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Consequence of Sound: 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 1:22 pm
by JR
An interesting selection, in spots.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2012/09/t ... er-100-51/

Looks like no act has multiple entries, unless I missed something.

"Like a Virgin" over "Like a Prayer"? C'mon, now, COS... :mrgreen:

01. The Beach Boys - "God Only Knows"
02. Talking Heads - "Once In a Lifetime"
03. Bob Dylan - "Like a Rolling Stone"
04. Michael Jackson - "Man in the Mirror"
05. The Beatles - "A Day in the Life"
06. The Velvet Underground - "Sister Ray"
07. The Rolling Stones - "Sympathy for the Devil"
08. Aretha Franklin - "Respect"
09. The Notorious B.I.G. - "Juicy"
10. Radiohead - "Idioteque"
11. Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
12. Marvin Gaye - "What's Going On"
13. Led Zeppelin - "Dazed and Confused"
14. The Knife - "Heartbeats"
15. Jackson 5 - "I Want You Back"
16. Bruce Springsteen - "Jungleland"
17. Otis Redding - "Try a Little Tenderness"
18. Bob Dylan - "Shelter from the Storm"
19. Prince - "When Doves Cry"
20. Kate Bush - "Running Up that Hill (A Deal with God)"
21. Public Enemy - "Fight the Power"
22. Pulp - "Common People"
23. The Beatles - "Tomorrow Never Knows"
24. The Rolling Stones - "Gimme Shelter"
25. John Coltrane - "A Love Supreme Part 1: Acknowledgment"
26. Beastie Boys - "Shadrach"
27. The Who - "My Generation"
28. Neutral Milk Hotel - "In The Aeroplane Over the Sea"
29. Joy Division - "Love Will Tear Us Apart"
30. Jimi Hendrix Experience - "All Along The Watchtower"
31. Patti Smith Group - "Rock N Roll Nigger"
32. Black Sabbath - "War Pigs"
33. The Clash - "London Calling"
34. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - "Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)"
35. Daft Punk - "One More Time"
36. The Ronettes - "Be My Baby"
37. The Replacements - "I Will Dare"
38. Sam Cooke - "A Change is Gonna Come"
39. Talking Heads - "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)"
40. The Stooges - "Search and Destroy"
41. Al Green - "Let's Stay Together"
42. Michael Jackson - "Billie Jean"
43. David Bowie - "Space Oddity"
44. LCD Soundsystem - "All My Friends"
45. N.W.A. - "Fuck Tha Police"
46. Madonna - "Like a Virgin"
47. The Beach Boys - "Good Vibrations"
48. Can - "Halleluhwah"
49. Metallica - "One"
50. Pavement - "Summer Babe (Winter Version)"
51. The Who - "Baba O'Riley"
52. Jay-Z - "99 Problems"
53. Arcade Fire - "Wake Up"
54. Pink Floyd - "Comfortably Numb"
55. Bob Dylan - "The Times They Are a-Changin'"
56. Stevie Wonder - "Superstition"
57. Thin Lizzy - "The Boys Are Back in Town"
58. Black Flag - "Rise Above"
59. Television - "Marquee Moon"
60. Nick Drake - "Pink Moon"
61. The White Stripes - "Seven Nation Army"
62. Johnny Cash - "Hurt"
63. U2 - "Where The Streets Have No Name"
64. OutKast - "B.o.B"
65. The Velvet Underground & Nico - "Waiting for the Man"
66. Portishead - "Roads"
67. Chuck Berry - "Johnny B. Goode"
68. Leonard Cohen - "Suzanne"
69. The Cure - "Just Like Heaven"
70. Ben E. King - "Stand By Me"
71. Björk - "Army of Me"
72. James Brown - "I Got You (I Feel Good)"
73. The Ramones - "Blitzkrieg Bop"
74. The Smiths - "The Boy With the Thorn in His Side"
75. Blondie - "Heart of Glass"
76. Missy Elliott - "Get Ur Freak On"
77. Sly and the Family Stone - "Hot Fun in the Summertime"
78. Run-D.M.C. - "Rock Box"
79. Fleetwood Mac - "The Chain"
80. Yo La Tengo - "Autumn Sweater"
81. Wu-Tang Clan - "Protect Ya Neck"
82. Depeche Mode - "Enjoy the Silence"
83. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - "The Message"
84. Sufjan Stevens - "John Wayne Gacy, Jr."
85. My Bloody Valentine - "Only Shallow"
86. The Band - "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down"
87. PJ Harvey - "Down By the Water"
88. Buzzcocks - "Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)"
89. Kanye West - "Jesus Walks"
90. Pixies - "Hey"
91. Funkadelic - "One Nation Under A Groove"
92. Aphex Twin - "Windowlicker"
93. Devo - "Uncontrollable Urge"
94. Underworld - "Born Slippy .NUXX"
95. Sleater Kinney - "Dig Me Out"
96. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - "From Her To Eternity"
97. A Tribe Called Quest - "Scenario"
98. Kraftwerk - "Autobahn"
99. Sonic Youth - "Teen Age Riot"
100. Phil Collins - "In The Air Tonight"

Re: Consequence of Sound: 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:57 pm
by Nassim
Dylan, the Who, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys and Michael Jackson all have 2 songs in there !

Good to see a bunch of songs I'd like to see higher (or just included) on AM : I Will Dare, Protect Ya Neck, Rock Box, Roads, Search and Destroy, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea and Wake Up in particular

Yes...

Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:09 pm
by JR
I didn't skim the list as well as I should have for multiple entries. But, at least none have three. :mrgreen:

Re: Consequence of Sound: 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:06 pm
by RB
Dylan has 3 entries (3,18, 55). Talking Heads (2, 39) & The Velvets (6, 65) also each have 2.

& Stevie Wonder if you include the same song twice.

Re: Consequence of Sound: 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:11 pm
by JR
I deleted the second "Superstition" list- that's how it appeared in an e-mail that COS sent out. :)