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Electric Light Orchestra

Roll Over Beethoven

  • Rock
  • Space
  • Pop
  • Progressive Rock
  • Blues
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“Roll Over Beethoven” is a 1956 hit single by Chuck Berry originally released on Chess Records, with “Drifting Heart” as the B-side. The lyrics of the song mention rock and roll and the desire for rhythm and blues to replace classical music. The song has been covered by many other artists and Rolling Stone ranked it #97 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Roll it over and move on up now, go for cover and reel and rock it ... Well if you feel you like it, go get your lover and reel and rock it ... Roll Over Beethoven, Roll Over Beethoven

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