Best Social Distortion Songs


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1Story of My Life

The best song from SD ever. Deserves to be number 1. Great Guitar riff, amazing vocals, great solo what more do you need?

This is simply one of social distortions greatest songs. And I'm trying to figure out why it's not number 1

Tells an excellent story and has a really catchy beat. Instant classic!

Best guitar riffs and lyrics too...dates back to that time in age

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2Machine Gun Blues

Machine Gun Blues! This has to be number 1 it's an amazing song with great lyrics

Not only is this a great song but it has a kickass music video to!

3Ball and Chain

Great song! Easily number 2! Amazing lyrics

First SD song I ever heard way back on 106.1 the Zephyr in New Orleans. This was the song that first turned me onto this great band.

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4Cold Feelings

this is a great song, I really like it, as well as most social distortion songs- one of my favorite bands!

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5Don't Drag Me Down

How can this be at number 8? Great lyrics, an incredible energy, and possibly my favorite guitar riff of all time. A punk rock masterpiece.

Lyrics make perfect sense, riff is awesome, punk rock at its finest.

Ok I agree that the lyics don't make that much of a sense, but they do bring out emotions, esp of sadness & FRUSTRATION... The leads and rhythm are truly amazing...

6I Was Wrong

Got to make money to support the band, and this is a crowd pleaser. Love it. I'm also a Beatles fan.

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7Reach for the Sky

Great song, great band

8Angel's Wings

What? How is this not on the top ten? It's such a tender and genuine ballad. It's so beautiful and sweet.

Good song, with even a little bit better memories unified.

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9Through These Eyes

Great melody. Love it.

10Another State of Mind

This song started it all; it is so good - SliderRob31

The Contenders

11Mommy's Little Monster
12Ring of Fire

This is by far one of the best cover songs I have heard. Great interpretation of a Cash classic, period! Adds so much character to their eponymous debut. I have not heard all Cash cover songs, but I would say this is likely among the best.

This is 1 of the best song by them it should have been in top 5 list

Best remake of a true classic song EVER! So good!

Stupidest song I have ever heard in my whole entire life, and I mean I'm forty three and a musical genius. Playing several instruments. This song is really stupid and I really do not like any of it.

13Prison Bound

Amazing track, receives no support on radio or satellite radio, catchy hook, story telling lyrics... An absolute classic, best SD song out there... Plus, it basically was their come back to the music scene after being out for about 5 years...

Their best song... Great story telling... Sung with a lot of emotion and its great live also! Awesome lyrics!

One of their greatest songs in my opinion. Makes me want to go to lockdown! Plus it tells his story.

Their best song, punk rock story telling at its best, gets better with age!

14When the Angels Sing

Easily a top 5 song for me. Great vocals and relaxing instrumentals. I just love it!

15Highway 101
16So Far Away
17Winners and Losers
18Making Believe
20Sometimes I Do
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1. Angel's Wings
2. Machine Gun Blues
3. Highway 101
1. When the Angels Sing
2. Story of My Life
3. Ball and Chain
1. Another State of Mind
2. Machine Gun Blues
3. Story of My Life

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