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Music Trivia -> Super Long Pop Songs -> Index

Blame Hey Jude, but there have been some very long songs that have made the radio. For the purposes of this page, please stick to songs with lyrics (no 25 minute instrumentals, like Pink Floyd's "Echoes").

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Latest Entries

The 20 most recent entries are listed below. There are 547 Super Long Pop Songs entries on the site.

"European Son," Velvet Underground Length:7:46
A pretty long song for the days when most songs were a little more than 3 minutes.
Robert Ballinger
"Heroin," Velvet Underground Length:7:12
A pretty long song for the days when most songs were a little more than 3 minutes.
Robert Ballinger
"Shout (US Remix)," Tears For Fears Length:8:02
Wow that's long.
"Take Your Time (Coming Home)," Fun Length:7:51
The final song on Fun's debut album was almost eight minutes long.
Robert Ballinger
"Flying," UFO Length:26:30
This album is distinctive for its title track, which is the longest song the band ever recorded. The track finishes with a backmasked reading from Rudyard Kipling's Gunga Din: "Tho' I've belted you an' flayed you, By the livin' God that made you, You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din!" and a slowed phrase "Yes we know, it's all been done before before before".
Mickey D.
"Star Storm," UFO Length:18:54
The long and second track off of 1971 album "UFO 2: Flying"
Mickey D.
"Silver Bird," UFO Length:6:54
The first track off of 1971 album "UFO 2: Flying"
Mickey D.
"War Pigs," Black Sabbath Length:7:58
Just found this out yesterday.
"Roll Over Beethoven," Electric Light Orchestra Length:8:10
ELO's re-make of the Chuck Berry classic incorporates excerpts from Beethoven's 5th Symphony
Robert Ballinger
"Rage of Poseidon," Apocalyptica Length:7:25
7+ minutes of 'Cello rock!
Robert Ballinger
"Do You Feel Like We Do," Peter Frampton Length:7:19
Frampton's breakout hit includes extended sections featuring his famous use of a talk box which makes the guitar imitate speech patterns. The single version was edited down from the album track, which is over 14 minutes long!
Robert Ballinger
"Father O.S.A," Styx Length:7:08
From the album Styx II
Robert Ballinger
"A Day," Styx Length:8:21
From the album Styx II
Robert Ballinger
"The Hourglass," Savatage Length:8:05
The final track on 'The Wake of Magellan.' As with so many of their of their albums, this album is about redemption.
Robert Ballinger
"The Prophet's Song," Queen Length:8:20
Similar idea to The Beatles 'Fool on the Hill,' but more aggressive lyrics and music.
Robert Ballinger
"La Sagrada Familia," Alan Parsons Project Length:8:47
All the songs on this album are fairly long, but this one is the longest. It is was inspired by the unfinished Barcelona cathedral designed by architect Antonio Gaudi.
Robert Ballinger
"Oh, Thank You Great Spirit," Chicago Length:7:18
Another long song with extended instrumental section from Chicago.
Robert Ballinger
"Devil's Sweet," Chicago Length:10:07
Chicago VII featured several instrumental tracks with a heavy jazz influence. This instrumental track was the longest on the two-album set.
Robert Ballinger
"Liberation," Chicago Length:14:36
The last track on Chicago's debut album may be the longest on this list. Several of the songs on this album checked in at more than 5:00 in length.
Robert Ballinger
"Silence and I," Alan Parsons Project Length:7:20
One of APP's best songs, 'Silence and I' has an extended instrumental middle section featuring a big orchestral sound.
Robert Ballinger

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