WOXY Top 500 Songs of All-Time (2005)

1. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

2. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

3. The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

4. Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

5. The Ramones - Blitzkrieg Bop

6. Pixies - Monkey Gone To Heaven

7. Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

8. U2 - New Year's Day

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

10. The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored

11. The Clash - London Calling

12. Pearl Jam - Alive

13. Radiohead - Creep

14. Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen

15. Nine Inch Nails - Head Like A Hole

16. New Order - Blue Monday

17. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

18. Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun

19. The Police - Roxanne

20. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge

21. Jane's Addiction - Jane Says

22. Pearl Jam - Jeremy

23. Green Day - Longview

24. Beck - Loser

25. Faith No More - Epic

26. Nirvana - In Bloom

27. Blondie - Heart of Glass

28. The B-52's - Rock Lobster

29. Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

30. Fugazi - Waiting Room

31. U2 - With or Without You

32. David Bowie - Space Oddity

33. Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

34. The Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated

35. Pixies - Where Is My Mind?

36. Weezer - Undone - The Sweater Song

37. Iggy Pop - Lust For Life

38. The Smashing Pumpkins - Today

39. Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

40. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Radio Radio

41. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

42. Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side

43. Husker Du - Makes No Sense At All

44. Pixies - Here Comes Your Man

45. Radiohead - Paranoid Android

46. Television - Marquee Moon

47. Patti Smith - Dancing Barefoot

48. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

49. My Bloody Valentine - Only Shallow

50. Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot

51. Talking Heads - Burning Down The House

52. The Clash - Train In Vain

53. The Replacements - Alex Chilton

54. The Stooges - I Wanna Be Your Dog

55. Dead Milkmen - Bitchin' Camaro

56. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding

57. Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink

58. Nine Inch Nails - Hurt

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

60. Beastie Boys - Sabotage

61. Pearl Jam - Even Flow

62. Public Enemy - Bring The Noise

63. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

64. Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up

65. The White Stripes - Seven Nation Army

66. XTC - Dear God

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

68. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

69. Lo Fidelity All Stars - Battle Flag

70. David Bowie - Changes

71. Blondie - Rapture

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

73. Gary Numan - Cars

74. Nirvana - Come As You Are

75. Pavement - Cut Your Hair

76. Modern English - I Melt With You

77. Blur - Song 2

78. Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees

79. Oasis - Wonderwall

80. The Velvet Underground - Sweet Jane

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

82. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

83. Camper Van Beethoven - Take The Skinheads Bowling

84. Modest Mouse - Float On

85. Talking Heads - Take Me To The River

86. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

87. Folk Implosion - Natural One

88. Nirvana - All Apologies

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

90. Weezer - Say It Ain't So

91. David Bowie - Suffragette City

92. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey

93. Nine Inch Nails - Closer

94. Beck - Where It's At

95. The Cure - Love Song

96. Elvis Costello - Alison

97. The Clash - Rock The Casbah

98. Primus - Tommy The Cat

99. Jeff Buckley - Last Goodbye

100. Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

101. Green Day - Welcome To Paradise

102. The Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm

103. Depeche Mode - People Are People

104. Bob Marley - Jamming

105. Talking Heads - Life During Wartime

106. The Clash - Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

107. The Velvet Underground - Rock & Roll

108. Weezer - Hash Pipe

109. Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box

110. Devo - Whip It

111. Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

112. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust

113. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Pump It Up

114. U2 - One

115. The Flaming Lips - Do You Realize?

116. The Breeders - Cannonball

117. The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary

118. Beastie Boys - So What'cha Want

119. Tori Amos - Silent All These Years

120. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Head On

