Best Songs of All Time

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361 Purple Haze - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Dude Hendrix is just like the greatest musician ever definitely top 10
right behind queen Zeppelin
- idso27

Hendrix, easily the greatest guitarist to live, he inspired, and revolutionized most genres, and musicians his music deserves to be at the very top of this top ten without a doubt, just listen to songs such as Along the Watchtower, Voodoo Chile, simply, mind blowing!

I'm pretty shocked that nothing by Hendrix made it into even the top 50. This song is probably one of his most iconic, and no one has mentioned it yet! This man was a genius! @

I firmly believe that All Along the Watchtower and Purple Haze both deserve a higher standing.

Selena Gomez, 5SOS, LMFAO, Katy Perry, Modern Maroon 5, Lil Wayne, and IGGY AZALEA are above this. Wow. - 445956

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362 Beautiful Day - U2

U2 is genius. This song opened my pores and allowed my imagination and creativity to sore. What a great song!

The best song which gives you a jump start to every day. Never get fed up listening to it.

I mean come on how could you not put this in the list, it's one of the best songs of all time, it makes me want to laugh, cry and dance all at the same time!

When ever you feel bad pop this song in. Lifts you up

363 Starlight - Muse

awesome song! love muse so much, one of their best!

Why is this only number 180?!?!?! What is there not to like!?

My favorite group in this PLANET

Cool song

364 God Only Knows - The Beach Boys

Next to "Hey Jude", this song is the closest any band has come to creating the perfect song.

Yes! This is my favorite song of all time! It's so beaautiful, between the unique instrument sounds and vocal harmonies it's a perfect song

This song and Good Vibrations one of the greatest songs ever made

The whole album is a masterpiece. And this might not even be my favorite from the record but this song remains truly beautiful. Although that first short instrumental break about 1 minute in is a little bit unnecessary, it does flow well. It has brilliant music from a technical and casual perspective and has great lyrics. Alright, I’ve said enough!

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365 Grenade - Bruno Mars

How come no one voted for this song. This song should have been at least in the top 100 songs of all time. How bruno mars sang this song was really brilliant. This song also has a great beat in the chorus, this song even won awards for the best song record of the year 2011.

Grenade, sure it sounds like a breakup song but it sends the strong message of self sacrifice

This song is cool and has a powerful feeling


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366 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.

288! am I see right?

Amazing collection of A+ eclectic talent including
• Lionel Richie
• Stevie Wonder
• Paul Simon
• Kenny Rogers
• James Ingram
• Tina Turner
• Billy Joel
• Michael Jackson
• Diana Ross
• Dionne Warwick
• Willie Nelson
• Al Jarreau
• Bruce Springsteen
• Kenny Loggins
• Steve Perry
• Daryl Hall
• Huey Lewis
• Cyndi Lauper
• Kim Carnes
• Bob Dylan
• Ray Charles

Beautiful melody and great sing a long chorus. Inspirational message and all proceeds went to charity. This song is terrific

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367 Young Folks - Peter, Bjorn & John
368 Overdose - AC/DC
369 Alive - Pearl Jam

If you don't listen to the lyrics its one of the most powerful rock songs of all time. If you listen to them, its heartbreaking. This is the Paint it Black of the 90 and one of the best songs ever. It deserves to be in the top 20

Great great song

Amazing song

370 Leave Out All the Rest - Linkin Park

This is one of the best songs. And its place is among the best songs.. All the true LP fans vote for this and take it to top. - DarkRider

371 Wicked Games - The Weeknd

Definitely an amazing song, one of any genre. The guitar in the background, the masterful production, the way he layers his voice, how it make you feel opposite emotions at once, everything.

372 Kids - MGMT

This song has a great beat. Obviously my favorite song ever! - mmtennis07

373 No Quarter - Led Zeppelin

This song is about Vikings.

A very mystifying song, from Zep's most diverse album, Houses of the Holy.

374 We Found Love - Rihanna

I Love this song it gives me a good feeling

It's just a repeating song the whole time

If you think this is the only thing of this song you have zero taste in music, the base is perfect, Rihanna's voice is stunning and it has so much meaning. - DaisyandRosalina

I love the video for this song!

375 Vincent - Don McLean

I'm unpleasantly surprised to see this song and Dust in the Wind so far down! I've always fancied this song over American Pie, and it gets me emotional every time I give it a listen. I recommend this song to everyone!

376 Stand by Me - Ben E. King

It breaks my heart that this song isn't already on the list. If you haven't heard this song, give it a listen, it'll make you remember good times. I first heard this song in the movie Stand by Me based on the Stephen King novella The Body, and this song fits into that late 50's early 60's movie perfectly. Ben E. King's voice is so incredible, and no matter how many times this song is covered by various peoples like John Lennon, Ben E. King's will always stand at number 1 for me.

One of my favorite songs of all time. My parents would play it for me all the time when I was really little and therefore it means a lot to me and makes me feel really nostalgic. Beautiful lyrics, voice, and instrumentals.

This song should definitely be ranked higher than this. This is a great song. An emotional one that people should recognize I think. - Feirceraven

Breaks my heart that this song wasn't higher on the list.

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377 Time is Running Out - Muse

come on, guys. who doesn't like this song? Everything about muse is amazing, and they deserve to be at least better than some other bands on here, like frank sinatra, or ARE kelly.
- darkmatterbanana

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378 Rock Your Baby - George McCrae
379 New Kid in Town - Eagles
380 My Way - Frank Sinatra

By far greatest song ever no doubt

A classic. Should be in the top 15.

So many dumb people voting for this, as far as putting one direction above frank sinatra...
Definitely one of the greatest songs of all time

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