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Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

On Friday, Rolling Stone magazine published a "special collector's edition" of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Does anybody know if the list is exactly the same as the one they published back in 2004? Or does it add some more recent songs?

If not, any word on why they are releasing this special edition? Cash cow?

Re: Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

Here's the new list. There might be a few typing errors, I copied the list from http://cbs2chicago.com/topstories/rolling.stone.songs.2.1721498.html

It seems as if they just threw in a few newer songs into the original list from 2004.

New 2000s songs that I have identified are in bold. Oddly - but somehow not surprisingly - most of these are from 2000-2004 rather than the time that has gone by since their original list. I haven't checked if any older songs have been added to this update or if they have changed the order of any songs.

Edit: Some other changes must have been made as I have 23 songs in bold and "Shop Around" only fell down from 495 to 500. Someone else who wants to identify these changes?

1. "Like a Rolling Stone" – Bob Dylan
2. "(I Can't Get No) 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" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
48. "Bridge Over Troubled Water" – Simon and Garfunkel
49. "Hotel California" – The Eagles
50. "The Tracks on 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' Going 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 Life" – 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 Night" – 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)" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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. "The 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" – Davis 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 and His Famous Flames
144. "Purple Rain" – Prince and The Revolution"
145. "I Wanna be Sedated" – 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" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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 Girls" – 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" – Bee Gees
192. "Knockin' 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" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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. "Rapper's Delight" – 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 and the Miracles
267. "He's a Rebels" – 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. "Smokestack 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 Feat. 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 I'm Proud" – James Brown
313. "That's Entertainment" – The Jam
314. "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" – Frankie Lymon and the Teenages
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 Hangin' 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 Loco-Motion" – 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" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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" – Bee Gees
376. "White Room" – Cream
377. "Personal Jesus" – Depeche Mode
378. "I'm a Man" – Bo Diddley
379. "The Wind Cries Mary" – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
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 and The Family Stone
411. "C'mon Everybody" – Eddie Cochran
412. "Umbrella" – Rihanna Feat. Jay-Z
413. "Visions of Johanna" – Bob Dylan
414. "We've Only Just Begun" – Carpenters
415. "In Bloom" – Nirvana
416. "Sweet Emotion" – Aerosmith
417. "Monkey Gone to Heaven" – Pixies
418. "I Feel Love" – Donna Summer
419. "Ode to Billie Joe" – Bobbie Gentry
420. "That 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. "Fuck tha Police" – N.W.A
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 Love" – Solomon Burke
437. "(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais" – 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 Cent
449. "Come Go With Me" – The Dell-Vikings
450. "I Shot the Sheriff" – Bob Marley and The Wailers
451. "I Got You Babe" – Sonny and Cher
452. "Come As You Are" – Nirvana
453. "Pressure Drop" – 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 Elliot
467. "Big Pimpin'" – Jay-Z Feat. 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 and the Blackhearts
492. "I Will Survive" – Gloria Gaynor
493. "Time to Pretend" – MGMT
494. "Ignition (Remix)" – 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

Re: Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

Hi, I don't think n# 419 Bobbie Gentry Ode To Billie Joe was in the original list! Or it means that Henrik forgot to include it in his database!

Re: Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

Quote: o.m.
Hi, I don't think n# 419 Bobbie Gentry Ode To Billie Joe was in the original list! Or it means that Henrik forgot to include it in his database!
It is in the database, at #412.

Re: Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

I printed out a version of the list a while ago, and I know it pretty well.
I'm pissed they knocked More Than a Feeling off!

Re: Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

I just noticed some of the order of the songs changed as well. On the old list it went
Shop Around
Miss You
Buddy Holly
Now it's
Buddy Holly
Miss You
Shop Around

Re: Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

number 424- Juicy by Nutorious BIG wasn't on the old list.

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Here are 22 of the songs that were replaced:
More Than a Feeling, Boston (formerly 500)
The Boys are Back in Town, Thin Lizzy (formerly 499)
Rainy Night in Georgia, Brook Benton (formerly 498)
Desperado, Eagles (formerly 494)
Then He Kissed Me, The Crystals (formerly 493)
You Don’t have to Say You Love Me, Dusty Springfield (formerly 491)
Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac (formerly 488)
Graceland, Paul Simon (formerly 485)
One Nation Under a Groove, Funkadelic (formerly 474)
On the Road Again, Willie Nelson (formerly 471)
Free Man in Paris, Joni Mitchell (formerly 470)
It’s Too Late, Carole King (formerly 469)
Search and Destroy, The Stooges (formerly 468)
One Fine Day, the Chiffons (formerly 460)
By the Time I get to Phoenix, Glen Campbell (formerly 450)
Keep a Knockin, Little Richard (formerly 442)
Devil With a Blue Dress on/Good Golly Miss Molly, Mitch Rider (formerly 428)
Lola, The Kinks (formerly 422)
Crossroads, Cream (formerly 409)
I Believe I Can Fly, R Kelly (formerly 406)
Kicks, Paul Revere and the Raiders (formerly 400)
Band of Gold, Freda Payne (formerly 391)

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260- Mississippi by Bob Dylan wasn't on the old list either.

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(sorry for all the comments but)
172- 99 problems by jay-z wasn't on the old list.

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I think they missed a big opportunity here to really revise the old list. No 2000s songs until number 100? How can they take that seriously?

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Sorry Henrik, I clicked on the album instead of the song! My mistake! By the way, good news: CROSSROAD magazine is gonna issue a last part covering the years 2000-2009 beginning of June! Please let me know if you are interested!

