Rolling Stone Magazine's Top 500 Songs of All Time

1. Like a Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan

2. Satisfaction, The Rolling Stones

3. Imagine, John Lennon

4. What's Going On, Marvin Gaye

5. Respect, Aretha Franklin

6. Good Vibrations, The Beach Boys

7. Johnny B. Goode, Chuck Berry

8. Hey Jude, The Beatles

9. Smells Like Teen Spirit, Nirvana

10. What'd I Say, Ray Charles

11. My Generation, The Who

12. A Change Is Gonna Come, Sam Cooke

13. Yesterday, The Beatles

14. Blowin' in the Wind, Bob Dylan

15. London Calling, The Clash

16. I Want to Hold Your Hand, The Beatles

17. Purple Haze, Jimi Hendrix

18. Maybellene, Chuck Berry

19. Hound Dog, Elvis Presley

20. Let It Be, The Beatles

21. Born to Run, Bruce Springsteen

22. Be My Baby, The Ronettes

23. In My Life, The Beatles

24. People Get Ready, The Impressions

25. God Only Knows, The Beach Boys

26. (Sittin on) the Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding

27. Layla, Derek and the Dominos

28. A Day in the Life, The Beatles

29. Help!, The Beatles

30. I Walk the Line, Johnny Cash

31. Stairway To Heaven, Led Zeppelin

32. Sympathy for the Devil, The Rolling Stones

33. River Deep - Mountain High, Ike and Tina Turner

34. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', The Righteous Brothers

