My Top 100 Favorite Songs

by abbeyroad992 | created - 27 Jun 2012 | updated - 23 Apr 2015 | Public

1. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

A Day In The Life

2. Bob Dylan

Soundtrack | Renaldo and Clara

Robert Allen Zimmerman was born 24 May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota; his father Abe worked for the Standard Oil Co. Six years later the family moved to Hibbing, often the coldest place in the US, where he taught himself piano and guitar and formed several high school rock bands. In 1959 he entered the...

Visions of Johanna

3. Neil Young

Soundtrack | Philadelphia

Neil Young is one of the most respected and prolific rock/folk guitarists of the late 20th century. Raised in Canada, he first became well-known as a guitarist and occasional vocalist for the band Buffalo Springfield. After the band's breakup, Young became a solo performer. However, he also has ...

Down By The River

4. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

Rock 'N' Roll Suicide

6. Bob Dylan

Soundtrack | Renaldo and Clara

Robert Allen Zimmerman was born 24 May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota; his father Abe worked for the Standard Oil Co. Six years later the family moved to Hibbing, often the coldest place in the US, where he taught himself piano and guitar and formed several high school rock bands. In 1959 he entered the...

Like A Rolling Stone

7. George Harrison

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

A master musician, a film producer and actor, best known as the lead guitarist and occasionally lead vocalist of The Beatles, George Harrison was born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was also the youngest of four children, born to Harold Harrison and Louise Harrison.

Like ...

Beware of Darkness

8. The Beach Boys

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Beach Boys was born in 1961 in Hawthorne, California, USA.

Surf's Up

9. The Velvet Underground

Soundtrack | Men in Black 3

The Velvet Underground had its origins, oddly enough, in the world of manufactured pop music, around 1965. Long Island native songwriter/singer/guitarist Lou Reed had gone from college at Syracuse University to a day job as a staff composer and musician for Pickwick Records, whose specialities (...

Heroin

10. Yes

Soundtrack | Apollo 18

Peter Banks died in March 2013.

Close To The Edge

11. The Band

Soundtrack | Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Grew out of Bob Dylan's 1960s backing band. They adopted their name while Dylan was out of action, recovering from a motorcycle accident.

I Shall Be Released

12. The Who

Soundtrack | The Kids Are Alright

Roger Daltrey formed the Detours in 1962, with several member changes and role swaps abound, John Entwistle joined. Sometime later, on John's recommendation, Pete Townshend was added to the line up. In the meantime, The Detours had become a four-piece band; the drummer was changed with Keith Moon ...

A Quick One, While He's Away

13. Buffalo Springfield

Soundtrack | Forrest Gump

Prior to forming Buffalo Springfield, Neil Young and Bruce Palmer were members of The Mynah Birds with future R&B star, Rick James. They were signed to Motown's V.I.P. label. The release of their first single, "It's My Time" (co-written by James and Young) was shelved when Motown executives ...

Broken Arrow

14. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

In My Life

15. David Crosby

Actor | Hook

David Crosby was born on August 14, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, USA as David Van Cortlandt Crosby. He has been married to Jan Dance since May 16, 1987. They have one child.

Cowboy Movie

16. George Harrison

Actor | A Hard Day's Night

A master musician, a film producer and actor, best known as the lead guitarist and occasionally lead vocalist of The Beatles, George Harrison was born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was also the youngest of four children, born to Harold Harrison and Louise Harrison.

Like ...

Run of the Mill

17. Yoko Ono

Soundtrack | This Is 40

Yoko Ono was born on Saturday, February 18th, 1933, in her ancestral estate in Tokyo, Japan. Her father, Eisuke Ono, was the descendant of a 9th Century Emperor of Japan. Her mother, Isoko Yasuda Ono, was the granddaughter of Zenijiro Yasuda, the founder of Yasuda Bank. Yoko was two years old when ...

Let Me Count The Ways

18. Elvis Presley

Soundtrack | Girls! Girls! Girls!

Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School. ...

You'll Never Walk Alone

America

20. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

Tomorrow Never Knows

21. Yes

Soundtrack | Apollo 18

Peter Banks died in March 2013.

