My Favorite 495 Songs
by Paul Notley

1. Hey Jude-The Beatles

2. Fox on the Run-Sweet

3. Solsbury Hill-Peter Gabriel

4. Eleanor Rigby-The Beatles

5. Boys of Summer-Don Henley

6. Bridge over Troubled Water-Simon and Garfunkel

7. Message in a Bottle-The Police

8. Go your Own Way-Fleetwood Mac

9. The Happiest Days of our Lives/Another Brick in the Wall Part II-Pink Floyd

10. The Unforgettable Fire-U2

11. Once in a Lifetime-Talking Heads

12. Cars-Gary Numan

13. Gimme Shelter-the Rolling Stones

14. All You Need is Love-The Beatles

15. Life in a Northern Town-The Dream Academy

16. Alive and Kicking-Simple Minds

17. I Get Weak-Belinda Carlisle

18. Sad Clown-Sarah McLachlan

19. Every Picture Tells a Story-Rod Stewart

20. Watching you without me-Kate Bush

21. Here comes the Sun-the Beatles

22. Wishing (if I had a Photograph)-A Flock of Seagulls

23. Mamouna-Bryan Ferry

24. Fortunate Son-Creedence Clearwater Revival

25. Signed, Sealed, Delivered-Stevie Wonder

26. Left to my Own Devices-The Pet Shop Boys

27. Beat Surrender-The Jam

28. More than This-Roxy Music (126)

29. Don't Stop-Fleetwood Mac

30. God Only Knows-The Beach Boys

31. Not Enough Time-INXS

32. Zoo Station-U2

33. Photograph-Def Leppard

34. Stop-Erasure

35. I don't like Mondays-The Boomtown Rats

36. Strawberry Fields Forever-The Beatles

37. Let's Go-The Cars

38. Let's go Crazy-Prince

39. Good Vibrations-The Beach Boys

40. Bad-U2

41. Every Breath You Take-The Police (9)

42. I'd Die Without You-P.M. Dawn

43. Brass in Pocket-The Pretenders

44. Tainted Love/Where did our Love Go?-Soft Cell

45. Prairie Rose-Roxy Music (NEW)

46. Imagine-John Lennon

47. Hungry like the Wolf-Duran Duran

48. Yellow Submarine-The Beatles

49. Ballroom Blitz-Sweet

50.Moonbeam-Men Without Hats

51. This Women's Work-Kate Bush

52. Help-The Beatles

53. Comfortably Numb-Pink Floyd

54. Little Red Corvette-Prince

55. All I Want is You-U2

56. Love will Tear us Apart-Joy Division (70)

57. Where the Streets Have no Name-U2

58. Never Let me Down-Depeche Mode

59. Right Hand Man-Joan Osborne

60. Everyday is like Sunday-Morrissey

61. Mamma Mia-ABBA

62. You Have Made me the Thief of Your Heart-Sinead O'Connor

63. I'm Not in Love-10CC

64. Give me Love, Give me Life-Roger Hodgson

65. Reach Out, I'll be There-The Four Tops

66. We are Family-Sister Sledge

67. Our Lips are Sealed-The Go-Gos.

68. Our House-Madness

69. Twelve Years Old-Kim Stockwood

70. A Day in the Life-The Beatles

71. Don't you Forget about Me-Simple Minds

72. Heads we're Dancing-Kate Bush

73. Street Fighting Man-The Rolling Stones

74. Better than the Real Thing-U2

75. The Heart's Filthy Lesson-David Bowie

76. Tin Soldier-The Small Faces

77. Belfast Child-Simple Minds

78. So Hard-The Pet Shop Boys

79. Wise Up-Aimee Mann

80. Southern Girls-Cheap Trick (NEW)

81. Would I lie to You?-The Eurythmics

82. Secret-Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

83. Stairway to Heaven-Led Zeppelin

84. Nothing Compares 2 U-Sinead O'Connor

85. Another Girl's Paradise-Tori Amos

86. Mockingbird-Grant Lee Buffalo

87. In Your Room-Depeche Mode

88. Mama-Genesis

89. Perfect Way-Scritti Pollitti

90. Rebellion (Lies)-Arcade Fire (NEW)

91. Yeah Yeah Yeah-The Pogues

92. The Morning Fog-Kate Bush

93. The Chain-Fleetwood Mac

94. Candy's Room-Bruce Springsteen

95. Never Ever-All Saints

96. Mississippi-Paula Cole

