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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