1936-1959

Cross Road Blues / Robert Johnson

Cherry Red / Big Joe Turner

Boogie Chillen / John Lee Hooker

Rollin’ Stone / Muddy Waters

The Things That I Used To Do / Guitar Slim

Money Honey / The Drifters

Rock Around The Clock / Bill Haley & His Comets

That’s All Right / Elvis Presley

Bo Diddley / Bo Diddley

Folsom Prison Blues / Johnny Cash

Smokestack Lightning / Howlin’ Wolf

Be-Bop-A-Lula / Gene Vincent

Blue Suede Shoes / Carl Perkins

Brown Eyed Handsome Man / Chuck Berry

The Girl Can’t Help It / Little Richard

Heartbreak Hotel / Elvis Presley

Please Please Please / James Brown

Bye Bye Love / The Everly Brothers

That’ll Be The Day / Buddy Holly

Johnny B. Goode / Chuck Berry

Summertime Blues / Eddie Cochran

What’d I Say / Ray Charles

Take Five / Dave Brubeck

 

1960-1965

Spoonful / Howlin’ Wolf

Money (That’s What I Want) / Barrett Strong

Chain Gang / Sam Cooke

Walking To New Orleans / Fats Domino

Bright Lights, Big City / Jimmy Reed

Hit The Road Jack / Ray Charles

Comin’ Home Baby / Mel Torme

Green Onions / Booker T. & The M.G.s

Surfin’ USA / The Beach Boys

Louie Louie / The Kingsmen

She Loves You / The Beatles

I Wanna Be Your Man / The Rolling Stones

A Hard Day’s Night / The Beatles

Not Fade Away / The Rolling Stones

I’m A King Bee / The Rolling Stones

Baby Please Don’t Go / Them

House Of The Rising Sun / The Animals

You Really Got Me / The Kinks

She’s Not There / The Zombies

Psychotic Reaction / Count Five

Pushin’ Too Hard / The Seeds

Keep On Running / The Spencer Davis Group

Help / The Beatles

 

1963-65

Blowin’ In The Wind / Bob Dylan

The Times They Are A-Changing’ / Bob Dylan

A Change Is Gonna Come / Sam Cooke

People Get Ready / The Impressions

Under The Boardwalk / The Drifters

My Girl / The Temptations

The Tracks Of My Tears / Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

I Can’t Help Myself / The Four Tops

Rescue Me / Fontella Bass

In The Midnight Hour / Wilson Pickett

Mr Pitiful / Otis Redding

Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag / James Brown

I Got You (I Feel Good) / James Brown

Subterranean Homesick Blues / Bob Dylan

She Belongs To Me / Bob Dylan

Mr Tambourine Man / The Byrds

California Dreamin’ / The Mamas & The Papas

The In Crowd / Ramsey Lewis

Drive My Car / The Beatles

Nowhere Man / The Beatles

The Word / The Beatles

The Last Time / The Rolling Stones

Play With Fire / The Rolling Stones

 

1965-1966

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction / The Rolling Stones

Get Off Of My Cloud / The Rolling Stones

My Generation / The Who

Like A Rolling Stone / Bob Dylan

The Sound Of Silence / Simon & Garfunkel

Sorrow / The Merseys

96 Tears / ? & The Mysterians

Good Vibrations / The Beach Boys

Sunny Afternoon / The Kinks

Taxman / The Beatles

Eleanor Rigby / The Beatles

Tell It Like It Is / Aaron Neville

Get Out Of My Life Woman / Lee Dorsey

When A Man Loves A Woman / Percy Sledge

Try A Little Tenderness / Otis Redding

It’s A Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World / James Brown

Hold On I’m Coming / Sam & Dave

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg / The Temptations

Reach Out I’ll Be There / The Four Tops

Knock On Wood / Eddie Floyd

Mustang Sally / Wilson Pickett

Wade In The Water / Ramsey Lewis

Just Like A Woman / Bob Dylan

 

1966-1967

Paint It Black / The Rolling Stones

Under My Thumb / The Rolling Stones

Substitute / The Who

Paperback Writer / The Beatles

I Fought The Law / The Bobby Fuller Four

Ode To Billie Joe / Bobby Gentry

All Along The Watchtower / Bob Dylan

I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight / Bob Dylan

Brown Eyed Girl / Van Morrison

San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) / Scott McKenzie

For What It’s Worth / Buffalo Springfield

White Rabbit / Jefferson Airplane

Somebody To Love / Jefferson Airplane

Break On Through (To The Other Side) / The Doors

I’m Waiting For The Man / The Velvet Underground

Sunday Morning / The Velvet Underground

Strawberry Fields Forever / The Beatles

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds / The Beatles

She’s A Rainbow / The Rolling Stones

We Love You / The Rolling Stones

I Can See For Miles / The Who

I’m A Man / The Spencer Davis Group

 

