Best Songs of All Time

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261 Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's

WOW this song is just good! I LOVE IT! REMINDS ME OF MY PAST

This song is very recognizable to most people and is very good - Ajkloth

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262 Mad World - Gary Jules Mad World - Gary Jules

This sing has near perfect lyrics, a catchy rhythm and the way Gary Jules sings it made me cry the first time i heard it. It portrays all that is wrong with human characteristics. Definetly the best song of all time.

this is one of my top ten favorite songs! finch did a cover of it and i think i like the version better but the words are amazing!

In what universe is this a worse song than Let it Go?

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263 Airplanes - B.o.B Airplanes - B.o.B

"Could we pretend that airplanes in the night sky are like shooting stars? I could really use a wish right now."
Some of the best lyrics I've ever heard in a song.

264 Supper's Ready - Genesis Supper's Ready - Genesis

This song took me about half an hour to find, and by the end my index finger hurt from scrolling too much, but I new from the beginning this was my choice. To see it in 1072nd place is quite shocking. Being a teenager I feel I can truly evaluate modern music against its slightly older counterparts, but even Genesis as a whole didn't show up until the 953rd position. Them, as a group, being this low on the list, is, to me, a disgrace to the human race.

Best song ever, no doubt, even if very few really know Peter Gabriel's Genesis, they're the best band ever in term of pure quality, and this is the best song they made.

One of the few 20+ minute songs that doesn't bore, annoy, or wear on me. I could listen to this song all day - musicman4

This list is a joke! Supper's Ready at #119?!?

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265 Smoke On the Water - Deep Purple Smoke On the Water - Deep Purple

93rd? This is a joke, isn't it?! The whole genre of rock actually revolves around this song... And wats it doing at the 93rd spot?

This is the best song ever written!
Why is it so low on the list. This is bull. I hope more people can realize this!

Epic song just epic. Should definitely be number 1 or 2 no definitely 1. I listen to it like twenty times in a row before it us inspiring shizz dude.

One of the greatest intros of all time at number 275 this list is all wrong

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266 Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams

This has got to go up higher! One of the greatest songs ever made. No matter what year it is.. It's always a rockin song to listen to.

Definitely one of the best songs ever made! Have listened to it a thousand times and never gets old!

Best song ever! Fantastic, it's a classic!

This is my favorite song,it should be at least top 25,definitely above bad blood

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267 I Want to Hold Your Hand - The Beatles I Want to Hold Your Hand - The Beatles

This is the one of the top 20 songs of all time. This is one that should be in the top 20. There is no way this song should be this low on the list. This is one of the classics that should be on every best song list. It is what got The Beatles started in America. - bre505

This song is quite possibly the greatest song ever written. It is better than anything by Nirvana since kurt cobain would'nt know talent if it shot him in the head (which he eventually did himself.) The Beatles was the greatest Band Ever!! R.I.P. John

I love Kurt Cobain and The Beatles the same but you roasted him right there. - peaceswagtv

Best song ever! He should be at least in the top 20 - Organ

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268 Goldfinger - Shirley Bassey Goldfinger - Shirley Bassey

Many of the songs in this list are 'Rock' songs, but for those who love the James Bond Movie Series, the theme song from 'Goldfinger' as performed by the powerful vocalist, Shirley Bassey, and written by John Barry, Don Black, Anthony Newley And Leslie Bricusse should definitely be included in this best song list. To this day, few other artists have attempted this song because they simply can not match Shirley Bassey's powerful rendition.

Lots of good songs here, but this one stands out! Contains more energy and attitude than all the rock songs listed

The BEST James Bond Theme Song of all time! After 45 years, few other artists have even attempted this song because they know they can't beat Shirley Bassey's rendition.

269 Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix

Is the best arrangement for a guitar, and also the lyrics are wonderful, just the best song of all time

270 Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins V 1 Comment
271 We R Who We R - Ke$ha We R Who We R - Ke$ha

I love kesha, screw taylor swift. This song tells us to be our selves and awesome beat.

This should be at least at the Top 100 ;-;
One of the best pop songs by a female singer, that's for sure!

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272 The Climb - Miley Cyrus The Climb - Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus sucks like hell now but this song is pretty good. It deserves to be down here because it's not THE best

273 Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson

This song has a beautiful strong message. Go Kelly clarkson for telling us this!

Best song ever should be in to the top 20

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274 F***** Perfect - P!nk
275 Straight Outta Compton - NWA Straight Outta Compton - NWA

I'm straight outta Compton! Crazy mofo named Ice Cube. With Attitude! - SirSkeletorThe3rd

No. Just no. Get this trash outta here.

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276 Mortal Share - Insomnium Mortal Share - Insomnium V 1 Comment
277 Thorn In Your Eye - Anthrax
278 Ride the Lightning - Metallica Ride the Lightning - Metallica
279 Rise Above - Black Flag Rise Above - Black Flag

Certainly not the best song ever, but the best when it comes to US-Hardcore-Punk. Genre-defining!

280 Extreme Ways - Moby Extreme Ways - Moby

This should at least be in the top 100. An amazing piece of music, and I hate to see so many ridiculous songs above it. - PositronWildhawk

This is one of the greatest songs of all time without a doubt.

This should at least be in the top 100. - PositronWildhawk

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