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Ok, not really, but figuratively.

What is your top twenty songs? Of all time?

1)Pink Floyd - Time

2)Rush - Xanadu

3)Boston - Hitch a Ride

4)Beach Boys - Surfin' USA

5)Dire Straits - Lady Writer

6)Allman Bros. - Jessica

7)Gordon Lightfoot - Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

8)Peter Frampton - Do you feel like we do

9)Scorpions - Zoo

10)Yes - Heart of the sunrise

11)Styx - Suite Madame Blue

12)Supertramp - Breakfast in America

13)The Byrds - Turn, Turn, Turn

14)Arlo Guthrie - City of New Orleans

15)Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues

16)CCR - Midnight Special

17)Lobo - Me and you and a dog named boo

18)Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama

19)Led Zeppelin - Heartbreaker

20)Beatles - Day Tripper

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Hmmm this is tough. I'll limit it to one song per artist.

Jimi Hendrix - Spanish Castle Magic

Genesis - Supper's Ready

Pink Floyd - Echoes

Nick Drake - Things Behind the Sun

The Chieftains - The Morning Dew

Tangerine Dream - Phaedra

Yes - Close to the Edge

Queen - March of the Black Queen

Manic Street Preachers - Yes

Funkadelic - Maggot Brain

Elton John - Love Lies Bleeding

Radiohead - Just

Pixies - Wave of Mutilation

Herbie Hancock - Chameleon

Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit

Funkadelic - Who Says a Funk Band Can't Play Rock?!

The White Stripes - Ball and Biscuit

ELP - Tarkus

Rory Gallagher - Walk on Hot Coals

Frank Zappa - Willie the Pimp

I believe that's 20

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Elton John - Rocket Man

Alvin Lee - Keep On Rockin'

Dire Straits - Expresso Love

Fleetwood Mac - Go Your Own Way

The Eagles - One Of These Nights

The Hollies - Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress

C.C.R. - Green River

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Refugee

Bob Seger - Night Moves

John Mellencamp - Cherry Bomb

Mary Chapin Carpenter - Rhythm Of The Blues

The Alan Parsons Project - I wouldn't want to be like you

The Allman Brothers Band - Statesboro Blues

Lynyrd Skynyrd - Call Me The Breeze

Neil Young - Heart Of Gold

The Rolling Stones - Bitch

The Doobie Brothers - Long Train Running

Steely Dan - Do It Again

The Beatles - All My Loving

The Beach Boys - God Only Knows

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There is no way my 20 would fit on one CD. I'm pretty sure they would be over 2 hours alogether. I have put them in a CD order, trying to contrast between slower and faster songs

1. Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses

2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

3. Jumpin' Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones

4. Never Tear Us Apart - INXS

5. Champagne Supernova - Oasis

6. Badge - Cream

7. Alive - Pearl Jam

8. Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts 1-9) - Pink Floyd

9. Layla - Derek And The Dominoes

10. In My Life - The Beatles

11. Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix

12. Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

13. Love Your Way - Powderfinger

14. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd

15. Paranoid - Black Sabbath

16. Dream On - Aerosmith

17. 25 Or 6 To 4 - Chicago

18. Hotel California - The Eagles

19. Khe Sanh - Cold Chisel

20. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who

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Haha I made a "Dan Gillis starter pack" for some friends so that they understand really what my music is about. Perfect.

1. Script for a jester's tear - Marillion

2. Shine On You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd

2. Junk Bond Trader - Elliott Smith

3. Red Shoes - Elvis Costello

4. What A Good Boy - Barenaked Ladies

5. Desert Rose - Eric Johnson

6. Hesitation Blues - Hot Tuna

7. Carmine Street - Kaki king

8. Bensusan - Michael Hedges

9. Facing West - Pat Metheny

10. Song For The Boys - Pat Metheny

11. West Coast Blues - Wes Montgomery

12. Werewolves Of London - Warren Zevon

13. And It Stoned Me - Van Morrison

14. Sevan Swans - Sufjan Stevens

15. Cello Song - Nick Drake

16. Soup - Blind Melon

17. Voodoo Child (full thing not Slight Return) - Jimi Hendrix

18. Happen Now - Joel Plaskett

19. Funkier Than A Mosquitos Tweeter - Nina Simone

20. Superman's Dead - Our Lady Peace

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