35. Light My Fire, The Doors

36. One, U2

37. No Woman, No Cry, Bob Marley and the Wailers

38. Gimme Shelter, The Rolling Stones

39. That'll Be the Day, Buddy Holly and the Crickets

40. Dancing in the Street, Martha and the Vandellas

41. The Weight, The Band

42. Waterloo Sunset, The Kinks

43. Tutti-Frutti, Little Richard

44. Georgia on My Mind, Ray Charles

45. Heartbreak Hotel, Elvis Presley

46. Heroes, David Bowie

47. All Along the Watchtower, Jimi Hendrix

48. Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon and Garfunkel

49. Hotel California, The Eagles

50. The Tracks of My Tears, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

51. The Message, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

52. When Doves Cry, Prince

53. When a Man Loves a Woman, Percy Sledge

54. Louie Louie, The Kingsmen

55. Long Tall Sally, Little Richard

56. Anarchy in the U.K., The Sex Pistols

57. Whiter Shade of Pale, Procol Harum

58. Billie Jean, Michael Jackson

59. The Times They Are A-Changin', Bob Dylan

60. Let's Stay Together, Al Green

61. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin On, Jerry Lee Lewis

62. Bo Diddley, Bo Diddley

63. For What It's Worth, Buffalo Springfield

64. She Loves You, The Beatles

65. Sunshine of Your Love, Cream

66. Redemption Song, Bob Marley and the Wailers

67. Jailhouse Rock, Elvis Presley

68. Tangled Up in Blue, Bob Dylan

69. Crying, Roy Orbison

70. Walk On By, Dionne Warwick

71. Papa's Got a Brand New Bag, James Brown

72. California Girls, The Beach Boys

73. Superstition, Stevie Wonder

74. Summertime Blues, Eddie Cochran

75. Whole Lotta Love, Led Zeppelin

76. Strawberry Fields Forever,The Beatles

77. Mystery Train, Elvis Presley

78. I Got You (I Feel Good), James Brown

79. Mr. Tambourine Man, The Byrds

80. You Really Got Me, The Kinks

81. I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Marvin Gaye

82. Blueberry Hill, Fats Domino

83. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown), The Beatles

84. Every Breath You Take, The Police

85. Crazy, Patsy Cline

86. Thunder Road, Bruce Springsteen

87. Ring of Fire, Johnny Cash

88. My Girl, The Temptations

89. California Dreamin', The Mamas and The Papas

90. In the Still of the Nite, The Five Satins

91. Suspicious Minds, Elvis Presley

92. Blitzkrieg Bop, Ramones

93. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, U2

94. Good Golly, Miss Molly, Little Richard

95. Blue Suede Shoes, Carl Perkins

96. Great Balls of Fire, Jerry Lee Lewis

97. Roll Over Beethoven, Chuck Berry

98. Love and Happiness, Al Green

99. Fortunate Son, Creedence Clearwater Revival

100. Crazy, Gnarls Barkley

101. You Can't Always Get What You Want, The Rolling Stones

102. Voodoo Child (Slight Return), Jimi Hendrix

103. Be-Bop-A-Lula, Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps

104. Hot Stuff, Donna Summer

105. Living for the City, Stevie Wonder

106. The Boxer, Simon and Garfunkel

107. Mr. Tambourine Man, Bob Dylan

108. Not Fade Away, Buddy Holly and the Crickets

109. Little Red Corvette, Prince

110. Brown Eyed Girl, Van Morrison

111. I've Been Loving You Too Long (to Stop Now), Otis Redding

112. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry, Hank Williams

113. That's All Right, Elvis Presley

114. Up on the Roof, The Drifters

115. You Send Me, Sam Cooke

116. Honky Tonk Women, The Rolling Stones

117. Take Me to the River , Al Green

​118. Crazy in Love, Beyonce feat. Jay-Z

119. Shout (Parts 1 and 2)], The Isley Brothers

120. Go Your Own Way, Fleetwood Mac

121. I Want You Back,The Jackson 5

122. Stand By Me, Ben E. King

123. House of the Rising Sun, The Animals

124. It's a Man's Man's Man's World, James Brown

125. Jumpin' Jack Flash, The Rolling Stones

126. Will You Love Me Tomorrow, The Shirelles

127. Shake, Rattle & Roll, Big Joe Turner

128. Changes, David Bowie

129. Rock & Roll Music, Chuck Berry

130. Born to Be Wild, Steppenwolf

131. Maggie May, Rod Stewart

132. With or Without You, U2

133. Who Do You Love, Bo Diddley

134. Won't Get Fooled Again, The Who

135. In the Midnight Hour, Wilson Pickett

136. While My Guitar Gently Weeps, The Beatles

137. Your Song, Elton John

138. Eleanor Rigby, The Beatles

139. Family Affair, Sly and the Family Stone

140. I Saw Her Standing There, The Beatles

141. Kashmir, Led Zeppelin

142. All I Have to Do Is Dream, The Everly Brothers

143. Please, Please, Please, James Brown

144. Purple Rain, Prince

145. I Wanna Be Sedated, The Ramones

146. Everyday People, Sly and the Family Stone

147. Rock Lobster, The B-52's

148. Me and Bobby McGee, Janis Joplin

149. Lust for Life, Iggy Pop

150. Cathy's Clown, The Everly Brothers

151. Eight Miles High, The Byrds

152. Earth Angel, The Penguins

153. Foxey Lady, Jimi Hendrix

154. A Hard Day's Night, The Beatles

155. Rave On, Buddy Holly and the Crickets

156. Proud Mary, Creedence Clearwater Revival

157. The Sounds of Silence, Simon and Garfunkel

158. I Only Have Eyes for You, The Flamingos

159. (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock, Bill Haley and His Comets

