Check out our #1 Rock Songs for each
year from the 1960's and 1970's.
Elvis, The Beatles and The Rolling
Stones made up 8 of the
#1 songs of the 60's.
No repeat artists in the 70's. You
can see the influence of Disco music
later in the decade.
No. 1 Song by Year - 1960s
1960 -Cathy's Clown - The Everly Brothers
1961 - Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis
1962 - Return to Sender - Elvis
1963 - I Want to Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
1964 - Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
1965 - Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
1966 - Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones
1967 - Hello, Goodbye - The Beatles
1968 - Hey Jude - The Beatles
1969 - Get Back - The Beatles
No. 1 Song by Year - 1970s
1970 - Layla - Derek and the Dominos
1971 - Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
1972 - Superstition - Stevie Wonder
1973 - Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
1974 - No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley and the Wailers
1975 - Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
1976 - Hotel California- Eagles
1977 - Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
1978 - I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
1979 - Another Brick in the Wall - Pink Floyd
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DID YOU KNOW?
The Doors LIGHT MY FIRE blew up the song charts in 1967. An unexpected hit, the Doors reached No.1 with this smash single. Light My Fire was taken from their first album, "The Doors".
Led Zeppelin's STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN...still considered one of the best rock songs ever! Released in 1971, some rock experts say this song bridged the gap between acoustic rock of the 60's and hard rock of the 70's.