Sunday, July 8, 2018

100+ American Pop Standards

This is a list of the Top 100 Pop Standards composed by American songwriters. To Identify a Pop Standard there needs to be a definition.  Since the advent of Rock 'n' Roll the idea of new pop standards has generally been dismissed.  It can be clearly argued there have been new Pop Standards written and performed since the mid fifties. This is the Great American Songbook of the Electrofied Era.

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1. 100+ Top American Rock Standards

This is a list of the Top 100 Rock Standards.  There are more than 250 Rock 'n' Roll Standards or "American Rock Standards" listed here. As the "Modern American Songbook" this is The Great American Rock Songbook.  

2. 100+ Pop Standards in America from around the World 

For songs composed by songwriters from other countries (not American) you may also find this site of help and or of interest.

Definition of Pop Standard -- American music written and recorded since the invention of the phonograph, but most notably from the advent of World War I to the mid 1950's which have seen recurring popularity.  The Golden Age of Pop Standards are most associated by stage and screen songs pinned by Paul Dresser, George M. Cohan, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Rogers & Hart, Hoagy Carmichael and others.

Electrofied Era Pop Standard -- American music with enduring popularity that is not clearly defined or solely associated with other genres, and with less emphasis on the songwriter and more on the performer.  The post mid 50's Pop Standard follows in the traditions (songs from stage, screen and television)  and style of the Pop Standards of the first half of the 20th. century, but are enriched by synthesizers, electric guitars and other electric instruments and enhanced by electronics in the modern recording studio.

The Five periods of The American Pop Standard.
     1. 1877 - 1914  Birth and formative years
     2. 1914 - 1940  The Golden Age - Conception period (1927-39 Gestation period for Electrofied Era)
     3. 1940 - 1955  The Golden Age - Early Electrofied period
     4. 1955 - 1990  The Electrofied Era - Established Electrofied Era
     5. 1991 - Present  The Electrofied Era - Cloud Period (mp3 internet download and cloud storage)

The best Pop Standards from the "Electrofied Era", 1940 to the present. The "Electrofied Era" is the result of the profound impact of electricity and electronics on the writing, creation, performance, recording, dissemination, and storage of music. It transcends all genres by encompassing them.

If you feel there should be a song on this list, but it is not included please make a comment at the end of the blog with any suggestions.  If you know of someone who recorded a song on this list, but is not mentioned please leave the artist name and song in COMMENTS
(Comments and suggestions can be made at the end of the blog.)
The 100+ Best Standards of the Electrofied Era
1. ^  -- indicates it was co-written with a foreign national
2. Love Me Tender --  Songs in italics composed and or recorded before Electrofied Era
3. Elvis Presley -- Artist names in Bold are recommended as best recordings by the author.
4. Roy Orbison -- Link to music video and recommended as best recording by author. Top twenty songs.

Songs 100 to 1
100.Tennessee Waltz
       Patti Page     Les Paul & Mary Ford     Patsy Cline     Floyd Cramer     Bonnie Raitt & Norah Jones     Anne Murray(Canada)     Connie Francis     Elvis Presley     Roy Acuff     Sam Cooke     Lacy J. Dalton     Otis Redding     Hank Williams Jr.     Cowboy Copas     Richard Clayderman(France)     Billy Vaughn     Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart     Spike Jones     Ann Breen(Ireland)     Bobby Comstock & The Counts     Almir Sater(Brazil)     Eva Cassidy     Norman Luboff Choir     Heidi Hauge(Norway)     Ray Brown & The Whispers(Australia)     Pat Boone     Mills Brothers     Slim Whitman     Jimmy Church     Johnny Jones     Ray Dylan(South africa)     Jo Stafford     Anita O'Day     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Don Gibson      Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass     Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs(Australia)     Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra     Don Robertson     Anna king     Leonard Cohen(Canada)     Chet Atkins     Manfred Mann(U.K.)     American Spring     The Fontane Sisters     Guy Lombado & His Royal Canadians(Canada)     Petula Clark(U.K.)     Chiemi Eri(Japan)     Jerry Fuller     Alma Cogan(U.K.)     Al Hirt     Lavern Baker     James Brown     Holly Cole(Canada)    Emmylou Harris     Billy Joe Spears     Dottie West     Margaret Whiting     Little Willie Littlefield
It is one of 10 official state songs of Tennessee.              

99.  Rags To Riches

      Tony Bennett     Elvis Presley     Barry Manilow     Dominoes     David Whitfield(U.K.)     The Accents     Dinah Washington     Tony Bennett & Elton John(U.K.)     Jackie Wilson     Kelly Smith     Ted Heath(U.K.)     Jack Jones     Bobby Hackett     101 Strings  

98.  Greatest Love Of All
       George Benson     Whitney Houston     Celine Dion(Canada)     Michael Masser     The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)    The Hit Crew     Done Again

97.  Moon River
      Henry Mancini     Any Williams     Frank Sinatra    Barbra Streisand     Duane Eddy     The Honey Trees     Andrea Ross     Judy Garland     Patti Page
Gtant green & Sonny Clark     Willie Nelson     Ray Conniff     Anre Rieu(Netherlands)     James Last     Mantovani     Louis Armstrong     Ibernice Macbean(Netherlands)     Puppini Sisters(U.K./Italy)     Richard Poon(Philippines)     Morrissey(U.K.)     Perry Como     Nini Rosso(Italy)     Greyhound(U.K.)     Bobby Vinton    Richard Clayderman(France)     Rod stewart(U.K.)     Sarah Vaughn     Vic Damone     John Williams     Jane Monheit     Paul Potts     Jerry Butler     Bobby Solo(Italy)     Dion      Al Caiola          Johnny Mathis     Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass     Count Basie & His Orchestra     Steve Lawrence     Mrs Miller     Elton John(U.K.)     Lena Horne     Eydie Gorme     Jim Reeves          
     For more on Henry Mancini and this song Click
       Top 100 American Instrumentals

96. Killing Me Softly With His Song

     Lori Lieberman     Roberta Flack     Fugees     Roberta Flack(Remixed Disco/Electronic Music)     Herb Alpert     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Susan Boyle(U.K.)     Luther Vandross     Toni Braxton     Celine Dion     Anne Murray(Canada)     The Jackson Five     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     John Holt     The Ventures     Perry Como     Harry Connick Jr.     Al B. Sure!

95.  (You're My) Soul And Inspiration

      The Righteous Brothers     The Oak Ridge Boys    Donnie & Marie Osmond     Floyd Cramer     The Blossoms     Billy Davis & Marilyn McCoo with the 5th. Dimenson     Brooklyn Dreams     The Hit Crew     Graham Blvd.    Done Again     
       For more on the Righteous Brothers CLICK
        Blind Sight 100 Most Important and Influencial American Songs see song #92.

94.  Teach Me Tonight
        The DeCastro Sisters     Frank Sinatra     Ronnie Milsap     George Shearing     Barry Manilow & Phyllis McGuire      Anne Murray(Canada)     Etta James     Paul Anka         Natalie Cole    Neil Diamond     Nat King Cole     Ella Fitzgerald     Marvin Gaye     Sammy Davis Jr.     Peggy Lee     Mary Wells      Stevie Wonder     Brenda Lee     Cleo Laine    Patti La Belle     The McGuire Sisters     Earl Grant     Sonny & Cher     Boots Randolph     Diane Schuur     Nancy Wilson     Jo Stafford     Anne Murray(Canada)     The Mills Brothers     

93.  It's All In The Game
      Tommy Edwards     Nat King Cole     Cliff Richard (U.K.)     Four Tops     Barry Manilow     Johnny Mathis     Neil Sedaka     George Benson     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Bobby Bare     Cass Elliot     Johnny Ray     Andy Williams     Lawrence Welk     Ricky/Rick Nelson     Isaac Hayes     Johnny Ray     Jane Morgan     Sammy Davis Jr.    Sandy Posey     Tony Orlando & Dawn     The Gaylords(Dominican Republic)     Tom T Hall     Carmel(U.K.)     Eddie Holman     Ben E. King     Jimmie Spheeris     The Lettermen     Gene McDaniels     Bobby Vinton     The Mills Brothers                

92. Come Rain Or Come Shine    
      Barbra Streisand & John Mayer     Sy Oliver & The Tommy Dorsey Band     Dinah Shore     Billie Holiday     Sarah Vaughn     Jo stafford     Georgia Gibbs     Dinah Washington     Ray Charles     Judy Garland     Ella Fitzgerald   Frank Sinatra     Petula Clark(U.K.)     Liza Minnelli     Johnny Mercer     Barbara Streisand     Frank Sinatra & Gloria Estefan     Diane Schurr     Don Henley     Eric Clapton & B.B. King     Etta James     Natalie Cole     David Sanborn     Bette Midler     Dr. John     Connie Francis     Aaron Neville     James Brown
     For more on Ray Charles and Diane Schurr - CLICK
      Top 40 Blind and Visually Impaired American Musicians
      For more on David Sanborn, Ray Charles, Connie Francis and Diane Schurr - CLICK
      Musicians With Disabilities Top 25 Americans        

91.  Because Of You
      Tony Bennett     Connie Francis     Johnny Desmond     Les baxter     Chris Montez     Tony Bennett & K.D. Lang(Canada)     Cowboy Copas     Peaches & Herb     Willie Nelson     Kenny Rankin     Marvin Gaye     Sammy Davis Jr.     Bobby Vinton     Roger williams     Jackie Gleason     Jerry Vale     Pat Boone     Brook Benton     Gloria DeHaven(U.S.) and Guy Lombardo & HIs Royal Canadians(Canada)     Larry Clinton & His Orchestra     Thomas Wayne     Lloyd Price                    

90.  (I'll Be With You In) Apple Blossom Time

      Andrews Sisters     Tab Hunter     Wayne Newton     The Bachelors(Ireland)     Emmy Rossum     Harry James     Nat King Cole     Barry Manilow     The Andrews Sisters     Vera Lynn     Jo Stafford     Artie Shaw     Ray Conniff     Chet Atkins     Louis Prima 
89.  Cold Cold Heart
     Hank Williams     Tony Bennett     Norah Jones     Aretha Franklin     Louis Armstrong     Bill Haley & His Comets     Petula Clark(U.K.)     Nat King Cole   Jerry Lee Lewis     Dinah Washington     Frankie Laine     Johnny Cash     Jo Stafford     George Jones     Ronnie Hawkins     
     For more on Hank Williams Click
     1. Musicians With Disabilities Top 25 Americans
     2. 100 Most Important American Songs

