OK, so I was assisting a fellow monk today in writing a Perl script to generate a random music playlist from multiple playlists.

This got me to thinkin' -- "Self, you being the music connoisseur that you are, what would your all-time favorites list look like?"

Well, that's where I started... and here's where I tragically ended up:

Update: Fixed columns, added readmore tags

thezip's Top 10 Perl/Programming Songs of All Time!

Rank Artist(s) Genre Song
1 Pink Floyd Classic Rock Wish You Were <<HERE
2 The do-bie Brothers Classic Rock It Keeps You Runnin'
3 The Beatles Classic Rock Yellow sub{}
4 Styx Classic Rock Blue Collar Man Page
5 M.C. Hammer Hip-Hop Can't `touch` This
6 The Doors Psychedelic Rock break; on Through
7 The Pretenders Punk <=> Invaders
8 Led Zeppelin Classic Rock D'yer nMak'r
9 James Brown Soul Papa's Got a Brand New BEGIN
10 Rocky Horror Picture Show Musicals The time() Warp
Bob Hope Big Band Thanks for the Memory
Glenn Miller Orchestra Big Band A String of Perls

(Could there be others?)