WOXY Top 500 Songs of All-Time (2001)

1. The Ramones - I Wanna Be Sedated

2. The Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the U.K.

3. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

4. The Smiths - How Soon is Now?

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

6. U2 - New Year's Day

7. Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun

8. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

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

10. The Police - Roxanne

11. Pearl Jam - Alive

12. The Cure - Just Like Heaven

13. Jane's Addiction - Jane Says

14. Green Day - Longview

15. Fugazi - Waiting Room

16. The Smashing Pumpkins - Today

17. XTC - Dear God

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

19. Jim Carrol Band - People Who Died

20. Pearl Jam - Jeremy

21. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge

22. The B-52's - Rock Lobster

23. The Velvet Underground - Rock and Roll

24. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

26. Beastie Boys - Fight for Your Right to Party

27. Cracker - Teen Angst

28. The Breeders - Cannonball

29. Camper Van Beethoven - Take the Skinheads Bowling

30. Oingo Boingo - Dead Man's Party

31. Joy Divison - Love Will Tear Us Apart

32. Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing

33. The Clash - Rock the Casbah

34. Elvis Costello - Alison

35. The Pixies - Monkey Gone to Heaven

36. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away

37. The Replacements - Alex Chilton

38. Depeche Mode - Route 66

39. Radiohead - Creep

40. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

41. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

42. Modern English - I Melt With You

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

44. Afghan Whigs - Rebirth of the Cool

45. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer

46. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

47. Royal Crescent Mob - Get on the Bus

48. Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side

49. Nine Inch Nails - Head Like a Hole

50. The Offspring - Come Out and Play

51. Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

52. Beck - Where It's At

53. Husker Du - Makes No Sense At All

54. Midnight Oil - Beds are Burning

55. Depeche Mode - People are People

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

57. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

58. Pearl Jam - Even Flow

59. Squeeze - Tempted

60. Talking Heads - Burning Down the House

61. Psychedelic Furs - Pretty in Pink

62. Gary Numan - Cars

63. The Stooges - I Wanna Be Your Dog

64. The Vapours - Turning Japanese

65. Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead

66. R.E.M. - Orange Crush

67. Television - Marquee Moon

68. Green Day - Welcome to Paradise

69. Ministry - Everday is Halloween

70. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Head On

71. Peter Gabriel - In Your Eyes

72. The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

73. Counting Crows - Mr. Jones

74. Suicidal Tendencies - Institutionalized

75. Cake - The Distance

76. Dave Matthews Band - What Would You Say?

77. Pretebders - Brass in Pocket

78. Wall of Voodoo - Mexican Radio

79. Nirvana - Come As You Are

80. The Velvet Underground - Pale Blue Eyes

81. U2 - One

82. Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

83. Bob Marley - Jammin'

84. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Cities in Dust

85. Iggy Pop - Lust for Life

86. Tori Amos - Silent All These Years

87. Porno for Pyros - Pets

88. Soft Cell - Tainted Love

89. The Cult - She Sells Sanctuary

90. Romeo Void - Never Say Never

91. Public Image Ltd. - Rise

92. Blur - Song 2

93. David Bowie - Changes

94. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Pump It Up

95. Killing Joke - Eighties

96. Faith No More - Epic

97. Cracker - Low

98. Matthew Sweet - Girlfriend

99. Sex Pistols - God Saves the Queen

100. The Clash - Train in Vain

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

102. Concrete Blonde - Joey

103. Nine Inch Nails - Closer

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

105. Blind Melon - No Rain

106. Oasis - Wonderwall

107. The Nails - 88 Lines About 44 Women

108. New Order - True Faith

109. Blondie - Call Me

110. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science

111. Soul Asylum - Runaway Train

112. U2 - Pride (In the Name of Love)

113. Lo-Fidelity All-Stars - Battleflag

114. Everclear - Santa Monica

115. James - Laid

116. Talking Heads - Life During Wartime

117. Soul Coughing - Super Bon Bon

118. Semisonic - Closing Time

119. Sarah McLachlan - Building a Mystery

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

121. Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

122. Garbage - I Think I'm Paranoid

