Greatest SONG ever written?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by patrickroberts, Feb 11, 2002.

  1. patrickroberts


    Aug 21, 2000
    Wales, UK
    What do YOU think is the greatest song ever written?

    Myself personally i have 2 faves, firstly 'Jealous Guy' by the late great John Lennon, and then 'Yesterday' by Lennon/McCartney.....I love both of these songs all the time, but paricularly at mo, cos' they both sum up my love life
  2. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U

    May 30, 2000
    Peoples Republic of Brooklyn
    Creator of: iGigBook for Android/iOS
    Copeland's 3rd Symphony.
  3. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Led Zeppelin - Stairway to heaven
    Radiohead - Paranoid Android
    Rush - YYZ (i just learned it!)
  4. Have you heard the reggae remix version of stairway to heaven supposidly done by jimi hendrix? if it was a studio recording and didnt have all the stupid synth crap in it it would be better then the original!
  5. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    Jimi Hendrix-all along the watchtower
  6. That song was written by Robert Zimmerman. Or Bob Dylan.
  7. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    The fact that I absolutely love more than one song proves to me that I can't answer this.
  8. ' Death of a president ' by Atari Teenage Riot
  9. tommy the cat!:rolleyes: , bass line:mad: ! guitar riffs! demented lyrics! it's got everything!

    btw all along the watch tower was written by the great Bob Dylan
  10. uhhh...wrong button, meant to put this in "best song" thread

    deepest apologies.
  11. RockFiend


    Aug 23, 2000
    Dark Side of the Moon- Pink Floyd I know it's an album but all of the songs flow together like a long symphony and it touches on everything that life is about, it's the soundtrack to life/and the greatest composition ever
  12. I have 3 songs that all seem to do it for me:
    Like Suicide- Soundgarden
    Echoes- Pink Floyd
    Sympathy For the Devil- The Rolling Stones
  13. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    I can't decide (like Woodchuck).

    I can say, specifically, the best song to listen to while driving is The Spirit of Radio - Rush. It's the only superlative song I can list.
  14. If my life depended on choosing a song, it would have to be between:

    "Ants Marching"- Dave Matthews Band


    "Virtual Insanity"- Jamiroquai
  15. backtoschool


    Oct 24, 2000
  16. frankencow150

    frankencow150 Guest

    Oct 17, 2001
    Did Jimi Hendrix do a COVER of Bob Dyland or did Bob write it FOR jimi?
  17. JP Bassman

    JP Bassman

    Jun 18, 2001
    I'm almost positive Hendrix covered it. Orignially Dylan did it acoustic, then Jimi covered it, then Bob started covering the Hendrix/electric version. Cute, huh? :)
  18. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    haha, Gerardo is Genious!

  19. uh dude.... Its a cover, Bob Dylan did it orginaly
  20. Basically this boils down to what I'm currently listening to non-stop, and I would have to say....

    James Gang - Funk #49

    There are many others, but this tune consistently blows my mind every time i hear it....