Rock music comes in all forms, but at best it longs for, or at least remembers, its past. Observing and maintaining tradition is part of the spirit of the genre for some. And in that way, the fundamental spirit lives on eternally, so long as some musician is willing to carry that torch. But the longest-running tradition in rock 'n' roll, more than any other, is to write self-referencing songs about the genre by which those songs are categorized. While the lyrics may feel trite or half-sincere in the wrong hands, in the right ones know that they are doing their part to feed the beast of tradition and breathe continuing life into rock and roll, the flames of which have ignited so many rock-worshippers' hearts for the better part of a century. Here are the top ten rock 'n' roll songs about none other than mighty rock 'n' roll itself.