Labor Day Weekend is here, which means it’s time to start our Top 1001 Countdown!

You submitted thousands of songs that YOU wanted to hear on our countdown through Club CBS-FM, and after tallying them all up we were able assemble the largest countdown in radio history!

Well, we think so. But either way, the time is here. Sit back, relax, enjoy your long weekend, and listen to the songs YOU chose to hear during CBS-FM’s Top 1001 Labor Day Weekend Countdown!

And in case you missed any, or just want to look back at the songs you picked, we’ll jot them down here for you, starting with 1001 and counting all the way to number one!

1001 – 900

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1001 Rare Earth “I Just Want To Celebrate”

1000 A Flock Of Seagulls “I Ran (So Far Away)”

999 Four Seasons “Big Girls Don’t Cry”

998 Fleetwood Mac “Over My Head”

997 Bailey, P./Collins, P. “Easy Lover”

996 Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

995 Who “Who Are You”

994 Beach Boys “Kokomo”

993 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Travelin’ Band”

992 Benson, George “Turn Your Love Around”

991 Morrison, Van “Moondance”

990 Turner, Tina “What’s Love Got To Do With It”

989 Ferguson, Jay “Thunder Island”

988 Jay & Americans “This Magic Moment”

987 Journey “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)”

986 Atlanta Rhythm Section “Spooky”

985 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Have You Ever Seen The Rain”

984 Ventures “Hawaii Five Oh”

983 Hall & Oates “Private Eyes”

982 Electric Light Orchestra “Turn To Stone”

981 Jimmy Soul “If You Wanna Be Happy”

980 John, Robert “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”

979 Harrison, George “Got My Mind Made Up”

978 Gallery “Nice To Be With You”

977 Journey “Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin'”

976 Bread “If”

975 War “Why Can’t We Be Friends”

974 Del Shannon “Runaway”

973 Gilbert O’Sullivan “Alone Again Naturally”

972 Petty, Tom “Free Fallin'”

971 Supremes “Love Child”

970 Vanity Fare “Hitchin’ A Ride”

969 U2 “With Or Without You”

968 Tommy Roe “Everybody”

967 Winwood, Steve “Roll With It”

966 Johnny Otis “Willie & The Hand Jive”

965 Stevenson, B.W. “My Maria”

964 Romantics “Talking In Your Sleep”

963 Barry Mann “Who Put The Bomp”

962 Simon, Paul “You Can Call Me Al”

961 Sayer, Leo “Long Tall Glasses”

960 Curtis Lee “Pretty Little Angel Eyes”

959 Rea, Chris “Fool (If You Think It’s Over)”

958 Madonna “Lucky Star”

957 Ben E King “Spanish Harlem”

956 Earth, Wind & Fire “Fantasy”

955 Adams, Bryan “Heaven”

954 Beach Boys “All Summer Long”

953 Climax “Precious And Few”

952 Supremes “Reflections”

951 Three Dog Night “Shambala”

950 Kenner, Chris “I Like It Like That”

949 Egan, Walter “Magnet And Steel”

948 Prince “Let’s Go Crazy”

947 Buddy Holly “That’ll Be The Day”

946 Lewis, Huey & The News “If This Is It”

945 Orleans “Still The One”

944 Day, Bobby “Rockin’ Robin”

943 Fleetwood Mac “Hold Me”

942 Kiss “Beth”

941 Dion “Runaround Sue”

940 Seger, Bob “We’ve Got Tonite”

939 Ronstadt, Linda “It’s So Easy”

938 Darin, Bobby “Beyond The Sea”

937 Meat Loaf “Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad”

936 Beach Boys “Rock And Roll Music”

935 Newton-John, Olivia “Hopelessly Devoted To You”

934 Isley Bros “Shout”

933 Cars “You Might Think”

932 Earth, Wind & Fire “That’s The Way Of The World”

931 Joel, Billy “She’s Always A Woman”

930 Loggins, KennyThis Is It

929 Gerry & Pacemakers “Ferry Across The Mercy”

928 Fixx “One Thing Leads To Another”

927 Bellamy Brothers “Let Your Love Flow”

926 Bee Gees “Too Much Heaven”

925 Beach Boys “Be True To Your School”

924 Nicks, Stevie “Stand Back”

923 Holman, Eddie “Hey There Lonely Girl”

922 Journey “Any Way You Want It”

921 Gore, Leslie “Its My Party”

920 Bob Dylan “Knocking On Heavens Door”

919 Four Tops “Bernadette”

918 Hartman, Dan “I Can Dream About You”

917 Wonder, Stevie “I Was Made To Love Her”

916 Doors “Love Me Two Times”

915 Three Dog Night “An Old Fashioned Love Song”

914 Jackson, Michael “The Way You Make Me Feel”

913 Dion “Abraham, Martin & John”

912 Cars “Let’s Go”

911 Wonder, Stevie “For Once In My Life”

910 Pablo Cruise “Love Will Find A Way”

909 Dells “Oh What A Night”

908 TotoRosanna

907 Edison Lighthouse “Love Grows”

906 Eddie Cochran “Summertime Blues”

905 Village People “YMCA”

904 Joel, Billy “A Matter Of Trust”

903 Dave Clark Five “Glad All Over”

902 Prince And The Revolution “Kiss”

901 Eagles “New Kid In Town”

900 Clark, Petula “Downtown”

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899 Palmer, Robert “Simply Irresistible”

898 Chi-Lites “Have You Seen Her”

897 Christie, Lou “Two Faces Have I”

896 Dazz Band “Let It Whip”

895 Faces “Stay With Me”

894 Beach Boys “Sail On Sailor”

893 Richard, Cliff “Devil Woman”

892 Commodores “Nightshift”

891 Drifters “Up On The Roof”

890 Styx “Come Sail Away”

889 Stewart, Rod “Some Guys Have All The Luck”

888 Beatles “Please Mr. Postman”

887 Cocker, Joe “You Are So Beautiful”

886 Collins, Phil “Sussudio”

885 Association “Never My Love”

884 Summer, Donna “Dim All The Lights”

883 America “You Can Do Magic”

882 Electric Light Orchestra “Strange Magic”

881 Chad & Jeremy “Yesterday’s Gone”

880 Dire Straits “Walk Of Life”

879 Brewer & Shipley “One Toke Over The Line”

878 Four Seasons “Save It For Me”

877 Michael, George “Faith”

876 Joel, Billy “Just The Way You Are”

875 Supremes “My World Is Empty Without You”

874 Fine Young Cannibals “She Drives Me Crazy”

873 Preston, Billy “Will It Go Round In Circles”

872 Beatles “Good Day Sunshine”

871 Cross, Christopher “Ride Like The Wind”

870 Atlanta Rhythm Section “So In To You”

869 Rivers, Johnny “Secret Agent Man”

868 Earth, Wind & Fire “After The Love Has Gone”

867 Clapton, Eric “I Shot The Sheriff”

866 Jigsaw “Sky High”

865 Hebb, Bobby “Sunny”

864 Who “Won’t Get Fooled Again”

863 Hall & Oates “Out Of Touch”

862 King, Carole “So Far Away”

861 Rolling Stones “Paint It Black”

860 Vera, Billy “At This Moment”

859 Bass, Fontella “Rescue Me”

858 Chicago “Make Me Smile”

857 Rocky Burnette “Tired Of Toeing The Line”

856 Monkees “Monkees Theme”

855 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Fortunate Son”

