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Thurston Moore lists his favorite songs of all time

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Thurston Moore, the guitar visionary of Sonic Youth, Chelsea Light Moving and many other collaborations (he just wrapped up a residency at The Stone with various collaborators), is set to receive The Fly’s Living Legend Award in London this February, and ahead of that The Fly asked him to list his Favorite Songs of All Time.

That list includes songs by Patti Smith, Teenage Jesus & the Jerks, T. Rex, Nirvana, Dinosaur Jr, Lou Reed, Beach Boys, David Bowie, Minor Threat, Black Flag and more. Check out his full list below…

Thurston Moore’s 38 Favorite Songs of All Time
Tapper Zukie – ‘Man Ah Warrior’
Patti Smith – ‘Godspeed’
Teenage Jesus & The Jerks – ‘Orphans’
Mars – ‘3E’
Public Image LTD – ‘Public Image’
The Slits – ‘Love Und Romance’
The Raincoats – ‘In Love’
Captain Beefheart – ‘Electricity’
Alice Cooper – ‘Is It My Body?’
T. Rex – ‘Children Of The Revolution’
Archie Shepp – ‘Blasé’
Billie Holiday – ‘Gloomy Sunday’
Nirvana – ‘Dive’
Mudhoney – ‘In ‘N Out of Grace’
Dinosaur Jr. – ‘Little Fury Things’
Jackson C. Frank – ‘Blues Run The Game’
Bush Tetras – ‘Too Many Creeps’
The Germs – ‘Caught In My Eye’
Boredoms – ‘Born To Anal’
Lou Reed – ‘Satellite Of Love’
Beach Boys – ‘Hang On To Your Ego’
David Bowie – ‘Five Years’
Sparks – ‘Equator’
Siouxsie & The Banshees – ‘Hong Kong Garden’
The Damned – ‘New Rose’
The Mentally Ill – ‘Gacy’s Place’
Minor Threat – ‘Out Of Step’
Black Flag – ‘I’ve Got To Run’
The Untouchables – ‘Nic Fit’
Iron Cross – ‘Fight Em All’
The Faith – ‘It’s Time’
Void – ‘My Rules’
Negative Approach – ‘Nothing’
Youth Brigade – ‘It’s About Time We Had A Change’
State Of Alert – ‘Gonna Haveta Fight’
Anne Briggs – ‘Go Your Way’
The Fugs – ‘Crystal Liaison’
Jimi Hendrix – ‘Freedom’

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