160. Moment of Surrender, U2

161. I'm Waiting for the Man, The Velvet Underground

162. Bring the Noise, Public Enemy

163. Folsom Prison Blues, Johnny Cash

164. I Can't Stop Loving You, Ray Charles

165. Nothing Compares 2 U, Sinead O'Connor

166. Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen

167. Fast Car, Tracy Chapman

168. Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye

169. Papa Was a Rollin' Stone, The Temptations

170. Losing My Religion, R.E.M.

171. Both Sides Now, Joni Mitchell

172. 99 Problems, Jay-Z

173. Dream On, Aerosmith

174. Dancing Queen, Abba

175. God Save the Queen, The Sex Pistols

176. Paint It, Black, The Rolling Stones

177. I Fought the Law, The Bobby Fuller Four

178. Don't Worry Baby, The Beach Boys

179. Free Fallin', Tom Petty

180. September Gurls, Big Star

181. Love Will Tear Us Apart, Joy Division

182. Hey Ya!, Outkast

183. Green Onions, Booker T. and the MG's

184. Save the Last Dance for Me, The Drifters

185. The Thrill Is Gone, B.B. King

186. Please Please Me, The Beatles

187. Desolation Row, Bob Dylan

188. Who'll Stop the Rain,Creedence Clearwater Revival

189. I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You), Aretha Franklin

190. Back in Black, AC/DC

191. Stayin' Alive, The Bee Gees

192. Knocking on Heaven's Door, Bob Dylan

193. Free Bird, Lynyrd Skynyrd

194. Rehab, Amy Winehouse

195. Wichita Lineman, Glen Campbell

196. There Goes My Baby, The Drifters

197. Peggy Sue, Buddy Holly

198. Sweet Child O' Mine, Guns N' Roses

199. Maybe, The Chantels

200. Don't Be Cruel, Elvis Presley

201. Hey Joe, Jimi Hendrix

202. Flash Light, Parliament

203. Loser, Beck

204. Bizarre Love Triangle, New Order

205. Come Together, The Beatles

206. Positively 4th Street, Bob Dylan

207. Try a Little Tenderness, Otis Redding

208. Lean On Me, Bill Withers

209. Reach Out, I'll Be There, The Four Tops

210. Bye Bye Love, The Everly Brothers

211. Gloria, Them

212. In My Room, The Beach Boys

213. 96 Tears, ? and the Mysterians

214. Caroline, No, The Beach Boys

215. 1999, Prince

216. Rockin' in the Free World, Neil Young

217. Your Cheatin' Heart, Hank Williams

218. Do You Believe in Magic, The Lovin' Spoonful

219. Jolene, Dolly Parton

220. Boom Boom, John Lee Hooker

221. Spoonful, Howlin' Wolf

222. Walk Away Renee, The Left Banke

223. Walk on the Wild Side, Lou Reed

224. Oh, Pretty Woman, Roy Orbison

225. Dance to the Music, Sly and the Family Stone

226. Hoochie Coochie Man, Muddy Waters

227. Fire and Rain, James Taylor

228. Should I Stay or Should I Go, The Clash

229. Good Times, Chic

230. Mannish Boy, Muddy Waters

231. Moondance, Van Morrison

232. Just Like a Woman, Bob Dylan

233. Sexual Healing, Marvin Gaye

234. Only the Lonely, Roy Orbison

235. We Gotta Get Out of This Place, The Animals

236. Paper Planes, M.I.A.

237. I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better, The Byrds

238. Everyday, Buddy Holly and the Crickets

239. I Got a Woman, Ray Charles

240. Planet Rock, Afrika Bambaataa and the Soul Sonic Force

241. I Fall to Pieces, Patsy Cline

242. Son of a Preacher Man, Dusty Springfield

243. The Wanderer, Dion

244. Stand!, Sly and the Family Stone

245. Rocket Man, Elton John

246. Love Shack, The B-52's

247. Gimme Some Lovin', The Spencer Davis Group

248. (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher, Jackie Wilson

249. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, The Band

250. Hot Fun in the Summertime,Sly and the Family Stone

251. Rappers Delight, The Sugarhill Gang

252. Chain of Fools, Aretha Franklin

253. Paranoid, Black Sabbath

254. Money Honey, The Drifters

255. Mack the Knife, Bobby Darin

256. All the Young Dudes, Mott the Hoople

257. Paranoid Android, Radiohead

258. Highway to Hell, AC/DC

259. Heart of Glass, Blondie

260. Mississippi, Bob Dylan

261. Wild Thing, The Troggs

262. I Can See for Miles, The Who

263. Oh, What a Night, The Dells

264. Hallelujah, Jeff Buckley

265. Higher Ground, Stevie Wonder

266. Ooo Baby Baby, Smokey Robinson

267. He's a Rebel, The Crystals

268. Sail Away, Randy Newman

269. Walking in the Rain, The Ronettes

270. Tighten Up, Archie Bell and the Drells

271. Personality Crisis, New York Dolls

272. Sunday Bloody Sunday, U2

273. Jesus Walks, Kanye West

274. Roadrunner, The Modern Lovers

275. He Stopped Loving Her Today, George Jones

276. Sloop John B, The Beach Boys

277. Sweet Little Sixteen, Chuck Berry

278. Something, The Beatles

279. Somebody to Love, Jefferson Airplane

280. Born in the U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen

281. I'll Take You There, The Staple Singers

282. Ziggy Stardust, David Bowie

283. Pictures of You, The Cure

284. Chapel of Love, The Dixie Cups

285. Ain't No Sunshine, Bill Withers

286. Seven Nation Army,  The White Stripes

287. You Are the Sunshine of My Life, Stevie Wonder

288. Help Me, Joni Mitchell

289. Call Me, Blondie

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