854 Rivers, Johnny “Swayin’ To The Music”

853 Tears For Fears “Shout”

852 Blues Brothers “Soul Man”

851 Wood, Brenton “Gimme Little Sign”

850 Diamond, Neil “Desiree”

849 Grateful Dead “Touch Of Grey”

848 Mckenzie, Scott “San Francisco”

847 Williams, Deniece “Let’s Hear It For The Boy”

846 Reunion “Life Is A Rock”

845 Beatles “Eight Days A Week”

844 Morrison, Van “Wild Night”

843 Four Seasons “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”

842 Franklin, Aretha “Freeway Of Love”

841 Hollies “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My…”

840 Pablo Cruise “Whatcha Gonna Do”

839 Temptations “I Can’t Get Next To You”

838 Mellencamp, John “R-O-C-K In The Usa”

837 Stampeders “Sweet City Woman”

836 Rascals “A Beautiful Morning”

835 Survivor “Eye Of The Tiger”

834 Manhattans “Kiss And Say Goodbye”

833 Beatles “Got To Get You Into My Life”

832 John, Elton “The Bitch Is Back”

831 Joel, Billy “Don’t Ask Me Why”

830 Gold, Andrew “Lonely Boy”

829 Wonder, Stevie “My Cherie Amour”

828 Omd “If You Leave”

827 Bee Gees “Tragedy”

826 Sherman, Allan “Hello Muddah Hello Fadduh!”

825 Loggins, Kenny “Danger Zone”

824 Presley, Elvis “My Way”

823 King, Evelyn “Shame”

822 Guess Who “No Sugar Tonight”

821 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Suzie Q”

820 Brooke Benton “Rainy Night In Georgia”

819 Andrea True Connection “More, More, More”

818 Gabriel, Peter “Sledgehammer”

817 Martha & Vandellas “Nowhere To Run”

816 John, Elton “Candle In The Wind”

815 Rolling Stones “19th Nervous Breakdown”

814 Los Lobos “La Bamba”

813 O’jays “I Love Music”

812 Nilsson, Harry “Everybody’s Talkin'”

811 Pretenders “Back On The Chain Gang”

810 Harris, Richard “Macarthur Park”

809 Eagles “Heartache Tonight”

808 Beatles “Eleanor Rigby”

807 Nicks, Stevie/Don Henley “Leather And Lace”

806 Knight, Jean “Mr. Big Stuff”

805 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Green River”

804 Go-Go’s “We Got The Beat”

803 Robinson, Smokey/Miracles “The Tracks Of My Tears”

802 Starr, Ringo “Photograph”

801 Conley, Arthur “Sweet Soul Music”

800 Quarterflash “Harden My Heart”

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799 Wilson, Al “Show And Tell”

798 Beatles “Day Tripper”

797 Shannon “Let The Music Play”

796 Seger, Bob “Turn The Page”

795 Grass Roots “I’d Wait A Million Years”

794 Prince “Raspberry Beret”

793 Melvin, Harold/ The Blue Notes “If You Don’t Know Me By Now”

792 Hendrix, Jimmy “Purple Haze”

791 Cars “Shake It Up”

790 War “The Cisco Kid”

789 Bee Gees “To Love Somebody”

788 U2 “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”

787 Turner, Ike & Tina “Proud Mary”

786 Presley, Elvis “Kentucky Rain”

785 Supremes “I Hear A Symphony”

784 Diamond, Neil “America”

783 Stewart, Rod “Hot Legs”

782 Gene Chandler “Groovy Situation”

781 Spinners “Cupid/I’ve Loved You For A…”

780 Bread “Guitar Man”

779 Beatles “I Should Have Known Better”

778 Ocean, Billy “Caribbean Queen”

777 Thomas, B.J. “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head”

776 Mcfadden & Whitehead “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now”

775 Clapton, Eric “After Midnight”

774 Chicago “Hard To Say I’m Sorry”

773 Ross, Diana “Love Hangover”

772 Partridge Family “I Think I Love You”

771 Beatles “She Loves You”

770 Green, Al “Tired Of Being Alone”

769 Grass Roots “Let’s Live For Today”

768 S.O.S. Band “Take Your Time (Do It Right)”

767 Lennon, John “Instant Karma (We All Shine On)”

766 Sam & Dave “Hold On! I’m Comin'”

765 Yes “Owner Of A Lonely Heart”

764 Deep Purple “Hush”

763 Steely Dan “Peg”

762 Armstrong, Louis “What A Wonderful World”

761 Bowie, David “Let’s Dance”

760 Spinners “One Of A Kind (Love Affair)”

759 Beatles “I Saw Her Standing There”

758 Kc & Sunshine Band “I’m Your Boogie Man”

757 John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band “On The Dark Side”

756 Joplin, Janis/Big Brother “Piece Of My Heart”

755 Fifth Dimension “One Less Bell To Answer”

754 Donovan “Sunshine Superman”

753 Go-Go’s “Our Lips Are Sealed”

752 Love Unlimited Orchestra “Love’s Theme”

751 Cream “White Room”

750 Kool & The Gang “Too Hot”

749 Firefall “Just Remember I Love You”

748 Beatles “All You Need Is Love”

747 Tone-Loc “Wild Thing”

746 Johns, Sammy “Chevy Van”

745 Supremes “Stop In The Name Of Love”

744 Georgia Satellites “Keep Your Hands To Yourself”

743 Carpenters “Rainy Days & Mondays”

742 Heart “Barracuda”

741 Jay & Americans “Cara Mia”

740 Rolling Stones “Under My Thumb”

739 Gibb, Andy “Shadow Dancing”

738 Starr, Edwin “War”

737 Association “Windy”

736 Golden Earring “Radar Love”

735 Police “Don’t Stand So Close To Me”

734 Sylvers “Boogie Fever”

733 Beatles “Drive My Car”

732 Edmunds, Dave “I Hear You Knocking”

731 Isley Brothers “It’s Your Thing”

730 Ambrosia “How Much I Feel”

729 Rose Royce “Car Wash”

728 Cocker, Joe “Feeling Alright”

727 Summer, Donna “She Works Hard For The Money”

726 Foghat “Slow Ride”

725 Dawn “Knock Three Times”

724 O’jays “For The Love Of Money”

723 Left Banke “Walk Away Renee”

722 Jackson, Michael “Thriller”

721 John, Elton “Island Girl”

720 Martha & Vandellas “Heat Wave”

719 Springsteen, Bruce “Pink Cadillac”

718 Ohio Players “Fire”

717 Swan, Billy “I Can Help”

716 Zombies “She’s Not There”

715 Cher “Gypsys, Tramps And Thieves”

714 Miller, Steve “Abracadabra”

713 Bread “Everything I Own”

712 Four Seasons “Working My Way Back To You”

711 Ub40 “Red Red Wine”

710 Burdon, Eric & War “Spill The Wine”

709 Beatles “All My Loving”

708 Manhattans “Shining Star”

707 Bad Company “Feel Like Makin’ Love”

706 Barry Manilow “Weekend In New England”

705 Joel, Billy “Tell Her About It”

704 Hartman, Dan “Instant Replay”

703 Berry, Chuck “Johnny Be Goode”

702 Bangles “Manic Monday”

701 Melvin, Harold/ The Blue Notes “The Love I Lost”

700 Beach Boys “God Only Knows”

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699 Jett, Joan/Blackhearts “I Love Rock ‘N Roll”

