Best Songs of All Time

The Contenders: Page 4

61 Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Far better than most of the songs ranked higher. - pharaoh45

One of there best songs and should be number one on this whole list! And I also love that they have 4 songs on the list because Anthony Flea John and Chad are that sick(even though John wasn't there for that song)

Greatest Song EVER! FACT. Sometimes I feel like I don't have partner, sometimes I feel like my only friend. Is the city I live in the city of angel lonely as I am together we cry... I drive on the streets because shes ma companion, I walk through the hills because she knows who I am. She sees my good deeds and she kisses the windy well I never worry now that is a lie... I don't ever wanna fel like I did that daay, take me to the place I love, take me all the way, I don't ever wanna fel like I did that daay, take me to the place I love, take me all the way! BEAUTIFUL!

Actually, it's more normal to go over bridges

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62 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

Plant's vocals are spectacular and the riff is perfect. If any Led Zep epic deserves to kill the other songs on this list, it is not Stairway to Heaven. It's this. Listen to the lyrics; they're brilliant in this 8 1/2 minute orgasm to the ear.

I agree this song is by far their best. Songs come and go but Kashmir stays with you forever and continues to move you in new ways. This is my number one song of all time.

Awesome, emotional, once it is under your skin it will stay with you for the rest of your life. That is the yardstick here!

I love this song! why can't be 1st

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63 With or Without You - U2 With or Without You - U2

I don't know why this is put so below. This and 'All I want is you' are the most favorite song I have ever heard.

U2 is one of the best bands out there, and this is defiantly one of their best. Along with One, Sunday Bloody Sunday, and maybe Desire, U2 really has some of the best music out there. Few bands can combine lyrics with quality music, but U2 and With or Without You nails it

Awesome song. Should rank higher than other songs that really don't deserve such a high spot on the list.

Preferably without

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64 Wonderwall - Oasis Wonderwall - Oasis

Best one ever. best tune, deep lyric, brilliant band. oasis!

Wonderwall is the only song that was able to captivate me from beginning to end. In every song that I hear, I tend to have favorite parts & others that I don't really like all that much- sometimes it's chorus, the lyrics in the middle, the music.. Something HAS to be a little off 'cause nothing is perfect. Wait- Wonderwall just proved that THERE IS by existing!
It was the first song I heard by Oasis, and I was surprised to find that this was the only song I really liked among their works. The rest of their music was sure good, but not exactly my kind of thing, so I can't say I'm a fan of Oasis- just a fan of their best song EVER.

When they wrote this song they were bound to do wonders in the coming ages and they did too. Too bad they broke up. This songs enlarges my beady eyes!

Oasis. They're better than the Beatles

Ringo Starr would probably agree, because his son was in the band and his dad would say his son is better. All dads are like this. - Powerfultekin

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65 Not Afraid - Eminem Not Afraid - Eminem

Its meaningful, it may be a song about suicide but, it shows how much you have to live for, that theres no reason to kill yourself. - Ally131

I don't really like Eminem, but I do like this one and I think it's pretty encouraging to me, usually when I'm having a rough day and I need someone to show they actually care. - Discord

Best ever song. Eminem+Nike AirMax = Best. I bet that one day it will be at the first position.

Nice song and the lyrics is also right

Great Eminem song, though I rekon if should be at least top 30 or 40.

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66 Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls

I LOVE this song those of you who are scrolling down searching for the best song to vote for LISTEN TO THIS! Just once, I swear if you aren't completely head over heels in love with it after listening to it then you must be some sort of girly pop autotune fan. The goo goo dolls are amazing all their songs can move you emotionally. It is one of the greatest songs of all time and at the VERY least should make the top 35 not double that lower. SERIOUSLY LISTEN TO THIS SONG! YOU'LL LOVE IT!

Best sing ever
I LOVE this song those of you who are scrolling down searching for the best song to vote for LISTEN TO THIS! Just once, I swear if you aren't completely head over heels in love with it after listening to it then you must be some sort of girly pop autotune fan. The goo goo dolls are amazing all their songs can move you emotionally. It is one of the greatest songs of all time and at the VERY least should make the top 35 not double that lower. SERIOUSLY LISTEN TO THIS SONG! YOU'LL LOVE IT!

