100 Greatest Really Short Rock Songs

Criteria: Songs must be 1:45 or shorter. This means on their original release either on an album, EP or a single. Songs were chosen and ranked based on initial and lasting popularity, acclaim and influence.
Really Short Rock Songs
1. Stay
Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs (1:38)
2. Little Deuce Coupe
Beach Boys (1:41)
3. Outdoor Miner
Wire (1:44)
4. Golden Slumbers
Beatles (1:32)
5. Carry That Weight
Beatles (1:37)
6. Straight Edge
Minor Threat (0:46)
7. Eruption
Van Halen (1:44)
8. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)
Beatles (1:18)
9. The Hippy Hippy Shake
Swinging Blue Jeans (1:44) / Chan Romero (1:41)
10. Whole Lotta Lovin'
Fats Domino (1:38)
11. Judy is a Punk
Ramones (1:32)
12. Game of Pricks
Guided by Voices (1:33)
13. Final Day
Young Marble Giants (1:44)
14. Three Girl Rhumba
Wire (1:23)
15. Twenty Flight Rock
Eddie Cochran (1:38)
16. Mercedes Benz
Janis Joplin (1:45)
17. Pay to Cum
Bad Brains (1:25)
18. Broken Face
Pixies (1:30)
19. The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
Simon & Garfunkel (1:43)
20. Velocity Girl
Primal Scream (1:22)
21. The Wind
Cat Stevens (1:40)
22. You Suffer - Napalm Death (0:07)
23. Viet Nam
Minutemen (1:27)
24. Never Talking to You Again
Hüsker Dü (1:39)
25. Frownland
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band (1:41)
26. Another Green World
Brian Eno (1:41)
27. There's A Place
Beatles(1:44)
28. Welcome to the Working Week
Elvis Costello (1:20)
29. United States of Whatever - Liam Lynch (1:29)
30. What's The Ugliest Part of Your Body?
Mothers of Invention (1:03)
31. Elizabeth My Dear
The Stone Roses (0:58)
32. I Wanna Be Your Man
Rolling Stones (1:44)
33. Time (The Donut of The Heart)
J Dilla (1:38)
34. I Will
Beatles (1:45)
35. Tourette's
Nirvana (1:36)
36. Wasted
Black Flag (0:42)
37. A Little Bit of Soap
De La Soul (0:49)
38. Absolutely Cuckoo
Magnetic Fields (1:34)
39. Johnsburg, Illinois - Tom Waits (1:34)
40. Lukin
Pearl Jam (1:02)
41. Here Comes the Summer
Undertones (1:45)
42. Nazi Punks Fuck Off
Dead Kennedys (1:03)
43. Polythene Pam
Beatles (1:13)
44. Mean Mr. Mustard
Beatles (1:06)
45. Till the Morning Comes
Neil Young (1:21)
46. Three Nights A Week
Fats Domino (1:45)
47. Follow That Dream
Elvis Presley (1:35)
48. Prelude
Millennium (1:18)
49. Never Never Land
Todd Rundgren (1:35)
50. Minor Threat
Minor Threat (1:28)
51. 1977
The Clash (1:41)
52. Shoehorn with Teeth
They Might Be Giants (1:15)
53. Oh Shit!
Buzzcocks (1:37)
54. Lament #1 ("Bird's Lament")
Moondog (1:44)
55. Tommy Can You Hear Me?
The Who (1:37)
56. She
Misfits (1:22)
57. i
Aphex Twin (1:13)
58. Party
Elvis Presley (1:27)
59. Political Song for Micheal Jackson to Sing
Minutemen (1:29)
60. Feelin'
The La's (1:44)
61. Touched
My Bloody Valentine (0:58)
62. Sister
Prince (1:32)
63. 30 Century Man
Scott Walker (1:29)
64. Horn
Nick Drake (1:19)
65. Molly's Lips
Vaselines (1:45)
66. Crackity Jones
Pixies (1:24)
67. Pigs on The Wings
Pink Floyd (1:24)
68. The Blue Nun
Beastie Boys (0:33)
69. Ramrod
Duane Eddy (1:40)
70. Everybody Knows (I Still Love You)
Dave Clark Five (1:41)
71. Our Prayer
Beach Boys (1:05)
72. Easter Woman
Residents (1:00)
73. Quick and to The Pointless
Queens of The Stone Age (1:42)
74. God Is Love
Marvin Gaye (1:44)
75. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue
Ramones (1:36)
76. Curls
Madvillain (1:35)
77. The Suburbs (Continued)
Arcade Fire (1:32)
78. Kickstand
Soundgarden (1:34)
79. Punk
Gorillaz (1:38)
80. College
Animal Collective (0:53)
81. My Way Home
Kanye West (1:43)
82. Wildlife Analysis
Boards of Canada (1:19)
83. I Like It Like That
Dave Clark Five (1:38)
84. Shu Rah
Fats Domino (1:42)
85. The Hellion
Judas Priest (0:41)
86. Chesley's Little Wrists
Pavement (1:16)
87. Misery
Beatles (1:43)
88. Nørgaard
Vaccines (1:38)
89. Vaseline
Elastica (1:24)
90. Matchbox
Jerry Lee Lewis (1:40)
91. Countdown to Armageddon
Public Enemy (1:41)
92. N.Y. Flat Top Box
John Zorn (0:45)
93. Cocksuckers Ball
Clovers (1:20)
94. Bookends Theme
Simon & Garfunkel (1:18)
95. Custom Machine
Bruce & Terry (1:37)
96. White
Frank Ocean feat. John Mayer (1:16)
97. Gangster of Love
Steve Miller Band (1:24)
98. Glad All Over
Carl Perkins (1:40)
99. Rock Your Baby
Wanda Jackson (1:43)
100. Her Majesty
Beatles (0:23)

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Last Updated: 2021-11-25
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