Best Songs of All Time

The Contenders: Page 12

221 Just Breathe - Pearl Jam

This is a fantastic feel-good song. - Songsta41

222 Changed My Mind - E-Dubble
223 Monster - Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragon is relatable and really knows how to make a good beat.

Why are there so many Imagine Dragons songs on this list? They aren't that great. - Imreallyboredrightnow

I'm only a man with a candle to guide me,
I'm taking a stand to escape what's inside me.
A monster, a monster,
I've turned into a monster,
A monster, a monster,
And it keeps getting stronger. - htoutlaws2012

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224 I Am the Walrus - The Beatles

Best song about everything that doesn't make sense

this is a fantastic song,

semilina custard.... dripping from a dead dogs eye - and it does make sense - we did lyrical analysis a few years ago at school on it

This may be my favorite beatles song. I used to hate it because it's so weird, but now that I'm more into music, I can appreciate it. It's a great song.

If you think this song stinks,you need a Head-Shirker

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225 Misery Business - Paramore

HUGE inspiration of mine. Hayley really shows her emotions in this song. Guitar solo is nice. Really brings meaning to modern rock. - joshleberte

226 We are the World - U.S.A. for Africa

It is difficult to choose the best song in Michael Jackson's legacy. All his songs are unique and breathtaking. The hymn "We Are the World" definitely deserves our recognition.

This should be also in the list because of the lyrics that can touch any heart of all mankind. And it got a revival version where many of the popular artist this time has do it for the people who needs help.

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227 Ashes to Ashes - David Bowie

Bowie is one of the absolute best. The whole Scary Monsters album was fantastic.

The highest song by David at 302. THERE'S NO JUSTICE!

Not the Best David Bowie song. But still great.

So good even a T.V. show was made after it. If you haven't seen this show then watch it.

228 Beyond the Realms of Death - Judas Priest

333, really? Seeing that Michael Jackson, Beatles and G&R (who are undoubtedly great artists, but honestly, there are not gods or something) all have around 10 songs in the top 100 while one of the greatest and most influential metal bands of all time has their first song at 333 is just sad. While BTROD is not their best song, it's just beautiful. It has both chilling and hard sections and a godly guitar solo. No hate against the other artists, but this should at least be 50.

This song should be near stairway to heaven it's just as epic

Not one of my favorite priest songs but it was the first I found on the list an its at 316 that's rediculousy low even for just this song it's got a good solo 2 good one in fact and great lyrics

229 Bad - Michael Jackson

102 I have no word of this classification... Shamon! This is one of the best songs ever should be 4 or 5! 1Tabloid Junkie or Billie Jean, Black or White, Smooth Criminal, The way you make me feel, Who is it, Blood on the Dance floor, Off the wall, Beat it, Man in the mirror, They, don't care about us, Earth song, Thriller and Bad in the danm top 10!

Oh my God! my list is so much better than this list! no name of katy perry or taylor swift...my list is netter!

110 I'm gonna have a heart attack

236! I'm socked.i have nothing to say!

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230 Fireflies - Owl City

One of the few songs not about violence, drugs, and sex. It instead, focuses on the artists struggle, Adam Young, with insomnia.

This song has better lyrics then most songs on this list and has one of the better beat

It's an absolutely wonderful positive song

This song gives you that calm mystical nighttime feeling. Truly beautiful and I reccomended it to warrior cat fans. But it is true that everything is not as it seems. If I were to pick a song not rock(or Japanese) that is in a modern genre then this would be one. It brings out the feeling of being in a calm peaceful place somewhere in nature.

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231 Hero - Skillet

Really uplifting and awesome songs

This is my favorite skillet song

2nd top song in my rock list 1st is it's my life bon jovi

Skillet makes me so happy.Skillet has so much meaning in their songs.

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232 March of the Black Queen - Queen V 4 Comments
233 Piano Man - Billy Joel

My favorite song, cheerful and comforting!

It's impossible to get rid of this song once it has entered your mind, and it's impossible to get bored! Go Billy Joel! And go Piano Man! (Hey man what are you doing here? )
Lalala lalala ;)

This is the greatest song of all time it has been my favourite song ever since I could remember it captured the hearts of millions this is the best song of all time!

I heard it last weak on the radio, and I loved it from the first second till the last second, I'm listening it the whole day now!

What all of billy Joel's songs should be in top 50 he is a lyrical genius and has an amazing voice to this day, how could Eminem make it to the top 20 and not billy Joel? What the hell?

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234 Shine on You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd

An absolutely hectic song hailing Pink Floyd original head member, Syd Barrett, who mentally went sick and had to be taken away. The entire song, at 20-something minutes, is numbing, whimsical, an horrifying. As if Van Gogh was putting Starry Starry Night into words.

This comment is one of the best thing, I have came across on internet today.

Best song from Pink Floyd. Then whish you were here, dogs, etc. Best song of all time. Richard Wrights dreaming synth. Sound, David Gilmour fantastic guitar layers. Instrumental first 8 minutes is a highlight in modern music. The first 3 minutes is like awaking in the dessert. The last beautiful section...This song of almost half an hour has iT all. Must Be at number 1, then maybe stairway to heaven. This song is heaven on itself. Not just the stairway to iT. And for someone (syd barret) who already is in heaven. Hè listens to iT and is overwhelmed with pride, I'm sure.

A true masterpiece. Deserves a place in the top 20 at least. The entire band gave it their all. Especially David Gilmour.

This is the shining diamond of Pink Floyd, dedicated to their band founder Syd Barrett. You can feel the 26 minutes ear orgasm by Pink Floyd, amazing and NOT boring! Pink Floyd is awesome ♥ - malamJONES

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235 Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland

This song is one of the best if not the best classic songs. Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. Forever a classic!

Great Song sung by many people! I especially like Is version

Yes. Super classic and beautiful

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236 Simple Man - Lynyrd Skynyrd

This song made me cry 4 times. It reminds me of my mom that passed. I would put this as number 1 for sure!

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237 President Carter - Lil Wayne

This song is dreadful - Ajkloth

238 Madness - Muse

I just can't believe that this song is not on this list. I think this song is just beyond awesome.

239 When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin

This song is really good. Good from most of the songs in top 100. And quite underrated too. I suggest you to give it a try. You will like it for sure. I is among the best songs by Led Zeppelin.

Bonham's drumming, Plant's vocals, and the sheer thickness and heaviness of this song makes it the best.

Best led Zeppelin song this should be number one

240 Photograph - Nickelback

I saw those "Look at this photograph" videos.

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