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List Rules Vote for your favorite David Bowie songs, not just singles and hits.

List of the best David Bowie songs, ranked by fans like you. This list includes all of Bowie's biggest hits, but every real fan knows that many of his best songs weren't singles. Bowie is often thought of as a musical chameleon, and this list will take you through each of his famous phases. You'll get everything from glam rock to chart-topping soul and dance-pop. Classics found on this poll include "Ziggy Stardust," "Space Oddity," and more.

Music videos are included next to each song name, so if you've never heard a track you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite David Bowie songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. If the order of this list bothers you, then stick it to the man by creating your own version and re-ranking it. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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Heroes "Heroes"

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Space Oddity David Bowie

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610 60
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Life On Mars? Hunky Dory

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508 53
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Starman The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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466 74
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Changes Hunky Dory

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456 77
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Ashes to Ashes Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

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408 67
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Ziggy Stardust The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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441 53
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The Man Who Sold the World The Man Who Sold the World

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378 76
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Young Americans Young Americans

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474 108
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Under Pressure Hot Space

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424 110
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Let's Dance Let's Dance

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432 95
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Rebel Rebel Station to Station, Diamond Dogs

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325 57
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Golden Years Station to Station

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325 65
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Fame Station to Station, Young Americans

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341 71
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Suffragette City The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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351 48
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erisedRi added Rock & Roll Suicide The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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285 47
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293 75
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Modern Love Let's Dance

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305 90
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China Girl Let's Dance

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250 54
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punksnotdead added Station to Station Station to Station

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250 91
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219 58
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Diamond Dogs Diamond Dogs

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322 66
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erisedRi added Wild Is the Wind Station to Station

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Five Years The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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286 63
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Moonage Daydream The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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250 64
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erisedRi added This Is Not America Tonight

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209 37
Sweet Thing is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
punksnotdead added Sweet Thing David Bowie

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235 51
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RobinGallego added Cat People

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207 53
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erisedRi added I’m Deranged Outside

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244 41
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RobinGallego added Word on a Wing Station to Station

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155 13
Blackstar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
David DiCarlo added Blackstar

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TVC 15 Station to Station

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204 87
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All The Young Dudes All the Young Dudes

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162 17
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David DiCarlo added Thursday's Child ‘hours…’

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150 14
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David DiCarlo added Lady Grinning Soul Aladdin Sane

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214 44
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122 8
Valentine's Day is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time

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119 8
I Can't Give Everything Away is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
emilyl added I Can't Give Everything Away Blackstar

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-1452400219305 added Hallo Spaceboy Outside

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Fashion Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

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137 11
Velvet Goldmine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
Velvet Goldmine David Bowie

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157 55
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Scary Monsters (And Super-Creeps) Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

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134 11
Slip Away is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time

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189 32
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135 12
Survive is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time

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Susan Collins added Quicksand Hunky Dory

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117 9
Afraid is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
Afraid Heathen