Most Important Songs In Psychedelic History

The Top Ten Most Important Songs In Psychedelic History

1 Tomorrow Never Knows - The Beatles

No-one knew that this was possible

2 White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane
3 Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix
4 Strawberry Fields Forever - The Beatles

A despairing come down

One great song! And that mellotron... beautiful

5 Venus In Furs - The Velvet Underground
6 The End - The Doors
7 Are You Experienced? - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
8 Riders On the Storm - The Doors
9 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
10 Heart Full of Soul - The Yardbirds

Released in 1965, it predates everything else on this list, the Yardbirds talented guitar lineup of first Eric Clapton, then Jeff Beck, then Jimmy Page is unprecedented in its skill, little wonder they went psychedelic before anyone else.

The Contenders

11 Echoes - Pink Floyd
12 Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds - The Beatles
13 A Day in the Life - The Beatles
14 Shapes of Things - The Yardbirds
15 Astronomy Domine - Pink Floyd
16 Over Under Sideways Down - The Yardbirds
17 Eight Miles High - The Byrds
18 Itchycoo Park - Small Faces
19 Dope Hat - Marilyn Manson

Good band, but I don't think this song is that important.

20 Sober - Tool

Again, good band, but this song's not that important.

21 Kingdom of Heaven - The 13th Floor Elevators
22 The Trip - Kim Fowley
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