Best Reggae Songs of All Time


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The Top Ten

No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley
Common bob marley is THE reggae legend
Jah bless people jah bless
Bob marley is a legend and legends never die
I think this is the best yet
Best reggae song in the world! Has the original reggae feel to it! I love it. And honestly Santeria is not reggae... Not at all. No organ no soulful lyrics nothing...
[Newest]Its called No Woman, Doh Cry

2Santeria - Sublime
It's just... Beautiful, even when the lyrics are about killing a Mexican dude...
this is the best of sublime. Should be higher than no. 4!
It´s a soft and unmistakable sound
[Newest]It should be the first one...

3Buffalo Soldier - Bob Marley
I absolutely love this song I'm listening to it now
This is Bob Marley's best song. It should be number 1
Its very well sung and the lyrics are very good
[Newest]I think it is a awesome song love it :]

4Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
Cmon who doesn't think of this song when they think of reggae?
The first reggae song I ever herd after no woman no cry, this song deservs the 2nd place, not the 3rd, it'ss better then that
Very easily to sing along and very meaningful! BOB MARLEY=KING OF REGGAE!
So very nice to sing this song relaxing :3

5Welcome to Jamrock - Damian Marley
True modern day Reggae. His father must be very proud
It's not reggae, it's called dancehall, wrong list guys. Besides, welcome to jamrock is two ripoffs in one. The beat stolen directly from one song, lyrics and flow from another. I'm a give Damien Marley fan but this is far from his best work.


Just gimme the light so I can smoke some wed!

6One Love - Bob Marley
One love.. one heart.. lets get together and feel all right..
Number #9 come on!

7D'yer Mak'er - Led Zeppelin
Love this song awesome lyrics and proves led zep could do more than just rock hard. 10/10
This song is called Jamaica
This song is awesome I wouldve picked sublime but his song is awesome

8Get Up, Stand Up - Bob Marley
Reggae at its pinnacle... The best

9True Love - Soldiers of Jah Army
Soja is my favourite band! I really love their music!
Best contemporary reggae song
Man this is a lovely song, must be in the first ten!

"I need true love
Do you know what you mean to me?
Does it show as I live and I breath?
In the valley of the shadow, I know you'll be.
I defense, I conquer death
I conquer the enemy (envy)"

10Baby, I Love Your Way - Big Mountain
You can listen to this one while youre in the beach. Big Mountain has a cool and clear voice. It


The Contenders

11Red, Red Wine - UB40
Smooth reggae makes me sleep.. ^^
More of ub40 tracks should be here
It's an awesome reggae track, this, without a doubt.


[Newest]Are you kidding?! How is this not even in the top 5?!

12Redemption Song - Bob Marley
This is my 1 of my favorite songs and most when it comes to reggae,.
Probably Bob Marley's best song, and it's not on the list?
This should be in the top ten hands down

13Drinking for 11 - Mad Caddies
This is real reggae! Makes me so happy
I feel and dance this one

14Kingston Town - UB40
This is the best reggae song ever it deserves the number 1 spot! It just has a story behind it..
Amazing song, it can turn you from angry to happy and relaxed, there is magic in Kingston Town.

15Jamica - Terkutuk Cintamu

16Zion Train - Bob Marley
Last song of true triumph.

17One Draw - Rita Marley

18Pesta Pantai - Tony Q
He is the best reggea solo singer in indonesia. His song known as indonesian original reaggea 'because he can mix the colour of reggea with indonesian traditional instrument such as gamelan, etc

19Johnny B Goode - Peter Tosh
Love this song, there should be way moreTosh on this list.


20Not the Way - Gregory Isaacs
Greggory Isaacs need I say more

21Billionaire - Travis McCoy

22This Is Reggae Music - Zap Pow
Reggae music is the best... herb and weedz I love
The first reggae song I've heard in my life and, I think it remain one of the best regaae songs ever.

23Turn Your Light Down Low - Bob Marley
This is one of the many good sounds of the master
This should be on the top ten...
This song should be in the top ten

24I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley

25Bad Boys - Inner Circle
Inner Circle have great songs, specially this one.

26Feeling Alright - Tribal Seeds
I feel alright when I listen to this song.


27Badfish - Sublime

28Want More - Bob Marley and The Wailers

29Let's Do It Again - J Boog
If you love reggae, you must love this one. no excuses.

30Dark Angel - Tribal Seeds
Sit down, relax and listen to this song. Master of reggae!


31You're My Jah - Djimbe
Listen it! Amazing song

32Funky Kingson - Toots & The Maytals
A great mix of reggae and funk. A basic song in reggae history.

