WOXY Top 500 Songs of All-Time (1996)

1. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

2. The Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated

3. The Nails - 88 Lines About 44 Women

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

5. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

6. The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

7. Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun

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

9. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know

10. Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

11. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

12. Depeche Mode - Route 66

13. Jane's Addiction - Jane Says

14. U2 - New Year's Day

15. Modern English - I Melt With You

16. Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink

17. Cracker - Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)

18. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

19. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

20. The Breeders - Cannonball

21. Jim Carroll Band - People Who Died

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

23. The Smashing Pumpkins - Today

24. Squeeze - Tempted

25. Green Day - Longview

26. XTC - Dear God

27. Pearl Jam - Jeremy

28. Elvis Costello - Alison

29. Nine Inch Nails - Head Like a Hole

30. Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the U.K.

31. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

32. Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning

33. New Order - Blue Monday

34. Pearl Jam - Even Flow

35. Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

36. Yaz - Situation

37. Royal Crescent Mob - Get on the Bus

38. Nirvana - All Apologies

39. The B-52's - Rock Lobster

40. Soul Asylum - Runaway Train

41. Devo! - Whip It

42. Adam Ant - Goody Two Shoes

43. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

44. The Clash - Train In Vain

45. Dead Milkmen - Bitchin' Camaro

46. The Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm

47. Soft Cell - Tainted Love

48. Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes

49. The Offspring - Gotta Get Away

50. The Police - Roxanne

51. Beck - Loser

52. Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

53. James - Laid

54. Mojo Nixon - Elvis Is Everywhere

55. Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again

56. Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party

57. 10,000 Maniacs - Candy Everybody Wants

58 Tori Amos - Caught A Light Sneeze

59. New Order - Love Vigilantes

60. Icicle Works - Wisper to a Scream

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

62. Counting Crows - Mr. Jones

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

64. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge

65. Gary Numan - Cars

66. Talking Heads - Take Me to the River

67. Squeeze - Black Coffee in Bed

68. The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket

69. Green Day - Brain Stew

70. 10,000 Maniacs - These Are Days

71. Indigo Girls - Tried to Be True

72. The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

73. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

74. U2 - One

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

76. Romeo Void - Never Say Never

77. The B-52's - Love Shack

78. Midnight Oil - Blue Sky Mine

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

80. Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Dodge Veg-O-Matic

81. Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way

82. Ministry - Everyday is Halloween

83. INXS - Devil Inside

84. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

85. Camper Van Beethoven - Take the Skinheads Bowling

86. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

87. Porno for Pyros - Pets

88. Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now

89. Talking Heads - Life During Wartime

90. Pearl Jam - Daughter

91. The Vapors - Turning Japanese

92. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

93. The Police - Message in a Bottle

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

95. Talk Talk - Talk Talk

96. The Cranberries - Dreams

97. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science

98. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust

99. Echo & the Bunnymen - Bring on the Dancing Horses

100. The Clash - Rock the Casbah

101. Depeche Mode - People are People

102. Eurythmics - Would I Lie to You?

103. Madness - Our House

104. Radiohead - Creep

105. The Cure - Let's Go To Bed

106. Blind Melon - No Rain

107. The Clash - Lost in the Supermarket

108. The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead

109. Men Without Hats - Safety Dance

110. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

111. R.E.M. - Man on the Moon

112. Belly - Feed The Tree

113. Tears for Fears - Shout

114. Cracker - Low

115. Pearl Jam - Alive

116. Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side

117. The Alarm - 68 Guns

118. Violent Femmes - American Music

119. The Pretenders - Message of Love

120. Peter Gabriel - Steam

121. The Replacements - I Will Dare

122. The The - This is the Day

123. The Cure - Friday I'm In Love

124. Nirvana - Come As You Are

125. dada - Dizz Knee Land

126. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Radio Radio

127. Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy

128. Devo - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

129. Depeche Mode - Strangelove

130. Blondie - Call Me

131. Social Distortion - Ball & Chain

132. R.E.M. - Superman

133. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Pump It Up

134. The Nails - Things You Left Behind

135. English Beat - Save It For Later

136. Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

137. Time Zone - World Destruction

138. Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

139. Soul Asylum - Somebody To Shove

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

141. Public Image Ltd. - Rise

142. Concrete Blonde - Joey

143. Talking Heads - Burning Down The House

144. The Plimsouls - A Million Miles Away

145. Morrissey - Tomorrow

146. The Charlatans - The Only One I Know

147. Bob Marley & The Wailers - Jammin'

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

149. Duran Duran - Girls on Film

150. Peter Murphy - Cuts You Up

151. Gin Blossoms - Hey Jealousy

152. Shreikback - Nemesis

153. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Higher Ground

154. The Pretenders - Talk of the Town

155. The Smashing Pumpkins - Drown

156. Blondie - Rapture

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

158. Husker Du - Makes No Sense at All

159. Foo Fighters - Winnebago

160. The Cult - Love Removal Machine

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

162. Depeche Mode - Policy of Truth

163. Peter Gabriel - Red Rain

164. Sex Pistols - God Save the Queen

165. Living Colour - Cult of Personality

166. Psychedelic Furs - The Ghost In You

167. Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

168. Talking Heads - Crosseyed & Painless

169. Peter Schilling - Major Tom (Coming Home)

170. Toad The Wet Sprocket - All I Want

171. Afghan Whigs - Gentlemen

172. Love & Rockets - No New Tale To Tell

173. The Cure - Pictures of You

174. English Beat - Mirror in the Bathroom

175. Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend

176. The Smithereens - Blood & Roses

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

178. Simple Minds - Alive and Kicking

179. The Smiths - Ask

180. Too Much Joy - Crush Story

181. David & David - Welcome To The Boomtown

182. R.E.M. - Orange Crush

183. Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

184. Crowded House - Chocolate Cake

185. The Smiths - Girlfriend in a Coma

186. Afghan Whigs - Rebirth of the Cool

187. The Offspring - Self-Esteem

188. The Sugarcubes - Birthday

189. U2 - Pride

190. Peter Gabriel - Shock the Monkey

191. The Police - Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

192. Sinéad O'Connor - Mandinka

193. Hoodoo Gurus - Miss Freelove '69

194. Stereo MC's - Connected

195. The Church - Under the Milky Way

196. Big Country - In A Big Country

197. Sting - All This Time

198. The Cranberries - Zombie

199. INXS - Don't Change

200. David Bowie - Let's Dance

201. The The - Infected

202. Tears for Fears - Change

203. Sinéad O'Connor - The Last Day of Our Aquaintance

204. U2 - Mysterious Ways

205. The Cure - The Lovecats

206. Adrian Belew - Oh Daddy

207. Lou Reed - Dirty Boulevard

208. The B-52's - Private Idaho

209. R.E.M. - Pretty Persuasion

210. The Ramones - Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio?

211. The Clash - London Calling

212. Indigo Girls - Galileo

213.. Talk Talk - It's My Life

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

215. Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box

216. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon

217. 10,000 Maniacs - Trouble Me

218. The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

219. Tori Amos - Silent All These Years

220. Missing Persons - Words

221. Björk - Human Behaviour

222. The Pretenders - My City Was Gone

223. Peter Gabriel - Digging In The Dirt

224. The Smashing Pumpkins - Bullet With Butterfly Wings

225. Indigo Girls - Least Complicated

226. Guadalcanal Diary - Always Saturday

227. The Pretenders - Middle of the Road

228. The Jam - That's Entertainment

229. UB40 - Red Red Wine

230. Love & Rockets - So Alive

231. Erasure - Chorus

232. The Pixies - Monkey Gone to Heaven

233. The Smithereens - Behind the Wall of Sleep

234. Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

235. Joe Jackson - Sunday Papers

236. Billy Bragg - Waiting For The Great Leap Forward

237. Soup Dragons - I'm Free

238. U2 - Lemon

239. 10,000 Maniacs - What's The Matter Here?