Starship Trooper

22. Led Zeppelin

Soundtrack | The Song Remains the Same

Led Zeppelin are a popular British band best known for their iconic "Stairway to Heaven" as well as for co-creating the music genre of heavy metal. Since their nine albums were recorded between 1968 and 1979, Led Zeppelin has been one of the most popular bands of all time, having sold more than 300...

No Quarter

Go 'Way From My Window

24. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

Space Oddity

25. Bob Dylan

Soundtrack | Renaldo and Clara

Robert Allen Zimmerman was born 24 May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota; his father Abe worked for the Standard Oil Co. Six years later the family moved to Hibbing, often the coldest place in the US, where he taught himself piano and guitar and formed several high school rock bands. In 1959 he entered the...

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall

26. Tim Buckley

Soundtrack | Lost Highway

Tim Buckley was born on February 14, 1947 in Amsterdam, New York, USA as Timothy Charles Buckley III. He was married to Judy Fern Brejot and Mary Guibert. He died on June 29, 1975 in Santa Monica, California, USA.

Once I Was

27. John Lennon

Soundtrack | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, ...

Working Class Hero

29. Alan Price

Soundtrack | O Lucky Man!

Alan Price was born on April 19, 1942 in Fatfield, Durham, England. He has been married to Alison Thomas since 1990. They have one child. He was previously married to Maureen Donneky.

O Lucky Man!

30. Neil Young

Soundtrack | Philadelphia

Neil Young is one of the most respected and prolific rock/folk guitarists of the late 20th century. Raised in Canada, he first became well-known as a guitarist and occasional vocalist for the band Buffalo Springfield. After the band's breakup, Young became a solo performer. However, he also has ...

After The Gold Rush

31. The Beach Boys

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Beach Boys was born in 1961 in Hawthorne, California, USA.

Good Vibrations

32. The Stooges

Soundtrack | Kong: Skull Island

Members have included David Alexander, Iggy Pop, Scott Asheton, Steve Mackay, James Williamson, Mike Watt, Billy Cheatham, Zeke Zettner, Jimmy Recca, Bob Sheff, Tornado Turner, Scott Thurston.

I Wanna Be Your Dog

33. Todd Rundgren

Soundtrack | Dumb and Dumber

Considered by many to be the "Ultimate Rock Cult Hero", Todd Rundgren has maintained a legion of fans through four decades, rivaled only by Grateful Dead. Todd was raised in the Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) area, and his first professional bands, Money and Woddy's Truckstop, achieved much regional ...

Hello It's Me

34. Judy Garland

Actress | The Wizard of Oz

One of the brightest, most tragic movie stars of Hollywood's Golden Era, Judy Garland was a much-loved character whose warmth and spirit, along with her rich and exuberant voice, kept theatre-goers entertained with an array of delightful musicals.

She was born Frances Ethel Gumm on 10 June 1922 in ...

Over the Rainbow

35. Pink Floyd

Soundtrack | Doctor Strange

Syd Barrett: vocals, guitar (born: Roger Keith Barrett; 6 January, 1946; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK). In 1968, Syd Barrett left the band. Syd died in July, 2006 at aged 60 from pancreatic cancer.

David Gilmour: vocals, guitar (born: David John Gilmour; 6 March, 1946; Cambridge, ...

Us and Them

36. Cyndi Lauper

Soundtrack | Cyndi Lauper: Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Cyndi was born at Boulevard Hospital, in Astoria, Queens. She spent her first four years in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Her family then moved to Ozone Park, Queens.

Money Changes Everything

I've Been Loving You Too Long

39. Richard O'Brien

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Born in Cheltenham, England, Richard Smith's family moved to Tauranga, New Zealand, in 1951 when his father, an accountant, decided to become a sheep farmer. Watching horror and science-fiction double features in nearby Hamilton, Smith added an interest in acting to his love of rock and roll. He ...

Rocky Horror Cast "Rose Tint My World"

40. Lou Reed

Soundtrack | V for Vendetta

He formed the group The Velvet Underground with Welsh multi-instrumentalist John Cale, second guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Maureen Tucker in New York in 1965. The group soon became a part of Andy Warhol's Factory scene, which housed a great number of the most freaked and experimental ...

