The 25 most awesome saxophone songs of all time

In Music by Ned Hepburn / January 3, 2013

Bruce Springsteen featuring Clarence Clemens “Jungleland”

Tim Cappello “I Still Believe”

Lady Gaga “Edge Of Glory”

Gerry Rafferty “Baker Street”

Beastie Boys “Brass Monkey”*


George Michael “Careless Whisper”

M83 “Midnight City”

Huey Lewis and The News “I Want a New Drug”

Madness “One Step Beyond”

Men At Work “Who Can It Be Now?”

Sade “Smooth Operator”

Gato Barbieri “Europa”


Destroyer “Kaputt”

Spandau Ballet “True”

The solo starts at 2:59 and is worth the wait.

Rolling Stones “Slave”

Steely Dan “Deacon Blues”

starts at around 4:00

Kenny Fuckin’ G “Songbird”

Christopher Cross “Arthur’s Theme”


Foreigner “Urgency”

1:30 and onwards

Romeo Void “Never Say Never”


The Stooges “Fun House”

Hall & Oates “I Can’t Go For That”


Katy Perry “Last Friday Night”

It’s a 3:54, and is fucking brilliant.

Fear “New York’s Alright If You Like Saxophones”

Donna Summer “She Works Hard For The Money”


BONUS: Homer Simpson