WOXY Top 500 Songs of All-Time (1999)

1. The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

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

3. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

4. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

5. Nine Inch Nails - Head Like A Hole

6. U2 - New Year's Day

7. Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun

8. David Bowie - Space Oddity

9. Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK

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

11. The Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated

12. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

13. New Order - Blue Monday

14. Pearl Jam - Jeremy

15. Jane's Addiction - Jane Says

16. Green Day - Longview

17. Depeche Mode - Route 66

18. The Smashing Pumpkins - Today

19. The Clash - Should I Stay Or Should I Go

20. The Police - Roxanne

21. Devo - Whip It

22. Beck - Loser

23. XTC Dear God

24. The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

25. The B-52's - Rock Lobster

26. The Nails - 88 Lines About 44 Women

27. Psychedelic Furs - Pretty In Pink

28. Dave Matthews Band - What Would You Say

29. Cracker - Teen Angst

30. Jim Carroll - People Who Died

31. Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning

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

33. Tori Amos - Silent All These Years

34. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge

35. Camper Van Beethoven - Take The Skinheads Bowling

36. Modern English - I Melt With You

37. The Pretenders - Brass In Pocket

38. Soft Cell - Tainted Love

39. Joe Jackson - Is She Really Going Out With Him

40. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

41. Squeeze - Tempted

42. Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes

43. Gary Numan - Cars

44. Dead Milkmen - Bitchin' Camaro

45. The Breeders - Cannonball

46. Elvis Costello - Alison

47. Counting Crows - Mr. Jones

48. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

49. Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

50. Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Round

51. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

52. Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

53. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

54. The Offspring - Come Out And Play

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

56. Royal Crescent Mob - Get On The Bus

57. Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

58. Beastie Boys - Fight For Your Right

59. The Replacements - Alex Chilton

60. Adam Ant - Goody Two Shoes

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

62. Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party

63. Nirvana - All Apologies

64. 10,000 Maniacs - Candy Everybody Wants

65. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

66. Yaz - Situation

67. Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

68. The Pixies - Monkey's Gone To Heaven

69. The B-52's - Love Shack

70. Husker Du - Makes No Sense At All

71. The Clash - Rock The Casbah

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

73. Ministry - Every Day is Halloween

74. Mojo Nixon & Skid Roper - Elvis Is Everywhere

75. Pearl Jam - Evenflow

76. Garbage - Queer

77. Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy

78. Blondie - Call Me

79. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

80. Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side

81. Icicle Works - Whisper To A Scream

82. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

83. Depeche Mode - People Are People

84. Radiohead - Creep

85. Madness - Our House

86. Talking Heads - Burning Down the House

87. The Vapors - Turning Japanese

88. Beck - Where It's At

89. Eurythmics - Would I Lie to You?

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

91. Afghan Whigs - Rebirth of the Cool

92. Soul Asylum - Runaway Train

93. Squeeze - Black Coffee in Bed

94. Blind Melon - No Rain

95. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust

96. Billy Bragg - Waiting For The Great Leap Forward

97. Romeo Void - Never Say Never

98. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science

99. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

100. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

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

102. Pearl Jam - Alive

103. U2 - Two Hearts Beat As One

104. The Clash - Train in Vain

105. Concrete Blonde - Joey

106. Green Day - Welcome To Paradise

107. The Smiths - Panic

108. The Cure - Let's Go To Bed

109. Sarah McLachlan - Building a Mystery

110. Porno for Pyros - Pets

111. Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend

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

113. The Plimsouls - A Million Miles Away

114. The Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm

115. Depeche Mode - Never Let Me Down Again

116. Talking Heads - Take Me to the River

117. Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way

118. New Order - Love Vigilantes

119. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

120. Faith No More - Epic

121. Midnight Oil - Blue Sky Mine

122. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Pump It Up

123. Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

124. The Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight Tonight

125. Cracker - Low

126. Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

127. The Replacements - I Will Dare

128. The Cranberries - Dreams

129. The Charlatans - The Only One I Know

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

131. Talking Heads - Life During Wartime

132. The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

133. Jesus & Mary Chain - Head On

134. U2 - One

135. The Alarm - 68 Guns

136. Nirvana - Come As You Are

137. 10,000 Maniacs - These Are Days

138. The Godfathers - Birth School Work Death

139. Guided By Voices - Motor Away

140. David Bowie - Changes

141. Nine Inch Nails - Closer

142. The Pretenders - Message of Love

143. Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen

144. English Beat - Save It For Later

145. R.E.M. - Orange Crush

146. Cake - The Distance

147. The Church - Under The Milky Way

148. Sugarcubes - Birthday

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

150. Dee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart

151. Oasis - Wonderwall

152. Sinéad O'Connor - Mandinka

153. Big Country - In A Big Country

154. Public Image Ltd. - Rise

155. Social Distortion - Ball & Chain

156. Tears for Fears - Shout

157. The Clash - Lost In The Supermarket

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

159. Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

160. Iggy Pop - Lust for Life

161. James - Laid

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

163. Live - I Alone

164. Peter Gabriel - Red Rain

165. Love & Rockets - So Alive

166. Living Colour - Cult of Personality

167. The The - This Is The Day

168. Belly - Feed the Tree

169. Violent Femmes - American Music

170. R.E.M. - Superman

171. Beastie Boys - Intergalactic

172. The Smithereens - Blood & Roses

173. Patti Smith - Dancing Barefoot

174. Oasis - Supersonic

175. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Radio Radio

176. Aztec Camera - Oblivious

177. Depeche Mode - Strangelove

178. Ben Folds Five - Underground

179. Pavement - Cut Your Hair

180. The B-52's - Private Idaho

181. The Cure - Why Can't I Be You

182. Roxy Music - Love Is The Drug

183. The Pretenders - Talk of the Town

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

185. Björk - Human Behaviour

186. PJ Harvey - Down by the Water

187. Peter Murphy - Cuts You Up

188. Gin Blossoms - Hey Jealousy

189. The Smiths - Ask

190. Pearl Jam - Daughter

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

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

193. Depeche Mode - Policy of Truth

194. Lou Reed - Dirty Boulevard

195. Afghan Whigs - Gentlemen

196. Blur - Song 2

197. Ass Ponys - Little Bastard

198. Toad the Wet Sprocket - All I Want

199. The Velvet Underground - Sweet Jane

200. Stereo MC's - Connected

201. Blondie - Rapture

202. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Higher Ground

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

204. Beastie Boys - Sabotage

205. Duran Duran - Girls on Film

206. The Clash - London Calling

207. U2 - Mysterious Ways

208. Suzanne Vega - Luka

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

210. The Smiths - Girlfriend In A Coma

211. Screaming Trees - Nearly Lost You

212. English Beat - Mirror In The Bathroom

213. Crowded House - Chocolate Cake

214. The Smashing Pumpkins - Drown

215. The Cure - Lovecats

216. Adrian Belew - Oh Daddy

217. The Pretenders - My City Was Gone

218. The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

219. Foo Fighters - This Is A Call

220. Duran Duran - Hungry Like The Wolf

221. Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box

222. Tori - Amos God

223. The Jam - That's Entertainment

224. Killing Joke - Eighties

225. Missing Persons - Words

226. 'Til Tuesday - Voices Carry

227. The Smashing Pumpkins - Bullet With Butterfly Wings

228. DNA w/Suzanne Vega - Tom's Diner

229. Split Enz - I Got You

230. Indigo Girls - Galileo

231. Dinosaur Jr. - Start Choppin'

232. XTC - Senses Working Overtime

233. R.E.M. - Pretty Persuasion

234. Paula Cole - Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?

235. Love & Rockets - No New Tale To Tell

236. U2 - With or Without You

237. Too Much Joy - Crush Story

238. Butthole Surfers - Pepper

239. Morrissey - Tomorrow

240. Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

241. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Someday I Suppose

242. David Bowie - Let's Dance

243. L7 - Pretend We're Dead

244. 10,000 Maniacs - Trouble Me

245. Talk Talk - Talk Talk

246. Buffalo Tom - Taillights Fade

247. Dead Milkmen - Punk Rock Girl

248. 311 - Down

249. Echo & the Bunnymen - Killing Moon

250. Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains

251. Marshall Crenshaw - Someday Someway

252. Fishbone - Party at Ground Zero

253. The Buggles - Video Killed the Radio Star

254. The Replacements - I'll Be You

255. R.E.M. - Stand

256. The Wallflowers - One Headlight

257. Patti Smith - Gloria

258. Time Zone - World Destruction

259. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Everyday I Write the Book

260. Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

261. dada - Dizz Knee Land

262. Jewel - Who Will Save Your Soul

263. Talking Heads - And She Was

264. Waterboys - Whole of the Moon

265. Paul Westerberg - Waiting For Somebody

266. The Lemonheads - Mrs. Robinson

267. Squirrel Nut Zippers - Hell

268. The Smithereens - A Girl Like You

269. Hole - Doll Parts

270. Erasure - A Little Respect

271. Juliana Hatfield - My Sister

272. R.E.M. - Don't Go Back To Rockville

273. Urban Dance Squad - Deeper Shade of Soul

274. The Police - Message In A Bottle

275. The Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing

276. Peter Gabriel - Shock The Monkey

277. The Cranberries - Zombie

278. UB40 - Red Red Wine

279. The Call - The Walls Came Down

280. Human League - Don't You Want Me

281. The Go-Go's - We Got The Beat

282. Kirsty MacColl - Walking Down Madison

283. Blondie - Heart of Glass

284. Primus - Jerry Was A Race Car Driver

285. The The - Infected

286. Soul Coughing - Soundtrack To Mary

287. X - The Hungry Wolf

288. The Specials - A Message To You Rudy

289. XTC - Making Plans For Nigel

290. The Smiths - Bigmouth Strikes Again

291. Toad The Wet Sprocket - Hold Her Down

292. Violent Femmes - Prove My Love

293. Soul Asylum - Somebody To Shove

294. Happy Mondays - Step On

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

296. U2 - I Will Follow

297. Sonic Youth - Kool Thing

298. Soup Dragons - I'm Free

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

300. Tears for Fears - Change

301. Talking Heads - Cross-eyed And Painless

302. The Jam - Town Called Malice

303. Michael Penn - No Myth

304. Alice In Chains - Would?

305. The Pretenders - Middle of the Road

306. Flaming Lips - She Don't Use Jelly

307. Barenaked Ladies - One Week

308. Live - Pain Lies On The Riverside

309. They Might Be Giants - Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

310. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

311. Beastie Boys - So What'cha Want

312. Simple Minds - Alive & Kicking

313. Ministry - Stigmata

314. Urge Overkill - Sister Havana

315. Elliot Smith - Miss Misery

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

317. Veruca Salt - Seether

318. The Fixx - One Thing Leads To Another

319. Peter Gabriel - Steam

320. The Pixies - Here Comes Your Man

321. Ass Ponys - Earth To Grandma

322. Folk Implosion - Natural One

323. Wilco - Box Full of Letters

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

325. Psychedelic Furs - Heaven

326. Haircut 100 - Love (Plus One)

327. Soundgarden - Spoonman

328. Katrina & the Waves - Walking On Sunshine

329. The Smashing Pumpkins - Siva

330. Erasure - Chorus

331. The Housemartins - Happy Hour

332. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Show Me Your Soul

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

334. Everclear - Santa Monica

335. Billy Bragg - Sexuality

336. Iggy Pop - Candy

337. Squeeze - Cool For Cats

338. 10,000 Maniacs - What's The Matter Here

339. The Judybats - Being Simple

340. Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumors

341. The Cult - Love Removal Machine

342. Hoodoo Gurus - Miss Freelove '69

343. Spacehog - In The Meantime

344. Matthew Sweet - I've Been Waiting

345. Over the Rhine - Jacksie

346. The La's - There She Goes

347. Barenaked Ladies - Be My Yoko Ono

348. Camper Van Beethoven - Pictures of Matchstick Men

349. U2 - Bad (Live)

350. The Cure - Close To Me

351. Liz Phair - Supernova

352. The Smithereens - Behind The Wall of Sleep

353. Tori Amos - Caught A Light Sneeze

354. Concrete Blonde - God is a Bullet

355. Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

356. The The - Uncertain Smile

357. Joe Jackson - Sunday Papers

358. Toad the Wet Sprocket - Walk On The Ocean

359. Weezer - Buddy Holly

360. Bob Mould - Sunspots/Wishing Well

361. Julian Cope - World Shut Your Mouth

362. Soul Coughing - Super Bon Bon

363. Trio - Da Da Da

364. Rancid - Time Bomb

365. INXS - Original Sin

366. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Kiss Them for Me

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

368. Love & Rockets - Kundalini Express

368. Meat Puppets - Backwater

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

371. The Nails - Things You Left Behind

372. BoDeans - Dreams

373. MC 900 Ft Jesus - The City Sleeps

374. Joe Jackson - Look Sharp

375. The Chemical Brothers - Setting Sun

376. The Cardigans - Lovefool

377. INXS - What You Need

378. Primus - Tommy The Cat

379. Guadalcanal Diary - Always Saturday

380. Bob Mould - See A Little Light

381. Midnight Oil - Power & The Passion

382. Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

383. Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now

384. Adam & the Ants - Antmusic

385. Eurythmics - Love Is A Stranger

386. Devo - Jocko Homo

387. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough

388. Peter Gabriel - Biko

389. The Cure - Friday I'm In Love

390. Morrissey - November Spawned A Monster

391. Arrested Development - Mr. Wendall

392. The B-52's - Planet Claire

393. INXS - New Sensation

394. Sinéad O'Connor - Last Day of Our Acquaintance

395. fIREHOSE - Flyin' The Flannel

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

397. Howlin' Maggie - Alcohol

398. The Bears - Fear Is Never Boring

399. The Police - Wrapped Around Your Finger

400. The Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

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

402. The Pretenders - Time The Avenger

403. Talking Heads - Stay Up Late

404. Soul Asylum - Black Gold

405. Enya - Orinoco Flow

406. The Clash - Police on my Back

407. Sublime - What I Got

408. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse In Your Soul

409. Breeders - Divine Hammer

410. The Farm - Groovy Train

411. Love & Rockets - Ball of Confusion

412. Goo Goo Dolls - We Are The Normal

413. U2 - Gloria

414. Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

415. Depeche Mode - Walking In My Shoes

416. The Replacements - Here Comes A Regular

417. Wilco - Outtasight

418. Ben Folds Five - Brick

419. XTC - Mayor of Simpleton

420. EMF - Unbelievable

421. Seal - Crazy

422. Billy Bragg - A New England

423. The Police - So Lonely

424. Björk - It's Oh So Quiet

425. No Doubt - Just A Girl

426. The Smashing Pumpkins - Cherub Rock

427. Semisonic - Closing Time

428. Son Volt - Drown

429. Elastica - Connection

430. The B-52's - Good Stuff

431. Cowboy Junkies - Murder Tonight In The Trailer Park

432. Blur - There's No Other Way

433. Afghan Whigs - Debonair

434. The Stranglers - Skin Deep

435. Crash Test Dummies - Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm

436. Ministry - Work For Love

437. Royal Crescent Mob - Happy At Home

438. Enigma - Sadeness

439. Psychodots - Moaner

440. David Bowie - China Girl

441. Electronic - Get the Message

442. Shreikback - Nemesis

443. The Ramones - Sheena Is A Punk Rocker

444. Sinéad O'Connor - Emperor's New Clothes

445. Sponge - Plowed

446. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead

447. Pearl Jam - Crazy Mary

448. The Clash - Police And Thieves

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

450. Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill

451. The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored

452. Joe Jackson - I'm the Man

453. Tones on Tail - Go!

454. The Cranberries - Linger

455. David Bowie - Modern Love

456. Peter Gabriel - Big Time

457. Hothouse Flowers - I'm Sorry

458. Eurythmics - Who's That Girl

459. The Pogues - Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

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

461. Cocteau Twins - Ditch the Baby

462. The Connells - Slackjawed

463. Los Lobos - Will The Wolf Survive

464. Blind Melon - Tones of Home

465. Sonic Youth - 100%

466. The Reverend Horton Heat - It's Martini Time

467. Luscious Jackson - City Song

468. World Party - Ship of Fools

469. INXS - Need You Tonight/Mediate

470. Ultravox - Dancing with Tears In My Eyes

471. Machines of Loving Grace - Butterfly Wings

472. Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child

473. Massive Attack - Protection

474. Throwing Muses - Counting Backwards

475. Del Amitri - Always The Last To Know

476. Morrissey - Everyday Is Like Sunday

477. Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues

478. R.E.M. - Bang & Blame

479. 311 - All Mixed Up

480. Art of Noise - Beat Box

481. Psychodots - Big Love Now

482. Sheryl Crow - All I Wanna Do

483. Grant Lee Buffalo - Mockingbirds

484. Guided by Voices - My Valuable Hunting Knife

485. Dramarama - Haven't Got A Clue

486. Dave Matthews Band - Crash Into Me

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

488. Gin Blossoms - Found Out About You

489. Goldfinger - Here In Your Bedroom

490. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Two Tribes

491. Soup Dragons - Divine Thing

492. They Eat Their Own - Like A Drug

493. Alice In Chains - Them Bones

494. Trip Shakespeare - The Slacks

495. Blues Traveler - Hook

496. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know

497. They Might Be Giants - Dr. Worm

498. Catherine Wheel - Black Metallic

499. Billy Bragg & Wilco - California Stars

500. Meryn Cadell - The Sweater

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