Top 100 Favorite Artists/Bands

by theclarkone68 | created - 13 Feb 2017 | updated - 06 Mar 2018 | Public

Artists/Bands are in alphabetic order. Songs include solo endeavors and such. Still very much a work in progress.

1. A Tribe Called Quest

Soundtrack | Bad Boys II

A Tribe Called Quest is known for his work on Bad Boys II (2003), Central Intelligence (2016) and The Wackness (2008).

Favorite songs: Electric Relaxation (Midnight Marauders; 1993) Award Tour (Midnight Marauders; 1993) Check the Rhime (The Low End Theory; 1991) Scenario (The Low End Theory; 1991) Can I Kick It? (People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm; 1990) I Left My Wallet in El Segundo (People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm; 1990) Find a Way (The Love Movement; 1998) 1nce Again (Beats, Rhymes and Life; 1996) Bonita Applebum (People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm; 1990) Stressed Out (Beats, Rhymes and Life; 1996)

2. AC/DC

Soundtrack | Iron Man

AC/DC is a legendary rock band from Australia, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. AC/DC have sold more than 200 million records worldwide, including 71.5 million albums in the United States, adding them to the list of highest-certified music artists in the United States ...

Favorite songs: Back in Black (Back in Black; 1980) It's a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll) (T.N.T.; 1975) Highway to Hell (Highway to Hell; 1979) You Shook Me All Night Long (Back in Black; 1980) Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap; 1976) T.N.T. (T.N.T.; 1975) For Those About to Rock (We Salute You) (For Those About to Rock We Salute You; 1981) Thunderstruck (The Razors Edge; 1990) Have a Drink on Me (Back in Black; 1980) Hells Bells (Back in Black; 1980)

3. Alice in Chains

Soundtrack | Last Action Hero

Alice in Chains is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney. Since its formation, Alice in Chains has released five studio albums. Their debut album, Facelift, featuring the hit single "Man In The Box", was released ...

Favorite songs: Man in the Box (Facelift; 1990) Would? (Dirt; 1992) I Stay Away (Jar of Flies; 1994) Heaven Beside You (Alice in Chains; 1995) Rooster (Dirt; 1992) Again (Alice in Chains; 1995) Them Bones (Dirt; 1992) Angry Chair (Dirt; 1992) No Excuses (Jar of Flies; 1994) Bleed the Freak (Facelift; 1990) Down in a Hole (Dirt; 1992)

4. The Beach Boys

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Beach Boys is an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson; their cousin Mike Love; and their friend Al Jardine. The Beach Boys are one of the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful, ...

Favorite songs: Don't Worry Baby (Shut Down Volume 2; 1964) Wouldn't It Be Nice (Pet Sounds; 1966) God Only Knows (Pet Sounds; 1966) Good Vibrations (single; 1966) Surf's Up (Surf's Up; 1971) I Get Around (All Summer Long; 1964) It's About Time (Sunflower; 1970) Feel Flows (Surf's Up; 1971) Forever (Sunflower; 1970) California Girls (Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!); 1965)

5. Beastie Boys

Soundtrack | Star Trek Beyond

Ranked #11 on VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists.

Favorite songs: Pass the Mic (Check Your Head; 1992) Sabotage (Ill Communication; 1994) So What'cha Want (Check Your Head; 1992) Intergalactic (Hello Nasty; 1998) Alive (Beastie Boys Anthology: The Sounds of Science; 1999) Sure Shot (Ill Communication; 1994) Hey Ladies (Paul's Boutique; 1989) Ch-Check It Out (To the 5 Boroughs; 2004) Gratitude (Check Your Head; 1992) Looking Down a Barrel of a Gun (Paul's Boutique; 1989)

6. The Beatles

Soundtrack | The Beatles Anthology

The Beatles were an English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. They contributed to music, film, literature, art, and fashion, made a continuous impact on popular culture and the lifestyle of several generations. Their songs and images carrying powerful ideas...

Favorite songs: Yesterday (Help!; 1965) Instant Karma! (JL; single; 1970) Hey Jude (single; 1968) Revolution (The White Album; 1968) Imagine (JL; Imagine; 1971) A Day in the Life (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; 1967) Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds (Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; 1967) Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five (PMaW; Band on the Run; 1973) #9 Dream (JL; Walls and Bridges; 1974) My Sweet Lord (All Things Must Pass; 1970)

7. Billy Idol

Soundtrack | The Wedding Singer

Born William Michael Albert Broad in Middlesex, England, in 1955, the first child of Bill and Joan Broad. When he was 2, his father moved the family to Long Island, New York, in pursuit of the American dream. They returned 4 years later (now with a baby sister, Jane) to Dorking. America made a big ...

Favorite songs: Rebel Yell (Rebel Yell; 1983) Cradle of Love (Charmed Life; 1990) Dancing with Myself (Don't Stop; 1981) White Wedding (Billy Idol; 1982) Mony Mony (Don't Stop; 1981) Scream (Devil's Playground; 2005) Eyes Without a Face (Rebel Yell; 1983) Prodigal Blues (Charmed Life; 1990) John Wayne (The Very Best of Billy Idol: Idolize Yourself; 2008) Endless Sleep (Charmed Life; 1990)

8. Björk

Soundtrack | Dancer in the Dark

Born in 1965 in the Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik, the daughter of Gudmundur Gunnarsson (an electrician) and Hildur Hauksdóttir who divorced before her second birthday, Björk grew up in a hippie-type community with her mother and her seven siblings. She started to study classical music at the...

Favorite songs: Venus as a Boy (Debut; 1993) Hyperballad (Post; 1995) Human Behaviour (Debut; 1993) Birthday (TS; Life's Too Good; 1987) It's Oh So Quiet (Post; 1995) Play Dead (The Young Americans soundtrack; 1993) Hit (TS; Stick Around for Joy; 1991) Gling glo (Gling-Gló; 1990) Bachelorette (Homogenic; 1997) Army of Me (Post; 1995)

9. Black Sabbath

Soundtrack | Iron Man

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler, drummer Bill Ward and singer Ozzy Osbourne. Black Sabbath are often cited as pioneers of heavy metal music. The band helped define the genre ...

Favorite songs: Paranoid (Paranoid; 1970) War Pigs (Paranoid; 1970) Heaven and Hell (Heaven and Hell; 1980) Iron Man (Paranoid; 1970) Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (Sabbath Bloody Sabbath; 1973) Fairies Wear Boots (Paranoid; 1970) Sweet Leaf (Master of Reality; 1971) The Wizard (Black Sabbath; 1970) Electric Funeral (Paranoid; 1970) Children of the Grave (Master of Reality; 1971)

10. Bob Marley

Soundtrack | Strange Days

Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen. Norval died in 1955, ...

Favorite songs: Redemption Song (Uprising; 1980) Is This Love (Kaya; 1978) No Woman, No Cry (Live!; 1975) Concrete Jungle (single; 1971) Could You Be Loved (Uprising; 1980) Forever Loving Jah (Uprising; 1980) Soul Rebel (Soul Rebels; 1970) Kaya (Soul Revolution; 1971) One Love/People Get Ready (Exodus; 1977) Three Little Birds (Exodus; 1977)

11. Bone Thugs n Harmony

Soundtrack | Small Soldiers

Their album E. 1999 Eternal and song Tha Crossroada were both dedicated to late rapper Eazy-E.

Favorite songs: Thug Luv (The Art of War; 1997) Tha Crossroads (E. 1999 Eternal; 1996) Shoot 'Em Up (The Great White Hype soundtrack; 1996) 1st of tha Month (E. 1999 Eternal; 1995) Thuggish Ruggish Bone (Creepin on ah Come Up; 1994) Everyday Thang (BE; Faces of Death; 1993) Days of Our Livez (Set It Off soundtrack; 1996) Home (Thug World Order; 2002) No Shorts, No Losses (E. 1999 Eternal; 1995) Creepin on ah Come Up (Creepin on ah Come Up; 1994)

12. Bruce Springsteen

Soundtrack | The Wrestler

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen was born September 23, 1949 in Long Branch, New Jersey, USA. His father, Douglas Frederick Springsteen, worked as a bus driver, and was of Irish and Dutch ancestry. His mother, Adele Ann (Zerilli), worked as a legal secretary, and was of Italian descent. He has an...

Favorite songs: Dancing in the Dark (Born in the U.S.A.; 1984) Glory Days (Born in the U.S.A.; 1984) Born to Run (Born to Run; 1975) The River (The River; 1980) Hungry Heart (The River; 1980) Atlantic City (Nebraska; 1982) Streets of Philadelphia (Philadelphia soundtrack; 1993) Tunnel of Love (Tunnel of Love; 1987) Born in the U.S.A. (Born in the U.S.A.; 1984) Nebraska (Nebraska; 1982)

13. Buddy Holly

Soundtrack | Mr. Nobody

Buddy Holly was born on September 7, 1936 in Lubbock, Texas, USA as Charles Hardin Holley. He was married to Maria Elena Santiago. He died on February 3, 1959 in Clear Lake, Iowa, USA.

