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 You Shook Me All Night Long - AC/DC
2 Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan

It's simple and yet so good. I think that's the reason why so many people sing it round campfires and such. - Gg2000

3 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

4 Good - Better Than Ezra
5 Nights Are Forever Without You - England Dan and John Ford Coley
6 Sing a Simple Song - Sly & The Family Stone

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

7 I'd Really Love to See You Tonight - England Dan and John Ford Coley
8 With or Without You - U2
9 Whatever - Godsmack
10 Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond

The Contenders

11 Iron Maiden - Iron Maiden
12 Lay Lady Lay - Bob Dylan
13 Is She Really Going Out with Him - Joe Jackson
14 Imagine - John Lennon

What can I say? It's a beautiful song with meaningful lyrics! - Userguy44

Yep - Ananya

15 Beds are Burning - Midnight Oil
16 Zombie - The Cranberries
17 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes
18 Bang a Gong (Get It On) - T. Rex
19 We Will Rock You - Queen

Simple beat, but good vocals and guitar solo. - Userguy44

20 That'll Be the Day - Buddy Holly
21 I Should Have Known Better - The Beatles
22 Bound for the Floor - Local H
23 Prove It All Night - Bruce Springsteen
24 Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress) - The Hollies
25 Love Kills - Joe Strummer
26 Always Saturday - Guadalcanal Diary
27 Head Over Heels - Tears for Fears
28 The Letter - The Box Tops
29 Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
30 Sing a Song - Earth, Wind & Fire
31 Cruel to Be Kind - Nick Lowe
32 Rocket Man - Elton John
33 Yesterday - The Beatles
34 Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple

The riff itself is fairly simple but the song itself is more complex than you would think. - Gg2000

35 Baby, I Need Your Lovin' - Johnny Rivers
36 Hey There Delilah - Plain White T'S
37 My Way - Limp Bizkit
38 Child of Burning Time - Slipknot
39 Daddy - Korn
40 Pretty - Korn
41 Expose Yourself to Kids - GG Allin

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42 Qwerty - Mushroomhead
43 Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John and Kiki Dee
44 Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
45 California - Joni Mitchell
46 Hey Jude - The Beatles
47 Lower Brinstar - Kenji Yamamoto
48 Clocks - Coldplay
49 Tush - ZZ Top
50 Aspirations - Gentle Giant

In a sense, it's simple compared to their other material. Yet still, amazing tune.

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