WOXY Top 500 Songs of All-Time (1991)

1. New Order - Love Vigilantes

2. Depeche Mode - Route 66

3. Elvis Costello - Alison

4. The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

5. R.E.M. - Radio Free Europe

6. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

7. The Ramones - I Wanna to be Sedated

8. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

9. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust

10. Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way

11. Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

12. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

13. The Cure - Let's Go To Bed

14. The Police - Roxanne

15. Modern English - I Melt With You

16. The B-52's - Rock Lobster

17. Ministry - Everyday is Halloween

18. The Clash - Train in Vain

19. Love and Rockets - Ball of Confusion

20. Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK

21. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding?

22. New Order - Blue Monday

23. Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumors

24. The Cure - The Lovecats

25. Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun

26. R.E.M. - It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

27. Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

28. World Distruction - Time Zone

29. The B-52's - Love Shack

30. Yaz - Situation

31. The Special AKA - Free Nelson Mandella

32. The Clash - London Calling

33. Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

34. The English Beat - Save It For Later

35. The Nails - 88 Lines About 44 Women

36. Romeo Void - Never Say Never

37. R.E.M. - (Don't Go Back To) Rockville

38. Echo & the Bunnymen Bring On the Dancing Horses

39. The Godfathers - Birth, School, Work, Death

40. XTC - Dear God

41. Joe Jackson - Is She Really Going Out With Him?

42. The Cure - In Between Days

43. New Order - Bizzare Love Triangle

44. P.I.L. - Rise

45. Love and Rockets - Kundalini Express

46. David Bowie - Fashion

47. Roxy Music - Love is the Drug

48. Sinéad O'Connor - The Emperor's New Clothes

49. The Police - Can't Stand Losing You

50. The Replacements - I Will Dare

51. Lou Reed - Sweet Jane

52. XTC - Senses Working Overtime

53. Midnight Oil - Power and the Passion

54. The Smithereens - Blood and Roses

55. Squeeze - Black Coffee in Bed

56. Royal Crescent Mob - Get on the Bus

57. Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

58. The The - Uncertain Smile

59. Icicle Works - Whisper to a Dream

60. Jim Carroll Band - People Who Died

61. Killing Joke - Eighties

62. INXS - The One Thing

63. Blondie - Rapture

64. Psychedelic Furs - Pretty in Pink

65. Devo - Whip It!

66. The Clash - Rock the Casbah

67. Midnight Oil - Beds are Burning

68. XTC - Making Plans for Nigel

69. Depeche Mode - People are People

70. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

71. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

72. Shriekback - Nemesis

73. U2 - I Will Follow

74. The Sugarcubes - Birthday

75. R.E.M. - Can't Get There From Here

76. 10,000 Maniacs - What's the Matter Here

77. Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

78. The Replacements - I'll Be You

79. Roxy Music - More Than This

80. The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary

81. Bob Marley and The Wailers - Jammin'

82. Velvet Underground - Rock and Roll

83. Echo & the Bunnymen - Lips Like Sugar

84. Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party

85. Kate Bush - Running up that Hill

86. Midnight Oil - Blue Sky Mine

87. Sinéad O'Connor - Mandinka

88. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

