These are the Best Rock Songs for Weddings to get people on the dance floor. Rock and Roll was born from a faster paced rhythm and blues style music in the late 1940’s. The guitars produced by Les Paul in the late 1940’s and into the early 1950’s also helped progress the producing of rock’n’roll music production. The first rock and roll staged performance did not take place until 1953 featuring Bill Haley & His Comets with The Dominoes. Rock Around the Clock performed by Bill Haley & His Comets became the first rock and roll song to top the pop charts in 1955. Other early producers of rock’n’roll included Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, and Fats Domino.Best Rock Songs – Sixties rock and roll were most known for the british invasion with the likes of The Beatles, The Who and the Rolling Stones. The 60’s were also filled with surf music, folk, Motown and heavy metal. The seventies gave way to the popularity of disco. However, the 70’s had the beginning of punk rock, funk, and glitter rock. The eighties saw new styles of rock and roll including the beginning of hair bands with glam rock, new wave, and hardcore rock and roll. In the nineties, we saw the beginning of a new type of rock and roll grunge with Nirvana at the forefront. Kids of the 90’s also heard ska, alternative, and many types of synthesized dance music.
Our Top 5 Best Rock Songs for Wedding Receptions: 1) Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey, 2) Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond, 3) Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi, 4) You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC, 5) Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison.