Rolling Stone's updated greatest songs of all time list sees Aretha Franklin, Openbare vyand op die beste plekke

Volgens die lys se inleiding, verby 250 “kunstenaars, skrywers en bedryfsfigure” is gewerf om deel te neem aan 'n peiling van byna 4,000 liedjies om weer te bepaal wat die top is 500 is. Die oorspronklike lys is gemaak in 2004 and the industry has seen a great deal of change since then.

Opmerklik, the list contains more hip-hop, modern land, indie rock, Latin pop, reggae, and R&B than the previous version, en 245 entries did not previously hold a space.

The coveted first spot goes to Aretha Franklin for her version ofRespect,” originally recorded by Otis Redding. The song has recently seen a surge in popularity following the Queen of Soul’s recently vrygelaat biopic of the same name.

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The second spot on the list goes to Public Enemy’sFight the Power.

Aretha Franklin and Public Enemy nabbed the top two spots of Rolling Stone's updated list of the 500 greatest songs of all time for 'Respect' and 'Fight the Power,' respectively.

Aretha Franklin and Public Enemy nabbed the top two spots of Rolling Stone’s updated list of the 500 greatest songs of all time for ‘Respectand ‘Fight the Power,’ onderskeidelik. (Getty Images)

Sam Cooke’sA Change is Gonna Come” (Geen. 3), Bob Dylan’sLike a Rolling Stone” (Geen. 4) and Nirvana’sSmells Like Teen Spirit” (Geen. 5) round out the top 5.

The updated list still puts classic acts like The Beatles, Stevie Wonder and Fleetwood Mac in its higher spots, but the top 50 now contain entries from newer acts like Kendrick Lamar, Lorde and Robyn – all of whom scored high spots for songs released after the original’s publication.

Other newer acts honored by the new list include pop sensation Lizzo, Lil Nas X, The Weeknd, lady Gaga en meer.

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In werklikheid, the top five is noticeably different this time around, as die 2004 version putLike a Rolling Stonein the No. 1 slot while The Rolling Stones’ “(Ek kan nie nee kry nie) Tevredenheid” (Geen. 2), John Lennon’sImagine” (Geen. 3), Marvin Gaye’sWhat’s Going On” (Geen. 4) and Franklin’sRespect” (Geen. 5) rounded out the top five.

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