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Journal richie2000's Journal: Top Ten Songs of all Time 6

I'll diverge from the trend of naming influential albums and go for the throat: Best Songs, Evar:

And yeah, I'm a rocker at heart. I never went for the studded denim and leather look, but it was a close call.

As you'll see I'm going alphabetically through my MP3 collection and there's gonna be some Swedish bands/artists. Deal.

ABBA - Chiquitita, Fernando, Gimme Gimme, I have a Dream, Knowing me Knowing you, Lay all your love on me, SOS, Super Trooper, The name of the Game, Winner takes it all, Take a chance on me.
ABC - The look of Love
AC/DC - Hells Bells, You shook me all night long, Rock and roll ain't noise pollution, Dirty deeds done dirt cheap, Hell or high water, Shake your foundations, For those about to rock, T.N.T., Highway to Hell, Touch too much, Thunder struck, D.T., Ride On, Who made who.
Accept - Balls to the Wall, Metal Heart and Fast as a Shark, which is probably the best Judas Priest song they never recorded. :-)
Adolphson & Falk - Blinkar Blå, Mer Jul, Metrosynth, Ljuset på min väg, 1-0-0-1-0.
Aerosmith - I don't want to miss a thing, Walk this way, Livin' on the Edge
A-Ha - Take on me
Ainbusk Singers - Älska mig
Alabama - Roll on
Alan Jackson - Summertime Blues
Alan Parsons Project - Eye in the Sky
Alannah Myles - Black Velvet
Alcatrazz - Desert Diamond, Lighter Shade of Green
Alice Cooper - He's Back, Poison, Thrill my Gorilla
All Seeing I - Walk like a Panther
Allman Brothers Band - Ramblin' Man, Waisting Time no More
Alphaville - Big in Japan, Forever Young, Sounds like a Melody
Ami Stewart - Knock on Wood
Anderson, Bruford, Wakewan, Howe - Birthright, Brother of Mine
The Animals - House of the Rising Sun, We gotta get out of this place
Animotion - Room to move
Anita Ward - Ring my bell
Anne Linnet - Tusind stykker
Annie Lennox - No more I love yous
Aretha Franklin - I will survive, R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Army of Lovers - Obsession
Art Company - Susanna
Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes
Art of Noise - Paranoimia
Ashford & Simpson - Solid
Asia - Heat of the Moment
The Assembly - Never Never
Attack - Ooa hela natten

Bachman Turner Overdrive - You ain't seen nothing yet, Taking care of business
Bananarama - Venus
Bangles - Eternal Flame, Walk like an Egyptian
SSgt Barry Sadler - Badge of Courage
Barry White - Can't get enough of your love babe, You're my first my last my everything
Basic Connection - Habla me Luna
Beach Boys - Good vibrations, Kokomo, Rock 'n' Roll to the rescue, Surfin USA
Beatles - Back in the USSR, I saw her standing there, With a little help from my friends, Rock and roll music, Can't buy me love, Hey Jude, Here comes the sun, While my guitar gently weeps, Ticket to ride, Get back, When I'm sixty-four, Give peace a chance, Imagine.
Beautiful South - Don't marry her, Dream a little dream of me
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven is a place on earth, Circle in the sand, Leave a light on for me
Ben E King - Stand by me
Berlin - Take my breath away
Bette Midler - The Rose, Favorite waste of time
Bill Haley & the Comets - See you later alligator, Shake rattle and roll
Bill Mumy - Ballad of William Robinson, The great domain
Billy Idol - Cradle of Love, Shock to the system, White wedding
Billy Joel - River of Dreams, Uptown girl, We didn't start the fire
Billy Ocean - Get out of my dreams and into my car, When the going gets tough, There'll be sad songs
Bing Crosby - White Christmas, Peace on earth little drummer boy (with David Bowie)
Björn Skifs - Hooked on a Feeling, Vild och Vacker, Michelangelo, Det blir alltid värre framåt natten
Black Sabbath - Iron Man, Am I going insane, Paranoid, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Snowblind
Blondie - Heart of Glass, Maria, The tide is high
Blues Brothers - Ghost riders in the sky, Rawhide, Sweet home Chicago
Blur - Song2, Tender
Bob Dylan - Blowing in the wind, The times they are a-changin',
Bob Marley - Buffalo Soldier, I shot the Sheriff, No woman no cry
Bob Seger - Old time rock and roll, Turn the page
Bobby Fuller Four - I fought the law (and the law won)
Bon Jovi - Always, Blaze of Glory, Bad Medicine, Livin' on a Prayer, Runaway, Wanted dead or alive, You give love a bad name
Bolland - You're in the Army now
Boney M - Ma Baker, Rasputin, Rivers of Babylon, Daddy Cool
Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse, It's a heartache
Boston - More than a feeling
Boys Brigade - Melody
Brian Ferry - Let's stick together
Brian Setzer - Summertime Blues
Bruce Dickinson - Tears of the Dragon
Bruce Hornsby - King of wishful thinking, The way it is, Mandolin Rain
Bruce Springsteen - Born in the USA, Bobby Jean, Cover me, Dancing in the Dark, Darlington County, Downbound Train, Glory Days, Im on Fire, No Surrender, Thunder Road, The River, Atlantic City, Brilliant Disguise, Darkness on the Edge of Town, This is Your Land, I wish I were Blind, Fire, Johnny 99, Reason to Believe, Nebraska, Crush on you, Drive all Night, Fade Away, The Ghost of Tom Joad, Youngstown, Point Blank, Tunnel of Love, Walk like a man, Pink Cadillac, Cadillac Ranch, Tougher than the Rest.
Bryan Adams - 18 til' I die, Back to you, Can't stop this thing we started, Cuts like a knife, Everything I do (I'll do for you), Have you ever really loved a woman, Heaven, Run to me, Straight from the heart, Summer of '69, This time
Bucks Fizz - Making your mind up
Buggles - Video killed the radio star
Busta Rhymes - Fire it up
Buster Poindexter - Hit the road Jack
Byrds - Turn turn turn

