Top Ten Most Trend Setting Songs of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Blowin In the Wind - Bob Dylan

Dylan goes electric; and the world changed.

2 We Will Rock You - Queen
3 Don't Be Cruel - Elvis Presley

John Lennon said it best, "Before Elvis, there was nothing".

4 She Loves You - The Beatles

Seeing The Beatles and Bob Dylan below Justin Bieber and Gangnam Style makes me sad. - PetSounds

The Beatles and Elvis actually established "trends" that are still going strong until today.
Psy and Bieber are mere blips on the radar, with even Queen and MJ being pale by comparison.

5 Beat It - Michael Jackson
6 Gangnam Style - Psy

I look online, looking for something PSY.
I mean 2 billion views, I had no idea why! - DapperPickle

7 A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall - Bob Dylan
8 Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
9 Why This Kolaveri Di - Dhanush
10 Purple Haze- Jimi Hendrix

Hendrix' debut at the Monterey Pop Festival was earth-shattering, in part because nobody knew who he was, or expected anything like what they witnessed.

The Contenders

11 Baby - Justin Bieber

Ah, the trend of hate, it's a beautiful thing... - DapperPickle

12 The Twist - Chubby Checker
13 The Real Slim Shady - Eminem

Well, an absolute trend setting song by an absolute trend setter.
One of the most popular songs of that era.
Old-school's finest hip-hop work ever done.
Perfect lyrics. Jaw dropping beat and flow.
Emimen, the evergreen. - itsflashbuddy

14 Autobahn - Kraftwerk

Something which initiated an entire industry of wonders. - PositronWildhawk

15 All the Young Dudes - Mott the Hoople
16 Happy - Pharrell Williams

Pharrell, were you high when making this song? - DapperPickle

17 They Don't Care About Us - Michael Jackson
18 Rocket 88 - Ike Turner

Even though Ike Turner was a huge jerk, this is considered the very first "rock and roll" song, and was long before he met Tina.

19 Everybody - Backstreet Boys
20 The Macarena - Los del Rio

Think "Gangnam Style", but in Spanish.

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