698 Wonder, Stevie “If You Really Love Me”

697 Jones, Tom “It’s Not Unusual”

696 Madness “Our House”

695 Sweet “Ballroom Blitz”

694 Beatles “Love Me Do”

693 Expose “Point Of No Return”

692 Bee Gees “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart”

691 Who “Pinball Wizard”

690 Hot Chocolate “You Sexy Thing”

689 Greaves, R.B. “Take A Letter Maria”

688 Hall & Oates “I Can’t Go For That”

687 Peaches & Herb “Shake Your Groove Thing”

686 Champs “Tequila”

685 Four Seasons “C’mon Marianne”

684 Pointer Sisters “I’m So Excited”

683 Police “Roxanne”

682 Beatles “Can’t Buy Me Love”

681 Lewis, Huey & The News “I Want A New Drug”

680 Staple Singers “I’ll Take You There”

679 Valens, Ritchie “La Bamba”

678 Joel, Billy “Ny State Of Mind”

677 Sweet “Little Willy”

676 Angels “My Boyfriends Back”

675 Moody Blues “Nights In White Satin”

674 Kihn, Greg Band “Breakup Song”

673 Hayes, Isaac “Theme From Shaft”

672 Beach Boys “Surfin’ U.S.A.”

671 Numan, Gary “Cars”

670 John, Elton “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”

669 Pointer Sisters “Fire”

668 Procol Harum “Conquistador”

667 ZZ Top “Sharp Dressed Man”

666 Earth, Wind & Fire “Boogie Wonderland”

665 Valli, Frankie “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”

664 Badfinger “Come And Get It”

663 Jackson, Michael “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)”

662 Aerosmith “Sweet Emotion”

661 Bread “Diary”

660 Kool & The Gang “Get Down On It”

659 Beatles “Birthday”

658 Manilow, Barry “Copacabana (At The Copa)”

657 Jackson 5 “I’ll Be There”

656 Beach Boys “Don’t Worry Baby”

655 Foreigner “Urgent”

654 Withers, Bill “Use Me”

653 Herman’s Hermits “I’m Into Something Good”

652 Rufus “Tell Me Something Good”

651 Lennon, John “Woman”

650 Argent “Hold Your Head Up”

649 Fortunes “Here Comes That Rainy Day…”

648 Danny & Juniors “At The Hop”

647 Foreigner “Waiting For A Girl Like You”

646 Beatles “We Can Work It Out”

645 Abba “Take A Chance On Me”

644 Whitesnake “Here I Go Again”

643 Four Seasons “Walk Like A Man”

642 Hernandez, Patrick “Born To Be Alive”

641 Harry Chapin “Taxi”

640 Deep Purple “Smoke On The Water”

639 Cher “Believe”

638 Young, Neil “Heart Of Gold”

637 Beatles “Back In The U.S.S.R.”

636 Carnes, Kim “Bette Davis Eyes”

635 Jackson 5 “The Love You Save”

634 Boston “Don’t Look Back”

633 Supremes “You Can’t Hurry Love”

632 Def Leppard “Pour Some Sugar On Me”

631 Arlo Guthrie “City Of New Orleans”

630 Christie, Lou “Lightning Strikes”

629 Summer, Donna “On The Radio”

628 Doors “Riders On The Storm”

627 Isley Brothers “This Old Heart Of Mine…”

626 Loggins, Kenny “Footloose”

625 Buffett, Jimmy “Come Monday”

624 Joel, Billy “Scenes From Italian Restaurant”

623 Spinners “Rubberband Man”

622 Rolling Stones “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”

621 Abba “Sos”

620 Beach Boys “Barbara Ann”

619 Sedaka, Neil “Laughter In The Rain”

618 B-52’s “Love Shack”

617 Supremes “Come See About Me”

616 Bad Company “Can’t Get Enough”

615 Gaynor, Gloria “Never Can Say Goodbye”

614 Dire Straits “Money For Nothing”

613 Temptations “Get Ready”

612 O’jays “Use Ta Be My Girl”

611 Idol, Billy “Mony Mony”

610 Crests “16 Candles”

609 Lynn, Cheryl “Got To Be Real”

608 Cars “My Best Friend’s Girl”

607 Lightfoot, Gordon “If You Could Read My Mind”

606 Supremes “You Keep Me Hangin’ On”

605 Prince “When Doves Cry”

604 Morrison, Van “Domino”

603 Wonder, Stevie “Higher Ground”

602 Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels “Devil With A Blue Dress On”

601 Winwood, Steve “While You See A Chance”

600 Bread “Baby I’m A Want You”

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599 Summer, Donna “Heaven Knows”

