We get asked quite often by our students that attend our Rock n Roll dance classes what songs are great for practicing there Rock n Roll dancing too. So thought it was about time I listed a few. So in the I have ordered the songs by speed. The large majority of the songs can be obtained from either bigpond music or itunes.

 

 

Beginner Songs (93-135bpm or 23-33 Bars pm)
   
Song Name Artist
Blueberry Hill Fats Domino
I Hear You Knockin' Fats Domino
Duke Of Earl Gene Chandler
The Stroll The Diamonds
Blue Monday Fats Domino
The Birds & The Bees Jewel Akens
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Cry (Over You) Shakin' Stevens
Personality Lloyd Price
Mustang Sally The Commitments
She's Not You Elvis Presley
The Wanderer Dion
Rockin' Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu Huey "Piano" Smith
Sherry The Four Seasons
Peter Gunn Theme The Blues Brothers
Travellin' Man Ricky Nelson
You Talk Too Much Joe Jones
Love Potion No 9 The Clovers
It's My Party Lesley Gore
Build Me Up Buttercup The Foundations
When Will I Be Loved Linda Ronstadt
Be Bop a Lula Gene Vincent
Suizie Q Hawkins
Smokey Joes Cafe The Robins
You Drive Me Crazy Shakin' Stevens
Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka
Just A Gigolo David Lee Roth
It's My Party Lesley Gore
Build Me Up Buttercup The Foundations
Green Door Shakin' Stevens
Return to Sender Elvis Presley
   
Intermediate Songs (135-160bpm or 33-40 bars pm)
   
Song Name Artist
When Will I Be Loved Linda Ronstadt
Suizie Q Hawkins
Green Onions Booker T. & the MG's
Mountain Of Love Reb Baker
Burning Love Elvis Presley
Singing the Blues Guy Mitchell
Shoppin Around Reb Baker
Splish Splash Sha Na Na
My Boyfriends Back The Angels
Mountain Of Love Reb Baker
Sh'boom (Life Could Be a Dream) The Chords
Burning Love Elvis Presley
Singing the Blues Guy Mitchell
Shoppin Around Reb Baker
Splish Splash Sha Na Na
Da Doo Ron Ron (Re-Recorded) The Crystals
Walking to New Orleans Fats Domino
Shake Rattle & Roll Jimmy Barnes
Love Attack Shakin' Stevens
Twistin the Night Away Sam Cooke
Summer Times Blues Eddie Cochran
MY Heart Is Achin For You Reb Baker
See you later alligator Bill Haley & The Comets
A Teenager in Love Dion & The Belmonts
Lipstick, Powder And Paint Shakin' Stevens
I Saw Her Standing There The Beatles
   
Fast/Advanced Songs (160bpm or 40 Bars pm)
   
Song Name Artist
Great Balls Of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis
Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On Jerry Lee Lewis
Flip Flop And Fly Bill Haley & The Comets
Rockin' Robin Bobby Day
Paralysed Blackwell-Presley
Rock around the clock Bill Haley & The Comets
C'mon Everybody Eddie Cachran
Blue Suede Shoes Carl Perkins
Don't Be Cruel Elvis Presley
Guitar and Cadilacs The Delta Line Dance Band
Matchbox Carl Perkins
Let's have a party Wanda Jackson
Aint got no home Clarence "Frogman" Henry
Johnny B Goode Chuck Berry
Shake Rattle n Roll Bill Haley & The Comets
Travelin' Band Creedence Clearwater Revival
Let’s Twist Again Chubby Checker
It's Late Shakin Stevens
Come On, Let's Go Richie Valens
Let's Dance Chris Montez
I Fought the Law The Bobby Fuller Four