89. Love and Rockets - So Alive

90. Depeche Mode - Policy of Truth

91. Squeeze - Tempted

92. Big Audio Dynamite - Medicine Show

93. Berlin - Sex (I'm a...)

94. Dead Milkmen - Bitchin' Camaro

95. The Pretenders - Message of Love

96. The Cult - Love Removal Machine

97. Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

98. Talk Talk - Talk Talk

99. Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

100. Urban Dance Squad - Deeper Shade of Soul

101. The Replacements - Alex Chilton

102. The B-52's - Private Idaho

103. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

104. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough

105. Simple Minds - Promised You a Miracle

106. Violent Femmes - Prove My Love

107. The Clash - Clampdown

108. The Jam - A Town Called Malace

109. UB40 - If It Happens Again

110. INXS - Suicide Blond

111. The Clash - Should I Stay or Should I Go?

112. David Bowie - Heroes

113. Fine Young Cannibals - Johnny Comes Home

114. The Cure - Fasination Street

115. Aztec Camera - Oblivious

116. Talking Heads - And She Was

117. Love and Rockets - No New Tail to Tell

118. Nine Inch Nails - Head Like a Hole

119. Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child

120. Jerry Harrison - Man with a Gun

121. Sex Pistols - God Save the Queen

122. R.E.M. - Superman

123. Smithereens - A Girl Like You

124. The Church - Reptile

125. The Pixies - Monkey Gone to Heaven

126. Camper Van Beethoven - Take the Skinheads Bowling

127. Eurythmics - Love is a Stranger

128. Ministry - Work for Love

129. Morrissey - November Spawned a Monster

130. Husker Du - Makes No Sense At All

131. They Might Be Giants - Don't Let's Start

132. Sisters of Mercy - Lucretia

133. General Public - Tenderness

134. Mighty Lemon Drops - Inside Out

135. Peter Murphy - Cuts You Up

136. The Charlatans - The Only One I Know

137. U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)

138. Big Audio Dynamite - James Brown

139. The Cure - Never Enough

140. Sinéad O'Connor - Lay Your Hands On Me

141. Joy Division - She's Lost Control

142. Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians - Ballon Man

143. U2 - Gloria

144. The Waterboys - Whole of the Moon

145. Morrissey - Suedehead

146. Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again

147. R.E.M. - Pretty Persuasion

148. INXS - Origional Sin

149. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in My Soul

150. Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me)

151. Psychedelic Furs - Heaven

152. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Peek-A-Boo

153. The Replacements - Bastards of Young

154. Guadacanal Diary - Litany (Life Goes On)

155. The Housemartins - Happy Hour

156. P.I.L. - Public Image

157. The Smiths - Girlfriend in a Coma

158. The Clash - Police and Thieves

159. U2 - Desire

160. R.E.M. - Fall on Me

161. General Public - Hot You're Cool

162. The B-52's - Summer of Love

163. Soup Dragons - I'm Free

164. Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

165. New Order - Fine Time

166. The Pretenders - The Wait

167. Gene Loves Jezebel - 20 Killer Hurts

168. Adrian Belew - Pretty Pink Rose

169. Adam Ant - Desprate But Not Serious

170. Mission U.K. - Tower of Strength

171. Squeeze - Pulling Mussels from the Shell

172. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Pump It Up

173. The Pretenders - The Adultress

174. Guadacanal Diary - Watusi Rodeo

175. Psychedelic Furs - The Ghost in You

176. Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper - Elvis is Everywhere

