Pop Music The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time  

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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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717 124
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"Heroes"

2
801 89
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Hunky Dory

3
705 139
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David Bowie

4
659 74
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

5
589 106
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Hunky Dory

6
582 106
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Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

7
535 87
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

8
560 80
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The Man Who Sold the World

9
556 120
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Station to Station, Diamond Dogs

10
474 104
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Young Americans

11
450 83
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

12
588 155
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Hot Space

13
535 156
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Let's Dance

14
425 78
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Station to Station

15
420 90
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Station to Station, Young Americans

16
454 74
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17
442 73
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erisedRi added The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

18
374 70
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364 72
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punksnotdead added Station to Station

20
373 106
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Let's Dance

21
384 131
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Let's Dance

22
326 118
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23
284 87
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Diamond Dogs

24
411 73
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

25
350 76
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erisedRi added Station to Station