WOXY Top 500 Songs of All-Time (2002)

1. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

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

3. Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

4. The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

5. The Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated

6. U2 - New Year's Day

7. Pearl Jam - Alive

8. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

9. Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun

10. Jane's Addiction - Jane Says

11. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

12. Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

13. Radiohead - Creep

14. The B-52's - Rock Lobster

15. Pearl Jam - Jeremy

16. New Order - Blue Monday

17. The Velvet Underground - Rock & Roll

18. Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen

19. U2 - With or Without You

20. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

21. Green Day - Longview

22. The Police - Roxanne

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

24. The Smashing Pumpkins - Today

25. Dead Milkmen - Bitchin' Camaro

26. XTC - Dear God

27. Pixies - Monkey Gone To Heaven

28. Elvis Costello - Alison

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

30. Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

31. Bob Marley - Jamming

32. Fugazi - Waiting Room

33. Beck - Loser

34. Nine Inch Nails - Head Like a Hole

35. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge

36. Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

37. Camper Van Beethoven - Take The Skinheads Bowling

38. Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

39. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

40. The Clash - Rock The Casbah

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

42. The Replacements - Alex Chilton

43. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

44. Blondie - Heart of Glass

45. Jim Carroll Band - People Who Died

46. Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink

47. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Pump It Up

48. The Breeders - Cannonball

49. Modern English - I Melt With You

50. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

51. Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

52. U2 - Pride (In The Name of Love)

53. Cracker - Teen Angst

54. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

55. Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party

56. Husker Du - Makes No Sense At All

57. The Offspring - Come Out And Play

58. Talking Heads - Burning Down The House

59. Pearl Jam - Even Flow

60. The Stooges - I Wanna Be Your Dog

61. Afghan Whigs - Rebirth of the Cool

62. Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

63. Depeche Mode - People Are People

64. R.E.M. - Orange Crush

65. Blur - Song 2

66. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Head On

67. Dave Matthews Band - Crash Into Me

68. Nirvana - Come As You Are

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

70. Faith No More - Epic

71. The Clash - Train In Vain

72. Squeeze - Tempted

73. Green Day - Welcome To Paradise

74. Television - Marquee Moon

75. Counting Crows - Mr. Jones

76. Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

77. Cake - The Distance

78. The Ramones - Blitzkrieg Bop

79. Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

80. Gary Numan - Cars

81. The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket

82. Ministry - Everyday Is Halloween

83. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

84. The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

85. David Bowie - Space Oddity

86. Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

87. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

88. Dave Matthews Band - What Would You Say?

89. The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary

90. Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning

91. U2 - One

92. Beck - Where It's At

93. The Vapors - Turning Japanese

94. Tori Amos - Silent All These Years

95. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust

96. The Clash - London Calling

97. Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes

98. Beastie Boys - Sabotage

99. Devo - Whip It

100. Royal Crescent Mob - Get On The Bus

101. The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

102. Depeche Mode - Route 66

103. Killing Joke - Eighties

104. Cracker - Low

105. Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend

106. Nine Inch Nails - Closer

107. James - Laid

108. Lo Fidelity All Stars - Battle Flag

109. Talking Heads - Life During Wartime

110. The Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm

111. Everclear - Santa Monica

112. Soul Coughing - Screenwriter's Blues

113. Pixies - Here Comes Your Man

114. Romeo Void - Never Say Never