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As a Beatles fan it boggles me how "Tomorrow Never Knows" isn't on the list and while I love "Can't Buy Me Love" is on this list.

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Sorry Henrik, I clicked on the album instead of the song! My mistake! By the way, good news: CROSSROAD magazine is gonna issue a last part covering the years 2000-2009 beginning of June! Please let me know if you are interested!
Of course I am interested!

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Songs that were added that really shouldn't have been:
- Crazy in Love
- Moment of Surrender (U2 has much better songs)
- Rehab
- Jesus Walks
- One More Time
- Umbrella
- American Idiot (I'd rather much see Boulevard of Broken Dreams)
- In Da Club
- Get Ur Freak On
- Big Pimpin
- Since U Been Gone (No. just No.)
- Cry Me A River (The Biggest Joke on the list)
- Ignition
- The Rising (The Boss has better songs)

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Quote: o.m.
Sorry Henrik, I clicked on the album instead of the song! My mistake! By the way, good news: CROSSROAD magazine is gonna issue a last part covering the years 2000-2009 beginning of June! Please let me know if you are interested!
Of course I am interested!


Will it be eligible for the decade spreadsheet?

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Quote: Henrik
Quote: o.m.
Sorry Henrik, I clicked on the album instead of the song! My mistake! By the way, good news: CROSSROAD magazine is gonna issue a last part covering the years 2000-2009 beginning of June! Please let me know if you are interested!
Of course I am interested!


Will it be eligible for the decade spreadsheet?
We're now a bit away from the end of the decade, but if Harold allows the list, I'm all for it.

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Radiohead still only has 2 songs on the list? (No "Creep," no "High and Dry," no "Just," no "Karma Police," nothing from "Kid A," "Amnesiac," "Hail to the Thief," or "In Rainbows"). Shame.

How did "Moment of Surrender" make it so high (and at all, for that matter)? - it was #36 on their end-of-decade list, far behind their own "Beautiful Day" (#9). Is "Moment of Surrender" really their 4th best song they ever put out? Better than "Sunday Bloody Sunday"? "Pride (In the Name of Love)"? "New Year's Day"? The aforementioned "Beautiful Day"? And we still don't have "Where the Streets Have No Name," "I Will Follow," "Bad," "The Unforgettable Fire," "Desire," "Angel of Harlem," "All I Want Is You," "Mysterious Ways," "Stuck in a Moment," or even "Vertigo"?

On that note of classic artists, is Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising" really one of the greatest songs of all time? What about "Hungry Heart," "Rosalita," "I'm on Fire," "Dancing in the Dark," "Glory Days," "Streets of Philadelphia," "The River," etc. etc.

No Arcade Fire?

No "B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad)"?

No LCD Soundsystem?

No Gorillaz?

Looks like they also got rid of Eminem's "Lose Yourself" (a shame, in my opinion...also doesn't make sense...made #12 on their decade list), leaving him with now one song ("Stan")

No "Hurt" by Johnny Cash? (#15 on their end-of-decade list)

Also sad to see "More Than a Feeling" get the boot (as well as "Lola," "Rhiannon," "Desperado," "On the Road Again," "It's Too Late," "One Fine Day," "Kicks," "The Boys Are Back in Town," "Band of Gold")

I also second "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" over "American Idiot."

Also, I will never understand how in the world "Since U Been Gone" has become as critically-acclaimed as it is. And this is not Rolling Stone magazine's fault.

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I totally agree with your comments Daniel but then this list is quite representative of the magazines' taste! I mean they always leaned towards classic rock to sum up things, didn't they? I think they should have extend the whole thing to a top 1000 greatest songs of all time and everybody would have been happy!

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Radiohead still only has 2 songs on the list? (No "Creep," no "High and Dry," no "Just," no "Karma Police," nothing from "Kid A," "Amnesiac," "Hail to the Thief," or "In Rainbows"). Shame.

How did "Moment of Surrender" make it so high (and at all, for that matter)? - it was #36 on their end-of-decade list, far behind their own "Beautiful Day" (#9). Is "Moment of Surrender" really their 4th best song they ever put out? Better than "Sunday Bloody Sunday"? "Pride (In the Name of Love)"? "New Year's Day"? The aforementioned "Beautiful Day"? And we still don't have "Where the Streets Have No Name," "I Will Follow," "Bad," "The Unforgettable Fire," "Desire," "Angel of Harlem," "All I Want Is You," "Mysterious Ways," "Stuck in a Moment," or even "Vertigo"?

On that note of classic artists, is Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising" really one of the greatest songs of all time? What about "Hungry Heart," "Rosalita," "I'm on Fire," "Dancing in the Dark," "Glory Days," "Streets of Philadelphia," "The River," etc. etc.

No Arcade Fire?

No "B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad)"?

No LCD Soundsystem?

No Gorillaz?

Looks like they also got rid of Eminem's "Lose Yourself" (a shame, in my opinion...also doesn't make sense...made #12 on their decade list), leaving him with now one song ("Stan")

No "Hurt" by Johnny Cash? (#15 on their end-of-decade list)

Also sad to see "More Than a Feeling" get the boot (as well as "Lola," "Rhiannon," "Desperado," "On the Road Again," "It's Too Late," "One Fine Day," "Kicks," "The Boys Are Back in Town," "Band of Gold")

I also second "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" over "American Idiot."

Also, I will never understand how in the world "Since U Been Gone" has become as critically-acclaimed as it is. And this is not Rolling Stone magazine's fault.