97. Traveller's Tune-Ocean Colour Scene

98. Carnival-Natalie Merchant

99. With a Little Help from my Friends-The Beatles (44)

100. Lust for Life-Iggy Pop

101. Perfect Day-Lou Reed

102. Hollywood Nights-Bob Seger

103. Penny Lane-The Beatles

104. Kashmir-Led Zeppelin

105. Gloria-Patti Smith

106. Maps-The Yeah Yeah Yeahs (NEW)

107. Ashes to Ashes-David Bowie

108. Damn, I wish I was your Lover-Sophie B. Hawkins

109. Born in the USA-Bruce Springsteen

110. Had a Dream-Roger Hodgson

111. God-John Lennon

112. One-U2

113. In your Eyes-Peter Gabriel (59)

114. The Red Shoes-Kate Bush

115. Raspberry Beret-Prince

116. Never Going Back-Fleetwood Mac

117. Run Like Hell-Pink Floyd

118. Second Hand News-Fleetwood Mac

119. Train in Vain-The Clash

120. Roxanne-The Police (135)

121. America-Simon and Garfunkel

122. Family Snapshot-Peter Gabriel

123. Girl-Tori Amos

124. Fairytale of New York-the Pogues with Kirsty MacColl (NEW)

125. Iris-The Goo Goo Dolls

126. Tiny Dancer-Elton John

127. You don't know how it feels-Tom Petty

128. Avalon-Roxy Music (23)

129. Do Ya-Electric Light Orchestra

130. Gloria-Laura Branigan

131. King of Pain-The Police (17)

132. Waterloo Sunset-The Kinks (499)

133. Someday We'll be Together-The Supremes

134. While my Guitar Gently Weeps-The Beatles

135. The Man's Too Strong-Dire Straits

136. Rhiannon-Fleetwood Mac (120)

137. Back in Black-ACDC

138. Single Ladies (Put a Ring on it)-Beyonce (NEW)

139. I don't Want to Wait-Paula Cole

140. Gypsy-Fleetwood Mac

141. If You Leave-Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

142. S.O.S.-ABBA

143. December-Collective Soul

144. Ordinary World-Duran Duran

145. A Town Called Malice-The Jam

146. A Hard Day's Night-The Beatles

147. Everything Now-Arcade Fire (NEW)

148. Streets of Philadelphia-Bruce Springsteen

149. Small Town Boy-Bronski Beat

150. Nightingale-Roxy Music

151. Fool's Overture-Supertramp

152. Buffalo Stance-Neneh Cherry

153. Common People-Pulp

154. Go to the Mirror Boy (Climax of Tommy)-The Who

155. Tell Her About it-Billy Joel

156. This Corrosion-Sisters of Mercy

157. Breathing-Kate Bush

158. Bittersweet Symphony-The Verve

159. Sympathy for the Devil-The Rolling Stones

160. South Side-Moby

161. Sunflower-Paul Weller

162. Walking on Sunshine-Katrina and the Waves

163. Pretty Good Year-Tori Amos

164. Down on the Corner-Creedence Clearwater Revival

165. City of Blinding Lights-U2 (NEW)

166. Suffragette City-David Bowie

167. Old Brown Shoe-The Beatles

168. Nobody Home-Pink Floyd

169. The Boxer-Simon and Garfunkel

170. At Your Most Beautiful-REM

171. Don't you Want Me?-The Human League

172. Hold on, I'm Coming-Sam and Dave

173. True Blue-Madonna

174. Message to my Girl-Split Enz

175. Lost in Space-The Lighthouse Family

176. Wild Horses-Gino Vannelli

177. Let's Spend the Night Together-The Rolling Stones

178. Wrapped Around Your Finger-The Police

179. I would die 4 U-Prince

180. Cloudbusting-Kate Bush

181. Don't Forget me (When I'm Gone)-Glass Tiger

182. Try a Little Tenderness-The Commitments

183. Monday Morning-Fleetwood Mac

184. Houdini-Kate Bush

185. Back in the USSR-The Beatles

186. The Big Sky-Kate Bush

187. Yes Anastasia-Tori Amos

188. You shook me all night Long-AC/DC (NEW)

189. No Cars Go-Arcade Fire (NEW)

190. Stand and Deliver-Adam and the Ants

191. Don't Leave me This Way-The Communards