C&C Music Factory - Gonna make you sweat
CCS - Sixteen Tons
C.W. McCall - Convoy
The Calling - Whereever you will go
Cardigans - Erase Rewind, My favorite game
Carl Perkins - Birth of Rock 'n' Roll, Memphis Tennessee
Carmina Burana - O Fortuna
Carola - Främling, Gloria, Säg mig var du står, Thunder & Lighting, Tommy tycker om mig
The Cars - Heartbeat City, You might think, Drive, Magic
Cat Stevens - Moon Shadow, Morning has Broken
Cecilia Vennersten - The vackraste
Celine Dion - If you asked me to, It's all coming back to me now, My heart will go on, That's the way it is
Chantal Kreviazuk - Leaving on a Jet Plane
Charlie Rich - The most beautiful girl
Charly Lownoise & Mental Theo - Next 2 me
Cheap Trick - Up the creek, I want you to want me
Cher - If I could turn back time, Believe, Strong enough, Love and understanding
Chicago - Look away, What kind of man would I be, Along comes a woman, Hard habit to break, Stay the night, You're the inspiration, We can stop the hurtin', Hard to say I'm sorry
Chris de Burgh - A spaceman came travelling, High on emotion, Lady in red, Connemara Coast
Chris Isaac - Wicked Game
Chris Rea - Auberge, I can hear your heartbeat, Road to Hell, Dricing home for Christmas, Josephine, Looking for the summer
Christopher Cross - Run like the wind
Chuck Berry - No particular place to go, Johnny B. Goode, My ding-a-ling, Roll over Beethoven
Clannad - Closer to your heart, Newgrange, Theme from Harry's Game
Cliff Richard - Saviour's Day
Cock Robin - Just around the corner
The Connells - 74-75
The Commodores - Nightshift
Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise
Corona - Rhythm of the Night
The Corrs - What can I do, The right time, Breathless,
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lookin out my back door, Have you ever seen the rain, Bad moon rising, Down on the corner, Fortunate son, Long as I can see the light, Proud Mary, Run through the jungle, The midnight special, Up around the bend, Who'll stop the rain
Culture Beat - Mr Vain
Cyndie Lauper - All through the night, I drove all night, Time after time, True colours

