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A Message to You Rudy





Release Year: 1979

Rankings: All-Time #1212 / 1970s #280 / 1979 #30


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
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Steve Crawford (USA) - 1,000 Essential Songs from the 1970s (2015) 101
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 1970s (2012) 125
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 369
Gary Mulholland (UK) - This Is Uncool: The 500 Best Singles Since Punk Rock (2002) No Order
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The Ultimate Jukebox: 100 Singles You Must Own (2003) 64
NME (UK) - The 100 Best Songs of the 1970s (2012) 89
Theater van het Sentiment, Radio 2 (NL) - Top 40 Songs by Year 1969-2000 (2013) 29
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
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussé (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
Marty Willson-Piper, InDeepMusicArchive.net (Australia) - Song of the Day Selections (approx. 1983-present) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
End of Year Lists
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 39