291. Smoke Stack Lightning, Howlin' Wolf

292. Summer Babe (Winter Version), Pavement

293. Walk This Way, Run-DMC

294. Money (That's What I Want), Barrett Strong

295. Can't Buy Me Love, The Beatles

296. Stan, Eminem featuring Dido

297. She's Not There, The Zombies

298. Train in Vain, The Clash

299. Tired of Being Alone, Al Green

300. Black Dog, Led Zeppelin

301. Street Fighting Man, The Rolling Stones

302. Get Up, Stand Up, Bob Marley and the Wailers

303. Heart of Gold, Neil Young

304. Sign 'O' the Times, Prince

305. One Way or Another, Blondie

306. Like a Prayer, Madonna

307. One More Time, Daft Punk

308. Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?, Rod Stewart

309. Blue Eyes Crying In the Rain, Willie Nelson

310. Ruby Tuesday, The Rolling Stones

311. With a Little Help From My Friends, The Beatles

312. Say It Loud -- I'm Black and Proud, James Brown

313. That's Entertainment, The Jam

314. Why Do Fools Fall In Love, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers

315. Lonely Teardrops, Jackie Wilson

316. What's Love Got To Do With It, Tina Turner

317. Iron Man, Black Sabbath

318. Wake Up Little Susie, The Everly Brothers

319. In Dreams, Roy Orbison

320. I Put a Spell on You, Screamin' Jay Hawkins

321. Comfortably Numb, Pink Floyd

322. Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood, The Animals

323. Alison, Elvis Costello

324. Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd

325. Many Rivers to Cross, Jimmy Cliff

326. School's Out, Alice Cooper

327. Take Me Out, Franz Ferdinand

328. Heartbreaker, Led Zeppelin

329. Cortez the Killer, Neil Young

330. Fight the Power, Public Enemy

331. Dancing Barefoot, Patti Smith Group

332. Baby Love, The Supremes

333. Good Lovin', The Young Rascals

334. Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine, James Brown

335. For Your Precious Love, Jerry Butler and the Impressions

336. The End, The Doors

337. That's the Way of the World, Earth, Wind and Fire

338. We Will Rock You, Queen

339. I Can't Make You Love Me, Bonnie Raitt

340. Subterranean Homesick Blues, Bob Dylan

341. Spirit in the Sky, Norman Greenbaum

342. Sweet Jane, The Velvet Underground

343. Wild Horses, The Rolling Stones

344. Beat It, Michael Jackson

345. Beautiful Day, U2

346. Walk This Way, Aerosmith

347. Maybe I'm Amazed, Paul McCartney

348. You Keep Me Hanging On, The Supremes

349. Baba O'Riley, The Who

350. The Harder They Come, Jimmy Cliff

351. Runaround Sue, Dion

352. Jim Dandy, Lavern Baker

353. Piece of My Heart, Big Brother and the Holding Company

354. La Bamba, Ritchie Valens

355. California Love, Dr. Dre and 2Pac

356. Candle in the Wind, Elton John

357. That Lady (Part 1 and 2), The Isley Brothers

358. Spanish Harlem, Ben E. King

359. The Locomotion, Little Eva

360. The Great Pretender, The Platters

361. All Shook Up, Elvis Presley

362. Tears in Heaven, Eric Clapton

363. Watching the Detectives, Elvis Costello

364. Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival

365. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This), Eurythmics

366. Little Wing, Jimi Hendrix

367. Nowhere to Run, Martha and the Vandellas

368. Got My Mojo Working, Muddy Waters

369. Killing Me Softly With His Song, Roberta Flack

370. All You Need Is Love, The Beatles

371. Complete Control, The Clash

372. The Letter, The Box Tops

373. Highway 61 Revisited, Bob Dylan

374. Unchained Melody, The Righteous Brothers

375. How Deep Is Your Love, The Bee Gees

376. White Room, Cream

377. Personal Jesus, Depeche Mode

378. I'm A Man, Bo Diddley

379. The Wind Cries Mary, Jimi Hendrix

380. I Can't Explain, The Who

381. Marquee Moon, Television

382. Wonderful World, Sam Cooke

383. Brown Eyed Handsome Man, Chuck Berry

384. Another Brick in the Wall Part 2, Pink Floyd

385. Fake Plastic Trees,Radiohead

386. Maps, Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs

387. Hit the Road Jack, Ray Charles

388. Pride (In The Name of Love), U2

389. Radio Free Europe, R.E.M.

390. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John

391. Tell It Like It Is, Aaron Neville

392. Bitter Sweet Symphony, The Verve

393. Whipping Post, The Allman Brothers Band

394. Ticket to Ride, The Beatles

395. Ohio, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

396. I Know You Got Soul, Eric B and Rakim

397. Tiny Dancer, Elton John

398. Roxanne, The Police

 399. Just My Imagination, The Temptations

400. Baby I Need Your Loving, The Four Tops

401. Summer in the City, The Lovin' Spoonful

402. O-o-h Child, The Five Stairsteps

403. Can't Help Falling in Love, Elvis Presley

404. Remember (Walkin' in the Sand), The Shangri-Las

405. (Don't Fear) the Reaper, Blue Oyster Cult

406. Thirteen, Big Star

407. Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd

408. Enter Sandman, Metallica

409. Tonight's the Night, The Shirelles

410. Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin), Sly & the Family Stone