Daft Punk - Around the World
Dag Vag - Popitopp
Dalbello - Cardinal Sin
Dan Hartman - I can dream about you
Dance 2 Trance - Power of American Natives
Danny Wilson - You remain an Angel
Dario G - Sunchyme
Daryl Braithwaite - One Summer
Dave Stewart - Heart of Stone
David Bowie - Let's Dance, This is not America
David Lee Roth - California Girls (mostly for the video)
David Linley - Werewolves of London, Mercury Blues
De lyckliga kompisarna - Hockeyfrilla
Dean Martin - Amore, Let it snow
Deep Purple - Knocking on your back door, Perfect Stranger
Def Leppard - Rock of Ages, Pour some Sugar on me, Love bites, Animal, Rocket, Hysteria
Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumours, Master and Servant, People are People, Personal Jesus, Just can't get enough
Derek and the Dominoes - Layla
Diana Ross and the Sumpremes - Reflections
Dinah Washington - Mad about the boy
DIO - Holy Diver, Rainbow in the Dark, Naked in the Rain, Rock 'n' Roll Children, Sacred Heart, Egypt (the chains are on), The Last in Line
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms, Industrial Disease, Money for Nothing, Telegraph Road, Private Investigations, Calling Elvis, Heavy Fuel, Walk of Life, Local Hero
Dolly Parton - Jolene, 9 to 5, Islands in the Stream
Don Henley - The boys of summer
Doobie Brothers - Long train runnin'
The Doors - Break on through, Light my fire
Down Low - Johnny B
Dr Hook - On the cover of the Rolling Stone, A little bit more, Only sixteen, Sylvias Mother, The ballad of Lucy Jordan, When you're in love with a beautiful woman
Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town
The Drifters - Under the Boardwalk, Save the last dance for me
Duran Duran - A view to a kill, The Reflex
Dusty Springfield - Son of a preacher man

Eagles - Hotel California, Take it easy
Eartha Kitt - Santa Baby
Echo and the Bunnymen - People are strange
Eddie Cochran - C'mon everybody
Eddy Grant - Gimme hope Joanna, I don't wanna dance
Edelweiss - Starship Edelweiss
Edison Lighthouse - Love grows
Edwyn Colling - A girl like you
Efva Attling - Två av oss
Eleanor Bodel - One way ticket
Elton John - Believe, Can you feel the love tonight, Candle in the Wind, Circle of Life, I'm still standing, Made in England, Nikita, I guess that's why they call it the blues, Sorry seems to be the hardest word, Sad songs (say so much)
Elvis Presley - All shook up, Can't help falling in love, In the ghetto, It's now or never, Suspicious minds, You were always on my mind, A little less conversation, Love me tender, Santa Claus is back in town
Emilia - Big big world
Emmylou Harris - Save the last dance for me
Enigma - Return to Innocence, Sadeness, Principles of Lust, Cross of Changes
Enya - Anywhere is, Orinoco Flow, The Celts
Era - Ameno
Erasure - Take a chance on me
Eric Andersen - Girls of Denmark
Eric Clapton - Cocaine, Knocking on heaven's door, My father's eyes, Tears in heaven, Wonderful tonight
Europe - Dreamer, The final countdown, Open your heart, Carrie, Rock the night
Eurythmics - Love is a stranger, Miracle of love, Missionary man, Sweet dreams, There must be an angel, Thorn in my side, When tomorrow comes, Sexcrime (1984), Doubleplusgood, Here comes the rain again

FR David - Words
The Fabulous Thunderbirds - Powerful Stuff
Faith Hill - The Kiss
Faithless - God is a DJ
Falco - Rock me Amadeus
Far Corporation - Stairway to Heaven (as fas as I'm concerned, this is the canonical version)
Fine Young Cannibals - I've been thinking about you, She drives me Crazy
The Firm - Radioactive
Fjeld - Mother of Devotion
Flash and the Pan - Midnight Man
Fleetwood Mac - Everywhere, Don't stop, As long as you follow
Flying Pickets - Only you
Foreigner - I wanna know what love is
Frank Sinatra - My way, Strangers in the Night
Frank Zappa - Don't eat the yellow snow, Bobby Brown
Frankie goes to Hollywood - Relax, Two Tribes
Freddie Mercury - Barcelona, Living on my own
Freiheit - Keeping the dream alive
Frida - I know there's something going on

