TOP 500 FAVORITE RECORDS OF ALL TIMES, JUNE 20044 June 2004

Special text: M† = Special memories: P † = Political or personal inspiration

Position 2004

Pos.
1993

Pos.

1984

Artist / Band

Title

1

1

92

Led Zeppelin

Stairway to heaven

2

2

 

Manfred Mann's Earth Band

Waiting for the rain

3

   

Radiohead

Fake plastic trees

4

   

This Mortal Coil

Song to the siren

5

   

Freddie Aguilar

Anak

6

   

Underworld

Born slippy

7

14

 

Nirvana

Smells like teen spirit

8

   

The Doors

LA woman

9

 

P

Rowwen HŤze

Dín harde weg

10

   

Supertramp

Lord is it mine

11

   

Moby

Go

12

 

M

Van Dik Hout

Meer dan een ander

13

   

Bush

Glycerine

14

   

Coldplay

Clocks

15

67

 

Leonard Cohen

Suzanne

16

73

 

Neil Young

Broken arrow

17

   

Pearl Jam

Rearview mirror

18

   

Hallo Venray

Las Vegas

19

57

 

Justin Hayward

Forever autumn

20

   

The Scabs

Hard times

21

17

 

Rolling Stones

You canít always get what you want

22

7

 

Long John Baldry

(Walk me out in the) morning dew

23

   

U2

Please

24

37

 

Uriah Heep

Lady in black

25

4

 

U2

Red hill mining town

26

3

 

Neil Young

Like a hurricane

27

5

 

Dire Straits

Brothers in arms

28

   

Garbage

Stupid girl

29

12

 

Bruce Springsteen

The river

30

 

P

Fleetwood Mac

Man of the world

31

   

Sjako!

Hurt (I wish)

32

87

 

Cockney Rebel

Sebastian

33

62

 

Cheap Trick

The flame

34

19

M

Peter Koelewijn

KL 204

35

85

 

Simon and Garfunkel

Kathyís song

36

15

 

The Beatles

A day in the life

37

58

 

Bruce Springsteen

Tougher than the rest

38

   

Moby

Porcelain

39

   

Hallo Venray

I wonít get you

40

   

Deep Blue Something

Breakfast at Tiffanyís

41

6

 

Pink Floyd

Shine on you crazy diamond

42

10

 

Pearl Jam

Garden

43

   

Rowwen HŤze

November

44

33

 

Q65

World of birds

45

34

 

Sinead OíConnor

The last day of our acquaintance

46

46

 

Poison

Every rose has itís thorn

47

47

 

Jimi Hendrix

Voodoo Chile

48

 

P

Bob Marley & the Wailers

Redemption song

49

64

 

Seal

Crazy

50

75

 

Tracy Chapman

Baby can I hold you

51

77

M

Pink Floyd

On the turning away

52

75

 

Michael Penn

No myth

53

   

Jefferson Airplane

White rabbit

54

 

M

Grof Geschut

Nooit om gevraagd

55

   

The Beatles

While my guitar gently weeps (solo G. Harrison on Anthology)

56

   

Smashing Pumpkins

Soma

57

   

The Verve

Bittersweet symphony

58

11

 

Cock Robin

When your heart is weak

59

   

Paul Weller

You do something to me

60

   

Marillion

Sugar mice

61

   

Latin Quarter

Radio Africa

62

 

M

Dido

Maryís in India

63

   

Velvet Underground & Nico

All tomorrowís parties

64

   

Joe Jackson

Be my number two

65

 

P

Fifth Dimension

Aquarius / Let the sunshine in

66

 

M

Led Zeppelin

Baby Iím gonna leave you

67

   

Rolling Stones

Play with fire

68

   

Boudewijn de Groot

Meisje van 16

69

26

20
P

Pink Floyd

Another break in the wall (part I + II)

70

   

Stone Roses

Foolís gold

71

 

M

Van Dik Hout

Dichterbij

72

 

140

David Bowie

Heroes

73

   

Moody Blues

Tuesday afternoon

74

21

 

Mr. Mister

Broken wings

75

22

 

