Booker T. & The MG's
Green Onions





Release Year: 1962

Rankings: All-Time #129 / 1960s #50 / 1962 #1


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 (2010) 1002
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1002
Blender (USA) - Standout Tracks from the 500 CDs You Must Own (2003) No Order
Blues and Soul (UK) - 40 Essential Soul Singles (2007) 23
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) 12
Dave Marsh (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Singles Ever Made (1989) 110
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
Lou Reed (USA) - 100 Favorite Tracks (2005) No Order
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
Paste Magazine (USA) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2016) 75
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) 181
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (Updated 2010) 183
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 401-500
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 61
Charlie Gillett (UK) - Sound Of The City: Playlist 1946-1971 (1983) No Order
Colin Larkin (UK) - The All-Time Top 100 Singles (2000) 5
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Singles of All Time (1997) 41
Mojo (UK) - The Ultimate Jukebox: 100 Singles You Must Own (2003) 9
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1960s (2012) 79
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 169
NME (UK) - The Top 100 Singles of All Time (1976) 31
NME (UK) - The Top 150 Singles of All Time (1987) 143
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The 1010 Songs You Must Own (2004) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) No Order
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 Wire (UK) - The 100 Most Important Records Ever Made (1992) No Order
Vox (UK) - 100 Records That Shook the World (1991) No Order
Zig Zag (UK) - Gillett & Frith's Hot 100 Singles (1975) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
3FM (The Netherlands) - 3 voor 12: 312 Essentials (2013) No Order
Martijn Stoffer and Roel Bentz van de Berg (The Netherlands) - Atoomjukebox (2009) No Order
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 225
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 381
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Songs of All Time (2004) 253
Spex (Germany) - The Best Singles of the Century (1999) No Order
Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany) - 1020 Songs 1955-2005 (2005) No Order
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1002
Gerard Herzaft (France) - Encyclopedia of the Blues: The Blues Standards (1997) No Order
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
Hipersonica (Spain) - Las 101 mejores canciones de rock de los años 50 y 60 [The 101 Best Rock Songs of the '50s and '60s] (2014) 85
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (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) 42