Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Dave’s Music Database: Top 10 Songs by Year (1970-2023)

Dave’s Music Database:

Top 10 Songs by Year

These are the top 10 songs for each year based on their overall performance in Dave’s Music Database, which is determined by combining chart data, sales figures, streaming, video views, and aggregates from year-end lists and charts. You can also click on the “decade” buttons to see the top 100 songs for each decade.

Check out “Top Songs and Albums of the Year” lists here.

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  1. Miley Cyrus “Flowers
  2. Morgan Wallen “Last Night
  3. Olivia Rodrigo “Vampire
  4. Billie Eilish “What Was I Made For?
  5. Doja Cat “Paint the Town Red
  6. Zach Bryan with Kacey Musgraves “I Remember Everything
  7. Jack Harlow “Lovin’ on Me
  8. Luke Combs “Fast Car
  9. Dua Lipa “Dance the Night
  10. Teddy Swims “Lose Control


  1. Harry Styles “As It Was
  2. Taylor Swift “Anti-Hero
  3. Lizzo “About Damn Time
  4. SZA “Kill Bill
  5. Steve Lacy “Bad Habit
  6. Sam Smith & Kim Petras “Unholy
  7. Jack Harlow “First Class
  8. SZA “Snooze
  9. Rema with Selena Gomez “Calm Down
  10. Beyoncé “Break My Soul


  1. The Kid Laroi with Justin Bieber “Stay
  2. Olivia Rodrigo “Drivers License
  3. Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson.Paak) “Leave the Door Open
  4. Olivia Rodrigo “Good 4 U
  5. Lil Nas X “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)
  6. Adele “Easy on Me
  7. Ed Sheeran “Bad Habits
  8. Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow “Industry Baby
  9. Justin Bieber with Daniel Caesar & Giveon “Peaches
  10. BTS “Butter


  1. Dua Lipa with DaBaby “Levitating
  2. Glass Animals “Heat Waves
  3. Cardi B with Megan Thee Stallion “WAP
  4. Xiao Zhan “Spotlight
  5. 24K Goldn with Iann Dior “Mood
  6. The Weeknd with Ariana Grande “Save Your Tears
  7. BTS “Dynamite
  8. DaBaby with Roddy Ricch “Rockstar
  9. Jawsh 685 with Jason Derulo “Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat)
  10. Megan Thee Stallion with Beyoncé “Savage” (remix)


  1. The Weeknd “Blinding Lights
  2. Billie Eilish “Bad Guy
  3. Post Malone “Circles
  4. Shawn Mendes with Camila Cabello “Señorita
  5. Tones and I “Dance Monkey
  6. Ariana Grande “7 Rings
  7. Roddy Ricch “The Box
  8. Jonas Brothers “Sucker
  9. Dua Lipa “Don’t Start Now
  10. Harry Styles “Watermelon Sugar


  1. Lil Nas X with Billy Ray Cyrus “Old Town Road
  2. Drake “God’s Plan
  3. Lady Gaga with Bradley Cooper “Shallow
  4. Post Malone with Swae Lee “Sunflower
  5. Drake “In My Feelings
  6. Ariana Grande “Thank U, Next
  7. Lewis Capaldi “Someone You Loved
  8. Cardi B with Bad Bunny & J. Balvin “I Like It
  9. Zedd with Maren Morris & Grey “The Middle
  10. Childish Gambino “This Is America


  1. Ed Sheeran “Shape of You
  2. Luis Fonsi with Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber “Despacito
  3. Ed Sheeran with Beyoncé “Perfect
  4. Maroon 5 with Cardi B “Girls Like You
  5. Camila Cabello with Young Thug “Havana
  6. Post Malone with 21 Savage “Rockstar
  7. Kendrick Lamar “Humble
  8. Cardi B “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
  9. Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line “Meant to Be
  10. Lizzo “Truth Hurts


  1. The Chainsmokers with Halsey “Closer
  2. Drake with WizKid & Kyla “One Dance
  3. Rihanna with Drake “Work
  4. Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop the Feeling!
  5. Sia with Sean Paul “Cheap Thrills
  6. The Weeknd with Daft Punk “Starboy
  7. Bruno Mars “That’s What I Like
  8. Pinkfong! “Baby Shark
  9. Twenty One Pilots “Heathens
  10. Rae Sremmurd with Gucci Mane “Black Beatles


