All Time Play List

The Best Rock Songs Ever
An appendix to my book A History of Rock Music
Selected by piero scaruffi
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This file has not been updated or revised since 1985.
See the playlists by year for recent preferences.
Currently mainly singles are listed. I am adding album tracks (so far in alphabetical order).
In the future I will integrate the singles and the album tracks.
Numbers indicate the month when the song appeared.
Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of weeks they spent at the top of the charts.

1940:
Bob Wills San Antonio Rose

1942:
Bing Crosby White Christmas
T-Bone Walker Stormy monday blues
Louis Jordan Choo choo ch' boogie

1943:
Roy Acuff Great speckled bird

1944:

1945:
Roy Milton RM blues
Mahalia Jackson Move on up a little higher

1946:
Cecil Gant I wonder
Roy Milton R.M. blues
Delmore Brothers Freight train boogie
Ravens Old man river
Johnny Otis Harlem nocturne
Ink Spots To each his own

1947:
Lightnin Hopkins Baby please don't go

1948:
Ravens Write me a letter
Wyronie Harris Good rocking tonight
Orioles It's too soon to know
Amos Milburn Chicken shack boogie
Muddy Waters Rollin stone

1949:
John Lee Hooker Boogie chillen
Dinah Washington Baby get lost
Professor Longhair Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Weavers Godnite Irene
Jimmy Witherspoon No rollin

1950:
Ivory Joe Hunter I almost lost my mind
Fats Domino Fat man
Hank Williams Long gone lonesome blues
Roy Brown Hard luck blues
Ruth Brown Teardrops from my eyes
Percy Mayfield Please send me someone to love
Esther Phillips Cupid's boogie

1951:
Dominoes Sixty minute man
Ike Turner Rocket 88
Clovers Don't you know I love you
Sonny Boy Williamson Eyesight to the blind
B.B. King Three o' clock blues
Patti Page Tennessee Waltz
Howling Wolf Moaning at midnight
Roy Acuff Tennessee Waltz
Joe Turner Chains Of Love
Ray Charles Baby Let Me Hold Your Hand
Ray Charles The Things That I Used To Do
Hank Williams Howlin' At The Moon

1952:
Elmore James Dust my broom
Rosco Gordon No more doggin
Lloyd Price Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Little Walter Juke
Les Paul Meet Mr. Callaghan

1953:
Five Royales Baby don't do it
Hank Williams Your cheating heart/ Kaw Liga
Big Mama Thornton Hound dog
Professor Longhair Tipitina
Orioles Crying in the chapel
Junior Parker Feelin good
Faye Adams Shake a hand
Drifters Money honey

1954:
Guitar Slim Thing I used to do
Crowns Gee
Muddy Waters Hootchie cootchie man
Midnighters Work with me Annie
3 Moonglows Sincerely
Spaniels Goodnight sweetheart goodnight
Joe Turner Shake rattle and roll
Chords Sh-boom
Hawketts Mardi gras mambo
11 Charms Hearts of stone
Lowell Fulsom Reconsider baby
12 Penguins Earth angel

1955:
1 McGuire Sisters Sincerely (10)
1 Lavern Baker Tweedle dee
2 Johnny Ace Pledging my love
Etta James Roll with me Henry
2 Bill Hayes Ballad of David Crockett
3 Moonglows Sincerely
Jimmy Reed You don't have to go
Bo Diddley Bo Diddley/ I'm a man
5 Bill Haley Rock around the clock (8)
Nutmegs Story untold
7 Les Paul Hummingbird
7 Fats Domino Ain't it a shame
8 Four Aces Love is a many splendored thing
8 Chuck Berry Maybellene
Elvis Presley Mystery train
10 Platters Only you
11 Tennessee Ford Sixteen tons (8)
12 Little Richard Tutti frutti

1956:
1 Lonnie Donegan Rock island line
1 Sonny James Young love
2 Cadillacs Speedoo
2 Frankie Lymon Why do fools fall in love
3 Carl Perkins Blue suede shoes
3 Elvis Presley Heartbreak hotel (8)
4 Little Richard Long tall Sally
5 Howlin Wolf Smokestack lightnin
6 Gene Vincent Be-bop-a-lula
6 Chuck Berry Roll over Beethoven
7 Cadets Stranded in the jungle
7 Willie John Fever
8 Elvis Presley Don't be cruel (11)
8 Bill Doggett Honky Tonk
9 Five Satins In the still of the night
9 Shirley and Lee Let the good times roll
10 Johnny Cash I walk the line
10 Fats Domino Blueberry Hill
Richard Berry Louie Louie

1957:
1 Harry Belafonte Banana boat
3 Del-Vikings Come go with me
3 Diamonds Little darlin
3 Chuck Berry School day
4 Elvis Presley All shook up (9)
5 Coasters Searchin
5 Chuck Wills CC rider
5 Pat Boone Love letters in the sand (7)
6 Elvis Presley Teddy bear (7)
7 Jerry Lee Lewis Whole lotta shaking
7 Dale Hawkins Susie-Q
Huey Smith Rocking pneumonia
7 Paul Anka Diana
8 Crickets That'll be the day
8 Chuck Berry Rock and roll music
9 Everly Brothers Wake up little Susie
10 Elvis Presley Jailhouse rock (7)
10 Sam Cooke You send me
10 Pat Boone April love
10 Little Richard Keep a knocking
10 Rays Silhouette
11 Buddy Holly Peggy Sue
11 Chuck Berry Rock and roll music
11 Bill Justice Raunchy
12 Danny & the Juniors At the hop (7)
Slim Harpo I'm a kingbee
Johnny Guitar Watson Gangster of love

1958:
1 Four Preps 26 miles
1 Silhouettes Get a job
1 Chantels Maybe
2 Little Richard Good golly miss molly
2 Chuck Berry Sweet little sixteen
3 Champs Tequila
4 David Seville Witch doctor
4 Everly Brothers All I have to do is dream
4 Monotones Book of love
5 Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode
5 Link Wray Rumble
6 Sheb Wooley Purple people eater
6 Coasters Yakety Yak
7 Elegants Little star
7 Duane Eddy Rebel rouser
7 Jack Scott My true love
8 Imperials Tears on my pillow
8 Eddie Cochran Summertime blues
8 Domenico Modugno Nel blu dipinto di blu
9 Conway Twitty It's only make believe
9 Cozy Cole Topsy
10 Kingston Trio Tom Dooley
11 Clyde McPhatter A lover's question
12 Ritchie Valens La Bamba
12 Chipmunk Chipmunk song
Albert Collins The freeze

1959:
1 Lloyd Price Stagger Lee
2 Frankie Avalon Venus
2 Coasters Charlie Brown
3 Dave Cortez Happy organ
3 Frankie Ford Sea cruise
3 Virtues Guitar boogie shuffle
3 Skyliners Since I don't have you
3 Fleetwoods Come softly to me
4 Johnny Horton Battle of New Orleans
4 Wilbert Harrison Kansas City
6 Preston Epps Bongo rock
6 Wailers Tall cool one
6 Flamingos I only have eyes for you
6 Drifters There goes my baby
7 Ray Charles What'd I say
8 Johnny & Hurricanes Red river rock
8 Santo & Johnny Sleep walk
9 Bobby Darin Mack the knife (9)
9 Coasters Poison Ivy
9 Sandy Nelson Teen beat
9 Ronnie Hawkins Mary Lou
10 Neil Sedaka Oh Carol
11 Marty Robbins El Paso
12 Bill Black Smokie
Twilights Sea of love

1960:
1 Edith Piaf Milord
2 Brenda Lee I'm sorry
2 Johnny Kidd & Pirates Shakin all over
4 Jackie Wilson Night
5 Everly Brothers Cathy's clown
5 Connie Francis Everybody's somebody's fool
5 Shadows Apache
5 Charlie Rich Lonely weekends
6 Hollywood Argyles Alley Oop
6 Duan Eddy Because they are young
7 Brian Hyland Itsy bitsy teenie weenie
7 Hank Ballard Finger poppin time
7 Ventures Walk don't run
8 Sam Cooke Chain gang
8 Chubby Checker Twist
9 Drifters Save the last dance for me
9 Ray Charles Georgia on my mind
10 Hank Ballard Let's go let's go
10 Zodiacs Stay
10 Wanda Jackson Let's have a party
11 Johnny Burnette You're sixteen
12 Shirelles Will you still love me tomorrow

