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Mojo 100 Greatest Singers Of All Time
October 1998 issue.

Put together by Mojo magazine from a panel of 175 singers.

Aretha Franklin


1. Aretha Franklin
2. Frank Sinatra
3. Ray Charles
4. John Lennon
5. Billie Holiday
6. Marvin Gaye
7. Elvis Presley
8. Stevie Wonder
9. Sam Cooke
10. Otis Redding
11. Bob Dylan
12. Nat King Cole
13. Paul McCartney
14. Ella Fitzgerald
15. Van Morrison
16. Hank Williams
17. Nina Simone
18. George Jones
19. Joni Mitchell
20. Roy Orbison
21. Little Richard
22. Jackie Wilson
23. James Brown
24. Al Green
25. Patsy Cline
26. Mick Jagger
27. Dusty Springfield
28. Everly Brothers
29. Bjork
30. Little Willie John
31. Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
32. Tony Bennett
33. Dinah Washington
34. Jeff Buckley
35. Karen Carpenter
36. Peggy Lee
37. Sarah Vaughan
38. Tina Turner
39. David Bowie
40. Gladys Knight
41. Tim Buckley
42. Dionne Warwick
43. Mahalia Jackson
44. Bonnie Raitt
45. Luciano Pavarotti
46. Iggy Pop
47. Brian Wilson
48. Muddy Waters
49. Howlin’ Wolf
50. Bing Crosby
51. Rod Stewart
52. Johnny Mathis
53. Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland
54. Chet Baker
55. Carl Wilson
56. Donny Hathaway
57. Bono
58. Paul Rodgers
59. David Ruffin
60. Elizabeth Fraser
61. Chrissie Hynde
62. John Lydon
63. Maria Callas
64. Mavis Staples
65. Ray Davies
66. Bob Marley
67. Smokie Robinson
68. Stevie Winwood
69. Thom Yorke
70. Louis Armstrong
71. Robert Johnson
72. Neil Young
73. Nick Drake
74. Scott Walker
75. Glen Campbell
76. Janis Joplin
77. Ronnie Spector
78. John Lee Hooker
79. Jim Morrison
80. Etta James
81. Kate Bush
82. Lefty Frizzell
83. Levi Stubbs
84. Luther Vandross
85. Merle Haggard
86. Nick Cave
87. The Gibb Brothers
88. Edith Piaf
89. Dean Martin
90. Jimi Hendrix
91. Judy Garland
92. Tom Jones
93. Liam Gallagher
94. Chuck Berry
95. Kurt Cobain
96. Robert Plant
97. Steve Marriott
98. Betty Carter
99. Bruce Springsteen
100. K.D. Lang

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Mojo - The 100 Greatest Singles Of All Time

Compiled by Mojo magazine - from top 10 lists supplied by over 100 artists, producers and music industry personalities worldwide.

The 100 greatest singles were voted for by the experts listed on the inside cover of the August 1997 - issue 45. Songs not available on 45s in the UK were disqalified.


1. Good Vibrations - Beach Boys
2. Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane - The Beatles
3. Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
4. Be My Baby - The Ronetts
5. I Herd It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
6. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
7. Hey Jude / Revolution - The Beatles
8. River Deep Mountain High - Ike & Tina Turner
9. Smells Like Teen Sprit - Nirvana
10. Whats Going On - Marvin Gaye
11. Don't Worry Baby - The Beach Boys
12. Hey Joe - Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. You've Lost That Loving Feeling - The Righteous Brothers
14. I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
15. Respect - Aretha Franklin
16. Heartbreak Hotel - Elvis Presley
17. (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
18. Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen
19. Mr Tambourine Man - The Byrds
20. God Save The Queen - The Sex Pistols
21. Family Affair - Sly And The Family Stone
22. A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum
23. Dancing In The Street - Martha And The Vandellas
24. Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
25. That'll Be The Day - Buddy Holly And The Crickets
26. When Doves Cry - Prince
27. Jumpin' Jack Flash
28. God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
29. Paperback Writer / Rain - The Beatles
30. You Really Got Me - The Kinks
31. A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke
32. Reach Out I'll Be There - The Four Tops
33. I Can't Stand The Rain - Ann Peebles
34. "Heroes" - David Bowie
35. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - James Brown
36. Imagine - John Lennon
37. Superstition - Stevie Wonder
38. Runaway - Del Shannon
39. Space Oddity - David Bowie
40. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
41. Green Onions - Booker T And The MGs
42. Why Do Fools Fall In Love - Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers
43. Purple Haze - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
44. Cathy's Clown - Everly Brothers
45. Lets Stay Together - Al Green
46. Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman
47. Stay With Me - Lorraine Ellison
48. I Wan't You Back - The Jackson Five
49. Wichita Lineman - Glen Campbell
50. Honky Tonk - Bill Doggett
51. Louie, Louie - The Kingsmen
52. What'd I Say - Ray Charles
53. Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers
54. Spanish Harlem - Ben E. King
55. Live Forever - Oasis
56. Help! - The Beatles
57. Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
58. House Of The Rising Sun - The Animals
59. Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
60. Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
61. Ghost Town - The Specials
62. Day Tripper - The Beatles
63. Telegram Sam - T. Rex
64. Be-Bop-A-Lula - Gene Vincent
65. Starman - David Bowie
66. Unfinished Sympathy - Massive Attack
67. Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
68. Anarchy In The Uk - Sex Pistols
69. Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
70. Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
71. If You Don't Know Me By Know - Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes
72. Honky Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones
73. When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
74. Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon And Garfunkel
75. For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
76. Mystery Train - Elvis Presley
77. Stupid Girl - Garbage
78. Knowing Me, Knowing You - Abba
79. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine - James Brown
80. (Don't Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
81. Cold, Cold Heart - Hank Williams
82. Wonderwall - Oasis
83. Autobahn - Kraftwerk
84. Rebel Rouser - Duane Eddy
85. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On - Jerry Lee Lewis
86. Relax - Frankie Goes To Hollywood
87. The Tracks Of My Tears - The Miracles
88. Blue Monday - New Order
89. Crying - Roy Orbison
90. She's Not There - The Zombies
91. Every Breath You Take - The Police
92. Walk This Way - Run DMC
93. Walk On By - Dionne Warwick
94. Virginia Plain - Roxy Music
95. Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
96. Subterranean Homesick Blues - Bob Dylan
97. I Can Never Go Home Anymore - The Shangri-Las
98. The Boys Of Summer - Don Henley
99. Stop! In The Name Of Love - The Supremes
100. I've Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra

Bubbling Under

• 50 Ways To Leave You Lover - Paul Simon
• A Hard Days Night - Beatles
• Ace Of Spades - Motorhead
• Alison - Elvis Costello
• Ambition - Subway Sect
• Baby I Need Your Lovin' - The Four Tops
• Blue Suede Shoes - Carl Perkins
• Born Slippy - Underworld
• Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
• Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
• Get It On - T Rex
• Good Golly Miss Molly
• Hit The Road Jack - Ray Charles
• Hotel California - The Eagles
• I Never Loved A Man - Aretha Franklin
• I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
• Light My Fire - The Doors
• Livin' For The City - Stevie Wonder
• My Generation - The Who
• Papa Was A Rolling Stone - The Temptations
• Protection - Massive Attack
• Pyjamarama - Roxy Music
• Rag Doll - The Four Seasons
• Save The Last Dance For Me - The Drifters
• Setting Sun - Chemical Brothers
• Soul Man - Sam And Dave
• The Letter - The Box Tops
• Voodoo Chile - Jimi Hendrix
• Wake Up Little Sister - The Everly Brothers
• Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow - The Shirelles
• Without You - Nilsson
• Your Song - Elton John

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Mojo's 100 Greatest Psychedelic Classics
June 1997 Issue.

Produced By John Savage - Mojo - Chronological Order
Psychedelia USA

1965

The Birds - Eight Miles High

1966

The Charlatans - Alabama Bound
Bob Dylan - Visions Of Johanna
Jefferson Airplane Blues From An Airplain
Country Joe And The Fish - Section 43
The Great Society - Someone To Love
Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band - Electricity
Oxford Circle -- Foolish Woman
Vijtables - Feel The Music
The 13th Floor Elevators - Roller Coaster
The Count Five - Psychotic Reaction
The Misunderstood - Children Of The Sun
Sons Of Adam - Feathered Fish
Love - 7 And 7 Is
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations

1967

Sopwith Camel - Frantic Desolation
The Doors - The Crystal Ship
The Seeds - Mr Farmer
Kaleidoscope - Keep Your Mind Open
The Electric Prunes - Get Me To The World On Time
Mystery Trend - Johnny Was A Good Boy
Moby Grape - Omaha
Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit
Tim Buckley - Hallucinations
Chocolate Watch Band - Are You Gonna Be There? (At The Love In)
Big Brother Holding Company - Ball And Chain
Third Bardo - I'm Five Years Ahead Of My Time
Painted Faces - Anxious Color
The Beau Brummels - Magic Hollow
Buffalo Springfield - Broken Arrow
Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense And Peppermints
Love - The Red Telephone
The Byrds - Change Is Now

1968

Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
The Balloon Farm - A Question Of Temperature
Sly And The Family Stone - Dance To The Music
Quick Silver Messenger Service - Pride Of Man
The Grateful Dead - That's It For The Other One
Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Steppenwolf - Magic Carpet Ride
The Steve Miller Band - Song For Ancestors
Lother And The Hand People - Machines
Tommy James And The Shondells - Crimson And Clover

1969

White Lightning - William
Sprit - Dream Within A Dream
Alexander Skip Spence - War In Peace
The Youngbloods - Darkness, Darkness
Kak - Electric Sailor
The Grateful Dead - Mountains Of The Moon
Jimi Hendrix - Star-spangled Banner

Psychedelia UK

1966

The Beatles - Tomorrow Never Knows
The Rolling Stones - Paint It Black
The Creation - Making Time
Donavan - Season Of The Witch
The Yardbirds - Happenings Ten Years Time Ago
Cream - I Feel Free

1967

The Beatles - Strawberry Field Forever
Pink Floyd - Interstellar Overdrive
Smoke - My Friend Jack
David Mcwilliams - Days Of Pearly Spencer
The Poets - In Your Tower
The Small Faces - Green Circles
The Move - I Can Hear The Grass Grow
The Troggs - Night Of The Long Grass
Traffic - Paper Sun
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Are You Experienced?
John's Children - Midsummer Night Dream
The Beatles - It's All To Much
The Attack - Colours Of My Mind
The Rolling Stones - We Love You
The Small Faces - Itchycoo Park
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - The Stars That Play With Laughing Sam's Dice
Pink Floyd - Matilda Mother
The Who - Relax
Kaleidoscope - Flight From Ashiya
The Pretty Things - Defecting Grey
The Herd - From The Underworld
The 23rd Turnoff - Michael Angelo
The Hollies - King Midas In Reverse
Svensk - Dream Magazine
The Idle Race - Impostors Of Life's Magazine
The Animals - San Franciscan Nights
The Troggs - Love Is All Around
Tintern Abbey - Vacuum Cleaner
Dantalian's Chariot - Madman Running Through The Fields
Simon Dupree And The Big Sound - Kites
The Beatles - I Am The Walrus
Tomorrow - Revolution