Hallo Venray

Tuck the man

76

24

M

REM

Everybody hurts

77

38

M

Chris Isaac

Wicked game

78

36

Tip

The Buoys

Give up your guns

79

28

 

Aerosmith

Dream on

80

20

 

Fatal Flowers

There were times

81

13

M

The Doors

Light my fire

82

9

 

Blue Oyster Cult

(Donít fear) the reaper

83

 

P

Wim Sonneveld

Het dorp

84

   

Madonna

Ray of light

85

   

FranÁoise Hardy

Tous les garÁons et les filles

86

32

 

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Refugee

87

8

 

Guns ín Roses

Patience

88

   

Pink Floyd

Fearless

89

27

 

U2

The unforgettable fire

90

 

M

Van Dik Hout

Laat het los

91

63

 

Led Zeppelin

Thank you

92

 

P

Steve Rowland & Family Dog

Sympathy

93

65

 

George Harrison

Isnít it a pity?

94

51

 

Pearl Jam

Black

95

   

Faithless

God is a DJ

96

 

32

Marianne Faithful

Come and stay with me

97

52

 

The Cure

A forest

98

81

 

Deacon Blue

Dignity

99

   

REM

Electrolite

100

 

M

James Taylor

Youíve got a friend

101

   

Buffalo Tom

Mineral

102

50

 

The Church

Under the milky way

103

48

 

Pink Floyd

One of these days

104

52

 

The Cure

A forest

105

56

P

Peter Gabriel & Simple Minds

Biko (live Nelson Mandela tribute)

106

66

 

Kris Kristofferson

Bobby McGee (live)

107

75

 

Talk Talk

I donít believe in you

108

53

 

U2

Hawkmoon 269

109

30

Tip

Golden Earrings

Just a little bit of peace in my heart

110

   

Lou Reed

Perfect day

111

   

Dough Ashdown

Winter in America

112

   

The Scene

Brand (2 meter sessie)

113

   

Deep Forest

Sweet Lullaby

114

   

The Dubliners

Song for Ireland

115

   

Bettie Serveert

Palomine

116

   

Grateful Dead

Morning dew

117

   

The Pogues

Dirty old town

118

74

 

Bob Dylan

Hurricane

119

23

 

Fleetwood Mac

Oh well (part I + II)

120

   

Killing Joke

Love like blood

121

   

The Motels

Suddenly last summer

122

   

REM

You are the everything

123

 

M

Roy Orbison

Sheís a mistery to me

124

   

Kula Shaker

Hush

125

   

Cranberries

Linger

126

 

M

John Denver

Leaving on a jetplane

127

   

Muse

Unintended

128

   

Buffalo Springfield

Expecting to fly

129

   

Alex Harvey

To make my life beautiful

130

   

Melissa Etheridge

Like the way I do

131

   

Kís Choice

Not an addict

132

40

4

Moody Blues

Question

133

   

Live

Overcome

134

 

P

BAP

Kristallnach

135

   

U2

One

136

   

3 Doors Down

Kryptonite

137

   

The Byrds

Goiní back

138

   

Pink Floyd

Wish you were here

139

 

P

Midnight Oil

Dead Heart

140

   

Nirvana

Where did you sleep last night? (live)

141

   

Sinead OíConnor

Black boys on mopeds

142

 

P

Alphaville

Forever young

143

   

Air

All I need

144

   

Radiohead

Exit music (for a film)

145

   

Portishead

Glory box

146

   

Santana

Soul sacrifice

147

   

Traffic

John Barleycorn must die

148

   

Chicken Shack

Iíd rather go blind

149

   

Dire Straits

Tunnel of love

150

   

Rolling Stones

Backstreet girl

151

 

M

Rowwen HŤze

De Piel in brand

152

   

Garbage

Milk

153

   

Live

Voodoo lady

154

   

Fat Boy Slim

Praise you

155

   

Coldplay

Trouble

156

   

China Crisis

Wishful thinking

157

 

M

Bryan Adams

Thought Iíd died and gone to heaven

158

35

M

Scorpions

Still loving you

159

29

M

Bruce Springsteen

Human Touch

160

42

 

Guns ín Roses

November rain

161

   

