Criteria: Here are the top ten greatest songs of each year from through Songs listed are from rock and roll and related genres. These songs are ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, as well as their influence and impact on the evolution of rock and related genres. Songs are listed strictly in the year that they were originally released in. Click the button on the right for the complete list.
99 Sonny Boy Williamson, ‘Don’t Start Me Talkin’
Billboard number-one singles charts preceding the Billboard Hot were updated weekly by Billboard magazine and the leading indicator of popular music for the American music industry since and until the Billboard Hot chart was established in Before the Billboard Hot chart was established in August , Billboard used to publish several weekly charts. Throughout most of the s, the magazine published the following three charts to measure a song's popularity:. The following artists achieved three or more number-one hits during the — A number of artists had number-one singles on their own as well as part of a collaboration. The following artists were featured in top of the chart for the highest total number of weeks during the — The following songs were featured in top of the chart for the highest total number of weeks during the —
50s and 60s Party Songs
From big band tracks to jazz standards, until midway through the 20th century, music was a resolutely parent-friendly zone. But then everything changed. Elvis had flustered teenagers all shook up, while the likes of Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and the like were destroying the old safety nets with a virile, passionate new sound. Here are the top tracks from the decade that that sparked a musical revolution. Since its release its rickety power has been harnessed by ex-Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore, blues supergroup The Yardbirds and that man Dion again.
I wouldn't just give up, but be wary. How is that gonna work. However, for me, there have been some perks too. Am I wrong to hope for this. I am more compassionate towards people who I would have stigmatized earlier.