Wednesday, 30 January 2013

The Firewall's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time Part 3 (300-201)

Welcome back,here is Part 3 (300-201) of The Firewall's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time,if you missed the first 2 parts then you can find them here:
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300)Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Writer(s):Johnny Cash
Album:With His Hot and Blue Guitar
Lyric:"I shot a man in Reno,just to watch him die."

299)Four Kicks - Kings of Leon
Writer:Matthew Followill/Jared Followill
Album:Aha Shake Heartbreak
Lyric:"He's got his black belt buckle,and the red man's fire in his eye."

298)Know Your Enemy - Rage Against The Machine
Writer(s):Zach de la Rocha
Album:Rage Against The Machine
Lyric:"What? The land of the free? Whoever told you that is your enemy!"

297)Take On Me - Reel Big Fish 
Writer(s):Magne Furuholmen/Morten Harket/Pal Waaktaar
Lyric:"It's no better to be safe than sorry."

296)Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Writer(s):Anthony Kiedis/Michael 'Flea' Balzary/John Frusciante/Chadwick Smith
Album:Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Lyric:"I never worried, now that is a lie."

295)North American Scum - LCD Soundsystem
Writer(s):James Murphy
Album:Sound Of Silver
Lyric:"But there's no love man,there's no love and the kids are uptight."

294)Take,Take,Take - The White Stripes
Writer(s):Jack White
Album:Get Behind Me Satan
Lyric:"It's almost as if she could not appreciate how cool I was being."

293)Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Writer(s):Anthony Newley/Leslie Bricusse
Album:I Put A Spell On You
Lyric:"It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me,and I'm feelin' good."

292)Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
Writer(s):Jimmy Page/John Paul Jones/Robert Plant
Album:Led Zeppelin IV
Lyric:"Eyes that shine burning red, dreams of you all through my head."

291)Technologic - Daft Punk
Writer(s):Thomas Bangalter/Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo
Album:Human After All
Lyric:"Buy it, use it, break it, fix it,trash it, change it, mail - upgrade it."

290)The Love Cats - The Cure
Writer(s):Robert Smith
Album:Japanese Whispers
Lyric:"Hand in hand is the only way to land."

289)Iko Iko - Zap Mama
Writer(s):Barbara Ann Hawkins/Rosa Lee Hawkins
Album:Mission Impossible II Soundtrack
Lyric:"Sticks and stones may break your bones,but now her looks could kill you."

288)Leave Me Alone - Michael Jackson
Writer(s):Michael Jackson
Lyric:"There's a time when you're right and you know you must fight,who's laughing baby?"

287)No More Eatin' - Plan B
Writer(s):Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew
Album:Who Needs Actions When You Got Words
Lyric:"Lifes a daze, so's my brain,smoking too much purple haze."

286)Paradise City - Guns N' Roses
Writer(s):Axl Rose/Slash/Izzy Stradlin/Duff McKagan/Steven Adler
Album:Appetite For Destruction
Lyric:"It's all a gamble when it's just a game,you treat it like a capital crime,everybody's doing their time."

285)In Bloom - Nirvana
Writer(s):Kurt Cobain
Lyric:"He likes to sing along,and he likes to shoot his gun but he knows not what it means."

284)Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Writer(s):Ed King/Gary Rossington/Ronnie Van Zant
Album:Second Helping
Lyric:"Now Watergate does not bother me,does your conscience bother you?"

283)Not If You Were The Last Dandy On Earth - The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Writer(s):Anton Newcombe
Album:Give It Back!
Lyric:"Take my money,take my time,take my sister,i don't mind."

282)It Was A Very Good Year - Frank Sinatra
Writer(s):Ervin Drake
Album:September Of My Years
Lyric:"I'm in the autumn of the year,and now I think of my life as vintage wine from fine old kegs."

281)Fallin' & Flyin' - Jeff Bridges & Colin Farrell
Writer(s):Stephen Bruton/Gary Nicholson
Album:Crazy Heart (Soundtrack)
Lyric:"Funny how falling feels like flying for a little while."

