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Best Oldies Songs

Best Oldies Songs

Old songs are still adored and loved by many. The magic of old songs still leaves many of us in trance.
Kundan Pandey
Music, be it new or old, has some magical power in it. It rejuvenates our minds and enlightens the heart. Old songs capture the essence of music. Though it has been decades, the breathtaking music of Elvis Presley or that of the Beatles, still leaves us spell bound. Be it the lyrics or the music, these songs are favorites for music lovers. The beautiful lyrics of the song "Let it be" by The Beatles is worth reading...

When I find myself in times of trouble
Mother Mary comes to me
Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
And in my hour of darkness
She is standing right in front of me
Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
Let it be, let it be.
Whisper words of wisdom, let it be.

And when the broken heated people
Living in the world agree,
There will be an answer, let it be.
For though they may be parted there is
Still a chance that they will see
There will be an answer, let it be.
Let it be, let it be. Yeah
There will be an answer, let it be

And when the night is cloudy,
There is still a light that shines on me,
Shine on until tomorrow, let it be.
I wake up to the sound of music
Mother Mary comes to me

Speaking words of wisdom, let it be.
Let it be, let it be.
There will be an answer, let it be.
Let it be, let it be,
Whisper words of wisdom, let it be

An awesome song with beautiful lyrics! Oldies era is particularly stated to be between 1950s - 1960s, also called pre-Beatles, the later decade 1960s - 1970s, the Beatles era and then the post-Beatles period. Music in all the decades went through various transformations evolving itself in innumerable forms.

Best Songs of Yesteryears

Old songs can be from various fields. They can be one among some of the love songs or they can be the popular track number for wedding music.
  • Let's Have A Party ~ Wanda Jackson
  • The Lion Sleeps Tonight ~ The Beach Boys
  • The Champs ~ Tequila
  • Roll Over Beethoven ~ Chuck Berry
  • Sea Cruise ~ Frankie Ford
  • Your Cheatin' Heart ~ Hank Williams
  • Lonely Teardrops ~ Jackie Wilson
  • Summertime Blues ~ Eddie Cochran
  • Love Potion#9 ~ The Clovers
  • In the Still of the Night ~ Five Satins
  • The Great Pretender ~ The Platters
  • Fever ~ Little Willie John
  • Don't Worry Baby ~ Beach Boys
  • Try a Little Tenderness ~ Otis Redding
  • How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You ~ Marvin Gaye
  • Hold On! I'm a Comin' ~ Sam and Dave
  • Goin' Out Of My Head ~ Little Anthony and the Imperials
  • Along Comes Mary ~ The Association
  • Yesterday ~ The Beatles
  • Expressway To Your Heart ~ Soul Survivors
  • California Sun ~ Rivieras
  • Black Is Black ~ Los Lobos
  • Just Like A Woman ~ Bob Dylan
  • Sittin On The Dock Of The Bay ~ Otis Redding
  • Dance To The Music ~ Sly and the Family Stone
  • Mony Mony ~ Tommy James & the Shondells
  • I Heard It Through The Grapevine ~ Marvin Gaye
  • Born To Be Wild ~ Steppenwolf
  • La La Means I Love You ~ the Delfonics
  • Hey Jude ~ Beatles
  • Jumpin' Jack Flash ~ The Rolling Stones
  • Nobody But Me ~ Human Beinz
  • Magic Carpet Ride ~ Steppenwolf
  • Ain't No Mountain High Enough ~ Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
  • Respect ~ Aretha Franklin
  • Brown Eyed Girl ~ Van Morrison
  • Jimmy Mack ~ Martha and the Vandellas
  • I Second That Emotion ~ Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
  • C'Mon Marianne ~ The 4 Seasons
  • Gimme Some Lovin' ~ Spencer Davis Group
Dance to these Songs

If you love dancing, here are some songs to consider:
  • Land of 1000 Dances ~ Wilson Pickett
  • The Twist ~ Chubby Checker
  • Bristol Stomp ~ The Dovells
  • Peppermint Twist ~ Joey Dee and the Starliters
  • Madison Time ~ The Ray Bryant Combo
  • Mashed Potato Time ~ Dee Dee Sharp
  • Harlem Shuffle ~ Bob and Earl
  • The Locomotion ~ Little Eva
Old Wedding Songs

If you wish to include a mix of old and new weddings songs on the eve of a wedding, then you can choose some of the wedding songs mentioned here.
  • All Shook Up ~ Elvis Presley
  • All You Need Is Love ~ The Beatles
  • Blue Suede Shoes ~ Carl Perkins
  • Can't Help Falling In Love ~ Elvis Presley
  • Daddy's Little Girl ~ Mills Brothers
  • Johnny B Goode ~ Chuck Berry
  • Twist & Shout ~ The Beatles
  • When A Man Loves A Woman ~ Percy Sledge
  • You've Lost That Loving Feeling ~ Righteous Brothers
  • Let's Get Married ~ Al Green
  • Why Do Fools Fall In Love ~ Frankie Lymon
  • The Wonder of You ~ Elvis Presley
  • Wooly Bully ~ Sam the Sham & Pharaohs
  • You Never Can Tell ~ Chuck Berry
Though the choice of favorite songs depends on individual preferences, these songs have been very popular among the masses. Among innumerable good yesteryear songs, these were very few of them. And you may even have your own list of favorite songs, so enjoy their lovely music and soulful beats!