Monday, January 26, 2009

Important Songs of My Youth (Ages 0-25)

Inspired by a high school friend on Facebook, this was fun to do. I think I admitted to everything!

Tiny Bubbles—Don Ho
Fever—Peggy Lee
Joy to the World—Three Dog Night
Stand By Your Man—Tammy Wynette
Yummy, Yummy, Yummy—Ohio Express
Cathy’s Clown—The Everly Brothers
Don’t Worry Baby/The Warmth of the Sun—Beach Boys
Copacabana/Mandy—Barry Manilow
Top of the World/Sing/Superstar—the Carpenters
She’s Always a Woman/Honesty—Billy Joel
Dust in the Wind—Kansas
Someone’s Rocking My Dreamboat—Ink Spots
You Ain’t Woman Enough—Loretta Lynn
Sky High--Jigsaw
If You Leave Me Now—Chicago
Maybe I’m Amazed--Wings
Baby Come Back—Player
Please Come to Boston—Dave Loggins
Saturday Night—Bay City Rollers
I Just Want to Be Your Everything—Andy Gibb
You Sexy Thing—Hot Chocolate
We are Family—Sister Sledge
Ring My Bell—Anita Ward
Play that Funky Music—Wild Cherry
Solitary Man—Neil Diamond
I’ve Got the Music in Me—Kiki Dee
Wildfire—Michael Martin Murphey
I Know a Heartache When I See One—Jennifer Warnes
ABC/Enjoy Yourself/Shake Your Body—Jackson 5
Superstition—Stevie Wonder
Send in the Clowns—Judy Collins
Hotel California/New Kid in Town/Life in the Fast Lane/Desperado/Best of My Love/Those Shoes/James Dean—Eagles
Cat’s in the Cradle—Harry Chapin
Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door/Rainy Day Women #12 and 35—Bob Dylan
If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out/Moonshadow/Wild World/Where Do the Children Play?--Cat Stevens
Sara Smile/She’s Gone—Hall and Oates
I Will Survive/Never Can Say Goodbye—Gloria Gaynor
American Pie/Vincent—Don McLean
You Can’t Always Get What You Want/Ruby Tuesday/Paint it Black/As Tears Go By—Stones
Piece of My Heart/Mercedes Benz—Janis Joplin
I Was Made For Lovin’ You—KISS
Sad Eyes—Robert John
Free Bird/Sweet Home Alabama—Lynyrd Skynyrd
You and Me—Alice Cooper
If I Can’t Have You—Yvonne Elliman
Someone Saved My Life Tonight/Rocket Man/I Guess That’s Why They Call it the Blues—Elton John
Operator/Time in a Bottle—Jim Croce
Emotion—Samantha Sang
Sister Golden Hair/I Need You—America
Everything I Own--Bread
Killing Me Softly—Roberta Flack
Knowing Me, Knowing You/Dancing Queen/S.O.S./Fernando—ABBA
Love Will Keep Us Together/Shop Around—Captain and Tennille
Magic Man/Dog and Butterfly—Heart
Miracles—Jefferson Starship
Hopelessly Devoted to You/Magic—Olivia Newton-John
Tears on My Pillow—Little Anthony and the Imperials
You’re No Good/Blue Bayou—Linda Ronstadt
Back in Black/Highway to Hell/You Shook Me All Night Long—AC/DC
Fire and Rain—James Taylor
Danny’s Song—Anne Murray
You Are So Beautiful/Can’t Find My Way Home—Joe Cocker
Ain’t No Sunshine/Use Me—Bill Withers
Go Your Own Way/Sara—Fleetwood Mac
Bridge Over Troubled Water/Kathy’s Song/I Am a Rock/Scarborough Fair/The Boxer—Simon and Garfunkel
Helplessly Hoping/Find the Cost of Freedom/Teach Your Children/Our House—Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
Lights/Open Arms/Any Way You Want It—Journey
Lady—Little River Band
I Know There’s Something Going On—Frida
California Dreamin’/Twelve Thirty/Straight Shooter/Got a Feelin’--Mamas and the Papas
The Logical Song--Supertramp
The Rose—Bette Midler
Heartbreaker—Pat Benatar
Mexican Radio—Wall of Voodoo
867-5309—Tommy Tutone
Jessie’s Girl—Rick Springfield
Rock Lobster/Mesopotamia/Love Shack/Strobelight—B-52s
Keep on Loving You—REO Speedwagon
The Breakup Song—Greg Kihn Band
Kids in America—Kim Wilde
Elvira—Oak Ridge Boys
Train In Vain/Should I Stay or Should I Go/I Fought the Law—the Clash
Street of Dreams--Rainbow
Love Her Madly/The Crystal Ship/You’re Lost, Little Girl—the Doors
Driver’s Seat—Sniff ‘n the Tears
Mickey—Toni Basil
No Guilt/I Know What Boys Like—The Waitresses
They Don’t Know—Tracey Ullman
Always Something There to Remind Me—Naked Eyes
Send Me an Angel—Real Life
No More Words/Take My Breath Away/The Metro--Berlin
