Posting ID : A1068456698
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : General Community
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hey it's just a song; actually it's not just any song, it gets the following honors;
"Sweet Child O' Mine" placed #37 on Guitar World's list of the "100 Greatest Guitar Solos."
It also came in at number three on Blender's 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born,
and at #198 on Rolling Stone's The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
In March 2005, Q magazine placed it at #6 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Tracks.
The introduction's famous riff was also voted number-one riff of all-time by the readers of Total Guitar magazine.
It was also in Rolling Stone's 40 Greatest Songs that Changed the World.
It places #7 in VH1's "100 Greatest Songs of the '80s", and placed #210 on the RIAA Songs of the Century list. On a 2004 BBC poll, the song was voted to have the "greatest guitar riff ever".
The song came 1st in Kerrang's Slash's top 30 guitar anthems.
The song is currently ranked as the 104th Greatest Song of All Time, as well as the best song of 1987, by Acclaimed Music. In October 2009 it came first in Kerrang!'s 100 greatest riffs. The song has sold 2,609,000 digital copies in the US as of March 2012.
so go ahead, remember those lyrics, you're in good company.