Top 5 Pop Songs I Love No Matter What They Say

1) “Beautiful,” Christina Aguilera

2) “Always be My Baby,” Mariah Carey

3) “Kissed by a Rose,” Seal

4) “Crazy in Love,” Beyonce Knowles

5) “I Try,” Macy Gray

Top 5 Dudes Who Had No Business Going Solo, and Whose Solo Records I Now Ignore Completely When I Stumble Upon Them in $1 Record Bins

1) Pete Townshend

2) Ray Davies

3) Rod Stewart

4) Art Garfunkel

5) Paul McCartney

Top 5 Artists Who For The Sake of Their Own Legacies I Wish Had Died of a Drug Overdose in the Early 1980’s

1) Stevie Wonder

2) Paul McCartney

3) Aaron Carter (in utero)

4) Eric Clapton

5) Cat Stevens

Top 5 Overrated Artists

1) Elvis Costello

2) The Doors

3) Pink Floyd

4) Nirvana

5) Wynton Marsalis

Top 5 Covers

1) “All Along the Watchtower,” Jimi Hendrix

2) “Hallelejuah,” Jeff Buckley

3) “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere,” The Byrds

4) “About a Girl,” Cibo Matto

5) “Such Great Heights,” Iron and Wine

Top 5 Movies About Music

1) High Fidelity

2) A Hard Day’s Night

3) This is Spinal Tap

4) Purple Rain

5) The Sound of Music

Top 5 Live Albums

1) The Last Waltz, The Band

2) Live at the Harlem Square Club, Sam Cooke

3) At Folsom Prison, Johnny Cash

4) Live at the Apollo 1963, James Brown

5) Unplugged, Nirvana

Top 5 Songs from Wes Anderson Movies

1) Nico – These Days

2) Creation – Making Time

3) The Stooges – Search and Destroy

4) Seu Jorge – Life on Mars

5) The Velvet Underground – Stephanie Says

Top 5 Songs That Haven’t Been on the OC but Sound Like They Should Be

1) Beck – Lost Cause

2) Bright Eyes – First Day of My Life

3) Devendara Banhart – The Body Breaks

4) Howie Day – Collide

5) Ex-Girl Collection

Top Five Signs You Have Bad Taste In Music:

1) When people ask you what kind of music you like, you say “everything.”

2) You never grew out of that Straight Edge phase.

3) You quote “Love Song” by The Cure, and then attribute it to 311 (two offenses in one…)

4) You cried when both Creed and Blink 182 broke up, and not out of joy.

5) Your AIM screen name is “xxslitmythroatredxx,” you own clothing by Atticus and/or Made, and you have a account

Sara’s Top 5 Singalong and/or Overproduced Songs about (To)Night

1) Smashing Pumpkins – Tonight, Tonight

2) Stars – Sleep Tonight

3) REM – Nightswimming

4) Postal Service – The District Sleeps Alone Tonight

5) Counting Crows – Up All Night

Top Five Thesis Titles Inspired by Led Zeppelin Song/Album Names

by John Dempsey and Ned Rosenman

1) Politics I Can’t Quit You Baby: The Conservative Approach to Abortion Policy in America

2) Geosciences When the Levee Breaks: Erosion Control Efforts of the Ganges River

3) WWS No Quarter: Controlling the Pandemic of Panhandling in Washington, D.C.

4) Women and Gender Studies Certificate Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman): Debunking the Stay-at-Home Mom Phenomenon

5) History In Through the Out Door: Modern Homosexuality at the Crossroads

Top 5 concept albums about a deaf, dumb and blind pinball wizard

1) The Who – Tommy (1969)





Top 5 songs that people don’t know are covers (feel free to change items if you’ve got some better ones, i just like the idea – 6 suggestions)

1) Kingsman – Louie, Louie (orig. by Richard Berry)

2) The Beatles – Twist and Shout (The Isley Brothers)

3) Aretha Franklin – Respect (Otis Redding)

4) The Clash – I Fought the Law (The Crickets)

5) 10,000 Maniacs – Because the Night (Patti Smith)

Top 5 songs you might hear Sara Mayeux singing if you walk by 725 Pyne when she is getting ready to go out:

1) “Shadow,” Ashlee Simpson

2) “Walk Away,” Christina Aguilera

3) “I’m with You,” Avril Levigne

4) “Hands,” Jewel

5) “Everytime,” Britney Spears

Top 5 worst cover songs

1) “Sweet Home Alabama,” Jewel

2) “American Pie,” Madonna

3) “I Love Rock and Roll,” Britney Spears

4) “Open Arms,” Mariah Carey

5) “Faith,” Limp Bizkit

Top 5 Alanis Morisette songs

1) Isn’t It Ironic?

2) Isn’t It Ironic?

3) Isn’t It Ironic?

4) Isn’t It Ironic?

5) Don’t you think?