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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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trio - da da da i don't love you you don't love me aha aha aha
crystals - da doo ron ron
daft punk - da funk
rod stewart - da ya think i'm sexy (edit)
boney m - daddy cool
jimmy bo horne - dance across the floor
roxy music - dance away
beach boys - dance dance dance
chic - dance dance dance
wang chung - dance hall days
terence trent d'arby - dance little sister
sly & the family stone - dance to the music
orleans - dance with me
cozy powell - dance with the devil
chris isaak - dancin'
frank zappa - dancin' fool
guess who - dancin' fool
patti smith group - dancing barefoot
bruce springsteen - dancing in the dark
boffalongo - dancing in the moonlight
thin lizzy - dancing in the moonlight
martha & the vandellas - dancing in the street
abba - dancing queen
generation x - dancing with myself
ultravox - dancing with tears in my eyes
rolling stones - dandelion
kinks - dandy
elton john - daniel
james carr - dark end of the street
george harrison - dark horse
cher - dark lady
youngbloods - darkness darkness
beach boys - darlin'
lovin' spoonful - darling be home soon
pearl jam - daughter
manfred mann's earth band - davy's on the road again
badfinger - day after day
abba - day before you came
beatles - day in the life
hollies - day that curly billy shot down crazy sam mcgee
beatles - day tripper (mono)
love affair - day without love
harry nilsson - daybreak
lovin' spoonful - daydream
wallace collection - daydream
monkees - daydream believer
kinks - days
david mcwilliams - days of pearly spencer
led zeppelin - dazed and confused
police - de do do do de da da da
steely dan - deacon blues
kinks - dead end street
xtc - dear god
traffic - dear mr fantasy
beatles - dear prudence
dave davies - death of a clown
four seasons - december 1963 (oh what a night)
kinks - dedicated follower of fashion
five royales - dedicated to the one i love
grapefruit - deep water
clivilles & cole - deeper love, a
ray barretto - deeper shade of soul
urban dance squad - deeper shade of soul
jamiroquai - deeper underground
tom jones - delilah
joe cocker - delta lady
mink deville - demasiado corazon
blondie - denis
u2 - desire
eagles - desperado
marvelettes - destination anywhere
suzi quatro - devil gate drive
charlie daniels band - devil went down to georgia
cliff richard - devil woman
c.j. & co. - devil's gun
beck - devils haircut
earth wind & fire - devotion (live)
seals & crofts - diamond girl
shirley bassey - diamonds are forever
therapy - diane
daryl hall & john oates - did it in a minute
lovin' spoonful - did you ever have to make up your mind
animals - dimples
lou reed - dirty blvd
three degrees - dirty ol' man
steely dan - dirty work
smashing pumpkins - disarm
pulp - disco 2000
trammps - disco inferno
bohannon - disco stomp
beach boys - disney girls (1957)
pearl jam - dissident
little feat - dixie chicken
tommy roe - dizzy
stevie wonder - do i do
b.t. express - do it ('till you're satisfied)
beach boys - do it again
steely dan - do it again
people's choice - do it any way you wanna
aretha franklin - do right woman do right man
sharpees - do the 45
rufus thomas - do the funky chicken
roxy music - do the strand
manfred mann - do wah diddy diddy
lovin' spoonful - do you believe in magic
peter frampton - do you feel like we do (single version live)
lee michaels - do you know what i mean
contours - do you love me
patrick cowley & sylvester - do you wanna funk
bobby freeman - do you want to dance
charles wright & the watts 103rd street rhythm band - do your thing
otis redding - dock of the bay
doobie brothers - doctor
first choice - doctor love
jackson browne - doctor my eyes
lenny kravitz - does anybody out there even care
chicago - does anybody really know what time it is
abba - does your mother know
ll cool j - doin' it
van morrison - domino
ten cc - donna
waterboys - don't bang the drum
robert cray band - don't be afraid of the dark
elvis presley - don't be cruel
animals - don't bring me down
electric light orchestra - don't bring me down
sugarloaf - don't call us we'll call you
tower of power - don't change horses (in the middle of a stream)
tom petty & the heartbreakers - don't come around here no more
america - don't cross the river
guns n' roses - don't cry
quicksilver messenger service - don't cry my lady love
tom petty & the heartbreakers - don't do me like that
crowded house - don't dream it's over
blue oyster cult - don't fear the reaper
pretenders - don't get me wrong
peter gabriel & kate bush - don't give up
solomon burke - don't give up on me
yazoo - don't go
elton john & kiki dee - don't go breaking my heart
hugh masekela - don't go lose it baby
thelma houston - don't leave me this way
james taylor - don't let me be lonely tonight
animals - don't let me be misunderstood
santa esmeralda & leroy gomez - don't let me be misunderstood
beatles - don't let me down
gerry & the pacemakers - don't let the sun catch you crying
elton john - don't let the sun go down on me
boston - don't look back
peter tosh & mick jagger - don't look back (you gotta walk)
oasis - don't look back in anger
aretha franklin - don't play that song
hamilton joe frank & reynolds - don't pull your love
petula clark - don't sleep in the subway
no doubt - don't speak
police - don't stand so close to me
fleetwood mac - don't stop
journey - don't stop believin'
queen - don't stop me now
yarbrough & peoples - don't stop the music
michael jackson - don't stop 'till you get enough
blancmange - don't tell me
paul collins beat - don't wait up for me
raspberries - don't want to say goodbye
tubes - don't want to wait anymore
simple minds - don't you forget about me
human league - don't you want me
stevie wonder - don't you worry 'bout a thing
mcguinn clark & hillman - don't you write her off
rolling stones - doo doo doo doo doo (heartbreaker)
lauryn hill - doo wop (that thing)
dave & ansil collins - double barrel
john barry seven - double o seven
swingin' medallions - double shot (of my baby's love)
osmonds - down by the lazy river
neil young - down by the river (edit)
donna summer - down deep inside
status quo - down down
otis redding - down in the valley
brainbox - down man
creedence clearwater revival - down on the corner
men at work - down under
crazy horse - downtown
petula clark - downtown
tom waits - downtown train
ten cc - dreadlock holiday
mama cass - dream a little dream of me
sutherland brothers & quiver - dream kid
aerosmith - dream on
gary wright - dream weaver (album version)
heart - dreamboat annie (single version)
supertramp - dreamer
blondie - dreaming (hard start)
allman brothers band - dreams
fleetwood mac - dreams
daryl hall - dreamtime
dobie gray - drift away
jimi hendrix - drifting
bran van 3000 - drinking in l.a
cars - drive
r.e.m. - drive
beatles - drive my car
sniff 'n' the tears - driver's seat
joe simon - drowning in the sea of love
beats international - dub be good to me
propaganda - duel (eye to eye)
kansas - dust in the wind
led zeppelin - d'yer mak'er
mud - dynamite