Top Ten Most Overrated Songs of the 20th Century


The Top Ten

1 Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin) Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin)
2 Wonderwall (Oasis) Wonderwall (Oasis)
3 Please Please Me (The Beatles) Please Please Me (The Beatles)
4 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones) (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (The Rolling Stones)
5 Magical Mystery Tour (The Beatles) Magical Mystery Tour (The Beatles)
6 Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry) Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry)

I like this song, I just don't understand that there are lot of Chuck Berry songs that are similar to this, but this one became into really popular until nowadays. - somekindofaguy

Right, over-rated. I guess that's true, other than the fact that virtually every single rock guitar riff since 1957 has been based on this.
Chuck Berry is quite rightly referred to as The Father of Rock n' Roll.

7 Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan) Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan)
8 Ice Ice Baby (Vanilla Ice) Ice Ice Baby (Vanilla Ice)

Very overrated and overplayed. It has a good beat, but it stole it from Queen. Definitely not a good song

ThisIs an awesome Song What are you Talking bout HE didn't steal from Queen - Charlotte79

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9 Thriller (Michael Jackson) Thriller (Michael Jackson)

This is one of my favorite 80's songs. - RockFashionista

10 Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana) Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana) V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Somebody to Love (Queen) Somebody to Love (Queen)
12 Hey Jude - The Beatles Hey Jude - The Beatles

A greatly overrated song. The Beatles have done much better than this. - MontyPython

13 Billie Jean (Michael Jackson) Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
14 God Save the Queen - Sex Pistols God Save the Queen - Sex Pistols
15 Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen) Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)

Over-rated-over-played-over-praised. So sick and tired of hearing it.

Over-played but not over-rated. Come on. - Metal_Treasure

16 Beat It (Michael Jackson) Beat It (Michael Jackson)
17 Bad - Michael Jackson Bad - Michael Jackson
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Top Remixes

1. Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin)
2. Wonderwall (Oasis)
3. Please Please Me (The Beatles)



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