Most Iconic Songs by Male Artists/Bands


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41 Stand - R.E.M.
42 Layla - Derek & the Dominos
43 Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
44 Crank that (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell 'em

This song is among one of the most well-known for being bad in hip-hop history. Why, with it's lazy vocals, idiotic lyrics, and... actually okay beat. - SwagFlicks

45 Raining Blood - Slayer
46 Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
47 Freedom 90 - George Michael
48 I Knew You Were Trouble - Lostprophets
49 Walk on the Wild Side - Lou Reed

He (with the Velvet Underground) was a major influence for David Bowie, later, Bowie produced the "Transformer" album for Reed, which will remain his most successful album, and in which Bowie's influence can be clearly heard, the circle was complete. - Lotuscandy

50 Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton

This song has to be one of the most touching songs ever written, when Eric Clapton's four-year-old son died accidentally, he wrote out the pain and this incredible song came out - Lotuscandy

51 Basket Case - Green Day

From the days when Green Day was still punk-rock, this album was really good! - Lotuscandy

52 Cry Baby - Janis Joplin

Love Janis Joplin, but unless she hid a little something, she has nothing to do on this list! - Lotuscandy

53 Stan - Eminem
54 Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
55 Lust for Life - Iggy Pop

This song (co-written with Bowie) was released in 1977, became a hit again in the 1990's, plus Iggy is still a rock legend - Lotuscandy

56 Slow Hands - Interpol
57 Wicked Game - Chris Isaak
58 Every You Every Me - Placebo
59 Bohemian Like You - The Dandy Warhols
60 Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
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