240. Screaming Trees - Nearly Lost You

241. Stan Ridgway - I Wanna Be A Boss

242. Eurythmics - Love is a Stranger

243. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

244. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Someday I Suppose

245. Psychedelic Furs - Heaven

246. Patti Smith - Gloria

247. The Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing

248. Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumors

249. Peter Gabriel - Biko

250. Everclear - Santa Monica

251. Suzanne Vega - Luka

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

253. The The - Uncertain Smile

254. Urge Overkill - Sister Havana

255. R.E.M. - Bang and Blame

256. The B-52's - Good Stuff

257. 'Til Tuesday - Voices Carry

258. XTC - Senses Working Overtime

259. The Police - King of Pain

260. The Call - The Walls Came Down

261. The Cure - Close to Me

262. The Bodeans - Dreams

263. The Smiths - Is It Really So Strange

264. Erasure - A Little Respect

265. The Pretenders - Candy

266. The Lemonheads - Mrs. Robinson

267. Toad The Wet Sprocket - One Wind Blows

268. Barenaked Ladies - Be My Yoko Ono

269. Jesus & Mary Chain - Head On

270. Billy Bragg - Sexuality

271. The Clash - Police & Thieves

272. Big Audio Dynamite II - Rush

273. Human League - Don't You Want Me?

274. R.E.M. - Stand

275. U2 - With or Without You

276. Violent Femmes - Prove My Love

277. The Pretenders - Time the Avenger

278. Morrissey - November Spawned a Monster

279. The Alarm - Rain in the Summertime

280. Lenny Kravitz - Always On the Run

281. DNA (Featuring Suzanne Vega) - Tom's Diner

282. Midnight Oil - Forgotten Years

283. The Police - Don't Stand So Close To Me

284. They Might Be Giants - Istanbul, Not Constantinople

285. The Cure - Never Enough

286. Roxy Music - Love is the Drug

287. Toad The Wet Sprocket - Walk on the Ocean

288. Talking Heads - And She Was

289. Guadalcanal Diary - Watusi Rodeo

290. INXS - Original Sin

291. The Bodeans - Black, White And Blood Red

292. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Kiss Them for Me

293. U2 - I Will Follow

294. Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf

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

296. Adam & the Ants - Antmusic

297. The Cure - Hot! Hot! Hot!

298. Daivd Bowie - China Girl

299. Sting - If I Ever Lose My Faith in You

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

301. Enya - Caribbean Blue

302. Arrested Development - Mr. Wendel

303. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

304. EMF- Unbelievable

305. Blondie - Heart of Glass

306. The Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again

307. The Replacements - Alex Chilton

308. The Breeders - Divine Hammer

309. Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

310. The Housemartins - Happy Hour

311. The Jam - A Town Called Malice

312. Wilco - Box Full of Letters

313. Annie Lennox - Little Bird

314. XTC - Making Plans for Nigel

315. Beastie Boys - So What'cha Want

316. The Police - Wrapped Around Your Finger

317. Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

318. Katrina & The Waves - Walking On Sunshine

319. The Specials - A Message to You, Rudy

320. Live - Pain Lies On the Riverside

321. Buffalo Tom - Taillights Fade

322. Killing Joke - Eighties

323. Toad The Wet Sprocket - Hold Her Down

324. Devo - Jocko Homo

325. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Show Me Your Soul

326. Lou Reed - Sweet Jane

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

328. Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill

329. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Two Tribes

330. Matthew Sweet - I've Been Waiting

331. Depeche Mode - Walking In My Shoes

332. Joe Jackson - Look Sharp

333. Single Gun Theory - From A Million Miles

334. INXS - New Sensation

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

336. The Farm - Groovy Train

337. Oasis - Wonderwall