280)God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
Writer(s):Brian Wilson/Tony Asher
Album:Pet Sounds
Lyric:"The world could show nothing to me,so what good would living do me."

279)Fire - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Writer(s):Jimi Hendrix
Album:Are You Experienced
Lyric:"Just play with me and you won't get burned."

278)No Lies,Just Love - Bright Eyes
Writer(s):Conor Oberst
Album:Oh Holy Fools: The Music of Son, Ambulance & Bright Eyes
Lyric:" I'd prefer to be remembered as a smiling face,not this fucking wreck that's taken its place."

277)Mirrorball - Elbow
Writer(s):Guy Garvey
Album:The Seldom Seen Kid
Lyric:"I plant the kind of kiss that wouldn't wake a baby."

276)Lucky Man - The Verve
Writer(s):Richard Ashcroft
Album:Urban Hymns
Lyric:"How many times do I have to learn,all the love I have is in my mind?"

275)D.O.A.(Death of Auto-Tune) - Jay-Z
Writer(s):Shawn Carter/Ernest Wilson/Garrett DeCarlo/Dale Frashuer/Paul Leka/Janko Nilovic/Dave Sucky
Album:The Blueprint 3
Lyric:"I know we facing a recession,but the music y'all making going to make it the great depression."

274)Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
Writer(s):June Carter/Merle Kilgore
Album:Ring Of Fire:The Best of Johnny Cash
Lyric:"I fell for you like a child,oh, but the fire went wild."

273)Many Of Horror - Biffy Clyro
Writer(s):Simon Neil
Album:Only Revolutions
Lyric:"I'll take a bruise, I know you're worth it,when you hit me, hit me hard."

272)Memo From Turner - Mick Jagger 
Writer(s):Mick Jagger/Keith Richards
Lyric:"The baby is dead, my lady said, "You gentlemen, why you all work for me?""

271)Minority - Green Day
Writer(s):Billie Joe Armstrong
Lyric:"A free for all,fuck 'em all,you are your own sight."

270)Screwdriver - The White Stripes 
Writer(s):Jack White
Album:The White Stripes
Lyric:"I'm not gonna stand there grinnin,'cause I'm not the one who's sinnin."

269)Daft Punk Is Playing At My House - LCD Soundsystem
Writer(s):James Murphy
Album:LCD Soundsystem
Lyric:"All the robots descend from the bus."

268)What Katie Did - The Libertines
Writer(s):Pete Doherty
Album:The Libertines
Lyric:"Since you said goodbye,the polkodots filled my eyes,and I don't know why."

267)Date Rape - Sublime 
Writer(s):Bradley Nowell/Eric Wilson/Bud Gaugh/Marshall Goodman/Michael "Miguel" Happoldt
Album:40oz To Freedom
Lyric:"I can't take pity on men of his kind,even though he now takes it in the behind."

266)Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve
Writer(s):Richard Ashcroft
Album:Urban Hymns
Lyric:"I'm a million different people from one day to the next."

265)Cocaine Blues - Johnny Cash
Writer(s):T. J. "Red" Arnall
Album:At Folsom Prison
Lyric:"I can't forget the day I shot that bad bitch down."

264)Fuck Forever - Babyshambles
Writer(s):Pete Doherty
Album:Down In Albion
Lyric:"I'm so clever,but clever ain't wise."

263)Iron Lion Zion - Bob Marley
Writer(s):Bob Marley
Album:Songs Of Freedom
Lyric:"I'm on the run but I ain't got no gun,see they want to be the star,so they fighting tribal war."

262)Giving Up The Gun - Vampire Weekend
Writer(s):Ezra Koenig/Rostam Batmanglij/Chris Tomson/Chris Baio
Lyric:"And now my body fades,behind a brass charade and I’m obsolete."

261)Hitchin' a Ride - Green Day 
Writer(s):Billie Joe Armstrong
Lyric:"There's a drought at the fountain of youth, and now I'm dehydrating."

