Top Ten Songs that Don't Deserve to Be a Bands Biggest Hit


The Top Ten

1 Another Brick In the Wall Part 2 - Pink Floyd

Another Brick In the Wall Part 2 is an outstanding song, though not even one of the eight best on The Wall, those being (in my opinion) Goodbye Blue Sky, One of My Turns, Don't Leave Me Now, Hey You, Is There Anybody Out There? , Nobody Home, Waiting for the Worms, and The Trial. Searching through the band's expansive collection, the song doesn't hold a candle to masterpieces such as Money, Brain Damage, Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Have a Cigar, Astronomy Domine, Dogs, Pigs (Three Different Ones), Learning to Fly, On the Turning Away, When the Tigers Broke Free, and many more. Personally, I believe The Wall is overrated as well, paling in comparison to my personal favorite, Meddle, which features two of their greatest songs of all in One of These Days and Echoes.

Awesome song, but they've made better. - Metarock

To be honest, I prefer part 1 and 3 over this one. - BrianScott01

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2 Jump - Van Halen

They have way better songs and its giving a bad example of a hard rock band with a soft rock song. - BrianScott01

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3 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Kashmir deserves it, something they didn't rip off. - BrianScott01

Technically, LZ's biggest hit is "Whole Lotta Love", since "Stairway" was never released as a single. Much like The Beatles, LZ did not bother to release some of their best work as singles, they felt it was cheating the fans.

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4 All Along the Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Either Red House or Voodoo Chile deserve it. Its still a fantastic cover, though Bobby Dylan should get more credit. - BrianScott01

Voodoo child is better - waldo

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5 Creep - Radiohead

Better than Paranoid Android or Karma Police? Really?

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6 Hey Jude - The Beatles

This song was ruined by the endless "na na na nanana". I have to skip the song whenever it comes on now. - BrianScott01

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7 Back in Black - AC/DC UListen to Sample
8 White Room - Cream

White Room was not their biggest hit, that title belongs to Sunshine of Your Love.

If it wasn't so overplayed, I might like it. - BrianScott01

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9 Plush - Stone Temple Pilots UListen to Sample
10 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Losing My Religion - R.E.M. UListen to Sample
12 Lonely Boy - The Black Keys

They used to be blues, until they realised they weren't popular and they sold out. Hard Row or Keep Me deserves to be their biggest hit. - BrianScott01

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13 Pour Some Sugar On Me - Def Leppard

Basically the same with Black Keys except Leppard used to be hard rock/heavy metal in 1980 and 1981 until they released this and Pyromania. - BrianScott01

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14 Thunderstruck - AC/DC

By this point, Brian's voice was lost. - BrianScott01

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15 Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes UListen to Sample
16 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
17 Bring Me to Life - Evanescence

Don't get me wrong, I really do like this song and just about everything else with Amy Lee's vocals, but songs like "My Immortal", "Hello" and "Call Me When You're Sober" aren't as well-known and are a lot better. (This is just my opinion)

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18 Master of Puppets - Metallica UListen to Sample
19 Wonderwall - Oasis UListen to Sample
20 Song 2 - Blur UListen to Sample
21 Redneck - Lamb of God UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Another Brick In the Wall Part 2 - Pink Floyd
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. All Along the Watchtower - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
1. Back in Black - AC/DC
2. Jump - Van Halen
3. Hey Jude - The Beatles


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