(List) Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2021 Update)


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#1 Billie Jean
#2 Rhythm Nation – Janet Jackson
#3 Rocket Man – Elton John
#4 I Say a Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
#5 Let It Be
#6 Cher – Believe
#7 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
#8 Eminem, “Stan”
#9 Tina Turner, “What’s Love Got to Do With It”
#10 Like a Prayer
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Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2021 Update)

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1 Billie Jean
2 Rhythm Nation – Janet Jackson
3 Rocket Man – Elton John
4 I Say a Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin
5 Let It Be
6 Cher – Believe
7 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston
8 Eminem, “Stan”
9 Tina Turner, “What’s Love Got to Do With It”
10 Like a Prayer
11 Stronger – Kanye West
12 Lady Gaga – Bad Romance
13 Call Me Maybe
14 Fantasy
15 Prince, “1999”
16 Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley
17 Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed & Delivered
18 Toxic – Britney Spears
19 Whats Going on – Marvin Gaye
20 Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time: The Best of Cyndi Lauper
21 Blank Space – Taylor Swift
22 In the Air Tonight – Phil Collins
23 With or Without You – U2
24 Crazy in Love – Beyonce Knowles
25 Dreams
26 Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
27 Super Bass – Nicki Minaj
28 Umbrella
29 Bad Guy – Billie Eilish
30 Drake – ‘Hold on We’Re Going Home’
31 Jay-Z, “99 Problems”
32 Hey Ya! – Outkast
33 Lizzo – Truth Hurts
34 A Milli – Lil’ Wayne
35 Every Breath You Take – The Police
36 Yeah! – Usher Feat. Lil Jon & Ludacris
37 Dancing Queen
38 Rolling in the Deep – Adele
39 Get Up Stand Up .. Bob Marley
40 Old Town Road – Lil Nas X
41 Wish You Were Here
42 Lets Get It on – Marvin Gaye (1973)
43 I Want It That Way
44 Fortunate Son
45 Paint It Black – The Rolling Stones
46 Vogue – Madonna (1990)
47 I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
48 Life on Mars? by David Bowie
49 Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel
50 Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry)
51 Under Pressure
52 Criminal – Fiona Apple
53 Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac
54 Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers
55 Wouldn’t It Be Nice – The Beach Boys
56 The Isley Brothers – Shout!
57 Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
58 Your Song – Elton John
59 Changes
60 Dream On
61 Losing My Religion
62 In My Life
63 Hey Jude
64 Prince, “Kiss”
65 Fast Car – Tracy Chapman
66 September – Earth, Wind & Fire
67 Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) – Kate Bush
68 Good Vibrations
69 My Girl – Temptations
70 All Along the Watchtower – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
71 Born to Run
72 Where Is My Mind? – Pixies
73 Boom Boom Boom (John Lee Hooker)
74 No Ordinary Love – Sade
75 The Beatles – Help!
76 Limelight
77 How Soon Is Now? – The Smiths
78 California Dreamin’ – The Mamas & the Papas
79 Brass in Pocket – The Pretenders
80 I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross
81 Just What I Needed – The Cars
82 Time of the Season – The Zombies
83 *It’s Too Late – Carole King
84 Lust for Life
85 Chain of Fools – Aretha Franklin
86 Closer
87 Take Care
88 Eleanor Rigby
89 Lean on Me – Bill Withers
90 Beat It
91 Baba O’ Riley – The Who
92 Jumpin’ Jack Flash
93 London Calling
94 Stand by Me – Ben E. King
95 Whole Lotta Love – Led Zeppelin
96 Higher Ground – Stevie Wonder
97 C.R.E.A.M. – Wu-Tang Clan
98 Sympathy for the Devil – The Rolling Stones
99 I Will Always Love You – The Bodyguard
100 I’m Waiting for the Man – The Velvet Underground
101 Ray Charles – What’d I Say
102 Back to Black
103 Idioteque
104 Tutti Frutti – Little Richard
105 Once in a Lifetime – Talking Heads
106 Runaway – Kanye West
107 Heroes
108 Be My Baby – The Ronettes
109 Strange Fruit – Billie Holiday
110 Purple Rain
111 Gimme Shelter
112 Superstition
113 God Only Knows
114 Strawberry Fields Forever
115 The Supremes – Baby Love
116 Carly Simon – You’re So Vain
117 Welcome to the Jungle by Guns ‘N Roses
118 Cannonball – The Breeders
119 I Can’t Help Myself – Four Tops
120 Robert Johnson – Cross Road Blues
121 Oye Como Va by Santana
122 Stand by Your Man – Tammy Wynette
123 House of the Rising Sun – The Animals
124 Midnight Train to Georgia – Gladys Knight & the Pips
125 Fade Into You – Mazzy Star
126 Come as You Are – Nirvana
127 Get Lucky- Daft Punk
128 Help Me – Joni Mitchell
129 Into the Mystic – Van Morrison
130 Summertime Sadness
131 Toto
132 Powderfinger .. Neil Young
133 Tyrone – Erykah Badu
134 Rosalita Bruce Springsteen
135 The House That Built Me – Miranda Lambert
136 If I Aint Got You Alicia Keys
137 Megan Thee Stallion -Savage Remix
138 No Diggity – Blackstreet
139 Green Onions – Booker T. & the MG’s
140 Enjoy the Silence – Depeche Mode
141 Heavy Metal Drummer – Wilco
142 Bill Withers – Lovely Day: The Very Best of Bill Withers
143 Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran
144 The Kinks – Lola
145 I Like It – Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin
146 Mr Brightside
147 Pictures of You – The Cure
148 Mama Tried
149 Black Hole Sun – Soundgarden
150 SEX PISTOLS — God Save the Queen
151 “Merry Go ‘Round” (Kacey Musgraves)
