100 Hit Songs

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Introduction

1. Michael Jackson, "Billie Jean"

2. Carole King, "It's Too Late"

3. Al Green, "Let's Stay Together"

4. Eddie Cochran, "Summertime Blues"

5. James Brown, "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag"

6. Rolling Stones, "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"

7. Spinners, "I'll Be Around"

8. Jimi Hendrix Experience, "All Along the Watchtower"

9. James Brown, "I Got You (I Feel Good)"

10. James Brown, "Cold Sweat"

11. Geto Boys, "Mind Playing Tricks on Me"

12. Sam Cooke, "A Change Is Gonna Come"

13. Brook Benton, "Rainy Night in Georgia"

14. Beck, "Loser"

15. Beach Boys, "Wouldn't it Be Nice"

16. Marvin Gaye, "What's Going On"

17. Shangri-Las, "I Can Never Go Home Anymore"

18. Carly Simon, "That's the Way I've Always Heard it Should Be"

19. Tommy James & the Shondells, "Crystal Blue Persuasion"

20. 5th Dimension, "(Last Night) I Didn't Get to Sleep at All"

21. Todd Rundgren, "Hello It's Me"

22. Bobby Fuller Four, "I Fought the Law"

23. Beach Boys, "Don't Worry Baby"

24. Sugarhill Gang, "Rapper's Delight"

25. Bob Dylan, "Tangled Up in Blue"

26. Trashmen, "Surfin' Bird"

27. Troggs, "Wild Thing"

28. Strawberry Alarm Clock, "Incense and Peppermints"

29. Beach Boys, "Good Vibrations"

30. James Brown, "Get on the Good Foot"

31. Joan Baez, "Diamonds and Rust"

32. Coasters, "Poison Ivy"

33. Joni Mitchell, "Help Me"

34. Beatles, "I Want to Hold Your Hand"

35. Petula Clark, "Downtown"

36. Talking Heads, "Burning Down the House"

37. Elvis Presley, "Suspicious Minds"

38. War, "The World Is a Ghetto"

39. Bill Haley and His Comets, "(We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock"

40. Little Richard, "Tutti-Frutti"

41. Bee Gees, "Stayin' Alive"

42. Ronettes, "Be My Baby"

43. Beatles, "Help!"

44. Patsy Cline, "Walkin' After Midnight"

45. Electric Prunes, "I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)"

46. Prince, "When Doves Cry"

47. Nirvana, "Come As You Are"

48. Donna Summer, "Love to Love You Baby"

49. Funkadelic, "One Nation Under a Groove"

50. Tom Tom Club, "Genius of Love"

51. Alice Cooper, "School's Out"

52. Kinks, "Tired of Waiting for You"

53. Runt, "We Gotta Get You a Woman"

54. Arthur Conley, "Sweet Soul Music"

55. Tommy James & the Shondells, "I Think We're Alone Now"

56. Michael Jackson, "Rock with You"

57. Andy Gibb, "I Just Want to Be Your Everything"

58. Music Machine, "Talk Talk"

59. Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers, "Why Do Fools Fall in Love"

60. Buddy Holly, "It Doesn't Matter Anymore"

61. Trammps, "Disco Inferno"

62. ? & the Mysterians, "96 Tears"

63. Temptations, "Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today)"

64. Carpenters, "Superstar"

65. Aaron Neville, "Tell it Like it Is"

66. Ben E. King, "Stand By Me"

67. Eric Burdon & the Animals, "Sky Pilot"

68. Golden Earring, "Radar Love"

69. Peggy Lee, "Is That All There Is"

70. Pet Shop Boys (and Dusty Springfield), "What Have I Done to Deserve This?"

71. Kraftwerk, "Autobahn"

72. Flamingos, "I Only Have Eyes for You"

73. Sonny & Cher, "I Got You Babe"

74. America, "A Horse with No Name"

75. Tears for Fears, "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"

76. Hall & Oates, "Kiss on My List"

77. Blondie, "Heart of Glass"

78. Steppenwolf, "Born to Be Wild"

79. Fleetwood Mac, "Dreams"

80. Jefferson Airplane, "White Rabbit"

81. Mott the Hoople, "All the Young Dudes"

82. Notorious B.I.G., "Hypnotize"

83. Gary Numan, "Cars"

84. Led Zeppelin, "Whole Lotta Love"

85. Billy Paul, "Me and Mrs. Jones"

86. James Brown, "Get Up (I Feel Like Being Like a) Sex Machine"

87. Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Bad Moon Rising"

88. Doors, "Light My Fire"

89. Nancy Sinatra, "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'"

90. Gilbert O'Sullivan, "Alone Again (Naturally)"

91. Lou Reed, "Walk on the Wild Side"

92. David Bowie, "Space Oddity"

93. R.E.M., "Losing My Religion"

94. Chic, "Good Times"

95. Roy Orbison, "In Dreams"

96. Elton John, "Bennie and the Jets"

97. Neil Sedaka, "Laughter in the Rain"

98. JB's, "Doing it to Death"

99. Roxy Music, "Love Is the Drug"

100. Madonna, "What It Feels Like for a Girl"

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