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Rock The Best Velvet Underground Songs  

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List of The Velvet Underground songs, ranked from best to worst by the Ranker community. Formed by Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground are cult heroes. Although they never broke into the mainstream in their prime, their lasting influence has been huge. Tracks like "Heroin" and "Pale Blue Eyes" are timeless, but which is the best?

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 Velvet Underground 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 start a revolution and fight the system 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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52 16
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The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Verve/MGM Albums

2
42 12
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The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Verve/MGM Albums

3
39 11
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The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Verve/MGM Albums

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45 16
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The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Verve/MGM Albums

5
36 12
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The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Verve/MGM Albums, Scepter Studios Sessions

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33 10
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The Velvet Underground, The Verve/MGM Albums

7
25 4
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The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Verve/MGM Albums

8
31 9
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White Light/White Heat, The Verve/MGM Albums

9
32 10
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The Velvet Underground & Nico, Scepter Studios Sessions, The Verve/MGM Albums

10
25 5
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The Velvet Underground, The Verve/MGM Albums

11
32 11
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28 8
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The Velvet Underground, The Verve/MGM Albums

13
36 15
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14
26 8
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15
27 9
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White Light/White Heat, The Verve/MGM Albums

16
23 7
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17
21 6
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The Velvet Underground & Nico, Scepter Studios Sessions, The Verve/MGM Albums

18
21 7
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White Light/White Heat, The Verve/MGM Albums

19
18 5
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White Light/White Heat, The Verve/MGM Albums

20
19 6
I Heard Her Call My Name is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Velvet Underground Songs
White Light/White Heat, The Verve/MGM Albums

21
19 6
Rock and Roll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Velvet Underground Songs
clash1977 added

22
14 5
The Murder Mystery is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Velvet Underground Songs
The Velvet Underground, The Verve/MGM Albums

23
10 2
Lisa Says is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Velvet Underground Songs
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24
12 4
I Found a Reason is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Velvet Underground Songs

25
12 4
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The Velvet Underground, The Verve/MGM Albums