Favorite songs: Peggy Sue (Buddy Holly; 1957) Rave On (Buddy Holly; 1958) Oh, Boy! (The "Chirping" Crickets; 1957) Not Fade Away (The "Chirping" Crickets; 1957) That'll Be the Day (The "Chirping" Crickets; 1957) It's So Easy (Single; 1958) Everyday (Buddy Holly; 1958) It's Too Late (The "Chirping" Crickets; 1957) Heartbeat (Single; 1958) I'm Gonna Love You Too (Buddy Holly; 1958)

14. The Chemical Brothers

Soundtrack | Hanna

The Chemical Brothers are a British electronic music duo composed of Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons, which originated in Manchester in 1989. They were pioneers at bringing the big beat genre to the forefront of pop culture. In film industry they have composed the soundtrack for the 2011 movie Hannah. ...

Favorite songs: Hey Boy Hey Girl (Surrender; 1999) Let Forever Be (Surrender; 1999) Block Rockin' Beats (Dig Your Own Hole; 1997) Music: Response (Surrender; 1999) Chico's Groove (Exit Planet Dust; 1995) Got Glint? (Surrender; 1999) Setting Sun (Dig Your Own Hole; 1997) The Test (Come with Us; 2002) Galvanize (Push the Button; 2004) Get Up on It Like This (Dig Your Own Hole; 1997)

15. The Clash

Soundtrack | RoboCop

The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock. The Clash achieved commercial success in the United Kingdom with the release of their self-titled debut album, The Clash, in 1977. Their third album, London Calling, released in ...

Favorite songs: Straight to Hell (Combat Rock; 1982) Rock the Casbah (Combat Rock; 1982) London Calling (London Calling; 1979) (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais (The Clash; 1977) Train in Vain (London Calling; 1979) Complete Control (The Clash; 1977) White Riot (The Clash; 1977) Should I Stay or Should I Go (Combat Rock; 1982) Spanish Bombs (London Calling; 1979) The Guns of Brixton (London Calling; 1979)

16. The Cranberries

Soundtrack | Mission: Impossible

The Cranberries are an Irish rock band formed in Limerick in 1989.

Favorite songs: Ode to My Family (No Need to Argue; 1994) Linger (Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?; 1993) Dreams (Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?; 1992) Zombie (No Need to Argue; 1994) Ridiculous Thoughts (No Need to Argue; 1994) Free to Decide (To the Faithful Departed; 1996) Just My Imagination (Bury the Hatchet; 1999) Salvation (To the Faithful Departed; 1996) When You're Gone (To the Faithful Departed; 1996) I Just Shot John Lennon (To the Faithful Departed; 1996)

17. Creedence Clearwater Revival

Soundtrack | Battleship

The band's name was a combination of several things. Credence Nuvall was a co-worker and friend of Tom Fogerty. A TV commercial for Olympia beer showed scenes of waterfalls and clean water supposedly used in beer making. The band had been playing together for nearly ten years under other band names...

Favorite songs: Lookin' Out My Back Door (Cosmo's Factory; 1970) Bad Moon Rising (Green River; 1969) The Midnight Special (Willy and the Poor Boys; 1969) Fortunate Son (Willy and the Poor Boys; 1969) Proud Mary (Bayou Country; 1969) I Put a Spell on You (Creedence Clearwater Revival; 1968) Have You Ever Seen the Rain? (Pendulum; 1970) Who'll Stop the Rain (Cosmo's Factory; 1970) Green River (Green River; 1969) The Old Man Down the Road (JF; Centerfield; 1984)

18. The Cure

Soundtrack | Ant-Man

Members have included Robert Smith, Perry Bamonte, Simon Gallup, Porl Thompson, Boris Williams, Jason Cooper, Roger O'Donnell, Laurence Tolhurst, Andy Anderson, Phil Thornalley, Michael Dempsey, and Matthieu Hartley.

Favorite songs: Lovesong (Disintegration; 1989) Just Like Heaven (Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me; 1987) Friday I'm in Love (Wish; 1992) In Between Days (The Head on the Door; 1985) Pictures of You (Disintegration; 1989) A Forest (Seventeen Seconds; 1980) Lullaby (Disintegration; 1989) A Letter to Elise (Wish; 1992) Cold (Pornography; 1982) Fascination Street (Disintegration; 1989)

19. Daft Punk

Composer | Tron

Electronical music duo whose members are Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo.

Favorite songs: Get Lucky (Random Access Memories; 2013) Music Sounds Better with You (S; Single; 1998) Around the World (Homework; 1997) Lose Yourself to Dance (Random Access Memories; 2013) Teachers (Homework; 1997) Da Funk (Homework; 1996) One More Time (Discovery; 2000) Revolution 909 (Homework; 1997) Derezzed (Tron: Legacy soundtrack; 2010) Technologic (Human After All; 2005)

20. David Bowie

Soundtrack | Labyrinth

David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...

Favorite songs:

The Man Who Sold the World (The Man Who Sold the World; 1970) Starman (The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars; 1972) Rebel Rebel (Diamond Dogs; 1974) Life on Mars? (Hunky Dory; 1971) Ashes to Ashes (Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps); 1980) Look Back in Anger (Lodger; 1979) Ziggy Stardust (The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars; 1972) Under Pressure (Q; Hot Space; 1981) Golden Years (Station to Station; 1975) Fame (Young Americans; 1975)

21. Depeche Mode

Soundtrack | Atomic Blonde

Depeche Mode is an English electronic band formed in Basildon, Essex in 1980. The group consists of founders Dave Gahan (lead vocals, co-songwriting), Martin Gore (keyboards, guitar, chief songwriting), and Andy Fletcher (keyboards). Depeche Mode have had 50 songs in the UK Singles Chart and ...

Favorite songs: Enjoy the Silence (Violator; 1990) Policy of Truth (Violator; 1990) People Are People (Some Great Reward; 1984) Never Let Me Down Again (Music for the Masses; 1987) Strangelove (Music for the Masses; 1987) Personal Jesus (Violator; 1989) Just Can't Get Enough (Speak & Spell; 1981) Stripped (Black Celebration; 1986) John the Revelator (Playing the Angel; 2005) Walking in My Shoes (Songs of Faith and Devotion; 1993)

22. Dion DiMucci

Soundtrack | The Long Kiss Goodnight

Dion DiMucci was born on July 18, 1939 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. He has been married to Susan Butterfield since March 23, 1963. They have three children.

Favorite songs: Runaround Sue (Runaround Sue; 1961) I Wonder Why (Presenting Dion and the Belmonts; 1958) The Wanderer (Runaround Sue; 1961) A Teenager in Love (single; 1959) In and Out of the Shadows (Born to Be with You; 1975) No One Knows (Presenting Dion and the Belmonts; 1958) We Went Away (single; 1958) Lovers Who Wonder (Lovers Who Wander; 1962) Donna the Prima Donna (Donna the Prima Donna; 1963) Ruby Baby (Ruby Baby; 1963)

23. Dr. Dre

Soundtrack | Training Day

Considered by many to be hip-hop's greatest producer, Dr. Dre (b. André Young, February 18, 1965) pioneered gangsta hip-hop and his own variation of the sound, dubbed G-Funk. His very early albums were violent but cautionary tales of the criminal mind, but Dre's records with NWA celebrated the ...

Favorite songs: Nuthin' But a G Thang (The Chronic; 1992) California Love (2; All Eyez on Me; 1995) Still D.R.E. (2001; 1999) Forgot About Dre (2001; 1999) Deep Cover (Deep Cover soundtrack; 1992) Let Me Ride (The Chronic; 1992) Guilty Conscience (E; The Slim Shady LP; 1999) *beep* wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin') (The Chronic; 1992) Keep Their Heads Ringin' (Friday soundtrack; 1995) The Next Episode (2001; 1999)

24. Echo & The Bunnymen

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

Broadcaster Terry Christian said that at one time the band could have been as big as U2. Richard Osman called them "a terrific band" that seemed to have become "lost to history".

Favorite songs: The Killing Moon (Ocean Rain; 1984) Pictures on My Wall (Crocodiles; 1979) Over the Wall (Heaven Up Here; 1981) Lips Like Sugar (Echo & the Bunnymen; 1987) When It All Blows Over (What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?; 1999) Rust (What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?; 1999) Baby Rain (What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?; 1999) Bring On the Dancing Horses (Songs to Learn & Sing; 1985) Nocturnal Me (Ocean Rain; 1984) Silver (Ocean Rain; 1984)

25. Eminem

Soundtrack | 8 Mile

Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Deborah R. (Nelson) and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr., who were in a band together, Daddy Warbucks. He is of English, as well as some German, Scottish, and Swiss-German, ancestry. Marshall spent his early childhood being shoved ...

