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Wednesday, February 7, 2007

WTMD's 897 Greatest Songs of All Time Countdown

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Day 9
1 - John Lennon - Imagine
2 - Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
3 - Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven
4 - Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run
5 - The Rolling Stones - (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
6 - Bruce Springsteen - Thunder Road
7 - The Beatles - Day In The Life
8 - Derek And The Dominos - Layla
9 - Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
10 - The Beatles - Hey Jude
11 - The Rolling Stones - Sympathy For The Devil
12 - The Beatles - In My Life
13 - Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue
14 - The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter
15 - The Who - Baba O'Riley
16 - Jimi Hendrix - All Along The Watchtower
17 - The Band - The Weight
18 - The Cure - Close To Me
19 - Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
20 - Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
21 - Aretha Franklin - Respect
22 - Bob Marley - No Woman, No Cry
23 - Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World
24 - Van Morrison - Into The Mystic
25 - The Beatles - Let It Be
26 - The Clash - London Calling
27 - U2 - One
28 - Bob Marley - Redemption Song
29 - The Beatles - Here Comes The Sun
30 - U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name
31 - The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
32 - The Doors - Light My Fire
33 - The Beach Boys - God Only Knows
34 - Janis Joplin - Me And Bobby Mcgee
35 - Bob Dylan - Blowin' In The Wind
36 - U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday
37 - Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street
38 - The Beatles - Yesterday
39 - Don McLean - American Pie
40 - The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps
41 - Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb
42 - Led Zeppelin - Kashmir
43 - The Beatles - Blackbird
44 - REM - Losing My Religion
45 - Billy Joel - Piano Man
46 - Bruce Springsteen - Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
47 - The Eagles - Hotel California
48 - Van Morrison - Moondance
49 - Marvin Gaye - What's Goin' On?
50 - Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes
51 - Dave Matthews Band - Crash
52 - The Kinks - Lola
53 - Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A Changin’
54 - Elton John - Your Song
55 - The Smiths - How Soon Is Now?
56 - The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again
57 - Etta James - At Last
58 - The Velvet Underground - Sweet Jane
59 - Richard Thompson - 1952 Vincent Black Lightning
60 - The Band - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
61 - Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues
62 - Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer
63 - Elvis Costello - Alison
64 - Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
65 - Paul Simon - Graceland
66 - Leonard Cohen - Hallelujah
67 - Radiohead - Paranoid Android
68 - U2 - Pride (In The Name Of Love)
69 - The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
70 - Jeff Buckley - Hallelujah
71 - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Suite Judy Blue Eyes
72 - Grateful Dead - Ripple
73 - Stevie Wonder - Superstition
74 - Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
75 - Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Child
76 - The Who - My Generation
77 - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Free Bird
78 - Bob Dylan - Visions Of Johanna
79 - Johnny Cash - I Walk The Line
80 - Neil Young And Crazy Horse - Cortez The Killer
81 - Grateful Dead - Uncle Johns Band
82 - Indigo Girls - Closer To Fine
83 - U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
84 - The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
85 - The Mamas And The Papas - California Dreamin
86 - Elvis Costello - Watching The Detectives
87 - Dave Matthews Band - Ants Marching
88 - Radiohead - Karma Police
89 - Johnny Cash - Ring Of Fire
90 - Jeff Buckley - Last Goodbye
91 - U2 - Bad
92 - Janis Joplin - Piece Of My Heart
93 - Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime
94 - Wilco - Jesus, Etc.
95 - Dire Straits - Romeo & Juliet
96 - Joni Mitchell - River
97 - The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby
98 - The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
99 - Jimi Hendrix - Little Wing
100 - Neil Young - Cowgirl In The Sand
101 - Otis Redding - Try A Little Tenderness
102 - Bob Dylan - Don't Think Twice , It's All Right
103 - Elvis Costello And The Attractions - (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace Love
104 - Otis Redding - (Sitting On) The Dock Of The Bay
105 - Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind
106 - The Rolling Stones - You Can't Always Get What You Want
107 - The Police - Every Breath You Take
108 - Tracy Chapman - Fast Car
109 - Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing
110 - The Cure - Just Like Heaven
111 - Procol Harum - Whiter Shade Of Pale
112 - Counting Crows - Mr. Jones

