2009/04/14

ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE'S 500 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME




Rolling Stone® Magazine’s "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time" is the ultimate celebration of the greatest rock & roll songs of all time.
The editors of Rolling Stone® called on a five-star jury of singers, musicians, producers, industry figures, critics and, of course, songwriters.
The 172 voters, who included Brian Wilson, Joni Mitchell and Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, nominated 2,103 songs in virtually every pop-music genre of the past half-century and beyond, from Hank Williams to OutKast. The results were tabulated according to a weighted point system.

001 - Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
002 - The Rolling Stones - Satisfaction
003 - John Lennon - Imagine
004 - Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
005 - Aretha Franklin - Respect
006 - The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
007 - Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
008 - The Beatles - Hey Jude
009 - Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
010 - Ray Charles - What'd I Say
011 - The Who - My Generation
012 - Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come
013 - The Beatles - Yesterday
014 - Bob Dylan - Blowin' In The Wind
015 - The Clash - London Calling
016 - The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
017 - Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze
018 - Chuck Berry - Maybellene
019 - Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
020 - The Beatles - Let It Be
021 - Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
022 - The Ronettes - Be My Baby
023 - The Beatles - In My Life
024 - The Impressions - People Get Ready
025 - The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

2004 Dec 9 Rollingstone.com
+ tracks 001-500
http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/11028260/the_rs_500_greatest_songs_of_all_time/print

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