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The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time: The Playlist

1. Aretha Franklin: "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"

2. Ray Charles: "What'd I Say, Pts. 1 & 2"

3. Elvis Presley: "Mystery Train"

4. Sam Cooke: "A Change Is Gonna Come"

5. John Lennon: "I Feel Fine"

6. Marvin Gaye: "What's Going On"

7. Bob Dylan: "Like a Rolling Stone"

8. Otis Redding: "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay

9. Stevie Wonder: "Superstition"

10. James Brown: "I Got You (I Feel Good)"

11. Paul McCartney: "Yesterday"

12. Little Richard: "Tutti-Frutti"

13. Roy Orbison: "Oh, Pretty Woman"

14. Al Green: "Let's Stay Together"

15. Robert Plant: "Dazed and Confused"

16. Mick Jagger: "Gimme Shelter"

17. Tina Turner: "Proud Mary"

18. Freddie Mercury: "We Are the Champions"

19. Bob Marley: "No Woman, No Cry"

20. Smokey Robinson: "The Tracks of My Tears"

21. Johnny Cash: "Ring of Fire"

22. Etta James: "At Last"

23. David Bowie: "Life On Mars?"

24. Van Morrison: "Brown Eyed Girl"

25. Michael Jackson: "I Want You Back"

26. Jackie Wilson: "Lonely Teardrops"

27. Hank Williams: "Lovesick Blues"

28. Janis Joplin: "Piece of My Heart"

29. Nina Simone: "MIssissippi Goddam"

30. Prince: "Little Red Corvette"

31. Howlin' Wolf: "Smoke Stack Lightning"

32. Bono: "One"

33. Steve Winwood: "Gimme Some Lovin"

34. Whitney Houston: "Greatest Love of All"

35. Dusty Springfield: "I Only Want to Be With You"

36. Bruce Springsteen: "Thunder Road"

37. Neil Young: "Heart of Gold"

38. Elton John: "Your Song"

39. Jeff Buckley: "Mojo Pin"

40. Curtis Mayfield: "People Get Ready"

41. Chuck Berry: "Johnny B. Goode"

42. Joni Mitchell: "Both Sides Now"

43. George Jones: "He Stopped Loving Her Today"

44. Bobby "Blue" Bland: "I Pity the Fool"

45. Kurt Cobain: "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

46. Patsy Cline: "I Fall to Pieces"

47. Jim Morrison: "Light My Fire"

48. Buddy Holly: "That'll Be the Day"

49. Donny Hathaway: "The Ghetto Pt. 1"

50. Bonnie Raitt: "Nick of Time"

51. Gladys Knight: "I Heard It Through the Grapevine"

52. Brian Wilson: "In My Room"

53. Muddy Waters: "Got My Mojo Working"

54. Luther Vandross: "Never Too Much"

55. Paul Rodgers: "All Right Now"

56. Mavis Staples: "I'll Take You There"

57. Eric Burdon: "The House of the Rising Sun"

58. Christina Aguilera: "Genie in a Bottle"

59. Rod Stewart: "Maggie May"

60. Björk: "Army of Me"

61. Roger Daltrey: "My Generation"

62. Lou Reed: "Satellite of Love"

63. Dion: "A Teenager in Love"

64. Axl Rose: "Sweet Child O' Mine"

65. David Ruffin: "Ain't Too Proud to Beg"

66. Thom Yorke: "Fake Plastic Trees"

67. Jerry Lee Lewis: "Great Balls of Fire"

68. Wilson Pickett: "In the Midnight Hour"

69. Ronnie Spector: "Be My Baby"

70. Gregg Allman: "Midnight Rider"

71. Toots HIbbert: "Monkey Man"

72. John Fogerty: "Bad Moon Rising"

73. Dolly Parton: "Jolene"

74. James Taylor: "Fire and Rain"

75. Iggy Pop: "Search and Destroy"

76. Paul McCartney: "Oh Sherrie"

77. Merle Haggard: "The Fugitive"

78. Sly Stone: "Everyday People"

79. Mariah Carey: "One Sweet Day"

80. Frankie Valli: "Sherry"

81. John Lee Hooker: "Boom Boom"

82. Tom Waits: "New Coat of Paint"

83. Patti Smith: "Gloria"

84. Darlene Love: "He's a Rebel"

85. Sam Moore: "Soul Man"

86. Art Garfunkel: "Bridge Over Troubled Water"

87. Don Henley: "Hotel California"

88. Willie Nelson: "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain"

89. Solomon Burke: "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love"

90. The Everly Brothers: "Bye Bye Love"

91. Levon Helm: "The Weight"

92. Morrissey: "How Soon Is Now"

93. Annie Lennox: "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)"

94. Karen Carpenter: "Close to You"

95. Patti LaBelle: "On My Own"

96. B.B. King: "The Thrill Is Gone"

97. Joe Cocker: "With a Little Help From My Friends"

98. Stevie Knicks: "Landslide"

99. Steven Tyler: "Sweet Emotion"

100. Mary J. Blige: "Real Love"

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