Top Ten Best Songs from Musicals

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141La Resistance Lives On - South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut
142Town Meeting Song - The Nightmare Before Christmas
143The Hard-Knock Life - Annie

This song is so much fun! If you think your life stinks, the best way to get your feelings out is to sing a catchy song about it.

144I Feel Pretty - West Side Story
145Your Daddy's Son - Ragtime

Such an emotional song. Top Ten Worthy

146Don't Cry for Me Argentina - EvitaV2 Comments
147Cabaret - Cabaret
148Aquarius - Hair

Aquarius. Just... Wow!

Totally one of the greats.

149I Could Have Danced All Night - My Fair Lady

I sang this when I got home from prom

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150December 1963 - Jersey Boys
151Rock Island - Music Man
152Belle - Beauty and the Beast
153Be Back Soon - Oliver!
154No Good Deed - Wicked

This is my favourite song from this musical. So powerful & dramatic!

Best song from Wicked, even if it's not as well known

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155Who I'd Be - Shrek the Musical

Earlier in the story, Shrek compared ogres to onions, saying that both have layers. And that may be true, but only at "Who I'd Be" does Shrek metaphorically start to peel said layers. One layer at a time, we find out that Shrek is adventurous, thrill-seaking, and poetic. And at his center, all he wants is the happy ending that he knows he can't have. An absolutely beautiful and heart wrenching song that deserves to be on this countdown.

This song gives me chills every time. I'd say most underrated musical number ever written. People write this musical off as childish. But those who give it a chance walk away with a whole different perspective.

156Touch - A, Touch - A, Touch Me - The Rocky Horror Picture Show
157Revolting Children - Matilda
158Endless Night - The Lion King

I absolutely LOVE this song! This song takes place right after Simba nearly KILLS Timon by challenging him to jump over a river. Timon fails, falls in the river, is swept downstream, and hangs on a tree branch over a waterfall with crocodiles below the waterfall waiting for Timon to fall so they can feast. Simba has a horrific flashback of how his father died in a stampede, and gets paralyzed. Timon falls, but Simba snaps out of it just in time to save him. They return to the jungle and Simba sings, "Endless Night". The song is a cry to his father about how he said that he would always be there to Simba, even though he didn't help him during the previous event. Simba also sings about how his life is an, "endless nightmare " and how to him the sun never rises. This is how the song gets it's name. Rafiki hears his song and concludes that Simba is alive even though he was thought to be dead. Do you see how much of a deal that song is? If he wouldn't have sung it, he would of never made ...more

" You Promised To Be There, Whenever I Needed You. Whenever I Call Your Name, You're Not Anywhere. I'm Trying To Hold On, Just Waiting To Hear You're Voice. One Word, Just A Word Or Two, Will End This Nightmare. " Absolutely Beautiful.

Beautiful set, Beautiful song, Beautiful vocals.

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159Stick It to The Man - School of Rock
160Goodbye Love - Rent
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