177. The Cure - Why Can't I Be You?

178. Concrete Blonde - Joey

179. Erasure - Chains of Love

180. D.N.A. featuring Suzanne Vega - Tom's Diner

181. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead

182. English Beat - Mirror in the Bathroom

183. Talking Heads - Burning Down the House

184. Joe Jackson - I'm the Man

185. Patti Smith - Gloria

186. The Church - Metropolis

187. Big Audio Dynamite - C'mon Every Beatbox

188. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon

189. Duran Duran - Girls on Film

190. The Cure - Hot! Hot! Hot!

191. New Order - The Perfect Kiss

192. XTC - Generals and Majors

193. 10,000 Maniacs - Like the Weather

194. Human League - Don't Your Want Me?

195. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Accedents Will Happen

196. The Alarm - 68 Guns

197. The Smiths - There is a Light that Never Goes Out

198. Don Dixon - Praying Mantis

199. INXS - I Send a Message

200. Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

201. Midnight Oil - Forgotton Years

202. Adrian Belew - Big Electric Cat

203. UB40 - Red Red Wine

204. Simple Minds - Alive and Kicking

205. Plimsouls - A Million Miles Away

206. Tears for Fears - Change

207. Devo - Through Being Cool

208. Joe Jackson - Got the Time

209. Sinéad O'Connor - Troy

210. Smithereens - Only a Memory

211. Social Distortion - Ball and Chain

212. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Higher Ground

213. The Police - So Lonely

214. Shriekback - Intoxication

215. Royal Cresent Mob - Happy at Home

216. The Smiths - Ask

217. Iggy Pop - Candy

218. Blondie - Rip Her to Shreds

219. Elvis Costello - Watching the Detectives

220. Bob Mould - See A Little Light

221. They Might Be Giants - Ana Ng

222. The B-52's - Quiche Lorraine

223. Violent Femmes - Faith

224. Talking Heads - Swamp

225. Devo - Satisfaction

226. The Waterboys - Church Not Made With Hands

227. Depeche Mode - Behind the Wheel

228. The Pretenders - Precious

229. Camper Van Beethoven - Good Guys and Bad Guys

230. The Pretenders - Mystery Achievement

231. Bryan Ferry - Slave to Love

232. Sisters of Mercy - More

233. The Police - Next to You

234. Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule the World

235. The Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again

236. Big Audio Dynamite - Champagne

237. Erasure - Oh L'amour

238. INXS - What You Need

239. Echo & the Bunnymen - Bedbugs and Ballyhoo

240. New Order - Subculture

241. R.E.M. - Losing My Religion

242. Depeche Mode - Black Cellabration

243. Talking Heads - Stay Up Late

244. P.I.L. - Seattle

245. Camper Van Beethoven - Eye of Fatima

246. Love and Rockets - Mirror People

247. English Beat - I Confess

248. Trip Shakespear - The Slacks

249. The Pretenders - My City Was Gone

250. Aztec Camera - Jump

251. Madness - One Step Beyond

252. Bob Marley and The Wailers - I Shot the Sheriff

253. Psychedelic Furs - Sister Europe

254. Living Colour - Elvis is Dead

255. New Order - True Faith

256. The Cure - Killing an Arab

257. Roxy Music - Avalon

258. The Pogues - Dirty Old Town

259. Gene Loves Jezebel - Desire

260. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Head On

261. Was (Not Was) - I Feel Better Than James Brown

262. Sting - Shadows in the Rain

263. The Smiths - The Boy With a Thorn in His Side

264. Graham Parker - Local Girls

265. INXS - Don't Change

266. The Sugarcubes - Coldsweat

267. The Bodeans - Fade Away

268. Tones on Tail - Go!

269. The Primitives - Crash

270. Iggy Pop - Cry For Love

271. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Show Me Your Soul

272. Midnight Oil - When the Generals Talk

273. Concrete Blonde - God is a Bullet

274. U2 - With or Without You

275. Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth

276. New Order - Temptation

277. Guadacanal Diary - Always Saturday

278. Happy Mondays - Step On

279. Big Audio Dynamite - Rock Non Stop

280. Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Brand New Friend

281. John Hiatt - Slow Turning

282. The Sundays - Here's Where the Story Ends

283. Violent Femmes - No Killing

284. Husker Du - Flip Your Wig

285. Peter Tosh - Get Up, Stand Up

286. Erasure - A Little Respect

287. INXS - New Sensation

288. The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

289. The Smiths - Reel Around the Fountain

290. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Sidewalkin'

291. Devo - Jocko Homo

292. UB40 - Rat in the Kitchen

293. Sonic Youth - Kool Thing

294. Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side

295. Dukes of the Stratosphear - Vanishing Girl

296. General Public - Never You Done That

297. The Clash - Lost in the Supermarket

298. Camper Van Beethoven - Seven Languages

299. The Feelies - Away

300. Husker Du - Don't Want to Know if You Are Lonely

301. Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

302. R.E.M. - The One I Love

303. Electronic - Getting Away With It

304. Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

305. The Vapors - Turning Japanese

306. Squeeze - Take Me I'm Yours

307. Kate Bush - The Sensual World

308. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Every Day I Write the Book

