Most Iconic Songs by Male Artists/Bands


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41 Layla - Derek & the Dominos
42 Relax - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
43 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

44 Raining Blood - Slayer
45 Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
46 Freedom 90 - George Michael
47 I Knew You Were Trouble - Lostprophets
48 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

49 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

50 Basket Case - Green Day

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

51 Cry Baby - Janis Joplin

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

52 Stan - Eminem
53 Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
54 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

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