Favorite songs: Stan (The Marshall Mathers LP; 2000) Lose Yourself (8 Mile soundtrack; 2002) My Name Is (The Slim Shady LP; 1999) Guilty Conscience (The Slim Shady LP; 1999) My Fault (The Slim Shady LP; 1999) Cleanin' Out My Closet (The Eminem Show; 2002) Forgot About Dre (DD; 2001; 1999) Sing for the Moment (The Eminem Show; 2002) Without Me (The Eminem Show; 2002) Purple Pills (D; Devil's Night; 2001)

26. Eric B. & Rakim

Soundtrack | Limitless

Eric B. was born in 1965 in Elmhurst,New York and Rakim was born in 1968 in Wyandanch, New York.They first met at the radio station WBLS , and the two officially formed a partnership in 1985.The singles "I Ain't No Joke" and "I Know You Got Soul" sampled James Brown began to revolutionize the sound...

Favorite songs: Follow the Leader (Follow the Leader; 1988) Paid in Full (Paid in Full; 1987) New York (Ya Out There) (The 18th Letter; 1997) Eric B. Is President (Paid in Full; 1986) I Know You Got Soul (Paid in Full; 1987) Know the Ledge (Don't Sweat the Technique; 1992) Microphone Fiend (Follow the Leader; 1988) The 18th Letter (The 18th Letter; 1997) When I B on tha Mic (The Master; 1999) I Ain't No Joke (Paid in Full; 1987)

27. Eric Clapton

Soundtrack | Lethal Weapon 3

Eric Clapton was born in Ripley, Surrey, England, on March 30, 1945. His real father was a Canadian pilot but he didn't find that out until he was 53. When he was 2 his mother felt she was unable to look after him, so Eric then went to live with his grandparents. When he was 14 he took up the ...

Favorite songs: Sunshine of Your Love (C; Disraeli Gears; 1967) Layla (DatD; Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs; 1970) Tales of Brave Ulysses (C; Disraeli Gears; 1967) Badge (C; Goodbye; 1969) I Feel Free (C; Fresh Cream; 1966) Crossroads (C; Wheels of Fire; 1968) I'm So Glad (C; Fresh Cream; 1966) White Room (C; Wheels of Fire; 1968) Forever Man (Behind the Sun; 1985) Cocaine (Slowhand; 1977)

28. Faith No More

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

Faith No More is one of the more unorthodox bands on the big metal scene with their mix of traditional heavy metal and a myriad of other music genres. They formed in San Francisco, California in late 1981 and settled under their current name in the autumn of 1983. The band has had several lineup ...

Favorite songs: Epic (The Real Thing; 1989) Stripsearch (Album of the Year; 1997) Falling to Pieces (The Real Thing; 1989) She Loves Me Not (Album of the Year; 1997) Land of Sunshine (Angel Dust; 1992) Midlife Crisis (Angel Dust; 1992) We Care a Lot (We Care a Lot; 1985) Carousel (MB; Mr. Bungle; 1991) Ashes to Ashes (Album of the Year; 1997) None of Them Knew They Were Robots (MB; California; 1999)

Favorite songs: What Is the Light? (The Soft Bulletin; 1999) Race for the Prize (The Soft Bulletin; 1999) Waitin' for a Superman (The Soft Bulletin; 1999) Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Pt. 1 (Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots; 2002) Turn It On (Transmissions from the Satellite Heart; 1993) A Spoonful Weighs a Ton (The Soft Bulletin; 1999) Do You Realize?? (Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots; 2002) Take Meta Mars (In a Priest Driven Ambulance; 1990) She Don't Use Jelly (Transmissions from the Satellite Heart; 1993) Love Yer Brain (Oh My Gawd!!!; 1987)

30. Fleetwood Mac

Soundtrack | Frequency

Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band, formed in London in 1967. The band has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the world's best-selling bands. In 1998, select members of Fleetwood Mac were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and received the Brit ...

Favorite songs: Edge of Seventeen (SN; Bella Donna; 1981) Rhiannon (Fleetwood Mac; 1975) Holiday Road (LB; National Lampoon's Vacation soundtrack; 1983) Talk to Me (SN; Rock a Little; 1985) Little Lies (Tango in the Night; 1987) Hold Me (Mirage; 1982) Gypsy (Mirage; 1982) Everywhere (Tango in the Night; 1987) Dreams (Rumors; 1977) Go Your Own Way (Rumors; 1976)

31. Foo Fighters

Soundtrack | Godzilla

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl as a one-man project following the dissolution of Nirvana after the death of Kurt Cobain. The group got its name from the UFOs and various aerial phenomena that were reported ...

Favorite songs: Everlong (The Colour and the Shape; 1997) Big Me (Foo Fighters; 1995) My Hero (The Colour and the Shape; 1997) Learn to Fly (There Is Nothing Left to Lose; 1999) Best of You (In Your Honor; 2005) Low (One by One; 2002) The Pretender (Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace; 2007) Generator (There Is Nothing Left to Lose; 1999) I'll Stick Around (Foo Fighters; 1995) Monkey Wrench (The Colour and the Shape; 1997)

32. Genesis

Soundtrack | American Psycho

One of the most successful British bands of all time, Genesis made their mark in the 1970s as a progressive rock band influenced by classical music, folk and even jazz fusion, before becoming a huge stadium band in the 1980s with a series of big pop hits fronted by a singer who was also a solo ...

Favorite songs: In the Air Tonight (PC; Face Value; 1981) Invisible Touch (Invisible Touch; 1986) Throwing It All Away (Invisible Touch; 1986) That's All (Genesis; 1983) Mama (Genesis; 1983) Land of Confusion (Invisible Touch; 1986) Tonight, Tonight, Tonight (Invisible Touch; 1986) Don't Lose My Number (PC; No Jacket Required; 1985) The Carpet Crawlers (The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway; 1974) [tied] Dancing with the Moonlit Knight (Selling England by the Pound; 1973) [tied] In the Cage (The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway; 1974)

33. Guns N' Roses

Soundtrack | Body of Lies

Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985. The lineup, when first signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Guns N' Roses has ...

Favorite songs: Sweet Child o' Mine (Appetite for Destruction; 1987) Paradise City (Appetite for Destruction; 1987) Welcome to the Jungle (Appetite for Destruction; 1987) Estranged (Use Your Illusion II; 1991) Mr. Brownstone (Appetite for Destruction; 1987) Knockin' on Heaven's Door (Use Your Illusion II; 1991) Patience (G N' R Lies; 1988) November Rain (Use Your Illusion I; 1991) Civil War (Use Your Illusion II; 1991) Live and Let Die (Use Your Illusion I; 1991)

34. Huey Lewis & The News

Soundtrack | Back to the Future

Huey Lewis and the News is an American pop rock band based in San Francisco, California. They had a run of hit singles during the 1980s and early 1990s, eventually achieving 19 top ten singles across the Billboard Hot 100, Adult Contemporary, and Mainstream Rock charts. Their most successful album,...

Favorite songs: Stuck with You (Fore!; 1986) The Power of Love (Back to the Future soundtrack; 1985) If This Is It (Sports; 1983) Do You Believe in Love (Picture This; 1982) Doing It All for My Baby (Fore!; 1986) Heart and Soul (Sports; 1983) I Want a New Drug (Sports; 1983) Back in Time (Back to the Future soundtrack; 1985) Jacob's Ladder (Fore!; 1986) The Heart of Rock & Roll (Sports; 1983)

Favorite songs: Celebrated Summer (New Day Rising; 1984) Pink Turns to Blue (Zen Arcade; 1984) Makes No Sense At All (Flip Your Wig; 1985) I Apologize (New Day Rising; 1985) Books About UFOs (New Day Rising; 1985) Don't Want to Know If You Are Lonely (Candy Apple Grey; 1986) If I Told You (New Day Rising; 1985) She Floated Away (Warehouse: Songs and Stories; 1987) Sorry Somehow (Candy Apple Grey; 1986) Ice Cold Ice (Warehouse: Songs and Stories; 1987)

36. Ice Cube

Soundtrack | Friday

Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many ...

Favorite songs: It Was a Good Day (The Predator; 1992) Straight Outta Compton (N; Straight Outta Compton; 1988) No Vaseline (Death Certificate; 1991) Wicked (The Predator; 1992) Express Yourself (N; Straight Outta Compton; 1988) Check Yo Self (The Predator; 1992) A Gangsta's Fairytale (AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted; 1990) Pushin' Weight (War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc); 1998) You Know How We Do It (Lethal Injection; 1993) Once Upon a Time in the Projects (AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted; 1990)

37. INXS

Soundtrack | Face/Off

INXS were an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales. The band would achieve international success with a series of hit recordings in the mid-to-late 1980s and the early 1990s, including the albums Listen Like Thieves, Kick, and X, and the singles "...