I agree with this! Since U Been Gone must be one of the most overrated songs of all time. Does anyone know if they will re-release the 500 greatest albums?

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The original list was chosen based on votes by 172 musicians, critics, and music-industry figures. Does anyone know how the update was made?

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I garuntee this list was made by RS editors squeezing in 2000's songs wherever they could. And some of these songs were out when the first list was made and didn't make it, so why would RS add them now?

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Here are 22 of the songs that were replaced:
More Than a Feeling, Boston (formerly 500)
The Boys are Back in Town, Thin Lizzy (formerly 499)
Rainy Night in Georgia, Brook Benton (formerly 498)
Desperado, Eagles (formerly 494)
Then He Kissed Me, The Crystals (formerly 493)
You Don’t have to Say You Love Me, Dusty Springfield (formerly 491)
Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac (formerly 488)
Graceland, Paul Simon (formerly 485)
One Nation Under a Groove, Funkadelic (formerly 474)
On the Road Again, Willie Nelson (formerly 471)
Free Man in Paris, Joni Mitchell (formerly 470)
It’s Too Late, Carole King (formerly 469)
Search and Destroy, The Stooges (formerly 468)
One Fine Day, the Chiffons (formerly 460)
By the Time I get to Phoenix, Glen Campbell (formerly 450)
Keep a Knockin, Little Richard (formerly 442)
Devil With a Blue Dress on/Good Golly Miss Molly, Mitch Rider (formerly 428)
Lola, The Kinks (formerly 422)
Crossroads, Cream (formerly 409)
I Believe I Can Fly, R Kelly (formerly 406)
Kicks, Paul Revere and the Raiders (formerly 400)
Band of Gold, Freda Payne (formerly 391)


Maybe I missed it, but I couldn't find "Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)" by The Crystals which seemed way over-rated to me in the earlier RS rankings at 114.

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Does anyone know if they will re-release the 500 greatest albums?


The original list came out in 2003, and a slightly different list was released in book form in 2005.

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Here are 22 of the songs that were replaced:
More Than a Feeling, Boston (formerly 500)
The Boys are Back in Town, Thin Lizzy (formerly 499)
Rainy Night in Georgia, Brook Benton (formerly 498)
Desperado, Eagles (formerly 494)
Then He Kissed Me, The Crystals (formerly 493)
You Don’t have to Say You Love Me, Dusty Springfield (formerly 491)
Rhiannon, Fleetwood Mac (formerly 488)
Graceland, Paul Simon (formerly 485)
One Nation Under a Groove, Funkadelic (formerly 474)
On the Road Again, Willie Nelson (formerly 471)
Free Man in Paris, Joni Mitchell (formerly 470)
It’s Too Late, Carole King (formerly 469)
Search and Destroy, The Stooges (formerly 468)
One Fine Day, the Chiffons (formerly 460)
By the Time I get to Phoenix, Glen Campbell (formerly 450)
Keep a Knockin, Little Richard (formerly 442)
Devil With a Blue Dress on/Good Golly Miss Molly, Mitch Rider (formerly 428)
Lola, The Kinks (formerly 422)
Crossroads, Cream (formerly 409)
I Believe I Can Fly, R Kelly (formerly 406)
Kicks, Paul Revere and the Raiders (formerly 400)
Band of Gold, Freda Payne (formerly 391)


Here are the rest of the songs that were replaced:
Lose Yourself, Eminem (formerly 166)
Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home), The Chrystals (Formerly 114)
Sh-Boom, the Chords (formerly 215)

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Moment of Surrender above Hey Ya?

I'm out. Stupid magazine.

Weird...

that a song ranked in the 300s would not be on this list- it's not like 100 new songs were added.

Nevermind Radiohead just having two songs- Madonna still has just one! Granted, it's probably her greatest track, but, still. Then again, as usual, female acts don't fare nearly as well as the guys.

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that a song ranked in the 300s would not be on this list- it's not like 100 new songs were added.

Nevermind Radiohead just having two songs- Madonna still has just one! Granted, it's probably her greatest track, but, still. Then again, as usual, female acts don't fare nearly as well as the guys.

I had forgotten about that!

Madonna has 7 songs in Acclaimed Music's top 500 ("Like a Virgin," "Into the Groove," "Like a Prayer," "Vogue," "Ray of Light," "Music," "Hung Up"), and 20 in the top 3000!

You're right. She should have definitely more than just one song in RS's list. I would say if one more song should be included, I'd go with "Like a Virgin," her highest-ranking song here at AM (#172), and the song I think is probably most often associated with the singer.

Even though I enjoy "Like a Prayer" more than "Like a Virgin," I was surprised that the former made it in over the latter.

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I previously posted a similar topic a number of months ago about the highest-ranked songs at Acclaimed Music that were left off of Rolling Stone's Top 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list.

Here is an updated version. Titles in bold were songs that were included in the 1st edition, but have been deleted (for some reason) from the new "updated" list.

