Virgin Radio Top 500 Songs of All-Time (Dec. 2004)

1. Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven

2. U2 - One

3. Guns n' Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine

4. R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts

5. Robbie Williams - Angels

6. John Lennon - Imagine

7. Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

8. The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

9. The Eagles - Hotel California

10. Coldplay - Trouble

11. The Beatles - Let It Be

12. Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl

13. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge

14. David Bowie - Space Oddity

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

16. The Police - Every Breath You Take

17. Blondie - Heart of Glass

18. The Human League - Don't You Want Me

19. Oasis - Wonderwall

20. Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall Pt. 2

21. The Stranglers - Golden Brown

22. The Beatles - Hey Jude

23. The Rolling Stones - Paint it Black

24. The Kinks - Lola

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

26. David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes

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

28. U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

29. Rod Stewart - Maggie May

30. The Specials - Ghost Town

31. Soft Cell - Tainted Love

32. The Doors - Light My Fire

33. Derek and the Dominoes - Layla

34. George Harrison - My Sweet Lord

35. Guns n' Roses - Novermber Rain

36. Stealers Wheel - Stuck In the Middle With You

37. Queen - We Will Rock You

38. Madness - It Must Be Love

39. Extreme - More than Words

40. The Rolling Stones - I Can't Get No Satisfaction

41. Coldplay - Yellow

42. Dire Straits - Romeo and Juliet

43. U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name

44. The Police - Message in a Bottle

45. Oasis - Don't Look Back in Anger

46. Steve Harley - Make Me Smile

47. Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately

48. The Who - Substitute

49. The Jam - Going Underground

50. Squeeze - Cool for Cats

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

52. New Order - Blue Monday

53. The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar

54. Aerosmith - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing

55. Thin Lizzy - The Boys are Back in Town

56. U2 - With or Without You

57. Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell

58. The Beatles - Yesterday

59. Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry

60. The Jam - That's Entertainment

61. Elvis Costello & the Attractions - Oliver's Army

62. Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer

63. Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

64. Queen - Killer Queen

65. The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

66. The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

67. Natalie Imbruglia - Torn

68. The Police - Roxanne

69. U2 - The Sweetest Thing

70. Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing

71. Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight

72. The Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash

73. Free - All Right Now

74. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

75. The Cure - The Lovecats

76. T. Rex - Get It On

77. The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

78. The Police - Can't Stand Losing You

79. The Jam - Town Called Malice

80. Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side

81. Crowded House - Fall at Your Feet

82. Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone

83. David Gray - Babylon

84. No Doubt - Don't Speak

85. Ultravox - Vienna

86. The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

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

88. The La's - There She Goes

89. Peter Gabriel - Don't Give Up

90. U2 - Beautiful Day

91. R.E.M. - Shiny Happy People

92. Sting - Fields of Gold

93. The Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the Devil

94. Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

95. Guns N' Roses - Paraidse City

96. Don Henley - The Boys of Summer

97. Snow Patrol - Run

98. Queen - Don't Stop Me Now

99. Oasis - Live Forever

100. The Beatles - Help

101. David Bowie - Heroes

102. The Specials - Too Much Too Young

103. The Eatles - One of These Nights

104. Boston - More than a Feeling

105. John Lennon - Jealous Guy

106. Aerosmith/Run DMC - Walk This Way

107. Eric Clapton - Knockin' on Heaven's Door

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

109. The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man

110. Crowded House - Weather With You

111. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire

112. Iggy Pop - The Passenger

113. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

114. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

115. Stereophonics - Have a Nice Day

116. Queen - A Kind of Magic

117. Paul Weller - You Do Something to Me

118. The Verve - Lucky Man

119. The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up

120. Blondie - Call Me

121. The Beatles - Lady Madonna

122. David Bowie - Starman

123. The Pretenders - Brass in Pocket

124. Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run

125. Robbie Williams - Let Me Entertain You

126. Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

127. Bryan Adams - Run to You

128. Queen - Somebody to Love

129. Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You

130. Dire Straits - Money for Nothing

131. Blondie - Atomic

132. Joan Armatrading - Love and Affection

133. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough

134. The Beatles - A Day in the Life

135. Talking Heads - Road to Nowhere

136. The Rolling Stones - Miss You

137. Ian Dury and the Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

138. David Bowie - Jean Genie

139. John Lennon - Happy Xmas (War is Over)

140. Steve Miller Band - The Joker

141. Lou Reed - Perfect Day

142. Pulp - Common People

143. T. Rex - 20th Century Boy

144. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

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

146. Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?

