Music video by Huey Lewis And The News performing The Heart Of Rock & Roll (2006 Digital Remaster).
"The Heart of Rock & Roll" is a song performed by Huey Lewis and the News, released as the third single from their album Sports in 1984. The single peaked at number six on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.
The song was written by bandmembers Johnny Colla and Huey Lewis. The lyrics part now sung as "The heart of rock and roll is still beating" was originally going to be "The heart of rock and roll is in Cleveland," in honor of a great concert the band had played in the city. The intro to the song is a piano being played backwards. The B-side to the single was a live version of a previous single by the band, "Workin' for a Livin'."