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

116. David Bowie - Changes

117. Soul Asylum - Runaway Train

118. The Replacements - I Will Dare

119. Live - I Alone

120. Soft Cell - Tainted Love

121. The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored

122. Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way

123. Blind Melon - No Rain

124. Tool - Sober

125. Blondie - Rapture

126. Patti Smith - Dancing Barefoot

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

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

129. Alice In Chains - Would?

130. David Bowie - Suffragette City

131. Weezer - Hash Pipe

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

133. Social Distortion - Ball and Chain

134. The Dead Kennedys - Holiday In Cambodia

135. Oasis - Wonderwall

136. Public Image Ltd. - Rise

137. Soul Coughing - Super Bon Bon

138. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science

139. Pavement - Cut Your Hair

140. Coldplay - Yellow

141. Temple of the Dog - Hunger Strike

142. The Police - Message In A Bottle

143. Tears for Fears - Shout

144. Ben Folds - Rockin' The Suburbs

145. The Cure - Love Song

146. Porno For Pyros - Pets

147. New Order - True Faith

148. The Jam - That's Entertainment

149. Fatboy Slim - The Rockafeller Skank

150. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Radio Radio

151. Guided By Voices - Teenage FBI

152. Screaming Trees - Nearly Lost You

153. XTC - Senses Working Overtime

154. Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees

155. Primus - Tommy The Cat

156. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax

157. Stone Temple Pilots - Interstate Love Song

158. Love and Rockets - So Alive

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

160. Lou Reed - Sweet Jane

161. English Beat - Save It For Later

162. Living Colour - Cult of Personality

163. Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

164. The B-52's - Private Idaho

165. U2 - I Will Follow

166. Anthrax / Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

167. Sinéad O'Connor - Mandinka

168. The Prodigy - Firestarter

169. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

170. The Cure - In Between Days

171. Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box

172. L7 - Pretend That We're Dead

173. The Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight Tonight

174. Talking Heads - Take Me To The River

175. Butthole Surfers - Pepper

176. The Sugarcubes - Birthday

177. Pearl Jam - Daughter

178. The Alarm - Strength

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

180. Concrete Blonde - Joey

181. The Offspring - Self Esteem

182. Afghan Whigs - Debonair

183. XTC - Mayor of Simpleton

184. Tones On Tail - Go!

185. Radiohead - Paranoid Android

186. The The - Uncertain Smile

187. Sublime - What I Got

188. dada - Dizz Knee Land

189. Folk Implosion - Natural One

190. Foo Fighters - This Is A Call

191. The Church - Under The Milky Way

192. Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot

193. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Otherside

194. Echo & the Bunnymen - Lips Like Sugar

195. R.E.M. - Stand

196. Garbage - I Think I'm Paranoid

197. Beastie Boys - Brass Monkey

198. The Nails - 88 Lines About 44 Women

199. Depeche Mode - Strangelove

200. BT / Mike Doughty - Never Gonna Come Back Down

201. G. Love & Special Sauce - Rodeo Clowns

202. The Charlatans - The Only One I Know

203. Cake - Never There

204. Toad The Wet Sprocket - All I Want

205. The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You

206. Peter Murphy - Cuts You Up

207. Dramarama - Anything, Anything (I'll Give You)

208. Happy Mondays - Step On

209. U2 - Beautiful Day

210. Dinosaur Jr. - Start Choppin'

211. The Plimsouls - A Million Miles Away

212. Alice In Chains - No Excuses

213. Jimmy Eat World - The Middle

214. The Smiths - Girlfriend In A Coma

215. U2 - Two Hearts Beat As One

216. Belly - Feed The Tree

217. Oasis - Supersonic

218. The Pretenders - My City Was Gone

219. Guided By Voices - My Valuable Hunting Knife

220. R.E.M. - Superman

221. The Waterboys - The Whole of the Moon

222. The Cure - Close To Me

223. Veruca Salt - Seether

224. The La's - There She Goes

225. Dead Milkmen - Punk Rock Girl

226. Patti Smith - Gloria

227. Talking Heads - And She Was

228. Green Day - When I Come Around

229. XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

230. Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug

231. DNA / Suzanne Vega - Tom's Diner

232. Moby feat. Gwen Stefani - South Side

233. Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up

234. Beastie Boys - Intergalactic

235. Split Enz - I Got You

236. Tool - Schism

237. Jonathan Richman - Dodge Vedge-O-Matic

238. The Police - Can't Stand Losing You