1968

Fairport Convention - It's Alright Ma, It's Only Witchcraft
Status Quo - Pictures Of Matchstick Men
The Apple - The Otherside
The Mirror - Faster Than Light
Nirvana - Rainbow Chaser
Big Boy Pete - Cold Turkey
Family - Me My Friend
Pink Floyd - Jugland Blues
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown - Fire
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - 1983..(A Merman I Should Turn To Be)
The Nice - Diamond Hard Blue Apples Of The Moon
Blind Faith - Can't Find My Way Home
10 Modern Day Classics - Andrew Harrison - Mojo
Rhythim Is Rhythim - Nude Photo -- 1986
Phuture - Acid Tracks -- 1987
A Guy Called Gerald - Voodoo Ray -- 1988
Swan Lake - In The Name Of Love -- 1988
The Beastie Boys - Paul's Boutique --1989
The Orb - A Huge Ever Growing Pulsating Brain That Rules From The Centre Of The Underworld -- 1990
Beltram - Energy Flush -- 1991
The Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath Vol. I -- 1992
Underworld - Cowgirl - 1994
The Chemical Brothers - The Private Psychedelic Reel -- 1997

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Ultimate Jukebox : The 100 Singles You Must Own
Mojo April 2003

Many thanks to Steve Parker [animaofscience@yahoo.com] for this list.

1 Kingsmen - Louie Louie
B-Side Haunted Castle (1963)

2 Presley, Elvis - His Latest Flame (Marie's The Name)
B-Side Little Sister (1961)

3 Sex Pistols - Holidays In The Sun
B-Side Satellite (1977)

4 Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
B-Side Child Of The Moon (1968)

5 Robinson, Smokey And The Miracles - I Don't Blame You At All
B-Side That Girl (1971)

6 Dekker, Desmond And The Aces - Israelites
B-Side My Precious World (1969)

7 Wray, Link And His Ray Men - Rumble
B-Side The Swag (1958)

8 ? And The Mysterians - 96 Tears
B-Side Midnight Hour (1966)

9 Booker T And The Mg's - Green Onions
B-Side Behave Yourself (1962)

10 Beatles - Paperback Writer
B-Side Rain (1966)

11 Richman, Jonathan And The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner (Once)
B-Side Roadrunner (Twice) (1977)

12 Byrds - Eight Miles High
B-Side Why (1966)

13 Shannon, Del - Runaway
B-Side Jody (1961)

14 Payne, Freda - Band Of Gold
B-Side The Easiest Way To Fall (1970)

15 Everly Brothers - Walk Right Back
B-Side Ebony Eyes (1961)

16 Kinks - You Really Got Me
B-Side It's Alright (1964)

17 Wright, Betty Clean Up Woman
B-Side I'll Love You Forever Heart And Soul (1971)

18 Smiths - How Soon Is Now
B-Side Well I Wonder (1985)

19 Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs - Wooly Bully
B-Side Lil' Red Riding Hood (1965)

20 Higgins, Chuck - Broke
B-Side I'll Be There (1954)

21 Electric Light Orchestra - Mr. Blue Sky
B-Side One Summer Dream (1978)

22 Clash - White Man In Hammersmith Palais
B-Side The Prisoner (1978)

23 Wonder, Stevie - Superstition
B-Side You've Got It Bad Girl (1973)

24 Premiers - Farmer John
B-Side Duffy's Blues (1964)

25 Dylan, Bob Subterranean Homesick Blues
B-Side She Belongs To Me (1965)

26 Harley, Steve And Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
B-Side Another Journey (1975)

27 Franklin, Aretha - Respect
B-Side Save Me (1967)

28 Who - Won't Get Fooled Again
B-Side I Don't Even Know Myself (1971)

29 Brown, James - It's A Man's Man's World
B-Side Is It Yes Or Is It No? (1966)

30 Bowie, David - Changes
B-Side Andy Warhol (1972)

31 Vincent, Gene And His Blue Caps - Be Bop A Lula
B-Side Woman Love (1956)

32 Turner, Ike And Tina - River Deep And Mountain High
B-Side I'll Keep You Happy (1966)

33 Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear The Reaper
B-Side R U Ready 2 Rock (1976)

34 Chic - Good Times
B-Side A Warm Summer Night (1979)

35 Charles, Ray - What'd I Say (Part 1)
B-Side What'd I Say (Part 2) (1959)

36 Wieldlin, Jane - Rush Hour
B-Side The End Of Love (1988)

37 Phillips, Phil With The Twilights - Sea Of Love
B-Side Juella (1959)

38 Skatalites – Guns Of Navarone
B-Side Marcus Garvey (1967)

39 Rainbow - Since You've Been Gone
B-Side Bad Girls (1979)

40 Christie, Lou - I'm Gonna Make You Mine
B-Side I'm Gonna Get Married (1969)

41 Abba – SOS
B-Side Man In The Middle (1975)

42 Valli, Frankie And The Four Seasons - The Night
B-Side When The Morning Comes (1972)

43 Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
B-Side Who's Lovin' You (1970)

44 Boston - More Than A Feeling
B-Side Smokin' (1976)

45 Fleetwood Mac - Oh Well (Part 1)
B-Side Oh Well (Part 2) (1969)

46 Mayfield, Curtis - Move On Up
B-Side Beautiful Brother Of Mine/Give It Up (1971)

47 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
B-Side I'm In Love With My Car (1975)