152 Little Red Corvette – Prince
153 Surrender – Cheap Trick
154 Don’t Leave Me This Way – Thelma Houston
155 Rock With You – Michael Jackson
156 I’m a Believer – The Monkees
157 Paranoid
158 Please Mr. Postman – The Marvelettes
159 Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
160 After the Gold Rush
161 I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for – U2
162 Everybody Wants to Rule the World – Tears for Fears
163 Big Mama Thornton – “Hound Dog”
164 Visions of Johanna – Bob Dylan
165 Part I – Acknowledgement – John Coltrane
166 I Wanna Be Your Dog – The Stooges
167 Divorce Song – Liz Phair
168 I Put a Spell on You – Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
169 Jungleland – Bruce Springsteen
170 Rebel Girl – Bikini Kill
171 Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who
172 Can I Kick It? – A Tribe Called Quest
173 Atlantic City – Bruce Springsteen
174 Penny Lane
175 Karma Police
176 Sail Away – Randy Newman
177 Love and Happiness – Al Green
178 Killing Me Softly With His Song – Roberta Flack
179 The Boys Are Back in Town – Thin Lizzy
180 Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers
181 Coat of Many Colors
182 Heart of Gold – Neil Young
183 Heat Wave – Martha and the Vandellas
184 Coal Miner’s Daughter – Loretta Lynn (1970)
185 Purple Haze
186 Bad Reputation
187 Blue Monday – New Order
188 You Keep Me Hangin’ on – The Supremes
189 Groove Is in the Heart – Deee-Lite
190 My Generation
191 The Byrds Mr Tambourine Man
192 There Is a Light That Never Goes Out – The Smiths
193 Both Sides Now
194 In the Midnight Hour – Wilson Pickett
195 Edge of Seventeen – Stevie Nicks
196 Baby One More Time- Britney Spears
197 Wild Horses – The Rolling Stones
198 Ode to Billie Joe – Bobbie Gentry
199 Space Oddity
200 You Are the Sunshine of My Life – Stevie Wonder
201 Comfortably Numb
202 You Really Got Me
203 Radio Free Europe – R.E.M.
204 What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
205 Hank Williams – I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
206 Landslide
207 Pink Moon
208 Nightswimming – R.E.M.
209 Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival
210 Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino
211 Outkast, “Ms. Jackson”
212 He Stopped Loving Her Today – George Jones
213 Heart of Glass
214 Try a Little Tenderness – Otis Redding
215 She Loves You
216 Dont Stop Believing
217 Dancing in the Street – Martha Reeves & the Vandellas
218 George Michael, “Freedom ’90”
219 Buddy Holly – That’ll Be the Day
220 Creep
221 At Last – Etta James
222 Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen
223 Something
224 Just Like Heaven – The Cure
225 I Want You Back
226 Maybelline – Chuck Berry
227 Staying Alive
228 Patti Smith – Gloria
229 Wonderwall – Oasis
230 Good Golly Miss Molly – Little Richard
231 All My Friends – LCD Soundsystem
232 Tumbling Dice
233 Four Tops Reach Out (1967)
234 I Walk the Line
235 Yesterday
236 Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
237 All Too Well
238 Tangled Up in Blue
239 Jolene
240 U2 – “One”
241 Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
242 The Weight – The Band
243 Family Affair – Sly & the Family Stone
244 Work It – Missy Elliott
245 Walk on by – Dionne Warwick
246 Doo Wop (That Thing) – Lauryn Hill
247 Tiny Dancer
248 Paper Planes – M.I.A.
249 Alright – Kendrick Lamar
250 Redemption Song – Bob Marley & the Wailers
251 (Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
252 When Doves Cry – Prince
253 Seven Nation Army
254 I Can’t Get No (Satisfaction) – The Rolling Stones
255 Bohemian Rhapsody
256 I Want to Hold Your Hand – The Beatles
257 Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks
258 Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
259 Respect – Aretha Franklin
260 Townes Van Zandt – Pancho & Lefty
261 Harry Nilsson- Without You
262 Miles Davis So What
263 House of Balloons
264 Cranes in the Sky – Solange
265 Buddy Holly
266 Just a Friend
267 Our Lips Are Sealed – The Go-Go’s
268 Sunday Morning Coming Down – Kris Kristofferson
269 Move on Up – Curtis Mayfield
270 “Goodbye Earl” by the Chicks
271 Never Too Much – Luther Vandross
272 Crying – Roy Orbison
