Be forewarned before proceeding any further: After reading this you may well this find these songs bubbling up in your brain in the days to come. If you wanted to hear its biggest hit — 5 on the Hot — just tune into your local album rock station. Or flick that switch in your head. Is it just coincidence that its tempo of beats-per-minutes is the same as the accelerated heartbeat one feels after doing just a bit too much cocaine? Little know fact: Miller did not write this one, composed by Paul Pena. Both its subject matter and near-irresistible hip-shaking beat helped this number imprint itself into rock fan consciousness.
99. The Pretenders – ‘Brass In Pocket’
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Criteria: Songs listed are from Rock 'n' Roll and related sub-genres. Rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity and on acclaim received from critics and musicians. Newly added names are in Red. Edited By: Brian. Last Updated: Let's Stay Together - Al Green Let It Be - The Beatles Maggie May - Rod Stewart
The s were when icons were born. With the groundwork for a new sense of aesthetic and personal freedom laid in the swinging 60s, people experimented with their sound, look and entire persona in more and more extreme ways. In London there was punk, with The Sex Pistols and The Clash leading a tribe of pierced, leather-clad young upstarts that stuck two fingers up to the establishment.
I have been an online writer for over four years. I am passionate about books, philosophy, music, and the music industry. Rock music branched out in the '70s. Musicians drew upon diverse influences, which fueled music experimentation, leading to the emergence of new subgenres. Thanks to progress and innovation, rock music became a globally accessible music genre.