Favorite songs: Never Tear Us Apart (Kick; 1987) Need You Tonight (Kick; 1987) New Sensation (Kick; 1987) What You Need (Listen Like Thieves; 1985) Disappear (X; 1990) Elegantly Wasted (Elegantly Wasted; 1997) Stay Young (Underneath the Colours; 1981) Mystify (Kick; 1987) Time (Full Moon, Dirty Hearts; 1993) Devil Inside (Kick; 1987)

38. The Jam

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

The Jam is known for his work on Grosse Pointe Blank (1997), Stranger Than Fiction (2006) and EuroTrip (2004).

Favorite songs: Town Called Malice (The Gift; 1982) Going Underground (Dig the New Breed; 1982) That's Entertainment (Sound Affects; 1980) The Changingman (PW: Stanley Road; 1995) Monday (Sound Affects; 1980) Wild Wood (PW; Wild Wood; 1993) Private Hell (Setting Sons; 1979) Man in the Corner Shop (Sound Affects; 1980) Start! (Dig the New Breed; 1982) The Eton Rifles (Setting Sons; 1979)

39. Jane's Addiction

Soundtrack | Southland Tales

Members have included Dave Navarro, Perry Farrell, Stephen Perkins, Martyn LeNoble, Christopher Brinkman.

Favorite songs: Jane Says (Nothing's Shocking; 1988) Stop! (Ritual de lo habitual; 1990) Been Caught Stealing (Ritual de lo habitual; 1990) Tahitian Moon (PFP; Good God's Urge; 1996) Mountain Song (Nothing's Shocking; 1988) Superhero (Strays; 2003) Just Because (Strays; 2003) Pets (PFP; Porno for Pyros; 1993) Irresistible Force (The Great Escape Artist; 2011) Ocean Size (Nothing's Shocking; 1988)

40. Jeff Mangum

Composer | Curse of the Seven Jackals

Jeff Mangum was born on October 24, 1970 in Ruston, Louisiana, USA. He has been married to Astra Taylor since January 2008.

Favorite songs: In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea; 1998) Two-Headed Boy (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea; 1998) Oh Comely (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea; 1998) The King of Carrot Flowers Pt. One (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea; 1998) April 8th (On Avery Island; 1996) You've Passed (On Avery Island; 1996) Holland, 1945 (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea; 1998) Unborn (Everything Is; 1994) Two-Headed Boy Pt. Two (In the Aeroplane Over the Sea; 1998) Everything Is (Everything Is; 1994)

Favorite songs: All Along the Watchtower (Electric Ladyland; 1968) Little Wing (Axis: Bold as Love; 1967) Voodoo Child (Slight Return) (Electric Ladyland; 1968) Hey Joe (Are You Experienced; 1966) Purple Haze (Single; 1967) Foxy Lady (Are You Experienced; 1967) Fire (Are You Experienced; 1967) Machine Gun (Band of Gypsys; 1970) If 6 Was 9 (Axis: Bold as Love; 1967) The Wind Cries Mary (Are You Experienced; 1967)

Favorite songs: Forever My Lady (Forever My Lady; 1991) Feenin' (Diary of a Mad Band; 1993) Come and Talk to Me (Forever My Lady; 1991) Freek'n You (The Show, the After Party, the Hotel; 1995) Stay (Forever My Lady; 1991) Sweaty (Diary of a Mad Band; 1993) My Heart Belongs to U (Diary of a Mad Band; 1993) Lately (Uptown MTV Unplugged; 1993) U&I (Forever My Lady; 1991) What About Us (Diary of a Mad Band; 1993)

43. Kate Bush

Soundtrack | The Line, the Cross & the Curve

Kate Bush began playing piano at a young age and, by her mid-teens, had composed over 200 songs. Her talent caught the notice of David Gilmour (of Pink Floyd) who assisted in arranging her contract with EMI. The first song she released, "Wuthering Heights", soared to #1 in England in 1978. Since ...

Favorite songs: Babooshka (Never for Ever; 1980) Running Up That Hill (Hounds of Love; 1985) The Big Sky (Hounds of Love; 1985) Army Dreamers (Never for Ever; 1980) Hounds of Love (Hounds of Love; 1985) Cloudbusting (Hounds of Love; 1985) Love and Anger (The Sensual World; 1989) This Woman's Work (The Sensual World; 1989) December Will Be Magic Again (Single; 1980) King of the Mountain (Aerial; 2005)

44. Led Zeppelin

Soundtrack | The Song Remains the Same

Led Zeppelin are a popular British band best known for their iconic "Stairway to Heaven" as well as for co-creating the music genre of heavy metal. Since their nine albums were recorded between 1968 and 1979, Led Zeppelin has been one of the most popular bands of all time, having sold more than 300...

Favorite songs: Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin IV; 1971) Whole Lotta Love (Led Zeppelin II; 1969) Kashmir (Physical Graffiti; 1975) Black Dog (Led Zeppelin IV; 1971) Rock and Roll (Led Zeppelin IV; 1971) All My Love (In Through the Out Door; 1979) Ramble On (Led Zeppelin II; 1969) D'yer Mak'er (Houses of the Holy; 1973) Over the Hills and Far Away (Houses of the Holy; 1973) The Battle of Evermore (Led Zeppelin IV; 1971)

45. Lost Boyz

Soundtrack | Caught Up

Favorite songs: Renee (Legal Drug Money; 1996) Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz (Legal Drug Money; 1995) Music Makes Me High (Legal Drug Money; 1996) Lifestyles of the Rich & Shameless (Legal Drug Money; 1995) Get Up (Legal Drug Money; 1996) Lights, Camera, Action! (MC; John P. Kelly; 2001) Is This da Part (Legal Drug Money; 1996) Love, Peace, & Nappiness (Love, Peace & Nappiness; 1997) 1, 2, 3 (Legal Drug Money; 1996) Channel Zero (Legal Drug Money; 1996)

46. Marvin Gaye

Soundtrack | R.I.P.D.

Marvin Gaye was born on April 2, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. He was married to Jan Gaye and Anna Gordy Gaye. He died on April 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Favorite songs: Let's Get It On (Let's Get It On; 1973) Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) (What's Going On; 1971) Sexual Healing (Midnight Love; 1982) I Heard It Through the Grapevine (I Heard It Through the Grapevine; 1968) What's Going On (What's Going On; 1971) Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (What's Going On; 1971) Soldier's Plea (That Stubborn Kinda Fellow; 1962) Turn On Some Music (Midnight Love; 1982) How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) (How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You; 1964) That's the Way Love Is (That's the Way Love Is; 1969)

47. Michael Jackson

Soundtrack | Michael Jackson: Thriller

Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's ...

Favorite songs: Billie Jean (Thriller; 1982) Beat It (Thriller; 1982) Somebody's Watching Me (R; Somebody's Watching Me; 1984) Human Nature (Thriller; 1982) Thriller (Thriller; 1982) Man in the Mirror (Bad; 1987) I'll Be There (TJ5; Third Album; 1970) I Want You Back (TJ5; Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5; 1969) Rock with You (Off the Wall; 1979) Smooth Criminal (Bad; 1987)

48. The Miracles

Soundtrack | Wild Things

Mentioned in the song "Life Is a Rock But the Radio Rolled Me" by Reunion.

Favorite songs: The Tracks of My Tears (Going to a Go-Go; 1965) I Second that Emotion (Greatest Hits, Vol. 2; 1967) Shop Around (Hi... We're The Miracles; 1960) Cruisin' (SR; Where There's Smoke...; 1979) You've Really Got a Hold on Me (The Fabulous Miracles; 1962) Ooo Baby Baby (Going to a Go-Go; 1965) What Love Has Joined Together (What Love Has...Joined Together; 1970) Baby That's Backatcha (SR; A Quiet Storm; 1975) Money (Hi... We're The Miracles; 1961) Going to a Go-Go (Going to a Go-Go; 1965)

49. Mobb Deep

Soundtrack | Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood

Prodigy (b. Albert Johnson) and Havoc (b. Kejuan Muchita) have been rapping together ever since they met as teenagers while attending the Graphic Arts High School in Manhatten. In the early 1990s, they adopted the stage name Mobb Deep and released their debut album, "Juvenile Hell". The album was ...

Favorite songs: Shook Ones Pt. II (The Infamous; 1995) Front Lines (Hell on Earth) (Hell on Earth; 1996) Back at You (Sunset Park soundtrack; 1996) Quiet Storm (Murda Muzik; 1999) Survival of the Fittest (The Infamous; 1995) Extortion (Hell on Earth; 1996) I'm Going Out (Murda Muzik; 1999) Drop a Gem on 'Em (Hell on Earth; 1996) Right Back at You (The Infamous; 1995) U.S.A. (Aiight Then) (Murda Muzik; 1999)

Favorite songs: Sugar Boats (Strangers to Ourselves; 2015) Float On (Good News for People Who Love Bad News; 2004) Out of Gas (The Lonesome Crowded West; 1997) Never Ending Math Equation (Single; 1998) Lampshades on Fire (Strangers to Ourselves; 2014) People as Places as People (We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank; 2007) Space Travel Is Boring (This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About; 1996) The World at Large (Good News for People Who Love Bad News; 2004) Heart Cooks Brain (The Lonesome Crowded West; 1997) Trailer Trash (The Lonesome Crowded West; 1997)

51. Nas

Soundtrack | Belly

Nas, born Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones on September 14, 1973, is the son of Olu Dara, an unconventional jazz musician. At age nine he was a member of the Devastatin' Seven in the mid-1980s, the fruits of which can be heard on his 1994 debut, "Illmatic," which was released on Columbia/SME later that ...

