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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665 113
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"Heroes"

2
667 127
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David Bowie

3
745 85
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Hunky Dory

4
560 96
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Hunky Dory

5
613 70
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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552 99
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Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

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501 83
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

8
523 75
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The Man Who Sold the World

9
527 113
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Station to Station, Diamond Dogs

10
447 101
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Young Americans

11
513 142
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Let's Dance

12
554 145
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Hot Space

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400 71
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Station to Station

14
421 80
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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399 82
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Station to Station, Young Americans

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424 69
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414 67
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erisedRi added The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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345 65
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355 94
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Let's Dance

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331 65
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punksnotdead added Station to Station

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366 119
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Let's Dance

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302 114
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266 83
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Diamond Dogs

24
381 70
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

25
331 71
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erisedRi added Station to Station

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377 91
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343 55
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The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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297 87
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erisedRi added Tonight

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305 53
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RobinGallego added Station to Station

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272 71
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RobinGallego added

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258 101
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All the Young Dudes

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249 67
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209 61
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Station to Station

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283 65
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erisedRi added Outside

35
241 52
Sweet Thing is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
punksnotdead added David Bowie

36
219 27
Blackstar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
David DiCarlo added

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222 149
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Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

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223 45
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246 58
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193 27
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David DiCarlo added Aladdin Sane

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195 68
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Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

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231 53
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-1452400219305 added Outside

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190 34
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David DiCarlo added ‘hours…’

44
164 34
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David DiCarlo added The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars

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181 24
Slip Away is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time

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169 34
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-1453566066268 added Heathen

47
180 24
Velvet Goldmine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
David Bowie

48
157 18
I Can't Give Everything Away is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time
emilyl added Blackstar

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148 72
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RobinGallego added Diamond Dogs

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213 52
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