100 Top Songs With the Word Rock in Their Titles

Updated on June 4, 2020
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When you see a list of songs with rock in the title, it's natural to assume that all of them are rock 'n roll songs. After all, why else would the word "rock" be used, right?

But if you sift through the songs below, you might be surprised that many songs actually refer to a literal rock. I know that doesn't sound interesting, but it reflects the creativity of songwriters.

Some of them manage to write a vivid description of a rock, making it sound like the most fascinating thing in the world. Others use it as a metaphor in ways you will probably never think of on your own.

But of course, the highlight of this list are rock songs that have stood the test of time. It's crazy how many songwriters seem to be obsessed with the word "rock," not the least of which is the iconic rock band, AC/DC. They have close to two dozen songs with rock in the title. Without question, nobody will deny that they're rock stars to the core.

Whether you love listening to rock songs or simply want a geeky list, here are some of the best songs with rock in their titles.

Best "Rock" Songs

1. “Rock With you” by Michael Jackson

2. “Rock you Like a Hurricane” by Scorpions

3. “I’m Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band)” by The Moody Blues

4. “Old Time Rock ‘n Roll” by Bob Seger

5. “I Wanna Rock” by Twisted Sister

6. “It’s Still Rock and Roll to me” by Billy Joel

7. “Rock the Casbah” by The Clash

8. “Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley & His Comets

9. “Loves me Like a Rock” by Paul Simon

10. “Rock it” by Queen

11. “Don’t Rock the Jukebox” by Alan Jackson

12. “Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo” by Rick Derringer

13. “The Heart of Rock & Roll” by Huey Lewis and The News

14. “Sweet Little Rock ‘N’ Roller” by Chuck Berry

15. “Rock This Town” by The Stray Cats

16. “Rockin’ Robin” by Jackson 5

17. “Good Rockin Tonight” by Elvis Presley

18. “Rock my World (Little Country Girl)” by Brooks & Dunn

19. “Rock n Roll Never Forgets” by Bob Seger

20. “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley

21. “Rocky Mountain High” by John Denver

22. “I Like to Rock” by April Wine

23. “Rock of Ages” by Def Leppard

24. “That’s The Way I Wanna Rock ‘N’ Roll” by AC/DC

25. “Rock Steady” by The Whispers

26. “Rock a Hula Baby” by Elvis Presley

27. “So you Want to be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star” by The Byrds

28. “Rock me Gently” by Andy Kim

29. “Rock & ROll High School” by The Ramones

30. “It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (But I Like it)” by The Rolling Stones

31. “Rock n Roll Fantasy” by Bad Company

32. “Crocodile Rock” by Elton John

33. “And the Cradle Will Rock” by Van Halen

34. “Rock N Roll” by The Runaways

35. “Who Says a Funk Band Can’t Play Rock” by Funkadelic

36. “Rock and Roll Girls” by John Fogerty

37. “Rockin’ All Over the World” by John Fogerty

38. “Rock & Roll Island” by Jefferson Airplane

39. “Rock ‘N’ Roll Junkie” by Motley Crue

40. “Rock ‘n Roll is King” by Electric Light Orchestra

41. “Rocky Mountain Way” by Joe Walsh

42. “Rock Lobster” by The B52’s

43. “For Those About to Rock” by AC/DC

44. “I am a Rock” by Simon & Garfunkel

45. “Rock ‘n Roll is a Vicious Game” by April Wine

46. “Rock! Rock! (Till you Drop)” by Def Leppard

47. “I Wanna Rock” by Twister Sister

48. “We Will Rock you” by Queen

49. “Rock me Amadeus” by Falco

50. “Rock and Roll all Night” by Kiss

51. “Long Live Rock ‘n’ Roll” by Rainbow

52. “Rock ‘N’ Roll Queen” by The Subways

53. “Rock Me” by Great White

54. “Rock the Night” by Europe

55. “It’s all for Rock N’ Roll” by Airbourne

56. “Rock the Casbah” by The Clash

57. “Detroit Rock City” by Kiss

58. “Rock This Town” by Stray Cats

59. “Victim of Rock” by AB/CD

60. “Rock n Roll Suicide” by David Bowie

61. “Party Like a Rock Star” by Shop Boyz

62. “Rock on the Moon” by The Cramps

63. “Rockin’ Bones” by The Cramps

64. “Uranium Rock” by The Cramps

65. “That’s Rock ‘N’ Roll” by Shaun Cassidy

66. “Let’s Hear it For Rock Bottom” by The Offspring

67. “We Rock” by Dio

68. “You Can’t Kill Rock ‘N Roll” by Sugarplum Fairy

69. “Rock ‘n’ Roll Rebel” by Ozzy Osbourne

70. “Rockstar” by Nickelback

71. “One Night at Devil’s Rock” by DieMonsterDie

72. “There’s Only one way to Rock” bby Sammy Hagar

73. “Rockin’ is Ma’ Business” by Alabama Thunderpussy

74. “Let There be Rock” by AC/DC

75. “Rock The House” by Gorillaz

76. “Let it Rock” by Bob Segerr

77. “Rock ‘n Roll” by Daft Punk

78. “The House is Rockin’” by Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble

79. “Rock and Roll is Dead” by The Hellacopters

80. “It’s Still Rock and Roll to me” by Billy Joel

81. “Respect the Rock America” by The Hellacopters / Gluecifer

82. “Grande Rock” by The Hellacopters

83. “We’re Gonna Rock This Christmas” by Trucker Diablo

84. “This is Rock N Roll” by Candy Snatchers

85. “I Sell my Kids for Rock ‘N Roll” by Crucified Barbara

86. “Rock ‘N’ Roll Messiah” by Arizona Baby

87. “The Last Real Rock N’ Roll” by Rhino Bucket

88. “Rock n’ Roll Machine” by The Donnas

89. “It’s on the Rocks” by The Donnas

90. “Rockstar” by Post Malone Feat. 21 Savage

91. “Rockin’ All Over the World” by Status Quo

92. “Rock is Dead” by The Doors

93. “Black Rock ‘n’ Roll” by Midnight

94. “Black Speed Rock ‘n’ Rollers” by Ahvawe

95. “Rock and Roll Girls” by John Fogerty

96. “Rock n Roll (Will Take you to the Mountain)” by Skrillex

97. “It’s a Long way to the top (if you wanna Rock ‘N’ Roll) by AC/DC

98. “Rock N Roll” by Lil Ice

99. “Rockstar” by Lil Durk Feat. Lil Skies

100. “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” by Britney Spears


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