192. By Your Side-The Black Crowes

193. Wishing I was There-Natalie Imbruglia

194. Song to the Siren-This Mortal Coil (NEW)

195. Why Can't I Be You?-The Cure

196. New Year's Day-U2 (24)

197. Losing my Religion-REM (101)

198. Shock the Monkey-Peter Gabriel

199. She's a Rainbow-The Rolling Stones

200. What is Life?-George Harrison

201. Pride (in the name of Love)-U2

202. Don't Leave Me Now-Pink Floyd

203. A Common Disaster-The Cowboy Junkies

204. Mother of Pearl-Roxy Music

205. O Lucky Man-Emerson, Lake and Palmer

206. Troy-Sinead O'Connor

207. Only You-Yazoo

208. I am the Walrus-the Beatles

209. The Thrill of it All-Roxy Music (NEW)

210. Walls Come Tumbling Down-The Style Council (137)

211. Let Forever Be-The Chemical Brothers

212. Moments of Pleasure-Kate Bush

213. Stay-Shakespeare's Sister

214. Heart of Glass-Blondie

215. Chocolate Cake-Crowded House

216. Pink Houses-John Mellencamp

217. Sunset Grill-Don Henley

218. Ultraviolet (Light my Way)-U2

219. Don't Dream it's Over-Crowded House

220. Something has gotten hold of my Heart-Marc Almond/Gene Pitney

221. Countdown (extended version)-Pulp (NEW)

222. Road to Nowhere-Talking Heads

223. Lola-The Kinks

224. Ticket to Ride-The Beatles

225. Who's That Girl-The Eurythmics

226. Intruder-Peter Gabriel

227. Don't Break my Heart-UB40

228. Don't know what you want, but I can't give it anymore-The Pet Shop Boys

229. Kind and Generous-Natalie Merchant

230. The Whole of the Moon-The Waterboys

231. Jet-Paul McCartney/Wings

232. Johnny come Home-Fine Young Cannibals

233. The Rubberband Man-The Spinners

234. Lucky Man-The Verve

235. Right Here, Right Now-Fatboy Slim

236. Weather with You-Crowded House

237. Dear Prudence-The Beatles

238. Werewolves of London-Warren Zevon

239. You've got it Bad-Ocean Colour Scene

240. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down-Joan Baez

241. Shambala-Three Dog Night

242. Instant Karma-John Lennon

243. Kiss of Life-Peter Gabriel

244. Gloria-U2

245. Don't Stand so Close to Me-The Police

246. Everlasting Love-Robert Knight

247. Sometimes you canít make it on your own-U2 (NEW)

248. Heartbreaker-The Rolling Stones

249. At the Zoo-Simon and Garfunkel

250. Animal-Def Leppard

251. Map of the World (Part II)-Jane Siberry

252. I Got You-Split Enz

253. So Hard-Sass Jordan

254. Energy-Collective Soul

255. TVC15-David Bowie

256. The Look-Roxette

257. Wuthering Heights-Kate Bush

258. Election Day-Arcadia

259. Doesn't Really Matter-Platinum Blonde

260. Let's go all the Way-Sly Foxx

261. Consider me Gone-Sting

262. Telegraph Road-Dire Straits

263. Shine a Little Love-Electric Light Orchestra

264. Here comes the Night-Nick Gilder (NEW)

265. Shout to the Top-The Style Council (191)

266. You Should Hear how she talks About You-Melissa Manchester

267. When We are Together-Texas

268. The Bitterest Pill I had to take-The Jam

269. The Long and Winding Road-The Beatles

270. E-Bow the Letter-REM

271. Going Down to Liverpool-The Bangles

272. Walk On-U2

273. Refugee-Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

274. The Getaway-Chris de Burgh

275. With or Without You-U2 (19)

276. Drama-Erasure

277. Revolution-The Beatles

278. Hello Time Bomb-The Mathew Good Band

279. Meltdown-The Kronos Quartet

280. Dream Police-Cheap Trick

281. Do Ya-Barney Bentall and the legendary hearts (NEW)

