The Riff
Published in

The Riff

The Biggest Snubs From Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs

What were they thinking? (Part 1)

Image Credit: usdesign1006 / ShutterStock

Recently, Rolling Stone released its latest list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

In brief, they fucked up. Massively.

It’s a terrible list that they should be ashamed of publishing. Most of that is down to their methodology, which — to say the least —




A new publication on music and how it’s impacting our lives ❤ Write for us:

Recommended from Medium

BTS’s ‘Butter’ Sticks At №1 For Fifth-Straight Week — Breaking This Record Held By Aerosmith

The Peculiar Sex Appeal of Post Malone

The story behind “The Christmas Song”

9 (Fun) Facts About Classical Music

What Is Mainstream Music… Playing?

Beyoncé’s ‘Rocket’ and the Pleasures of Artistic Freedom

Warren Zevon

Music Hour: Poppin’Party

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
JL Matthews

JL Matthews

Medium Top 1,000 Writer | Become a Member and gain access to all my posts: |

More from Medium

Nine Guilty Pleasure Songs By Scottish Bands for Burns Night Listening

A single piper plays his bagpipes on a beach

My Five Favorite Cover Versions of Classic TV Show Theme Songs

When The Smashing Pumpkins Forgot Who They Were

A Little Ol’ Wine Drinking You and Me