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The Best Song Ever By 203 Famous Rock Bands

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1. AC/DC - "Highway to Hell"

2. Aerosmith - "What It Takes"

3. Against Me! - "Unconditional Love"

4. Alice In Chains - "Would?"

5. Allman Brothers Band - "Mountain Jam"

6. Animal Collective - "Peacebone"

7. Arcade Fire - "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)"

8. Archers of Loaf - "Let the Loser Melt"

9. Arctic Monkeys - "I Bet You Look Good On the Dancefloor"

10. Beck - "Nicotine and Gravy"

11. Bee Gees - "How Deep Is Your Love?"

12. Belle & Sebastian - "Judy and the Dream of Horses"

13. Big Star - "The Ballad of El Goodo"

14. Bikini Kill - "Feels Blind"

15. Black Sabbath - "Paranoid"

16. Blink-182 - "I Miss You"

17. Blondie - "Heart of Glass"

18. Blur - "The Universal"

19. Bob Dylan - "Ballad of a Thin Man"

20. Bon Jovi - [has no good songs]

21. Bright Eyes - "The Calendar Hung Itself"

22. Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band - "Born to Run"

23. Built to Spill - "Else"

24. Bush - "Swallowed"

25. Buzzcocks - "Everybody's Happy Nowadays"

26. Can - "Halleluwah"

27. Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band - "Moonlight on Vermont"

28. Cheap Trick - "Surrender"

29. Chicago - "25 or 6 to 4"

30. Clinic - "Distortions"

31. Coldplay - "Clocks"

32. Counting Crows - "Have You Seen Me Lately?"

33. Cream - "Sunshine of Your Love"

34. Creedence Clearwater Revival - "Fortunate Son"

35. Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young - "Our House"

36. Dave Matthews Band - "Don't Drink the Water"

37. David Bowie - "TVC-15"

38. Dead Kennedys - "We've Got A Bigger Problem Now"

39. Death Cab for Cutie - "Crooked Teeth"

40. Deerhunter - "Helicopter"

41. Def Leppard - "Pour Some Sugar on Me"

42. Depeche Mode - "Enjoy the Silence"

43. Devo - "Girl U Want"

44. Destroyer - "Kaputt"

45. Dinosaur Jr. - "Little Fury Things"

46. Duran Duran - "Hungry Like the Wolf"

47. Eagles - "Heartache Tonight"

48. Echo and the Bunnymen - "The Killing Moon"

49. Elastica - "Line Up"

50. Electric Light Orchestra - "Telephone Line"

51. Elton John - "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"

52. Elvis Costello and The Attractions - "Beyond Belief"

53. Emerson, Lake, and Palmer - "Jerusalem"

54. Eurythmics - "Love Is A Stranger"

55. Evanescence - "Call Me When You're Sober"

56. Faith No More - "Epic"

57. Fall Out Boy - "Sugar, We're Goin' Down"

58. Fleet Foxes - "White Winter Hymnal"

59. Fleetwood Mac - "Dreams"

60. Foo Fighters - "This Is A Call"

61. Fugazi - "Target"

62. Gang of Four - "At Home He's A Tourist"

63. Garbage - "I Think I'm Paranoid"

64. Genesis - "Invisible Touch"

65. Grateful Dead - "St. Stephen"

66. Green Day - "Brain Stew"

67. Guns N' Roses - "Paradise City"

68. Hall & Oates - "You Make My Dreams"

69. Heart - "These Dreams"

70. Helium - "Pat's Trick"

71. Hole - "Violet"

72. Huey Lewis and The News - "If This Is It"

73. Hüsker Dü - "Celebrated Summer"

74. Iggy Pop and The Stooges - "Search & Destroy"

75. INXS - "Never Tear Us Apart"

76. Interpol - "Evil"

77. Iron Maiden - "Number of the Beast"

78. Jane's Addiction - "Jane Says"

79. Jimi Hendrix Experience - "The Wind Cries Mary"

80. Joy Division - "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

81. Judas Priest - "Living After Midnight"

82. King Crimson - "One More Red Nightmare"

83. Kiss - "Rock and Roll All Nite"

84. Korn - "Freak On A Leash"

85. Led Zeppelin - "Kashmir"

86. Lenny Kravitz - "It Ain't Over Til It's Over"

87. Limp Bizkit - "Nookie"

88. Linkin Park - "In the End"

89. Liz Phair - "Nashville"

90. Madness - "Our House"

91. Marilyn Manson - "The Dope Show"

92. Metallica - "Enter Sandman"

93. Metric - "Police and the Private"

94. Ministry - "Stigmata"

95. Mission of Burma - "Academy Fight Song"

96. Modest Mouse - "Polar Opposites"

97. Mötley Crüe - "Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S.)"

98. Mumford & Sons - "I Will Wait"

99. Muse - "Madness"

100. My Bloody Valentine - "Only Shallow"

101. My Chemical Romance - "Teenagers"

102. Neil Young - "Harvest Moon"

103. Neutral Milk Hotel - "King of Carrot Flowers Pt 1"

104. New Order - "Age of Consent"

105. Nickelback - "Photograph"

106. Nine Inch Nails - "Somewhat Damaged"

107. Nirvana - "All Apologies"

108. No Doubt - "Rock Steady"

109. Oasis - "Champagne Supernova"

110. of Montreal - "Suffer for Fashion"

