This Day in Music
Songs Of The Century
Compiled by The Recording Industry Association of America after a poll of musicians, critics, industry executives and fans
1 Over The Rainbow, Judy Garland
2 White Christmas, Bing Crosby
3 This Land Is Your Land, Woody Guthrie
4 Respect, Aretha Franklin
5 American Pie, Don McLean
6 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, The Andrew Sisters
7 West Side Story (Album), Original Cast
8 Take Me Out To The Ball Game, Bill Murray
9 You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', The Righteous Brothers
10 The Entertainer, Scott Joplin
11 In The Mood, Glenn Miller Orchestra
12 Rock Around The Clock, Bill Haley & His Comets
13 When The Saints Go Marching In, Louis Armstrong
14 You Are My Sunshine, Jimmie Davis
15 Mack The Knife, Bobby Darin
16 Satisfaction, The Rolling Stones
17 Take The 'A' Train, Duke Ellington Orchestra
18 Blueberry Hill, Fats Domino
19 God Bless America, Kate Smith
20 Stars And Stripes, Forever Sousa's Band
21 I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Marvin Gaye
22 (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay, Otis Redding
23 I Left My Heart In San Francisco, Tony Bennett
24 Good Vibrations, The Beach Boys
25 Stand By Me, Ben E. King
26 Stormy Weather, Lena Horne
27 Johnny B. Goode, Chuck Berry
28 I Want To Hold Your Hand, The Beatles
29 Midnight Train To Georgia, Gladys Knight & the Pips
30 Imagine, John Lennon
31 Rudolph The Red Nosed- Reindeer, Gene Autry
32 The Twist, Chubby Checker
33 Happy Trails, Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
34 Your Cheatin' Heart, Hank Williams
35 Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Fisk Jubilee Singers
36 The Sound Of Music (album), Original Cast
37 Round Midnight, Thelonius Monk
38 What's Love Got To Do With It, Tina Turner
39 Over There, The American Quartet
40 Star Dust, Hoagy Carmichael
41 Ain't Misbehavin', Fats Waller
42 Georgia On My Mind, Ray Charles
43 Oh Pretty Woman, Ray Orbison
44 Every Breath You Take, The Police
45 My Girl, The Temptations
46 Hotel California, The Eagles
47 Happy Days Are Here Again, Ben Selvin Orchestra
48 Stand By Your Man, Tammy Wynette
49 Take Five, Dave Brubeck
50 American The Beautiful, Louise Horner

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