Dave Marsh - The Heart of Rock and Soul

Rank Artist Title Year Label Writers
1 Marvin Gaye I heard it through the grapevine 1968 Tamla Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong
2 Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode 1958 Chess Chuck Berry
3 James Brown Papa's got a brand new bag 1965 King James Brown
4 Four Tops Reach out I'll be there 1966 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
5 Righteous Brothers You've lost that lovin' feelin' 1964 Philles Barry Mann, Cynthia Weill & Phil Spector
6 Rolling Stones I can't get no satisfaction 1965 London Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
7 Bob Dylan Like a rolling stone 1965 Columbia Bob Dylan
8 Aretha Franklin Respect 1967 Atlantic Otis Redding
9 Little Richard Tutti Frutti 1956 Specialty Dorothy LaBostrie, Richard Penniman & Joe Lubin
10 Martha and the Vandellas Nowhere to run 1965 Gordy Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
11 Kingsmen Louie Louie 1963 Wand Richard Berry
12 Elvis Presley Mystery train 1955 Sun Junior Parker
13 Big Joe Turner Shake,rattle and roll 1954 Atlantic Charles Calhoun (= Jesse Stone)
14 Jerry Lee Lewis Whole lotta shakin' goin' on 1957 Sun Dave Williams & Sunny David (= Roy Hall)
15 Otis Redding (Sittin' on) The dock of the bay 1968 Volt Otis Redding & Steve Cropper
16 Sly and the family Stone Everyday people 1968 Epic Sly Stone
17 Roy Orbison Only the lonely 1960 Monument Roy Orbison & Joe Melson
18 Aretha Franklin (You make me feel like) A natural woman 1967 Atlantic Gerry Goffin, Carole King & Jerry Wexler
19 Contours Do you love me 1962 Gordy Berry Gordy jr.
20 Ronettes Be my baby 1963 Philles Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry
21 Crystals Da doo ron ron 1963 Philles Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry
22 Darlene Love Christmas (baby please come home) 1963 Philles Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry
23 Sam and Dave Hold on I'm comin' 1966 Stax Isaac Hayes & David Porter
24 Bruce Springsteen Born to run 1975 Columbia Bruce Springsteen
25 Marvin Gaye What's going on 1971 Tamla Cleveland, Marvin Gaye & Renaldo Benson
26 Creedence Clearwater Revival Who'll stop the rain 1970 Fantasy John Fogerty
27 Temptations My girl 1965 Gordy Smokey Robinson & Ronald White
28 Van Halen Jump 1984 Warner Edward Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony & David Lee Roth
29 Beatles Ticket to ride 1965 Capitol John Lennon & Paul McCartney
30 Drifters There goes my baby 1959 Atlantic Benjamin Nelson, Lover Patterson & George Threadwell
31 Percy Sledge When a man loves a woman 1966 Atlantic C. Lewis & A. Wright
32 Sam Cooke A change is gonna come 1965 RCA Sam Cooke
33 Buddy Holly and the Crickets That'll be the day 1957 Brunswick Jerry Allison, Buddy Holly & Norman Petty
34 Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs Stay 1960 Herald Maurice Williams
35 Otis Redding I've been loving you too long 1965 Stax Otis Redding & Jerry Butler
36 Skyliners Since I don't have you 1959 Calico Joe Rock, Lennie Martin, Jimmy Beaumont, Janet Vogel & Joseph Verscharen
37 Four Tops Bernadette 1967 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
38 Beatles She loves you 1964 Swan John Lennon & Paul McCartney
39 Roy Orbison Oh pretty woman 1964 Monument Roy Orbison & William Dees
40 Who I can see for miles 1967 Decca Pete Townshend
41 Ray Charles What'd I say 1959 Atlantic Ray Charles
42 Jackie Wilson Lonely teardrops 1958 Brunswick Berry Gordy jr. & Tyrone Carlo (= Billy Davis)
43 Chiffons One fine day 1963 Laurie Gerry Goffin & Carole King
44 Little Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's alright) 1965 Tamla Hank Cosby, Stevie Judkins (= Stevie Wonder) & Sylvia May
45 Prince Little red corvette 1983 Warner Prince
46 Miracles The tracks of my tears 1965 Tamla Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore & Marvin Tarplin
47 Fats Domino Blueberry hill 1956 Imperial Al Lewis, Larry Stock & Vincent Rose
48 Madonna Live to tell 1986 Sire Madonna & Pat Leonard
49 Little Willie John Need your love so bad 1956 King Little Willie John
50 Martha and the Vandellas Heat wave 1963 Gordy Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
51 Chuck Berry Back in the U.S.A. 1959 Chess Chuck Berry
52 Aretha Franklin Chain of fools 1967 Atlantic Don Covay
53 Temptations Since I lost my baby 1965 Gordy Warren Moore & Smokey Robinson
54 Ray Charles Hit the road Jack 1961 ABC-Paramount Percy Mayfield
55 Little Eva The loco-motion 1962 Dimension Carole King & Gerry Goffin
56 Rolling Stones Get off of my cloud 1965 London Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
57 Sly and the family Stone Dance to the music 1968 Epic Sly Stone
58 Chiffons He's so fine 1963 Laurie Ronnie Mack
59 Crystals Then he kissed me 1963 Philles Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry
60 Chuck Berry Roll over Beethoven 1956 Chess Chuck Berry
61 Clarence Carter Making love (at the dark end of the street) 1969 Atlantic Chips Moman, Dan Penn & Clarence Carter
62 Buddy Holly Rave on 1958 Coral Sonny West, Bill Tilghman & Norman Petty
63 Elvis Presley Good rockin' tonight 1954 Sun Roy Brown
64 Beatles I saw her standing there 1964 Capitol John Lennon & Paul McCartney
65 Sam and Dave When something is wrong with my baby 1967 Stax Isaac Hayes & David Porter
66 Roy Orbison In dreams 1963 Monument Roy Orbison
67 Nolan Strong and the Diablos The wind 1954 Fortune Nolan Strong and The Diablos
68 Drifters On Broadway 1963 Atlantic Cynthia Weill, Barry Mann, Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
69 Them Gloria 1965 Parrot Van Morrison
70 Little Richard Good golly Miss Molly 1958 Specialty John Marascalco & Bumps Blackwell
71 Police Every breath you take 1983 A&M Sting
72 Ben E. King Stand by me 1961 Atco Ben E. King & Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
73 Claudine Clark Party lights 1962 Chancellor Claudine Clark
74 Chic Good times 1979 Atlantic Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards
75 Beach Boys Don't worry baby 1964 Capitol Brian Wilson & Roger Christian
76 Toots and the Maytals 54 46 (was my number) 1972 Beverly's Frederick (Toots) Hibbert
77 Grandmaster and Melle Mel White Lines (Don't don't do it) 1983 Sugar hill Sylvia Robinson & Melvin Glover
78 Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs Wooly Bully 1965 MGM Sam Samudio
79 Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell Ain't no mountain high enough 1967 Tamla Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson
80 Prince When doves cry 1984 Warner Prince
81 Chantays Pipeline 1963 Dot Bob Spickard & Brian Carman
82 Bobby Bland Ain't nothin' you can do 1964 Duke Joe Scott & Deadric Malone
83 Trammps Disco inferno 1977 Atlantic L. Green & Ron Kersey
84 Jackson Five I want you back 1969 Motown The Corporation
85 Michael Jackson Billy Jean 1983 Epic Michael Jackson
86 James Brown Cold sweat (Parts I & II) 1967 King James Brown & Alfred Ellis
87 Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five The message 1982 Sugar hill E. Fletcher, Melvin Glover, Sylvia Robinson & J. Chase
88 Coasters Yakety Yak 1958 Atco Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
89 Jerry Butler Only the strong survive 1969 Mercury Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff & Jerry Butler
90 Mickey and Sylvia Love is strange 1957 Groove Ethel Smith (= Bo Diddley)
91 Animals The house of the rising sun 1964 MGM traditional
92 Ritchie Valens La Bamba 1958 Del-Fi traditional
93 Carl Perkins Blue suede shoes 1956 Sun Carl Perkins
94 Bob Dylan I want you 1966 Columbia Bob Dylan
95 Otis Redding and Carla Thomas Tramp 1967 Stax Lowell Fulson & Jimmy McCracklin
96 Questionmark and the Mysterians 96 Tears 1966 Cameo Rudy Martinez
97 Darlene Love A fine fine boy 1963 Philles Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry
98 Cyndi Lauper Girls just want to have fun 1983 Portrait Robert Hazard
99 Stanley Brothers Rank strangers 1960 Starday Albert Brumley
100 Sex Pistols Anarchy in the U.K. 1976 EMI Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock & Paul Cook
101 Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell If I could build my whole world around you 1967 Tamla Johnny Bristol, V. Bullock & Harvey Fuqua
102 Bobby Fuller Four I fought the law 1966 Mustang Bobby Fuller
103 Roy Orbison Crying 1961 Monument Roy Orbison & Joe Melson
104 Bill Doggett Honky tonk 1956 King Bill Doggett, Shep Sheppard, Clifford Scott & Billy Butler
105 Shirelles Will you love me tomorrow 1960 Scepter Gerry Goffin & Carole King
106 Clash This is England 1985 Epic Joe Strummer & Bernie Rhodes
107 Clash White man in Hammersmith Palais 1978 CBS Joe Strummer & Mick Jones
108 Young Rascals Good lovin' 1966 Atlantic Rudy Clark & Arthur Resnick
109 Little Willie John Fever 1956 King Joe Seneca
110 Booker T. and the MGs Green onions 1962 Stax Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Lewis Steinberg & Al Jackson
111 Dion Runaround Sue 1961 Laurie Dion DiMucci & Ernie Maresca
112 Dion The wanderer 1961 Laurie Ernie Maresca
113 Bobby Bland Lead me on 1960 Duke Deadric Malone
114 Buddy Holly Peggy Sue 1957 Coral Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison & Norman Petty
115 Martha and the Vandellas Dancing in the street 1964 Gordy William Stevenson & Marvin Gaye
116 Drifters Up on the roof 1962 Atlantic Gerry Goffin & Carole King
117 Schoolboys Please say you want me 1957 Okeh D. Hayes & I. Nathan
118 Don Henley The Boys of summer 1984 Geffen Don Henley & Mike Campbell
