The Best Songs Of All Time—According To Critics And Fans

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Ask 20 people what the best song of all time is, and you’ll probably get 20 different answers. That’s the beauty of a great song: It has the power to move you on a personal level, which is far more important than what anyone else thinks.

However, in an effort to create a list of the all-time greatest songs, we considered the views of professional music critics and fans alike, via Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and Ranker’s The Best Songs of All Time.