150 Greatest Rock Anthems

Criteria: A rock anthem is a powerful, celebratory rock song with arena-rock sound often with lyrics celebrating rock music itself and simple sing-a-long choruses, chants, or hooks. These Rock Anthems were chosen for their popularity as a rock anthem, music, lyrics, and originality.
Greatest Rock Anthems
1. We Will Rock You
2. We Are the Champions
3. My Generation
The Who
4. Rockin' in the Free World
- Neil Young
5. All You Need Is Love
The Beatles
6. Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen
7. Give Peace A Chance
John Lennon
8. Born to Be Wild
9. Rock Around The Clock
Bill Haley & His Comets
10. Rock and Roll Part 2
Gary Glitter
11. It's Only Rock N' Roll (But I Like It)
Rolling Stones
12. Rock N' Roll All Nite
13. Cum On Feel The Noize
14. I Love Rock 'n' Roll
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
15. We're Not Gonna Take It
Twisted Sister
16. Highway to Hell
17. Shout
Tears for Fears
18. Won't Get Fooled Again
The Who
19. Another Brick In The Wall, Pt. 2
Pink Floyd
20. Rock and Roll
Led Zeppelin
21. Sweet Home Alabama
Lynyrd Skynyrd
22. Livin' On A Prayer
Bon Jovi
23. We're An American Band
Grand Funk Railroad
24. Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)
Neil Young
25. Celebration
Kool & the Gang
26. American Pie
Don McLean
27. Smoke On The Water
Deep Purple
28. For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)
29. Rebel Yell
Billy Idol
30. R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A.
John Mellencamp
31. Rockin' All Over The World
John Fogerty
32. Baba O'Riley
The Who
33. Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen
34. Old Time Rock n' Roll
Bob Seger
35. We Are Family
Sister Sledge
36. Free Bird
Lynyrd Skynyrd
37. All Right Now
38. Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry
39. Dream On
40. Rock And Roll Band
41. Living in America
James Brown
42. Rock You Like a Hurricane
The Scorpions
43. School's Out
Alice Cooper
44. Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu
Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns
45. Radio Ga Ga
46. Revolution
The Beatles
47. Rock And Roll Heaven
The Righteous Brothers
48. Another One Bites the Dust
49. Let There Be Rock
50. Back in Black - AC/DC
51. Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo
Rick Derringer
52. Dance To The Music
Sly & The Family Stone
53. You Shook Me All Night Long
54. You've Got Another Thing Comin'
Judas Priest
55. Mony Mony
Billy Idol
56. Long Live Rock
The Who
57. Paradise City
Guns N' Roses
58. Respect
Aretha Franklin
59. Start Me Up
The Rolling Stones
60. Jump
Van Halen
61. Rock 'n' Roll Music
Chuck Berry
62. We Are Young
fun. (feat. Janelle Monae)
63. Blitzkrieg Bop
The Ramones
64. I Can't Drive 55
Sammy Hagar
65. Can't Get Enough
Bad Company
66. Eye Of The Tiger
67. God Gave Rock 'n' Roll To You II
68. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
The Rolling Stones
69. Rock and Roll is Here to Stay
Danny & the Juniors
70. Welcome to the Jungle
Guns N' Roses
71. Rock This Town
The Stray Cats
72. No More Mr. Nice Guy
Alice Cooper
73. Refugee
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
74. Glory Days
Bruce Springsteen
75. What I Like About You
The Romantics
76. You Really Got Me
The Kinks
77. Y.M.C.A.
Village People
78. The Boys Are Back in Town
Thin Lizzy
79. Easy Livin'
Uriah Heep
80. Smells Like Teen Spirit
81. Roll Over, Beethoven
Chuck Berry
82. Jumpin' Jack Flash
The Rolling Stones
83. The Best
Tina Turner
84. Roar
Katy Perry
85. Lovin' Every Minute of It
86. Rock And Roll Fantasy
Bad Company
87. Louie Louie
The Kingsmen
88. Ain't Talkin' About Love
Van Halen
89. I Want You to Want Me
Cheap Trick
90. Shout It Out Load
91. Dancing In the Street
Martha & The Vandellas
92. Bad To The Bone
George Thorogood
93. Detroit Rock City
94. Suffragette City
David Bowie
95. London Calling
The Clash
96. Girls Girls Girls
Mötley Crüe
97. Once Bitten, Twice Shy
Great White
98. Fun, Fun, Fun
Beach Boys
99. All Star
100. All Day And All Of The Night
The Kinks
101. Invincible
Pat Benatar
102. Rock n' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution
103. Quarter to Three
Gary U.S. Bonds
104. Enter Sandman
105. Right Now
Van Halen
106. Rocky Mountain Way
Joe Walsh
107. Kick Out The Jams
108. Desire
109. It's A Long Way To the Top
110. Volunteers
Jefferson Airplane
111. Rebel Rebel
David Bowie
112. Should I Stay Or Should I Go
The Clash
113. Rock And Roll Girls
John Fogerty
114. Bat Out of Hell
Meat Loaf
115. Cinnamon Girl
Neil Young
116. Ballroom Blitz
117. Saturday Night
Bay City Rollers
118. So What
119. Nobody But Me
The Human Beinz
120. Land of 1000 Dances
Cannibal And The Headhunters
121. Shotgun
Jr. Walker & The All Stars
122. We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)
Tina Turner
123. Alive
Pearl Jam
124. Panama
Van Halen
125. Rock The Nation
126. If I Could Turn Back Time
127. Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Pat Benatar
128. Here I Go Again
129. United
Judas Priest
130. Rock And Roll Strategy
.38 Special
131. Wooly Bully
Sam The Sham & The Pharoahs
132. Jane
133. Breaking the Law
Judas Priest
134. Blowin' Free
Wishbone Ash
135. Sister Christian
Night Ranger
136. Hound Dog
Elvis Presley
137. Kiss Me Deadly
Lita Ford
138. Corduroy
Pearl Jam
139. Sub-Pop Rock City
140. We Can Be Together
Jefferson Airplane
141. Song 2
142. Run To The Hills
Iron Maiden
143. Clash City Rockers
The Clash
144. Bad Bad Boy
145. Runnin' With the Devil
Van Halen
146. Rock And Roll
Mitch Ryder
147. Rock and Roll Woman
Buffalo Springfield
148. Boom, Boom (Out Go The Lights)
Pat Travers
149. Rock 'n Roller
Bay City Rollers
150. Cities On Flame With Rock And Roll
Blue Öyster Cult

Last Updated: 2023-12-18
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