119 Trashmen Surfin' bird 1963 Garrett Steve Wahrer
120 Rivingtons The Bird's the word 1963 Liberty Al Frazier, Carl White, Turner Wilson jr. & John Harris
121 Rivingtons Papa-oom-mow-mow 1962 Liberty Al Frazier, Carl White, Turner Wilson jr. & John Harris
122 Fats Domino Blue monday 1957 Imperial Fats Domino & Dave Bartholomew
123 Bruce Channel Hey! Baby 1962 Smash Margaret Cobb & Bruce Channel
124 B.J. Thomas Rock roll lullaby 1972 Scepter Barry Mann & Cynthia Weill
125 Creedence Clearwater Revival Proud Mary 1969 Fantasy John Fogerty
126 Four Tops Standing in the shadows of love 1966 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
127 Aretha Franklin Ain't no way 1968 Atlantic Carolyn Franklin
128 Aretha Franklin Angel 1973 Atlantic Carolyn Franklin
129 Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell Your precious love 1967 Tamla Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson
130 Elvis Presley Don't be cruel 1956 RCA Otis Blackwell
131 Chan Romero Hippy hippy shake 1959 Del-Fi Chan Romero
132 Bruce Springsteen Born in the USA 1984 Columbia Bruce Springsteen
133 Who My generation 1966 Decca Pete Townshend
134 Chuck Berry Promised land 1964 Chess Chuck Berry
135 Sex Pistols God save the queen 1977 Virgin Johnny Rotten, Steve Jones, Glen Matlock & Paul Cook
136 Maurice and Mac You left the water running 1968 Checker Dan Penn, Rick Hall & Oscar Franks
137 James Brown Prisoner of love 1963 King Leo Robin, Clarence Gaskill & Russ Columbo
138 James Brown Bewildered 1961 King Leonard Whitcup & Teddy Powell
139 Rolling Stones Street fightin' man 1968 London Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
140 Marvin Gaye Let's get it on 1973 Tamla Marvin Gaye & Ed Townsend
141 Chantels Maybe 1958 End Richard Barrett
142 Gary "U.S." Bonds Quarter to three 1961 Legrand Gene Barge & Gary Anderson (= Gary Bonds)
143 Elegants Little star 1958 Apt Artie Vinosa & Vito Picone
144 Showmen It will stand 1961 Minit Norma Johnson
145 Dobie Gray Drift away 1973 Decca Mentor Williams
146 Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston It takes two 1967 Tamla William Stevenson & Sylvia Moy
147 Otis Redding Fa-fa-fa-fa-fa (sad song) 1966 Volt Otis Redding & Steve Cropper
148 Madonna Crazy for you 1985 Geffen John Bettis & Jon Lind
149 Shirelles Soldier boy 1962 Scepter Luther Dixon & Florence Green
150 Canibal and the Headhunters Land of 1000 dances 1965 Rampart Chris Kenner
151 Chris Kenner Land of 1000 dances 1963 Instant Chris Kenner
152 Wilson Pickett Land of 1000 dances 1966 Atlantic Chris Kenner
153 Afrika Bambaataa Planet rock 1982 Tommy boy Arthur Baker, John Robie & Soulsonic Force
154 Platters The Great pretender 1955 Mercury Buck Ram
155 Otis Redding Try a little tenderness 1966 Volt Reg Connelly, Harry Woods & Jimmy Campbell
156 Derek and the Dominoes Layla 1972 Atco Eric Clapton & Jim Gordon
157 Ray Charles Drown in my own tears 1956 Atlantic Henry Glover
158 Joni Mitchell You turn me on, I'm a radio 1972 Asylum Joni Mitchell
159 Peter Gabriel Solsbury hill 1977 Atco Peter Gabriel
160 Prince U got the look 1987 Paisley park Prince
161 Coasters Searchin' 1957 Atco Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
162 Fats Domino Walking to New Orleans 1960 Imperial Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew & Robert Guidry
163 Four Tops Baby I need your loving 1964 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
164 Donna Summer Cold love 1980 Geffen Pete Bellotte, Harold Faltermeyer & Keith Forsey
165 James Brown Get up I feel like being a sex machine 1970 King James Brown, Bobby Byrd & Ron Lenhoff
166 Four Seasons Silence is golden 1964 Philips Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe
167 Ray Charles Lonely avenue 1956 Atlantic Doc Pomus
168 Jackie Wilson Your love keeps lifting me higher and higher 1967 Brunswick C. Smith, G. Jackson & R. Miner
169 Spencer Davis Group Gimme some lovin' 1966 United artists Steve Winwood
170 Swingin' Medallions Double shot (of my baby's love) 1966 Smash Don Smith & Cyril E. Vetter
171 Aretha Franklin Think 1968 Atlantic Aretha Franklin & Ted White
172 Temptations Don't look back 1965 Gordy Smokey Robinson & Ronald White
173 Clash London calling 1979 Epic Joe Strummer & Mick Jones
174 Little Eva Keep your hands off my baby 1962 Dimension Gerry Goffin & Carole King
175 Ritchie Valens Donna 1958 Del-Fi Ritchie Valens
176 Impressions People get ready 1965 ABC-Paramount Curtis Mayfield
177 Beatles Twist and shout 1964 Tollie Phil Medley & Bert Russell (= Bert Berns)
178 Stevie Wonder Fingertips, part 2 1963 Tamla Henry Cosby & Clarence Paul
179 Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash on the Wheels of Steel 1981 Sugar hill Not credited
180 Chuck Berry Sweet little sixteen 1958 Chess Chuck Berry
181 Wilbert Harrison Kansas city 1959 Fury Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
182 Ricky Nelson Garden party 1972 Decca Rick Nelson
183 Jerry Lee Lewis Great balls of fire 1957 Sun Hammer & Otis Blackwell
184 Jewels Hearts of stone 1954 R and B Eddy Ray & Rudy Jackson
185 Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet home Alabama 1974 MCA Edward King, Gary Rossington & Ronnie van Zant
186 Marvin Gaye One more heartache 1966 Tamla Smokey Robinson, Ronald White, Warren Moore, Bobby Rogers and Marvin Tarplin
187 Prince Let's go crazy 1984 Warner Prince
188 Five Royales Dedicated to the one I love 1958 King Lowman Pauling & Ralph Bass
189 Shirelles Dedicated to the one I love 1959 Scepter Lowman Pauling & Ralph Bass
190 Rolling Stones 19th Nervous breakdown 1966 London Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
191 Wilson Pickett Ninety-nine and a half won't do 1966 Atlantic Wilson Pickett & Steve Cropper
192 Frankie Lymon Why do fools fall in love 1956 Gee Frankie Lymon
193 Drifters White Christmas 1955 Atlantic Irving Berlin
194 Jive Five My true story 1961 Beltone Eugene Pitt
195 Darlene Love Today I met the boy I'm gonna marry 1963 Philles Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich & Tony Powers
196 Sly and the family Stone Thank you (Faletinme be mice elf again) 1970 Epic Sly Stone
197 Van Morrison Domino 1970 Warner Van Morrison
198 Creedence Clearwater Revival Bad moon rising 1969 Fantasy John Fogerty
199 Afrika Bambaataa Looking for the perfect beat 1982 Tommy boy Arthur Baker & John Robie
200 Shangri-Las Give him a great big kiss 1964 Red bird Shadow Morton
201 Aretha Franklin I never loved a man (the way I love you) 1967 Atlantic Ronny Shannon
202 Lipps Inc Funkytown 1980 Casablanca Steven Greenberg
203 Elvis Costello Less than zero 1977 Stiff Elvis Costello
204 Coasters That is rock & roll 1959 Atco Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
205 Junior Walker and the All Stars Way back home 1971 Soul Wilton Felder, Johnny Bristol & Gladys Knight
206 Jimi Hendrix All along the watchtower 1968 Reprise Bob Dylan
207 Byrds Mr. Tambourine man 1965 Columbia Bob Dylan
208 Bob Dylan Sooner or later (one of us must know) 1966 Columbia Bob Dylan
209 Wilson Pickett In the midnight hour 1965 Atlantic Steve Cropper & Wilson Pickett
210 Edwin Starr Stop her on sight (S.O.S.) 1966 Ric Tic A. Hamilton, R. Morris & C. Hatcher
211 Diamonds Little darlin' 1957 Mercury Maurice Williams
212 Double Dee and Steinski The Payoff Mix (mastermix of G.L.O.B.E. and Whiz Kid's Play that Beat mr. D.J. ) 1985 Tommy boy Miller & McGuire
213 Gene Chandler Duke of Earl 1962 Vee-Jay Bernice Williams, Eugene Dixon (= Gene Chandler) & Earl Edwards
214 Four Seasons Walk like a man 1963 Vee-Jay Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe
215 Stylistics Rockin' roll Baby 1973 Avco Thom Bell & Linda Creed
216 Bobby Fuller Four Let her dance 1966 Mustang Bobby Fuller
217 Platters Smoke gets in your eyes 1958 Mercury Otto Harbach & Jerome Kern
218 Platters Only you (and you alone) 1955 Mercury Buck Ram & Ande Rand
219 Beach Boys Fun fun fun 1964 Capitol Brian Wilson & Mick Love
220 Toots and the Maytals Pressure drops 1970 Trojan Toots Hibbert
221 Chuck Berry Maybellene 1955 Chess Chuck Berry
222 Jerry Butler For your precious love 1958 Vee-Jay Arthur Brooks & Jerry Butler
223 James Brown I got you (I feel good) 1965 King James Brown
224 Aretha Franklin Rock steady 1971 Atlantic Aretha Franklin
225 Rolling Stones You can't always get what you want 1969 London Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
226 MC5 Kick out the jams 1969 Elektra MC5
227 Prince 1999 1982 Warner Prince
228 Sonny and Cher I got you babe 1965 Atco Sonny Bono
229 Spaniels Goodnight sweetheart goodnight 1954 Vee-Jay Calvin Carter & James (Pookie) Hudson
230 Lloyd Price Stagger Lee 1958 ABC-Paramount traditional
231 Cyndi Lauper Money changes everything 1984 Portrait Tom Gray
232 Barrett Strong Money 1960 Anna Berry Gordy & Janie Bradford
233 Stevie Wonder Superstition 1972 Tamla Stevie Wonder
234 Pretenders Back on the chain gang 1982 Sire Chrissie Hynde
235 Everly Brothers Bye bye love 1957 Cadence Boudleaux Bryant & Felice Bryant
236 Ray Charles Let's go get stoned 1966 ABC-Paramount Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson
237 Rascals People got to be free 1968 Atlantic Felix Cavaliere & Eddie Brigati
238 Mitch Ryder Devil with a blue dress on 1966 New voice William Stevenson, Shorty Long, John Marascalco & Bumps Blackwell
239 Searchers Needles and pins 1964 Kapp Jack Nitzsche & Sonny Bono
240 Little Richard Rip it up 1956 Specialty Bumps Blackwell & John Marascalco
241 Jimmy Ruffin What becomes of the brokenhearted 1966 Soul J. Dean, William Weatherspoon & Paul Riser
