The Top 500 Songs in Modern Music History: Checklist #5…Songs #300-251.

The following is a list of songs taken from my series entitled, “The Top 500 Songs in Modern Music History”. This series was inspired by similar lists created by Rolling Stone Magazine, as well as, radio station, KEXP, in Seattle. Each song title listed below is linked directly to the original post that I wrote about it. So, click away and enjoy some of the best music of all-time.

Carole King.

#300: Count On Me by Bruno Mars.

#299: It’s Too Late by Carole King.

#298: Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd.

#297: The Passenger by Iggy Pop.

#296: Cannonball by The Breeders.

#295: Glory Box by Portishead.

#294: Maggie May by Rod Stewart.

#293: Do It Again by Steely Dan.

#292: Holiday in Cambodia by Dead Kennedys AND The Other Shoe by Fucked Up.

Depeche Mode.

#291: New Year’s Day by U2.

#290: Never Let Me Down Again by Depeche Mode.

#289: Changes by David Bowie.

#288: I’m Waiting For The Man by Velvet Underground and Nico.

#287: This Charming Man by The Smiths.

#286: Ray of Light by Madonna.

#285: Loser by Beck.

#284: Mad World by Tears For Fears (and covered by Gary Jules on the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to “Donnie Darko”).

#283: In The End by Linkin Park.

Bo Diddly.

#282: Back To Black by Amy Winehouse.

#281: Dear God by XTC.

#280: Hey, Bo Diddly! by Bo Diddly.

#279: While My Guitar Gently Weeps by George Harrison.

#278: Svefn-g-englar by Sigur Ros.

#277: In The Midnight Hour by Wilson Pickett.

#276: All Too Well by Taylor Swift.

#275: Mamma Mia by Abba.

#274: Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)? by Buzzcocks.

The Replacements.

#273: Shout Pts. #1 & 2 by The Isley Brothers.

#272: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down by The Band.

#271: Jeremy by Pearl Jam.

#270: Town Called Malice by The Jam.

#269: I Will Dare by The Replacements.

#268: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough by Tammi Terrill and Marvin Gaye.

#267: Papa Was a Rodeo by The Magnetic Fields.

Tammi Terrill and Marvin Gaye.

#266: Werewolves of London by Warren Zevon.

#265: Tennessee by Arrested Development.

#264: Where The Streets Have No Name by U2.

#263: Lithium by Nirvana.

#262: I’ve Been Loving You Too Long by Otis Redding.

#261: Don’t Fear the Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult.

#260: Rock the Casbah by The Clash.

#259: Freedom by Beyonce.

#258: Pump It Up by Elvis Costello and the Attractions.

#257: With a Little Help From My Friends by The Beatles and (as covered by Joe Cocker).

#256: Breathe Me by Sia.

Joe Cocker.

#255: Blister in the Sun by Violent Femmes.

#254: Shake, Rattle and Roll by Big Joe Turner.

#253: Soon by My Bloody Valentine.

#252: Honky Tonk Woman by The Rolling Stones.

#251: Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley.

If you wish to access any of the other checklists from this series, do so by clicking on the links below.

Songs #500-451.

Songs #450-401.

Songs #400-351.

Songs #350-301.

Songs #250-201.

Songs #200-151.

Songs #150-101.

Songs #100-51.

Songs #51-01.

Author: Tom MacInnes

Among the many characters I play: husband, father, son, retired elementary school teacher, writer, Cape Bretoner, lover of hot tea and, above all else, a gentleman. I strive to make a positive difference in the lives of others. In Life, I have chosen to be kind.

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