Favorite songs: Nas Is Like (I Am...; 1999) If I Ruled the World (It Was Written; 1996) Street Dreams (It Was Written; 1996) N.Y. State of Mind (Illmatic; 1994) Made You Look (God's Son; 2002) One Mic (Stillmatic; 2001) Halftime (Illmatic; 1992) Memory Lane (Sittin' in da Park) (Illmatic; 1994) It Ain't Hard to Tell (Illmatic; 1994) The Message (It Was Written; 1996)

52. Neil Young

Composer | Dead Man

Neil Young is one of the most respected and prolific rock/folk guitarists of the late 20th century. Raised in Canada, he first became well-known as a guitarist and occasional vocalist for the band Buffalo Springfield. After the band's breakup, Young became a solo performer. However, he also has ...

Favorite songs: Heart of Gold (Harvest; 1971) Harvest Moon (Harvest Moon; 1992) For What It's Worth (BS; Buffalo Springfield; 1966) The Needle and the Damage Done (Harvest; 1972) Old Man (Harvest; 1972) Cortez the Killer (Zuma; 1975) I'm the Ocean (Mirror Ball; 1995) Only Love Can Break Your Heart (After the Gold Rush; 1970) Woodstock (CSNY; Deja Vu; 1970) Ohio (CSNY; single; 1970)

53. New Edition

Soundtrack | Dogma

New Edition were awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Favorite songs: Poison (BBD; Poison; 1990) Every Little Step (BB; Don't Be Cruel; 1988) If It Isn't Love (Heart Break; 1988) Hit me Off (Home Again; 1996) Do Me! (BBD; Poison; 1990) Roni (BB; Don't Be Cruel; 1988) I'm Still In Love With You (Home Again; 1996) Don't Be Cruel (BB; Don't Be Cruel; 1988) B.B.D. (I Thought It Was Me)? (BBD; Poison; 1990) Cool It Now (New Edition; 1984)

54. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Soundtrack | The Lobster

An Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld.

Favorite songs: The Mercy Seat (Tender Prey; 1988) Red Right Hand (Let Love In; 1994) Do You Love Me? (Let Love In; 1994) Henry Lee (Murder Ballads; 1996) She Fell Away (Your Funeral... My Trial; 1986) In the Ghetto (Single; 1984) Ain't Gonna Rain Anymore (Let Love In; 1994) Up Jumped the Devil (Tender Prey; 1988) The Weeping Song (The Good Son; 1990) The Curse of Millhaven (Murder Ballads; 1996)

55. Nirvana

Soundtrack | Shoot 'Em Up

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987. Nirvana went through a succession of drummers, the longest-lasting and best-known being Dave Grohl, who joined in 1990. Despite releasing only three ...

Favorite songs: All Apologies (In Utero; 1993) Heart-Shaped Box (In Utero; 1993) Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nevermind; 1991) About a Girl (Bleach; 1989) Lithium (Nevermind; 1991) The Man Who Sold the World (MTV Unplugged in New York; 1994) Come as You Are (Nevermind; 1991) Mr. Moustache (Bleach; 1989) In Bloom (Nevermind; 1991) Pennyroyal Tea (In Utero; 1993)

56. The Notorious B.I.G.

Soundtrack | Bad Boys

Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Biggie Smalls, was born on May 21, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York. He was the son of Jamaican parents, Voletta Wallace, a pre-school teacher, and George Latore, a welder and small-time politician. He was raised in the poor Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant. ...

Favorite songs: Juicy (Ready to Die; 1994) Big Poppa (Ready to Die; 1994) Notorious Thugs (Life After Death; 1997) The What (Ready to Die; 1994) Mo Money Mo Problems (Life After Death; 1997) One More Chance (Ready to Die; 1994) Player's Anthem (JM; Conspiracy; 1995) Get Money (JM; Conspiracy; 1995) Hypnotize (Life After Death; 1997) Dead Wrong (Born Again; 1999)

57. The Offspring

Soundtrack | Bubble Boy

The Offspring has just recently finished recording their new album. Their first album in almost five years, it is now titled "Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace" and will be released on June 17th.

Favorite songs: The Kids Aren't Alright, Blackball, Come Out and Play, We Are One, Self Esteem

58. Otis Redding

Soundtrack | Top Gun

Otis Redding was born on September 9, 1941 in Dawson, Georgia, USA as Otis Ray Redding Jr. He was married to Zelma Atwood. He died on December 10, 1967 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Favorite songs: (Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay (The Dock of the Bay; 1968) I've Been Loving You Too Long (Otis Blue; 1965) Try a Little Tenderness (Complete & Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul; 1966) There Arms of Mine (Pain in My Heart; 1964) Hard to Handle (The Immortal Otis Redding; 1968) Cigarettes and Coffee (The Soul Album; 1966) Open the Door (The Dock of the Bay; 1968) The Happy Song (Dum-Dum-De-De-De-Dum-Dum) (The Immortal Otis Redding; 1968) Wonderful World (Otis Blue; 1965) My Girl (Otis Blue; 1965)

Favorite songs: SpottieOttieDopaliscious (Aquemini; 1998) Rosa Parks (Aquemini; 1998) ATLiens (ATLiens; 1996) B.O.B. (Stankonia; 2000) Elevators (Me & You) (ATLiens; 1996) Ms. Jackson (Stankonia; 2000) The Whole World (Big Boi and Dre Present... Outkast; 2001) Two Dope Boyz (In a Cadillac) (ATLiens; 1996) Hey Ya! (Speakerboxxx/The Love Below; 2003) Skew It on the Bar-B (Aquemini; 1998)

60. Pavement

Soundtrack | The Art of Getting By

1990s rock band.

Favorite songs: Major Leagues (Terror Twilight; 1999) Summer Babe (Winter Version) (Slanted and Enchanted; 1992) Range Life (Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain; 1994) Cut Your Hair (Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain; 1994) Gold Soundz (Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain; 1994) Platform Blues (Terror Twilight; 1999) Trigger Cut (Slanted and Enchanted; 1992) Carrot Rope (Terror Twilight; 1999) Our Singer (Slanted and Enchanted; 1992) Perfume-V (Slanted and Enchanted; 1992)

61. Pearl Jam

Soundtrack | Big Fish

Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990. Since its inception, the band's line-up has consisted of Eddie Vedder (lead vocals), Mike McCready (lead guitar), Stone Gossard (rhythm guitar) and Jeff Ament (bass). The band's fifth member is drummer Matt Cameron (also of ...

Favorite songs: Black (Ten; 1991) Last Kiss (No Boundaries: A Benefit for the Kosovar Refugees; 1999) Alive (Ten; 1991) Daughter (Vs.; 1993) Even Flow (Ten; 1991) Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town (Vs.; 1993) Wishlist (Yield; 1998) Better Man (Vitalogy; 1994) Tremor Christ (Vitalogy; 1994) In Hiding (Yield; 1998)

62. Pink Floyd

Soundtrack | Doctor Strange

Syd Barrett: vocals, guitar (born: Roger Keith Barrett; 6 January, 1946; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK). In 1968, Syd Barrett left the band. Syd died in July, 2006 at aged 60 from pancreatic cancer.

David Gilmour: vocals, guitar (born: David John Gilmour; 6 March, 1946; Cambridge, ...

Favorite songs: Money (The Dark Side of the Moon; 1973) Wish You Were Here (Wish You Were Here; 1975) Another Brick in the Wall (Part II) (The Wall; 1979) Comfortably Numb (The Wall; 1979) Have a Cigar (Wish You Were Here; 1975) Summer '68 (Atom Heart Mother; 1970) Time (The Dark Side of the Moon; 1973) High Hopes (The Division Bell; 1994) Brain Damage/Eclipse (The Dark Side of the Moon; 1973) Us and Them (The Dark Side of the Moon; 1973)

63. The Police

Soundtrack | Red Planet

The Police were a British rock band formed in London in 1977. For most of their history the band consisted of Sting (lead vocals, bass guitar, primary songwriter), Andy Summers (guitar) and Stewart Copeland (drums, percussion). The Police became globally popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s ...