Street Hassle

41. Tom Waits

Actor | Seven Psychopaths

Thomas Alan Waits was born in Pomona, California, to schoolteachers Alma Fern (Johnson) and Jesse Frank Waits. Described as one of the last beatniks of the contemporary music, Waits in fact has two separate careers. From 1973 (LP "Closing Time") to 1983 ("One From The Heart" soundtrack), he ...

Time

42. Fleetwood Mac

Soundtrack | Frequency

The name Fleetwood Mac was created when, after a jamming session involving Mick Fleetwood Mac, John McVie and Peter Green, the tape of the session was labeled "Fleetwood Mac" by Green to remind him who was playing on the track. He later chose it was the name of the band.

Landslide

43. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

Heroes

44. The Doors

Soundtrack | The Doors

The band's members were Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore and Robby Krieger.

The End

Bridge Over Troubled Water

47. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

Oh! You Pretty Things

49. The Rolling Stones

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Rolling Stones are the legendary British rock band known for many popular hits, such as Paint it Black, Lady Jane, Ruby Tuesday, and (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. Almost everyone who attended their shows is quick to comment on their ability to start you up and shake your hips. Their song "...

You Can't Always Get What You Want

50. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

Here Comes The Sun

51. Black Sabbath

Soundtrack | Iron Man

The title of their song "Heaven and Hell" was inspired by the same-titled song from The Easybeats.

War Pigs

52. Marvin Gaye

Soundtrack | R.I.P.D.

Marvin Gaye was born on April 2, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. He was married to Jan Gaye and Anna Gordy Gaye. He died on April 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

What's Going On

53. Thunderclap Newman

Soundtrack | The Girl Next Door

Members have included John Keen (vocals/drummer/guitar), Andy Newman (piano), Jimmy McCulloch (guitar), James Pitman-Avery (bass guitar), Jack McCulloch (drums), Rome Peel (bass guitar), Roger Felice (drums). NOTE: Pete Townshend, who created the band (guitarist Keen had been a chauffeur for The Who...

Something In The Air

54. Pink Floyd

Soundtrack | Doctor Strange

Syd Barrett: vocals, guitar (born: Roger Keith Barrett; 6 January, 1946; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK). In 1968, Syd Barrett left the band. Syd died in July, 2006 at aged 60 from pancreatic cancer.

David Gilmour: vocals, guitar (born: David John Gilmour; 6 March, 1946; Cambridge, ...

Echoes

55. Bob Dylan

Soundtrack | Renaldo and Clara

Robert Allen Zimmerman was born 24 May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota; his father Abe worked for the Standard Oil Co. Six years later the family moved to Hibbing, often the coldest place in the US, where he taught himself piano and guitar and formed several high school rock bands. In 1959 he entered the...

House Of The Risin' Sun

56. Johnny Cash

Soundtrack | The Johnny Cash Show

Johnny Cash was born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, to Carrie Cash (Rivers) and Raymond Cash. He made his first single, "Hey Porter", for Sun Records in 1955. In 1958 he moved to Columbia Records. He had long periods of drug abuse during the 1960s, but later that decade he successfully ...

Hurt

All Along The Watchtower

58. Otis Redding

Soundtrack | Top Gun

Otis Redding was born on September 9, 1941 in Dawson, Georgia, USA as Otis Ray Redding Jr. He was married to Zelma Atwood. He died on December 10, 1967 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Try a Little Tenderness

59. Bob Dylan

Soundtrack | Renaldo and Clara

Robert Allen Zimmerman was born 24 May 1941 in Duluth, Minnesota; his father Abe worked for the Standard Oil Co. Six years later the family moved to Hibbing, often the coldest place in the US, where he taught himself piano and guitar and formed several high school rock bands. In 1959 he entered the...

It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

60. John Lennon

Soundtrack | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, ...

Mother

61. Janis Joplin

Soundtrack | Watchmen

Janis Lyn Joplin was born at St. Mary's Hospital in the oil-refining town of Port Arthur, Texas, near the border with Louisiana. Her father was a cannery worker and her mother was a registrar for a business college. As an overweight teenager, she was a folk-music devotee (especially Odetta, ...

Maybe

62. Muddy Waters

Soundtrack | Adventures in Babysitting

Muddy Waters (born McKinley Morganfield) was one of the major forces in contemporary blues. He was instrumental in bringing the sound of the Mississippi Delta to Chicago in the 1940s, where his recordings for the Chess label exerted an enormous influence on both blues and rock musicians from the ...

