893 Essential Artists

893 Essential Artists

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  1. 200.
    : Conor Oberst

    Conor Oberst

    You Are Your Mother's Child
  2. 201.
    : Duran Duran

    Duran Duran

    Girls on Film
  3. 202.
    : N.W.A

    N.W.A

    Express Yourself
  4. 203.
    : Liz Phair

    Liz Phair

    Polyester Bride
  5. 204.
    : Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Fortunate Son
  6. 205.
    : Guns N' Roses

    Guns N' Roses

    Welcome to the Jungle
  7. 206.
    : Sting

    Sting

    Shadows in the Rain
  8. 207.
    : Fiona Apple

    Fiona Apple

    Better Version of Me
  9. 208.
    : Dessa

    Dessa

    Dixon's Girl
  10. 209.
    : Jam

    Jam

    Town Called Malice
  11. 210.
    : Fleet Foxes

    Fleet Foxes

    White Winter Hymnal
  12. 211.
    : The Pretenders

    The Pretenders

    Stop Your Sobbin'
  13. 212.
    : Journey

    Journey

    Don't Stop Believin'
  14. 213.
    : Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston

    I Will Always Love You
  15. 214.
    : Morrissey

    Morrissey

    Suedehead
  16. 215.
    : Al Green

    Al Green

    Tired of Being Alone
  17. 216.
    : Frank Ocean

    Frank Ocean

    Thinkin Bout You
  18. 217.
    : Arctic Monkeys

    Arctic Monkeys

    Do I Wanna Know?
  19. 218.
    : My Bloody Valentine

    My Bloody Valentine

    When You Sleep
  20. 219.
    : Dawes

    Dawes

    All Your Favorite Bands
  21. 220.
    : George Harrison

    George Harrison

    My Sweet Lord
  22. 221.
    : Sigur Ros

    Sigur Ros

    Gobbledigook
  23. 222.
    : Neutral Milk Hotel

    Neutral Milk Hotel

    The King of Carrot Flowers Pt. One
  24. 223.
    : Tegan & Sara

    Tegan & Sara

    Walking With a Ghost
  25. 224.
    : Fugazi

    Fugazi

    Waiting Room
  26. 225.
    : Lucius

    Lucius

    Turn it Around
  27. 226.
    : Alice In Chains

    Alice In Chains

    Man in the Box
  28. 227.
    : Jenny Lewis

    Jenny Lewis

    She's Not Me
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  29. 228.
    : Loretta Lynn

