Best John Lennon Songs
The Top Ten
Very beautiful, an obvious choice for number one.
This and Working Class Hero are my anthems but imagine is just the best song ever written so pure and beautiful it really is a dream I'm working on an metal concept album and I'm seriously considering it ending with a by the book cover of this song. If I could I would just put john lennon's version on it. I don't believe in heaven John deserves to be as high as you can go Bigger then Jesus he was bigger then god.
A complete song, understated but powerful, the piano is simple but mesmorizing, beautiful melody and lyrics. This song will resonate through the ages.
One of my favorite songs ever. It has lots of meaning. I don't know what to even say because I can't describe how much I like this song - SirSheep
Amazing lyrics. what a voice listen carefully and see the beautiful lyric
Somehow this reminds me of growing up - JaredJams
Above the Korean pretty boy yes but ELVIS come on I am a lead vocalist and I know and understand what range depth and pure God given talent sound like And Elvis is far and away the most versatile singer of all time I believe it was Carl Perjins that said something along the lines of there is no greater honor than to have Elvis do one of your songs but once he does it he owns it it's always his from that point forwar there is no greater honor than to have Elvis do one of your songs but once he does it he owns it from that point forward it will always be considered an Elvis song
Gets you right from the start!
Really good songs steven king even got the title of the shining from this song - LegitGames12
"Instant Karma gonna get you, it's gonna look you right in the face"
Instant karma is the best song
One of the most beautiful songs ever! Top musicianship.
Pure genius...enough said
This is really amazing... Lyrics are so true... It tells that how we lose real meaning of love and become jealous and insecure and then make the one who we love cry
Amazing song. Relates to my story and maybe everyone's...
Has such a bouncy beat.
I now pronounce you husband and wife.
Simply beautiful and heartwarming!
Great song beatle style
This is too perfect for God to handle.
I would actually rank this one at number 4 in my top song list. Great
The Dream is Over
I love everything about this song, lyrics, music
It really is a thought provoking piece of art
Forget Imagine and Woman this is the greatest Lennon song it's complex in its arrangements yet perfectly describes where he was in life...
This song hooks me every time I hear it. Damn he was good.
This song has a great tune to it. I was tossing up between this and imagine but I voted for this. Anyone want to listen to a great song listen to this one. Beautiful lyrics!. - Hybridking
I could listen to this song every day
It doesn't matter to me that this beautiful song just slipped the top ten - it will always be number one to me. - Britgirl
This song should at least be in the top ten; it's so beautiful!
Love a of Lennon's music, shame he died so young! He still had so much more to offer!
After 5 years away from music, this song was the perfect way to start his comeback... the doo-wop sound is very unique, as he had never done it before... the lyrics are stunning, and mesmerizing.
This is a sad funeral song. Children lose parents. Both mom and dad die in various ways. Take care of them and love your parents while they're still alive.
Lennon's powerful voice and forceful singing makes this my favourite song by him of all time.
So raw and intense
It's a great song a lot better than the original
This list is supposed to be songs he wrote, not covers - westofohio
When the night is cold and the land is dark and the moon is the only light we see VOTE 4 ME!
Awesome song it should be on number 2 or 3
I still think Imagine is the best but this should be second. It is one of the most beautiful songs ever composed and yet so simple. But in simplicity there is truth.
First off, River quote!
And this is one of the most beautiful and honest songs ever written. It makes me cry more than any of John's other songs and it just embodies him so much. I miss him like crazy.
By far best John Lennon song
Hard to choose as there are so many masterpieces. This, along with Across the Universe stop my heart each time I hear it! - Pfeifferpfan
This is a great Christmas song - Ajkloth
Cry every time I hear this magnificent song
GREATEST CHRISTMAS SONG EVER!
John Lennon recorded this song shortly before he was assassinated, but it was a poor quality demo, so the Beatles finished it in 1995 for their Anthology 2 album. Although I prefer The Beatles' version, Lennon's solo effort is still beautiful. A very underrated Lennon solo song.
