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Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 1980s (2011) 1
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Blender (USA) - Top 500 Songs of the 80s-00s (2005) 1
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Consequence of Sound (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2012) 42
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 85
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1980s (2001) 58
NPR (USA) - The 300 Most Important American Records of the 20th Century (1999) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Songs of the 80's (2003) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The Pitchfork 500 (2008) No Order
PopMatters (USA) - The 100 Best Songs Since Johnny Rotten Roared (2003) 5
Popdose (USA) - 100 (+21) Favorite Singles of the Last 50 Years (2008) 24
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1994?) No Order
Rolling Stone & MTV (USA) - The 100 Greatest Pop Songs Since the Beatles (2000) 5
Rolling Stone (USA) - 40 Songs That Changed the World (2007) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 22
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 50 Best Michael Jackson Songs (2014) 1
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 58
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 58
San Antonio Express-News (USA) - Rock 'n' roll timeline (2004) No Order
Slant (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 1980s (2012) 1
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings (2013) 101-200
Swellsville, Chuck Eddy (USA) - The 100 Best Singles of the 80s (1990) 31
TIME (USA) - The All-Time 100 Songs (2011) No Order
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 80s (2011) 2
VH1 (USA) - Nominations for the 100 Greatest 80s Songs (2006) No Order
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Songs from the Past 25 Years (2003) 2
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 15
Freaky Trigger (UK) - Top 100 Songs of All Time (2005) 19
Gary Mulholland (UK) - This Is Uncool: The 500 Best Singles Since Punk Rock (2002) No Order
Guardian (UK) - A history of modern music (2011) No Order
Mojo (UK) - 80 from the 80s: Our Fave 45s for Each Year, 1980-1989 (2007) 1
NME (UK) - Classic Singles (magazine feature 2006-2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of NME's Lifetime (2012) 13
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1980s (2012) 18
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 57
NME (UK) - The Top 150 Singles of All Time (1987) 24
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
Q (UK) - The 80 Best Records of the 80s (2006) 1
Uncut (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles from the Post-Punk Era (2001) 22
Wanadoo (UK) - The 20 Best Songs of the 80s No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Singles of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 22
Theater van het Sentiment, Radio 2 (NL) - Top 40 Songs by Year 1969-2000 (2013) 5
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 50
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 50 Best Songs of the 1980s (2010) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 53
Zounds (Germany) - The Top 30 Songs of All Time + Top 10 by Decade (1992) 38
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 Necessary Songs (2015) 88
Rolling Stone (France) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 18
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 50
Cameron Adams (Australia) -The Best Songs from the 100 Must Have Albums (2013) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Singles of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Singles of the Year 1
Face (UK) - Singles of the Year No Order
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 1