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4The Chambers Brothers - Time Has Come Today

Since its release in 1967 by The Chamber Brothers, Time Has Come Today has been covered time and time again by numerous artists including The Ramones, Joan Jett, and even by Bo Bice on American Idol. Throughout the song, the sound of a cowbell can be heard, which is said to represent the sound of a ticking clock.

Choice Lyric -

Now the time has come
There's no place to run
I might get burned up by the sun
But I had my fun.

3Bill Hayley - Rock around the clock

Bill Hayley's version of Rock Around The Clock became an anthem for the rebellious youth of the fifties. It reached the number one spot in the US and in the UK, and was also listed as number 158 on Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

Choice Lyric -

When the clock strikes two, three and four,
If the band slows down we'll yell for more,
We're gonna rock around the clock tonight,
We're gonna rock, rock, rock, 'til broad daylight


2Foo Fighters - Times Like These

As the second single off of Foo Fighters' album, One By One, Times Like These is one of Foo Fighters' most well known songs. The beginning lyric, "I'm a new day rising," is a reference to New Day Rising by one of Grohl's favourite bands, Hüsker Dü.

Choice Lyrics -

It's times like these you learn to live again
It's times like these you give and give again
It's times like these you learn to love again
It's times like these time and time again

1Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time

As the second single off of Cyndi Lauper's album, She's So Unusual, Time After Time is one of Cyndi's most successful hits. The song was nominated for Song of the Year at the 1985 Grammy Awards, but lost out to Tina Turner's What's Love Got To Do With It. Since its release, the song has been covered by more than 120 different artists.

Choice Lyrics -

Lying in my bed I hear the clock tick and think of you
Caught up in circles confusion--Is nothing new