Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Checklist for First 200 Songs*

We've already unveiled 200 of the first 500 Songs in our Top 500 Songs of the Rock Era*.  In case you missed them, here are handy links to previous segments:




















The Top 500* is infinitely more enjoyable if you listen to all the songs all the way through and read all of the stories.  But we also know that some people like to see a list, and, for all its blandness, you can read it after the jump...

500.  "Tossin' And Turnin'" by Bobby Lewis
499.  "Revolution" by the Beatles
498.  "Lay Down Sally" by Eric Clapton
497.  "Black Water" by the Doobie Brothers
496.  "If You Leave Me Now" by Chicago
495.  "Only You (And You Alone)" by the Platters
494.  "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince
493.  "Stuck On You" by Lionel Richie
492.  "Twilight Time" by the Platters
491.  "Shambala" by Three Dog Night
490.  "Blue Velvet" by Bobby Vinton
489.  "Rhinestone Cowboy" by Glen Campbell
488.  "My Eyes Adored You" by Frankie Valli
487.  "Just You 'N Me" by Chicago
486.  "My Guy" by Mary Wells
485.  "Reminiscing" by the Little River Band
484.  "Groovy Kind Of Love" by Phil Collins
483.  "Faith" by George Michael
482.  "Sunshine Superman" by Donovan
481.  "Caribbean Queen" by Billy Ocean
480.  "I Love A Rainy Night" by Eddie Rabbitt
479.  "Rock'N Me" by the Steve Miller Band
478.  "Stay (I Missed You)" by Lisa Loeb
477.  "Theme From 'Mahogany'" by Diana Ross
476.  "9 To 5" by Dolly Parton
475.  "Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)" by the Backstreet Boys
474.  "My Prayer" by the Platters
473.  "Someday" by Mariah Carey
472.  "Kodachrome" by Paul Simon
471.  "Hey!  Baby" by Bruce Channel
470.  "Shout" by Tears for Fears
469.  "Celebration" by Kool and the Gang
468.  "With Or Without You" by U2
467.  "Like A Prayer" by Madonna
466.  "Saturday In The Park" by Chicago
465.  "Truly" by Lionel Richie
464.  "Back In My Arms Again" by the Supremes
463.  "Traces" by the Classics IV
462.  "Hurts So Good" by John Cougar
461.  "You're No Good" by Linda Ronstadt
460.  "Arthur's Theme" by Christopher Cross
459.  "Can't Let Go" by Mariah Carey
458.  "Spanish Harlem" by Aretha Franklin
457.  "Family Affair" by Sly & the Family Stone
456.  "Crying In The Chapel" by Elvis Presley
455.  "Down On The Corner" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
454.  "Listen To Your Heart" by Roxette
453.  "Seasons In The Sun" by Terry Jacks
452.  "Kokomo" by the Beach Boys
451.  "It Must Have Been Love" by Roxette
450.  "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" by Steam
449.  "The Joker" by the Steve Miller Band
448.  "Sometimes When We Touch" by Dan Hill
447.  "The Loco-Motion" by Grand Funk
446.  "Little Darlin'" by the Diamonds
445.  "Indian Reservation" by Paul Revere & the Raiders
444.  "One More Try" by George Michael
443.  "Big Girls Don't Cry" by the 4 Seasons
442.  "I Can't Get Next To You" by the Temptations
441.  "What A Fool Believes" by the Doobie Brothers
440.  "Longer" by Dan Fogelberg
439.  "Bye Bye Love" by the Everly Brothers
438.  "Hello, I Love You" by the Doors
437.  "Summer In The City" by Lovin' Spoonful
436.  "Song Sung Blue" by Neil Diamond
435.  "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins
434.  "Piano Man" by Billy Joel
433.  "Please Please Me" by the Beatles
432.  "All Right Now" by Free
431.  "She Believes In Me" by Kenny Rogers
430.  "Babe" by Styx
429.  "Who's Crying Now" by Journey
428.  "The Living Years" by Mike + the Mechanics
427.  "Dancing In The Dark" by Bruce Springsteen
426.  "Dizzy" by Tommy Roe
425.  "A Day In The Life" by the Beatles
424.  "Night Moves" by Bob Seger
423.  "Still" by the Commodores
422.  "My Love" by Paul McCartney & Wings
421.  "Young Love" by Tab Hunter
420.  "My Cherie Amour" by Stevie Wonder
419.  "You're So Vain" by Carly Simon
418.  "You Decorated My Life" by Kenny Rogers
417.  "Wake Up Little Susie" by the Everly Brothers
416.  "I Can See Clearly Now" by Johnny Nash
415.  "Creep" by TLC
414.  "Sailing" by Christopher Cross
413.  "Material Girl" by Madonna
412.  "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" by Elton John
411.  "Take On Me" by A-ha
410.  "Silly Love Songs" by Paul McCartney & Wings
409.  "Reach Out I'll Be There" by the Four Tops
408.  "Free Bird" by Lynyrd Skynyrd
407.  "Witchy Woman" by the Eagles
406.  "You Really Got Me" by the Kinks
405.  "Up Where We Belong" by Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
404.  "Lost In Love" by Air Supply
403.  "My Boo" by Usher & Alicia Keys
402.  "Someone Like You" by Adele
401.  "Handy Man" by James Taylor   
400.  "Missing You" by John Waite
399.  "One More Night" by Phil Collins