309. Talking Heads - Life During Wartime

310. XTC - Love on a Farmboy's Wages

311. The Cult - Rain

312. The Bears - Aches and Pains

313. Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It

314. Jon Astley - Jane's Getting Serious

315. Madness - Our House

316. Toad the Wet Sprocket - Jam (Too Long, Too Late)

317. The Smiths - Panic

318. INXS - This Time

319. P.I.L. - Don't Ask Me

320. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science

321. Ministry - Stigmata

322. The Nails - Things You Left Behind

323. Talking Heads - Take Me To the River

324. 10,000 Maniacs - Trouble Me

325. The Church - Under the Milky Way

326. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Swimming Horses

327. Joe Jackson - Sunday Papers

328. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Radio Radio

329. R.E.M. - Orange Crush

330. The Smiths - Is It Really So Strange

331. Tears for Fears - Shout

332. Dead Milkmen - Instant Club Hit (You'll Dance To Anything)

333. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

334. The The - This is the Day

335. Eurythmics - Would I Lie To You?

336. INXS - Calling All Nations

337. Timbuk 3 - The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades

338. The Stranglers - Skin Deep

339. The Beat Farmers - Happy Boy

340. World Party - Way Down Now

341. The House of Love - I Don't Know Why I Love You

342. The Pretenders - Middle of the Road

343. Enigma - Sadeness (Pt. 1)

344. U2 - Bad (Live)

345. The Ramones - Blitzkrieg Bop

346. Bob Mould - It's Too Late

347. Smithereens - Blues Before and After

348. Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians - The Freeze

349. Big Audio Dynamite - The Bottom Line

350. The Alarm - Strength

351. David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes

352. The Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing

353. Screaming Blue Messiahs - I Wanna Be a Flintstone

354. Trio - Da Da Da

355. Thompson Twins - Love on You Side

356. XTC - Towers of London

357. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Dear Prudence

358. Flesh for Lulu - I Go Crazy

359. Sicilian Vespers - Baccaia

360. U2 - Seconds

361. Big Country - In A Big Country

362. Squeeze - Annie Get Your Gun

363. R.E.M. - Stand

364. Echo & the Bunnymen - Do It Clean

365. Psychedelic Furs - Should God Forget

366. Smithereens - Behind the Wall of Sleep

367. Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now

368. Orchestral Manouvers in the Dark - Locomotion

369. Los Lobos - Will The Wolf Survive?

370. Gang of Four - I Love a Man in Uniform

371. Hoodoo Gurus - Bittersweet

372. Hothouse Flowers - I'm Sorry

373. Haircut 100 - Love Plus One

374. P.I.L. - This is Not a Love Song

375. Fun Boy 3 - Our Lips Are Sealed

376. The B-52's - Planet Claire

377. The Sugarcubes - Regina

378. Elvis Costello - (The Angels Wanna Wear My) Red Shoes

379. U2 - Dancing Barefoot

380. Adrian Belew - Oh Daddy

381. The Replacements - Here Comes a Regular

382. Joe Jackson - Look Sharp

383. Soho - Hippychick

384. David Bowie - Cat People

385. The Ramones - Teenage Lobotomy

386. Peter Murphy - All Night Long

387. The Specials - A Message to You, Rudy

388. The Go-Go's - We Got the Beat

389. Lou Reed - I Love You Suzanne

390. X - Hungry Wolf

391. The Call - The Walls Came Down

392. The Clash - I Fought the Law

393. Human League - Seconds

394. Ultravox - Reap the Wild Wind

395. The Police - Message in a Bottle

396. Roxy Music - Oh Yeah

397. Divinyls - I Touch Myself

398. Depeche Mode - Enjoy the Silence

399. The Beloved - Hello

400. Lou Reed - Dirty Boulevard

401. World Party - Ship of Fools

402. Let's Active - Every Word Means No

403. The Creatures - Pluto Drive

404. Marshall Crenshaw - Cynical Girl

405. The Lightning Seeds - Pure

406. Royal Cresent Mob - Love and Tunafish

407. Fetchin' Bones - Stray

408. The The - Infected

