The legends of music mention their top desert songs lists. Everyone loves a good desert island music list.

Keith Richards Desert Island Songskeith richards

Extra Classic by Gregory Isaacs, 1978 Extra Classic album

Wee Wee Hours by Chuck Berry, 1955 b-side to Maybellene single
Sugar on the Floor by Etta James, 1978 Deep in the Night Soul album
You Win Again by Hank Williams, 1952 b-side to Settin’ the Woods on Fire single

Noel Gallagher Desert Island Songs

Be My Baby by The Ronettes, 1964 Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica

Pretty Vacant by Sex Pistols, 1977 Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols
Let’s Dance by David Bowie, 1983 Let’s Dance
Nobody Home by Pink Floyd The Wall, 1979 The Wall

Marianne Faithfull

Small Axe by Bob Marley, 1970 single

Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones, 1969 Let it Bleed album
Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan, 1965 Highway 61 Revisited album
Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix, 1967 Are You Experienced album

Phil Collins

Helpless Heart by Paul Brady, 1983 True For You album

All My Loving by The Beatles, 1963 With the Beatles album
Somewhere by Aretha Franklin, 1973 Hey Now Hey (The Other Side Of The Sky) album
If I Fell by The Beatles, 1964 A Hard Day’s Night album

Suzi Quatro

When I Fall In Love by Nat King Cole, 1957 Love is the Thing album

When Doves Cry by Prince, 1984 Purple Rain album
Desperado by Eagles, 1973 Desperado album
Rosie by Jackson Browne, 1977 Running on Empty album

George Michael

Love is a Losing Game by Amy Winehouse, 2006 Back to Black album

Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana, 1991 Nevermind
Do the Strand by Roxy Music, 1973 For Your Pleasure
Crazy by Gnarls Barkley, 2006 St. Elsewhere
Being Boring by Pet Shop Boys, 1990 Behaviour

Roger Waters

Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor – 4th movement by Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Sir Simon Rattle
MAHLER – SYMPHONY NO.5. Gustav Mahler

Helpless by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, 1970 Déjà Vu (Folk Rock)
Bird on the Wire by Leonard Cohen, 1969 Songs from a room (Folk)
Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles, 1960 The genius hits the road (Rhythm & Blues)
God Bless the Child by Billie Holiday, 1941 God bless the child single (Vocal)

Debbie Harry

Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor – 4th movement by Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Sir Simon Rattle
MAHLER – SYMPHONY NO.5. Gustav Mahler

Peaches, Talk to Me, 2009 I feel cream (Electro)
The Velvet Underground, White Light/White Heat, 1968 White Light/White Heat (Avantgarde)
Gossip – Heavy Cross – 2009 Music for men (Leftfield)
Nina Simone, Strange Fruit – 1965 Pastel Blues (Rhythm & Blues)

Yoko Ono Desert Island Songs

Beautiful Boy by John Lennon, 1980 Double Fantasy album

When I Grow Too Old To Dream by Gracie Fields, 1935 single
One Love/People Get Ready by Bob Marley, 1977 Exodus album
Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien by Édith Piaf, 1960 single
Lilli Marlene by Lale Andersen, 1950 single

David Gilmour

Dancing In The Street by Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, 1965 Dance Party

Waterloo Sunset by The Kinks, 1967 Something Else By The Kinks
Ballad In Plain D by Bob Dylan, 1964 Another Side of Bob Dylan
I’m Still Here by Tom Waits, 2002 Alice

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