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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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Money Pink Floyd, Flashback!

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1,766 141
Comfortably Numb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd

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1,460 382
Another Brick in the Wall, Par... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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Echoes Pink Floyd

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Have a Cigar Pink Floyd

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504 308
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484 297
Welcome to the Machine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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441 167
Mother is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Mother Pink Floyd

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Learning to Fly Pink Floyd

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406 253
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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505 253
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485 180
High Hopes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
High Hopes Pink Floyd

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Young Lust Pink Floyd

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394 214
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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438 229
Dogs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Dogs Pink Floyd

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

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Goodbye Blue Sky Pink Floyd

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

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430 45
Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Pa... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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261 179
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Sheep Pink Floyd

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523 50
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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162 126
Set the Controls for the Heart... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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Astronomy Domine Pink Floyd

The Best Songs on Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon

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223 107
See Emily Play is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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

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Any Colour You Like Pink Floyd

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195 92
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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215 94
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Eclipse Pink Floyd

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107 97
Interstellar Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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197 87
Echoes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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243 110
On the Run is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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138 70
The Happiest Days of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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98 123
Empty Spaces is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Empty Spaces Pink Floyd

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The Best Pink Floyd Albums of All Time

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125 80
Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Sorrow Pink Floyd

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182 63
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 70
Arnold Layne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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133 48
Is There Anybody Out There? is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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98 97
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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108 69
A Saucerful of Secrets is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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111 76
Summer ’68 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
Summer ’68 Pink Floyd