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Top Rock Songs

The Rock music genre has defined multiple generations. The music that has been created from the 60s, 70s, and 80s (also some 90s/2000s) will never die because it changed the face of music as we know it today. Here’s a list of top rock songs throughout the years.

  • “Waterloo Sunset” – The Kinks (1967)
  • “Smells Like Teen Spirit” – Nirvana (1991)
  • “Hey Jude” – The Beatles (1968)
  • “We are the Champions” – Queen (1977)
  • “Another Brick in the Wall, Part Two” – Pink Floyd (1979)
  • “You Really Got Me” – The Kinks (1964)
  • “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – The Rolling Stones (1965)
  • “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” – Blue Oyster Cult (1976)
  • “Roadrunner” – the Modern Lovers (1976)
  • “More Than a Feeling” – Boston (1976)
  • “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Queen (1975)
  • “A Day in the Life” – The Beatles (1967)
  • “Seven Nation Army” – The White Stripes (2003)
  • “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” – Elton John (1973)
  • “The Pusher” – Steppenwolf (1967)
  • “Another One Bites the Dust” – Queen (1980)
  • “Born to Be Wild” – Steppenwolf (1967)
  • “Welcome To the Jungle” – Guns n’ Roses (1987)
  • “Fortunate Son” – Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969)
  • “White Room” – Cream (1968)
  • “Highway to Hell” – AC/DC (1979)
  • “She’s Not There” –  The Zombies (1964)
  • “Carry On Wayward Son” – Kansas (1976)
  • “Don’t Stop Believing” – Journey (1981)
  • “The Letter” – The Box Tops (1967)
  • “All Along the Watchtower” – Jimi Hendrix (1968)
  • “Immigrant Song” – Led Zeppelin (1970)
  • “White Rabbit” – Jefferson Airplane (1967)
  • “Thunderstruck” – AC/DC (1990)
  • “Comfortably Numb” – Pink Floyd (1979)
  • “Wish You Were Here” – Pink Floyd (1975)
  • “Sweet Emotion” – Aerosmith (1975)
  • “Hotel California” – The Eagles (1976)
  • “Break On Through (to the Other Side)” – The Doors (1967)
  • “Kashmir” – Led Zeppelin (1975)
  • “Nights in White Satin” – The Moody Blues (1967)
  • “Basket Case” – Green Day (1994)
  • “Layla” – Derek and the Dominoes (1970)
  • “Mr. Blue Sky” – Electric Light Orchestra (1978)
  • “God Save the Queen” – The Sex Pistols (1977)
  • “Don’t Bring Me Down” – Electric Light Orchestra (1979)
  • “Stairway to Heaven” – Led Zeppelin (1971)
  • “Like A Rolling Stone” – Bob Dylan (1965)
  • “Gimme Shelter” – The Rolling Stones (1969)
  • “The Chain” – Fleetwood Mac (1977)
  • “London Calling” – The Clash (1979)
  • “Breakfast In America” – Supertramp (1979)
  • “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood” – The Animals (1965)
  • “Changes” – David Bowie (1971)
  • “Psycho Killer” – The Talking Heads (1977)
  • “Jet” – Paul Mccartney and Wings (1973)
  • “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)” – John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band (1975)
  • “Call Me” – Blondie (1978)
  • “Mrs. Robinson” – Simon & Garfunkel (1968)
  • “Daydream Believer” – The Monkees (1968)
  • “My Sweet Lord” – George Harrison (1970)
  • “Creep” – Radiohead (1992)
  • “I Want You to Want Me” – Cheap Trick (1977)
  • “Me and Bobby McGee” – Janis Joplin (1969)
  • “Barracuda” – Heart (1977)
  • “Iron Man” – Black Sabbath (1970)
  • “Blister in the Sun” – Violent Femmes (1983)
  • “My Brain is Hanging Upside Down (Bonzo Goes to Bitburg)” – The Ramones (1986)
  • “California Dreamin’” – The Mamas and the Papas (1966)
  • “Incense and Peppermints” – Strawberry Alarm Clock (1967)
  • “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” – Iron Butterfly (1968)
  • “Black Magic Woman” – Santana (1970)
  • “American Woman” – The Guess Who (1970)
  • “Respect” – Aretha Franklin (1967)
  • “One” – Three Dog Night (1968)
  • “Johnny B. Goode” – Chuck Berry (1958)
  • “These Boots Are Made For Walking” – Nancy Sinatra (1965)
  • “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night)” – Franki Valli and the Four Seasons (1975)
  • “Happy Together” – The Turtles (1967)
  • “For What It’s Worth” – Buffalo Springfield (1966)

This is a very long list. I know, and it could be even longer! Rock is one of the largest genres and has a ton of history. It has defined music for today’s generation and it’s so amazing. Take a chance to listen to these amazing songs!

 

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