Rolling Stone Readers Pick the Best Ballads of All Time

Watch clips from the winners, including Prince, Pearl Jam, Marvin Gaye and Led Zeppelin
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Last week we asked our readers to vote for their favorite ballad or slow jam of all time. Votes were all over the place – from tracks by Pearl Jam to Elvis Presley to Lionel Richie. In the end it was very close, and there was a tie so we had to expand our standard top 10 to a top 12. If this survey has reinforced anything, it's that our readers really, really love Led Zeppelin.

By Andy Greene


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