The following list is a grouping of 140 or so random songs by various artists who I probably won’t review on this Web site. In some cases this gives me a chance to highlight great songs that precede 1962 (the year that this Web site starts covering, though there have been a few exceptions), as well as great later songs by "one-hit wonders" or artists who I simply don’t have the desire to review right now (that could change, though). By no means is this list meant to be definitive, as it merely attempts to spotlight some great songs. Feel free to email me with any additional songs or if there are any songs here that you vehemently disagree with.

The Amboy Dukes - "Journey To The Center Of The Mind"
Louis Armstrong - "Wonderful World"
Chuck Berry - "Johnny B. Goode"
Chuck Berry - "Back In the U.S.A."
Chuck Berry - "Maybelline"
Chuck Berry - "Johnny B. Goode"
Chuck Berry - "Sweet Little Sixteen"
Chuck Berry - "Roll Over Beethoven"
Brook Benton - "A Rainy Night In Georgia"
Blind Melon - "No Rain"
Blues Image - "Ride Captain Ride"
Jimmy Buffett - "Margaritaville"
Eric Burdon and War - "Spill The Wine"
Jerry Butler & The Impressions - "For Your Precious Love"
Cannibal and the Headhunters - "Land Of 1,000 Dances"
James Carr - "The Dark End Of The Street"
Jim Carroll - "People Who Died"
Chainsaw Kittens - “Dive Into The Sea”
Chairmen Of The Board - "Give Me Just A Little More Time"
Gene Chandler - "Duke Of Earl"
Neneh Cherry - "Buffalo Stance"
The Chiffons - "He's So Fine"
The Chiffons - "One Fine Day"
Chubby Checker - "The Twist"
The Chi-Lites - "Oh Girl"
Jimmy Cliff - "Many Rivers To Cross"
The Coasters - "Yakety Yak"
The Coasters - "That Is ROck 'n' Roll"
The Coasters - "Poison Ivy"
Eddie Cochran - "Summertime Blues"
Phil Collins - "In The Air Tonight"
Arthur Conley - "Sweet Soul Music"
The Contours - "Do You Love Me?"
Count Five - "Psychotic Reaction"
The Crystals - "Da Doo Ron Ron"
The Crystals - "Then He Kissed Me"
Dick Dale - "Miserlou"
The Delfonics - "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time"
The Diamonds - "Little Darlin'"
Bo Diddley - "I'm A Man"
Bo Diddley - "Who Do You Love?"
Dig - "Believe"
Dion – “Runaround Sue”
Dion – “The Wanderer”
Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"
Fats Domino - "Blueberry Hill"
The Easybeats – “Friday On My Mind”
The Electric Prunes - "I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)"
Everclear - "Santa Monica"
Filter - "Hey Man Nice Shot"
Filter - "Take A Picture"
The Five Satins - "In The Still Of The Night"
Roberta Flack - "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
The Flamingos - "I Only Have Eyes for You"
The Foundations - "Build Me Up Buttercup"
Peter Frampton - "Do You Feel Like I Do" (live version)
Bobby Fuller Four - "I Fought The Law"
Gladys Knight and The Pips - "Midnight Train To Georgia"
Heatwave - "Always and Forever"
Don Henley - “Boys Of Summer”
Buddy Holly - "That'll Be The Day"
Buddy Holly - "Oh, Boy!"
Buddy Holly - "Peggy Sue"
Chris Isaac - "Wicked Game"
Rick James - "Super Freak"
Joan Jett - "Bad Reputation"
Joan Jett - "I Love Rock 'n' Roll"
Kansas - "Carry On Wayward Son"
Ben E. King – “Stand By Me”
Ben E. King – “Spanish Harlem”
The Kingsmen - “Louie Louie”
LaBelle - "Lady Marmalade"
Jerry Lee Lewis - "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On"
Jerry Lee Lewis - "Great Balls Of Fire"
Huey Lewis and the News - "Do You Believe In Love?"
Little Richard - "Tutti Frutti"
Don MacLean - "American Pie"
Manfred Mann - "Doo Wah Diddy Diddy"
Manfred Mann - "Quinn The Eskimo"
Martha and the Vandellas – “Dancing In The Street”
Martha and the Vandellas – “Heat Wave”
Martha and the Vandellas – “Nowhere To Run”
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - "If You Don't Know Me By Now"
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - "The Love I Lost Part I"
Men At Work - "Who Can It Be Now?"
The Monkees - "Daydream Believer"
The Monkees - "Last Train To Clarksville"
The Music Machine - "Talk Talk"
The O'Jays - "Love Train"
The Only Ones - "Another Girl, Another Planet"
Roy Orbison - "For The Lonely"
Roy Orbison - "Crying"
Roy Orbison - "Oh, Pretty Woman"
Roy Orbison - "In Dreams"
Billy Paul - "Me And Mrs. Jones"
The Penguins - "Earth Angel"
Carl Perkins - "Blue Suede Shoes"
Phil Phillips - "Sea Of Love"
The Platters - "Only You (And You Alone)"
The Platters - "The Great Pretender"
The Platters - "Twilight Time"
The Platters - "My Prayer"
Elvis Presley - “Suspicious Minds”
Elvis Presley - “Heartbreak Hotel"
Elvis Presley - “Hound Dog"
Elvis Presley - “Such A Night"
Elvis Presley - “Reconsider Baby"
Elvis Presley - “Wearin' That Loved On Look"
? and the Mysterians – “96 Tears”
The Raspberries - "Go All The Way"
The Records - "Starry Eyes"
The Remains - "Don't Look Back"
Paul Revere and the Raiders - "Kicks"
The Ronnettes - “Be My Baby”
Jimmy Ruffin - "What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted"
Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - "Wooly Bully"
The Searchers - "Needles And Pins"
The Searchers - "Love Potion #9"
The Seeds - "Pushin' Too Hard"
Del Shannon - "Runaway"
Shangri-Las - "Remember (Walking In The Sand)"
Shangri-Las - "Leader Of The Pack"
The Shirelles - "Will You Love Me Tomorrow?"
The Skyliners - "Since I Don't Have You"
Percy Sledge – “When A Man Loves A Woman”
Spencer Davis Group - "Gimme Some Lovin'"
The Staple Singers - "I'll Take You There"
Edwin Starr - "War"
Steppenwolf – “Born To Be Wild”
Strawberry Alarm Clark - "Incense and Peppermints"
The Stylistics - "You Make Me Feel Brand New"
Sufaris - "Wipe Out"
The Swingin' Medallions - "Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)"
Rufus Thomas - “Walkin’ The Dog”
The Troggs - “Wild Thing”
Ike & Tina Turner - "River Deep - Mountain High"
The Turtles - “Happy Together”
Dionne Warwick - "Walk On By"
Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs - "Stay"

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