Who Voted for the 500 Greatest Songs?

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Voters were asked to submit ranked ballots listing their 50 favorite songs of all time. Votes were tabulated, with the highest-ranked album on each list receiving 300 points, the second highest 290 points, and so on down to 44 points for number 50. More than 4,000 albums received at least one vote.

Artists, Songwriters, and Producers

Chuck D and Flavor Flav of Public Enemy shooting the “‘Fight The Power” video, New York, 1989.

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Stevie Nicks, late 1970s.

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Industry

Otis Redding, 1967.

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Journalists

Dave Stewart and Annie Lennox of Eurythmics, 1983.

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