273 Steel Pulse
274 Beck – Loser
275 White Rabbit – Jefferson Airplane
276 Sister Nancy – “Bam Bam”
277 Missy Elliott – The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
278 Bad and Boujee – Migos
279 (Don’t Fear) the Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
280 T. Rex – Cosmic Dancer
281 In Da Club – 50 Cent
282 Sugar, We’re Goin’ Down – Fall Out Boy
283 Ace of Spades
284 La Vida Es Un Carnaval – Celia Cruz
285 Passionate Kisses Lucinda Williams
286 Sheena Is a Punk Rocker – Ramones
287 West End Girls
288 Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran
289 Prince Adore
290 They Reminisce Over You – Pete Rock & CL Smooth
291 Sign of the Times – Harry Styles
292 Sugerhill Rappers Delight
293 Mannish Boy – Muddy Waters
294 Flava in Ya Ear – Craig MacK
295 Alive
296 Blondie Dreamin
297 Gloria by Van Morrison
298 Buffalo Stance-Neneh Cherry
299 Whipping Post – The Allman Brothers Band
300 Everlong
301 Father and Son
302 Free Bird
303 Sucker Mc’s – Run-DMC
304 Amor Prohibido
305 Rock and Roll All Nite
306 Rufus & Chaka Khan – Ain’t Nobody
307 Sylvester, You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)
308 Bring the Noise – Public Enemy
309 Elvis Costello- Alison
310 Planet Rock – Afrika Bambaataa
311 Jeff Buckley – Grace
312 Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud – James Brown
313 Fix You – Coldplay
314 Enter Sandman
315 Personality Crisis – New York Dolls
316 Redbone – Childish Gambino
317 Paper Bag – Fiona Apple
318 Typical Girls – The Slits
319 Radiation Vibe – Fountains of Wayne
320 Untitled (How Does It Feel) – D’Angelo
321 Up on the Roof – The Drifters
322 William Devaughn – Be Thankful for What You Got
323 I Can’t Make You Love Me – Bonnie Raitt
324 Bennie and the Jets
325 Peggy Sue – Buddy Holly & the Crickets
326 Frank Ocean – Thinkin Bout You
327 *Da Doo Ron Ron – The Crystals
328 Could You Be Loved
329 The Harder They Come
330 Killing Me Softly With His Song – Fugees
331 Because the Night – Patti Smith
332 Sweet Dreams
333 It Was a Good Day – Ice Cube
334 Jorge Ben Ponta De Lança Africano
335 Angel From Montgomery – John Prine
336 Virginia Plain – Roxy Music
337 Heartbreak Hotel
338 Black Sabbath-“Iron Man”
339 Promised Land – Chuck Berry
340 (White Man) in Hammersmith Palais – The Clash
341 She’s Gone – Daryl Hall & John Oates
342 Move Your Body Marshall Jefferson
343 Grateful Dead – Ripple
344 “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” by the Temptations
345 Big Poppa – The Notorious B.I.G.
346 Bad Bunny Safaera
347 Under the Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers
348 Real Love – Mary J. Blige
349 Portions for Foxes – Rilo Kiley
350 All I Have to Do Is Dream – The Everly Brothers
351 California Love
352 The Tears of a Clown – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
353 Walk on by – Isaac Hayes
354 Hotel California
355 Light My Fire – The Doors
356 Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
357 Kraftwerk – Trans-Europe Express
358 No Scrubs – TLC
359 Night Moves
360 Jorge Ben, ‘Ponta De Lança Africano (Umbabarauma)’
361 Rock Lobster
362 Sweet Jane – The Velvet Underground
363 Alice Cooper School’s Out
364 That’s the Joint – Funky 4 + 1
365 You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC
366 Destiny’s Child – Say My Name
367 Suzanne – Leonard Cohen
368 Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles
369 Never Tear Us Apart – INXS
370 Grindin’ – Clipse
371 Pressure Drop – Toots & the Maytals
372 Bo Diddley – Bo Diddley
373 Ever Fallen in Love? – Buzzcocks
374 A Whiter Shade of Pale – Procol Harum
375 Augustus Pablo – Rockers Meets King Tubbys in a Fire House
376 Left of the Dial – The Replacements
377 American Tune – Paul Simon
378 Pusherman- Curtis Mayfield
379 Gil Scott-Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
380 Master of Puppets
381 Stop! in the Name of Love – The Supremes
382 Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain – Willie Nelson
383 Flash Light – Parliament
384 I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
385 Straight Outta Compton
386 River
387 Ooh La La-Faces
388 Sabotage
389 Summer Babe – Pavement
390 The Humpty Dance – Digital Underground
