Best Songs of All Time

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161 Highway to Hell - AC/DC Highway to Hell - AC/DC

R you crazy ac/dc rules! I demand 4 you to rank it betta man.

The song that explains the life most of us live or want to live. The best song from the best band that ever walked across the stage. Bon Scott will live forever in his music!

Bon Scot is no doubt the most legendary singer of the 80's and the opening guitar riff makes you feel like your actually on a highway to hell

One of the best AC/DC songs

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162 Rooster - Alice in Chains Rooster - 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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163 Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones

The greatest rock song ever created

It's recognized as one of the best Rolling Stones songs ever, so how can it not be at least in the top 20? The riffs and Merry Clayton's backup vocals are absolutely out of this world.

I'm not a big fan of The Rolling Stones but this song is really catchy and good. The main reason I'm voting for this though is because nickelback crap is above this and nickelback sucks and The Rolling Stones are great. - Imreallyboredrightnow

Who doesn't know at least the intro to this song?

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164 Killer Queen - Queen Killer Queen - Queen

My second favorite song ever next to bohemian rhapsody and it should be higher than this because no ones better at song witing than Freddie Mercury

This is one of my favorite Queen songs. The Others being I Want to Break Free and Body Language.

best song ever
great solo
i,m not crying

This song is Killer, and it came from Queen.

165 Lithium - Nirvana Lithium - Nirvana

Should be in the top 5, best rock out song of all time

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166 Tom Sawyer - Rush Tom Sawyer - Rush

540?! Are you serious? I mean, there are plenty of other good songs on this list, but Rush is the best band ever formed (hands down), and this is their best song! If this doesn't go higher, I think I'll mean mean cry!

I love RUSH. They are indeed great. They are not the greatest band of all time. That would be the Beatles. This is however possibly one of the (if not the) greatest rock songs of all time.

Today's Tom Sawyer
He gets high on you
And the space he invades
He gets by on you

No his mind is not for rent
To any god or government
Always hopeful, yet discontent
He knows changes aren't permanent
But change is

What you say about his company
Is what you say about society
Catch the witness, catch the wit
Catch the spirit, catch the spit - htoutlaws2012

This is the best rush song made. Still not that good though

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167 Sympathy for the Devil - The Rolling Stones Sympathy for the Devil - The Rolling Stones

Common guys, this is such a great song. Metallica is one of my favourite bands, but Sympathy for the Devil is a perfect song. 32 on Rolling Stones Magazine for greatest songs of all time.

This song is amazing. People who first hear it probably think why is the tune repeated the whole time but the truth is this song is amazing and the devil-real or not- we should show some sympathy toward him/her

Honestly, I have never seen anything great about this song, no matter who sings it. I would never call this one of the best songs. To me, it's just flat out boring and not interesting at all.

Who would have sympathy for the devil

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168 We Found Love - Rihanna We Found Love - Rihanna

I Love this song it gives me a good feeling

It's just a repeating song the whole time

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169 Bonamana - Super Junior Bonamana - Super Junior

I love this song so much I like the dance and their voice - Manalaldaihani

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170 Enter Sandman - Metallica Enter Sandman - Metallica

Simply the best hard rock song ever. James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and Jason Newsted were geniuses to come up with this masterpiece. - aman28

Don't forget, my son
To include everyone

Tuck you in, warm within
Keep you free from sin
Till the Sandman he comes

Sleep with one eye open
Gripping your pillow tight

Exit: light
Enter: night
Take my hand
We're off to never never land - htoutlaws2012

Haha. It's funny because the next verse has some of the worst lyrics of all time. It goes, and I quote, "Heavy thoughts tonight, and they aren't of snow white" - VaticanCameos

This has to be the greatest song ever by Metallica, short of Nothing else matters, definitely my favourite song from Black, love the version on S^^M too

How is this song on 223? It great

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171 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

bloody amazing song, AC/DC kick ass. don't know a band and bounced back from such a tragedy as the death of their singer.
THEY ROCK! - twosup

Here is the question... How many times can a song get you laid and not be at the top of (at least) your personal list? Bottom line, this song has served me well. This song goes to the inner neanderthal in all of us.

simple, the best song AND video of all the time, I love AC/DC since Colombia - JuandaColombia

172 Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne Crazy Train - Ozzy Osbourne

Simply the best, ozzy has been going at it since the beginning of metal and is still rocking. Long live the prince of darkness!

This is Ozzy's signature song for a reason. It talks about the dangers of drugs and it has some kick ass guitar riffs. This is definitely one of his best hits! I love you, Ozzy!

I loves this song. Its hard rock with just a touch of insanity. My only real issue with this song though is it is not higher on this list. I mean seriously its hard core epicness. :D I say it should be number one.

WHAT THE HELL? Why isn't this in like the top 10? This song is awesome!

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173 Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees

I'm a huge fan of the bee gees & This is undoubtedly their best, one of the most popular songs of all time
Vocals of all three gibbs' is just mind blowing in this song not to mention the ecstatic beats that were looped from their other single "Night Fever"

Have you people never seen Saturday Night Fever?

Yes, this is the BEST song ever. Why in the world is it not #1?

This should be in the top ten why is it 248!

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174 My Generation - The Who My 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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175 Numb / Encore - Jay Z & Linkin Park Numb / Encore - Jay Z & Linkin Park

An amazing song deserves to be higher

The overrated duo have combined. - swagmaster97

Wow I love this song so much and I never thought it would be here this needs to be higher!

This is the best song by Linkin Park with jay z must be under top 30

176 Civil War - Guns N' Roses Civil War - Guns N' Roses

Love this song, still get me through the end

Took me awhile to like the song, but now I do. - matty925

Civil War is arguably the greatest song in the history of mankind, I mean the song goes up and down, left and right High and Low it gets deppressing and optimistic, this song is followed by One from Metallica and Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit, it is absoulotely amazing, wonderfully awesome, amazingly great, I think it's the perfect song, I'm a 14 year old Syrian kid from Damascus and I have almost listend and memorized every song in the top 100 list and I can assure you Civil War is the best one but I have to admit that because of the horriple civil war that's happening in Syria right now this song has effected me greatly and I may value it more than other people because it tells the story of my reality and so maybe I'm a little biased because the civil war in Syria does in fact feed the rich while it burrys the poor

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177 Buddy Holly - Weezer Buddy Holly - Weezer

229 eh? What's not to love about this song?

Buddy holly! I know u died but there's a song about u called American pie!

178 Aerials - System of a Down Aerials - System of a Down

Best System of a Down song for sure.

179 On Top of the World - Imagine Dragons On Top of the World - Imagine Dragons

WHAAAT?!?!?! 202?!?!? This song is too good to be in the 200's! "i'm on top of the world and I know, it's a long way up cause it's a long way down! Get up now! Get up! Get up now! " Dove Cameron sang this song too!

Nah, we need to put Elton John, Celine Dion, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and many more on the top 100 before we deal with Imagine Dragons. But to be honest, Coldplay should be higher than Imagine Dragons. - okcnaline

I don't know if any others people like this but I like it

This song encourage me in the hardest times. It makes me wnat to climb every mountain. Another perfect song from Imagine Dragons

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180 Thnks Fr Th Mmrs - Fall Out Boy Thnks Fr Th Mmrs - Fall Out Boy V 1 Comment
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