Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs 420-411

420. “The Girl Can’t Help it” – Little Richard I can’t hear this song without thinking about Fergie, but it was actually originally written about the big-breasted Jayne Mansfield. It wasn’t that big of a hit in ’57 when it was released (it peaked at the No. 49 position), so it really makes me wonder…

Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs 460-451

460. “My Sweet Lord” – George Harrison (1970) Even though The Beatles were mainly focused on McCartney and Lennon, George Harrison penned some of their greatest work, most notably “Something,” the best track on the acclaimed Abbey Road. But this song, which I had never heard before now, may top them all. This is simply…

Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs: 470-461

The last batch of songs was the best yet featuring classics that I knew and others I didn’t with seven of the 10 worthy of consideration for my Top 500. It’ll be tough to top. 470. “Standing in the Shadows of Love” – Four Tops (1966) This isn’t a bad song by any means, but…