Songs With the Most Beautiful Melodies

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Beautiful melodies... There are so many. I could name about fifty songs that are too good not to be on this list. I've tried to balance well-known and lesser-known songs. Enjoy!

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1Surf's Up - The Beach Boys

Backed by some of the most beautiful poetry ever written. - PetSounds

2The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel

I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed my list, anonymous. And, yes, Paul Simon has a unique quality to his melodies. But his songs were never quite the same without Art Garfunkel's vocal arrangements... - PetSounds

Such a delicate list! We thank you PetSounds. I definitely love all the songs that there are here, but I vote for the dreamlike 'The Sound of Silence' by Simon and Garfunkel. I was about to vote 'Vincent' which is also such a beautiful... Like a caress song, but then I felt the need to give my vote to Paul Simon's writing. I have a soft spot for his work. However, it is good to mention that Don McLean wrote Vincent himself and that he is an excellent songwriter as well.

3Here, There and Everywhere - The Beatles
4Dogs & Birds - Robbie Williams

Makes me smile and I love the lyrics

The dog said to the bird 'do you sing the same song every day of your life'

Cute

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5I'm Not Supposed to Care - Gordon Lightfoot
6Desperado - Eagles
7The Throne - Blind GuardianV1 Comment
8Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow
9In My Time of Need - Opeth
10Fiddler On the Green - Demons & Wizards

Have to go with this one. If you haven't ever heard of it, I highly suggest you give it a listen. The melody is wondrous. - Donut

The Newcomers

?Midnight's Another Day - Brian Wilson
?The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
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The Contenders

11Vincent - Don Mclean
12The Bard's Song (In the Forest) - Blind Guardian
13Hey Jude - The Beatles
14Our Loved Ones - Volbeat
15God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
16Dreaming (Tell Me) - Yngwie
17Fortuneteller - Deep Purple
18Path of Glory - Demons & Wizards
19Advertising Space - Robbie Williams
20California Dreamin' - The Mamas & the Papas
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1. Surf's Up - The Beach Boys
2. Here, There and Everywhere - The Beatles
3. The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
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1. Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow
2. In My Time of Need - Opeth
3. The Throne - Blind Guardian
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