260)Angel - Massive Attack
Writer(s):Robert "3D"Del Naja/Grant "Daddy G" Marshall/Andy "Mushroom" Vowles/ Horace Hinds
Lyric:"Her eyes,she's on the dark side,neutralize,every man in sight."

259)Intergalactic - Beastie Boys
Writer(s):Michael "Mike D" Diamond/Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz/Adam "MCA" Yauch/Mario Caldato Jr
Album:Hello Nasty
Lyric:"I like my sugar with coffee and cream."

258)My Name Is - Eminem
Writer(s):Marshall Mathers/Andre Young
Album:The Slim Shady LP
Lyric:"Well since age twelve, I've felt like I'm someone else,cause I hung my original self from the top bunk with a 

257)On To The Next One - Jay-Z featuring Swizz Beatz
Writer(s):Shawn Carter/Kasseem Dean
Album:The Blueprint 3
Lyric:"I don't get dropped,I drop the label."

256)Harder,Better,Faster,Stronger - Daft Punk
Writer(s):Thomas Bangalter/Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo/Edwin Birdsong
Lyric:"Our work is never over."

255)Girl,You'll Be A Woman Soon - Urge Overkill
Writer(s):Neil Diamond
Album:Stull EP
Lyric:"I've been misunderstood for all of my life,but what they're saying girl it cuts like a knife."

254)Gracie - Ben Folds
Writer(s):Ben Folds
Album:Songs For Silverman
Lyric:"I would never try and make you be anything you didn't really wanna be."

253)Hello - Evanescence
Writer(s):Amy Lee
Lyric:"Don't try to fix me,I'm not broken."

252)Losing My Religion - R.E.M.
Writer(s):Bill Berry/Peter Buck/Mike Mills/Michael Stipe
Album:Out Of Time
Lyric:"Trying to keep an eye on you,like a hurt, lost and blinded fool."

251)Master Of Puppets - Metallica
Writer(s):James Hetfield/Lars Ulrich/Cliff Burton/Kirk Hammett
Album:Master Of Puppets
Lyric:"I'm your source of self-destruction"

250)To Ramona - Bob Dylan
Writer(s):Bob Dylan
Album:Another Side Of Bob Dylan
Lyric:"Ramona,come closer,shut softly those watery eyes."

249)Thou Shalt Always Kill - Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip
Writer(s):Scroobius Pip
Lyric:"Thou shalt not use poetry, art or music to get into girls' pants. Use it to get into their heads."

248)Shoot To Thrill - AC/DC
Writer(s):Angus Young/Malcolm Young/Brian Johnson
Album:Back In Black
Lyric:"Too many women with too many pills."

247)Road Trippin' - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Writer(s):Anthony Kiedis/Michael Balzary/John Frusciante/Chad Smith
Lyric:"Staying high and dry's more trouble than it's worth."

246)Lua - Bright Eyes
Writer(s):Conor Oberst
Album:I'm Wide Awake,It's Morning
Lyric:"We might die from medication but we sure killed all the pain."

245)Horror Show - The Libertines
Writer(s):Pete Doherty/Carl BarĂ¢t
Album:Up The Bracket
Lyric:She said "I'll show you a picture,a picture of tomorrow,there's nothing changing,it's all sorrow."

244)Approximate Sunlight - Bright Eyes
Writer(s):Conor Oberst/Nate Walcott
Album:The People's Key
Lyric:"All I do is follow, just follow, just follow this hollow you around"

243)Highway To Hell - AC/DC
Writer(s):Bon Scott/Angus Young/Malcolm Young
Album:Highway To Hell
Lyric:"No stop signs,speed limit,nobody's gonna slow me down."

242)Just Like A Woman - Bob Dylan 
Writer(s):Bob Dylan
Album:Blonde On Blonde
Lyric:"When we meet again,introduced as friends,please don't let on that you knew me when I was hungry and it was your world."