1. Pulp - Common People (1995) #50
2. New Order - Blue Monday (1983) #53
3. Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy (1991) #62
4. Oasis - Live Forever (1994) #71
5. The Specials - Ghost Town (1981) #90
6. The Smiths - This Charming Man (1983) #93
7. David Bowie - Space Oddity (1969) #104
8. Oasis - Wonderwall (1995) #108
9. T. Rex - Get It On (Bang a Gong) (1971) #110
10. Underworld - Born Slippy (1995) #113
11. Billie Holiday - Strange Fruit (1939) #114
12. Blur - Song 2 (1997) #119
13. Talking Heads - Once in a Lifetime (1980) #123
14. Radiohead - Creep (1992) #132
15. The Supremes - Stop! In the Name of Love (1965) #142
16. Soft Cell - Tainted Love (1981) #146
17. The Stone Roses - Fools Gold (1989) #153
18. Roxy Music - Virginia Plain (1972) #155
19. Fatboy Slim - The Rockafeller Skank (1998) #157
20. The Prodigy - Firestarter (1996) #159
21. Van Halen - Jump (1984) #161
22. The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron (1963) #163
23. Woody Guthrie - This Land Is Your Land (1947) #165
24. Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Work It (2002) #169
25. The Breeders - Cannonball (1993) #170
26. Madonna - Like a Virgin (1984) #172
27. Kylie Minogue - Can't Get You Out of My Head (2001) #176
28. The Smiths - There Is a Light That Never Goes Out (1986) #179
29. The Human League - Don't You Want Me (1981) #181
30. Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun (1982) #183
31. Blur - Girls and Boys (1994) #185
32. Aretha Franklin - I Say a Little Prayer (1968) #188
33. Desmond Dekker - The Israelites (1969) #189
34. Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen in Love? (1978) #193
35. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax (1983) #194
36. Kraftwerk - Autobahn (1974) #196
37. Deee-Lite - Groove Is in the Heart (1990) #197
38. LCD Soundsystem - All My Friends (2007) #198
39. The Rapture - House of Jealous Lovers (2002) #201
40. Eminem - My Name Is (1999) #204
41. Madonna - Into the Groove (1985) #207
42. Sonic Youth - Teen Age Riot (1988) #209
43. Justice - D.A.N.C.E. (2007) #211
44. Motorhead - Ace of Spades (1980) #215
45. Kanye West - Gold Digger (2005) #216
46. Britney Spears - Toxic (2003) #220
47. Talking Heads - Psycho Killer (1977) #226
48. Pretenders - Brass in Pocket (1979) #227
49. The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows (1966) #230
50. Peter Bjorn and John - Young Folks (2006) #231
51. Amerie - 1 Thing (2005) #235
52. Robert Johnson - Cross Road Blues (1936) #236
53. Beastie Boys - Fight for Your Right (To Party) (1986) #242
54. Beastie Boys - Intergalactic (1998) #244
55. OutKast - Ms. Jackson (2000) #245
56. The La's - There She Goes (1988) #246
57. Isaac Hayes - Theme from Shaft (1971) #247
58. The Beach Boys - I Get Around (1964) #250
59. Pink Floyd - See Emily Play (1967) #251
60. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel (1981) #257
61. LCD Soundsystem - Losing My Edge (2002) #260
62. Stardust - Music Sounds Better with You (1998) #261
63. The Undertones - Teenage Kicks (1978) #265
64. Ann Peebles - I Can't Stand the Rain (1973) #266
65. Pixies - Debaser (1989) #271
66. Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box (1993) #274
67. Link Wray - Rumble (1958) #275
68. The Beatles - Paperback Writer (1966) #276
69. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under the Bridge (1991) #278
70. John Lennon - Instant Karma (We All Shine On) (1970) #280
71. Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant (1977) #281
72. The Coasters - Yakety Yak (1958) #283
73. Tammy Wynette - Stand by Your Man (1968) #285
74. Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin - Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus (1969) #287
75. The Jam - Going Underground (1980) #288
76. The White Stripes - Fell in Love with a Girl (2001) #289
77. TLC - Waterfalls (1994) #290
78. Don McLean - American Pie (1971) #291
79. Jackie Brenston - Rocket 88 (1951) #292
80. Justin Timberlake - My Love (2006) #294
81. Dinosaur Jr. - Freak Scene (1988) #303
82. Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel - White Lines (Don't Do It) (1983) #209
83. R.E.M. - It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) (1987) #310
84. M/A/R/R/S - Pump Up the Volume (1987) #311
85. TLC - No Scrubs (1999) #313
86. Pearl Jam - Jeremy (1991) #314
87. The Beatles - Revolution (1968) #317
88. Edwin Starr - War (1970) #318
89. Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Till You Get Enough (1979) #319
90. The Chemical Brothers - Block Rockin' Beats (1997) #322
91. Chic - Le Freak (1978) #323
92. Boston - More Than a Feeling (1976) #326
93. Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor (2005) #327
94. Coldplay - Yellow (2000) #334
95. Thelonious Monk - Round Midnight (1946) #335
96. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - The Tears of a Clown (1967) #336
97. The Beatles - Happiness Is a Warm Gun (1968) #337
98. Happy Mondays - Step On (1990) #342
99. Cliff Richard - Move It (1958) #343
100. Louis Armstrong - West End Blues (1928) #345
101. John Lee Hooker - Boogie Chillen (1948) #346
102. Patti Smith - Gloria (1975) #348
103. Carole King - It's Too Late (1971) #349
104. The Beatles - I Am the Walrus (1967) #351
105. Soundgarden - Black Hole Sun (1994) #353
106. "Tennessee" Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons (1955) #355
107. OutKast - B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) (2000) #356
108. TV on the Radio - Wolf Like Me (2006) #357
109. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock - It Takes Two (1988) #359
110. Magazine - Shot by Both Sides (1978) #360
111. Primal Scream - Higher Than the Sun (1991) #361
112. Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer (1986) #362
113. Public Enemy - Rebel Without a Pause (1987) #363
114. Madonna - Hung Up (2005) #364
115. AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long (1980) #365
116. Judy Garland - Over the Rainbow (1939) #366
117. Cornershop - Brimful of Asha (1997) #367
118. MC5 - Kick Out the Jams (1969) #368
119. Public Image Ltd. - Public Image (1978) #369
120. PJ Harvey - Rid of Me (1993) #374
121. David Bowie - Life on Mars (1971) #375
122. The Jam - Down in the Tubestation at Midnight (1978) #376
123. The Monkees - I'm a Believer (1966) #377
124. Madonna - Ray of Light (1998) #379
125. Bill Monroe - Blue Moon of Kentucky (1947) #380
126. Patti Smith Group - Because the Night (1978) #381
127. Lloyd Price - Lawdy Miss Clawdy (1952) #382
128. Primal Scream - Loaded (1990) #383
129. Led Zeppelin - Rock and Roll (1971) #386
