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125 Years, 125 Songs

Full List of Songs

  1. “Downhearted Blues” by Bessie Smith 1923 
  2. “Rhapsody in Blue” by George Gershwin 1924
  3. “Stardust” by Hoagy Carmichael 1927
  4. “Minnie the Moocher” by Cab Calloway 1931
  5. “Cross Road Blues” by Robert Johnson 1937
  6. “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday 1939
  7. “Over the Rainbow” by Judy Garland 1940
  8. “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” by The Andrews Sisters 1941 
  9. “G.I. Jive” by Louis Jordan 1944
  10. “This Land is Your Land” by Woody Guthrie 1947
  11. “Mona Lisa” by Nat King Cole 1950
  12. “Sh-Boom” by The Crew-Cuts 1954
  13. “Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley & His Comets  1955
  14. “Hound Dog” by Elvis Presley 1956
  15. “School Days” by Chuck Berry 1957
  16. “That’ll Be the Day” by Buddy Holly & the Crickets 1957 
  17. “Come Fly with Me” by Frank Sinatra 1958 
  18. “I Only Have Eyes for You” by The Flamingos 1959
  19. “Take Five” by The Dave Brubeck Quartet 1959 
  20. “The Twist” by Chubby Checker 1960    
  21. “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King 1961  
  22. “On Broadway” by the Drifters 1963 
  23. “Blowin’ in the Wind” by Bob Dylan 1963
  24. “Be True to Your School” by The Beach Boys 1963    
  25. “A Change is Gonna Come” by Sam Cooke 1964  
  26. “Yesterday” by The Beatles 1965   
  27. “Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones 1965
  28. “People Get Ready” by The Impressions 1965   
  29. “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan 1965 
  30. “My Generation” by The Who 1965
  31. “God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys 1966 
  32. “Respect” by Aretha Franklin 1967
  33. “With a Little Help from My Friends” by The Beatles 1967 
  34. “Everyday People” by Sly & The Family Stone 1968 
  35. “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye 1968
  36. “Hey Jude” by The Beatles 1968   
  37. “My Way” by Frank Sinatra 1969    
  38. “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies 1969 
  39. "Bridge over Troubled Water" by Simon & Garfunkel 1970 
  40. “Truckin’” by The Grateful Dead 1970
  41. “I Feel the Earth Move” by Carole King 1970
  42. “Moondance” by Van Morrison 1970
  43. “ABC” by The Jackson 5 1970
  44. “Imagine” by John Lennon 1971
  45. “Lean On Me” by Bill Withers 1972
  46. “Take It Easy” by The Eagles 1972
  47. “Kodachrome” by Paul Simon 1973
  48. “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John 1973
  49. “Take Me to the River” by Al Green 1974
  50. “Piano Man” by Billy Joel 1974 
  51. “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen 1975
  52. “Love Will Keep Us Together” by Captain & Tennille 1975 
  53. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen 1976
  54. “More Than A Feeling” by Boston 1976
  55. “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac 1977
  56. “Anarchy in the U.K.” by The Sex Pistols 1977
  57. “Stayin’ Alive” by The Bee Gees 1978
  58. “My Sharona” by The Knack 1979
  59. “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge 1979
  60. “London Calling” by The Clash 1979
  61. “Call Me” by Blondie 1980
  62. “I Wanna Be Sedated” by The Ramones 1980
  63. “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic” by The Police 1981
  64. “Don’t Stop Believin’” by Journey 1981
  65. “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 1982 
  66. “Let’s Dance” by David Bowie 1983
  67. “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper 1983
  68. “All Night Long” by Lionel Ritchie 1983
  69. “Glory Days” by Bruce Springsteen 1984 
  70. “Purple Rain” by Prince 1984
  71. “Don’t You Forget About Me” by Simple Minds 1985
  72. “The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades” by Timbuk3 1986
  73. “Walk This Way” by Run DMC (featuring Aerosmith) 1986
  74. “Faith” by George Michael 1988
  75. “Like a Prayer” by Madonna 1989
  76. “One” by U2 1990 
  77. “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinead O’Connor 1990
  78. “U Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer 1990
  79. “Vision of Love” by Mariah Carey 1990 
  80. “Learning to Fly” by Tom Petty 1991
  81. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana 1991
  82. “Alive” by Pearl Jam 1991
  83. “Losing My Religion” by R.E.M. 1991
  84. “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston 1992
  85. “The Sign” by Ace of Base 1994
  86. “Macarena” by Los Del Rio 1995 
  87. “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio 1995 
  88. “Wannabe” by The Spice Girls 1996
  89. “My Hero” by The Foo Fighters 1997
  90. “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” by Green Day 1998  
  91. “Livin’ la Vida Loca” by Ricky Martin 1999
  92. “I Want it That Way” by The Backstreet Boys 1999
  93. “Oops! … I Did It Again” by Britney Spears 2000
  94. “Beautiful Day” by U2 2000
  95. ”Fallin’” by Alicia Keys  2001
  96. “Independent Woman” by Destiny’s Child 2001
  97. “Lady Marmalade” by Christina Aguilera, L’il Kim, Mya and Pink   
  98. ”Lose Yourself” by Eminem 2002 
  99. “In Da Club” by 50 Cent 2003
  100. ”Since U Been Gone” by Kelly Clarkson 2004
  101. “Yeah” by Usher 2004 
  102. “Waiting on the World to Change” by John Mayer 2006
  103. “Be Without You” by Mary J. Blige 2006 
  104. “Bad Day” by Daniel Powter 2006
  105. “Single Ladies (Put A Ring on It)” by Beyonce 2008 
  106. “Low” by Flo Rida 2008
  107. “I Gotta Feeling” by The Black Eyed Peas 2009 
  108. “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum 2010
  109. “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele 2011
  110. “Gangnam Style” by Psy 2012 
  111. “Roar” by Katy Perry 2013 
  112. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams 2013
  113. “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars 2014
  114. “Shake It Off” by Taylor Swift 2014 
  115. “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa 2015  
  116. “Work” by Rihanna and Drake 2016 
  117. “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” by Justin Timberlake 2016
  118. “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber 2016  
  119. “Shape of You” by Ed Sheeran 2017
  120. “A Million Dreams” by Pink 2018
  121. “God’s Plan” by Drake 2018
  122. “Meant to Be” by Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha 2018 
  123. “Holiday Song" (Live at UMass Lowell’s Fallout Shelter in 1986) by Pixies released 2018
  124. “Isis” Live at UMass Lowell in 1975 by Bob Dylan released 2019*
  125. “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X 2019
*The version of 'Isis' recorded by Bob Dylan at UMass Lowell was not available, but this is a similar live version recorded the same year.