398.  "Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves" by Cher
397.  "Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer" by Kenny Rogers & Kim Carnes
396.  "No One" by Alicia Keys
395.  "Under The Bridge" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers
394.  "Keep On Loving You" by REO Speedwagon
393.  "Burn" by Usher
392.  "The Closer I Get To You" by Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
391.  "Up, Up And Away" by the 5th Dimension
390.  "Sunny" by Bobby Hebb
389.  "All For Love" by Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams & Sting
388.  "Nowhere Man" by the Beatles
387.  "Let's Hear It For The Boy" by Denice Williams
386.  "Walk Right In" by the Rooftop Singers
385.  "Time After Time" by Cyndi Lauper
384.  "I'm Every Woman" by Whitney Houston
383.  "For All We Know" by the Carpenters
382.  "Time In A Bottle" by Jim Croce
381.  "Superstar" by the Carpenters
380.  "Yeah!" by Usher, Lil' Jon & Ludacris
379.  "Emotion" by Samantha Sang
378.  "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues" by Elton John
377.  "I'm Sorry" by John Denver
376.  "Lookin' Out My Back Door" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
375.  "Island Girl" by Elton John
374.  "Nobody Does It Better" by Carly Simon
373.  "I Can't Tell You Why" by the Eagles
372.  "Lucille" by Kenny Rogers
371.  "Surrender" by Elvis Presley
370.  "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" by the Charlie Daniels Band
369.  "Midnight Train To Georgia" by Gladys Knight & the Pips
368.  "Help Me Rhonda" by the Beach Boys
367.  "If I Can't Have You" by Yvonne Elliman
366.  "Rock Your Baby" by George McCrae
365.  "Band On The Run" by Paul McCartney & Wings
364.  "My Girl" by the Temptations
363.  "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" by Michael Jackson
362.  "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" by Stevie Wonder
361.  "Hopelessly Devoted To You" by Olivia Newton-John
360.  "I Write The Songs" by Barry Manilow
359.  "Southern Nights" by Glen Campbell
358.  "Let's Stay Together" by Al Green
357.  "Jack & Diane" by John Cougar
356.  "I Got You Babe" by Sonny & Cher
355.  "Can't Fight This Feeling" by REO Speedwagon
354.  "Hot Stuff" by Donna Summer
353.  "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle
352.  "Best Of My Love" by the Emotions"
351.  "Rose Garden" by Lynn Anderson
350.  "Take A Bow" by Madonna
349.  "You're The Inspiration" by Chicago
348.  "Rhythm Of The Rain" by the Cascades
347.  "Singing The Blues" by Guy Mitchell
346.  "Looks Like We Made It" by Barry Manilow
345.  "Believe" by Cher
344.  "At The Hop" by Danny & the Juniors
343.  "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder
342.  "Crimson And Clover" by Tommy James & the Shondells
341.  "Paint It, Black" by the Rolling Stones
340.  "Angel Of The Morning" by Juice Newton
339.  "Another Day In Paradise" by Phil Collins
338.  "Sweet Child O' Mine" by Guns N' Roses
337.  "Dust In The Wind" by Kansas
336.  "Bad Moon Rising" by Creedence Clearwater Revival
335.  "Magic" by Olivia Newton-John
334.  "Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me" by Mac Davis
333.  "Can't Smile Without You" by Barry Manilow
332.  "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" by Diana Ross
331.  "Just My Imagination" by the Temptations
330:  "Upside Down" by Diana Ross
329.  "You Were Meant For Me" by Jewel
328.  "I Knew I Loved You" by Savage Garden
327.  "Get Together" by the Youngbloods
326.  "Good Lovin'" by the Young Rascals
325.  "Canadian Sunset" by Hugo Winterhalter & Eddie Heywood
324.  "Baby Come Back" by Player
323.  "Time Of The Season" by the Zombies
322.  "Crazy For You" by Madonna
321.  "Knock Three Times" by Tony Orlando & Dawn
320.  "Cecilia" by Simon & Garfunkel
319.  "Love Child" by the Supremes
318.  "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" by Frankie Valli
317.  "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye
316.  "Brown Sugar" by the Rolling Stones
315.  "If I Ever Fall In Love" by Shai
314.  "Rolling In The Deep" by Adele
313.  "You've Got A Friend" by James Taylor
312.  "This Guy's In Love With You" by Herb Alpert 
311.  "All I Wanna' Do" by Sheryl Crow
310.  "Let Your Love Flow" by the Bellamy Brothers
309.  "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" by the Tokens
308.  "That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne & Friends
307.  "Stand By Me" by Ben E. King
306.  "Love Me Do" by the Beatles
305.  "Baby Love" by the Supremes
304.  "Everybody's Talkin'" by Nilsson
303.  "I Can't Go For That" by Hall & Oates
302.  "Papa Don't Preach" by Madonna
301.  "Maneater" by Hall & Oates

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