598 Loverboy “Working For The Weekend”

597 Miller, Steve “Jungle Love”

596 Katrina & The Waves “Walking On Sunshine”

595 Lynyrd Skynyrd “Free Bird”

594 Heatwave “Always And Forever”

593 Grass Roots “Temptation Eyes”

592 Summer, Donna “Bad Girls”

591 Kinks “You Really Got Me”

590 Blondie “The Tide Is High”

589 Aerosmith “Walk This Way”

588 Captain & Tennille “Love Will Keep Us Together”

587 Beatles “I Want To Hold Your Hand”

586 America “Tin Man”

585 Martha & Vandellas “Dancing In The Street”

584 Van Halen “Jump”

583 O’jays “Back Stabbers”

582 Petty, Tom/Heartbreakers “Refugee”

581 Presley, Elvis “Can’t Help Falling In Love”

580 Wonder, Stevie “Boogie On Reggae Woman”

579 Beatles “Lady Madonna”

578 Madonna “Holiday”

577 Zevon, Warren “Werewolves Of London”

576 Human League “Don’t You Want Me”

575 Chicago “Baby, What A Big Surprise”

574 Wilson, Jackie “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher”

573 Modern English “I Melt With You”

572 Heatwave “Boogie Nights”

571 Five Man Electrical Band “Signs”

570 Franklin, Aretha “Chain Of Fools”

569 Doobie Brothers “Take Me In Your Arms”

568 Cross, Christopher “Sailing”

567 First Class “Beach Baby”

566 Wonder, Stevie “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)”

565 Men At Work “Who Can It Be Now?”

564 Gaye, Marvin “Got To Give It Up”

563 Beatles “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”

562 Medley, Bill/Warnes, Jennifer “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life”

561 Mccoy, Van “The Hustle”

560 Bread “Make It With You”

559 Wham! “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”

558 Temptations “Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone”

557 Mccoys “Hang On Sloopy”

556 Jackson, Michael “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'”

555 Barry Manilow “Mandy”

554 Heart “Crazy On You”

553 Hart, Corey “Sunglasses At Night”

552 Classics Iv “Spooky”

551 Stewart, Amii “Knock On Wood”

550 Bee Gees “Nights On Broadway”

549 Joel, Billy “The Longest Time”

548 Wells, Mary “My Guy”

547 Rolling Stones “It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll”

546 Little River Band “Lonesome Loser”

545 Richie, Lionel “All Night Long (All Night)”

544 Hollies “Bus Stop”

543 White, Barry “Never, Never Gonna Give You Up”

542 Valli, Frankie “My Eyes Adored You”

541 Beatles “Revolution”

540 Bridges, Alicia “I Love The Nightlife”

539 Prince “Little Red Corvette”

538 Beach Boys “Help Me, Rhonda”

537 Eagles “Desperado”

536 Jacksons “Shake Your Body”

535 Springsteen, Bruce “Born In The U.S.A.”

534 Franklin, Aretha “A Natural Woman”

533 Mellencamp, John C “Cherry Bomb”

532 Rawls, Lou “You’ll Never Find Another Love”

531 Boston “Peace Of Mind”

530 Supremes “Baby Love”

529 Righteous Brothers “(You’re My) Soul & Inspiration”

528 Jackson, Michael “Beat It”

527 Three Dog Night “Celebrate”

526 Newton-John/Travolta “Summer Nights”

525 Mamas & Papas “Monday, Monday”

524 A-Ha “Take On Me”

523 Starr, Ringo “It Don’t Come Easy”

522 Knight, Gladys & The Pips “I Heard It Thru The Grapevine”

521 Duran Duran “Hungry Like The Wolf”

520 Isley Brothers “That Lady (Part 1)”

519 James Tommy & Shondells “Crystal Blue Persuasion”

518 Ross, Diana “Upside Down”

517 MFSB “TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)”

516 Beatles “Yesterday”

515 Gaye, Marvin “Sexual Healing”

514 Walsh, Joe “Life’s Been Good”

513 Righteous Brothers “You’ve Lost That Lovin Feelin”

512 Madonna “Into The Groove”

511 Ohio Players “Love Rollercoaster”

510 Beatles “I Feel Fine”

509 James, Rick “Super Freak (Part 1)”

508 Chicago “Beginnings”

507 Sly & The Family Stone “Hot Fun In The Summertime”

506 Palmer, Robert “Addicted To Love”

505 Earth, Wind & Fire “Sing A Song”

504 James Tommy & Shondells “Crimson And Clover”

503 Winwood, Steve “Higher Love”

502 Kc & Sunshine Band “Keep It Comin’ Love”

501 Beatles “Something”

500 Foreigner “Double Vision”

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499 Temptations “The Way You Do The Things You Do”

498 Joel, Billy “Uptown Girl”

497 Gaye, Marvin & Terrell, Tammi “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”

496 10cc “I’m Not In Love”

495 Mccartney, Paul “Jet”

494 Mccrae, George “Rock Your Baby”

493 Sonny & Cher “I Got You Babe”

492 Bachman-Turner Overdrive “Let It Ride”

491 Three Degrees “When Will I See You Again”

490 Bon Jovi “Livin’ On A Prayer”

489 Shocking Blue “Venus”

488 Procol Harum “A Whiter Shade Of Pale”

487 Soft Cell “Tainted Love”

486 Pickett, Wilson “Land Of 1000 Dances”

485 Eagles “Tequila Sunrise”

484 Summer, Donna “Macarthur Park”

483 Four Seasons “Dawn”

482 Frank Sinatra “Summer Wind”

481 Commodores “Lady (You Bring Me Up)”

480 Thomas, B.J. “Hooked On A Feeling”

479 Tavares “Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel”

478 Joplin, Janis “Me And Bobby Mcgee”

477 Alive & Kicking “Tighter, Tighter”

476 Blondie “One Way Or Another”

475 Dion “Dream Lover”

474 Gilder, Nick “Hot Child In The City”

473 Toto “Africa”

472 Supremes “Someday We’ll Be Together”

471 John, Elton “Someone Saved My Life Tonight”

470 Warwicke, Dionne & Spinners “Then Came You”

469 Chairmen Of The Board “Give Me Just A Little More Time”

468 Beatles “Help!”

467 Bee Gees “How Deep Is Your Love”

466 Ides Of March “Vehicle”

465 Simon & Garfunkel “The Sounds Of Silence”

464 Lipps Inc “Funkytown”

463 Eagles “Witchy Woman”

462 Blood, Sweat And Tears “Spinning Wheel”

461 Derek & The Dominos “Layla”

460 Simon, Paul “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover”

459 Jefferson Starship “Miracles”

458 Earth, Wind & Fire “Let’s Groove”

457 Browne, Jackson “Somebody’s Baby”

456 Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds “Fallin’ In Love”

455 Mellencamp, John C “Pink Houses”

454 Ross, Diana “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”

453 Beach Boys “I Get Around”

452 Journey “Faithfully”

451 Summer, Donna “Hot Stuff”

450 Dylan, Bob “Like A Rolling Stone”

449 Lauper, Cyndi “Girls Just Want To Have Fun”

448 Monkees “Last Train To Clarksville”

447 Stories “Brother Louie”

446 Lewis, Huey & The News “Heart And Soul”

445 Four Tops “Baby I Need Your Loving”

444 Bowie, David “Fame”

443 Darin, Bobby “Splish Splash”

442 Hall & Oates “Maneater”

441 Electric Light Orchestra “Sweet Talkin’ Woman”

440 Kinks “Lola”

439 Pickett, Wilson “In The Midnight Hour”

438 Chi-Lites “Oh Girl”

437 Beach Boys “Fun, Fun, Fun”

436 Dire Straits “Sultans Of Swing”

435 Byrds “Turn! Turn! Turn!”

434 Dexys Midnight Runners “Come On Eileen”

433 Kansas “Dust In The Wind”

432 Kingsmen “Louie Louie”

431 Petty, Tom/Heartbreakers “Don’t Do Me Like That”

430 Foundations “Baby, Now That I’ve Found You”

429 Sly & The Family Stone “Thank You”

428 Supertramp “Take The Long Way Home”

427 Doobie Brothers “Takin’ It To The Streets”

426 Prince “1999”

425 Beatles “A Hard Day’s Night”

424 Miller, Steve “Swingtown”

423 Queen “Bohemian Rhapsody”

422 Robinson, Vicki Sue “Turn The Beat Around”

421 Springsteen, Bruce “Glory Days”

420 Exile “Kiss You All Over”

419 Foreigner “Feels Like The First Time”

418 Carlton, Carl “Everlasting Love”

417 Styx “Babe”

416 Pickett, Wilson “Mustang Sally”

415 Tommy Tutone “867-5309/Jenny”

414 Beatles “Penny Lane”

413 Chicago “If You Leave Me Now”

412 A Taste Of Honey “Boogie Oogie Oogie”

411 Sugarloaf “Green-Eyed Lady”

410 Grass Roots “Sooner Or Later”

409 Stray Cats “Rock This Town”

408 Five Stairsteps “O-O-H Child”

407 Bowie, David “Changes”

406 Wonder, Stevie “Signed, Sealed, Delivered”

405 Rolling Stones “Get Off Of My Cloud”

404 Kool & The Gang “Ladies Night”

403 Raspberries “Go All The Way”

402 Springfield, Dusty “Son Of A Preacher Man”

401 Trammps “Disco Inferno”

400 Animals “House Of The Rising Sun”

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399 Chic “Le Freak”