391 September Gurls – Big Star
392 Are You That Somebody – Aaliyah
393 Hank Williams – Your Cheatin’ Heart
394 This Land Is Your Land – Woody Guthrie
395 Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) – Beyonce
396 Layla
397 Suite: Judy Blue Eyes – Crosby, Stills & Nash
398 River Deep – Mountain High
399 Bizarre Love Triangle – New Order
400 Shook Ones (Part II) – Mobb Deep
401 Deacon Blues – Steely Dan
402 More Than a Feeling (Boston)
403 One Nation Under a Groove
404 The Boys of Summer – Don Henley
405 Doll Parts – Hole
406 Killing in the Name – Rage Against the Machine
407 Wichita Lineman – Glen Campbell
408 Young Americans
409 Ring of Fire
410 Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye
411 Ann Peebles I Cant Stand the Rain
412 Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine – James Brown
413 Crazy – Patsy Cline
414 Rid of Me
415 Mind Playing Tricks on Me – Geto Boys
416 Fuck Tha Police – N.W.A.
417 Little Wing – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
418 Subterranean Homesick Blues – Bob Dylan
419 I’ll Take You There – The Staple Singers
420 Nothing Compares 2 U – Sinead O’Connor
421 The Sounds of Silence – Simon & Garfunkel
422 Eight Miles High – The Byrds
423 Walk on the Wild Side – Lou Reed
424 Jump – Van Halen
425 I Only Have Eyes for You – The Flamingos
426 Radio Free Europe
427 Marquee Moon
428 Mississippi Goddam-Nina Simone
429 In the Still of the Night – The Five Satins
430 American Girl – Tom Petty
431 Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
432 Lose Yourself – Eminem
433 All the Young Dudes
434 Mr Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan
435 Into the Groove – Madonna
436 The Meters – Cissy Strut
437 Teenage Riot by Sonic Youth
438 Louie Louie – The Kingsmen
439 Last Nite – The Strokes
440 Spoonful – Howlin’ Wolf
441 Super Freak – Rick James
442 Will You Love Me Tomorrow – The Shirelles
443 Basket Case
444 Kashmir – Led Zeppelin
445 Fire and Rain – James Taylor
446 Maggie May – Rod Stewart
447 No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley & the Wailers
448 Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
449 Paid in Full
450 Waterfalls – TLC
451 This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) – Talking Heads
452 People Get Ready – The Impressions
453 X-RAY SPEX — Oh Bondage Up Yours!
454 It Takes Two
455 Everyday People – Sly & the Family Stone
456 You Oughta Know – Alanis Morissette
457 Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
458 Blowin’ in the Wind – Bob Dylan
459 Since U Been Gone – Kelly Clarkson
460 Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
461 Lets Stay Together – Al Green
462 Desolation Row
463 Roadrunner – The Modern Lovers
464 Common People – Pulp
465 Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
466 Formation – Beyonce
467 Good Times – Chic
468 Blitzkrieg Bop – Ramones
469 The Message – Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five
470 The Tracks of My Tears – Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
471 Daddy Yankee Ft. Glory – Gasolina
472 Love Will Tear Us Apart – Joy Division
473 Outkast – B.O.B
474 James Brown – Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag / I Got You (I Feel Good)
475 Juicy – The Notorious B.I.G.
476 Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang – Dr. Dre
477 A Case of You – Joni Mitchell
478 A Day in the Life
479 Get Ur Freak on – Missy Elliott
480 A Change Is Gonna Come – Sam Cooke
481 Fight the Power – Public Enemy
482 212 – Azealia Banks
483 Juvenile – Back That Azz Up
484 Solsbury Hill – Peter Gabriel
485 Livin on a Prayer
486 Uptown Funk
487 “Springsteen”: Eric Church
488 Party Up (Up in Here) – DMX
489 Hotline Bling- Drake
490 Box of Rain – Grateful Dead
491 BTS – Dynamite
492 What a Fool Believes – The Doobie Brothers
493 Leader of the Pack – The Shangri-Las
494 Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis
495 Anarchy in the U.K. – Sex Pistols
496 UGK – Int’l Players Anthem (I Choose You) [Ft. Outkast]
497 I Feel Love – Donna Summer
498 Royals- Lorde
499 Dancing on My Own – Robyn
500 Imagine

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