Favorite songs: Wrapped Around Your Finger (Synchronicity; 1983) Fields of Gold (S; Ten Summoner's Tales; 1993) Invisible Sun (Ghost in the Machine; 1981) Every Breath You Take (Synchronicity; 1983) Message in a Bottle (Reggatta de Blanc; 1979) Roxanne (Outlandos d'Amour; 1978) Don't Stand So Close to Me (Zenyatta Mondatta; 1980) Mad About You (S; The Soul Cages; 1991) If I Ever Lose My Faith in You (S; Ten Summoner's Tales; 1993) Synchronicity II (Synchronicity; 1983)

64. Portishead

Soundtrack | Fantastic Four

Portishead are an English band formed in 1991 in Bristol. They are often considered one of the pioneers of trip hop music. The band are named after the nearby town of the same name, eight miles west of Bristol.

Favorite songs: Sour Times (Dummy; 1994) Glory Box (Dummy; 1994) Only You (Portishead; 1997) Humming (Portishead; 1997) All Mine (Portishead; 1997) Elysium (Portishead; 1997) The Rip (Third; 2008) Silence (Third; 2008) Numb (Dummy; 1994) Roads (Dummy; 1994)

65. The Pretenders

Soundtrack | In Bruges

The Pretenders are an English-American rock band formed in Hereford, England, in March 1978. The original band consisted of initiator and main songwriter Chrissie Hynde (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), James Honeyman-Scott (lead guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), Pete Farndon (bass guitar, backing ...

Favorite songs: Brass in Pocket (Pretenders; 1979) Never Do That (Packed!; 1990) Back on the Chain Gang (Learning to Crawl; 1982) I'll Stand by You (Last of the Independents; 1994) Don't Get Me Wrong (Get Close; 1986) Alone (Alone; 2016) Talk of the Town (Pretenders II; 1980) Middle of the Road (Learning to Crawl; 1983) 977 (Last of the Independents; 1994) 2000 Miles (Learning to Crawl; 1983)

66. Prince

Soundtrack | Under the Cherry Moon

Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth, ...

Favorite songs: When Doves Cry (Purple Rain; 1984) Little Red Corvette (1999; 1982) Sexy MF (Love Symbol; 1992) 1999 (1999; 1982) Sign o' the Times (Sign o' the Times; 1987) Kiss (Parade; 1986) Purple Rain (Purple Rain; 1984) Let's Go Crazy (Purple Rain; 1984) Raspberry Beret (Around the World in a Day; 1985) Delirious (1999; 1982)

Favorite songs: Sister Europe (The Psychedelic Furs; 1980) Pretty in Pink (Talk Talk Talk; 1981) Love My Way (Forever Now; 1982) Am I Wrong (LSL; Love Spit Love; 1994) Heartbreak Beat (Midnight to Midnight; 1986) Don't Be a Girl (World Outside; 1991) The Ghost in You (Mirror Moves; 1984) Until She Comes (World Outside; 1991) All That Money Wants (All of This and Nothing; 1988) Book of Days (Book of Days; 1989)

68. Public Enemy

Soundtrack | Do the Right Thing

In 1987 when the band played at Baltimore's Palladium club, their supporting act was fledgling rapper Queen Latifah who was introduced by a 16-year-old Jada Pinkett Smith.

Favorite songs: Sophisticated Bitch (Yo! Bum Rush the Show; 1987) Fight the Power (Fear of a Black Planet; 1990) By the Time I Get to Arizona (Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black; 1991) Bring tha Noize (Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black; 1991) Can't Truss It (Apocalypse 91... The Enemy Strikes Black; 1991) 911 Is a Joke (Fear of a Black Planet; 1990) Terminator X to the Edge of Panic (It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back; 1988) Don't Believe the Hype (It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back; 1988) Can't Do Nuttin' for Ya Man (Fear of a Black Planet; 1990) Welcome to the Terrordome (Fear of a Black Planet; 1990)

69. Pulp

Soundtrack | The World's End

Pulp were an English rock band formed in Sheffield in 1978. Throughout the 1980s, the band struggled to find success, but gained prominence in the UK in the mid-1990s with the release of the albums His 'n' Hers in 1994 and particularly Different Class in 1995, which reached the number one spot in ...

Favorite songs: Sorted for E's & Wizz (Different Class; 1995) Common People (Different Class; 1995) A Little Soul (This Is Hardcore; 1998) Babies (His 'n' Hers; 1992) Do You Remember the First Time? (His 'n' Hers; 1994) Countdown (Separations; 1991) The Fear (This Is Hardcore; 1998) Razzmatazz (Single; 1993) This Is Hardcore (This Is Hardcore; 1998) Mis-Shapes (Different Class; 1995)

70. Queen

Soundtrack | Flash Gordon

Queen were one of the longest-lasting and most commercially successful bands to emerge from the British heavy rock scene of the early 1970s, but unlike their contemporaries such as Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Black Sabbath, they soon became just as popular with pop fans as fans of hard rock and ...

Favorite songs: Bohemian Rhapsody (A Night at the Opera; 1975) Crazy Little Thing Called Love (The Game; 1979) Under Pressure (Hot Space; 1981) Killer Queen (Sheer Heart Attack; 1974) We Are the Champions (News of the World; 1977) Somebody to Love (A Day at the Races; 1976) We Will Rock You (News of the World; 1977) Another One Bites the Dust (The Game; 1980) You're My Best Friend (A Night at the Opera; 1975) I Want It All (The Miracle; 1989)

71. Rage Against the Machine

Soundtrack | The Matrix

Rage Against the Machine is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1991, the group consists of vocalist Zack De la Rocha, bassist and backing vocalist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello, and drummer Brad Wilk. Rage Against the Machine is well known for the members' ...

Favorite songs: Bulls on Parade (Evil Empire; 1996) Killing in the Name (Rage Against the Machine; 1992) No Shelter (Godzilla: The Album; 1998) People of the Sun (Evil Empire; 1996) Renegades of Funk (Renegades; 2000) Guerrilla Radio (The Battle of Los Angeles; 1999) Vietnow (Evil Empire; 1996) Sleep Now in the Fire (The Battle of Los Angeles; 1999) Testify (The Battle of Los Angeles; 1999) Down Rodeo (Evil Empire; 1996)

72. Ramones

Soundtrack | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Punk Rock band formed in Forest Hills, Queens, New York City, USA, in 1974. They are known as one of the pioneers of the punk rock sound. All the band members have adopted the fake surname "Ramone" alongside their stage name. School friends John Cummings (Johnny Ramone ) and Thomas Erdelyi (Tommy ...

Favorite songs: Sheena Is a Punk Rocker (Rocket to Russia; 1977) Chinese Rock (End of the Century; 1980) I Wanna Be Sedated (Road to Ruin; 1978) The KKK Took My Baby Away (Pleasant Dreams; 1981) I Wanna Live (Halfway to Sanity; 1987) Bonzo Goes to Bitburg (Animal Boy; 1985) Blitzkrieg Bop (Ramones; 1976) California Sun (Leave Home; 1977) Psycho Therapy (Subterranean Jungle; 1983) Beat on the Brat (Ramones; 1976)

73. Red Hot Chili Peppers

Soundtrack | Twister

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983. The group's musical style primarily consists of rock with an emphasis on funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock and psychedelic rock. Currently, the band consists of founding members vocalist ...

Favorite songs: Under the Bridge (Blood Sugar Sex Magik; 1991) Otherside (Californication; 1999) Soul to Squeeze (Coneheads soundtrack; 1993) Scar Tissue (Californication; 1999) Californication (Californication; 1999) By the Way (By the Way; 2002) Dark Necessities (The Getaway; 2016) Give It Away (Blood Sugar Sex Magik; 1991) Dani California (Stadium Arcadium; 2006) Around the World (Californication; 1999)

74. Redman

Soundtrack | How High

Redman was born on April 17, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Reggie Noble.

Favorite songs: How High (MM & R; The Show soundtrack; 1995) Tonight's Da Night (Whut? Thee Album; 1992) Da Rockwilder (MM & R; Blackout!; 1999) Time 4 Sum Aksion (Whut? Thee Album; 1992) It's Like That (My Big Brother) (Muddy Waters; 1996) Whateva Man (Muddy Waters; 1996) I'll Bee Dat! (Doc's da Name 2000; 1998) Tear It Off (MM & R; Blackout!; 1999) Well All Rite Cha (Doc's da Name 2000; 1998) Can't Wait (Dare Iz a Darkside; 1994)

Favorite songs: I Will Dare (Let It Be; 1984) I'll Be You (Don't Tell a Soul; 1989) Hold My Life (Tim; 1985) Alex Chilton (Pleased to Meet Me; 1987) Waitress in the Sky (Tim; 1985) Skyway (Pleased to Meet Me; 1987) Left of the Dial (Tim; 1985) Bastards of Young (Tim; 1985) Here Comes a Regular (Tim; 1985) Can't Hardly Wait (Pleased to Meet Me; 1987)

76. The Rolling Stones

Soundtrack | The Boat That Rocked

The Rolling Stones are the legendary British rock band known for many popular hits, such as Paint it Black, Lady Jane, Ruby Tuesday, and (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction. Almost everyone who attended their shows is quick to comment on their ability to start you up and shake your hips. Their song "...