33Quiero Bailar - Ivy Queen
Ivy Queen's 2003 hit "Quiero Bailar" combined Reggaeton with Reggae when her producer Ivan Joy sampled Reggae's riddim Liquid produced by Jeremy Harding. The song became the first Spanish song to reach #1 on on Miami's WPOW Rhythmic Top 40, an American radio station based in Miami, Florida that did not usually play Spanish music.
This song and it's remixes kept the fire in the clubs way into 2006 three years after it's release in 2003.

34Israelites - Desmond Dekker & Aces

35Still Blazin - Alborosie

36Sinsemilla - Black Uhuru

37These Streets - Tanya Stephens
Tanya is the bomb!

38Amber - 311
The most relaxing reggae song for me, I heard it first in 50 first dates.
Best reggae song out there,

39True to Myself - Ziggy Marley
It, s really True To Myself & Yourself

40Ehu Girl - Kolohe Kai
Nice song... All the time I play this music I remember my ehu girl ^^ I miss here veryyy musshhh...

41Stir It Up - Bob Marley
This should EASILY be number 1 and I had to add it to the list... hopeless
It really stir's one to inspiration

42Dawn of Time - Tribal Seeds

43Soul Rebel - Bob Marley
He's a Rebel, I'm a Rebel and We are a Rebel

44Dat - Pluto Shervington
This should have made the top 20

45World a Music - Ini Kamoze
The original Welcome To Jamrock. Of cause Bob Marley is better then this, but this should be up there in the top 10

46Stop That Train - Clint Eastwood & General Saint

47Safe and Sound - Rebelution

48I'll Be Here Awhile - 311

49One Love - Lucky Dube
Lucky Dube should be up higher

50Wrong Way - Sublime

51Lean On Me - Big Mountain

52Leaving Babylon - Bad Brains

53I Luv I Jah - Bad Brains

54It a Ring - Tonto Irie
Tonto Irie - It a ring

55Sky Is the Limit - Rebelution

56Comfort Zone - Rebelution

57Better Days - Franco

58Underneath It All - No Doubt

59Intifada - Ska-P
Awesome song! Free PalestinianS!

60Hills and Valleys - Buju Banton

61Patience - Damien Marley

62Kingston Town - Alborosie

63What a Wonderful World - The Disney Reggae Club

64Mi Gal - PureVibracion

65Stars Are Blind - Paris Hilton

66Night Nurse - Gregory Isaacs
This song should be top ten old school jam

67Sos - Coddie Budzz and Jim Johnston

68Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley
The Tempo Of This Reggae Is Astonishing

69Don't Worry, Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin
A prescription to escape from morning blues

70Uptown Top Ranking - Althea and Donna
Back in 1978 this was top ranking

71Rest of My Life - SOJA
You must love this one.
It's one of my favourite songs!

72Go Deh Yaka - Monyaka
Monyaka - Go Deh Yaka

73Feeling Alright - Rebelution

74Courage to Grow - Rebelution

75Other Side - Rebelution

76Who the Cap Fit - Bob Marley
Always give people chance in what they are good for. Blackjoe say so
This Is One From This Best Of Its All...
Speaking About Poor, Grieve, Racism & Freedome.

77Cool Down - Kolohe Kai

78Butterflies - Kolohe Kai

79First True Love - Kolohe Kai

80Heart Like a Lion - Rebelution

81Lover Girl - Kolohe Kai

82Killing Me Softly - Fugees

83Jerusalem - Alpha Blondy

84Ilegal - Cultura Profetica

85Legalize It - Peter Tosh

86Master Blaster (Jammin') - Stevie Wonder
... And what about the great Stevie Wonder?

87Rude - Magic!
Its trending!... Its first in top 100 billboard.. Will soon be recognised as one of the best songs in this genre... You will just fall into the song
The greatest reggae song and everybody lost their mind
2014 best reggae song I've heard

88Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da - The Beatles

89Many Rivers to Cross - Jimmy Cliff
Why isn't jimmy cliff on your list

90Boom Draw - Julian Marley

91Together As One - Lucky Dube
Is started as a joke! Wow

92Antonia - Gondwana

93Mysterious Girl - Peter Andre

94Black Superman - Johnny Wakelin
A Song known for its reggae beats in 70's

95Tenement Yard - Jacob Miller and Inner Circle

96I Can See Clearly Now - Jimmy Cliff
Every morning I do'nt fail to listen to this song

97Mustafa Mustafa - A. R. Rahman
Do you love loud reggae beats? Then listento this Tamil reggae.

98Kuluvalile - A. R. Rahman
A beautiful Malayalam ballad refreshes this reggae.

99Discipline Child - Inner Circle
A haunting reggae vibes

100The Train Is Coming - Shaggy

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Updated Saturday, April 18, 2015

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