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

122. The Postal Service - Such Great Heights

123. Dead Kennedys - Holiday In Cambodia

124. Afghan Whigs - Rebirth of the Cool

125. Cake - The Distance

126. The Jam - Town Called Malice

127. The Cure - In Between Days

128. The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

129. Radiohead - Karma Police

130. Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend

131. The Police - Message In A Bottle

132. Coldplay - Clocks

133. James - Laid

134. Squeeze - Tempted

135. Cracker - Low

136. Social Distortion - Ball and Chain

137. R.E.M. - Orange Crush

138. Jim Carroll Band - People Who Died

139. The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You

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

141. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

142. Pulp - Common People

143. Public Image Ltd. - Rise

144. Screaming Trees - Nearly Lost You

145. Faith No More - We Care A Lot

146. Pixies - Gigantic

147. Oasis - Live Forever

148. Radiohead - Just

149. Modest Mouse - Ocean Breathes Salty

150. Killing Joke - Eighties

151. The Charlatans - The Only One I Know

152. New Order - True Faith

153. Echo & the Bunnymen - Lips Like Sugar

154. Violent Femmes - Kiss Off

155. The La's - There She Goes

156. The Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again

157. Soundgarden - Spoonman

158. Nirvana - Lithium

159. Soul Coughing - Screenwriter's Blues

160. Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning

161. Interpol - PDA

162. The Replacements - The Ledge

163. Ministry - Stigmata

164. The White Stripes - Fell In Love With A Girl

165. The Smashing Pumpkins - Bullet With Butterfly Wings

166. Spoon - Everything Hits At Once

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

168. Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out

169. Guided By Voices - Teenage FBI

170. Cracker - Teen Angst

171. Living Colour - Cult of Personality

172. Weezer - Buddy Holly

173. Joy Division - She's Lost Control

174. The Church - Under The Milky Way

175. Green Day - When I Come Around

176. Tears for Fears - Shout

177. The Killers - Mr. Brightside

178. Public Enemy - 911 Is A Joke

179. Talking Heads - And She Was

180. Patti Smith - Gloria

181. XTC - Senses Working Overtime

182. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

183. Happy Mondays - Step On

184. The Police - Every Breath You Take

185. Muse - Time Is Running Out

186. Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

187. Talking Heads - Once In A Lifetime

188. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax

189. Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way

190. The Smiths - Panic

191. The Shins - New Slang

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

193. Coldplay - Yellow

194. The Sugarcubes - Birthday

195. Peter Murphy - Cuts You Up

196. Veruca Salt - Seether

197. Prodigy - Firestarter

198. U2 - Bullet The Blue Sky

199. U2 - I Will Follow

200. R.E.M. - Pretty Persuasion

201. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Higher Ground

202. The Jam - Going Underground

203. Afghan Whigs - Debonair

204. The Vapors - Turning Japanese

205. Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes

206. Pixies - Debaser

207. Cake - Never There

208. The Alarm - Strength

209. Primus - Jerry Was A Race Car Driver

210. The B-52's - Private Idaho

211. Interpol - Obstacle 1

212. The Chemical Brothers - Block Rockin' Beats

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

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

215. Rancid - Ruby Soho

216. Bob Marley - I Shot The Sheriff

217. Blondie - One Way Or Another

218. Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug

219. Talking Heads - Crosseyed And Painless

220. Depeche Mode - Enjoy the Silence

221. Social Distortion - Bad Luck

222. The English Beat - Save It For Later

223. Love and Rockets - So Alive

224. Urge Overkill - Sister Havana

225. The Shins - So Says I

226. Primal Scream - Movin' On Up

227. Outkast - Hey Ya!

228. Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party

229. The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

230. Belly - Feed The Tree

231. INXS - The One Thing

232. XTC - Mayor of Simpleton

233. Modest Mouse - Tiny Cities Made of Ashes

234. Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love

235. Oasis - Supersonic

236. Tori Amos - God

237. Dinosaur Jr. - Feel The Pain

238. Sonic Youth - Kool Thing

239. Nine Inch Nails - Down In It

240. Fatboy Slim - The Rockafeller Skank

241. Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

242. The Specials - A Message To You Rudy

243. Violent Femmes - Gone Daddy Gone

244. Jane's Addiction - No One's Leaving

245. The Dead Milkmen - Punk Rock Girl

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

247. L7 - Pretend We're Dead

248. Bob Mould - Sunspots / Wishing Well

249. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Maps

250. Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love

251. Billy Idol - White Wedding

252. The Replacements - I Will Dare

253. Pavement - Shady Lane

254. The English Beat - Mirror In The Bathroom

255. The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

256. Sunny Day Real Estate - Pillars

257. Massive Attack - Safe From Harm

258. Elliott Smith - Miss Misery

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

260. Ministry - Everyday Is Halloween

261. Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

262. Queens of the Stone Age - No One Knows

263. The Ramones - Sheena Is A Punk Rocker

264. Romeo Void - Never Say Never

265. The Police - Can't Stand Losing You

266. Sinéad O'Connor - Mandinka

267. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science

268. R.E.M. - Stand

269. Elvis Costello - Watching the Detectives

270. Suede - Metal Mickey

271. Marcy Playground - Sex And Candy

272. Peter Gabriel - Shock The Monkey

273. The Smiths - Girlfriend In A Coma

274. The Jam - In The City

275. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse In Your Soul

276. The Killers - Somebody Told Me

277. The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star

278. Portishead - Sour Times

279. U2 - Bad (Live)

280. Meat Puppets - Backwater

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

282. Harvey Danger - Flagpole Sitta

283. The Cure - Pictures of You

284. Cake - Rock & Roll Lifestyle

285. Björk - Joga

286. Tricky - Black Steel

287. Wilco - Heavy Metal Drummer

288. R.E.M. - So. Central Rain

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

290. The Smithereens - Blood And Roses

291. The Replacements - Bastards of Young

292. The Pretenders - My City Was Gone

293. The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979

294. Sonic Youth - 100%

295. Modest Mouse - Polar Opposites

296. The The - Uncertain Smile

297. Tones On Tail - Go!

298. Juliana Hatfield - My Sister

299. The Waterboys - The Whole of the Moon

300. Paul Westerberg - Dyslexic Heart

301. Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child

302. dada - Dizz Knee Land

303. Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

304. The White Stripes - The Hardest Button To Button

305. Moby - Southside

306. U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name

307. The Smiths - There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

308. Urban Dance Squad - Deeper Shade of Soul

309. Belle & Sebastian - Your Cover's Blown

310. G. Love & Special Sauce - Rodeo Clowns

311. Soul Coughing - Super Bon Bon

312. U2 - Two Hearts Beat As One

313. Bob Marley - Could You Be Loved?

314. Soundgarden - Fell On Black Days

315. Radiohead - Optimistic

316. The Velvet Underground - White Light / White Heat

317. Blur - Girls And Boys

318. Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood

319. The Cure - Close To Me

320. Royal Crescent Mob - Get On The Bus

321. The Hives - Hate To Say I Told You So

322. XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

323. Garbage - I Think I'm Paranoid

324. Nirvana - About A Girl

325. Elastica - Connection

326. Pavement - Stereo

327. The Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight Tonight

328. The Strokes - Last Nite

329. Soul Asylum - Somebody To Shove

330. Concrete Blonde - God is a Bullet

331. PJ Harvey - Down by the Water

332. Social Distortion - Ring of Fire

333. Pixies - Bone Machine

334. The Smithereens - A Girl Like You

335. Lush - Ladykillers

336. Shriekback - Nemesis

337. The Walkmen - The Rat

338. Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

339. Beastie Boys - Sure Shot

340. New Order - Love Vigilantes

341. Fishbone - Party At Ground Zero

342. The Clash - Lost In The Supermarket

343. Dinosaur Jr. - Start Choppin'

344. Beastie Boys - Intergalactic

345. Eels - Mr. E's Beautiful Blues

346. Afghan Whigs - Gentlemen

347. The Sundays - Here's Where The Story Ends

348. New York Dolls - Personality Crisis

349. The Postal Service - The District Sleeps Alone Tonight

350. The Stone Roses - Waterfall

351. Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five - The Message

352. Guided By Voices - Glad Girls

353. Liz Phair - Never Said

354. The Call - The Walls Came Down

355. Gomez - Get Myself Arrested

356. The Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)

357. The Jam - Start!

358. DNA / Suzanne Vega - Tom's Diner

359. Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

360. Enigma - Sadeness

361. The Nails - 88 Lines About 44 Women

362. Bob Marley - Redemption Song

363. The Velvet Underground - What Goes On

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

365. Soundgarden - My Wave

366. The Pretenders - Middle of the Road

367. Air - Sexy Boy

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

369. The The - Infected

370. Cowboy Junkies - Sweet Jane

371. Jonathan Richman - Dodge Vedge-O-Matic

372. Ben Harper - Burn To Shine

373. Porno For Pyros - Pets

