100 Greatest Fusion Songs

Criteria: These Fusion Songs were chosen to chosen for their musical vision through their originality, influence, instrumental quality and creative inspiration.

Definition: In the late 1960s, jazz musicians began mixing the forms and improvisational techniques of jazz with the electric instruments of rock and the rhythms of soul and rhythm and blues. At the same time, some rock artists began adding jazz elements to their music. Fusion has gone on to often include world music and other elements. At its best, fusion music is often considered to be one of the most inventive, original and virtuosic musical genres.

Greatest Fusion Songs
1. In A Silent Way
Miles Davis
2. The Noonward Race
Mahavishnu Orchestra
3. Spain
Chick Corea
4. A Love Supreme
Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin
5. Slightly All The Time
Soft Machine
6. Boogie Woogie Waltz
Weather Report, Christian McBride
7. Hannibal
Miles Davis
8. Open Beauty
Don Ellis Orchestra
9. Chameleon
Herbie Hancock
10. A Remark You Made
Weather Report
11. Light As A Feather
Return To Forever
12. Footprints
Wayne Shorter
13. The Dominant Plague
Allan Holdsworth
14. Foreign Affairs
Tribal Tech
15. Proto Cosmos
The New Tony Williams Lifetime
16. Samurai Hee-Haw
Marc Johnson
17. Nubian Sundance
Weather Report
18. Still Warm
John Scofield
19. The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
Traffic
20. St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast/Father O'Blivion
Frank Zappa
21. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
Chicago
22. Incident At Neshabur
Santana
23. World Gone Strange
Andy Summers
24. Sympathy For The Devil
Blood, Sweat & Tears
25. Sandbox
Leni Stern
26. Funnels
Allan Holdsworth
27. The Precipice
Tribal Tech
28. The Wish
Chick Corea
29. Sometimes I...
Scott Kinsey
30. Galaxy
Eddie Henderson
31. Cadillac Club
Bob Berg
32. Sister Moon
Sting
33. Shadow Dance
Dave Holland
34. The Necessary Blonde
Tribal Tech
35. Two Price Hit
Petite Blonde
36. Welcome To My Chambers
Tom Coster
37. The Approaching Storm
Chicago
38. Looking Glass
Allan Holdsworth
39. Wild Things Run Fast
Joni Mitchell
40. Desert Girl
Planet X
41. Blessed Relief
Frank Zappa
42. Window's Peak
Dennis Chambers
43. 500 Miles High
Flora Purim
44. Sultan's Boogie
Scott Henderson
45. Train Of Thought
Mitchel Forman
46. Can You Follow?
Larry Coryell
47. Birdland
Weather Report
48. Nairobi Express
Scott Henderson
49. Saturn V
Tribal Tech
50. Devil Take The Hindmost
Allan Holdsworth

51. And When I Die
Blood, Sweat & Tears
52. Stella By Infra-Red High Particle Neutron Beam
Tribal Tech
53. Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
54. Pud Wud
Allan Holdsworth
55. Signal Path
Tribal Tech
56. Carol Ann
Soft Machine
57. Toussaint L'overture
Santana
58. Seven Days
Sting
59. Somewhere In The West
Andy Summers
60. Sara's Touch
Mike Mainieri
61. Expansions
Lonnie Liston Smith
62. Winter In America
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson
63. Freedom Jazz Dance
Miroslav Vitous
64. Black Market
Weather Report, Shawn Lane
65. Inca Roads
Frank Zappa
66. Watermelon Man
Herbie Hancock
67. City Nights
Allan Holdsworth
68. Blue Matter
John Scofield
69. Hillbilly In The Band
Scott Henderson
70. Return To Forever
Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy
71. Busy On The Line
Mark-Almond
72. Strawberry Soup
Don Ellis Orchestra
73. Summerhill
Dieter Ilg
74. The Big Wave
Tribal Tech
75. Pink Napkins
Frank Zappa
76. Talk To Me
Leni Stern
77. Actual Proof
Herbie Hancock
78. Kingdom Of Dreams
Planet X
79. Samba De Sausalito
Santana
80. Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
Joni Mitchell, Derek Sherinian
81. Space Camel
Tribal Tech
82. Dream
Mahavishnu Orchestra
83. Red Baron
Billy Cobham
84. Spanish Moss
Billy Cobham
85. Out-Bloody-Rageous
Soft Machine
86. School Days
Stanley Clarke
87. Nuclear Burn
Brand X
88. Giant Steps
Vital Tech Tones
89. Holiday Insane
Chad Wackerman
90. 2Fast
Scott Kinsey
91. Metro
Metro
92. Pussy Wiggle Stomp
Don Ellis
93. Race With Devil On Spanish Highway
Al Di Meola
94. Portrait Of A Yak
Wayne Johnson
95. Soli
Gong
96. Abracadabra
Klaus Doldinger
97. Bring On The Night
Sting
98. 5 To 10
Allan Holdsworth
99. Vashkar
Tony Williams Lifetime
100. Zoot Allures
Frank Zappa
Miles Davis
John McLaughlin
Chick Corea
Don Ellis
Carlos Santana