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Virgin Radio’s Top 100 Songs


Virgin Radio has done listeners’ polls to determine the Top 100 Tracks/Songs of All Time. Here is an exclusive Dave’s Music Database in which three of those lists have been consolidated into an aggregate list.

  1. The Beatles…Hey Jude (1968)
  2. U2…One (1992)
  3. Queen…Bohemian Rhapsody (1975)
  4. John Lennon…Imagine (1971)
  5. Robbie Williams..Angels (1997)
  6. Oasis…Wonderwall (1995)
  7. The Police…Every Breath You Take (1983)
  8. R.E.M….Losing My Religion (1991)
  9. The Rolling Stones…(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (1965)
  10. Led Zeppelin…Stairway to Heaven (1971)

  11. The Beatles…Yesterday (1965)
  12. Oasis…Don’t Look Back in Anger (1995)
  13. The Verve…Bittersweet Symphony (1997)
  14. The Beatles…Let It Be (1970)
  15. Eagles…Hotel California (1977)
  16. R.E.M…Everybody Hurts (1993)
  17. The Jam…A Town Called Malice (1982)
  18. U2…Pride (In the Name of Love) (1984)
  19. David Bowie…Space Oddity (1969)
  20. Coldplay…Yellow (2000)

  21. Pink Floyd…Another Brick in the Wall Part II (1979)
  22. Madness…It Must Be Love (1981)
  23. Queen…We Will Rock You (1977)
  24. Derek and the Dominos…Layla (1971)
  25. The Stranglers…Golden Brown (1982)
  26. Guns N’ Roses…Sweet Child O’ Mine (1988)
  27. Van Morrison…Brown-Eyed Girl (1967)
  28. Bob Marley & the Wailers…No Woman, No Cry (1975)
  29. Oasis…Live Forever (1994)
  30. David Gray…Babylon (2000)

  31. U2…I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (1987)
  32. Free…All Right Now (1970)
  33. The Police…Roxanne (1979)
  34. The Clash…Should I Stay or Should I Go (1982)
  35. Meat Loaf…Bat Out of Hell (1979)
  36. The Jam…Going Underground (1980)
  37. Tracy Chapman…Fast Car (1988)
  38. The Human League…Don’t You Want Me? (1981)
  39. The Rolling Stones…Paint It, Black (19966)
  40. The Rolling Stones…Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1968)

  41. Dire Straits…Romeo and Juliet (1981)
  42. T-Rex…Get It On (Bang a Gong) (1971)
  43. Crowded House…Don’t Dream It’s Over (1986)
  44. Red Hot Chili Peppers…Under the Bridge (1992)
  45. The Kinks…Lola (1970)
  46. The Jam…That’s Entertainment (1981)
  47. Eurythmics…Sweet Dreams Are Made of This (1983)
  48. Coldplay…Trouble (2000)
  49. U2…With Or Without You (1987)
  50. Oasis…Champagne Supernova (1996)

  51. Queen…Killer Queen (1974)
  52. Dexy’s Midnight Runners (1982)
  53. U2…Where the Streets Have No Name (1987)
  54. The Beatles…Strawberry Fields Forever (1967)
  55. David Bowie…Ashes to Ashes (1980)
  56. The Specials…Ghost Town (1981)
  57. Blondie…Sunday Girl (1979)
  58. Guns N’ Roses…November Rain (1991)
  59. Bon Jovi…Livin’ on a Prayer (1986)
  60. Stealers Wheel…Stuck in the Middle with You (1973)

  61. The Who…My Generation (1966)
  62. The Beatles…Help! (1965)
  63. Madness…My Girl (1980)
  64. Queen with David Bowie…Under Pressure (1981)
  65. U2…Beautiful Day (2000)
  66. The Beatles…All You Need Is Love (1967)
  67. Electric Light Orchestra…Mr. Blue Sky (1978)
  68. Queen…Don’t Stop Me Now (1979)
  69. David Bowie…Starman (1972)
  70. The Beatles…A Day in the Life (1967)

  71. The Animals…The House of the Rising Sun (1964)
  72. The Beach Boys…God Only Knows (1966)
  73. Paul Weller…Wild Wood (1993)
  74. Lynyrd Skynyrd…Sweet Home Alabama (1974)
  75. George Harrison…My Sweet Lord (1970)
  76. Blondie…Heart of Glass (1979)
  77. Rod Stewart…Maggie May (1971)
  78. Bob Dylan…Like a Rolling Stone (1965)
  79. James Blunt…You’re Beautiful (2005)
  80. The Rolling Stones…Brown Sugar (1971)

  81. The Doors…Light My Fire (1967)
  82. Bruce Springsteen…Born to Run (1975)
  83. Soft Cell…Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go (1981)
  84. The Kinks…Waterloo Sunset (1967)
  85. Steve Harley with Cockney Rebel…Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me) (1975)
  86. The Beach Boys…Good Vibrations (1966)
  87. Goo Goo Dolls…Iris (1998)
  88. Simon & Garfunkel…Bridge Over Troubled Water (1970)
  89. New Order…Blue Monday (1983)
  90. The Jimi Hendrix Experience…All Along the Watchtower (1968)

  91. Joy Division…Love Will Tear Us Apart (1980)
  92. Frankie Goes to Hollywood…Relax (1983)
  93. The Who…Substitute (19660
  94. David Bowie…Heroes (1977)
  95. Simon & Garfunkel…Mrs. Robinson (1968)
  96. Elvis Costello…Oliver’s Army (1979)
  97. The Police…Message in a Bottle (1979)
  98. Keane…Somewhere Only We Know (2004)
  99. Snow Patrol…Run (2004)
  100. The Verve…The Drugs Don’t Work (1997)

This page last updated April 4, 2011.