88.  My Happiness
      Joe & Sandra Steele     Elvis Presley     Connie Francis     Frank Sinatra     Pat Boone     Jim Reeves
      For more on Connie Francis CLICK
      Musicians with Disabilities Top 25 Americans  See honorable mention

87.  Love Letters

       Ketty Lester     Elvis Presley     Diane Schuur     Natalie Cole     Dick Haymes & Victor Young Orchestra     Alyson Moyet(U.K.)     Jack Jones     Nat King Cole     Cilla Black(U.K.)    Jason Donovan(Australia)     The Letterman     Engelbert Humperdinck(u.K.)     Elton John(U.K.) & Bonnie Raitt    Sinead O'Connor(Ireland)     Etta James     Joe Walsh     Earl Grant     Ruth Brown     Diana Krall(Canada)     Modern Romance(U.K.)     The Refresments(Sweden)     Tony Bennett     Rosemary Clooney & The Hi-Lo's     Sammy Davis Jr.     Perry Como     Lawrence Welk & His Orchestra     The Marvelettes     Vic Damone     Peggy Lee     Shelly Fabares     Cliff Richard & the Norrie Paramor Orchestra(U.K.)     Charlie Byrd     Patti Page     Al Martino     Brenda Lee     Andy Williams     Don McLean     Little River Band(Australia)     Patti Austin     Boz Scaggs    P.J. Proby     Aretha Franklin     Eydie Gorme     Alison Moyet(U.K.)                         
     For more on Elvis Presley CLICK
      Blind Sight 100 Most Important and Influential American Songs see              songs 85, 80. 78, 53, 36, 9, & 3 also see index at bottom of blog for references to Elvis at other songs.

86.  All The Way(Jimmy Van Heusen & Sammy Cahn) <
     Frank Sinatra     Neil Sedaka[in Italian]     Lou Rawls     Frank Sinatra & Celine 
Eleanor Roosevelt & Frank Sinatra
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Dion (Canada)     Harry Connick Jr.     Billie Holiday     Mina(Italy)     Jeffery Osborne     Ray Price     Richard Hell & the Voidiods     Jimmy Scott     Laura Dickinson     Marty Robbins     Etta James     Lynne Fidmont     Steve Tyrell     Bobby Darin     Jack Teagarden     Enoch Light     Jane Motgan     Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers[medley](U.K.)     Wes Montgomery     Michael Bolton     James Brown     Brenda Lee[Rock ballad]     Glen Campbell     Jim Brickman     Bing Crosby     Sam Cooke     Keely Smith     Ray Conniff     Dinah Shore     Paul Carrack(U.K.)     Patti Page     Gene Pitney     Barry Manilow     Liza Minnelli     Connie Francis     Michael Feinstein     Rosemary Clooney     Gene McDaniels     Ray Stevens     King Curtis     

85.  Songbird
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     1. Musicians With Disabilities Top 25 Americans
     2. Top 100 American Instrumentals

84.  Sincerely(Harvey Fuqua & Alan Freed) <

     McGuire Sisters     Paul Anka     The Moonglows     Barry Manilow & Phyllis McGuire     Four Seasons     Forester Sisters     Louis Armstrong     Gatlin Brothers     The Supremes     Kitty Wells     Connie Francis     Maureen McGovern     The Platters     Bobby Vinton     The Lettermen     Mina(Italy)     The Tokens     Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge     The Paris Sisters

83.  Mona Lisa <
       Nat King Cole     Conway Twitty     Elvis Presley     Me First and the Gimme Gimmies     Natalie Cole (daughter of Nat King Cole)     Carl Mann     Marcus Roberts     Willie Nelson     Julio Iglesias(Spain)     Earl Klugh      Carl Mann     Harry Connick Jr.    Marica Hiraga(Japan)     Santo & Johnny     Jackie Edwards(Jamaica)     Ken Boothe(Jamaica)     Wilfredo Miguez     George Benson     Seal(U.K.)     Marvin Gaye     Jerry Lee Lewis     Sam Cooke     Andy Williams     Sonny Rollins     Aaron Neville     Frankie Laine[in Italian]     Nelson Riddle     James Brown     Jim Reeves     Bing Crosby     Donny Osmond     Herb Alpert     Brian Setzer     101 Strings     Henry Mancini     Pat Boone     Duane Eddy     Nana Mousskouri(Greece)     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Jerry Vale     Helmutt Lotti(Belgium)     Ray Price     Mantovani     Michael Feinstein     Harry James     Hank Thompson     Lawrence Welk     The Ten Tenors(Australia)     The Hollyridge Strings     Gene McDaniels     Hank Ballard & the Midnighters     Floyd Cramer     Roger Williams     Johnny Burnette     Done Again     

82.   Breaking Up Is Hard To Do(Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield) <
       Neil Sedaka (slow version)     Neil Sedaka(Doo Wop/Rock version)     The Carpenters     The Overtones(U.K>)     Clay Aiken     Damian McGinty & Celtic Thunder(U.K.)     David Csssidy     Aimer(Japan)     Cartoons(Denmark)     Mark & The Dudes(Philippines)     Little Eva     Paul Anka     The Four Seasons     Neil Sedaka & Sissel Kyrkjebo(Norway)     Carole King(she was inspiration for Sedaka's hit "Oh! Carol")     Gloria Estefan     Lenny Welch     Andy Williams     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Shelley Fabares     Vonda Shepherd     Happenings     Partridge Family     Dee Dee Sharp     Alvin & the Chipmunks     OV7(Mexico)     Garrett Haley     Nick Carter     Eydie Gorme     Lucy Hale     Renee Olstead     Killola     Svenne & Lotta(Sweden)     The Marbles(U.K.)     Loogz Rift     The Lettermen     Freddy Fender     Jack Jones     Tony Moreno     Tommy Banks     Bobby Vee     Neil Sedaka & the Cookies     Roy Clark      Stars On 45(Netherlands)     Andre Kostelanetz     Done again     Graham Blvd.     The Hit Crew   

Otis redding
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81.  (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
       Otis Redding     King Curtis     Sammy Hagar     Michael Bolton     Sarah Bareilles     The Reddings     Sergio Mendes(Brazil)     The Mend(U.K.)     CHer
For more on this song and Otis Reading Click
     100 Most Important American Songs

80.  It was A Very Good Year
     The Kingston Trio     Frank Sinatra     Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass     Ray Charles & Willie Nelson     Lonnie Donegan(Australia)     Dee Snider     Brett Anderson(U.K.)     Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band     Paul Young(U.K.)     The Reverend Horton Heat     The Flaming Lips     Robbie Williams(U.K.)     Della Reese     Wes Montgomery     Eddie Harris     Lou Rawls     William Shatner     The Turtles     Chad & Jeremy(U.K.)     Gabor Szabo(Hungary)      

79.  Gentle On My Mind
45 & sleeve of  "Mission Impossible"
by Lalo Schifrin
       Glen Campbell    Patti Page     Aretha Franklin     Elvis Presley     Dean Martin     Frank Sinatra

78.  Mission Impossible
     Lalo Schifirin     Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen (Irish)     The Ventures     The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     The Piano Guys     Henry Mancini Orchestra    101 Strings Orchestra     Floyd Cramer     Jive Bunny(U.K.)     Ray Hamilton Orchestra          
     For more on Lalo Schifirin and song Click
     Top 100 American Instrumentals

77.  True Love Ways
     Buddy Holly     Martina McBride     Mikey Gilley     Bobby Vee     Peter & Gordon(u.K.)     Jackson Browne     Rick Nelson     Jimmy Jones     Skeeter Davis     My Morning Jacket     Johnny Mathis     Aaron Watson     David Essex(u.K.)     Cliff Richard(U.K.)      The Mavericks     Frank Ifield(Australia/U.K.)  

76.  Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
     Four Aces     Frank Sinatra     Nat King Cole     Andy Williams     Barry Manilow     Neil Sedaka     Kenny Rogers

75.  This Guy's/Girl's In Love With You
     Herb Alpert     B.J. Thomas     Donny Osmond     Jimmy Ruffin     Regis & Joy Philbin     Diana Ross & The Supremes with The Temptations     Richard Clayderman     Julio Iglesias     Barry Manilow     Dave Koz     The Reels(Australia)     Harry Connick Jr.     Faith No More     Aretha Franklin     Petula Clark(U.K.)     Dusty Springfield(U.K.)     Dionne Warwick     Brenda Lee     Ella Fitzgerald     

74.  Time In A Bottle
     Jim Croce     Roger Williams     The Ventures     Eddie Kendricks     Lena Horne     Glen Campbell 

73.  Stand By Me

     Ben E. King     Jay & The Americans     Mickey Gilley     John Lennon(U.K.)