Day 8
113 - The Beatles - I Wanna Hold Your Hand
114 - Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure
115 - B-52’s – Love Shack
116 - The Beatles - Across The Universe
117 - Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
118 - Coldplay - Clocks
119 - Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under The Bridge
120 - Bruce Springsteen - Jungleland
121 - Bob Dylan - Desolation Row
122 - The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever
123 - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son
124 - Simon & Garfunkel - America
125 - U2 - With Or Without You
126 - Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
127 - Bob Dylan - Hurricane
128 - David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust
129 - The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
130 - Jimi Hendrix - Purple Haze
131 - Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)
132 - Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The U.K.
133 - John Prine - Angel From Montgomery
134 - Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love
135 - The Animals - House Of The Rising Sun
136 - Cream - Sunshine Of Your Love
137 - Prince - Purple Rain
138 - Talking Heads - Psycho Killer
139 - Jimi Hendrix - Bold As Love
140 - The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses
141 - Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
142 - The Pixies - Where Is My Mind?
143 - Allman Brothers Band - Jessica
144 - Allman Brothers Band - Whipping Post
145 - Pearl Jam - Black
146 - The Pixies - Monkey's Gone To Heaven
147 - Pink Floyd - Time
148 - Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit
149 - The Verve - Bittersweet Symphony
150 - Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill
151 - Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
152 - James Taylor - Fire And Rain
153 - The Beatles - Norwegian Wood (The Bird Has Flown)
154 - Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated
155 - The Velvet Underground - Rock And Roll
156 - Grateful Dead - Sugar Magnolia
157 - Indigo Girls - Galileo
158 - Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees
159 - The Beatles - Something
160 - Patti Smith - Dancing Barefoot
161 - The Beatles - Come Together
162 - U2 - New Years Day
163 - Modest Mouse - Float On
164 - The Beatles - She Loves You
165 - Violent Femmes - American Music
166 - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
167 - The Rolling Stones - Jumpin’ Jack Flash
168 - Grateful Dead - Box Of Rain
169 - Sinead O’connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
170 - Neil Young - Like A Hurricane
171 - David Bowie - Life On Mars
172 - Oasis - Wonderwall
173 - Allman Brothers Band - Melissa
174 - Roy Orbison - Oh Pretty Woman
175 - Led Zeppelin - Tangerine
176 - Green Day - Good Ridance (Time Of Your Life)
177 - James - Laid
178 - Talking Heads - Life During Wartime
179 - Bob Dylan - Shelter From The Storm
180 - Elton John - Tiny Dancer
181 - Dave Brubeck Trio - Take Five
182 - The Doors - Riders On The Storm
183 - James Brown - Sex Machine
184 - Troggs - Wild Thing
185 - Robert Johnson - Crossroads
186 - Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues
187 - Led Zeppelin - Ramble On
188 - Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe
189 - Coldplay - Yellow
190 - Allman Brothers Band - In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed
191 - Dave Matthews Band - #41
192 - Bruce Springsteen - Backstreets
193 - Son Volt - Windfall
194 - Little Feat - Dixie Chicken
195 - The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody
196 - Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth
197 - Paul Simon - Diamonds on the soles of her shoes
198 - Billy Joel - Scenes From An Italian Restaurant
199 - Bob Marley - Three Little Birds
200 - Bob Dylan - Just Like A Woman
201 - Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen
202 - Frank Sinatra - My Way
203 - Joe Jackson - Is She Really Going Out With Him?
204 - The Fray - How To Save A Life
205 - Violent Femmes - Kiss Off
206 - John Lennon - Watching The Wheels
207 - Al Green - Let's Stay Together
208 - Bruce Springsteen - The River
209 - Pearl Jam - Jeremy
210 - The Beatles - Here, There And Everywhere
211 - The Kingsmen - Louie Louie
212 - Stevie Ray Vaughan - Pride & Joy
213 - Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
214 - Bob Dylan - A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall
215 - Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms
216 - Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
217 - The Doobie Brothers - Black Water
218 - Counting Crows - Anna Begins
219 - Janis Joplin - Summertime
220 - David Bowie - Heroes
221 - David Bowie - Suffragette City
222 - Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
223 - Violent Femmes - Blister In The Sun
224 - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers - American Girl
225 - The Pixies - Debaser
226 - REM - End Of The World
227 - Elvis Presley - Can’t Help Falling In Love
228 - The Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice
229 - Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
230 - Queen - Fat Bottom Girls
231 - Billy Bragg And Wilco - California Stars
232 - The Pogues - Fairytale Of New York
233 - Patsy Cline - Crazy
234 - Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited
235 - Dave Matthews Band - Two Step
236 - Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love
237 - Grateful Dead - Truckin'
238 - Bob Marley - Jamming
239 - Cream - Crossroads
240 - Van Morrison - Sweet Thing
241 - The Beatles - I Am The Walrus

Day 7
242 - Talking Heads - Burning Down The House
243 - The Clash - White Man In Hammersmith Palais
244 - Diana Ross And Supremes - Reflections
245 - Shins - New Slang
246 - The Beatles - Dear Prudence
247 - Pink Floyd - Money
248 - The Cranberries - Zombie
249 - Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side
250 - Simon & Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson
251 - REM - Nightswimming
252 - The Beatles - Long And Winding Road
253 - Buddy Holly - That'll Be the Day
254 - Carole King - You've Got A Friend
255 - Foo Fighters - Everlong
256 - 10cc - I'm Not In Love
257 - Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight
258 - Allman Brothers Band - Blue Sky
259 - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Proud Mary
260 - Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
261 - Otis Redding - A Change Is Gonna Come
262 - Yes - Roundabout
263 - The Who - I Can't Explain
264 - The Kinks - You Really Got Me
265 - James Taylor - Sweet Baby James
266 - Crosby, Stills, Nash And Young - Teach Your Children
267 - Pearl Jam - Alive
268 - The Jam - That's Entertainment
269 - Led Zeppelin - Black Dog
270 - Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi
271 - The Cure - Pictures Of You
272 - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Carry On
273 - The Cars - Just What I Needed
274 - Bill Haley & The Comets - Rock Around The Clock
275 - Traffic - Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
276 - Alexi Murdoch - Orange Sky
277 - Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now
278 - David Bowie - Changes
279 - Sarah Mclachlan - Possession
280 - REM - World Leader Pretend
281 - XTC - Dear God
282 - The Killers - Mr. Brightside
283 - The Temptations - My Girl
284 - Woodie Guthrie/Pete Seeger - This Land Is Your Land
285 - The Beatles - Helter Skelter
286 - The Clash - Rock The Casbah
287 - The Clash - Straight To Hell
288 - Roxy Music - Avalon
289 - Jethro Tull - Aqualung
290 - Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen The Rain
291 - Aerosmith - Dream On
292 - Cream - Badge
293 - Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls Of Fire
294 - Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit
295 - New Order - Blue Monday
296 - Pearl Jam - Even Flow
297 - Jimi Hendrix - The Wind Cries Mary
298 - Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy
299 - The Beatles - You've Got To Hide You Love Away
300 - Led Zeppelin - Going To California
301 - Genesis - Follow You, Follow Me
302 - Breeders - Cannonball
303 - Gomez - See The World
304 - Peter Gabriel - Biko
305 - Wilco - I Am Trying To Break Your Heart
306 - Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
307 - Iron Butterfly - In A Gadda Da Vida
308 - Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song
309 - The Beatles - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
310 - John Lennon - Working Class Hero
311 - Marshall Crenshaw - Someday Someway
312 - Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay
313 - Toots & The Maytals - Pressure Drop
314 - Prince - Let's Go Crazy
315 - Talking Heads - Take Me To The River
316 - Joni Mitchell - A Case of You
317 - Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
318 - Elliott Smith - Waltz #2
319 - Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA
320 - Radiohead - Creep
321 - Traffic - Dear Mr. Fantasy
322 - Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
323 - Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
324 - Bob Dylan - All Along The Watchtower
325 - Talking Heads - And She Was
326 - Cat Stevens - Wild World
327 - Elvis Costello - Radio, Radio
328 - Elvis Presley - Such A Night
329 - Robert Palmer - Sneaking Sally Through The Alley
330 - Deep Purple - Smoke On The Water
331 - Postal Service - Such Great Heights
332 - Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven
333 - The Smiths - This Charming Man
334 - Tom Petty - Free Fallin
335 - David Bowie - Fame
336 - The Replacements - Alex Chilton