242 Creedence Clearwater Revival Fortunate son 1969 Fantasy John Fogerty
243 Bob Dylan Just like Tom Thumb's blues (live) 1966 Columbia Bob Dylan
244 Rolling Stones Tumbling dice 1972 Rolling stones Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
245 Volumes I love you 1962 Chex Eddie Union
246 Al Green Call me (come back home) 1973 Hi Al Green, Willie Mitchell & Al Jackson
247 Smokey Robinson Cruisin' 1979 Tamla Smokey Robinson & Marvin Tarplin
248 Crystals He's a rebel 1962 Philles Gene Pitney
249 Crystals He's sure the boy I love 1962 Philles Barry Mann & Cynthia Weill
250 Beach Boys I get around 1964 Capitol Brian Wilson
251 Kinks All day and all of the night 1964 Reprise Ray Davies
252 Jimi Hendrix Purple haze 1967 Reprise Jimi Hendrix
253 Van Morrison Wavelength 1978 Warner Van Morrison
254 Students I'm so young 1958 Note Prez Tyus
255 Billy Stewart Summertime 1966 Chess George Gershwin & Du Bose Heyward
256 Rod Stewart Maggie May 1971 Mercury Rod Stewart & Martin Quittenton
257 Miracles I second that emotion 1967 Tamla Smokey Robinson & Al Cleveland
258 Madonna True blue 1986 Sire Madonna & Stephen Bray
259 Beatles Help 1965 Capitol John Lennon & Paul McCartney
260 War Slippin' into darkness 1971 United artists War
261 Run DMC It's like that 1983 Profile Larry Smith, Jospeh Simmons & Darryl McDaniels
262 Joe Tex Hold what you've got 1964 Dial Joe Tex
263 Bo Diddley Who do you love 1956 Checker Ellas McDaniel (= Bo Diddley)
264 Four Seasons Sherry 1962 Vee-Jay Bob Gaudio
265 Nathaniel Mayer Village of love 1962 Fortune Nathaniel Mayer & Devora Brown
266 Michael Stanley Band My town 1983 EMI Michael Stanley
267 John Cougar Mellencamp Small town 1985 Riva John Cougar Mellencamp
268 Mel and Tim Starting all over 1972 Stax Phillip Mitchell
269 Freda Payne Bring the boys back home 1970 Invictus Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
270 Knickerbockers Lies 1965 Challenge Buddy Randall & Beau Charles
271 Trammps Hold back the night 1976 Buddah Ronnie Baker, Norman Harris & Alan Felder
272 James Brown Please please please 1956 Federal James Brown & John Terry
273 Jackie Wilson Reet Petite 1957 Brunswick Berry Gordy & Tyrone Carlo
274 Sam Cooke Having a party 1962 RCA Sam Cooke
275 Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes If you don't know me by now 1972 Philadelphia international Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
276 Dixie Cups Chapel of love 1964 Red bird Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich & Phil Spector
277 Chuck Berry Carol 1958 Chess Chuck Berry
278 Little Richard Long tall Sally 1956 Specialty E. Johnson, Richard Penniman & Bumps Blackwell
279 Archie Bell and the Drells Tighten up 1968 Atlantic Archie Bell & Billy Butler
280 Four Tops It's the same old song 1965 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
281 Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the dark 1984 Columbia Bruce Springsteen
282 Madonna Papa don't preach 1986 Sire Brian Elliot & Madonna
283 Diamonds The Stroll 1957 Mercury Clyde Otis & Nancy Lee
284 Little Richard I don't know what you got but it's got me 1965 Vee-Jay Horace Hall & Don Covay
285 Curtis Mayfield Freddie's dead 1972 Curtom Curtis Mayfield
286 Rockin' Rebels Wild Weekend 1962 Swan Phil Todaro & Tom Shannon
287 Frankie Lymon I'm not a juvenile delinquent 1956 Gee Morris Levy (= Frankie Lymon)
288 Beach Boys Help me Rhonda 1965 Capitol Brian Wilson
289 Beach Boys Kiss me baby 1965 Capitol Brian Wilson
290 William Bell You don't miss your water 1962 Stax William Bell
291 Stevie Wonder Living for the city 1973 Tamla Stevie Wonder
292 Moonglows Sincerely 1955 Chess Harvey Fuqua & Alan Freed
293 Dells Oh what a night 1969 Cadet Marvin Junior & John Funches
294 Count Five Psychotic reaction 1966 Double shot Kenn Ellner, Roy Chaney, Craig Atkinson, Sean Byrne & John Michalski
295 Ray Charles I believe to my soul 1959 Atlantic Ray Charles
296 Gladys Knight and the Pips Midnight train to Georgia 1973 Buddah Jim Weatherly
297 Little Willie John Let them talk 1960 King Sonny Thompson
298 Edwin Starr War 1969 Gordy Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
299 Temptations Papa was a rolling stone 1972 Gordy Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
300 Elvis Presley That's all right mama 1954 Sun Arthur Crudup
301 Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes Bad luck, part 1 1975 Philadelphia international John Whitehead, Gene McFadden & Victor Castarphen
302 Persuaders Thin line between love and hate 1971 Atco Richard Poindexter, Robert Poindexter & Jackie Members
303 Ray Charles Night time is the right time 1959 Atlantic Nappy Brown, Ozzie Cadena & L. Herman (= Herman Lubinsky)
304 Stories Brother Louie 1973 Karma sutra Errol Brown & Tony Wilson
305 Fontella Bass Rescue me 1965 Checker Carl Smith & Reynard Miner
306 Jackson Five I'll be there 1970 Motown Berry Gordy, Hal David, Willie Hutch & Bob West
307 Earth,Wind and Fire Serpentine fire 1977 Columbia Maurice White, Verdine White & Sonny Burke
308 Drifters Under the Boardwalk 1964 Atlantic Arthur Resnick & Kenny Young
309 Tokens The lion sleeps tonight (wimoweh) 1961 RCA George Weiss, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore & Albert Stanton
310 James and Bobby Purify I'm your puppet 1966 Bell Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham
311 Chic Le freak 1978 Atlantic Bernard Edwards & Nile Rodgers
312 Wilson Pickett Funky Broadway 1967 Atlantic Arlester (Dyke) Christian
313 Dyke and the Blazers Funky Broadway 1967 Original sound Arlester (Dyke) Christian
314 Sly and the family Stone Hot fun in the summertime 1969 Epic Sly Stone
315 Who Substitute 1966 Atco Pete Townshend
316 Merle Haggard Hungry eyes 1969 Capitol Merle Haggard
317 Crystals There's no other like my baby 1961 Philles L. Bates & Phil Spector
318 Little Walter Mean old world 1952 Checker Walter Jacobs
319 Chi-lites Oh Girl 1972 Brunswick Eugene Record
320 Rolling Stones Jumpin' Jack Flash 1968 London Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
321 Ray Charles Georgia on my mind 1960 ABC-Paramount Hoagy Carmichael & Stewart Gorrell
322 Muddy Waters Mannish Boy 1955 Chess Willie Dixon
323 Roy Orbison Running scared 1961 Monument Roy Orbison & Joe Melson
324 Kendalls The Pittsburgh Stealers 1978 Ovation Larry Kingston & Jim Rushing
325 John Cougar Mellencamp Pink houses 1983 Riva John Cougar Mellencamp
326 Bob Dylan Positively fourth street 1965 Columbia Bob Dylan
327 Del Shannon Stranger in town 1965 Amy Del Shannon
328 James Brown Try me 1958 Federal James Brown
329 Miracles Ooo Baby Baby 1965 Tamla Smokey Robinson & Warren Moore
330 Ray Charles Crying time 1965 ABC-Paramount Buck Owens
331 Dion and the Belmonts I wonder why 1958 Laurie Ricardo Weeks & Melvin Anderson
332 Eddie Floyd Big bird 1968 Stax Booker T. Jones & Eddie Floyd
333 Bobby Bland Farther up the road 1957 Duke Robey & Veasey
334 Manfred Mann Do wah diddy diddy 1964 Ascot Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich
335 Chaka Khan I feel for you 1984 Warner Prince
336 George Jones She thinks I still care 1962 United artists D.L. Lipscomb & Dicky Lee
337 Bobby Bare Detroit city 1963 RCA Danny Hill & Mel Tillis
338 Box Tops Soul deep 1969 Mala Wayne Carson Thompson
339 Billy Ocean Get out of my dreams, get out of my car 1988 Jive Robert "Mutt" Lange & Billy Ocean
340 Laverne Baker Jim Dandy got married 1957 Atlantic Lincoln Chase, Tyrone Carlo, Alonzo Tucker & Al Green
341 Chuck Berry You never can tell 1964 Chess Chuck Berry
342 Marvin Gaye Can I get a witness 1963 Tamla Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
343 Chuck Jackson Any day now 1962 Wand Burt Bacharach & Bob Hilliard
344 Radiants Voice your choice 1964 Chess Gerald Sims & Maurice McAlister
345 Dells Stay in my corner 1965 Vee-Jay Bobby Miller, Barrett Strong & Wade Flemons
346 Falcons You're so fine 1959 Unart Lance Finney & Willie Schofield
347 Dionne Warwick Walk on by 1964 Scepter Burt Bacharach & Hal David
348 Ronettes Do I love You ? 1964 Philles Phil Spector, Vinnie Poncia & Peter Andreoli
349 Trade Winds New York's a lonely town 1965 Red bird Peter Andreoli
350 Temptations I know I'm losing you 1966 Gordy Norman Whitfield, Eddie Holland & Cornelius Grant
351 Clarence Carter Sixty minute man 1973 Fame Clarence Carter
352 Johnny Ace Pledging my love 1955 Duke Fred Washington & Don Robey
353 Human Beinz Nobody but me 1967 Capitol Rudolph Isley and O'Kelly Isley
354 Major Lance The Monkey time 1963 Okeh Curtis Mayfield
355 Sam Cooke Shake 1965 RCA Sam Cooke
356 Miracles I gotta dance to keep from crying 1963 Tamla Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
357 Byrds Goin' back 1967 Columbia Gerry Goffin & Carole King
358 O'Jays Back stabbers 1972 Philadelphia international Leon Huff, Gene McFadden & John Whitehead
359 Aretha Franklin Sweet sweet baby since you've been gone 1968 Atlantic Aretha Franklin & Ted White
360 Gene Pitney It hurts to be in love 1964 Musicor Howard Greenfield & Helen Miller
361 Sonny Charles Black pearl 1969 A&M Phil Spector, Irwin Levine & Toni Wine
362 Percy Sledge Take time to know her 1968 Atlantic Steve Davis
363 Chairmen of the Board Give me just a little more time 1970 Invictus Ronald Dunbar & Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
364 Prince Delirious 1983 Warner Prince
365 Jerry Butler He will break your heart 1960 Vee-Jay Calvin Carter, Jerry Butler & Curtis Mayfield
366 Sam Cooke Bring it on home to me 1962 RCA Sam Cooke