  1. Wiz Khalifa with Charlie Puth “See You Again
  2. Adele “Hello
  3. Justin Bieber “Love Yourself
  4. The Weeknd “Can’t Feel My Face
  5. Justin Bieber “Sorry
  6. Drake “Hotline Bling
  7. The Weeknd “The Hills
  8. Justin Bieber “What Do You Mean?
  9. Twenty One Pilots “Stressed Out
  10. Lukas Graham “7 Years


  1. Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars “Uptown Funk!
  2. Ed Sheeran “Thinking Out Loud
  3. Taylor Swift “Shake It Off
  4. Meghan Trainor “All About That Bass
  5. Taylor Swift “Blank Space
  6. Iggy Azalea with Charli XCX “Fancy
  7. Sam Smith “Stay with Me
  8. Maroon 5 “Sugar
  9. OMI “Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)
  10. Sia “Chandelier


  1. Pharrell Williams “Happy
  2. Robin Thicke with T.I. & Pharrell Williams “Blurred Lines
  3. Lorde “Royals
  4. John Legend “All of Me
  5. Daft Punk with Pharrell Williams “Get Lucky
  6. Katy Perry “Roar
  7. One Republic “Counting Stars
  8. Avici with Aloe Blacc “Wake Me Up!
  9. Idina Menzel “Let It Go
  10. Katy Perry with Juicy J “Dark Horse


  1. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz “Thrift Shop
  2. Psy “Gangnam Style
  3. Bruno Mars “Locked Out of Heaven
  4. The Lumineers “Ho Hey
  5. Imagine Dragons “Radioactive
  6. Passenger “Let Her Go
  7. Florida Georgia Line with Nelly “Cruise
  8. Pink with Nate Ruess “Just Give Me a Reason
  9. Rihanna “Diamonds
  10. Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together


  1. Gotye & Kimbra “Somebody That I Used to Know
  2. Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe
  3. LMFAO, Lauren Bennett & GoonRock “Party Rock Anthem
  4. Rihanna & Calvin Harris “We Found Love
  5. Adele “Someone Like You
  6. Maroon 5 with Christina Aguilera “Moves Like Jagger
  7. Fun. & Janelle Monáe “We Are Young
  8. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with Ray Dalton “Can’t Hold Us
  9. LMFAO “Sexy and I Know It
  10. Lady Gaga “Born This Way


  1. Adele “Rolling in the Deep
  2. Eminem & Rihanna “Love the Way You Lie
  3. Bruno Mars “Just the Way You Are (Amazing)
  4. Katy Perry “Firework
  5. Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg “California Gurls
  6. Cee-Lo Green “Fuck You (aka “Forget You”)
  7. Foster the People “Pumped Up Kicks
  8. Rihanna “Only Girl in the World
  9. Bruno Mars “Grenade
  10. Taio Cruz “Dynamite


  1. Black Eyed Peas “I Gotta Feeling
  2. Ke$ha “Tik Tok
  3. Jay-Z with Alicia Keys “Empire State of Mind
  4. Lady Antebellum “Need You Now
  5. Lady Gaga “Bad Romance
  6. Miley Cyrus “Party in the U.S.A.
  7. Train “Hey, Soul Sister
  8. Flo Rida with Ke$ha “Right Round
  9. Owl City “Fireflies”
  10. Jay Sean & Lil Wayne “Down”


  1. Beyoncé “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)
  2. Lady Gaga “Poker Face
  3. Coldplay “Viva La Vida
  4. Black Eyed Peas “Boom Boom Pow
  5. Jason Mraz “I’m Yours
  6. Lady Gaga & Colby O’Donis “Just Dance
  7. Taylor Swift “Love Story
  8. Katy Perry “I Kissed a Girl
  9. Lil Wayne with Static Major “Lollipop
  10. Kings of Leon “Use Somebody


  1. Rihanna with Jay-Z “Umbrella
  2. Flo Rida & T-Pain “Low
  3. Leona Lewis “Bleeding Love
  4. Alicia Keys “No One
  5. Kanye West with Daft Punk “Stronger
  6. Soulja Boy Tell’em “Crank That (Soulja Boy)
  7. M.I.A. “Paper Planes
  8. Kid Rock “All Summer Long”
  9. Sara Bareilles “Love Song”
  10. Avril Lavigne “Girlfriend”


