Essential Classics

Essential ClassicsThe essential package is a list of songs which we think you must hear at least once in your lifetime. The collection does not only contain the well known hits, but as you know us there's also plenty of music to enjoy for the connoisseurs. The foundation of pop music where musicians still can aquire inspiration. We concentrate on the period 1955-1999. The Rock & Roll era.

This list will last a lifetime. Feel free to supplement the music as you wish, we'll give you the cornerstones of music. The sources we used for the composition of the KX essential package are, the Rolling Stone 500 greatest songs of all times, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Q Magazine's diverse allertijden lijsten, the book '1001 songs you must hear before you die', the BBC radio 1 chart, the Billboard Hot 100 and of course our own ears!

Every day there are fresh new broadcasts at 09:00 which will be repeated at 21:00. Every list will be kept up on the KXclassics website. Enjoy this unique list of fundamental classics. Hopefully it will be appreciated. By the way, we would like to apologize for the thousounds of songs that should be on the list, but unfortunately are not. Although, we think most of The basic foundation of music can be found on there.

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carla thomas - b.a.b.y
who - baba o'riley
styx - babe
led zeppelin - babe i'm gonna leave you
kate bush - babooshka
hollies - baby
peter frampton - baby (somethin's happening)
equals - baby come back
player - baby come back
patti austin & james ingram - baby come to me
gladys knight & the pips - baby don't change your mind
marvin gaye - baby don't you do it
simon & garfunkel - baby driver
ike & tina turner - baby get it on
eddie money - baby hold on
aretha franklin - baby i love you
ronettes - baby i love you
peter frampton - baby i love your way (live album version)
four tops - baby i need your loving
bread - baby i'm a want you
promises - baby it's you
rod stewart - baby jane
syd barrett - baby lemonade (edit)
mother's finest - baby love
supremes - baby love
dr hook - baby makes her blue jeans talk
foundations - baby now that i've found you
them - baby please don't go
knack - baby talks dirty
chicago - baby what a big surprise
steely dan - babylon sisters
golden earring - back home
ac dc - back in black (edit)
ltd - back in love again (everytime i turn around)
beatles - back in the ussr
ringo starr - back off boogaloo
pretenders - back on the chain gang
o'jays - back stabbers
curved air - back street luv
soul ii soul - back to life
u2 - bad
jim croce - bad bad leroy brown
robert palmer - bad case of loving you (doctor doctor)
bad company - bad company
donna summer - bad girls
creedence clearwater revival - bad moon rising
grand funk - bad time
george thorogood - bad to the bone (edit)
cream - badge
bruce springsteen - badlands
madness - baggy trousers
gerry rafferty - baker street
temptations - ball of confusion
bob dylan - ballad of a thin man
beatles - ballad of john and yoko
marianne faithfull - ballad of lucy jordan
sweet - ballroom blitz
randy newman - baltimore
cat stevens - banapple gas
freda payne - band of gold
paul mccartney & wings - band on the run
r.e.m. - bang and blame
cher - bang bang
george harrison - bangla desh (live)
donovan & jeff beck group - barabajagal (love is hot)
robert parker - barefootin'
sammy davis jr - baretta's theme
heart - barracuda
green day - basket case
meat loaf - bat out of hell
prince - batdance
gene vincent - be bop a lula
ronettes - be my baby
vanessa paradis - be my baby
william devaughn - be thankful for what you've got
rolling stones - beast of burden
sonny & cher - beat goes on
michael jackson - beat it
jam - beat surrender
sparks - beat the clock
john lennon - beautiful boy (darling boy)
eels - beautiful freak
neil diamond - beautiful noise
melanie - beautiful people
patti smith group - because the night
midnight oil - beds are burning
jane's addiction - been caught stealing
four seasons - beggin'
chicago - beginnings (edit)
isley brothers - behind a painted smile
who - behind blue eyes