Gary Moore - Empty Rooms, Johnny Boy, Over the hills and far away, Out in the fields, Blood of emeralds, Still got the blues
Gasolin - Stakkels Jim, This is my life
Gene Pitney - Something's gotten hold of my heart
Genesis - In too deep, Invisible Touch, Land of confusion, Mama, The Brazilian, Throwing it all away, Congo, Jesus he knows me
George Michael - Praying for time
George Thorogood and the Destroyers - Bad to the bone
Georgia Satellites - Hippy hippy shake
Gina G - Ooh Aah (just a little bit)
Giorgio Moroder - Radar Radio
Gladys Knight - License to kill
Glen Campbell - Highwayman, Universal Soldier
Glenn Frey - Part of me part of you, The heat is on
Gloria Estefan - Reach
Golden Earring - Radar Love
Guns 'n' Roses - Paradise City
Gyllene Tider - Leva livet, The hjärta som brinner, Ljudet av ett annat hjärta, När vi två blir en, Sommartider

Haddaway - What is love
Hall & Oates - Maneater
Hanne Boel - Don't know much about love
Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F, Top Gun anthem
Heart - All I wanna do is make love to you
Helix - Christine, Dream on, Ride the Rocket, Gimme gimme good lovin', Rock you
Herbie - Right type of mood
Hooters - 500 miles, Satellite
Hot Butter - Popcorn
Hot Chokolate - You sexy thing
Hothouse Flowers - Don't go
Housemartins - Caravan of Love
Huey Lewis and the News - A new drug, Heart of rock 'n' roll, Stuck with you, The power of love, Hip to be square
Human League - Don't you want me

Iggy Pop - The Passenger
INXS - Need you tonight, Suicide blonde
Irene Cara - Fame, Flashdance - what a feeling
Iron Maiden - Number of the Beast, Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Hallowed be Thy Name, Stranger in a Strange Land, Caught Soomewhere in Time, Run to the Hills, The loneliness of the long distance runner, Running Free, The evil that men do, Wasted Years, 22 Acacia Avenue, Revelations, Infinite Dreams, Where Eagles Dare, Aces High, 2 Minutes to Midnight, Powerslave (Powerslave was the first album I ever bought)

J Geils Band - Centerfold
James Brown - I feel good
Jan Hammer - Crockett's Theme, Miami Vice Theme
Janis Joplin - Mercedes Benz
Janne Önnerud - Tommy
Jean Michel Jarre - Oxygene
Jefferson Airplane - Don't you want somebody to love
Jennifer Paige - Crush
Jennifer Rush - The Power of Love
Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Williams - Did I tell you, Who's gonna follow you home, Vintersaga, Working Class Hero
Jesse VJ and Replay - Zero to Zero
Jessica Folcker - Tell me what you want
Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe, All along the watchtower
Jimmy Ruffin - What becomes of the broken hearted
Joan Jett - Crimson and Clover, I love rock 'n' roll
Joe Cocker - Unchain my heart, Up where we belong, With a little help from my friends, You are so beautiful
John Denver - Annie's Song, Country Roads, Rocky Mountain High
John Fogerty - Premonition, Walking in a hurricane, A hundred and ten in the shade, Hot rod heart
John Cougar Mellencamp - Jack and Diane, R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A.
John Parr - St Elmo's Fire (Man in motion)
John Paul Young - Love is in the air
John Waite - Missing You
Johnny Cash - A boy named Sue, Folsom prison blues, I walk the line
Johnny Logan - What's another year
Joshua Kadison - Jessie
Judas Priest - Love Bites, Turbo, Sentinel, United, Metal Gods, Night Comes Down, Blood Red Skies, The Green Manalishi (with the two-pronged crown), Heading out to the Highway, Rock Hard Ride Free, Evening Star, Hell Bent for Leather, Night Comes Down, You've Got Another Thing Comin', Diamonds and Rust, Screaming for Vengeance, Fever and the inimitable Out in the Cold. Tom Allom is the God of Sound.
Julee Cruise - Falling
June Tabor - A cold wind
Justin Hayward - Silverbird

Kamahl - The Elephant Song
Kansas - Dust in the wind
Kate Bush - Running up that hill
Katrina and the Waves - Love shine a light, Mexico, (I've got a) Crush on you, I can dream about it, Keep running to me, Rock myself to sleep, Rock 'n' Roll Girl, That's the way, To have and to hold, Pet the Tiger, Que te quiero, Red wine & whiskey, Walking on Sunshine
Kenneth & the Knutters - Fri fart, Vi vill ha mera
Kenny Loggins - Danger Zone, Footloose
Kenny Rogers - Coward of the County, The Gambler
Kim Carnes - Bette Davis eyes
Kim Wilde - Cambodia, Kids in America, Hanging on
King Kobra - Attention, Dream on, Never say die (Iron Eagle)
The Kingston Trio - Tom Dooley
Kiss - God gave rock and roll to you, I was made for loving you, I love it loud, I still love you, Lick it up
KLF - Justified and Ancient, Last train to Trancentral
Kraftwerk - It's more fun to compute, The model, We are the robots
Kylie Minogue - Can't get you out of my head, Confide in me