Day 6
337 - Van Morrison - And It Stoned Me
338 - Israel Kamakawio'ole - Over The Rainbow
339 - U2 - In God's Country
340 - David Gray - Babylon
341 - Mazzy Star - Fade Into You
342 - Neil Young - Heart of Gold
343 - The Beatles - Revolution
344 - They Might Be Giants - Ana Ng
345 - My Morning Jacket - One Big Holiday
346 - Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl
347 - Ben E. King - Stand By Me
348 - Led Zeppelin - Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
349 - Hank Williams - I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
350 - The Doors - Peace Frog
351 - Neutral Milk Hotel - Two-Headed Boy
352 - Barenaked Ladies - If I Had $1,000,000
353 - Marvin Gaye - Mercy Mercy Me
354 - Led Zeppelin - Fool In The Rain
355 - Cat Stevens - Peace Train
356 - Kirsty MacColl - In These Shoes
357 - The Replacements - Can't Hardly Wait
358 - Golden Earring - Radar Love
359 - The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out
360 - America - Ventura Highway
361 - Grateful Dead - China Cat Sunflower
362 - James Brown - I Got You (I Feel Good)
363 - Bruce Springsteen - I'm On Fire
364 - The Band - It Makes No Difference
365 - Simon & Garfunkel - Cecilia
366 - Little Feat - Willin'
367 - Nine Inch Nails - Closer
368 - Stevie Wonder - Boogie On The Reggae Woman
369 - The Clash - Train In Vain
370 - The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset
371 - AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
372 - Beatles - Help
373 - Cake - The Distance
374 - Cream - White Room
375 - Bob Dylan - Mr. Tambourine Man
376 - Crosby, Stills, Nash - Southern Cross
377 - The la's - There She Goes
378 - Michelle Shocked - Anchorage
379 - AC/DC - Back In Black
380 - Neil Young - Harvest Moon
381 - John Denver - Country Roads
382 - Bruce Springsteen - Lost In The Flood
383 - Bruce Springsteen - Badlands
384 - Neil Young - Helpless
385 - Bob Dylan - Just Like The Tom Thumb's Blues
386 - The Rolling Stones - Shattered
387 - Squeeze - Tempted
388 - Smashing Pumpkins - Cherub Rock
389 - Neil Young - Down By The River
390 - Beatles - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
391 - Tom Petty - Refugee
392 - Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall
393 - Elvis Presley - Blue Suede Shoes
394 - Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time
395 - Ramones - Blitzkrieg Bop
396 - Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
397 - The The - Uncertain Smile
398 - Grateful Dead - Friend of the Devil
399 - The Clash - Lost In The Supermarket
400 - The Faces - Ooh La La
401 - Pearl Jam - Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town
402 - Bob Dylan - Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
403 - Jimi Hendrix - Castles Made of Sand
404 - The Clash - Clampdown
405 - Tears For Fears - Mad World
406 - Beach Boys - Sloop John B
407 - Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
408 - The Band - Up On Cripple Creek
409 - Van Morrison - Tupelo Honey
410 - James Taylor - You've Got A Friend
411 - U2 - All I Want Is You
412 - Neil Young - Rockin In The Free World
413 - Blind Melon - No Rain
414 - The Rolling Stones - Beast of Burden
415 - Led Zeppelin - Over The Hills and Far Away
416 - Weezer - Say It Ain't So
417 - Grateful Dead - Dark Star
418 - The Police - Roxanne
419 - Chicago - 25 or 6 to 4
420 - Van Morrison - Caravan
421 - The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down
422 - REM - Driver 8
423 - The Waterboys - The Whole Of The Moon
424 - Barenaked Ladies - Brian Wilson
425 - Todd Rundgren - Hello It's Me
426 - REM - Everybody Hurts
427 - John Hiatt - Have A Little Faith In Me
428 - REM - So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)
429 - The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
430 - Counting Crows - Round Here
431 - War - Low Rider
432 - Leonard Cohen - Suzanne
433 - Jamie Cullum - All At Sea
434 - Jack Johnson - Bubble Toes
435 - Ani DiFranco - 32 Flavors
436 - John Lennon - Instant Karma
437 - The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women
438 - The Cure - In Between days
439 - Jethro Tull - Locomotive Breath
440 - Bob Marley - Stir It Up

