What Are Some of the Top Pop Songs of All Time?


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Some pop songs considered the greatest include "Like a Rolling Stone," "Imagine" and "Hey Jude." "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," "God Only Knows" and "A Day in the Life" are additional examples of pop songs considered the greatest.

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Some of the pop songs considered the best of all time were written by bands with very prolific careers, such as The Beatles and The Beach Boys. These songs include "Hey Jude," "A Day in the Life" and "God Only Knows." Other famous bands such as The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin and The Who have also written pop songs considered the greatest. Some of these songs include "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction," "Stairway to Heaven" and "Won't Get Fooled Again."

Pop songs written by solo artists such as Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen are considered among the best as well. Some of these songs include "Blowin' in the Wind," "Like a Rolling Stone" and "Born to Run." Other pop songs considered among the greatest ever are one-hit wonders, where other songs by the artist in question aren't comparable in quality to their most famous work. Some of these songs include "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" by The Righteous Brothers, "Be My Baby" by The Ronettes, and "What's Goin' On" by Marvin Gaye.

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