367 Johnnie Taylor Who's making love 1968 Stax Bettye Crutcher, Don Davis & Al Jackson
368 Little Anthony and the Imperials Goin' out of my head 1964 DCP Teddy Randazzo
369 Robins Smokey Joe's cafe 1955 Atco Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
370 War The World is a ghetto 1972 United artists War
371 Del Shannon Keep searchin' 1964 Amy Del Shannon
372 Guns 'n ' Roses Sweet child o' mine 1988 Geffen Guns 'n' roses
373 Little Willie John There is someone in this world for me 1958 King Darlynn Bonner
374 Danleers One summer night 1958 Mercury Danny Webb
375 Supremes Lovechild 1968 Motown Pam Sawyer, R. Dean Taylor, Frank Wilson & Deke Richards
376 Bo Diddley I'm a man 1955 Checker Ellas McDaniel (= Bo Diddley)
377 Jaynettes Sally go 'round the roses 1963 Tuff Zell Sanders & Lona Spector
378 Marvin Gaye You're a wonderful one 1964 Tamla Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
379 Billy Ward and the Dominoes The Bells 1953 Federal Billy Ward & Rose Marks
380 Orioles Crying in the chapel 1953 Jubilee Artie Glenn
381 Ray Price Heartaches by the number 1959 Columbia Harlan Howard
382 Beatles Day tripper 1965 Capitol John Lennon & Paul McCartney
383 Jack Nitzsche The Lonely surfer 1963 Reprise Marty Cooper & Jack Nitzsche
384 Chuck Willis What Am I living for 1958 Atlantic Chuck Willis
385 Jackson Browne Running on empty 1978 Asylum Jackson Browne
386 Bob Seger Roll me away 1983 Capitol Bob Seger
387 MFSB TSOP 1974 Philadelphia international Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
388 Buddy Holly Maybe baby 1958 Brunswick Buddy Holly & Norman Petty
389 Patsy Cline I fall to pieces 1961 Decca Hank Cochran
390 Drifters Money honey 1953 Atlantic Jesse Stone
391 Cameo Word up (12") 1986 Atlanta artists Larry Blackmon & Tomi Jenkins
392 Capris There's a moon out tonight 1958 Planet Al Striano, Joe Luscisano & Al Gentile
393 Olympics Western movies 1958 Demon Fred Smith & Cliff Goldsmith
394 James Carr The Dark end of the street 1967 Goldwax Chips Moman & Dan Penn
395 Who I can't explain 1965 Decca Pete Townshend
396 Peter Gabriel Sledgehammer 1986 Geffen Peter Gabriel
397 Fats Domino I want to walk you home 1959 Imperial Fats Domino
398 Spinners Could it be I'm falling in love 1972 Atlantic Melvin Steals & Mervin Steals
399 Guess Who Shakin' all over 1965 Scepter Johnny Kidd
400 Bruce Springsteen Brilliant disguise 1987 Columbia Bruce Springsteen
401 Four Seasons Rag doll 1964 Philips Bob Gaudio & Bob Crewe
402 Stevie Wonder You haven't done nothing 1974 Tamla Stevie Wonder
403 Roy Orbison Blue bayou 1963 Monument Roy Orbison & Joe Melson
404 Otis Redding These arms of mine 1962 Volt Otis Redding
405 Yardbirds I'm a man 1965 Epic Ellas McDaniel (= Bo Diddley)
406 Silhouettes Get a job 1958 Ember Earl Beal, Ray Edwards, Billy Horton & Richard Lewis
407 O'Jays Love train 1973 Philadelphia international Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
408 Chuck Berry School day 1957 Chess Chuck Berry
409 Chuck Willis Hang up my rock and roll shoes 1958 Atlantic Chuck Willis
410 Eternals Babaluba's wedding day 1959 Hollywood Girona, Martin & Miranda
411 Drifters This magic moment 1960 Atlantic Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman
412 Everly Brothers Wake up little Susie 1957 Cadence Felice Bryant & Boudleaux Bryant
413 Elvis Presley Suspicious minds 1969 RCA Mark James
414 Ricky Nelson Hello Mary Lou 1961 Imperial Gene Pitney
415 Jive Five What time is it 1962 Beltone Bob Feldman, Richard Gottehrer & Jerry Goldstein
416 Ann Peebles I can't stand the rain 1973 Hi Don Bryant & Bernard Miller
417 Ben E. King Spanish Harlem 1960 Atco Jerry Leiber & Phil Spector
418 Van Morrison Brown eyed girl 1967 Bang Van Morrison
419 Edwin Starr Agent double-o-soul 1965 Ric Tic C. Hatcher & B. Sharpley
420 Johnny Rivers Secret agent man 1966 Imperial P.F. Sloan & Steve Barri
421 Ray Price Crazy arms 1956 Columbia C. Seals & Ralph Mooney
422 Five Royales Think 1957 King Lowman Pauling
423 Jimmy Cliff Many rivers to cross 1972 Island Jimmy Cliff
424 Led Zeppelin Rock and Roll 1972 Atlantic Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones & John Bonham
425 Patsy Cline She's got you 1962 Decca Hank Cochran
426 Temptations I wish it would rain 1968 Gordy Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong & Roger Penzabene
427 Dick and DeeDee The mountain's high 1961 Liberty Dick St. John
428 Stevie Nicks Edge of seventeen (live) 1981 Modern Stevie Nicks
429 Drifters Your promise to be mine 1956 Atlantic Jimmy Oliver
430 Marvin Gaye Ain't that peculiar 1965 Tamla Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore, Bobby Rogers and Marvin Tarplin
431 Elvis Presley Little sister 1961 RCA Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman
432 Jackie Wilson Doggin' around 1960 Brunswick Paul Tarnopol
433 Earth,Wind and Fire Shining star 1975 Columbia Maurice White, Philip Bailey & Larry Dunn
434 Blue Jays Lover's island 1961 Milestone Leon Peels & Alex Manigo
435 George Jones He stopped lovin' her today 1980 Epic Bobby Braddock & Curly Putnam
436 Chi-lites Have you seen her 1971 Brunswick Eugene Record & Barbara Acklin
437 Dave Dudley Six days on the road 1963 Golden wing Earl Green & Carl Montgomery
438 Five Satins In the still of the night 1956 Ember Fred Parris
439 James Brown Night train 1962 King Oscar Washington, Lewis C. Simpkins & Jimmy Forrest
440 Jimmy Forrest Night train 1952 United Oscar Washington, Lewis C. Simpkins & Jimmy Forrest
441 Sam and Dave You don't know like I know 1966 Stax Isaac Hayes & David Porter
442 B.B. King Rock me Baby 1964 Kent B.B. King & Jules Bihari
443 Shirley and Company Shame shame shame 1975 Vibration Sylvia Robinson
444 Joey Dee and the Starlighters Peppermint twist 1962 Roulette Joey Dee & Henry Glover
445 Gladys Knight and the Pips Neither one of us 1973 Soul Jim Weatherly
446 Spinners One of a kind (love affair) 1973 Atlantic J.B. Jefferson
447 Solomon Burke Everybody needs somebody to love 1964 Atlantic Bert Berns, Solomon Burke & Jerry Wexler
448 Temptations Ain't too proud to beg 1966 Gordy Norman Whitfield & Eddie Holland
449 Mitch Ryder Little Latin Lupe Lu 1966 New voice Bill Medley
450 Righteous Brothers Little Latin Lupe Lu 1963 Moonglow Bill Medley
451 Marvelows I do 1965 ABC-Paramount Johnny Paden, Frank Paden, Jesse Smith, Willie Stephenson & Melvin Mason
452 Dion Daddy rollin' 1968 Laurie Dion DiMucci
453 Drifters Save the last dance for me 1960 Atlantic Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman
454 Joan Jett and the Blackhearts I love rock 'n' roll 1982 k Jake Hooker & Alan Merrill
455 Otis Redding I can't turn you loose 1966 Volt Otis Redding, Steve Cropper & McElvoy Robinson
456 Eddie Floyd Knock on wood 1966 Stax Eddie Floyd & Steve Cropper
457 Little Willie John All around the world 1955 King Titus Turner
458 Clarence Carter Slip away 1968 Atlantic Wilbur Terrell, William Armstrong & Maruc Daniel
459 Joe South Don't it make you want to go home 1969 Capitol Joe South
460 Lloyd Price Lawdy Miss Clawdy 1952 Specialty Lloyd Price
461 Link Wray Rumble 1958 Cadence Link Wray
462 Sex Pistols Holidays in the sun 1977 Virgin Paul Cook, Steve Jones, Johnny Rotten & Sid Vicious
463 Chuck Berry Brown eyed handsome man 1956 Chess Chuck Berry
464 Buddy Holly Think it over 1958 Brunswick Buddy Holly, Norman Petty & Jerry Allison
465 Buddy Holly I'm looking for someone to love 1957 Brunswick Buddy Holly & Norman Petty
466 Al Green Tired of being alone 1971 Hi Al Green
467 Junior Walker and the All Stars I'm a roadrunner 1966 Soul Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
468 Faye Adams Shake a hand 1953 Herald Joe Morris
469 Impressions Gypsy woman 1961 ABC-Paramount Curtis Mayfield
470 Waylon Jennings Amanda 1979 RCA Bob McDill
471 Carole King It's too late 1971 Ode Carole King & Toni Stern
472 Aretha Franklin Baby I love you 1967 Atlantic Ronnie Shannon
473 Little Richard Slippin' and slidin' 1956 Specialty Richard Penniman, Albert Collins, Eddie Bocage & James Smith
474 Fats Domino I'm in love again 1956 Imperial Fats Domino & Dave Bartholomew
475 Bob Marley and the Wailers No woman no cry (live) 1975 Island Bob Marley
476 Donna Summer On the radio 1980 Casablanca Giorgio Moroder & Donna Summer
477 Rascals Groovin' 1967 Atlantic Felix Cavaliere & Eddie Brigati
478 Bob Seger Night moves 1976 Capitol Bob Seger
479 Allman Brothers Band Ramblin' man 1973 Capricorn Richard Betts
480 Elvis Presley Baby let's play house 1955 Sun Arthur Gunter
481 Michael Jackson Don't stop 'till you get enough 1979 Epic Michael Jackson
482 Jackson Browne Lawyers in love 1983 Asylum Jackson Browne
483 Fleetwood Mac Go your own way 1977 Warner Lindsey Buckingham
484 Arthur Alexander Anna (go to him) 1962 Dot Arthur Alexander
485 Paul Revere and the Raiders Steppin' out 1965 Columbia Paul Revere & Mark Lindsay
486 Freddie King Hide away 1961 Federal Freddy King & Sonny Thompson
487 Clovers One mint julep 1952 Atlantic Rudolph Toombs
488 Rolling Stones Honkey tonk woman 1969 London Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
489 Stylistics Betcha by golly wow 1972 Avco Thom Bell & Linda Creed
490 Bo Diddley Say man 1959 Checker Ellas McDaniel (= Bo Diddley)
491 Sir Douglas Quintet She's about a mover 1965 Tribe Doug Sahm
492 Strangeloves Night time 1966 Bang Bob Feldman, Richard Gottehrer, Bert Berns & Jerry Goldstein
493 Buck Owens Love's gonna live here 1963 Capitol Buck Owens
494 Harold Dorman Mountain of love 1960 Rita Harold Dorman
495 Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs May I 1962 Deesu Maurice Williams
