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Title track from the 1971 album.
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.
"La Villa Strangiato," Rush
"The Lady Lies," Genesis
Second to final "Follow You Follow Me" track off of 1978's "...And Then There Were Three..." lp.
Off of 1974's "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway"
This is even longer than "Who Killed Tangerine?"?
"Lay Your Hands on Me," Bon Jovi
A little less than 4 minutes of that is instrumental that doesn't sound like the same song.
Longest song on "New Adventures In Hi-Fi".
"Legend of a Child Girl Linda," Donovan
Probably Donovan's longest song ever.
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.
Luckily, it's also a funny song.
Available on Greatest Hits Vol. III, The Complete Greatest Hits [Box Set], and My Lives [Box Set]
"A Light In The Black," Rainbow
Lenght:Around 8 Minutes
The closing track on the band's second album.
It does have lyrics, enough perhaps to make an average-length pop song, but a long instrumental interlude stretches it to be a rival of 'Hey, Jude' for length.
"A Little Change Could Go a Long Ways," City of Caterpillar Lenght:9:39
A song about love. Love, that is, for a girl. A girl that gets stabbed. And then has her corpse used as a sex toy. And reanimates as a pissed off zombie. And stabs her boyfriend. And has a feeding frenzy of a wedding.
"Live at the BBC (Transcription)," Ozric Tentacles
Lenght:53 minutes and 12 seconds
A very long improvisational jam by the kings of "space rock".
Pretty much every station I've heard play this song fades it at about 3:30, before a spoken interlude featuring a very radio-unfriendly word.
This song is continued off of a previous song on the same album (Eulogy) but the song on its own as listed is a 13 and a half minute epic.
From the eponymous 1972 debut album
From McCartney's Second Solo Album "Ram"
It's true...you can even look it up. The song started playing on the internet in the year 2000, and will continue playing until the year 2999.
"Looking For Someone," Genesis
First track off of 1970's "Trespass"
Super long song with a long chorus, verses, and other things and a long intro and outro.
The album version of this song, with parts 1 and 2, is 6 minutes and 52 seconds long. The single version is only 2 minutes and 55 seconds long. On some pressings of the 7" version, Part 1 appears on one side and Part 2 appears on the other side. The album version of the song also appeared in a 7" version, b/w "The Love I Saw In You Was Just A Mirage." The cover of "Love Machine" performed by Wham! is 3 minutes and 22 seconds long.
Jennifer Hate Hewitt
This was probably the longest ARS song ever recorded. The outro is long and boring, and I might add, depressing, as they play the same chords over and over and over again.
"Love over Gold" is the title track for the 1982 album Love over Gold by the blues rock band Dire Straits. The song is the closest song to reveal any blues characteristics on a relatively progressive album; it is also jazz-tinged in that it prominently features a vibraphone part played by Mike Mainieri.
Some of the recordings of Donna Summer's 1975 smash hit (her first in the U.S.), "Love To Love You, Baby" clocked one for the record books, over 36 minutes long. Definitely for the Disco dance floor, with Donna repeating her infamous moans that sounded like she was making love.
"Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys," Traffic
Made around the time FM radio wasn't all corporate controlled and the stations wanted to play these extremely lengthy songs .
Second track off of 1975's "Tale Spinnin'" LP
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