The Complete List: Sun Radio’s 100 Greatest Rock Songs

Sun Radio’s 100 Greatest Rock Song Countdown is complete! Check out all 100 songs below, as voted on by listeners, the Sun Radio staff and people working in the music industry.


Sun Radio’s 100 Greatest Rock Songs

100-90

  • #100: “Great Balls Of Fire” – Jerry Lee Lewis
  • #99: “Breakdown” – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • #98: “Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) – The Hollies
  • #97: “Black” – Pearl Jam
  • #96: “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • #95: “Criminal” – Fiona Apple
  • #94: “One” – Metallica
  • #93: “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” – Queen
  • #92: “Radio Free Europe” – R.E.M.
  • #91: “Gloria” – Them

90-81

  • #90: “Get It On (Bang A Gong) – T. Rex
  • #89: “Another One Bites The Dust” – Queen
  • #88: “Cannonball” – Breeders
  • #87: “Should I Stay Or Should I Go?” – The Clashj
  • #86: “Heart Of Glass” – Blondie
  • #85: “Lust For Life” – Iggy Pop
  • #84: “Fortunate Son” – Creedence Clearwater Water
  • #83: “Where The Streets Have No Name” – U2
  • #82: “Karma Police” – Radiohead
  • #81: “Free Bird” – Lynyrd Skynyrd

80-71

  • #80: “Mr. Tambourine Man” – Bob Dylan
  • #79: “Takin’ Care Of Business” – Bachman-Turner Overdrive
  • #78: “About A Girl” – Nirvana
  • #77: “Runnin’ Down A Dream – Tom Petty
  • #76: “Love Will Tear Us Apart” – Joy Division
  • #75: “Thunderstruck” – AC/DC
  • #74: “Paint It Black” – The Rolling Stones
  • #73: “Smoke On The Water” – Deep Purple
  • #72: “Train In Vain” – The Clash
  • #71: “Me And Bobby McGee” – Janis Joplin

70-61

  • #70: “Even The Losers” – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • #69: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” – The Beatles
  • #68: “Changes” – David Bowie
  • #67: “Eminence Front” – The Who
  • #66: “Lithium” – Nirvana
  • #65: “Piece Of My Heart” – Janis Joplin
  • #64: “Behind Blue Eyes” – The Who
  • #63: “Immigrant Song” – Led Zeppelin
  • #62: “Maybelline” – Chuck Berry
  • #61: “London Calling” – The Clash

60-51

  • #60: “Rockin’ In The Free World” – Neil Young
  • #59: “Rock And Roll” – Led Zeppelin
  • #58: “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” – The Rolling Stones
  • #57: “Born To Be Wild” – Steppenwolf
  • #56: “Dreams” – Fleetwood Mac
  • #55: “Blitzkrieg Bop” – The Ramones
  • #54: “Back To Black” – Amy Winehouse
  • #53: “Good Vibrations” – The Beach Boys
  • #52: “The Thrill Is Gone” – B.B. King
  • #51: “Master Of Puppets” – Metallica

50-41

  • #50: “Comfortably Numb” – Pink Floyd
  • #49: “Let’s Go Crazy” – Prince
  • #48: “You Really Got Me” – The Kinks
  • #47: “Tenth Avenue Freeze Out” – Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band
  • #46: “Respect” – Aretha Franklin
  • #45: “Bennie & The Jets” – Elton John
  • #44: “Here Comes The Sun” – The Beatles
  • #43: “American Girl” – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • #42: “Life’s Been Good” – Joe Walsh
  • #41: “Heartbreaker” – Led Zeppelin

40-31

  • #40: “Everlong” – Foo Fighters
  • #39: “Tutti Frutti” – Little Richard
  • #38: “Layla” – Derek & The Dominos
  • #37: “Here Comes My Girl” – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
  • #36: “Another Brick In The Wall” – Pink Floyd
  • #35: “Sweet Emotion” – Aerosmith
  • #34: “Tangled Up In Blue” – Bob Dylan
  • #33: “That’ll Be The Day” – Buddy Holly
  • #32: “Revolution” – The Beatles
  • #31: “Waterloo Sunset” – The Kinks

30-21

  • #30: “What Is Life?” – George Harrison
  • #29: “Once In A Lifetime” – Talking Heads
  • #28: “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” – The Beatles
  • #27: “Black Dog” – Led Zeppelin
  • #26: “Purple Haze” – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • #25: “God Only Knows” – The Beach Boys
  • #24: “Imagine” – John Lennon
  • #23: “Rock And Roll” – The Velvet Underground
  • #22: “Seven Nation Army” – The White Stripes
  • #21: “Hotel California” – Eagles

20-11

  • #20: “Stairway To Heaven” – Led Zeppelin
  • #19: “Like A Rolling Stone” – Bob Dylan
  • #18: “Back In Black” – AC/DC
  • #17: “La Grange” – ZZ Top
  • #16: “Lola” – The Kinks
  • #15: “The House Of The Rising Sun” – The Animals
  • #14: “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Queen
  • #13: “Hey Jude” – The Beatles
  • #12: “Baba O’Riley” – The Who
  • #11: “Welcome To The Jungle” – Guns ‘N Roses

10-1

  • #10: “All Along The Watchtower” – The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • #9: “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – The Rolling Stones
  • #8: “Gimme Shelter” – The Rolling Stones
  • #7: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” – Nirvana
  • #6: “Johnny B. Goode” – Chuck Berry
  • #5: “Sympathy For The Devil” – The Rolling Stones
  • #4: “Whole Lotta Love” – Led Zeppelin
  • #3: “Under Pressure” – Queen & David Bowie
  • #2: “A Day In The Life” – The Beatles
  • #1: “Born To Run” – Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band

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