282. All I ever Wanted-The Human League (NEW)

283. Don't Give Up-Peter Gabriel/Kate Bush

284. Ed Sheeran-Photograph (NEW)

285. Where the Streets Have No Name-The Pet Shop Boys

286. Mystic Rhythyms-Rush

287. Perfect-Fairground Attraction

288. Silent All These Years-Tori Amos

289. With a Little Help from my Friends-Joe Cocker

290. Bliss-Tori Amos

291. Biko-Peter Gabriel

292. Pump it Up-Elvis Costello

293. Not in Love-Platinum Blonde

294. Blasphemous Rumours-Depeche Mode

295. Before You-Chantal Kreviazuk

296. Police on my Back-The Clash (NEW)

297. Relax-Frankie goes to Hollywood (178)

298. Desert Rose-Sting

299. Six Months on a Leaky Boat-Split Enz

300. Gimme all your lovin'-ZZ Top

301. Look Back in Anger-David Bowie

302. Criminal-Fiona Apple (NEW)

303. I Know Where it's At-All Saints

304. She Said, She Said-The Beatles

305. Your Time is Gonna Come-Led Zeppelin

306. Woke up this Morning-Alabama Three

307. Goodbye Blue Sky-Pink Floyd

308. Jealous Again-The Black Crowes (153)

309. Drastic Measures-Sarah Slean

310. Live and Let Die-Paul McCartney/Wings

311. State of Grace-Sarah MacLachlan

312. Slave to Love-Bryan Ferry (364)

313. Born this Way-Lady Gaga (NEW)

314. Beautiful Day-U2

315. Saturday Night's All Right for Fighting-Elton John

316. Moonlight Mile-the Rolling Stones (NEW)

317. I Don't Care Anymore-Phil Collins

318. Bye Bye Love-The Cars

319. Games Without Frontiers-Peter Gabriel

320. Baby Blue-Badfinger

321. David Watts-The Jam

322. Victim of Love-Erasure

323. Mexican Radio-Wall of Voodoo

324. Video Killed the Radio Star-The Bugles

325. Time Warp-The Rocky Horror Picture Show

326. Surrender-Cheap Trick

327. Opportunities-The Pet Shop Boys

328. Transmission Ends-Chris De Burgh

329. You Are so Beautiful to Me-Joe Cocker

330. Feelin' Stronger Everyday-Chicago

331. Break my Heart-Shakespeare's Sister

332. Lyla-Oasis (NEW)

333. You've got to hide your love away-The Beatles

334. My Morning Song-The Black Crowes (NEW)

335. Hold me Now-The Thompson Twins

336. Don't Come Around Here No More-Tom Petty

337. Tuesdayís Gone-Lynard Skynard (NEW)

338. Everybody wants to Rule the World-Tears for Fears

339. You Keep me Hanging On-The Supremes

340. Don't go Breaking my Heart-Elton John/Kiki Dee

341. Dancing Queen-ABBA

342. Build me up Buttercup-The Foundations

343. Working Class Hero-John Lennon

344. Wonder-Natalie Merchant

345. Hurdy Gurdy Man-The Butthole Surfers

346. You Can't Always Get What you Want-The Rolling Stones

347. Down by the River-Neil Young

348. Across the Universe-The Beatles

349. Raspberry Swirl-Tori Amos

350. Take it Easy-Andy Taylor

351. Virginia Plain-Roxy Music

352. Honey-Moby

353. Misshapes-Pulp

354. Black on Black-Dalbello

355. Sold me Down the River-The Alarm

356. Can't Stand Losing You-The Police

357. Undercover of the Night-The Rolling Stones

358. Hyperactive-Thomas Dolby

359. The Theater-The Pet Shop Boys (NEW)

360. Happy-The Rolling Stones

361. Delta Lady-Joe Cocker

362. Hush-Deep Purple

363. Running up that Hill-Kate Bush

364. Act of Mercy-Luba

365. I Never Loved Eva Braun-The Boomtown Rats (NEW)

366. Iím Waiting for the Day-The Beach Boys (NEW)

367. The Side of the Road-Blue Rodeo

368. Peter Gunn-The Art of Noise

369. Mountains-Prince

370. A Solid Bond in Your Heart-The Style council

371. Tell no Lies-The Spoons

372. Misty Mountain Hop-Led Zeppelin (NEW)

