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Progressive Rock The Best Pink Floyd Songs  

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List Rules Original songs released by Pink Floyd on albums or as B-sides and singles.

List of the best songs ever recorded by the progressive rock band Pink Floyd. These are original Pink Floyd songs (no covers) either found on one of the band's 14 albums or released as a B-side or single. Pink Floyd is one of the most commercially successful bands in music history, selling over 250 million records, though they are perhaps best known for the concept albums "Dark Side of the Moon" and "The Wall." These albums and others have proved massively influential, not just to other psychedelic and progressive rock bands, but musicians from a variety of styles and genres. In fact, a few of Pink Floyd's works are considered the greatest albums of all time. Though various band members have played together during individual concerts or shows, Pink Floyd officially disbanded in 1994. Founding member Richard Wright died in 2008.

Pink Floyd was formed in 1965 by college friends Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Wright and Syd Barrett. Guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour - who would go on to write and sing on a number of the band's popular songs - joined the group in 1967. Barrett, who had been the primary songwriter and lead vocalist during the band's early and more psychedelic years, departed the band in 1968 due to issues with mental illness and drug use. Barrett attempted unsuccessfully to pursue a solo career, but largely disappeared from the public eye until his death in 2006. A number of Pink Floyd songs - including many from the album "Wish You Were Here" - were dedicated to Barrett.

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1,974 161
Comfortably Numb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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Another Brick in the Wall, Par... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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581 336
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541 337
Welcome to the Machine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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469 285
Run Like Hell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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613 312
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499 210
Mother is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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550 213
High Hopes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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536 249
Dogs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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435 249
On the Turning Away is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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678 55
Hey You - Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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401 15
Shine On You Crazy Diamond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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338 206
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613 59
Us and Them is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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495 56
Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Pa... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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312 192
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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194 144
Set the Controls for the Heart... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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256 124
See Emily Play is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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235 106
Marooned is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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268 102
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223 106
In the Flesh? is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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257 93
Echoes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Leon Thomas

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134 107
Interstellar Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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266 129
On the Run is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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154 87
The Happiest Days of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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199 81
The Final Cut is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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154 62
Is There Anybody Out There? is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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109 143
Empty Spaces is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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173 88
Arnold Layne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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137 98
Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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126 83
A Saucerful of Secrets is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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130 89
Summer ’68 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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112 112
Keep Talking is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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