What an amazing song! The song was recorded after John Lennon was murdered. It was originally a Beatles song written by John Lennon, but it didn't get into an album so John Lennon rewrote the lyrics and performed it himself
Doesn't really count. But it's still one of my top 15 songs of all time. - backflip
Although Imagine is my favorite of his (I know, how typical) but this song is a close second. Could this be his best song? Yes, let's be honest, it is. The vocals in this are superb. You can't go wrong with a little mystical vocals. Great track, his best.
How This song cannot be in the top 5? It's the best in my opinion
Biased here, but it's my favorite song ever sung. Of course I want it higher.
This song defines ethereal...and I love ethereal.
Perhaps my favorite song of all time. Joyfull when I'm happy, melancolic when I'm sad, it is hauntingly beautiful, simply amazing. If you've never heard it, give it a chance.
Used this track for the moment my Wife to be walked into the room...lovely track, can't believe its not in the top 3. If you have never listened to it...do it now! Wow, John's voice is gorgeous on it. God Bless you John.
Oh my love, I need you
No words for this song...
Great when I'm looking for a happy song
Highly underrated should have been a number one song loved it from the first time I heard the fantastic intro and mesmerizing sound Imagine is his signature best but overplayed
This song should be really high in the list.such a great song.
I can't believe this one is so low on the list
Great song! This one was Paul McCartney's favorite from john lennon. It made him cry when listening to it. Love this song!.
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans" so true, beautiful song
The first time I heard this song I instantly liked it
This is the best song I ever heard
Best song ever, I love it as much as imagine. Peace& love. Forever John Lennon lives in our hearts.
Should be #1. If only humanity could do it.
This song is still relevant today
Why is the song just so down?
This song is the best song ever. It helps me relate to many other things in life. I am surprised this song wasn't even on the list. It at least deserves to be in the top ten.
I feel guilty. I'm more of a McCartney fan, but I still like this song anyway. :') - Misfire
Though not my favorite Lennon song, I think it deserves recognition. I love Paul, but the pure sound of this song is beautiful. It also gives the feeling that Paul is getting his dues. You can almost feel the words sink into Paul's skin.
I voted for this just to say: what IS A HATE SONG EVER PUT ON A LIST?!?! Even more spiteful if it's dedicated to McCartney, I hate this song. How does it f**king sleep?
Actualy, this song is a collaboration. John Lennon wrote 2/3 of this song and Paul Mccartney wrote the middle part. (wake up, fall out of bed, drag the comb across my head. )
Such an underrated song, lyrics are genius
1. John didn't write this. It was a cover.
2. The Beatles performed it.
3. Why is it here?
So many things going on in this song. A true classic from the genius that was & is, John Lennon.
His most autobiographical and deep composition hands down.
My favourite song by John Lennon.
Featuring Elton John on piano, organ, and co -vocals!
One of my favorite John Lennon songs! Why isn't this in the top 20?!?
I can't believe it isn't on the list! The first and only number 1 single of John in USA! It's the most funny, lively, upbeat song of John with Instant Karma!
The most upbeat Lennon song ever; this song is almost 'disco' because of its simplicity and boy does it have a groove! Listen to this song and try not to want to dance. Brilliant.
Watching the Wheels and Give Peace a Chance are great tunes, Imagine is good and will get votes for being popular, but this is one of the greatest love songs ever written.
Great song, shows us how much john admired and loved Yoko. The definition of pure oove - Jiorl
35? Come on guys this is top ten easy
This truly speaks the truth. Think about it.
Probobly the best song I've ever heard! The lyrics are so true, the melody are amazing and he dares to speak the truth. This should be in top 5
Hard hitting and truthful, no one did that like Lennon.Basically he names names and makes it clear to those of us at the time who didn't have the info we do now that our leaders were not interested in looking after our welfare only in the money that war brings.
Such a personal song. You can really hear his desperateness in the way he sings, as well as the lyrics.
37th place? Why? This song is one of the best!
In my opinion, this song is one of 5 best John's songs