1967-1968

Memphis Soul Stew / King Curtis

Soul Man / Sam & Dave

Sweet Soul Music / Arthur Conley

Respect / Aretha Franklin

(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher / Jackie Wilson

Big Bird / Eddie Floyd

The Letter / The Box Tops

I Second That Emotion / Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

The Dark End Of The Street / James Carr

On The Road Again / Canned Heat

Going Up The Country / Canned Heat

Mrs Robinson / Simon & Garfunkel

The Weight / The Band

Parachute Woman / The Rolling Stones

Sympathy For The Devil / The Rolling Stones

Jumpin’ Jack Flash / The Rolling Stones

Back In The U.S.S.R. / The Beatles

Revolution / The Beatles

The Pusher / Steppenwolf

 

1968-1969

(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay / Otis Redding

I Heard It Through The Grapevine / Marvin Gaye

I Say A Little Prayer / Aretha Franklin

Chain Of Fools / Aretha Franklin

Son Of A Preacher Man / Dusty Springfield

Tighten Up / Archie Bell & The Drells

Dance To The Music / Sly & The Family Stone

Cloud Nine / The Temptations

Spirit In The Sky / Norman Greenbaum

The Ballad Of John & Yoko / The Beatles

Come Together / The Beatles

Lay Lady Lay / Bob Dylan

Space Oddity / David Bowie

Many Rivers To Cross / Jimmy Cliff

Cissy Strut / The Meters

Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again) / Sly & The Family Stone

It’s Your Thing / The Isley Brothers

You Got The Silver / The Rolling Stones

Monkey Man / The Rolling Stones

Midnight Rambler / The Rolling Stones

Gimme Shelter / The Rolling Stones

 

1969-1970

1969 / The Stooges

Cold Turkey / The Plastic Ono Band

Bad Moon Rising / Creedence Clearwater Revival

Lodi / Creedence Clearwater Revival

Who’ll Stop The Rain / Creedence Clearwater Revival

Southern Man / Neil Young

Roadhouse Blues / The Doors

Peace Frog / The Doors

Maggie M’Gill / The Doors

And It Stoned Me / Van Morrison

Into The Mystic / Van Morrison

If Not For You / Bob Dylan

Big Yellow Taxi / Joni Mitchell

The Boxer / Simon & Garfunkel

Get Back / The Beatles

The Man Who Sold The World / David Bowie

Lola / The Kinks

Pressure Drop / Toots & The Maytals

The Tears Of A Clown / Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Express Yourself Pt.1 / Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band

War / The Temptations

 

1970-1971

Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine / James Brown

Brown Sugar / The Rolling Stones

Wild Horses / The Rolling Stones

Can’t You Hear Me Knocking / The Rolling Stones

Bitch / The Rolling Stones

Sister Morphine / The Rolling Stones

Dead Flowers / The Rolling Stones

Me And Bobby McGee / Janis Joplin

I Hear You Calling / Bill Fay

Imagine / John Lennon

Life On Mars? / David Bowie

Get It On / T Rex

Respect Yourself / The Staple Singers

Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) / The Temptations

Ain’t No Sunshine / Bill Withers

Soulsville / Isaac Hayes

Family Affair / Sly & The Family Stone

What’s Going On / Marvin Gaye

 

1971-1972

One Of These Days / Pink Floyd

Won’t Get Fooled Again / The Who

The Changeling / The Doors

Love Her Madly / The Doors

L.A. Woman / The Doors

Riders On The Storm / The Doors

Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) / Marvin Gaye

Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone / The Temptations

Pusherman / Curtis Mayfield

Use Me / Bill Withers

Superstition / Stevie Wonder

I’ll Take You There / The Staple Singers

Love And Happiness / Al Green

Lean On Me / Bill Withers

 

1972

I Can See Clearly Now / Johnny Nash

The Harder They Come / Jimmy Cliff

Funky Kingston / Toots & The Maytals

Shine A Light / The Rolling Stones

Heart Of Gold / Neil Young

Peace Like A River / Paul Simon

You’re So Vain / Carly Simon

Rocket Man / Elton John

Telegram Sam / T Rex

Suffragette City / David Bowie

Starman / David Bowie

Rock & Roll Suicide / David Bowie

Perfect Day / Lou Reed

Walk On The Wild Side / Lou Reed

Satellite Of Love / Lou Reed

Ladytron / Roxy Music

If There Is Something / Roxy Music

2 H.B. / Roxy Music

Virginia Plain / Roxy Music

 