496 Doobie Brothers What a fool believes 1979 Warner Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald
497 Jive Five Hully gully callin' time 1962 Beltone Culver, Cafareli & Rene
498 Tymes So much in love 1963 Parkway Billy Jackson, Roy Stargis & George Williams
499 Otis Clay Trying to live my life without you 1972 Hi Eugene Williams
500 Heptones Book of rules 1976 Island Barry Llewellyn & Harry Johnson
501 Miracles You've really got a hold on me 1962 Tamla Smokey Robinson
502 Curtis Lee Pretty little angel eyes 1961 Dunes Curtis Lee & Tommy Boyce
503 Impressions Choice of colours 1969 Curtom Curtis Mayfield
504 Impressions This is my country 1968 Curtom Curtis Mayfield
505 Sam and Dave Soul man 1967 Stax Isaac Hayes & David Porter
506 Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell Ain't nothing like the real thing 1968 Tamla Nicholas Ashford & Valerie Simpson
507 Jimi Hendrix Hey Joe 1967 Polydor William Roberts
508 Aretha Franklin Do right woman - do right man 1967 Atlantic Dan Penn & Chips Moman
509 Little Richard Keep-a-knockin' 1957 Specialty Richard Penniman
510 Cyndi Lauper Time after time 1984 Portrait Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman
511 Roxy music Over you 1980 Atco Bryan Ferry & Andy Mackay
512 Gladys Knight and the Pips If I were your woman 1970 Soul Pam Sawyer, Gloria Jones & Clay McMurray
513 Marcels Blue moon 1961 Colpix Richard Rogers & Lorenz Hart
514 Impalas Sorry (I ran all the way home) 1959 Cub Harry Giosasi & Artie Zwirin
515 Marvin Gaye Sexual healing 1982 Columbia Marvin Gaye, Odell Brown & David Ritz
516 Impressions It's all right 1963 ABC-Paramount Curtis Mayfield
517 Beach Boys Surfin' U.S.A. 1963 Capitol Brian Wilson & Chuck Berry
518 Ivory Joe Hunter Since I met you baby 1956 Atlantic Ivory Joe Hunter
519 William Bell Everybody loves a winner 1967 Stax William Bell & Booker T. Jones
520 O'Jays I love music 1975 Philadelphia international Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
521 Everly Brothers Cathy's clown 1960 Warner Don Everly & Phil Everly
522 Otis Redding Love man 1969 Atco Otis Redding
523 Temptations Way you do the things you do 1964 Gordy Bobby Rogers & Smokey Robinson
524 Funkadelic You and your folks, me and my folks 1971 Westbound George Clinton, Bernie Worrell & J. Jones
525 Parliament Tear the roof off the suckers 1976 Casablanca George Clinton, Bootsy Collins & Jerome Brailey
526 Chuck Willis It's too late 1956 Atlantic Chuck Willis
527 Flamingos I only have eyes for you 1959 End Harry Warren
528 B.B. King The Thrill is gone 1969 BluesWay Arthur H. Benson & Dale Petite
529 Michael Jackson Beat it 1983 Epic Michael Jackson
530 Run DMC Rock box 1984 Profile Larry Smith, Darryl McDaniels & Joseph Simmons
531 Donna Summer Bad girls 1979 Casablanca Donna Summer, Bruce Sudano, Eddie Hokenson & Joe Esposito
532 Sly and the family Stone Stand! 1969 Epic Sly Stone
533 Arthur Alexander Soldiers of love 1962 Dot Cason & Moon
534 Del Shannon Runaway 1961 Big top Del Shannon & Max Crook
535 Thirteenth Floor Elevators You're gonna miss me 1966 International artists Roky Erickson
536 Tams What kind of fool (do you think I am) 1963 ABC-Paramount Ray Whitley
537 Eddie Cochran C'mon everybody 1958 Liberty Eddie Cochran & Jerry Capeheart
538 Dells There is 1968 Cadet Raymond Miner & Bobby Miller
539 Knight Brothers Temptation 'bout to get me 1965 Checker James Diggs
540 Isley Brothers Shout part 1 1959 RCA O'Kelly Isley, Ronald Isley & Rudolf Isley
541 Steppenwolf Born to be wild 1968 Dunhill Mars Bonfire
542 Laverne Baker Soul on fire 1953 Atlantic LaVern Baker, Jerry Wexler & Ahmet Ertegun
543 M/A/R/R/S Pump up the volume 1987 Fourth and Broadway Martyn and Steve Young
544 Rascals I ain't gonna eat out my heart anymore 1965 Atlantic Pam Sawyer & Laurie Burton
545 Falcons I found a love 1962 LuPine Wilson Pickett, Willie Schofield & Robert West
546 Bo Diddley Dearest darling 1958 Checker Bo Diddley
547 Miracles Way over there 1962 Tamla Berry Gordy & Smokey Robinson
548 Marketts Out of limits 1963 Warner Michael Z. Gordon
549 Creedence Clearwater Revival Run through the jungle 1970 Fantasy John Fogerty
550 LL Cool J I can't live without my radio 1985 Def jam James Smith (= LL Cool J) & Jack Rubin
551 Dionne Warwick Anyone who had a heart 1963 Scepter Burt Bacharach & Hal David
552 Them Mystic eyes 1965 Parrot Van Morrison
553 Aretha Franklin Bridge over troubled water 1971 Atlantic Paul Simon
554 Chuck Berry Let it rock 1960 Chess E. Anderson (= Chuck Berry)
555 Staple Singers Respect yourself 1971 Stax Mack Rice & Luther Ingram
556 Sheppards Tragic 1961 Apex Kermit Chandler & O.C. Perkins
557 Temptations Beauty is only a skin deep 1966 Gordy Norman Whitfield & Eddie Holland
558 Temptations Just my imagination 1971 Gordy Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong
559 UB40 Red red wine 1984 A&M Neil Diamond
560 Mitch Ryder Jenny take a ride 1965 New voice Enotis Johnson, Richard Penniman & Ma Rainey
561 Brenda Holloway When I'm gone 1965 Tamla Smokey Robinson
562 Marathons Peanut butter 1961 Arvee Fred Smith, Cliff Goldsmith, H.B. Barnum & Martin H. Cooper
563 Shirelles Baby it's you 1961 Scepter Mark Davis, Burt Bacharach & Barney Williams
564 Billy Stewart I do love you 1965 Chess Billy Stewart
565 Creedence Clearwater Revival Green river 1969 Fantasy John Fogerty
566 William Bell and Judy Clay Private number 1968 Stax William Bell & Booker T. Jones
567 Chords Sh-Boom 1954 Cat Jimmy Keys, Carl Feaster, Claude Feaster & Floyd McRae
568 Supremes When the lovelight starts shining through his eyes 1963 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
569 Supremes You can't hurry love 1966 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
570 Otis Redding Respect 1965 Volt Otis Redding
571 Duane Eddy Rebel-rouser 1958 Jamie Duane Eddy & Lee Hazlewood
572 Little Willie John She thinks I still care 1962 King Dickey Lee
573 Kendalls Just like real people 1979 Ovation Bob McDill
574 Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes Wake up everybody 1975 Philadelphia international Gene McFadden, John Whitehead & Victor Castarphen
575 Elvis Presley Milkcow blues boogie 1955 Sun Kokomo Arnold
576 Major Lance Um um um um um um um 1964 Okeh Curtis Mayfield
577 Brenton Wood The Oogum,Boogum song 1967 Double shot Arthur Smith (= Brenton Wood)
578 Manfred Mann Pretty flamingo 1966 United artists Mark Barkan
579 Jimi Hendrix Voodoo chile (slight return) 1970 Track Jimi Hendrix
580 Don Gardner and Dee Dee Ford I need your loving 1962 Fire Don Gardner & Bobby Robinson
581 Junior Walker and the All Stars Shotgun 1965 Soul Autry DeWitt (= Junior Walker)
582 Delfonics La la means I love you 1968 Philly groove Thom Bell & William Hart
583 O'Jays For the love of money 1974 Philadelphia international Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff & Anthony Jackson
584 Fleetwood Mac Don't stop 1977 Warner Christine McVie
585 Contours Shake Sherrie 1962 Gordy Berry Gordy
586 Four Seasons Dawn 1964 Philips Sandy Linzer & Bob Gaudio
587 Five Satins To the Aisle 1957 Ember Freeman, Murphy, Brown, Baker & Killebrew
588 Elvis Costello (What's so funny 'bout) Peace Love and Understanding 1978 Columbia Nick Lowe
589 Laverne Baker I cried a tear 1958 Atlantic Al Julia & Fred Jay
590 Roseanne Cash Runaway trains 1988 Columbia John Stewart
591 Free All right now 1970 A&M Paul Rodgers & Andy Fraser
592 Albert King Born under a bad sign 1967 Stax Booker T. Jones & William Bell
593 Mtume Juicy fruit 1983 Epic James Mtume
594 Soul Brothers Six Some kind of wonderful 1967 Atlantic John Ellison
595 Ruth Brown Mama, he treats your daughter mean 1953 Atlantic Johnny Wallace & Herbert Lance
596 Fats Domino Let the four winds blow 1961 Imperial Fats Domino & Dave Bartholomew
597 Kinks You really got me 1964 Reprise Ray Davies
598 Beatles I'm down 1965 Capitol John Lennon & Paul McCartney
599 Sam and Dave Soothe me 1967 Stax Sam Cooke
600 Richard "Dimples" Fields If it ain't one thing, it's another 1982 Boardwalk Richard "Dimples" Fields & Belind Wilson
601 Farley "Jackmaster" Funk and Jesse Sanders Love can't turn around (club mix) 1986 House J.M. Funk & Jesse Sanders
602 Lee Dorsey Ride your poney 1965 Amy Naomi Neville (= Allen Toussaint)
603 James Brown I'll go crazy 1966 King James Brown
604 Everly Brothers All I have to do is dream 1958 Cadence Felice Bryant & Boudleaux Bryant
605 Temptations It's growing 1965 Gordy Smokey Robinson & Warren Moore
606 Wailers Trenchtown rock 1971 Island Bob Marley
607 Soul Survivors Expressway to your heart 1967 Crimson Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
608 Four Tops Ask the lonely 1965 Motown William Stevenson & Ivy Hunter
609 Chuck Berry Almost grown 1959 Chess Chuck Berry
610 Rolling Stones The Last time 1965 London Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
611 Barbara Lynn You'll lose a good thing 1962 Jamie Barbara Lynn Ozen
612 Elvis Presley Blue moon of Kentucky 1954 Sun Bill Monroe
613 Rocky Fellers Killer Joe 1963 Scepter Bert Russell (=Bert Berns), Bob Elgin & Phil Medley
614 Betty Everett The Shoop shoop song (it's in his kiss) 1964 Vee-Jay Rudy Clark
615 Gregory Abbott Shake you down 1987 Columbia Gregory Abbott
616 Band The Weight 1968 Capitol Robbie Robertson
617 Three Degrees When will I see you again 1974 Philadelphia international Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
618 Sam Cooke Good times 1964 RCA Sam Cooke
619 Box Tops Cry like a baby 1968 Mala Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham
620 Bobby Bland Cry cry cry 1960 Duke Deadric Malone
621 Sam and Dave I thank you 1968 Stax Isaac Hayes & David Porter
622 Sam and Dave Wrap it up 1968 Stax Isaac Hayes & David Porter
623 Thunderclap Newman Something in the air 1969 Track Speedy Keen
624 Crowded House Something so strong 1987 Capitol Neil Finn & Mitchell Froom
625 Bruce Springsteen Hungry heart 1980 Columbia Bruce Springsteen
626 Gene Vincent Be-bop-a-luba 1956 Capitol Gene Vincent
627 Sugar Hill Gang Rapper's delight 1979 Sugar hill Sylvia Robinson, Big Hank Jackson, Wonder Mike Wright & Master Gee O'Brien
628 Marvin Gaye Mercy mercy me (the ecology) 1971 Tamla Marvin Gaye
629 Lovin' Spoonful Do you believe in magic 1965 Kama sutra John Sebastain
630 Pretenders 2000 miles 1983 Real Chrissie Hynde
631 Chic Dance dance dance (Yowsah yowsah yowsah) 1977 Atlantic Bernard Edwards, Nile Rodgers & Kenny Lehman
632 Stevie Wonder Heaven help us 1970 Tamla Ron Miller
633 Seeds Pushin' too hard 1966 GNP Crescendo Sky Saxon
634 Lou Christie The Gypsy cried 1962 C&C Twyla Herbert & Lou Christie
635 Bryan Adams Summer of '69 1985 A&M Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
636 Beatles Get back 1969 Apple John Lennon & Paul McCartney
637 Culture Club Kharma chameleon 1983 Epic George O'Dowd (= Boy George), John Moss, Roy Hay, Mickey Craig & Phil Pickett
638 John Lennon Instant karma (we all shine on) 1970 Apple John Lennon
639 Animals It's my life 1965 MGM Roger Atkins & Carl D'Errico
640 Kool and the Gang Hollywood swingin' 1974 De-Lite Ricky West & Kool and the gang
641 Miracles I'll try something new 1962 Tamla Smokey Robinson
642 Elvis Costello Psycho 1981 F-Beat Leon Payne
643 Delfonics Didn't I (blow your mind this time) 1970 Philly groove Thom Bell & William Hart
644 Dyke and the Blazers We got more soul 1969 Original sound Arlester (Dyke) Christian
645 Arthur Conley Sweet soul music 1967 Atco Otis Redding & Arthur Conley
646 Bobby Moore Searching for my love 1966 Checker Bobby Moore
647 Bo Diddley Say boss man 1957 Checker Ellas McDaniel (= Bo Diddley)
648 Parliaments I wanna testify 1967 Revilot D. Taylor & George Clinton
649 Stylistics You make me feel brand new 1974 Avco Thom Bell & Linda Creed
650 Harptones A Sunday kind of love 1953 Bruce Barbara Belle, Louis Prima, Anira Leonard & Stan Rhodes
651 Newcleus Jam on revenge (jam on it) 1984 Sunnyview M.B. Cenac
652 Devotions Rip van Winkle 1964 Roulette Ray Sanchez
653 Bob Seger 2 + 2 = ? 1968 Capitol Bob Seger
654 James Carr Pouring water on a drowning man 1966 Goldwax D. Baker & D. McCormick
655 Elvis Presley U.S. male 1968 RCA Jerry Reed
656 Beatles Revolution 1968 Apple John Lennon & Paul McCartney
657 Stylistics Break up to make up 1973 Avco Thom Bell, Linda Creed & Kenneth Gamble
658 Chuck Jackson I don't want to cry 1961 Wand Chuck Jackson & Luther Dixon
659 War Why can't we be friends 1975 United artists War
660 Fats Domino Ain't that a shame 1955 Imperial Fats Domino & Dave Bartholomew
661 Chuck Berry Nadine 1964 Chess Chuck Berry
662 Marvin Gaye Too busy thinking about my baby 1969 Tamla Norman Whitfield & Janie Bradford
663 Koko Taylor Wang dang doodle 1966 Checker Willie Dixon
664 Spinners I'll be around 1972 Atlantic Thom Bell & Phil Hurtt
665 Clarence Henry Ain't got no home 1956 Argo Clarence "Frogman" Henry
666 Bobby Day Rockin' Robin 1958 Class Jimmie Thomas
667 Etta James I'd rather go blind 1967 Cadet Ellington Jordan & Billy Foster
668 Elvis Presley Hurt 1976 RCA Jimmy Crane & Al Jacobs
669 Jesse Belvin Goodnight my love 1956 Modern George Motola & Jesse Belvin
670 Little Richard Lucille 1957 Specialty Richard Penniman & Albert Collins
671 Shep and the Limelites Daddy's home 1961 Hull James "Shep" Sheppard
672 Heartbeats Thousand miles away 1956 Hull James "Shep" Sheppard & W. Miller
673 Shep and the Limelites I'm all alone 1962 Hull James "Shep" Sheppard
674 Marvelettes Please mr. postman 1961 Tamla Brian Holland, Robert Bateman, William Garrett & Georgia Dobbins
675 Buddy Holly Well all right 1958 Coral Buddy Holly, Jerry Allison, Norman Petty & Joe B. Mauldin
676 Tom T. Hall The Homecoming 1969 Mercury Tom T. Hall
677 Undisputed Truth Smiling faces sometimes 1971 Gordy Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong
678 Otis Redding Pain in my heart 1963 Volt Naomi Neville (= Allen Toussaint)
679 Police De doo doo,do da da da 1980 A&M Sting
680 Little Johnny Taylor Part time love 1963 Galaxy Clay Hammond
681 Ann Peebles Part time love 1970 Hi Clay Hammond
682 Slim Harpo I'm a King Bee 1957 Excello James Moore (= Slim Harpo)
683 Don and Juan What's your name 1962 Big top Claude Johnson
684 George Jones Tender years 1961 Mercury Darrell Edwards
685 Aretha Franklin Brand new me 1971 Atlantic Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff, Theresa Bell & Jerry Butler
686 Merle Haggard My friends are gonna be strangers 1964 Tally Liz Anderson
687 Carl Perkins Honey don't 1956 Sun Carl Perkins
688 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Refugee 1980 Backstreet Tom Petty & Mike Campbell
689 Conway Twitty It's only make believe 1958 MGM Conway Twitty & Jack Nance
690 Grand Funk Railroad We're an American band 1973 Capitol Don Brewer
691 Isley Brothers That lady 1973 T-Neck Christopher Isley, Ernest Isley & Marvi Isley
692 Gene Pitney The Man who shot Liberty Valence 1962 Musicor Burt Bacharach & Hal David
693 Artists against apartheid Sun City 1985 Manhattan Little Steven
694 Beat Save it for later 1974 I.R.S. English beat
695 Bachman Turner Overdrive You ain't seen nothing yet 1983 Mercury Randy Bachman
696 Nutmegs Story untold 1955 Herald Leroy Griffin
697 Dusty Springfield Wishin' and hopin' 1964 Philips Burt Bacharach & Hal David
698 Pastels So far away 1958 Argo Big Dee Irwin & J.B. Willingham
699 Beatles We can work it out 1966 Capitol John Lennon & Paul McCartney
700 Bobby Darin Dream lover 1959 Atco Bobby Darin
701 Roger Miller One dyin' and a-buryin' 1965 Smash Roger Miller
702 Shangri-Las Leader of the pack 1964 Red bird Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich & Shadow Morton
703 Surfaris Wipe out 1963 Dot Pat Connelly, Jim Fuller, Ron Wilson & Bob Berryhill
704 Aretha Franklin The house that Jack built 1968 Atlantic Bob Lance & Fran Robins
705 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Two tribes 1984 ZTT/Island Peter Gill, Holly Johnson & Mark O'Toole
706 Crowded House Don't dream it's over 1987 Capitol Neil Finn
707 Bobby Bland I pity the fool 1961 Duke Deadric Malone
708 Tina Turner What's love got to do with it 1984 Capitol Terry Britten & Graham Lyle
709 Otis Redding Mary's little lamb 1963 Volt Otis Redding
710 Barbara Lewis Hello stranger 1963 Atlantic Barbara Lewis
711 Barbara Lewis Make me your baby 1965 Atlantic Roger Atkins & Helen Miller
712 Big Youth Streets in Africa 1972 Negusa nagast War & Manley Buchanan (= Big youth)
713 Four Tops I can't help myself 1965 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
714 Aretha Franklin Oh me oh my 1971 Atlantic Jim Doris
715 Marvin Gaye I'll be dogone 1965 Tamla Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore & Marvin Tarplin
716 Beegees Stayin' alive 1977 RSO Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
717 USA for Africa We are the world 1985 Columbia Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie
718 Patti Smith Piss factory 1974 Mer Patti Smith
719 Buck Owens Act naturally 1960 Capitol John Russell & Voni Morrison
720 Buck Owens Under your spell again 1959 Capitol Buck Owens & Dusty Rhodes
721 Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn (Quinn the eskimo) 1968 Mercury Bob Dylan
722 Stevie Wonder Sir Duke 1977 Tamla Stevie Wonder
723 Joe Tex Skinny legs and all 1967 Dial Joe Tex
724 Isley Brothers It's your thing 1969 T-Neck Ronald Isley, Kelly Isley & Rudloph Isley
725 Chaka Khan Tell me something good 1974 ABC Stevie Wonder
726 Easybeats Friday on my mind 1967 United artists Harry Vanda & George Young
727 Bangles Manic Monday 1986 Columbia Christopher (= Prince)
728 Charlie Rich Lonely weekends 1960 Phillips international Charlie Rich
729 Animals Don't let me be misunderstood 1965 MGM Bennie Benjamin, Sol Marcus & Gloria Caldwell
730 Foreigner I want to know what love is 1984 Atlantic Mick Jones
731 Phil Philips Sea of love 1959 Mercury George Khoury & Phil Batiste
732 King Curtis Memphis soul stew 1967 Atco King Curtis
733 Jimmy Reed Baby what you want me to do 1960 Vee-Jay Jimmy Reed
734 Supremes Love is like an itching in my heart 1966 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
735 Steely Dan Do it again 1972 ABC Walter Becker & Donald Fagen
736 Steely Dan Rikki don't lose that number 1974 ABC Walter Becker & Donald Fagen
737 Earth,Wind and Fire Boogie Wonderland 1979 Columbia Jonathan Lind & Allee Willis
738 Wilson Pickett If you need me 1963 Double-L Wilson Pickett, Robert Bateman & Sonny Sanders
739 Bob Seger Ramblin' gamblin' man 1968 Capitol Bob Seger
740 Charlie Rich Life's little ups and downs 1969 Epic Margaret-Ann Rich
741 Eric Donaldson Cherry oh baby 1971 Trojan Eric Donaldson
742 Buddy Holly Oh, Boy 1957 Brunswick Sonny West, Bill Tilghman & Norman Petty
743 Tammy Wynette Stand by your man 1968 Epic Tammy Wynette & Billy Sherrill
744 Loretta Lynn One's on the way 1971 Decca Shel Silverstein
745 Loretta Lynn The Pill 1975 MCA Allen McHan & T.D. Bayless
746 Madonna Holiday 1983 Sire Curtis Hudson & Lisa Stevens
747 Van Morrison Wild night 1971 Warner Van Morrison
748 First choice Smarty pants 1973 Philly groove Alan Felder & Norman Harris