Guano Apes

Open your eyes

162

70

 

Lenny Kravitz

Fields of joy

163

   

Toontje Lager

Vroeg of laat

164

91

 

Simple Minds

Waterfront

165

90

 

Cuby & the Blizzards

Window of my eyes

166

93

12

Fischer Z

So long

167

44

 

Sinead OíConnor

Troy

168

49

 

Neil Young

After the goldrush

169

60

 

Queen

Who wants to live forever

170

   

Moody Blues

Voices in the sky

171

   

REM

Drive

172

   

Goo Goo Dolls

Iris

173

 

P

Van Kooten & De Bie

Zoek jezelf

174

 

P

Live

They stood up for love

175

   

Counting Crows

Round here

176

   

Otis Redding

The dock of the bay

177

72

 

Black Crowes

Remedy

178

   

Fatal Flowers

Too free

179

 

P

U2

Wake up dead man

180

 

M

U2

Gone

181

   

Enigma

Principles of lust / Mea Culpa

182

   

The Calling

Wherever you will go

183

   

Johnny Cash

Solitary man

184

59

 

John Cougar

Jack & Diane

185

82

Tip

Albert Hammond

I donít wanna die in an airdisaster

186

80

M

Klein Orkest

Even voor eeuwig

187

79

Tip

Nena

Tanz auf der Vulkan

188

68

 

Ten years after

Iím going home (Woodstock)

189

43

 

Bryan Adams

Run to you

190

39

6

Fleetwood Mac

Sara

191

31

 

Metalicca

The unforgiven

192

   

Jay Dee

Plastic dreams

193

18

 

Queen

Innuendo

194

16

 

ZZ Top

La grange

195

   

Bob Dylan

Lady lady lay

196

   

Didi

Life for rent

197

   

Bjork

Play dead

198

   

Normaal

Ik kreeg ít der warm van

199

   

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Californication

200

   

The Waterboys

Fishermans blues

201

   

Rolling Stones

2000 light years from home

202

   

Khaled

AÔcha

203

   

Beats International

Dub be good to me

204

   

Massive Attack

Teardrop

205

   

Coldplay

The scientist

206

   

Lou Reed

Heroin

207

   

Mick Jagger

Hang on to me tonight

208

 

P

Johnny Cash

Before my time

209

   

An Emotional Fish

Celebrate

210

   

Kula Shaker

Govinda

211

 

M

Guus Meeuwis & Vagant

Het is een nacht (levensecht)

212

41

 

King Crimson

The court of the crimson king

213

45

 

Metalicca

Nothing else matters

214

71

 

Rowwen HŤze

Maria

215

89

 

Derek & the Dominos

Layla

216

83

 

Jethro Tull

Locomotive breath

217

Tip

 

Radiohead

Creep

218

 

M

Normaal

Laegere school in Hummelo

219

54

74

Dire Straits

Private investigations

220

86

 

America

A horse with no name

221

   

Alanis Morissette

Thank U

222

   

Echo & the Bunnymen

Seven seas

223

   

Manu Chao

Bongo bong

224

   

Cat Stevens

Lady díArbanville

225

   

Texas

Prayer for you

226

61

M

Bryan Adams

Cuts like a knife (live Werchter)

227

88

 

Patti Smith Group

Because the night

228

   

Beatles

Within you without you

229

 

P

Rowwen HŤze

Blieve loepe

230

 

P

Lucille Star

The French song

231

   

Won Ton Ton

I lie and I cheat

232

   

A flock of seagulls

I ran

233

   

Blue Nile

Tinseltown in the rain

234

   

Herbert Gronemeyer

Halt mich

235

   

Pearl Jam

Daughter

236

   

Counting Crows

Long december

237

 

P

Country Joe & Fish

I feel like Iím fixing to die rag (Woodstock)

238

   

Coldplay

In my place

239

   

Tim Hardin

How can we hang on to a dream?

240

   

Ice Queen

Within temptation

241

   

Rolling Stones

Indian girl

242

   

Mike Oldfield

Tubular bells

243

   

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Almost cut my hair

244

   

U2

Stay (faraway so close!)