Day 5
441 - REM - The One I Love
442 - Blind Faith - Can't Find My Way Home
443 - Led Zeppelin - D'yer Mak'er
444 - Grateful Dead - Scarlet Begonias
445 - Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
446 - Smokey Robinson - Tears of a Clown
447 - Stevie Wonder - For Once in My Life
448 - John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
449 - XTC - Senses Working Overtime
450 - INXS - Need You Tonight
451 - Tori Amos - Silent All These years
452 - Hall and Oates - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
453 - Bob Dylan - Knockin' on Heavens Door
454 - The Who - The Kids Are Alright
455 - BB King - The Thrill Is Gone
456 - Crowded House - Don't Dream It's over
457 - Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up
458 - Nick Drake - Pink Moon
459 - Allman Brothers Band - Statesboro Blues
460 - Ray Charles - What'd I Say
461 - Jerry Garcia - Wheel
462 - Bonnie Raitt - Love Has No Pride
463 - Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond
464 - Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
465 - Cyndi Lauper - True Colors
466 - Jackson 5 - ABC
467 - UB40 - Red Red Wine
468 - Richard Thompson - Shoot Out The Lights
469 - Grateful Dead - Eyes Of The World
470 - Allman Brothers Band - One Way Out
471 - The Beach Boys - Surf's Up
472 - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tracks of my Tears
473 - Pink Floyd - Echoes
474 - James Brown - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag
475 - Pavement - Spit On A Stranger
476 - The Church - Under The Milky Way
477 - Bob Marley - Trenchtown Rock
478 - Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
479 - Big Head Todd and The Monsters - Bittersweet
480 - Violent Femmes - Add It Up
481 - Don Henley - Boys of Summer
482 - Dolly Parton - I Will Always Love you
483 - Veruca Salt - The Seether
484 - Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm
485 - O.A.R. - That Was A Crazy Game of Poker
486 - Richard & Linda Thompson - Wall of Death
487 - The Beatles - Eight Days A Week
488 - Death Cab For Cutie - I Will Follow You Into The Dark
489 - Jeff Buckley - Lover You Should Have Come Over
490 - Billy Idol - Rebel Yell
491 - The Police - Synchronicity
492 - The Velvet Underground - I'm Waiting For The Man
493 - Cat Stevens - Father & Son
494 - Santana - Oye Como Va
495 - 10,000 Maniacs - These Are Days
496 - Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
497 - The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary
498 - Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train
499 - REM - (Don't Go Back To) Rockville
500 - Lucinda Williams - Essence
501 - Tom Waits - Downtown Train
502 - The Beatles - Happiness is a Warm Gun
503 - Led Zeppelin - The Ocean
504 - Warren Zevon - Werewolves of London
505 - Depeche Mode - Enjoy The Silence
506 - Bob Dylan - Idiot Wind
507 - Aerosmith feat. Run DMC - Walk This Way
508 - John Prine - Hello In There
509 - The Clash - Should I Stay or Should I Go
510 - Ramones - Beat on the Brat
511 - The Hollies - Long Cool Woman
512 - Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
513 - Regina Spektor - On The Radio
514 - The Who - Pinball Wizard
515 - The Police - So Lonely
516 - Annie Lennox - Why
517 - The Smiths - Girlfriend In A Coma
518 - Guns N' Roses - November Rain
519 - Rolling Stones - Can't You Hear Me Knocking
520 - Nick Lowe - Cruel to Be Kind
521 - Steely Dan - Deacon Blues
522 - Moody Blues - Nights in White Satin
523 - Fleetwood Mac - Landslide
524 - Jimi Hendrix - Star Spangled Banner
525 - Travis - Writing to Reach You
526 - Flaming Lips - Do You Realize?
527 - Bill Withers - Ain't No Sunshine
528 - The Clash - Death or Glory
529 - The Fray - Over My Head
530 - Bob Dylan - It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
531 - Smashing Pumpkins - Mayonaise
532 - REM - Radio Free Europe
533 - Blondie - Heart of Glass
534 - Phish - Bouncing Around The Room
535 - Janes Addiction - Jane Says
536 - Crosby, Stills, Nash - Ohio
537 - Rage Against the Machine - Bulls on Parade
538 - David Bowie - Golden Years
539 - John Denver - Rocky Mountain High
540 - Nirvana - All Apologies
541 - Janis Joplin - Ball and Chain
542 - Derek & The Dominos - Why Does Love Got To Be So Sad
543 - Donovan - Season of the Witch
544 - Michael Jackson - Thriller
545 - Jackson Browne - Running On Empty
546 - David Bowie - Space Oddity

