Top 10 Suzi Quatro Songs

Suzi Quatro Songs

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Our Top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list takes a look back at an American rock star who many remember from her role as Leather Tuscadero on Happy Days. However, Suzi Quatro has had a long rock and roll career in which she has contributed to the music world a large catalog of rock and roll music while enjoying the success of some very popular hit singles. Hailing from the rock and roll city of Detroit, Michigan, Suzi Quatro has released eighteen studio albums and sixty three singles. Her career began as a member of the all female rock and roll band The Pleasure Seekers in the 1960s. Her first solo album released under her own name was issued in 1973 entuted Suzi Quatro. Her most recent album was released just recently in 2021 entitled The Devil in Me. At seventy one years old, Suzi Quatro is still rocking! Our Top 10 Suzi Quatro songs article presents ten career highlights to showcase the world of the brilliant Suzi Quatro.

# 10 – Rolling Stone

We open up our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list with the singer’s first single release of her career entitled “Rolling Stone.” She got the “don’t tell me what to do,” attitude happening right from the start. The song was written by Suzi Quatro, Phil Dennys and Errol Brown. The song was released in 1972. It only charted in Portugal where the song went all the way to number one.

# 9 – Rock Hard

Continuing with our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list we take a listen to the slamming song entitled “Rock Hard.” The song was released on the album entitled Rock Hard. The album was released in 1980. It was the first single released from the album. It was also the album’s opening track. This is just great rock and roll music. It’s very similar to Joan Jett who was pretty much finding here own way at the same time after the break-up of The Runaways. The song was a top hit in Portugal, Australia, and South Africa.

# 8 – The Wild One

In the number eight spot on our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list we present the song “The Wild One.” Its sound similar to the classic rock tune “Real Wild One,” that Iggy Pop had a big hit with, but it’s actually a different song written by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn  The song was released on the album entitled Quarto. The album was released in 1974. It was the third single released from the album.

# 7 – Lipstick

Yeah baby do we love this song. It’s got that 1960’s girl band vibe happening all over it.  In the number seven position on our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list is the rocking raw song entitled “Lipstick.” The song was released on the great album entitled Rock Hard. The album was released in 1977. It was the fourth single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number fifty one. The song was a hit on the Australian Music Charts peaking at number forty six. Whatever you do, don’t miss watching the video for the song.

# 6 – Heart of Stone

Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list we present the song “Heart of Stone.” The song was released on the album entitled Main Attraction. The album was released in 1982. This one sounds a bit like ‘Stumblin In.” The song “Heart of Stone,” was composed by Suzi Quatro and Chris Andrews.

# 5 – Roxy Roller

At the halfway point on our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list is the classic song entitled “Roxy Roller” This was a song that was covered by many artists. The song hails from the band Sweeney Todd. The song was issued on the Suzi Quatro album entitled Live and Kickin. The album was released in 1977. This is such a great cover version. Its heavy. it’s slicks and it rocks hard with some great guitar work.

# 4 – If You Can’t Give Me Love

At the number four spot on our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list we present the marvellous song entitled “If You Can’t Give Me Love.” This one had a somewhat Janis Joplin feel to it. The song was released on the album entitled If You Knew Suzi… The album was released in 1978. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number forty five.  In the United Kingdom the song hit number four.

# 3 – Devil Gate Drive

Rocking along on our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list we present the phenomenal song entitled “Devil Gate Drive.” This was Suzi Quatro’s second number one single in multiple countries. The song was released on the album entitled Quatro. The album was released in 1974. We loved the album cover for this great rock and roll record. Do you think Joan Jett was checking this one out before her days as a Runaway.  It was the first single released from the album. The song was a number one hit single in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway and Australia.

# 2 – Can the Can

In the number two spot on our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list we celebrate the raging rocking song entitled “Can the Can.” This would become Suzi Quatro’s first number one hit single. This song rocks hard! The song was released on the album entitled Suzi Quatro. The album was released in 1973. It was the first single released from the album. In the United Kingdom the song went straight to number one. They loved Suzi Quatro in the UK. The song was a number one hit on the Australian Music Charts. The song “Can the Can,” was also a number one hit in Germany and Switzerland. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number fifty six. “Can the Can,” was composed by the great songwriting team of Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn.

# 1 – Stumblin’ In

We close out our top 10 Suzi Quatro songs list with the legendary song entitled  “Stumblin’ In” If you were alive in the 70s, you knew this great song. “Stumblin’ In” was recorded as a duet with Chris Norman who was the lead singer of the band Smokie. This was a big hit for Suzi Quatro. The song was released on the album entitled If You Knew Suzi… The album was released in 1978. It was the third single released from the album.

The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number four. The song broke onto the US Billboard Adult Contemporary Charts peaking also at number four. On the Australian ARIA Music Sales Charts the song hit number two. The song was also a number one hit in Canada and number two in Germany. One of the most terrific pop rock singles released during the 1970s.

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