Virgin Radio Top 500 Songs of All-Time (Dec. 2005)

1. John Lennon - Imagine

2. The Beatles - Hey Jude

3. The Beatles - Let It Be

4. U2 - One

5. Robbie Williams - Angels

6. Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody

7. Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven

8. The Police - Every Breath You Take

9. The Eagles - Hotel California

10. James Blunt - You're Beatiful

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

12. The Beatles - Yesterday

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

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

15. U2 - With or Without You

16. Rod Stewart - Maggie May

17. Bob Marley - No Woman No Cry

18. Oasis - Wonderwall

19. The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

20. The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset

21. Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone

22. Blondie - Heart of Glass

23. Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run

24. The Doors - Light My Fire

25. Coldplay - Yellow

26. The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever

27. Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2

28. Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl

29. George Harrison - My Sweet Lord

30. The Police - Roxanne

31. Procul Harum - Whiter Shade of Pale

32. David Gray - Babylon

33. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

34. The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black

35. The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man

36. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge

37. The Beatles - Penny Lane

38. The Kinks - Lola

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

40. David Bowie - Heroes

41. The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations

42. The Who - My Generation

43. The Beatles - She Loves You

44. Oasis - Don't Look Back in Anger

45. The Jam - Town Called Malice

46. Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

47. The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash

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

49. The Verve - Bittersweet Sympthony

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

51. Meatloaf - Bat Out of Hell

52. R.E.M. - Everybody Hurts

53. Queen - We Will Rock You

54. Free - All Right Now

55. Oasis - Live Forever

56. The Beatles - Help!

57. David Bowie - Space Oddity

58. Derek and the Dominos - Layla

59. Tracy Chapman - Fast Car

60. Madness - It Must Be Love

61. Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer

62. The Animals - House of the Rising Sun

63. The Jam - That's Entertainment

64. The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night

65. The Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar

66. U2 - Pride

67. Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe

68. The Who - Substitute

69. Oasis - Champagne Supernova

70. Soft Cell - Tainted Love

71. The Beatles - A Day in the Life

72. The Clash - London Calling

73. Don MacLean - American Pie

74. Don Henley - The Boys of Summer

75. Elton John - Rocket Man

76. The Beatles - All You Need is Love

77. Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back in Town

78. Simon and Garfunkel - The Boxer

79. The Pretenders - Brass in Pocket

80. Queen and David Bowie - Under Pressure

81. Guns n' Roses - November Rain

82. The Kinks - You Really Got Me

83. Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower

84. U2 - Vertigo

85. Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way

86. Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out

87. Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

88. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Freebird

89. ELO - Mr. Blue Sky

90. Steve Harley - Make Me Smile

91. The Beatles - Ticket to Ride

92. David Bowie - Life on Mars

93. Prince & the Revolution - When Doves Cry

94. Queen - Killer Queen

95. Elton John - Your Song

96. The Specials - Ghost Town

97. No Doubt - Don't Speak

98. The Beatles - Eleanor Rigby

99. The Jam - Going Underground

100. Mott the Hoople - All the Young Dudes

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

102. The Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the Devil

103. New Order - Blue Monday

104. Eric Clapton - Wonderful Tonight

105. U2 - Where the Streets Have No Name

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

107. Dire Straits - Romeo and Juliet

108. Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights

109. Stranglers - Golden Brown

110. The Undertones - Teenage Kicks

111. Queen - A Kind of Magic

112. Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter

113. Tom Petty - Free Falling

114. The Beatles - I Want to Hold Your Hand

115. David Bowie - Starman

116. Oasis - Half the World Away

117. Green Day - Wake Me Up When September Ends

118. The Who - Won't Get Fooled Again

119. Red Hot Chili Peppers - By the Way

120. The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up