Day 4
547 - The Cure - A Night Like This
548 - Led Zeppelin - The Lemon Song
549 - Left Banke - Walk Away Renee
550 - The Who - Who Are You
551 - Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea
552 - Joe Jackson - Sunday Papers
553 - Postal Service - The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
554 - Jefferson Airplane - Today
555 - The Beatles - She Said, She Said
556 - Grateful Dead - Shakedown Street
557 - Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight, Tonight
558 - Tower Of Power - What Is Hip
559 - The Knack - My Sharona
560 - Elvis Presley - That's All Right Mama
561 - Bad Company - Bad Company
562 - Richard Thompson - Beeswing
563 - Jane's Addiction - Three Days
564 - The Doors - Break On Through (To The Other Side)
565 - Emmylou Harris - Red Dirt Girl
566 - Elliott Smith - Between The Bars
567 - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Our House
568 - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Mr. Bojangles
569 - Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
570 - Nirvana - Come As You Are
571 - Johnny Cash - Hurt
572 - Frou Frou - Let Go
573 - Television - Marquee Moon
574 - Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies)
575 - Queen - Somebody To Love
576 - Metallica - One
577 - Edwin Starr - War
578 - Led Zeppelin - That's The Way
579 - The Smiths - Big Mouth Strikes Again
580 - Remy Zero - Fair
581 - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Wooden Ships
582 - Patti Smith - Because The Night
583 - Elvis Costello - Everyday I Write The Book
584 - Tom Waits - I Hope That I Don't Fall In Love With You
585 - U2 - Beautiful Day
586 - Neil Young - Cinnamon Girl
587 - Warren Zevon - Lawyers, Guns & Money
588 - Aerosmith - Sweet Emotion
589 - Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound Of Silence
590 - Muddy Waters - Mannish Boy



Day 3
591 - Steely Dan - My Old School
592 - Bob Dylan - Simple Twist of Fate
593 - Neil Young - Sugar Mountain
594 - Grateful Dead - Terrapin Station
595 - The Doors - The End
596 - The Police - Message In A Bottle
597 - Spirit - Nature's Way
598 - Pearl Jam - Nothingman
599 - Pat Metheny Group - Phase Dance
600 - Norah Jones - Come Away With Me
601 - Iggy Pop - Lust For Life
602 - Bruce Cockburn - Pacing The Cage
603 - Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered
604 - The Outlaws - Green Grass And High Tides
605 - Steve Forbert - Romeo's Tune
606 - Linda Ronstadt - Desperado
607 - Michael Penn - No Myth
608 - Sublime - Smoke Two Joints
609 - Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
610 - Rage Against the Machine - Freedom
611 - Ani Difranco - Not A Pretty Girl
612 - Madonna -Like A Prayer
613 - The Pretenders - Back On The Chain Gang
614 - Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man
615 - Simon & Garfunkel - The Only Living Boy In New York
616 - Smashing Pumpkins - 1979
617 - OutKast - Hey Ya!
618 - Coldplay - The Scientist
619 - Sly And The Family Stone - Thank You
620 - Dar Williams - As Cool As I Am
621 - Counting Crows - A Long December
622 - Gang Of Four - I Found the Essence Rare
623 - Santana - Black Magic Woman
624 - Them - Gloria
625 - Bruce Cockburn - Wondering Where The Lions Are
626 - Social Distortion - Ball And Chain
627 - Frank Sinatra - Fly Me To The Moon
628 - Cat Stevens - The Wind
629 - Bruce Springsteen - Atlantic City
630 - Roxy Music - More Than This
631 - Billy Bragg - Levi Stubbs’ Tears
632 - The Who - Behind Blue Eyes
633 - Dire Straits - Money for Nothing
634 - New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle
635 - Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You
636 - Mazzy Star - Halah
637 - Dave Matthews Band - The Space Between
638 - The Jayhawks - Blue
639 - Otis Redding - These Arms Of Mine
640 - Coldplay - Speed Of Sound
641 - OutKast - B.O.B (Bombs Over Baghdad)
642 - The Zombies - Time Of The Season
643 - Traffic - John Barleycorn
644 - Soft Cell - Tainted Love
645 - Bob Marley - One Love
646 - Supremes - Stop! In The Name Of Love
647 - Green Day - Welcome To Paradise
648 - Elvis Costello - (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes
649 – Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice
650 - Sinead O'Connor - Mandinka
651 - Bruce Springsteen - Darkness On The Edge Of Town
652 - The Rolling Stones - Get Off Of My Cloud
653 - The Beatles - Drive My Car
654 - REM - Man On The Moon
655 - Tom Waits - Ol' 55
656 - Stone Temple Pilots - Interstate Love Song
657 - REM - Orange Crush
658 - Feist - Mushaboom
659 - Peter Paul And Mary - Blowin' In The Wind

