57: The Who - Baba O'Riley
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The Top 1,000 Songs Of All Time - 100 to 1
44. 57: The Who - Baba O'Riley
"Don't cry / Don't raise your eye / It's only teenage wasteland". Baba O'Riley's stadium rock style was partially offset by Townshend's use of 'In C' by minimalist composer Terry Riley as inspiration for the song. Riley is there in the title, the other half being a reference to Meher Baba, Townshend's spiritual guru at the time.