The 100 Absolute Best Songs in History

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50. Born To Be Wild
> Artist: Steppenwolf
> Year: 1968
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 13
> Number of times covered: 90

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49. A Hard Day’s Night
> Artist: The Beatles
> Year: 1964
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 13
> Number of times covered: 227

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48. Please Mr. Postman
> Artist: The Marvelettes
> Year: 1961
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 23
> Number of times covered: 52

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47. Yellow Submarine
> Artist: The Beatles
> Year: 1966
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 9
> Number of times covered: 125

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46. I Feel Fine
> Artist: The Beatles
> Year: 1964
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 11
> Number of times covered: 100

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45. Light My Fire
> Artist: The Doors
> Year: 1967
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 23
> Number of times covered: 187

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44. Lean On Me
> Artist: Bill Withers
> Year: 1972
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 19
> Number of times covered: 103

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43. Honky Tonk Women
> Artist: The Rolling Stones
> Year: 1969
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 15
> Number of times covered: 93

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42. King Of The Road
> Artist: Roger Miller
> Year: 1965
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 13
> Number of times covered: 132

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41. Penny Lane
> Artist: The Beatles
> Year: 1967
> Total weeks on Billboard Hot 100: 10
> Number of times covered: 136