Day 2
660 - Radiohead - Idioteque
661 - Emerson Lake And Palmer - Lucky Man
662 - Marvin Gaye - Inner City Blues
663 - Lionel Richie - All Night Long
664 - Muddy Waters - Got My Mojo Working
665 - The Clash - I Fought The Law
666 - Wilson Pickett - Mustang Sally
667 - The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23
668 - Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
669 - Death Cab For Cutie - Title & Registration
670 - The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar
671 - The Cranberries - Linger
672 – Chuck Berry - Maybellene
673 - The Romantics - What I Like About You
674 - Pete Seeger - Where Have All The Flowers Gone
675 - Jefferson Airplane - 3/5's Of A Mile In Ten Sec.
676 - Sam & Dave - Soul Man
677 - Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing
678 - Seals And Crofts - Diamond Girl
679 - Miles Davis - So What
680 - Frank Sinatra - New York New York
681 - The Rolling Stones - You Got The Silver
682 - Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way
683 – The Stooges - Search and Destroy
684 - The Byrds - 8 Miles High
685 - Stephen Malkmus - Jenny and the Ess-Dog
686 - Bob Dylan - Masters Of War
687 - Otis Redding - Pain In My Heart
688 - The Moody Blues - Question
689 - The Kinks - Come Dancing
690 - Elvis Presley - Burning Love
691 - Jackson Browne - Fountain Of Sorrow
692 - Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart
693 - Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink
694 - Marcy Playground - Sex and Candy
695 - Van Morrison - Crazy Love
696 - Elton John - Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters
697 - Leonard Cohen - Everybody Knows
698 - Bob Marley - I Shot The Sherriff
699 - Bob Dylan - Maggie's Farm
700 - Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll
701 - Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill
702 - Billy Bragg - Sexuality
703 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - I Don't Live Today
704 - Tina Turner - Proud Mary
705 - Cat Stevens - Moonshadow
706 - Bob Marley - Waiting In Vain
707 - The Temptations - Ain't To Proud To Beg
708 - Steve Earle - Copperhead Road
709 - The Stills Young Band - Long May You Run
710 - Mott The Hoople - All The Young Dudes
711 - Joe Cocker - With A little Help From My Friends
712 - Nirvana - Lithium
713 - Patty Griffin - Rain
714 - The Carter Family - Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone?
715 - The Electric Flag - Killin' Floor
716 - Merle Haggard - Mama Tried
717 - Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party
718 - Frank Sinatra - It Was A Very Good Year
719 - Eagles - Tequila Sunrise
720 - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message
721 - Parliament - Flashlight
722 - Traveling Wilbury's - Handle With Care
723 - Broken Social Scene - Anthem For a SevenTeen Year-old Girl
724 - Pixies - Gigantic
725 - Led Zeppelin - Hey Hey What Can I Do
726 - Jeff Buckley - Grace
727 - John Hiatt - Memphis in the Meantime
728 - Rush - The Spirit of Radio
729 - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell - Ain't No Mountain High Enough
730 - Grateful Dead - Jack Straw
731 - Elvis Costello - Pump It Up
732 - Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man
733 - Nick Drake - Things Behind The Sun
734 - Weezer - Buddy Holly
735 - Bob Marley - Buffalo Soldier
736 - Joe Cocker - Feelin' Alright
737 - Jack Johnson - Flake
738 - Pink Floyd - Fearless
739 - The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night
740 - Paul McCartney - Live and Let Die
741 - Curtis Mayfield - Move on Up
742 - Joan Osborne - Right Hand Man
743 - Fugazi - Waiting Room
744 - Barry White - Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe
745 - WHAM! - "Careless Whisper"
746 - Jackson 5 - "I Want You Back"
747 - Gram Parsons - "Return Of The Grievous Angel"
748 - Elvis Presley - "A Little Less Conversation"
749 - The Temptations - "Just My Imagination"
750 - John Hiatt - "Slow Turning"
751 - Joan Osborne - "St. Teresa"
752 - Frank Sinatra - "Summer Wind"
753 - Fairport Convention - "Who Knows Where The Time Goes?"
754 - Sly & The Family Stone - "Family Affair"
755 - Rusted Root - "Send Me On My Way"
756 - Alanis Morissette - "Uninvited"
757 - Jimi Hendrix - "Are You Experienced"
758 - Aretha Franklin - "Chain Of Fools"
759 - Eric Clapton - "Let It Rain"
760 - David Bowie - "Moonage Daydream"
761 - Dusty Springfield - "Son Of A Preacher Man"
762 - Caroline King - "Tapestry"
763 - Weezer - "Island In The Sun"
764 - Elton John - "Levon"
765 - The Jam - "Town Called Malice"
766 - Arlo Guthrie - "City of New Orleans"
767 - Stevie Wonder - "Higher Ground"
768 - The Cars - "Good Times Roll"
769 - Rolling Stones - "Let It Bleed"
770 - Rolling Stones - "Ruby Tuesday"
771 - The Platters - "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"
772 - Parliament - "Give Up The Funk"
773 - Velvet Underground - "Heroin"
774 - Prince - "1999"
775 - Neil Young - "The Needle and the Damage Done"
776 - Rolling Stones - "Under My Thumb"
777 - Roy Orbison - "Crying"

