Top 10 best songs of all time was made by people surfing the net, and it offers a collection of song from different styles including classic, pop, dance etc. Choose from this gallery those songs you like and you can relax at the end of the week by listening to them.
- John Lennon – „Imagine” (1971)
“Imagine” is a song written and performed by English musician John Lennon. “Image” was launched in 1971, and it is the best-selling single of Lennon`s solo career. The lyrics encourage the listener to imagine a world at peace without the barriers of borders or the divisions of religion and nationality, and to consider the possibility that the whole of humanity would live unattached to material possessions.
- Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
“Bohemian Rhapsody” is a song of the British rock band Queen. It was written by Freddie Mercury in 1975, for the band`s album “A Night at the Opera”. It consists of several sections without a chorus: an intro, a ballad segment, an operatic passage, a hard rock part and a reflective coda. It has been reported as the most expensive single ever made at the time of its release.
- Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
“Stairway to Heaven” is a song by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in 1971. It was composed by guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant for the band’s untitled fourth studio album. It is often referred to as one of the greatest rock songs of all time.
- Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana
“Smells Like Teen Spirit” is a song by American rock band Nirvana, from the band`s album, “Nevermind” released in 1991, on DGC Records. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” was Nirvana’s biggest hit ever, reaching sixth on the Billboard Hot 100 and placing high on music industry charts all around the world in 1991 and 1992.
- Hotel California – Eagles
“Hotel California” is the title track from the Eagles’ album of the same name. It was released as a single in February 1977. The song is considered the most famous recording of the band, and its long guitar coda has been voted the best guitar solo of all time.
- Sweet Child O’Mine – Guns N’ Roses
“Sweet Child o’ Mine” is a song by the American rock band Guns N’ Roses, featured on their debut album, “ Appetite for Destruction”, released in 1987. The song was released in August 1988 and became the band’s first and only number-one single in the United States Billboard ranked it as the Number 5 song for 1988.
- Hey Jude – The Beatles
“Hey Jude” is a song by the English rock band the Beatles and it is written by Paul McCartney. The ballad evolved from “Hey Jules”, a song McCartney wrote to comfort John Lennon’s son, Julian, during his parents’ divorce. “Hey Jude” was released in August 1968 as the first single from the Beatles’ record label Apple Records. More than seven minutes in length, it was at the time the longest single ever to top the British charts.
- Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd
“Comfortably Numb” is a song by the English rock band Pink Floyd, which first apperead on the album “The Wall” in 1979. The chorus music and guitar solos were written by Gilmour while Waters has his contribution to the lyrics and the music for the lyrics. The song is one of Pink Floyd’s most famous, and is renowned especially for its guitar solos in the middle and at the end of the song
- Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
“Like a Rolling Stone” is a 1965 song by the American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. “Like a Rolling Stone” was recorded a few weeks later as part of the sessions for the forthcoming album Highway 61 Revisited. During a difficult two-day preproduction, Dylan struggled to find the essence of the song, which was demoed without success in 3/4 time.
- Thriller – Michael Jackson
“Thriller” is a song recorded by American singer Michael Jackson, composed by Rod Temperton, and produced by Quincy Jones. It is the seventh and final single released by Epic Records from his 1982 studio album Thriller. A 14-minute video showing Jackson in a horror-themed performance premiered on November 14, 1983. It was first shown on MTV on December 2, 1983. The song was not released as a single until January 23, 1984.
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