Best Songs of All Time

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101How to Save a Life - The Fray

one of those songs that just everyone knows by word.

This is one of the best soft rock songs from 2000-present. it should be at least at number between number #10-#15

This is an amazing song that lots of people could realate to, it is very catchy so most people can sing along to it. The song has a great course especialy "where did I go wrong I lost a friend somewhere along in the bitterness" and I think lots of people can relate to losing a friend

FANCY IS ABOVE THIS SONG!? How is this possible. This song is one of the best.

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102I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith

One of the Best Songs EVER!
Out of the best film too
- Shubbie999

Love the band, not sure why steven tyler had to judge in AI. Lots of their songs are great. Simple but it'll stay in you forever.

I danced with my daughter on her wedding day to this song. If you love someone, this song touches all aspects of that feeling we call LOVE!
Aerosmith has been a band from the 70s which I feel is the best years for rock music. They changed with the times yet kept that great chemistry they have always had.

I love this song

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103My Generation - The Who

HOW ON EARTH CAN THIS POSSIBLY BE ON 395?! Come on people, you've got to be kidding! This song was the song of a whole generation, the mods! It is definitely better than Tokio Hotel, Jason Mraz or The Veronicas?! - thestranger

No way should this be on the list. One of my favorites from the who, even though my generation wasn't the best in terms of the music. - matty925

Wait, I thought this was the worst songs of all time list. Pardon me. This should definitely be higher up. - matty925

Brit bands are being ignored

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104When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin

This song is really good. Good from most of the songs in top 100. And quite underrated too. I suggest you to give it a try. You will like it for sure. I is among the best songs by Led Zeppelin.

Bonham's drumming, Plant's vocals, and the sheer thickness and heaviness of this song makes it the best.

105New Year's Day - U2

Favourite U2 song ever. Should be in top ten

106Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers

What a song... Soft and complex... Definitely the Chili Peppers Best song.

No, this is not true... The best song by one of the best bands in the world, placed this far! Every aspect of this song is just genius, including the guitar solo, the always amazing Flea bass, Kiedis' performance, and the overall message. I wish it was placed at least in the top 30--It deserves so!

I never get tired of this songs solo, if you focus you feel a slightly feeling of getting stoned.

83? Why 83? Top 20 minimum!

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107Jailhouse 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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108Ghetto Gospel - 2Pac & Elton JohnV4 Comments
109Hello It's Me - Todd Rundgren
110What's Going On - Marvin Gaye

Motown.. Motown.. Motown one of the leaders of his era. Again who are these people that think Eminem is so much better than a Marvin Gaye and so many others that have been pushed down in the top 100 songs..REALLY? All I can say is sorry your ears deceive you so badly, the talent then is far and above the small pool that is out here now. I am glad country singing still knows that there are instruments used in a song, not soundboards and fake beats and synthesized everything. I am not old, I just appreciate true talent and musicians who play can music.

As relevant today as when Marvin composed the song, a brilliant look at a world in trouble, each lyric, chord and note is perfectly balanced to deliver the message of the song.

THe most soulful and eloquent song of it's time, and it still holds strong despite 40-some years of amazing music. THere is literally nothing wrong with this song, and it transports you out of life for a brief three minutes, just like any great songs should.

Marvin changed the way music was made with this classic. Over dubbing his own voice more than once to produce an amazing sound. The words are also relevant today.

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111Hurricane - Bob Dylan

This song was done for Rubin "Hurricane" Carter and it's so powerful. You can feel the injustice and the fight of afro descendents American's for civil rights and still one of the best song of Bob Dylan with Like a Rolling Stone and Blowing in the Wind.

The best song ever! It is the classic song of American justice.

Gotta be said, yeah. It's Bob Dylan.

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112Through the Fire and Flames - Dragonforce

This song is just genius the entire way through. It does not matter whether or not this is your type of music, you can still listen and be blown away by it. Insanely awesome! And thank god for that odd game Guitar Hero, for bringing this to the attention of the masses. It will get you motivated, chill you out, push you further, hold you back... Whatever you need it to. Definitely deserves to be a lot higher up than this!

Masterpeice... All you need to say. The Guitarist's battling in between the song doing amazing stints just completely blows me away.

How is the guitarist that good? - moose4life19

This rock song is strong and full of courage. We all go through our fire and flames but this genius song is one of the best in history

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113Someone Like You - Adele

Though this is new song competing with classics, it's got all it needs to become a classic: brilliant lryics, real music and a singer who packs a punch. I have never in my life felt such raw emotion come from a singer. The fears and pains felt... Relatable is an understatement. I have no doubts that this is a song that will go down in history.

I love adele because it means me when my family is about xx

I put down new music, but will compliment it when it is deserving. Adele is very deserving. She co-wrote this song with possibly the best songwriter today, Minneapolis' own Dan Wilson.

YES. Adele is an amazing singing. Her voice shows true emotion.

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114Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones

A typical Stones song with a fantastic beat

It's goth-esque, but not depressing. It's still got such a rock and roll feel to it.

I can't believe that The Rolling Stones. Paint It Black stands at the last place, This is a great song to sing, have a lot of meanings in it and it is just so phenomenal and I am sure The Rolling Stones have more fans than these hacky Tokio Hotel which stands at #11!

Come on.

Best song ever

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115Otherside - Red Hot Chili Peppers

I just could be listening this song every second of my life

One of red hot chili peppers best singles from californication

One of the manyb best songs of the RHCP. They rock ,yeah!!!!!!!!

My ex-girlfriend got me into this song

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116Mad 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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117Time of Dying - Three Days Grace

realy great song best from three days grace

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118Somebody to Love - Queen

freddie mercury put his best vocals on this one and i think it should be number 1 or 2

Freddie Mercury made this song great with his vocals - Ajkloth

Masterful. Freddy shows what he got on this song. Should be top ten.

One of the best queen songs. Very emotional

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119The Day That Never Comes - Metallica
120Rooster - Alice in Chains

This is the best song ever layne you rock rip jerry keep rocking - justicerieth

These lists suck. Really...67... I'm just laughing at how lame this is. Especially the fact that CHRISTINA AGUILERA is WAY ABOVE THIS... Seriously?

AIC has a ton of great songs, this is one of them. One thing this band could and can stand up and be proud of is that their music was always honest. They didn't have to make up song just to get better sales... They sang about their lives, and that will always sell. One of the most underrated bands.

How is this not up there

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