Best Songs of All Time

The Contenders: Page 9

161 What About Now - Daughtry
162 Aerials - System of a Down

Best System of a Down song for sure.

163 New Year's Day - U2

Favourite U2 song ever. Should be in top ten

164 Fairly Local - Twenty One Pilots
165 How to Save a Life - The Fray

one of those songs that just everyone knows by word.

This is one of the best soft rock songs from 2000-present. it should be at least at number between number #10-#15

This is an amazing song that lots of people could realate to, it is very catchy so most people can sing along to it. The song has a great course especialy "where did I go wrong I lost a friend somewhere along in the bitterness" and I think lots of people can relate to losing a friend

Decent

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166 Irreplaceable - Beyonce

In our new generation, this is the best, the greatest, and IRREPLACEABLE! - jonalynthebest

Beyoncรฉ is just a better rihanna

167 Enter Sandman - Metallica

Simply the best hard rock song ever. James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and Jason Newsted were geniuses to come up with this masterpiece. - aman28

Not a huge Metallica fan, but this song, and album are truly incredible. When it hit, I was pretty deep into the Minneapolis music scene, and hung around with ex punk rockers and post punk industrial artists, and even they eventually, begrudgingly had to admit this stuff was pretty kick ass. Metallica had arrived with this one. - Ned964

Don't forget, my son
To include everyone

Tuck you in, warm within
Keep you free from sin
Till the Sandman he comes

Sleep with one eye open
Gripping your pillow tight

Exit: light
Enter: night
Take my hand
We're off to never never land - htoutlaws2012

Haha. It's funny because the next verse has some of the worst lyrics of all time. It goes, and I quote, "Heavy thoughts tonight, and they aren't of snow white" - VaticanCameos

Ok this is a rly good song and its metallica who doesn't know them lol ๐Ÿ˜‚

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168 Under Pressure - David Bowie & Queen

I'm pretty sure I'm the only one who actually likes modern music and older music equally, but this is the most underrated song of all time. Too bad Vanilla Ice had to ruin it!

Holy jesus why is this at 418, this is the pinnacle of music itself, FREDDIE AND David BOWIE COLLABORATION?!

Best Bowie song ever. Best baseline ever. That's all I really need to say. - MontyPython

Your not the only one. A great song that sadly Ice did blatantly rip off. I read somewhere that Bowie co wrote the song with Freddie Mercury, they recorded it and Bowie never did the song again with Queen. That kinda sucks. - Ned964

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169 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles

This song is the best, it rocks. Just like everything the Beatles did. To see it so far below in this list makes me sad, people vote for that is gonna be forgotten a week or so from now. The Beatles are eternal, there are other great things too, but specially them. Something, Hey Jude, Yesterday, Hard Day's Night, I could have voted for any of them. But to see this so far below, it pains me. - Coolfighter

It deserves to be much higher on this list.
It has a feel which other songs lack.
I have no idea what it is doing languishing at the bottom of this list.

This is so low but why everything about it is great unlike those stupid songs you have voted for like taylor swift! The Beatles are the best band ever and that will never change! - TheThomasThomas

Eric Clapton plays lead guitar on this song...Kick Ass!

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170 Savin' Me - Nickelback

I love Nickelback and they Deserve to be Respected!
It's Sad people Don't Dive them Enough Credit because Nickelback in One of a Kind - Curti2594

How is this crap above Gimme Shelter; one of the best songs of all time.

Nickelback is crap and all there songs sound the same

One of the very few bands whose every song is worth listening to..
Top 50 at least

171 Hurricane - Bob Dylan

Yes, it is a shame the younger generations don't appreciate Dylan more, but what are you gonna do? Judging by many songs on this list, the younger generations have spoken, loudly. There's only so much music we can absorb, in all honesty. I once had access to roughly 3500 CD's, and I soon found that it was just too much to give everything it's proper respect. I literally didn't have the time to listen to many artists, whom while obscure to many, were at least familiar to me through friends, or simply reading what certain artists had gone on top after leaving another band. The volume of music available is simply staggering. Dylan is pure genius, but maybe it's list on younger folks because they simply don't have time. - Ned964

This song was done for Rubin "Hurricane" Carter and it's so powerful. You can feel the injustice and the fight of afro descendents American's for civil rights and still one of the best song of Bob Dylan with Like a Rolling Stone and Blowing in the Wind.

The best song ever! It is the classic song of American justice.

My favorite song.
Younger generations should hear what this man has to offer. Wisdom. Love. Bob Dylan I know he don't like to be caled this way, but he is... A spokerman for my generation.

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172 1979 - Smashing Pumpkins

Saw this band live at a smaller venue. And they were not on top of there game that night. On top of that, the frontman (His name escapes me, and this incident almost certainly scarred me) stopped the show and whined to the audience that we were the reason their performance was off. We apparently weren't appreciating his "Art" in the proper way. I couldn't believe it! Folks got upset and yelled back to just play the music and such. It was trippy, and a drag. I like a lot of Smashing Pumpkins music, but every time I hear it now I'm reminded of that incident. Dudes kinda a prima donna - Ned964

Immortal song. Not like all of the crappy songs up there you listen 3 times and switch to something else.

I am in utter disbelief that this is not in the top 100. This song is haunting and amazing. Gangnam Style is ahead of this... By a lot... That should tell you a lot bout people these days.

Great Alt Rock Song - Du

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173 La Villa Strangiato - Rush

Why 238 it needs to be higher than at least 100 - mopofloyd

Best song of all time

174 The Gates of Delirium - Yes
175 Don't Fear the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult

I hope this song can one day get more recognition because it really doesn't deserve to be this low on the list

Don't forget this song!

176 The Battle of Evermore - Led Zeppelin

This is such a great song, one of their best. It's mellow and has some great tunes and I love the whole theme of the song. One of my favorites.

I've never heard a song better then this one...Period!

177 The Memory Remains - Metallica V 1 Comment
178 Bonamana - Super Junior

I love this song so much I like the dance and their voice - Manalaldaihani

This song just the best in kpop!

This song is pure GOLD! the beat, the lyrics, the choreography, the voices, the amount of hotness in the MV... everything is on point ๐Ÿ˜

This song is just one of the best songs by kpop legends suju ๐Ÿ’™

179 Someone Like You - Adele

Though this is new song competing with classics, it's got all it needs to become a classic: brilliant lryics, real music and a singer who packs a punch. I have never in my life felt such raw emotion come from a singer. The fears and pains felt... Relatable is an understatement. I have no doubts that this is a song that will go down in history.

I love adele because it means me when my family is about xx

I put down new music, but will compliment it when it is deserving. Adele is very deserving. She co-wrote this song with possibly the best songwriter today, Minneapolis' own Dan Wilson.

YES. Adele is an amazing singing. Her voice shows true emotion.

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180 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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