121. Pulp - Common People

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

123. Scissor Sisters - Take Your Mama

124. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax

125. Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson

126. Dire Straits - Money for Nothing

127. Blondie - Sunday Girl

128. David Bowie - Jean Genie

129. Goo Goo Dolls - Iris

130. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

131. Guns n' Roses - Paradise City

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

133. The Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Woman

134. Snow Patrol - Run

135. Queen - We Are the Champions

136. T. Rex - Bang a Gong (Get It On)

137. The Killers - All These Things I've Done

138. U2 - Sunday Bloody Sunday

139. Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

140. Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas

141. Boston - More than a Feeling

142. Blondie - Call Me

143. Keane - Somewhere Only We Know

144. The Verve - The Drugs Don't Work

145. Nickelback - How You Remind Me

146. The Beatles - Something

147. Queen - Don't Stop Me Now

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

149. Ultravox - Vienna

150. Coldplay - Trouble

151. Sting - Fields of Gold

152. The Police - Message in a Bottle

153. The Cars - Drive

154. Radiohead - Creep

155. Joan Armatrading - Love and Affection

156. Bryan Adams - Summer of '69

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

158. The Beatles - In My Life

159. Rolling Stones - Miss You

160. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know

161. Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop

162. James - Sit Down

163. Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer

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

165. David Bowie - Changes

166. The Smiths - This Charming Man

167. U2 - New Year's Day

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

169. The Eagles - Take It Easy

170. Madness - My Girl

171. Meatloaf - Two of 3 Ain't Bad

172. Maroon 5 - She Will be Loved

173. Seal - Kiss From a Rose

174. The Cure - The Lovecats

175. Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays

176. Keane - This is the Last Time

177. Paul Weller - Wildwood

178. INXS - Need You Tonight

179. Simon and Garfunkel - The Sound of Silence

180. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - The Power of Love

181. The Beatles - The Long and Winding Road

182. OMD - Enola Gay

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

184. The Pogues w/ Kirsty MacColl - Fairytale of New York

185. Supertramp - Breakfast in America

186. Eric Clapton - I Shot the Sheriff

187. The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps

188. Coldplay - Clocks

189. The Specials - Too Much Too Young

190. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Californication

191. John Lennon - Woman

192. Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill

193. Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al

194. Robbie Williams - Rock DJ

195. Queen - Another One Bites the Dust

196. David Bowie - Ashes to Ashes

197. The Rolling Stones - Get Off My Cloud

198. Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well

199. The Cure - In Between Days

200. John Cougar Mellencamp - Jack and Diane

201. The Knack - My Sharona

202. Gary Numan - Cars

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

204. Robert Palmer - Addicted to Love

205. Madness - House of Fun

206. Pink Floyd - Comfortably Numb

207. Blondie - Denis

208. The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love

209. Bob Marley - Jamming

210. Kaiser Chiefs - I Predict a Riot

211. Queen - I Want to Break Free

212. David Bowie - Young Americans

213. The Rolling Stones - Tumbling Dice

214. Wings - Band on the Run

215. Fleetwood Mac - Dreams

216. America - Horse With No Name

217. Duran Duran - Rio

218. Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love

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

220. Squeeze - Up the Junction

221. Elton John - Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting

222. Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms

223. The Kinks - All Day and All of the Night

224. The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday

225. Lou Reed - Walk on the Wild Side

226. Coldplay - In My Place

227. Foreigner - I Want to Know What Love Is

228. The Beatles - Lady Madonna

229. Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

230. Madness - Embarassment

231. Steppenwolf - Born to Be Wild

232. Eric Clapton - Tears in Heaven

233. Pink Floyd - Money

234. Queen - Somebody to Love

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

236. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Can't Stop

237. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way

238. The La's - There She Goes

239. The Police - Walking on the Moon

240. The B-52's - Love Shack

241. The Beatles - Come Together

