'Respect', from Aretha Franklin, the best song in history according to the list of Rolling Stone magazine

Respect, from Aretha Franklin, leads the new list of the 500 best songs of all time developed by the influential Musical magazine Rolling Stone, a position in w

'Respect', from Aretha Franklin, the best song in history according to the list of Rolling Stone magazine

Respect, from Aretha Franklin, leads the new list of the 500 best songs of all time developed by the influential Musical magazine Rolling Stone, a position in which it replaces Bob Dylan.

The publication has updated its list for the first time after 17 years. Franklin thus surpasses Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan, the song that occupied the first place on the list that the magazine did in 2004.

The first five places are completed Fight the Power, from Public Enemy, in second position; Change is Gonna Come, by Sam Cooke, in number three; The aforementioned Success of Dylan, in the fourth place; and Smells Like Teen Spirit of Nirvana at number five.

The list has been elaborated after a survey to more than 250 artists, journalists and figures of the musical industry that determined the 500 chosen among more than 4,000 songs. Among the first fifty are Classics from The Beatles, Stevie Wonder and The Kinks, but also new artists like Kendrik Lamar, Lorde or Kanye West.

The first song of a Latin interpreter is Gasolina, of Puerto Rican Daddy Yankee, ranked 50. In this new list, with greater styles than Hip-Hop, Reggae, Country and Latin Pop, 254 songs that were not present ago ago Almost two decades as a reflection of the evolution of popular music and the irruption of new genres.

Updated Date: 21 September 2021, 07:44

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