Laura Branigan - Gloria, Self Control
Leila K - Electric
Lili & Susie - Oh Mama
Limahl - Neverending Story
Lionel Richie - Hello, Say you say me
Lipps Inc - Funky Town
Loreena McKennit - Highwayman
Lou Reed - New Sensations, Walk on the Wild side
Louie Armstrong - Wonderful World
Louise Tucker - Midnight Blue
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

M - Pop Muzik
Madness - One step beyond, Our house
Madonna - La isla bonita, Like a prayer, Papa don't preach, This used to be my playground, Who's that girl, The power of goodbye, To have and not to hold, Skin
Maggie Reilly - Moonlight Shadow
Mamas & Papas - Dream a little dream of me, California Dreamin'
Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded by the light
Manic Street Preachers - If you tolerate this
Mark Cohn - Walking in Memphis
Maria McKee - Show me Heaven
Marianne Faithful - Ballad of Lucy Jordan, Broken English
Marianne Flynner - Hennes Ögon
Marie Fredriksson - Den sjunde vågen, Ännu oftar kärlek, Sparvöga, Äntligen
Martika - Toy soldiers
Marvin Gaye - I heard it through the grapevine
Masquerade - Guardian Angel
Maxine Nightingale - Right back where we started from
Meatloaf - Modern Girl, Dead ringer for love, Bat out of hell, You took the words right out of my mouth
Melba Moore - This is it
Men at work - Down under
Men Without Hats - Safety Dance
Mentor Williams - Drift Away
Meredith Brooks - What would happen
Metallica - Nothing else matters
Michael Cretu - Samurai
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Michael Narada Walken - Gimme gimme gimme
Mikael Wiehe - Titanic, Flickan och Kråkan, Vem kan man lita på
Michelle Shocked - Anchorage
Midge Ure - Cold cold heart
Midnight Oil - Beds are burning,
Mikael Rickfors - Vingar, Som stormen river öppet hav
Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells, Five mines out, In dulci Jubilo, Shadow on the wall, Family man
Milk & Honey - Hallelujah
Millas Miraker - Rytmen av ett regn
Modern Talking - Brother Louie, Cheri cheri lady, You're my heart you're my soul
Modo - Ein zwei polizei
Moloko - Indigo
Monica Törnell - Vintersaga
Monkees - I'm a believer
Moody Blues - Nights in white satin
Moon Martin - Bad case of loving you, Bad news, Bootleg woman, Five days of fever, Rolene, Rollin' in my Rolls
Motörhead - Ace of Spades, Deaf Forever, Killed by death, Orgasmatron, Louie Louie, Built for speed
Mr Mister - Broken Wings, Kyrie
Mr President - Coco Jamboo
Mungo Jerry - In the summertime
Murray Head - One night in Bangkok
Mötley Crüe - Girls girls girls, Home sweet home, Shout at the devil, Red hot

Naked Eyes - Always something there to remind me
Natalie Imbruglia - Torn
Nazareth - Games, Veteran's Song, Dream on, Love hurts, Morgentau, Love leads to madness, Piece of my heart, Ruby Tuesday, Where are you now, Heart's grown cold, Moonlight eyes
Neal Diamond - Song sung blue, Sweet Caroline
Neil Sedaka - Breaking up is hard to do, Take good care of my baby
Neil Young - Rockin' in the free world, Heart of gold
Nelly Furtado - Forca
Nena - 99 luftballons
Neneh Cherry - Buffalo stance, 7 seconds
New Order - Blue monday
New Radicals - Someday we'll know
New World - Sister Jane
Nick Berry - Heartbeat
Nick Cave - Where the wild roses grow
Nicole - Ein bisschen frieden
Nik Kershaw - The riddle, I won't let the sun go down on me
Niklas Strömstedt - Förlorad igen, Om, Oslagbara, Sista morgonen
No Mercy - Where do you go

Ofra Haza - Im nin alu
Oingo Boingo - Weird Science
Olivia Newton-John - Physical
One More Time - Highland
Opus - Live is life
OMD - Sailing on the seven seas
Otis Redding - Sitting on the dock of the bay
Ozzy Osbourne - Bark at the moon, Close my eyes forever, Waiting for darkness, Mama I'm coming home, Shot in the dark, The ultimate sin, Killer of Giants