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

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

125. The Pixies - Here Comes Your Man

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

127. English Beat - Save It for Later

128. The Chemical Brothers - Let Forever Be

129. The Replacements - I Will Dare

130. Social Distortion - Ball and Chain

131. The Clash - London Calling

132. The Pretenders - Message of Love

133. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

134. G. Love & Special Sauce - Rodeo Clowns

135. The Police - Don't Stand So Close to Me

136. The Charlatans - The Only One I Know

137. Ben Folds Five - Underground

138. Tears for Fears - Shout

139. Psychedelic Furs - Love My Way

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

141. Live - I Alone

142. The Alarm - Strength

143. Love and Rockets - So Alive

144. The B-52's - Private Idaho

145. The Plimsouls - A Million Miles Away

146. Howlin' Maggie - Alcohol

147. Pavement - Cut Your Hair

148. Afghan Whigs - Gentleman

149. The Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm

150. Patti Smith - Dancing Barefoot

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

152. Depeche Mode - Strangelove

153. Tones on Tail - Go!

154. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Radio, Radio

155. Lou Reed - Sweet Jane

156. Luscious Jackson - Ladyfingers

157. Björk - Human Behaviour

158. Beastie Boys - Sabotage

159. The The - This is the Day

160. XTC - Mayor of Simpleton

161. Guided By Voices - Teenage FBI

162. PJ Harvey - Down by the Water

163. Pearl Jam - Daughter

164. R.E.M. - Superman

165. Echo & the Bunnymen - Lips Like Sugar

166. Fatboy Slim - The Rockafeller Skank

167. Peter Murphy - Cuts You Up

168. Travis - Driftwood

169. Peter Gabriel - Red Rain

170. The Sugarcubes - Birthday

171. Trio - Da Da Da

172. Coldplay - Yellow

173. Sinéad O'Connor - Mandinka

174. The Jam - That's Entertainment

175. Temple of the Dog - Hunger Strike

176. The Stone Roses - I Wanna Be Adored

177. Blondie - Rapture

178. Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers - Dodge Veg-O-Matic

179. The Cure - In Between Days

180. Robyn Hitchcock - Balloon Man

181. Liz Phair - Supernova

182. Dead Kennedys - Holiday in Cambodia

183. Adrian Belew - Oh Daddy

184. The Smiths - Girlfriend in a Coma

185. The Church - Under the Milky Way

186. Split Enz - I Got You

187. Cake - Never There

188. XTC - Making Plans for Nigel

189. Devo - Whip It!

190. Foo Fighters - I'll Stick Around

191. Beastie Boys - Intergalactic

192. U2 - Gloria

193. Toad the Wet Sprocket - All I Want

194. R.E.M. - Stand

195. English Beat - Mirror in the Bathroom

196. Dinosaur Jr. - Start Choppin'

197. The Cure - Close to Me

198. Butthole Surfers - Pepper

199. Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box

200. Indigo Girls - Closer to Fine

201. Doves - Catch the Sun

202. Kent - Music Non-Stop

203. Oasis - Supersonic

204. Guided By Voices - My Valuable Hunting Knife

205. Roxy Music - Love is the Drug

206. Love and Rockets - No New Tale to Tell

207. The Replacements - I'll Be You

208. The Waterboys - The Whole of the Moon

209. Material Issue - Valerie Loves Me

210. Folk Implosion - Natural One

211. Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over

212. The Jam - A Town Called Malice

213. U2 - I Will Follow

214. The The - Infected

215. XTC - Senses Working Overtime

216. dada - Dizz Knee Land

217. Talking Heads - And She Was

218. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

219. L7 - Pretend We're Dead

220. Afghan Whigs - Debonair

221. Suzanne Vega - Luka

222. Time Zone - World Destruction

223. The Smashing Pumpkins - Tonight Tonight

224. R.E.M. - What's the Frequency Kenneth?

225. Patti Smith - Gloria

226. Dead Milkmen - Punk Rock Girl

227. Squeeze - Pulling Mussels from a Shell

228. Screaming Trees - Nearly Lost You

229. Juliana Hatfield - My Sister

230. U2 - With or Without You

231. Soul Coughing - Circles

232. Tori Amos - God

233. Paul Westerberg - Dyslexic Heart

234. Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumours

235. The Lemonheads - It's a Shame About Ray

236. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul

237. Belly - Feed the Tree

238. X - Fourth of July

239. The Buggles - Video Killed the Radio Star

240. Peter Gabriel - Shock the Monkey

241. The Sisters of Mercy - This Corrosion

242. The Police - Message in a Bottle

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

244. Shriekback - Nemesis

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

246. The Call - The Walls Came Down

247. Lush - Ladykillers

248. Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon

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

250. Violent Femmes - Kiss Off

251. The Offspring - Gotta Get Away