Favorite songs: Paint It Black (Aftermath; 1966) Sympathy for the Devil (Beggars Banquet; 1968) Gimme Shelter (Let It Bleed; 1969) Start Me Up (Tattoo You; 1981) Beast of Burden (Some Girls; 1978) You Can't Always Get What You Want (Let It Bleed; 1969) Time Is on My Side (12 X 5; 1963) Wild Horses (Sticky Fingers; 1971) I Got the Blues (Sticky Fingers; 1971) (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (Out of Our Heads; 1965)

77. Siouxsie and the Banshees

Soundtrack | Grosse Pointe Blank

Siouxsie and the Banshees were an English punk rock band, formed in London in 1976 by vocalist Siouxsie Sioux and bass guitarist Steven Severin. They have been widely influential since their debut album The Scream was released in 1978 to critical acclaim. During their career, Siouxsie and the ...

Favorite songs: Cities in Dust (Tinderbox; 1985) Arabian Knights (Juju; 1981) Kiss Them for Me (Superstition; 1991) Spellbound (Juju; 1981) Israel (Single; 1980) Happy House (Kaleidoscope; 1980) Christine (Kaleidoscope; 1980) Dear Prudence (Hyæna; 1983) Dazzle (Hyæna; 1984) This Wheel's on Fire (Through the Looking Glass; 1987)

78. Smashing Pumpkins

Soundtrack | The Saint

Ranked #49 on VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists.

Favorite songs: 1979 (Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness; 1995) Tonight, Tonight (Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness; 1995) Today (Siamese Dream; 1993) Disarm (Siamese Dream; 1993) Bullet with Butterfly Wings (Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness; 1995) Rhinoceros (Gish; 1991) Zero (Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness; 1995) Pug (Adore; 1998) Eye (Lost Highway soundtrack; 1996) Thirty-Three (Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness; 1995)

79. The Smiths

Soundtrack | (500) Days of Summer

The Smiths were a British alternative rock band who released four studio albums between 1984 and 1987 and became regarded by many music critics as the most influential British guitar band of the period.

Favorite songs: There Is a Light That Never Goes Out (The Queen Is Dead; 1986) This Charming Man (Single; 1983) Panic (The World Won't Listen; 1986) How Soon Is Now? (Hatful of Hollow; 1984) A Rush and a Push and the Land Is Ours (Strangeways, Here We Come; 1987) William, It Was Really Nothing (Hatful of Hollow; 1984) I Want the One I Can't Have (Meat Is Murder; 1985) Handsome Devil (Hatful of Hollow; 1984) Bigmouth Strikes Again (The Queen Is Dead; 1986) Suedehead (M; Viva Hate; 1988)

80. Snoop Dogg

Actor | Training Day

Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, to Beverly (Tate) and Vernell Varnado, who was a mail carrier and singer. His parents were both originally from Mississippi. He got his name from his mother, who jokingly remarked that he looked like the Peanuts character Snoopy. Snoop is known ...

Favorite songs: Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang (DD; The Chronic; 1992) Gin and Juice (Doggystyle; 1993) Still D.R.E. (DD; 2001; 1999) What's My Name? (Doggystyle; 1993) Doggy Dogg World (Doggystyle; 1993) Beautiful (Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss; 2002) Lodi Dodi (Doggystyle; 1993) Deep Cover (DD & SD; Deep Cover soundtrack; 1992) The Next Episode (DD; 2001; 1999) Drop It Like It's Hot (R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece; 2004)

81. Sonic Youth

Soundtrack | Demonlover

Sonic Youth is an American rock band based in New York City, formed in 1981. Founding members Thurston Moore (guitar, vocals), Kim Gordon (bass, vocals, guitar) and Lee Ranaldo (guitar, vocals) remained together for the entire history of the band, while Steve Shelley (drums) followed a series of ...

Favorite songs: Starpower (Evol; 1986) Sugar Kane (Dirty; 1992) Silver Rocket (Daydream Nation; 1988) 100% (Dirty; 1992) Kool Thing (Goo; 1990) Bull in the Heather (Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star; 1994) Sunday (A Thousand Leaves; 1998) Teen Age Riot (Daydream Nation; 1988) Little Trouble Girl (Washing Machine; 1995) Shadow of a Doubt (Evol; 1986)

82. Soundgarden

Soundtrack | The Avengers

Soundgarden are an internationally successful American alternative rock band, who first appeared from amidst the damp and misty city of Seattle, Washington. Along with Alice in Chains, Mudhoney, Nirvana and the Screaming Trees, they formed what was referred to as the 'Grunge' movement of the early ...

Favorite songs: Hands All Over (Louder Than Love; 1989) Fell on Black Days (Superunknown; 1994) Burden in My Hand (Down on the Upside; 1996) Seasons (CC; Singles soundtrack; 1992) Spoonman (Superunknown; 1994) Rhinosaur (Down on the Upside; 1996) Black Hole Sun (Superunknown; 1994) Can't Change Me (CC; Euphoria Morning; 1999) Sunshower (CC; Great Expectations soundtrack; 1998) Outshined (Badmotorfinger; 1991)

Favorite songs: Slow Fast Hazel (Emperor Tomato Ketchup; 1996) Cybele's Reverie (Emperor Tomato Ketchup; 1996) Infinity Girl (Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night; 1999) Super Falling Star (Peng!; 1992) Surrealchemist (Peng!; 1992) French Disko (Single; 1993) Ping Pong (Mars Audiac Quintet; 1994) Brakhage (Dots and Loops; 1997) Ronco Symphony (Space Age Bachelor Pad Music; 1993) The Free Design (Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night; 1999)

84. Steve Winwood

Soundtrack | Masters of the Universe

Steve Winwood was born on May 12, 1948 in Great Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, England as Stephen Lawrence Winwood. He has been married to Eugenia Crafton since January 18, 1987. They have four children. He was previously married to Nicole Tacot Weir.

Favorite songs: The Finer Things (Back in the High Life; 1986) Higher Love (Back in the High Life; 1986) Night Train (Arc of a Diver; 1980) Valerie (Talking Back to the Night; 1982) Roll with It (Roll with It; 1988) Gimme Some Lovin' (TSDG; Single; 1966) Feelin' Alright (T; Traffic; 1968) Can't Find My Way Home (BF; Blind Faith; 1969) Back in the High Life Again (Back in the High Life; 1986) Hidden Treasure (T; The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys; 1971)

85. Stevie Wonder

Soundtrack | The Woman in Red

Born Stevland Hardaway Judkins in Saginaw, Michigan, United States, to Calvin Judkins and Lula Mae Hardaway. Due to being born six weeks premature, Stevie Wonder was born with a condition called retinopathy of prematurity, which made him blind. Stevie Wonder, even with this disability, made his ...

Favorite songs: Living for the City (Innervisions; 1973) Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours (Signed, Sealed & Delivered; 1970) Knocks Me Off My Feet (Songs in the Key of Life; 1976) For Once in My Life (For Once in My Life; 1968) Superstition (Talking Book; 1972) Happier Than the Morning Sun (Music of My Mind; 1972) Lately (Hotter than July; 1980) Sir Duke (Songs in the Key of Life; 1976) Something Out of the Blue (Where I'm Coming From; 1971) Part-Time Lover (In Square Circle; 1985)

86. Stone Temple Pilots

Soundtrack | Battleship

Stone Temple Pilots is an American alternative rock band from San Diego, California that were formed in 1989 under the name Mighty Joe Young. They have released seven studio albums and has become one of the most commercially successful bands of the 1990s, selling more than 18 million albums in the ...

Favorite songs: Interstate Love Song (Purple; 1994) Plush (Core; 1992) Creep (Core; 1992) Big Empty (Purple; 1994) Trippin' on a Hole in a Paper Heart (Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop; 1996) Vasoline (Purple; 1994) Pretty Penny (Purple; 1994) Unglued (Purple; 1994) Big Bang Baby (Tiny Music... Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop; 1996) Sex Type Thing (Core; 1992)

87. The Stooges

Soundtrack | Kong: Skull Island

Members have included David Alexander, Iggy Pop, Scott Asheton, Steve Mackay, James Williamson, Mike Watt, Billy Cheatham, Zeke Zettner, Jimmy Recca, Bob Sheff, Tornado Turner, Scott Thurston.

Favorite songs: I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges; 1969) Lust for Life (IP; Lust for Life; 1977) Search and Destroy (Raw Power; 1973) Real Wild Child (Wild One) (Blah-Blah-Blah; 1986) The Passenger (IP; Lust for Life; 1977) Bang Bang (IP; Party; 1981) Down on the Street (Fun House; 1970) My Idea of Fun (The Weirdness; 2007) 1969 (The Stooges; 1969) 1970 (Fun House; 1970)

88. Sublime

Soundtrack | Hardcore Henry

This group was formed in 1988 with members Eric Wilson, Bradley Nowell and Floyd Gaugh, but disbanded in 1996.

