The 1001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century 510 – 501

By Steve Crawford | April 10, 2021

who had an answer to the British Army?

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 520 to 511

By Steve Crawford | April 8, 2021

as pretty damn pure a piece of pop craft as was ever recorded

The 1,001 Greatest. Songs of the 20th Century – 530 to 521

By Steve Crawford | April 6, 2021

‘Just sing `Baby, baby, baby.’

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 540 to 531

By Steve Crawford | April 4, 2021

loose, sloppy spirit

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 550 to 541

By Steve Crawford | April 3, 2021

I wanted a silly song that had a bit of new wave texture to it

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 560 to 551

By Steve Crawford | April 1, 2021

ready to trade me for a piece of architecture

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 580 to 571

By Iman Lababedi | March 28, 2021

kissing and fainting

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 590 to 581

By Steve Crawford | March 27, 2021

The most ferociously swinging girl-group song of all time

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 620 to 611

By Steve Crawford | March 22, 2021

the Dionne version sounds quite perfect

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 610 to 601

By Steve Crawford | March 20, 2021

that’s good enough for us

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 630 to 621

By Steve Crawford | March 17, 2021

images of woods, lakes, moonlight

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 680 to 671

By Steve Crawford | March 9, 2021

combines teenage lust with baptism

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 690 to 681

By Steve Crawford | March 7, 2021

just for the funk of it

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 700 to 691

By Steve Crawford | March 6, 2021

haunting despondency

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 710 to 701

By Steve Crawford | March 3, 2021

gladly anticipating, a physical altercation

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 720 to 711

By Steve Crawford | March 1, 2021

the hottest slice of funk to hit the pop charts

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 740 to 731

By Steve Crawford | February 27, 2021

“teenage dreams so hard to beat”

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 750 to 741

By Steve Crawford | February 25, 2021

a swaggering sexual boast

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 760 to 751

By Steve Crawford | February 23, 2021

a lasting inspiration for the lovers, the dreams, and me. (Especially me, this is “our song” for my wife and I)

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 770 to 761

By Steve Crawford | February 21, 2021

a hypnotic eastern dervish dance.

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 730 to 721

By Steve Crawford | February 20, 2021

lines and scenes of struggle and decay

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 790 to 781

By Steve Crawford | February 17, 2021

an entire cycle of grief

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 810 to 801

By Steve Crawford | February 13, 2021

remains despairingly relevant

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 820 to 811

By Steve Crawford | February 11, 2021

a sort of riff song

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 830 to 821

By Steve Crawford | February 10, 2021

feeling sorry for himself while picking up a barfly who liked to be smacked around

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 840 to 831

By Steve Crawford | February 6, 2021

it’s easy to forget what a major star he was

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 850 to 841

By Steve Crawford | February 3, 2021

a celebration, a sexual boast, and a political statement

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 860 to 851

By Steve Crawford | January 30, 2021

a concise, compelling James Burton guitar solo

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 870 to 861

By Steve Crawford | January 27, 2021

a patriotic statement even as it chastises the selfish and powerful

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 880 to 871

By Steve Crawford | January 23, 2021

a tough minded prescription for the solidarity and justice that were needed

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 890 to 881

By Steve Crawford | January 21, 2021

Americana mixed with something menacing

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 900 to 891

By Steve Crawford | January 16, 2021

the song from their father

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 910 to 901

By Steve Crawford | January 13, 2021

“botheration”

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 920 to 911

By Steve Crawford | January 9, 2021

the spirit, high-spirited

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 940 to 931

By Steve Crawford | January 2, 2021

it can crumble even the most stable of emotional foundations

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 950 to 941

By Steve Crawford | December 30, 2020

the ability and style of the producer was as important as the song

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 960 to 951

By Steve Crawford | December 26, 2020

it was certainly jarring

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 970 to 961

By Steve Crawford | December 23, 2020

I was forced to live the life of a monster…

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 980 to 971

By Steve Crawford | December 19, 2020

jazz, pop, soul, and funk brilliantly mixed together to transport the listener to a higher dimension

The 1,001 Greatest Songs of the 20th Century – 990 to 981

By Steve Crawford | December 16, 2020

he could lift the bandstand