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Wiele jest utworów, które można śmiało uznać za absolutne “klasyki rock’n’rolla”. Prezentujemy Wam listę 500 utworów, które zostały wyróżnione przez Rock’N’Roll Hall of Fame jako najlepiej definiujące rocka.

Lista 500 piosenek definiujących rocka wg Rock’N’Roll Hall of FamePrzedstawialiśmy Wam niedawno listę artystów i zespołów, którzy już mają swoje miejsce na liście legend rock’n’rolla w Rock’N’Roll Hall of Fame, o czym możecie poczytać tutaj. Tym razem prezentujemy natomiast listę 500 piosenek, które zostały uznane przez Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, jako najlepiej definiujące gatunek rocka.



Lista wygląda następująco:

AC/DC – Back In Black
AC/DC – Highway to Hell
Roy Acuff & the Smoky Mountain Boys – Wabash Cannonball
Aerosmith – Dream On
Aerosmith – Toys in the Attic
Afrika Bambaataa – Planet Rock
The Allman Brothers Band – Ramblin’ Man
The Allman Brothers Band – Whipping Post
The Animals – The House of the Rising Sun
The Animals – We Gotta Get out of This Place
Louis Armstrong – West End Blues
Arrested Development – Tennessee

The B-52’s – Rock Lobster
LaVern Baker – Jim Dandy
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters – Work With Me Annie
The Band – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
The Band – The Weight
The Beach Boys – California Girls
The Beach Boys – Don’t Worry Baby
The Beach Boys – God Only Knows
The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations
The Beach Boys – Surfin’ U.S.A.
The Beastie Boys – (You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party)
The Beatles – A Day in the Life
The Beatles – Help!
The Beatles – Hey Jude
The Beatles – I Want to Hold Your Hand
The Beatles – Norwegian Wood
The Beatles – Strawberry Fields Forever
The Beatles – Yesterday
The Beau Brummels – Laugh Laugh
Beck – Loser
Jeff Beck Group – Plynth (Water Down the Drain)
The Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
Archie Bell and the Drells – Tighten Up
Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry – Maybellene
Chuck Berry – Rock & Roll Music
The Big Bopper – Chantilly Lace
Big Brother & the Holding Company (Janis Joplin) – Piece Of My Heart
Big Star – September Gurls
Black Sabbath – Iron Man
Black Sabbath – Paranoid
Bobby Blue Bland – Turn On Your Love Light
Blondie – Heart of Glass
Kurtis Blow – The Breaks
Gary U.S. Bonds – Quarter to Three
Booker T. and the M.G.’s – Green Onions
Boston – More Than a Feeling
David Bowie – Fame
David Bowie – Space Oddity
David Bowie – Ziggy Stardust
David Bowie – Starman
David Bowie – Ashes To Ashes
David Bowie – Heroes
The Box Tops – The Letter
Charles Brown – Driftin’ Blues
James Brown – I Got You (I Feel Good)
James Brown – Please Please Please
James Brown – Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud
Ruth Brown – Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
Jackson Browne – Late for the Sky
Buffalo Springfield – For What It’s Worth
Solomon Burke – Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
Johnny Burnette Trio – The Train Kept A-Rollin’
The Byrds – Eight Miles High
The Byrds – Hickory Wind
The Byrds – Mr. Tambourine Man

Johnny Cash – Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash – I Walk the Line
The Champs – Tequila
Gene Chandler – Duke of Earl
The Chantays – Pipeline
Ray Charles – Hallelujah I Love Her So
Ray Charles – I Got A Woman
Ray Charles – What’d I Say
Chubby Checker – The Twist
Chic – Le Freak
Charlie Christian with the Benny Goodman Orchestra – Solo Flight
Eric Clapton – After Midnight
The Dave Clark Five – Glad All Over
The Clash – London Calling
Jimmy Cliff – Many Rivers to Cross
Jimmy Cliff – The Harder They Come
Patsy Cline – I Fall To Pieces
The Clovers – Love Potion No. 9
The Coasters – Yakety Yak
The Coasters – Young Blood
Eddie Cochran – C’mon Everybody
Eddie Cochran – Summertime Blues
Joe Cocker – With a Little Help from My Friends
The Contours – Do You Love Me
Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come
Sam Cooke – Bring It on Home to Me
Sam Cooke – You Send Me
Alice Cooper – I’m Eighteen
Elvis Costello – Pump It Up
The Count Five – Psychotic Reaction
Country Joe & the Fish – The Fish Cheer I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-to-Die-Rag
Don Covey – Mercy Mercy
Cream – Crossroads
Cream – Sunshine of Your Love
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Green River
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Proud Mary
Crosby, Stills & Nash – Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Ohio
The Crows – Gee
The Crystals – Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
The Crystals – He’s a Rebel
Culture Club – Time (Clock of the Heart)