398 Cheap Trick “I Want You To Want Me”

397 Simon, Paul “Me And Julio Down By The…”

396 Knack “My Sharona”

395 Gaye, Marvin “What’s Going On”

394 Orbison, Roy “You Got It”

393 Genesis “Misunderstanding”

392 Croce, Jim “I Got A Name”

391 Rolling Stones “Beast Of Burden”

390 Average White Band “Pick Up The Pieces”

389 Crosby, Stills & Nash “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes”

388 Beatles “Ticket To Ride”

387 Sayer, Leo “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing”

386 Clapton, Eric “Lay Down Sally”

385 Men At Work “Down Under”

384 Preston, Billy “Nothing From Nothing”

383 Mccartney, Paul “Maybe I’m Amazed”

382 Queen “We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions”

381 Houston, Thelma “Don’t Leave Me This Way”

380 Springsteen, Bruce “Born To Run”

379 Spinners “Working My Way Back/Forgive Me”

378 Journey “Open Arms”

377 Franklin, Aretha “Think”

376 Loggins, Kenny “Whenever I Call You ‘Friend'”

375 John, Elton “Saturday Night’s Alright For..”

374 Lewis, Huey & The News “Power Of Love”

373 Stewart, Rod “You Wear It Well”

372 Jackson, J.J. “But It’s Alright”

371 Springsteen, Bruce “Hungry Heart”

370 Jefferson Airplane “Somebody To Love”

369 Cornelius Br/Sister Rose “Treat Her Like A Lady”

368 Lewis, Huey & The News “Heart Of Rock & Roll”

367 Commodores “Easy”

366 Collins, Phil “You Can’t Hurry Love”

365 Jones, Tom “She’s A Lady”

364 Troggs “Wild Thing”

363 Waite, John “Missing You”

362 Michaels, Lee “Do You Know What I Mean”

361 Jackson 5 “I Want You Back”

360 Simple Minds “Don’t You (Forget About Me)”

359 John, Elton “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down on Me”

358 Gaye, Marvin “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)”

357 Stewart, Rod “Young Turks”

356 Sam & Dave “Soul Man”

355 Payne, Freda “Band Of Gold”

354 Winter, Edgar “Free Ride”

353 Seals & Crofts “Diamond Girl”

352 Rivers, Johnny “Rockin’ Pneumonia And The…”

351 Monkees “Daydream Believer”

350 Pretenders “Brass In Pocket”

349 Withers, Bill “Ain’t No Sunshine”

348 Bee Gees “Jive Talkin'”

347 Blue Swede “Hooked On A Feeling”

346 Little River Band “Reminiscing”

345 Rascals “Groovin'”

344 Gibb, Andy “I Just Want To Be Your…”

343 Wonder, Stevie “I Wish”

342 Lewis, Huey & The News “Do You Believe In Love”

341 Beach Boys “California Girls”

340 Blood, Sweat And Tears “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”

339 Nicks, Stevie “Edge Of Seventeen”

338 Blues Image “Ride Captain Ride”

337 Chic “Good Times”

336 Doors “Hello, I Love You”

335 Steely Dan “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number”

334 Supremes “Where Did Our Love Go”

333 Taylor, James “You’ve Got A Friend”

332 Wonder, Stevie “Sir Duke”

331 Hall & Oates “Kiss On My List”

330 Palmer, Robert “Bad Case Of Loving You…”

329 Zombies “Time Of The Season”

328 Four Tops “Ain’t No Woman (Like The One…”

327 Rolling Stones “Start Me Up”

326 Beatles “Here Comes The Sun”

325 Rare Earth “Get Ready”

324 Byrds “Mr. Tambourine Man”

323 Guess Who “No Time”

322 Loggins, Kenny “I’m Alright”

321 Eagles “The Long Run”

320 Simon, Paul “Loves Me Like A Rock”

319 Rolling Stones “Brown Sugar”

318 Temptations “Just My Imagination”

317 Romantics “What I Like About You”

316 Henley, Don “Boys Of Summer”

315 Aerosmith “Dream On”

314 White, Barry “You’re The First, The Last …”

313 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Up Around The Bend”

312 Mclean, Don “Vincent”

311 Three Dog Night “One”

310 Stewart, Rod “Forever Young”

309 Earth, Wind & Fire “Shining Star”

308 Chicago “Old Days”

307 Doors “Love Her Madly”

306 Main Ingredient “Everybody Plays The Fool”

305 Mellencamp, John C “Hurts So Good”

304 Cornelius Br/Sister Rose “Too Late To Turn Back Now”

303 Kansas “Carry On Wayward Son”

302 Firefall “You Are The Woman”

301 Jackson, Michael “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough”

300 Chicago “25 Or 6 To 4”

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299 Climax Blues Band “Couldn’t Get It Right”

298 Rundgren, Todd “Hello It’s Me”

297 Odyssey “Native New Yorker”

296 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Lookin’ Out My Back Door”

295 Sly & The Family Stone “Dance To The Music”

294 Sledge, Percy “When A Man Loves A Woman”

293 Badfinger “No Matter What”

292 Robinson, Smokey/Miracles “I Second That Emotion”

291 Presley, Elvis “Jailhouse Rock”

290 Bee Gees “More Than A Woman”

289 Seger, Bob “Hollywood Nights”

288 James Tommy & Shondells “I Think We’re Alone Now”

287 Thin Lizzy “The Boys Are Back In Town”

286 John, Elton “Honky Cat”

285 Brown, James “I Got You (I Feel Good)”

284 Santana “Oye Como Va”

283 Sanford/Townsend “Smoke From A Distant Fire”

282 Archies “Sugar, Sugar”

281 Electric Light Orchestra “Livin’ Thing”

280 Foreigner “Hot Blooded”

279 Righteous Brothers “Unchained Melody”

278 Hall & Oates “Sara Smile”

277 James Tommy & Shondells “Draggin’ The Line”

276 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Who’ll Stop The Rain”

275 Stewart, Rod “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy”

274 Taylor, James “How Sweet It Is”

273 Doors “Light My Fire”

272 Ronstadt, Linda “You’re No Good”

271 Allman Brothers Band “Ramblin’ Man”

270 Labelle “Lady Marmalade”

269 Geils, J. Band “Centerfold”

268 Gaye, Marvin “Let’s Get It On”

267 Pilot “Magic”

266 Kool & The Gang “Celebration”

265 Beatles “Hello Goodbye”

264 Fleetwood Mac “Gypsy”

263 England Dan/Jf Coley “I’d Really Love To See You…”

262 Ozark Mountain Daredevils “Jackie Blue”

261 Browne, Jackson “Load Out / Stay”

260 Police “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic”

259 Collins, Phil “In The Air Tonight”

258 Reo Speedwagon “Keep On Loving You”

257 Wonder, Stevie “You Are The Sunshine Of My…”

256 Eagles “Life In The Fast Lane”

255 Grass Roots “Midnight Confessions”

254 Summer, Donna “Last Dance”

253 Springsteen, Bruce “I’m On Fire”

252 Miller, Steve “Take The Money And Run”

251 Lovin’ Spoonful “Do You Believe In Magic”

250 Hall & Oates “She’s Gone”

249 Beatles “Get Back”

248 Eurythmics “Sweet Dreams(Are Made Of This)”

247 Zager & Evans “In The Year 2525”

246 Springsteen, Bruce “Dancing In The Dark”

245 Kc & Sunshine Band “Boogie Shoes”

244 Eagles “Best Of My Love”

243 Contours “Do You Love Me”

242 Money, Eddie “Take Me Home Tonight”

241 Presley, Elvis “Burning Love”

240 Supertramp “Goodbye Stranger”

239 Redbone “Come And Get Your Love”

238 Beatles “Twist And Shout”

237 Wonder, Stevie “Isn’t She Lovely”

236 Grand Funk “We’re An American Band”

235 Spinners “Could It Be I’m Falling In…”

234 Mungo Jerry “In The Summertime”

233 Queen “Another One Bites The Dust”

232 Diamond, Neil “Cherry, Cherry”

231 Beatles “Come Together”

230 Guess Who “These Eyes”

229 Essex, David “Rock On”

228 Spiral Starecase “More Today Than Yesterday”

227 Santana “Black Magic Woman”

226 10cc “The Things We Do For Love”

