Best Songs On Green Day's Dookie


The Top Ten

1 Basket Case Basket Case

Fantastic song, this is their best album along with international superhits. Their older stuff is better than their new stuff

This song takes place in a mental home. Guess what, they found files of old patients and found deep scratches in the walls. This song is the best in the album.

Just when Green Day got popular it was these top 4 but Dookie awesome by itself

Best song on the album, I don't really think its overrated.

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2 Longview Longview

Basket Case is so OVERRATED! This is number one, this is one of the best Punk songs of all time.

I agree that Basket Case is just way too overrated. Not a BAD song, just overrated. This song captures the punk spirit of Dookie more than any other. Easily the best song on this album. - RankMaster666

The bass line is amazing and overall is so far ahead of the completely overrated and overplayed basket case.

Longviem is Green Day at its best. So much better than their newer albums.

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3 When I Come Around When I Come Around

Best intro it captures the whole song better than the lyrics which are still record good except maybe oh love, basket case and boulevard of broken dreams

I prefer this baseline to any other Green Day song. Not too aggressive, not too complicated, simply perfect for the song. greed Welcome to Paradise and Christie Road are harder to play, but they lack the consistency of When I Come Around. Mike is a true Genius. The lyrics in my opinion can be interpreted in many ways. Its quite funny if you think of it from the perspective of a pervert, "I heard you crying loud" "you know where I'll be found, when I come around" "its me just on the prowl" "you can't' go pushing something if it's just not right"

'You can't go forcing something if it's just not right' The song has a great intro and doesn't even need to have great lyrics, but if you listen to them they are actually very good.

This song is awesome! Good beat and good rhythm. - georgielikesgreenday

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4 Welcome to Paradise Welcome to Paradise

This song makes everyone and everybody know it's the best song on dookie CD. It's way better than their single Basket case, Long view and she. Man vote this up to the place of basket case...

Best song on this album more catchy then long view, basket case and when I come around... It's guitar bass is also really awesome...


Catchy riff, amazing bass and drums by Mike and Tré, Billie's on-point vocals, great lyrics - simply Green Day at their best

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5 She She

Billie must be screaming in silence cause you can't hear his beautiful voice which is why this song isn't in its rightful no. 1 position

My personal favorite green day song. Wish it was longer.

Not just one of the best songs on Dookie, probably one of the best GD songs of all-time

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6 Burnout Burnout

Dookie is a punk album. Burnout is the most punk song on the album. Just search up the lyrics

I'm not growing up, I'm just burning out
And I stepped in line to walk amongst the dead

This song is Punk. It defines what Green Day is. 20 years has gone by and people still don't understand how good this song is. Longview showed how good Dirnt was at the Bass. But in my opinion this song showed how great Tre Cool is at the Drums! Best song off the album.

"I declare I don't care know more! " About if you don't think it's the best, I do - GuyInANateGrinder

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7 Having a Blast Having a Blast

The lyrics are classic Green Day. Should be too spot in my opinion, although the whole album is great

8 F.O.D. F.O.D.

FOD is an Amazing song. The only problem is that it is in the same track as "All By Myself" which is not one of Green Day's great songs. The wait time in between the two songs drives me crazy, but FOD is definitely underrated.

This song is great. Mainly because it starts out all calm, but then gets REALLY punky. Should be number 1

9 Pulling Teeth Pulling Teeth

Love it! It needed my vote more than Welcome To Paradise did. It tells a good story with an awesome beat! :D - Whatsername

Voting this cause it should be higher

My favourite from the album! A amazing song.

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10 Sassafras Roots Sassafras Roots

Anyone? One of the best songs? Anyone agree? It has such a kickass bassline and drum solo! My band covered this song! I play drums, it kills. :D

Best song from this great LP. And Church on Sunday and Nuclear Family are instrumentally based on Sassafras.
For me, much underrated song.
By the way I also play the drums and this is one of my favourite!

The Contenders

11 Chump Chump
12 In the End In the End

Probably my favourite tune from the album, but y'know that's just preferance.

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13 Coming Clean Coming Clean

I found out what it takes to be a man... Now mom and dad will never understand

Super underrated song, not the best but is really relatable and good - GuyInANateGrinder

An anthem for anyone coming out.

The most underrated from Dookie. Hands down. No question. - Tristan1975R5

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14 Emenius Sleepus Emenius Sleepus

One of my favourite song from this album and from Green Day. Best song, it tells story of losing Friends in a fight...

I damn love Emenius sleepus. Although longview might be their best song, this needed my voice more.

Written by mike and my favorite! WRITE MORE SONGS MIKE DIRNT

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15 All By Myself All By Myself

Something you weren't expecting. Quiet and slightly funny song by Tre Cool

They were obviously all hammered or stoned when they recorded this

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