what songs for you are legendary? and by 'legendary', i dont mean neccesarily your favourites, but songs that have had the biggest impact on popular music. (tell me if this thread has been done...)

here are some songs for me that i would call legends:
Bohemian rhapsody- queen
stairway to heaven- led zeppelin
hotel california-the eagles
these songs i wouldnt go as far as calling them legends, but they come close to it:
shook me all night long, back in black, highway to hell- acdc
more than words- extreme (maybe not as succesful as the former, but many would call it a classic)
yesterday, hey jude, let it be- the beatles
smoke on water- deep purple
good times bad times, black dog, all of my love, livin' lovin', and a ton more- led zeppelin
layla- eric clapton
sweet home alabama, free bird, simple man- lynyrd skynyrd
dream on- aerosmith
while my guitar gently weeps- george harrison
money, hey you- pink floyd
rock n' roll all nite-KISS
jessica, whippin' post, in memory of elizabeth reed- allman brothers band
horse with no name- america
Enter Sandman-Metallica (I enjoy their earlier stuff more)
Crazy Train-Ozzy
AC/DC-You Shook Me All Night Long, Back In Black
Smells Like Teen Spirit-Nirvana (as much as I hate it)
I Wanna Be Sedated-The Ramones
Stairway to Heaven-Led Zepplin
Layla-Eric Clapton/Derek and the Dominoes
War Pigs, Iron Man-Black Sabbath
I Love Rock and Roll-Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Sweet Home Alabama, Free Bird-Lynrd Skynyrd
Satisfaction-The Rolling Stones
Folsom Prison Blues-Johnny Cash
Another Brick in the Wall-Pink Floyd
Rock and Roll All Night-Kiss
Sweet Emotion-Aerosmith
Every Breath You Take-The Police
White Wedding-Billy Idol
Legs-ZZ Top
Purple Haze-Jimi Hendrix
Pride and Joy-Stevie Ray Vaughan
Pour Some Sugar on Me-Def Leppard

Many, many others.
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Bohemian Rhapsody,We Are the Champions,Innunedu,We Will Rock You,Tie Your Mother Down - Queen

Rock'n'Roll,StairWay to Heavan,Misty Mountain Hop,Communication Breakdown - Led Zeppelin

Light My Fire,Strange Days,Unknown Soldier,Riders On the Storm - The Doors

Smoke On the Water,Speed King,Hush - Deep Purple

The Wall,Money,Brain Damage,Empty Spaces - Pink Floyd

Hey Joe,Purple Haze,Fire - Jimi Hendrix Expirience

Highway to Hell,Back in Black,For Those About to Rock,Thunderstruck - AC/DC

My Generation,Who Are You,Sister Disco,The Real Me,BabeO'Reliey,Wont Get Fooled Again - The Who

Rockin' In the Free World,Like a Huricane - Neil Young
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Layla was actually by Derek And The Dominoes... Which Clapton was a part of.
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Pink Floyd:

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Ones with an impact on music:

Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Imagine - John Lennon
Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones
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Knocking on Heavens Door - Bob Dylan
The GnR' songs Izz said + Nightrain
A lot of Queen material
Voodoo Chile (Slight Return) - Hendrix
Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
all my bands song lol
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Ones with an impact on music:

Imagine - John Lennon

Damnit, missed that one, that ones a classic.
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Highway to Hell by AC/DC
Teen Spirit by Nirvana
Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
Anarchy in the UK by Sex Pistols
Master Of Puppets by Metallica
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Beatles ftw!!!

um classics for me:

Hey jude, A day in the life, yesterday, Norwegian Wood (The bird has flown), While my guitar gently weeps, Yellow submarine, and many more- The beatles

Hey you, The wall (yes the whole album), Dark side of the moon(yes the whole album), Wish you were here, Time, Shine on you crazy diamond (all parts), and plenty more- Pink floyd.

Well those are from my 2 fav bands, if you disagree with any just tell me lol.

but there are many legendary songs
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Smoke on the Water- Deep Purple
Angels- Robbie Williams
Bohemian Rhapsody- Queen
The Wall- Pink Floyd
Layla- Clapton/The Dominoes
Smells Like Teen Spirit- Nirvana
Stairway To Heaven- Led Zepplin
Thriller- Jacko
By the Way- RHCP
Imagine- John Lennon
Wonderwall- Oasis
While my guitar gently weeps- The Beatles
Alright Now- Free
Bitter Sweet Symphony- The Verve
Dont Look Back in Anger- Oasis
Freebird- Lynryd Sknyrd
How You Remind Me- Nickleback
Money For Nothing- Dire Straits
Monster- The Automatic
Crazy- Gnarles Barkley
Where The Streets Have No Name- U2

I take Legendary to be songs that will still be being played for years to come

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Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana (even though as Nirvana songs go, it's crap)

Yeh, not one of my fav Nirvana ones.
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