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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boney m - ma baker
tee set - ma belle amie
richard harris - macarthur park
commodores - machine gun
steve miller band - macho city
dinah washington - mad about the boy
tears for fears - mad world
malcolm mclaren - madame butterfly (un bel di vedremo)
elton john - madman across the water
rod stewart - maggie may
bob dylan - maggie's farm
olivia newton john - magic
pilot - magic
steppenwolf - magic carpet ride
fat mattress - magic forest
heart - magic man
rosie vela - magic smile
beatles - magical mystery tour
walter egan - magnet and steel
clash - magnificent seven
orchestral manoeuvres in the dark - maid of orleans
bob seger & the silver bullet band - mainstreet
walker brothers - make it easy on yourself
bread - make it with you
chicago - make me smile
steve harley & cockney rebel - make me smile (come up and see me)
sass jordan - make you a believer
xtc - making plans for nigel
genesis - mama
ll cool j - mama said knock you out
three dog night - mama told me (not to come)
slade - mama weer all crazee now
abba - mamma mia
eddie howell - man from manhattan
fleetwood mac - man of the world
r.e.m. - man on the moon
david bowie - man who sold the world
lulu - man who sold the world
kate bush - man with the child in his eyes (he's here version)
hollies - man without a heart
neneh cherry - manchild
daryl hall & john oates - maneater
leon russell - manhattan island serenade
jimi hendrix - manic depression
bangles - manic monday
muddy waters - mannish boy
jimmy cliff - many rivers to cross
beach boys - marcella
blondie - maria
joe cocker - marjorine
suzanne vega - marlene on the wall
fischer z - marliese
television - marquee moon
crosby stills & nash - marrakesh express
oasis - married with children
tom petty & the heartbreakers - mary jane's last dance
monkees - mary mary
jorge ben - mas que nada
bee gees - massachusetts
stevie wonder - master blaster (jammin') (edit)
garland jeffreys - matador
utopia - mated
madonna - material girl
paul mccartney - maybe i'm amazed
iveys - maybe tomorrow
earth & fire - maybe tomorrow maybe tonight
chuck berry - maybellene
war - me and baby brother
janis joplin - me and bobby mcgee
paul simon - me and julio down by the school yard
billy paul - me and mrs jones
de la soul - me myself and i
bruce springsteen - meeting across the river
moody blues - melancholy man
allman brothers band - melissa
donovan - mellow yellow
booker t & the mg's - melting pot
mick jagger - memo from turner
rolling stones - memory motel
metallica - memory remains
king curtis - memphis soul stew
sir douglas quintet - mendocino
janis joplin - mercedes benz
marvin gaye - mercy mercy me (the ecology)
buckinghams - mercy mercy mercy
grandmaster flash & the furious five - message
police - message in a bottle
pretenders - message of love
dionne warwick - message to michael
split enz - message to my girl
specials - message to you rudy
t rex - metal guru
toni basil - mickey
maria muldaur - midnight at the oasis
john barry orchestra - midnight cowboy
rolling stones - midnight rambler
allman brothers band - midnight rider
pretty things - midnight to six man
gladys knight & the pips - midnight train to georgia
shocking blue - mighty joe
manfred mann - mighty quinn
graham nash - military madness
dr feelgood - milk and alcohol
john lennon - mind games
beat - mirror in the bathroom
dick dale & his deltones - misirlou
rolling stones - miss you
everything but the girl - missing (todd terry club mix)
selecter - missing words
led zeppelin - misty mountain hop
rolling stones - mixed emotions
crash test dummies - mmm mmm mmm mmm
kraftwerk - model
david bowie - modern love
jam - modern world
mamas & the papas - monday monday
fleetwood mac - monday morning
rialto - monday morning 5 19
pink floyd - money (album version)
barrett strong - money (that's what i want)
dire straits - money for nothing
abba - money money money
simply red - money's too tight to mention
pixies - monkey gone to heaven
scott walker - montague terrace (in blue)
tommy james & the shondells - mony mony
elvis presley - moody blue
van morrison - moondance
starbuck - moonlight feels right
mike oldfield & maggie reilly - moonlight shadow
zapp - more bounce to the ounce
chris montez - more i see you
andrea true connection - more more more
boston - more than a feeling
bee gees - more than a woman
roxy music - more than this
spiral starecase - more today than yesterday
tim rose - morning dew
cat stevens - morning has broken
jonathan richman & the modern lovers - morning of our lives
charlie rich - most beautiful girl
prince - most beautiful girl in the world
bob dylan - most likely you'll go your way (and i'll go mine)
john lennon - mother
paul simon - mother and child reunion
eric clapton - motherless children
rolling stones - mother's little helper
manic street preachers - motorcycle emptiness
shamen - move any mountain
cliff richard - move it
curtis mayfield - move on up
janis joplin - move over
billy joel - movin' out (anthony's song)
supergrass - moving
jean knight - mr big stuff
electric light orchestra - mr blue sky
jerry jeff walker - mr bojangles
jam - mr clean
counting crows - mr jones
otis redding - mr pitiful
kinks - mr pleasant
buffalo springfield - mr soul
byrds - mr spaceman
byrds - mr tambourine man
simon & garfunkel - mrs robinson
paul mccartney & wings - mrs vandebilt
stardust - music sounds better with you
andy williams - music to watch girls by
melissa etheridge - must be crazy for me
j geils band - must of got lost
wilson pickett - mustang sally
nina simone - my baby just cares for me
elvis presley - my baby left me
byrds - my back pages
cars - my best friend's girl
free - my brother jake
stevie wonder - my cherie amour
pretenders - my city was gone
style council - my ever changing moods
who - my generation
madness - my girl
temptations - my girl
mary wells - my guy
bruce springsteen - my hometown
grace jones - my jamaican guy
supertramp - my kind of lady
billy joel - my life
simon & garfunkel - my little town
paul mccartney & wings - my love
millie jackson - my man a sweet man
marvin gaye & diana ross - my mistake (was to love you)
loggins & messina - my music
eminem - my name is
sad cafe - my oh my
diana ross - my old piano
knack - my sharona
walker brothers - my ship is coming in
george harrison - my sweet lord
sagittarius - my world fell down
supremes - my world is empty without you
u2 - mysterious ways
elvis presley - mystery train