72.  We Got Tonight
     Bob Seger     Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton     Barry Manilow     Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton

71.  You Belong To Me
          The Duprees     Patsy Cline     Annie Lennox(U.K.)     Sue Thompson     Jo Stafford     Patti Page     Dean Martin     Bing Crosby     Tori Amos      Michael Buble(Canadian)     Pat Boone     Anne Murray(Canada)     Paul Anka         Petula Clark(U.K.)     Joni James     Jerry Lee Lewis     Anita Baker     Johnny Mathis     Connie Francis     Bruno Mars     Crystal Gayle     Ella Fitzgerald     Bob Dylan     Ringo Starr(U.K.)     Rod Stewart(U.K.)     Jane Morgan     Jim Reeves     Santo & Johnny     Vonda Shepard     Hank Snow     Jimmy Sturr     Dean Martin     Maureen McGovern 
        For more on Patsy Cline - CLICK  
        Blind Sight 100 Most Important American Songs   see songs #82 & 35

70.  I'll Be There

     The Jackson Five     La Toya Jackson     Mariah Carey & Trey Lorenz     The Temptations

69.  Deep Purple

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Nino Tempo & April Stevens
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     Larry Clinton & Orchestra     Guy Lombardo & Orchesrta(Canada)     Bing Crosby    Art Tatum     Jimmy Dorsey          Artie Shaw & Helen Forrest      Larry Clinton & Bea Wain     Billy Ward & The Dominoes     Screamin' Jay Hawkins     Nino Tempo & April Stevens     Donnie & Marie Osmond     Jeff Healey(Canada)     Artie Shaw & Helen Forrest     Jackie Gleason     The Shadows(U.K.)     Johnny Mathis     Mantovani     Gene Kruppa and Bill Black     Aker Bilk(U.K.)     Ingrid Lucia     Al Hurt     Paul Weston     Diane Schuur     Carol Sloane     Lionel Hampton     Duke Ellington     Jimmy Smith     Sarah Vaughn     Morton Gould     Santo & Johnny     Peter Nero     Billy Strange     Doc Cheatham     Dave Brubeck     Pat Boone     Diana Shore     The Crew Cuts     Frank Ifield(Australia)     Ray Stevens     Vic Damone     Jimmie Rogers     Cliff Richard     Steve Allen     Joni James                                                     
68.  Break It To Me Gently
     Brenda Lee     Juice Newton     Ruth Brown     Lorrie Morgan

67.  On Broadway

     The Drifters     George Benson     Bobby Darin     Widespread Panic     The Dave Clark Five(U.K.)     Ray Brown Jr.     Eric Carmen     James Taylor     Nancy Sinatra     Gary Numan     Frank Sinatra     Percy Faith     Lou Rawls     Tito Puente     The coasters     Johnny Mathis     Sly & The family stone     The Coasters     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Buddy Rich     The Chipettes     Neil Young               

66.  You Don't Know Me
     Eddy Arnold     Jerry Vale     Patti Page     Ray Charles     Elvis Presley     Bette Midler     Mickey Gilley     Michael Bolton     Harry Connick Jr.     Michael Buble(Canadian)     Willie Nelson     Leon Jackson     Michael McDonald     Anne Murray(Canada)     Emmylou Harris     Lenny Welch      Ricky/Rick Nelson     Ray Charles & Diana Krall(Canada)     Lou Lou Roman     Michael Grimm     Jackie Wilson     Kenny Loggins     The Heptones(Jamaica)     Diane Schuur & B.B. King     Russel Watson(U.K.)     Juice Newton     Patti Page     The Band     Bob James & David Sanborn     Charlie Rich     Patricia Butler     Allen Toussaint     John Scofield & Aaron  Neville     Leon Jackson(U.K.)     Janis Siegel     David Sanborn     Manfred Mann(U.K.)     Jane Arden(Canada)     Don McLean     Van Morrison     Richard Manuel     Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole                
65.   Alfie
    Dionne Warwick     Stevie Wonder(Insrtrumental)     Buddy Rich     The Delfonics     Cher     Percy Faith     Maynard Ferguson    Anita Kerr Singers     Stan Getz     George Shearing     The Sweet Inspirations(Elvis backup singers)     Vanessa Williams     Barbara Streisand     Sarah Vaughn     Johnny Mathis     Jack Jones     Dave Koz     Billy Vaughn     Cilla Black(U.K.)     Joannie Sommers     Olivia Newton John[Easterling]       Cilla Black(U.K.)     Matt Monroe     Sarah Vaughn    Bill Evans     

64.  Theme From A Summer Place 
     Percy Faith     The Ventures     Billy Vaughn     Andy Williams     The Lettermen     Julie London     Bobby Vinton     Joanie Sommers     Henry Mancini     The Lennon Sisters     Skeeter Davis     Al Caiola     The Brass Ring     The Hunters(U.K.)     Ashley Roberts(Disco/Electronic Music)     Chet Atkins     Tito Rodriguez(Puerto Rico/U.S.)     James Last     Ray Conniff     Julie London     Hugo Winterhalter     The Tornados(U.K.)     Hugo Montenegro     Cliff Richard(U.K.)     Duane Eddy     Fausto Papetti(Italy)               
      For more on these Percy Faith & The Ventures and this song Click
      Top 100 American Instrumentals
     For more on The Ventures Click
     100 Most Important American Songs  Scroll down to song #6 Also check artist index at bottom of blog.

63.  Sleep Walk
     Santo & Johnny     The Ventures     Jeff Beck     Brian Setzer     Carlos Santana     Paul Mauriat(France)     The Shadows(U.K.)     Chet Atkins     The Chantays     Les Paul     Danny Garlton     Al Caiola     Henri Rene     The California Guitar Trio     B.J. Cole(U.K.0     Amos Garett(U.S./Canada)     Jeff Beck(U.K.)     Tom Doughty(U.K.)     Steve Howe(U.K.)     Leo Kottke     Micah P. Hinson     Joe Satriani      Jonathan Richmond     Charlie Musselwhite     Tommy Cook     Jimmy Russel     
Authors Note - This song has appeared in numerous films the most notable are "La Bamba", "Sleepwalkers, "Twelve Monkeys", and "Charlies Angels - Full Throttle".          
     For more on this song and Santo & Johnny Click
     Top100 American Instrumentals
62.  We've Only Just Begun  (Wedding song - Bride Groom Dance standard)
     The Carpenters     Perry Como     Andy  Williams     Ray Conniff     Johnny Mathis     Liberace     The Ventures

61.  I Left My Heart In San Francisco
     Tony Bennett     Frank Sinatra     Peggy Lee     Brenda Lee     Bobby Womack     Dean Martin     Julie London     Mina(Italy)     Andy Williams     Wayne Newton

60.  He <
     Righteous Brothers     Al Hibbler    Elvis Presley     Tammy Wynette     Diana Ross & the Supremes     Perry Como     Glen Campbell     Pat Boone     Crystal Gayle     Andy Williams     The McGuire Sisters     Frankie Laine     Rodney Dangerfield     The Light Crust Doughboys with James Blackwood and The Jordanaires     Jim Nabors & the Jordanaires     Gene McDaniels
     For more on the Righteous Brothers CLICK
      Blind Sight 100 Most Important and Influencial American Songs see song #92.

59.  God Bless The U.S.A.
       Lee Greenwood     Jump5     Beyonce     American Idol Finalists-03

58.  Where Or When 
     Dion & The Belmonts(Doo Wop Ballad)     Ray Heatherton & Mitzi Green     Hal Kemp     Artie Shaw     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     The Beach Boys     Ray Anthony     Julie Andrews(U.K.)     Patti Page     The Four Lads     Tony Bennett     Dave Brubeck     Al Hibbler     Perry Como     Marcus Roberts    Natalie Cole     Harry James          Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra(German)     Duke Ellington     Gene Krupa & His Orchestra     Peggy Lee     The Letterman     Barry Manilow     Julie London     Dean Martin     Johnny Mathis     Steve Lawrence     Judy Collins     Andy Williams     Art Tatum     Harry Connick Jr.     George Michael(U.K.)     Les Paul & Mary Ford     Carly Simon     The Supremes     Stan Getz     Kenny Rogers     Nat King Cole     Rod Stewart(U.K.)    
World War II era family of Mother, Father
Daddy's Little Girl.

57. Daddy's Little Girl - (Wedding - Father Daughter Dance)  
      Al Martino     Mills Brothers     Frank Fountaine     Eddy Arnold     Michael Buble(Canada)  

56.   Only You
         The Platters     Ringo Starr(U.K.)     Diana Ross     Brenda Lee     The Statler Brothers     The Stylistics     Doug Stone     Bobby Hatfield     Reba McIntire     Travis Tritt     John Lennon     Bobby Vinton

55. Mr. Sandman(Pat Ballard) <
     The Chordettes     Emmylou Harris     Four Aces     Blind Guardian(Germany)     Bette Midler     Al Hirt     The Fleetwoods     The Andrews Sisters     The Supremes     Marvin Gaye     Puppini Sisters(U.K./Italy)     The Osmonds     Gob(Canada)     The Chipmunks     The Orlons     Linda McCartney     Chet Atkins    Anita O'Day & Cal Tjader Quartet     The Blue Diamonds(Netherlands/Indonesia)     Pomplamoose     Jose Melis     Max Bygraves O.B.E.(U.K.)     The Mills Brothers     Linda Ronstadt     Mocedades(Spain)     Les Paul & Mary ford     Bert Kaempfert & his Orchestra(Germany)     Chuck Barris     Bobby Vee     Vaughn Monroe & his Orchestra     Christmas version "Mr. Santa"     Suzzy Bogguss     Amy Grant     Lenny Dee     Shari Lewis

54.  Twilight Time
       The Platters     Les brown & His Band Of Renown     Jose Feliciano     Willie Nelson

53.  Ebb Tide
     The Righteous Brothers      Vic Damone     Frank Sinatra     The Platters     Lenny Welch     Roy Hamilton
       For more on the Righteous Brothers CLICK
         Blind Sight 100 Most Important and Influencial American Songs see song #92. 

