James Brown
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010) 1-1001
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of the Top 40 Singles by Year (1981) 6
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 3
Gary Pig Gold (Canada) - The 40 Most Influental Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Jimmy Guterman (USA) - The 20 Best Rock and Roll Singles of All Time (1992) 12
NPR (USA) - The 300 Most Important American Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Songs of the 60s (2006) 74
Popdose (USA) - 100 (+21) Favorite Singles of the Last 50 Years (2008) 97
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 80
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 72
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 71
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings (2013) 101-200
The Recording Academy Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Charlie Gillett (UK) - Sound Of The City: Playlist 1946-1971 (1983) No Order
Colin Larkin (UK) - The All-Time Top 100 Singles (2000) 11
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1997) 35
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 15
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2012) 41
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 154
Nick Hornby, High Fidelity, Rob's All Time Top 5 Songs + songs that almost made it 6
The Wire (UK) - The 100 Most Important Records Ever Made (1992) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1998) 26
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1960s (2010) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 135
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Indispensable Songs (2006) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order