241)Layla - Derek and the Dominos
Writer(s):Eric Clapton/Jim Gordon
Album:Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
Lyric:"Like a fool, I fell in love with you,turned my whole world, upside down."

240)No One Knows - Queens Of The Stone Age
Writer(s):Joshua Homme/Mark Lanegan
Album:Songs For The Deaf
Lyric:"Pleasently caving in,I come undone."

239)The Cave - Mumford & Sons
Writer(s):Ted Dwane/Ben Lovett/Marcus Mumford/Country Marshall
Album:Sigh No More
Lyric:"I won't let you choke on the noose around your neck."

238)You Need Me,I Don't Need You - Ed Sheeran
Writer(s):Ed Sheeran
Lyric:"I came fast with the way I act, right,I can’t last if I’m smoking on a crack pipe."

237)About a Girl - Nirvana
Writer(s):Kurt Cobain
Lyric:"I'll take advantage while you hang me out to dry"

236)Between The Bars - Elliott Smith
Writer(s):Elliott Smith
Lyric:"Keep you apart, deep in my heart,separate from the rest, where I like you the best."

235)All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
Writer(s):John Lennon
Album:Magical Mystery Tour
Lyric:"All you need is love!"

234)Angeles - Elliott Smith
Writer(s):Elliott Smith
Lyric:"Be forever with my poison arms around you."

233)Back In Black - AC/DC
Writer(s):Angus Young/Malcolm Young/Brian Johnson
Album:Back In Black
Lyric:"I keep looking at the sky cause it's gettin' me high,forget the hearse cause I'll never die"

232)The Big Picture - Bright Eyes
Writer(s):Conor Oberst
Album:Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil,Keep Your Ear to the Ground
Lyric:"So you can struggle in the water be too stubborn to die,or you could just let go and be lifted to the sky."

231)Boys Don't Cry - The Cure
Writer:Michael Dempsey/Robert Smith/Lol Tolhurst
Album:Boys Don't Cry
Lyric:"Now I would do most anything to get you back by my side,But I just keep on laughing,hiding the tears in my eyes."

230)Hysteria - Muse 
Writer(s):Matthew Bellamy
Lyric:"I'll feel my heart implode and I'm breaking out,escaping now,feeling my faith erode."

229)Tom Sawyer - Rush
Writer(s):Geddy Lee/Neil Peart/Alex Lifeson/Pye Dubois
Album:Moving Pictures
Lyric:"His mind is not for rent to any god or government."

228)Southern State - Bright Eyes
Writer(s):Conor Oberst
Album:Motion Sickness
Lyric:"Are you who you say you are? The fact that we can't tell makes us like you even more."

227)My Funny Valentine - Chet Baker
Writer(s):Lorenz Hart
Album:Chet Baker Sings
Lyric:"You're looks are laughable,un-photographable,yet, you're my favorite work of art."

226)Golden Brown - The Stranglers
Writer(s):Jet Black/Jean-Jacques Burnel/Dave Greenfield/Hugh Cornwell 
Album:La Folie
Lyric:"Never a frown with golden brown."

225)Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
Writer(s):Brian Wilson/Mike Love
Album:Smiley Smile
Lyric:"I hear the sound of a gentle word,on the wind that lifts her perfume through the air."

224)Hero Of War - Rise Against
Writer(s):Tim Mcllrath
Album:Appeal To Reason
Lyric:"She collapsed with a flag in her hand,a flag white as snow."

223)Joker & The Thief - Wolfmother
Writer(s):Andrew Stockdale/Chris Ross/Myles Heskett
Lyric:"Are we living in the final hour,there is always sweet in sour."

222)It's Tricky - Run-D.M.C.
Writer(s):Joseph Simmons/Darryl McDaniels
Album:Raising Hell
Lyric:"In the city it's a pity cos we just can't hide,tinted windows don't mean nothin', they know who's inside."

221)Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
Writer(s):David Gilmour/Roger Waters
Album:Wish You Were Here
Lyric:"We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl."