1961:
Tokens The Lions Sleep Tonight
Marcels: Blue Moon
1 Bobby Bland I pity the fool
3 Del Shannon Runaway
3 Marcels Blue moon
4 Ernie K-Doe Mother in law
4 Tokens Tonite I fell in love
5 Ricky Nelson Travellin man/ Hello Mary Lou
6 Gary US Bonds Quarter to three
7 Chris Kenner I like it like that
7 Mar Keys Last night
8 Bobby Vee Take good care of my baby
8 Dick and Deedee Mountain's high
9 Ray Charles Hit the road Jack
9 Lee Dorsey Ya ya
9 Dovells Bristol stomp
10 Marvelettes Please Mr. Postman
10 Dion Runaround Sue
11 Tokens The lion sleeps tonight
12 Miracles Shop around
12 Joey Dee Peppermint twist

1962:
1 Sue Thompson Norman
1 Gene Chandler Duke of Earl
4 King Curtis Soul twist
5 Ray Charles I can't stop loving you
5 Freddy Cannon Palisades park
6 Isley Brothers Twist and shout
6 Bobby Vinton Roses are red
6 Orlons Wah watusi
7 Little Eva Locomotion
9 Booker T & Mg's Green Onions
9 Four Seasons Sherry
9 Bobby Pickett Monster Mash
10 Crystals He's a rebel
10 Four Seasons Big girls don't cry
11 Herb Alpert Lonely Bull
11 Tornadoes Telstar
12 Beatles Love me do
12 Rebels Wild weekend
Contours Do you love me

1963:
1 Paul & Paula Hey Paula
3 Chiffons He's so fine
3 Johnny Cymbal Mr bass man
5 Crystals Da doo ron ron
4 Beach Boys Surfin USA
4 Chantays Pipeline
5 Lesley Gore It's my party
6 Jan and Dean Surf city
7 Stevie Wonder Fingertips
7 Surfaris Wipe out
7 Peter Paul and Mary Blowing in the wind
7 Randy & Rainbows Denise
9 Ronettes By my baby
Beatles She loves you
Beatles I wanna hold your hand (7)
8 Angels My boyfriend's back
9 Skeeter Davis I can't stay mad at you
9 Jimmy Gilmer Fireballs Sugar shack
9 Jaynettes Sally go round the roses
10 Impressions It's all right
11 Kingsmen Louie Louie
12 Trashmen Surfin bird
Bob Dylan Hard rain's gonna fall
Gordon Mumma +Megaton

1964:
1 Dave Clark Five Glad all over
4 Gerry & Pacemakers Don't let the sun catch you crying
4 Beatles Can't buy me love
5 Manfred Mann Do wah diddy diddy
5 Reflections Romeo and Juliet
5 Dixie Cups Chapel of love
6 Millie Small My boy lollipop
6 Beach Boys I get around
6 Beatles Hard day's night
6 Chuck Berry No particular place to go
6 Johnny Rivers Memphis
7 Rolling Stones It's all over now
7 Drifters Under the boardwalk
7 Kinks You really got me
8 Animals House of rising sun
9 Martha and Vandellas Dancing in the street
9 Roy Orbison Pretty woman
10 Supremes Baby love
10 Shangri-las Leader of the pack
10 Jay Americans Come a little bit closer
11 Petula Clark Downtown
11 Zombies She's not there
11 Mary Wells My guy
12 Searchers Love potion number nine
Bob Dylan Times they are a-changin
Bob Dylan My back pages
George Fame Yeh yeh
Kinks All day and all of the night
Pretty Things Don't bring me down
Righteous Brothers You've lost that lovin feelin
Sandie Shaw Always something there to remind me

1965:
1 Who I can't explain
1 Joe Tex Hold what you've got
Them Baby please don't go
2 Roger Miller King of the road
Otis Redding Mr. Pitiful
3 Rolling Stones Last time
3 Animals Don't let me be misunderstood
3 Junior Walker Shotgun
3 Donovan Catch the wind
4 Herman's Hermit Mrs. Brown
4 Solomon Burke Got to get you off of my mind
4 Sir Douglas Quintet She's about a mover
5 Bob Dylan Subterranean homesick blues
5 Beach Boys Help me Rhonda
5 Yardbirds For your love
5 Sam the sham Wooly Bully
5 Four Tops I can't help myself
5 Rolling Stones Satisfaction
5 Rolling Stones Get off of my cloud
6 Byrds Mr. Tambourine man
7 Sonny & Cher I got you babe
7 Billy Joe Royal Down in the boondocks
8 Beach Boys California girls
8 We Five You were on my mind
8 Wilson Picket In the midnight hour
8 James Brown Papa's got a brand new bag
8 Miracles Tracks of my tears
8 Bob Dylan Like a rolling stone
8 Barry McGuire Eve of destruction
9 McCoys Hang on Sloopy
9 Animals We've gotta get out of this place
9 Loving Spoonful Do you believe in magic
10 Supremes I hear a symphony
11 Byrds Turn turn turn
11 Beatles We can work it out
11 Eddy Arnold Make the world go away
11 Kinks Well respected man
12 Who My generation
12 Simon & Garfunkel Sounds of silence
12 Animals It's my life
12 Spencer Davis Group Gimme some lovin
12 Stevie Wonder Uptight
Bob Dylan +Desolation Row
Freddy & Dreamers I'm telling you now
Fugs Supergirl
Gentryx Keep on dancing
George Jones Race is on
Moody Blues Go now
Phil Ochs Ain't marching anymore

1966:
1 Beach Boys Barbara Ann
1 Rascals Good Lovin'
2 Yardbirds Shapes of things
2 Mamas & Papas California dreamin
2 Troggs Wild Thing
2 Rolling Stones 19th nervous breakdown
3 Kinks Dedicated follower of fashion
3 Who Substitute
3 Manfred Mann Pretty Flamingo
3 Paul Revere Kicks
3 Cher Bang bang
4 Shadows of knight Gloria
4 Bob Dylan Rainy day women
4 Mamas & Papas Monday Monday
4 Animals Inside looking out
4 Byrds Eight miles high
4 Hollies Bus stop
4 Percy Sledge When a man loves a woman
5 Rolling Stones Paint it black
5 Simon & Garfunkel I am a rock
5 Kinks Sunny afternoon
6 Tommy James Hanky Panky
6 Dusty Springfield You don't have to say you love me
6 Syndicate of Sound Little girl
6 Ike & Tina Turner River deep mountain high
7 Rolling Stones Mother's little helper
7 Bob Dylan I want you
7 Grass Roots Where were you when I needed you
7 Lovin Spoonful Summer in the city
7 Mamas & Papas I saw her again
8 Donovan Sunshine superman
8 Supremes You can't hurry love
8 Kinks Dead end street
8 Who I'm a boy
9 Rolling Stones Have you seen your mother
9 Los Bravos Black is black
9 Love 7 and 7 is
9 Count Five Psychotic reaction
9 Four Tops Reach out
9 ? and the Misterians 96 Tears
10 Beach Boys Good vibrations
11 Donovan Mellow yellow
11 New Vaudeville Band Winchester Cathedral
11 Standells Dirty water
11 Supremes You keep me hanging on
12 Aaron Neville Tell it like it is
12 Monkees I'm a believer (7)
12 Electric Prunes Too much to dream
12 Beatles Penny Lane
12 Loving Spoonful Nashville cats
12 Music Machine Talk talk
12 Who Happy Jack
Paul Mauriat: Love Is Blue
Eric Andersen Violets of dawn
Blue Magoos Tobacco road
Bluesbreakers All our love
Paul Butterfield +East west
Lou Christie Lightnin strikes
Bob Dylan Absolutely sweet Marie
Bob Dylan Visions of Johanna
Bob Dylan +Sad eyed lady of the Lowlands
Fugs +Virgin Fugs
13th Floor Elevator: You're Gonna Miss Me
Them: Gloria
Velvet Underground Sunday morning
Velvet Underground: I'll Be Your Mirror
Velvet Underground: Femme Fatale
Velvet Underground All tomorrow parties
Velvet Underground Venus in furs
Velvet Underground Waiting for my man
Frank Zappa +Help me I'm a rock
Frank Zappa +Return of the son of Monster Magnet
Frank Zappa Wowie Zowie
Frank Zappa Hungry freaks daddy
Frank Zappa Who are the brain police

