Top Ten Simple Songs that are Really Good

There are many simple songs to choose from, this is just a starting point. Simple guitar, simple lyrics, simple arrangement, it doesn't matter. What's your favorite Simple song(s)?:

The Top Ten

1 Good - Better Than Ezra
2 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC

A lot of simple AC/DC guitar riffs, but they are really good. - Ned964

3 Nights Are Forever Without You - England Dan and John Ford Coley

Loved this as a child - Ned964

4 Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan

Great song, simple guitar - Ned964

5 Lay Lady Lay - Bob Dylan

Another artist with many simple cords, but there all his and they are great - Ned964

6 I'd Really Love to See You Tonight - England Dan and John Ford Coley

These guys put out a string of top 40 pop hits in the 70's, pretty basic stuff. My personal favorites by them are included in this list, at least originally. - Ned964

7 Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond

Everyone knows it, most like it. - Ned964

8 Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival

I don't think I've ever heard a bad song by this amazing band. Love them. - Britgirl

Again, CCR has a lot of simple guitar riffs to choose from. I went with this - Ned964

9 Zombie - The Cranberries

Great vocals. Simple arrangement - Ned964

10 With or Without You - U2

Still my favorite U2 song. - Ned964

The Contenders

11 Sing a Simple Song - Sly & The Family Stone

Sing a simple song that is really this one! - Britgirl

12 Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
13 Prove It All Night - Bruce Springsteen

Many simple cords from the Boss. - Ned964

14 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes

Good one, whoever put this in. It's exactly the type of song I was trying to think of when creating this list. Very simple, very good. - Ned964

15 Whatever - Godsmack
16 Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple
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