NPR 100: Master List of top 300 Songs

1 10 2006

NPR 100: Master List of top 300 Songs

The list appears to be in alphabetical order, here are the first ten:

  1. “Adagio for Strings” Samuel Barber (prem. 1938)
  2. Afro-American Symphony William Grant Still (1930)
  3. “After Hours” Avery Parrish (1940)
  4. “Ain’t That a Shame” Fats Domino (1955)
  5. “Airmail Special” Jimmy Mundy/Goodman/Charlie Christian (1941)
  6. “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” Irving Berlin (1911)
  7. “All or Nothing at All” Jack Lawrence/Arthur Altman (1940)
  8. “All the Things You Are” Oscar Hammerstein/Jerome Kern (1939)
  9. “Always Late (With Your Kisses)” Lefty Frizzell/Blackie Crawford (1950)
  10. “Always on My Mind” Johnny Christopher/Mark James/Wayne Thompson (1982)

There are some real keepers in the very long list.   “F*** Tha Police” N.W.A. (1989) being my personal favorite right now.


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