Entries Beginning with D
"Dance Hall Days" was released in 1983. It reached #16 on Billboard's Pop Chart, making them one of their biggest hit singles and also one of their Top 40 singles on Billboard's Pop Chart. Note that the version that lasting at 8 minutes and 2 seconds is the extended remix version of this song, more than plays the album version of this song twice.
"Dancing With The Moonlit Knight," Genesis
First track off of 1973's "Selling England By The Pound"
One of the King of Pop's great hits :)
From the 1969 album Live/Dead, I've heard it played in its entirety a few times by Deadhead DJs despite its length. As far as I know it is the longest rock song of the 60s.
Mainly instrumental, with Schilling whispering on occasion
"A Day," Styx
From the album Styx II
"The Day That Never Comes," Metallica
This one is so long that even the audience isn't sure when it ends.
It's 20 seconds shorter than 'Aja' which is on the same album "Aja".
Taken from their 1971's self-titled debut "REO Speedwagon."
A version of Traffic's hit
This is probably the only Leonrad Cohen song this long, it is 2 minutes and 59 seconds shorter than Desolation Row by Bob Dylan (one of Leonard Cohen's idols).
"Decline, The," NOFX
The Decline... Awesome song by NOFX... awefully long though.
"Delirium Cordia," Fantomas Lenght:74:17
Despite what people might say (or think) there are lyrics. "One, Two, Three, Four", and some other things that I don't quite hear or understand.
love this song. two part song and he wrote it for his ex-girlfriend or ex-wife
This song tells a story between a man and a woman, who are in love. They are criminals, and later they die. The story continues on their second album, Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge, which begins with "Helena", a song taking place at a funeral.
Featured on their album, "Der Kommissar". Originally recorded by Falco.
I'm surprised this one hasn't been submitted yet, this song is noted for it's length. The original take of this song (the version on Highway 61 RV is a later take) is a tone lower and played slow enough that although it didn't have any harmonica verses (the Highway 61 version has one separating the final verse from the rest of the song, and another after it), it is 40 seconds longer, and had that version been used, would have been Dylan's longest release until Highlands, on his 1997 album Time out of Mind.
The over 500 verse song was named the world's longest pop song by the Guiness Book of World Records.
"Devil's Sweet," Chicago
Chicago VII featured several instrumental tracks with a heavy jazz influence. This instrumental track was the longest on the two-album set.
A very good song, despite the length and ear-splitting noise. There's also an alternate ending version, which is 25:50, and there's a radio edit, which is 5:26.
"Disco Inferno," Dread Zeppelin Lenght:6:56
A mix of the original Disco Inferno, Led Zeppelin's Kashmir, and a bit of Elvis' In The Ghetto thrown in!
The last song off the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack, it's one of the few R&B songs I can stand listening to for 10 minutes! Of course they edited the song for radio…
"Do Me, Baby," Prince
Great song featuring Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker, and Rick Grech. They each have a part of the song where they solo, leading up to Baker's huge drum solo before returning to the theme of the song and ending in deteriorating chaos. The drum solo is somewhat similar to the one Baker played in Cream's "Toad"
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!
Another song that was edited for radio, this was the final cut from the "Frampton Comes Alive!" album, and the station I listen to a lot is known to play the full 14-minute version.
Dogs are used to represent the megalomaniacal businessmen who destroy themselves and those around them by obsessing over their egos and their careers.
Wow, that's...quite an achievment, Roger.
Sixth track off of 1986's "Invisible Touch"
This is the extended version of "Don't Dream It's Over" by the Australian pop rock band, Crowded House. Originally from the eponymous album, the original album version of the song are 3:54 and 4:04.
"Don't You (Forget About Me)" was released in 1985. It reaching #1 on Billboard's Pop Chart, making them one of their biggest hit singles. Note that the version that lasting at 6 minutes and 32 seconds is the extended version of this song.
"DoYaThing (feat. James Murphy and Andre 3000)," Gorillaz
From Fly To The Rainbow (1974). Uli Jon Roth mostly on vocals, not just lead guitar.
"Driving the Last Spike," Genesis
This was a song about the builders of England's railroad system, many of whom died on the job.
Duchess, not to be confused with the character from Disney's "The Aristocats"
"Duke's Travels," Genesis
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