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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, that are intended for radio play (singles).

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Entries Beginning with F

"Fade to Black," Metallica Lenght:6:53
"Fading Lights," Genesis Lenght:10:17
Last track on "We Can't Dance".
Brian Kelly
"Fair Warning," Todd Rundgren Lenght:8:07
This came from Todd's longest-running album "Initiation", which was on a single album and had 67 minutes of music!
Paul Warren
"Fairy Tales," Anita Baker Lenght:7:55
This was probably the longest Anita Baker song ever recorded. The outro is long and repetitive, and, I might add, boring. The single edit is only 4 minutes and 16 seconds long.
"Faith and Decision," Versailles Lenght:16:27
From their 2011 album, Holy Grail.
Todd W. Zimmerman
"Family Reunion," Joe Budden Lenght:6:50
"Famous Prophets (Stars)," Car Seat Headrest Lenght:16:10
"Fanden ta Dette Hull!," Kvelertak Lenght:7:51
"Fast Alles Konstruiert," Peter Schilling Lenght:6:45
Reggae influenced song. From Schilling's 1982 german debut album "Fehler Im System". Translated into English as "Lifetime Guarantee" for his 1983 english counterpart album "Error In The System"
"Father O.S.A," Styx Lenght:7:08
From the album Styx II
Robert Ballinger
"Father's Shout," Pink Floyd Lenght:23 minutes and 42 seconds
This is a cut from "Atom Heart Mother", a greatly unlistened Floyd album.
Wade Brock
"Fear Inoculum," Tool Lenght:10:20
"Fear Inoculum" is track #1 on the album, "Fear Inoculum" (2019). It reaching #93 on Billboard's Pop Chart in about the middle of August 2019. Making them one of their hit singles on Billboard's Pop Chart and also the longest song to reach Billboard's Pop Chart after beating up a song by David Bowie. This song is also one of some long songs that never mentioned here.
Wisnu Aji
"Fifth of Fifth," Genesis Lenght:9:35
Third track off of 1973's "Selling England By The Pound"
Mickey D.
"Fifty-Fifty," Frank Zappa Lenght:6:10
Clever Name
"Finally," Fergie Lenght:8:27
"First Light," Shadow Gallery Lenght:34:18
Joe Pearson
"Five Short Stories," Weather Report Lenght:6:56
The sixth and final track off of 1975's "Tale Spinnin'"
Mickey D.
"The Flame," Cheap Trick Lenght:5:37
"The Flame" was released in 1988. It reaching #1 on Billboard's Pop Chart, making them their biggest hit single and also their only number-one hit single there to date.
Wisnu Aji
"Floods," Pantera Lenght:6:59
"Fly To The Rainbow," Scorpions Lenght:9:40
From the eponymous 1974 album
Joey F.
"Flying," UFO Lenght: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.
"Flying Dutchman," Tori Amos Lenght:6:31
"Flying Fingers," Tommy Bolin Lenght:16:04
Did people forgot Tommy Bolin? He's not in the 27 club. He already died at 25.
Martin Vrijmoed
"Flying Teapot," Gong Lenght:11:53
Gong was a band full of improvisation during the late '60s and '70s. Several of its one- (or two-) time members enjoyed careers leading their own projects, including Gilli Smyth, Steve Hillage, Didier Malherbe, Allan Holdsworth, and Pip Pyle. Founded in France by Daevid Allen (a founding member of Soft Machine) and Smyth in 1967, their trippy music was full of humor.
Martin Vrijmoed
"Fool's Gold," The Stone Roses Lenght:9:53
On the radio, it's 4:15.
"Fool's Overture," Supertramp Lenght:10:51
A rather long song by Supertramp, with a rather long intro, the first lyrics are not heard until 5:25, almost exactly halfway through. Due to the first words of those lyrics, some people think the song is called "History Recalls."
"Fool's Overture," Supertramp Lenght:10:52
Most of the lyrics are in the end, but there is even a Winston Churchill recording in the song
"For Crying out Loud," Meat Loaf Lenght:8:42
The greatest love song of all time and also i think by far the longest
"Foreplay/Long Time," Boston Lenght:7:47