  1. Gnarls Barkley “Crazy
  2. Justin Timberlake “Sexyback
  3. One Republic with Timbaland “Apologize
  4. Shakira & Wyclef Jean “Hips Don’t Lie
  5. Amy Winehouse “Rehab
  6. Beyoncé “Irreplaceable
  7. Fergie “Big Girls Don’t Cry (Personal)
  8. Nelly Furtado & Timbaland “Promiscuous
  9. Snow Patrol “Chasing Cars
  10. Red Hot Chili Peppers “Dani California”


  1. Kanye West & Jamie Foxx “Gold Digger
  2. Mariah Carey “We Belong Together
  3. Daniel Powter “Bad Day
  4. Plain White T’s “Hey There Delilah
  5. Gorillaz with De La Soul “Feel Good Inc.
  6. Arctic Monkeys “I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor
  7. The Fray “How to Save a Life
  8. 50 Cent with Olivia “Candy Shop”
  9. Carrie Underwood “Before He Cheats
  10. Madonna “Hung Up”


  1. Usher with Lil’ Jon & Ludacris “Yeah!
  2. Green Day “Boulevard of Broken Dreams
  3. James Blunt “You’re Beautiful
  4. Franz Ferdinand “Take Me Out
  5. Gwen Stefani “Hollaback Girl”
  6. Kelly Clarkson “Since U Been Gone
  7. Mario “Let Me Love You”
  8. Snoop Dogg with Pharrell Williams “Drop It Like It’s Hot”
  9. Tim McGraw “Live Like You Were Dying
  10. U2 “Vertigo”


  1. OutKast “Hey Ya!
  2. Beyoncé with Jay-Z “Crazy in Love
  3. The White Stripes “Seven Nation Army
  4. The Killers “Mr. Brightside
  5. Britney Spears “Toxic
  6. Evanescence with Paul McCoy “Bring Me to Life
  7. Hoobastank “The Reason
  8. Black Eyed Peas with Justin Timberlake “Where Is the Love?”
  9. Jay-Z “99 Problems”
  10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Maps”


  1. Eminem “Lose Yourself
  2. 50 Cent “In Da Club
  3. Nelly “Hot in Herre
  4. Coldplay “Clocks
  5. Nelly & Kelly Rowland “Dilemma
  6. Johnny Cash “Hurt
  7. Avril Lavigne “Complicated
  8. Eminem “Without Me
  9. Ashanti with Ja Rule “Foolish
  10. Christina Aguilera “Beautiful”


  1. Nickelback “How You Remind Me
  2. Alicia Keys “Fallin’
  3. Kylie Minogue “Can’t Get You Out of My Head
  4. Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott “Get Ur Freak On
  5. Train “Drops of Jupiter (Tell Me)
  6. The Strokes “Last Nite
  7. Christina Aguilera, Pink, Lil’ Kim & Mya “Lady Marmalade
  8. The White Stripes “Fell in Love with a Girl”
  9. Staind “It’s Been Awhile”
  10. Enrique Iglesias “Hero”


  1. U2 “Beautiful Day
  2. Eminem with Dido “Stan
  3. Lee Ann Womack with Sons of the Desert “I Hope You Dance
  4. Madonna “Music
  5. OutKast “Ms. Jackson
  6. Destiny’s Child “Independent Women
  7. Eminem “The Real Slim Shady
  8. 3 Doors Down “Kryptonite
  9. Coldplay “Yellow
  10. Linkin Park “In the End


  1. Santana with Rob Thomas “Smooth
  2. Lonestar “Amazed
  3. TLC “No Scrubs
  4. Ricky Martin “Livin’ La Vida Loca
  5. Backstreet Boys “I Want It That Way
  6. Lou Bega “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit of…)
  7. Destiny’s Child “Say My Name
  8. Faith Hill “Breathe”
  9. Creed “With Arms Wide Open”
  10. Christina Aguilera “Genie in a Bottle”


  1. Britney Spears “Baby One More Time
  2. Aerosmith “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing
  3. Goo Goo Dolls “Iris
  4. Cher “Believe
  5. Lauryn Hill “Doo Wop (That Thing)
  6. Brandy & Monica “The Boy Is Mine”
  7. Eminem “My Name Is…”
  8. Madonna “Ray of Light”
  9. Barenaked Ladies “One Week”
  10. Sixpence None the Richer “Kiss Me”


