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What are your top ten favorite songs of all time?

Asked by jca (35994points) August 12th, 2008

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megalongcat's avatar

Not in any sort of order:

1] “Rose” – A Perfect Circle

2] “I’m Afraid of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolfe” – Murder By Death

3] “Worthless” – Brave Little Toaster Song

4] “Midnight Sonata” – Beethoven

5] “Enemy” – Disturbed

6] “King of the Dancehall” – Beenie Man

7] “Destiny” – Stratovarius

8] “Asshole” – Jims Big Ego

9] “Handlebars” – The Flobots

10] “L’Via L’Viaquez” – The Mars Volta

Skyrail's avatar

Oh crikey, I couldn’t name my top favourite tunes of all time. If you gave me a while I could post my top favorite 10 tunes of the moment, but I’d have to listen for a while :) so I’ll post mine in a bit.

kristianbrodie's avatar

Changes every day. Always seems to be whatever song I’m particularly in love with at whatever time any one asks me (right now, “Your Protector” by Fleet Foxes; last week “Don’t Fear The Reaper” by Blue Oyster Cult). But for an all time top 10, you’d have to include (in no particular order):
Once Around The Block – Badly Drawn Boy
Waltz No.2 – Elliott Smith
Love Is the Drug – Roxy Music
But if I was forced to listen to just those over and over, they’d rapidly lose their allure…

jamzzy's avatar

ill get back to you give me a day, but it will be my top ten favorites right now =]

jamzzy's avatar

nevermind i did it. lol i have a lot of free time early tuesday .

10— Tyga- “First Timers”

9—Lil Wayne- “Mr.Carter” ft.Jay-z

8—N.E.R.D- “Lazer Gun”

7—Notorius B.I.G.- “Things Done Changed”

6—M.I.A- “Paper Planes”

5—Asher Roth- “I Love College”

4—A Tribe Called Quest- “Can I Kick It?”

3—Queen- “Bohemian Rhapsody”

2—A Tribe Called Quest- “Bonita Applebum”

1—Kanye West- “Flashing Lights”

im sure it will change if a new song that i LOVE comes out.

MacBean's avatar

This list would probably change from day to day, but this is what I came up with off the top of my head, in no particular order:

- Ravel’s Bolero
– Miss Otis Regrets (John Barrowman’s version is my favorite)
– The Beatles – Eleanor Rigby
– Creedence Clearwater Revival – Bad Moon Rising
– Johnny Horton – Battle of New Orleans
– Tennessee Ernie Ford – 16 Tons
– Rufus Wainwright – Barcelona
– Ben Lee – Apple Candy
– Client (feat. Carl Barat) – Pornography
– Fatboy Slim – Weapon of Choice

Sueanne_Tremendous's avatar

I don’t know if I can come up with 10 off the top of my head….

1. In the Mood —Glenn Miller
2. John Barleycorn Must Die —Traffic
3. Wonderful Tonight —Clapton
4. Sweet Jane —Cowboy Junkies
5. Mystery Girl —Roy Orbison
6. Rocking Chair —Heartsfield
7. Knocking on Heaven’s Door — Warren Zevon
8. Whippin’ Post — Allman Brothers
9. Riviera Paradise —Stevie Ray Vaughan
10 Willin’ —Little Feat

Sueanne_Tremendous's avatar

@MacBean: Love TEF…I feel like I owe my soul to the company store at times.

mee_ouch's avatar

In no particular order…..might I add…this was tough
Radiohead – Karma Police
Chet Baker – Time After Time
Rickie Lee Jones – Magazine
Stan Getz & John Coltrane – Hackensack
Eric Johnson – Cliffs of Dover
Simon and Garfunkel – Kathy’s Song
Billie Holiday – Strange Fruit
Chris Whitley – Poison Girl
George Harrison/The Beatles – Something
Seal – Crazy

Most Honourable Mentions:
Nessun Dorma – Placido Domingo
Etta James – At Last
Fleetwood Mac – Songbird, Landslide
Beta Band – Dry the Rain
Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights
The Beatles – Tax Man
Led Zepplin – Kashmir

bridold's avatar

@megalongcat: It’s actually Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven. Good answer, though!

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