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The Best Song Of All Time

Thu Mar 16, 2006 3:07 pm

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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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Thu Mar 16, 2006 3:30 pm

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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:38 pm

Imagine, by John Lennon.
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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:50 pm

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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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Thu Mar 16, 2006 5:50 pm

Silent Lucidity by Queensryche
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Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:25 pm

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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Thu Mar 16, 2006 6:32 pm

Queen. Bohemian Rhapsody.
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Thu Mar 16, 2006 7:30 pm

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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Thu Mar 16, 2006 7:32 pm

IMHO,

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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:07 pm

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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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Fri Mar 17, 2006 12:51 am

I'm also quite partial to Bohemian Rhapsody. "November Rain" by Guns n' Roses comes to mind as well.
 
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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Fri Mar 17, 2006 5:59 am

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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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Fri Mar 17, 2006 6:04 am

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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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Fri Mar 17, 2006 6:17 am

Does the 9th count as a song?
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Fri Mar 17, 2006 1:10 pm

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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Fri Mar 17, 2006 2:29 pm

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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Fri Mar 17, 2006 2:37 pm

Tribute by Tenacious D

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RE: The Best Song Of All Time

Sun Mar 19, 2006 6:06 am

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