Top Oldies Songs

Top Oldies Songs

Out of hundreds of latest chart-busters, every iPod sure contains some old song from the times gone by. Perhaps, it's not easy to let go of the music that built the standards of the way people understand euphony today. But then... old is gold!
Old songs are the best way to connect with fathers and grandfathers. Don't believe me? Well, try it out! Even though my dad and I have varied tastes in music, there are some selected songs from the old assemblage which are dear to both of us. We sip coffee, hum along, and discuss stuff about music. Isn't that a great way to remember the oldies songs that are forever eternal? Whether it is the legend Elvis Presley, the forever fabled Beatles, or the profound Johnny Cash... these classic numbers have their name flickering all over.

Top Oldies: Hymns of the 50s
"Love is a losing game, and love can be a shame, I know of a fool you see, for that fool is me..." Frankie Lymon, with this song, created never-ending magic all over the world. The 50s were embellished by artists like Elvis Presley, Paul Anka, and Chuck Berry. Let us have a look at the oldies of the 50s.
  • Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
  • Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers
  • What I'd Say - Ray Charles
  • That'll Be The Day - Buddy Holly and the Crickets
  • Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
  • Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
  • Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
  • Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin
  • Living Doll - Cliff Richard
  • All The Things You Are - Tony Martin
  • Diana - Paul Anka
  • Tutti Frutti - Little Richard
  • Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley and His Comets
  • A Dear John Letter - Jean Shepard
Undoubtedly, oldies help you understand the meaning of love in the 50s like no other.

Top Oldies: Rhythms of the 60s
"Hey jude! Don't make it bad, take a sad song and make it better..." If you're unfamiliar with this song, you don't belong to the fraternity of classic music. The Beatles were all over during the 60s. They topped the world charts, and made an irreplaceable place in the hearts of their fans forever. Such was the magic of The Beatles. Go through the long list of the Beatles' songs to know why they are invincible. Other popular artists of the 60s were Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, etc. Let us see which are the top oldies of the 60s.
  • Hey Jude - The Beatles
  • Penny Lane - The Beatles
  • The Twist - Chubby Checker
  • Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix
  • Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
  • I Can't Stop Loving You - Ray Charles
  • I Can't Get No Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
  • Babe I'm Gonna Leave You - Led Zeppelin
  • Big Bad John - Jimmy Dean
  • God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
  • She Loves You - The Beatles
  • My Generation - The Who
  • Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones
  • When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge
  • Yesterday - The Beatles
Top Oldies: Melodies of the 70s
"Welcome to the Hotel California, such a lovely place, such a lovely place, such a lovely place..." Who doesn't love The Eagles? With Hotel California becoming a super success for The Eagles by making its place within the best songs of the 70s, the 70s' decade saw a cluster of various promising artists like John Lennon, Kenny Rogers, Queen, Gloria Gaynor, etc. Let us unleash the best melodies of the decade by listing the classics of the 70s.
  • Hotel California - The Eagles
  • Let It Be - The Beatles
  • Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
  • Dust In the Wind - Kansas
  • Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers
  • God Save the Queen - Sex Pistols
  • Bad Company - Bad Company
  • You're the One That I Want - John Travolta and Olivia Newton John
  • Imagine - John Lennon
  • I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
  • Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
  • Endless Love - Lionel Richie and Dianna Ross
  • You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone
  • Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
Get captivated by some beautiful love songs of the 70s, and sit back and relax in the dim light in your courtyard to experience the true beauty of music.

Top 10 Oldies: Eternally Best
So, how do we make a concise list of the best hymns ever made? After a thorough browsing, I have compiled my list of the top oldies songs of all time. Tastes may vary, but I don't think you will totally disagree. Here is my take on the summed up best oldies ever, which may not necessarily be the ones from any of the lists above:
  • Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
  • Respect - Aretha Franklin
  • Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
  • Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  • Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush
  • I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
  • Imagine - John Lennon
  • All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
  • All The Fallen Men - Mike Tramp
  • American Pie - Don McLean
People ditch, music doesn't. World's greatest songs ever make sure that we're never alone. The above-mentioned songs was all I could compile in the name of oldies. Our tastes may vary, but we're eventually connected by a single string ...the string of music. Your suggestions are whole-heartedly welcome. After all, we're here to celebrate classics!

-The above lists are based on the personal choice of the author. They are randomly included, and have nothing to do with the ranking.