242. Jimi Hendrix - Voodoo Chile

243. Joan Jett - I Love Rock n' Roll

244. Santana - Smooth

245. The Monkees - I'm a Believer

246. Prince - Purple Rain

247. Blondie - One Way or Another

248. The Who - Who Are You

249. Coldplay - Fix You

250. Manic Street Preachers - A Design for Life

251. The Clash - Rock the Casbach

252. David Gray - Sail Away

253. The Beatles - Revolution

254. The Jam - Start

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

256. Phil Collins - In the Air Tonight

257. The Eagles - Lyin' Eyes

258. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Two Tribes

259. Paul Weller - Broken Stones

260. The Police - So Lonely

261. Scissor Sisters - Laura

262. Simple Minds - Alive and Kicking

263. The Stranglers - No More Heroes

264. Aerosmith - Walk This Way

265. Daniel Powter - Bad Day

266. The Stone Roses - Fools Gold

267. Suzanne Vega - Luka

268. Stereophonics - Handbags and Gladrags

269. Madness - Baggy Trousers

270. Coldplay - The Scientist

271. The Beatles - I Feel Fine

272. The Cure - Close to Me

273. David Bowie - Sound and Vision

274. Eurythmics - Here Comes the Rain Again

275. Queen - Radio Ga Ga

276. Keane - Bedshaped

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

278. Natalie Imbruglia - Torn

279. Oasis - She's Electric

280. Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush - Don't Give Up

281. Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want to

282. The Rolling Stones - Angie

283. Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You

284. Travis - Why Does It Always Rain on Me

285. Monkees - Daydream Believer

286. Razorlight - Somewhere Else

287. The Jam - Down in the Tube Station at Midnight

288. U2 - Beautiful Day

289. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Scar Tissue

290. The Beatles - Get Back

291. David Bowie - Rebel Rebel

292. Blondie - Atomic

293. Bob Marley - Could You Be Loved

294. The Cranberries - Dreams

295. Crowded House - Fall At Your Feet

296. Paul Weller - You Do Something to Me

297. Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing

298. Housemartins - Happy Hour

299. James Blunt - Goodbye My Lover

300. Small Faces - Itchyco Park

301. The Eagles - Desperado

302. U2 - Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own

303. Queen - You're My Best Friend

304. The Verve - Lucky Man

305. R.E.M. - The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite

306. Damien Rice - Cannonball

307. Robbie Williams - Let Me Entertain You

308. The Jam - Eton Rifles

309. Soul Asylum - Runaway Train

310. T. Rex - 20th Century Boy

311. Yazoo - Only You

312. Radiohead - High and Dry

313. Martha and the Muffins - Echo Beach

314. Magic Numbers - Love Me Like You

315. Squeeze - Labelled With Love

316. Stereophonics - Have a Nice Day

317. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire

318. The Beatles - Ballad of John and Yoko

319. Keane - Everybody's Changing

320. Bon Jovi - Wanted Dead or Alive

321. The Calling - Wherever You Will Go

322. Crowded House - Weather With You

323. Coldplay - Don't Panic

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

325. The Cure - Friday I'm in Love

326. Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime

327. Extreme - More than Words

328. Blondie - Picture This

329. Ian Dury - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

330. The Pretenders - Back on the Chain Gang

331. Joe Jackson - It's Different for Girls

332. U2 - Angel of Harlem

333. Oasis - Whatever

334. Madness - Our House

335. Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

336. T. Rex - Jeepster

337. Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love

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

339. Squeeze - Cool for Cats

340. Thin Lizzy - Whiskey in the Jar

341. Travis - Driftwood

342. U2 - The Sweetest Ghing

343. Coldplay - Speed of Sound

344. Blondie - Hanging on the Telephone

345. The Waterboys - Whole of the Moon

346. Bryan Adams - Everything I Do

347. Robbie Williams - Millennium

348. A-Ha - Take on Me

349. Bob Marley - Three Little Birds

350. Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound

351. Kate Bush - Man With the Child in His Eyes

352. Athlete - Wires

353. The Beautiful South - Perfect 10

354. Eurythmics - Love is a Stranger

355. T. Rex - Ride a White Swan

356. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry

357. Duran Duran - Save a Prayer

358. Sheryl Crow - All I Wanna do

359. Dire Straits - Your Latest Trick

360. New Order - True Faith

361. Coldplay - Shiver

362. Razorlight - Golden Touch

363. ELO - Livin' Thing

364. David Bowie - Let's Dance

365. Del Amitri - Nothing Ever Happens

366. The Dandy Warhols - Bohemian Like You

367. Dexy's Midnight Runners - Geno

368. Heaven 17 - Temptation

369. Iggy Pop - The Passenger

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

371. Lou Reed - Perfect Day

372. Men at Work - Down Under

373. Squeeze - Tempted

