The Clash, John Prine among artists with most votes on our Top 1055 Songs list

Black Pumas topped our recent 1055 Colorado Sound Songs countdown with their incredible song “Colors.” And they were joined in the Top 10 by bands including Wet Leg (“Chaise Longue”), the Felice Brothers (“Jazz on the Autobahn”), Valerie June (“Call Me a Fool”), Lake Street Dive (“Hypotheticals”), and Yola (“Stand for Myself”). 

Related: See the full of songs on our Top 1055 Colorado Sound Songs countdown

However, which band or artists had the most songs appear on the list? 

The Clash

That honor belongs to the Clash, who earned a total of 11 spots on our Top 1055 Songs countdown thanks to your votes. (You also voted Joe Strummer on the list an additional three times, both solo and with his band the Mescaleros.) The Clash songs you voted for include “Pressure Drop,” “Hateful,” “London Calling,” and “Clampdown.”

Number Song Name Artist
996 Armagideon Time Clash
893 Revolution Rock Clash
885 Rudie Can’t Fail Clash
809 Pressure Drop Clash
688 Clampdown Clash
651 Brand New Cadillac Clash
577 Guns Of Brixton Clash
563 Safe European Home Clash
455 White Riot Clash
395 London Calling Clash
317 Hateful Clash


John Prine

The Clash were followed closely by John Prine, whose songs landed on the list 10 times, including “Hello in There,” “Angel from Montgomery,” “When I Get to Heaven,” and “I Remember Everything.” The latter is the final song Prine recorded before his death from COVID-19 on April 7, 2020. 


Number Song Name Artist
792 Hello In There John Prine
732 Angel From Montgomery John Prine
703 Paradise John Prine
637 That’s The Way The World Goes ‘Round John Prine
633 Souvenirs John Prine
423 Lake Marie John Prine
319 Knocking On Your Screen Door John Prine
179 Lonesome Friends Of Science John Prine
81 When I Get To Heaven John Prine
23 I Remember Everything John Prine


More popular artists on the Top 1055 Songs list

Other artists to earn a large number of placements on the list include My Morning Jacket, Jason Isbell, David Bowie, and Beck. All of these artists placed on the list at least eight times (Beck came in with nine).

Number Song Name Artist
951 Devil’s Haircut Beck
870 Guess I’m Doing Fine Beck
853 I’m So Free Beck
829 Wow Beck
675 Up All Night Beck
622 New Pollution Beck
604 Beautiful Way Beck
495 Que Ondo Guero Beck
144 Debra Beck


Nathaniel Rateliff earned three spots as a solo artist and another six with his band the Night Sweats

Number Song Name Artist
267 Redemption Nathaniel Rateliff
77 Time Stands Nathaniel Rateliff
20 And It’s Still Alright Nathaniel Rateliff
307 Face Down In The Moment Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
161 Survivor Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
143 I Need Never Get Old Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
106 Hey Mama Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
45 You Worry Me Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
7 SOB Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats


Moving down the line a bit, a number of artists landed on the countdown at least five times including Lord Huron, Lake Street Dive, the Lumineers, the Replacements, the Drive-By Truckers, the Decemberists, Sturgill Simpson, the Gasoline Lollipops, and Valerie June.

Number Song Name Artist
924 Got Soul Valerie June
653 Cosmic Dancer Valerie June
454 Astral Plane Valerie June
78 Smile Valerie June
5 Call Me A Fool Valerie June



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