Rockers have loved them and left them or the women themselves have run away at full speed or in some lucky cases actually stuck with their music men... Either way, these sensitive guys put their women on pedestals or trashed them in the only way they know how, in song. Here's 40 classic hits in alphabetical order that depending on what name they were given at birth women either love or hate, but these songs have stood the test of time... So far.

 

  1. Amanda - Boston
  2. Amie - Pure Prairie League
  3. Angie - Rolling Stones
  4. Barbara Ann - The Beach Boys
  5. Beth - Kiss
  6. Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
  7. Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
  8. Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkel
  9. Come on Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners
  10. Jack & Diane - John Mellencamp
  11. Jackie Blue - Ozark Mountain Daredevils
  12. Janie's Got a Gun - Aerosmith
  13. 867-5309 / Jenny - Tommy Tutone
  14. Jessica - Allman Brothers Band
  15. Suite Judy Blue Eyes - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  16. Your Love (Josie) - Outfield
  17. Layla - Eric Clapton
  18. Lola - The Kinks
  19. Lady Madonna - Beatles
  20. Maggie May - Rod Stewart
  21. Mandy - Barry Manilow
  22. Mary Jane's Last Dance - Tom Petty
  23. Melissa -Allman Brothers Band
  24. Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
  25. Nikita - Elton John
  26. Candle In The Wind (Norma Jean) - Elton John
  27. Peg - Steely Dan
  28. Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
  29. Help Me Rhonda - The Beach Boys
  30. Rosanna - Toto
  31. Roxanne - The Police
  32. Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
  33. Sara - Starship
  34. Sara Smile - Hall & Oates
  35. My Sharona - The Knack
  36. Oh, Sherrie - Steve Perry.
  37. Sherry - Four Seasons
  38. Sister Christian - Nightranger
  39. Runaround Sue - Dion
  40. Valerie - Steve Winwood

 

There are hundreds if not thousands more (even in the classic/oldies format) but at the risk of spending the entire day compiling a more exhaustive list, these forty should give you a running start! Feel free to add your favorites that didn't make our Top 40 below!