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Instrumental Hit Songs

These are the best known instrumental songs recorded during the rock and roll era.

1Wipe OutThe Surfaris1963
2Walk, Don't RunThe Ventures1964
3Europa (Earth's Cry Heaven's Smile)Santana1976
4FrankensteinThe Edgar Winter Group1973
5Soulful StrutYoung-Holt Unlimited1968
6Take FiveDave Brubeck Quartet1961
7Feels So GoodChuck Mangione1977
8Fire on HighElectric Light Orchestra1975
9Hawaii Five-OThe Ventures1969
10The HustleVan McCoy & The Soul City Symphony1975
11Hocus PocusFocus1971
12RiseHerb Alpert1980
13Samba Pa TiSantana1970
14TequilaThe Champs1958
15Morning DanceSpyro Gyra1979
16The Lonely BullHerb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass1962
17Sleep WalkSanto & Johnny1959
18Green OnionsBooker T. & The M.G.'s1962
19A Fifth of BeethovenWalter Murphy and The Big Apple Band1976
20Soul SacrificeSantana1969
21The EntertainerMarvin Hamlisch1974
22Grazing in the GrassHugh Masekela1968
23A Taste of HoneyHerb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass1965
24TelstarThe Tornados1962
25Breezin'George Benson1976
26PipelineThe Chantays1963
27ExpressB.T. Express1974
28Rock and Roll Part 2Gary Glitter1972
22Tijuana TaxiHerb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass1965
23MisirlouDick Dale & The Del-Tones1962
24Dueling BanjosEric Weissberg and Steve Mandell1973
25Sudden SambaNeil Larsen1978
26Spanish FleaHerb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass1966
27The Good, The Bad and The UglyHugo Montenegro and His Orchestra1968
28Pick Up the PiecesAverage White Band1974
29ApacheThe Shadows1960
30Bittersweet SambaHerb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass1965
31Tubular BellsMike Oldfield1973