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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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john cougar mellencamp - r.o.c.k. in the u.s.a
golden earring - radar love
r.e.m. - radio free europe (original hibtone single)
queen - radio ga ga (edit)
elvis costello & the attractions - radio radio
aerosmith - rag doll
beatles - rain
aphrodite's child - rain and tears
cowsills - rain the park and other things
oran juice jones - rain, the
nirvana - rainbow chaser
bob dylan - rainy day woman # 12 & 35 (album version)
tony joe white - rainy night in georgia
bob seger system - ramblin' gamblin' man
allman brothers band - ramblin' man (album version)
sugarhill gang - rapper's delight
blondie - rapture
prince - raspberry beret
lloyd cole & the commotions - rattlesnakes
madonna - ray of light
four tops - reach out i'll be there
delfonics - ready or not here i come (can't hide from love)
republica - ready to go
joe jackson - real men
johnny guitar watson - real mother for ya
iggy pop - real wild child (wild one)
rod stewart - reason to believe
minnie riperton - reasons
ian dury & the blockheads - reasons to be cheerful part 3
david bowie - rebel rebel
basement jaxx - red alert
david sylvian - red guitar
robert gordon & link wray - red hot
funkadelic - red hot mama
neil diamond - red red wine
bob marley & the wailers - redemption song
steely dan - reelin' in the years
diana ross & the supremes - reflections
marmalade - reflections of my life
duran duran - reflex
tom petty & the heartbreakers - refugee
frankie goes to hollywood - relax
patti labelle - release
dan hartman - relight my fire
black crowes - remedy
shangri las - remember (walkin' in the sand)
blue boy - remember me
diana ross - remember me
little river band - reminiscing (album version)
uk - rendez vous 6 02
fontella bass - rescue me
aretha franklin - respect
staple singers - respect yourself
rolling stones - respectable
ashton gardner & dyke - resurrection shuffle
elvis presley - return to sender
peaches & herb - reunited
allman brothers band - revival
nina simone - revolution
beatles - revolution (mono)
gil scott heron - revolution will not be televised
fleetwood mac - rhiannon
glen campbell - rhinestone cowboy
smashing pumpkins - rhinoceros
yello & shirley bassey - rhythm divine
daryl hall & john oates - rich girl
christopher cross - ride like the wind
moody blues - ride my see saw
randy newman - rider in the rain
doors - riders on the storm
maxine nightingale - right back where we started from
gerry rafferty - right down the line
jesus jones - right here right now
robert cray band - right next door (because of me)
dr john - right place wrong time
simply red - right thing
carly simon - right thing to do
steely dan - rikki don't lose that number
anita ward - ring my bell
johnny cash - ring of fire
abba - ring ring
de la soul - ring ring ring
duran duran - rio
little richard - rip it up
bob dylan - rita may
bruce springsteen - river
ike & tina turner - river deep mountain high
mad season - river of deceit
dennis wilson - river song
talking heads - road to nowhere
red hot chili peppers - road trippin'
doors - roadhouse blues
portishead - roads
kevin johnson - rock & roll i gave you all the best years of my life
rolling stones - rock and a hard place
led zeppelin - rock and roll
velvet underground - rock and roll
kiss - rock and roll all nite
bad company - rock and roll fantasy
rick derringer - rock and roll hoochie koo (edit)
chuck berry - rock and roll music
beatles - rock and roll music (mono)
buffalo springfield - rock and roll woman
bill haley & his comets - rock around the clock
b 52's - rock lobster (edit)
lyn collins - rock me again & again & again & again & again
b.b. king - rock me baby
ac dc - rock n roll damnation
ramones - rock 'n' roll high school
david bowie - rock 'n' roll suicide
aretha franklin - rock steady
hues corporation - rock the boat
clash - rock the casbah
stray cats - rock this town
michael jackson - rock with you
george mccrae - rock your baby
fatboy slim - rockafeller skank
thin lizzy - rocker
elton john - rocket man
john fogerty - rockin' all over the world
doobie brothers - rockin' down the highway
neil young - rockin' in the free world
herbie hancock - rockit
steve miller band - rock'n me
primal scream - rocks
rolling stones - rocks off
joe walsh - rocky mountain way
beatles - rocky raccoon
bachman turner overdrive - roll on down the highway (edit)
chuck berry - roll over beethoven
status quo - roll over lay down (live)
oasis - roll with it
steve winwood - roll with it
steve forbert - romeo's tune
al jarreau - roof garden
john mayall - room to move (live single version)
alice in chains - rooster
bruce springsteen - rosalita (come out tonight)
toto - rosanna
lynn anderson - rose garden
poco - rose of cimarron
bette midler - rose, the
don partridge - rosie
joan armatrading - rosie
yes - roundabout
klaatu - routine day
police - roxanne
rose royce - rr express (vinyl rip)
ten cc - rubber bullets
detroit spinners - rubberband man
elvis presley - rubberneckin'
kenny rogers & the first edition - ruby don't take your love to town
bill withers - ruby lee
rolling stones - ruby tuesday
link wray - rumble
sheryl crow - run baby run
lindisfarne - run for home
pink floyd - run like hell
creedence clearwater revival - run through the jungle
bryan adams - run to you
dion - runaround sue
del shannon - runaway
stray cats - runaway boys
soul asylum - runaway train
tom petty - runnin' down a dream
van halen - runnin' with the devil
jackson browne - running on empty
kate bush - running up that hill