338. World Party - Is It Like Today?

339. U2 - Bad (Live)

340. Seal - Crazy

341. Big Head Todd & The Monsters - Broken Hearted Savior

342. Erasure - Oh L'Amour

343. The Stranglers - Skin Deep

344. Sinéad O'Connor - I Want Your (Hands On Me)

345. Patti Smith - Dancing Barefoot

346. The B-52's - Planet Claire

347. Green Day - Welcome To Paradise

348. R.E.M. - Driver 8

349. Screaming Trees - Dollar Bill

350. Human League - Things That Dreams Are Made of

351. MC 900 Ft. Jesus - The City Sleeps

352. The Judybats - Saturday

353. Ass Ponys - Earth to Grandma

354. Peter Gabriel - Big Time

355. Marshall Crenshaw - Someday, Someway

356. Beastie Boys - Sabotage

357. XTC - Mayor of Simpleton

358. Love & Rockets - Kundalini Express

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

360. Berlin - Sex (I'm A ...)

361. Sarah McLachlan - Into The Fire

362. Split Enz - I Got You

363. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse In Your Soul

364. Hothouse Flowers - I'm Sorry

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

366. The Clash - Police on My Back

367. Primus - Jerry Was A Race Car Driver

368. Paul Westerberg - Waiting For Somebody

369. Juliana Hatfield 3 - My Sister

370. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough

371. The Smashing Pumpkins - Cherub Rock

372. Talking Heads - Stay Up Late

373. The Bogmen - Suddenly

374. The Go-Go's - Our Lips Are Sealed

375. Los Lobos - I Got Loaded

376. Soul Asylum - Black Gold

377. The Judybats - Being Simple

378. The Bears - Fear is Never Boring

379. Over The Rhine - How Does It Feel (To Be On My Mind)

380. Hole - Doll Parts

381. Sugar - If I Can't Change Your Mind

382. Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

383. The Smithereens - A Girl Like You

384. INXS - What You Need

385. The Waterboys - The Whole of the Moon

386. Primus - Making Plans For Nigel

387. Kirsty MacColl - Walking Down Madison

388. Eurythmics - Who's That Girl?

389. Ministry - Stigmata

390. Yaz - Don't Go

391. Blind Melon - Tones of Home

392. The Replacements - Here Comes a Regular

393. The Police - So Lonely

394. David Bowie - Modern Love

395. Alice In Chains - Would?

396. The Presidents of the United States of America - Lump

397. Del Amitri - Always The Last To Know

398. The B-52's - Dance This Mess Around

399. The Pixies - Here Comes Your Man

400. X - The Hungry Wolf

401. Dave Matthews Band - What Would You Say?

402. U2 - Gloria

403. Weezer - Buddy Holly

404. Cowboy Junkies - Murder Tonight In The Trailer Park

405. Warren Zevon - Angel Dressed In Black

406. The Cranberries - Linger

407. Tones On Tail - Go!

408. The Smashing Pumpkins - Siva

409. The Connells - Slackjawed

410. INXS - Never Tear Us Apart

411. Trio - Boom Boom

412. Bob Mould - See A Little Light

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

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

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

416. Urban Dance Squad - Deeper Shade of Soul

417. Happy Mondays - Step On

418. Sheryl Crow - All I Wanna Do

419. Howlin' Maggie - Alcohol

420. Liz Phair - Supernova

421. Ultravox - Reap the Wild Wind

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

423. Adrian Belew - Pretty Pink Rose

424. The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

425. Pearl Jam - Crazy Mary

426. The Special AKA - Free Nelson Mandela

427. Mark Curry - Sorry About The Weather

428. Squeeze - Cool for Cats

429. Son Volt - Drown

430. Ministry - Work for Love

431. U2 - Numb

432. Blues Traveler - Hook

433. Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth

434. Bob Marley & The Wailers - I Shot the Sheriff

435. Dinosaur Jr. - Start Choppin'

436. Concrete Blonde - God is a Bullet

437. L7 - Pretend We're Dead

438. Afghan Whigs - Debonair

439. The Charlatans - Weirdo

440. Peter Gabriel - I Don't Remember

441. Royal Crescent Mob - Love and Tunafish

442. Los Lobos - Will The Wolf Survive?