  1. Celine Dion “My Heart Will Go On
  2. Elton John “Candle in the Wind 1997 (Goodbye England’s Rose)
  3. The Verve “Bitter Sweet Symphony
  4. Puff Daddy with Faith Evans & 112 “I’ll Be Missing You
  5. Shania Twain “You’re Still the One
  6. Natalie Imbruglia “Torn
  7. Blur “Song 2
  8. Green Day “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
  9. Hanson “Mmmbop
  10. Savage Garden “Truly, Madly, Deeply


  1. Spice Girls “Wannabe
  2. Celine Dion “Because You Loved Me
  3. Toni Braxton “Un-Break My Heart
  4. Blackstreet with Dr. Dre & Queen Pen “No Diggity
  5. Donna Lewis “I Love You Always Forever
  6. R. Kelly “I Believe I Can Fly”
  7. Fugees “Killing Me Softly
  8. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony “Tha Crossroads”
  9. Eric Clapton “Change the World”
  10. Shawn Colvin “Sunny Came Home”


  1. Oasis “Wonderwall
  2. Los Del Rio “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)
  3. Coolio with L.V. “Gangsta’s Paradise
  4. Mariah Carey with Boyz II Men “One Sweet Day
  5. No Doubt “Don’t Speak
  6. Alanis Morissette “You Oughta Know
  7. Pulp “Common People
  8. Alanis Morissette “Ironic
  9. Oasis “Don’t Look Back in Anger
  10. Mariah Carey “Fantasy


  1. Boyz II Men “I’ll Make Love to You
  2. Mariah Carey “All I Want for Christmas Is You
  3. TLC “Waterfalls
  4. Seal “Kiss from a Rose
  5. Oasis “Live Forever
  6. All-4-One “I Swear
  7. Soundgarden “Black Hole Sun
  8. Jeff Buckley “Hallelujah
  9. Bruce Springsteen “Streets of Philadelphia
  10. Green Day “Basket Case


  1. Beck “Loser
  2. Meat Loaf “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)
  3. Janet Jackson “That’s the Way Love Goes
  4. Sheryl Crow “All I Wanna Do
  5. Ace of Base “The Sign
  6. Tag Team “Whoomp! There It Is
  7. Mariah Carey “Dreamlover
  8. Mariah Carey “Hero
  9. Nirvana “All Apologies
  10. Nirvana “Heart-Shaped Box


  1. Whitney Houston “I Will Always Love You
  2. Radiohead “Creep
  3. Boyz II Men “End of the Road
  4. Eric Clapton “Tears in Heaven
  5. Sir Mix-a-Lot “Baby Got Back
  6. House of Pain “Jump Around
  7. R.E.M. “Everybody Hurts
  8. Kris Kross “Jump
  9. Dr. Dre with Snoop Doggy Dogg “Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang
  10. Billy Ray Cyrus “Achy Breaky Heart


  1. Nirvana “Smells Like Teen Spirit
  2. Bryan Adams “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You
  3. R.E.M. “Losing My Religion
  4. U2 “One
  5. Red Hot Chili Peppers “Under the Bridge
  6. Metallica “Enter Sandman
  7. Pearl Jam “Jeremy
  8. Guns N’ Roses “November Rain
  9. Nirvana “Come As You Are
  10. Natalie Cole with Nat “King” Cole “Unforgettable


  1. Sinéad O’Connor “Nothing Compares 2 U
  2. Madonna “Vogue
  3. MC Hammer “U Can’t Touch This
  4. Garth Brooks “Friends in Low Places
  5. Vanilla Ice “Ice Ice Baby
  6. Mariah Carey “Vision of Love
  7. Depeche Mode “Enjoy the Silence
  8. C + C Music Factory “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
  9. Deee-Lite “Groove Is in the Heart”
  10. Roxette “It Must Have Been Love”


  1. Madonna “Like a Prayer
  2. The B-52’s “Love Shack
  3. Public Enemy “Fight the Power
  4. Phil Collins “Another Day in Paradise
  5. Tom Petty “Free Fallin’
  6. Bette Midler “Wind Beneath My Wings
  7. Young MC “Bust a Move
  8. Alannah Myles “Black Velvet”
  9. Depeche Mode “Personal Jesus”
  10. Soul II Soul “Back to Life (How Ever Do You Want Me)”


  1. Tracy Chapman “Fast Car
  2. Poison “Every Rose Has Its Thorn
  3. 1988: The La’s “There She Goes
  4. Bobby McFerrin “Don’t Worry, Be Happy
  5. Metallica “One
  6. Bangles “Eternal Flame”
  7. Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock “It Takes Two”
  8. Tone Loc “Wild Thing”
  9. Bobby Brown “My Prerogative”
  10. Phil Collins “A Groovy Kind of Love”