Day 1
778 - The White Stripes - “Fell In Love With A Girl”
779 - Bo Diddley - “Who Do You Love”
780 - Radiohead - “Kid A”
781 - The Rolling Stones - “Loving Cup”
782 - Grand Funk Railroad - “We’re An American Band”
783 - Bob Dylan - “She Belongs to Me”
784 - The Flaming Lips - “She Don’t Use Jelly”
785 - The Beatles - “Ticket to Ride”
786 - The Clash - “The Guns of Brixton”
787 - Joni Mitchell - “Woodstock”
788 - George Jones - “He Stopped Loving Her Today”
789 - Otis Redding - “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long”
790 - Jackson Browne - “Pretender”
791 - The Rolling Stones - “Miss You”
792 - George Harrison - “My Sweet Lord”
793 - Steve Miller Band - “Fly Like An Eagle”
794 - Icicle Works - “Whisper to a Scream”
795 - James Taylor - “Carolina On My Mind
796 - Grateful Dead - “Dire Wolf”
797 - Pink Floyd - “See Emily Play”
798 - Pretenders - “Thin Line Between Love And Hate
799 - Yes - “Starship Trooper
800 - 4 Non-Blondes - “What’s Up”
801 - Garth Brooks - “Friends In Low Places
802 - Smashing Pumpkins - “Disarm”
803 - Nirvana - “Heart-Shaped Box”
804 - Radiohead - “High and Dry
805 - The Doors - “People Are Strange
806 - Pulp - “Common People”
807 - Boz Scaggs - “Lowdown”
808 - B52’s - “Roam”
809 - Soul Coughing - “Super Bon Bon”
810 - World Party - “Way Down Now”
811 - Chicago - “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?”
812 - Fleetwood Mac - “Never Going Back Again”
813 - The Who - "I'm Free"
814 - A Tribe Called Quest - "Scenario"
815 - Rage Against The Machine - "Killing In The Name"
816 - English Beat - "Mirror in the Bathroom"
817 - Warren Zevon - "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner"
818 - Old Crow Medicine Show - "Wagon Wheel"
819 - Pink Floyd - "The Great Gig In The Sky"
820 - Fleetwood Mac - "Sara"
821 - Translator - "Everywhere That I'm Not"
822 - Donavan - "Catch The Wind"
823 - Johnny Cash - "Cocaine Blues"
824 - The Waterboys - "Fisherman's Blues"
825 - The Kinks - "Where Have All The Good Times Gone"
826 - The Cure - "Boys Don't Cry"
827 - Joni Mitchell - "Coyote"
828 - Duran Duran - "Girls On Film"
829 - Tom Waits - "Jersey Girl"
830 - Harry Nilsson - "Without You"
831 - Bob Seeger - "Old Time Rock 'N Roll"
832 - REM - "Fall On Me"
833 - Grateful Dead - "Fire on the Mountain"
834 - Steve Miller Band - "The Joker"
835 - Love - "Alone Again Or"
836 - Neil Diamond - "Sweet Caroline"
837 - Guns 'N Roses - "Welcome To The Jungle"
838 - Willie Nelson - "Whiskey River"
839 - Pearl Jam - "Release"
840 - a-ha - "Take On Me"
841 - Iggy Pop - "The Passenger"
842 - Aretha Franklin - "Think"
843 - Pink Floyd - "Brain Damage"
844 - Jimi Hendrix - "Crosstown Traffic"
845 - The Shirelles - "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow"
846 - Rolling Stones - "Let's Spend The Night Together"
847 - Jimi Hendrix - "Red House"
848 - Patti Smith - "Redondo Beach"
849 - Chris Isaak - "Wicked Game"
850 - John Prine - "Illegal Smile"
851 - Matisyahu - "King Without A Crown"
852 - Pat Benatar - "We Belong"
853 - Violent Femmes - "Gone Daddy Gone"
854 - Bee Gees - "Stayin' Alive"
855 - The Sundays - "Here's Where The Story Ends"
856 - The Drifters - "Under The Boardwalk"
857- Collective Soul - "The World I Know"
858 - Fiona Apple - "Criminal"
859 - Liz Phair - "Divorce Song"
860 - Sting - "Fields Of Gold"
861 - Mama's and Papa's - "Monday, Monday"
862 - Pretenders - "Message Of Love"
863 - Sarah McLachlan - "Sweet Surrender"
864 - Elvis Costello - "Blame It On Cain"
865- Bob Marley - "Concrete Jungle"
866 - Sting - "Desert Rose"
867 - The Cure - "Fascination Street"
868 - Young Rascals - "Groovin"
869 - Paul McCartney - "Maybe I'm Amazed"
870 - George Thorogood & The Destroyers - "One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer"
871 - Rolling Stones - "Angie"
872 - Patty Griffin - "Every Little Bit"
873 - Gladys Knight & the Pips - "Midnight Train to Georgia"
874 - Sonic Youth - "Teenage Riot"
875 - Richard & Linda Thompson - "Dimming of the Day"
876 - The Cure - "Love Song"
877 - Snow Patrol - "Run"
878 - Ryan Adams - "Oh My Sweet Carolina"
879 - Bonnie Raitt - "I Can't Make You Love Me"
880 - Prince - "Little Red Corvette"
881 - Steppenwolf - "Magic Carpet Ride"
882 - The Ramones - "Sheena is a Punk Rocker"
883 - Stevie Wonder - "Sir Duke"
884 - Weezer - "The Good Life"
885 - Percy Sledge - "When A Man Loves a Woman"
886 - The Foundations - "Build Me Up Buttercup"
887 - Public Enemy - "Fight The Power"
888 - Josh Ritter - "Kathleen"
889 - Phish - "Waste"
890 - Radiohead - "Let Down"
891 - Blur - "Coffee and T.V."
892 - Dolly Parton - "Jolene"
893 - Mason Williams - "Classical Gas"
894 - Beck - "Loser"
895 - U2 - "I Will Follow"
896 - Prince - "Rasberry Beret"
897 - Gov't Mule - "Soulshine"

Stay tuned on the air and sign on to the blog for countdown updates!

29 comments:

Karl said...

re: flaming lips - yoshimi battles the pink robots

the song played during the countdown was YBTPR PART II. While I think this is a great song, I believe that the song voted for by most listeners would have been YBTPR PART I. I think you guys have made some sort of mistake. Can you play that song also?

Dave said...

I'd like to say that this countdown is the best thing I have ever heard. I hope you continue to play them. I look over the list and hate that I missed all these songs.

I heard Steve mention that, as the countdown got closer to #1, people would be hearing more songs that they liked. Well, I have heard great songs since #897.

Sometimes, I hear a song and wonder how could that be anyone's top 10, but I think it's great that they got the chance to hear their song on the radio - even if they used multiple computers or friends to get it into the top 897.

Could you say how many votes a song needed to make the countdown or even list the number of votes for each song - there must have been some ties.

I heard Steve hustling the intern to get the blog updated this morning. Sometimes haste makes waste. You need to fix Todd Rudgren > Todd Rundgren, Jack Johnson - Bubble T oes > Toes, Hall and Otas > Oats, Xrowded House > Crowded, The V elvet Underground > Velvet, and was Snow Patrol - Chasing Guitars > Chasing Cars?

Thanks for the great music?

Hitt said...