147. The Beatles - Penny Lane

148. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Two Tribes

149. The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Woman

150. Travis - Why Does It Always Rain on Me

151. Train - Drops of Jupiter

152. INXS - Need You Tonight

153. The Verve - The Drugs Don't Work

154. Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas?

155. David Bowie - Let's Dance

156. Keane - Somewhere Only We Know

157. Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

158. Radiohead - Creep

159. Yazoo - Only You

160. Simon & Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson

161. Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

162. Oasis - Champagne Supernova

163. Pink Floyd - Money

164. The Beatles - Something

165. Squeeze - Up the Junction

166. U2 - Mysterious Ways

167. Santana - Smooth

168. The Smiths - This Charming Man

169. Blondie - Sunday Girl

170. Damien Rice - Cannonball

171. Manic Street Preachers - A Design for Life

172. The Rolling Stones - Let's Spend the Night Together

173. The Animals - House of the Rising Sun

174. Madness - My Girl

175. Talk Talk - It's My Life

176. Elton John - Rocket Man

177. The Police - Walking on the Moon

178. Meat Loaf - Two Out of Three Ain't Bad

179. The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night

180. David Bowie - Life on Mars

181. Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

182. The Rolling Stones - Fool to Cry

183. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication

184. U2 - New Year's Day

185. Oasis - Half the World Away

186. Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe

187. The Waterboys - Whole of the Moon

188. The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations

189. The B-52's - Love Shack

190. Queen/David Bowie - Under Pressure

191. Kraftwerk - The Model

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

193. Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear the Reaper

194. The Beatles - All You Need is Love

195. Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop

196. Goo Goo Dolls - Iris

197. The Kinks - You Really Got Me

198. Seal - Kiss from a Rose

199. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

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

201. Queen - We Are the Champions

202. Paul Weller - Wildwood

203. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Power of Love

204. Eric Clapton - I Shot the Sheriff

205. U2 - Angel of Harlem

206. The Rolling Stones - You Can't Always Get What You Want

207. Coldplay - Clocks

208. The Cars - Drive

209. The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun

210. Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the Dark

211. Dido - White Flag

212. David Bowie - Rebel Rebel

213. The Clash - Rock the Casbah

214. Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower

215. The Darkness - I Believe in a Thing Called Love

216. Queen - You're My Best Friend

217. Travis - Driftwood

218. The Who - My Generation

219. Roxy Music - Love is the Drug

220. Keane - Bedshaped

221. The Police - Every Little Thing She Does is Magic

222. The Beatles - In My Life

223. James - Sit Down

224. Blondie - Picture This

225. Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight

226. Procol Harum - Whiter Shade of Pale

227. Van Halen - Jump

228. INXS - New Sensation

229. Bruce Springsteen - Streets of Philadelphia

230. Counting Crows - Mr. Jones

231. U2 - Stuck in a Moment That You Can't Get Out of

232. The Eagles - Take It Easy

233. The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

234. Prince - Purple Rain

235. The Beatles - Hello Goodbye

236. Dido - Here With Me

237. The Cure - Close to Me

238. Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic

239. Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill

240. Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead or Alive

241. Bryan Adams - Summer of '69

242. Red Hot Chili Peppers - By the Way

243. Don MacLean - American Pie

244. Semisonic - Secret Smile

245. Gary Numan - Cars

246. David Bowie - Changes

247. Small Faces - Itchycoo

248. Madness - Embarassment

249. 4 Non Blondes - What's Up?

250. Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way

251. Billy Idol - White Wedding

252. The Beatles - Ticket to Ride

253. Black - Wonderful Life

254. Nirvana - Come As You Are

255. The Police - So Lonely

256. Aztec Camera - Somewhere in My Heart

257. Rod Stewart - I Don't Want to Talk About It

258. Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al

259. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Geno

260. Blondie - Hanging on the Telephone

261. The Rolling Stones - Get Off My Cloud

262. The Clash - London Calling

263. The Eagles - Desperado

264. David Bowie - Modern Love

265. The Cranberries - Linger

266. The Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant

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

268. Burce Hornsby and the Range - The Way It Is

269. Robbie Williams - She's the One

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

271. Bon Jovi - You Give Love a Bad Name

272. Dido - Thank You

273. Oasis - She's Electric

274. Van Morrison - Bright Side of the Road

275. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know

276. The Rolling Stones - Angie

277. Queen - Another One Bites the Dust

278. Nickelback - How You Remind Me

279. The Beatles - The Long and Winding Road

280. Robert Palmer - Addicted to Love

281. Sheryl Crow - All I Wanna Do

282. Simon & Garfunkel - The Boxer

283. Genesis - Follow You Follow Me

284. U2 - Desire

285. The Buggles - Video Killed the Radio Star

286. The Eagles - Lyin' Eyes

287. Blur - Parklife

288. Queen - Radio Ga Ga

289. Madness - House of Fun

290. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Can't Stop

291. The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter

292. Tom Robinson - 2-4-6-8 Motorway

293. Robbie Williams - Rock DJ

294. The Beatles - She Loves You

295. The Pretenders - Back on the Chain Gang

296. The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

297. The Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice

298. Bob Marley - Could You Be Loved

299. John Lennon - Stand By Me

300. Supertramp - Breakfast in America

301. The Who - Pinball Wizard

302. Billy Idol - Rebel Yell

303. Simple Minds - Alive and Kicking

304. Queen - I Want to Break Free

305. Keane - Everybody's Changing

306. Blondie - Denis

307. Travis - Turn

308. Sting - Englishman in New York

309. Suzanne Vega - Luka

310. New Order - True Faith

311. Stereophonics - Handbags and Gladrags

312. Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

313. R.E.M. - The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight

314. The Beatles - Revolution

315. The Knack - My Sharona

316. The Housemartins - happy Hour

317. David Gray - Please Forgive Me

318. Madness - Our House

319. John Lennon - Woman

320. The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap

321. Maroon 5 - She Will Be Loved

322. David Bowie - Young Americans

323. Def Leppard - Animal

324. The Stranglers - No More Heroes

325. Robert Palmer - Johnny and Mary

326. Bob Marley - Is This Love

327. Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

328. Tears for Fears - Mad World

329. Rod Stewart - First Cut is the Deepest

330. The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

331. The Eagles - Life in the Fast Lane

332. Mighty Wah - The Story of the Blues

333. Blondie - The Tide is High

334. Thin Lizzy - Whisky in the Jar

335. Jet - Are You Gonna Be My Girl

336. Cardigans - My Favourite Game

337. Queen - One Vision

338. The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday

339. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

340. The Jam - Start

341. Deacon Blue - Real Gone Kid

342. ZZ Top - Legs

343. Marc Cohn - Walking in Memphis

344. Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag

345. Doobie Brothers - Long Train Running

346. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul

347. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird

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

349. The Beatles - Back in the U.S.S.R.

350. Simon & Garfunkel - The Sound of Silence

351. Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away

352. Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well

353. OMD - Enola Gay

354. Supertramp - The Logical Song

355. Thunderclap Newman - Something in the Air

356. John Mellencamp - Jack and Diane

357. Duran Duran - Girls on Film

358. Soul Asylum - Runaway Train

359. U2 - Even Better Than the Real Thing

360. Texas - Say What You Want

361. Babybird - You're Gorgeous

362. The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl

363. Seal - Crazy

364. David Bowie - China Girl

365. David Gray - Sail Away

366. Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like a Lady

367. Hoobastank - The Reason

368. Wings - Band on the Run

369. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

370. The Beatles - I Feel Fine

371. The New Radicals - You Get What You Give

372. Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love

373. Dire Straits - Walk of Life

374. U2 - Vertigo

375. Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb

376. INXS - Mystify

377. Travis - Sing

378. The Jam - Eton Rifles

379. David Bowie - Sound and Vision

380. Rod Stewart - The Killing of Georgie

381. Bon Jovi - Always

382. Scissor Sisters - Laura

383. Alanis Morissette - Hand in My Pocket

384. Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi

385. Duran Duran - Rio

386. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

387. Bryan Adams - Heaven

388. Stereophonics - Just Looking

389. Supergrass - Alright

390. Meat Loaf - You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth

391. The Beatles - Fool on the Hill

392. Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A.

