The list has been compiled by some of the country’s best known musicians, singers and writers.
Let’s hear some suggestions for what will be #1?
Australian music’s history is rich with songs that have stood the test of time, achieved international success and influenced generations. This is the definitive list as we’ve surveyed some of the country’s greatest songwriters and MAX artists. With contributions from Paul Kelly, Jimmy Barnes, Wally De Backer, Daryl Braithwaite, Don Walker, John Butler, Tina Arena, Keith Urban, James Reyne, Megan Washington, Kasey Chambers, Andrew Stockdale and many more, these are the songs they voted as their personal favourites.
Hosted by the incomparable Molly Meldrum, the Top 100 Greatest Australian Songs of All Time countdown will also see these artists share stories on why they love the songs they’ve selected. This huge countdown features songs from Cold Chisel, Midnight Oil, Crowded House, Daddy Cool, INXS, AC/DC and Kylie Minogue, to Gotye, Silverchair, Sia, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Missy Higgins and Bernard Fanning to name but a few.
The Top 100 Greatest Australian Songs of All Time is the perfect playlist for your Australia Day celebrations and is sure to be the subject of much debate around the BBQ. Which song will come in at number one?
Artists who contributed to the Top 100 Greatest Australian Songs of All Time on MAX
Andrew Duffield (Models)
Andrew Stockdale (Wolfmother)
Brian Canham (Pseudo Echo)
Chris Cheney (The Living End)
Darren Middleton (Powderfinger)
Dave Gleeson (The Screaming Jets)
Dave Hosking (Boy & Bear)
Don Walker (Cold Chisel)
Graeham Goble (Little River Band)
Greedy Smith (Mental As Anything)
Harry Vanda (The Easybeats)
Ian Kenny (Birds Of Tokyo)
Jae Laffer (The Panics)
Jeremy Oxley (Sunnyboys)
John Brewster (The Angels)
Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe)
Kevin Mitchell (Jebediah/Bob Evans)
Mark Evans (AC/DC)
Pat Davern (Grinspoon)
Richard Pleasance (Boom Crash Opera)
Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil)
Sarah McLeod (The Superjesus)
Steve Kilbey (The Church)
Suze DeMarchi (Baby Animals)
Wally De Backer (Gotye)
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