Favorite songs: Santeria (Sublime; 1996) Seed (Sublime; 1996) Badfish (40oz. to Freedom; 1992) Wrong Way (Sublime; 1996) Doin' Time (Sublime; 1996) What I Got (Sublime; 1996) Date Rape (40oz. to Freedom; 1992) Smoke Two Joints (40oz. to Freedom; 1992) Work That We Do (Robbin' the Hood; 1994) Chica Me Tipo (40oz. to Freedom; 1992)

89. Talking Heads

Soundtrack | True Stories

Started performing in the New York club, CBGBs. They released their first album, "Talking Heads: 77", in 1977. They recorded the film, Stop Making Sense (1984), in 1984, with director Jonathan Demme. After releasing their 1988 album, Naked, the group broke up. In 1992, they released "Popular ...

Favorite songs: This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) (Speaking in Tongues; 1983) Once in a Lifetime (Remain in Light; 1980) Road to Nowhere (Little Creatures; 1985) Wild Wild Life (True Stories; 1986) The Lady Don't Mind (Little Creatures; 1985) Cities (Fear of Music; 1979) Psycho Killer (Talking Heads: 77; 1977) Burning Down the House (Speaking in Tongues; 1983) And She Was (Little Creatures; 1985) Take Me to the River (More Songs About Buildings and Food; 1978)

90. Tears for Fears

Soundtrack | Ready Player One

Tears for Fears are an English pop rock band formed in Bath in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith. Their debut album, The Hurting, released in 1983, reached number one on the UK Albums Chart, while their second album, Songs from the Big Chair, released in 1985, reached number one on the US ...

Favorite songs: Head over Heels (Songs from the Big Chair; 1985) Shout (Songs from the Big Chair; 1984) Mad World (The Hurting; 1982) Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Songs from the Big Chair; 1985) Sowing the Seeds of Love (The Seeds of Love; 1989) Break It Down Again (Elemental; 1993) Closest Thing to Heaven (Everybody Loves a Happy Ending; 2004) Mother's Talk (Songs from the Big Chair; 1984) Pale Shelter (The Hurting; 1982) Raoul and the Kings of Spain (Raoul and the Kings of Spain; 1995)

91. The Temptations

Soundtrack | Ready Player One

Debuted in 1961.

Favorite songs: Ain't Too Proud to Beg (Gettin' Ready; 1966) My Girl (The Temptations Sing Smokey; 1964) Papa Was a Rollin' Stone (All Directions; 1972) The Way You Do the Things You Do (The Temptations Sing Smokey; 1964) Beauty Is Only Skin Deep (Single; 1964) Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me) (Sky's the Limit; 1971) Get Ready (Gettin' Ready; 1966) I Wish It Would Rain (The Temptations Wish It Would Rain; 1967) The Girl's Alright with Me (The Temptin' Temptations; 1964) All I Need (The Temptations with a Lot o' Soul; 1967)

92. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Soundtrack | Larry Crowne

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers were an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida formed in 1976. The band was part of Southern rock but also at the forefront of the heartland rock movement, alongside artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger, and John Mellencamp who arose in the late 1970s and...

Favorite songs: Free Fallin' (Full Moon Fever; 1989) You Don't Know How It Feels (Wildflowers; 1994) Mary Jane's Last Dance (Greatest Hits; 1993) Refugee (Damn the Torpedoes; 1979) Don't Come Around Here No More (Southern Accents; 1985) Runnin' Down a Dream (Full Moon Fever; 1989) I Won't Back Down (Full Moon Fever; 1989) Into the Great Wide Open (Into the Great Wide Open; 1991) Rebels (Southern Accents; 1985) Learning to Fly (Into the Great Wide Open; 1991)

Favorite songs: Ask of You (RS; Higher Learning; 1995) If I Had No Loot (Sons of Soul; 1993) Whatever You Want (The Revival; 1990) Anniversary (Sons of Soul; 1993) Feels Good (The Revival; 1990) Let's Get Down (House of Music; 1996) (Lay Your Head on My) Pillow (Sons of Soul; 1993) It Never Rains (In Southern California) (The Revival; 1990) Leavin' (Sons of Soul; 1993) The Blues (The Revival; 1990)

94. Tupac Shakur

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Born in New York City, Tupac grew up primarily in Harlem. In 1984, his family moved to Baltimore, Maryland where he became good friends with Jada Pinkett Smith. His family moved again in 1988 to Oakland, California. His first breakthrough in music came in 1991 as a member of the group Digital ...

Favorite songs: Keep Ya Head Up (Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z...; 1993) Thug Luv (BTnH; The Art of War; 1997) California Love (All Eyez on Me; 1995) Dear Mama (Me Against the World; 1995) Hail Mary (M; The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory; 1996) Me and My Girlfriend (M; The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory; 1996) Do for Love (R U Still Down? (Remember Me); 1997) How Do U Want It (All Eyez on Me; 1996) If My Homie Calls (2Pacalypse Now; 1991) I Get Around (Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z...; 1993)

95. U2

Soundtrack | Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

U2 has been perhaps the biggest music act in the world since the late 1980s to the current day. They take prominent stands on human rights issues, expressed through their lyrics and other public statements and actions. The band's lead singer, Bono, has become quite prominent in charity movements ...

Favorite songs: With or Without You (The Joshua Tree; 1987) Pride (In the Name of Love) (The Unforgettable Fire; 1984) New Year's Day (War; 1983) Sunday Bloody Sunday (War; 1983) I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For (The Joshua Tree; 1987) Fly (Achtung Baby; 1991) Mysterious Ways (Achtung Baby; 1991) Desire (Rattle and Hum; 1988) I Will Follow (Boy; 1980) One (Achtung Baby; 1991)

96. Van Halen

Soundtrack | Spaceballs

Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. The band went on to become major stars, and by the early 1980s they were one of the most successful rock acts of the time. 1984 was their most successful album. The lead single, "Jump", became an international hit and ...

Favorite songs: Jump (1984; 1983) Panama (1984; 1984) Runnin' with the Devil (Van Halen; 1978) In a Simple Rhyme (Women and Children First; 1980) Why Can't This Be Love (5150; 1986) Dance the Night Away (Van Halen II; 1979) Just a Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody (DLR; Crazy from the Heat; 1985) California Girls (DLR; Crazy from the Heat; 1985) Hot for Teacher (1984; 1984) Dreams (5150; 1986)

Favorite songs: Bitter Sweet Symphony (Urban Hymns; 1997) Lucky Man (Urban Hymns; 1997) History (A Northern Soul; 1995) Sonnet (Urban Hymns; 1997) The Drugs Don't Work (Urban Hymns; 1997) Slide Away (A Storm in Heaven; 1993) Valium Skies (Forth; 2008) Gravity Grave (Verve; 1992) Virtual World (A Storm in Heaven; 1993) Blue (A Storm in Heaven; 1993)

98. Wu-Tang Clan

Soundtrack | Nerve

Favorite rap group of directors Jim Jarmusch and Quentin Tarantino.

Favorite songs: C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) (Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers); 1993) Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing Ta F' Wit (Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers); 1993) Can It Be All So Simple (Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers); 1993) Triumph (Wu-Tang Forever; 1997) Cold World (G; Liquid Swords; 1995) Winter Warz (GK; Ironman; 1996) Beneath the Surface (G; Beneath the Surface; 1999) How High (MM & R; The Show soundtrack; 1995) Shimmy Shimmy Ya (O; Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version; 1995) Release Yo' Delf (MM; Tical; 1994)

99. XTC

Soundtrack | Hot Fuzz

XTC was an English rock band, formed in Swindon in 1972 and eventually disbanded in 2006. They achieved only sporadic commercial success in the UK and US, but attracted a considerable cult following. They had a total of 10 albums and 6 singles that reached the UK top 40. XTC have since been ...

Favorite songs: Senses Working Overtime (English Settlement; 1982) Dear God (Skylarking; 1986) Generals and Majors (Black Sea; 1980) The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead (Nonsuch; 1992) Mayor of Simpleton (Oranges & Lemons; 1989) I'd Like That (Apple Venus Volume 1; 1999) The Disappointed (Nonsuch; 1992) Ten Feet Tall (Drums and Wires; 1979) Making Plans for Nigel (Drums and Wires; 1979) Outside World (Drums and Wires; 1979)

100. ZZ Top

Soundtrack | Back to the Future Part III

One of the few rock bands to have the same members for 30 years.

Favorite songs: Sharp Dressed Man (Eliminator; 1983) La Grange (Tres Hombres; 1973) Gimme All Your Lovin' (Eliminator; 1983) Tush (Fandango!; 1975) Cheap Sunglasses (Degüello; 1979) Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers (Tres Hombres; 1973) It's Only Love (Tejas; 1976) I Gotsta Get Paid (La Futura; 2012) Brown Sugar (ZZ Top's First Album; 1971) Legs (Eliminator; 1983)

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