443. Devo - Through Being Cool

444. Enigma - Sadeness (Pt. 1)

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

446. Bob Mould - Sunspots/Wishing Well

447. Blur - There's No Other Way

448. Adam Ant - Desperate But Not Serious

449. Joe Jackson - Five Guys Named Moe

450. Camper Van Beethoven - Pictures of Matchstick Men

451. The Style Council - My Ever Changing Moods

452. The Geraldine Fibbers - Dragon Lady

453. Crash Test Dummies - Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm

454. Meryn Cadell - The Sweater

455. The Smiths - Panic

456. Alice In Chains - Rooster

457. Psychodots - Big Love Now

458. The Pogues - Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

459. Ass Ponys - Little Bastard

460. Oingo Boingo - Weird Science

461. X - See How We Are

462. Enya - Orinoco Flow

463. Joe Jackson - I'm The Man

464. Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

465. The Flaming Lips - She Don't Use Jelly

466. Rancid - Time Bomb

467. Midnight Oil - Power and The Passion

468. Soho - Hippychick

469. dada - Dorina

470. Living Colour - Elvis is Dead

471. Goo Goo Dolls - We Are The Normal

472. Flesh For Lulu - I Go Crazy

473. INXS - Need You Tonight

474. fIREHOSE - Sometimes

475. Replacements - I'll Be You

476. Catherine Wheel - Black Metallic

477. Electronic - Get The Message

478. David Bowie - Changes

479. Too Much Joy - Donna Everywhere

480. Haircut 100 - Love Plus One

481. Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child

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

483. Soup Dragons - Divine Thing

484. Tori Amos - God

485. Fishbone - Party At Ground Zero

486. They Eat Their Own - Like A Drug

487. Poi Dog Pondering - Be The One

488. Faith No More - Midlife Crisis

489. The Ramones - Sheena is a Punk Rocker

490. Machines of Loving Grace - Butterfly Wings

491. Trip Shakespeare - The Slacks

492. Robyn Hitchcock - So You Think You're In Love

493. Love & Rockets - Ball of Confusion

494. The Ramones - Pet Sematary

495. Ben Folds Five - Underground

496. Gin Blossoms - Found Out About You

497. U2 - The Fly

498. Sparks - Cool Places

499. Fishbone - Everyday Sunshine

500. The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another

Top Artists

1. Nirvana
2. Green Day
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers
4. Beastie Boys
5. Radiohead
6. The Smashing Pumpkins
7. The Ramones
8. Beck
9. The Clash
10. Nine Inch Nails
11. Sublime
12. Pearl Jam
13. Linkin Park
14. The Smiths
15. Foo Fighters
16. Rage Against the Machine
17. Stone Temple Pilots
18. The Cure
19. Weezer
20. U2
21. Depeche Mode
22. Jane's Addiction
23. White Stripes
24. Offspring
25. AFI
26. The Pixies
27. Soundgarden
28. Social Distortion
29. The Killers
30. The Strokes
31. Incubus
32. Alice in Chains
33. New Order
34. Oasis
35. Tool
36. Bad Religion
37. Bob Marley
38. Queens of the Stone Age
39. Coldplay
40. System of a Down
41. Modest Mouse
42. blink-182
43. Morrissey
44. No Doubt
45. Rancid
46. Cake
47. Death Cab For Cutie
48. 311
49. Jimmy Eat World
50. Fall Out Boy
51. The Shins
52. Blur
53. Garbage
54. Bush
55. My Chemical Romance
56. Korn
57. The Police
58. Arcade Fire
59. Papa Roach
60. Gorillaz
61. Live
62. Sonic Youth
63. Cypress Hill
64. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
65. The Sex Pistols
66. Violent Femmes
67. R.E.M
68. Staind
69. Postal Service
70. Evanesence
71. Hole
72. Iggy Pop
73. Chemical Brothers
74. Muse
75. Bloc Party
76. David Bowie
77. Interpol
78. Prodigy
79. The Breeders
80. Fatboy Slim
81. Panic! at the Disco
82. Metallica
83. Franz Ferdinand
84. INXS
85. Audioslave
86. Bjork
87. Everclear
88. Talking Heads
89. A Perfect Circle
90. Moby
91. Elvis Costello
92. Pennywise
93. PJ Harvey
94. Lenny Kravitz
95. The Verve
96. Flaming Lips
97. Faith No More
98. Echo and the Bunnymen
99. Daft Punk
100. Wolfmother
101. Stone Roses
102. Velvet Revolver
103. The Cult
104. Filter
105. Deftones
106. Silversun Pickups