Billie Holiday
Strange Fruit





Release Year: 1939

Rankings: All-Time #74 / 1930s #1 / 1939 #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) 1-1001
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Blender (USA) - The 1001 Greatest Songs to Download Right Now! (2003) No Order
Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) No Order
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
RIAA and NEA (USA) - 365 Songs of the Century (2001) 273
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA)- The Songs That Shaped Rock (Additions 2011) No Order
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 21-100
TIME (USA) - The All-Time 100 Songs (2011) No Order
Ted Gioia (USA) - The History of Jazz: Recommended Listenings (2011) No Order
TimeOut New York (USA) - The Best Songs Ever (2016) 1
BBC Radio2 (UK) - Sold on Song, a Celebration of Great Songs and Songwriting No Order
Dorian Lynskey (USA) - 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs (2011) No Order
Elspeth Beidas (UK) - 10,000 Things You Need to Know: The Big Book of Lists [100 Songs] (2016) No Order
Guardian (UK) - A history of modern music (2011) No Order
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2000) 7
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Records That Changed the World (2007) 67
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (2014) 325
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2009) 16
Neil McCormick, The Telegraph (UK) - The 100 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 16
Q (UK) - 100 Songs That Changed the World (2003) 6
Q (UK) - The 10 Most Perfect Songs Ever (2007) 5
Q (UK) - The 1001 Best Songs Ever (2003) No Order
Q (UK) - The Ultimate Music Collection (2005) 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
Musikexpress (Germany) - The 700 Best Songs of All Time (2014) 300
Neon (Germany) - Die 222 besten Songs aller Zeiten [The 222 Best Songs of All Time] (2008) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - Anniversary Special: 222 Songs (2013) No Order
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2010 - French Edition) 1-1001
Actuel (France) - 50 chansons qui ont change le monde (1988) No Order
Jazz Magazine (France) - The 101 Most Influental Jazz Pieces (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Indispensable Songs (2006) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 101-1000
Volume (France) - 200 Records that Changed the World, 2008 (40 songs) No Order
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 92
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The Top 150 Songs from the 20th Century (1998) 16
Marty Willson-Piper, InDeepMusicArchive.net (Australia) - Song of the Day Selections (approx. 1983-present) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Blow Up (Italy) - 100 Songs to Remember (2006) 1
Guido Michielone (Italy) - Jazz Forever: 1020 Tunes 1894-2015 (2015) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Mauro Ronconi (Italy) - The Best Song from the 200 Best Albums (1998) No Order
Rumore (Italy) - Top 300 Songs of All Time (2017) 146
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order