The Most Beautiful Songs of the Rock and Roll Era

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101 Thirty-Three - The Smashing Pumpkins

This song is a bit obscure I guess, but you should give it a listen. It's one of those songs that every one can relate to because every one has been there. Everybody has put on a happy face during crushing depression, everybody has faced the world all alone. No one has told that story better than Billy Corgan.

This is a fan favorite, but thought it deserves at least a mention in ANY beautiful song list. Seriously, if you have never heard the song and you just studied the words you would tear up... Not for sadness, but from beauty.

I don't think anyone has written about putting on a brave face for the world better than Billy Corgan... This song is beautiful.

Hauntingly beautiful

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102 Cancer - My Chemical Romance

Love love loovvee this song! it's so sincere and even though it isn't rock, I find it so dark.

103 I Don't Love You - My Chemical Romance
104 Rainbow Eyes - Rainbow
105 Don't Bring Me Down - Electric Light Orchestra
106 A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harem

Totally agree that this song makes the list. There is something that is just special about this song from the voice to the music.

An incredibly beautiful song that still sends shivers up my spine after forty years.

107 Holding Back the Years - Simply Red
108 Moon and the Memories - D'erlanger
109 The River - Good Charlotte
110 Love Hurts - Cher
111 Bron-Yr-Aur - Led Zeppelin
112 Piece of My Heart - Janis Joplin
113 Bell Bottom Blues - Derek and the Dominos
114 Search and Destroy - Iggy Pop
115 Today - Jefferson Airplane
116 Speechless - Michael Jackson
117 Desert Song - My Chemical Romance
118 Movin' On - Novecento
119 Azaadi - BloodRockz
120 Love Reign O'er Me - The Who
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