Dick Dale & the Del-Tones – Let’s Go Trippin’
The Damned – New Rose
Danny & the Juniors – At the Hop
Bobby Darin – Splish Splash
Spencer Davis Group – Gimme Some Lovin’
De La Soul – Me Myself and I
Deep Purple – Smoke on the Water
The Dell-Vikings – Come Go with Me
The Dells – Oh, What a Night
The Delmore Brothers – Hillbilly Boogie
Derek and the Dominos – Layla
Devo – Whip It
Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
Dion – A Teenager in Love
Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing
The Dixie Cups – Chapel of Love
The Dixie Hummingbirds – I’ll Live Again
Bill Doggett – Honky Tonk
Fats Domino – Ain’t That a Shame
Fats Domino – Blueberry Hill
The Dominoes – Sixty Minute Man
Lonnie Donegan – Rock Island Line
Donovan – Sunshine Superman
The Doors – Light My Fire
The Doors – The End
Dr. Dre – Nuthin’ But a “G” Thang
Dr. John – Right Place Wrong Time
The Drifters – Money Honey
The Drifters – There Goes My Baby
The Drifters – Up on the Roof
Duran Duran – Hungry Like the Wolf
Bob Dylan – Blowin’ in the Wind
Bob Dylan – Like a Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan – Subterranean Homesick Blues
Bob Dylan – Tangled up in Blue
Bob Dylan – The Times They Are A-Changin’

The Eagles – Hotel California
The Eagles – Take It Easy
Duane Eddy – Rebel-‘Rouser
Eurythmics – Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
The Everly Brothers – All I Have to Do Is Dream
The Everly Brothers – Bye Bye Love

The 5 Satins – In The Still Of The Nite
The Flamingos – I Only Have Eyes For You
Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
The Flying Burrito Brothers – Sin City
The Four Seasons – Big Girls Don’t Cry
The Four Seasons – Walk Like A Man
The Four Tops – Baby I Need Your Loving
The Four Tops – Reach Out I’ll Be There
Aretha Franklin – Chain Of Fools
Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved A Man (the Way I Love You)
Aretha Franklin – Respect
Free – All Right Now
The Bobby Fuller Four – I Fought The Law
Lowell Fulson – Reconsider Baby
Funkadelic – One Nation Under a Groove

Peter Gabriel – Biko
Cecil Gant – We’re Gonna Rock
Marvin Gaye – I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye – What’s Going On
Gerry & the Pacemakers – How Do You Do It?
Gary Glitter – Rock ‘N’ Roll Part 2
The Go-Go’s – We Got The Beat
Golden Gate Quartet – Rock My Soul
Grand Funk Railroad – We’re An American Band
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – The Message
Grateful Dead – Dark Star
Grateful Dead – Uncle John’s Band
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
Guitar Slim – The Things That I Used To Do
Guns N’ Roses – Welcome to the Jungle
Woody Guthrie – Pastures Of Plenty
Woody Guthrie – Pretty Boy Floyd
Woody Guthrie – This Land Is Your Land

