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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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1,905 152
Comfortably Numb is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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1,521 417
Another Brick in the Wall, Par... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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965 423
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549 328
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519 322
Welcome to the Machine is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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591 297
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452 272
Run Like Hell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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479 198
Mother is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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537 200
High Hopes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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473 257
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424 235
On the Turning Away is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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494 245
Dogs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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635 49
Hey You - Pink Floyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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327 197
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341 14
Shine On You Crazy Diamond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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292 188
Sheep is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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466 52
Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Pa... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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583 56
Us and Them is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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234 130
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182 138
Set the Controls for the Heart... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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218 128
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245 116
See Emily Play is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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167 153
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228 99
Marooned is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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202 94
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248 98
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214 99
In the Flesh? is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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119 102
Interstellar Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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234 89
Echoes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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138 135
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137 129
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258 122
On the Run is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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108 135
Empty Spaces is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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145 81
The Happiest Days of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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135 90
Sorrow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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191 74
The Final Cut is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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167 81
Arnold Layne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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147 56
Is There Anybody Out There? is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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109 106
Keep Talking is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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118 78
A Saucerful of Secrets is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs

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125 83
Summer ’68 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Pink Floyd Songs
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