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List Rules Best songs about one, featuring songs with one in the title or lyrics.

You only have one job for this list, and this is to vote for your favorite songs about the number one. To be on this list the song should have one in the title or lyrics. The one songs below encompass every genre, from pop songs like Britney's "...Baby One More Time" to rap hits like Nas's "One Mic." Upvote all the songs with one in them that you really love, and feel free to also add any that aren't already here.

Originally written by Harry Nilsson but made popular by Three Dog Night, the song "One" is perhaps the most memorable song with one in the lyrics. The song's opening line "one is the loneliest number that you'll ever do" will probably make our older readers reminiscent of their half-baked teenage days seeing laser light shows with their friends.

"One' is also the name of a very famous Metallica song. The epic anti-war song was actually the band's first top 40 hit, and is an absolute staple at live shows.

What is your favorite song with the number one in it? Vote up your favorites on the poll below and watch those songs rise to the top of the list.

  
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One Three Dog Night

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Esavi added One U2, Absolute Rock

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One Metallica

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One Toke Over the Line Brewer & Shipley

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Still the One Orleans

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For No One The Beatles

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One of These Days Pink Floyd

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One After 909 The Beatles

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I'm One The Who

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phil-gill added The One, Elton John

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jackslee2 added One More Time The Clash

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5 2
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One Good Man Janis Joplin, Janis Joplin & The Kozmic Blues Band, Kozmic Blues Band

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... Baby One More Time Britney Spears

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6 4
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Tea for One Led Zeppelin

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6 4
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Time Waits for No One The Rolling Stones

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4 2
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Cluster One Pink Floyd

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3 1
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One of These Days Neil Young

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6 5
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5 4
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One of These Days Paul McCartney

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5 4
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You're Still the One Shania Twain

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5 4
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MartinAustin added One Night in bankok

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One More Time Ozzy Osbourne

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One Chord Wonders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One
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One Drop is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One
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One Day Eric Clapton

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She's the One Robbie Williams

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She's the One Bruce Springsteen

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5 5
One Rainy Wish is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One
One Rainy Wish The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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One More Kiss is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs About The Number One

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punksnotdead added We Are the One Avengers - The Alley Cats

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You're the One John Lennon, Yoko Ono

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One More Try The Rolling Stones

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One of the Few Pink Floyd

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Already One Neil Young

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This One Paul McCartney

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One Hit (To the Body) The Rolling Stones

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One Chance Eric Clapton

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One Track Mind Eric Clapton

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1 1
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That's One You Owe Me Johnny Cash

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1 1
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The Quiet One The Who

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No One Alicia Keys