48 Small Faces - Tin Soldier
B-Side I Feel Much Better (1967)

49 Ronettes - Be My Baby
B-Side Tedesco And Pitman (1963)

50 Springfield, Dusty - Son Of A Preacher Man
B-Side Just A Little Lovin' (Early In The Morning) (1968)

51 Tornados - Telstar
B-Side Jungle Fever (1962)

52 Martha And The Vandellas - Heatwave
B-Side A Love Like Ours (Don't Come Knocking Every Day) (1963)

53 Them - Baby Please Don't Go
B-Side Gloria (1964)

54 Marley, Bob & The Wailers - Jamming
B-Side Punky Reggae Party (1977)

55 Stone Roses - Made Of Stone
B-Side Going Down (1989)

56 Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
B-Side I'm Mee I'm Now An' That's Orl (1973)

57 Orbison, Roy - Oh Pretty Woman
B-Side Yo Te Amo Maria (1964)

58 Muddy Waters - Mannish Boy
B-Side Young Fashioned Ways (1955)

59 Oasis - Live Forever
B-Side Up In The Sky (1994)

60 Simon, Carly - You're So Vain
B-Side His Friends Are More Than Fond Of Robin (1972)

61 T-Rex - Children Of The Revolution
B-Side Jitterbug Love/Sunken Rags (1972)

62 Squeeze - Up The Junction
B-Side It's So Dirty (1979)

63 Simone, Nina - I Loves You Porgy
B-Side Love Me Or Leave Me (1959)

64 Specials & Rico - A Message To You Rudy
B-Side Nite Klub (1979)

65 Lester, Ketty - Love Letters
B-Side I'm A Fool To Want You (1962)

66 Flamingos - I Only Have Eyes For You
B-Side Goodnight Sweetheart (1959)

67 Martha And The Muffins - Echo Beach
B-Side Teddy The Dink (1980)

68 White Stripes - Fell In Love With A Girl
B-Side I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself (2002)

69 Ford, Ernie 'Tennessee' - Sixteen Tons
B-Side You Don't Have To Be A Baby To Cry (1956)

70 Price, Ray - Crazy Arms
B-Side You Done Me Wrong (1956)

71 Monotones - Book Of Love
B-Side You Never Loved Me (1958)

72 Chantays - Pipeline
B-Side Move It (1963)

73 Wells, Mary - My Guy
B-Side Oh Little Boy (What Did You Do To Me) (1964)

74 Harry J. All Stars - Liquidator
B-Side La La Always Stay (1969) (Door Glad And Dave)

75 Neville, Aaron - Tell It Like It Is
B-Side Why Worry (1966)

76 Contours - First I Look At The Purse
B-Side Searching For A Girl (1965)

77 Ran-Dells - Martian Hop
B-Side Forgive Me Darling (1963)

78 Williamson, Sonny Boy - Help Me
B-Side Bye Bye Bird (1963)

79 Sonics - Boss Boss
B-Side The Hustler (1965)

80 Lee, Peggy - Is That All There Is?
B-Side Me And My Shadow (1969)

81 Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City
B-Side Bald Headed Lena (1966)

82 Stewart, Rod And The Faces - You Gonna Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything
B-Side As Long As You Tell Him (1974)

83 Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There
B-Side Until You Love Someone (1966)

84 Roxy Music - Virginia Plain
B-Side The Numberer (1972)

85 Sly And The Family Stone - Family Affair
B-Side Luv N' Haight (1971)

86 Jam - Town Called Malice
B-Side Precious (1982)

87 Big Bopper - Chantilly Lace
B-Side The Purple People Eater Meets The Witchdoctor (1958)

88 Smith, Huey 'Piano' And His Clowns - Don't You Just Know It
B-Side High Blood Pressure (1958)

89 Jones, George - White Lightning
B-Side The Window Up Above (1959)

90 Bo Diddley - Who Do You Love?
B-Side I'm Bad (1957)

91 Dury, Ian And The Blockheads - Reasons To Be Cheerful (Part 3)
B-Side Common As Muck (1979)

92 Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
B-Side Words (1967)

93 Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno
B-Side Breaking Dwon The Walls Of Heartache (1980)

94 Thin Lizzy - Whiskey In The Jar
B-Side Black Boys On The Corner (1972)

95 Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of Us
B-Side Barbecutie (1974)

96 Kongos, John - He's Gonna Step On You Again
B-Side Sometimes It's Not Enough (1971)

97 Beach Boys - God Only Knows
B-Side Wouldn't It Be Nice (1966)

98 Human League - Don't You Want Me
B-Side Seconds (1981)

99 Lewis, Jerry Lee - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
B-Side It'll Be Me (1957)

100 Delfonics - Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
B-Side Loving Him (1970)

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Lost Albums You Must Own
Mojo March 2004

See Also:

›› Lost Tracks 2 - Forgotton Gems
›› B Sides - Lost Tracks #3
›› Q 500 Greatest Lost Tracks


