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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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Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd

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Time Pink Floyd

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1,190 584
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Money Pink Floyd, Flashback!

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1,792 141
Comfortably Numb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd

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1,476 387
Another Brick in the Wall, Par... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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900 482
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Echoes Pink Floyd

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774 480
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Have a Cigar Pink Floyd

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932 399
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513 310
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492 302
Welcome to the Machine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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555 270
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Learning to Fly Pink Floyd

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448 174
Mother is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Mother Pink Floyd

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415 256
Run Like Hell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Run Like Hell Pink Floyd

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515 257
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The Best Movies That Were Originally Panned by Critics

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494 183
High Hopes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
High Hopes Pink Floyd

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440 245
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Young Lust Pink Floyd

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401 217
On the Turning Away is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
On the Turning Away Pink Floyd

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447 233
Dogs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Dogs Pink Floyd

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571 44
Hey You - Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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311 210
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One of These Days Pink Floyd

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301 188
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Goodbye Blue Sky Pink Floyd

The Most Fascinating Facts You Didn't Know About Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side Of The Moon'

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274 11
Shine On You Crazy Diamond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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267 179
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Sheep Pink Floyd

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433 47
Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Pa... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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527 51
Us and Them is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Us and Them Pink Floyd

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Nobody Home Pink Floyd

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166 129
Set the Controls for the Heart... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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200 121
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Astronomy Domine Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd Parody Album Covers

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227 109
See Emily Play is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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216 89
Marooned is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Marooned Pink Floyd

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185 86
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Any Colour You Like Pink Floyd

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199 93
In the Flesh? is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
In the Flesh? Pink Floyd

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220 95
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Eclipse Pink Floyd

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108 98
Interstellar Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

The Best Survival Games of All Time

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203 86
Echoes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Echoes Leon Thomas

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128 128
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243 113
On the Run is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Dustin Rambo Moore added On the Run Pink Floyd

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139 72
The Happiest Days of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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100 126
Empty Spaces is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Empty Spaces Pink Floyd

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101 93
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Every Song in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Ranked by Singability

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126 81
Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Sorrow Pink Floyd

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183 64
The Final Cut is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
The Final Cut Pink Floyd

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159 73
Arnold Layne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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134 49
Is There Anybody Out There? is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
MatthewGill added Is There Anybody Out There? Pink Floyd

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100 98
Keep Talking is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Keep Talking Pink Floyd

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Bike Pink Floyd

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109 70
A Saucerful of Secrets is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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113 78
Summer ’68 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Summer ’68 Pink Floyd