Papa Bear - Cherish
Papa Dee - Island Rock
Paris France - Transit
Paso Doble - Computerliebe
Pat Benatar - Don't walk away, Love is a battlefield, One love, Too long a soldier
Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzales, You've got another thing comin'
Patrick Hernandez - Born to be alive
Patti Smith - Because the night
Patty Smith and Scandal - The Warrior
Paul Anka - Diana
Paul Hardcastle - 19
Paul McCartney - Hope of deliverance, This one, Ebony and Ivory, We all stand together, Say say say
Paul Revere and the Raiders - Indian Reservation
Paul Simon - 50 ways to leave your lover, Graceland, You can call me Al, The boy in the bubble, Still carzy after all these years
Paul Young - Whereever I lay my hat, Everytime you go away, Senza una donna, Now I know what made Otis blue
Paula Abdul - Straight up, Rush rush
Percu Sledge - Spanish Harlem, When a man loves a woman
Perry Como - God rest ye merry gentlemen
Pet Shop Boys - Always on my mind, Absolutely fabulous, Go West, It's a sin, West end girls, Suburbia
Peter Cetera - Glory of love
Peter Gabriel - Biko, Big Time, Games without frontiers, Red rain, Shock the monkey, Sledgehammer, Solsbury Hill, Steam, Don't give up (with Kate Bush)
Peter Schilling - Major Tom (I'm Coming Home)
Peter, Paul and Mary - Puff the Magic Dragon
Phil Collins - Agains all odds, Another day in Paradise, Both sides of the story, Don't lose my number, Easy lover, I can't dance, I wish it would rain down, In the air tonight, No son of mine, sussudio, True Colors, you can't hurry love
Pink Floyd - Yet Another Movie, Tigers Broke Free, Comfortably Numb, The Wall...
The Pinks - Helena och jag
The Platters - The Great Pretender, Smoke gets in your eyes
Playground International - And then the tears came
The Pointer Sisters - I'm so excited, Neutron Dance, Jump for my love, Fire
The Police - Every breath you take
The Pretenders - I'll stand by you
Prince - Little red Corvette, Purple Rain, Sign of the Times, When doves cry
Proclaimers - 500 Miles
Procol Harum - A whiter shade of pale
Puff Daddy & Jimmy Page - Come with me

Queen - Another one bites the dust, I want it all, I want to break free, It's a kind of magic, Radio ga ga, We are the champions, Princes of the universe, The show must go on, Under pressure, Who wants to live forever
Quiet Riot - Girls rock your boys

R Kelly - Gotham City
Rainbow - Since you been gone, Snowman, Street of Dreams
Ram Jam - Black Betty
The Ramones - Pet Sematary
Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters
Red Gum - I was only 19
Rednex - Cotton Eye Joe
REM - End of the World, Losing my Religion, Man on the Moon, Everybody Hurts
REO Speedwagon - Can't fight this feeling, Keep on loving you, One lonely night
Richard Marx - Hazard, Right here waiting
The Righteous Brothers - You've lost that lovin' feeling
Robbie Williams - Angels
Robert Miles - Children, One
Robert Palmer - Addicted to Love, Simply Irresistible
Rockwell - Somebody's watching me
Rod Stewart - Sailing, Faith of the heart, Wish that I know what I know now
Roger Waters - The pros and cons of hitch-hiking
Roger Whittaker - 1944, The impossible dream, Canada is
Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash, Like a Rolling Stone, Paint it Black, Satisfaction, Sympathy for the Devil, Rock and a hard place
The Romatics - Talking in your sleep
Ronan Keating - When you say nothing at all
Roxette - Dressed for success, Listen to your heart, Queen of rain, The look, Joyride, How do you do, It must have been love, I wish I could fly now, The center of the heart, Dangerous
Roxy Music - Avalon
Roy Orbison - Pretty Woman, You got it
Ry Cooder - All shook up
Ryan Paris - Dolce Vita

