What in your opinion is the worst song ever written?

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  1. Gold Penguin

    Gold Penguin Gretschie

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    Dec 18, 2020
    Long Island, New York
    She's having my baby. By Paul Anka
     
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  2. Duo Slinger

    Duo Slinger Synchromatic

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    Sep 11, 2020
    California, USA
    Boy, that's hard to tell. It changes whenever I look at the Spotify Top 10
     
  3. Henry

    Henry I Bleed Orange

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Maxwell Silver Hammer.

    Even the band hated it, other than Paul, but we can't trust his taste.

    Lennon said, "I was ill after the accident when they did most of that track, and it really ground George and Ringo into the ground recording it", adding later: "I hate it, 'cos all I remember is the track ... [Paul] did everything to make it into a single, and it never was and it never could have been."[13] In the recollection of engineer Geoff Emerick, Lennon dismissed it as "more of Paul's granny music".[14] Harrison recalled: "Sometimes Paul would make us do these really fruity songs. I mean, my God, 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer' was so fruity. After a while we did a good job on it, but when Paul got an idea or an arrangement in his head …"[15] Starr told Rolling Stone in 2008: "The worst session ever was 'Maxwell's Silver Hammer.' It was the worst track we ever had to record. It went on for ******* weeks. I thought it was mad."[6]
     
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  4. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Country Gent

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    Dec 7, 2011
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    This would HAVE to be up there
     
  5. RG7X

    RG7X Synchromatic

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    Nov 11, 2018
    Los Angeles
    I'd say most of the songs I write but then again when I turn on the radio...
     
  6. Landshark2020

    Landshark2020 Gretschie

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    Sep 4, 2020
    95051
    That song from the 1-877 Kars 4 Kids commercial
     
  7. Landshark2020

    Landshark2020 Gretschie

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    Sep 4, 2020
    95051
    Peter Griffin would beg to differ!
     
  8. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    Old Time Rock n’ Roll by Bob Seger is so very very bad.

    Hotel California is also very very bad.
     
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  9. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    I LOVE that song!
     
  10. Shock

    Shock Gretschie

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    Sep 7, 2020
    Minnesota
    I was in a band that wrote some pretty terrible songs too. So I will throw in Detroit Sally.

    Rock On by David Essex has always bothered me to listen to. It is so slow and can't hold my attention. Then when it does, I want it to stop. Some sort of reaction I guess.
     
  11. Duo Slinger

    Duo Slinger Synchromatic

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    Sep 11, 2020
    California, USA
    "It has come to my attention that millions of Americans haven't heard about the bird"
     
  12. Highroller

    Highroller Country Gent

    Jun 11, 2015
    Portland, OR
    Mmmm, the opposite of the "beauty" thread, eh?

    That Paul Anka one's tough, no doubt. But no. Not the worst. And I had more than a few candidates lined up, until my wife recommended the monstrosity below, from 1976. Thanks, honey!

    I dare you to make it all the way thru ... LoL!

     
  13. rockymtnguitar

    rockymtnguitar Gretschie

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    Jan 22, 2019
    Colorado
  14. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Country Gent

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    Dec 7, 2011
    United States
    Thats the ONLY time I dont turn it off:D:D
     
  15. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck I Bleed Orange

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    We had a contest here a year or two ago and this one “won”

     
  16. Viking Power

    Viking Power Gretschie

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    Jun 11, 2018
    Mountlake Terrace, WA
    Maybe not the worst but I really hate A-Ha's "Take on me".

    Very therapeutic to type that...
     
  17. Highroller

    Highroller Country Gent

    Jun 11, 2015
    Portland, OR
    He obviously hasn't heard Lux and Ivy tear it up!
     
  18. LongJohn

    LongJohn Synchromatic

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    Apr 22, 2016
    Queens, NY
    One Eyed, One Horn, Flying Purple People Eater. Right at the top of of the pile.
     
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  19. Rmccamey

    Rmccamey Electromatic

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    Aug 28, 2020
    Texas
    In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight.
     
  20. calebaaron666

    calebaaron666 Friend of Fred

    Aug 15, 2018
    Portland, Maine
    I love that song too!
    It’s so good!
     
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