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The Greatest Of All Tunes is a regular feature on Berkeley Place.  We pick the best songs we’ve ever heard and write a little bit about them, add some cover versions, and post them under the tag G.O.A.T.  To be fair, we limit it to one song per artist.  Usually.

On this page, you’ll find links to all of them.

The Greatest Of All Tunes, listed by band/artist name

ACDC-You Shook Me All Night Long
Aerosmith (Top Ten)

Air Supply-The One That You Love
Aguilera, Christina and Linda Perry-Beautiful
Arrested Development-Tennessee
Badu, Erykah-Tyrone
Bananarama-Cruel Summer
BDP-Stop the Violence
Benetar, Pat-We Belong
Bland, Bobby Blue-Ain’t No Love (in the heart of the city)
Carnes, Kim-Betty Davis Eyes
Cash, Johnny and Nine Inch Nails-Hurt
Cee-Lo, Crazy
Cheap Trick-Surrender
Christmas Songs
The Clash (part one best covers songs)(part two (best solo projects))(part three (best #20-11))(part four (top 10 Clash songs))
Collins, Phil-In the Air Tonight

Creedence Clearwater Revival-Bat Moon Rising
bear guitarCounting Crows-The Rain King
Costello, Elvis-Allison
The Coup-Me and Jesus The Pimp in a ’79 Granada Last Night
Dawes, Charles and Carl Sigman-All in the Game
DeVaughn, William-Be Thankful for What You’ve Got
Del Tha Funkee Homosapien-Mistadabolina

Derek and the Dominoes-Layla
Dexy’s Midnight Runners-Come On, Eileen
Dire Straits-Sultans of Swing

The Doors-Peace Frog
Eliot, Missy-Work It
Eminem-Lose Yourself
Eurythmics-Sweet Dreams
Five Stairsteps-Oooh Child
Fleetwood Mac-Dreamsdancing
Foo Fighters-The Best of You
Foster the People-Pumped Up Kicks
Frankie Goes to Hollywood-Relax
Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff-Summertime
Funkadelic-One Nation Under a Groove
Gabriel, Peter-In Your Eyes
The Game-Hate it or Love It
Gaslight Anthem-’59 Sound
Genesis-Man on the Corner
Gnarls Barkley-Crazy

The Grateful Dead (tribute)
Gray, Dobie-Drift Away
Guns and Roses-Sweet Child of Mine
Hall and Oates-I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)
Havens, Richie-Freedom
Hendrix, Jimi-All Along the Watchtower
Herbie Hancock-Rockit
Higgins, Bertie-Key Largo
Hill, Lauryn-D00 Wop (That Thing)
The Isley Brothers-This Old Heart of Mine
Isbell, Jason-Coedine
Jackson, Michael-Thriller
Jane’s Addiction-Jane Says
Jay-Z-99 Problems
guitarJett, Joan-Bad Reputation
Joel, Billy-Only the Good Die Young

Journey-Don’t Stop Believing

The Killers, Somebody Told Me
King, Ben E.-Stand By Me
LL Cool J-Mama Said Knock You Out
M.A.R.R.S.-Pump Up the Volume
Mellencamp, John Cougar-Top Ten
MIA-Paper Planes
Modest Mouse-Float On
Morissette, Alanis-Ironic
Neil, Fred-Everybody’s Talking
Nena-99 Luftballoons
Newton John, Olivia-Physical
Newton, Juice-Angel of the Morning
Nirvana-Smells Like Teen Spirit
Notorious B.I.G.-Juicy
The O’Jays-For the Love of Moneydancing ladies
Petty, Tom (Top 10)
Postal Service-Such Great Heights
Prince (part one(part two) (part three)
Public Enemy-911 Is a Joke

Redbone-Come and Get Your Love
Rolling Stones (Top 40 Songs)
Robbins, Marty-El Paso
Rush, Merilou-Angel of the Morning
Seger, Bob-Turn the Page
Shocked, Michelle-Come A Long Way
Smashing Pumpkins-1979
Springsteen, Bruce-Top 10
Staton, Candi-Young Hearts Run Free
Stealer’s Wheel-Stuck in the Middle with You
Stevens, Cat-If You Want to Sing Out
Stewart, Rod-Maggie Mayvan dancing
3d Bass-Pop Goes the Weasel
Three Six Mafia-Stay Fly
Traditional-Whiskey in the Jar
Tribe Called Quest-Can I Kick It
TV Themes (part one) (part two)
Waits, Tom-Heart of a Saturday Night
The White Stripes-Seven Nation Army
Windwood, Steve-Back in the High Life Again
Withers, Bill-Ain’t No Sunshine
XTC-Peter Pumpkinhead
Yeah Yeah Yeahs-Maps
Zevon, Warren (tribute)-Parts One, Two, Three, Four

ZZ Top-I’m Bad, I’m Nationwide

Last Updated: MARCH 16