225 Naked Eyes “Always Something There To…”

224 Cars “Just What I Needed”

223 Croce, Jim “Operator”

222 T Rex “Bang A Gong (Get It On)”

221 Gaye, Marvin “I Heard It Thru The Grapevine”

220 Stills, Stephen “Love The One You’re With”

219 Blondie “Call Me”

218 Adams, Bryan “Summer Of ’69”

217 Four Tops “It’s The Same Old Song”

216 Doors “Touch Me”

215 Lightfoot, Gordon “Sundown”

214 Heart “Magic Man”

213 Bee Gees “You Should Be Dancing”

212 Mellencamp, John C “Jack & Diane”

211 Kim, Andy “Rock Me Gently”

210 Rolling Stones “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”

209 Davis, Spencer “Group Gimme Some Lovin'”

208 Badfinger “Day After Day”

207 Hall & Oates “You Make My Dreams”

206 Valli, Frankie “Swearing To God”

205 Mccartney, Paul “Live And Let Die”

204 Kc & Sunshine Band “Shake Your Booty”

203 Scaggs, Boz “Lowdown”

202 Three Dog Night “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”

201 Knight, Gladys & The Pips “Midnight Train To Georgia”

200 Supertramp “Give A Little Bit”

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199 Seger, Bob “Night Moves”

198 Four Tops “Reach Out I’ll Be There”

197 Rafferty, Gerry “Right Down The Line”

196 Queen “Killer Queen”

195 Taylor, James “Fire And Rain”

194 Simon & Garfunkel “Cecilia”

193 Benatar, Pat “Hit Me With Your Best Shot”

192 Youngbloods “Get Together”

191 Grand Funk “Some Kind Of Wonderful”

190 Miller, Steve “Jet Airliner”

189 Lovin’ Spoonful “Summer In The City”

188 Mccartney, Paul “Silly Love Songs”

187 John, Elton “Philadelphia Freedom”

186 Rolling Stones “Miss You”

185 Mamas & Papas “California Dreamin'”

184 Mann, Manfred “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”

183 Player “Baby Come Back”

182 Harrison, George “My Sweet Lord”

181 Miller, Steve “Fly Like An Eagle”

180 Benson, George “On Broadway”

179 Bishop, Elvin “Fooled Around And Fell In Love”

178 John, Elton “Tiny Dancer”

177 Foreigner Cold As Ice

176 Maestro, Johnny “Worst That Can Happen”

175 Fleetwood Mac “Say You Love Me”

174 Queen “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”

173 Green, Al “Let’s Stay Together”

172 Browne, Jackson “Running On Empty”

171 Four Tops “I Can’t Help Myself”

170 Chicago “Does Anybody Really Know…”

169 Eagles “Take It To The Limit”

168 Diamond, Neil “Cracklin’ Rosie”

167 Spinners “I’ll Be Around”

166 Beatles “Let It Be”

165 Sly & The Family Stone “Everyday People”

164 Emotions “Best Of My Love”

163 Edwards, Jonathan “Sunshine”

162 Mellencamp, John C “Small Town”

161 Chicago “Just You ‘N’ Me”

160 Hues Corporation “Rock The Boat”

159 Dion “Wanderer”

158 Eagles “Peaceful Easy Feeling”

157 Jackson, Michael “Rock With You”

156 Buffalo Springfield “For What It’s Worth”

155 Box Tops “The Letter”

154 King, Carole “I Feel The Earth Move”

153 Joel, Billy “You May Be Right”

152 Eagles “Lyin’ Eyes”

151 Temptations “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg”

150 John, Elton “Rocket Man”

149 Browne, Jackson “Doctor My Eyes”

148 Elliman, Yvonne “If I Can’t Have You”

147 Money, Eddie “Baby Hold On”

146 Holmes, Rupert “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”

145 Loggins & Messina “Your Mama Don’t Dance”

144 Crystals “Da Do Ron Ron”

143 Chicago “Colour My World”

142 Three Dog Night “Joy To The World”

141 Queen “You’re My Best Friend”

140 Taylor, James “Your Smiling Face”

139 Hamilton, Joe & Reynolds “Don’t Pull Your Love”

138 Robinson, Smokey/Miracles “The Tears Of A Clown”

137 Frampton, Peter “Show Me The Way”

136 Simon, Paul “Kodachrome”

135 Orleans “Dance With Me”

134 Santana “Evil Ways”

133 Seals & Crofts “Summer Breeze”

132 Turtles “Happy Together”

131 Doobie Brothers “China Grove”

130 John, Elton “Daniel”

129 Grand Funk “The Loco-Motion”

128 Four Seasons “Opus 17”

127 Ace “How Long”

126 Joel, Billy “Big Shot”

125 America “Ventura Highway”

124 Free “All Right Now”

123 Fleetwood Mac “You Make Loving Fun”

122 Wright, Gary “Dream Weaver”

121 O’jays “Love Train”

120 Doobie Brothers “Long Train Runnin'”

119 Fleetwood Mac “Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)”

118 Withers, Bill “Lean On Me”

117 Chicago “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day”

116 Scaggs, Boz “Lido Shuffle”

115 John, Elton “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”

114 James Tommy & Shondells “Mony Mony”

113 King Harvest “Dancing In The Moonlight”

112 Rascals “Good Lovin'”

111 Mccartney, Paul “Band On The Run”

110 Blondie “Heart Of Glass”

109 Police “Every Breath You Take”

108 Eagles “Already Gone”

107 Sister Sledge “We Are Family”

106 Doobie Brothers “Black Water”

105 Joel, Billy “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)”

104 Croce, Jim “You Don’t Mess Around W/Jim”

103 Lennon, John “Imagine”

102 Simon, Carly “You’re So Vain”

101 Money, Eddie “Two Tickets To Paradise”

100 Beach Boys “Wouldn’t It Be Nice”

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99 Newton-John/Travolta “You’re The One That I Want”

98 Bee Gees “Night Fever”

97 Steppenwolf “Born To Be Wild”

96 Presley, Elvis “Suspicious Minds”

95 Doobie Brothers “What A Fool Believes”

94 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Down On The Corner”