• Various – Finian’s Rainbow
• Woodie Guthrie – Dust Bowl Ballads
• Johnny Cash – Songs Of Our Soil
• Bob Dylan – Live 1964 – Philarmonic Hall
• Jerry Lee Lewis – Live At The Star Club Hamburge
• The Downliners Sect – The Rock Sect’s In
• The Monks – Black Monk Time
• Marvin Gaye – Vulnerable
• Fred Neil – Fred Neil
• Williams And Watson – Two For The Price Of One
• Dion – Dion
• Ollie And The Nightingales – Ollie And The Nightingales
• Billy Nichols – Would You Believe
• The Who – Live At The Filmore East NYC
• The International Submarine Band – Safe At Home
• Richie Havens – Richard P. Havens
• Alexander Spence – Oar
• Dino Valentine – Dino Valentine
• Velvet Underground – VU
• Jimi Hendrix – The First Rays Of The New Rising Sun
• Bill Fay – Bill Fay
• Bob Marley And The Wailers – Soul Rebles
• Michael Nesmith And The First National Band – Magnetic South
• Linda Perhacs – Parallelograms
• John Phillips – John, The Wolf King Of LA
• Robin Gibb – Sing Slowly Sisters
• Charles Manson – Lie
• Rodriguez – Cold Fact
• Crazy Horse – Crazy Horse
• Elvis Presley – Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old)
• Lynyrd Skynyrd – Skynyrd’s First
• Candi Staton – Candi Staton
• Jorge Ben – Ben
• The Peddlers – Suite London
• James Luther Dickson – Dixie Fried
• The Pentangle – Solomons Seal
• Anne Briggs – Sing A Song For You
• Terry Reid – River
• Neil Young – On The Beach
• Gene Clarke – No Other
• Bill Withers - +’Justments
• Rocket From The Tombs – The Day The Earth Met….
• Judy Henske & Jerry Yester – Farewell Aldebaran
• The Beatles – The Complete Hollywood Bowl Concerts
• Dennis Wilson – Pacific Ocean Blue
• Big Star – Sister Lovers
• Chris Bell – I Am The Cosmos
• The Adverts – Cast Of Thousands
• Mutiny – Mutiny On The Mamaship
• Flipper – Generic
• Bad Brains – Roir Tapes
• Television Personalities – The Painted Wood
• Prince - The Black Album
• Bitch Magnet – Umber
• Bob Mould – Workbook
• Movement Ex – Movement Ex
• Son Of Bazerk – Bazerk, Bazerk, Bazerk
• Temple Of The Dog – Temple Of The Dog
• Masters Of Reality – Sunrise Of The Surferbus
• The Staires – Mexican R ‘N’ B
• Urge Overkill – Saturation
• Sleep – Dopesmoker
• U2 – Melon
• Eric Matthews – The Lateness Of The Hour
• The Flaming Lips – Zaireka
• Mark Hollis – Mark Hollis
• Kevin Rowland – My Beauty

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The 50 Greatest British Tracks Ever
Mojo March 2006

The List Took 1967 As Year Zero (The Release Of Waterloo Sunset) Or They Would Have Been Going Back To Greensleeves! Only One Track Per Artist Was Allowed And It Had To Be Decidedly British!

See Also: 100 Greatest British Albums Ever

In Chronological Order

• The Beatles – Penny Lane – 1967
• Small Faces – Itchycoo Park - 1967
• Pink Floyd – Arnold Layne – 1967
• Cat Stevens – Matthew And Son - 1967
• Kaleiderscope – Mr Small The Watch Repairer Man - 1967
• Keith West – Excerpt From A Teenage Opera – 1967
• Van Morrison – Madame George – 1968
• The Pretty Things – Sf Sorrow Is Born – 1968
• The Bonzo Dog Band – The Pink Half Of The Drainpipe – 1968
• Fairport Convention – Who Knows Where The Time Goes – 1969
• Nick Drake – At The Chime Of The City Clock – 1970
• Vashti Bunyan – Diamond Day – 1970
• Mott The Hoople – All The Young Dudes – 1972
• Clifford T Ward – Home Thoughts From Abroad – 1973
• Genesis – I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) – 1973
• The Who – 5:15 – 1973
• Roy Harper – When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease – 1975
• Sex Pistols – God Save The Queen – 1977
• Ian Dury – Plaistow Patricia – 1977
• Television Personalities – Part-Time Punks – 1978
• Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights – 1978
• Dire Straits – Sultans Of Swing – 1978
• Sham 69 – Hurry Up Harry – 1978
• Poet And The Roots – All We Doin’ Is Defendin’ – 1978
• Squeeze – Up The Junction – 1979
• The Clash – Something About England – 1980
• The Fall – English Scheme – 1980
• The Jam – That’s Entertainment – 1980
• The Specials – Ghost Town – 1981
• Madness – Our House – 1981
• Billy Bragg – A New England – 1983
• Elvis Costello – Shipbuilding – 1983
• Yeah Yeah Noh – There’s Another Side To Mrs Quill – 1985
• Pet Shop Boys – Suburbia – 1986
• The Smiths – Panic – 1986
• The Pogues – A Rainy Night In Soho – 1986
• Robert Wyatt – Pigs..(In There) – 1986
• Morrissey – Everyday Is Like Sunday – 1988
• XTC – Chalkhils & Children – 1989
• The Inspiral Carpets – This Is How It Feels – 1990
• The Ruthless Rap Assassins – And It Wasn’t A Dream – 1990
• Blur – For Tomorrow – 1993
• Saint Etienne – Hobart Paving – 1993
• Suede – The Wild Ones – 1994
• Pulp – Common People – 1995
• Roots Manuva – Witness (One Hope) – 2001
• The Libertines – Time For Heroes – 2003
• The Streets – Dry Your Eyes – 2004
• Kaiser Chiefs – I Predict A Riot – 2005
• Arctic Monkeys – A Certain Romance - 2006

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The Indie Top 50
Mojo – March 2008

