We’re down to the final two songs of the tournament!
- “Johnny B. Goode” (1958) by Chuck Berry
- “Peggy Sue” (1957) by Buddy Holly and The Crickets
Both of these early rock classics are strong contenders for the title. They also have a few things in common, like…
- Both reached the Billboard top 10 in the late ’50s. “Peggy Sue” peaked at #3 and “Johnny B. Goode” peaked at #8.
- Both were included on Rolling Stone‘s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time.” “Johnny B. Goode” was ranked 7th and “Peggy Sue” was ranked 197th.
- Both were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame the very same year (1999).
So which one will you choose?
Which should be crowned the #1 name-song of the late '50s/early '60s?
- "Johnny B. Goode" by Chuck Berry (81%, 13 Votes)
- "Peggy Sue" by Buddy Holly and The Crickets (19%, 3 Votes)
Total Voters: 16
Voting ends tomorrow night. The Champion will be announced on Friday.