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music archive [2004-2009]

The Best Songs Ever!
I own [*] on vinyl, [#] on compact disc and [°] as legal downloads.
No songs were stolen.

1. Stan Ridgway - Camouflage*
2. Bruce Springsteen - My Beautiful Reward*
3. The Rolling Stones - Sympathy for the Devil*
4. Tom Waits - Martha
5. Dire Straits - Telegraph Road*
6. Bruce Springsteen - Lucky Town*
7. Eagles - Hotel California*
8. Bruce Springsteen - Jungleland*
9. Michael Jackson and Slash - Give In to Me*
10. The Who - Baba O' Riley*
11. Bruce Springsteen - Thunder Road*
12. Elvis Presley - (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame*
13. Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone#
14. The Rolling Stones - You Can't Always Get What You Want*
15. Elvis Presley - If I Can Dream*
16. Dire Straits - Industrial Disease*
17. Billy Joel - Goodnight Saigon*
18. Paul McCartney - Hope of Deliverance*
19. Eagles - The Last Resort*
20. The Rolling Stones - Gimmie Shelter*
21. R.E.M. - Nightswimming
22. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising
23. Bruce Springsteen - Living Proof*
24. Golden Earring - Twilight Zone*
25. R.E.M. - Leave#
26. Guns N' Roses - Breakdown
27. John Williams - You Are The Pan#
28. Golden Earring - Radar Love*
29. Joliet Jake And Elwood Blues with The Blues Brothers Band -
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love*
30. Dire Straits - Money for Nothing*
31. Jim Steinman - Left In The Dark*
32. The Rolling Stones - Under My Thumb*
33. Traveling Wilburys - Tweeter and the Monkey Man*
34. Jackson Browne - The Load-Out
35. Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut#
36. Meat Loaf - Bat out of Hell*
37. The Guess Who - Clap for the Wolfman*
38. Regina Spektor - Fidelity*
39. Ellen Foley - We Belong to the Night*
40. Warren Zevon - Werewolves of London
41. Lonnie Donegan - Rock Island Line*
42. Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode*
(+ Marty McFly's interpretation* ... which was my introduction to Mr. Berry's work)
43. New Order - Blue Monday*
44. Mark Knopfler - Boom, Like That*
45. The Clash - The Magnificent Seven*
46. The Rolling Stones - She's a Rainbow*
47. The Gaslight Anthem - The Patient Ferris Wheel*
48. Elvis Presley - Puppet on a String*
49. Arno - Le lundi on reste au lit*
50. Elvis Presley - She's Not You*
51. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Refugee*
52. Hooverphonic - Vinegar & Salt*
53. R.E.M. - Losing My Religion*
54. John Lee Hooker - Boom Boom
55. Sita - Whenever#
56. Phil Oakey and Giorgio Moroder - Together in Electric Dreams*
57. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - The Ship Song°
58. Michael Jackson - Leave Me Alone*
59. Santana & Rob Thomas - Smooth
60. Ellie Goulding - Lights*
61. AC/DC - Hells Bells*
62. Blue Blot - Lonely Town, Lonely Street*
63. Rodriguez - I Wonder*
64. The Kids - Bloody Belgium*
65. Boudewijn de Groot - Een wonderkind van 50#
66. Wings - Let 'Em in
67. Soulsister - Well Well Well*
68. Blue Blot - Dance to the Blunk*
69. Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra*
70. Absynthe Minded - My Heroics Part One*
71. The Monkees - I'm A Believer
72. Beach Boys - I Get Around
73. Donovan - Atlantis°
74. Kavinsky and LoveFoxxx - Nightcall*
75. Take That - Flowerbed#
76. Stash - All That I Want#
77. Huey Lewis and The News - The Power Of Love*
78. Velvet Revolver - Fall To Pieces*
79. Bob Dylan - Wigwam*
80. David Gray - Nemesis*
81. Daft Punk - Emotion°
82. Bruce Springsteen - Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out*
83. The Rolling Stones - Doom and Gloom*
84. a-ha - Train Of Thought*
85. Fastball - The Way#
86. Roxette - Chances*
87. Arne Vanhaecke - Luisje°
88. Darlene Love - All Alone On Christmas#
89. Boogie Boy - Stormy Monday#
90. Falco - Jeanny*
91. Crispian St. Peters - Pied Piper#
92. Joshua Kadison - Jessie#
93. La Roux - Bulletproof*
94. Tol Hansse - Jan kom kietel me*
95. Absynthe Minded - Beam!*
96. School is Cool - Trophy Wall#

Honourable Mentions

ABBA - The Day Before You Came*
Absynthe Minded - Envoi*
AC/DC - Shoot To Thrill*/Back In Black*/You Shook Me All Night Long*/Have A Drink On Me*/Boogie Man/Shake A Leg*/Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution*/
Whole Lotta Rosie/Highway To Hell/Thunderstruck/For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)*/Stiff Upper Lip*/Can't Stand Still*/Dirty Deads Done Dirt Cheap/
Safe In New York City*/Rock 'N Roll Train*/T.N.T.