Mannish Boy

63. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

Strawberry Fields Forever

64. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

Young Americans

65. The Monkees

Soundtrack | The Monkees

Producer Chip Douglas voiced his disappointment later that, with so much media coverage coming from the admission that the Monkees hadn't played on their first two albums, there wasn't similar coverage when "Headquarters" and "Pisces" were released, noting that they had played.

(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone

66. Bruce Springsteen

Soundtrack | The Wrestler

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen was born September 23, 1949 in New Jersey, USA. His father, Douglas Frederick Springsteen, worked as a bus driver, and was of Irish and Dutch ancestry. His mother, Adele Ann (Zerilli), worked as a legal secretary, and was of Italian ancestry. He has an older ...

Born To Run

67. Tommy James

Soundtrack | Frequency

Tommy James was born on April 29, 1947 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Thomas Gregory Jackson.

Crimson and Clover

68. The Temptations

Soundtrack | Ready Player One

Members have included Ali Woodson (1983-86, 1988-96), Barrington Henderson (1998-2003), Bruce Williamson (2007-), Damon Harris (1971-75), David Ruffin (1964-68, 1982), Dennis Edwards (1968-77, 1980-83, 1987-88), Eddie Kendricks (1961-71, 1982), Albridge Bryant (1961-63), G.C. Cameron (2003-07), ...

Ball of Confusion

69. Chicago

Soundtrack | Deadpool

Chicago was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6438 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

25 Or 6 To 4

70. The Rolling Stones

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Rolling Stones are the legendary British rock band known for many popular hits, such as Paint it Black, Lady Jane, Ruby Tuesday, and (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. Almost everyone who attended their shows is quick to comment on their ability to start you up and shake your hips. Their song "...

Paint It Black

71. Pink Floyd

Soundtrack | Doctor Strange

Syd Barrett: vocals, guitar (born: Roger Keith Barrett; 6 January, 1946; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK). In 1968, Syd Barrett left the band. Syd died in July, 2006 at aged 60 from pancreatic cancer.

David Gilmour: vocals, guitar (born: David John Gilmour; 6 March, 1946; Cambridge, ...

Comfortably Numb

72. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

I Am the Walrus

73. Prince

Soundtrack | Under the Cherry Moon

Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth, ...

The Beautiful Ones

74. Buffalo Springfield

Soundtrack | Forrest Gump

Prior to forming Buffalo Springfield, Neil Young and Bruce Palmer were members of The Mynah Birds with future R&B star, Rick James. They were signed to Motown's V.I.P. label. The release of their first single, "It's My Time" (co-written by James and Young) was shelved when Motown executives ...

Mr. Soul

75. Curtis Mayfield

Soundtrack | Armageddon

Rhythm and blues performer/songwriter credited with defining 1960's Chicago sound in hits like "It's All Right" and "Gypsy Woman." His style influenced other artists from pop to hip hop. Has been a quadriplegic ever since he was struck by lighting rig during outdoor concert in New York, 1990. ...

Move On Up

Homeward Bound

77. Buffalo Springfield

Soundtrack | Forrest Gump

Prior to forming Buffalo Springfield, Neil Young and Bruce Palmer were members of The Mynah Birds with future R&B star, Rick James. They were signed to Motown's V.I.P. label. The release of their first single, "It's My Time" (co-written by James and Young) was shelved when Motown executives ...

Rock & Roll Woman

78. The Boomtown Rats

Soundtrack | Un amore

One of their biggest hits was the controversial "I Don't Like Mondays". The song was inspired by the story of a 17-year old girl named Brenda Spencer who shot 11 people (killing two) just because she didn't like Mondays.

There's Always Someone Looking at You

79. Crosby Stills & Nash

Soundtrack | Annihilation

They were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6666 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Suite: Judy Blue Eyes

80. Don McLean

Soundtrack | The Next Best Thing

Don McLean was born on October 2, 1945 in New Rochelle, New York, USA. He was previously married to Patrisha Shnier and Carol Sauvion.

American Pie

81. Del Shannon

Soundtrack | Wristcutters: A Love Story

Born Charles Westover in Coopersville, Michigan, on December 30, 1934, rocker Del Shannon claimed legendary country-western singer Hank Williams as an early influence, but his first record was unadulterated rock: the classic "Runaway" in 1961, highlighted by Shannon's falsetto and keyboardist Max ...

