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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"I know it's only rock and roll, but I like 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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