409. David Bowie - Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

410. A Flock of Seagulls - Telecommunication

411. Adam Ant - Goody Two Shoes

412. Circle Jerks - American Heavy Metal Weekend

413. Stan Ridgeway - Drive, She Said

414. Talk Talk - It's My Life

415. Bob Marley and The Wailers - Lively Up Yourself

416. Depeche Mode - Strangelove

417. The Clash - Police on My Back

418. The Alarm - Rain in the Summertime

419. Shriekback - Gunnin' for the Buddha

420. U2 - Trip Through Your Wires

421. Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf

422. Eurythmics - Sexcrime 1984

423. Gene Loves Jezebel - Heartache

424. The Jam - Modern World

425. Orchestral Manouvers in the Dark - Enola Gay

426. Psychedelic Furs - President Gas

427. Joe Jackson - You Can't Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want)

428. The Cure - The Caterpillar

429. The Bodeans - Dreams

430. Shona Laing - Soviet Snow

431. Patty Smith - Dancing Barefoot

432. The B-52's - Party Out of Bounds

433. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

434. The Feelies - Slipping Into Something

435. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Happy When It Rains

436. Heaven 17 - Penthouse and Pavement

437. Elvis Costello - Veronica

438. The Stranglers - Always the Sun

439. The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods

440. The Cure - Jumping Someone Else's Train

441. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Cutter

442. Camper Van Beethoven - Pictures of Matchstick Men

443. The Ramones - Sheena is a Punk Rocker

444. Marshall Crenshaw - Whenever You're on My Mind

445. Living Colour - What's Your Favorite Colour?/Which Way to America?

446. Lloyd Cole - Perfect Skin

447. Simple Minds - Waterfront

448. The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored

449. The Replacements - Talent Show

450. Morrissey - Ineresting Drug

451. Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen in Love

452. EMF - Unbelievable

453. The Specials - Ghost Town

454. Adam & the Ants - Antmusic

455. Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot

456. Oingo Boingo - Who Do You Want to Be Today

457. Firehouse - For the Singer of R.E.M.

458. Trio - Boom Boom

459. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Two Tribes

460. INXS - Guns in the Sky

461. The Raisins - Fear is Never Boring

462. Smithereens - House We Used to Live In

463. The dB's - Spy in the House of Love

464. Ultravox - Sleepwalk

465. Thompson Twins - Lies

466. Fetchin' Bones - Love Crushing

467. Yaz - Don't Go

468. Squeeze - Cool for Cats

469. Concrete Blonde - Still in Hollywood

470. XTC - Mayor of Simpleton

471. Material Issue - Valerie Loves Me

472. John Hiatt - Thank You Girl

473. The Pretenders - Never Do That

474. Jonathan Richman & Modern Lovers - Doge Vegematic

475. The Replacements - Merry Go Round

476. Shriekback - Black Light Trap

477. Poi Dog Pondering - Spending the Day in the Shirt You Wore

478. X - See How We Are

479. Book of Love - I Touch Roses

480. Laurie Anderson - Oh Superman

481. Howard Jones - Pearl in the Shell

482. Hoodoo Gurus - I Want You Back

483. Let's Active - Blue Line

484. Laurie Anderson - Sharkey's Night

485. The Beat Farmers - Hollywood Hills

486. Love Tractor - Satan's New Wave Soul Losers

487. Talking Heads - Crosseyed and Painless

488. Guadacanal Diary - Cattle Prod

489. Thomas Dolby - Hyperactive

490. The Jam - Here Comes the Weekend

491. The Cure - Shake Dog Shake

492. Circle Jerks - Golden Shower of Hits

493. The Godfathers - I Want Everything

494. XTC - No Thugs in Our House

495. They Might Be Giants - Twisting

496. T-Bone Burnett - The Strange Case of Frank Cash and the Morning Paper

497. The Damned - Grimly Fiendish

498. The Pogues - Pair of Long Brown Eyes

499. Dead Kennedys - Holiday in Cambodia

500. Madness - Keep Moving

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