1967:
1 Rolling Stones Ruby Tuesday
1 Procol Harum A whiter shade of pale
1 Jimi Hendrix Hey Joe
2 Seeds Pushing too hard
2 Buffalo Springfield For what it's worth
3 Turtles Happy together
4 Animals When I was young
5 Jefferson Airplane Somebody to love
5 Music Explosion Little bit of soul
5 Rascals Groovin
5 Aretha Franklin Respect
6 Scott McKenzie San Francisco
6 Doors Light my fire
6 Spanky & Our Gang Sunday will never be the same
Kinks Waterloo sunset
6 Stevie Wonder I was made to love her
6 Procol Harum Homburg
7 Rolling Stones Dandelion/ We love you
7 Pink Floyd +Interstellar overdrive
7 Pink Floyd Astronomy domine
7 Jefferson Airplane Somebody to love
8 Eric Burdon San Franciscan nights
8 Parliament Testify
Traffic Hole in my shoe
8 Van Morrison Brown eyed girl
8 Bobbie Gentry Ode to Billie Joe
8 Box Tops Letter
Pink Floyd See Emily Play
8 Procol Harum Conquistador
9 Who I can see for miles
9 Association Windy
9 Sam and Dave Soul man
10 Strawberry Alarm Clock Incense and pepperpmints
10 Doors People are strange
10 Rolling Stones She's a rainbow
10 Bee Gees Massachussetts
10 Beach Boys Heroes and villains
11 Beatles Hello goodbye
11 Monkees Daydream believer
12 American Breed Bend me shape me
12 Lemon Pipers Green tambourine
12 Small Faces Itchycoo park
Beatles A day in the life
Blues Project Flute thing
Captain Beefheart Zig zag wanderer
Captain Beefheart Dropout boogie
Captain Beefheart Electricity
Bluesbreakers Supernatural
Bluesbreakers Checking up with my baby
Tim Buckley Phantasmagoria in two
Tim Buckley Goodbye and hello
Buffalo Springfield Broken arrow
Byrds CTA 102
Leonard Cohen Suzanne
Donovan Celeste
Doors Crystal ship
Doors +End
Arlo Guthrie +Alice's restaurant
Jimi Hendrix Foxy lady
Jimi Hendrix +Third stone from the sun
Pierre Henry +Messe pour le temps present
Holy Modal Rounders Indian war whoop
Holy Modal Rounders +Radar blues
Incredible String Ban First girl I loved
Country Joe I feel like I'm fixin to die
Jefferson Airplane Ballad of you and me and Pooneil
Jefferson Airplane Spare chaynge
Kinks Autumn almanac
Love +Revelation
Moody Blues Nights in white satin
Pink Floyd Arnold Layne
Red Crayola +War sucks
Traffic Dear Mr. Fantasy
Velvet Underground White light white heat
Velvet Underground +Sister ray
Frank Zappa +Brown shoes don't make it
Frank Zappa What's the ugliest part of your body
Frank Zappa Absolutely free
Neil Diamond: Solitary Man (1967)
Neil Diamond: Thank The Lord (1967)
Neil Diamond: Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon (1967)
Neil Diamond: Red Red Wine (1967)

1968:
2 1910 Fruitgum Co Simon says
2 Otis Redding Dock of the bay
3 Bobby Goldsboro Honey
5 Simon & Garfunkel Mrs Robinson
5 Ohio Express Yummy yummy yummy
5 Herb Albert This guy's in love with you
5 Cream Sunshine of your love
5 Rolling Stones Jumpin Jack flash
6 Eric Burdon Sky pilot
6 Merilee Rush Angel of the morning
6 Donovan Hurdy gurdy man
6 Band Weight
7 Amboy Dukes Journey to the centre of the mind
7 Steppenwolf Born to be wild
7 Doors Hello I love you
8 Who Magic bus
8 Beatles Hey Jude (9)
8 Cream White room
9 Arthur Brown Fire
9 Canned Heat On the road again
10 Tammy Wynette Stand by your man
11 Marvin Gaye I heard it through the grapevine (7)
11 Glen Campbell Wichita lineman
Fleetwood Mac Albatross
12 Tommy James Crimson and clover
Captain Beefheart Trust us
Bloomfield Kooper His holy modal majesty
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Hello Mabel
Byrds Hickory wind
Leonard Cohen Sisters of mercy
Leonard Cohen Winter lady
Deviants Billy the monster
Doors +When the music's over
Doors Strange days
Electric Prunes +Mass in f minor
Family Be my friend
Family Old songs new songs
Fugs War song
Grateful Dead +That's for the other one
Jimi Hendrix +Voodoo chile
Jimi Hendrix +1989
Holy Modal Rounders Bird song
Iron Butterfly In a gadda da vida
It's a beautiful day White bird
Janis Joplin Piece of my heart
Janis Joplin +Ball and chain
Jefferson Airplane Lather
Jefferson Airplane Greasy heart
Jethro Tull Song for Jeffrey
Kaleidoscope Taxim
Mad River +Eastern light
Steve Miller In my first mind
Steve Miller Living in the USA
Van Morrison Cyprus Avenue
Nice America
Nico Lawns of dawn
Laura Nyro Eli's coming
Pearls Before Swine Lepers and roses
David Peel Mother where is my father
Pink Floyd +A saucerful of secrets
Jeanne C. Riley Harper Valley PTA
Soft Machine So boot if at all
Steppenwolf Born to be wild
Morton Subotnick +Touch
Ten Years After I'm going home
Tomorrow While bicycle
Traffic Feelin alright
USA American way of life

1969:
Shocking Blue Venus
1 Sly & Family Stone Everyday people
1 Doors Touch me
2 Tommy Roe Dizzy
2 Creedence Clearwater Proud Mary
3 Spirit I got a line on you
3 Fifth Dimension Aquarius
3 Who Pinball wizard
4 Simon & Garfunkel The boxer
4 Donovan Atlantis
5 Creedence Clearwater Bad moon rising
6 Blood Sweat Tears Spinning wheel
7 Rolling Stones Hony tonk women
8 Bob Dylan Lay lady lay
8 Temptations I can't get next to you
8 Who I'm free
8 Archies Sugar sugar
8 Crosby Stills Nash Marrakesh express
David Bowie Space oddity
9 Creedence Clearwater Down on the corner
Merle Haggard Okie from Muskogee
9 Jackson Five I'll be there
10 Crosby Stills Nash Suite: Judy blue eyes
10 Led Zeppelin Whole lotta love
11 Steam Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye
12 Shocking Blue Venus
Amon Duul +Phallus Dei
Band Rag mama rag
Captain Beefheart Dachau blues
Captain Beefheart Pachuco cadaver
Captain Beefheart Moonlight on Vermont
Captain Beefheart China pig
Captain Beefheart Pena
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Blind Faith Presence of the lord
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah I'm the urban spaceman
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Sport
Tim Buckley +Gypsy woman
Tim BUckley Love at room 109
Joe Byrd Gospel music
Colosseum +Valentyne suite
Deviants Garbage
Doors Wintertime love
John Fahey +Fare forward voyagers
Family Procession
Family Weaver's answer
Grateful Dead Mountains of the moon
Jefferson Airplane Volunteers
Jefferson Airplane Wooden ships
King Crimson In the court of the crimson king
Led Zeppelin Communications breakdown
Led Zeppelin Whole lotta love
Taj Mahal A little soulful tune
MC5 Kick out the jams
Nucleus Song for a bearded lady
Pink Floyd +Careful with that axe Eugene
Poco Pickin' up the pieces
Quicksilver +Who do you love
Savoy Brown Train to nowhere
Bob Seger Heavy music
Soft Machine Pathaphysical introduction
Stooges No fun
Third Ear Band Ghetto raga
Velvet Underground What goes on
Velvet Underground Ocean
Who Ouverture
Neil Young +Last trip to Tulsa
Neil Young Cowgirl in the sand
Frank Zappa +King Kong
Frank Zappa Electric Aunt Jemina
Frank Zappa Dog breath
Frank Zappa Uncle meat
Fifty Foot Hose: +Fantasy

1970:
Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky
John Denver Leaving on a jet plane
2 Simon & Garfunkel Bridge over the troubled water
2 Creedence Clearwater Travellin band
3 John Lennon Instant Karma
3 Guess Who American woman
4 Simon & Garfunkel Cecilia
6 Free All right now
6 Carpenters Close to you
8 Neil Diamond Cracklin Rose
8 Chicago 25 or 6 to 4
8 Kinks Lola
8 Creedence Clearwater Looking out my back door
9 James Taylor Fire and rain
10 Miracles Tears of a clown
10 Partridge Family I think I love you
11 Santana Black magic woman
12 Neil Young After the goldrush
Syd Barrett Waving my arms in the air
Syd Barrett Love song
Syd Barrett No man's land
Captain Beefheart Gordon's ape
Tim Buckley +Lorca
Tim Buckley +Starsailor
Tim Buckley Song to a siren
John Fahey +Voice of the turtle
Fairport Convention +Matty Groves
Grateful Dead +Dark star
Peter Green End of the game
High Tide Saneonymous
Josefus: Dead Man
Paul Kantner Mau mau
Loretta Lynn Coal miner's daughter
John Mayall Room to move
Joni Mitchell Morning Morgantown
Meredith Monk +The key
Van Morrison Stoned me
Nico Janitor of lunacy
Pentangle +Jack Orion
Soft Machine +Moon in June
Vivian Stanshall Labio dental fricative
Third Ear Band Fire
Traffic Glad
Velvet Underground Sweet Jane
Robert Wyatt +Las Vegas tango
Frank Zappa Peaches en regalia
Frank Zappa +Gumbo variations
Frank Zappa Eric Dolphy's memorial barbecue
Frank Zappa +Music for low budget orchestra
Frank Zappa +Little house I lived in
Frank Zappa Holiday in Berlin