derek & the dominos - bell bottom blues
sheila e - belle of st mark
michael jackson - ben
american breed - bend me shape me
elton john - bennie and the jets (edit)
four tops - bernadette
jimmy castor bunch - bertha butt boogie
robert palmer - best of both worlds
eagles - best of my love
emotions - best of my love
kim carnes - bette davis eyes
bill withers - better off dead
queen - bicycle race
eddie floyd - big bird
four seasons - big girls don't cry
robert plant - big log
fleetwood mac - big love
joni mitchell - big yellow taxi
smiths - bigmouth strikes again
peter gabriel - biko
michael jackson - billie jean
time - bird
snowy white - bird of paradise
warm sounds - birds and bees
randy newman - birmingham
beatles - birthday
meredith brooks - bitch
rolling stones - bitch
elton john - bitch is back
little steven - bitter fruit
verve - bitter sweet symphony
new order - bizarre love triangle
pearl jam - black
greyhound - black and white
ram jam - black betty
led zeppelin - black dog
soundgarden - black hole sun
los bravos - black is black
fleetwood mac - black magic woman
deep purple - black night
alannah myles - black velvet
doobie brothers - black water
move - blackberry way
beatles - blackbird
jacksons - blame it on the boogie
depeche mode - blasphemous rumours
manfred mann's earth band - blinded by the light
ramones - blitzkrieg bop
sweet - blockbuster
supertramp - bloody well right
bob dylan - blowin' in the wind
chris isaak - blue hotel
captain beefheart & the magic band - blue jeans and moonbeams (edit)
new order - blue monday the beach
carl perkins - blue suede shoes
fats domino - blueberry hill
buffalo springfield - bluebird (vinyl)
lulu - boat that i row
thelonious monster - body and soul
queen - bohemian rhapsody
heatwave - boogie nights
taste of honey - boogie oogie oogie
earth wind & fire - boogie wonderland (edit)
john lee hooker - boom boom boom boom
america - border
elton john - border song
madonna - borderline
paul butterfield blues band - born in chicago
bruce springsteen - born in the u.s.a
creedence clearwater revival - born on the bayou
underworld - born slippy
patrick hernandez - born to be alive
steppenwolf - born to be wild
bruce springsteen - born to run
albert king - born under a bad sign
roxy music - both ends burning
joni mitchell - both sides now
gil scott heron & brian jackson - bottle
emmylou harris - boulder to birmingham
jethro tull - bouree
simon & garfunkel - boxer
ad libs - boy from new york city
johnny cash - boy named sue
smiths - boy with the thorn in his side
thin lizzy - boys are back in town
cure - boys don't cry
david bowie - boys keep swinging
don henley - boys of summer
pink floyd - brain damage eclipse
vince taylor - brand new cadillac
wiz stars - brand new day
melanie - brand new key
scott english - brandy
looking glass - brandy (you're a fine girl)
pretenders - brass in pocket
aphrodite's child - break
beach boys - break away
doors - break on through
jackie deshannon - breakaway
tom petty & the heartbreakers - breakdown
supertramp - breakfast in america
dusty springfield - breakfast in bed
johnny johnson & the bandwagon - breakin' down the walls of heartache
joe jackson - breaking us in two
kurtis blow - breaks
kate bush - breathing
commodores - brick house
simon & garfunkel - bridge over troubled water
van morrison - bright side of the road
cornershop - brimful of asha (norman cook mix)
animals - bring it on home to me
melissa etheridge - bring me some water
police - bring on the night
mr mister - broken wings
carole king - brother brother
stories - brother louie
van morrison - brown eyed girl
buddy holly - brown eyed handsome man
d'angelo - brown sugar
rolling stones - brown sugar
weezer - buddy holly
golden earring - buddy joe
malcolm mclaren - buffalo gals
bob marley & the wailers - buffalo soldier
neneh cherry - buffalo stance
foundations - build me up buttercup
jethro tull - bungle in the jungle
talking heads - burning down the house
elvis presley - burning love
jimi hendrix - burning of the midnight lamp
hollies - bus stop
young mc - bust a move
ray charles - busted
jj jackson - but it's alright
crazy town - butterfly
everly brothers - bye bye love