This is the best song of all time. Great Guitar play
Great Tune - JediKnight

AWESOME song! I love it

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67 Don't Stop Me Now - Queen Don't Stop Me Now - Queen

This one is one of my favorite songs (my favorite songs are written only by Queen). It is so beautiful and whenever I hear it, I'm full of joy and ECSTASY! I'm sure that most people know it and the first time I've heard it, it was in the radio but I didn't know who played it and then I was like 4 or 5 but I started to like it 7 years after I heard it in the radio that is 8 months ago. I love this osng, I is beautiful!

Should be in the top 100. This song makes someone feel really good and happy. Just feeling free. Not to mention that Freddie's vocals make this song seem driving and happy and easy.

Wow damn good song man you should hear it!

GO QUEEN

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68 The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin The Diary of Jane - Breaking Benjamin

Oh gosh!.. What a song..
jane would really be proud of ben.. Laugh out loud
an epic song from an equally epic band...

Great song! One of the the best songs I've ever heard awesome song breaking Benjamin is one of the best bands of all time to me. Great song should be higher

One of the greatest songs ever by Breaking Benjamin. I love to listen to this song.
It has to be in the top 5

I don't like jane

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69 Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth Holy Wars...The Punishment Due - Megadeth

I listen to this song every day
best song ever written
thank you Dave

This is my favorite song in the world. And I listen to music at least 3 hours a day. - ssork2424

Megadeth rules! This song is so much better than any of the songs on this list.

The best piece of thrash metal

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70 Time - Pink Floyd Time - Pink Floyd

Definitely should among top 20 songs of all time, unmatchable lyrics and of course Pink Floyds music

The best Pink Floyd song, tied up with Shine On You Crazy Diamond and Echoes. - malamJONES

You wanna know what music was really like in the 70's 80's listen to this song in Quad surround sound. You will walk away stunned, I need not say more, and won't!

Old classic that is a lot better than all the American junk that litter's the top 20 of which I consider to be a cat's course.

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71 The Winner Takes It All - ABBA The Winner Takes It All - ABBA

I have always loved this song! It is really on the greatest songs that anyone has ever written in a really long time. When ever I hear this song I think of Mamma mia and how amazing they sang this song... Definitely number one in the top tens, without a doubt.

this is legend song; goes to Indonesia; africa and everywhere

Exhibits how unfair this world is; wonderful composition and perfect singing; overall, a beautiful peace!

nope

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72 Don't Stop Believin' - Journey Don't Stop Believin' - Journey

Love It So So So So So So So So So So So Much - mneilan

I don't see why this is ranked so low. I guarantee that if you asked Americans if they have heard of this song, I bet at least 95 percent of them would say "yes". The reason why is because it is the best and most recognizable song in history. If you asked If they have heard of any of the other songs on this list you'd be lucky to get 75 percent of people knowing. This song and all other journey songs were written and sang from their hearts. It has such a powerful message no other song will ever come close to matching.

You have GOT to be kidding me. Don't stop believing is at 48! This is the greatest song of all time. It tells an amazing story of two random people from completely different backgrounds that meet against the odds and fall in love. The message is to never give up, which WAY to many people do these days. Whenever I am thinking about giving up at something, I think of this song and let it get stuck in my head until I force myself to decide otherwise. The toon is awesome, a way better training theme than the rocky soundtrack. It is a perfect blend of all styles of music. The instrumentals work in harmony with each other like a orchestra to create the amazing music. The message is overwhelmingly positive. Anything is possible. Humans can do anything we want. Just knowing that we can create this song can convince me of that. This is the Beethoven symphony of the 20th century for gods sake people. It should be way higher.

I've stopped

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73 Clocks - Coldplay Clocks - Coldplay

This song should be so much higher in this list! So amazing! - TheSilentBang

Something that I really like about this song that doesn't get mentioned a whole lot is the bass line. Guy Barryman Rules, and it's probably the worst part of the song!

Coldplay is simply amazing, and what about this song? This is one of the few who make you capture special moments! No wonder why its used in many commercials and movies as soundtrack! I love it! And I love every single song of Coldplay, they are just so original

I love this song! It makes me feel so inspired and happy! It should be way higher on the list! It's the only song like it on the list!

