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With the death of music stars as David Bowie, Natalie Cole and Glenn Frey we think of the music that has been part of our lives over the last many decades. We’ve listed some of the top songs of the 40’s 50’s 60’s and 70’s.

 As you read the list I would not be surprised if you break out into song here and there. Go ahead, let it loose. Music is good for the soul. Enjoy.



White Christmas - Bing Crosby
The Christmas Song - Nat “King” Cole
God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday
Take The “A” Train - Duke Ellington
Star Dust - Artie Shaw
Swinging On A Star - Bing Crosby
You Always Hurt The One You Love - Mills Brothers
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - Andrews Sisters
Chattanooga Choo Choo - Glenn Miller
Paper Doll - Mills Brothers

Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & His Comets
Tutti-Frutti - Little Richard
Whole Lot of Shakin’ Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis
What’d I Say - Ray Charles
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Long Tall Sally - Little Richard
That’ll Be The Day - Buddy Holly & the Crickets

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Hey Jude - Beatles
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
Good Vibrations - Beach Boys
Light My Fire - Doors
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ - Righteous Brothers
Louie Louie - Kingsmen
My Girl - Temptations

Layla - Derek And The Dominos
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
Let It Be - Beatles
Your Song - Elton John
Get Up - James Brown
Lola - Kinks
Who’ll Stop The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Fire And Rain - James Taylor
Paranoid - Black Sabbath
All Right Now - Free

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