Posted: 12 December, 2014
This Friday we'll play you all thr tracks that shaped history as chosen by the Music Jury.
Listen To The 'Music That Shaped History' Countdown On 104.9FM or Online Here.
Today Triple M is celebrating the milestones and landmark events that shaped the music we listen to today. Triple M’s Music That Shaped History Countdown.
Behind the scenes the Triple M Music Jury has already been arguing about the music that’s synonymous with the history’s big rock moments, the life changing concerts, the 'ends of an era' – basically, the music that shaped history.
We’re still working through the final list of songs and all going to plan we’ll count them down today from 9AM on 104.9FM Triple M or stream it here.
The Countdown So Far...
94. Tonight Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins
93. Do You See What I See - Hunters & Collectors (Live At Selina’s Coogee)
92. Creep – Radiohead
91. Dr. Dan Theme - Kevin Borich
90. Comin' Home – Radiators
89. The Pretender - Foo Fighters
88. T.N.T. - AC/DC
87. When I Come Around - Green Day
86. I Touch Myself – Divinyls
85. King Of The Mountain - Midnight Oil / Greatest View – Silverchair (Wave Aid)
Event - Wave Aid - Taking inspiration from Band Aid, the 2005 Wave Aid concert was held to raise money for the devestating 2005 East Indian Ocean tsunami. Bands like Silverchair, Powderfinger and Midnight Oil made it an amazing and memorable event.
Midnight Oil live at WaveAid: YouTube/neko
84. Hero Of The Day – Metallica
Album - The Black Album - Came in at Number 9 In Triple M's Greatest Rock Albums Of All Time
83. Girlfriend Is Better - Talking Heads
Movie - Stop Making Sense - Talking Heads Stop Making Sense one of the most iconic concert movies of all time.
82. Evidence - Faith No More
81. Blaze Of Glory - Jon Bon Jovi
80. Shine - Collective Soul
79. Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again - The Angels
78. Girl Youll Be A Woman Soon - Urge Overkill
Movie - Pulp Fiction - It's one of the best films of the 90s, Tarantino's cult classic Pulp Fiction was not only visually awesome but was accompanied by a great soundtrack. Urge Overkill may not be a household name but their cover of Neil Diamond's "Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon" was a definining song.
**Warning - Clip Contains Drug Use**
Pulp Fiction scene with "Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon": YouTube/Ureine Metheus
77. Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
76. Drive – Incubus
75. Lemon - U2
74. Zombie – The Cranberries
73. All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix
72. Spoonman - Soundgarden
71. Guns In The Sky – Inxs
Event - INXS Play Oz For Africa - It's 1985 and all everyone can talk about is Live Aid. Helmed by Bob Geldof and hailed as a "global jukebox" Live Aid was broadcast across the globe with huge acts such as U2, Queen and a very close to original Led Zeppelin.
In Australia, we got 'Oz For Africa' with Mental As Anything, Men At Work, The Angels and the band that everyone wanted to see INXS.
INXS played Oz For Africa, the historical event for Band Aid: YouTube/HEWSON PAIN
70. Things Dont Seem - Australian Crawl
69. Karma Police - Radiohead
68. Panama - Van Halen
67. With A Little Help - Joe Cocker
66. Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye
65. Even Flow - Pearl Jam
64. On My Mind – Powderfinger
63. You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
62. Imagine - John Lennon
Death - John Lennon - Dec 8th, 1980 was a pivotal moment in music history. John Lennon was obviously one of the biggest figures in music history and his assassination left a gaping hole in the heart of music fans everywhere.
