Your Favorite SHORT Rock Hit Songs

Here’s some choices, but feel free to come up with your own.

Has to be a maximum of two minutes 15 seconds

Her Majesty 0:23 Beatles
Polythene Pam 1:13 Beatles
Carry That Weight 1:37 *Beatles *
Little Duece Coup 1:39 *Beach Boys *
I Will 1:46 Beatles
Not Fade Away 1:49 *The Rolling Stones *
Sirius 1:53 *Alan Parsons Project *
Follow The Sun 1:53 Beatles
I’m So Tired 2:03 Beatles
Eclipse 2:04 *Pink Floyd *
Walk Don’t Run 2:05 The Ventures
Damage Done 2:05 Neil Young
Black Mountain Side 2:06 Led Zeppelin
Travelin’ Band 2:07 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Norwegian Wood 2:07 *Beatles *
Happy Jack 2:12 The Who
Wasn’t Born To Follow 2:13 Byrds
Just A Song Before I Go 2:14 *Crosby, Stills & Nash *

The Letter 1:58 The Box Tops
Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon 1:08 Queen
We Will Rock You 2:01 Queen
Miss Gradenko 2:00 The Police
When Will I Be Loved 2:04 Linda Ronstadt
Ain’t No Sunshine 2:05 Bill Withers
Tijuana Taxi 2:05 Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
Yesterday 2:05 The Beatles
Eleanor Rigby 2:07 The Beatles
Everyday 2:10 Buddy Holly
Can’t Buy Me Love 2:12 The Beatles
New York Mining Disaster 1941 2:13 The Bee Gees

“Fell In Love With A Girl” by The White Stripes (1:50)
“Great Balls of Fire” by Jerry Lee Lewis (1:50)
“Rave On” by Buddy Holly (1:50)
“Song 2” by Blur (2:01)
“Stay” by Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs (1:35)
“Talk Talk” by Music Machine (1:57)
“Welcome To the Working Week” by Elvis Costello (1:22)

Missed the 2:15 rule. Take the following off the list:
“Immigrant Song” by Led Zeppelin (2:25)
“Stutter” by Elastica (2:22)
“Whip It” by Devo (2:37)

Good call; I’d add “And Your Bird Can Sing” (2:02) and “For No One” (2:02).

You Really Got Me (2:14) The Kinks
Darlin’ (2:14) The Beach Boys

Several by They Might Be Giants, including
Put Your Hand Inside the Puppet Head (2:12)
(She Was a) Hotel Detective (2:10)
Shoehorn With Teeth (1:13)
Dig My Grave (1:08)
She’s Actual Size (2:05)

From Jethro Tull’s Aqualung

“Cheap Day Return” – 1:21

“Wond’ring Aloud” – 1:53

“Slipstream” – 1:13
Sorry, missed the “hit” part.

Edit - When I posted this I didn’t read the title well enough to see the “hit” songs part. At least some of these are hits.

Tribute to Elmore - Eric Clapton & Jimmy Page - 2:12
*Ram *- Steve Howe - 1:53
Pavane Of The Sleeping Beauty - Joe Walsh - 1:56
Van Halen
[li]*Eruption *- 1:42[/li][li]Spanish Fly - 1:00[/li][li]Tora Tora - :57[/li][li]Cathedral - 1:20[/li][li]Little Guitars (Intro) - :42[/li][li]*1984 *- 1:07[/li][/ul]
Le Dome - Neil Schon - 1:07