220)It's Been A While - Staind
Writer(s):Aaron Lewis
Album:Break The Cycle
Lyric:"The consequences that I've rendered,I've stretched myself beyond my means."

219)She's Not There - The Zombies
Writer(s):Rod Argent
Album:Begin Here
Lyric:"Well no one told me about her, what could I do,well no one told me about her, though they all knew."

218)Takeover - Jay-Z
Writer(s):Shawn Carter
Album:The Blueprint
Lyric:"And all you other cats throwin shots at Jigga,you only get half a bar - fuck y'all niggaz."

217)Moab - Conor Oberst 
Writer(s):Conor Oberst
Album:Conor Oberst
Lyric:"So from 1 to 10, 10's exactly what I am,0 being everything I'm not,tell me what you like?Is it less than 5?"

216)No Sleep Till Brooklyn - Beastie Boys
Writer(s):Rick Rubin/Michael "Mike D" Diamond/Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz/Adam "MCA" Yauch
Album:Licensed To Ill
Lyric:"We're thrashing hotels like it's going out of style."

215)Outside - Staind
Writer(s):Aaron Lewis
Album:Break The Cycle
Lyric:"Inside you're ugly,you're ugly like me."

214)Paint It,Black - The Rolling Stones
Writer(s):Mick Jagger
Lyric:"I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes,I have to turn my head until my darkness goes."

213)Red Morning Light - Kings Of Leon
Writer(s):Caleb Followill/Nathan Followill/Angelo Petraglia
Album:Youth and Young Manhood
Lyric:"Once they've had all their fun hun,you're at the bottom of the cage."

212)Scar Tissue - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Writer(s):Michael 'Flea' Balzary/John Frusciante/Anthony Kiedis/Chad Smith
Lyric:"I'll make it to the moon if I have to crawl."

211)Highway Chile - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Writer(s):Jimi Hendrix
Album:Are You Experienced
Lyric:"But everybody knows the same old story,in love and war you can't lose in glory."

210)Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers
Writer(s):Michael 'Flea' Balzary/John Frusciante/Anthony Kiedis/Chad Smith
Lyric:"The ashtray's full and I'm spillin' my guts."

209)Rockin' The Suburbs - Ben Folds
Writer(s):Ben Folds
Album:Rockin' The Suburbs
Lyric:"You better watch out because I'm gonna say fuck."

208)The Times They Are a-Changin - Bob Dylan
Writer(s):Bob Dylan
Album:The Times They Are a-Changin
Lyric:"If your time to you is worth savin',then you better start swimmin' or you'll sink like a stone."

207)Territorial Pissings - Nirvana
Writer(s):Kurt Cobain/Chet Powers
Lyric:"Just because you're paranoid,don’t mean they're not after you."

206)The Importance Of Being Idle - Oasis
Writer(s):Noel Gallagher
Album:Don't Believe The Truth
Lyric:"The sky all day is as black as night,but I'm not complaining."

205)Surfer Girl - The Beach Boys
Writer(s):Brian Wilson
Album:Surfer Girl
Lyric:"I have watched you on the shore,standing by the ocean's roar."

204)The Jean Genie - David Bowie
Writer(s):David Bowie
Album:Aladdin Sane
Lyric:"He says he's a beautician and sells you nutrition,and keeps all your dead hair for making up underwear."

203)Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson
Writer(s):Michael Jackson
Lyric:"Everytime I try to find him,he's leaving no clue left behind him."

202)Time To Pretend - MGMT
Writer(s):Andrew VanWyngarden/Ben Goldwasser
Album:Oracular Spectacular
Lyric:"Yeah it's overwhelming, but what else can we do?Get jobs in offices and wake up for the morning commute?"

201)The Next Episode - Dr Dre featuring Snoop Dogg/Kurupt & Nate Dogg
Writer(s):Hittman/Ms.Roq/Calvin Broadus/Andre Young/Nathaniel Hale/David McCallum
Lyric:"Get my drink on, and my smoke on,then go home with, something to poke on."

To Be Continued...

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