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The Best Songs About Saying Hello 

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Updated March 26, 2019 2.4k votes 767 voters 66.1k views 86 items

Hello! That seems the most appropriate way to greet you, given that this is a list of the best songs about saying hello. Many hello songs contain lyrics of “hey, hi, or hello” in the lyrics. Some of the songs on this list of the best hello songs have the word “hello” in the title, while other may just reference saying hello in the lyrics. Whether you like rock and roll, hip-hop, or metal, you are sure to find a great hello song on this list.

Even if “you say goodbye,” The Beatles are always ready to “say hello” on their hit, “Hello, Goodbye.” Other great hello songs from the classic rock genre include “Hello, I Love You” by The Doors and “Sounds of Silence” by Simon and Garfunkel. Pink Floyd says hello in the lyrics of their song “Comfortably Numb.”

The range of styles and eras on this list show that songs where people say hello are always in style. In the classic hit “Hello," Lionel Richie sings the greeting “Hello. Is it me you're looking for?" Eminem introduced himself by saying, “Hi! My name is (what?)/My name is (who?)/My name is Slim Shady,” on his track, “My Name Is.” Adele's tearjerker "Hello" shows that songs with greetings are not always happy ones.

Which song do you think is the best on this list of the top songs about saying hello? Vote up your favorite to No. 1 and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Lionel Richie
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The Beatles
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The Doors
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Electric Light Orchestra
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The Rolling Stones
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Lady Gaga
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Todd Rundgren
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Eric Clapton
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The Big Bopper
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Eminem
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U2, あきやまうに
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The Cars
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Owl City
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Alice Cooper
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Oasis
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Creedence Clearwater Revival
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Lady Antebellum
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Adele
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Aretha Franklin
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Blondie
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Joe Cocker
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Dolly Parton