In Honor of Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Greatest Songs Dedicated to the Genre

Since rock and roll rolled into the music scene and became one of the more popular genres, it has been a platform for artists to express themselves in a way that wasn’t possible before. And while many songs have been dedicated to loved ones with themes of love and heartbreak or devoted to partying and living the good life, there are songs that have also been made to honor the rock ‘n’ roll itself.

Here are some of the best songs that have been dedicated to Rock ‘n’ Roll.

Billy Joel: “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me”

Billy Joel’s “It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me” was a 1980 hit by the piano man himself. The song was released on his album ‘Glass House,’ and it reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song went Platinum when it sold over 1 million copies in the United States.


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The song was made as a response to the burst of new genres of music like punk and new wave that made their appearances in the 1970s. There was a kind of pressure to change and evolve with the direction of music.