Most Iconic Songs by Male Artists/Bands


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41Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
42Crank that (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell 'em

This song is among one of the most well-known for being bad in hip-hop history. Why, with it's lazy vocals, idiotic lyrics, and... actually okay beat. - SwagFlicks

43Raining Blood - Slayer
44Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
45Freedom 90 - George Michael
46I Knew You Were Trouble - Lostprophets
47Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden
48Walk on the Wild Side - Lou Reed

He (with the Velvet Underground) was a major influence for David Bowie, later, Bowie produced the "Transformer" album for Reed, which will remain his most successful album, and in which Bowie's influence can be clearly heard, the circle was complete. - Lotuscandy

49Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

This song has to be one of the most touching songs ever written, when Eric Clapton's four-year-old son died accidentally, he wrote out the pain and this incredible song came out - Lotuscandy

50Basket Case - Green Day

From the days when Green Day was still punk-rock, this album was really good! - Lotuscandy

51Cry Baby - Janis Joplin

Love Janis Joplin, but unless she hid a little something, she has nothing to do on this list! - Lotuscandy

52Stan - Eminem
53Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
54Lust for Life - Iggy Pop

This song (co-written with Bowie) was released in 1977, became a hit again in the 1990's, plus Iggy is still a rock legend - Lotuscandy

55Slow Hands - Interpol
56Wicked Game - Chris Isaak
57Every You Every Me - Placebo
58Bohemian Like You - The Dandy Warhols
59Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
60The Passenger - Iggy Pop
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