Playlist

Decade by Decade


Also see my blog (link on Playlist Index page), dated Aug. 16, 2006, for notes on the selections for these playlists.

The 60s and Before

1. Beyond the Sea / Bobby Darin 2. Let's Go Get Stoned / Ray Charles 3. Love Will Find a Way / Sam Cooke 4. Tall Cool One / The Wailers 5. I'd Rather Go Blind / Etta James 6. Crazy Arms / Patsy Cline 7. A Foggy Day / Judy Garland 8. Laughing Boy / Mary Wells 9. Rinky Dink / Dave "Baby" Cortez 10. My Heart Skips a Beat / Buck Owens 11. Everybody Loves a Nut / Johnny Cash 12. Monotonous / Eartha Kitt 13. Tigthten Up / Archie Bell & the Drells 14. Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things) / Martha Reeves & Vandellas 15. In the Summertime / Roger Miller 16. I Say a Little Prayer / Aretha Franklin 17. Daydream Believer / The Monkees 18. Different Drum / Stone Ponies 19. Without Love / Tom Jones 20. End of the World / Skeeter Davis 21. Wichita Lineman / Glen Campbell 21. Grazing in the Grass / Hugh Maskakela 22. This Diamond Ring / Gary Lewis & the Playboys 23. I Second That Emotion / Smokey Robinson & Miracles 24. Don't Make Me Over / Dionne Warwick 25. Words / The BeeGees 26. Mama Told Me Not to Come / Three Dog Night 27. King Midas In Reverse / The Hollies

The 70s Rock

1. One / Three Dog Night 2. Whole Lotta Love / Led Zeppelin 3. I've Seen All Good People / Yes 4. Smoke On the Water / Deep Purple 5. Go All the Way / The Raspberries 6. Radar Love / Golden Earring 7. Rikki Don't Lose That Number / Steely Dan 8. The Ballroom Blitz / The Sweet 9. Hotel California / The Eagles 10. Tie Your Mother Down / Queen 11. Golden Years / David Bowie 12. Barracuda / Heart 13. Point of Know Return / Kansas 14. Turn to Stone / Elec.LightOrch (ELO) 15. The Grand Illusion / Styx 16. Mainstreet / Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band 17. Can We Still Be Friends / Todd Rundgren 18. The Logical Song / Supertramp

The 70s Roll

1. Spinning Wheel / Blood, Sweat & Tears 2. Into the Mystic / Van Morrison 3. I Am...I Said / Neil Diamond 4. Doesn't Somebody Want to Want to Be Wanted / Partridge Family 5. One Toke Over the Line / Brewer & Shipley 6. Goodbye to Love / Carpenters 7. Diary / Bread 8. Rocket Man / Elton John 9. You Are the Woman / Firefall 10. The Way of Love / Cher 11. Back When My Hair Was Short / Dunhill Road 12. American Tune / Paul Simon 13. Such a Night / Dr John 14. Mind Games / John Lennon 15. Tell Me Something Good / Rufus (w/Chaka Kahn) 16. For Lovin' Me / Gordon Lightfoot 17. Bohemian Rhapsody / Queen 18. So Much Things to Say / Bob Marley & Wailers 19. Sir Duke / Stevie Wonder 20. More Than a Feeling / Boston 21. Mattie's Rag / Gerry Rafferty 22. Shame / Evelyn "Champagne" King

The 80s

1. Watching the Wheels / John Lennon 2. Brass in Pocket / The Pretenders 3. Another Brick in the Wall, Pt 2 / Pink Floyd 4. Cruising / Smokey Robinson 5. Breaking Down the Barriers / Elton John 6. Harden My Heart / Quarterflash 7. Who Can It Be Now? / Men at Work 8. Days Are Numbers / Alan Parsons Project 9. Walk Like An Egyptian / The Bangles 10. Hammer To Fall / Queen 11. This One's From the Heart / Crystal Gayle Tom Waits 12. Smooth Operator / Sade 13. Ain't Necessarily So / Bronski Beat 14. Homeless / Paul Simon 15. Never Gonna Give You Up / Rick Astley 16. Born to Run / Frankie Goes to Hollywood 17. Don't Worry Be Happy / Bobby McFerrin 18. Real Man / Bonnie Raitt 19. Covered in Roses / Toad the Wet Sprocket

The 90s

1. Twin Peaks Theme / Angelo Badalamenti 2. Still Got the Blues / Gary Moore 3. Losing My Religion / REM 4. Just Another Day / Jon Secada 5. Nightingale Song / Toad the Wet Sprocket 6. Constant Craving / kd lang 7. Found Out About You / Gin Blossoms 8. Small Wonders / Dog's Eye View 9. Dreamin' About the Day / Joan Osborne 10. I Was Born to Love You / Queen 11. Long Day / Matchbox 20 12. Don't Say Your Love is Killing Me / Erasure 13. Goodbye / Patty Griffin 14. Steven's Last Night In Town / Ben Folds Five 15. The Rascal King / MightyMighty Bosstones 16. Something About the Way You Look Tonight / Elton John 17. Private Helicopter / Harvey Danger 18. Believe / Cher 19. Brian Wilson / Barenaked Ladies

The 00s

1. Fred Jones, Part 2 / Ben Fold 2. Feelin' the Same Way / Norah Jones 3. Who Needs Shelters / Jason Mraz 4. Smoothie Song / Nickel Creek 5. Stop Drinking / Van Morrison 6. The Reason / Hoobastank 7. Tell Somebody / Rickie Lee Jones 8. Long Time Coming / Jonny Lang 9. Times Like These / Jack Johnson 10. Harder to Breathe / Maroon Five 11. Good Times are Killing Me / Modest Mouse 12. When It Don't Come Easy / Patty Griffin 13. You Dance / Eastmountainsouth 14. Keep It Simple / Keb Mo' 15. Firefly / The Shore 16. Stackalee / Dr. John 17. Swing On Down / Donavon Frankenreiter 18. Do I Ever Cross Your Mind? / Ray Charles, Bonnie Raitt 19. Be Careful / Mutual Admiration Society 20. Familiar Love / William Shatner 21. High On a Mountaintop / Loretta Lynn

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