1971:
1 Osmonds One bad apple
1 Nitty Gritty Dirt Mr. Bojangles
2 Temptations Just my imagination
2 Janis Joplin Me and Bobby McGee
2 Creedence Clearwater Have you ever seen the rain
3 Three DOg Night Joy to the world
3 Cat Stevens Wild world
5 Rolling Stones Brown sugar
5 Carole King It's too late/ I feel the earth move
6 John Denver Take me home country roads
7 Doors Riders on the storm
7 Graham Nash Chicago
8 Rod Stewart Maggie May
8 Who Won't get fooled again
10 Isaac Hayes Shaft
10 Cher Gypsies tramps and thieves
10 John Lennon Imagine
11 Al Green Let's stay together
11 T. Rex Bang a gong
11 Melanie Brand new key
12 Don McLean American Pie
Kevin Ayers Oleh Oleh bandu bandong
Caravan +Nine feet underground
David Crosby Laughing
John Denver Leaving on a jet plane
John Denver Take me home country roads
Doors LA woman
Doors Riders on the storm
Flying Burrito Bros Orange blossom special
Genesis Musical box
Incredible String +Darling Belle
Jefferson Airplane When the earth moves again
Jethro Tull Aqualung
Janis Joplin Mercedes Benz
Kantner Slick When I was a boy
Led Zeppelin +Stairway to heaven
Little Feat Willin
Mark-Almond +The city
Can: Halleluwa
Joni Mitchell Blue
New Riders Purple Sage I don't know you
Bruce Palmer +Calm before the storm
Roxy Music Virginia Plain
Terry Riley +Rainbow in curved air
VanDerGraaf Generator Plague
Who: We Won't Get Fooled Again


1972:
1 Harry Nilsson Without you
2 Neil Young Heart of gold
3 Roberta Flack First time ever
3 Yes Roundabout
3 America Horse with no name
4 Cat Stevens Morning has broken
4 Chi-Lites Oh girl
4 Commander Cody Hot rod Lincoln
5 Elton John Rocket man
5 Neil Diamond Sung sung blue
5 Todd Rundgren I saw the light
5 Billy Preston Outta space
6 Derek & Dominoes Layla
6 Alice Cooper School's out
8 Mac Davis Baby don't get hooked on me
9 Arlo Guthrie City of New Orleans
9 Leon Russell Tight rope
9 Mott the Hoople ALl the young dudes
10 Johnny Nash I can see clearly now
11 Curtis Mayfield Superfly
12 Joni Mitchell You turn me on
12 Stevie Wonder Superstition
12 Elton John Crocodile rock
12 Loggins & Messina Your mama don't dance
12 Carly Simon You're so vain
Allman Brothers Ain't wasting time no more
Kevin Ayers Colores para dolores
Gene Clark White light
CrosbyStillsNashYoung Carry on
Deep Purple: Highway Star
Nick Drake Things behind the sun
Eagles Tequila sunrise
Faust +Why don't you eat carrots
Gong Tropical fish
Hot Tuna True religion
Jefferson Airplane Alexander the medium
Little Feat Teenage nervous breakdown
Matching Mole Singed curtain
Joni Mitchell Banquet
Randy Newman Sail away
Neu +Negativland
One +Car raga
David Peel Pope smokes dope
Klaus Schulze Ebene
Tangerine Dream +Atem
10cc Donna
Yes +Close to the edge
Neil Young Harvest
Frank Zappa +Big swifty
Frank Zappa +Grand wazoo

1973:
2 Loudon Wainwright Dead skunk
2 Eumir Deodato Also sprach Zarathustra
3 Dobie Gray Drift away
3 Lou Reed Walk on the wild side
4 Edgar Winter Frankenstein
6 Jim Croce Bad bad Leroy Brown
6 Deep Purple Smoke on the water
8 Grand Funk Raliroad We're an american band
9 Gladys Knight & Pips Midnight train to Georgia
9 Rolling Stones Angie
9 Allman Brothers Ramblin man
9 Bob Dylan Knocking on heaven's door
10 Ike & Tina Turner Nutbush city limit
11 Elton John Goodbye yellow brick road
11 Steve Miller Joker
Allman Brothers Jessica
Can +Bel Air
Kim Fowley International heroes
Gong +Flying teapot
Henry Cow Nirvana for mice
Garland Jeffrey Wild in the street
KantnerSlickFreiberg Sketches of China
Matching Mole Smoke signal
Waylon Jennings Honky tonk heroes
Leo Kottke Hear the wind howl
Bob Marley I shot the sheriff
Roger McGuinn Born to rock and roll
NewRidersPurpleSage Panama red
New York Dolls Personality crisis
Pink Floyd Great gig in the sky
Popol Vuh +Hosianna Mantra
Roxy Music Do the stranded
Bob Seger Get out of Denver
Slade Cum on feel the noise
Bruce Springsteen Rosalita
Who 5:15
ZZ Top: La Grange

1974:
3 MFSB TSOP
4 Ray Stevens Streak
5 Gordon Lightfoot Sundown
6 John Denver Annie's song
7 Wet Willie Keep on smilin
8 Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet home Alabama
10 Billy Swan I can help
10 BachmannTurner You ain't seen nothin yet
10 Gordon Lightfoot Carefree highway
11 Harry Chapin Cat's in the cradle
Blue Oyster Cult Hot rails to Hell
John Cale Fear's best man's friend
Ry Cooder Jesus on the mainline
Brian Eno Burning airlines
Brian Eno Taking tiger mountain
Kraftwerk Autobahn
Nico Valley of the kings
Mike Oldfield +Tubular bells
Dolly Parton Jolene
Steve Reich +Drumming
Residents +Crisis blues
Roxy Music Street life
Todd Rundgren Lord Chanchellor's nightmare
T.Rex Telegram Sam
Robert Wyatt +Alifib
Robert Wyatt +Little Red Riding Hood Hit the Road
Neil Young +Ambulance blues
Frank Zappa Cheepnis
Frank Zappa +Bebop tango

1975:
1 Linda Rondstadt You're no good
1 Doobie Brothers Black water
1 Lynyrd Skynyrd Free bird
3 Earth wind and fire Shining star
3 Ozark Mountain Jackie blue
3 Freddy Fender Before the next teardrop falls
4 Kraftwerk Autobahn
5 Freddy Fender Before the next teardrop falls
5 Michael Murphey Wildfire
5 Gordon Lightfoot Rainy day people
8 ZZ Top Tush
9 Jefferson Starship Miracles
10 Bruce Springsteen Born to run
11 Ohio Players Love rollercoasters
11 Diana Ross Do you know where are you going to
12 Donna Summer Love to love you baby
AmazingRhythmAces Third rate romance
BlackOakArkansas Jim dandy to the rescue
Lol Coxhill Tuba gallica
Henry Cow +Living in the heart of the beast
Willie Nelson Blue eyes crying in the rain
Outlaws Green grass
Pink Floyd Welcome to the machine
Patti Smith Piss factory
Patti Smith +Land
Television Little Johnny Jewel
Dwight Twilley I'm on fire

1976:
1 Queen Bohemian rhapsody
1 Bob Dylan Hurricane
1 Bob Dylan Joey
2 Aerosmith Dream on
3 Johnnie Taylor Disco Lady
4 Elvin Bishop Fooled around
8 Boz Scaggs Lowdown
9 Blue Oyster Cult Don't fear the reaper
9 Kiss Beth
9 Gordon Lightfoot Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
9 Sex Pistols Anarchy in the UK
9 Heart Magic man
10 Damned New rose
10 Rod Stewart Tonight's the night (7)
11 Leo Sayer You make me feel like dancing
BeBop Deluxe Sleep that burns
Guy Clark Rita Ballou
Eddie & Hot Rods Teenage depression
John Hartford Little cabin home
Heartbreakers Born to lose
Michael Hurley Have moicy
Joni Mitchell Coyote
Modern Lovers Roadrunner
OriginalSavannah Cherchez la femme
Graham Parker Don't ask no questions
Penguin Cafe Orc ZOPF
Pere Ubu 30 seconds over Tokyo
Pere Ubu Final solution
Ramones Blitzkrieg bop
Residents +Six things to a cycle
Sex Pistols Pretty vacant
Patti Smith Pumping my heart
Patti Smith +Radio Ethiopia
Throbbing Gristle Maggot death
XTC Radios in motion
Neil Young Cortez the killer
Warren Zevon Mohammed's radio

