Best Songs of All Time

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101 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.

U2's best work are Where the Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For, One, Pride (in the name of love), With or Without You, I Will Follow, New Year's Day, Bad just to name a few should be higher on the list it's a bit disappointing that G'n'R are rated higher

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102 American Idiot - Green Day

It is an amazing song. It is the best punk rock song ever made in the history. The bit of drum, chords of guitar and voice of Billie Joe are combined in superb way.

Angry song people play this when there angry 2nd best Green Day song only behind Jesus of Suburbia

It's best song of Green Day
Let's sing a long in the age of paranoid~

Y his whole list is bullcrap if this song is not there in the top 50.

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103 Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers

What a song... Soft and complex... Definitely the Chili Peppers Best song.

No, this is not true... The best song by one of the best bands in the world, placed this far! Every aspect of this song is just genius, including the guitar solo, the always amazing Flea bass, Kiedis' performance, and the overall message. I wish it was placed at least in the top 30--It deserves so!

I never get tired of this songs solo, if you focus you feel a slightly feeling of getting stoned.

83? Why 83? Top 20 minimum!

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104 Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones

A typical Stones song with a fantastic beat

It's goth-esque, but not depressing. It's still got such a rock and roll feel to it.

I can't believe that The Rolling Stones. Paint It Black stands at the last place, This is a great song to sing, have a lot of meanings in it and it is just so phenomenal and I am sure The Rolling Stones have more fans than these hacky Tokio Hotel which stands at #11!

Come on.

Full Metal Jacket, anybody?

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105 Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper

This song is beutiful

106 Heart-Shaped Box - Nirvana

This should be top 50!

107 Saturn - Sleeping at Last
108 Hall of Fame - The Script

This song makes me motivated, give out the energy deep in me unlike any other song. It should be at least top 30, this place is not suitable for a song that lifts you up the way it does.

"Standing in the hall of fame! And the world's gonna know your name... Cause you burn with the brightest flame! " this song is fantastic, it EMPOWERS you..

This is a song that tells you that anyone can make it to the top if they try. And it sends out a message that everyone is a champion. There is no first or last there is just you and your talent

Sing song is amazing! it really shows how any ordinary person can have brilliant talents.

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109 All the Small Things - Blink-182

Amazing song, with an equally awesome video!
I can listen to this song all day, and still love it each time. This song deserves to be ahead of some of the new junk that is cluttering the list... It's easily top 50! Go Blink!

A classic by my favourite band.
Should be number one! x

This is my favorite song ever!

Is fun and never gets old!

110 Everybody Wants to Rule the World - Tears for Fears

Help me to decide... Always have liked this one, but it is very basic musically. The lyrics are quite good, and creative, but does it belong anywhere near my Top 100? Not even close. Still I enjoy it. This entire list is 85% comprised of songs that would not be included in any list of mine, but I like this format for allowing folks to express their opinions as most seem to really defend their choices. Who am I, or anyone, to say who is right and who is not? The songs I like are a personal reflection of what I've seen and where I've been. Likewise for everyone else commenting here. If the music takes me away, to make me feel something, well then it obviously has some value to me.

Have you people never heard of Tears for Fears? Seriously this is one of my favorite songs should be way higher this and their other great song shout

111 Black and Yellow - Wiz Khalifa


This a good hip-hop song! "Yeah, uh huh! You know what it is!... Black and yellow, black and yellow, black and yellow, black and yellow! " :P

112 California Dreamin' - The Mamas & The Papas

I can't believe this song isn't on here. The song is #89 in Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and it's been covered by every artist imaginable.

It's my favorite song of all time because I love California, the timeless, soul-warming melody that is both sad and hopeful and makes me tear up every time I hear it.

Wow. I don't have this tune laying around anywhere, but I must admit that when I do hear it, I like it. It's catchy, great harmony. Love the comments here as well. - Ned964

Just Love the Mommas and the Poppas

Legendary song

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113 Moment of Surrender - U2
114 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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115 Drive - Incubus

An amazing song that people should really pay attention to! "Take the wheel and drive", take control of your life, you are an unlimited being and are capable of achieving anything u desire!

I love this song!!!just as much as i love brandon boyd!!!hes freakin' hot!too bad hes taken. But this song is beatiful and i love it!

A really good song, just listen to it and you'll fall in love with it

Great song by Incubus.

116 We Will Rock You - Queen

Should be in top 20 at least! Recreates the spirit of humanity and is the perfect example of a SONG that unites HUMANITY...!

The Chorus part Is Very Good... Many Of Them Know This Song Without Knowing About The Legendary Band Queen... - saihemanth

This song brings out your inner tiger. Very uplifting in the soul and I know all the lyrics to this song, maybe all the lyrics. Here we go. " you got mud on your face, A big disgrace, spread it on the ground all over the place, saying we will, we will rock you, we will, we will rock you down pick you up, like a volcano about to irupt, rock'in all day an night, ride'in the alto ride, " and on and on. GO QUEEN. You ROCK!

Really famous song - PeeledBanana

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117 Uprising - Muse

Coolest rock music! Guaranteed that one will listen it again and again

Amazing song!

Sarah likes this song and if you don't she will kill you

Cool song

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118 Estranged - Guns N' Roses

One of the most underrated songs of all time. Should be in top 10 in my mind.

Love this song, any song that last more than 8 minutes and still get you is a master piece

Hands down, one of the rarest masterpiece

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119 The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars

This has been an anthem for many people! "Today I don't feel like doing anything, I just wanna lay in my bed. Don't feel like picking up the phone, so leave a message at the tone! "

This is one of his worse songs in my opinion. Where's Locked Out of Heaven or Treasure?

I think this is a really good song and I want to always have the song

My new alarm tone
"Today I don't feel like doing anything" - GrapeJuiceK

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120 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

Although it is rap, it tells a great message and is written amazingly. Get this in the top 100!

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