What Are Some Top Songs of All Time?


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“Let It Be,” by The Beatles, “Tangled Up in Blue” by Bob Dylan, “Imagine” by John Lenon, “Redemption Song,” by Bob Marley and “Hotel California” by The Eagles are some of the top songs of all time. One can find a list of top songs of all time on Telegraph.co.uk and RollingStone.com. The Telegraph publishes a list of the 100 greatest songs of all time, and Rolling Stone magazine offers a list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

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Written and sung by Paul McCartney, “Let It Be” by The Beatles was part of the band’s 12th and last studio album by the same name. The song came out in March 1970, and the band broke up in April. John Lennon, initially credited with co-writing the song with McCartney, later denied any involvement in composing it. The song debuted at number six on the Billboard Hot 100.

Bob Dylan’s “Tangled Up in Blue” is part of his 1975 album “Blood on the Tracks.” The song, recorded in December 1974 and released in January 1975, reached number 31 on Billboard Hot 100. It ranks at number 68 on Rolling Stone’s 500 greatest songs of all time.

“Imagine” is John Lennon’s most successful single as a solo artist. He purportedly composed the song in one sitting. He recorded the song with musicians Klaus Voorman, Phil Spector, Nicky Hopkins and Alan White in his home studio.

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