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).
Entries Beginning with G
"Gates of Delerium," Yes
Track one off of "Relayer" CD.
"The Gates of Delirium," Yes
From their album "Relayer"
"Get 'em Out By Friday," Genesis
Third track off of 1972's "Foxtrot"
The album version was released in two edited versions on 7 inch vinyl: a 3:14 version which reached #3 on Billboard and an extended version of 7:07 for FM radio play.
Thankfully it was edited for radio! I think a lot of people would get bored listening to a 21-minute live jam session!
Longest song they made. Also, throughout the song they keep genre-switching. Symphonic Metal to New Age to Metal to New Age to Symphonic Metal.
The third track off of 1976's "Black Market"
Back in the 60's, it was a big deal even to go beyond the Three minute mark. So The Stones wanted to prove themselves, creating a 10 minute+ Jam session. This was the inspiration for The Doors' Song, "The End".
"Good As Gold," Tiga Lenght:7:40
Parts of the song have the question "Who's in control" asked several times.
"Good Morning Azarashi," Merzbow
A song about the Vietnam War, begins with crickets and helicopter sounds
The full-length version, with parts 1 and 2, is 11 minutes and 52 seconds long. The single version, with just part 1, is 4 minutes and 12 seconds long.
Has intense organ chords
"Green Grass and High Tides," Outlaws
Off his studio album, The Day is Done.
Yes, Even Patti Smith had some long songs.
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