Greatest Rock 'N' Roll Songs

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No this isn't a clone of Best Rock songs of all time but this list is for Songs in the Rock N' Roll genre for example songs Like Johnny B Goode by Chuck Berry belong in this list

The Top Ten

1 Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry

Love this! Good first choice but Promised Land by this man is definitely my favourite. - Britgirl

2 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
3 Ace Of Spades - Motorhead

Now BEFORE you tell me this isn't a Rock N' Roll song well you are wrong it is a Rock N' Roll song like Lemmy Says Motorhead is not a Metal band but a Rock N' Roll band and plus if you listen to it it has a Rock N' Roll Rythum to it - christangrant

Even if it isn't a rock and roll song, it's surely NOT metal... - somekindofaguy

4 Overkill - Motorhead
5 Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
6 Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston
7 Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley & the Comets
8 Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
9 Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
10 You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry

The Contenders

11 That'll Be the Day - Buddy Holly & the Crickets
12 Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
13 Rock and Roll Music - Chuck Berry
14 Rocket 88 - Ike Turner
15 Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
16 C'mon Everybody - Eddie Cochran
17 Bye Bye Love - Everly Brothers
18 Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
19 Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
20 Promised Land - Chuck Berry
21 Roadhouse Blues - The Doors
22 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
23 Born to Be Wild - Steppenwolf
24 Have You Ever Seen the Rain? - Creedence Clearwater Revival
25 Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
26 La Bamba - Ritchie Valens
27 Be-Bop-A-lula - Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps
28 The Witch - Sonics

A less known song - it's also garage rock, but I think the rock and roll vibe is easily audible on this - somekindofaguy

29 Not Fade Away - The Crickets
30 Race with the Devil - Gene Vincent
31 Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis
32 Shakin' All Over - Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
33 What'd I Say - Ray Charles
34 Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
35 Roll Over Beethoven - Chuck Berry
36 Rock This Town - Stray Cats

This one came out in 1982, but as it's Rockabilly (like several other songs on the list), I thought it would fit in. - Lotuscandy

37 Sweet Child O Mine - Guns N Roses
38 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
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