Friday, September 24, 2010

VH1's 100 Greatest Songs

The ``100 Greatest Songs of the Past 25 Years,'' as chosen by VH1.

1. Nirvana, ``Smells Like Teen Spirit''

2. Michael Jackson, ``Billie Jean''

3. Guns N' Roses, ``Sweet Child O' Mine''

4. Eminem, ``Lose Yourself''

5. U2, ``One''

6. Run-D.M.C., ``Walk This Way''

7. Prince, ``When Doves Cry''

8. Whitney Houston, ``I Will Always Love You''

9. The Police, ``Every Breath You Take''

10. Madonna, ``Like a Virgin''

11. Van Halen, ``Jump''

12. Alanis Morissette, ``You Oughta Know''

13. TLC, ``Waterfalls''

14. Sinead O'Connor, ``Nothing Compares 2 U''

15. Pink Floyd, ``Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)''

16. No Doubt, ``Don't Speak''

17. Def Leppard, ``Photograph''

18. R.E.M., ``Losing My Religion''

19. Public Enemy, ``Fight the Power''

20. AC/DC, ``You Shook Me All Night Long''

21. U2, ``With or Without You''

22. Cyndi Lauper, ``Time After Time''

23. Prince, ``Little Red Corvette''

24. Celine Dion, ``My Heart Will Go On''

25. Rick James, ``Super Freak''

26. Bon Jovi, ``Livin' on a Prayer''

27. Grandmaster Flash, ``The Message''

28. Britney Spears, ``... Baby One More Time''

29. Bruce Springsteen, ``Born in the U.S.A.''

30. Janet Jackson, ``Nasty''

31. Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Doggy Dogg, ``Nuthin' but a `G' Thang''

32. Pearl Jam, ``Jeremy''

33. Tina Turner, ``What's Love Got to do With It''

34. Peter Gabriel, ``In Your Eyes''

35. The Sugarhill Gang, ``Rapper's Delight''

36. Joan Jett, ``I Love Rock 'n Roll''

37. Alicia Keys, ``Fallin'''

38. The Clash, ``London Calling''

39. Tom Petty, ``Free Fallin'''

40. Michael Jackson, ``Beat It''

41. Red Hot Chili Peppers, ``Under the Bridge''

42. Blondie, ``Heart of Glass''

43. The Go-Go's, ``Our Lips Are Sealed''

44. Gloria Gaynor, ``I Will Survive''

45. Aerosmith, ``I Don't Want to Miss a Thing''

46. Queen and David Bowie, ``Under Pressure''

47. Shania Twain, ``You're Still the One''

48. Naughty By Nature, ``O.P.P.''

49. Journey, ``Don't Stop Believin'''

50. Lenny Kravitz, ``Are You Gonna Go My Way?''

51. George Michael, ``Faith''

52. The Rolling Stones, ``Start Me Up''

53. Marvin Gaye, ``Sexual Healing''

54. Goo Goo Dolls, ``Iris''

55. Talking Heads, ``Once in a Lifetime''

56. Sheryl Crow, ``All I Wanna Do''

57. Eric Clapton, ``Tears in Heaven''

58. The Notorious B.I.G. feat. Puff Daddy & Mase, ``Mo Money Mo Problems''

59. Meat Loaf ``Paradise By the Dashboard Light''

60. Santana feat. Rob Thomas, ``Smooth''

61. Backstreet Boys, ``I Want It That Way''

62. Pretenders, ``Brass in Pocket''

63. Beck, ``Loser''

64. The Knack, ``My Sharona''

65. Nelly, ``Hot in Herre''

66. Squeeze, ``Tempted''

67. John Cougar Mellencamp, ``Jack and Diane''

68. Chic, ``Good Times''

69. Mary J. Blige, ``Real Love''

70. Culture Club, ``Do You Really Want to Hurt Me''

71. Dave Matthews Band, ``Crash Into Me''

72. John Lennon, ``(Just Like) Starting Over''

73. LL Cool J, ``Mama Said Knock You Out''

74. Hall & Oates, ``I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)''

75. The Ramones, ``I Wanna Be Sedated''

76. Eurythmics, ``Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)''

77. Missy Elliott, ``Work It''

78. Green Day, ``Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)''

79. Destiny's Child, ``Say My Name''

80. Duran Duran, ``Hungry Like the Wolf''

81. OutKast, ``Ms. Jackson''

82. Soft Cell, ``Tainted Love''

83. Band Aid, ``Do They Know It's Christmas''

84. Radiohead, ``Creep''

85. Eminem, ``My Name Is''

86. Tracy Chapman, ``Fast Car''

87. The Who, ``Who Are You''

88. Metallica, ``Enter Sandman''

89. Pat Benatar, ``Hit Me With Your Best Shot''

90. The Police, ``Roxanne''

91. Melissa Etheridge, ``Come to My Window''

92. Salt-N-Pepa, ``Push It''

93. Nine Inch Nails, ``Closer''

94. Cheap Trick, ``Surrender''

95. Oasis, ``Wonderwall''

96. Beastie Boys, ``(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party!)''

97. Devo, ``Whip It''

98. Hanson, ``MMMBop''

99. Norah Jones, ``Don't Know Why''

100. Madonna, ``Ray of Light''
Do you agree? Are there any missing?
~Steph Geezy~


  1. I think the Top 5 are very diverse.

    1. Nirvana, ``Smells Like Teen Spirit''

    2. Michael Jackson, ``Billie Jean''

    3. Guns N' Roses, ``Sweet Child O' Mine''

    4. Eminem, ``Lose Yourself''

    5. U2, ``One''

    Of course I agree that GNR is in the top 5 cus they rock! -Steph Geezy

  2. Most of these song are in my personal collection. -Geezy