The 100+ Longest Songs in Rock Pop Music

Longest Songs in Rock & Pop Music

  • We have made every effort to find the original release versions.
  • Live versions are counted when they have been bonafide hits.
  • Dance mixes are only included if they genuinely add to the song.
  • There are variations for some of these numbers – any song listed can be 5-10 seconds longer or shorter on a different recording.
2 Legit 2 Quit – Hammer (7:55)
2112 – Rush (20:33)
#41 – Dave Matthews Band (6:39)
A Modern Myth – 30 Seconds To Mars (14:09)
A Night on Bald Mountain (Fantasia Soundtrack) (8:45)
Abacab – Genesis (7:02)
Adventures of Greggery Peccary – Frank Zappa (20:33)
Ain’t No Use – The Meters (11:51)
Albuquerque – Weird Al Yankovic (11:25)
Alice’s Restaurant – Arlo Guthrie (18:36)
Always and Forever – Heatwave (6:14)
American City Suite – Cashman and West (7:42)
American Pie – Don McLean (8:34)
An American In Paris – George Gershwin (16:34)
Angola Anthem – Dr. John (17:35)
Autobahn – Kraftwerk (22:43)
Babe, I’m on Fire – Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds (14:45)
Bad Luck – Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes (8:01)
Beginnings – Chicago (7:50)
Biko – Peter Gabriel (6:54)
Blinded By The Light – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (7:07)
Blue Monday – New Order (7:25)
Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen (5:55)
Butt Naked – Charm (7:53)
Captain Jack – Billy Joel (7:14)
Celebration of the Lizard King – The Doors (14:25)
Champagne Supernova – Oasis (7:28)
Child In Time – Deep Purple (10:22)
Comfortably Numb – Pink Floyd (6:24)
Desolation Row – Bob Dylan (11:21)
Dirty Ol’ Man – The Three Degrees (8:24)
Disco Inferno – The Trammps (10:51)
D.O.A. – Bloodrock (8:30)
Do You Feel Like We Do – Peter Frampton (13:46)
Dodo/Lurker – Genesis (7:31)
Echoes – Pink Floyd (23:28)
Embraceable You – Billie Holiday (6:48)
Everybody Move – Cathy Dennis (8:09)
everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) – Baz Luhrman (7:09)
Everything I Do I Do It For You – Bryan Adams (6:33)
Exodus – Bob Marley (7:35)
Fade To Black – Metallica (6:53)
Finally – Fergie and John Legend (8:26)
Fool’s Gold – The Stone Roses (9:53)
Frankenstein – Edgar Winter Group (6:44)
Freebird – Lynyrd Skynyrd (10:07)
Freebird Live – Lynyrd Skynyrd (14:09)
Fun House (Take 3) – The Stooges (11:29)
Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding – Elton John (11:08)
Funkytown – Lipps Inc (7:51)
Gates of Delerium – Yes (21:55)
Get Ready – Rare Earth (21:30)
Glad – Traffic (6:59)
Goodnight Saigon – Billy Joel (7:21)
Green-Eyed Lady – Sugarloaf (7:00)
Green Grass and High Tides – Outlaws (9:49)
Hey Jude – The Beatles (7:11)
Hocus Pocus – Focus (6:40)
Hold Your Head Up – Argent (6:20)
Hotel California – Eagles (7:12)
I Heard It Through the Grapevine – Creedence Clearwater Revival (11:06)
In Held ‘Twas in I – Prcul Harum (17:31)
I Love Music – O’Jays (9:49)
I Want You (She’s So Heavy) – The Beatles (7:47)
I Want Your Sex – George Michael (9:17)
I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) – Meat Loaf (11:59)
I’ll Always Love My Mama – The Intruders (9:49)
I’m A Man – Chicago (7:43)
I’m Your Captain – Grand Funk Railroad (9:58)
In The Midnight Hour – Samantha Sang (7:17)
In-A-Godda-Da-Vida – Iron Butterfly (17:02)
Incident On 57th Street – Bruce Springsteen (7:45)
Isn’t It a Pity? – George Harrison (7:08)
It’s a Mugs Game – Soft Cell (8:11)
It’s All Coming Back to Me Now – Céline Dion (7:37)
Jessica – The Allam Brothers Band (7:30)
Just the Two of Us – George Benson (7:26)
Karn Evil 9 – Emerson, Lake and Palmer (29:36)
Kashmir – Led Zeppelin (8:28)
Kitty’s Back – Bruce Springsteen (7:09)
L.A. Woman – the Doors (7:49)
Last Christmas – Wham! (6:44)