1977:
1 Bob Seger Night moves
1 Abba Dancing queen
2 Atlanta Rhythm SectionSo into you
3 Eagles Hotel California
4 Fleetwood Mac Dreams
4 MarshallTucker Heard it in a love song
4 Elvis Costello Less than zero
5 Jimmy Buffett Margaritaville
6 Peter Frampton I'm in you
7 Crosby Stills Nash Just a song before I go
9 Debby Boone You light up my fire (10)
12 Randy Newman Short people
Avengers We are the one
Buzzcocks Boredom
John Cale Hedda Gabler
Chrome Magnetic dwarf reptile
Clash London's burning
Clash White riot
Elvis Costello Allison
Dead Boys Sonic reducer
Ian Dury Sex and drugs and rock and roll
Brian Eno King lead's hat
Generation X Your generation
Jon Hassell +Vernal equinox
Jam In the city
Mars 3E/11000
Modern Lovers Egyptian reggae
Modern Lovers Ice cream man
Pere Ubu Streetwaves
Pere Ubu Modern Dance
Tom Petty Anything that's rock and roll
Tom Petty Luna
Ramones Rockaway beach
Ramones Sheena is a punk rocker
Ramones Teenage lobotomy
Sex Pistols Bodies
Sex Pistols holidays in the sun
Sham 69 Tell us the truth
Suicide +Frankie Teardrop
Suicide Ghostrider
Talking Heads Psycho killer
Television +Marquee moon
Television See no evil
Ultravox Young savage
Neil Young Like a hurricane
XTC Set myself on fire

1978:
2 Bee Gees Night fever (8)
3 Jefferson Starship Count on me
4 Andy Gibbs Shadow dancing (7)
4 Meat Loaf Two out of three ain't bad
4 Warren Zevon Werewolves of London
4 Andy Gibbs Shadow dancing
5 Patti Smith Because the night
6 Rolling Stones Miss you
7 Pablo Cruise Love will find a way
11 Chic Le Freak
11 Village People YMCA
12 Cars Just what I needed
Art Bears Maze
Kate Bush Wuthering Heights
Cabaret Voltaire Haeven and hell
Wayne County Eddie & Sheena
Lol Coxhill Wakefield capers
Contortions Dish it out
Elvis Costello Lipstick vogue
Crass Reality asylum
Cure Killing an arab
Devo Uncontrollable urge
Devo Mongoloid
DNA Lionel
Bob Dylan Is your love in vain
Joe Ely Honky tonk masquerade
Foreigner Double vision
Magazine Shot by both sides
Mars Tunnel
Model Citizen Animal Instincts
Van Morrison Wavelenght
Muffins +The adventures of Cpt. Boomerang
Pere Ubu Non alignment pact
Pere Ubu +Sentimental journey
Pere Ubu Thriller
Pere Ubu Caligari's mirror
Tom Petty I need to know
Public Image Ltd Fodderstompf
Gerry Rafferty: Baker Street
Residents +Not Available
Tom Robinson 2-4-6 motorway
Kenny Rogers: Gambler
Siouxsee Sioux Hong Kong garden
Talking Heads Thanks for sending me an angel
Teenage Jesus & Jerks The closet
Teenage Jesus & Jerks Red alert
Television Glory
Throbbing Gristle DOA
Wire I'm the fly
Warren Zevon Werewolves of London

1979:
1 Gloria Gaynor I will survive
2 Poco Crazy love
2 Dire Straits Sultans of swing
4 Supertramp Logical song
5 Cheap Trick I want you you want me
6 Donna Summer Bad girls
7 Cars Let's go
7 Charlie Daniels Devil went down to Georgia
7 Knack My Sharona
8 Nick Lowe Cruel to be kind
11 Buggles Video killed the radio star
11 Michael Jackson Rock with you
Fleetwood Mac: Tusk
B52s Rock lobster
Boomtown Rats I don't like mondays
James Chance Off black
Chrome +Zombie warfare
Clash London calling
Contortions Contort yourself
Elvis Costello Accidents will happen
Dead Kennedys California uber alles
Brian Eno +Music for airports
Fall Fiery Jack
Fall Cock-stock
Feelies Fa ce la
Fleshtones: American Beat
Germs Manimal
Philip Glass +Einstein on the beach
Richard Hell Love comes in spurts
Joe Jackson Is she really going out with me
Rickie Lee Jones Chuck E's in love
Meredith Monk +Dolmen music
Van Morrison Angelou
Nuns Decadent jew
Pere Ubu Have shoes will walk
Pere Ubu Jehova's kingdom comes
Pink Floyd Another brick in the wall
Police Message in a bottle
Pop Group Thief of fire
Pop Group We are time
Pretenders Brass in the pocket
Psychedelic Furs Sister Europe
Public Image Ltd Albatross
Residents The walrus hunt
Specials Gangsters
Stiff Little Fingers Alternative Ulster
Stiff Little Fingers Suspect device
Suicide Dream baby dream
Swell Maps +Full moon
Teenage Jesus & Jerks Burning rubber
This Heat +Fall of Saigon
This Heat Horizontal Hold
Throbbing Gristle Still walking
X Los Angeles
XTC Life begins at the hop
Frank Zappa Strictly personal

1980:
1 Sugarhill Gang Rapper's delight
1 Pink Floyd Another brick in the wall
1 Dan Fogelberg Longer
3 Gary Numan Cars
3 Blondie Call me
5 Bruce Cockburn Wondering where the lions are
8 Diana Ross Upside down
8 Queen Another one bites the dust
10 Kenny Rogers Lady
10 Pat Benatar Hit me with your best shot
10 Devo Whip it
11 Bruce Springsteen Hungry heart
11 Kool and the Gang Celebration
12 Eddie Rabbit I love a rainy night
Adam Ant Dog eat dog
Birthday Party Zoo music girl
Blasters Marie Marie
James Chance I danced with a zombie
Chandra Concentration
Clash Washington bulletts
Clock Dva +Non
Cramps Sunglasses after dark
Cramps TV Set
Cure Forest
Dark Day Trapped
Echo & Bunnymen Pictures of my wall
Peter Gabriel Games without frontier
Flying Lizards Russia
Joy Division Decades
Joy Division Love will tear us apart
Love of Life Orch +Extended niceties
Lydia Lunch Atomic bongos
Mars Immediate stages of the erotic
Martha & Muffins Echo beach
Colin Newman B
OMID Enola Gay
Pere Ubu Horses
Tom Petty Refugee
Tom Petty Louisiana Rain
Polyrock Romantic me
Pop Group Feed the hungry
Psychedelic Furs Sister Europe
Siouxsee Sioux Christine
Snakefinger Man in the dark sedan
Snatch RAF
Soft Boys Underwater moonlight
Suicide Harlem
Talking Heads Born under punches
Teardrop Explodes Treason
Throbbing Gristle +Heathen Earth
Tuxedomoon +KM
U2 Boy
X Nausea
Yello Bimbo/splash
Young Marble Giants NITA
Dead Kennedys: Holiday In Cambodia

1981:
1 Sheena Easton Morning train
4 Kim Carnes Bette Davis eyes (9)
6 Juice Newton Queen of hearts
7 Ross & Ritchie Endless love (9)
8 Christopher Cross Best that you can do
8 Rolling Stones Start me up
10 Olivie Newton-John Physical (10)
10 Foreigner Waiting for a girl like you
11 J Geils Band Centerfold
12 Human League Don't you want me
12 Cars Shake it up
A Certain Ratio All night party
Laurie Anderson Oh superman
Black Flag Rise Above
Blasters No other girl
Bush Tetras Rituals
Glenn Branca +Ascension
Cabaret Voltaire Touch of evil
Joe Carrasco Don't buy me baby
Circus Morte Swallow you
Cramps Goo goo muck
Cure Charlotte sometimes
DNA New new
Duran Duran Planet earth
Eight Eyed Spy Love split with blood
Flesheaters +Divine Horseman
Flying Lizards New voice
Fred Frith Women speak to men
Gun Club For the love of Ivy
Jody Harris +Termites of 1938
Jon Hassell +Malay
Kid Creole Me no pop I
King Crimson Sheltering sky
Lounge Lizards Demented
Lyre: Help You Ann
Mission of Burma That's when I reach for my revolver
Material Memory serves
Van Morrison When heart is open
Negativland Babac d'babc
Plasmatics Butcher baby
Polyrock Changing hearts
Raincoats And then it is ok
Raybeats +Piranha salad
REM Radio free Europe
RipRigPanic Knee deep in shit
RipRigPanic Go go go
Soft Cell Tainted love
Squeeze Tempted
The The Uncertain smile
Throbbing Gristle Discipline
Alan Vega Jukebox baby
Was Out come the freaks
X We're desperate