Aerosmith - The Grind#/Jaded#/Luv Lies#/Just Push Play#/Road Runner#/Jesus Is On The Main Line#/Back Back Train#
a-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV*/To Let You Win#/Scoundrel Days*/I've Been Losing You*/Minor Earth, Major Sky#/Move To Memphis#/Make It Soon#/ Celice#/Soft Rains Of April*/Cry Wolf*/Birthright#/The Company Man#/Lifelines#/Summer Moved On#/Manhattan Skyline*/The Bandstand*/White Dwarf#/
Foot Of The Mountain*/The Living Daylights*/The Blood That Moves The Body*/Crying In The Rain#/Velvet#/Analogue#/I Wish I Cared#/Cosy Prisons#
Alizée - J'En Ai Marre*/J'Ai Pas Vingt Ans*/Moi Lolita*
Alphaville - Big In Japan*/Forever Young
Amy MacDonald - This Is The Life*/Mr. Rock & Roll*/Run*/L.A.*/Let's Start A Band*
Anouk - Sacrifice*/R.U. Kiddin' Me/Michel/Girl/Nobody's Wife*
Antiloop - In My Mind#
Aqua - Lollipop (Candyman)*
Arctic Monkeys - Fake Tales of San Francisco*
Backstreet Boys - As Long As You Love Me°
Barry Frank and The Four Bells - Shboom*
Barry Louis Polisar - All I Want Is You*
B.B. King - Lucille#
Belle & Sebastian - Piazza, New York Catcher*/Expectations*
Black - Wonderful Life*
Blue Blot - Bridge to your heart*/September*/I'll be home on Christmas day*/Shopping for love#/Pretty Good#/Put some rhythm in my blues*/Yo yo man#/
IRS Blues#/These arms of mine#
Bob Dylan - Thunder On The Mountain*/Rollin' And Tumblin'*/When The Deal Goes Down*/Hurricane*
Bo Burnham - I'm Bo Yo/My Whole Family/New Math
Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks - Our Prayer*/Gee*
Bros - I Owe You Nothing*/Drop The Boy*/Madly In Love*
Bruce Springsteen - Streets Of Philadelphia#/Blinded By The Light*/The Last Carnival*/Thunder Road*/Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out*/Backstreets*/Born To Run*/
Hungry Heart*/Crush On You*/Born In The U.S.A.*/Cover Me*/Working On The Highway*/Downbound Train*/I'm On Fire*/I'm Going Down*/Glory Days*/Magic*/
Dancing In The Dark*/My Hometown*/Brilliant Disguise*/Tougher Than The Rest*/Secret Garden#/Murder Incorporated#/Lonesome Day*/ Into The Fire*/
Waitin' On A Sunny Day*/Worlds Apart*/Let's Be Friends (Skin To Skin)*/Further Up (On The Road)*/Mary's Place*/You're Missing*/Paradise*/My City Of Ruins*/
Devils & Dust*/Reno*/Long Time Comin'*/Old Dan Tucker*/Mrs. McGrath*/Oh Mary Don't You Weep*/My Oklahoma Home*/Outlaw Pete*/Pay Me My Money Down*/
We Shall Overcome*/Radio Nowhere*/Livin' In The Future*/Your Own Worst Enemy*/Girls In Their Summer Clothes*/Devil's Arcade*/Terry's Song*/The Wrestler*/
Wrecking Ball*/We Take Care of Our Own*/Jack of All Trades*/Death to my Hometown*/Rocky Ground*/Land of Hope and Dreams*/...
