Tell Us: What Songs Should Be Retired, Never To Be Heard From Again? : All Songs Considered When a song has been played to death, no matter how good or adored, it's time to send it packing — and yet, some are untouchable. Tell us what you think.
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Tell Us: What Songs Should Be Retired, Never To Be Heard From Again?

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What songs – no matter how good or how adored they are – have been played to death and need to be removed from the canon? What songs are beyond reproach – songs so perfect and sublime they're given a free pass to remain in heavy rotation forever?

Tell us what you think. Below are ten suggestions; tell us if they should be retired or if they're simply untouchable. At the end of the poll you can also write-in your own picks.

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