245

   

Chuck Berry

Johnny B Goode

246

   

Delerium Feat. Sarah McLachlan

Silence

247

   

Nirvana

Jesus wants me for a sunbeam

248

 

82

Bow Wow Wow

Do you wanna hold me

249

   

REM

I remember California

250

   

Chris Isaac

Lie to me

251

 

M

Blof

Liefs uit Londen

252

   

Heart

Crazy on you

253

   

Alanis Morissette

Uninvited

254

   

Peter Schaap

Adem mijn adem

255

 

Tip

Eric Burdon & The Animals

When I was young

256

   

Lou Gramm

Midnight blue

257

   

Bryan Adams

Native son

258

   

REM

E-bow the letter

259

   

Cranberries

Zombie

260

   

Het Goede Doel

Hou van mij

261

   

Tanita Tikaram

Twist in my sobriety

262

 

M

Van Dik Hout

Stil in mij

263

   

Ennio Morricone

Once upon a time in the West

264

   

The Mamas & The Papas

California dreaming

265

 

P

Frank Sinatra

My way

266

 

P

Bob Dylan

Blowiní in the wind

267

   

New Adventures

Broken land

268

 

P

Golden Earring

Going to the run

269

84

57

Foreigner

I want to know what love is

270

 

P

Tracy Chapman

Fast car

271

   

Fleetwood Mac

Never going back again (live)

272

   

Lyle Lovett

Simple song

273

   

Bruce Springsteen

Downbound train

274

   

Novastar

Wrong

275

   

Icehouse

Hey little girl

276

   

Boom Boom Mancini

Red skies

277

   

New Order

Blue Monday / The beach

278

 

P

The Passengers

Miss Sarajevo

279

   

Blur

Song 2

280

   

Rammstein

Engel

281

   

The Prodigal Sons

Wine of life

282

   

Jewel

Foolish games

283

   

Chemical Brothers

Hey boy hey girl

284

   

Grof Geschut

Groeipijn

285

   

Paranormal

Seek and destroy

286

   

Candlebox

Far behind

287

   

The Pogues & The Dubliners

The Irish rover

288

   

In Grid

Tu es foutu

289

   

Simple Minds

Book of brilliant things

290

   

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Free as a bird

291

   

Luna(tic Jump)

Never been

292

   

Gigi DíAgostino

Líamour toujours

293

   

Loona

Hijo de la Launa

294

   

Smashing Pumpkins

Bullet with the butterfly wings

295

   

Fish

Gentlemenís excuse me

296

   

The Doors

Riders on the storm

297

   

Echo & The Bunnymen

Bring on the dancing horses

298

   

DJ Jean

The launch

299

 

P

Manu Chao

Welcome to Tijuana

300

   

ZZ Top

Get me under pressure

301

   

Moody Blues

Had to fall in love

302

 

P

Steppenwolf

Born to be wild

303

 

M

De Dijk

Bloedend hart

304

   

Moby

My weakness

305

   

Oasis

Swamp song

306

   

Kristin Hersh & Michael Stipe

Your ghost

307

   

Paul Weller

Wild wood

308

   

WES

Alane

309

   

U2

Trip through your wires

310

   

Smashing Pumpkins

1979

311

 

M

Don Henley

Boys of summer

312

   

Doe Maar

Belle Helene

313

 

P

U2

Bad

314

   

John Foggerty

The old man down the road

315

 

P

Bob Marley & the Wailers

Buffalo soldier

316

   

Dick Dale & his Del Tones

Misirlou

317

   

Mark Knopfler

Going home

318

   

Buffalo Tom

Taillights fade

319

   

Nickelback

How you remind me

320

   

Waterboys

Donít bang the drum

321

   

Coldplay

Donít panic

322

   

Tori Amos

Cornflake girl

323

   

Jimi Hendrix

Crosstown trafic

324

   

Johnny Cash

Wayfaring stranger

325

   

Depeche Mode

Enjoy the silence

326

   

Alanis Morissette

That I would be good

327

   

Del Amitri

Nothing ever happens

328

   

Robbie Williams

Let me entertain you

329

   

The Pogues & Kirsty MacColl

Fairytale of New York

330

 