1982:
1 Journey Open arms
1 Alabama Love in the first degree
2 Joan Jett I love rock and roll (7)
2 Gogo's We got the beat
5 Asia Heat of the moment
5 Soft Cell Tainted love
6 Survivor Eye of the tiger
6 Fleetwood Mac Hold me
6 Steve Miller Abracadabra
7 Alan Parsons Eye in the sky
8 John Coughar Jack and Diane
9 Laura Branigan Gloria
9 Frank Zappa Valley girl
10 Stray Cats Rock this town
11 Hall & Oates Maneater
Associates Party fears II
Bananarama Shy boy
Captain Beefheart Skeletons make good
Adrian Belew Lone Rhinoceros
Black Flag TV party
Harold Budd Children of the hill
James Chance Sax maniac
Clash Should I stay or should I go
Del Byzanteen Girls imagination
Flipper Sex bomb
Gun Club Watermelon man
Jon Hassell +Darbari extensions
Liquid Liquid Rubber miro
Lords of New Church New church
Lydia Lunch +The agony is the estasy
Massacre Corridor
Missing Persons Words
Pretenders Back on the chain gang
Prince 1999
Rank and File Amanda Ruth
RipRigPanic Storm the reality asylum
Romeo Void Never say never
Sonic Youth +The good and the bad
Mark Stewart Jerusalem
13:13 Suicide ocean
Richard Thompson Wall of death
Tuxedomoon Courante marocaine
Alan Vega Magdalena 82
Alan Vega +Viet Vet
Violent Femmes Add it up
Virgin Prunes Caucasian walk
Ben Watt Aquamarine
Robert Wyatt +Animals
XTC Fly on the wall
Y Pants That's the way boys are

1983:
Bryan Adams Straight from the heart
Bananarama Robert DeNiro's waiting
Big Country In the big country
Blasters Long white cadillac
Jackson Browne Lawyers in love
Irene Cara Flashdance
Cocteau Twins Sugar hiccup
Elvis Costello Shipbuilding
Culture Club Kharma Camaleon
Dream Syndicate Days of wine and roses
Eurythmics Sweet dreams
Felt Mexican bandits
Diamanda Galas +Panoptikon
Golden Palominos Cook out
Gun Club Death party
Michael Jackson Beat it
Billy Joel Tan girl
KC & SUnshine Band Give it up
Kinks Come dancing
Lounge Lizards Rangers in paradise
Lyres Help you Ann
Men at Work Down under
Barry Manilow Some kinda friend
New Order Blue monday
Stevie Nicks Stand back
Phosphenes Cripple
Melissa Manchester You should hear
Police Every breath you take
Raybeats Instant twist
Renaldo and the Loaf Green candle
RipRig Panic Beat the beast
Scorpion Rock you like a hurricane
Sonic Youth Shakin Hell
Swans Black out
True West Hollywood holiday
U2 New year's day
Alan Vega Saturn strip
Wall of Voodoo Mexican radio
Pretenders: Middle Of The Road

1984:
Bangles All about you
Berlin No more words
Cars You might think I'm crazy
Cars Magic
Nick Cave From her to eternity
Gogos Head over heels
Husker Du +Reoccurring dreams
Cindy Lauper Girls just wanna have fun
Huey Lewis Heart of rock and roll
Kenny Loggins Footloose
Lydia Lunch I wish I wish
Madonna Borderline
Nena 99 red balloons
Mike Oldfield Moonlight shadow
Ray Parker Ghostbuster
Pointer Sisters Jump in
Prince Purple rain
Prince Let's go crazy
Rain Parade No easy way down
John Parr Naughty naughty
REM South central rain
Bob Seger Understanding
Bruce Springsteen Born in the USA
Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the dark
Bruce Springsteen Cover me
38 Special Teacher teacher
Twisted Sister We're not gonna take it
Tracey Ullman They don't know
U2 Pride
Van Halen Jump
Violent Femmes Black girls

To be continued...

The best of all times

1955-1979
  1. Velvet Underground: Sister Ray (1967)
  2. Faust: Miss Fortune (1971)
  3. Robert Wyatt: Alifib (1974)
  4. Soft Machine: Moon in June (1970)
  5. Klaus Schulze: Ebene (1972)
  6. Red Crayola: War sucks (1967)
  7. Bob Dylan: Sad eyed lady of the Lowlands (1966)
  8. Pink Floyd: A saucerful of secrets (1968)
  9. John Fahey: Voice of the turtle (1970)
  10. Tim Buckley: Lorca (1970)
  11. Faust: Krautrock (1973)
  12. Neu: Negativland (1972)
  13. Popol Vuh: Hosianna Mantra (1973)
  14. Gong: Flying teapot (1973)
  15. Grateful Dead: Dark Star (1970)
  16. King Crimson: In the court of the crimson king (1969)
  17. Traffic: Dear Mr. Fantasy (1967)
  18. Amon Duul: Phallus Dei (1969)
  19. Colosseum: Valentyne suite (1969)
  20. Doors: The End (1967)
  21. Can: Halleluwa (1971)
  22. Frank Zappa: Little house I lived in (1970)
  23. Peter Green: End of the game (1970)
  24. Tangerine Dream: Atem (1972)
  25. Pere Ubu: Streetwaves
  26. Pere Ubu: Modern Dance
  27. Mike Oldfield: Tubular bells (1974)
  28. Sisters Of Mercy: Temple Of Love (1983)
  29. Television: Marquee moon (1977)
  30. Chrome: Zombie warfare (1978)
  31. Residents: Not Available (1978)
  32. Roxy Music: Virginia Plain (1971)
  33. Pop Group: Thief of fire (1978)
  34. Fugs: Virgin Forest (1966)
  35. Patti Smith: Radio Ethiopia (1977)
  36. Jethro Tull: Aqualung (1971)
  37. Led Zeppelin: Stairway to heaven (1971)
  38. Frank Zappa: Brown shoes don't make it (1967)
  39. Love of Life Orch: +Extended niceties (1980)
  40. Public Image Ltd Albatross (1978)
  41. Brian Eno +Music for airports (1978)
  42. Red House Painters: Medicine Bottle (1992)
  43. Deep Purple: Highway Star (1972)

Short songs

1955-1979
  1. Doors Light my fire (1967)
  2. MC5 Kick out the jams (1969)
  3. Pere Ubu Modern Dance (1977)
  4. Suicide Ghostrider (1977)
  5. Pandora's Box: Original Sin (1989)
  6. Rolling Stones Brown Sugar (1971)
  7. Troggs Wild thing (1966)
  8. Sisters Of Mercy: Temple Of Love (1983)
  9. Rolling Stones Paint it black (1966)
  10. Fleshtones: American Beat (1979)
  11. Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky (1970)
  12. Leonard Cohen Sisters of mercy (1968)
  13. Love Of Life Orchestra: Extended Niceties (1979)
  14. Pierre Henry: Psyche Rock
  15. Trio: Da Da Da Ich Lieb Dich (1981)
  16. Jefferson Airplane Somebody to love (1967)
  17. Kinks: You Really Got Me (1964)
  18. Wilson Picket In The Midnight Hour (1965)
  19. Shocking Blue Venus (1969)
  20. L7: Pretend We're Dead (1994)
  21. ZZ Top: La Grange (1973)
  22. Roy Orbison: Pretty woman (1964)
  23. Tokens The Lions Sleep Tonight (1961)
  24. Rascals Good Lovin' (1966)
  25. Ramones Teenage lobotomy (1977)
  26. Miracles Tears of a clown (1970)
  27. Rolling Stones Satisfaction (1965)
  28. Animals: When I was young (1967)
  29. Led Zeppelin Whole lotta love (1969)
  30. Men at Work Down under (1983)
  31. Who My Generation
  32. Simon & Garfunkel Sounds of silence (1965)
  33. Dead Kennedys: Holiday In Cambodia (1980)
  34. Cramps Sunglasses after dark (1980)
  35. Buggles Video killed the radio star (1978)
  36. Gloria Gaynor I will survive (1979)
  37. Fleetwood Mac: Tusk (1979)
  38. Pretenders: Middle Of The Road (1983)
  39. Tommy Roe Dizzy (1969)
  40. Marcels: Blue Moon (1961)
  41. Tommy James Crimson and clover (1968)
  42. Kim Carnes Bette Davis Eyes (1981)

