10 Songs Still Missing From Spotify & What You Can Listen to Instead

As recently mentioned, I'm a pretty big fan of Spotify. Speaking as someone who never got over getting burned by my purchase of Stroke 9's Nasty Little Thoughts I'm a big fan of having the chance to listen to a record all the way through before making a purchase.

In their advertising the company is quick to promote the fact that they have millions of tracks just waiting to be streamed. Chances are good that if you want to hear a song it'll be there.

But not always.

Even with Spotify's millions of tracks, some of the biggest songs in the rock music canon are unavailable in their original form. That's OK, because in many cases there's a suitable alternative just a few clicks away. Here are ten of the missing tracks, along with replacements that are in the same ballpark.

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