52.  Frankie & Johnny(Tradional - Hughie Cannon?)*/** <
      Elvis Presley     Lindsay Lohan     Brook Benton    Sam Cooke     Louis Armstrong     Johnny Cash     The Ventures     Dave Brubeck     Doc Watson     Les Paul & Mary ford          Jimmie Rodgers     Greenwood County Singers     Lonnie Donegan(Australia)     Stevie Wonder     Duke Ellington     Bob Dylan     Jerry Lee Lewis     Pete Seger     Lena Horne     Chris Smither     Taj Mahal     Van Morrison     Burl Ives     Gene vincent     Fats Waller     Count Basie     Sammy Davis Jr.     Benny Goodman     George Jones     Gene Autry     Benny Berigan     Dean Martin     David Allen Coe     Champion Jack Dupree     Ethel Waters     The Village Stompers     Mae West     Frankie Carle     Johnny Maddox     Merle Haggard & the Strangers     Pearl Bailey     Memphis Slim     David Frizzell     Sandy Posey     Ian Whitcomb(U.K.)     Hank Snow     Ace Cannon     Guy Lombardo)Canada)     Anita O'Day    Al Hirt     Jo Ann Castle     The Ink Spots     Erroll Garner[Frankie & Johnny Fantasy]     Chet Atkins     King Oliver     Aker Bilk(U.K.)      Bill black's Combo     W.C. Fields     101 Strfings     The Hit Crew  
*This song has questionable origins and may date back as far as the American Civil War.
**There are well over an additional 100 recordings by lesser known artists.  
         For more on Elvis Presley CLICK
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51. Heart And Soul (Hoagy Carmichael song)
     Hoagy Carmichael     Larry Clinton     Eddy Duchin     The Four Aces     The Cleftones(Doo Wop)     Jan & Dean(Doo Wop)     Dean Martin     Dave Brubeck     The Dorsey Brothers     Ella Fitzgerald     Crystal Gayle     Tom Hanks & Robert Loggia (in film "Big")     George Shearing     NOFX     Mel Torme     The Spaniels(Doo Wop)     Forever Plaid

50.  Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 

      The Platters     Irene Dunne     Gertude Niesen     Paul Whiteman Orchestra with Bob Lawrence     Larry Adler     Tommy Dorsey     Henry Hall & BBC Orchestra(U.K.)     Julio Iglesias(Spain) & All 4 One(U.S.A.)     Nat King Cole    Vic Damone     Jason Donovan(Australia/U.K.)     Harry Belafonte     Sierra Boggess     Ray Conniff     Narvel Felts     Boots Randolph    Jerry Garcia     JD Souther     Barbara Streisand     George Shearing     Margaret Whiting     Sarah Vaughn     Judy Garland     Charlie Parker     Johnny Mathis     Patti Austin     David Sanborn     Peggy Lee     Dinah Washington     Art Tatum    Cannonball Adderley     Coleman Hawkins     Richard Clayderman(France)     Al Jolson     Claire Fischer     Johnny Dankworth(U.K.)     Deborah Cox(Canada)     Timi Yuro     Eartha Kitt     Polly Bergen     Elaine Paige(U.K.)     John Alford(U.K.)     George Melachrino(U.K.)     Serge Gainsbourg(France)     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Bryan Ferry(U.K.)     Penny McLean(Austria)     Nana Mouskouri(Greece)     Alison Jiear(Australia)     Thelonious Monk     Glenn Miller     Keith Jarrett     

49.  You Light Up My Life
       Debbie Boone    LeAnn Rimes     Johnny Mathis     Kenny Rogers
       For more on this song and Debbie Boone click
       100 Most Important American Songs

48.  Always On My Mind
       Elvis Presley     Willie Nelson     Brenda Lee     Pet Shop Boys (UK)     Ryan Adams
       For more on Elvis Presley CLICK
        Blind Sight 100 Most Important and Influential American Songs see songs 85, 80. 78, 53, 36, 9, & 3 also see index at bottom of blog for references to Elvis at other songs.  

47.  Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
      Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons     Frank Sinatra     Andy  Williams     Maureen McGovern     Jay & The Americans     The Lettermen (Medley - Can't take My Eyes Off Of You/Goin' Out Of My Head)
      For more on Frankie Valli Click
      Musicians With Disabilities Top 25 Americans   

46.  My Eyes Adored You
       Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons     Fred Astaire     Barry Manilow
       For more on Frankie Valli Click
       Musicians With Disabilities Top 25 Americans

45.  By The Time I Get To Phoenix
     Glen Campbell     Johnny Rivers     Santo & Johnny     Jose Feliciano     Johnny Mathis
44.  I Will Always Love You
       Dolly Parton       Whitney Houston     Linda Ronstadt     LeAnn Rimes     Connie Talbot     Cast of Glee     Kenny Rogers 
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Connie Francis
Photo by ABC Television
Photo from Wikipedia
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       100 Most Important American Songs See song #97

43.  Who's Sorry Now
       Connie Francis     Marion Harris     Ella Fitzgerald     Harry Connick Jr.     Clay Aiken     Marie Osmond
      For more on Connie francis CLICK
      Musicians with Disabilities Top 25 Americans  See honorable mention

42.  All Or Nothing At all
       Frank Sinatra     George Shearing     Billie Holiday     Sarah Vaughn     Jack Jones     Barry Manilow     Diana Krall (Canadian)
       For more on this song and Frank Sinatra - CLICK
       Blind Sight - 100 Most Important American Songs   see song #19

41.  Stardust(Hoagy Carmichael & Mitchell Parish)
        Willie Nelson     Hoagy Carmichael     Glenn Miller     Frank Sinatra     Nat King Cole     Connie Francis     George Shearing     Barry Manilow     Harry Connick Jr.     Rod Stewart (U.K.)     Michael Buble (Canada)     Billy Ward & The Dominoes     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Artie Shaw     Natalie Cole     Johnny Mathis     Nat King Cole & Dean Martin     Doc Severinsen (Tonight Show Band)     Aaron Neville     Kenny Rogers     Mantovani     Bing Crosby     Eddie Cochran     Stevie Holland     David Benoit     Larry Coryell     Ringo Starr(U.K.)     Tommy Dorsey     Louis Armstrong     Keely Smith     Doris Day      Mel Torme      John Coltrane     Tex Beneke     Ella Fitzgerald     Mina(Italy)     Al Hirt     Dizzy Gillespie     Jan Garber     Dave Brubeck     Art tatum     Earl Grant     George Benson     Henry Mancini     Jo Stafford     Matt Monro     Sarah Vaughn     Dinah Shore     The Ink spots     Victor Borge     Harry James     

40.  Fever

      Peggy Lee      Elvis Presley(U.S.), Michael Buble(Canada) & The Royal Philharmonic(U.K.)     McCoys     Rita Colledge     Elvis Presley     Madonna     Beyonce     The Ventures     Peggy Lee (Disco/Electronic Music re-mix)     Bette Midler     Anne Murray(Canada)     Little Willie John     A Fine Frenzy     The Cramps     Daniel Ash(U.K.)     

39.  Send Me The Pillow You Dream On
       Johnny Tillotson     Hank Locklin     The Browns     Dean Martin     The Whites     Dolly Parton     Dwight Yoakam     Roy Rogers     Jerry Lee Lewis     Jo Ann Campbell     Connie Francis     Floyd Cramer     Daniel O Donnell(Ireland)     The Everly Brothers     Skeeter Davis     Lydia &The Melody Strings     Kitty Wells     Sammi Smith     Pat Boone     Connie Francis & Hank Williams Jr.     Melba Montgomery     Hank Locklin & Dolly Parton     Peter & Gordon(U.K.)     101 Strings Orchestra     Slim Whitman     Willie Nelson & Hank Snow     The 50 Guitars of Tommy Garrett     Jerry Vale     Roy Acuff     Larry Sparks     Orion     Ferlin Husky & Hank LOcklin               

38.  Make The World Go Away

      Eddy Arnold     Timi Yuro    Donny & Marie Osmond     Elvis Presley          

37.  Welcome To My World <
      Jim Reeves     Dean Martin     Elvis Presley     Eddy Arnold     Ricky Nelson     Faron Young     Wilma Burgess     Giant Sand     Daniel O'Donnell(Ireland)     John Grenell(New Zealand)      Floyd Cramer     Henry Smith(U.K.)     Charley Pride     Anita Kerr Singers     Billy Forrest     Tammy Wynette     Anna Wilson     Ace Cannon     Cristy Lane     Mickey Giley     Mel Gibson[mot the actor]     Roy Drusky     Kitty Wells     Webb Pierce     The Jordanaires     Mel Tillis     Ray Price     Graham Blvd.     The Hit Crew

36.  Crying
       Roy Orbison     Don McLean     Roy Orbison & K.D. Lang     Jay & The Americans     Vonda Shepard     Gene Pitney     Ronnie Milsap     Del Shannon     Clay Aiken     Dion     Il Devo(Multi-National)     Billy Gilman     Billy Joe Royal     Lynn Anderson     La India(Puerto Rico/U.S.)     Dottie West     B.J. Thomas     Austra(Canada)     Waylon Jennings     Stephanie Winslow     Glen Campbell     Johnny Cash     Deana Carter     John Mayall(U.K.)     Jim Reeves     Helmut Lotti(Belgium)     Bobby Vinton     Liza Minnelli     The Lettermen     B.J. Thomas     Pat Benatar     Freddie & the Dreamers(U.K.)     Mark Vincent(Australia)           

35.  Moonlight Serenade
      Glenn Miller     Rivieras (Doo Wop group)     Bobby Vinton     The Ventures     Chicago
For more on this Glenn Miller CLICK
Top 100 American Instrumentals see songs 10, 3, and 1.

34.  Hello Dolly
       Louis Armstrong     Frank Sinatra     Barbra Streisand     Pearl Bailey     Harry Connick Jr

33. Theme From New York New York

      Liza Minnelli     Frank Sinatra     Michael Bolton     David Townsend(Canada)     Michael Buble(Canada)     Max Adler     Beyonce     Phish     The Three Tenors(Spain & Italy)     Sammy Davis Jr.     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     Queen(U.K.)     Jose Jose(Mexico)     Real Big Fish     Anna Ternheim(Sweden)     Cat Power     George shearing & Mel Torme(medley)

32.  I'll Be Seeing You
      Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra     Bing Crosby     Rosemary Clooney     The Five Satins     Dean Martin     Michael Buble (Canada)     Anne Murray(Canada)     Neil Sedaka     The Pony Tails

31.  When A Man Loves A Woman

       Percy Sledge      Micheal Bolton     Arron Neville     Marvin Gaye     Bette Midler     Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
     For more on Michael Bolton Click
     Musicians With Disabilities Top 25 Americans

30.  Bridge Over Troubled Water

       Simon & Garfunkel     Elvis Presley & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     Elvis Presley     Johnny Cash     Linda Clifford(Disco/Electronic Music)   Roberta Flack     Bobby Darin     Cilla Black(u.K.)     Natalie Cole     Anne Murray(Canada)     The Jackson Five     Willie Nelson     Buck Owens & The Buckaroos     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     The Supremes     LeAnn Rimes     Michael W. Smith 

29.  Go Away Little Girl

       Steve Lawrence     Donnie Osmond     Happenings    Bobby Vinton     Del Shannon     Jimmy Snith     Stan Getz     Bobby Vee     101 Strings     Johnny Mathis     Ray Conniff     Count Basie     The Lettermen     Al Jarreau     Bobby Rydell     Miky Dolenz     Percy Faith     Peter Nero     Hit Crew

