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Top 150 Songs of All-Time


This article is purely an exercise in self-indulgent narcissism. Unlike Jann Wenner, I freely admit my biases as the co-founder of Beacon of Speech.

150. Frontier Psychiatrist - The Avalanches

147. Song 26 - The Austerity Program

146. Funky Poodle - Wild Horses

145. Wild Thing - X

144. Ich Tu Dir Weh - Rammstein

143. Legion of Serpents - Fatal Flying Guilloteens

142. Uncle Sam Goddamn - Brother Ali

141. Attacked by Snakes - Aquabats

140. Black Bubblegum - Dillinger Escape Plan

139. Just a Man - Faith No More

138. April 29, 1992 - Sublime

137. Over Seasons - Authority Zero

136. Comedown - Bush

135. No More Love - God Lives Underwater

134. Salaminizer - GWAR

133. Stand and Deliver - Adam and the Ants

131. Surfin' Bird - The Trashmen

130. 40 oz. on Repeat - FIDLAR

129. 3 Strange Days - School of Fish

128. Schfifty Five - Group X

127. I Remember You - Skid Row

126. Exit Sun - The Shining (Norway)

125. Alpha Male - Anthrax

124. Cocaine Blues - Johnny Cash

123. Coffee - Aesop Rock

122. Demon to Lean On - wavves

121. We Are One - Buckethead w/ Serj

120. Rubberband Man - Detroit Spinners

119. I Feel Fantastic - Jonathan Coulton

118. Wart Hog - Ramones

117. Cleveland Polka - Mr. Gnome

116. Devoid of Redemption - Pallbearer

115. Wait and Bleed - Slipknot

114. Lights in the Sky - Christ Himself (Nine Inch Nails remix)

113. Battery - Metallica

111. Ship of Fools - World Party

110. Rush - Big Audio Dynamite

108. Modern Drummer - Ungdomskulen

107. Sheepdog - Mando Diao

106. Nearly Lost You - Screaming Trees

105. Pathos Ate Bathos - Shooting at Unarmed Men

104. Returning to the Fold - Thermals

103. Jet - Wings

102. While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Beatles (The video is Harrison and Clapton because you can't watch 95% of Beatles' songs on YouTube. You can watch the Love version, but that's crap. You have to have Harrison singing.)

101. Weight - Isis

100. Stereo Fire - Dreams From Gin 99. The Goatriders Horde - 3 Inches of Blood 98. 4 Engines Burning - Screamin’Blue Messiahs 97. The Great Beyond - Puppy 96. Lucky Me, Luck You - Punchbuggy 95. Crooked Teeth - Death Cab for Cutie 94. The Wretched - Nine Inch Nails 93. Existential Blues - Tom “T-Bone” Stankus 92. Backwater - Meat Puppets 91. Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia - Vicky Lawrence 90. Drug Raid at 4 A.M. - Lard 89. 3 Days - Jane’s Addiction 88. Mr. Curry is a Cop - Breaking Laces 87. Rich Girl - Hall and Oates 86. I Am the Bullgod - Kid Rock 85. Marrow - Yob 84. Man U. - The Giraffes 83. Flagpole Sitta - Harvey Danger 82. Rock the Casbah - Clash 81. Ah Leah! - Donnie Iris 80. Pick Me Up Uppercut - Pop Levi 79. Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue 78. Solitaire/Unraveling - Mushroomhead 77. Lit Up - Buckcherry 76. Headstrong - Trapt 75. First Day - Futureheads 74. Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald - Gordon Lightfoot 73. Purple Pills - D12 72. Savior - Rise Against 71. 21st Century Digital Boy - Bad Religion 70. Port Authority Band - Slim Cessna’s Auto Club 69. Atomic Dog - George Clinton 68. Last in Line - Dio 67. Mother of Christ - Alice Donut 66. Tom Sawyer - Rush 65. Bleeding Me - Metallica 64. Bled For Days - Static-X 63. Leave It - Yes 62. Beer - Reel Big Fish 61. Road to Nowhere - Talking Heads 60. Institutionalized - Suicidal Tendencies 59. Bells of Creation - ...And They Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead 58. Do You Remember Rock and Roll Radio? - Ramones 57. $30 Guitar - Pancreas Joe and the Eskimo Leftists 56. Nighttrain - Guns and Roses 55. Midlife Crisis - Faith No More 54. From Out of Nowhere - Faith No More 53. Jane - Jefferson Starship 52. Just Like Heaven - The Cure 51. Puss - The Jesus Lizard

50. What’s the Frequency, Kenneth? - R.E.M. 49. Rehab - Amy Winehouse 48. Cult of Personality - Living Colour 47. Dare to Be Stupid - Weird Al Yankovic 46. Holiday in Cambodia - Sister Double Happiness 45. Riot - Dead Kennedys 44. Takin’ Retards to the Zoo - Dead Milkmen 43. Dig - Mudvayne 42. Down - Stone Temple Pilots 41. Coma - Guns and Roses 40. Nothing Bad Ever Happens to Me - Oingo Boingo 39. Warped - Red Hot Chili Peppers 38. Hammer to Fall - Queen 37. High Plains Drifter - Beastie Boys 36. Seesaw - The Cheese 35. Aqualung - Jethro Tull 34. More Human Than Human - White Zombie 33. The Logical Song - Supertramp 32. Ruiner - Nine Inch Nails 31. Karma Police - Radiohead 30. Two Tribes - Frankie Goes to Hollywood 29. Convulsions - Skinny Puppy 28. State of Grace - Nomeansno 27. Godzilla - Blue Oyster Cult 26. Goliath - Mars Volta 25. Renegade - Styx 24. Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues - McLusky 23. Grey Cell Green - Ned’s Atomic Dustbin 22. Ride the Lightning - Metallica 21. In the Meantime - Spacehog 20. Gung Ho - Anthrax 19. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana 18. 1996 - Marilyn Manson 17. Aenima - Tool 16. Civilized Worm - Melvins 15. Anything - Scraping Fetus From the Wheel 14. Is It Luck? - Primus 13. Sweating Bullets - Megadeth 12. Alive - Pearl Jam 11. Hoover Dam - Sugar 10. Got Me Wrong - Alice in Chains 9. Breathe (live) - Ministry 8. Burden in My Hand - Soundgarden 7. Valley of the Blind - Nomeansno 6. Ocean Size - Jane’s Addiction 5. Untidy Suicides of your Degenerate Children - Alice Donut 4. Snail - Smashing Pumpkins 3. Gave Up - Nine Inch Nails 2. Duality - Slipknot 1. I’m the Man - Anthrax

My hands are tingling from cutting and pasting. With the exception of #102, I tried to find my favorite version of the song in question. The above photo is the only tattoo I ever wanted. Too old for tattoos now. (Don't argue with me, write your own list and put it on your Blog.)

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