Top 10 Songs that Were the First Song You Heard by a Music Artist

This is if you remember what was the first song you ever heard by an artist. From my experience, not always the first song is their best song.

You can also tell us how it happened - whether you heard it on the radio, somebody gave you a CD, sent you a link, and so on. Did you like this first song? Did this song remain your favorite song by this artist or later you discovered songs you liked better?

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61 The Pursuit of Vikings - Amon Amarth

This song even got me into death metal. - Metal_Treasure

62 Rising Force - Yngwie Malmsteen

It's solo blew my mind - still a favorite song by Yngwie. - Metal_Treasure

63 Angel of Death - Slayer
64 Oh, In the Sky - Frank Zappa
65 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera
66 Blind - Korn
67 Practice What You Preach - Testament
68 All My Loving - The Beatles

The first song they played at the monumental and historic first Ed Sullivan Show appearance. Most likely this is the song "first heard" by people over any other in history. Over 70,000,000 people were watching.

69 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica

I think this was the first Metallica song I listened to. It is still just about my favorite Metallica song. - Element119

70 Midnight City - M83
71 Wherever I May Roam - Metallica

I liked it very much and got interested in Metallica but later discovered better songs. I still like it, especially the lyrics - one of the best in metal. - Metal_Treasure

72 Breaking the Law - Judas Priest

My first Judas Priest song, and still one of my favorites by them. - Metarock

The first Judas Priest song I heard and I still like it. - SteelCity99

73 Orbital Elements - Obscura

So so beautiful. Still love it. - Metal_Treasure

74 Mana - Equilibrium

A friend and metalhead recommended me this song - truly amazing and beautiful. One of the best metal instrumentals created after 2000. - Metal_Treasure

75 All for One - Primal Fear
76 Hall of the Mountain King - Savatage
77 Zombie Woof - Frank Zappa
78 Word Up! - Korn
79 Cold as Ice - Foreigner

Later liked Urgent more but this one still moves me. - Metal_Treasure

80 Arriving Nowhere but Here - Porcupine Tree
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