374. T. Rex - Children of the Revolution

375. Rainbow - Since You've Been Gone

376. The Rolling Stones - Fool to Cry

377. Stereophonics - Just Looking

378. Talking Heads - Road to Nowhere

379. Train - Drops of Jupiter

380. Van Morrison - Bright Side of the Road

381. The Who - Pinball Wizard

382. Oasis - The Importance of Being Idle

383. Troggs - Wild Thing

384. Tracy Chapman - Baby Can I Hold You

385. Bob Dylan - Knockin' on Heaven's Door

386. 10cc - Dreadlock Holiday

387. The Beatles - Norweigan Wood

388. KT Tunstall - Suddenly I See

389. Eurythmics - There Must Be Missing an Angel

390. The Eagles - Take It to the Limit

391. Bon Jovi - You Give Love a Bad Name

392. Bruce Springsteen - Streets of Philadelphia

393. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill

394. The Police - Can't Stop Losing You

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

396. Alannah Myles - Black Velvet

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

398. David Bowie - Sorrow

399. Kirsty MacColl - A New England

400. T. Rex - Hot Love

401. Supertramp - The Logical Song

402. Tears for Fears - Mad World

403. The Connells - '74-'75

404. Deacon Blue - Dignity

405. 4 Non Blondes - What's Up

406. Eurythmics - Thorn in My Side

407. Blur - Parklife

408. The Beatles - Hello Goodbye

409. Bruce Springsteen - Hungry Heart

410. Dire Straits - Walk of Life

411. INXS - Never Tear Us Apart

412. Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies

413. ELO - Sweet Talkin' Woman

414. The Style Council - Speak Like a Child

415. Jimi Hendrix - Crosstown Traffic

416. Genesis - Follow You Follow Me

417. Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi

418. Mark Cohn - Walking in Memphis

419. The New Radicals - You Get What You Give

420. The Pretenders - Don't Get Me Wrong

421. Rod Stewart - First Cut is the Deepest

422. Roxy Music - Love is the Drug

423. Semisonic - Secret Smile

424. Steve Miller Band - The Joker

425. Tears for Fears - Shout

426. Talk Talk - It's My Life

427. Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire

428. The Rolling Stones - Wild Horses

429. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls

430. The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

431. Elvis Costello - Watching the Detectives

432. David Bowie - China Girl

433. Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like a Lady

434. Bob Marley - One Love

435. Joe Jackson - Steppin' Out

436. Carly Simon - You're So Vain

437. Small Faces - All or Nothing

438. The Bangles - Walk Like an Egyptian

439. Bruce Hornsby and the Range - The Way It Is

440. Bryan Adams - Run to You

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

442. Duran Duran - Girls on Film

443. Van Halen - Jump

444. Faces - Stay With Me

445. Supergrass - Alright

446. Toto - Africa

447. David Bowie - Golden Years

448. OMD - Souvenir

449. Crowded House - It's Only Natural

450. The Beatles - Love Me Do

451. Roxy Music - Let's Stick Together

452. Steely Dan - Do It Again

453. The Killers - Somebody Told Me

454. Mamas and the Papas - California Dreamin'

455. Iggy Pop - Lust for Life

456. Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately

457. ELO - Evil Woman

458. Billy Idol - White Wedding

459. Elton John - Daniel

460. Bachman Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

461. Moody Blues - Nights in White Satin

462. Eagles - One of These Nights

463. Depeche Mode - Just Can't Get Enough

464. The Beatles - Here Comes the Sun

465. Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the Dark

466. U2 - Desire

467. Counting Crows - Mr. Jones

468. Bon Jovi - Always

469. Duran Duran - The Reflex

470. The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap

471. John Lennon - Jealous Guy

472. 10cc - I'm Not in Love

473. Seal - Crazy

474. Gerry Rafferty - Baker Street

475. Wings - Jet

476. Small Faces - Lazy Sunday

477. The Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen in Love

478. John Lennon - Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

479. Maroon 5 - This Love

480. The Pretenders - I'll Stand By You

481. The Beatles - Fool on the Hill

482. Whitesnake - Here I Go Again

483. The Kaiser Chiefs - Everyday I Love You Less and Less

484. The Doors - Riders on the Storm

485. The Cars - My Best Friend's Girl

486. James Blunt - High

487. Queen - One Vision

488. The Clash - I Fought the Law

489. Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay

490. The Beatles - Day Tripper

491. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising

492. Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?

493. Stereophonics - Pick a Part That's New

494. John Lennon - Instant Karma

495. Oasis - Some Might Say

496. The Killers - Mr. Brightside

497. Alice Cooper - School's Out

498. Blur - Girls and Boys

499. The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down

500. U2 - Even Better than the Real Thing

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