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74 War Pigs - Black Sabbath

Excellent song from a GREAT band!
Everyone in the world should listen to this song.
Like this song, keep listening to their other songs. Very touching. Ozzy osbourne is a god

Should be in the top 20. By all means, sabbaths best song! - matty925

Time will tell on their power minds
Making war just for fun
Treating people just like pawns in chess
Wait 'till their judgement day comes, yeah! - htoutlaws2012

Kick Butt Sabbath song.The whole "Paranoid" album is great! This song really had "The War Machine" holding their asses in confusion;as it should be in this world.Music CAN change history...YEAH!

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75 Nothing Else Matters - Metallica Nothing Else Matters - Metallica

This is my favourite song along with Scorpions - Still Loving You

And how come bands/artists like a7x (okay I'm a fan of them but they NEVER EVER are better then Metallica), 30 seconds to mars, dragonforce etc. higher then this song?

This list sucks.

One is number 7. Go to best metal bands list, Metallica is number one amongst the millions of metal bands in the world (thousands which made the list). Master of puppets is 46 and fade to black is 38. They have multiple songs in high ranking positions on the best metal bands list. No one's robbing Metallica of any credit. - Songsta41

Beautiful song, so emotional, best rock ballad ever! And the lyrics are awesome too.. )

I'm 52 years old and this song by Metallica is absolutely AWESOME... Nothing' else matters!

If you wanted to play your friends and family these songs, why call this list Songs Which You Can Show To Your Girlfriend?

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76 Octavarium - Dream Theater Octavarium - Dream Theater

This must be higher. This song is a masterpiece! 24 minutes of pure musical genius, beauty, and harmony. (That was cheesy)

But seriously, Dream Theater might be a Metal band, which is why this song may not be well recognized, but it's a softer song, amazing singing, lyrics, and solos from literally every instrument. I get chills every time I hear this song. Must listen.

Seriously, everybody needs to listen to this song, it's indescribable - ryanrimmel

I wholeheartedly believe that this song at least deserves to be in the top 10. I understand why it isn't though, coming from a sub-genre (Progressive rock/metal) of a genre (Metal) that is already underrated and overlooked in the public eye. However, for those who truly wish to experience pure musical bliss/perfection, I heavily encourage to give this song a try so that hopefully you, like those who have already discovered it, might understand why this song is so great.

None of the songs above have anything on this. These are popular, but the true masterpieces are left in the dust. This is a perfect example. This song is the most amazing song in the history of life.

This is the Stairway To Heaven of the 21st century my god, 24 minutes of epicness and it's in 100? Are you nuts?

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77 Changes - 2Pac Changes - 2Pac

Definitely my favourite song of all time. Yet I guess people who like this sort of music don't spend their time voting on these sites constantly

Tells a great story, about how we should all just get along. The lyricism of this song is insane! - roblist

A pristine example of the good soul Tupac shakur had, and a reminder that the world has forver lost an inspiration from the heart of the west coast.R.I. P

His passion for music and giving people messages about reality made us 2pac fans see things in a different way R.I.P Tupac Shakur

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78 Happy - Pharrell Williams Happy - Pharrell Williams

This song is played so much it makes me unhappy

What this song is terrible how did it get here

I really liked this song, but it got played so much that it started to annoy me. - swrs1234

But I'm depressed

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79 Anarchy In the U.K. - Sex Pistols Anarchy In the U.K. - Sex Pistols

Oasis is in the Top Ten and this isn't in the Top 100? Nickelback is on this list and The Sex Pistols aren't? I don't even know where to begin trying to explain how wrong this is.

So much better than half of the songs on here. I'm saying that and I'm 13

80 Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen is the best Rock & Roll singer ever! Every time he makes a new song or album; he makes a masterpiece. Born to run is a one of his best songs along with the river, thunder road, Tougher than the rest, bobby jean, born in the USA = I could continue for hours. He deserves to be in top 10 at least with one of the mentioned songs. Instead of being number 108, that is ridiculous.. Just my opinion - Rock & Roll and the boss for Life!

It's true, BtR in the Top 10! But we know: Bruce doesn't use drugs, alcohol, he's not suicide and he hasn't long hair. But we know his live concerts!

"The highway's jammed with broken heroes on a last chance power drive
Everybody's out on the run tonight
but there's no place left to hide"

This song should be in the top 10.

Should be way higher on the list.

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