Best Songs of All Time

The Contenders: Page 4

61 Clocks - Coldplay Clocks - Coldplay

This song should be so much higher in this list! So amazing! - TheSilentBang

Something that I really like about this song that doesn't get mentioned a whole lot is the bass line. Guy Barryman Rules, and it's probably the worst part of the song!

Coldplay is simply amazing, and what about this song? This is one of the few who make you capture special moments! No wonder why its used in many commercials and movies as soundtrack! I love it! And I love every single song of Coldplay, they are just so original

I love this song! It makes me feel so inspired and happy! It should be way higher on the list! It's the only song like it on the list!

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62 Yesterday - The Beatles Yesterday - The Beatles

I am such a fan of the Beatles and I think that this is one of their best songs! This song has been in so many movies and referenced to all the time! Anyone who listens to music knows and loves this song! Why would anyone put it ad number 84 on a list of best songs? This is a question we all need to consider! I'm way younger than you would expect but I don't like most of the new pop junk and I love the Beatles so don't spit on some of their best work!

This song was listed 73 when I voted? Is everyone nuts? Rock you like a hurricane was in the top 20!?!?
Grow up!

This song is the third or fourth most profitable songs ever... Just after "Happy Birthday" and "White Chrismas"... And this is because is the most covered song in history, recorded by almost 4, 000 artists. Appealing to facts, this song does not have a real challanger of its own size. It's a monster; one of the most sublime pop/folk written ever.

This song is so beautiful, this is real music with real meaning.

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63 Respect - Aretha Franklin Respect - Aretha Franklin

I bet every person in America knows how to spell Respect now.

How the heck does Eminem be above Aretha in 3 songs people He raps can carry a tune let alone play and instrument that rocks..smh again you all don't do your historical music research. Music had real live musicians playing instruments, could sing actual notes, not talk words. They didn't make up words to try to rhyme them, they actually made sense. Now you think having a beat box is talent? Also a voice box so you can change the vocals if the person can sing well. I am glad Aretha never needed that garbage, she sang!

Just mind blowing. Tell an epic with just a short lyrics.

I enjoy this song.

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64 Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Far better than most of the songs ranked higher. - pharaoh45

One of there best songs and should be number one on this whole list! And I also love that they have 4 songs on the list because Anthony Flea John and Chad are that sick(even though John wasn't there for that song)

Greatest Song EVER! FACT. Sometimes I feel like I don't have partner, sometimes I feel like my only friend. Is the city I live in the city of angel lonely as I am together we cry... I drive on the streets because shes ma companion, I walk through the hills because she knows who I am. She sees my good deeds and she kisses the windy well I never worry now that is a lie... I don't ever wanna fel like I did that daay, take me to the place I love, take me all the way, I don't ever wanna fel like I did that daay, take me to the place I love, take me all the way! BEAUTIFUL!

Actually, it's more normal to go over bridges

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65 Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls

I LOVE this song those of you who are scrolling down searching for the best song to vote for LISTEN TO THIS! Just once, I swear if you aren't completely head over heels in love with it after listening to it then you must be some sort of girly pop autotune fan. The goo goo dolls are amazing all their songs can move you emotionally. It is one of the greatest songs of all time and at the VERY least should make the top 35 not double that lower. SERIOUSLY LISTEN TO THIS SONG! YOU'LL LOVE IT!

Best sing ever
I LOVE this song those of you who are scrolling down searching for the best song to vote for LISTEN TO THIS! Just once, I swear if you aren't completely head over heels in love with it after listening to it then you must be some sort of girly pop autotune fan. The goo goo dolls are amazing all their songs can move you emotionally. It is one of the greatest songs of all time and at the VERY least should make the top 35 not double that lower. SERIOUSLY LISTEN TO THIS SONG! YOU'LL LOVE IT!

Why isn't this in the top 10? This is possibly one of the best songs in the world. The lyrics are just amazing and have saved my life time and time again.

"And I don't want the world to see me, 'cause I don't think that they'd understand, when everthing's made to be broken, I just want you to know who I am. '

The most important part of this song for me are the lyrics, 'When everything feels like the movies, yeah you bleed juts to know you're alive. ' To me it appears to be a self-harm reference that not many people seem to realise. And that's why I love it.

Yeah,I have to admit,this is a great song...Just the mandolin part alone,really moves me.Kick butt arrangement,great vocals,best post Grunge song ever.

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66 Hurt - Johnny Cash Hurt - Johnny Cash

As much as I love NIN, this is so much better. Great Johnny Cash!