Bill Haley & His Comets – (We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
Slim Harpo – Rainin’ In My Heart
Wynonie Harris – Good Rockin’ Tonight
Wilbert Harrison – Kansas City
Dale Hawkins – Suzy-Q
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – I Put a Spell On You
Richard Hell & the Voidoids – (I Belong To The) Blank Generation
Jimi Hendrix – All Along the Watchtower
Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze
Jimi Hendrix – Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
The Hollies – Bus Stop
Buddy Holly – Peggy Sue
Buddy Holly & the Crickets – That’ll Be the Day
John Lee Hooker – Boogie Chillun
John Lee Hooker – Boom Boom
Howlin’ Wolf – Smokestack Lightnin’
Howlin’ Wolf – Spoonful
Howlin’ Wolf – The Red Rooster
Human League – Don’t You Want Me?
Mississippi John Hurt – Stack O’ Lee Blues
Husker Du – Turn On the News

The Impressions – People Get Ready
The Ink Spots – If I Didn’t Care
Iron Butterfly – In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
The Isley Brothers – It’s Your Thing
The Isley Brothers – Shout – Pts. 1 & 2

Jackson 5 – ABC
Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
Mahalia Jackson – Move On Up A Little Higher
Michael Jackson – Beat It
Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
Elmore James – Dust My Broom
Elmore James – Shake Your Moneymaker
Etta James – Tell Mama
Rick James – Super Freak
Tommy James & the Shondells – Hanky Panky
Jan & Dean – Surf City
Jane’s Addiction – Been Caught Stealin’
Jefferson Airplane – Somebody to Love
Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit
Blind Lemon Jefferson – Matchbox Blues
Jethro Tull – Aqualung
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts – I Love Rock ‘N Roll
Billy Joel – Just The Way You Are
Elton John – Bennie And The Jets
Elton John – Your Song
Little Willie John – Fever
Blind Willie Johnson – Motherless Children
Robert Johnson – Cross Road Blues
Robert Johnson – Hellhound On My Trail
Robert Johnson – Love In Vain
Robert Johnson – Sweet Home Chicago
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five – Caldonia
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five – Saturday Night Fish Fry
Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart

Albert King – Born Under A Bad Sign
B.B. King – Sweet Little Angel
B.B. King – The Thrill Is Gone
Ben E. King – Spanish Harlem
Ben E. King – Stand By Me
Carole King – You’ve Got A Friend
Freddy King – Hide Away
King Crimson -21st century schizoid man
The Kingsmen – Louie Louie
The Kinks – A Well Respected Man
The Kinks – Lola
The Kinks – You Really Got Me
KISS – Rock And Roll All Night
Buddy Knox – Party Doll
Kraftwerk – Autobahn

LL Cool J – Mama Said Knock You Out
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Leadbelly – The Midnight Special
Led Zeppelin – Dazed and Confused
Led Zeppelin – Rock and Roll
Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven
Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta Love
The Left Banke – Walk Away Renee
John Lennon – Give Peace A Chance
John Lennon – Imagine
John Lennon – Instant Karma (We All Shine On)
Jerry Lee Lewis – Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis – Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin On
Little Eva – The Loco-Motion
Little Feat – Dixie Chicken
Little Walter – Juke
Professor Longhair – Tipitina
The Lovin’ Spoonful – Do You Believe In Magic
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers – I’m Not A Juvenile Delinquent
Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers – Why Do Fools Fall In Love
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Free Bird

Madonna – Like a Virgin
The Mamas and the Papas – California Dreamin’
The Marcels – Blue Moon
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Get Up Stand Up
Bob Marley & The Wailers – I Shot the Sheriff
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Lively Up Yourself
Bob Marley & The Wailers – No Woman, No Cry
Martha and the Vandellas – Dancing In The Street
Martha and the Vandellas – (Love Is Like A) Heat Wave
Curtis Mayfield – Superfly
Paul McCartney – Maybe I’m Amazed
Barry McGuire – Eve of Destruction
Don McLean – American Pie
Blind Willie McTell – Statesboro Blues
John Cougar Mellencamp – Authority Song
Metallica – Enter Sandman
Midnight Oil – Beds Are Burning
Amos Milburn – Let’s Have A Party
Steve Miller Band – Fly Like An Eagle
The Miracles – Going To A Go-Go
The Miracles – The Tracks Of My Tears
The Miracles – You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me
Joni Mitchell – Help Me
Moby Grape – Omaha
The Monkees – I’m A Believer
The Monkees – Last Train To Clarksville
The Monotones – Book Of Love
Bill Monroe – Mule Skinner Blues
The Moody Blues – Nights In White Satin
The Moonglows – Sincerely
Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison – Madame George
Van Morrison – Moondance
The Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa) – Brown Shoes Don’t Make It
Motörhead – Ace of Spades
Mott the Hoople – All The Young Dudes