130. The Hives - Hate to Say I Told You So (2000) #387
131. Kelis - Milkshake (2003) #390
132. Hank Williams - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive (1952) #394
133. Cameo - Word Up! (1986) #395
134. Beck - Where It's At (1996) #397
135. Aphex Twin - Window Licker (1999) #399
136. Fairport Convention - Who Knows Where the Time Goes (1969) #401
137. The Stooges - Search and Destroy (1973) #402
138. Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood (2001) #404
139. The Raconteurs - Steady as She Goes (2006) #405
140. Funkadelic - One Nation Under a Groove (1978) #407
141. Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full (1987) #408
142. The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979 (1995) #410
143. The Sugarcubes - Birthday (1987) #411
144. Portishead - Sour Times (1994) #412
145. Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing (1978) #413
146. Gary Numan - Cars (1979) #414
147. The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love (1966) #415
148. Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City (1959) #416
149. Freda Payne - Band of Gold (1970) #419
150. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know (1995) #420
151. Pavement - Cut Your Hair (1994) #421
152. Naughty by Nature - O.P.P. (1991) #422
153. The Clash - Rock the Casbah (1982) #427
154. Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1983) #428
155. Mary Wells - My Guy (1964) #430
156. Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing) (1998) #431
157. Kate Bush - Running Up That Hill (1985) #433
158. Arrested Development - Tennessee (1992) #435
159. The Kinks - Lola (1970) #437
160. Stevie Wonder - Uptight (1965) #438
161. Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls (1985) #439
162. Bing Crosby - White Christmas (1942) #441
163. 10cc - I'm Not in Love (1975) #442
164. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme, Part 1: Acknowledgment (1965) #444
165. Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs - Wooly Bully (1965) #446
166. Duke Ellington - Take the "A" Train (1941) #448
167. Steely Dan - Reelin' in the Years (1972) #449
168. Hot Chip - Over and Over (2006) #450
169. Jay-Z - 99 Problems (2003) #451
170. Britney Spears - Baby One More Time (1999) #452
171. Laurie Anderson - O Superman (1981) #453
172. Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes - If You Don't Know Me by Now (1972) #454
173. Jimmie Rodgers - Blue Yodel (T for Texas) (1928) #456
174. ABC - The Look of Love (1982) #457
175. The Doors - Riders on the Storm (1971) #458
176. Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back in Town (1976) #460
177. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Give It Away (1991) #464
178. Leadbelly - The Midnight Special (1940) #465
179. Madonna - Music (2000) #467
180. My Bloody Valentine - Only Shallow (1991) #470
181. The Cure - Boys Don't Cry (1979) #474
182. Coolio feat. L.V. - Gangsta's Paradise (1995) #475
183. The Shadows - Apache (1960) #477
184. Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me) (1975) #478
185. The Marvelettes - Please Mr. Postman (1961) #479
186. Led Zeppelin - Dazed and Confused (1969) #480
187. Blackstreet feat. Dr. Dre - No Diggity (1996) #481
188. Roxy Music - Love Is the Drug (1975) #482
189. Van Morrison - Madame George (1968) #483
190. Eminem - Lose Yourself (2002) #484
191. Johnny Cash - Hurt (2002) #485
192. Madonna - Vogue (1990) #486
193. The Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough for the Both of Us (1974) #487
194. U2 - I Will Follow (1980) #489
195. Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want To (2005) #490
196. The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl - Fairytale of New York (1987) #493
197. Etta James - At Last (1961) #494
198. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance (1988) #495
199. Gene Chandler - Duke of Earl (1962) #496
200. The Beach Boys - Surfin' U.S.A. (1963) #497
201. Billie Holiday - God Bless the Child (1941) #499
202. Blur - For Tomorrow - (1993) #503
203. Culture Club - Do You Really Want to Hurt Me (1982) #503
204. The Go-Go's - Our Lips Are Sealed (1981) #507
205. New Order - True Faith (1987) #508
206. Morrissey - First of the Gang to Die (2004) #510
207. House of Pain - Jump Around (1992) #511
208. Bob Seger - Night Moves (1976) #512
209. Augustus Pablo - Kiing Tubby Meets Rockers Uptown (1975) #513
210. Pixies - Gigantic (1988) #515
211. Daft Punk - Da Funk (1995) #516
212. T.I. - What You Know (2006) #518
213. The O'Jays - Backstabbers (1972) #519
214. Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc. (2005) #522
215. LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out (1990) #524
216. Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson (1968) #525
217. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Never Understand (1985) #526
218. New Radicals - You Get What You Give (1998) #527
219. Electric Six - Danger! High Voltage (2002) #529
220. The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up (1981) #530
221. Kraftwerk - Das Model (1978) #531
222. Free - All Right Now (1970) #532
223. Soul II Soul - Back to Life (1989) #533
224. Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over (1986) #534
225. Pet Shop Boys - Being Boring (1990) #535
226. Sex Pistols - Holidays in the Sun (1977) #536
227. Devo - Whip It (1980) #537
228. The Damned - New Rose (1976) #538
229. Louis Armstrong - What a Wonderful World (1967) #539
230. Oasis - Supersonic (1994) #541
231. Public Enemy - Don't Believe the Hype (1988) #542
232. Jackie Wilson - Reet Petite (The Finest Girl You Ever Want to Meet) (1957) #543
233. Loretta Lynn - Coal Miner's Daughter (1970) #545
234. The Jesus and Mary Chain - Just Like Honey (1985) #546
235. Henry Mancini - Moon River (1961) #549
236. Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights (1978) #550
237. The Miracles - You've Really Got a Hold on Me (1962) #551
238. Richard Hell & The Voidoids - Blank Generation (1977) #552
239. Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto - The Girl from Ipanema (1963) #553
240. The Chemical Brothers - Setting Sun (1996) #554
241. Carly Simon - You're So Vain (1972) #555
242. The Avalanches - Since I Left You (2000) #556
243. Robert Wyatt - Sea Song (1974) #557
244. Pretenders - Back on the Chain Gang (1982) #558
245. Junior Murvin - Police and Thieves (1976) #559
246. Blur - Out of Time (2003) #560
247. Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time (1983) #561
248. The Clash - White Riot (1977) #563
249. Sam Cooke - Shake (1965) #565
250. T. Rex - Children of the Revolution (1972) #569

