music picklists

Songs About Stardom

These are the best songs about someone’s quest for fame and fortune.

1Johnny B. GoodeChuck Berry1958
2New York, New YorkFrank Sinatra1980
3Drive My CarThe Beatles1965
4FameDavid Bowie1975
5On BroadwayThe Drifters1963
6Don't You Want MeThe Human League1981
7Do You Know the Way to San Jose?Dionne Warwick1968
8Shooting StarBad Company1975
9LodiCreedence Clearwater Revival1969
10Midnight Train to GeorgiaGladys Knight & The Pips1973
11So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll StarThe Byrds1967
12Life's Been GoodJoe Walsh1978
13It Never Rains in Southern CaliforniaAlbert Hammond1972
14Juke Box HeroForeigner1982
15TaxiHarry Chapin1972
16All StarSmash Mouth1999
17FameIrene Cara1980
18It's a Long Way to the TopAC/DC1975
19Mr. JonesCounting Crows1993
20The Cover of 'Rolling Stone'Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show1972
22Hollywood NightsBob Seger 1978
23Honey PieThe Beatles1968
24(I'm Not Your) Steppin' StoneThe Monkees1966
25Act NaturallyThe Beatles1965
26The Guitar ManBread1972