songs The Best Songs About The Number One  

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List Rules Best songs about one, featuring songs with one in the title or lyrics.

You only have one job for this list, and this is to vote for your favorite songs about the number one. To be on this list the song should have one in the title or lyrics. The one songs below encompass every genre, from pop songs like Britney's "...Baby One More Time" to rap hits like Nas's "One Mic." Upvote all the songs with one in them that you really love, and feel free to also add any that aren't already here.

Originally written by Harry Nilsson but made popular by Three Dog Night, the song "One" is perhaps the most memorable song with one in the lyrics. The song's opening line "one is the loneliest number that you'll ever do" will probably make our older readers reminiscent of their half-baked teenage days seeing laser light shows with their friends.

"One' is also the name of a very famous Metallica song. The epic anti-war song was actually the band's first top 40 hit, and is an absolute staple at live shows.

What is your favorite song with the number one in it? Vote up your favorites on the poll below and watch those songs rise to the top of the list.

  
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Every Schoolhouse Rock! Song, Ranked Best to Worst The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time

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One U2, Absolute Rock

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For No One The Beatles

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One Metallica

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One of These Days Pink Floyd

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I'm One The Who

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One Three Dog Night

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One Toke Over the Line Brewer & Shipley

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One After 909 The Beatles

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... Baby One More Time Britney Spears

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Time Waits for No One The Rolling Stones

The Best Songs with Song in the Title The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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One Good Man Janis Joplin, Janis Joplin & The Kozmic Blues Band, Kozmic Blues Band

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One More Time The Clash

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One Drop is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One
One Drop Public Image Ltd

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We Are the One Avengers - The Alley Cats

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One Chord Wonders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One
One Chord Wonders The Adverts

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Still the One Orleans

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Tea for One Led Zeppelin

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One Rainy Wish is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One
One Rainy Wish The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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One of These Days Neil Young

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One of These Days Paul McCartney

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One More Time Ozzy Osbourne

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Cluster One Pink Floyd

Women Who Heath Ledger Has Dated Which Era Would You Want to Live In?

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You're the One John Lennon, Yoko Ono

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One Day When God Begs My Forgi... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One

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She's the One Robbie Williams

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She's the One Bruce Springsteen

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One Thing Leads to Another is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One

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One Mic Nas

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One Hot Minute Red Hot Chili Peppers

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One for John Gee Jethro Tull

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One More Kiss is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One

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You're Still the One Shania Twain

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One More Try The Rolling Stones

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One More Time Daft Punk

The Best Songs About The Number Two The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

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One More Night Phil Collins

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The Only One is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One
The Only One The Black Keys

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The One Foo Fighters

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One Hit (To the Body) The Rolling Stones

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Already One Neil Young