Top 10 Songs From Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All-time


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1Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
This song if a movement of its own.


This is the number 1 song
2(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
The cornerstone for rock music


3Imagine - John Lennon
Within this song, he captured everything that music is supposed to do. Make you think, make you smile, make you cry, and of course relate it to yourself in some kind of way. Imagine- Music evokes Imagination.. Truly amazing. RIP John
Its helped us from Lennon's death to 9/11.


Best song ever along with David bowie's heros
[Newest]Glorious what we all hope... Peace
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4Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
I've cry everyday when I see nevermind poster that always reminds of kurt cobain...
Perfect band. Perfect song. Perfect vote.
Great song that defined a generation
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5Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Maybe Dillon's "Like a Rolling Stone" could be #1 along with a few others, but this is supposed to be Rock-n-Roll! Stairway fits that spot. Some of these listed should not even be close to the top.
Amazing amazing song! For any mood!
This song gives inspiration to all generations.
[Newest]Greatest song of all time
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6Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Best Guitar Solo in the World...
7Enter Sandman - Metallica
Flying The flag of Heavy metal!
Great riffs, great lirycs, great music, great band, great METALLICA!
8The Letter - The Box Tops
9What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
I've been asking myself the same question.


10Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses

The Contenders

11Respect - Aretha Franklin
EVERYONE knows this song. Best cover ever.


12Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin
13Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
This single cost $50,000 to make; the most expensive at the time.


14Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
Best song ever. Amazing gilmour vocalks and guitar!


15Hey Jude - The Beatles
This is possibly the best song on the list...
Hey jude!
That's just awesome singing harmonies..
Don't let the writing credits fool you. Paul McCartney wrote this all his own. Lennon had nothing to do with it.


16Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Some of the best guitar I've ever heard, one of the best guitarist ever in fact. A innovator of rock and roll.
Can't imagine my whole life without this song, love it.
The first song about fame.


17Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Why isn't this higher?
It is named the best song of all time by some lists
18The Wanderer - Dion
19Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
20What'd I Say - Ray Charles
He wrote it right in front of an audience.


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Top Remixes

1. Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
2. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
3. Imagine - John Lennon
1. Piano Man - Billy Joel
2. Hey Jude - The Beatles
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
1. The Letter - The Box Tops
2. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
3. Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin



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