Best Songs of All Time

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81 Viva la Vida - Coldplay Viva la Vida - Coldplay

Fantastic song from a fantastic album from a fantastic band! I can't understand why so many horrible songs are so high, especially several that I've never heard of. Viva La Vida is the most incredible thing I've ever heard, I liked it before I'd even heard of Coldplay. - MatrixGuy

Awesome song! Makes you feel like your king. Deserves to be at least in the top 50!

Coldplay's greatest song, everybody knows it and Coldplay is a great amazing band that deserves to have its best song on the best songs of all times list!

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82 Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis

One of the greatest for sure without a doubt. Can't believe that songs from MJ are topping songs from this band, such as this one.

Very few artists could pull off sampling Imagine, but Oasis does it as well as anyone ever could.

Beats wonderwall for me. Great song

I agree,Oasis best song...Should be so much higher on this list,it ain't funny.

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83 The Unforgiven - Metallica The Unforgiven - Metallica
84 Blank Space - Taylor Swift Blank Space - Taylor Swift

Children should not be posting on this list. Now go to bed! And children you will know of "All Time" when you are much, much older. The list is for all time and what would you know of that in the first place to be honest. It's the truth! Don't disrespect artists that have truly earned this list. Have you ever listened to some long time artists that deserve to be on this list? Artists that have at least been around for several decades. Be respectful!

I put this song at #2 on my remix. I'm a 16 year old boy and I have heard many old songs. I have actually heard evert song in the list's top 20 but I still find this song superior. That's my opinion and if you have a problem with me expressing it and helping vote it up the list then that is your problem, not mine and I don't have to silence myself because you don't like the song. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

Boo! I hate this song with burning passion. All it talks about is Taylor's rich life bragging how she can hypnotize boys and how rich she is. This song has no meaning, one of the worst songs ever. This does not deserve to be on the list. Listen to good music like the beattles, Michael Jackson, or many more classics.

Taylor swift is painful to listen to

Don't listen to WonkeyDude98. He doesn't know anything about music.

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85 When I'm Gone - Eminem When I'm Gone - Eminem

One of the BEST Eminems songs and one Of the best songs EVER! Should be at top 20 at least! Anyone disagrees?

Great song. tells a great story. Eminem is phenomenal

I guess this is the MOST inspirational, emotional and touching song by Eminem!
Deserves to be at least top 50...

This is one of the most touching Eminem songs ever

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86 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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87 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley

Wow I am surprised this song is not higher. There's a lot of songs I never even heard of above this one. I will check them out on the Tube but really how many people across all generations know Eminem?

This song rocks and should be number 1 - jolow123

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88 What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

With out doubt one of the greatest songs ever play this song aloud while sitting on your porch and you will see why this song is so awesome Louis Armstrong and this song deserve to be carried on from generation to generation. I was shocked when I saw this song wasn't even in the top 200 it deserves to be in at least the top 50

This is probably the most classic song there is. How is it not one of the best songs in the world? This song has so much meaning to it, it's beautiful, and it links us back to a long time ago, when it was written and performed. This shouldn't just not be on the list.

With it's dated sound and curious vocals I must say that this song gives the world hope. Every Child should hear this in their musical development as a lot of today's music is overproduced noise that is focused on image and not substance.

Top ten - twenty. What is going on here?

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89 Happy - Pharrell Williams Happy - Pharrell Williams

This song is played so much it makes me unhappy

What this song is terrible how did it get here

I really liked this song, but it got played so much that it started to annoy me. - swrs1234

This is hands down the most over played song in the history of the world. It is so damn annoying.

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90 The Show Must Go On - Queen The Show Must Go On - Queen

The last hit of Queen is the best of them

An absolute legend and probably the most powerful and naturally talented singer and performer to ever live, excellent song and so much meaning... Indeed the show must go on

The most powerful vocal performances I ever heard, and the fact that Freddie was dying and struggling whilst recording this beautiful song is outstanding. He still managed to pull off a brilliant performance. The opening rhythm is great, the voice is superb, the lyrics are fantastic and the guitar solos are spot on. How this song is not at the very least in the top 20 baffles me.