Sacred Spirit - Yeha Noha
Sade - Smooth Operator, The Sweetest Taboo
Samantha Fox - Touch me
Sammy Hagar - I can't drive 55
Sandra - Maria Magdalena, In the heat of the night, Everlasting love
Sarah Brightman - Who wants to live forever, Time to say goodbye
Sash! - La Primavera, Ecuador, Encore un Fois, Stay, Mysterious Times (with Tina Cousins)
Saxon - Princess of the Night, Northern Lady, Broken Heroes, Sailing to America, 747 (Strangers in the Night), Crusader, Dallas 1pm, Ride like the Wind, Do it all for You, Rocking Again, Battle Cry, I can't wait anymore, We are strong, Rock the nations
Scatman John - Scatman
Scooter - Fasterharderscooter
Scorpions - Always somewhere, Holiday, Send me an angel, Rock you like a hurricane, Wind of change, Still loving you, Crossfire, No one like you
Scotch - Delirio mind, Disco band, Loving is easy, Primitive man
Scott McKenzie - San Fransisco
Seal - Crazy
Secret Service - Oh Susie, Flash in the night
Sha-Boom - R.O.C.K.
The Shadows - Apache
Shaggy - Oh Carolina
Shakespear's Sister - Stay
Shakin' Stevens - Oh Julie
Shakira - Whenever whereever
Shamen - Love Sex Intelligence
Shania Twain - That don't impress me much
Shebang - Romeo
Sheila Chandra - All you want is more, Ever so lonely
Sheryl Crow - Everyday is a winding road, Strong enough
Shirelles - Will you love me tomorrow
Simon & Garfunkel - Sound of Silence, El Condor Pasa (if I could), Bridge over troubled water, Scarborough Fair, Cecilia, Mrs Robinson
Simple Minds - She's a river
Sinead O'Connoe - Nothing compares to U
Sisters of Mercy - Temple of Love
Slade - My oh my, Radio wall of sound, run run away
Smokie - Living next door to Alice, Oh Carol
Snap - Welcome to tomorrow
Sniff 'n' Tears - Driver's Seat
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Sophie B Hawkins - Right beside you, Damn I wish I was your lover
Spandau Ballet - True
Special AKA - Free Nelson Mandela
Spencer Davis Group - Gimme some lovin'
Spice Girls - Viva forever
Staffan Hellstrand - Lilla fågel blå
Stakka Bo - Here we go
Stan Ridgeway - Camouflage
Starship - Nothing's gonna stop us now, We built this city, Wild again
Status Quo - In the army now, Old time rock and roll, Rockin all over the world, The wanderer, What you're proposing, Whatever you want, Rollin' home
Stealin' Horses - Ballad of Pralltown cafe, Don't walk away, Tangled
Steeler's Wheel - Stuck in the middle with you
Steppenwolf - Born to be wild
Steve Earle - Copperhead Road
Steve Miller Band - Rock 'n me, The Joker, Abracadabra
Steve Winwood - Back in the high life again, Higher love
Stevie Wonder - Isn't she lovely, Signed sealed delivered, We can work it out, Yesterme yesteryou yesterday
Sting - If I ever lose my faith, Russians, Englishman in New York, Fields of Gold
Sugababes - Hole in the head
Supertramp - Take the long way home, Dreamer
Survivor - Burning heart, Eye of the tiger
Susanne Alfvengren - Lugn efter stormen, Som stormen river öppet hav
Suzanne Vega - Luka, Blood makes noise, Tom's diner
The Sweet - Ballroom Blitz
Sweetbox - Everything gonna be alright
Svenne Rubins - Folköl och dunka-dunka, En gammal Amazon

