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Readers’ Poll: The 10 Saddest Songs of All Time

Your picks include ‘Cat’s in the Cradle and ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’

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Eric Clapton

There's no shortage of sad songs in the history of popular music. Artists have a tendency to channel their sorrows into their work, leaving us with countless sad songs about everything from breakups to addictions to death. Picking the very best of these songs is no easy task, but that's exactly what we asked our readers to do last week. Votes poured in by the hundreds. Click through to see the results. 

By ANDY GREENE

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