Best Songs of All Time

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261Song of the Century - Green Day
262One - U2

Very emotional song, U2 will be my favourite band for a long, long time. Rock on!

One is a truly amazing song - especially in pre-Vertigo Tour live performances with the 'You Hear Us/Me Coming' verse.

Such a beautiful song... it talks about the pain and everything that can matter a person. It's simply touching, so touching that it makes me feel sad even hearing it everyday.

Best song of all time

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263Everlong - The Foo Fighters

This Song is my favourite song ever made. It is just beautiful! I listen to a ton of bands ranging from punk to light rock to deathcore and I really have no favourite band but without a doubt this song is my favourite. It's just so good and so well put together. It really makes you stop to think about all the good things in your life and give you the courage to live through every day. This being below Party Rock Anthem makes me want to shoot myself with a gun by the way lol.

Fantastic, Powerful, Consuming. This song Is a milestone by the Foo Fighters by far, and is super addictive. Yet the meaning is still so simple (Love) and is summarized in the first line "Hello, I've waited here for you, Everlong"

Everlong is definitely the most beautiful song for me. So passionate, so perfect. Dave Grohl actually made a perfect song I think. If you ever checked out Everlong live at wembley, everyone will fall in love with that song.

Best Foo Fighters song...Should be way higher on the list.

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264She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5

There is just so much emotion and realism in this poem, its is awesome!


Maroon Five sucks now, but I thought they were really good at first. I have no problem with early Maroon 5 stuff being on this list.

(I don't think I have heard this one before)

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265They Don't Care About Us - Michael Jackson


The beats of this song are amazing... Makes me want to dance

I love this song, and it's pretty famous.
I guess this list is going to become a "best songs" list, instead of a "most popular" list.
Nevertheless, this song deserves top spot in any list.

I love this Michael Jackson song so much. I think that the determination this song shows should make it go from 250 to top 50 or 100.

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266Afterlife - Avenged Sevenfold

Best solo, best chorus, best melody, best orchestra! - Varun303

What the hell is wrong with people these days?
This is easily the greatest song ever,
AND IS LOWER THAN BABY BY Justin Bieber! (at the time)
That is just wrong and needs to be fixed

Easily the best song on their new self titled album. The solo is amazing.

That's song is AWESOME

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267In My Life - The Beatles

Timeless piece of art. Always soothing at the end of the day. Must listen to Beatles especially this song and Day in the Life.

The Beatles would have to be my favorite bands of all time, and this would hav to be my favorite song. It is probably the best song ever recorded.

This has to be my favorite Beatles song, although there is so much to choose from. Rubber Soul is an amazing album that is kind of a bridge to the time when the Beatles' music went from yeah, yeah, yeah to being more serious. This is the first of what are generally accepted as their best albums, including Revolver, the white album, Sgt. Peppers, Magical Mystery Tour, and Abbey Road.

Never got the credit it deserved, until recently.."

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268Bat Out of Hell - Meatloaf

the greatest song ever written by one of the greatest singers of all time, imagine what he could have done if he hadnt lost his voice after bat out of hell. a genuine masterpiece. what a voice man! - daftdavy

One of the greatest songs ever made, a definite classic. Sure to be remembered for generations to come.

amazing song! only 9 minutes 16 or something tho. 1 minute 55 intro is epic

Who are Skillet. And why are they above this classic

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269Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin

Can't believe Roar by Katy Perry is higher than this.

Shows who votes for these, at 215 this is a joke, at even 50 this would be a joke, Shook the planet when it was first released, can count on one hand the songs that have had that effect. One of the very best Rock songs ever

Think this list is too American no one is voting for our English great bands. This should be top 10! I bought this when it first came out.

Should be at least top 10

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270Airplanes - 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.

271Supper'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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272Hey 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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273I 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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274Goldfinger - 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.

275Pride (In the Name of Love) - U2V1 Comment
276Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix

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

277Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing PumpkinsV1 Comment
278We 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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279Bad - Michael Jackson

102 I have no word of this classification... Shamon! This is one of the best songs ever should be 4 or 5! 1Tabloid Junkie or Billie Jean, Black or White, Smooth Criminal, The way you make me feel, Who is it, Blood on the Dance floor, Off the wall, Beat it, Man in the mirror, They, don't care about us, Earth song, Thriller and Bad in the danm top 10!

Oh my God! my list is so much better than this list! no name of katy perry or taylor list is netter!

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280All For Love - Sting, Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams
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