Pop The Best Kinks Songs of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite The Kinks songs, not just singles and hits.

List of The Kinks songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. The Kinks were one of the most distinctive bands of the British Invasion. After their initial run of early hits, they went on to craft some of the most critically-adored albums of the '60s. All of The Kinks's biggest singles are included here, from "Lola" to "You Really Got Me," but real fans of the band know there are other classic songs to vote on besides the radio hits. 

Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this list. Is one of your favorite Kinks 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 kickstart a revolution and fight back 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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75 13
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Waterloo Sunset Something Else by The Kinks

2
56 19
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The Village Green Preservation Society The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society

3
62 27
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4
53 13
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5
45 16
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Victoria Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

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52 15
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Starstruck The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society

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63 24
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44 14
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Tired of Waiting for You Kinda Kinks, You Really Got Me / Kinda Kinks

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66 37
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10
60 13
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46 16
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richerb added A Well Respected Man

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45 13
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Strangers Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround^! Part One

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39 13
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clash1977 added Destroyer Give the People What They Want

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42 10
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Better Things Give the People What They Want

The Best Beatles Albums

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41 11
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27 9
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Stop Your Sobbing Kinks, You Really Got Me / Kinda Kinks

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39 17
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Animal Farm The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society

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42 23
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clash1977 added Celluloid Heroes Everybody's In Show-Biz

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42 17
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Do You Remember Walter? The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society

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37 14
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21
36 13
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richerb added A Rock and Roll Fantasy

The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

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41 17
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39 13
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24
33 11
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25
31 10
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Some Mother's Son Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

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35 16
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Death of a Clown Something Else by The Kinks

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34 18
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Till the End of the Day The Kink Kontroversy

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41 21
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richerb added Days

How David Bowie Changed the World

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29 11
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Yes Sir, No Sir Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

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39 17
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richerb added Wonderboy

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37 21
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This Time Tomorrow Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround^! Part One

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32 13
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She’s Bought a Hat Like Princess Marina Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

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29 16
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Village Green The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society

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26 18
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39 25
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Shangri La Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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37 27
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Apeman Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One

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22 10
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Wicked Annabella The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society

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32 23
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David Watts Something Else by The Kinks

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37 25
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Picture Book The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society

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11 4
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34 29
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Come Dancing State of Confusion

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23 13
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richerb added Get Back in Line Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One

The Best David Bowie Songs of All Time

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18 4
Muswell Hillbilly is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Kinks Songs of All Time
Muswell Hillbilly Muswell Hillbillies

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23 12
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clash1977 added Low Budget Low Budget

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29 15
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Australia Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

46
18 5
Denmark Street is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Kinks Songs of All Time
Denmark Street Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround^! Part One

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23 17
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20th Century Man Muswell Hillbillies

48
15 3
A House in the Country is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Kinks Songs of All Time

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27 15
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Supersonic Rocket Ship Everybody's In Show-Biz

50
19 8
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Nothing to Say Arthur (or The Decline and Fall of the British Empire)