Johnny Cash performed the song so well that Trent Reznor said "That's Not My Song anymore"

awesome lyrics by trent and video is the best except maybe jeremy - dlknight

Ring of fire should be on this list too

I FELL INTO THE BURNING RING OF FIRE
I FELL DOWN DOWN DOWN, AND THE FLAMES WENT HIGHER
AND IT BURNS BURNS BURNS, THE RING OF FIRE

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67 Back In Black - AC/DC Back In Black - AC/DC

AC/DC's comeback after Scott's death, and a bloody awesome song. Gives you goosebumps...

Back In Black should definitely be top ten. What other bands have lost one of the best singers in history, then come back better than ever? At least there isn't too much pop crap above AC/DC.

So aparently more people like Arrab Kaman by Tamer Hosney than Back in black, which by the way is the title track of the 2nd best selling album ever. I'm going to listen to it and unless it is the best most amazingly beuatiful awesome powerful etc. Song I've ever heard I have offically lost my faith in humanity

This is one of my favorite songs; it's even featured on Supernatural!

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68 Time - Pink Floyd Time - Pink Floyd

Definitely should among top 20 songs of all time, unmatchable lyrics and of course Pink Floyds music

The best Pink Floyd song, tied up with Shine On You Crazy Diamond and Echoes. - malamJONES

You wanna know what music was really like in the 70's 80's listen to this song in Quad surround sound. You will walk away stunned, I need not say more, and won't!

Old classic that is a lot better than all the American junk that litter's the top 20 of which I consider to be a cat's course.

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69 Don't Stop Believin' - Journey Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

Love It So So So So So So So So So So So Much - mneilan

I don't see why this is ranked so low. I guarantee that if you asked Americans if they have heard of this song, I bet at least 95 percent of them would say "yes". The reason why is because it is the best and most recognizable song in history. If you asked If they have heard of any of the other songs on this list you'd be lucky to get 75 percent of people knowing. This song and all other journey songs were written and sang from their hearts. It has such a powerful message no other song will ever come close to matching.

You have GOT to be kidding me. Don't stop believing is at 48! This is the greatest song of all time. It tells an amazing story of two random people from completely different backgrounds that meet against the odds and fall in love. The message is to never give up, which WAY to many people do these days. Whenever I am thinking about giving up at something, I think of this song and let it get stuck in my head until I force myself to decide otherwise. The toon is awesome, a way better training theme than the rocky soundtrack. It is a perfect blend of all styles of music. The instrumentals work in harmony with each other like a orchestra to create the amazing music. The message is overwhelmingly positive. Anything is possible. Humans can do anything we want. Just knowing that we can create this song can convince me of that. This is the Beethoven symphony of the 20th century for gods sake people. It should be way higher.

This should be up higher. It is a great song

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70 Don't Stop Me Now - Queen Don't Stop Me Now - Queen

This one is one of my favorite songs (my favorite songs are written only by Queen). It is so beautiful and whenever I hear it, I'm full of joy and ECSTASY! I'm sure that most people know it and the first time I've heard it, it was in the radio but I didn't know who played it and then I was like 4 or 5 but I started to like it 7 years after I heard it in the radio that is 8 months ago. I love this osng, I is beautiful!

Should be in the top 100. This song makes someone feel really good and happy. Just feeling free. Not to mention that Freddie's vocals make this song seem driving and happy and easy.

Wow damn good song man you should hear it!

Foxes did an amazing cover of this for Doctor Who. - CatnissNevergreen

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71 War Pigs - Black Sabbath

Excellent song from a GREAT band!
Everyone in the world should listen to this song.
Like this song, keep listening to their other songs. Very touching. Ozzy osbourne is a god

Should be in the top 20. By all means, sabbaths best song! - matty925

Time will tell on their power minds
Making war just for fun
Treating people just like pawns in chess
Wait 'till their judgement day comes, yeah! - htoutlaws2012

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72 Radioactive - Imagine Dragons Radioactive - Imagine Dragons

This song is amazing I just can't stop playing it, A great music made by a great band.

The fact that this is currently below a nickelback song makes me really sad for the voters on here. I mean, I don't think it deserves top 20 with so many good songs out there but below nickelback? Really?

This song is so fun to listen to! I listen to it all the time!

Last I checked, happy was at 52. Swap these 2 songs rankings. We will all be "happy" that radioactive, a classic and cool song from Imagine Dragons can be in a more deserving place.