The best year by year

  1. Trashmen Surfin bird (1963)
  2. Rolling Stones Satisfaction (1965)
  3. Simon & Garfunkel Sounds of silence (1965)
  4. Bob Dylan +Desolation Row (1965)
  5. Kinks: You Really Got Me (1964)
  6. Who My generation (1965)
  7. Animals We've gotta get out of this place (1965)
  8. Captain Beefheart Mirror man (1965)
  9. Wilson Picket In the midnight hour (1965)
  10. Rolling Stones Last time (1965)
  11. Beach Boys Help me Rhonda (1965)
  12. Sonny & Cher I got you babe (1965)
  13. Beach Boys California girls (1965)
  14. We Five You were on my mind (1965)
  15. James Brown Papa's got a brand new bag (1965)
  16. Barry McGuire Eve of destruction (1965)
  17. Sam the sham Wooly Bully (1965)
  18. McCoys Hang on Sloopy (1965)
  19. Them Baby please don't go (1965)
  20. Yardbirds Shapes of things (1965)
  21. Mamas & Papas California dreamin (1965)
  22. Supremes I hear a symphony (1965)
  23. Beatles We can work it out (1965)
  24. Bob Dylan Like a rolling stone (1965)
  25. Spencer Davis Group Gimme some lovin (1965)

  1. Bob Dylan +Sad eyed lady of the Lowlands (1966)
  2. Velvet Underground Venus in furs (1966)
  3. Rolling Stones Paint it black (1966)
  4. Bob Dylan Visions of Johanna (1966)
  5. Bob Dylan Absolutely sweet Marie (1966)
  6. Troggs Wild thing (1966)
  7. Rascals Good Lovin' (1966)
  8. Beatles Penny Lane(1966)
  9. Beach Boys Good vibrations (1966)
  10. 13th Floor Elevator: You're Gonna Miss Me (1966)
  11. Monkees I'm a believer (7) (1966)
  12. Grass Roots Where were you when I needed you (1966)
  13. Mamas & Papas I saw her again (1966)
  14. Supremes You can't hurry love (1966)
  15. Los Bravos Black is black (1966)
  16. Paul Butterfield +East west (1966)
  17. Fugs +Virgin Forest (1966)
  18. Paul Revere Kicks (1966)
  19. Hollies Bus stop (1966)
  20. Simon & Garfunkel I am a rock (1966)
  21. Them: Gloria (1966)
  22. Paul Mauriat: Love Is Blue (1966)

  1. Velvet Underground: Sister Ray (1967)
  2. Doors Light my fire (1967)
  3. Red Crayola +War sucks (1967)
  4. Pink Floyd +Interstellar overdrive (1967)
  5. Doors +End (1967)
  6. Traffic Dear Mr. Fantasy (1967)
  7. Jefferson Airplane Somebody to love (1967)
  8. Captain Beefheart Electricity (1967)
  9. Rolling Stones She's a rainbow (1967)
  10. Pink Floyd Astronomy domine (1967)
  11. Tim Buckley Phantasmagoria in two (1967)
  12. Velvet Underground White light white heat (1967)
  13. Jimi Hendrix +Third stone from the sun (1967)
  14. Animals When I was young (1967)
  15. Frank Zappa +Brown shoes don't make it (1967)
  16. Captain Beefheart Dropout boogie (1967)
  17. Rolling Stones Ruby Tuesday(1967)
  18. Procol Harum A whiter shade of pale (1967)
  19. Turtles Happy together (1967)
  20. Seeds Pushing too hard (1967)
  21. Music Explosion Little bit of soul (1967)
  22. Captain Beefheart Zig zag wanderer (1967)
  23. Aretha Franklin Respect (1967)
  24. Scott McKenzie San Francisco (1967)
  25. Kinks Waterloo sunset (1967)
  26. Traffic Hole in my shoe (1967)
  27. Neil Diamond: Solitary Man (1967)
  28. Van Morrison Brown eyed girl (1967)
  29. Box Tops Letter (1967)
  30. Neil Diamond: Thank The Lord (1967)
  31. Association Windy (1967)
  32. Doors People are strange (1967)
  33. Leonard Cohen Suzanne (1967)
  34. American Breed Bend me shape me (1967)
  35. Blues Project Flute thing (1967)
  36. Moody Blues Nights in white satin (1967)
  37. Beatles A day in the life (1967)
  38. Neil Diamond: Red Red Wine (1967)

  1. Pink Floyd +A saucerful of secrets (1968)
  2. Leonard Cohen Sisters of mercy (1968)
  3. Cream Sunshine of your love (1968)
  4. Jimi Hendrix +Voodoo chile (1968)
  5. Doors Strange days (1968)
  6. Who Magic bus (1968)
  7. Holy Modal Rounders Bird song (1968)
  8. Iron Butterfly In a gadda da vida (1968)
  9. Kaleidoscope Taxim (1968)
  10. Band Weight (1968)
  11. Ten Years After I'm going home (1968)
  12. Leonard Cohen Winter lady (1968)
  13. Doors +When the music's over (1968)
  14. Grateful Dead +That's for the other one (1968)
  15. Jimi Hendrix +1989 (1968)
  16. It's a beautiful day White bird (1968)
  17. Janis Joplin Piece of my heart (1968)
  18. Jefferson Airplane Lather (1968)
  19. Jethro Tull Song for Jeffrey (1968)
  20. Mad River +Eastern light (1968)
  21. Amboy Dukes Journey to the centre of the world (1968)
  22. Steppenwolf Born to be wild (1968)
  23. Tommy James Crimson and clover (1968)
  24. Simon & Garfunkel Mrs Robinson (1968)
  25. Donovan Hurdy gurdy man (1968)

  1. King Crimson In the court of the crimson king (1969)
  2. Amon Duul +Phallus Dei (1969)
  3. Colosseum +Valentyne suite (1969)
  4. Led Zeppelin Whole lotta love (1969)
  5. MC5 Kick out the jams (1969)
  6. Third Ear Band Ghetto raga (1969)
  7. Captain Beefheart Moonlight on Vermont (1969)
  8. John Fahey +Fare forward voyagers (1969)
  9. Frank Zappa +King Kong (1969)
  10. Tim Buckley +Gypsy woman (1969)
  11. Shocking Blue Venus (1969)
  12. Pink Floyd +Careful with that axe Eugene (1969)
  13. Blind Faith Presence of the lord (1969)
  14. Tommy Roe Dizzy (1969)
  15. Quicksilver +Who do you love (1969)
  16. Creedence Clearwater Proud Mary (1969)
  17. Rolling Stones Hony tonk women (1969)
  18. David Bowie Space oddity (1969)
  19. Steam Na na hey hey kiss him goodbye (1969)
  20. Black Sabbath Paranoid (1969)

  1. John Fahey +Voice of the turtle (1970)
  2. Soft Machine +Moon in June (1970)
  3. Frank Zappa +Little house I lived in (1970)
  4. Tim Buckley +Lorca (1970)
  5. Grateful Dead +Dark star (1970)
  6. Peter Green End of the game (1970)
  7. Miracles Tears of a clown (1970)
  8. Van Morrison Stoned me (1970)
  9. Traffic Glad (1970)
  10. Nico Janitor of lunacy (1970)
  11. Syd Barrett Waving my arms in the air (1970)
  12. High Tide Saneonymous (1970)
  13. Frank Zappa +Music for low budget orchestra (1970)
  14. Robert Wyatt +Las Vegas tango (1970)
  15. Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky (1970)
  16. Free All right now (1970)
  17. Simon & Garfunkel Cecilia (1970)

  1. Can: Halleluwa (1971)
  2. Rolling Stones Brown sugar (1971)
  3. Roxy Music Virginia Plain (1971)
  4. Who: We Won't Get Fooled Again (1971)
  5. Jethro Tull Aqualung (1971)
  6. Led Zeppelin +Stairway to heaven (1971)
  7. VanDerGraaf Generator Plague (1971)
  8. Kevin Ayers Oleh Oleh bandu bandong (1971)
  9. Caravan +Nine feet underground (1971)
  10. Who Won't get fooled again (1971)
  11. David Crosby Laughing (1971)
  12. Genesis Musical box (1971)
  13. Kantner Slick When I was a boy (1971)
  14. Mark-Almond +The city (1971)
  15. Bruce Palmer +Calm before the storm (1971)
  16. Cat Stevens Wild world (1971)

  1. Klaus Schulze Ebene (1972)
  2. Tangerine Dream +Atem (1972)
  3. Faust +Why don't you eat carrots (1972)
  4. Neu +Negativland (1972)
  5. Nick Drake Things behind the sun (1972)
  6. Yes +Close to the edge (1972)
  7. One +Car raga (1972)
  8. Neil Young Heart of gold (1972)
  9. Yes Roundabout (1972)
  10. Cat Stevens Morning has broken (1972)
  11. Neil Diamond Sung sung blue (1972)
  12. Neil Young Harvest (1972)

  1. Popol Vuh +Hosianna Mantra (1973)
  2. Gong +Flying teapot (1973)
  3. Can +Bel Air (1973)
  4. ZZ Top: La Grange (1973)
  5. Bob Dylan Knocking on heaven's door (1973)
  6. Ike & Tina Turner Nutbush city limit (1973)
  7. Deep Purple Smoke on the water (1973)
  8. Henry Cow Nirvana for mice (1973)
  9. New York Dolls Personality crisis (1973)
  10. Slade Cum on feel the noise (1973)

