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The Best Song Of All Time  
User currently offlineDeltaOwnsAll From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1173 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2818 times:

What do you think the best song of all time is? By "best", i dont mean just your favorite, I mean what you actually feel is genuinely #1 artistically speaking. I'm going to cop out and go with two because I really can't decide: Freebird (Lynard Skynard) and Desperado (Eagles). I like mostly new music, but they just don't make em like that anymore. I don't think I've heard better guitar than Freebird, and Desperado is just epic in its own right.

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User currently offlineAAFLT1871 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2333 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 2811 times:

What a Wonderful World

Louis Armstrong



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User currently offlineThepilot From Canada, joined Jan 2010, 5 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2799 times:

Imagine, by John Lennon.


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User currently offlineBCAL From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 3384 posts, RR: 16
Reply 3, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2792 times:

Well I am going to laughed off this site, but my all-time favourite is the Hollywood musical classic: 'Ol' Man River' from Showboat (as well as the Sinatra version). The song has stayed in my memory since I was a young, spotty teenager. The feeling and rhythm that you can feel from the original - it starts me off in tears!!

Just imagine any of today's pop singer's attempting the song, with their computer-programmed keyboards. Even Elton John would make it sound awful (just like he did when he tried to sing the Bing Crosby classic, True Love).



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User currently offlineBR076 From Netherlands, joined May 2005, 1086 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2792 times:

Silent Lucidity by Queensryche


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User currently offlineComairGuyCVG From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 337 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2782 times:

The 9 minute remix of Iio's Rapture by Armin Van Burren!  biggrin 

User currently offlineSTLGph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9302 posts, RR: 25
Reply 6, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2782 times:

Queen. Bohemian Rhapsody.


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User currently offlineABfemme From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2774 times:

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User currently offlineEGTESkyGod From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 1712 posts, RR: 12
Reply 8, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2773 times:
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IMHO,

Billie Jean - Michael Jackson



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User currently offlineVikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 9776 posts, RR: 26
Reply 9, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2766 times:
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God this is a hard topic. I can't pick one, so I'll name a bunch:

60s/70s Rock:
"Stairway to Heaven" - Led Zeppelin
"Come Together" - Beatles
"Bohemian Rhapsody" - Queen

80s Rock:
"Paradise City" - Guns n Roses
"Back In Black" - ACDC

90s Rock:
"Black Hole Sun" - Soundgarden

Classical:
"Emperor Concerto" - Beethoven
"New World Symphony" - Dvorjak

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User currently offlineDeltaOwnsAll From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1173 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 2745 times:

I'm also quite partial to Bohemian Rhapsody. "November Rain" by Guns n' Roses comes to mind as well.

User currently onlineOzarkD9S From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 5008 posts, RR: 21
Reply 11, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2726 times:

Quoting BCAL (Reply 3):


Well I am going to laughed off this site, but my all-time favourite is the Hollywood musical classic: 'Ol' Man River' from Showboat (as well as the Sinatra version).

GREAT JAM! Was singing it to myself at work once and offend an older African-American couple who heard me singing it and they complained to management. They thought I was being racist, as opposed to just having a great song stuck in my head.

My personal vote goes to: "Donna The Prima Donna" by Dion DiMucci. Not the greatest song or melody or anything but if I hear it it's stuck in my head for a week. So, if that doesn''t qualify I don't know what does.



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User currently offlineSTLGph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9302 posts, RR: 25
Reply 12, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2724 times:

Quoting BCAL (Reply 3):
'Ol' Man River'

that is a great song. if this was a theater only list, that song would probably be up there right towards the top. 'If I Were A Rich Man' might be the one to knock it down a notch or two.



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User currently offlineMDorBust From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2719 times:

Does the 9th count as a song?

User currently offlineGEEZ From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 2698 times:

Alice Cooper - Poison

User currently offlineComorin From United States of America, joined May 2005, 4896 posts, RR: 16
Reply 15, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 2686 times:

1. Something About You - (Level 42)
2. Ode to Joy - A German Guy.


User currently offlineBaylorairbear From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 2913 posts, RR: 50
Reply 16, posted (8 years 4 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 2684 times:

Tribute by Tenacious D

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

BAB



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User currently offlineTheredbaron From Mexico, joined Mar 2005, 2191 posts, RR: 8
Reply 17, posted (8 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 2642 times:

YESTERDAY.... Beatles.... Honorable mention to "Here comes the sun"


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