Turning Japanese—the Vapors
Round and Round/Back for More--Ratt
Can’t Get it Out of My Head—Electric Light Orchestra
My Oh My—Slade
Don’t Answer Me—Alan Parsons Project
Let the Music Play—Shannon
Tempted/Black Coffee in Bed--Squeeze
Only You/Situation--Yaz
Cuts Like a Knife/Straight From the Heart—Bryan Adams
Oh My Love/Imagine/Jealous Guy—John Lennon
Total Eclipse of the Heart—Bonnie Tyler
Time After Time—Cyndi Lauper
Love Hurts/Hair of the Dog—Nazareth
Rock This Town/I Won’t Stand in Your Way—Stray Cats
In A Big Country—Big Country
When I’m 64/Across the Universe/Octopus’s Garden/Something—Beatles
What is Love/No One is to Blame—Howard Jones
Bitterest Pill—The Jam
Roxanne/Every Breath You Take—Police
This Town—The Go-Gos
Home Sweet Home/Looks That Kill—Motley Crue
Turn Me Loose—Loverboy
Bringin’ on the Heartbreak/Rock of Ages/Foolin’—Def Leppard
Red Red Wine/Please Don’t Make Me Cry—UB40
Panama/Ice Cream Man/Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love—Van Halen
Forever Young—Alphaville
Don’t Dream It’s Over/Better Be Home Soon—Crowded House
The Safety Dance—Men Without Hats
Hold Me Now—Thompson Twins
Bark at the Moon—Ozzy Osbourne
White Wedding—Billy Idol
The Killing Moon—Echo and the Bunnymen
Major Tom—Peter Schilling
The First Cut is the Deepest/Maggie May—Rod Stewart
Love Stinks—J. Geils Band
The Ghost in You/Love My Way—Psychedelic Furs
Ain’t Nobody/Tell Me Something Good/I Feel For You—Chaka Khan (sometimes with Rufus)
Girls on Film/Save a Prayer—Duran Duran
China Girl/the one about Major Tom—David Bowie
In Your Eyes—Peter Gabriel
Looks That Kill/Home Sweet Home—Motley Crue
Hand to Hold On To/Pink Houses—John Cougar Mellencamp
New Girl Now—Honeymoon Suite
Crazy For You/Lucky Star/Borderline/Oh Father—Madonna
If I’d Been the One--.38 Special
Cry Like This—Blue Room
I Want to Know What Love Is--Foreigner
Come Back and Stay—Paul Young
Lola—The Kinks
Party Girl/New Year’s Day/Bad/All I Want is You/Unchained Melody/Even Better Than the Real Thing/With or Without You—U2
Oh Yeah--Yello
Kiss/When Doves Cry/Alphabet St.—Prince
Heart and Soul—T’Pau
X—I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts/Breathless/Blue Spark/True Love, Part 2/Drunk in My Past/What’s Wrong With Me
Dead Kennedys—Holiday in Cambodia
Tubesnake Boogie/Sharp Dressed Man/TV Dinners—ZZ Top
Broken Wings—Mr. Mister
Opportunities/West End Girls/Where the Streets Have No Name—Pet Shop Boys
Never Say Never/A Girl in Trouble—Romeo Void
Jet City Woman/Silent Lucidity—Queensryche
I Touch Roses—Book of Love
Moving in Stereo/Candy-O/Drive/Let’s Go—The Cars
Living After Midnight/You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’—Judas Priest
Keep Your Hands to Yourself/Battleship Chains—Georgia Satellites
You Spin Me Round/Come Home With Me Baby/I Wanna Be a Toy/My Heart Goes Bang—Dead or Alive
You are the Light/Shelter—Lone Justice
Comfortably Numb/Brain Damage/Wish You Were Here—Pink Floyd
How Soon is Now?—The Smiths
Nights in White Satin/The Voice—Moody Blues
Mad World/Pale Shelter—Tears for Fears
Alison/Mystery Dance/Every Day I Write the Book—Elvis Costello
Fat Bottomed Girls/Killer Queen/Bohemian Rhapsody/Somebody to Love--Queen
Blood and Roses/Only a Memory/Cigarette/Beauty and Sadness—the Smithereens
Love Will Tear Us Apart/She’s Lost Control—Joy Division
She Sells Sanctuary/Wild Flower—The Cult
Homework—Girl Trouble
Small Blue Thing/Night Vision—Suzanne Vega
White Rabbit—Jefferson Airplane
I’ve Been Loving You Too Long/Try a Little Tenderness—Otis Redding
Hazy Shade of Winter/James/Following—the Bangles
Lonely Girl/Orange Airplane—Screaming Trees
Bad Seeds/I Let Him Get to Me—Beat Happening
Nowhere Girl—B Movie
All My Love/The Rain Song/D’yer Mak’er/Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You—Led Zeppelin
Walk on Fire—Little America
Penis Envy—Uncle Bonsai
What a Wonderful World—Louis Armstrong
Wild Thing—Troggs, Humans, X, etc.