Re: Weird...

Am I right in thinking that there is not a single Talking Heads in the entire RS 500? That's just inexcusable...

Re: Weird...

Here is a tally of songs from the top 500, by artist:

23
The Beatles

14
The Rolling Stones

13
Bob Dylan

11
Elvis Presley

8
U2

7
The Beach Boys
Jimi Hendrix

6
Chuck Berry
James Brown
Led Zeppelin
Prince
Sly and the Family Stone

5
Buddy Holly
The Clash
The Drifters
Elton John
Ray Charles
The Who

4
Al Green
Aretha Franklin
Bob Marley and the Wailers
Bruce Springsteen
Jay-Z
Creedence Clearwater Revival
David Bowie
The Everly Brothers
The Four Tops
Little Richard
Marvin Gaye
Muddy Waters
Nirvana
Roy Orbison
Sam Cooke
Stevie Wonder

3
Aerosmith
The Animals
Blondie
Bo Diddley
The Byrds
Elvis Costello
Guns N' Roses
The Isley Brothers
Johnny Cash
Neil Young
Otis Redding
Pink Floyd
Ramones
Simon and Garfunkel
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
The Supremes
The Temptations
Van Morrison
The Velvet Underground
Wilson Pickett

2
AC/DC
Alice Cooper
The B-52's
The Band
Bee Gees
Ben E. King
Big Star
Bill Withers
Black Sabbath
Cream
Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young)
The Cure
Dion
Donna Summer
The Doors
Dr. Dre
Eddie Cochran
Fats Domino
Hank Williams
Howlin' Wolf
Jackie Wilson
Janis Joplin/Big Brother and the Holding Company
Jefferson Airplane
Jerry Lee Lewis
Jimmy Cliff
Joni Mitchell
The Kinks
The Lovin' Spoonful
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Martha and the Vandellas
Michael Jackson
Patsy Cline
The Police
Public Enemy
Queen
R.E.M.
Radiohead
The Righteous Brothers
Rod Stewart
The Ronettes
The Sex Pistols
The Shangri-Las
The Shirelles
The Smiths
The Staple Singers

1
? and the Mysterians
50 Cent
Aaron Neville
ABBA
Afrika Bambaataa and the Sonic Soul Force
The Allman Brothers Band
Amy Winehouse
Archie Bell and the Drells
B.B. King
Barrett Strong
Beastie Boys
Beck
Beyonce
Big Joe Turner
Bill Haley and His Comets
Billy Joel
Blue Oyster Cult
Bobbie Gentry
Bobby Darin
The Bobby Fuller Four
Bonnie Raitt
Booker T and the MG's
The Box Tops
Buffalo Springfield
Carl Perkins
The Carpenters
The Chantels
Cheap Trick
Chic
Chubby Checker
The Coasters
Coldplay
The Crystals
Daft Punk
Deep Purple
Del Shannon
The Dells
The Dell-Vikings
Depeche Mode
Derek and the Dominos
Dido
Dionne Warwick
The Dixie Cups
Dolly Parton
Don Henley
Dusty Springfield
The Eagles
Earth, Wind and Fire
Eric B. and Rakim
Eric Clapton
Eurythmics
Fleetwood Mac
The Five Satins
The Five Stairsteps
The Flamingos
Foreigner
Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
Franz Ferdinand
Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps
George Harrison
George Jones
Gladys Knight and the Pips
Glen Campbell
Gloria Gaynor
Gnarls Barkley
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
Green Day
Iggy Pop
Ike and Tina Turner
The Impressions
The Jackson 5
Jackson Browne
The Jam
James Taylor
Jeff Buckley
Jerry Butler
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
John Cougar Mellencamp
John Lee Hooker
John Lennon
Joy Division
Justin Timberlake
Kanye West
Kelly Clarkson
The Kingsmen
Labelle
Lavern Baker
The Left Banke
Little Eva
Lou Reed
Love
M.I.A.
Madonna
The Mamas and the Papas
Metallica
MGMT
Missy Elliott
The Modern Lovers
Mott the Hoople
N.W.A.
New York Dolls
Norman Greenbaum
The Notorious B.I.G.
OutKast
Parliament
Patti Smith Group
Paul McCartney
Pavement
The Penguins
Percy Sledge
Pixies
The Platters
Procol Harum
R. Kelly
Randy Newman
Rick James
Rihanna
Ritchie Valens
Roberta Flack
The Ronettes
Run-DMC
Salt 'N Pepa
Sam and Dave
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Sinead O'Connor
Solomon Burke
Sonny and Cher
The Spencer Davis Group
Steppenwolf
The Stooges
The Strokes
Sugarhill Gang
Television
Them
Tina Turner
Tom Petty
Toots and the Maytals
Tracy Chapman
The Troggs
2Pac
UGK
The Verve
Weezer
The White Stripes
Willie Nelson
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The Young Rascals
The Zombies

