Greatest Songs Which Never Reached Number 1

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The Top Ten

1 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

This list suprized me - BreakFastBeast2005

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2 One - Metallica UListen to Sample
3 Space Oddity - David Bowie

Too weird. Bowie's following in the U.S. has always been exaggerated. Limited mainly to stoners and those suffering from permanent adolescence.

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4 Back in Black - AC/DC UListen to Sample
5 Under Pressure - David Bowie & Queen UListen to Sample
6 The Winner Takes It All - Abba UListen to Sample
7 We Will Rock You - Queen UListen to Sample
8 Wonderwall - Oasis UListen to Sample
9 Raining Blood - Slayer UListen to Sample
10 Last Christmas - Wham! UListen to Sample

The Newcomers

? Think About Us - Little Mix UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Rocket Man - Elton John UListen to Sample
12 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
13 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Only because it was never released as a single.

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14 Floods - Pantera

Best Guitar Solo And Best Outro Ever - christangrant

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15 Can't Remember to Forget You - Shakira UListen to Sample
16 In the End - Linkin Park UListen to Sample
17 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera UListen to Sample
18 Welcome Home - Coheed and Cambria UListen to Sample
19 The Only Exception - Paramore UListen to Sample
20 It's My Life - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
21 Lack of Comprehension - Death UListen to Sample
22 You Belong With Me - Taylor Swift UListen to Sample
23 Jar of Hearts - Christina Perri UListen to Sample
24 A Day in the Life - The Beatles

Only The Beatles had so many hits that they could have one of THE greatest songs ever written [on a popular album], an absolute guaranteed #1 hit on the singles chart, and simply choose not to release it as a single.

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25 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles UListen to Sample
26 Don't Stop Me Now - Queen UListen to Sample
27 When I Look at You - Miley Cyrus UListen to Sample
28 Photograph - Ed Sheeran UListen to Sample
29 One Last Time - Ariana Grande UListen to Sample
30 Already Over - Red UListen to Sample
31 In My Life - The Beatles UListen to Sample
32 Thriller - Michael Jackson UListen to Sample
33 Skyfall - Adele UListen to Sample
34 Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
35 Gangnam Style - Psy UListen to Sample
36 Cemetary Gates - Pantera UListen to Sample
37 Walk - Pantera UListen to Sample
38 This Love - Pantera UListen to Sample
39 I'm Broken - Pantera UListen to Sample
40 5 Minutes Alone - Pantera UListen to Sample
41 Love Story - Taylor Swift UListen to Sample
42 Fancy - Reba McEntire UListen to Sample
43 Revolution Radio - Green Day UListen to Sample
44 Still Breathing - Green Day UListen to Sample
45 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John UListen to Sample
46 In God's Hands - Nelly Furtado UListen to Sample
47 See You Again - Miley Cyrus UListen to Sample
48 7 Things - Miley Cyrus UListen to Sample
49 Fly on the Wall - Miley Cyrus UListen to Sample
50 Hoedown Throwdown - Miley Cyrus UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Space Oddity - David Bowie
3. The Winner Takes It All - Abba
Iliketrainsguy100
1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. One - Metallica
3. Back in Black - AC/DC
Metal_Treasure
1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Under Pressure - David Bowie & Queen
3. Raining Blood - Slayer
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