Layla – Derek and the Dominos (7:00)
The Legend of John Henry’s Hammer – Johnny Cash (8:26)
Life’s Been Good To Me So Far – Joe Walsh (8:56)
Light My Fire – the Doors (7:08)
Living For The City – Stevie Wonder (7:25)
Love Is the Message – MSFB (11:33)
Love Machine – The Miracles (6:57)
Lovestoned (I Think She Knows) – Justin Timberlake (7:24)
Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys – Traffic (12:10)
MacArthur Park – Richard Harris (7:20)
Maggot Brain – Funkadelic (10:19)
Maria – Blondie (9:27)
Memphis Underground – Herbie Mann (7:06)
Miracles – Jefferson Starship (6:55)
Moments In Love – Art of Noise (14:15)
Money For Nothing – Dire Straits (8:27)
Monkey – George Michael (7:30)
Mountain Jam – Allman Brothers Band (33:41)
My Time of Dying – Led Zeppelin (11:06)
Nights in White Satin – Moody Blues (7:40)
No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) – Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer (11:49)
No Ordinary Love – sade (7:23)
November Rain – by Guns N’ Roses (8:57)
Oh Well – Fleetwood Mac (9:02)
One – Metallica (7:27)
Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone – The Temptations (6:53)
The Payback – James Brown (7:34)
Paradise By The Dashboard Light – Meatloaf (8:28)
Paradise City – Guns N Roses (6:44)
Planet Rock – Afrika Bambaataa (9:12)
Purple Rain – Prince (8:45)
Radar Love – Golden Earring (6:27)
Rapper’s Delight – Sugarhill Gang (14:33 )
Revolution 9 – The Beatles (8:13)
Rhapsody In Blue – George Gershwin (14:24)
Riders on the Storm – the Doors (7:11)
Rock Lobster – B-52s (6:51)
Rosalita – Bruce Springsteen (7:04)
Roundabout – Yes (8:30)
Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands – Bob Dylan (11:23)
Salisbury – Uriah Heap (16:12)
Scenes from an Italian Restaurant – Billy Joel (7:33)
Shine On You Crazy Diamond – Pink Floyd (26:01)
Sister Ray – Velvet Underground
Sky Pilot – Eric Burdon and the Animals (7:29)
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (Fantasia Soundtrack) (9:21)
Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin (8:01)
Starless – King Crimson (12:16)
Starship Trooper – Yes (9:26)
Station To Station – David Bowie (10:14)
Stranglehold – Ted Nugent (8:23)
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes – Crosby, Stills, Nash (7:30)
Supper’s Ready – Genesis (22:54)
Suzie Q – Creedence Clearwater Revival (8:37)
Sweet Jane (w Intro – Live) – Lou Reed (8:03)
Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go – Soft Cell (8:58)
Tales From Topographic Oceans – Yes (1:20:52) – spread out over several albums, apparently
Taxi – Harry Chapin (6:44)
Telegraph Road – Dire Straits (14:22)
The Camera Eye – Rush (10:58)
The End – The Doors (11:43)
The Friends of Mr. Cairo – John And Vangelis (11:49)
The Minotaur – Dick Hyman Trio (7:24)
The Perfect Drug – Nine Inch Nails (7:23)
Thick as a Brick – Jethro Tull (43:50)
This Is The Way We Roll – Hammer (7:46)
Thriller – Michael Jackson (5:57)
Time – Pink Floyd (7:05)
Toad – Cream (16:16)
Tonight, Tonight, Tonight – Genesis (8:50)
Tubular Bells (Pt. 1) – Mike Oldfield (25:36)
Tubular Bells (Pt. 2) – Mike Oldfield (23:20)
Us and Them – Pink Floyd (7:51)
Voodoo Chile – The Jimi Hendrix Experience (15:05)
Wake Up Everybody – Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes
We Are Family (Album version) – Sister Sledge (6:43)
We Are The World – USA For Africa (7:07)
Welcome To The Machine – Pink Floyd (7:38)
What You Give – Tesla (7:08)
When the Levee Breaks – Led Zeppelin (7:07)
White Lines – Grandmaster Flash (7:34)
Whoot, There It Is – 95 South (7:00)
Won’t Get Fooled Again – The Who (8:33)
The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald – Gordon Lightfoot (7:02)
Year of the Cat – Al Stewart (6:45)
You Can’t Always Get What You Want – Rolling Stones (7:30)