7. 'Old Time Rock & Roll'
No matter how much success Bob Seger has had over the years, when many people hear his name, a single image comes to mind: a pants-free Tom Cruise sliding across the floor of his parents' house and lip-syncing "Old Time Rock & Roll" in Risky Business. The nostalgic song was a moderate hit when released as a single in 1979, but it became a worldwide sensation after the movie came out four years later. Seger is backed by the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section on the song and he shares credit with George Jackson and Thomas E. Jones, even though he wrote the vast majority of the song by himself. He sang the song with Bruce Springsteen at Madison Square Garden in 2011.