Appropriately named. The slash may make it look like two songs, but it's a single track and gets radio airplay (on oldies stations) in its entirety.
RevengeFromMars YouTube
"Forever Young," Alphaville Lenght:6:10
This is the dance remix version of "Forever Young" by the German rock band, Alphaville. Originally from the album 'Forever Young', the original album version of the song is 3:44.
Wisnu Aji
"Forevermore," Thurston Moore Lenght:11:15
"Fort Five Hundred Times," Status Quo Lenght:16.:42
Probably their longest song to be found on the album"Live".
Martin Vrijmoed
"The Fountain of Salmacis," Genesis Lenght:7:54
Seventh and final track off of 1971's "Nursery Cryme"
Mickey D.
"Foxfire Suite," John Denver Lenght:9:10
John Denver's longest song, which was released on his 1991 album Different Directions. It consists of multiple lyrical and instrumental portions with different tempo.
"Freak Out/Starry Eyes," LCD Soundsystem Lenght:12:22
"Free Bird," Lynyrd Skynyrd Lenght:13:08
At over 13 minutes, that's a LONG pop song!
Jane Farnsworth
"Free Bird," Lynyrd Skynyrd Lenght:10:08
My early radio station, Rock Channel, played a full 10 minutes version of the song and I like that version because in this version not feature fade out ending. This is the longest pop ballad/slow rock songs ever in the world! Also, the longest coda ever after "Layla" by Derek and the Dominos and "Hey Jude" by The Beatles.
Wisnu Aji
"Free Bird," Lynyrd Skynyrd Lenght:9:07
The live version is 13:50, but we only track album and single lengths here.
"Free Jazz," Ornette Coleman Lenght:36:23
"Free Jazz," Ornette Coleman Lenght:36:23
"Freezing Fire," Weather Report Lenght:7:29
Fifth track off of 1975's "Tale Spinnin'"
Mickey D.
"French Song," Blur Lenght:8:20
Clever Name
"From a Frozen Wasteland," Midnight Odyssey Lenght:21:48
"From a Frozen Wasteland," Midnight Odyssey Lenght:21:48
"Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding," Elton John Lenght:11:08
This is the first song to be introduced on Elton John's critically-acclaimed "Goodbye Yellow-Brick Road" and is also a fan favorite as well.
Paul Warren
"Funkytown," Lipps, Inc Lenght:7:51
1980's #1 hit (for four weeks in the late spring of that year), "Funkytown" is considered the last Disco hit (although that should be considered a misnomer, because dance music has continued to this day). But in many regards, "Funkytown" marks the end of an era of the original Disco music in regards to it's use of a heavy bass line in the instrumental parts. The original seven minute 51 seconds version was on the lp, "Mouth To Mouth" and became a very popular Disco/dance tune of 1980 (as well as #1 in several countries and on Billboard Magazine's HOT 100 charts). "Funkytown" had a single edit of 3:48. "Funkytown", as well as the lp "Mouth To Mouth" was written by Steve Greenberg and produced by Steve Greenberg, for Casablanca Records, at Sound 80 Studios in Minneapolis and was based on Greenberg's wish to move from Minneapolis to New York City. The lead vocalist on the hit (actually the only vocal heard, with Greenberg's production seeming to duplicate the voice to be heard as more than one) was from Cynthia Johnson who was the Miss Black USA in 1976. In the middle of the 1980's, the group Pseudo Echo would have cut a New Wave version of "Funkytown" that is still very popular as well.
"Furry," Halcyon 14th Lenght:10:08
Clever Name
"Future," Paramore Lenght:7:52
As with other longest songs that released earlier, this is their longest song from their eponymous album released in 2013. This song is also rarely using fade-out and fade-in effect that not used in any pop songs.
Wisnu Aji
"Future," Paramore Lenght:7:52
As with other longest songs that released earlier, this is their longest song from their eponymous album released in 2013. This song is also rarely using fade-out and fade-in effect that not used in any pop songs.
Wisnu Aji

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