749 Clyde McPhatter Lover's question 1958 Atlantic Brook Benton & Jimmy Williams
750 Elvis Costello Oliver's army 1979 Radar Elvis Costello
751 Ruben Blades Hopes on hold 1988 Elektra Ruben Blades & Lou Reed
752 Terence Trent D'Arby Sign your name 1988 Columbia Terence Trent d'Arby
753 Everly Brothers Bird dog 1958 Cadence Felice Bryant & Boudleaux Bryant
754 Elvis Costello Alison 1977 Stiff Elvis Costello
755 Aretha Franklin Without love 1974 Atlantic Ivy Joe Hunter & Carolyn Franklin
756 Clyde McPhatter Without love (there is nothing) 1957 Atlantic Danny Small
757 Ritchie Valens Come on let's go 1958 Del-Fi Ritchie Valens
758 Jackie Wilson Baby workout 1963 Brunswick Alonzo Tucker & Jackie Wilson
759 Melodians Rivers of Babylon 1970 Trojan B. Dowe & T. McNaughton
760 Jimmy Reed Bigg boss man 1961 Vee-Jay Al Smith & Luther Dixon
761 LL Cool J Rock the bells 1985 Def jam James Smith (= LL Cool J) & Jack Rubin
762 Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes The Love I lost 1972 Philadelphia international Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
763 Four Tops Something about you 1965 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
764 Righteous Brothers Just once in my life 1965 Philles Gerry Goffin, Carole King & Cynthia Weill
765 Dells Always together 1968 Cadet Bobby Miller
766 Elvis Presley Can't help falling in love 1961 RCA Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore & George Weiss
767 Stylistics I'm stone in love with you 1972 Avco Thom Bell, Linda Creed & Anthony Bell
768 Clovers Devil or angel 1956 Atlantic Blanche Carter
769 Chiffons A love so fine 1963 Laurie G. Kerr, S. Barnes & The Tokens
770 Janet Jackson What have you done for me lately 1986 A&M James Harris III (= Jimmy Jam)
771 Jerry Butler Never give you up 1968 Mercury Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff & Jerry Butler
772 Tracy Chapman Fast car 1988 Elektra Tracy Chapman
773 Fontella Bass Don't mess up a good thing 1965 Checker Oliver Sain
774 Gene Pitney I wanna love my life away 1961 Musicor Gene Pitney
775 Drifters Fools fall in love 1957 Atlantic Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
776 Elgins Heaven must have sent you 1966 V.I.P. Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
777 Supremes Stop! in the name of love 1965 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
778 Mary Wells You lost the sweetest boy 1963 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
779 Everly Brothers Til I kissed her 1959 Cadence Don Everly
780 Joe South Games people play 1969 Capitol Joe South
781 Special AKA Free Nelson Mandela 1984 Chrysalis Jerry Dammers
782 Lenny O'Henry Across the street 1964 Atco Bob Crewe, Charles Calello & Valmond Harris jr
783 Gants Crackin' up 1966 Liberty Ellas McDaniels (= Bo Diddley)
784 John Lennon and Yoko Ono Happy XMas (war is over) 1971 Apple John Lennon & Yoko Ono
785 Solomon Burke Just out of reach (of my two empty arms) 1961 Atlantic V.F. Stewart
786 Ronettes Baby, I love you 1963 Philles Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry
787 Madonna Borderline 1984 Sire Reggie Lucas
788 Joy Division Love will tear us apart 1980 Factory Joy division
789 Porter Wagoner The Cold hard facts of life 1967 RCA Bill Anderson
790 Cookies Don't say nothing bad about my baby 1963 Dimension Gerry Goffin & Carole King
791 Joe Tex One monkey don't stop no show 1965 Dial Joe Tex
792 Eurythmics Sweet dream (are made of this) 1983 RCA Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart
793 Paul McCartney Jet 1974 Apple Paul McCartney
794 Kim Carnes Bette Davis eyes 1981 EMI Donna Weiss & Jackie DeShannon
795 Flying Lizards Money 1979 Virgin Berry Gordy & Janie Stafford
796 James Brown It's a man's man's man's world 1966 King Bert Jones & James Brown
797 Supremes Where did our love go 1964 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
798 Animals We gotta get out of this place 1965 MGM Cynthia Weill & Barry Mann
799 Little Richard Jenny Jenny 1957 Specialty Enotis Johnson & Richard Penniman
800 Shorty Long Devil with the blue dress 1964 Soul Shorty Long & William Stevenson
801 Simon and Garfunkel The Boxer 1969 Columbia Paul Simon
802 Drifters Adorable 1955 Atlantic Buck Ram
803 Marvin Gaye Hitch hike 1963 Tamla Marvin Gaye, Clarence Paul & William Stevenson
804 Beach Boys Wendy 1964 Capitol Brian Wilson
805 Pretenders Middle of the road 1983 Sire Chrissie Hynde
806 Aretha Franklin Don't play that song 1970 Atlantic Ahmet Ertegun & Betty Nelson
807 Ben E. King Don't play that song 1962 Atco Ahmet Ertegun & Betty Nelson
808 Supremes You keep me hangin' on 1966 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
809 George Jones The Grand Tour 1974 Epic N. Wilson, C. Taylor & G. Richey
810 Dion Donna the prima donna 1963 Columbia Dion DiMucci & Ernie Maresca
811 Chiffons Nobody knows what's goin' on (in my mind but me) 1965 Laurie Brute force
812 Culture Club Church of the poisoned mind 1983 Epic George O'Dowd (= Boy George), John Moss, Roy Hay, Mickey Craig
813 Van Morrison It's all in the game 1979 Mercury Carl Sigman & Charles Dawes
814 McFadden and Whitehead Ain't no stoppin' us now 1979 Philadelphia international Gene McFadden, John Whitehead & Jerry Cohen
815 Skipworth and Turner Can't give her up 1986 Warner Rodney Skipworth & Phil Turner
816 David and David Welcome to the boomtown 1986 A&M David Baerwald & Dave Ricketts
817 Paul Revere and the Raiders Good thing 1966 Columbia Terry Melcher, Mark Lindsay & Paul Revere
818 Eddie Holland Leavin' here 1964 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
819 Eddie Holland Jamie 1962 Motown William Stevenson & Barrett Strong
820 Al Green I can't get next to you 1970 Hi Barrett Strong & Norman Whitfield
821 Yardbirds For your love 1965 Epic Graham Gouldman
822 Ike and Tina Turner It's gonna work out fine 1961 Sue Rose Marie McCoy & Sylvia McKinney
823 Castaways Liar liar 1965 Soma Jom Donna
824 Martha and the Vandellas Come and get these memories 1963 Gordy Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
825 Fats Domino I'm walking 1957 Imperial Fats Domino & Dave Bartholomew
826 Eddie Cochran Summertime blues 1958 Liberty Jerry Capeheart & Eddie Cochran
827 Mello-kings Tonite tonite 1957 Herald Billy Myles
828 Creedence Clearwater Revival Lodi 1969 Fantasy John Fogerty
829 Irma Thomas Wish someone would care 1964 Imperial Irma Thomas
830 Eagles Take it to the limit 1975 Asylum Don Henley & Randy Meisner
831 Little Richard Send me some lovin' 1957 Specialty Leo Price & John Marascalco
832 Paul Revere and the Raiders Hungry 1966 Columbia Barry Mann & Cynthia Weill
833 Doris Troy Just one look 1963 Atlantic Gregory Carroll & Doris Payne (= Doris Troy)
834 Slim Harpo Baby scratch my back 1966 Excello James Moore (= Slim Harpo)
835 Jack Scott Goodbye Baby 1958 Carlton Jack Scott
836 Rascals I've been lonely too long 1967 Atlantic Felix Cavaliere
837 Klymaxx I miss you 1984 Constellation Lynn Malsby
838 Buffalo Springfield For what's it worth 1967 Atco Stephen Stills
839 Manhattans Follow your heart 1966 Carnival Sonny Bivins
840 Manhattans Kiss and say goodbye 1976 Columbia Blue Lovett
841 Del-Vikings Come go with me 1957 Dot Clarence Quick
842 Wilbert Harrison Let's work together 1969 Sue Wilbert Harrison
843 Gloria Gaynor Never can say goodbye 1974 MGM Clifton Davis
844 Passions Just to be with you 1959 Audicon Marvin Kalfin
845 Timex Social Club Rumors 1986 Jay Michael Marshall, Marcus Thompson & Alex Hill
846 Redbone Come and get your love 1974 Epic Lolly Vegas
847 Chuck Berry Bye bye Johnny 1960 Chess Chuck Berry
848 Santana Black magic woman 1970 Columbia Peter Green
849 Billy Ward and the Dominoes Sixty minute man 1951 Federal Billy Ward & Rose Marks
850 Incredible Bongo Band Apache 1973 MGM Jorgen Ingmann
851 Them Here comes the night 1965 Parrot Bert Berns
852 Planet Patrol I didn't know I loved you 1983 Tommy boy Gary Glitter & Mike Leander
853 Elvis Presley Jailhouse rock 1957 RCA Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
854 Temptations I want a love I can see 1963 Gordy Smokey Robinson
855 Desmond Dekker The Israelites 1969 Uni Desmond Dacres (= Desmond Dekker) & Leslie Kong
856 Jan and Dean Dead man's curve 1964 Liberty Jan Berry, Brian Wilson & Roger Christian
857 George Jones Good year for the roses 1970 Musicor Jerry Chestnut
858 Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans Why do lovers break each other's hearts 1963 Philles Phil Spector, Ellie Greenwich & Tony Powers
859 Miracles More love 1967 Tamla Smokey Robinson
860 Bo Diddley You can't judge a book by it's cover 1962 Checker Willie Dixon
861 Al Green Love and hapiness 1977 Hi Al Green & Teenie Hodges
862 Tina Turner Better be good to me 1984 Capitol Mike Chapman, Nicky Chinn & Holly Knight
863 Ike and Tina Turner Fool in love 1960 Sue Ike Turner
864 Led Zeppelin Whole lotta love 1969 Atlantic Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones & John Bonham
865 Fats Domino Whole lotta loving 1958 Imperial Fats Domino & Dave Bartholomew
866 Jackie DeShannon When you walk in the room 1964 Liberty Jackie DeShannon
867 Manu Dibango Soul makossa 1973 Atlantic Manu Dibango
868 Love My little red book 1966 Elektra Burt Bacharach & Hal David
869 Animals I'm crying 1964 MGM Eric Burdon & Alan Price
870 Supremes Back in my arms again 1965 Motown Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
871 Little Anthony and the Imperials Tears on my pillow 1958 End Sylvester Bradford & Al Lewis