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

253. Morrissey - Tomorrow

254. Chemical Brothers - Block Rockin' Beats

255. The Pretenders - My City Was Gone

256. Blondie - Heart of Glass

257. Urge Overkill - Sister Havana

258. Radiohead - Optimistic

259. David Bowie - Let's Dance

260. Sonic Youth - Kool Thing

261. Ass Ponys - Little Bastard

262. The La's - There She Goes

263. Veruca Salt - Seether

264. R.E.M. - Pretty Persuasion

265. Beastie Boys - So Whatcha Want

266. Depeche Mode - Policy of Truth

267. The Cranberries - Zombie

268. Soundgarden - Spoonman

269. Psychodots - Moaner

270. Living Colour - Cult of Personality

271. Happy Mondays - Step On

272. Sublime - What I Got

273. The The - Uncertain Smile

274. Soul Asylum - Somebody to Shove

275. INXS - What You Need

276. Tom Tom Club - Genius of Love

277. Primus - Jerry Was a Racecar Driver

278. Ass Ponys - Swallow You Down

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

280. Wilco - Monday

281. MC 900 Ft. Jesus - The City Sleeps

282. Grant Lee Buffalo - Mockingbirds

283. The Smashing Pumpkins - Siva

284. Live - Pain Lies on the Riverside

285. Primus - Tommy the Cat

286. Midnight Oil - Blue Sky Mining

287. Hole - Doll Parts

288. Radiohead - Fake Plastic Trees

289. Fishbone - Party at Ground Zero

290. Dave Matthews Band - Crash Into Me

291. The Clash - Lost in the Supermarket

292. Urban Dance Squad - Deeper Shade of Soul

293. The Ramones - Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio?

294. The Cardigans - Lovefool

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

296. The Wallflowers - One Headlight

297. Elliot Smith - Miss Misery

298. The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You

299. The B-52's - Love Shack

300. The Pretenders - Stop Your Sobbing

301. Violent Femmes - American Music

302. Squeeze - Cool for Cats

303. Buffalo Tom - Taillights Fade

304. Dramarama - Haven't Got a Clue

305. Garbage - Only Happy When It Rains

306. Squeeze - Black Coffee in Bed

307. The Pretenders - Middle of the Road

308. Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule the World

309. Talking Heads - Crosseyed and Painless

310. Prodigy - Firestarter

311. R.E.M. - Don't Go Back to Rockville

312. Hoodoo Gurus - I Want You Back

313. Meat Puppets - Backwater

314. Talk Talk - It's My Life

315. Elastica - Connection

316. Billy Idol - White Wedding

317. Alice in Chains - Would?

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

319. Too Much Joy - Crush Story

320. Luscious Jackson - Naked Eye

321. Duran Duran - Girls on Film

322. Billy Bragg - Sexuality

323. Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

324. U2 - Mysterious Ways

325. Toad the Wet Sprocket - Hold Her Down

326. Reverend Horton Heat - It's Martini Time

327. Robyn Hitchcock - My Wife and My Dead Wife

328. Rancid - Ruby Soho

329. Fatboy Slim - Praise You

330. Lou Reed - Dirty Boulevard

331. Catherine Wheel - Black Metallic

332. Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

333. Bob Mould - Sunspots/Wishing Well

334. Missing Persons - Words

335. Son Volt - Drown

336. The Go-Go's - Our Lips are Sealed

337. Adam Ant - Goody Two Shoes

338. Moby - Southside

339. Marshall Crenshaw - Someday, Someway

340. Ministry - Stigmata

341. The Smiths - Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now

342. Yaz - Situation

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

344. Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

345. R.E.M. - Driver 8

346. Tori Amos - Crucify

347. Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen in Love

348. Bran Van 3000 - Drinking in L.A.

349. Barenaked Ladies - Be My Yoko Ono

350. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

351. BT feat. DJ Rap - Dreaming

352. The Smashing Pumpkins - Bullet With Butterfly Wings

353. Throwing Muses - Counting Backwards

354. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Someday I Suppose

355. Foo Fighters - Learn to Fly

356. Peter Gabriel - Biko

357. The Fixx - One Thing Leads to Another

358. fIREHOSE - Flyin' the Flannel

359. INXS - Don't Change

360. Soul Coughing - Is Chicago, Is Not Chicago

361. Wilco - Outtasite (Outta Mind)

362. Papas Fritas - Way You Walk

363. Eurythmics - Would I Lie to You?

364. U2 - Bad (Live)

365. Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away

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

367. The B-52's - Planet Claire

368. Squirrel Nut Zippers - Hell

369. The Smithereens - A Girl Like You

370. Stereo MC's - Connected

371. Bob Mould - See a Little Light

372. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough

373. Cake - Rock n' Roll Lifestyle

374. U2 - Beautiful Day

375. The Smithereens - Behind the Wall of Sleep

376. Massive Attack - Safe from Harm