373. The Walls Come Down-The Call

374. Wish-The Lighthouse Family

375. All of the day and All of the Night-The Kinks

376. When She Walks in the Room-Bryan Ferry (NEW)

377. Why Should I cry for You?-Sting

378. Tempted-Squeeze

379. You Oughta Know-Alanis Morrisette

380. Midnight Rambler-The Rolling Stones (NEW)

381. Don't Bring me Down-Electric Light Orchestra

382. Red Wine and Whiskey-Katrina and the Waves (NEW)

383. In a Big Country-Big Country (186)

384. Sunday Sun-Beck

385. Life During Wartime-Talking Heads

386. What It Takes-Tesla

387. Burning Bridge-Kate Bush

388. Lonesome Day-Bruce Springsteen (NEW)

389. The Same Old Scene-Roxy Music

390. Devolution Working Class Blues-The Alarm (NEW)

391. Radio Free Europe-REM

392. So in Love-Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

393. Get it On (Bang a Gong)-T.Rex

394. Station to Station-David Bowie

395. I Wouldn't Normally Do This Sort of Thing-The Pet Shop Boys

396. When the Levee Breaks-Led Zeppelin

397. Now You're in Heaven-Julian Lennon

398. The Walking-Jane Siberry

399. Drive-REM

400. Purple Rain-Prince

401. How Soon is Now?-The Smiths

402. Red Red Wine-UB40 (146)

403. So Cruel-U2 (NEW)

404. Little Earthquakes-Tori Amos (NEW)

405. Somewhere-The Pet Shop Boys

406. Hold On-Sarah MacLachlan

407. Blue Guitar-The Cowboy Junkies (497)

408. So Pure-Alanis Morissette

409. Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?-The Culture Club

410. SOS-Rihanna (NEW)

411. If you Steal my Sunshine-Len

412. A Little Less Conversation-Elvis Presley

413. Brand New Day-From the soundtrack of The Wiz

414. Sign Your Name-Terrence Trent D'Arby

415. Mary-Tori Amos (NEW)

416. One Tree Hill-U2

417. What Have I done to Deserve This?-The Pet Shop Boys

418. Vienna-Ultravox

419. Love the one You're With-Stephen Stills

420. The Infant Kiss-Kate Bush

421. Downtown Venus-P.M. Dawn

422. One Step Beyond-Madness

423. Deeply Dipply-Right Said Fred

424. Baba O'Reilly-The Who

425. Missing-Everything But the Girl (239)

426. Sat in Your Lap-Kate Bush

427. Signal to Noise-Peter Gabriel

428. Going out of my Head-Fatboy Slim (NEW)

429. Inside of Me-Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul

430. Take my Hand-Dido (NEW)

431. Fairground-Simply Red

432. Photograph-Ringo Starr

433. Virginia-Prism

434. There is a Light that Never Goes Out-The Smiths (NEW)

435. The One I love-REM

436. Notorious-Duran Duran

437. Face the Face-Peter Townshend

438. Kodachrome-Paul Simon

439. Push-Sarah MacLachlan (NEW)

440. Deeper and Deeper-The Fixx (NEW)

441. It's Alright for You-The Police

442. They Don't Know-Tracey Ullman

443. Rock and Roll Suicide-David Bowie (NEW)

444. Will Never Marry-Morrissey (NEW)

445. Rent-The Pet Shop Boys

446. Drive my Car-The Beatles

447. Let it Loose-The Rolling Stones

448. Paradise City-Guns N' Roses

449. A Pain that Iím Used to-Depeche Mode (NEW)

450. Heart and Soul-T'pau

451. Been Caught Stealing-Jane's Addiction

452. Don't Fear the Reaper-Blue Oyster Cult (154)

453. Pure Shores-All Saints

454. Lady-Styx

455. 20th Century Boy-T.Rex

456. Sun City-Artists United Against Apartheid

457. Indian Summer-The Dream Academy

458. The Visitors-ABBA

459. The Abbey Road Suite-The Beatles

460. Sun Street-Katrina and the Waves

461. I ran so Far Away-A Flock of Seagulls (198)

462. The Lady with the Spinning Head-U2