872 Sly and the family Stone Sing a simple song 1969 Epic Sly Stone
873 Larry Williams and Johnny Watson Mercy,mercy 1967 Okeh Joe Zawinul, Larry Williams & Johnny Watson
874 GAP Band You dropped a bomb on me 1982 Total experience Charlie Wilson, Lonnie Simmons & Rudy Taylor
875 Monotones Book of love 1958 Argo Warren Davis, George Malone & Charles Patrick
876 Sam Cooke That's where it's at 1964 RCA Sam Cooke & J.W. Alexander
877 Beau Brummels Laugh laugh 1965 Autumn Ron Elliott
878 Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush Don't give up 1987 Geffen Peter Gabriel
879 Byrds So you want to be a rock and roll star 1967 Columbia Jim McGuinn & Chris Hillman
880 Rhoda with the Special AKA The Boiler 1982 2 Tone Joyce, Leyton, J. Summers, N. Summers, Dakar, Barker & Owens
881 Chips Rubber biscuit 1956 Josie Charles "Kenrod" Johnson
882 King Curtis Soul twist 1962 Enjoy Curtis Ousley (= King Curtis)
883 Teddy Pendergrass Love T.K.O. 1980 Philadelphia international Cecil Womack, Linda Womack & Eddie Noble
884 Fat Boys Jailhouse rap 1984 Sutra The Fat boys
885 Jackie Moore Darling baby 1972 Atlantic Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland
886 Bloodstone Natural high 1973 London Charles McCormick
887 Johnnie Taylor I believe in you (you believe in me) 1973 Stax Don Davis
888 Jody Reynolds Endless sleep 1958 Demon Jody Reynolds & Delores Nance
889 Tommy Tucker Hi-heel sneekers 1964 Checker Robert Higgenbotham (= Tommy Tucker)
890 Raspberries Overnight sensation (hit record) 1974 Capitol Eric Carmen
891 Commodores Nightshift 1985 Motown Walter Orange, Dennis Lambert & Franne Golde
892 Clarence Carter Patches 1970 Atlantic Ronald Dunbar & Norman (General) Johnson
893 Dusty Springfield I only want to be with you 1964 Philips Mike Hawker & Ivor Raymonde
894 Jerry Lee Lewis Breathless 1958 Sun Otis Blackwell
895 Huey Piano Smith Rocking Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu 1957 Ace Huey Smith
896 Run DMC Walk this way 1986 Profile Steven Tyler & Joe Perry
897 Noel Silent morning 1987 4th Broadway Noel Pagan
898 Tanya Tucker San Antonio stroll 1975 MCA Peter Noah
899 Randy Travis On the other hand 1988 Warner Paul Overstreet & Don Schlitz
900 Penguins Earth angel 1954 DooTone Curtis Williams & Jesse Belvin
901 Bobby Bare 500 miles from home 1963 RCA Bobby Bare, Hedy West & Charlie Williams
902 Merle Haggard If we make it through december 1973 Capitol Merle Haggard
903 Ike Turner and Billy Gayles I'm tore up 1956 Federal Ike Turner
904 Isaac Hayes By the time I get to Phoenix 1969 Enterprise Jim Webb
905 T. Rex Bang a gong (get it on) 1972 Reprise Marc Bolan
906 Standells Dirty water 1966 Tower Ed Cobb
907 Rock and roll trio Train kept-a-rollin' 1956 Coral Bradshaw, Mann & Kay
908 McCoys Hang on Sloopy 1965 Bang Bert Russell (=Bert Berns) & Wes Farrell
909 Herbie Hancock Rockit 1983 Columbia Herbie Hancock, Bill Laswell & Michael Beinhom
910 Staple Singers Heavy makes you happy 1971 Stax Jeff Barry & Bobby Bloom
911 Tommy James and the Shondells Hanky Panky 1966 Roulette Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich
912 Chuck Willis Betty and Dupree 1958 Atlantic Chuck Willis
913 Cleftones Heart and soul 1961 Gee Hoagy Carmichael & Frank Loesser
914 Ernie K-Doe Mother-in-law 1961 Minit Allen Toussaint
915 Frankie Lymon I promise to remember 1956 Gee Jimmy Castor & Jimmy Smith
916 LL Cool J Goin' back to Cali 1988 Def jam Rick Rubin & J.T. Smith (= LL Cool J)
917 Merle Haggard Swinging doors 1968 Capitol Merle Haggard
918 Steely Dan Reeling in the years 1973 ABC Walter Becker & Donald Fagen
919 Intruders Cowboys to girls 1968 Gamble Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
920 Tavares Heaven must be missing an angel 1976 Capitol Kenny St. Lewis & Freddie Perren
921 Flamingos The Vow 1956 Checker Motola, Carey & Webb
922 Clovers Blue velvet 1955 Atlantic Bernie Wayner & Lee Morris
923 Sheppards Pretend you're still mine 1963 Okeh Westberry & Atkins
924 Denise LaSalle Trapped by a thing called love 1971 Westbound Denise LaSalle
925 Crows Gee 1954 Rama Bill Davis
926 Joe Walsh Life's been good 1978 Asylum Joe Walsh
927 Junior Mama used to say (American remix) 1982 Mercury Junior Giscombe & Bob Carter
928 Jerry Lee Lewis One has my name 1969 Smash Eddie Dean, Dearest Dean & Hal Blair
929 Dionne Warwick Don't make me over 1962 Scepter Burt Bacharach & Hal David
930 Specials Ghost town 1981 s Jerry Dammers
931 Miracles That's what love is made of 1964 Tamla Smokey Robinson, Warren Moore & Bobby Rogers
932 Loudon Wainwright III Dead Skunk 1973 Columbia Loudon Wainwright III
933 Chuck Jackson Beg me 1964 Wand Rudy Clark
934 Wallace Brothers Precious words 1964 Sims Claudia Robinson
935 Lorraine Ellison Stay with me 1966 Warner Jerry Ragovoy & Weiss
936 Stevie Wonder Don't worry 'bout a thing 1974 Tamla Stevie Wonder
937 Alice Cooper School's out 1972 Warner Alice Cooper & Michael Bruce
938 Gino Washington Gino is a coward 1963 Ric Tic Ronald Davis
939 Southside Johnny I don't want to go home 1976 Epic Miami Steve van Zandt
940 Jessie Hill Ooh poo pah do, part 2 1960 Minit Jessie Hill
941 Foreigner Urgent 1981 Atlantic Mick Jones
942 Elton John The Bitch is back 1975 Decca Elton John & Bernie Taupin
943 Five Royales Baby, don't it 1953 Apollo Lowman Pauling
944 Howard Tate Ain't nobody home 1966 Verve Jerry Ragovoy
945 Barbara George I know 1961 A.F.O. Barbara George
946 Brenda Holloway Every little bit hurts 1964 Tamla Ed Cobb
947 Frankie Ford Sea cruise 1959 Ace Huey Smith
948 Paul Simon with Art Garfunkel My little town 1975 Columbia Paul Simon
949 Pretenders My city was gone 1982 Sire Chrissie Hynde
950 Otis Redding You left the water running 1976 Stone Dan Penn, Rick Hall & Oscar Franks
951 Beatles Strawberry fields forever 1967 Capitol John Lennon & Paul McCartney
952 Jan and Dean Schlock rod, part 1 1963 Liberty Don Altfeld, Jan Berry, Roger Christian & Dean Torrence
953 Music Machine Talk talk 1966 Original sound Sean Bonniwell
954 Chi-lites (For God's sake) Give more power to the People 1971 Brunswick Eugene Record
955 Blue Jays The right to love 1962 Milestone Melvin Broxton
956 Rob Base and D.J. E-Z Rock It takes two 1988 Profile Rob Base
957 Gloria Gaynor Honey Bee 1974 MGM M. Steals & M. Ledbetter
958 Kool and the Gang Celebration 1980 De-Lite Ronald (Kool) Bell & Kool and the gang
959 Wrens Come back my love 1955 Rama Bobby Mansfield
960 Bobby Bland If you could read my mind 1966 Duke Deadric Malone
961 Sly and the family Stone Family affair 1971 Epic Sly Stone
962 Five Royales Slummer the slum 1958 King Lowman Pauling
963 Rolling Stones Happy 1972 Rolling stones Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
964 Viscounts Harlem Nocturne 1959 Madison Earle Hagen
965 Screamin' Jay Hawkins I put a spell on you 1956 Okeh Screamin' Jay Hawkins
966 Elvis Presley Hound dog 1956 RCA Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
967 Hues Corporation Rock the boat 1974 RCA Wally Holmes
968 Eddie Kendricks Keep on truckin' part 1 1973 Tamla Anita Poree, Frank Wilson & Leonard Caston
969 Louis Armstrong Wonderful world 1988 A&M George Weiss & Bob Thiele
970 Prince Controversy 1979 Warner Prince
971 Boston More than a feeling 1976 Epic Tom Scholz
972 Kathy Young and the Innocents A Thousand stars 1960 Indigo Eugene Pearson
973 Dion Lovers who wander 1962 Laurie Ernie Maresca & Dion DiMucci
974 Ray Parker and Raydio Jack and Jill 1978 Arista Ray Parker jr.
975 Beatles I feel fine 1964 Capitol John Lennon & Paul McCartney
976 Nolan Strong and the Diablos Mind over matter 1958 Fortune Devora Brown
977 Gary "U.S." Bonds Seven day weekend 1962 Legrand Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman
978 Fleetwoods Come softly to me 1959 Dolphin Gary Troxel, Gretchen Christopher & Barbara Ellis
979 Dorothy Moore Misty blue 1976 Malaco Bob Montgomery
980 Teddy Pendergrass I don't love you anymore 1977 Philadelphia international Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
981 Byrds Feel a whole lot better 1965 Columbia Gene Clark
982 Hot Chocolate Everone 1's a winner 1978 Infinity Errol Brown
983 James Brown Bring it up 1967 King James Brown & Nat Jones
984 Labelle Lady Marmalade 1975 Epic Bob Crewe & Kenny Nolan
985 William Bell I forgot to be your lover 1969 Stax Booker T. Jones & William Bell
986 Regents Barbara-Ann 1961 Gee Fred Fassert
987 Thin Lizzy The Boys are back in town 1976 Mercury Phil Lynnot
988 George McCrae Rock your baby 1974 T.K. H.W. Casey & Rick Finch
989 Magazine Shot by both sides 1978 Virgin Howard DeVoto & Peter Shelley
990 Frankie Lymon ABC's of love 1956 Gee Richard Barrett
991 Gene Pitney Every breath I take 1961 Musicor Gerry Goffin & Carole King
992 Bonzo goes to Washington Five minutes (c-c-c-club mix) 1984 Sleeping bag The Gipper, Jerry Harrison & Bootsy Collins
993 Donna Fargo Sign of the times 1983 Columbia Donna Fargo
994 Malcolm X No sell out 1983 Tommy boy Malcolm X & Keith LeBlanc
995 Alexander O'Neal Criticize 1987 Tabu Jellybean Johnson & Alexander O'Neal
996 Ray Charles America the beautiful 1987 Dunhill Katherine Lee Bates & Samuel Ward
997 Blue Oyster Cult Don't fear the reaper 1976 Columbia Donald Fraser (= Buck Dharma)
998 Bob Kuban The Cheater 1966 Musicland John Mike Krenski
999 Roy Orbison It's over 1964 Monument Roy Orbison & Bill Dees
1000 Reparata and the Delrons I'm nobody's baby now 1966 RCA Jeff Barry
1001 Joyce Harris No way out 1960 Infinity Joyce Harris

From "The Heart of Rock and Soul, The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made", by Dave Marsh, 1989.