Shake the Disease/Black Celebration/Route 66/Strangelove/Never Let Me Down Again—Depeche Mode
Heartache/Desire—Gene Loves Jezebel
Angie—Rolling Stones
Father Figure/I Want Your Sex—George Michael
Lyin’ Ass Bitch/Slick Nick, You Devil You—Fishbone
Oh L’Amour/Love to Hate You--Erasure
You’re Breaking My Heart/Joy/Coconut—Harry Nilsson
Breakin’ Hearts/Special/Add It Up/Children of the Revolution—Violent Femmes
That’s the Way I’ve Always Heard it Should Be—Carly Simon
Minimum Wage—They Might Be Giants
One Step Ahead—Split Enz
I’m an Adult Now—Pursuit of Happiness
Object/M/Let’s Go to Bed/Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me—Cure
The Promise—When in Rome
Nasty/What Have You Done For Me Lately—Janet Jackson
What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy)—Information Society
American Woman/Concubine—Butthole Surfers
Funkytown—Lipps Inc.
Straight Up/Cold Hearted/Blowing Kisses in the Wind—Paula Abdul
Reptile/Under the Milky Way—The Church
Strike It Up—Black Box
Elvis is Everywhere—Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper
Now That We Found Love—Heavy D and the Boyz
Punk Rock Girl/Bitchen Camaro—Dead Milkmen
Come Into My House/Ladies First—Queen Latifah
You’re So Vain—Faster Pussycat
Bust a Move—Young MC
Knock on Wood—Amii Stewart
Big Girls Don’t Cry/Walk Like a Man—Frankie Valli
I Would For You/Had a Dad—Jane’s Addiction
Brown Eyed Girl/Into the Mystic—Van Morrison
Inside Out—Mighty Lemon Drops
Push It/Independent/Shake Your Thang—Salt and Pepa
Sign Your Name—Terence Trent D’Arby
Mustang Sally—Wilson Pickett
Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad/Paradise By the Dashboard Light/You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth—Meat Loaf
I Remember You—Skid Row
What It Takes/Dream On—Aerosmith
It’s Raining Men—Weather Girls
Johnny Angel—Shelley Fabares
Build Me Up Buttercup--Foundations
Sweet Child O’ Mine/Don’t Cry (Original)—Guns ‘n Roses
Sleeping Satellite—Tasmin Archer
Walkaway Joe—Trisha Yearwood
She Talks to Angels—Black Crowes
No Woman No Cry—Bob Marley
Black—Pearl Jam
She’s a Mystery to Me—Roy Orbison
Welcome Me/Kid Fears—Indigo Girls
The Needle and the Damage Done/Heart of Gold—Neil Young
Dreaming/Forever Live and Die—O. M. D.
Ring of Fire/Folsom Prison Blues—Johnny Cash
Love Song--Tesla
Blueberry Hill—Fats Domino
Drive/Nightswimming/Sweetness Follows/Everybody Hurts/Losing My Religion/South Central Rain (I’m Sorry)/Love is All Around/(All I Have to Do Is) Dream/Superman/Fall on Me/Seven Chinese Brothers—R.E.M.
Groove is in the Heart—Dee-Lite
Why Don’t We Get Drunk—Jimmy Buffett
Brick House--Commodores
About a Girl/Smells Like Teen Spirit/Drain You/Rape Me--Nirvana
Plump/Asking For It/Miss World/Doll Parts--Hole
Pride and Joy/The Sky is Crying—Stevie Ray Vaughan
Have a Little Faith in Me—John Hiatt
You Got Lucky/Breakdown—Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Don’t Fear the Reaper/Godzilla—Blue Oyster Cult
Similar Features/I Will Never Be the Same—Melissa Etheridge
Jacky—Marc Almond
Baba O'Riley/Behind Blue Eyes--The Who

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