411. C'mon Everybody, Eddie Cochran

412. Umbrella, Rihanna featuring Jay-Z

413. Visions of Johanna, Bob Dylan

414. We've Only Just Begun, The Carpenters

415. In Bloom, Nirvana

416. Sweet Emotion, Aeorsmith

417. Monkey Gone to Heaven, Pixies

418. I Feel Love, Donna Summer

419. Ode to Billie Joe, Bobbie Gentry

420. The Girl Can't Help It, Little Richard

421. Young Blood, The Coasters

422. I Can't Help Myself, The Four Tops

423. The Boys of Summer, Don Henley

424. Juicy, The Notorious b.i.g

425. ____ tha Police, N.W.Ah

426. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes, Crosby, Stills, and Nash

427. Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang, Dr. Dre

428. It's Your Thing, The Isley Brothers

429. Piano Man, Billy Joel

430. Blue Suede Shoes, Elvis Presley

431. William, It Was Really Nothing, The Smiths

432. American Idiot, Green Day

433. Tumbling Dice, The Rolling Stones

434. Smoke on the Water, Deep Purple

435. New Year's Day. U2

436. Everybody Needs Somebody to Loe, Solomon Burke

437. (White Man) In Hammersmith Palis, The Clash

438. Ain't It a Shame, Fats Domino

439. Midnight Train To Georgia, Gladys Knight and the Pips

440. Ramble On, Led Zeppelin

441. Mustang Sally, Wilson Pickett

442. Alone Again Or, Love

443. Beast of Burden, The Rolling Stones

444. Love Me Tender, Elvis Presley

445. I Wanna Be Your Dog, The Stooges

446. Push It, Salt 'n Pepa

447. Pink Houses, John Cougar Mellencamp

448. In Da Club, 50 Cents

449. Come Go With Me, The Del-Vikings

450. I Shot the Sheriff, Bob Marley and the Whailers

451. I Got You Babe, Sonny and Cher

452. Come As You Are, Nirvana

453. Pressure Drops, Toots and the Maytals

454. Leader of the Pack, The Shangri-Las

455. Heroin, The Velvet Underground

456. Penny Lane, The Beatles

457. The Twist, Chubby Checker

458. Cupid, Sam Cooke

459. Paradise City, Guns n' Roses
460. My Sweet Lord, George Harrison

461. Sheena is a Punk Rocker, Ramones

462. All Apologies, Nirvana 

463. Soul Man, Sam and Dave

464. Kiss, Prince and the Revolution

465. Rollin' Stone, Muddy Waters

466. Get Ur Freak On, Missy Elliott

467. Big Pimkin, Jaz-Z featuring UGK

468. Respect Yourself, The Staple Singers

469. Rain, The Beatles

470. Standing in the Shadows of Love, The Four Tops

471. Surrender, Cheap Trick

472. Runaway, Del Shannon

473. Welcome to the Jungle, Guns n' Roses

474. Into the Mystic, Van Morrison

475. Where Did Our Love Go, The Supremes

476. Do Right Woman, Do Right Man, Aretha Franklin

477. How Soon Is Now, The Smiths

478. Last Night, The Strokes

479. I Want to Know What Love Is,Foreigner

480. Sabotage, Beastie Boys

481. Super Freak, Rick James

482. Since U Been Gone, Kelly Clarkson

483. White Rabbit, Jefferson Airplane

484. Cry Me a River, Justin Timberlake

485. Lady Marmalade, LaBelle

486. Young Americans, David Bowie

487. I'm Eighteen, Alice Cooper

488. Just Like Heaven, The Cure

489. Under the Boardwalk, The Drifters

490. Clocks, Coldplay

491. I Love Rock 'N Roll, Joan Jett

492. I Will Survive, Gloria Gaynor

493. Time to Pretend, MGMT

494.  Ignition, R. Kelly

495. Brown Sugar, The Rolling Stones

496. Running on Empty, Jackson Browne

497. The Rising, Bruce Springsteen

498. Miss You, The Rolling Stones

​499. Buddy Holly, Weezer

500. Shop Around, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

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