28.  Never My Love

      The Association     5th. Dimension     Addrisi Brothers     The Ventures     Andy Williams     Johnny Mathis     Steve Lawrence     Etta James     Four Tops     The Lennon sisters     Brenda Lee     Percy Faith     Lou Christie     Henry Mancini     Sarah Vaughn     The Sandpebbles     Vern Gosdin & Janie Fricke     Booker T & The MG's     Barry Manilow     Blue Swede(Sweden)

27.  (Ghost) Riders In The Sky/Riders In The Sky
       Vaughn Monroe     Duane Eddy     The Ventures    Lawrence Welk     Ramrods     Johnny Cash     Marty Robbins     Stan Jones     Gene Autry     Elvis Presley     The Outlaws     Deborah Harry     Bing Crosby     Peggy Lee     Eddy Arnold     Norman Luboff Choir     Dick Dale & the Deltones     Surfaris     Brothers Four     The Spotnicks(Sweden)     The Shadows(U.K.)     Frankie Laine     Spike Jones and his City Slickers{Novelty}     Children Of Bodom(Finland)     Die Apokalyptischen Reiter(Germany)     Impaled Nazarene(Finland)     Burl Ives     Peter tevis     Baja Marimba Band     Davie Allan & The Arrows     Susan Christie     Riders In The Sky     Chris LeDoux     Buckethead     Christopher Lee     Johnny Cash & Willie Nelson     Ned Sublette     Greg Ryder     Dean Martin     R.E.M.     Me First And The Gimme Gimmes     Concrete Blonde     Boston Pops Orchestra     Dixie Chicks     The Tubes     Roy Clark     Roger Williams
For more on The Ventures Click
      100 Most Important American Songs  Scroll down to song #6 Also check artist index at bottom of blog.

26.  Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

      The Andrews Sisters     Bette Midler     Katy Perry, Keri Hilson & Jennifer Nettles
The Andrews Sisters as seen in the
1942 Universal Pictures Company film
"Private Buckaroo".  For more on this film
and photo visit
also Wikimedia File
    En Vogue(Hip/Hop version)     Puppini Sisters(U.K./Italy)     Jerry Lawson & Talk Of The Town     Von Trapp Children(Austria)     Cluster S
isters(Brazil)     Lennon Sisters     Gene Krupa     Marie Osmond     Woody Herman     Sarah Vaughn    Royal Air Force Dance Orchestra(U.K.)     Tommy Dorsey     Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops     John Williams & The Boston Pops     The Forester Sisters     Sandy Posey     Stars on 45(Netherlands)     Hit Crew     Done Again     
For more about this song CLICK
Top 100 Labor Day and American Workers Songs  see song 35

25.  Endless Love  <

       Lionel Richie & Diana Ross     Luther Vandross & Mariah Carey     Kenny Rogers     Carl Day     Lionel Richie & Shania Twain(Canada)     Cast Of Glee     John Troutman     Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     John Tesh     Dionne Warwick & Tom Jones(U.K.)     JIve Bunny & the Mastermixers(U.K.)     Jimmy Smith     Diana Ross     Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers     Paul Mauriat(France)     Johnny Ray[not to be confused with 50's Pop singer]     Roger Williams     Acker Bilk(U.K>)     Ace Cannon     Bobby Lewis & Kelli Potts     101 Strings     The Hit Crew

24.  Please Love Me Forever
      Bobby Vinton     Tommy Edwards     Cathy Jean & The Roommates (Doo Wop)    Wanda Jackson     The Lettermen     Graham Blvd.     The Hit Crew

23  Fly Me To Moon
     Frank Sinatra     Joe Harnell (Bosa Nova)    Kaye Ballard     George Shearing     Bobby Womack     Doris Day     George Strait & Frank Sinatra     Michael Bolton     Nat King Cole     Neil Sedaka     Anita O'Day & The Three Sounds     

22.  When I Fall In Love <
       The Lettermen     Natalie & Nat King Cole     Nat King Cole     Doris Day          Wyonna Judd     Barry Manilow     Michael Crawford     Celine Dion(Canada) & Clive Griffin     Anne Murray(Canada)     Nat King Cole & Dean Martin     Mandy Harvey     Jeri Southern     Natalie Cole     Rick Astley(U.K.)     Sandra Dee     Guy Lombardo(Canada)     Johnny Crawford     Donny Osmond     Kenny Rogers     Tom Jones(U.K>)     Lesley Garrett(U.K>)     The Carpenters     Little Willie Littlefield     Barry Manilow     Faron Young     Westlife(Ireland)     Miles Davis     Sam Cooke     Perry Como     Brent Spiner     Bobby Vinton     Joni James     Dinah Washington     Brian Hyland     Ray Anthony     Tony Bennett     Chet Baker     Boyz II Men     Rod Stewart(U.K.)     Brenda Lee   Andrea Bocelli(Italy)     Chris Botti     Cilla Black(U.K.)     Bill Evans     The Four Preps     Brook Benton     Duane Eddy     The Famingos     Stan Kenton     Lou Rawls     The Platters     Grover Washington     Diane Schuur     Joe Williams     Arthur Prysock     Linda Ronstadt     Julie London     Sandie Shaw(U.K.)     Stan Getz     Lena Horne     Johnny Mathis     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Kathie Lee Gifford      Janie Fricke     Juillo Iglesias(Spain)     Echo & the Bunnymen(U.K.)     Bill Frisell     Eydie Gorme     Jim Hall     Matt Monroe     Peter & Gordon(U.K.)     Laura Nyro     Carmen McRae     Anne Murray(Canada)     Les McCann    Gene McDaniels     Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers                        

21.  You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
       The Righteous Brothers     Hall & Oates     Elvis Presley & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     Elvis Presley     Bill Pursell     Telly Savalas(Played Kojak)     Cilla Black(U.K.)     Dionne Warwick     Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway     Gladys Knight & The Pips     Carol Baker(Canada)     Barbara Fairchild     Johnny & Edgar Winter     Etta James     Barry Manilow     Barry Mann     The Lettermen     Gene Pitney     Glenn Campbell     Acker Bilk(U.K.)     Bill Medley     Floyd Cramer     King Curtis     Neil Diamond & Dolly Parton     Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood     John Farnham(Australia)     Olivia Newton John{Easterling}(Australia/U.S.) & Anthony Warlow(Australia)     Pat Boone     Boots Randolph     The Contours     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Timi Yuro     Cliff Richard(U.K.)     Johnny Rivers     Lou Rawls     Billy Preston     Kenny Rogers & Dottie West     Smokey Robinson & The Miracles               
      For more on this song and The Righteous Brothers Click
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20.  Hawaii Five-O  --  Video - The Ventures     

      The Ventures     Brian Setzer Orchestra     (In mix medley "That's What I Like") Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers(U.K.)     Don Ho     Sammy Davis Jr.(Composer of the song, Morton Stevens, was Sammy's band leader)
     For more on The Ventures Click
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     2. 100 Most Important American Songs  Scroll down to song #6 and also check Artist Index at the end of the blog.
     3. Top 100 Labor Day and American Workers Songs  see song 32

19.  Night And Day  -- Video - Frank Sinatra 

      George Shearing     Frank Sinatra     Everything but the Girl(U.K.)     Ella Fitzgerald     Doris Day    Etta James     The Temptations     Michael Bolton     The king's Singers     Rod stewart     Anita O'Day & Billy May

18.  Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye  -- Video - The Casinos 
       Johnny Tillotson     Eddy Arnold     Perry Como      5th. Dimension     The Manhattans     Johnny Rivers     Neal McCoy     Tony Beau     Glenn Campbell

17.  Dream A Little Dream Of Me -- Video - Mama Cass of The Mamas & Papas

     Ozzie Nelson (Father of Rick Nelson & Grandfather of Nelson)     Dorsey Brothers Orchestra     Nat King Cole    Bing Crosby      Henry Mancini     Anne Murray(Canada)     Connie Francis     Laura Fygi

16.  Love Me Tender -- Video - Elvis Presley & Dea Norberg  <

     Elvis Presley     Elvis Presley & Dea Norberg     Elvis Presley & Barbara Streisand       Elvis Presley & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     Richard Chamberlain     Percy Sledge     Jessica Simpson    B.B. King     Don McLean     Jimmy Sturr     Johnny Nash     Chris Isaak & Brandi     Kenny Rogers     Tony Bennett     Willie Nelson     Julie Andrews(U.K.)     Richard Clayderman(France)     Freddy Fender     Frank Sinatra     Love Sunrise Orchestra     Elvis Presley & Frank Sinatra     Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis & Elvis Presley     Adam Levy & Norah Jones     Amy Grant     Merle Haggard     Toni Braxton     Nat King Cole     Engelbert HumperdinckU.K.)     Linda Ronstadt     James Brown     Helmut Lotti(Netherlands)     Marty Robbins     Barry Manilow     B.J. Thomas     Johnny Mathis     Andrea Bocelli(Italy)     Cliff Richard(u.K.)     Carmen McRae     Connie Francis     Johnny Hallyday(France)     Ray Conniff     Ray Brown     The Platters     Pat Boone     Keely Smith     Duane Eddy     Ray Price     Skeeter Davis     Johnny Mann Singers     Albert King     Petula Clark(U.K.)     David Hasselhoff     The Lettermen     Daniel O'Donnell(Ireland)     Jim Ed Brown     Mina(Italy)     Bert Kaempfert(Germany)     Cerys Matthews(U.K.)     Vytautas Juozapaitis(Lithuania)     Mick Ronson(U.K.)     Deana Martin     Della Reese     Muslim Magomayev(Azerbaijan)     Annette Peacock     Scatman John     Gene McDaniels     Nana Mouskouri(Greece)     Roger Whittaker(U.K.)     Carnie Wilson     Sam Harris     Pan Flute     The Browns     Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen(U.K.)      Robert Shaw & the Lonely Street Band     The Residents     Jose Feliciano     Brian Hyland     Link Wray     Jimmy Wakely     Ace Cannon     Chuck Jackson     The Las Vegas International Philharmonic     Faron Young     The Jordanaires     J.D. Sumner & the Stamps Quartet     Rockabye Baby     Hollyridge Strings     101 Strings     Graham Blvd.     The Hit Crew    

15.  (Somewhere) Over The Rainbow -- Video - Judy Garland (1938 - 39)         

        Katharine McPhee     George Shearing     Demensions     Judy Garland     Billy Ray Cyrus     Anne Murray(Canada)     Diane Schurr     Kylie Minogue (Australian)     Faith Hill     Susan Boyle(U.K.)     Patrick Henry Hughes     The Ventures     Anne Murray(Canada)     Dave Koz & Judy Garland     Harry Nilsson     Patti LaBelle     Mormon Tabernacle Choir     Mandy Harvey     Marica Hiraga(Japan)     Acker Bilk(U.K.)     