93 Nightingale, Maxine “Right Back Where We Started…”

92 Chapin, Harry “Cat’s In The Cradle”

91 Springfield, Rick “Jessie’s Girl”

90 Jackson 5 “ABC”

89 America “A Horse With No Name”

88 Rolling Stones “Honky Tonk Women”

87 Rafferty, Gerry “Baker Street”

86 Monkees “I’m A Believer”

85 Supertramp “The Logical Song”

84 Croce, Jim “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown”

83 Four Seasons “Candy Girl”

82 Electric Light Orchestra “Don’t Bring Me Down”

81 Simon & Garfunkel “Homeward Bound”

80 Joel, Billy “It’s Still Rock And Roll…”

79 Hall & Oates “You’ve Lost That Lovin Feelin”

78 Steam “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye”

77 Foundations “Build Me Up Buttercup”

76 Electric Light Orchestra “Evil Woman”

75 Joel, Billy “Piano Man”

74 White, Barry “Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love”

73 Rolling Stones “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”

72 John, Elton/Dee,Kiki “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”

71 Bachman-Turner Overdrive “Takin’ Care Of Business”

70 Steely Dan “Reeling In The Years”

69 Nash, Johnny “I Can See Clearly Now”

68 Guess Who “American Woman”

67 Drifters “Under The Boardwalk”

66 Wonder, Stevie “Superstition”

65 Steppenwolf “Magic Carpet Ride”

64 Steely Dan “Do It Again”

63 Kc & Sunshine Band “That’s The Way (I Like It)”

62 Beach Boys “Good Vibrations”

61 Joel, Billy “Only The Good Die Young”

60 Redding, Otis “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay”

59 Valli, Frankie “Grease”

58 Eagles “One Of These Nights”

57 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Proud Mary”

56 Fleetwood Mac “Go Your Own Way”

55 John, Elton “Bennie And The Jets”

54 Four Seasons “Who Loves You”

53 Simon & Garfunkel “Mrs. Robinson”

52 War “Low Rider”

51 Frampton, Peter “Baby, I Love Your Way”

50 Orbison, Roy “Oh! Pretty Woman”

49 Hall & Oates “Rich Girl”

48 Greenbaum, Norman “Spirit In The Sky”

47 Gaynor, Gloria “I Will Survive”

46 Doobie Brothers “Listen To The Music”

45 Looking Glass “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)”

44 Creedence Clearwater Revival “Bad Moon Rising”

43 Chicago “Saturday In The Park”

42 Fleetwood Mac “Don’t Stop”

41 Earth, Wind & Fire “September”

40 Diamond, Neil “Sweet Caroline”

39 Eagles “Take It Easy”

38 Mann, Manfred “Blinded By The Light”

37 Abba “Dancing Queen”

36 Seger, Bob “Old Time Rock & Roll”

35 Gray, Dobie “Drift Away”

34 Miller, Steve “Rock’n Me”

33 King, Ben E. “Stand By Me”

32 John, Elton “Crocodile Rock”

31 Miller, Steve “The Joker”

30 Fleetwood Mac “Dreams”

29 Four Seasons Rag Doll

28 Stewart, Rod “Maggie May”

27 Commodores “Brick House”

26 Joel, Billy “My Life”

25 Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive”

24 Presley, Elvis “Are You Lonesome Tonight”

23 America “Sister Golden Hair”

22 Darin, Bobby “Mack The Knife”

21 Hollies “Long Cool Woman (In A Black..)”

20 Temptations “My Girl”

19 Bachman-Turner Overdrive “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet”

18 Wild Cherry “Play That Funky Music”

17 Boston “More Than A Feeling”

16 Kc & Sunshine Band “Get Down Tonight”

15 Five Satins “In The Still Of The Night”

14 Jackson, Michael “Billie Jean”

13 Led Zepplin “Stairway To Heaven”

12 Four Seasons “December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night)”

11 Franklin, Aretha “Respect”

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Comments (38)
  1. Matt Shotkin says:

    This is a good countdown so far: I’m enjoying the music:

  2. Mary Shaw says:

    its Awesome!!! Hearing a lot of songs I hardly hear!!! Love it!!! I just don’t like the football part 😦

  3. Mary Shaw says:

    Heard songs from Bread!! put that in your schedule during the week, they are Awesome!!!

    1. carolanne says:

      Was there a girl who didn’t own that Bread album? Loved it!

  4. this list is unbelievable….can’t wait to see # 1

  5. Stan says:

    TOOOOOOOOOO Many Spots, the same spots over and over again

  6. Stan says:

    Big Jay Sorenson is the only Jock fitting to end the countdown for 2011. BE BIG

  7. David Rodriguez says:

    Great music, as always! Just curious… many votes did Number 1001 get and how many votes did Number 1 ?

  8. oldies76 says:

    Brown Eyed GIrl #1…..REALLY???? The most overplayed song in history.

    1. selders1 says:

      I was just looking at the 2010 Top 1,001, which you can still find on this website. I wanted to see where “Brown Eyed Girl” placed last year. The big surprise: It didn’t make the list. I went through it a couple of times to make sure I wasn’t missing it. But I didn’t see it. So a record that didn’t rank in the top 1,001 a year ago this year tops the list. Extraordinary.

  9. Mike says:

    Wow no Frankie Avalon and Venus, Thriller at 722, Satisfaction so low and give me a break with Van Morrison at #1 I guess alot of us are passing away. Huge disappointment this year. Though it is good to see all the Margaritaville burn outs are still around. Peace

    1. James B. says:

      You’re right…a big disappointment!

      “Brown Eyed Girl” at #1???

      “Rag Doll” by the 4 Seasons dropping to #29 from #1…lowest position in years.

      Few songs from the early 60’s and almost none from the 50’s.

  10. judah shapiro says:

    Pretzel Logic
    Well..not my choices for top ten, least to some degree sanity has been restored from last year-“Rag Doll” the Number One Best song EVER?! Mr. Spock & Einstein would both be befuddled! Now comfortably ensconced at 29 the logical world can now continue. JS

    1. James B. says:

      “Rag Doll” was definitely a better choice as #1 than “Brown Eyed Girl”…

    2. John J. Jr. says:

      RAG DOLL is a true New York classic by a great group FRANKIE VALLI and THE FOUR SEASONS!

      JERSEY BOYS has been a big hit on Broadway for years; RAG DOLL is the final song that closes the show…

  11. selders1 says:

    The biggest surprise to me was the relatively ordinary showing by the Beatles. They usually dominate these lists, but other than “Hey Jude” at No. 4, you don’t see them again until 166 with “Let It Be.” Wow. ONE Beatles song in the top 150? I wouldn’t have predicted it.

    1. Rita G. says:

      I agree. It was also a big surprise that even though Frankie Valli and the 4 Seasons were at #3 with “Sherry”, many of their other hits dropped down quite a bit this year:

      #999 “Big Girls Don’t Cry”; #843 “I’ve Got You Under My Skin”; #665 “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”; #542 “My Eyes Adored You” and #483 “Dawn”!!! The latter four were in the Top 100 last year.

      Also, “Rag Doll” not only dropped out of the #1 spot (where it belonged), but dropped out of the Top 25–first time it’s been that low in years…

  12. PLAWRENCE says:

    No Frankie Avalon,Bobby Vinton, Bobby Vee, Brenda Lee, Connie Francis,Bobby Rydell and so on and on.Not enough votes from original loyal listeners to get the music we heard as kids to get on the survey. I guess a lot of us are playing our cassettes and CDs and abandoned WCBS-FM because they abandoned playing our music for the advertising dollar to coral younger listeners after JACK RADIO bombed..
    And that includes sticking in a football preseason game during the countdown. I’m no football fan. They could have started the countdown a day later.
    One ’50s Elvis, a handfull of DOO WOP groups. Artists that didn’t make the A To Z countdown, didn’t make this list either.If it’s not requested, no one’s going to hear and oldie but goodie from the ’50s and early ’60s and it will never appear on any holiday play list because it isn’t heard to be voted for.