John Lennon "Imagine" clip: YouTube/El Rincon de Mozyto - Videos
61. Losing My Religion – Rem
60. God Save The Queen - Sex Pistols
59. My Hero - Foo Fighters / This Is A Call - Foo Fighters
58. Hotel California – Eagles
57. Unforgiven – Metallica
56. Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
55. Epic - Faith No More
54. Tie Your Mother Down – Queen
53. Dr Feelgood - Motley Crue
52. Better Be Home Soon - Crowded House
51. About A Girl (Unplugged) – Nirvana
50. Pride (In The Name Of Love) - U2
49. Great Southern Land – Icehouse
48. Bohemian Like You - Dandy Warhols
47. Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival
46. Bullet With Butterfly Wings - The Smashing Pumpkins
45. What You Need – Inxs / Layla – Eric Claption – Live Aid
44. Give It Away - Red Hot Chili Peppers
43. It’s A Long Way To The Top - Ac/Dc
42. Lithium - Nirvana
41. My Happiness - Powderfinger
40. Run To The Hills - Iron Maiden
39. I Want It All – Queen
38. One - U2
37. Holiday - Green Day
36. Daughter - Pearl Jam
35. Power & The Passion – Midnight Oil / Read About It - Midnight Oil
Live At Goat Island
34. November Rain - Guns N Roses
Use Your Illusion Tour
33. Never Tear Us Apart - Inxs
Death - Michael Hutchence In 1997 INXS had just set out on a world tour in support of their album Elegantly Wasted. It was their 20th Anniversary tour and their last leg was to be held in Australia.
On November 22nd, Michael Hutchence was found dead in his Double Bay apartment the enigmatic lead singer had been suffering from depression and drug abuse. It'll forever be one of the saddest days in Australian music history.
INXS "Never Tear Us Apart" clip: YouTube/INXSVEVO
32. Flagpole Sitta - Harvey Danger
31. Cheap Wine - Cold Chisel / No Sense - Cold Chisel
30. Nothing Else Matters - Metallica
29. 1979 – The Smashing Pumpkins
28. Jump - Van Halen
27. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
26. Thunderstruck - Ac/Dc
25. Big Me - Foo Fighters
24. Polly - Nirvana
23. Walk This Way - Aerosmith
22. Reckless - Australian Crawl
21. Sweet Child O’ Mine - Guns N’ Roses
20. Time Of Your Life - Green Day
19. Highway To Hell - Ac/Dc
18. Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
17. Better Man - Pearl Jam
16. Tomorrow – Silverchair
Album – Frogstomp – Youngsters Silverchair took the grunge world by storm releasing an amazing album in 1995 when they were only 15 years of age.
Silverchair "Tomorrow" video clip: YouTube/SilverchairVEVO
15. Overcome - Live
14. Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
13. Wonderwall - Oasis
12. Back In Black - AC/DC
11. Come As You Are - Nirvana
10. Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
9. Killing In The Name - Rage Against The Machine
8. Welcome To The Jungle - Guns N Roses
Gig - Guns N' Roses Live At Eastern Creek - When we think of 'best gigs' there's one that always sticks out in the mind. Guns N' Roses at Eastern Creek in Sydney was definitely one of the biggest and most outrageous in recent memory.
80,000 plus screaming crazy fans, with Rose Tattoo as support, Gunners during their height of their infamy rocked a dustbowl called Eastern Creek into history.
Guns N's Roses at Eastern Creek news report: YouTube/Kieran Mangan
7. We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions - Queen
6. Everlong - Foo Fighters
5. Khe Sahn - Cold Chisel
4. Enter Sandman - Metallica
3. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
Movie – Wayne’s World - Who could forget this classic scene? It' was a great song originally, but after this movie, it became a cult classic.
2. Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
Album - Nirvana "Nevermind" - It's the album that defined the 90s, it was the first grunge / alternative album to reach mainstream popular success, hailing the rise of the genre and a brilliant period for music.
In late '91 Nirvana Nevermind had become a surprise success off the back of "It Smells Like Teen Spirit", by '92 it had topped Michael Jackson for number one one the Billboard 200 chart.
"Smells Like Teen Spirit" vaulted Nevermind into the mainstream: YouTube/NirvanaVEVO
1. Hells Bells - AC/DC
New Singer – Brian Johnson - And the rest....as they say....is history. Listen to the audio of the unlikely story of Brian Johnson joining AC/DC below.
Brian Johnson: How I Became AC/DC Singer
29 July, 2011 - 2:10AM
See more: AC/DC, Brian Johnson, Bon Scott
Brian Johnson sits down for a rare chat, revealing the real story of how he replaced Bon Scott to become AC/DC's singer.