I echo Karl's comment precisely. I voted for Part 1. Also, just curious, could you tell me how many total votes were submitted?

Preeti Reddy said...

I would like to applaud everyone at WTMD for compiling this list! It has reaquanted me with songs that have faded from my memory. Thank You.

lovett said...

hey everyone thanks for leaving your comments, i'm having a great time putting up the list and more importantly enjoying listening to the countdown here in the studio

we got over 10,000 votes, unfortunately we cannot play YTBPR Part 1 now Karl, Preeti, glad we could bring back the memories

keep posting the comments and enjoy the final countdown today, I'm going to hang here all day posting each song so enjoy!

Frank H said...

The list is great, but I am surprised not to see two bands that were "discovered" in Baltimore by WCVT or WTMD that did not make the list. The Blue Nile, and Camel are being overlooked. Maybe I go back too far, but I never would have heard of those bands if not for this station. Also, WCVT was very big on a local artist, JoAnn Dodds (spelling may be in error). Whatever happened to her?

The Mad Scientist

Ruth said...

This was a lot of fun, and I loved following the countdown. Great music! I gotta say, though, that I am surprised at how few women appeared in the top 100, and none in the top 20. I realize this is a reflection of the listeners, but it is disappointing. I'd be interested in others' thoughts about this.

Karl said...

well, i guess i was nitpicking. i realize what a massive undertaking this must have been. great job everyone! you guys rock.

Brian said...

The countdown has made wonderful radio, I have listened to a lot of public radio and therefore pledge drives. This is one pledge drive I did not mind tuning into. What a great idea please repeat it next year. It was amazing how close to my taste the majority of the music was. Just shows you have great listeners.

Susanna said...

You guys did an awesome job with the ountdown. It was really fascinating to see what made the list. I am sure a cultural anthropologist would have a field day! One minor request. Can you guys update 492 the Velvet Underground with the name of the song? Thanks!!!

calvin the super genius said...

I have to say, that I was very happy with the top two in particular especially Imagine as number 1. Such a powerful, emotional, and hopeful song rightfully deserves no other place on the list.

Ps. Thanks for fixing Elliott Smith's name, it is one of my major pet peves when people misspell his name...

Brian said...

I am a member of the "Baltimore Ethical Society" and we have "Imagine" in our song book. It is a perfect song to be number one.

Anonymous said...

Very Cool!
Sorry I missed this countdown, the list is awesome, songs I hadn't thought of or heard in years. I'm a little old for the college radio scene (44), but the majority of these songs a among my favorites. (and my 17 year old daughter, who is also a listener--with an 89.7 bumper sticker on her car--is familiar with he Death Cab for Cutie, et al.
Great job, hope to vote next year--if you do it again!

Dave said...

Could you say how many votes a song needed to make the countdown or even list the number of votes for each song - there must have been some ties.

Steve said...

Hey gang,

We will be compiling much of the information you're asking about the countdown. Some of will be posted here, and some will publishied in our e-newsletter so make sure you're on the list to receive it. You can sign up at http://wtmd.org

steve

Anonymous said...

Re: WCVT. I used to love WCVT c. 1993 or so. I heard Steve Lorber ("The Mystic Eyes" program) guesting on WETA-FM's "Songs for Aging Children" a few years before it went off the air itself.

Anonymous said...

Just to let you know, "Ohio", was written by Neil Young and performed by CSNY.

godoylego said...

Wow-can't believe "Billie Jean" or any other Michael Jackson solo song didn't make the list...must be his unpopularity in public opinion. Plus--Madonna only got one. No "Vogue" or "Borderline" or "Express Yourself"--songs that really evoke their respective eras. And no "Joey" by Concrete Blonde. Minor quibbles. Fantastic list!

Anonymous said...

Sure, U2 has made some great songs ("Bad" being my favorite), but there's way too much U2 on this list! And only one B-52's song? (the fair-to-middling-for-them "Love Shack" at that) Ever heard of "Rock Lobster" at least?

Anonymous said...

Widespread gets shut out. Public Enemy makes it in. Where is the justice in that nonsense?

wrecklessnewt said...

"another girl, another planet" by the only ones, ca. 1978? surely the greatest pop song of all time (for punkers and classic rockers alike).

Anonymous said...

I don't know guys. Avril's "Girlfriend" should AT LEAST be in the top ten.

gopack91 said...

No love for Boston - "More than a Feeling" in the top 897?

gopack91 said...

re: And only one B-52's song? from anonymous

You missed the inclusion of "Roam" in the list...

John P. said...

Interesting list.

667 - The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23 was a big hit but is a note for note copy of the original recording by Shuggie Otis. Only 16 years old at the time, Shuggie wrote, performed, and arranged the track.

Great album called Freedom Flight and produced by his father, the great Johnny Otis. He had some heavyweight musicians on that record like George Duke, Wilton Felder, and Aynsley Dunbar.

I wonder what happened to him. I thought he was going to be a major artist after that effort.

Anonymous said...

Why is Dar Williams on here and not California Girls? otherwise..its a pretty good list

Anonymous said...

Glad to see Emmylou Harris and Gram Parsons made it to these lists, but surprised that "Love Hurts" did not make it. It's arguably the best version of the song written by one of the best songwriters in history.

Anonymous said...

Only 1 Rush song? The people that think they get Rush never really got Rush. The Spirit of Radio was about a radio station in Canada that played truly alternative music before commercialism turned stations like the old 70's HFS into the modern day TMDs of the world. If you remember WGTB you know what I am talking about.

Anonymous said...

Is there really no Sam Cooke on here? This list is a farce