Songs The Best Songs About Saying Hello  

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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

2
55 18
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The Doors

3
69 32
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Adele

4
71 36
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The Beatles

5
34 13
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The Cars

6
27 13
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Eric Clapton

7
27 19
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The Rolling Stones

8
30 20
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Todd Rundgren

9
24 16
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Electric Light Orchestra

10
16 11
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11 6
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

12
17 13
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The Big Bopper

13
11 8
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Owl City

14
10 6
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Lady Antebellum

15
10 6
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Alice Cooper

16
9 5
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Joe Cocker

17
9 6
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Dolly Parton

18
7 5
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Lady Gaga

19
7 5
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John Lee Hooker

20
13 11
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U2, あきやまうに

21
9 7
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Def Leppard

22
7 5
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7 7
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John Cale, Lou Reed, Lou Reed / John Cale

24
7 6
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6 5
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6 5
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Willie Nelson

27
6 5
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Blondie

28
5 4
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The Everly Brothers

29
5 4
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Dixie Chicks

30
4 4
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John Lee Hooker

31
4 3
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The Everly Brothers

32
4 3
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The Isley Brothers

33
7 7
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Vince Gill

34
7 7
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6 6
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Loretta Lynn

36
6 6
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Jimmy Cliff

37
5 6
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Aretha Franklin

38
5 6
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Louis Armstrong

39
5 5
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Kenny Chesney

40
4 5
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The Temptations

41
4 5
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3 3
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Martha and the Vandellas

43
11 13
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Eminem

44
6 7
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Wilson Pickett

45
5 6
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Willie Nelson

46
4 5
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George Jones

47
4 5
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Brad Paisley

48
3 5
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Jonas Brothers

49
3 4
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50
10 13
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