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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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1,973 161
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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580 336
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541 336
Welcome to the Machine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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468 285
Run Like Hell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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499 209
Mother is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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550 212
High Hopes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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535 248
Dogs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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435 248
On the Turning Away is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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677 55
Hey You - Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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399 15
Shine On You Crazy Diamond is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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611 59
Us and Them is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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494 56
Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Pa... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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312 191
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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193 143
Set the Controls for the Heart... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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231 134
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255 123
See Emily Play is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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235 105
Marooned is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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219 99
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222 105
In the Flesh? is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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256 92
Echoes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Leon Thomas

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134 106
Interstellar Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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265 129
On the Run is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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154 86
The Happiest Days of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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199 80
The Final Cut is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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109 142
Empty Spaces is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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173 87
Arnold Layne is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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152 62
Is There Anybody Out There? is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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137 97
Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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125 82
A Saucerful of Secrets is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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129 88
Summer ’68 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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111 112
Keep Talking is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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