ZERO
ABC
Air
Alanis Morissette
Animal Collective
Antony and the Johnsons
Aphex Twin
Arcade Fire
Arctic Monkeys
Art Blakey
Augustus Pablo
The Avalanches
Basement Jaxx
Belle and Sebastian
Bessie Smith
Bill Evans
Bill Monroe
Billie Holiday
Billy Bragg
Bing Crosby
Blur
Bjork
Boards of Canada
Bob Seger
Bon Jovi
Bonnie "Prince" Billy
Boogie Down Productions
Boston
The Breeders
Brian Eno
Britney Spears
Bryan Adams
Buzzcocks
Can
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
Carole King
The Carter Family
Cat Power
Charles Mingus
Charlie Parker
The Chemical Brothers
Count Basie
Crowded House
Curtis Mayfield
Cyndi Lauper
Cypress Hill
D'Angelo
Dave Brubeck
De La Soul
Dead Kennedys
Deee-Lite
Def Leppard
Devo
Dexys Midnight Runners
Dinosaur Jr.
Dire Straits
Dizzee Rascal
Dizzy Gillespie
DJ Shadow
Duke Ellington
Echo and the Bunnymen
Ella Fitzgerald
Elliott Smith
Emmylou Harris
Eric Dolphy
Erykah Badu
Faith No More
Fairport Convention
The Fall
Fatboy Slim
The Flaming Lips
Fleet Foxes
The Flying Burrito Brothers
Foo Fighters
Frank Sinatra
Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Fugazi
Fugees
Gang of Four
Garbage
Gene Autry
Genesis
George Michael
Glen Miller
The Go-Betweeners
Gorillaz
Graham Parker
Gram Parsons
Grateful Dead
Happy Mondays
Harry Nilsson
Herbie Hancock
Hole
Hot Chip
The Human League
Husker Du
Ian Dury
Ice Cube
Interpol
Iron Maiden
Isaac Hayes
Jane's Addiction
Janet Jackson
Jeff Beck
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Jethro Tull
Jimmie Rodgers
Joao Gilberto
Joe Cocker
John Cale
John Coltrane
Judy Garland
Justice
Kate Bush
Kelis
The Killers
King Crimson
Kiss
The Knife
Kraftwerk
Lauryn Hill
The La's
LCD Soundsystem
Leadbelly
Leonard Cohen
The Libertines
Little Feat
Liz Phair
LL Cool J
Loretta Lynn
Louis Armstrong
Lucinda Williams
Madness
Magazine
Manic Street Preachers
Massive Attack
Max Roach
MC5
Mercury Rev
Miles Davis
Moby
Modest Mouse
The Monkees
Morrissey
Motorhead
My Bloody Valentine
Nick Cave
Nick Drake
Nico
Nine Inch Nails
The O'Jays
Oasis
The Orb
Orbital
Ornette Coleman
Paul Simon
Pearl Jam
Pere Ubu
Pet Shop Boys
Peter Gabriel
PJ Harvey
The Pogues
Portishead
Prefab Sproud
Pretenders
Primal Scream
The Prodigy
Public Image Ltd.
Pulp
Queens of the Stone Age
Rage Against the Machine
The Rapture
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Replacements
Richard and Linda Thompson
Robert Johnson
Robert Wyatt
The Roots
Roxy Music
Rufus Wainwright
Rush
Ry Cooder
Ryan Adams
Santana
Scott Walker
Serge Gainsbourg
The Shins
Sigur Ros
Slayer
Sleater-Kinney
Small Faces
Smashing Pumpkins
Snoop Dogg
Soft Cell
The Soft Machine
Sonic Youth
Sonny Rollins
Soul II Soul
Soundgarden
The Specials
Spiritualized
Spoon
Stan Getz
Steely Dan
The Streets
The Stone Roses
Suede
Sufjan Stevens
Suicide
Super Furry Animals
Supergrass
System of a Down
T. Rex
Talk Talk
Talking Heads
Teenage Fanclub
Thelonious Monk
Thin Lizzy
Tim Buckley
TLC
Todd Rundgren
Tom Waits
Tori Amos
Tortoise
Traffic
A Tribe Called Quest
Tricky
TV on the Radio
The Undertones
Underworld
Van Halen
Violent Femmes
Warren Zevon
Wayne Shorter
Wilco
Wire
Woody Guthrie
Wu-Tang Clan
X
XTC
Yes
Yo La Tengo
ZZ Top

...and many more...feel free to add to the list

Re: Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

I can't believe Free Man In Paris got knocked off for some of those newer pop and rap songs. (Instead of some of the newer songs that actually deserved it)

Rolling Stone's lists have a history of being economically influenced, of course.