463. All I Need-Toronto

464. God Save the Queen-The Sex Pistols

465. Money-The Beatles

466. Ghost Town-The Specials

467. Won't be Fooled Again-The Who

468. Jenny Take A Ride-Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels

469. Sinking like a Sunset-Tom Cochrane

470. One to Another-The Charlatans

471. Pop Song'88-REM

472. I Go to Sleep-The Pretenders

473. Without You-Mariah Carey

474. Honeythief-Hipsway

475. Donít Walk Away Eileen-Sam Roberts (NEW)

476. Ship of Fools-World Party

477. Sunday Girl-Blondie

478. The Queen is Dead-The Smiths (NEW)

479. Steaming-Sarah MacLachlan

480. Krazy Kool-Paula Abdul

481. Like a Friend-Pulp (NEW)

482. I'm Shattered-Barney Bental and the Legendary Hearts

483. London Calling-The Clash

484. Sheep-Pink Floyd (NEW)

485. Please Don't Make Me Cry-UB40

486. Fingers and Thumbs-Erasure

487. Trash 2-Roxy Music (NEW)

488. Could I be Your Girl?-Jann Arden

489. All Together Now-The Beatles

490. Tokyo-Bruce Cockburn

491. Out of Tears-The Rolling Stones

492. Who Wants to be a Millionaire?-The Thompson Twins

493. Tomorrow Never Knows-The Beatles

494. Promises Promises-Naked Eyes

495. All Out of Love-Air Supply

496. Next to You-The Police

497. Cross-eyed and Painless-Talking Heads

498. Miles From Our Home-The Cowboy Junkies (398)

499. Every Time I Think of You-The Babys

500. Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head-B.J. Thomas

 

 

Gone

 

#129-Sweet Dreams (are made of this)-The Eurythmics

#131†† Freefalling-Tom Petty

#197†† Ooh, Aah just a little bit-Gina G

#219†† Everybody Hurts-REM

#225†† The Look of Love-ABC

#238†† Who can it be now?-Men at Work

#257†† Disappear-INXS

#274†† Blue Jean-David Bowie

#306†† When Doves Cry-Prince

#307†† Joyride-Roxette

#311†† Burning down the House-Talking Heads

#313†† Lonesome Tears-Beck

#326†† I Have the Touch-Peter Gabriel

#328†† Tell me When-The Human League

#340†† Holding back the Years-Simply Red

#355†† Centerfold-J. Geils Band

#361†† Precious Declaration-Collective Soul

#365You Canít Hurry Love-Phil Collins

#372You Really Got Me-The Kinks

#378†† The end of the Innocence-Don Henley

#381†† Lay your Hands on Me-The Thompson Twins

#383†† Start me up-The Rolling stones

#385†† Radar Love-Golden Earring

#394†† Against all Odds-Phil Collins

#399†† Sledgehammer-Peter Gabriel

#400†† How will I Know?-Whitney Houston

#405†† Misery-The Moffats

#406†† Never Let You go-Third Eye Blind

#416†† Mandela Day-Simple Minds

#419†† Goodbye Stranger-Supertramp

#422†† Hanson-This Time Around

#425†† Soul Man-Sam and Dave

#426†† Sugar Pie Honey Buch-The Four Tops

#427†† All Night Long-Lionel Richie

#429†† Sunshine Underground-The Chemical Brothers

#430†† One More Night-Phil Collins

#431†† A View to a Kill-Duran Duran

#432†† Crash-The Primitives

#437†† Black Cat-Janet Jackson

#440†† Hip to be Square-Huey Lewis and the News

#441†† Southern Man-Neil Young

#449†† Under Your Spell-Joss Wheedon and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

#468†† The Universal-Blur

#477†† Fast Car-Tracy Chapman

#478†† Song for Whoever-The Beautiful South

#480†† Whole Lotta Love-Led Zeppelin

#483†† Love thy will be Done-Martika

#486†† I can See for Miles-The Who

#491†† To Love Somebody-Jimmy Somerville

#492†† Worlds Away-Strange Advance

#495†† 99 Red Balloons-Nena

 

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