Runaway

82. Pink Floyd

Soundtrack | Doctor Strange

Syd Barrett: vocals, guitar (born: Roger Keith Barrett; 6 January, 1946; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK). In 1968, Syd Barrett left the band. Syd died in July, 2006 at aged 60 from pancreatic cancer.

David Gilmour: vocals, guitar (born: David John Gilmour; 6 March, 1946; Cambridge, ...

Fearless

83. The Beach Boys

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Beach Boys was born in 1961 in Hawthorne, California, USA.

Feel Flows

84. The Who

Soundtrack | The Kids Are Alright

Roger Daltrey formed the Detours in 1962, with several member changes and role swaps abound, John Entwistle joined. Sometime later, on John's recommendation, Pete Townshend was added to the line up. In the meantime, The Detours had become a four-piece band; the drummer was changed with Keith Moon ...

Love Reign O'er Me

85. Roy Orbison

Soundtrack | Star Trek: First Contact

Roy Orbison was born on April 23, 1936 in Vernon, Texas, USA as Roy Kelton Orbison. He was married to Barbara Orbison and Claudette Frady. He died on December 6, 1988 in Madison, Tennessee, USA.

In Dreams

86. Roxy Music

Soundtrack | Elle

Members have included Brian Eno, Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, Eddie Jobson, Phil Manzanera, Rick Wills, Paul Thompson and Paul Carrack.

If There Is Something

If I Didin't Care

Dancing With Myself

89. The Velvet Underground

Soundtrack | Men in Black 3

The Velvet Underground had its origins, oddly enough, in the world of manufactured pop music, around 1965. Long Island native songwriter/singer/guitarist Lou Reed had gone from college at Syracuse University to a day job as a staff composer and musician for Pickwick Records, whose specialities (...

Pale Blue Eyes

90. Stephen Stills

Soundtrack | Annihilation

Stephen Stills was born on January 3, 1945, in Dallas, Texas. He dropped out of college to play music professionally. He formed Buffalo Springfield ("For What It's Worth") with Neil Young and later became part of Crosby Stills & Nash. After they broke up, Stills joined Manassas, then helped to form ...

Love the One You're With

91. Kanye West

Soundtrack | Safe House

Kanye West was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Kanye Omari West. He has been married to Kim Kardashian West since May 24, 2014. They have three children.

Blood On The Leaves

92. The Sex Pistols

Soundtrack | The A-Team

They lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album.

Anarchy In The UK

93. The Velvet Underground

Soundtrack | Men in Black 3

The Velvet Underground had its origins, oddly enough, in the world of manufactured pop music, around 1965. Long Island native songwriter/singer/guitarist Lou Reed had gone from college at Syracuse University to a day job as a staff composer and musician for Pickwick Records, whose specialities (...

Sweet Jane

95. Dexys Midnight Runners

Soundtrack | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Dexys Midnight Runners are a British New Wave pop/soul band from Birmingham, England. The group was first formed in 1978 by singer/guitarist/songwriter Kevin Rowland and singer/guitarist Kevin Archer. The other original members were: Jim Paterson (trombone), Geoff Blythe (saxophone), Steve Spooner ...

Come on Eileen

96. Kimya Dawson

Soundtrack | Juno

Kimya Dawson was born on November 17, 1972 in the USA. She is married to Angelo Spencer. They have one child.

Loose Lips

97. Randy Newman

Soundtrack | The Princess and the Frog

Randy Newman was born on November 28, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Randall Stuart Newman. He has been married to Gretchen Preece since 1990. They have two children. He was previously married to Roswitha Schmale.

God's Song (That's Why I Love Mankind)

98. Daft Punk

Composer | Tron

In April 2013 Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" became the most-played song in any single day on Spotify.

Lose Yourself to Dance

The 59th Bridge Street Song

100. Big Star

Soundtrack | Adventureland

Influential American rock band formed in Memphis in the early 1970s by Alex Chilton, former lead singer of The Box Tops. The band included guitarist/vocalist Chris Bell, bassist/vocalist Andy Hummel, and drummer Jody Stephens.

Holocaust