Top 100 Songs of All Time

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100. Sultans Of Ping FC – “Where’s Me Jumper” (1992)
99. Madonna – “Papa Don’t Preach”
98. Deee-Lite – “Groove Is In The Heart”
97. The Beat – “Save It For Later”
96. Belle And Sebastian – “Sleep The Clock Around”
95. Gladys Knight – “License To Kill”
94. Al Green – “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?”
93. Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers – “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?”
92. Girls Aloud – “Love Machine”
91. Ike And Tina Turner – “River Deep, Mountain High”

90. The Only Ones – “Another Girl Another Planet”
89.5 Skeletal Family – “Promised Land”
89. REEL 2 REEL feat THE MAD STUNTMAN – “I Like To Move It”
88. Subway Sect – “Ambition”
87. Roxy Music – “Virginia Plain”
86. Janet Kay – “Silly Games”
85. Teddybears STHLM ft Mad Cobra – “Cobrastyle”
84. Pulp – “Babies”
83. Orange Juice – “Rip It Up”
82. Jimmy Cliff – “Many Rivers To Cross”
81. The JAMMS – It’s Grim Up North

80. Public Enemy – “Fight The Power”
79. Kim Wilde – “Cambodia”
78. Culture Beat – “Mr. Vain”
77. Depeche Mode – “Just Can’t Get Enough”
76. Shystie – “Woman’s World”
75. Art Garfunkel – “Bright Eyes”
74. Urban Cookie Collective – “The Key, The Secret”<
73. Smiley Culture – “Police Officer”
72. Wee Papa Girl Rappers – “Wee Rule”
71. Jay-Z – “The Takeover”

70. Aqua – “Lollipop (Candyman)”
69. Anthrax and Public Enemy – Bring The Noise
68. The Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow
67. The Velvelettes – “Needle In A Haystack”
66. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – “Come On Eileen”
65. TEARS FOR FEARS – Pale Shelter
64. CHRISTINA AGUILERA – Dirrrty
63. TAKE THAT – Back For Good
62. GLEN CAMPBELL – Wichita Lineman
61. CARL DOUGLAS – Kung Fu Fighting

60. DIANA ROSS – “Upside Down”
59. C+C MUSIC FACTORY – “Things That Make You Go Hmmm”
58. SHANGRI LAS – “Leader Of The Pack”
57. ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS – “Oliver’s Army”
56. MARVIN GAYE – “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”
55. DAVID BOWIE – “Suffragette City”
54. WILL YOUNG – “Leave Right Now”
53. Wham! – Wham Rap
52. Joe Jackson – It’s Different For Girls
51. WHIGFIELD- “Think Of You”

50. Gwen Stefani – What You Waiting For
49. SPICE GIRLS – WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
48. Glenn Campbell – Rhinestone Cowboy
47. DOOP – DOOP
46. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
45. The Undertones – Teenage Kicks
44. The Selecter – On My Radio
43. Stina Nordenstam – Little Star
42. Abba – The Winner Takes It All
41. t.a.T.u. – Not Gonna Get Us

40. Led Zeppelin – “Immigrant Song”
39. Awesome Toys – Do The Fury Boogie
38. Kenickie – Punka
38. BALTIMORA – Tarzan Boy
37. T-REX – Metal Guru
36. KLF – Justified And Ancient
35. Martha & The Muffins – Echo Beach
34. Shanice – I Love Your Smile
33. Echo and the Bunnymen – The Cutter
32. Amii Stewart – Knock On Wood
31. Prince – “I Would Die 4 U”

30. White Town- “Your Woman”
29. PJ & Duncan AKA – Let’s Get Ready To Rhumble
28. The Jam – Going Underground
27. Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
26. The Human League – Open Your Heart
25. MADONNA – “Into The Groove”
24. RACHEL STEVENS – Some Girls
23. Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights
22. Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart
21. Scooter – Ramp! (The Logical Song)

20. Chic – Good Times
19. Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
18. The AlkoholiKs Only When I’m Drunk
17. The Ronettes – Be My Baby
16. EAST 17 – “House Of Love”
15. THE FUTUREHEADS – “The Hounds Of Love”
14. SHIRLEY BASSEY “Goldfinger”
13. Busted- Air Hostess
12. MC Hammer – U Can’t Touch This
11. MR OIZO – “Flat Beat”

10. West Side Story OBC – “America”
9. Uptown Top Ranking – Althea & Donna
8. Dexy’s Midnight Runners – There, There, My Dear
7. Little Fluffy Clouds – The Orb
6. Eartha Kitt’s “Just an Old Fashioned Girl”
5. Belle And Sebastian – The Boy With The Arab Strap
4. Madonna -”Like A Prayer”
3. Shaggy – Boombastic
2. THE TRAMMPS – “Disco Inferno”
1. PET SHOP BOYS – “Always On My Mind/In My House”

Comments

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  1. 1
    lollypop on 14 Sep 2006 #

    nice

  2. 2
    Alan on 3 Nov 2006 #

    we got stuck :-(

  3. 3
    fivelongdays on 11 Nov 2006 #

    Ach, I’m really enjoying reading this.