1972-1973

Do It Again / Steely Dan

Only A Fool Would Say That / Steely Dan

Hercules / Aaron Neville

I Can’t Stand The Rain / Ann Peebles

Let’s Get It On / Marvin Gaye

Higher Ground / Stevie Wonder

Jesus Children Of America / Stevie Wonder

Right Place, Wrong Time / Dr John

Get Up, Stand Up / Bob Marley & The Wailers

I Shot The Sheriff / Bob Marley & The Wailers

Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door / Bob Dylan

Jolene / Dolly Parton

Long Train Runnin’ / The Doobie Brothers

Incident On 57th Street / Bruce Springsteen

La Grange / ZZ Top

The Real Me / The Who

Money / Pink Floyd

Dancing With Mr D / The Rolling Stones

 

1973-1974

100 Years Ago / The Rolling Stones

Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker) / The Rolling Stones

Angie / The Rolling Stones

Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?) / David Bowie

Panic In Detroit / David Bowie

The Jean Genie / David Bowie

Pyjamarama / Roxy Music

Beauty Queen / Roxy Music

Mother Of Pearl / Roxy Music

Razor Boy / Steely Dan

The Boston Rag / Steely Dan

Your Gold Teeth / Steely Dan

Show Biz Kids / Steely Dan

Take Me To The River / Al Green

Lady Marmalade / LaBelle

Pick Up The Pieces / Average White Band

Just Kissed My Baby / The Meters

 

1974-1975

Papa Don’t Take No Mess / James Brown

Fingerprint File / The Rolling Stones

Time Waits For No One / The Rolling Stones

Going, Going, Gone / Bob Dylan

Vampire Blues / Neil Young

Sweet Home Alabama / Lynyrd Skynyrd

Rebel Rebel / David Bowie

I Can’t Hold Out / Eric Clapton

Rikki Don’t Lose That Number / Steely Dan

Any Major Dude Will Tell You / Steely Dan

Barrytown / Steely Dan

Pretzel Logic / Steely Dan

Fame / David Bowie

Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out / Bruce Springsteen

The Night / Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Don’t Leave Me This Way / Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes

Supernatural Thing Part 1 / Ben E. King

Cut The Cake / Average White Band

 

1975-1976

Love To Love You Baby / Donna Summer

Why Did You Do It / Stretch

Low Rider / War

Tangled Up In Blue / Bob Dylan

Black Friday / Steely Dan

Rose Darling / Steely Dan

Chain Lightning / Steely Dan

Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) / Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel

Keep It Out Of Sight / Dr Feelgood

Teenage Depression / Eddie & The Hot Rods

Strangered In The Night / Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Don’t Fear The Reaper / Blue Oyster Cult

Hotel California / The Eagles

Fly Like An Eagle / Steve Miller Band

Don’t Take Me Alive / Steely Dan

Cocaine / J.J. Cale

I Want More / Can

I Wish / Stevie Wonder

Golden Years / David Bowie

 

 

1976-1977

King Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown / Augustus Pablo

Have Mercy / Mighty Diamonds

Crazy Baldhead / Bob Marley & The Wailers

War / Bob Marley & The Wailers

Police & Thieves / Junior Murvin

Police & Thieves / The Clash

White Riot / The Clash

In The City / The Jam

No More Heroes / The Stranglers

Sheena Is A Punk Rocker / The Ramones

Lust For Life / Iggy Pop

The Passenger / Iggy Pop

Prove It / Television

Psycho Killer / Talking Heads

Paradise / Dr Feelgood

(The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes / Elvis Costello

Alison / Elvis Costello

Watching The Detectives / Elvis Costello

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll / Ian Dury

Uptown Top Ranking / Althea & Donna

Two Sevens Clash / Culture

 

 

1977

Natural Mystic / Bob Marley & The Wailers

Exodus / Bob Marley & The Wailers

Got To Give It Up / Marvin Gaye

Lovely Day / Bill Withers

Red Light Spells Danger / Billy Ocean

I Feel Love / Donna Summer

Europe Endless / Kraftwerk

Here He Comes / Brian Eno

Slip Slidin’ Away / Paul Simon

Solsbury Hill / Peter Gabriel

Sound And Vision / David Bowie

Always Crashing In The Same Car / David Bowie

Heroes / David Bowie

Black Cow / Steely Dan

Deacon Blues / Steely Dan

 

1978

Picture This / Blondie

Teenage Kicks / The Undertones

Lip Service / Elvis Costello

(I Don’t Want To Go To) Chelsea / Elvis Costello

Down In The Tube Station At Midnight / The Jam

Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve) / The Buzzcocks

Public Image / Public Image Ltd

(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais / The Clash

Hong Kong Garden / Siouxsie & The Banshees

Take Me To The River / Talking Heads

The Big Country / Talking Heads

Heart Of Glass / Blondie

The Model / Kraftwerk

Le Freak / Chic

Shame / Evelyn ‘Champagne’ King

Miss You / The Rolling Stones

Beast Of Burden / The Rolling Stones

Sultans Of Swing / Dire Straits

Gotta Serve Somebody / Bob Dylan