Top Ten Songs You Wish You Wrote

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Some songs are poetic. Some just have excellent lyrics. Some have great meaning. And others just speak to you. This is a list of those types of songs, the top ten songs you wish you wrote

The Top Ten

1 Rainbow In the Dark - Dio

This is a great song, and I would be quite proud of myself if I wrote it. - IronSabbathPriest

2 I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
3 Three Point One Four - Bloodhound Gang

This just has some of the funniest, most clever one-liners of all time. Who wouldn't want to say they wrote this? - Shake_n_Bake13

4 Born In the U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen
5 Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses

I'd love to be known as the one who made the slash's guitar riff, - RustyNail

6 Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
7 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
8 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
9 Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
10 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden

The Newcomers

? Imagine - John Lennon

The Contenders

11 Highway Star - Deep Purple
12 Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd
13 Black Star - Yngwie Malmsteen
14 Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison

There's something poetic about this one. - Shake_n_Bake13

15 One - Metallica
16 Bang Your Head (Metal Health) - Quiet Riot
17 Greatness - Mark Steele
18 Yesterday - The Beatles

The most-often "covered" song of all time, and the writer gets paid every single time any version of it gets played!

19 Chainsaw Charlie - W.A.S.P.
20 Stargazer - Rainbow
21 This is the New S*** - Marilyn Manson
22 Try Me - Dej Loaf
23 A Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay

We all love Coldplay.

Well, at least I do. - Merilille

24 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake
25 Enter Sandman - Metallica
26 Fight Night - Migos
27 Stoner - Young Thug
28 We Dem Boyz - Wiz Khalifa
29 Turn On the Lights - Future
30 Come and Get It - Ice Cube
31 The Show Goes On - Lupe Fiasco
32 Stan - Eminem
33 My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
34 Fade to Black - Metallica
35 In the Wild - Capital Kings

I could easily pull this off. Maybe. - RiverClanRocks

36 Secular Haze - Ghost B.C.
37 Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis

Really thoughtful and beautiful lyrics I personally wish I had written this

38 Heaven - Bryan Adams
39 Hips Don't Lie - Shakira
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
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1. Rainbow In the Dark - Dio
2. I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
3. Three Point One Four - Bloodhound Gang
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1. I Wanna Rock - Twisted Sister
2. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
3. Bang Your Head (Metal Health) - Quiet Riot
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