The Shangri-Las
Leader of the Pack





Release Year: 1964

Rankings:
All-Time
#255 / 1960s #87 / 1964 #12


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of the Top 40 Singles by Year (1981) 5
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 702
Greil Marcus (USA) - STRANDED: "Treasure Island" Singles (1979) No Order
Paste Magazine (USA) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2016) 76
Pitchfork (USA) - Top 200 Songs of the 60s (2006) 30
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 180
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2004) 447
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 454
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 1001-2750
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings You Must Hear Before You Die: Songs (2008) No Order
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 545
Freaky Trigger (UK) - Top 100 Songs of All Time (2005) 58
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of NME's Lifetime (2012) 44
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2012) 5
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, 100 Essential Singles (2001) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
Q (UK) - Top 20 Singles from 1954-1969 (2004) 16
Sean Egan (USA) - 500 Songs You Need to Hear (2006) No Order
Sean Egan (USA) - The Little Black Book of Music: Key Songs (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
Zig Zag (UK) - Gillett & Frith's Hot 100 Singles (1975) No Order
3FM (The Netherlands) - 3 voor 12: 312 Essentials (2013) No Order
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 77
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 133
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 493
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Indispensable Songs (2006) No Order
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
Record Collectors (Japan) - 100 Best US Songs 1954-1966 (2009) 56