Freddie Mercury vocals at his finest, the last song in Queen 1991 Album Innuendo. But why March of the Black Queen not even included in this list? - malamJONES

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91 21 Guns - Green Day 21 Guns - Green Day


21 Guns is such a fantastic song! It's really strong and meaningful, and the lyrics are brilliant. - badwolfgirl

Good song, no doubt. But where the heck is Basket Case?

What! Iggy azalea fancy and bad blood ranked higher than it?!?!?!

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92 Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park Breaking the Habit - Linkin Park

Not even in the top 100, whats the matter with you people, this is the best song ever made by anyone, let alone Linkin Park. - lukestheman4

How can any song be better than this one? It's the greatest song ever.

You should see the Egocity Chap version of this
(ec-breakig the habit) - sagat2010

Want to hear it know

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93 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

Plant's vocals are spectacular and the riff is perfect. If any Led Zep epic deserves to kill the other songs on this list, it is not Stairway to Heaven. It's this. Listen to the lyrics; they're brilliant in this 8 1/2 minute orgasm to the ear.

I agree this song is by far their best. Songs come and go but Kashmir stays with you forever and continues to move you in new ways. This is my number one song of all time.

Awesome, emotional, once it is under your skin it will stay with you for the rest of your life. That is the yardstick here!

The perfect song from the perfect rock band of all time, I listen to this song everyday because Kashmir is very energetic and badass. - malamJONES

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94 Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger - Daft Punk Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger - Daft Punk

Best song ever I love all the cool beats they have.

Amazing! My best electronic song

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95 Every Breath You Take - The Police Every Breath You Take - The Police V 3 Comments
96 Fireflies - Owl City Fireflies - Owl City

One of the few songs not about violence, drugs, and sex. It instead, focuses on the artists struggle, Adam Young, with insomnia.

This song has better lyrics then most songs on this list and has one of the better beat

This should be #1, and the rest of the list should all be Owl City songs

This song gives you that calm mystical nighttime feeling. Truly beautiful and I reccomended it to warrior cat fans. But it is true that everything is not as it seems. If I were to pick a song not rock(or Japanese) that is in a modern genre then this would be one. It brings out the feeling of being in a calm peaceful place somewhere in nature.

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97 Sing for the Moment - Eminem Sing for the Moment - Eminem

I'm not exactly a big fan of Eminem, but he's got a knack for sampling great songs very effectively.

Well I don't mean this should be in top 3, but why is this only 261th? Get this at least top 50 or top 100, please. - Fan_of_Good_Music

Perfect lyrics, love this song so much

Favourite Eminem song ever

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98 Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas

A classic song, with nothing but perfection. A song of hope, a song of peace, a song of comfort. I would give this song a 10. Great job Kansas.

Are you serious. There is absolutely no way there are 214 better songs that this classic. I won't say the top, because of other genres and other classics, but at least top 20. So much better than anything done by Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Black Sabbath, etc. - esaoud

This is one of the greatest and one of my favorite songs of all time. Everybody knows it and loves it. Please, PLEASE vote for this to be higher on the list.

Man I surprised this song did not beat thriller
But that is just my opinion.

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99 We Will Rock You - Queen We Will Rock You - Queen

Should be in top 20 at least! Recreates the spirit of humanity and is the perfect example of a SONG that unites HUMANITY...!

The Chorus part Is Very Good... Many Of Them Know This Song Without Knowing About The Legendary Band Queen... - saihemanth

This song brings out your inner tiger. Very uplifting in the soul and I know all the lyrics to this song, maybe all the lyrics. Here we go. " you got mud on your face, A big disgrace, spread it on the ground all over the place, saying we will, we will rock you, we will, we will rock you down pick you up, like a volcano about to irupt, rock'in all day an night, ride'in the alto ride, " and on and on. GO QUEEN. You ROCK!

Its all right but it's the same as we are the champions moans the same thing over and over

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100 Raise Your Glass - P!nk Raise Your Glass - P!nk

Raise your glass. Sure it sounds like a drunk crazy party but it's still amazing

RAISE YOUR GLASS LIST this is gon to far down the list

A fun song, I enjoy listening to it.

Nah don't like it

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1. Master of Puppets - Metallica
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. Highway to Hell - AC/DC
1. Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
2. Fireflies - Owl City
3. Blank Space - Taylor Swift
1. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
2. When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
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