See Also: 60 'Alternative' Indie Moments

1. The Smiths – This Charming Man
2. The Jesus And Mary Chain – Psychocandy - LP
3. Orange Juice – You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever – LP
4. The Fall – How I Wrote Elastic Man
5. My Bloody Valentine – You Made Me Realise – EP
6. Joy Division – Transmission
7. Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
8. The La’s – There She Goes
9. The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses – LP
10. Primal Scream – Crystal Crescent/Velocity Girl
11. Felt – Forever Breathers The Lonely Word – LP
12. Subway Sect – Ambition
13. The House Of Love – Destroy The Heart
14. Belle And Sebastian – Tigermilk - LP
15. Echo And The Bunnymen – Crocodiles – LP
16. Wire – Outdoor Miner
17. Teenage Fanclub – Everything Flows
18. Lloyd Cole And The Commotions – Rattlesnakes – LP
19. This Mortal Coil – Song To The Siren
20. Spaceman 3 – Revolution
21. The Pastals – Up For A Bit With The Pastals – LP
22. Happy Mondays – Lazyitis
23. Aztec Camera – High Land Hard Rain – LP
24. The Vaselines – Son Of A Gun
25. The Loft – Up The Hill And Down The Slope
26. The Libertines – What A Waster
27. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
28. New Order – Temptation
29. Young Marble Giants – Colossal Youth – LP
30. The Wedding Present – George Best – LP
31. Stereolab – Peng! – LP
32. Elastica – Line Up
33. The Sea Urchins – Pristine Christine – EP
34. Saint Etienne – So Tough – LP
35. The Primitives – Really Stupid
36. Shop Assistants – Safety Net
37. The Bodines – Therese
38. Ride – Ride – EP
39. Josif K – The Missionary
40. Jane And Barton – It’s A Fine Day
41. Mccarthy – Keep An Open Mind Or Else
42. Fire Engines – Candyskin
43. The Pooh Sticks – On Tape
44. The Wild Swans – The Revolutionary Sprit
45. Half Man Half Biscuit – The Trumpton Riot – EP
46. Camera Obscura – Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken
47. Swell Maps – Read About Seymour
48. James – Village Fire – EP
49. The Delgados – The Great Eastern – LP
50. Huggy Bear – Herjazz


Compilations

1. Pillows & Prayers – Cherry Red
2. C86 – NME/Rough Trade
3. Doing It For The Kids – Creation
4. Shadow Factory – Sarah
5. Indie Pop Volume 1 – Rough Trade

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The 100 Greatest Motown Tracks
From Mojo Feb 2009 Issue.

›› See Also OOR Motown Lists

Voted by a panel of music makers and Mojo Staff.

1.Martha And The Vandells – Dancing In The Street
2.Marvin Gaye – What's Going On
3.Four Tops – Reach Out I'll Be There
4.The Temptations – Papa Was A Rolling Stone
5.Steve Wonder – Superstition
6.Barrett Strong – Money(That's What I Want)
7.The Miracles – The Tracks Of My Tears
8.Marvin Gaye – I Herd It Through The Grapevine
9.Jimmy Ruffen – What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted
10.The Supremes – Stop! In The Name Of Love
11.Edwin Star – War
12.Brenda Holloway – Every Little Bit Hurts
13.The Marvelettes – The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game
14.The Supremes – You Keep Me Hangin' On
15.The Contours – Do You Love Me
16.The Temptations – My Girl
17.The Miracles – Shop Around
18.The Temptations – Ain't Too Proud To Beg
19.Four Tops – Bernadette
20.The Temptations – I Wish It Would Rain
21.The Miracles – You Really Got A Hold On Me
22.Marvin Gaye And Tammy Terrell – Ain't No Mountain High Enough
23.The Jackson Five – I Want You Back
24.Steve Wonder – Living For The City
25.The Temptations – I Can't Get Next To You
26.Gladys Knight And The Pips – Didn't You Know You'd Have To Cry Sometimes
27.The Supremes – You Can't Hurry Love
28.Four Tops – Standing In The Shadows Of Love
29.Marvin Gaye – Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)
30.The Marvelettes – Please Mr. Postman
31.Stevie Wonder – I Was Made To Love Her
32.Marvin Gaye – Let's Get It On
33.The Temptations – Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)
34.Eddie Holland – Leaving Here
35.The Isley Brothers – This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)
36.Marvin Gaye And Kim Weston – It Takes Two
37.Stevie Wonder – Uptight (Everything's Alright)
38.The Miracles – Ooo Baby Baby
39.Martha And The Vandellas – Heat Wave
40.Marvin Gaye – Mercy Mercy Me
41.Martha And The Vandellas – Come And Get These Memories
42.The Temptations – Cloud Nine
43.Four Tops – Baby I Need Your Loving
44.Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
45.The Temptations – Ball Of Confusion
46.Marvin Gaye – Baby Don't You Do It
47.Four Tops – I Can't Help Myself
48.Mary Wells – My Guy
49.The Jackson 5 – ABC
50.Martha And The Vandellas – Nowhere To Run
51.Jr. Walker And The All Stars – (I'm A) Road Runner
52.The Supremes – Baby Love
53.The Miracles – (Come Round Here) I'm The One You Need
54.David Ruffin – My Whole Life Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
55.The Temptations – The Way You Do The Things To Me
56.Stevie Wonder – Higher Ground
57.Smokey Robinson And The Miracles – I Second That Emotion
58.Rick James – Super Freak
59.The Miracles – Going To A Go-Go
60.Diana Ross – Touch Me In The Morning
61.The Supremes – Stoned Love
62.Stevie Wonder – Sir Duke
63.Marvin Gaye – I Want You
64.Diana Ross – Love Hangover
65.Marvin Gaye – Hitch Hike
66.David Ruffin – Walk Away From Love
67.Smokey Robinson And The Miricles – Tears Of A Clown
68.The Marvelettes – Too Many Fish In The Sea
69.The Jackson 5 – 2-4-6-8
70.Stevie Wonder – You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
71.The Velvelettes – He Was Really Sayin' Somethin'
72.The Temptations – Take A Look Around
73.Marvin Gaye – Trouble Man
74.Stevie Wonder – Too High
75.Edwin Star – Twenty-Five Miles
76.The Undisputed Truth – Smiling Faces Some Times
77.Gladys Knight And The Pips – Friendship Train
78.The Spinners – It's A Shame
79.The Monitors – Number One In Your Heart
80.Little Stevie Wonder – Fingertips Parts 1 & 2
81.The Velvelettes – Needle In A Haystack
82.Marvin Gaye – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
83.Mable John – Action Speek Louder Than Words
84.Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell – I'll Never Stop Loving You Baby
85.Chris Clark – I Want To Go Back Again
86.Jr. Walker And The All Stars - Shotgun
87.Marv Johnson – Come To Me
88.Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – The Night
89.The Elgins – Heaven Must Have Sent You
90.Marvin Gaye – Gonna Give Her All The Love
91.Kim Weston – Helpless
92.Eddie Kendricks – Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
93.Diana Ross – Upside Down
94.Stevie Wonder – Happy Birthday
95.R Dean Taylor – There's A Ghost In My House
96.Frank Wilson – Do I Love You (Yes I Do)
97.Thelma Houston – Don't Leave Me This Way
98.Singin' Sammy Ward – Who's The Fool
99.Lional Richie – All Night Long (All Night)
100.Rockwell – Somebody's Watching Me