36 P

Peter Sarstedt

Where do you go to my lovely

331

   

Radiohead

Let down

332

25

 

The Babys

Iím falling

333

   

Soul Asylum

Runaway train

334

   

Jacques Brel

Ne me quitte pas

335

 

151

P

Elvis Presley

In the ghetto

336

 

P

Klein Orkest

26.000 dagen

337

   

Yardbirds

Heart full of soul

338

 

7

Supertramp

School

339

   

The Doors

The end

340

 

2

Cliff Richard

Move it

341

   

Joe Jackson

Itís different for girls

342

   

Madonna

Frozen

343

 

M

Rob de Nijs

Het werd zomer

344

   

Volumia!

Afscheid

345

   

George Harrison

Give me love

346

   

Bruce Springsteen

Jersey girl (live)

347

   

Polle Eduard

Ik wil jou

348

   

Janis Ian

At seventeen

349

   

Big Country

Chance

350

   

Poco

Call it love

351

   

The Velvet Underground & Nico

Run run run

352

   

Ferre Grignard

Ring, ring Iíve got to sing

353

   

In Tua Nua

Seven into the sea (12 inch)

354

   

Novastar

Never back down

355

   

Kraftwerk

The model

356

   

Propaganda

Duel eye to eye

357

   

Rolling Stones

Sweet Virginia

358

   

Metalicca

Nothing else matters

359

   

Counting Crowes

Raining in Baltimore

360

   

Liquido

Narcotic

361

   

Robert Miles

Children

362

   

REM

Night swimming

363

 

P

Janse Bagge Band

Sollicitere

364

   

Joan Osburne

One of us

365

 

P

Normaal

De boer dat is de keerl

366

   

Yulduz

Caravan

367

   

Live

Lightning crashes

368

   

Krezip

I would stay

369

   

Radiohead

High and dry

370

 

M

Loreena McKennitt

Marco Polo

371

   

Portishead

Sour times

372

   

Anouk

Michel

373

   

New Radicals

You get what you give

374

   

Split Enz

Message for my girl

375

   

Cardigans

My favourite game

376

   

U2

If you wear that velvet dress

377

   

Dido

Donít leave home

378

   

DJ TiŽsto

Lethal industry

379

   

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Higher ground

380

   

Bettie Serveert

Kidís allright

381

   

John Mayall & Blues Breakers

All your love

382

   

Radiohead

No surprises

383

   

Paul Simon

Duncan

384

   

The Nits

Sketches of Spain

385

 

P

Simple Minds

Belfast child

386

   

Jean Michel Jarre

Oxygene

387

   

Steve Forbert

Schoolgirl

388

   

Neil Young

Harvest moon

389

   

Jimi Hendrix

All along the watchtower

390

55

 

Lenny Kravitz

Are you gonna go my way

391

92

 

REM

(Donít go back to) Rockville

392

 

51

Ike & Tina Turner

Proud Mary

393

   

REM

The one I love

394

 

14

Kirsty MacColl

Terry

395

   

The Bangles

Going down to Liverpool

396

 

31
M

Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin

Je tíaime, moi non plus

397

   

Rare Earth

Get ready

398

   

Neil Diamond

I am I said

399

   

Ramses Shaffy

Zing vecht huil bid lach werk en bewonder

400

   

Journey

Open arms

401

   

Melissa Etheridge

Meet me in the back

402

 

90

The Hollies

The air that I breath

403

   

REM

Be mine

404

   

Hootie & the Blowfish

Only wanna be with you

405

   

The Doors

Land Ho

406

   

Splitsing

Recht uit het hart

407

   

U2

So cruel

408

   

Radiohead

Street spirit

409

   

Muse

Bliss

410

 

P

Michael Jackson

Earth song

411

   

Bob Dylan

Forever young

412

69

23

Supertramp

Give a little bit

413

 

 

Leonard Cohen

The Partisan

414

 

P

U2

Last night on earth

415

 

P

The Scene

Iedereen is van de wereld

416

 

P

Neil Young

The needle and the damage is done

417

 

M

Rowwen HŤze

Helenaveen

418

   