Re: Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs SPECIAL EDITION (2010)

I don't know if anyone else caught this,in part because it was not great loss - but, Stagger Lee by Lloyd Price also appears to have dropped off the list from its former spot at 456.

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Re: Weird...

Thanks Daniel. It would be interesting to see which of the artists with zero songs in the RS top 500 are viewed as the best by the AMers.

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Quote: Henry
Thanks Daniel. It would be interesting to see which of the artists with zero songs in the RS top 500 are viewed as the best by the AMers.


Well subjectively I'd probably go with a different bunch of acts but objectively looking at legacies, influence and acclaim I feel that these are probably 25 of the most surprising omissions:

Arcade Fire
Buzzcocks
Curtis Mayfield
De La Soul
Devo
Frank Sinatra
Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Louis Armstrong
Oasis
Paul Simon
Pearl Jam
Pet Shop Boys
Pulp
Rage Against the Machine
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Roxy Music
Serge Gainsbourg
Sonic Youth
The Specials
The Stone Roses
T. Rex
Talking Heads
Tom Waits
Woody Guthrie

and yet MOMENT OF SURRENDER.

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Quote: Ddiamondd
Quote: Henry
Thanks Daniel. It would be interesting to see which of the artists with zero songs in the RS top 500 are viewed as the best by the AMers.


Well subjectively I'd probably go with a different bunch of acts but objectively looking at legacies, influence and acclaim I feel that these are probably 25 of the most surprising omissions:

Arcade Fire
Buzzcocks
Curtis Mayfield
De La Soul
Devo
Frank Sinatra
Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Louis Armstrong
Oasis
Paul Simon
Pearl Jam
Pet Shop Boys
Pulp
Rage Against the Machine
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Roxy Music
Serge Gainsbourg
Sonic Youth
The Specials
The Stone Roses
T. Rex
Talking Heads
Tom Waits
Woody Guthrie

and yet MOMENT OF SURRENDER.


I was very surprised to see Woody, T Rex or Devo as what you consider the obvious choices ; so here are the artists in 2008 artists poll top 100 which do not have a single song in the RS500 :

100. LCD Soundsystem
99. Wu-Tang Clan
98. Pearl Jam
97. Portishead
95. Frank Sinatra
90. Cocteau Twins
87. Kraftwerk
82. Neutral Milk Hotel
80. Pulp
79. Guided by Voices
73. Super Furry Animals
71. Nick Cave
68. Sufjan Stevens
62. Frank Zappa
61. Hüsker Dü
59. John Coltrane
58. The Replacements
53. Leonard Cohen
49. The Flaming Lips
48. Scott Walker
45. Massive Attack
43. Oasis
40. PJ Harvey
38. Steely Dan
37. The Smashing Pumpkins
36. Elliott Smith
35. Wilco
33. Arcade Fire
31. Belle and Sebastian
30. Björk
28. Nick Drake
27. Miles Davis
25. Tom Waits
24. Blur
21. Talking Heads

Some of those names are not really surprising since it is a RS list, but no Oasis still seems strange to me coming from them!

Re: Weird...

Okay so T Rex in my eyes would be nailed on for a Rolling Stones list. They have a handful of real 70s anthems, pioneered glam rock etc. I suppose Guthrie's influence stretches beyond his output so that's fair. As for Devo I would've assumed at least Whip It or Mongoloid could've cracked the lower echelons, but on second thought maybe not as RS slated them for their Satisfaction cover back in the day

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Okay so T Rex in my eyes would be nailed on for a Rolling Stones list. They have a handful of real 70s anthems, pioneered glam rock etc. I suppose Guthrie's influence stretches beyond his output so that's fair. As for Devo I would've assumed at least Whip It or Mongoloid could've cracked the lower echelons, but on second thought maybe not as RS slated them for their Satisfaction cover back in the day


Can't say that I miss either Devo or T Rex, despite seeing T Rex in my first concert back in 1970-1971 when they played before Three Dog Night at the Nassau Colosseum. I realize that Glam Rock had its day and that T Rex may have been one of the early practitioners, but were they really "pioneers?"

Gutherie's music doesn't do much for me either, but at least his influence seems more enduring and credible.

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500 Songs

Gimme Shelter should be higher, in my opinion. It's at 38 now. "I Want to Hold Your Hand," should be much lower, I think. It has historical interest, but who rocks out to that song, especially in view of the much better and richer Beatles songs that came after? Help!, for example, has aged much better than I Wanna Hold Your Hand. What are we, 12 years old? We shtoink on the 4th date. Also Gimme Shelter is one of Obama's favorite Stones song, and the Stones are one of his top 3 bands. "Gimme Shelter is so powerful it's like a nonstop weather system that should be tracked by the International Hurricane Agency"
My Generation is also overrated. It has the famous line "I hope I die before I get old," of course, but who really gets into the off-rhythm stuttering. I think My Generation seems like a gawky imbecile child compared to Wont Get Fooled Again.

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Voodoo Child

Voodoo Child is the most exciting guitar song I've ever heard, it has a primal energy that makes even the best of Clapton sound tame. It's not in the top 100. It should be in the top 20. It's like a volcano of inspiration in a tea room full of murmuring mediocrities. It makes ACDC and Tom Petty and David Bowie's rock experiments sound wafer-thin and square by comparison. I like Layla, but the famous riff of Layla sounds hurried and unfunky to me compared to the riffs cascading through Voodoo Child.

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