Ricky Nelson – Hello Mary Lou
Aaron Neville – Tell It Like It Is
New York Dolls – Personality Crisis
Randy Newman – Sail Away
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit

O’Jays – Love Train
Phil Ochs – I Ain’t Marchin’ Anymore
Roy Orbison – Oh, Pretty Woman
The Orioles – Crying In The Chapel
Johnny Otis – Willie And The Hand Jive

Parliament – Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)
Les Paul and Mary Ford – How High The Moon
Pearl Jam – Jeremy
The Penguins – Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine)
Carl Perkins – Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins – Matchbox
Pinetop Perkins – Pinetop’s Boogie Woogie
Peter & Gordon – A World Without Love
Peter, Paul & Mary – If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song)
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers – American Girl
Wilson Pickett – In The Midnight Hour
Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2
Pink Floyd – Money
Pink Floyd – See Emily Play
The Platters – The Great Pretender
The Police – Every Breath You Take
The Police – Roxanne
Elvis Presley – Heartbreak Hotel
Elvis Presley – Jailhouse Rock
Elvis Presley – Love Me Tender
Elvis Presley – Mystery Train
Elvis Presley – Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley – That’s All Right, Mama
The Pretenders – Brass In Pocket
Lloyd Price – Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Prince – Little Red Corvette
Prince – When Doves Cry
Procol Harum – A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Public Enemy – Fight the Power

Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen Latifah – Ladies First
Question Mark & the Mysterians – 96 Tears
Quicksilver Messenger Service – Who Do You Love

R.E.M. – Losing My Religion
R.E.M. – Radio Free Europe
Ma Rainey & Her Tub Jug Washboard Band – Prove It On Me
Bonnie Raitt – Something To Talk About
Ramones – Sheena Is a Punk Rocker
The Young Rascals – Groovin’
The Young Rascals – Good Lovin’
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Give It Away
Otis Redding – Shake
Otis Redding – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay
Otis Redding – Try A Little Tenderness
Jimmy Reed – Big Boss Man
Jimmy Reed – Bright Lights, Big City
Lou Reed – Walk On The Wild Side
The Replacements – I Will Dare
Paul Revere & the Raiders – Just Like Me
Cliff Richard & the Drifters – Move It
Little Richard – Good Golly, Miss Molly
Little Richard – Long Tall Sally
Little Richard – Tutti Frutti
The Righteous Brothers – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Billy Riley & His Little Green Men – Red Hot
Jimmie Rodgers – Blue Yodel No. 9
The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Women
The Rolling Stones – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
The Rolling Stones – Jumpin’ Jack Flash
The Rolling Stones – Miss You
The Rolling Stones – Sympathy for the Devil
The Rolling Stones – Time Is On My Side
The Ronettes – Be My Baby
Roxy Music – Love Is The Drug
Run–D.M.C. – Walk This Way
Rush – The Spirit Of Radio’
Otis Rush – I Can’t Quit You Baby
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels – Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly

Sam and Dave – Soul Man
Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs – Wooly Bully
Santana – Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen
The Searchers – Needles and Pins
The Seeds – Pushin’ Too Hard
Pete Seeger – Where Have All The Flowers Gone
Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band – Night Moves
Sex Pistols – Anarchy in the U.K.
Sex Pistols – God Save The Queen
The Shadows of Knight – Gloria
The Shangri-Las – Leader Of The Pack
Del Shannon – Runaway
The Shirelles – Dedicated To The One I Love
The Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow
Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon and Garfunkel – The Sounds Of Silence
Paul Simon – Graceland
Sir Douglas Quintet – She’s About A Mover
Sister Sledge – We Are Family
Percy Sledge – When A Man Loves A Woman
Sly and the Family Stone – Dance To The Music
Sly and the Family Stone – Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
Bessie Smith – Downhearted Blues
Huey ‘Piano’ Smith & His Clowns – Rockin’ Pneumonia And The Boogie-Woogie Flu
Patti Smith – Gloria (in Excelsis Deo)
The Smiths – Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now
Sonic Youth – Teenage Riot
The Soul Stirrers – By And By
Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun
Bruce Springsteen – Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark
Bruce Springsteen – Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
The Standells – Dirty Water
The Staple Singers – Respect Yourself
Edwin Starr – War
Status Quo – Rockin’ All Over The World
Steely Dan – Reelin’ In The Years
Steppenwolf – Born To Be Wild
Rod Stewart – Maggie May
Iggy & the Stooges – Search And Destroy
The Stooges – I Wanna Be Your Dog
Stray Cats – Rock This Town
Barrett Strong – Money (That’s What I Want)
The Sugarhill Gang – Rapper’s Delight
Donna Summer – Love To Love You Baby
The Supremes – Stop! In The Name Of Love
The Supremes – You Can’t Hurry Love
The Surfaris – Wipe Out
Swinging Blue Jeans – Hippy Hippy Shake

T. Rex – Bang A Gong (Get It On)
Talking Heads – Life During Wartime
Talking Heads – Once In A Lifetime
James Taylor – Fire And Rain
Television – Little Johnny Jewel
The Temptations – Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
The Temptations – My Girl
The Temptations – Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone
Sister Rosetta Tharpe – This Train
Willie Mae ‘Big Mama’ Thornton – Ball ‘N’ Chain
Willie Mae ‘Big Mama’ Thornton – Hound Dog
Toots & the Maytals – Pressure Drop
Peter Tosh – Legalize It
Traffic – Dear Mr. Fantasy
The Trammps – Disco Inferno
The Troggs – Wild Thing
Big Joe Turner – Shake, Rattle And Roll
Ike & Tina Turner – River Deep, Mountain High
The Turtles – It Ain’t Me Babe

U.T.F.O. – Roxanne, Roxanne
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
U2 – Pride (In the Name of Love)
U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday

Ritchie Valens – La Bamba
Van Halen – Jump
Van Halen – Runnin’ With the Devil
Stevie Ray Vaughan – Pride And Joy
The Velvet Underground – Heroin
The Velvet Underground – White Light / White Heat
The Ventures – Walk Don’t Run
Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps – Be-Bop-A-Lula

Jr. Walker & the All Stars – Shotgun
T-Bone Walker – Call It Stormy Monday
War – Slippin’ Into Darkness
Clara Ward & the Ward Singers – How I Got Over
Dinah Washington – Am I Asking Too Much
Muddy Waters – Got My Mojo Working
Muddy Waters – Hoochie Coochie Man
Muddy Waters – Mannish Boy
Muddy Waters – Rollin’ Stone
The Weavers – Goodnight Irene
Mary Wells – My Guy
The Who – Baba O’Riley
The Who – Go To The Mirror Boy
The Who – My Generation
Big Joe Williams – Baby Please Don’t Go
Larry Williams – Bony Maronie
Marion Williams – Packing Up
Sonny Boy (John Lee) Williamson – Good Morning (Little) School Girl
Chuck Willis – C.C. Rider
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys – Take Me Back To Tulsa
Jackie Wilson – (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
Stevie Wonder – Living for the City
Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster (Jammin’)
Stevie Wonder – Superstition
Stevie Wonder – Uptight (Everything’s Airight)
Link Wray – Rumble

X – Los Angeles

Jimmy Yancey – Midnight Stomp
The Yardbirds – Shapes Of Things
Yes – Roundabout
Neil Young – Down By The River
Neil Young – Heart Of Gold
Neil Young – My My Hey Hey (Out Of The Blue)

ZZ Top – Legs

Z tą lista trudno jest się nie zgodzić, jednak czy wszystkie utwory, które powinny się na niej znaleźć są tutaj zawarte? Z pewnością zdecydowanie więcej piosenek zasługuje na absolutne miano „klasyka rocka”.