---"Dealing Dreams" (LIVE) (it's unreleased but I'm sure it's lurking around the internet somewhere. Great bass solo as well!)

    ---"What Difference Does it Make" (The Smiths) (I just love the guitar part before the verse begins..I actually had to learn the bassline for my lesson not to long ago. It's really fun to play. :))

    ---"Wave of Mutilation" (The Pixies)

    ---"In The Meantime" (Spacehog)

    ---"Lakini's Juice" (LIVE) (Oh I love how Pat D slides his pick up the bass in the intro and how the strings seem to "fall down"!)

    Lots more I can't think of right now that are equally great than what I have...maybe even better. They may not be the best but they're great in my opinion. :)