Top 100 Rock Songs

Rock music is one of the most popular genres in music with thousands of very popular songs and bands.  It has its roots from other music styles of the 1940s and 1950s, such as rock and roll, rhythm and blues, and country music as well as inspired by variety of other genre such as folk, jazz and classical music.  It really starter to enter the mainstream in North Americas and Europe in the 60’s and 60’s and often includes an electric guitar, a bass guitar, drums, and keyboard instruments such as a the piano and synthesizers.   The following is the all time top 100 Rock Songs which include hits from very well known artists and bands such as the Beatles, Queen, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys.  The number one Rock song on our list is the Led Zeppelin Stairway to Heaven followed by Chuck Berry’s Johnny B. Goode.

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  1. Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
  2. Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
  3. Like A Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
  4. Respect – Aretha Franklin
  5. I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction – Rolling Stones
  6. Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
  7. A Day In The Life – Beatles
  8. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
  9. Good Vibrations – Beach Boys
  10. What’d I Say – Ray Charles
  11. Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag – James Brown
  12. Won’t Get Fooled Again – Who
  13. All Along The Watchtower – Jimi Hendrix
  14. (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
  15. Imagine – John Lennon
  16. Born To Run – Bruce Springsteen
  17. Layla – Derek & the Dominos
  18. Light My Fire – Doors
  19. I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
  20. Free Bird – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  21. Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On – Jerry Lee Lewis
  22. When A Man Loves A Woman – Percy Sledge
  23. Hey Jude – Beatles
  24. Hotel California – Eagles
  25. Rock Around The Clock – Bill Haley & His Comets
  26. You Really Got Me – Kinks
  27. American Pie – Don McLean
  28. Tutti Frutti – Little Richard
  29. Baba O’Riley – The Who
  30. Sympathy For The Devil – Rolling Stones
  31. Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  32. Louie Louie – The Kingsmen
  33. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
  34. Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
  35. Yesterday – The Beatles
  36. My Generation – The Who
  37. Smoke On The Water – Deep Purple
  38. Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
  39. Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin
  40. Shake, Rattle & Roll – Big Joe Turner
  41. Purple Haze – Jimi Hendrix
  42. Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
  43. In The Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
  44. Time – Pink Floyd
  45. Oh Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
  46. Sunshine Of Your Love – Cream
  47. Walk This Way – Aerosmith
  48. Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
  49. A Whiter Shade Of Pale – Procol Harum
  50. What’s Goin’ On – Marvin Gaye
  51. Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton
  52. Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd
  53. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  54. You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC
  55. Good Golly, Miss Molly – Little Richard
  56. Everyday People – Sly & The Family Stone
  57. Roundabout – Yes
  58. Bye Bye Love – The Everly Brothers
  59. Born To Be Wild – Steppenwolf
  60. Sixty Minute Man – The Dominoes
  61. Voodoo Child (slight return) – Jimi Hendrix
  62. November Rain – Guns N’ Roses
  63. One Nation Under A Groove – Funkadelic
  64. The House Of The Rising Sun – Animals
  65. Mr. Tambourine Man – Byrds
  66. Let’s Go Crazy – Prince
  67. Please, Please, Please – James Brown
  68. Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen
  69. Somebody To Love – Jefferson Airplane
  70. Dust In The Wind – Kansas
  71. Slow Ride – Foghat
  72. Crossroads – Cream
  73. Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
  74. With Or Without You – U2
  75. More Than A Feeling – Boston
  76. We Will Rock You – Queen
  77. Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
  78. 21st Century Schizoid Man – King Crimson
  79. 7Mystery Train – Elvis Presley
  80. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes – Crosby, Stills and Nash
  81. Show Me The Way – Peter Frampton
  82. Where Did Our Love Go – Supremes
  83. My My Hey Hey (Out Of The Blue) – Neil Young
  84. Money – Pink Floyd
  85. Ziggy Stardust – David Bowie
  86. Master of Puppets – Metallica
  87. Stand! – Sly & The Family Stone
  88. Sultans Of Swing – Dire Straits
  89. That’ll Be The Day – Buddy Holly & The Crickets
  90. Dream On – Aerosmith
  91. Maybellene – Chuck Berry
  92. Every Breath You Take – Police
  93. Jesus Christ Pose – Soundgarden
  94. For What It’s Worth – Buffalo Springfield
  95. All Day And All Of The Night – Kinks
  96. Tom Sawyer – Rush
  97. Tangled Up In Blue – Bob Dylan
  98. Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
  99. Kashmir – Led Zeppelin
  100. All Right Now – Free