Best Songs of All Time

The Contenders: Page 4

61 Lose Yourself - Eminem

I'm not much of a rap lover but no one can disagree that eminems lyrics are superior, not only within rap but in an overall perspective and it's shown through one of the greatest songs, if not the greatest of all time.
True inspiration.

Not many hip-hop songs so I decided to vote for this because it's the first rap song I listened it and I liked it and that's why I am an Eminem fan.

Good lyrics which helped Eminem become success worldwide with this big hit.

Most people remember this song that started his success - savinhiphop4life

So what I he doesn't like rap this is best songs not best rap songs but still I think this is the best song ever - simpsondude

The sheer lyrical genius of this song deserves a spot in the top ten. The well renowned course in conjunction with the emotion that Eminem pours into every syllable, truly show the songs true genius.

How is this this low?

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62 Mr. Brightside - The Killers

i don't know why i love this song so much but everytime it comes on i can't help but sing along and dance around!

Finally, a Killers song! I love this band and this song; I just can't help but sing along! (I just voted and it went from 150 something to 38, wow! )

This is simply the best song I've ever heard. - megafillan

One of the best songs ever made, who doesn't know the lyrics?

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63 Viva la Vida - Coldplay

Fantastic song from a fantastic album from a fantastic band! I can't understand why so many horrible songs are so high, especially several that I've never heard of. Viva La Vida is the most incredible thing I've ever heard, I liked it before I'd even heard of Coldplay. - MatrixGuy

Awesome song! Makes you feel like your king. Deserves to be at least in the top 50!

Coldplay's greatest song, everybody knows it and Coldplay is a great amazing band that deserves to have its best song on the best songs of all times list!

The violin sounds just amazing

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64 Boulevard of Broken Dreams - Green Day

Why isn't this number 1?
THIS IS THE GREATEST SONG OF ALL TIME!

THIS IS AN OUTRAGE! A TOP TEN SONG IS SITTING AT #103! BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS, IN THE END (by Linkin Park), and Enter Sandman (by Metallica) deserve higher spots!

Probably not better than wonderwall... But I don't think it deserves to be below in the end.

what! 63!

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65 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.

I could've voted for a lot of other songs, but this has to get higher than this!

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66 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.

My favorite song and I am only 12 years old.

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67 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

The onset of truly hard death metal. Sabbath was the pioneer of their own genre, duplicated by many but never matched. Awesome stuff. I actually think some of their best stuff comes after Ozzie! Oops! Is that sacreligious? Anyway, it all rocks, as does this song. - Ned964

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

Best song of blacksabbaths

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68 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.

Now we're talking! The iconic British punk song, and album for that matter. Amazing that a band that wasn't particularly talented instumentally could put out something this great, but they did. Must have been high on the goofballs. - Ned964

Great classic punk song, Johnny Rotten has an incredibly unique voice, he sounds like an old man screaming in rage, but in a good way. I love how this song is about protesting, it is awesome. Great classic 70s sound to it. - AnimeDrawer

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

69 My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion

An amazing song, singer and movie. Maybe the best ever made!

148! Are all people in this world dumb!
148! I still can't believe it, really this world has become so lame...
the best selling ballad by a female artist is 148!
Damn it! Still can't believe it.

This is my favorite song from my favorite singer who sings in my favorite movie which has my favorite actors in it another words I love any thing that has to do with titanic

Doesn't get any better than this!

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70 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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71 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!

Yeah, my personal Led Zeppelin favorite as well. The strings are incredible. Very well written and arranged. Everyone I know quotes down every time it ques up - Ned964

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72 Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley

Wow I am surprised this song is not higher. There's a lot of songs I never even heard of above this one. I will check them out on the Tube but really how many people across all generations know Eminem?

This song rocks and should be number 1 - jolow123

It should be top 100 songs of elvis

It's the King. - Ned964

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73 Layla - Derek & The Dominos

Two of the greatest guitarists ever (Clapton and Duane Allman) team up to deliver a true gem. The guitar work by Duane at the end of the song is AMAZING! - mdp1970

This is another song that is disregarded by to many of you all in here who the heck taught you all to understand real music? This is a true classic as written below I can say more than is written already this was a top 20 song period.

It's actually 2 of Rock's greatest songs put together. It starts with perhaps one of the most familiar guitar riffs in Rock history. Then at 3:10 into the song, it breaks down into one of the genre's most beautiful melodies. A classic.

Clapton is a beast

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74 Raise Your Glass - P!nk

Oh wow, was not expecting this at #86. - ProPanda

Raise your glass for piss

Raise your glass. Sure it sounds like a drunk crazy party but it's still amazing

Its good but id ont think its good enough for this list specifically in my opinion. - HeavyDonkeyKong

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75 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

This is the greatest song ever. The lyrics are just beautiful

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76 Don't Look Back in Anger - Oasis

One of the greatest for sure without a doubt. Can't believe that songs from MJ are topping songs from this band, such as this one.

Very few artists could pull off sampling Imagine, but Oasis does it as well as anyone ever could.

Beats wonderwall for me. Great song

I agree,Oasis best song...Should be so much higher on this list,it ain't funny.

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77 Black - Pearl Jam

it truly does'nt get any better

Sheer brilliance in the lyrics! The more you listen the more powerful it gets!

Powerfully and emotionally written and performed. Number one in my book

Should be on higher, what?

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78 Back In Black - AC/DC

AC/DC's comeback after Scott's death, and a bloody awesome song. Gives you goosebumps...

Back In Black should definitely be top ten. What other bands have lost one of the best singers in history, then come back better than ever? At least there isn't too much pop crap above AC/DC.

So aparently more people like Arrab Kaman by Tamer Hosney than Back in black, which by the way is the title track of the 2nd best selling album ever. I'm going to listen to it and unless it is the best most amazingly beuatiful awesome powerful etc. Song I've ever heard I have offically lost my faith in humanity

Please vote forthis dumasses

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79 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!

Masterpiece

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80 Somebody to Love - Queen

freddie mercury put his best vocals on this one and i think it should be number 1 or 2

Masterful. Freddy shows what he got on this song. Should be top ten.

Freddie Mercury made this song great with his vocals - Ajkloth

One of the best queen songs. Very emotional

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