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Mojo – The 50 Greatest Island Records.
From June 2009 Issue to celebrate the 50th birthday of Island Records

See Also: Consumers Guide To Island Records

In Chronological Order

1. Nirvana – The Story Of Simon Simopath – 1967
2. Traffic – Mr Fanticy – 1967
3. Wynder K Frog – Out Of The Frying Pan – 1968
4. Spooky Tooth – Spooky Two – 1969
5. Fairport Convention – Liege And Life – 1969
6. King Crimson – In The Court Of The Crimson King – 1969
7. Jethro Tull – Stand Up – 1969
8. White Noise – An Electric Storm – 1969
9. Nick Drake – Five Leaves Left - 1970
10. Mott The Hoople – Mad Shadows – 1970
11. Free – Fire And Water – 1970
12. Cat Stevens – Tea For The Tillerman – 1970
13. McDonald And Giles – McDonald And Giles – 1971
14. Jimmy Cliff/Various – The Harder They Come – 1972
15. Roxy Music – For Your Pleasure – 1973
16. John Martyn – Solid Air – 1973
17. Toots And The Maytals – Funky Kingston – 1973
18. Sparks – Kimono My House – 1974
19. Richard And Linda Thompson – I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight – 1974
20. Robert Palmer – Pressure Drop - 1975
21. Burning Spear – Marcus Garvey – 1975
22. Brian Eno – Another Green World – 1975
23. Dillinger – CB200 – 1976
24. Max Romeo – War Ina Babylon – 1976
25. Upsetters – Super Ape - 1976
26. Bob Marley – Exodus – 1977
27. Eddie And The Hot Rods – Life On The Line – 1977
28. Junior Murvin – Police And Thieves – 1977
29. Steel Pulse – Handsworth Revolution – 1978
30. The B52’s – The B52’s – 1979
31. The Slits – Cut – 1979
32. Linton Qwesi Johnson – Forces Of Victory – 1979
33. Marianne Faithfull – Broken English – 1979
34. Tom Tom Club – Tom Topm Club – 1981
35. Grace Jones – Nightclubbing – 1981
36. Was (Not Was) – Was (Not Was) – 1981
37. Black Uhuru – Red – 1981
38. Kid Creole And The Coconuts – Tropical Gangsters – 1982
39. King Sunny Ade & His African Beats – Juju Music – 1982
40. Gregory Isaacs – Night Nurse – 1982
41. John Cale – Music For A New Society – 1982
42. Aswad – Live And Direct – 1983
43. Tom Waits – Swordfishtrumbones – 1983
44. U2 – Achtung Baby – 1991
45. Julian Cope – Peggy Suicide – 1991
46. P.J. Harvey – Rid Of Me – 1993
47. Pulp – Different Class – 1995
48. Tricky – Maxinquaye – 1995
49. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black – 2006
50. Paul Weller – 22 Dreams – 2008

Compilations

• You Can All Join In – 1969
• Nice Enough To Eat – 1970
• Bumpers – 1970
• El Pea – 1971



Some surprising omissions include…


Jethro Tull – Aqualung – 1971
Bob Marley And The Wailers – Catch A Fire – 1973
Black Uhuru – Sinsimilia – 1980
The Orb – Orblivion – 1997
Nico – The End – 1974
P.J. Harvey – To Bring You My Love – 1995
John Cale – Fear – 1974
Julian Cope – St Julian – 1987
Free – Free – 1969
U2 – The Joshua Tree – 1987
The Fratellis – Costello Music – 2006
The Dispoable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy – Hypocrisy Is The Greatest Luxury – 1992
Nine Black Alps – Everything Is – 2005
Salif Keita – Ko-Yan – 1989
Sly And Robbie Present Taxi – 1981
Trouble Funk – Trouble Over Here – 1987
Womack And Womack – Conscience – 1988
Eric B And Rakim – Paid In Full - 1986
Talvin Singh - OK - 1996
Stereo MC's - Connected - 1992
Sandy Denny - Sandy - 1972
Gregory Isaacs - More Gregory - 1981


