10 songs inspired by rock hits
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10 songs inspired by rock hits

Electronic music thanks to Pink Floyd, The Beatles and Led Zeppelin

In this post we have compiled a serie of songs that owe their fame to the Rock and Roll

Electronic music is not an isolated genre from the rest, for years new and famous DJs have achieved success with remixes of existing songs, daring to ensure that many owe their fame to work than others previously made.

So in this article we explore some songs from the electronic genre who have had their origin in famous rock songs that slowly in their vastness of styles has been a source of inventiveness for contemporary producers and DJs in search of musical experiences and new sounds; let’s look at a few examples that we could recognize from our music library and its direct inspiration.

In this list you can find important representatives like Pink Floyd, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Queen and many more, who for years have won fans with his loud sounds of electric guitars and fast drums.

Some people consider it a “sacrilege” to the rock genre, others see it as a tribute, but always keep in mind that there are good and bad remixes and representative songs that are hard to beat with new “covers”.

10. Whole Lotta Love (Mukul & MetroGnome Remix) – Led Zeppelin

Russian DJs Mukul & MetroGnome created their own Dubstep version from the success of Led Zeppelin Whole Lotta Love (Original – 1969)


9. Riders on the Storm – Infected Mushroom Remix

This remix produced by Infected Mushroom is an absolute classic of the group The Doors Riders on the Storm song releases in 1.971.


8. I Love Rock N Roll – Alex Gaudino

Original version here owns to Joan Jett (The Blackhearts)


7. Another One Bites The Dust – Queen vs The Miami Project

This song features the prodigious voice from Freddie Mercury, the original version was released in 1.980


6. Fleetwood Mac – Dreams (Gigamesh Edit)

Dreams is a song product of the hippie revolution in 1967. In this version the American DJ Gigamesh cover the original song adding it a touch of Deep House, very pleasing to the ear.


5. The Beatles – Eleanor Rigby (Nior remix feat. Grant Lazlo)

The Beatles fans usually do not accept any modified version of his songs, but this has been the exception to many who agree that the remix of Grant Lazlo has enough musical quality to pass the filters. Listen to the original version of Eleanor Rigby from The Beatles (1966) here.


4. Red Hot Chili Peppers – My Otherside (Gamper & Dadoni Remix)

Chillout version from the song Otherside – Red Hot Chili Peppers (1999). This song also has been taken to Electro House thanks to Benny Bennassi and you can hear them here


3. The Mamas & The Papas: California Dreamin’ (Royal Gigolos Remix)

Maybe a classic from another classic the original version of California Dreamin’ was released in 1966, later in 2004 the german DJs Royal Gigolos presented their remix which became the anthem of electronic parties for a long time.


2. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana (Rene Amesz & Baggi Begovic Remix)

The song that immortalized Nirvana, listen the original Smells Like Teen Spirit here (1.991)


1. Proper Education – Pink Floyd (Eric Prydz Remix)

Remix of the classic “Another Brick in the Wall” from Pink Floyd with this version Eric Prydz (aka Pryda or Cirez D) was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2008.

Bonus Track: Clouds across the moon – RAH Band (Jay Lumen & UMEK remix)

Although the original version of this song is not rock, we want to include for the success reached when its remix was released in 2010, produced by Jay Lumen & UMEK. The original version owns to RAH Band (1985).

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