239. Primus - Jerry Was A Race Car Driver

240. The English Beat - Mirror In The Bathroom

241. INXS - The One Thing

242. Urge Overkill - Sister Havana

243. Lush - Ladykillers

244. Rage Against The Machine - Guerilla Radio

245. The The - Infected

246. U2 - Bullet The Blue Sky

247. The Jam - A Town Called Malice

248. Violent Femmes - Kiss Off

249. Weezer - Say It Ain't So

250. Material Issue - Valerie Loves Me

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

252. Juliana Hatfield - My Sister

253. The Call - The Walls Came Down

254. The Bears - Fear Is Never Boring

255. The Smashing Pumpkins - Bullet With Butterfly Wings

256. Semisonic - Closing Time

257. The Ass Ponys - Little Bastard

258. The Chemical Brothers - Block Rockin' Beats

259. Beastie Boys - So What'cha Want

260. Deftones - Change (In The House of Flies)

261. Live - Pain Lies On The Riverside

262. Radiohead - Optimistic

263. Squeeze - Pulling Mussels From A Shell

264. Stone Temple Pilots - Vasoline

265. Shriekback - Nemesis

266. The Pretenders - Message of Love

267. R.E.M. - Pretty Persuasion

268. Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

269. Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love

270. Harvey Danger - Flagpole Sitta

271. Hole - Doll Parts

272. Soul Asylum - Somebody To Shove

273. The Offspring - Gotta Get Away

274. Peter Gabriel - Shock The Monkey

275. Paul Westerberg - Dyslexic Heart

276. Foo Fighters - Everlong

277. Wilco - Monday

278. PJ Harvey - Down by the Water

279. Pearl Jam - Better Man

280. Luscious Jackson - Ladyfingers

281. Sonic Youth - Kool Thing

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

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

284. Meat Puppets - Backwater

285. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Scar Tissue

286. David Bowie - Let's Dance

287. Robyn Hitchcock - My Wife And My Dead Wife

288. Blondie - One Way Or Another

289. Cake - Short Skirt / Long Jacket

290. A Perfect Circle - Judith

291. Tori Amos - God

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

293. Talking Heads - Crosseyed And Painless

294. Time Zone - World Destruction

295. Björk - Human Behaviour

296. Trio - Da Da Da

297. Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumors

298. Ben Folds Five - Underground

299. Liz Phair - Supernova

300. Squeeze - Cool For Cats

301. Fishbone - Party At Ground Zero

302. Guided By Voices - Chasing Heather Crazy

303. Elastica - Connection

304. Better Than Ezra - Good

305. The Strokes - Last Nite

306. U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name

307. Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains

308. Love and Rockets - No New Tale To Tell

309. Alice In Chains - Rooster

310. R.E.M. - Driver 8

311. The Wallflowers - One Headlight

312. Nine Inch Nails - Down In It

313. Cibo Matto - Sci-fi Wasabi

314. Concrete Blonde - God is a Bullet

315. Weezer - Undone - The Sweater Song

316. Nirvana - In Bloom

317. Urban Dance Squad - Deeper Shade of Soul

318. Midnight Oil - Blue Sky Mine

319. Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away

320. Hoodoo Gurus - I Want You Back

321. Peter Gabriel - Red Rain

322. Ass Ponys - Swallow You Down

323. The The - This Is The Day

324. Social Distortion - Bad Luck

325. The Velvet Underground - White Light / White Heat

326. Rancid - Ruby Soho

327. Elliott Smith - Miss Misery

328. U2 - Mysterious Ways

329. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse In Your Soul

330. The Ramones - Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio

331. Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood

332. Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime

333. Fatboy Slim - Praise You

334. Cake - Rock & Roll Lifestyle

335. World Party - Ship of Fools

336. Pixies - Where Is My Mind?

337. Billy Idol - White Wedding

338. Oasis - Live Forever

339. Ben Harper - Burn To Shine

340. Portishead - Sour Times

341. Smithereens - A Girl Like You

342. Suede - Metal Mickey

343. Sunny Day Real Estate - Pillars

344. The Catherine Wheel - Black Metallic

345. The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

346. Ministry - Stigmata

347. Toad The Wet Sprocket - Hold Her Down

348. Son Volt - Drown

349. fIREHOSE - Flyin' The Flannel

350. Jeff Buckley - Last Goodbye

351. Squeeze - Black Coffee In Bed

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

353. Mission of Burma - That's When I Reach For My Revolver

354. Yaz - Situation

355. Big Country - In A Big Country

356. Massive Attack - Safe From Harm

357. Depeche Mode - Enjoy the Silence

358. Foo Fighters - Learn To Fly

359. Bob Mould - Sunspots / Wishing Well

360. Papas Fritas - Way You Walk

361. Soundgarden - Spoonman

362. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - The Impression That I Get

363. Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

364. Gang of Four - I Love A Man In A Uniform

365. Weezer - Buddy Holly

366. INXS - Don't Change

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

368. BT - Dreaming

369. Stone Temple Pilots - Plush

370. The Pretenders - Middle of the Road

371. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

372. Love and Rockets - Ball of Confusion

373. Rage Against The Machine - Renegades of Funk

374. Dave Matthews Band - Ants Marching

375. My Bloody Valentine - Only Shallow

376. Suzanne Vega - Luka

377. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Higher Ground

378. Blur - Girls And Boys

379. Nirvana - Lithium

380. New Order - Love Vigilantes

381. U2 - Bad (Live)

382. Superdrag - Sucked Out

383. Soul Coughing - Is Chicago, Is Not Chicago

384. Matthew Sweet - Sick of Myself

385. Wilco - Can't Stand It

386. Goldfinger - Here In Your Bedroom

387. The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979

388. The Ramones - Sheena Is A Punk Rocker

389. Tori Amos - Crucify

390. David Bowie - Modern Love

391. Soundgarden - Fell On Black Days

392. Radiohead - Karma Police

393. Everclear - I Will Buy You A New Life

394. Marcy Playground - Sex And Candy

395. Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf

396. Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

397. 311 - Down

398. Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World

399. Indigo Girls - Closer To Fine

400. R.E.M. - What's The Frequency, Kenneth?

401. Soul Coughing - Circles

402. The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another

403. My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult - Sex On Wheelz

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

405. The Cult - Love Removal Machine

406. Tricky - Black Steel

407. The Replacements - The Ledge

408. Sinéad O'Connor - I Want Your Hands On Me

409. Pearl Jam - Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town

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

411. The Smithereens - Blood And Roses

412. Barenaked Ladies - Be My Yoko Ono

413. Eels - Mr. E's Beautiful Blues

414. Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

415. Primus - Wynona's Big Brown Beaver

416. Cornershop - Brimful of Asha

417. Adam Ant - Goody Two Shoes

418. Buffalo Tom - Taillights Fade

419. Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love

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

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

422. Spacehog - In The Meantime

423. Garbage - Stupid Girl

424. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

425. Talking Heads - Stay Up Late

426. Tripping Daisy - I Got A Girl

427. Grant Lee Buffalo - Mockingbirds

428. Ben Folds Five - Battle of Who Could Care Less

429. The Smiths - Big Mouth Strikes Again

430. The Sugarcubes - Hit

431. Joe Jackson - Sunday Papers

432. Pixies - Gigantic

433. U2 - Walk On

434. The Housemartins - Happy Hour

435. Poe - Hey Pretty

436. Green Day - Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)

437. Supergrass - Moving

438. The Chemical Brothers - Let Forever Be

439. Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy

440. Sublime - Wrong Way

441. Travis - Driftwood

442. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

443. Duran Duran - Girls On Film

444. Sponge - Plowed

445. Moby - Natural Blues

446. Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now

447. Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child

448. Foo Fighters - I'll Stick Around

449. Stereo MC's - Connected

450. The Clash - Lost In The Supermarket

451. Ultravox - Vienna

452. Doves - Catch The Sun

453. Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper - Elvis Is Everywhere

454. Icicle Works - Whisper To A Scream

455. Daisy Chainsaw - Love Your Money

456. Guided By Voices - Glad Girls

457. Radiohead - I Might Be Wrong

458. Meryn Cadell - The Sweater

459. X - Fourth of July

460. Art of Noise - Close (To The Edit)

461. Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy - Television The Drug of A Nation

462. U2 - Gloria

463. Lou Reed - Dirty Boulevard

464. Basement Jaxx - Rendez-Vu

465. The Farm - Groovy Train

466. Bob Mould - See A Little Light

467. They Might Be Giants - Ana Ng

468. Joe Jackson - I'm The Man

469. Enigma - Sadeness

470. The Pogues - Fairytale of New York

471. Pixies - Debaser

472. Dandy Warhols - Not If You Were The Last Junkie On Earth

473. Camper Van Beethoven - Pictures of Matchstick Men

474. Green Day - Basket Case

475. Crash Test Dummies - Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm

476. Talk Talk - It's My Life

477. Sonic Youth - 1

478. Violent Femmes - American Music

479. Judybats - Being Simple

480. The Prodigy - Breathe

481. They Eat Their Own - Like A Drug

482. Guadalcanal Diary - Litany (Life Goes On)

483. Manic Street Preachers - If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next

484. Frank Black - Men In Black

485. Smoking Popes - Need You Around

486. X-Ray Spex - Oh Bondage Up Yours!

487. The Avalanches - Frontier Psychiatrist

488. Ben Folds Five - Brick

489. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Kiss Them for Me

490. Belle & Sebastian - Boy With The Arab Strap

491. Blur - There's No Other Way

492. blink-182 - What's My Age Again?

493. The Smithereens - Behind The Wall of Sleep

494. Morcheeba - Trigger Hippie

495. Sugar - Helpless

496. Trip Shakespeare - The Slacks

497. Over The Rhine - Give Me Strength

498. Grandaddy - The Crystal Lake

499. A Flock of Seagulls - I Ran

500. Björk - Joga

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