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73 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

This is my favourite song along with Scorpions - Still Loving You

And how come bands/artists like a7x (okay I'm a fan of them but they NEVER EVER are better then Metallica), 30 seconds to mars, dragonforce etc. higher then this song?

This list sucks.

One is number 7. Go to best metal bands list, Metallica is number one amongst the millions of metal bands in the world (thousands which made the list). Master of puppets is 46 and fade to black is 38. They have multiple songs in high ranking positions on the best metal bands list. No one's robbing Metallica of any credit. - Songsta41

Beautiful song, so emotional, best rock ballad ever! And the lyrics are awesome too.. )

I'm 52 years old and this song by Metallica is absolutely AWESOME... Nothing' else matters!

If you wanted to play your friends and family these songs, why call this list Songs Which You Can Show To Your Girlfriend?

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74 Not Afraid - Eminem Not Afraid - Eminem

Its meaningful, it may be a song about suicide but, it shows how much you have to live for, that theres no reason to kill yourself. - Ally131

I don't really like Eminem, but I do like this one and I think it's pretty encouraging to me, usually when I'm having a rough day and I need someone to show they actually care. - Discord

Best ever song. Eminem+Nike AirMax = Best. I bet that one day it will be at the first position.

Nice song and the lyrics is also right

I love it and is one of the best rap songs of all time. 1 being lose yourself and Stan.

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75 Mr. Brightside - Killers Mr. Brightside - Killers

i don't know why i love this song so much but everytime it comes on i can't help but sing along and dance around!

Finally, a Killers song! I love this band and this song; I just can't help but sing along! (I just voted and it went from 150 something to 38, wow! )

This is simply the best song I've ever heard. - megafillan

Probably one of the best modern songs no doubt. I personally prefer When You Were Young.

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76 Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson

Worst song ever worst song ever

People have to stop voting for songs they like at the time. This is a list of songs which stand the test of time and then some. - Songsta41

This song isn't really that bad, but let's consider that the lyrics were not well thought of. But anyway, it's still really catchy and isn't much of a disgrace.

Mind you it has the best saxophonist ever in it

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77 Anarchy in the U.K. - The Sex Pistols Anarchy in the U.K. - The Sex Pistols

Oasis is in the Top Ten and this isn't in the Top 100? Nickelback is on this list and The Sex Pistols aren't? I don't even know where to begin trying to explain how wrong this is.

So much better than half of the songs on here. I'm saying that and I'm 13

78 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

THIS IS AN OUTRAGE! A TOP TEN SONG IS SITTING AT #103! BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS, IN THE END (by Linkin Park), and Enter Sandman (by Metallica) deserve higher spots!

Probably not better than wonderwall... But I don't think it deserves to be below in the end.

Why is this 76? This song gives me chills every time I listen to it. We can all relate to the lyrics at one point or another in out lives and the tune gets stuck in my head to a daily basis. This song means a lot and I think it deserves a higher spot on the list

This song belong to top 20, just listen this song and you'll understand

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79 Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen is the best Rock & Roll singer ever! Every time he makes a new song or album; he makes a masterpiece. Born to run is a one of his best songs along with the river, thunder road, Tougher than the rest, bobby jean, born in the USA = I could continue for hours. He deserves to be in top 10 at least with one of the mentioned songs. Instead of being number 108, that is ridiculous.. Just my opinion - Rock & Roll and the boss for Life!

It's true, BtR in the Top 10! But we know: Bruce doesn't use drugs, alcohol, he's not suicide and he hasn't long hair. But we know his live concerts!

"The highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive
Everybody's out on the run tonight
but there's no place left to hide"

This song should be in the top 10.

Should be way higher on the list.

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80 Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson

Smooth criminal makes me want to move. Everytime I hear it anywhere I stop and DANCE! it rocks and should be in top 20 what the hell is it doing here, huh! lol

I DON'T KNOW WHY I KEEP VOTING FOR THIS... ohyea... COS IT'S AWESOME - SmoothCriminal

Smooth Criminal is a truly great song it's very AWESOME! This song should be at least top 15 okay AT LEAST top 20! But 26th? Can't be this song is awesome it's seriously I listen to it EVERYDAY and I never ever get bored of it because you cannot possibly get bored of awesome songs a specially as awesome song as this song because it is truly a nice song! Come on this son can be better than top 30 Should make to top 20! But all I want to say is that this is an amazing song - again and it can do better than top 30 that is all. But I don't mind because Michael Jackson is the best singer of all times. Go to Best Singers of All Time - Top Ten List and you will see who is the BEST of the BEST - MJ IS!

This song is Michael's best song

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