393. Patti Smith - Because the Night

394. Keane - This is the Lat Time

395. Dave Edmunds - Girls Talk

396. The Jam - Beat Surrender

397. David Bowie - Sorrow

398. Wannadies - You and Me Song

399. Men at Work - Down Under

400. ELO - Mr. Blue Sky

401. The Eagles - New Kid in Town

402. The Stranglers - Always the Sun

403. Deep Blue Something - Breakfast at Tiffany's

404. The Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen in Love

405. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy

406. Eurythmics - Here Comes the Rain Again

407. Rod Stewart - Tonight's the Night

408. Tom Petty - Won't Back Down

409. Eric Clapton - Tears in Heaven

410. Coldplay - The Scientist

411. The Beatles - Get Back

412. The Cranberries - Dreams

413. Stereophonics - Maybe Tomorrow

414. Cream - I Feel Free

415. Oasis - Whatever

416. Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

417. Aerosmith - Love in an Elevator

418. The Cure - Friday I'm in Lovfe

419. Guns N' Roses - Live & Let Die

420. Scissor Sisters - Mary

421. Eurythmics - Thorn in My Side

422. Sting - If I Ever Lose My Faith

423. Oasis - Supersonic

424. Rod Stewart - You're in My Heart

425. Del Amitri - Nothing Ever Happens

426. The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love

427. Elton John - Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting

428. Duran Duran - Ordinary World

429. Prince & the Revolution - When Doves Cry

430. Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It

431. The Verve - Sonnet

432. The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong

433. Blur - Girls and Boys

434. Sixpence None the Richer - Kiss Me

435. Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies

436. R.E.M. - Leaving New York

437. Foreigner - I Want to Know What Love Is

438. Catatonia - Road Rage

439. Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms

440. The Beatles - The Ballad of John & Yoko

441. Bob Marley - Jammin'

442. The Style Council - You're the Best Thing

443. Bon Jovi - Keep the Faith

444. David Gray - Be Mine

445. The Doors - Riders on the Storm

446. Green Day - Time of Your Life (Good Riddance)

447. America - A Horse With No Name

448. INXS - Never Tear Us Apart

449. The Clash - I Fought the Law

450. Paul Weller - Broken Stones

451. Evanescence - Bring Me to Life

452. The Beatles - Come Together

453. Tears for Fears - Shout

454. U2 - The Fly

455. Edwyn Collins - A Girl Like You

456. Joe Jackson - It's Different for Girls

457. Barenaked Ladies - One Week

458. Elton John - Your Song

459. Stevie Wonder - Superstition

460. Coldplay - In My Place

461. The Kinks - All Day & All of the Night

462. Lenny Kravitz - It Ain't Over Till It's Over

463. Embrace - Gravity

464. Marillion - Kayleigh

465. Kirsty MacColl - A New England

466. Toto - Africa

467. The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

468. The Connells - '74-'75

469. Midnight Oil - Beds Are Burning

470. Maroon 5 - This Love

471. Mott the Hoople - All the Young Dudes

472. Alannah Myles - Black Velvet

473. Fleetwood Mac - Dreams

474. The Pretenders - I'll Stand By You

475. Duran Duran - The Reflex

476. David Bowie - Golden Years

477. Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love

478. Heaven 17 - Temptation

479. Van Halen - Why Can't This Be Love

480. Scissor Sisters - Take Your Mama

481. Genesis - Invisible Touch

482. The Beatles - Day Tripper

483. Travis - Writing to Reach You

484. The Smiths - Panic

485. Rainbow - Since You've Been Gone

486. Madness - Baggy Trousers

487. Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart

488. Squeeze - Tempted

489. Alanis Morissette - Ironic

490. Steely Dan - Do It Again

491. Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra

492. The Style Council - Speak Like a Child

493. David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

494. The Bangles - Manic Monday

495. T. Rex - I Love 2 Boogie

496. The Cure - In Between Days

497. Whitesnake - Here I Go Again

498. Travis - Flowers in the Window

499. Rod Stewart/Faces - Stay With Me

500. Wings - Jet

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