Taco - Puttin' on the Ritz
Talking Heads - Road to nowhere, Once in a lifetime, And she was
Tanita Tikaram - Twist in my Sobriety
Tarkan - Kiss Kiss (Simarik)
Tasmin Archer - Sleeping satellite
Tears for Fears - Sowing the seeds of love, Everybody wants to rule the world
Ted Gärdestad - Sol vind och vatten,
Temptations - My gilr, Papa was a rolling stone
Ten Sharp - You
Terry Jacks - Seasons in the sun
Texas - I don't want a lover, Summer son
Therapy - Diane
Thin Lizzy - The boys are back in town
Tiffany - I think we're alone now
Tim Finn - Fraction too much friction
Timbuk3 - The future's so bright I gotta wear shades
Tina Cousins - Pray
Tina Turner - Simply the best, Private dancer, Golden eye, We don't need another hero
Titiyo - Come along
The Tokens - Lions sleep tonight
Tom Jones - Sex bomb, It's not unusual, Burning down the house (with the Cardigans)
Tom Petty - Last dance with Mary Jane, Learning to fly, A face in the crowd, Free fallin', I won't back down, Runnin' down a dream, Love is a long road, Into the great wide open
Tom Waits - In the neighborhood
Tomas Ledin - En del av mitt hjärta, Sommaren är kort, Genom ett regning Europe, Blå blå känslor, I natt är jag din
Tommy Nilsson - Dina färger var blå
Tone Norum - Allt som jag känner
Tony McAlpine - Space Truckin'
Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl
Toto - Africa, Hold the line, I will remember, I won't hold you back, Mushanga, Roseanna, Stop loving you
Toto Coelo - I eat cannibals, Dracula's tango
Toy Dolls - I'm gonna be (500 miles), Devil went down to Scunthorpe
T'Pau - China in your hand
Tracy Chapman - Fast car
Tracey Ullman - Sunglasses, Breakaway
Trance Dance - You're gonna get it
The Trashmen - Surfin' Bird
Traveling Wilburys - End of the line
Triad - Tänd ett ljus
Twisted Sistes - I wanna rock, We're not gonna take it

U2 - A sort of homecoming, Mysterious ways, With or without you, One, Bad, I still haven't found what I'm looking for, Where the steeets have no name, Pride (in the name of love), Sweetest thing
U96 - Das Boot
UB40 - Can't help falling in love, Red red wine
Ulf Lundell - Öppna Landskap
Ultravox - Dancing with tears in my eyes

Vacuum - I breathe
Van Halen - Dreams, Jump, Panama, Right now, Why can't this be love, Love walks in, When it's love
Vanessa Williams - Colors of the wind, Save the best for last
Vangelis - 1492 (Conquest of paradise), Heaven and Hell, I'll find my way home, State of Independence, Chariots of Fire, Mutiny on the Bounty (closing titles)
The Verve - Bitter sweet symphony
Visage - Fade to grey

Wall of Voodoo - Far side of crazy, Ring of fire
Wamdue Project - King of my castle
Warren G - Prince Igor (with Sissel Kyrkjeböö)
Warren Zevon - Mr Bad Example, Werewolves of London
Weeping Willows - Blue and Alone
Wham - Caseless whisper
Whigfield - Saturday night
White Lion - When the children cry
Whitesnake - Here I go again, Fool for your loving, Love ain't no stranger, Slow an' easy, Still of t the night
Whitney Houston - I will always love you, One moment in time, Step by step
Wilmer X - Vem får nu se alla tårar, Teknikens under
Wings - Live and let die

X Models - Två av oss

Yazoo - Don't go, Nobody's diary, Only you
Yello - Oh Yeah, The Race, I love you
Yes - Owner of a lonely heart
Young - Love is in the air

Zager & Evans - In the year 2525
ZZ Top - Gimme all your lovin', I need you tonight, Legs, Rough Boy, Sharp dressed man, Lagrange, Viva las Vegas

Oh, the "top ten"? Top ten percent of my collection. :-P

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Top Ten Songs of all Time

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  • When the Tigers Broke Free is a seriously cool track. I bought The Final Cut years ago on cassette but lost it. Recently I bought it on iTunes and this track had been added. At first it seemed strange to interrupt the album that I'd know for years but this one has really grown on me. Good call sir.
  • Me, Lotta Jazz - from West Coast to Bossa Nova to Acid Jazz a'la D.J. Yamaguchi.

    And True Soul Music! James Brown, Isleys, Curtis Mayfield, Stevie stevie stevie... My Funky team from Parliament to the Rubber Band, too!

    Let's not forget R&B from the day - Atlantic years Ray, Otis Redding, Booker T, Ike and Tina, Irma Thomas...

    60's beat music up through the seventies: from the Animals to The Who and Faces (small and otherwise), Velvet Underground to 13th Floor Elevators and back to Them - Van Morrison an

  • I keep looking at the breadth of what you got here - and how much! You been busy!
    • Yeah, it pretty much killed my work-related productivity for a full day. The sorted part of my MP3 archive currently number 21580 songs with almost as many more unsorted. Lots of dupes, probably, but still... I have been collecting them since 1997.

      Where I want to go with this is to rename the JE "Top ten songs of all time" or something, claim that I meant top ten percent, do another JE with the top one percent and, if time permits, register a domain, build a database, add in some forum software and let pe

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