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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707 121
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"Heroes"

2
792 87
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Hunky Dory

3
699 136
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David Bowie

4
649 73
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

5
586 103
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Hunky Dory

6
576 106
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Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

7
528 85
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

8
551 80
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The Man Who Sold the World

9
552 118
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Station to Station, Diamond Dogs

10
468 104
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Young Americans

11
583 153
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Hot Space

12
445 83
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

13
530 153
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Let's Dance

14
422 78
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Station to Station

15
417 88
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Station to Station, Young Americans

16
450 73
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440 71
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erisedRi added The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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367 70
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360 71
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punksnotdead added Station to Station

20
371 105
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Let's Dance

21
382 130
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Let's Dance

22
324 117
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23
281 86
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Diamond Dogs

24
407 72
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

25
349 75
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erisedRi added Station to Station