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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!
Melodyful Staff
Last Updated: Oct 30, 2018
Old songs are the best way to connect with fathers and grandfathers. To sip coffee, hum along and discuss 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
  • What I'd Say - Ray Charles
  • Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers
  • 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
  • Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
  • I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash
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's look at 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
  • Stand By Me - Ben E King
  • 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
  • Suzanne - Leonard Cohen
  • Blowin' in the Wind - Bob Dylan
  • Mr. Tambourine Man - Bob Dylan
  • Positively 4th Street - Bob Dylan
  • In the Ghetto - Elvis Presley
  • I've Been Loving You Too Long - Otis Redding
  • Bird On Wire - Leonard Cohen
  • Sisters Of Mercy - Leonard Cohen
  • Feeling Good - Nina Simone
  • Space Oddity - David Bowie
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 them 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
  • 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
  • Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
  • Danny's Song - Loggins and Messina
  • Your Mama Don't Dance - Loggins and Messina
  • Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
  • Forever Young - Bob Dylan
  • Tiny Dancer - Elton John
  • Life On Mars? -David Bowie
  • We Will Rock You - Queen
  • We Are The Champions - Queen
  • Take Me To The Pilot - Elton John
  • Take Me To The River -Al Green
  • Famous Blue Raincoat - Leonard Cohen
Sit back and relax in the dim light of your courtyard and get captivated by some beautiful love songs of the 70s.
Top 10 Oldies: Eternally Best
We have compiled a list of the top oldies songs of all time. Tastes may vary, but we don't think you will totally disagree.
  • 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. Our tastes may vary, but we're eventually connected by a single string, the string of music.
-The mentioned lists are randomly included and have nothing to do with the ranking.