Music Lists

2021 Labor Day Countdown

August 30, 2021

On Labor Day this year, we asked WYEP listeners to vote for their favorites. Check out the full countdown list below!

RankArtistSong
#168Creedence Clearwater RevivalHave You Ever Seen the Rain
#167Nina SimoneI Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl
#166Heartless BastardsRevolution
#165Nina SimoneFeeling Good
#164Iggy PopThe Passenger
#163The Mamas & The PapasCalifornia Dreamin’
#162Allman Brothers BandBlue Sky
#161Bruce SpringsteenBlinded By the Light
#160Creedence Clearwater RevivalLookin’ Out My Back Door
#159David BowieLet’s Dance
#158Nathaniel RateliffAnd It’s Still Alright
#157John PrineIn Spite of Ourselves
#156Nick DrakePink Moon
#155The ReplacementsAlex Chilton
#154Marvin GayeLet’s Get It On
#153Simon & GarfunkelBridge Over Troubled Water
#152Grateful DeadFranklin’s Tower
#151OutkastHey Ya!
#150Tom PettyRunnin’ Down a Dream
#149The BeatlesI’ve Just Seen a Face
#148George HarrisonWhat Is Life
#147Marvin GayeSexual Healing
#146Foster the PeoplePumped Up Kicks
#145John PrineParadise
#144The Rolling StonesYou Can’t Always Get What You Want
#143Bill WithersAin’t No Sunshine
#142FugaziWaiting Room
#141OasisDon’t Look Back in Anger
#140Ben E. KingStand By Me
#139The O’JaysLove Train
#138Rilo KileyPortions for Foxes
#137Elton JohnTiny Dancer
#136The KinksWaterloo Sunset
#135WarAll Day Music
#134Bruce SpringsteenI’m on Fire
#133Peter GabrielIn Your Eyes
#132Pearl JamBlack
#131INXSDon’t Change
#130The Rolling Stones(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
#129Toots & The MaytalsPressure Drop
#128R.E.M.It’s the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
#127Gordon LightfootThe Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
#126The KillersMr. Brightside
#125Joni MitchellBoth Sides Now
#124Elton JohnFuneral For a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
#123NirvanaSmells Like Teen Spirit
#122Steely DanDeacon Blues
#121Bob DylanLike a Rolling Stone
#120Simon & GarfunkelAmerica
#119PrinceWhen Doves Cry
#118The BeatlesNowhere Man
#117The ClashLondon Calling
#116Aretha Franklin(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
#115The NationalBloodbuzz Ohio
#114Tracy ChapmanFast Car
#113The KinksLola
#112The HighwomenCrowded Table
#111The DoorsL.A. Woman
#110Grateful DeadSugar Magnolia
#109David GrayBabylon
#108Kacey MusgravesSlow Burn
#107The B-52’sLove Shack
#106DawesA Little Bit of Everything
#105Crosby, Stills & NashSouthern Cross
#104Creedence Clearwater RevivalFortunate Son
#103GotyeSomebody That I Used to Know
#102The BeatlesHey Jude
#101John HiattHave a Little Faith in Me
#100Jimi HendrixLittle Wing
#99The TemptationsPapa Was a Rollin’ Stone
#98QueenBohemian Rhapsody
#97Van MorrisonMoondance
#96Earth, Wind & FireSeptember
#95Massive AttackTeardrop
#94Elvis PresleySuspicious Minds
#93Tom Petty & The HeartbreakersAmerican Girl
#92Taylor Swiftexile
#91Simon & GarfunkelThe Boxer
#90Otis Redding(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay
#89The ChurchUnder the Milky Way
#88Stevie WonderSuperstition
#87Billy JoelPiano Man
#86Bob DylanBlowin’ In The Wind
#85Bob MarleyThree Little Birds
#84The BeatlesHere Comes the Sun
#83Pink FloydWish You Were Here
#82TrafficLow Spark of High-Heeled Boys
#81U2Beautiful Day
#80Buffalo SpringfieldFor What It’s Worth
#79Bill WithersLovely Day
#78Joni MitchellCarey
#77Talking HeadsPsycho Killer
#76B.B. KingThe Thrill Is Gone
#75Booker T. & The M.G.’sGreen Onions
#74HaimThe Steps
#73The WhoBaba O’Riley
#72The BeatlesSomething
#71Kirsty MacCollIn These Shoes?
#70Al GreenLet’s Stay Together
#69The SmithsHow Soon Is Now?
#68New RadicalsYou Get What You Give
#67GorillazFeel Good Inc
#66The DoorsLight My Fire
#65Brandi CarlileThe Story
#64Johnny CashHurt
#63BeckLoser
#62The EaglesHotel California
#61Pink FloydComfortably Numb
#60Lake Street DiveGood Kisser
#59Talking HeadsThis Must Be the Place
#58Billy Bragg and WilcoCalifornia Stars
#57Kate BushRunning Up That Hill
#56The KinksYou Really Got Me
#55Dire StraitsSultans of Swing
#54Richard Thompson1952 Vincent Black Lightning
#53Leonard CohenHallelujah
#52Etta JamesAt Last
#51WilcoImpossible Germany
#50Bonnie RaittAngel From Montgomery
#49PretendersBrass in Pocket
#48Rusted RootSend Me on My Way
#47Elvis CostelloAlison
#46Jefferson AirplaneWhite Rabbit
#45Simon & GarfunkelThe Sound of Silence
#44Black PumasColors
#43The CranberriesZombie
#42The BeatlesIn My Life
#41The BeatlesWhile My Guitar Gently Weeps
#40The Beach BoysGood Vibrations
#39Neil YoungOld Man
#38Dolly PartonJolene
#37Bruce SpringsteenThunder Road
#36Chuck BerryJohnny B. Goode
#35Iggy PopLust For Life
#34R.E.M.Nightswimming
#33Patsy ClineCrazy
#32Joy DivisionLove Will Tear Us Apart
#31Led ZeppelinStairway to Heaven
#30The CureJust Like Heaven
#29The Rolling StonesGimme Shelter
#28Brandi CarlileThe Joke
#27U2I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
#26Bob DylanLay Lady Lay
#25Talking HeadsOnce In a Lifetime
#24Allman Brothers BandMelissa
#23Blind FaithCan’t Find My Way Home
#22Bob DylanTangled Up in Blue
#21PrincePurple Rain
#20R.E.M.Losing My Religion
#19U2One
#18The Beach BoysGod Only Knows
#17The Rolling StonesSympathy for the Devil
#16John LennonImagine
#15The BeatlesLet It Be
#14Neil YoungHarvest Moon
#13Bruce SpringsteenBorn to Run
#12Lou ReedWalk on the Wild Side
#11Derek and the DominosLayla
#10Johnny CashRing of Fire
#9Aretha FranklinRespect
#8Sam CookeA Change is Gonna Come
#7The BeatlesA Day In The Life
#6Van MorrisonInto the Mystic
#5Marvin GayeWhat’s Going On
#4Grateful DeadRipple
#3David BowieHeroes
#2Queen (and David Bowie)Under Pressure
#1The BandThe Weight