Top Ten Traditional Rock and Roll Songs of the 1950s

The Top Ten Traditional Rock and Roll Songs of the 1950s

1 Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry

No dubt this classic defines best the whole thing about rock n roll and early rock

2 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley

That's one of my dad's favourite songs

3 Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
4 Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley & the Comets

A classic and I have this song on my favorite playlist on spotify! - Kevinsidis

5 Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
6 Shake, Rattle and Roll - Bill Haley
7 Be Bop a Lula - Gene Vincent
8 At The Hop - Danny & The Juniors
9 (Night Time Is) the Right Time - Ray Charles
10 Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran

The Contenders

11 Ain't that a Shame - Fats Domino
12 Peggy Sue - Buddy Holly
13 Back Track - Little Walter
14 Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
15 Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
16 Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
17 Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
18 C.C. Rider - Chuck Willis
19 Chantilly Lace - Jerry Lee Lewis
20 Who Do You Love - Bo Diddley

I love Bo Diddley! - Britgirl

21 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds
22 Searchin' - The Coasters
23 Short Fat Fanny - Larry Williams
24 Get a Job - The Silhouettes
25 Wake Up Little Susie - Everly Brothers
26 Dizzy Miss Lizzie - Larry Williams
27 Kansas City - Wilbert Harrison
28 What'd I Say (Parts 1 & 2) - Ray Charles
29 Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson
30 Poison Ivy - The Coasters
31 It's Late - Ricky Nelson
32 16 Candles - The Crests
33 Maybellene - Chuck Berry
34 Rumble - Link Wray

The song that impacted the development of the power chord. It is without a doubt, seismic. - Gg2000

35 Shout - The Isley Brothers

If you can remain perfectly still while hearing this, get to a neurologist, stat.

36 That'll Be the Day - Buddy Holly
37 Rock and Roll Music - Chuck Berry
38 Good Golly Miss Molly - Little Richard
39 Lawdy Miss Clawdy - Lloyd Price
40 Rocking Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu - Huey Piano Smith & the Clowns
41 Shake, Rattle and Roll - Joe Turner
42 Come Go with Me - The Del-Vikings
43 60 Minute Man - The Dominoes
44 Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenston
45 I Got a Woman - Ray Charles
46 Since I Don't Have You - The Skyliners
47 My Babe - Little Walter
48 Jim Dandy - Lavern Baker
49 Stagger Lee - Lloyd Price
50 Young Blood - The Coasters
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