    Loretta Lynn

    Coal Miner's Daughter
  30. 229.
    : Courtney Barnett

    Courtney Barnett

    Three Packs a Day
  31. 230.
    : Thelonious Monk

    Thelonious Monk

    Round Midnight
  32. 231.
    : Santana

    Santana

    Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen
  33. 232.
    : Eminem

    Eminem

    The Real Slim Shady
  34. 233.
    : Lana Del Rey

    Lana Del Rey

    Love
  35. 234.
    : Ween

    Ween

    Voodoo Lady
  36. 235.
    : Sly & The Family Stone

    Sly & The Family Stone

    Everyday People
  37. 236.
    : Soundgarden

    Soundgarden

    Black Hole Sun
  38. 237.
    : The Killers

    The Killers

    Mr. Brightside
  39. 238.
    : Aerosmith

    Aerosmith

    Dream On
  40. 239.
    : Hippo Campus

    Hippo Campus

    Way It Goes
  41. 240.
    : The Cars

    The Cars

    Just What I Needed
  42. 241.
    : Roxy Music

    Roxy Music

    Love is the Drug
  43. 242.
    : Portishead

    Portishead

    Glory Box
  44. 243.
    : Muse

    Muse

    Uprising
  45. 244.
    : Diana Ross & The Supremes

    Diana Ross & The Supremes

    Someday We'll Be Together
  46. 245.
    : Cat Stevens

    Cat Stevens

    Wild World
  47. 246.
    : Joan Jett

    Joan Jett

    Bad Reputation
  48. 247.
    : Andrew Bird

    Andrew Bird

    Tenuousness
  49. 248.
    : Dr. Dre

    Dr. Dre

    Still D.R.E.
  50. 249.
    : Howlin' Wolf

    Howlin' Wolf

    Smoke Stack Lightning
  51. 250.
    : Phish

    Phish

    Heavy Things
  52. 251.
    : Dead Kennedys

    Dead Kennedys

    California Uber Alles
  53. 252.
    : David Byrne

    David Byrne

    Dance on Vaseline
  54. 253.
    : Jackson Browne

    Jackson Browne

    Running On Empty
  55. 254.
    : Low

    Low

    Plastic Cup
  56. 255.
    : Alanis Morissette

    Alanis Morissette

    You Oughta Know
  57. 256.
    : Violent Femmes

    Violent Femmes

    Blister in the Sun
  58. 257.
    : Polica

    Polica

    Lay Your Cards Out
  59. 258.
    : Notorious B.I.G.

    Notorious B.I.G.

    Hypnotize
  60. 259.
    : Ludwig Van Beethoven

    Ludwig Van Beethoven

    Fur Elise
  61. 260.
    : Drive-By Truckers

    Drive-By Truckers

    Carl Perkins Cadillac
  62. 261.
    : Doomtree

    Doomtree

    Little Mercy
  63. 262.
    : Janet Jackson

    Janet Jackson

    Rhythm Nation
  64. 263.
    : Yes

    Yes

    Owner of a Lonely Heart
  65. 264.
    : Television

    Television

    See No Evil
  66. 265.
    : Gram Parsons

    Gram Parsons

    Love Hurts
  67. 266.
    : Janelle Monae

    Janelle Monae

    Tightrope
  68. 267.
    : Magnetic Fields

    Magnetic Fields

    The Book of Love
  69. 268.
    : B-52s

    B-52s

    Rock Lobster
  70. 269.
    : Joan Baez

    Joan Baez

    Diamonds and Rust
  71. 270.
    : Minutemen

    Minutemen

    Political Song for Michael Jackson to Sing
  72. 271.
    : Frank Turner

    Frank Turner

    Recovery
  73. 272.
    : Richard Thompson

    Richard Thompson

    1952 Vincent Black Lightning
  74. 273.
    : Heart

    Heart

    Barracuda
  75. 274.
    : Emmylou Harris

    Emmylou Harris

    Wrecking Ball
  76. 275.
    : Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

    Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

    I Learned the Hard Way
  77. 276.
    : Roy Orbison

    Roy Orbison

    Oh Pretty Woman
  78. 277.
    : Jane's Addiction

    Jane's Addiction

    Jane Says
  79. 278.
    : Iron & Wine

    Iron & Wine

    Walking Far From Home
  80. 279.
    : Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No. 2 Badinerie
  81. 280.
    : Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga

    Born This Way
  82. 281.
    : Merle Haggard

    Merle Haggard

    The Bottle Let Me Down
  83. 282.
    : Slayer

    Slayer

    Raining Blood
  84. 283.
    : Jay Z

    Jay Z

    Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
  85. 284.
    : Brian Wilson

    Brian Wilson

    Love and Mercy
  86. 285.
    : Missy Elliott

    Missy Elliott

    The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
  87. 286.
    : Iron Maiden

    Iron Maiden

    Run to the Hills
  88. 287.
    : Pogues

    Pogues

    A Pair of Brown Eyes
  89. 288.
    : King Crimson

    King Crimson

    21st Century Schizoid Man
  90. 289.
    : Jeremy Messersmith

    Jeremy Messersmith

    Miracles
  91. 290.
    : Hall & Oates

    Hall & Oates

    Maneater
  92. 291.
    : Animal Collective

    Animal Collective

    My Girls
  93. 292.
    : First Aid Kit

    First Aid Kit

    Waitress Song
  94. 293.
    : John Denver

    John Denver

    Rocky Mountain High
  95. 294.
    : Moody Blues

    Moody Blues

    Nights in White Satin
  96. 295.
    : Warren Zevon

    Warren Zevon

    Werewolves of London
  97. 296.
    : Bad Religion

    Bad Religion

    21st Century (Digital Boy)
  98. 297.
    : Cage The Elephant

    Cage The Elephant

    Trouble
  99. 298.
    : Tina Turner

    Tina Turner

    What's Love Got to Do With It?
  100. 299.
    : X

    X

    Johnny Hit and Run Paulene
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