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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The "Congress" is between Park and Madison, in New York City.
"1983 (A Merman I Should Turn To Be)," Jimi Hendrix
Probably one of Jimi Hendrix's longest-running song.
"1998 (Delicious)," Peace
This song is actually a cover of Binary Finery's "1998," but the differences between the songs are so vast you probably couldn't even tell.
Another of those multi-part epic songs. The parts are: Overture, Temples of Syrinx, Discovery, Presentation, Oracle: The Dream, Soliloquy, and Grand Finale. It tells the story of a man in a dystopian future society who finds a guitar, and with it, rediscovers individuality.
"21st Century Schizoid Man/Mirrors," King Crimson
"21st Century" had topped the U.S. Charts back in late '69.
You're reading that right. On Halloween 2011, Flaming Lips sold 13 copies of a 24-hour song on flash drives held in actual human skulls. They later released a 50 minute version on Record Store Day in 2014.
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