The spotlight is on Yakima, what’s your best Air Guitar song?


Be honest.

When no one is watching, do you still do a little classic “air-guitar” performance when the song on the radio calls for it?

What are the best air guitar songs

Good game. Some of us don’t care if someone is watching or not! So what are we talking about? Pretend to swing on your invisible “air” guitar! You probably already have a favorite song. (feel free to share) A Google search yields many great lists, but here’s the top ten shared by Guitar World.

The 10 Greatest Air Guitar Songs of All Time 10 to 1

  • Chuck Berry, “Johnny B. Goode”
  • Beastie Boys, “Fight for Your Right”
  • The Who, “Baba O’Riley”
  • Aerosmith/Run DMC, “Walk Like This”
  • Boston, “More than a feeling”
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd, “Free Bird”
  • Troggs, “wild thing”
  • AC/DC, “You shook me all night”
  • Jimi Hendrix, “Foxy Lady”
  • Derek and the Dominoes, “Layla”

Who should have made the list…including who

I challenge some of their selections, but that’s part of the fun! (No Van Halen? No BTO? NO ZZTop? No Outlaw? No Molly Hatchet? NO Black Sabbath? No Dire Straits? NO George Thorogood? No Deep Purple? No Almon Brothers? No Metallica? No Queen? Dude! NO Joe Satrioni? AND the list goes on and on!)

I guess if we ever learned to play, maybe the craving for “air-guitar” would fade? Maybe not, but hey, there’s still time to learn given this recent announcement:

Why your guitar playing is about to grow

Guitar Center, the world’s largest musical instrument retailer, will celebrate the opening of a new store in Yakima, Washington on Thursday, January 20, 2022. The celebration will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, free T-shirts for the first 500 customers, , and raffle at 2507 Main St., Union Gap on Thursday, January 20 starting at 10:00 a.m.

Highlights include:

  • Special offers on services valid during the opening weekend (20/01 – 23/01):
    • REPAIRS: Receive a free upgrade to a Platinum configuration with the purchase of a standard configuration
    • LESSONS: Buy 3 lessons, get 4e Free lesson. And free registration
    • RENTALS: 20% reduction on all rental packages (offer valid from 1/20 to 2/10)

· Inauguration gifts and exceptional offers

Special promotional funding available on GO Weekend only (January 20-23)

  • GC Gear Card Holders – 10% off when you open or use your GC Gear Card


I suppose some music tastes “mature” over time, but experts say the music you loved when you were around 15-18 stays with you for life. Long live long hair and Rock ‘N’ Roll. Pass me that air guitar, oh wait, I’ll grab mine and let’s party while we still can!

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