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343 votersThe Best Bebop SongsThe best bebop songs represent the height of this era of jazz music. Bebop is a jazz style which rose to prominence in the mid 194...
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1.3k votersThe Best Big Band SongsThe best big band songs can instantly get you moving. Whether they inspire you to jump up and dance or just tap your toes to the b...
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1.1k votersThe Best Bluegrass Songs of All TimeBluegrass is an American roots music that is a subset of country music. With roots primarily in Appalachia, this style dates back ...
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88 votersThe Best Boogaloo SongsThe best boogaloo songs capture the spirit of this vibrant Latin music, which captivated New York and the rest of the country so m...
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313 votersThe Best Boogie-Woogie SongsThe best boogie-woogie songs feature toe-tapping sounds that inspire listeners to get up, dance, and leave worries at the club doo...
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606 votersThe Best Cha Cha Cha SongsThe best cha cha cha songs capture the spirit and rhythm of the “cha cha” – a playful, powerful dance with plenty of drama in it. ...
70s Music
1.5k votersHistory's Greatest Disco Songs, RankedWhen you think "disco," what comes to mind? Mirror balls, big hair, and bigger dance moves. The best disco songs might inspire the...
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1.8k votersThe Very Best Doo Wop SongsWhen it comes to the best doo wop songs, the tunes on this list are hard to beat. With their notable harmonies, these popular doo ...
German
214 votersThe Best German Folk SongsThe best German folk songs celebrate the country’s heritage and tell tales of both joy and woe. Many of the tunes on this German f...
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4.3k votersThe Best Gospel Songs EverWhat are the best gospel songs? Gospel music has been around a long time and has a large following of religious and secular people...
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3.6k votersThe Greatest Hip Hop Songs of All TimeWhat are the greatest hip hop songs of all time? Deciding which songs are the most iconic in such a diverse genre can be a dauntin...
Country Songs
258 votersThe Greatest Honky-Tonk SongsCountry music would not be complete without honky-tonk songs. They're part of the fabric of the genre itself. Just try to imagine ...
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1.9k votersThe Best Irish Folk SongsSome of the best Irish folk songs celebrate all that is great about Ireland and its rich culture. Good Irish songs tell colorful s...
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315 votersThe Very Best Mambo SongsThe best mambo songs draw on the unique rhythms that give this Latin-based music genre a flavor all its own. The mambo sound was b...
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4.5k votersThe Very Best Mariachi SongsThe best mariachi songs capture the spirit of Mexico. Mariachi is one of the oldest forms of popular music, dating back to the 19t...
R&B
130 votersThe Greatest Motown Songs Of All-TimeHere are the best Motown songs, ranked by fans everywhere. Including Motown classics and one-hit wonders, this list of popular Mot...
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659 votersThe Very Best Ragtime SongsThe best ragtime songs are those which capture the magic of the era. Ragtime’s golden era was from roughly 1899 to 1915, when it g...
Hip-Hop / Rap
30.2k votersThe Best Rap Songs of All TimeCalling all hip hop heads, we're ranking the greatest rap songs ever. From old school classics and 2000s gangsta throwbacks to hyp...
Reggae
1.7k votersThe Very Best Reggae SongsThis roundup of good reggae songs includes some of the most memorable tunes ever performed by the world’s best reggae musicians. W...
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947 votersThe Best Rockabilly SongsThe best rockabilly songs combine the elements of rock and hillbilly music into one unforgettable genre. Popular in the 1950s, thi...