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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manfred mann - ha ha said the clown
moody blues - had to fall in love
garland jeffreys - hail hail rock 'n' roll
zen - hair
steely dan - haitian divorce (edit)
jeff buckley - hallelujah
alice cooper - halo of flies
kate bush - hammer horror
alanis morissette - hand in my pocket
rod stewart - handbags and gladrags
traveling wilburys - handle with care
beat - hands off she's mine
tom waits - hang down your head
johnny bristol - hang on in there baby
mccoys - hang on sloopy
beach boys - hang on to your ego
blondie - hanging on the telephone
tommy james & the shondells - hanky panky
pointer sisters - happiness
beatles - happiness is a warm gun
rolling stones - happy
little river band - happy anniversary
stevie wonder - happy birthday (edit)
joe jackson & elaine caswell - happy ending
who - happy jack
abba - happy new year
otis redding - happy song (dum dum)
turtles - happy together
beatles - hard day's night
bryan ferry - hard rain's gonna fall
carole king - hard rock cafe
black crowes - hard to handle
chicago - hard to say i'm sorry get away
joe jackson - harder they come
bill withers - harlem
bob & earl - harlem shuffle
neil young - harvest
isley brothers - harvest for the world
john hiatt - have a litte faith in me
van morrison - have i told you lately
sonics - have love will travel
creedence clearwater revival - have you ever seen the rain
chi lites - have you seen her
rolling stones - have you seen your mother baby
carly simon - haven't got time for the pain
ventures - hawaii five o
simon & garfunkel - hazy shade of winter
hollies - he ain't heavy he's my brother
velvelettes - he was really sayin' somethin'
tears for fears - head over heels
smiths - headmaster ritual
john lee hooker & santana - healer
yardbirds - heart full of soul
blondie - heart of glass
neil young - heart of gold
nirvana - heart shaped box
maisonettes - heartache avenue
eagles - heartache tonight
elvis presley - heartbreak hotel
led zeppelin - heartbreaker
asia - heat of the moment
martha & the vandellas - heatwave
talking heads - heaven
smiths - heaven knows i'm miserable now
tavares - heaven must be missing an angel
elgins - heaven must have sent you
skunk anansie - hedonism
beatles - hello goodbye
alice cooper - hello hurray (hello hooray)
doors - hello i love you
todd rundgren - hello it's me
beatles - help
little river band - help is on its way
joni mitchell - help me
beach boys - help me rhonda
crosby stills nash & young - helpless
beatles - helter skelter
james taylor & j.d. souther - her town too
them - here comes the night
beatles - here comes the sun
dave edmunds - here comes the weekend
al green - here i am (come and take me)
hollies - here i go again
whitesnake - here i go again
electric light orchestra - here is the news
beatles - here there and everywhere (mono)
paul mccartney - here today
david bowie - heroes
beach boys - heroes and villains
john kongos - he's gonna step on you again
chiffons - he's so fine
pointer sisters - he's so shy
sister sledge - he's the greatest dancer
bruce channel - hey baby
neil young - hey hey my my (into the black)
jimi hendrix - hey joe
beatles - hey jude
beastie boys - hey ladies
icehouse - hey little girl
graham parker & the rumour - hey lord don't ask me questions
steely dan - hey nineteen
flash & the pan - hey st peter
creedence clearwater revival - hey tonight
pink floyd - hey you
blood sweat & tears - hi de ho
paul mccartney & wings - hi hi hi
jeff beck - hi ho silver lining
supertramp - hide in your shell
radiohead - high and dry
joe cocker - high time we went
stevie wonder - higher ground (album version)
steve winwood - higher love
jimi hendrix - highway chile
ac dc - highway to hell
jimmy webb - highwayman
isley brothers - highways of my life
rupert holmes - him
huey lewis & the news - hip to be square
swinging blue jeans - hippy hippy shake
propellerheads & shirley bassey - history repeating
ian dury & the blockheads - hit me with your rhythm stick
ray charles - hit the road jack
marvin gaye - hitch hike
focus - hocus pocus
trammps - hold back the night
fleetwood mac - hold me
sam & dave - hold on i'm comin'
toto - hold the line
argent - hold your head up
simply red - holding back the years
traffic - hole in my shoe
bee gees - holiday
madonna - holiday
sex pistols - holidays in the sun
bob seger & the silver bullet band - hollywood nights (edit)
procol harum - homburg
carole king - home again
little river band - home on monday
simon & garfunkel - homeward bound
billy joel - honesty
siouxsie & the banshees - hong kong garden
rolling stones - honky tonk women
cliff nobles & co - horse
america - horse with no name
foreigner - hot blooded
flying burrito brothers - hot burrito #1
nick gilder - hot child in the city
rod stewart - hot legs
james brown - hot pants
karen young - hot shot (edit)
donna summer - hot stuff
rolling stones - hot stuff
level 42 - hot water
eagles - hotel california
deus - hotel lounge
elvis presley - hound dog
madness - house of fun
focus - house of the king
animals - house of the rising sun
aretha franklin - house that jack built
young rascals - how can i be sure
tim hardin - how can we hang on to a dream
john lennon - how do you sleep
ace - how long
smiths - how soon is now
marvin gaye - how sweet it is (to be loved by you)
alice cooper - how you gonna see me now
sherbet - howzat
human league - human
bjork - human behaviour
bruce springsteen - human touch
temple of the dog - hunger strike
bruce springsteen - hungry heart
duran duran - hungry like the wolf
donovan - hurdy gurdy man
bob dylan - hurricane
johnny cash - hurt
inez & charlie foxx - hurt by love
billy joe royal - hush
van mccoy & soul city symphony - hustle
pretenders - hymn to her
notorious b.i.g. - hypnotize