“Rolling Stone” Picks The Best Songs Of All Time

“Rolling Stone” magazine has come out with their list of the 500 Best Songs of All Time, pickingAretha Franklin’s“Respect” as the number one choice.

They write that while Otis Redding wrote and recorded the song in 1965, Aretha “took possession of the song for all time with her definitive cover,” calling it “the single that established her as the Queen of Soul.”

Coming in just behind “Respect” is Public Enemy’s“Fight The Power” at two, and Sam Cooke’s“A Change Is Gonna Come” at three.

“Rolling Stones’” Top 10 Best Songs Of All Time

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  1. “Respect” – Aretha Franklin
  2. “Fight The Power” – Public Enemy
  3. “A Change Is Gonna Come” – Sam Cooke
  4. “Like A Rolling Stone” – Bob Dylan
  5. “Smells Like Teen Spirit” – Nirvana
  6. “What’s Going On” – Marvin Gaye
  7. “Strawberry Fields Forever” – The Beatles
  8. “Get Ur Freak On” – Missy Elliott
  9. “Dreams” - Fleetwood Mac
  10. “Hey Ya” – OutKast

Source:Rolling Stone

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