The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part Two – 75 to 51

Last week, we brought you the first 25 songs of our 101 Great Songs of All Time feature. The initial batch represented the varied and diverse tastes of the AU’s contributors and as we continue on with our look at some of the best music made across multiple genres, this week’s instalment takes in sounds from some old school and contemporary legends. From The Beatles to Gotye and Sia, this is one playlist we loved putting together.

THE AU’S 101 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME: 75 -51

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75. Neutral Milk Hotel – “In The Aeroplane Over The Sea”

Muddy-Waters---Hoochie-Coochie-Man

74. Muddy Waters – “Hoochie Coochie Man”

Eric-Clapton---Cocaine

73. Eric Clapton – “Cocaine”

James-Brown---This-Is-A-Man-World

72. James Brown – “It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World”*

Billy-Joel---Piano-Man

71. Billy Joel – “Piano Man”

Stevie-Wonder---Superstition

70. Stevie Wonder – “Superstition”

The-Animals---House-of-rising-sun

69. The Animals – “House of the Rising Sun”

Gotye

68. Gotye – “Heart’s a mess”

The-Cure

67. The Cure – “Lovecats”

Lou-Reed

66. Lou Reed – “Walk On the Wild Side”

Sia

65. Sia – “Breathe Me”

The-Easybeats 

64. The Easybeats – “Friday On My Mind”

The Beatles

63. The Beatles – “I Am the Walrus”

Prince

62. Prince – “When Doves Cry”

Dolly-Parton

61. Dolly Parton – “Jolene”

Divynls

60. Divinyls – “Pleasure and Pain”

Bob-Dylan

59. Bob Dylan – “Like a Rolling Stone”

Led-Zepplin

58. Led Zeppelin – “When the Levee Breaks”

Nirvana

57. Nirvana – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”

Erykah

56. Erykah Badu – “On & On”

The-Doors

55. The Doors – “People Are Strange”

Michael-Jackson

54. Michael Jackson – “Billie Jean”

The-Pixies

53. The Pixies – “Where Is My Mind?”

Otis-Redding

52. Otis Redding – “Try A Little Tenderness”

51.  Al Green – “Let’s Stay Together”

Stay tuned as we edge towards the Top 25 of our countdown!

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