14.  The Way You Look Tonight -- Video - The Lettermen

       Fred Astaire     Billie Holiday     James Darren     Harry Connick Jr.     Michael Buble (Canadian)     The Lettermen     Mandy Harvey     Rod Stewart(U.K.)

13.  Some Enchanted Evening -- Video - Jay & The Americans
      Jay & The Americans     Perry Como     Bing Crosby     Frank Sinatra     Mantovani          The Temptations     Art Garfunkel

12.  I Can't Stop Loving You -- Video - Ray Charles

      Ray Charles     Don Gibson     Diane Schuur     Kitty Wells     Conway Twitty     Frank Sinatra     Elvis Presley     Martina McBride     Johnny Mathis     Anne Murray(Canada)     The Ventures
     For more on Ray Charles Click
     1. Musicians With Disabilities Top 25 Americans
     2. 100 Most Important American Songs
     3. Top 40 Blind and Visually Impaired American Musicians scroll down to#2.
     4. Top 100 American Instrumentals see song #100 

11.  Lazy River -- Video - Bobby Darin

      Hoagy Carmichael   Phil Harris & Orchestra     Bobby Darin     George Shearing     The Ink Spots     Les Paul     Louis Armstrong     Manhattan Transfer     Harry Connick Jr.     Michael Buble (Canada)     Acker Bilk(U.K.)     Bing Crosby     Brenda Lee     The Gatlin Brothers     The Mills Brothers     Hank Thompson  

Top Ten with in-bedded videos

10.  At Last 
In-bedded Video of Beyonce singing "At Last".
      Etta James     Beyonce    Cyndi Lauper     Aretha Franklin     Diane Schuur     Glenn Miller, Ray Eberle & Lynn Bari     Ray Anthony     Miles Davis     Nat King Cole     Judy Garland     Michael Bolton     Mariah Carey     Kenny G      Brandy     Christina Aguilera     Lou Rawls & Diana Reeves     Mary Wells          Mandy Harvey
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9.   Unforgettable 

In-bedded video of Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole
     Nat king Cole & Natalie Cole     Nat King Cole     Dinah Washington     Peggy Lee     Roberta Flack     Vicki Carr     Earl Grant     Aretha Franklin     Johnny Mathis     Diane Schuur     Kenny Rogers     Sammy Davis Jr.     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Captain & Tennille     Esther Phillips     Andrea Bocelli(Italy) & Lisa Kelly(Ireland)     Merle Haggard     Peter Nero     Marcus Roberts     Jerry Vale    Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
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8.   Can't Help Falling In Love 
In-bedded video of CIRQUE DU SOLEIL production of "Viva Elvis".
      Elvis Presley     Elvis Presley & Sherry St-Germain     Elvis Presley & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra     Perry Como     Doris Day     UB40 (U.K.)     A-Teens (Sweden)          Andrea Bocelli(Italy)     Celine Dion(Canada)     Al Martino   Anne Murray(Canada)     Hollyridge Strings     Andrea Bocelli(Italy) & Katherine McPhee     Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers     Johnny Tillotson
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7.   Peter Gunn 
In-bedded video with The Art of Noise(U.K.) featuring Duane Eddy(U.S.)

 Henry Mancini*     The Ventures     The Art of Noise(U.K.) & Duane Eddy(U.S.)    Ray
Anthony     Duane Eddy     Blues Brothers     Sarah Vaughn & Henry Mancini     Billy Strange     Made In Sweden(Sweden)     Saliva{metal mix alternative lyrics}     Roy Buchanan     B-52's[Plane
45 record label of "Peter Gunn"
by Ray Anthony
t Claire/Peter Gunn heavy influence from The Ventures]     Grandmaster Flash{Style/aka Peter Gunn alternative Rap lyrics}     Richard Gleason Orchestra     Elvis Presley[incompete]     Bobby Hackett     Shelly Manne     Quincy Jones     The Remo Four     The Embers{Cha Cha}     The Pirates(U.K.)     The Cramps     Pulp(U.K.)     101 Strings     Silencers(U.K.)     Emerson Lake & Palmer(U.K.)     Jeff Beck     Dave Crusin     Billy Strange & his Guitar and Orchestra     Dick Dale & his Del-Tones     Gary Hoey     Billy J. Kramer(U.K.)     The Kingsmen[Portland OR. Rock band]     Ted Heath & His Music(U.K.)     Pete Candoli & his Orchestra     Shelly Manne     Eumir Deodato(Brazil)     Clarence Clemons     Ted Nash & His Orchestra     Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers(U.K.)     Harmonie Ensemble/New York with Steven Richman     King Curtis     Brian Poole(U.K.)     The London Theatre Orchestra & Cast(U.K.)     Jimi Hendrix     The City of Prague Philharminic(Czech Rep.)    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     Bill Black Combo     Fendermen     Huho Montenegro     Quincy Jones with Roland Kirk     Davie Allen & the Arrows     Billy Vaughn     Florida State University Marching Chefs     Louis Clark & the BBC Concert Orchestra(U.K.)     The Surfaris[medley]          
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Top 100 American Instrumentals

6.   In the Mood 

In-bedded video of a Hollywood band pretending to play "In The Mood". Glenn Miller version of the song is play.

      Glenn Miller     Ernie Fields     Brian Setzer Orchestra     Larry Elgart [Disco]     Ray
45 record label of Ernie Fields
"In The Mood"
 Stevens (novelty)     Brian Setzer[Gettin' In The Mood (For Christmas)]     Jerry Lee Lewis     Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers[Disco medley](U.K.)     Chicago     Harry James     Puppini Sisters(U.K./Italy)     Joe Loss(U.K.)     Jonathan King(U.K.)     The Shadows(U.K.)     Bad Manners(U.K.)     Benny Goodman     Doc Severinsen     Ray Anthony    Bill Haley & His Comets     The Andrews Sisters     James Last     Boston Pops Orchestra     Chet Atkins     Artie Shaw     BBC Big Band Orchestra(U.K.)     Gina Lorenzo     Ray Conniff     Renee & the Alligators(Netherlands)     Les Paul     Enoch Light     Nelson Riddle & The Andrews Sisters     Roy Clark     The Mar-Kays     Tennessee Ernie Ford    The Light Crust Doughboys & Nokie Edwards    
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5.   Unchained Melody 
In-bedded video with The Righteous Brothers

     Righteous Brothers  Les Baxter     Al Hibler     Roy Hamilton     June Valli     George Benson     Elvis Presley     Heart      LeAnn Rimes     Barry Manilow     Clay Aiken     Gareth Gates (UK)     Jimmy Sturr     Mark Vincent     Marty Robbins     Sweet Inspirations     Sarah McLachlan     Kenny Rogers     Vito & The Salutations     Cyndi Lauper     Avila(Canada)     Richard Kiser, Jason Coleman & Charlie McCoy     Il Divo(International)     Carl Day     Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge

4.   Georgia On My Mind (State song of Gerogia) 
In-bedded video with Ray Charles
     Hoagy Carmichael      Ray Charles     Righteous Brothers     Willie Nelson     Michael Bolton     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Usher     Jerry Lee Lewis     Gene Krupa Fsts Waller     Dean Martin     Dave Brubeck     Oscar Peterson     Michael Buble(Canada)     Wes Montgomery     Anita O'Day     Grover Washington Jr.     Billie Holiday     James Brown     Glenn Miller     Ella Fitzgerald     Zac Brown Band     Louis Armstrong     Bing Crosby     Jo Stafford     Spenser Davis Group(U.K.)     Gladys Knight     Annie Lennox(U.K.)          
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3.   I Got You Under My Skin 

In-bedded video with Michael Buble     

     Virginia Bruce     Frankie Vali & The Four Seasons     Stan Freberg (Parody)     George Shearing     Frank Sinatra     Louis Prima & Keely Smith     Perry Como     Dinah Washington          Gloria Gaynor     Barry Manilow     Michael Bolton     Diana Krall (Canada)     Michael Buble (Canada)       Rod Stewart (U.K.)     Anita O'Day & Billy May
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2.   What A Wonderful World  
In-bedded video by Rod Stewart

      Louie Armstrong     Sammy Kershaw      Willie Nelson     Tony Bennett & K.D. Lang (Canadian)     Rod Stewart (U.K.)     Louis Armstrong & Kenny G     Johnny Mathis     Lorrie Morgan & Sammy Kershaw     Patrick Henry Hughes     Celine Dion(Canada)     Michael Bolton     Carl Day     Rod Stewart(U.K.) & Stevie Wonder

1.   My Way^ 
In-bedded video of Elvis Presle in Concert
      Frank Sinatra     Elvis Presley     Paul Anka    Sid Vicious (UK)     Brook Benton     Nina Simone      Paul Anka & Frank Sinatra   Paul Anka & Jon Bon Jovi     Paul Anka & Julio Iglesias(Spain)     Patti Austin     R Kelly     Faker(Australia)     Andy Williams     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Mark Vincent(Australia)     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Fausto Papetti(Italy)     Pavarotti(Italy) & Frank Sinatra     Il Divo(International)
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About The List
     All songs are written by Americans or co-written by an American and a foreign national.  Performances are by Americans except where noted.  This list is the "New American Songbook - Electrofied Era".  The selections and ranking are made on continued popularity based on recordings.  Many songs predate the "Electrofied Era" but continue to find popularity.  An example is the melody to "Love Me Tender" which dates back to the American Civil War.  The song "Stardust" one of the most recorded songs of all time dates back to the mid 1920's but has not seen a significant uptick in popularity for the last two decades, but is still recognized by millions.  How music popularity is measured has undergone extensive changes as there has been a constant adding of new media (records, radio, TV, and the Internet) and how music is used, from commercials to ringtones.  A song like "Hawaii Five-O"  finds its popularity rooted in a multitude of places and uses.  The song can be heard most any Friday or Saturday night at half-time played by high school and collegiate marching bands/pep bands across America.  It is heard as the theme song to the TV show Hawaii Five-O and in (50 First Dates and Madagascar) motion pictures.  It also sells well on CD's, played by rock and Big Bands at parties, on radio, and can be heard as a ringtone.  Then there are questions about songs like "My Way" which can be traced back to Europe.  Paul Anka (Canadian born/Naturalized U.S. citizen)  clearly took a European (French) song and rewrote it, providing not only new lyrics but also making changes to the melody. A song making this list is not based solely on record/internet download sales or chart history. Other considerations take into account as to who recorded the song and most recent recordings and usage.  These and other factors are considered.  This list is not scientifically prepared, but great consideration and time has gone into trying to determine which songs are the most relevant.
Songs that did not make the top 100, but deserve recognition. 
(Comments and suggestions can be made following the list.)