  1. Guns N’ Roses “Sweet Child O’ Mine
  2. U2 “With or Without You
  3. Whitney Houston “I Wanna Dance with Somebody Who Loves Me
  4. Guns N’ Roses “Welcome to the Jungle
  5. U2 “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
  6. Def Leppard “Pour Some Sugar on Me
  7. George Michael “Faith
  8. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes “I’ve Had the Time of My Life
  9. Rick Astley “Never Gonna Give You Up
  10. Whitesnake “Here I Go Again


  1. Bon Jovi “Livin’ on a Prayer
  2. Run-D.M.C. with Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler & Joe Perry “Walk This Way
  3. Prince “Kiss
  4. Peter Gabriel “Sledgehammer
  5. Beastie Boys “You Gotta Fight for Your Right to Party
  6. Berlin “Take My Breath Away
  7. Bangles “Walk Like an Egyptian
  8. Peter Gabriel “In Your Eyes
  9. Crowded House “Don’t Dream It’s Over
  10. Bon Jovi “You Give Love a Bad Name


  1. U.S.A. for Africa “We Are the World
  2. Tears for Fears “Everybody Wants to Rule the World
  3. Dire Straits “Money for Nothing
  4. Simple Minds “Don’t You Forget about Me
  5. Dionne & Friends “That's What Friends Are For
  6. Pet Shop Boys “West End Girls
  7. Lionel Richie “Say You Say Me
  8. Kate Bush “Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)
  9. Huey Lewis & the News “The Power of Love
  10. Madonna “Into the Groove


  1. Prince “When Doves Cry
  2. A-ha “Take on Me
  3. Foreigner “I Want to Know What Love Is
  4. George Michael “Careless Whisper
  5. Tina Turner “What’s Love Got to Do with It?
  6. Prince & the Revolution “Purple Rain
  7. Stevie Wonder “I Just Called to Say I Love You
  8. Madonna “Like a Virgin
  9. Bruce Springsteen “Born in the U.S.A.
  10. Bruce Springsteen “Dancing in the Dark


  1. The Police “Every Breath You Take
  2. Van Halen “Jump
  3. Eurythmics “Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
  4. Lionel Richie “All Night Long (All Night)
  5. Cyndi Lauper “Girls Just Want to Have Fun
  6. New Order “Blue Monday
  7. Cyndi Lauper “Time After Time
  8. Irene Cara “Flashdance...What a Feelin’
  9. Bonnie Tyler “Total Eclipse of the Heart
  10. Frankie Goes to Hollywood “Relax


  1. Michael Jackson “Billie Jean
  2. Survivor “Eye of the Tiger
  3. Michael Jackson “Beat It
  4. Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five “The Message
  5. Dexy’s Midnight Runners “Come on Eileen
  6. Willie Nelson “Always on My Mind
  7. Toto “Africa
  8. 1982: John Cougar Mellencamp “Jack and Diane
  9. Michael Jackson “Thriller
  10. Marvin Gaye “Sexual Healing


  1. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts “I Love Rock and Roll
  2. Journey “Don’t Stop Believin’
  3. Lionel Richie & Diana Ross “Endless Love
  4. The Human League “Don’t You Want Me?
  5. Soft Cell “Tainted Love
  6. Kim Carnes “Bette Davis Eyes
  7. Olivia Newton-John “Physical
  8. Men at Work “Down Under
  9. Phil Collins “In the Air Tonight
  10. The Rolling Stones “Start Me Up


  1. Joy Division “Love Will Tear Us Apart
  2. AC/DC “You Shook Me All Night Long
  3. Queen “Another One Bites the Dust
  4. Blondie “Call Me
  5. Kool & the Gang “Celebration
  6. Kenny Rogers “Lady
  7. AC/DC “Back in Black
  8. Diana Ross “Upside Down
  9. Dolly Parton “9 to 5
  10. REO Speedwagon “Keep on Loving You


  1. Pink Floyd “Another Brick in the Wall Part II
  2. The Clash “London Calling
  3. The Knack “My Sharona
  4. Michael Jackson “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
  5. Sister Sledge “We Are Family
  6. Lipps Inc. “Funkytown
  7. The Sugarhill Gang “Rapper’s Delight
  8. Pink Floyd “Comfortably Numb
  9. Chic “Good Times
  10. Queen “Crazy Little Thing Called Love