374. Joe Jackson - Sunday Papers

375. The Clash - This Is Radio Clash

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

377. Public Image Ltd. - Public Image

378. Talk Talk - It's My Life

379. Butthole Surfers - Pepper

380. Fatboy Slim - Praise You

381. Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now

382. Radiohead - I Might Be Wrong

383. Lou Reed - Dirty Boulevard

384. INXS - Don't Change

385. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

386. Suzanne Vega - Luka

387. Superdrag - Sucked Out

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

389. The Catherine Wheel - Black Metallic

390. Arrested Development - Tennessee

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

392. Yaz - Situation

393. World Party - Ship of Fools

394. Split Enz - I Got You

395. Front 242 - Welcome To Paradise

396. Black Flag - TV Party

397. Material Issue - Valerie Loves Me

398. Pixies - Alec Eiffel

399. Interpol - Slow Hands

400. The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

401. Blur - There's No Other Way

402. Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy

403. Scissor Sisters - Take Your Mama

404. Sugar - Helpless

405. The Housemartins - Happy Hour

406. The Roots - The Seed (2.0)

407. The Shins - Caring Is Creepy

408. Robyn Hitchcock - My Wife And My Dead Wife

409. Papas Fritas - Way You Walk

410. Mclusky - To Hell With Good Intentions

411. Squeeze - Pulling Mussels (From The Shell)

412. Stereo MC's - Connected

413. Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumors

414. The White Stripes - Dead Leaves & the Dirty Ground

415. Afrika Bambaataa - Planet Rock

416. PJ Harvey - Good Fortune

417. Cornershop -Brimful of Asha

418. The B-52's - Love Shack

419. Big Country - In A Big Country

420. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

421. Pixies - Velouria

422. R.E.M. - Driver 8

423. The Verve - Lucky Man

424. Matthew Sweet - Sick of Myself

425. The Rapture - House of Jealous Lovers

426. The Stone Roses - Elephant Stone

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

428. Snow Patrol - Run

429. Echo & the Bunnymen - Bedbugs and Ballyhoo

430. ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead - Relative Ways

431. Doves - Catch The Sun

432. Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains

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

434. The Jam - That's Entertainment

435. Massive Attack - Angel

436. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

437. The Streets - Let's Push Things Forward

438. Ultravox - Vienna

439. Toots & The Maytals - Pressure Drop

440. The Pogues - Fairytale of New York

441. Cake - Sheep Go To Heaven

442. Firehose - Flyin' The Flannel

443. The Sugarcubes - Hit

444. TV On The Radio - Staring At The Sun

445. Björk - Human Behaviour

446. Wire - Strange

447. Ride - Vapour Trail

448. Belle & Sebastian - The Boy With The Arab Strap

449. Joe Jackson - I'm The Man

450. Bob Mould - See A Little Light

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

452. Buffalo Tom - Taillights Fade

453. The Arcade Fire - Wake Up

454. Concrete Blonde - Joey

455. The The - This Is The Day

456. The Special AKA - Free Nelson Mandela

457. LCD Soundsystem - Daft Punk Is Playing At My House

458. Talking Heads - Stay Up Late

459. Sleater-Kinney - You're No Rock & Roll Fun

460. They Might Be Giants - Ana Ng

461. Hoodoo Gurus - I Want You Back

462. Secret Machines - Nowhere Again

463. Blur - Coffee & TV

464. A Flock of Seagulls - I Ran

465. Pulp - Disco 2000

466. Crash Test Dummies - Mmm, Mmm, Mmm, Mmm

467. U2 - Mysterious Ways

468. Ted Leo / Pharmacists - Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone?

469. Talking Heads - Road To Nowhere

470. Love and Rockets - No New Tale To Tell

471. Bloc Party - Banquet

472. The Smiths - William, It Was Really Nothing

473. The Stone Roses - She Bangs The Drums

474. Grandaddy - The Crystal Lake

475. The Twilight Singers - Teenage Wristband

476. Doves - There Goes The Fear

477. Garbage - Stupid Girl

478. The Clash - I Fought The Law

479. The Velvet Underground - Heroin

480. Spiritualized - Come Together

481. Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper - Elvis Is Everywhere

482. X - 4th of July

483. Eels - Novocaine For The Soul

484. Hot Hot Heat - Bandages

485. Guided By Voices - My Valuable Hunting Knife

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

487. Placebo - Pure Morning

488. R.E.M. - Superman

489. XTC - The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead

490. The Von Bondies - C'mon C'mon

491. Adam Ant - Goody Two Shoes

492. Pixies - Bam Thwok

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

494. Meryn Cadell - The Sweater

495. The B-52's - Planet Claire

496. Fountans of Wayne - Radiation Vibe

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

498. Mercury Rev - Goddess On A Hiway

499. Blur - Beetlebum

500. Delays - Long Time Coming

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