100 Greatest Songs From 1957

Criteria: These songs from 1957 were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history.
Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release).
Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.

Jailhouse Rock
Great Balls Of Fire single sleve
Chuck Berry - Rock And Roll Music - Ad
Rocking Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu - Ad
Elvis Presley - All Shook Up single sleve
Coasters Ad
Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie single sleve
Dale Hawkins - Susie Q - Ad
Little Richard - Keep A 'Knockin' single sleve
Crickets - Oh Boy! single sleve
1 Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley
2 Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On Jerry Lee Lewis
3 That'll Be The Day Crickets
4 Bye Bye Love Everly Brothers
5 Great Balls Of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis
6 School Day Chuck Berry
7 Rock And Roll Music Chuck Berry
8 Peggy Sue Buddy Holly
9 Lucille Little Richard
10 Rocking Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns
11 All Shook Up Elvis Presley
12 Searchin' Coasters
13 You Send Me Sam Cooke
14 Wake Up Little Susie Everly Brothers
15 Susie Q Dale Hawkins
16 I'm Walkin' Fats Domino
17 Keep A 'Knockin' Little Richard
18 Matchbox Carl Perkins
19 C.C. Rider Chuck Willis
20 Send Me Some Lovin' Little Richard
21 At The Hop Danny & the Juniors
22 Little Darlin' Diamonds
23 Oh Boy! Crickets
24 Get A Job Silhouettes
25 Book Of Love Monotones
26 Maybe Baby Crickets
27 Young Blood Coasters
28 Chances Are Johnny Mathis
29 Little Bitty Pretty One Thurston Harris
30 Not Fade Away Crickets
31 Walking After Midnight Patsy Cline
32 I'm A King Bee Slim Harpo
33 Got My Mojo Working Muddy Waters
34 Jingle Bell Rock Bobby Helms
35 Too Much Elvis Presley
36 Diana Paul Anka
37 Silhouettes Rays
38 Reet Petite Jackie Wilson
39 Don't Let Go Roy Hamilton
40 Short Fat Fannie Larry Williams
41 Hey Bo Diddley Bo Diddley
42 Red Hot Billy Riley
43 Twenty Flight Rock Eddie Cochran
44 It's Not For Me To Say Johnny Mathis
45 Could This Be Magic Dubs
46 Teddy Bear Elvis Presley
47 Just Because Lloyd Price
48 Farther Up The Road Bobby "Blue" Bland
49 It Hurts Me Too Elmore James
50 Treat Me Nice Elvis Presley
51 Long Lonely Nights Lee Andrews & the Hearts
52 Maybe Chantels
53 Honeycomb Jimmie Rodgers
54 Whispering Bells Del-Vikings
55 Teardrops Lee Andrews & the Hearts
56 Tonite, Tonite Mello-Kings
57 Lotta Lovin' Gene Vincent & the Bluecaps
58 Mr. Lee Bobbettes
59 Over The Mountain; Across The Sea Johnnie & Joe
60 We Belong Together Robert & Johnny
61 Happy Happy Birthday Baby Tuneweavers
62 Black Slacks Joe Bennett & the Sparkletones
63 Bony Moronie Larry Williams
64 Don't Elvis Presley
65 To The Aisle Five Satins
66 A White Sport Coat Marty Robbins
67 Stardust Billy Ward & the Dominoes
68 Baby I Don't Care Elvis Presley
69 Mona Bo Diddley
70 Everyday Buddy Holly
71 Buzz, Buzz, Buzz Hollywood Flames
72 Got A Lot O'Livin' To Do Elvis Presley
73 Be-Bop Baby Ricky Nelson
74 Deserie Charts
75 Florence Paragons
76 Flying Saucer Rock And Roll Billy Riley
77 Stood Up Ricky Nelson
78 Blue Christmas Elvis Presley
79 Swanee River Rock Ray Charles
80 Been So Long Pastels
81 Don't Ask Me (To Be Lonely) Dubs
82 Goody Goody Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
83 Jenny, Jenny Little Richard
84 Honest I Do Jimmy Reed
85 Before You Accuse Me Bo Diddley
86 Walkin' With Mr. Lee Lee Allen
87 Raunchy Bill Justis / Ernie Freeman
88 Miss Ann Little Richard
89 Peanuts Little Joe & the Thrillers
90 Words Of Love Buddy Holly
91 Baby Oh Baby Shells
92 Send For Me Nat "King" Cole
93 Think "5" Royales
94 The Stroll Diamonds
95 Can I Come Over Tonight Velours
96 Who's Sorry Now Connie Francis
97 My Special Angel Bobby Helms
98 Louie Louie Richard Berry & the Pharaohs
99 Jail Bait Andre Williams
100 Fools Fall In Love Drifters
20 more worth mentioning.
101 Fujiama Mama Wanda Jackson
102 Bi-I-Bickey-Bi, Bo-Bo-Go Gene Vincent & the Bluecaps
103 I Got Love If You Want It Slim Harpo
104 Dedicated To The One I Love "5" Royales
105 Why Do You Have To Go Dells
106 He's Gone Chantels
107 Boom, Boom Out Goes The Light Little Walter
108 True Fine Mama Little Richard
109 I Beg Of You Elvis Presley
110 Twelfth Of Never Johnny Mathis
111 Loving You Elvis Presley
112 Waitin' In School Ricky Nelson
113 Kisses Sweeter Than Wine Jimmie Rodgers
114 La Dee Dah Billy & Lillie
115 Mean Woman Blues Elvis Presley / Jerry Lee Lewis
116 Dede Dinah Frankie Avalon
117 Down In The Alley Clovers
118 The Plea Chantels
119 Out In The Cold Again Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
120 Walking Along Solitaires
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1957
Bruce's Choice: An unheralded great record from 1957
* Henpecked Daddy Ralph Johnson
Adam's Choice:
* Make With The Lovin' Dennis Herrold

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