  1. Robert Wyatt +Alifib (1974)
  2. Mike Oldfield +Tubular bells (1974)
  3. Gordon Lightfoot Carefree highway (1974)
  4. Roxy Music Street life (1974)
  5. John Cale Fear's best man's friend (1974)
  6. Brian Eno Burning airlines (1974)
  7. Residents +Crisis blues (1974)
  8. T.Rex Telegram Sam (1974)
  9. Robert Wyatt +Little red riding hood (1974)
  10. Neil Young +Ambulance blues (1974)
  11. Frank Zappa +Bebop tango (1974)

  1. Kraftwerk Autobahn (1975)
  2. Henry Cow +Living in the heart of the beast (1975)
  3. Outlaws Green grass (1975)
  4. Pink Floyd Welcome to the machine (1975)
  5. Patti Smith +Land (1975)

  1. Aerosmith Dream on (1976)
  2. Blue Oyster Cult Don't fear the reaper (1976)

  1. Pere Ubu Modern Dance (1977)
  2. Television +Marquee moon (1977)
  3. Patti Smith +Radio Ethiopia (1977)
  4. Suicide +Frankie Teardrop (1977)
  5. Ramones Teenage lobotomy (1977)
  6. Neil Young Like a hurricane (1977)
  7. Talking Heads Psycho killer (1977)
  8. Sex Pistols Pretty vacant (1977)
  9. Ramones Blitzkrieg bop (1977)
  10. Suicide Ghostrider (1977)
  11. Clash London's burning (1977)
  12. Sex Pistols Bodies (1977)
  13. Modern Lovers Roadrunner (1977)
  14. Residents +Six things to a cycle (1977)
  15. Throbbing Gristle Maggot death (1977)
  16. Neil Young Cortez the killer (1977)
  17. Ultravox Young savage (1977)
  18. XTC Set myself on fire (1977)

  1. Chrome +Zombie warfare (1978)
  2. Residents +Not Available (1978)
  3. Pop Group Thief of fire (1978)
  4. This Heat +Fall of Saigon (1978)
  5. Brian Eno +Music for airports (1978)
  6. Buggles Video killed the radio star (1978)
  7. Gloria Gaynor I will survive (1978)
  8. Feelies Fa ce la (1978)
  9. Muffins +The adventures of Cpt. Boomerang (1978)
  10. X Los Angeles (1978)
  11. Psychedelic Furs Sister Europe (1978)
  12. Kate Bush Wuthering Heights (1978)
  13. Meat Loaf Two out of three ain't bad (1978)
  14. Dire Straits Sultans of swing (1978)
  15. Public Image Ltd Fodderstompf (1978)
  16. Swell Maps +Full moon (1978)
  17. Patti Smith Because the night (1978)
  18. Devo Uncontrollable urge (1978)
  19. Bob Dylan Is your love in vain (1978)
  20. Wire I'm the fly (1978)
  21. Pere Ubu Have shoes will walk (1978)
  22. Kenny Rogers: Gambler (1978)
  23. Police Message in a bottle (1978)
  24. Public Image Ltd Albatross (1978)
  25. Pink Floyd Another brick in the wall (1978)

  1. Fleetwood Mac: Tusk (1979)
  2. Brian Eno Music for airports
  3. This Heat Fall of Saigon
  4. Fleshtones: American Beat
  5. Public Image Ltd Albatross
  6. Pop Group Thief of fire
  7. Frank Zappa Strictly personal
  8. Psychedelic Furs Sister Europe
  9. Clash London calling
  10. Gloria Gaynor I will survive
  11. Stiff Little Fingers Suspect device
  12. Suicide Dream baby dream
  13. X Los Angeles
  14. Dead Kennedys California uber alles
  15. B52s Rock lobster
  16. James Chance Off black
  17. Contortions Contort yourself
  18. Feelies Fa ce la
  19. Rickie Lee Jones Chuck E's in love
  20. Meredith Monk +Dolmen music
  21. Nuns Decadent jew
  22. Pere Ubu Have shoes will walk
  23. Police Message in a bottle
  24. Pere Ubu Jehova's kingdom comes
  25. Pink Floyd Another brick in the wall
  26. Pop Group We are time
  27. Stiff Little Fingers Alternative Ulster
  28. Swell Maps Full moon
  29. Dire Straits Sultans of swing
  30. Supertramp Logical song
  31. Cheap Trick I want you you want me
  32. Knack My Sharona

  1. Love of Life Orch +Extended niceties (1980)
  2. Cramps Sunglasses after dark (1980)
  3. Joy Division Love will tear us apart (1980)
  4. Soft Boys Underwater moonlight (1980)
  5. Clock Dva +Non (1980)
  6. Throbbing Gristle +Heathen Earth (1980)
  7. Blondie Call me (1980)
  8. OMID Enola Gay (1980)
  9. Tuxedomoon +KM (1980)
  10. Pink Floyd Another brick in the wall (1980)
  11. Dead Kennedys: Holiday In Cambodia (1980)
  12. Siouxsee Sioux Christine (1980)

  1. Mission of Burma That's when I reach for my revolver (1981)
  2. REM Radio free Europe (1981)
  3. RipRigPanic Knee deep in shit (1981)
  4. J Geils Band Centerfold (1981)
  5. Rolling Stones Start me up (1981)
  6. Kim Carnes Bette Davis Eyes (9) (1981)
  7. Raybeats +Piranha salad (1981)
  8. Alan Vega Jukebox baby (1981)
  9. Was Out come the freaks (1981)
  10. Wipers: Youth Of America

  1. Mark Stewart Jerusalem (1982)
  2. Lydia Lunch +The agony is the estasy (1982)
  3. Sonic Youth +The good and the bad (1982)
  4. Alan Vega +Viet Vet (1982)
  5. Cocteau Twins Sugar hiccup (1982)
  6. Clash Should I stay or should I go (1982)
  7. RipRigPanic Storm the reality asylum (1982)
  8. Flipper Sex bomb (1982)
  9. Romeo Void Never say never (1982)
  10. Alan Vega Magdalena 82 (1982)
  11. Virgin Prunes Caucasian walk (1982)
  12. XTC Fly on the wall (1982)
  13. Jackson Browne Lawyers in love (1982)

  1. Sisters Of Mercy: Temple Of Love (1983)
  2. Pretenders: Middle Of The Road (1983)
  3. Dream Syndicate Days of wine and roses (1983)
  4. Men at Work Down under (1983)
  5. RipRig Panic Beat the beast (1983)
  6. Eurythmics Sweet dreams (1983)
  7. Wall of Voodoo Mexican radio (1983)
  8. New Order Blue monday (1983)
  9. Police Every breath you take (1983)
  10. Pointer Sisters You should hear (1983)

  1. Nick Cave From her to eternity (1984)
  2. Husker Du +Reoccurring dreams (1984)
  3. Prince Purple rain (1984)
  4. U2 Pride (1984)
  5. Bruce Springsteen Cover me (1984)
  6. Mike Oldfield Moonlight shadow (1984)
  7. Cars Magic (1984)
  8. Cindy Lauper Girls just wanna have fun (1984)

  • Trio: Da Da Da Ich Lieb Dich (1981)
  • Thin White Rope: Down In The Desert (1985)
  • Huey Lewis: Power Of Love (1985)
  • Erasure: Oh L'Amour (1986)
  • Guns'n'Roses: Welcome To The Jungle (1987)
  • Jane's Addiction: Jane Says (1987)
  • Fugazi: Waiting Room (1988)
  • Pandora's Box: Original Sin (1989)
  • La's: There She Goes (1990)
  • Nick Cave: Witness Song (1990)
  • Nirvana: Smells Like Teen Spirit (1991)
  • Jesus Jones: Right Here Right Now (1991)
  • Soul Asylum: Runaway Train (1992)
  • Radiohead: Creep (1992)
  • Ministry: Jesus Built My Hot Rod (1992)
  • Breeders: Cannonball (1993)
  • Surgery: A.K. (1993)
  • KMFDM: No Peace (1993)
  • Mekons: Millionaire
  • Rodan: The Everyday World Of Bodies (1994)
  • L7: Pretend We're Dead (1994)
  • REM: What's The Frequency Kenneth (1994)
  • Cranberries: Zombie (1994)
  • Rachel's: Full On Night (1995)
  • Ace Of Base: Beautiful Life (1995)
  • Third Eye Blind: Semi-Charmed Life (1996)
  • Tortoise: Djed (1996)
  • Chumbawamba: Tubthumping (1997)

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