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


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The Top Ten

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones

The cornerstone for rock music


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2Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
This song if a movement of its own.


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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.


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4Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana Listen to sample

5Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Best Guitar Solo in the World...
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6Enter Sandman - Metallica Listen to sample

7The Letter - The Box Tops Listen to sample

8Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
Amazing amazing song! For any mood!
Its d best.. No matter wer you r, wt you r up to, hw r you feelin, dis song just purifies your heart...
Excuse me, Rolling Stone. F*** YOU! This song to #1! I hate that I had to start it out as #23. You, sir magazine, are stupid. And have the worst opinion ever. This song comes from the #3 best-selling album of all time and has the #1 guitar solo of all time with Free Bird being #2(thank God). John Bonham could beat the living s*** out of Mick Jagger anyday. The Rolling Stones? More like The Sucking Cocks.
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9Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses Listen to sample

10What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
I've been asking myself the same question.


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The Contenders

11Hey 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.


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12Respect - Aretha Franklin

EVERYONE knows this song. Best cover ever.


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13Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys

This single cost $50,000 to make; the most expensive at the time.


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14Mack the Knife - Bobby Darin Listen to sample

15Johnny 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.


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16Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd Listen to sample

17Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen Listen to sample

18The Wanderer - Dion Listen to sample

19Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival Listen to sample

20What'd I Say - Ray Charles

He wrote it right in front of an audience.


21Paradise City - Guns N' Roses Listen to sample

22Piano Man - Billy Joel Listen to sample

23Buddy Holly - Weezer Listen to sample

24Paranoid Android - Radiohead Listen to sample

25Time to Pretend - MGMT Listen to sample

26Let It Be - The Beatles Listen to sample

27Under the Boardwalk - The Drifters Listen to sample

28Fake Plastic Trees - Radiohead Listen to sample

29Clocks - Coldplay Listen to sample

30Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes Listen to sample

31Crazy - Gnarls Barkley Listen to sample

32Kids - MGMT Listen to sample

33Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen Listen to sample

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Updated Monday, April 21, 2014

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