  1. Gloria Gaynor “I Will Survive
  2. Blondie “Heart of Glass
  3. Chic “Le Freak
  4. Village People “Y.M.C.A.
  5. Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta “You’re the One That I Want
  6. Dire Straits “Sultans of Swing
  7. Commodores “Three Times a Lady
  8. Earth, Wind & Fire “September
  9. The Police “Roxanne
  10. Gerry Rafferty “Baker Street


  1. Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive
  2. Queen “We Will Rock You” / “We Are the Champions
  3. Bee Gees “How Deep Is Your Love
  4. Debby Boone “You Light Up My Life
  5. Bee Gees “Night Fever
  6. David Bowie “Heroes
  7. Fleetwood Mac “Dreams
  8. Sex Pistols “God Save the Queen
  9. Eric Clapton “Wonderful Tonight
  10. Commodores “Brick House


  1. Eagles “Hotel California
  2. Abba “Dancing Queen
  3. Wild Cherry “Play That Funky Music
  4. Sex Pistols “Anarchy in the U.K.
  5. Fleetwood Mac “Go Your Own Way
  6. Boston “More Than a Feeling
  7. Rod Stewart “Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright)
  8. Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop
  9. Chicago “If You Leave Me Now
  10. Elton John & Kiki Dee “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart


  1. Queen “Bohemian Rhapsody
  2. Bruce Springsteen “Born to Run
  3. Led Zeppelin “Kashmir
  4. Pink Floyd “Wish You Were Here
  5. Glen Campbell “Rhinestone Cowboy
  6. Captain & Tennille “Love Will Keep Us Together
  7. 10cc “I’m Not in Love
  8. Van McCoy “The Hustle
  9. Bruce Springsteen “Thunder Road
  10. Kiss “Rock and Roll All Nite


  1. Lynyrd Skynyrd “Sweet Home Alabama
  2. Bob Marley & the Wailers “No Woman, No Cry
  3. Olivia Newton-John “I Honestly Love You
  4. Bachman-Turner Overdrive “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
  5. Carl Douglas “Kung Fu Fighting”
  6. George McCrae “Rock Your Baby”
  7. Bachman-Turner Overdrive “Takin’ Care of Business”
  8. Joe Cocker “You Are So Beautiful”
  9. Harry Chapin “Cat’s in the Cradle
  10. Barry White “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything”


  1. Lynyrd Skynyrd “Free Bird
  2. Marvin Gaye “Let’s Get It On
  3. Roberta Flack “Killing Me Softly with His Song
  4. Tony Orlando & Dawn “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
  5. Barbra Streisand “The Way We Were
  6. Aerosmith “Dream On
  7. Billy Joel “Piano Man
  8. Gladys Knight & the Pips “Midnight Train to Georgia
  9. Terry Jacks “Seasons in the Sun
  10. The Rolling Stones “Angie


  1. Stevie Wonder “Superstition
  2. Neil Young “Heart of Gold
  3. Lou Reed “Walk on the Wild Side
  4. Carly Simon “You’re So Vain
  5. The Temptations “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone
  6. Deep Purple “Smoke on the Water
  7. Bill Withers “Lean on Me
  8. Stevie Wonder “You Are the Sunshine of My Life
  9. Gilbert O’Sullivan “Alone Again (Naturally)
  10. Eagles “Take It Easy


  1. John Lennon “Imagine
  2. Led Zeppelin “Stairway to Heaven
  3. Don McLean “American Pie
  4. Marvin Gaye “What’s Going On
  5. Rod Stewart “Maggie May
  6. Al Green “Let’s Stay Together
  7. The Who “Won’t Get Fooled Again
  8. The Rolling Stones “Brown Sugar
  9. Harry Nilsson “Without You
  10. The Who “Baba O’Riley


  1. Simon & Garfunkel “Bridge Over Troubled Water
  2. The Beatles “Let It Be
  3. Derek & the Dominos “Layla
  4. Elton John “Your Song
  5. George Harrison “My Sweet Lord
  6. The Jackson 5 “I’ll Be There
  7. Black Sabbath “Paranoid
  8. James Taylor “Fire and Rain
  9. The Jackson 5 “ABC
  10. The Kinks “Lola

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First posted 1/7/2024; last updated 5/1/2024.


  1. a similar page for albums would be interesting

    1. There is such a page. It's listed under the "Resources/Related Links" on this page.