Top 100

The story behing this "top 100" is quite amusing.  When I lived in Dubai I ran into an article on the St Louis Chronicle written by a rock critic abt Rolling Stone latest Top 100 songs of all time.  I drop him a mail asking for the list as it was impossible to get in the middle east.  Upon reception I share sent him a email telling that I thought the list was too american.  He challenged me to establish one and sent it to him.  With my other associates in Rock n Roll crime we established a list of 500 songs and gradually voted our top 100.  3 months laters I forward OUR list to him.  We did not get our name on the paper but got a pleasing reply saying that "indeed our list was anglosaxon but it was a good one that reflected his idea of rock n roll.  Below is the list.  

Artiste                             titre - title

The Rolling Stones Sympathy for the devil
The Clash London calling
Nirvana Smell like teen spirit
The Clash The magnificent seven
Iggy Pop  The Passenger
Patti Smith Because the night
The Sex Pistols Anarchy in the U.K
Bruce Springsteen The River
Oasis Supersonic
The Rolling Stones Satisfaction
AC/DC Highway to hell
Radiohead Creep
Joe Jackson Hometown
The Breeders Cannonball
David Bowie Heroes
Joe Jackson I'm the man
The Smiths Bigmouth strikes again
David Bowie Rock'n roll suicide
Pink Floyd Another brick in the wall
The Who Don't get fool again
The Doors The end
Led Zeppelin Stairway to heaven
The Who Pinball wizard
The Who  My generation
Smashing Pumpkins 1979
Lou Reed Perfect Day
Sid Vicious My way
Peter Gabriel In your eyes
Blur  Girls and boys
U2 Where the streets have no name
The Rolling Stones Jumpin Jack Flash
The Smiths The queen is dead
ZZ Top La Grange
U2  Sunday Bloody Sunday
The Clash Guns of Brixton
Oasis Wonderwall
Patti Smith Frederick
Jeff Buckley Grace
Iggy Pop Candy
The Pixies Here comes your man
Public Image Limited This is not a love song
Moby In this world
The Clash Rock the casbah
Muse Time is Running
Massive Attack  Unfinished Simpathy
Placebo Special k
The Doors L.A Woman
Jimi Hendrix Hey joe
Jimi hendrix All along the watchtower
Bjork Violently happy
Queen Bohemian Rhapsody
The Specials Gangsters
U2 New Years day
Queen We will rock you
Led Zeppelin Whole lotta love
Rage against the machine Killing in the name of
The Rolling Stones Brown sugar
Talking Heads Psycho Killer
Madness Our house
Noir Désir Tostaky
James Brown Sex machine
Litfiba Istanbul
Peter Gabriel Sledge hammer
Portishead Glory Box
The Rolling Stones It's only rock'n roll
Steppenwolf Born to be wild
Lou Reed Walk on the wild side
John Lennon Instant Karma
Martha and the muffins Echo beach
Chuck Berry Johnny B. Goode
Rod Stewart Passion
Dire Straits Sultans of swing
The Cure Boy's don't cry
Telephone Un autre monde
Led Zeppelin Kashmir
The Kinks You realy got me
Men at work Down under
John Lennon Imagine
The Simple Minds Don't you
The Doors Light my fire
Blue Nile Tinseltown in the rain
B52's Planet claire
Deep purple Smoke on the water
Bruce Springsteen Born to run
Iggy Pop Lust for life
AC/DC Hell bells
The Simple Minds Somewhone, somewhere in summertime
The Simple Minds  Sactify yourself
Propellerheads History repeating
Supertramp School
Aerosmiths Dream on
The Pogues Dirty old town
Depeche mode Enjoy the silence
Joe Jackson Fools in love
U2 Pride
Elvis Presley Suspicious minds
The Simple Minds Alive and Kicking
Jorge Ben Taj Mahal
Beck Sex laws
Frank Sinatra My way


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