1960 Top Ten Music Charts

1960’s Biggest Artists and Songs Frank Sinatra (1959 Grammy for Album of the Year & Best Male Vocal Performance, presented in 1960) Come Dance With Me was Mr. Sinatra’s best selling album of his career, and stayed on Billboard’s Pop album chart for 140 weeks, peaking at #2. Mack The Knife – Bobby Darin (1959… Read More

Friday Songs

Songs that mention or are about Friday Friday Songs Aloha Friday – Kimo Kanoano and Paul Natto Another Friday Night – Chris Knight Another Friday Night – Embrace Today Black Friday – Lil Kim Black Friday – Steely Dan Candyman- Christina Aguilera Chattahoochee – Alan Jackson Dancing Queen – Abba Every Friday Afternoon – Craig… Read More

1971 Top Ten Music Charts

1971’s Biggest Artists and Songs The Carpenters (1970 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1971) The Carpenters were brother and sister Karen and Richard Carpenter. Simon and Garfunkle (Grammy for Album of the Year) Bridge Over Troubled Water (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Rod Stewart, John… Read More

Wednesday Songs

Songs About or Mention Wednesday A Wednesday In Your Garden – The Guess Who (April) Spring, Summer & Wednesdays- Status Quo Ash Wednesday – Elvis Perkins Ash Wednesday – Shivaree Awake On Wednesday – The Caulfields Business Time – Flight of the Conchords Feel Good Inc – Gorillaz It’s Wednesday Already – Freya Just Wednesday… Read More

1977 Top Ten Music Lists

1977’s Biggest Artists and Songs Starland Vocal Band (1976 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1977) Stevie Wonder (Grammy for Album of the Year) This Masquerade – George Benson (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Charlene, Rush, The Ramones, Bonnie Raitt, Genesis, Robert Palmer, Kenny Loggins, Boney… Read More

Monday Songs

Songs About or Mention Monday Monday Songs Blue Monday – New Order Blue Monday – Orgy Come Monday – Jimmy Buffett Come Next Monday – K.T. Oslin Crying Like A Church on Monday – New Radicals Except for Monday – Lorrie Morgan Every Monday – Marvelous 3 Every Monday Morning Comes- Mike and Peggy Seeger,… Read More

2001 Top Ten Music Charts

2001’s Biggest Artists and Songs Beautiful Day – U2 (Grammy for Record of the Year) Shelby Lynne (Best New Artist Grammy Winner) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Alicia Keys, Nickleback, Dido, Petey Pablo, Michelle Branch, Shakira, Jill Scott, Black Eyed Peas, Puddle of Mud, Linkin Park, Tool, India.Arie, Nelly Furtado, Incubus, Bubba Sparxxx… Read More

Saturday Songs

Songs that mention, or are about Saturdays   Songs that mention, or are about Saturdays 10:15 Saturday Night – The Cure A Roller Skating Jam Named ‘Saturdays’ – De La Soul Almost Saturday Night – Dave Edmunds Almost Saturday Night – John Fogerty Almost Saturday Night – Karla Devito Another Saturday Night – Cat Stevens… Read More

1978 Top Ten Music Charts

1978’s Biggest Artists and Songs Debby Boone (Best New Artist Grammy Winner) Fleetwood Mac (Grammy for Album of the Year) Hotel California – Eagles (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Sylvester. Odyssey, Foxy, Chic, Player, Journey, Prince, Chic, Gerry Rafferty, Randy Newman, Sammy Sagar, Eddie Money, Bonnie Tyler,… Read More

1972 Top Ten Music Charts

1972’s Biggest Artists and Songs Carly Simon (1971 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1972) Carole King (Grammy for Album of the Year) It’s Too Late -Carole King (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: America, Jackson Browne, Styx, Doobie Brothers, Jim Croce, Steely Dan, Bette Midler, Gary… Read More

1991 Top Ten Music Charts

1991’s Biggest Artists and Songs Mariah Carey (1990 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1991) Quincy Jones & Various Artists (Grammy for Album of the Year) Another Day In Paradise – Phil Collins (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Brand New Heavies, Jasmine Guy, Too $hort, Shabba… Read More

1999 Top Ten Music Charts

1999’s Biggest Artists and Songs Lauryn Hill (1998 Best New Artist Grammy Winner & Grammy for Album of the Year, presented in 1999) My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Jennifer Lopez, Christina, Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Marc Anthony, Lou Bega, Britney… Read More

1984 Top Ten Music Charts

1984’s Biggest Artists and Songs Culture Club (1983 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1984) Michael Jackson (Grammy for Album of the Year) Beat It – Micheal Jackson (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Motley Crue, Wang Chung, UB40, Cameo, Tina Turner (solo),… Read More

1992 Top Ten Music Charts

1992’s Biggest Artists and Songs Marc Cohn (1991 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, awarded in 1992) Natalie Cole (Grammy for Album of the Year) Unforgettable – Nat and Natalie Cole (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Nirvana, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jon Secada, Kris Kross, Sophie B Hawkins, TLC,… Read More

Top 100 Disco Hits

Top 100 Disco Dance Hits 1. Y.M.C.A. – Village People 2. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor 3. Brick House – Commodores 4. Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson 5. It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls 6. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry 7. Super Freak – Rick James 8.… Read More

1959 Top Ten Music Charts

1959’s Biggest Artists and Songs Bobby Darin (1st Best New Artist Grammy Winner, for 1958, awarded in 1959) Bobby’s career started with a songwriting partnership with Don Kirshner. His first hit was written after a bet that he could not write a song that started out with the words, “Splish Splash, I was takin’ a… Read More

2002 Top Ten Music Charts

2002’s Biggest Artists and Songs Alicia Keys (Best New Artist Grammy Winner) Walk On – U2 (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, Vanessa Carlton, Jimmy Eat World, Kelly Clarkson, Kelly Rowland, DJ Sammy, John Mayer, Paulina Rubinoiio, Jack Johnson, Cee-Lo 2002’s Retro Top 10 Hits… Read More

About Music of the Fifties

About Music of the Fifties… Things You Need To Know Rock and Roll, Jazz and Doo Wop evolved from the Blues, which came from the African-American community in the decades after slavery with gospel, spirituals, work songs, and chants which, with the addition of some instruments, became Rhythm and Blues. It’s a much longer story… Read More