Songs 101 to 200
101. Memories (Wedding Parents Dance)
     Elvis Presley     Lettermen     Larry Garden Ensemble(U.K.) 
102. Tears On my Pillow
     Little Antony & The Imperials     Sha Na Na     Kylie Minogue(Australia)     New Edition     The Fleetwoods     Reba McEntire     Neils Children(U.K.)     Timi Yuro     Chuck Jackson     Bobby Vinton     Neil Sedaka     Lorrie Morgan     Jodeci     Bobby Vee     Derrick Morgan     Johnny Tillotson
103. Green Green Grass Of Home
     Johnny Darrell     Porter Wagner     Bobby Bare     Jerry Lee Lewis     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Charley Pride     Stig Anderson(Sweden)     Trini Lopez     Elvis Presley     Gram Parsons     Merle Haggard     Joan Baez     Johnny Cash     Kenny Rogers     Katherine Jenkins(U.K.)     Hank Snow  
104. Chattanooga Choo Choo
     Glenn Miller Orchestra     Cab Calloway     Bill Haley & His Comets     Floyd Cramer     Ernie Fields     George Benson      BBC Big Band(U.K.)     Tuxedo Junction(Disco Version)     The Shadows(U,K.)     Asleep At The Wheel  
105. That Old Black Magic
     Glenn Miller Orchestra     Frank Sinatra     Sammy Davis jr.     Ella Fitzgerald     Louis Prima & Keely Smith     Marilyn Monroe     The Platters     Bobby Rydell     Rod Stewart(U.K.)     Michelle Williams     Deana Martin     Barbara Slater     Judy Garland     Andre Previn     Les Brown & His Band of Renown     Billy Stewart     Pat Boone     Oscor Peterson     Doris Day     Johnny Mathis     Tony Bennett     Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs     Terry Gibbs     Tommy Newsom     James Darren     Dr. John     Kevin Spacey     James Moody     Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra     Bobby Hackett     Morton Gould     Andre Kostelanetz & His Orchestra     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Carol Sloane                  
106. Caravan
     Barney Bigard     Duke Ellington     Arthur Lyman     The Ventures     Johnny Mathis     Duane Eddy     Nat King Cole     Martin Denny     BBC Big Band(U.K.)     James Brown     Chicago     Bobby Darin     Nat King Cole & Dean Martin     Swing Shift Band     Boston Pops Orchestra     The Mills Brothers     Dizzy Gfillespie     Wymton Marsalis     Dionne Warwick     Ella Fitzgerald     Tony Bennett     Thelonious Monk     Art Blakey     Oscar Peterson     Billy Eckstine     Jimmy Smith     Dick Dell     Harry Cannick Jr.     Dr. John     Buddy Rich     Kenny Burrell     Milt Jackson     Ahmad Jamal     Bob James     Maynard Ferguson     Art Tatum     Earl Hines     George Shearing Quintet     Dave Brubesc     Erroll Garner     Herbie Mann     Les Paul     Zoot Sims     Dick Hyman     Tommy Flanagan     Charlie Parker     Gordon Jenkins     Danny Gatton     Freddie Hubbard     Gene Krupa     Lalo Schifrin     Wes Montgomery     Dinah Washington     Roy Clark              
107. In The Still Of the Nite/Night (Fred Parris  song) -- (Doo Wop Ballad)
      Five Satins     Paul Anka     Santo & Johnny     The Crests     The Beach Boys     The Tokens     Boys II Men      Deborah Gibson     
108. My Heart Will Go On (Theme from Titanic)
     Kenny G.     Sarah Brightman(U.K.)     Jorge Calandrelli(Argentina)     Celine Dion(Canada)     Neil Diamond     Bella Morte     Paul Potts     Acker Bilk(U.K.)  
109. Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart
     Judy Garland     Frank Sinatra     Les Paul & Mary Ford     Dinah Shore     The Coasters     Brent Spiner(Data from Star Trek -The Next Generation)     Bing Crosby     Billy Eckstine     The Tramps(R&B/Disco act)
110. As Time Goes By     
     Rudy Vallee     Billie Holiday     Jimmy Durante     Sammy Davis Jr.     Frank Sinatra     Johnnie Ray     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Louis Armstrong     Tony Bennett     Willie Nelson     Johnny Mathis     Rod Stewart     Andy Williams     The Duprees     ZZ Top     Julio Iglesias(Spain)     Kenny Rogers     Barry White     Carly Simon     Johnny Nash     Harry Nilsson     Tiny Tim(Novelty)     Perry Como     Bing Crosby     Wide Spread Panic     Wang Leehom     Natalie Cole     Lou Rawls     Rod Stewart(U.K.) & Queen Latifah          
111. All Of Me
     Ruth Etting     Louis Armstrong     Paul Whiteman     Sarah Vaughn     Ella Fitzgerald     Frank Sinatra     Della Reese     Johnny Ray     Earl Garner     Willie Nelson     Anne Murray(Canada)     Michael Buble(Canada)     NOFX     
112. Blueberry Hill
     Glenn Miller     Gene Autry     Louis Armstrong     Fats Domino     Elvis Presley     Rick Nelson     Andy Williams     Duane Eddy     Bill Haley & His Comets     Cliff Richard(U.K.)     Brenda Lee     The Everly Brothers     Link Wray     Elton John(U.K.)     The Beach Boys     Skeeter Davis     Freddy Fender          
113. The Nearness Of You
     Gladys Swarthout     Glenn Miller Orchestra. with Ray Eberle     Paul Weston Orchestra with Diana Shore     Etta James     Bing crosby     Pat Boone     Rosemary Clooney     Frank Sinatra     Rick Nelson     Hoagy Carmichael     Barbara Mandrell     Norah Jones     The Rolling Stones(U.K.)     Rod Stewart(U.K.)  
114. Are You Lonesome Tonight
     Bob Haring & His Cameo Dance Orchestra*     Charles Hart     Al Jolson     The Carter Family     Ned Jacobs    Blue Barron     Jaye P. Morgan     Elvis Presley     Frank Sinatra     The Letterman     Elvis Presley (Live Las Vegas comedy version)     Pat Boone     Doris Day     Azra(Croatia)     Dodie Stevens(Yes, I'm Lonesome Tonight)     Donny Osmond     Anne Murray     Amanda Lear(France)     Jim Flaherty's Western Caravan feat. Howie Stange     Bryan Ferry(U.K.)     The Hollyridge Strings
*There is no known recording by this artist of this song still in existence.      
115. Laughter In The Rain
     Neil Sedaka     Earl Klugh     Ray Conniff     Donny Osmond
116. Un-Break My Heart
     Toni Braxton     Johnny Mathis
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117. Gentle On My mind
     Elvis Presley     Aretha Franklin     Dean Martin     Patti Page     Glen Campbell     Trini Lopez     Leonard Nimoy(played Spock in Star Trek)     Lucinda Williams     R.E.M.     Johnny Cash     
118. Misty
     Earl Garner     Larry Coryell     Earl Grant     Dave Koz     Ray Stevens     Lesley Gore     Johnny Mathis     Kenny G     Billy Eckstine     Sarah Vaughn     Frank Sinatra     Lloyd Price     The Shadows(U.K.)     Clay Aiken     Mantovani               
119. Makin' Whoopee
     Eddie Cantor     Ray Charles     Frank Sinatra     George Shearing     Doris day & Danny Thomas     Dinah Washington     Ella Fitzgerald     Dr. John & Ricky Lee Jones     Norah Jones, Wynton Marsalis & Willie Nelson 
120. Love Me Or Leave Me  
     Ruth Etting     Guy Lombado & His Royal Canadians with Caman Lombardo     Bing crosby     Doris Day     Sammy Davis Jr.     Perry Como     Peggy Lee     Les Elgart     Miles Davis     Benny Goodman     Billie Holiday     Olivia Newton-John [Easterling](Australia/U.S.)     Rod Stewart(U.K.)
121. My Blue Heaven   
     Gene Austin     Glenn Miller     Sandy Nelson     Mitch Miller     Fats Domino     Pete Fountain     Rick Nelson     Marty Robbins     Art Tatum     Lawrence Welk     Bobby Vinton     The Platters     Doris Day     Bert Kaempfert(German)     Norah Jones     Freddy Cannon     Nat King Cole     Harry Connick Jr.     Bing Crosby     Duane Eddy     Frank Sinatra     The Smashing Pumkins     Cliff Richards & The Shadows(U.K.)     Feddy Fender     Eddie Fisher     The Four Lads     The String-A- longs     Fabian 
122. It Had To Be You
     Sam Lanin     Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra     Diane Schuur     Barbra Streisand & Michael Buble(Canada)     Dorthy Lamour     Betty Hutton & Paul Westen Orchestra     Doris Day & Paul Westen Orchestra     Petula Clark & The Steve Race Quartet(U.K.)     Ray Charles     Andy Williams     Barbara Streisand     Hugo Winterhalter     Tony Bennett     Frank Sinatra     Harry Nilsson     Ella Fitzgerald     Kenny G     Harry Connick Jr.     Liza Minnelli     Don McLean 
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123. It keeps Right On A-Hurtin'
     Johnny Tillotson     Margaret Whiting     Billy Joe Royal     Elvis Presley     Bobby Darin     Boots Randolph     Sonny James     Dean Martin     Conway Twitty     Jimmie Rodgers     Shelly Fabares     Slim Whitman
124. Fools Rush In
     Glenn Miller & Ray Eberle     Tommy Dorsey & Frank Sinatra     Brook Benton     Rick Nelson     Elvis Presley     Doris Day     The Four freshman     Jo Stafford     Keely Smith     Bow Wow Wow(U.K.)     Cliff Richard(U.K.)     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)
125. For The Good Times