Buddy Holly - Dearest*/Peggy Sue*
Burt Bacharach - What The World Needs Now Is Love*
Burt Bacharach & Elvis Costello - I'll Never Fall In Love Again
Cat Power - Sea Of Love*
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son#/Born On The Bayou#/Proud Mary#/I Put A Spell On You#
Chad Kroeger and Josey Scott - Hero#
Chris Rea - Julia/Josephine
Chuck Berry - My Ding-a-ling/Roll Over Beethoven/Run Rudolph Run
Coldplay - The Scientist/Crest Of Waves#/In My Place/Clocks#/A Message*/The Hardest Part*/Fix You*/Animals#/Viva La Vida
Cornershop - Brimful Of Asha
David Bowie - China Girl*/Space Oddity/In The Port Of Amsterdam/Where Are We Now?*/Lazarus*
Daan - Housewife*/Exes*/Landmijn°
Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Around
Deep Purple - Child In Time/Smoke On The Water/Speed King
Del Shannon - Runaway
Derek - Onder Stroom°
Diana Ross - If We Hold On Together# (from the "The Land Before Time"-soundtrack)
Dire Straits - Solid Rock*/Walk of life*/Romeo and Juliet*/Brothers in Arms*/Private Investigations*/Tunnel of love*/Love Over Gold*/So far away*/Sultans Of Swing*/Calling Elvis*/Heavy Fuel*/The Man's Too Strong*/Skateaway*/Espresso Love*/Les Boys*/Why Worry*/HowabouteverysingleoneofthemminusTwistingByThePoolwhataterriblesongthatis?
Dolly Parton - You Are*
Don McLean - American Pie*
Don Williams - It Only Rains On Me*
Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg - Still D.R.E.*
Duffy - Warwick Avenue*
Eagles - How Long*/Waiting In The Weeds*
Editors - Papillon*/No Sound But The Wind
Elvis Presley - A Little Less Conversation*/I Got Stung*/Don't*/A Fool Such As I*/Jailhouse Rock*/Hound Dog*/You Gave Me A Mountain#/
Burning Love#/Return To Sender*/Promised Land*/Rubberneckin'*
Elwood, Mighty Mack, Cab and Buster + The Blues Brothers Band - Turn On Your Love Light#
Eros Ramazotti - Cose Dela Vita*
Faithless - Insomnia#
Fastball - Fire Escape#/Better Than It Was#
Fatboy Slim - Weapon Of Choice*
Ferre Grignard - Ring Ring I've Got To Sing*
Flash & the Pan - Hey, St. Peter*
Gala - Let A Boy Cry*/Come Into My Life#
Genesis - Jesus He Knows Me*/I Can't Dance/Invisible Touch*
Gerard McMann - Cry Little Sister#
Golden Earring - Hammer Of Love#/Albino Moon#/Scryscraper Hell Of A Town#/A Sound I Never Heard#/When The Lady Smiles*/Colourblind#
Grace Potter - Something That I Want#
Guns N' Roses - Welcome To The Jungle*/Get In The Ring/14 Years/Don't Cry#/November Rain#/Estranged/Civil War#/Patience#/Since I Don't Have You#/
Sweet Child O' Mine*/Ain't It Fun#/Madagascar*/Chinese Democracy*
Hilary Duff - Why Not#
Intergalactic Lovers - Delay*/Shewolf*
Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love
Jesse Malin - Broken Radio*/Prisoners Of Paradise*
Jim Steinman - Bad For Good*/Lost Boys And Golden Girls*/Love And Death And An American Guitar*/Stark Raving Love*/
Out Of The Frying Pan (And Into The Fire)*/Surf's Up*/Dance In My Pants*/Rock 'n Roll Dreams Come Through*/The Storm*
J.J. Cale - Lean On Me
John Williams - Raiders March*/Across The Stars*/...
Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues with the Blues Brothers Band - Flip, Flop & Fly*/Soul Man*
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights*
Kate Nash - Foundations
Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)*
Keane - Sovereign Light Cafe*
Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes*
Kimya Dawson - Tire Swing*/Loose Lips*/So Nice So Smart*/Tree Hugger*
King - Love And Pride*
The Kinks - Lola
Kirsten Dunst - Dream Of Me#
Kraftwerk - The Model/Aero Dynamik*/Tour De France
Lara Fabian & Josh Groban - For Always (from the "A.I."-soundtrack)#
Lonnie Donegan - Have A Drink On Me*/Diggin' On My Potatoes*/Puttin' On The Style*
Lou And The Hollywood Bananas - Kingston Kingston
Lou Reed - Walk On The Wild Side
Manau - Le Retour Du Roi/L'avenir est un long passé#/Tout Le Monde A Besoin De Tout Le Monde#/
La Tribu De Dana#/Le Chânt Des Druides#/Panique Celtique#/Dafunkamanau#
Marco Borsato - Rood
Maria McKee - Show Me Heaven*
Mark Knopfler - Donegan's Gone*/Wag The Dog#/Get Lucky
Meat Loaf - It's All Coming Back To Me Now (with Marion Raven)*/In The Land Of The Pig, The Butcher Is King*/Alive*/If It Ain't Broke, Break It*/
Seize The Night*/The Future Ain't What It Used To Be*/I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)#/All Revved Up With No Place To Go*/
You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)*/Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad*/For Crying Out Loud*/It Just Won't Quit#/Heaven Can Wait*/
Objects In The Rearview Mirror May Appear Closer Than They Are#/Everything Louder Than Everything Else#/Life's A Lemon And I Want My Money Back#
Metallica - Master Of Puppets
Michael Jackson - We've Had Enough/Morphine*/Blood On The Dance Floor*/Unbreakable*/Will You Be There/Billie Jean*/Beat it*/Man In The Mirror#/Ghosts*/
Earth Song#/Stranger in Moscow#/Thriller*/D.S.#/The Girl Is Mine*/Bad*/Smooth Criminal*/Heal The World*/Tabloid Junkie#/Smile#/Jam*/
Little Susie#/HIStory (Tony Moran's HIStory Lesson)*/2.000 Watts*/Threatened*/Whatever Happens*/Cheater*/Black Or White*
Mike Verdrengh - Doe De Mike Verdrengh Dans#
Moby - In This World*
Mott The Hoople - All The Young Dudes*
Mud - Tiger Feet
Osdorp Posse - Geen Clubhit*
Paul Young - Love Of The Common People*/Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)*/Come Back And Stay*/Oh Women*
Peter Kingsbery - Only The Very Best*
Phil Collins - Against All Odds#
Pieter Embrechts And The Melodic Smossers - Onderweg#/In Balans#/Shaken Inde Living#/Wachten#/Respect#/Maria#/De Handwerpenaar#/IJsbloemen#/
O, Al De Balzalen Van Mijn Jeugd#/Den Blok/In Borgerhout*/Alles Blijft Stil*
Queen - Fat-Bottomed Girls/Under Pressure/I Want To Break Free/We Will Rock You/Radio GaGa/Bohemian Rhapsody*/You're My Best Friend*
Radiohead - No Surprises#/Karma Police#
Ray Charles - Shake Ya Tail Feather#/Hit The Road Jack
Regina Spektor - On The Radio*/The Calculation*/Don't Leave Me (Ne Me Quitte Pas)*
R.E.M. - What's The Frequency, Kenneth?#/Leaving New York#
Robbie Williams - Angels#/Feel#/Advertising Space*
Robert Palmer - Addicted To Love*
Roxette - Crash!Boom!Bang!#/The Look*/June Afternoon#/Almost Unreal#/Listen To Your Heart*
Sash! - Stay*/Adelante#/Just Around The Hill#
Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply#/To The Moon And Back#/I Want You#
Saybia - The Day After Tomorrow#/The Second You Sleep#