377. Sinéad O'Connor - I Want Your Hands on Me

378. Matthew Sweet - Sick of Myself

379. Weezer - Buddy Holly

380. Art of Noise - Close (To the Edit)

381. Joe Jackson - Sunday Papers

382. Portishead - Sour Times

383. Over the Rhine - How Does it Feel

384. Waterboys - Fisherman's Blues

385. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Scar Tissue

386. David Bowie - Modern Love

387. The Cult - Love Removal Machine

388. Love and Rockets - Ball of Confusion

389. Wilco - Can't Stand It

390. Goldfinger - Here in Your Bedroom

391. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

392. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Higher Ground

393. Icicle Works - Whisper to a Scream

394. Ben Harper - Burn to Shine

395. Big Country - In a Big Country

396. Midnight Oil - Power and the Passion

397. The db's - A Spy in the House of Love

398. The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979

399. Primal Scream - Swastika eyes

400. Berlin - Sex (I'm a...)

401. The Replacements - Here Comes a Regular

402. Concrete Blonde - God is a Bullet

403. Fiona Apple - Shadowboxer

404. Blues Traveler - Run-around

405. Cibo Matto - Sci-Fi Wasabi

406. Tears for Fears - Change

407. The Police - Synchronicity II

408. Spacehog - In the Meantime

409. The Smithereens - Blood and Roses

410. My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult - Sex on Wheelz

411. Everclear - Everything to Everyone

412. Sonic Youth - 100%

413. Housemartins - Happy Hour

414. Dave Matthews Band - Ants Marching

415. Chemical Brothers - Out of Control

416. Garbage - Queer

417. Marcy Playground - Sex and Candy

418. The Stranglers - Always the Sun

419. New Order - Love Vigilantes

420. Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun

421. Supergrass - Movin'

422. Peter Gabriel - Big Time

423. Madness - Our House

424. Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now

425. Ben Folds Five - Brick

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

427. Joe Jackson - I'm the Man

428. Tom Jones - Sex Bomb

429. Guadalcanal Diary - Litany

430. Depeche Mode - Walking in My Shoes

431. Soup Dragons - I'm Free

432. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

433. Bow Wow Wow - I Want Candy

434. Adam & the Ants - Stand and Deliver

435. The Connells - Stone Cold Yesterday

436. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Kiss Them for Me

437. Goo Goo Dolls - We Are the Normal

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

439. Daisy Chainsaw - Love Your Money

440. Sponge - Plowed

441. Mojo Nixon - Elvis is Everywhere

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

443. Enigma - Sadeness

444. World Party - Ship of Fools

445. The Pixies - Gigantic

446. Royal Crescent Mob - Happy at Home

447. Rage Against the Machine - Guerilla Radio

448. Machines of Loving Grace - Butterfly Wings

449. The Farm - Groovy Train

450. Basement Jaxx - Rendez-Vu

451. Splashdown - Ironspy

452. Alice in Chains - No Excuses

453. Talking Heads - Stay Up Late

454. Eels - Mr. E's Beautiful Blues

455. The Clash - Police and Thieves

456. Ultravox - Vienna

457. The Police - So Lonely

458. Tripping Daisy - I Got a Girl

459. Iggy Pop - Real Wild Child

460. Wheat - Don't I Hold You

461. 10,000 Maniacs - What's the Matter Here?

462. Crash Test Dummies - MMM MMM MMM MMM

463. The Judybats - Being Simple

464. INXS - Need You Tonight/Mediate

465. Leona Naess - Charm Attack

466. The Bears - Fear is Never Boring

467. Everclear - I Will Buy You a New Life

468. Seal - Crazy

469. The Ramones - Sheena is a Punk Rocker

470. Psychodots - Big Love Now

471. Tom Waits - Hold On

472. Blur - There's No Other Way

473. Trip Shakespeare - The Slacks

474. The Pogues - Fairytale of New York

475. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Two Tribes

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

477. Camper VAn Beethoven - Pictures of Matchstick Men

478. Sleater-Kinney - You're No Rock and Roll Fun

479. Meryn Cadell - The Sweater

480. Iggy Pop - China Girl

481. They Might Be Giants - Ana Ng

482. New York Dolls - Personality Crisis

483. Cornershop - Brimful of Asha

484. Nirvana - Lithium

486. blink-182 - What's My Age Again

487. Live - The Dolphin's Cry

488. Morcheeba - Trigger Hippie

489. Sebadoh - Skull

490. Beth Orton - She Cries Your Name

491. Dandy Warhols - Not If You Were the Last Junkie on Earth

492. Superdrag - Sucked Out

493. 311 - Come Original

494. The Tragically Hip - Courage (for Hugh MacLennan)

495. Blue - Girls and Boys

496. The Sundays - Here's Where the Story Ends

497. Front 242 - Headhunter

498. The Posies - Dream All Day

499. Guadalcanal Diary - Vista

500. Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy - Television, Drug of a Nation

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