Bob Seger Songs of All-time

Best Bob Seger Songs – Top 10 Songs All-Time

 

 
Bob Seger is an American (Michigan to be exact) rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pianist. In 1973, he put together The Silver Bullet Band after other efforts. Bob Seger was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and also the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012. Bob Seger is a singer-songwriter representing the blue-collar men and women of America.

Bob Seger Songs of All-time

 

Bob Seger released his first studio album in 1968 with Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man and he is still releasing albums in recent years. Seger’s popularity still holds strong today with high-selling tour ticket sales.

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Best Bob Seger Songs

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Bob Seger song list curated by Matthew Campbell

10. Mainstreet
Released in 1977
On Album Night Moves
The song is written for a street where Seger grew up in Michigan.

Unlike all the other ladies
She looked so young and sweet
As she made her alone down that empty street
Down on mainstreet


9. You’ll Accomp’ny Me
Released in 1980
On Album Against the Wind

You’re high above me now, you’re wild and free, ah but
Someday lady you’ll accomp’ny me


8. Katmandu
Released in 1975
On Album Beautiful Loser

Going to Katmandu
Up to the mountains
Where I’m going to
And if I ever get out of here
That’s what I’m gonna do


7. Like A Rock
Released in 1986
On Album Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
The song is featured in Chevrolet commercials describing their trucks.

Working for peanuts
Not a dime to spare
But I was lean and
Solid everywhere


6. Roll Me Away
Released in 1983
On Album The Distance

We never even said a word,
we just walked out and got on that bike
And we rolled
And we rolled clean out of sight


 

5. Still the Same
Released in 1978
On Album Stranger in Town

No one standing in your way
Turning on the charm
Long enough to get you by
You’re still the same
You still aim high


4. Night Moves
Released in 1976
On Album Night Moves
The song describes Michigan in the early 1960s. The song was Seger’s first highest charting song on the Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number four.

I awoke last night to the sound of thunder
How far off I sat and wondered
Started humming a song from 1962
Ain’t it funny how the night moves


3. Against The Wind
Released in 1980
On Album Against the Wind
The song is a metaphor for running against the wind and keeping your wits about you.

Against the wind
We were runnin’ against the wind
We were young and strong, we were runnin’ against the wind


2. Turn The Page
Released in 1973
On Album Back in ’72
The song would be number one if it weren’t for the popularity of our #1 song. The song was written just before Seger’s long break from touring while describing life on the road as a musician. The song was later covered by Metallica as a popular version of “Turn The Page”.

There I am
Up on the stage
Here I go
Playin’ the star again
There I go
Turn the page


1. Old Time Rock and Roll
Released in 1979
On Album Stranger in Town
The song may be best known for being in Tom Cruise’s film Risky Business. Even though the song only reached number twenty-eight on the Billboard Hot 100, the song is played at many dance parties while describing rock and roll of yesteryear.

Old time rock and roll
That kinda music just soothes the soul
I reminisce about the days of old
With that old time rock and roll


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Bob Seger Highest-Charting Songs

  • #1 Shakedown, 1987
  • #2 Shame on the Moon, 1982
  • #4 Night Moves, 1976
  • #4 Still the Same, 1978
  • #4 The Real Love, 1991
  • #5 Against the Wind, 1980
  • #5 Tryin’ To Live My Life Without You, 1981
  • #6 Fire Lake, 1980
  • #12 Hollywood Nights, 1978
  • #12 Even Now, 1983
  • #12 Like a Rock, 1986
  • #13 We’ve Got Tonite, 1978
  • #13 American Storm, 1986
  • #14 You’ll Accomp’ny Me, 1980
  • #17 Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man, 1968
  • #17 Understanding, 1984
  • #17 Wait for Me, 2006
  • #17 Downtown Train, 2011

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