Criteria: These songs were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history. Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release). Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the .
A great song doesn’t attempt to be anything - it just is. When you hear a great song, you can think of where you were when you first heard it, the sounds, the smells. It takes the emotions of a moment and holds it for years to come. A great song has all the key elements - melody; emotion; a strong statement that becomes part of the lexicon; and great production. Think of Bohemian Rhapsody, by Queen. That song had everything - different melodies, opera, R&B, rock - and it explored all of those different genres in an authentic way, where it felt natural.
Great lyrics, great instrumental – it is the absolute highlight of the somewhat uneven I Got Next album and one of KRS One’s best songs, period. 28. 2Pac - I Ain't Mad At Cha (1996). The catchy piano laced background melody perfectly enhances Pac’s emotional lyrics on one of his biggest hits, the last one under the name 2Pac (before switching to the Makaveli moniker). Great lyrics mainly from Mr. Cheecks, dope East Coast beats, and the album flows just right. 50. Big L - Ebonics (1999).
The 100 Greatest Prog Songs Of All Time. By Prog Magazine (Prog) 2018-03-26T13:40:15Z Prog. 93) Discipline - King Crimson. from Discipline (EG, 1981). The title track of Crimson’s eighth album is an astonishing exercise in er, discipline. Each member features equally in a dense mêlée of fluctuating time structures, while maintaining remarkable restraint. The Greek myths’ epic album 666 was inspired by Sgt. Pepper, Tommy and the apocalypse. Its thrilling stand-out cut quotes Revelation 6 and graduates from wind chimes to that ever-escalating wah-wah solo.
Part of the Section 51, AFI's 100 Year. 00 Songs is a list of the top 100 songs in American cinema of the 20th century. The list was unveiled by the American Film Institute on June 22, 2004, in a CBS television special hosted by John Travolta, who appeared in two films honored by the list, Saturday Night Fever and Grease. Singin' in the Rain, The Sound of Music and West Side Story each have three songs on the list.
1. The Chosen Hour (Live) (0:38) 2. Arise Awake (Live) (2:05) 3. Light Versus Darkness (Live) (0:48) 4. Jim Jeannie (Live) (3:30) 5. Transformation Day (Live) (3:47) 6. Victory (Live) (1:09) 7. Silver Dreams Golden Smiles (4:09) 8. Cry Of The Wilderness (3:10) 9. Guru's Song (3:06) 10. Oneness (6:21) 11.
There are many famous album covers, but we’ve put together what we believe are the 100 greatest album covers. Just what is it that makes an album cover great? The weight of public opinion counts for a lot and undoubtedly the quality of the music helps our mindset on the matter, but there’s also that little old thing called subjectivity.