The best rock "drinking songs" are by AC/DC, says a study

The best rock “drinking songs” are by AC/DC, says a study

Those who usually prepare playlists for parties probably already knew this, but now the confirmation comes from a study which has confirmed that AC/DC are the best rock group when it comes to “drinking songs”.

According to what was reported by “Ultimate Classic Rock”, the Australian band is present with five songs in the ranking drawn up by the study conducted by the whiskey retailer Flask & Barrel. First place is occupied by “Thunderstruck”, followed by “Highway to Hell”, while in fourth position is “Back in Black”, in eighth position “You shook me all night long” and in eighteenth position there is “TNT”.

According to what was reported, Spotify playlists that referenced drinking or partying in their titles were analyzed for this study. Just over 23,400 were found, and the collected tracks were then separated based on various types of music. “Thunderstruck” was the top rock song with 521 spots on holiday playlists, followed by “Highway to Hell” in 477 selections, “Back in Black” in 447 and “You shook me all night long” in 393. In total, AC/DC appeared in the top 4,143 rock genre “party playlists”. Hip-hop is the most popular genre, however, with 70,249 tracks and “Yeah!” of Usher on top.

In the top ten places in the ranking of the best rock songs for partying and merrymaking, there are also “Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd, “Hotel California” by the Eagles, “Fortunate Son” by Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac , “Don't Stop Believin'” by Journey and “Africa” ​​by Toto.

Top Rock Band Appearances on Party Playlists:

1. AC/DC: 4.143

2. Queen: 3,512

3. Rolling Stones: 3,242

4. Red Hot Chili Peppers: 2,885

5. Fleetwood Mac: 2,864

6. Nirvana: 2,788

7. Led Zeppelin: 2,713

8. Creedence Clearwater Revival: 2,603

9. Guns N' Roses: 2,451

10. Green Day: 2,332

Top Rock Drinking Songs:

1. Thunderstruck AC/DC 521
2. Highway to Hell AC/DC 477
3. Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd 470
4. Back In Black AC/DC 447
5. Hotel California Eagles 430
6. Fortunate Son Creedence Clearwater Revival 411
7. Dreams Fleetwood Mac 410
8. You Shook Me All Night Long AC/DC 393

Don't Stop Believin' Journey 380.
10. Africa TOTO 379
11. Everlong Foo Fighters 367
12. Free Bird Lynyrd Skynyrd 350
13. More Than a Feeling Boston 341
14. Livin' On A Prayer Bon Jovi 325
15. Can't Stop Red Hot Chili Peppers 322
16. Under the Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers 313
17. Summer Of '69 Bryan Adams 310
18. TNT AC/DC 307
19. The Chain Fleetwood Mac 303
20. Are You Gonna Be My Girl Jet 297