#1 Posted by ssejllenrad (12847 posts) - - Show Bio

So what do you think are the best songs per music genre? No pick and genre, just preference. Do as many sub-genres as you wish. I'll start.

  • RnB - You Send Me by Sam Cooke
  • Soul - I Got You (I Feel Good) by James Brown
  • Motown - My Girl by Temptations
  • Doowop - Why do Fools Fall in Love by The Teenagers
  • Classic RockNRoll - In the Ghetto by Elvis
  • Hard Rock - Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf
  • Metal - Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
  • Folk - Times They Are A-Changin by Bob Dylan
  • Country (Southern) Rock - Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Grunge - Feels Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
  • Alternative Rock - Bittersweet Symphony by the Verve
  • Pure Country - Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash
  • Pop - Thriller by MJ
  • Thug Rap - Crossroads by Bone Thugs
  • Dis Rap - Hit Em Up by Tupac
  • Old-School Hip Hop - The Message by Grandmaster Flash
  • Reggae - Israelites (The Six-Day War) by Desmond Dekker & The Aces
  • A Cappella - Don't Worry be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

#2 Posted by Betatesthighlander1 (7462 posts) - - Show Bio

Metal: Sleipnir by Manowar

Country: tie between Country Boys Can Survive by Hank Williams and Devil Went Down to Georgia

Pop: in the year 2525

#3 Posted by Pokeysteve (8301 posts) - - Show Bio

So what do you think are the best songs per music genre? No pick and genre, just preference. Do as many sub-genres as you wish. I'll start.

  • RnB - You Send Me by Sam Cooke
  • Soul - I Got You (I Feel Good) by James Brown
  • Motown - My Girl by Temptations
  • Doowop - Why do Fools Fall in Love by The Teenagers
  • Classic RockNRoll - In the Ghetto by Elvis
  • Hard Rock - Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf
  • Metal - Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
  • Folk - Times They Are A-Changin by Bob Dylan
  • Country (Southern) Rock - Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Grunge - Feels Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
  • Alternative Rock - Bittersweet Symphony by the Verve
  • Pure Country - Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash
  • Pop - Thriller by MJ
  • Thug Rap - Crossroads by Bone Thugs
  • Dis Rap - Hit Em Up by Tupac
  • Old-School Hip Hop - The Message by Grandmaster Flash
  • Reggae - Israelites (The Six-Day War) by Desmond Dekker & The Aces
  • A Cappella - Don't Worry be Happy by Bobby McFerrin

Don't know if I would classify these as Hard Rock and Metal...

And My Girl....who doesn't sing along right away when they hear that! Good choices.

#4 Posted by Moonchilde (1601 posts) - - Show Bio

  • Classic Rock - Heroes by David Bowie
  • Hard Rock –Don’t Fear the Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
  • Punk - Train in Vain by The Clash
  • Post-Punk – Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division
  • Metal - Hallowed be Thy Name by Iron Maiden
  • Goth - Temple of Love by The Sisters of Mercy
  • Grunge – Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana
  • New Wave - Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode
  • Shoegazer - Fade Into You by Mazzy Star
  • Pop – Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
  • Country – Highwayman by The Highwaymen
  • Folk – Song to the Siren by Tim Buckley
  • Hip Hop – Hey Ya! by Outkast
#5 Posted by WarBlade539 (4581 posts) - - Show Bio

Hard Rock:- Rock you like a hurricane

Metal:- THE TROOPER!!!

#6 Posted by Veshark (9058 posts) - - Show Bio
  • RnB - Wicked Games by The Weeknd
  • Soul - Let's Stay Together by Al Green
  • Country - Tonight I Wanna Cry by Keith Urban
  • Classic Rock - Roxanne by the Police
  • Soft Rock - Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas
  • Alternative Rock - I Will Follow You Into the Dark by Death Cab for Cutie
  • Metal - 1776 Instrumental by Iced Earth
  • Pop - It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones
  • Experimental Pop - Suicide Dream 2 by How to Dress Well
  • Hip-Hop - Shadowboxin' by GZA ft. Method Man
  • Diss Rap - Takeover by Jay-Z
  • Jazz - Night Lights by Gerry Mulligan
  • Blues - My Man by Regina Spektor
  • A Cappella - For Emma (Acapella) by Bon Iver
  • Asian - Green is the Mountain by Frances Yip
  • Gospel - Stained Glass Masquerade by Casting Crowns