    1. John J. Jr. says:

      You’re right. The Top 1001 is basically CBS-FM’s playlist with a few additions here and there. CBS-FM has reached out and won a new audience of listeners. I hear CBS-FM when I visit my local bakery, pizzeria, etc., and most of the workers there are in their 20’s. I, too, have been listening to CBS-FM for 30 years and have seen the changes in the music that is played. I was happily surprised last year when “Rag Doll” by the 4 Seasons ended up as the #1 song, but knew that it probably wouldn’t repeat as it wasn’t played that often during the past year on CBS-FM.

      Hey, I shouldn’t complain, CBS is highlighting the Four Seasons in the Hall of Fame today…LOL!

  13. Carolanne says:

    Absolutely wonderful! Brown Eyed Girl number one? With all those great songs? I don’t agree at all.

    1. Oldies Lover says:

      I looked up old New York radio surveys. They’re available on another website.

      “Brown Eyed Girl” only made it to #25 on WMCA. It did not chart at all on WABC!!!

  14. Carolanne says:

    The Beatles, Dylan, The Platters, Four Seasons, Michael Jackson, Elton John, Simon and Garfunkel just to name a few and Brown Eyed Girl number one? Is this the Twilight Zone?

    1. Four Seasons Fan says:

      I agree with you. I thought that Rag Doll by the 4 Seasons was the perfect choice for No. 1 last year. It is a true NY record by a great group from NJ. I can’t believe it dropped to No. 29 this year.

      I’m glad it was played twice today as part of the Jersey Boys Hall of Fame.

      1. carolanne says:

        I will say pretty much anything else would have been a better choice for number one.

  15. P. Lawrence says:

    Two out of the three songs I listed for the Top 1001 made it. Ricky Nelson was a no show.
    It must have been a twenty something who wrote up the list. Dion did not have a hit with “Dream Lover”, it was Bobby Darin. Anyone else catch that?

  16. Bobby Rodriguez says:

    This survey is a sick joke! Brown Eyed Girl Number WHAT? That song couldn’t make a Top 10,000 of real Rock And Roll/DooWop. How about The Mystics, The Jive Five, The Chantels, Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers, Nino And The Ebbtides, The Roomates, The Marcels, The Del Vikings? That is what a real Top 1,000 would show. Ok, I admit Sherry/Four Seasons is a great one but Hey Jude? Easily the worst record The Beatles ever did. How about Tell Me Why/The Beatles?

    Bring Don K Reed and the DooWop Shop back.

    1. Mark says:

      You’re not kidding. I lived in PA since 1995 and they brought back Harvey Holiday’s Street Corner Sunday after we protested. When they dismissed the Doo Wop Shop, I wrote to the Mayor, City Council, CBS all to no avail. And I didn’t even live in Jersey anymore but felt for everyone in the NYC Metro area. If you’re missing the Doo Wop Shop, give Harvey a try on at 9 on Sunday nights. This week there’s a fund raiser for Children’s Hospital so he’s live, though it’s usually taped. I don’t work for CBS or any affiliates so this isn’t a plug for bad behavior on their part, I manage some cemeteries and funeral homes and this music helps keep me sane. Take care and you’ve got great taste in music! Mark from Eastern PA

      1. junior2 says:

        WOGL is CBS-FM’s sister station. I check out their website every now and then. I see where last weekend they played all the #1 songs from the 60’s. 70’s. and 80’s alphabetically.

  17. Andy Padaetz says:

    Best list I’ve seen yet, perhaps because my Bee Gees continue to get more and more songs on the survey (13 if you count Andy Gibb’s 2)-and Stayin Alive got all the way to number twenty-five (uh oh, sounding like Broadway Bill there). Maybe next year # 1 for the Brothers Gibb?

    I think also after last year’s list, there was a huge backlash against the prevalence of Beatles and Four Seasons songs in the top 200. Much more balance this year, although methinks Brown Eyed Girl will not stay at #1 next year.

    1. Steve E says:

      Interestingly, “Brown Eyed Girl” didn’t even make the Top 1,001 last year, which is hard to believe.

      1. JJ says:

        I checked last year’s list twice myself. How did “Brown Eyed Girl” go from nowhere to #1? It hasn’t become that popular over the last year. It all seems a bit suspect. I’d love to get the inside story as to how these Top 1001 lists (Top 500 in the past) are really created.

  18. carolanne says:

    No rhyme or reason to it. It depends on who votes I suppose. I just know I could not have been more disappointed when I heard “Brown Eyed Girl” come on as number one. ANY other song would have been better. Also, the doo wop songs were sorely missing because lets face it: The doo wop people are getting sparse. Sad. Great music. Still, Dylan, the Beatles, Four Seasons, all would have been better choices. Maybe Van had a big voting party at his house.

    1. JJ says:

      I’m not to blame. I voted for Rag Doll, 16 Candles, and Rhythm of the Rain…LOL!

      I think that limiting the choices to only three favorites affected the results.

    2. junior2 says:

      Dont blame me either…My votes were for My Eyes Adored You, My Boyfriends Back and Rag Doll!!!

  19. junior2 says:

    There is a website (not radio station) that caters to NY radio listeners. It asks its followers to vote for their favorite songs every year. “Brown Eyed Girl” did not make it on to the last Top 1500 list a few months ago!!! On that list the #1 song was “Rag Doll” followed by “Hey Jude”.

  20. carolanne says:

    I am really glad most of you agree. It’s almost weird that “Brown Eyed Girl” came in first. I guess we all better vote next year!

  21. P.Lawrence says:

    Doo Wop groups ain’t on the list because they killed off Don K. Reeds Doo Wop Shop because maybe they decided it was music for “geezers”, and were losing listeners,( I was a long time listener) and they can get more money advertising to young “whippersnappers”, (some of the ads I hear are aimed directly toward them, and you sure can tell) even though we buy a lot of the goods and services they do. It still should be played because it’s Rock N Roll history, advertisers be damned. If they can play the Beatles on Wednesdays and the rest of the week as well, which I’m sick of, and Motown Mondays and Ticket Thursdays because the Broadway musicals aren’t selling tickets,or groups or single acts aren’t filling theaters, they should turn Turntable Tuesday which sounds a lot like Turntable ’70s and ’80s, to Turntable Roots Of Rock Tuesdays because in the ’50s and ’60s we played our 45s on portable record players. What else was there then?And they should do it all day long, not once every hour.When they do a Roots of Rock Weekend, which is rare now, they should play it all weekend, not just once an hour. Ignoring ’50s music until someone passes away is not right.We heard lots of Elvis’s early music on his death anniversary, but just play his 1970’s songs otherwise. I heard just one Buddy Holly song on his 75th birthday, but if you went to the site the station set up ,you could hear 15 of his hits. Saturday night is Saturday Night Seventies. How about giving us back Friday Night Fifties.
    I’m thinking of abandoning ship and joining the satellite radio crowd. Even though I was not fond of Cousin Brucie, I’ll tune into him and hope for the best.

    1. junior2 says:

      Great idea, but I doubt that they’ll be implemented.

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