Canned Heat

On the road again

419

   

Hallo Venray

Be someone

420

   

Enigma

Age of loneliness

421

   

Fun Loving Criminals

Scooby snacks

422

   

Jiskefet

Haar in mijn glas

423

   

Pretenders

Back on the chain gang

424

   

Aphrodites Child

Spring, summer, winter and fall

425

   

The Cure

Primary

426

 

1
M

Gerry & the Pacemakers†

Youíll never walk alone

427

 

33

Danny & the Juniors

At the hop

428

   

Sue Saad & the Next

Young girl

429

   

Siouxsie &the Banshees

Cities in dust

430

 

M

Cuby & the Blizzards

Appleknockers flophouse

431

 

M

Rowwen HŤze

De moan

432

   

Youssou NíDour & Neneh Cherry

7 seconds

433

   

Garbage

Queer

434

 

P

The Pilgrims

White men

435

   

Iggy Pop

Lust for life

436

 

43
P

Scott McKenzie

San Francisco

437

 

M

Golden Earring

Another 45 miles

438

   

Iron Butterfly

In a gadda-da-vida

439

   

Mary McGregor

Torn between two lovers

440

 

111

The Jam

A town called malice

441

   

Spider Murphy Gang

Skandall in Sperrbezirk

442

 

Tip

Nilsson

Without you

443

   

Roger Daltrey

Giving it all away

444

 

P

Enigma

Return to innocence

445

   

Live

Selling the drama

446

   

The Cult

She sells sanctuary

447

   

Thin Lizzy

Whiskey in the jar

448

   

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Sweet home Alabama

449

   

Boudewijn de Groot

Verdronken vlinder

450

 

33

Al Stewart

Year of the cat

451

   

Prince

Sign Oí the times

452

   

Van Morisson

Sweet thing

453

 

8
P

Orchestal Manoeuvres in the Dark

Enola Gay

454

   

Janis Joplin

Me and Bobby McGee

455

   

Bjork

Human behaviour

456

   

Stranglers

Skin deep

457

 

P

Klein Orkest

Over de muur

458

   

Earth & Fire

Storm and thunder

459

   

Don McLean

Vincent

460

   

Rene Klijn

Mister Blue

461

   

Rolling Stones

Lady Jane

462

   

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Suzie Q

463

   

Nirvana

Lithium

464

   

Nena

Noch einmal

465

   

Talk Talk

Itís a shame

466

   

The The

Uncertain smile

467

 

22
P

Q65

The life I live

468

 

M

Kadanz

Dagen dat ik je vergeet

469

 

77

AC / DC

Whole lotta Rosie

470

   

Kansas

Dust in the wind

471

   

Cream

White room

472

   

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Louisiana rain

473

   

Ramses Shaffy & Liesbeth List

Pastorale

474

   

Duran Duran

Save a prayer

475

   

Prodigy

No good

476

   

Raja Ram

Mescaline

477

 

P

Yothy Yindi

Treaty

478

   

Heather Nova

Walk this world

479

   

Led Zeppelin

Dazed and confused

480

 

P

Bob Dylan

The times they are a-changing

481

   

Eminem Feat. Dido

Stan

482

 

P

Sting

If you love them set them free

483

   

Damon Albarn

Closet romantic

484

   

Creed

My sacrifice

485

 

P

De Dijk

Ik kan het niet alleen

486

   

Milltown Brothers

Savage earth heart

487

   

Buffalo Tom

Larry

488

   

Paul Simon

Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

489

 

P

Clemens van de Ven

Rastaman

490

 

P

Bob Marley & the Wailers

Get up stand up

491

 

134
P

Billy Joel

Goodnight Saigon

492

   

Liviní Blues

Wang dang doodle

493

   

Buddy Holly

It doesnít matter anymore

494

 

144
M

Santana

Sheís not there

495

 

M

Eric Clapton

Wonderful tonight

496

 

5
M

Rolling Stones

Paint it black

497

   

Fisher Z

Marliese

498

   

Q65

Ann

499

   

The Pogues

FiŽsta

500

   

Metalicca

One

 

Guus Geurt
The Netherlands
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