111. Pantera - "Mouth for War"

112. Paramore - "Misery Business"

113. Pavement - "Here"

114. Pearl Jam - "Corduroy"

115. Phish - "Carini"

116. Phoenix - "Lisztomania"

117. Pink Floyd - "Us and Them"

118. Pixies - "Debaser"

119. Primal Scream - "Shoot Speed/Kill Light"

120. Prince and The Revolution - "U Got the Look"

121. Pulp - "Common People"

122. Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody"

123. R.E.M. - "Life and How to Live It"

124. Radiohead - "Airbag"

125. Rage Against the Machine - "Bulls On Parade"

126. Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Sir Psycho Sexy"

127. Roxy Music - "Do the Strand"

128. Royal Trux - "Back to School"

129. Rush - "Tom Sawyer"

130. Sebadoh - "Give Up"

131. Sex Pistols - "Anarchy in the U.K."

132. Siouxsie and the Banshees - "Kiss Them for Me"

133. Slayer - "Raining Blood"

134. Sleater-Kinney - "Get Up"

135. Sleigh Bells - "Crown on the Ground"

136. Sly and The Family Stone - "You Can Make It If You Try"

137. Sonic Youth - "Teenage Riot"

138. Soundgarden - "The Day I Tried to Live"

139. Spiritualized - "Don't Just Do Something"

140. Spoon - "The Beast and Dragon, Adored"

141. Steely Dan - "Peg"

142. Steve Miller Band - "Fly Like An Eagle"

143. Stone Temple Pilots - "Big Bang Baby"

144. Sunny Day Real Estate - "The Blankets Were the Stairs"

145. Superchunk - "Like A Fool"

146. Talking Heads - "Once In A Lifetime"

147. Tears for Fears - "Head Over Heels"

148. Ted Leo and The Pharmacists - "Bottled In Cork"

149. Television - "Marquee Moon"

150. The B-52's - "Dance This Mess Around"

151. The Band - "Chest Fever"

152. The Bangles - "Eternal Flame"

153. The Beach Boys - "God Only Knows"

154. The Beatles - [too hard, pass!]

155. The Black Keys - "Gold on the Ceiling"

156. The Breeders - "London Song"

157. The Cars - "You're All I've Got Tonight"

158. The Clash - "The Magnificent Seven"

159. The Cure - "Close to Me"

160. The Decemberists - "16 Military Wives"

161. The Doors - "Break On Through (To the Other Side)"

162. The Fall - "The Classical"

163. The Flaming Lips - "Psychiatric Explorations of the Fetus with Needles"

164. The Go-Go's - "Our Lips Are Sealed"

165. The Killers - [they have no good songs]

166. The Kinks - "Waterloo Sunset"

167. The Lemonheads - "Rudderless"

168. The Monkees - "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone"

169. The National - "Fake Empire"

170. The New Pornographers - "The Laws Have Changed"

171. The Police - "Message In A Bottle"

172. The Pretenders - "Brass In Pocket"

173. The Ramones - "Blitzkrieg Bop"

174. The Replacements - "Swingin' Party"

175. The Rolling Stones - "Monkey Man"

176. The Shins - "Phantom Limb"

177. The Smashing Pumpkins - "Soma"

178. The Smiths - "How Soon Is Now?"

179. The Stone Roses - "I Wanna Be Adored"

180. The Strokes - "Last Nite"

181. The Velvet Underground - "Rock and Roll"

182. The Verve - "On Your Own"

183. The Walkmen - "We've Been Had"

184. The White Stripes - "Ball and Biscuit"

185. The Who - "Baba O'Riley"

186. The Zombies - "This Will Be Our Year"

187. Thee Oh Sees - "Toe Cutter - Thumb Buster"

188. They Might Be Giants - "Birdhouse In Your Soul"

189. Thin Lizzy - "Dancing in the Moonlight"

190. Todd Rundgren - "I Saw the Light"

191. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - "Don't Do Me Like That"

192. Tool - "Ænema"

193. TV on the Radio - "Crying"

194. U2 - "The Fly"

195. Vampire Weekend - "Don't Lie"

196. Van Halen - "Jump"

197. Veruca Salt - "Don't Make Me Prove It"

198. Weezer - "Say It Ain't So"

199. Wilco - "I'm the Man Who Loves You"

200. Wire - "Outdoor Miner"

201. X - "The Unheard Music"

202. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Maps"

203. Yo La Tengo - "Tom Courtenay"

Here's most of the songs in a Spotify playlist. Not all of them are available!

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This is all alphabetical, so the flow is kinda horrible. Sorry!

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