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    Best Song Ever thread

    I was curious as to what you would say is the best song ever, no matter the genre.

    I would have to say IMO the best song is "Shine On You Crazy Diamond"-Pink Floyd
    That song is simply amazing. Curious to see yours.


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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-PZV_sbOMY]YouTube - The Killers - A Dustland Fairytale (live on Letterman) HD + Lyrics[/ame]



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    I listen to way too much music to pick one favorite. Even if you broke down by category I'd have a tough time. So for recent listing of song that I keep repeating:


    NSFW: language
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dfe7hVfyZTU&ob=av3e]YouTube - Five Finger Death Punch - The Way Of The Fist[/ame]

    and
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_VsvZmIWxY]YouTube - Five Finger Death Punch- Bad Company[/ame]

    Been on a 5fdp kick as of late
    \m/\>.</\m/



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    "Born to Run" - Springsteen (of course!)

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxuThNgl3YA&ob=av3e"]YouTube - Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run[/ame]



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    "Born to Run" - Springsteen (of course!)

    YouTube - Bruce Springsteen - Born To Run

    Good choice. I'm not a big Springsteen fan but his song writing and lyrics are so strong and evocative that he has to be respected as a master of American music.



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    Non-Springsteen (I have to do this since I am obsessed, LOL):

    "I'm Bad Like Jesse James" - John Lee Hooker

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BM175x6xGVQ]YouTube - John Lee Hooker- I'm bad like Jesse James[/ame]



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    Impossible to pick one. If I had to, it's this one:
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EhVLiHPUOIM]YouTube - Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones 1995[/ame]

    Other greats:
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lWJXDG2i0A&ob=av3e]YouTube - Tom Petty - Free Fallin'[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np0solnL1XY]YouTube - Lynyrd Skynyrd-Free bird[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KngiJUNdsu0]YouTube - Thunder Road 1976 Bruce Springsteen[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkumhBVPGdg]YouTube - The Velvet Underground - Sweet Jane[/ame]

    I could do this for hours.


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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    Solid picks - I would have put Simple Man over Free Bird but acknowledge I'll be in the minority for that oen



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    Impossible to pick one.

    YouTube - Thunder Road 1976 Bruce Springsteen

    I could do this for hours.
    I feel the same way! Exactly...and the song above would come up for sure in my "best song ever" list at some point...pretty early actually!



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    Solid picks - I would have put Simple Man over Free Bird but acknowledge I'll be in the minority for that oen
    Simple Man is a great song. I just feel that Free Bird is the definition of "epic".


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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    Gotta go with Zeppelin here...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sfR_HWMzgyc]YouTube - Kashmir - Led Zeppelin[/ame]



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    A great song. Not enough people have hard this one.



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    Re: Best Song Ever thread

    I'm intentionally trying to avoid some of the more obscure stuff I listen to here. These aren't necessarily my personal favorite songs (although I love them all dearly), as much as I think they are songs that embody some kind of universal concept of "greatness".

    If that makes any sense.


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