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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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1,913 153
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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552 329
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524 322
Welcome to the Machine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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454 272
Run Like Hell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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592 298
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481 199
Mother is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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538 201
High Hopes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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476 257
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425 235
On the Turning Away is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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498 245
Dogs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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641 50
Hey You - Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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328 197
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348 14
Shine On You Crazy Diamond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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294 189
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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469 52
Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Pa... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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584 57
Us and Them is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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182 139
Set the Controls for the Heart... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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218 129
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247 116
See Emily Play is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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168 154
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230 99
Marooned is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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203 95
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252 98
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214 100
In the Flesh? is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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119 103
Interstellar Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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237 89
Echoes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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138 136
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260 122
On the Run is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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137 130
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109 135
Empty Spaces is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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146 82
The Happiest Days of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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135 91
Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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192 75
The Final Cut is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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168 82
Arnold Layne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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148 56
Is There Anybody Out There? is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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109 107
Keep Talking is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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123 142
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118 79
A Saucerful of Secrets is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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125 84
Summer ’68 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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