CBC Radio's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever

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CBC Radio's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever

Postby DocBrown » Sun Dec 28, 2014 11:13 pm

1. Joni Mitchell | Both Sides, Now
2. Neil Young | Helpless
3. The Tragically Hip | Wheat Kings
4. The Band | The Weight
5. Arcade Fire | Wake Up
6. The Guess Who | American Woman
7. Rush | Tom Sawyer
8. Leonard Cohen | Suzanne
9. Feist | Mushaboom
10. Maestro Fresh Wes | Let Your Backbone Slide
11. Leonard Cohen | Hallelujah
12. Bryan Adams | Summer of ‘69
13. Ian & Sylvia | Four Strong Winds
14. Buffy Sainte-Marie | Universal Soldier
15. Bruce Cockburn | Lovers in a Dangerous Time
16. Blue Rodeo | Lost Together
17. Gordon Lightfoot | Sundown
18. Sloan | Coax Me
19. Neil Young | Needle and the Damage Done
20. k.d. lang | Constant Craving
21. The Guess Who | These Eyes
22. Joel Plaskett | Nowhere With You
23. Joni Mitchell | River
24. Anne Murray | Snowbird
25. Emm Gryner | Une Canadien Errant (A Wandering Canadian)
26. Carly Rae Jepsen | Call Me Maybe
27. Neil Young | Old Man
28. Daniel Lanois | The Maker
29. Gordon Lightfoot | The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
30. The Tragically Hip | Nautical Disaster
31. Alanis Morissette | You Oughta Know
32. Rascalz | Northern Touch
33. Shania Twain | You’re Still the One
34. Bachman-Turner Overdrive | Takin’ Care of Business
35. Stompin’ Tom Connors | Sudbury Saturday Night
36. Tom Cochrane | Life Is a Highway
37. Stan Rogers | Barrett’s Privateers
38. Sarah Harmer | Basement Apt.
39. Kate and Anna McGarrigle | Log Driver’s Waltz
40. Sarah McLachlan | Building a Mystery
41. Steppenwolf | Born to Be Wild
42. Dream Warriors | My Definition of a Bombastic Jazz Style
43. Celine Dion | It’s All Coming Back to Me Now
44. Tegan and Sara | Walking With a Ghost
45. Shad | The Old Prince Still Lives At Home
46. Harmonium | Pour an Instant
47. The New Pornographers | Letter From an Occupant
48. Death From Above 1979 | Black History Month
49. Paul Anka | Diana
50. Arcade Fire | Ready to Start
51. Drake | Marvin’s Room
52. Martha and the Muffins | Echo Beach
53. Alannah Myles | Black Velvet
54. Gino Vanelli | I Just Wanna Stop
55. The Barenaked Ladies | Brian Wilson
56. Wolf Parade | Shine a Light
57. Blue Rodeo | Hasn’t Hit Me Yet
58. Sloan | Underwhelmed
59. The Band | The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
60. Constantines | Young Lions
61. Japandroids | The House That Heaven Built
62. 54 – 40 | I Go Blind
63. Corey Hart | Sunglasses at Night
64. Diane Dufresne | J'ai rencontré l'homme de ma vie
65. Nelly Furtado | I’m Like a Bird
66. Andy Kim | Rock Me Gently
67. Loverboy | Workin’ For the Weekend
68. Broken Social Scene | 7/4 (Shoreline)
69. Stars | Your Ex-lover Is Dead
70. Ron Sexsmith | Strawberry Blonde
71. Hank Snow | I’m Moving On
72. Avril Lavigne | Complicated
73. The Weakerthans | Left and Leaving
74. Nickelback | How You Remind Me
75. Dan Mangan | Row of Houses
76. Great Big Sea | Ordinary Day
77. Grimes | Oblivion
78. Thrush Hermit | The Day We Hit the Coast
79. Sam Roberts Band | Brother Down
80. Glass Tiger | Don’t Forget Me When I’m Gone
81. Metric | Monster Hospital
82. Couer de pirate | Place de la république
83. Rheostatics | A Bad Time To Be Poor
84. Patrick Watson | The Great Escape
85. Trooper | We’re Here For a Good Time
86. K-os | Heaven Only Knows
87. Kathleen Edwards | Change the Sheets
88. Rufus Wainwright | Cigarettes & Chocolate Milk
89. Jann Arden | Insensitive
90. Jack Scott | The Way I Walk
91. Spoons | Nova Heart
92. Terry Jacks | Seasons In the Sun
93. Karkwa | Les Chemins de verre
94. Stampeders | Sweet City Woman
95. Dan Hill | Sometimes When We Touch
96. Kim Mitchell | Patio Lanterns
97. Corb Lund | Five Dollar Bill
98. Kardinal Offishall | Bakardi Slang
99. The Pursuit of Happiness | I’m an Adult Now
100. Nick Gilder | Hot Child in the City

A companion piece to the 100 Best Canadian Albums ever published in July
http://music.cbc.ca/#!/blogs/2014/6/The-100-best-Canadian-songs-ever

And because CBC appreciates how valuable your time is ( and how crap this list is), here's 100 songs in under four minutes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3wRZCPHiqI#t=27

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Re: CBC Radio's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever

Postby Sweepstakes Ron » Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:27 am

When I see the Nickelback placed a song here:

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When I see that "Oblivion" is ranked below it:

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Re: CBC Radio's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever

Postby Luke JR68 » Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:27 am

"Let Your Backbone Slide" in the top 10?
I mean, it's a quality song, but methinks it is a little high :whistle:

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Re: CBC Radio's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever

Postby JR » Tue Dec 30, 2014 12:37 am

Flaws like the companion album list. That, or there aren't enough Canadian acts. :D

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Re: CBC Radio's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever

Postby Henrik » Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:47 am

Eligible. Thanks DocBrown!
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Re: CBC Radio's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever

Postby StevieFan13 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:35 am

I'm just glad to see some recognition for Black Velvet. Highly underrated, despite hitting #1 in the States in 1990.
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Re: CBC Radio's 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever

Postby StevieFan13 » Tue Feb 28, 2017 4:40 am

I also can't read about Sometimes When We Touch without thinking of Dave Barry's comments about it during his Bad Song Survey, stating that "it sounds like he's getting his prostate examined by Captain Hook."
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