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Mojo Special Edition – The UK Indie Top 100 Records
From Mojo magazine special edition – December 2011


Mojo Dec 2011 SE


The 1970’s

• Buzzcocks – Boredom – 7”
• Swell Maps – Read About Seymour – 7”
• Subway Sect – Ambition – 7”
• Undertones – Get Over You – 7”
• Wire – Outdoor Miner – 7”
• Joy Division – Transmission – 12”
• The Monochrome Set – He’s Frank – 7”
• The Pop Group – Y – LP
• The Raincoats – The Raincoats – LP

The 1980’s

• The Fall – How I Wrote Elastic Man – 7”
• Echo And The Bunnymen – Crocodiles – LP
• Young Marble Giants – Colossal Youth – LP
• Durutti Column – The Return Of The Durutti Column – LP
• Fire Engines – Candyskin – 7”
• The Television Personalities – I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives – 7”
• The Nightingales – Idiot Strength – 7”
• Orange Juice – You Can’t Hide Your Love Forever – LP
• New Order – Temptation – 7”
• Josef K – The Missionary – 7”
• The Wild Swans – The Revolutionary Sprit – 12”
• Marine Girls – Beach Party – LP
• The Smiths – This Charming Man – 7”
• This Mortal Coil – Song To The Siren – 12”
• Jane And Barton – It’s A Fine Day – 7”
• The Jazz Butcher – Southern Mark Smith – 7”
• Aztec Camera – High Lamd Hard Rain – LP
• Lloyd Cole And The Commotions – Rattlesnakes – LP
• The Jasmine Minks – Thiki – 7”
• Cocteau Twins – Pearly-Dewdrops’ Drops – EP
• Biff Bang Pow! – There Must Be A Better Life – 7”
• The Jesus And Mary Chain – Psychocandy – LP
• The Loft – Up The Hill And Down The Slope – 7”
• James – Village Fire – 12”
• Bogshead – Let Them Eat Bogshead – 12”
• The Woodentops – Move Me – 7”
• Easterhouse – In Our Own Heads – 12”
• Primal Scream – Crystal Cresent/Velocity Girl – 7”
• The Primitives – Really Stupid – 7”
• Shop Assistants – Safety Net – 7”
• The Bodines – Therese – 7”
• Half Man Half Biscuit – The Trumpton Riots – 12”
• The Mighty Lemon Drops – Happy Head – LP
• Momus – Circus Maximus – LP
• Felt – Forever Breathers The Lonely Word – LP
• Talulah Gosh – Beatnik Boy – 7”
• Age Of Chance – Kiss – 7”
• The Soup Dragons – The Sun In The Sky – EP
• The Pastels – Up For A Bit With The Pastals – LP
• The Vaselines – Son Of A Gun – 7”
• The Wedding Present – George Best – LP
• The Sea Urchins – Pristine Christine – 7”
• Loop – Heaven’s End – LP
• Close Lobsters – Foxheads Stalk This Land – LP
• The Chesterfields – Ask Johnny Dee – 7”
• The Flatmates – Happy All The Time – 7”
• My Bloody Valentine – You Made Me Realise – 12”
• The La’s – There She Goes – 7”
• The House Of Love – Destroy The Heart – 7”
• Happy Mondays – Lazyitis – 12”
• The Pooh Sticks – On Tape – 7”
• The Orchids – I’ve Got A Habit – 7”
• Stump – Buffalo – 7”
• The Darling Buds – It’s All Up To You – 7”
• Spaceman 3 – Revolution – 7”
• The Stone Roses – The Stone Roses – LP
• McCarthy – Keep An Open Mind Or Else – 7”
• The Field Mice – Snowball – LP
• Lush – Scar – LP

The 1990’s

• Ride – Ride – EP
• Teenage Fanclub – Everything Flows – 7”
• Inspiral Carpets – This Is How It Feels – 7”
• The Servants’ – Disinterest – LP
• Manic Street Preachers – Motown Junk – 7”
• Chapterhouse – Pearl – 7”
• Slowdive – Catch The Breeze – 7”
• Stereolab – Pengi – LP
• Blur – Popscene – 7”
• Denim – Back In Denim – LP
• Suede – The Drowners – 7”
• Heavenly – Le Jardin De Heavenly – LP
• Morrissey – Your Arsenal – LP
• Saint Etienne – So Tough – LP
• Huggy Bear – Herjazz – 7”
• The Boo Radleys – Giant Steps – LP
• Edwyn Collins – A Girl Like You – 7”
• Elastica – Line Up – 7”
• Pulp – His ‘N’ Hers – LP
• Oasis – Supersonic – 7”
• Belle & Sebastian – Tiger Milk – LP
• Super Furry Animals – Fuzzy Logic – LP
• British Sea Power – The Decline Of British Sea Power – LP
• The Lilac Time – Looking For A Day In The Night – LP

2000’s

• The Delgados – The Great Eastern – LP
• The Libertines – What A Waster – 7”
• Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out – 7”
• Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – 7”
• Camera Obscura – Lloyd, I’m Ready To Be Heartbroken – 7”
• The Cribs – Ignore The Ignorant – LP
• The Horrors – Skying – LP
• The Wild Beasts – Smother – LP

Compilations

• Pillows & Prayers – Cherry Red – 1982
• C86 – Rough Trade – 1987
• Doing It For The Kids – Creation – 1988
• Shadow Factory – Sarah – 1988
• Indie Pop Volume One – Rough Trade – 2004