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The International Observer - 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Post by StevieFan13 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:43 pm

https://www.intobserver.com/the-interna ... -all-time/
Can't get a precise year yet, but here's a cool list.

100 | Thelonius Monk | 'Round Midnight | 1944
99 | The Beatles | A Day in the Life | 1967
98 | Charles Mingus | Fables of Faubus | 1959
97 | Martha and the Vandellas | Dancing in the Street | 1964
96 | John Coltrane | My Favorite Things | 1961
95 | Muddy Waters | I Feel Like Going Home | 1948
94 | Billie Holiday | God Bless the Child | 1939
93 | John Coltrane | Giant Steps | 1960
92 | Bob Dylan | Abandoned Love | 1975
91 | Nirvana | Where Did You Sleep Last Night? | 1994
90 | Willie Nelson | Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain | 1975
89 | Ray Charles | You Don't Know Me | 1962
88 | The Band | The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down | 1969
87 | Foo Fighters | Everlong | 1997
86 | Ray LaMontagne | Jolene | 2004
85 | Blind Willie Johnson | Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground | 1929
84 | Johnny Cash | I Hung My Head | 2002
83 | R.E.M. | Nightswimming | 1992
82 | Elton John | Someone Saved My Life Tonight | 1975
81 | My Bloody Valentine | Sometimes | 1991
80 | Jeff Buckley | Lover, You Should've Come Over | 1994
79 | George Jones | He Stopped Loving Her Today | 1980
78 | Beyonce feat. Jay-Z | Crazy in Love | 2003
77 | Leonard Cohen | One of Us Cannot Be Wrong | 1967
76 | Tom Waits | Christmas Carol from a Hooker in Minneapolis | 1978
75 | Joy Division | Love Will Tear Us Apart | 1980
74 | Pete Seeger | We Shall Overcome | 1947
73 | Arlo Guthrie | The City of New Orleans | 1972
72 | ABBA | Dancing Queen | 1976
71 | Alicia Keys | No One | 2007
70 | Bob Dylan | Mr. Tambourine Man | 1965
69 | Miles Davis | Blue in Green | 1959
68 | Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young | Helpless | 1970
67 | Radiohead | Creep | 1992
66 | Elvis Presley | Suspicious Minds | 1969
65 | Sonny Rollins | St. Thomas | 1956
64 | The Beatles | Long, Long, Long | 1968
63 | Robert Johnson | Stones in My Passway | 1937
62 | Smashing Pumpkins | 1979 | 1995
61 | Ben E. King | Stand by Me | 1961
60 | Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys | Empire State of Mind | 2009
59 | Louis Armstrong | What a Wonderful World | 1967
58 | Tom Waits | Hold On | 1999
57 | Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2 | 2006
56 | U2 | Where the Streets Have No Name | 1987
55 | Ella Fitzgerald | Someone to Watch Over Me | 1950
54 | Nina Simone | Feeling Good | 1965
53 | Chet Baker | My Funny Valentine | 1955
52 | The Rolling Stones | Wild Horses | 1971
51 | Bob Dylan | Like a Rolling Stone | 1965
50 | Elvis Presley | Trying to Get to You | 1956
49 | Simon and Garfunkel | Bridge Over Troubled Water | 1970
48 | The Jackson 5 | I Want You Back | 1969
47 | The Impressions | People Get Ready | 1965
46 | Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five | The Message | 1982
45 | Amy Winehouse | Back to Black | 2006
44 | Norah Jones | The Grass is Blue | 2003
43 | Radiohead | Fake Plastic Trees | 1995
42 | Marvin Gaye | Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) | 1971
41 | George Harrison | All Things Must Pass | 1970
40 | Billie Holiday | I Cover the Waterfront | 1944
39 | Robert Johnson | Hellhound on My Trail | 1937
38 | U2 | Peace on Earth | 2000
37 | Queen | Bohemian Rhapsody | 1975
36 | The Beatles | Across the Universe | 1970
35 | David Bowie | Changes | 1971
34 | Paul Simon | American Tune | 1975
33 | Frank Sinatra | One for My Baby (and One More for the Road) | 1958
32 | Joni Mitchell | River | 1971
31 | John Coltrane | A Love Supreme Part I: Acknowledgment | 1965
30 | Woody Guthrie | This Land is Your Land | 1940
29 | Don McLean | Vincent | 1971
28 | Nirvana | Smells Like Teen Spirit | 1991
27 | Dolly Parton | Jolene | 1975
26 | Procol Harum | A Whiter Shade of Pale | 1967
25 | Bob Dylan | Desolation Row | 1965
24 | The Righteous Brothers | Unchained Melody | 1965
23 | Derek and the Dominos | Layla | 1970
22 | Tom Waits | Martha | 1973
21 | Nirvana | Heart-Shaped Box | 1993
20 | The Rolling Stones | Gimme Shelter | 1969
19 | Bruce Springsteen | Thunder Road | 1975
18 | The Smiths | I Know It's Over | 1986
17 | Bob Marley and the Wailers | Redemption Song | 1980
16 | Simon and Garfunkel | Old Friends/Bookends Theme | 1968
15 | The Ronettes | Be My Baby | 1963
14 | Nina Simone | Who Knows Where the Time Goes | 1970
13 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | All Along the Watchtower | 1968
12 | Randy Newman | I Think It's Going to Rain Today | 1968
11 | Elvis Presley | Mystery Train | 1955
10 | Robert Johnson | Love in Vain Blues | 1937
9 | Sam Cooke | A Change is Gonna Come | 1964
8 | The Beach Boys | God Only Knows | 1966
7 | Hank Williams | I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry | 1949
6 | Billie Holiday | Strange Fruit | 1939
5 | The Beatles | In My Life | 1965
4 | Judy Garland | Over the Rainbow | 1939
3 | John Lennon | Imagine | 1971
2 | Bob Dylan | Visions of Johanna | 1966
1 | Jeff Buckley | Hallelujah | 1994

I dunno, for all the old chestnuts here, there's also some really interesting picks (and wow, putting "Heart-Shaped Box" over "Smells Like Teen Spirit"! That's pretty neat). Not much in the way of rap or anything from the '80s, and of course a number of notable artists got the shaft (no Stevie Wonder, solo Michael Jackson, Otis Redding, or Aretha Franklin), but I still think it's pretty alright.
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Re: The International Observer - 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Post by Sweepstakes Ron » Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:00 pm

Loving the placement for "River".
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Re: The International Observer - 100 Greatest Songs of All Time

Post by StevieFan13 » Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:04 pm

Wow, no Prince either.
Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand - Sir Duke (1976)

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