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If your list of all time greatest songs isn’t easy to come by, here’s some lists that you can use as resources to previous XPN countdowns as well as some outside sources to inspire you and remind you of some of music’s greatest songs.

XPN’s 885 All Time Greatest Songs (2014) 

XPN’s 885 All Time Greatest Songs (2004) 

XPN’s 885 Essential XPN Songs (2008) 

XPN’s Greatest Year In Music website

Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone’s 100 Best Songs of the 2000s

NME’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time

The Jazz24 Top 100 Jazz Songs

The Pitchfork 500 Greatest Songs of All Time/From Punk to Present

The Guardian: The 100 Greatest UK Number 1s

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