Countdown Songs

Counting and Countdown Songs     Countdown and Songs With Numbers   The Count – Wizo   The Final Countdown – Europe|   Invisible Sun – The Police   Major Tom (Coming Home) – Peter Schilling   Numbers – Kraftwerk   1-2-3 – Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine   1234 – Feist   Pinball… Read More

1975 Top Ten Music Charts

1975’s Biggest Artists and Songs Marvin Hamlisch (1974 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1975) Stevie Wonder (Grammy for Album of the Year) I Honestly Love You – Olivia Newton-John (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Sister Sledge, Marshall Tucker Band, Orleans, Grover Washington Jr, Pure Prairie… Read More

1987 Top Ten Music Charts

1987’s Biggest Artists and Songs Bruce Hornsby and the Range (1986 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1987) Paul Simon (Grammy for Album of the Year) Higher Love – Steve Winwood (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: LL Cool J, Patty Smyth, Pepsi and Shirlie, New Order,… Read More

All-Time Cheating Songs

Top 100 Older Cheating Songs (50s through 80s) Oldies Cheating Songs 1. Your Cheating Heart – Hank Williams 2. I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye 3. Who’s Making Love – Johnnie Taylor 4. The Other Woman – Ray Parker, Jr 5. Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield 6. Secret Lovers – Atlantic Starr… Read More

1969 Top Ten Music Charts

1969’s Biggest Artists and Songs Jose Feliciano (1968 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1969) Jose is best known for his instrumental version of The Door’s Light My Fire and 1970’s Feliz Navidad. Glen Campbell (Grammy for 1968 Album of the Year) Mrs. Robinson – Simon and Garfunkle (1968 Grammy for Record of the… Read More

2009 Top 10 Music Charts

2009’s Biggest Artists and Songs Adele (Best New Artist Grammy Winner) Robert Plant & Alison Krauss (Grammy for Album of the Year) Please Read The Letter – Alison Krauss and Robert Plant (Grammy for Record of the Year) 2009’s Retro Top 10 Hits 1. Fire Burning – Sean Kingston 2. Fireflies – Owl City 3.… Read More

Summer Songs of the 1990s

Summer Songs From the 1990s What is a Summer Song? 1. The classic songs that describe summertime, vacations, beaches and the boardwalk. 2. The songs that were played in constant rotation on the radio, boardwalks and dance clubs that summer. Included are timeless, obvious songs like Summertime by Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince LFO… Read More

Fight Songs

Songs about Fighting, Conflict, and Disagreements in Popular Music, and, sometimes, preparing for the fight. So let’s leave it alone, ’cause we can’t see eye to eye. There ain’t no good guy, there ain’t no bad guy, There’s only you and me and we just disagree. – Dave Mason Gimme three steps Gimme three steps… Read More

1961 Top Ten Music Charts

1961’s Biggest Artists and Songs Theme From ‘A Summer Place’ – Percy Faith (Grammy for 1960’s Record of the Year, presented in 1961) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Mary Wells, Aretha Franklin, Tony Orlando, The Marvelettes, Glen Campbell, Gene Pitney, Johnny Maestro, Dave Brubeck Quartet 1961’s Retro Top 10 Hits 1. Runaway –… Read More

1981 Top Ten Music Charts

1981’s Biggest Artists and Songs Christopher Cross (1980 Best New Artist Grammy Winner & Grammy for Album of the Year, presented in 1981) Sailing (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Sheena Easton, Phil Collins (solo), Loverboy, Stevie Nicks (solo), Lionel Richie, The Oak Ridge Boys, Al Jarreau, Steve… Read More

1998 Top Ten Song Charts

1998’s Biggest Artists and Songs Paula Cole (1997 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1998) Sunny Came Home – Shawn Colvin (Grammy for Record of the Year) Bob Dylan (Grammy for Album of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Natalie Imbruglia, Smash Mouth, Ben Folds Five, Fastball, Eve 6, Creed, Lee… Read More

Summer Songs of the 1980s

Songs of the Summer – 1980s The eighties brought Summer Songs to us via movies (Kokomo, Axel F, Flashdance and Eye of The Tiger), Micheal Jackson’s songs and more ‘sunshine’, ‘hot’ and summer-ready songs. If a song’s title or primary lyrics are about Summer, that usually bumps it in nostalgia value on our Summer Music… Read More

1955 Top Ten Music Charts

1955’s Biggest Artists and Songs Autumn Leaves was a huge song in 1955. It was released by Roger Williams (#1 on Billboard Charts), Steve Allen, Mitch Miller, Jackie Gleason, Victor Young, and The Ray Charles Singers. Based on the 1945 French song “Les feuilles mortes” (literally “The Dead Leaves”) it had a pretty good run,… Read More

1989 Top Ten Music Charts

1989’s Biggest Artists and Songs Tracy Chapman (1988 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, awarded in 1989) George Micheal (Grammy for Album of the Year) Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Milli Vanilli, Roxette, Babyface, Jeff Healy band, Enya, Maxi Priest, Bd… Read More

Break Up Songs

Top 150 Break-Up Songs Break-Up Songs This list could have had 200, 300, 400 songs, but we limited it to 150 (for now). Break Up Songs are timeless, if some of these songs are out of your regular listening routine, take advantage of that and get into a better, newer frame of mind. 1. Ain’t… Read More

1976 Top Ten Music Charts

1976’s Biggest Artists and Songs Natalie Cole (1975 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1976) Paul Simon (Grammy for Album of the Year) Love Will Keep Us Together – Captain and Tennille (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Boston, Kansas, Boston, England Dan and John Ford Coley,… Read More

Advice Songs From The 1970s

Decisions, Decisions! Advice Songs From The 1970s If life seems jolly rotten, There’s something you’ve forgotten, And that’s to laugh and smile and dance and sing. When you’re feeling in the dumps, Don’t be silly chumps. Just purse your lips and whistle. That’s the thing… -Monty Python (From Life of Brian) Giving and accepting advice… Read More

1997 Top Ten Music Charts

1997’s Biggest Artists and Songs LeAnn Rimes (1996 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1997) Celine Dion (Grammy for Album of the Year) Change The World – Eric Clapton (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Spice Girls. Hanson, Will Smith, Third Eye Blind, Savage Garden, Matchbox 20,… Read More

1988 Top Ten Music Charts

1988’s Biggest Artists and Songs Jody Watley (1987 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented on 1988) U2 (Grammy for Album of the Year) Graceland – Paul Simon (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: 10,000 Maniacs, Ice-T (solo), Traveling Wilburys, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Vanessa Williams, Guns… Read More

About Music of the 1960s

About Music of the Sixties: Things You Need To Know In 1960, New Orleans was the place to be apparently. Hits included Johnny Horton’s The Battle of New Orleans, Freddy Cannon’s Way Down Yonder In New Orleans, Gary US Bond’s New Orleans and Walking To New Orleans by Fats Domino scored in Billboard’s charts. Chubby… Read More