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Most Popular Songs of All Time

Although it is difficult to make a complete list of the most popular songs ever, here is a compilation of popular rock, country as well as love songs of all time.
Hundreds of songs are recorded and released every year, but, only a few make it to the top lists on the Billboard. There are simply very few which remain favorites for an entire year. Still later, there are only a handful which are popular for years or decades together. Here is one such list of famous songs of all time.

Top 10 Greatest Songs Of All Time

This is a list of popular songs which have been favorites year after year.
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand ~ The Beatles
  • Candle in the Wind ~ Elton John
  • Jailhouse Rock ~ Elvis Presley
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit ~ Nirvana
  • Earth Song ~ Michael Jackson
  • Imagine ~ John Lennon
  • Gimme Shelter ~ The Rolling Stones
  • Nothing Else Matters ~ Metallica
  • Stairway to Heaven ~ Led Zeppelin
  • Like a Rolling Stone ~ Bob Dylan
Most Popular Country Songs

The following are some popular songs of all time in the country music genre.
  • I Just Can't Help Believin ~ Elvis Presley
  • Cowboy Take Me Away ~ Dixie Chicks
  • Could you paint me a Birmingham ~ Lawrence Tracy
  • I Walk The Line ~ Johnny Cash
  • From Here To Eternity ~ Michael Peterson
  • You'll think of me ~ Keith Urban
  • Young ~ Kenny Chesney
  • Always On My Mind ~ Elvis Presley
  • If Tomorrow Never Comes ~ Garth Brooks
  • Fancy ~ Reba McEntire
Famous Love Songs Of All Time

The list of popular love songs can never be identical for any two people. This is because people look for different expressions of emotions (love) in their favorite songs. However, the following songs are loved by a majority of people.
  • I Will Always Love You ~ Whitney Houston
  • My Heart Will Go On ~ Celine Dion
  • And I Love Her ~ The Beatles
  • Even The Nights Are Better ~ Air Supply
  • I'll Make Love To You ~ Boyz II Men
  • Love Theme From 'A Star Is Born' (Evergreen) ~ Barbra Streisand
  • I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That) ~ Meat Loaf
  • Crazy For You ~ Madonna
  • Crazy In Love ~ Beyonce featuring Jay-Z
  • I'll Be There For You ~ Bon Jovi
Most Popular Rock Songs Of All Time

The following is a list of rock music songs of all time.
  • Bohemian Rhapsody ~ Queen
  • Under The Bridge ~ Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • (You Want to Make) A Memory ~ Bon Jovi
  • All Along The Watchtower ~ Jimi Hendrix
  • Hotel California ~ Eagles
  • Born To Run ~ Bruce Springsteen
  • Apologies ~ Nirvana
  • Time ~ Pink Floyd
  • The Unforgiven ~ Metallica
  • 99 Problems ~ Jay-Z
Lastly, as mentioned above, the list of popular songs tends to vary. In case you have any inputs, you are most welcome to include them in the comments section. Ciao!
By Madhura Pandit
Published: 12/27/2010
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