Shakira - Underneath Your Clothes*/Ojos Asi/Objection (Tango)*
Shivaree - Goodnight Moon#
Sir J. - L'Ultimo Dela Serra#
Simon And Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson/The Boxer*/I Am A Rock
Sita - Happy#/Jerk#/Selfish#/Hello#/The World Goes Round#/Twisted#/Backseat#/Le Chemin (avec Kyo)# Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars*
Soft Cell - Tainted love
Soulsister - The Way To Your Heart*/Changes#/Locks And Keys#/Ain't That Simple#/Through Before We Started*/Who's Party Is It Anyway?*/Forgiven#/
Simple Rule#/She's Gone*/Back In A Minute#
Stealers Wheel - Stuck In The Middle With You
Strange Fruit - The Flame Still Burns (from the 'Still Crazy'-soundtrack)
Sunday Blues - A Song For You#
Supertramp - The Logical Song
Take That - Patience/Shine/S.O.S.#/The Flood#/What Do You Want From Me?#/Eight Letters#/Back For Good/Love Love#/Rule The World/Kidz#
Tess - Stupid#
The Animals - House Of The Rising Sun*
The Beatles - Lady Madonna*/I Am The Walrus*
The Beautiful South - Song For Whoever*
The Calling - Adrienne#/Wherever you'll go#/Hands (A. Band solo)
The Cardigans - My Favourite Game/Love Fool#
The Cars - Drive
The Gaslight Anthem - Bring It On*/American Slang*/Here's Looking At You, Kid*/The Queen of Lower Chelsea*/The '59 Sound*/Great Expectations*/Old White Lincoln*/High Lonesome*/Even Cowgirls Get The Blues*/Underneath The Ground*/45*/Stay Vicious*/1,000 Years*/Get Hurt*/Break Your Heart*
The Jacksons - Can You Feel It?*
The Kids - There Will Be No Next Time#/This Is Rock 'N Roll#
The Kinks - Well Respected Man*
The Moldy Peaches - Anyone Else But You*
The Pebbles - Seven Horses In The Sky*
Them - Gloria*
The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash#/Paint it, black#/Tumbling Dice#/Ruby Tuesday#/Beast of Burden*/Streets Of Love#/Flip The Switch*/Saint Of Me*/
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction#/Start Me Up#/Harlem Shuffle#/Street Fighting Man#/The Last Time#/Under My Thumb#/Wild Horses#/Mixed Emotions#/
Anybody Seen My Baby?*/You Got Me Rocking#/Emotional Rescue#/Losing My Touch#
The Romantics - What I Like About You
The Scorpions (UK) - Hello Josephine
The Scorpions (Germany) - Wind Of Change*
The Who - See Me Feel Me*/Pinball Wizard*/Won't Get Fooled Again*/A Man In A Purple Dress*/Mike Post Theme*
Three Doors Down - Kryptonite
Tol Hansse - Big City*/Big City 1993°/Hoofdpijn Reumatiek*
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - Learning To Fly°/Into The Great Wide Open
Toto - Africa
Traveling Wilburys - Handle With Care*/End Of The Line*/Dirty World*/Rattled*/Last Night*
Trust - Anders#
Ultravox - Vienna*
Upright - A Few Things To Say/Seperate Sense# [only available as an MP3, via their site ]
U2 - I Will Follow*/One*/Vertigo/The Fly*/Numb
Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire/Blade Runner Theme/Conquest Of Paradise
Velvet Revolver - Sucker Train Blues*/Loving The Alien*/Slither*
Zucchero - Bacco Per Bacco/Senza Una Donna (with Paul Young)#

best videoclips ever

1. Fatboy Slim - Weapon of Choice
2. Michael Jackson - Thriller
3. Michael Jackson - Earth Song
4. a-ha - The Sun Always Shines On TV
5. Jamiroquai - Virtual Insanity
6. Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg - Still D.R.E.
7. Coldplay - The Scientist
8. Fastball - The Way
9. U2 - Vertigo
10. Moby - In This World