40 Songs Turning 40 This Year

It's no secret 1978 was a great year for rock 'n' roll music. Well over a dozen [classic] rock albums were released throughout that year, yielding many hit songs.

It's hard to believe you've been listening to these songs for four decades now; but this list is not meant to make you feel old - these songs are the soundtrack to our memories - enjoy looking back at the best of '78.

Check out our list below of the 40 best classic tunes turning 40 this year!

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Stranger in Town, released May 5, 1978

Feel Like a Number

Hollywood Nights

Old Time Rock 'n' Roll

Sill the Same

'Til it Shines

We've Got Tonight

 

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Don't Look Back, released August 2, 1978

Don't Look Back

Feelin' Satisfied

 

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Darkness on the Edge of Town, released June 2, 1978

Prove It All Night

 

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The Cars, released June 6, 1978

Good Times Roll

Just What I Needed

Moving in Stereo

My Best Friend's Girl

You're All I've Got Tonight

 

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Heaven Tonight, released May, 1978

Surrender

 

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Minute by Minute, released December 1, 1978

What a Fool Believes

 

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Double Vision, released June 20, 1978

Blue Morning. Blue Day

Double Vision

Hot Blooded

 

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City to City, released January 20, 1978

Baker Street

 

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Earth, released February 6, 1978

Count On Me

 

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But Seriously, Folks..., released May 16, 1978

Life's Been Good

 

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Infinity, released January 20, 1978

Lights

Wheel in the Sky

 

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Outlandos d'Amour, released November 2, 1978

Roxanne

 

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Jazz, released November 10, 1978

Don't Stop Me Now

Fat Bottomed Girls

 

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Road to Ruin, released September 21, 1978

I Wanna Be Sedated

 

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You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can't Tuna Fish, released March 1978

Roll With The Changes

Time For Me To Fly

 

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Blondes Have More Fun, released November 24, 1978

Do Ya Think I'm Sexy

 

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Some Girls, released June 9, 1978

Beast of Burden

Miss You

Shattered

 

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Toto, released August 2, 1978

Hold the Line

 

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Van Halen, released February 10, 1978

Runnin' With the Devil

Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love

Jamie's Cryin

You Really Got Me

 

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Excitable Boy, released January 18, 1978

Werewolves of London

 

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Who Are You, released August 18, 1978

Who Are You

 

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London Town, released March 31, 1978

With A Little Luck

 

Angie Krueger is a journalist who enjoys eating to Classic Rock music. She also enjoys listening to it.