    Awaiting the next entry with bated breath –

    FLD

  4. 4
    rob on 10 Jan 2007 #

    so 100 thru 62… where’s the rest???

  5. 5
    Amy on 18 Jan 2007 #

    hey love the songs the next list better have guns n’ roses in it and spice girls lol

  6. 6
    Naomi on 30 Jan 2007 #

    wow these are awsome songs, im lovin it!!

  7. 7
    tyler on 4 Apr 2007 #

    theres only 65 song it should be top 65 songs of all time then.

  8. 8
    Admin on 4 Apr 2007 #

    We’re a little behind schedule. 66 was posted September 2006. 65 November 2006. So yes we are due a couple more soon. hem hem. come back real soon now

  9. 9
    John on 14 Apr 2007 #

    WTF, Jay-Z is not a real artist
    What about all the good bands like Pink Floyd, or The Beatles.
    Led Zepplin
    This is the worst list ever!

  10. 10
    Admin on 14 Apr 2007 #

    “I tried finding a top 100 songs list on the internet that contains the Beatles but all I found was FreakyTrigger.”

  11. 11

    salad of all the tylers!

  12. 12
    lee on 11 May 2007 #

    girls aloud in top 100 songs??? are you having a giraffe??? the only thing they have ever written is lines in detention.

  13. 13
    sam on 22 May 2007 #

    nice

  14. 14
    caolan doran on 24 May 2007 #

    – SEX!!!!! NOW I have your attention… Why is it so hard to find “stairway to heaven” or “led zeppelin” on a top 100 songs/bands list? they are the best band ever and the song is the greatest thing ever written!including shakespeare!it is not simply a song but a poem blessed with a guitar melody written by probably the best guitarist ever “jimmy page”. I beleive god is proud of man for producing it!

  15. 15
    caolan doran on 24 May 2007 #

    I FEEL SORRY FOR PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY BELEIVE THAT THE ABOVE SONGS ARE AMONG THE BEST EVER! THEY WERE WRITTEN BY PEOPLE THAT ARE PAYED TO WRITE SONGS AND PERFORMED BY TALENTLESS “ARTISTS” AS IT WERE.HOW VERY DARE THEY! BY THE WAY IT’S MY BIRTHDAY IN 2 DAYS SO HOW BOUT A FEW AIR KISSES FROM ALL THE LADIES.XOXO. AND THE NEXT 50 SONGS BETTER CONTAIN ZEPPELIN, GUN’S ‘N ROSES AND THE SCISSOR SISTERS :)

  16. 16
    CarsmileSteve on 24 May 2007 #

    why did we switch comments on on this again?

    also who’s doing C&C?

  17. 17
    Tom on 24 May 2007 #

    This comments thread is shaping up nicely I ph33l.

    “ZEPPELIN GUN’S N ROSES AND THE SCISSOR SISTERS

  18. 18
    Alan on 24 May 2007 #

    “WRITTEN BY PEOPLE THAT ARE PAYED TO WRITE SONGS”

    what, you mean professionals? that would be people who are good at it then?

  19. 19
    katstevens on 25 May 2007 #

    Plus, bands that write their own songs get paid as well! Just less.

  20. 20

    […] procasti-thing was browsing FreakyTrigger’s Unfinished Top 100 Songs Ever. Had done so before, but reminded of certain wonders in the list. I direct you to Come On Eileen , […]

  21. 21
    Mr Bush on 18 Jun 2007 #

    ZEPPELINNNN RULES !!!!!!!!

  22. 22
    Dean on 25 Jun 2007 #

    I cant believe this list, no Oasis, Weller, Smiths, Stones, Stone Roses, Specials. but we do have REEL 2 REEL AND THE MAD STUNTMAN!!!!!! Leave it out please.

  23. 23
    Marcello Carlin on 25 Jun 2007 #

    Results 1 – 10 of about 9,320 for “write your own list”. (0.36 seconds)

  24. 24
    Tom on 25 Jun 2007 #

    Stick around Dean it’s wall to wall Weller once we hit the top 50!

  25. 25
    Patience Tomblin on 25 Jun 2007 #

    Dear Sir Trigger,

    With your forthcoming “wall to wall Weller” Top 50, I wish to register a formal protest over the criminally overlooked omission of Bruce Foxton’s criminally overlooked seminal 1983 number 23 smash “Freak.” With his plaintive yet passionate “Elephants Man” persona, he opened our eyes to the suffering of millions. Could unruly Robert Geldof say a fraction as much?

    Yours,
    Patience Tomblin

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