     Al Green    Chet Atkins    Elvis Presley     Ray Price    Frank Sinatra     Aaron Neville     Johnny Cash    Joe Diffie     Perry Como    Willie Nelson     Dean Martin     Issac Hayes     Sarah Vaughn     Count Basie     Engelbert Humperdinck(U.K.)     Kenny Rogers     Crystal Gayle     Anne Murray(Canada)
126. A Whole New World ^
     Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle     Nick Lachey & Jessica Simpson   
127. Pink Panther Theme
     Henry Mancini     The Ventures     Dave Koz
128. Your Cheatin' Heart
     Hank Williams     Ray Charles     George Hamilton the IV     Billy Vaughn     Elvis Presley     Patsy Cline     Leann Rimes     Glenn Campbell     Don McLean     Del Shannon     Nat King Cole   
129. The Stripper (Standard for strip clubs and strippers)
     David Rose & His Orchestra
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130. What's New
     Billie Holiday     Stan Kenton     Frank Sinatra     Louis Armstrong     Linda Ronstadt     George Shearing
131. How High The Moon
     Benny Goodman     Ella Fitzgerald     Les Paul & Mary Ford      Manhattan Transfer   
132. Don't Know Much
     Bill Medley      Bette Midler     Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville
133. Really Don't Want To Know
     Tommy Edwards     Esther Phillips     Eddy Arnold     Ronnie Dove     Connie Franices     Elvis Presley
134. Secret Love
     Doris Day     Connie Francis     Freddy Fender     Kim Weston & Marvin Gaye     George Shearing
135. Open arms
     Journey     Mariah Carey     Collin Raye     Barry Manilow     Low
136. The Way We Were
     Barbra Streisand     Barry Manilow     Barbra Streisand & Lionel Richie     Andy Williams     Mantovani     Aretha Franklin     Me First and the Gimme Gimmes     Gladys Knight     Doris Day     Percy Faith     Donna Summer     Johnny Mathis     Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     101 Strings     Kenny G.     Marvin Hamlisch     Perry Como     Rosemary Clooney     Bing Crosby     Henry Mancini     Glen Campbell     Roger Williams     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     Bobby Vinton     Eydie Gorme     Lawrence welk     Little Jimmie Scott     Paul Mauriat(France)     Dave Koz     Charlie Byrd     Richard Clatderman(France)     Boston Pops Orchestra[John Williams}     Les Brown     Floyd Cramer     Acker Bilk(U.K.)     Freda Payne     Ray Anthony     Bert Kaempfert(Germany)     Dick Haymes     Maynard Ferguson          
137. Goodnight Irene
     The Weavers     Frank Sinatra     The Kingston Trio              
138. Venus
     Frankie Avalon     Barry Manilow     Johnny Mathis     Frankie Avalon(Disco/Electronic Music)   139. Forever
     Little Dippers     Pete Drake     Mercy     Billy Walker                    
140. Crying Time
     Buck Owens     Ray Charles     Barbara Streisand     Andrie Hazes(Holland)     Wanda Jackson Elvis Costello(U.K.)     Ray Charles & Barbara Streisand     Commander Cody     LeAnne Rimes     Lorrie Morgan
141. Hurt
     Roy Hamilton     Timi Yuro     Elvis Presley     Juice Newton
142. You're All I Need To Get By
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrel     Diana Ross     Dionne Warwick     Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams     Gloria Gaynor (Disco)  Michael McDonald     Aretha Franklin  Tony Orlando & Dawn
Method Man & Mary J. Blige (in medley)              
143. Crazy
     Willie Nelson     Patsy Cline     LeAnn Rimes     Diana Krall(Canada)     Johnny Mathis     Julio Iglesias(Spain)     Chaka Khan & The London Sympahony Orchestra     
144. Only Love Can Break A Heart
    Gene Pitney     Bobby Vinton     Dionne Warwick                            
145. Love Letters In The Sand
     Ted Blacks's Orchestra          Benny Goodman     Lee Morse & Her Blue Grass Boys     Gene Austin     Majestic Dance Orchestra with Helen Rowland     Andy Williams     Pat Boone     The Three Suns     Leon Redbone     Sonny James     Patsy Cline     Jerry Lee Lewis     Johnny O'Keefe(Austrialia)     Mac Wiseman    Vince Hill(U.K.)     The Lettermen         
146. You Don't Bring Me Flowers
     Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand     Neil Diamond     Barbara Striesand
147. Hey There
     John Raitt     Rosemary Clooney     John Raitt & Doris Day     Sam Cooke     Gene Pitney     Anne Murray(Canadian)     Bette Midler     Harry Connick Jr.
148. Cherish
     The Association
149. Till Then 
     The Mills Brothers     Les Brown     The Classics     Dean Martin     The Hilltoppers      Ray Peterson     Michael Buble(Canada)     The Orioles     Ruby and the Romantics           
150. Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
     B. J. Thomas     Barry Manilow
151. You Always Hurt The One You Love
    Mills Brother     Connie Francis     Kay Starr     Ringo Starr(UK)     Clarence "Frfogman" Henry   Fats Dfomino     Frankie Laine     The Impressions     Michael Buble
152. Evergreen
     Barbra Streisand     Barbra Streisand & Babyface     Carmen McRae     Kenny Rogers     Ramsey Lewis     Roger Whittaker(U.K,)     Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers     Henry Mancini     Johnny Mathis     John Tesh     Luther Vandross     Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     Vic Damone     Bobby short     Mantovani     Frankie Laine     
153. Twelfth Of Never
     Johnny Mathis     Bobby Vinton     Donny Osmond     Cliff Richard (UK)     Roger Miller
154. Looks Like We Made It^
     Barry Manilow
155. Wind Beneath My Wings
     Bette Midler     Perry Como
156. I've Had The Time Of My Life
     Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
157. I Finally Found Someone
     Bryan Adams & Barbra Streisand     Lorrie Morgan & Sammy Kershaw     Celine Dion     
158. My Elusive Dreams
      David Houston & Tammy Wynette     Bobby Vinton     Johnny Darrell     Charlie Rich     Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood     Curly Putman
159. Blue Velvet
     Tony Bennett     Bobby Vinton     Barry Manilow     Lana Del Rey     The Clovers     Thomas Truax    Trini Lopez     Lawrence Welk     The Moonglows     Tony Bennett & K.D. Lang(Canada)
160. That's Life
     Marion Montgomery     Aretha Franklin     Bono(Ireland)     Frank Sinatra     David Lee Roth     Michael Bolton     James Brown     Della Reese     The Temptations     Michael Buble(Canada)
161. If
     Bread     Petula Clark(U.K.)     Frank Sinatra     Jack Jones          Dolly Parton     Cleo Laine     Olivia Newton-John [Easterling](Australia/U.S.)     Barry Manilow     Donny Osmond        
162. This Magic Moment
     The Drifters     Jay & The Americans  
163. There I Said It Again
     Vaughn Monroe     Jimmy Dorsey     Bobby Vinton     Nat King Cole     Vic Damone     Johnny Mathis     Lennon Sisters     Jackie Gleason and his Orcestra     Bert Kaempfert(Germany)     Ray Charles Singers     Shirely Bassey(medley)(U.K.)     Roger Whittaker(U.K./Kenya)     The Modernaires with Paula Kelly    B.B. King     Sam Cooke     Louis Prima & his Orchestra 
164. I'll Make Love To You
     Boys II Men     Richard Elliot   
165. Everybody Loves Somebody
     Frank Sinatra     Diana Washington     Dean Martin     Guy Mitchel     Claudio Lippi(Italy)     Mandy Harvey
166. Up Where We Belong ^
     Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes 
167. Chance Are
     Johnny Mathis     Johnny Mathis & Liza Minnelli 
168. Beyond The Sea^
     Benny Goodman     Bobby Darin      Roger Williams     Barry Manilow     Jeff Lynn(U.K.)
169. Cry
     Johnny Ray     Lynn Anderson     Crystal Gayle     Forever Plaid     Georgia Gibbs          
170. Lady
     Kenny Rogers     Lionel Richie     Kenny Rogers & Lionel Richie 
171. Little Things Mean A Lot
     Kitty Kallen     Wanda Jackson    The Platters     Joni James     Margo Smith
172. Vaya Con Dios
     Les Paul & Mary Ford     Hat King Cole     Al Martino    
173. Three Times A Lady
     The Commodores     Conway Twitty     Kenny Rogers
174. Vision Of Love
     Mariah Carey
175. Roses Are Red
      Bobby Vinton     Jim Reeves       
176. Try To Remember
     Ed Ames     The Brothers Four     Roger Williams     Gladys Knight (medley)     
177. April Love
     Pat Boone     Connie Francis     Jane Morgan  
178. Truly
     Lionel Richie     Joe Cocker     John Mellencamp     Freestyle
179. One Sweet Day
     Mariah Carey & Boys II Men  
180. The Morning After
     Maureen McGovern
181. Catch A Falling Star
     Perry Como 
182. Devoted To You
     The Everly Brothers    Carly Simon & James Taylor     The Beach Boys     Sandy Posey   
183. Young Love
     Sonny James     Tab Hunter     Lawrence Welk     Bobby Vinton     Donny Osmond     Lesley Gore     Ray Stevens
184. Babe 
185. Red Roses For A Blue Lady
     Vaughn Monroe     Vic Dana     Wayne Newton  
186. Sealed With A Kiss(Peter Udell & Gary Geld) <
     The Four Voices     Brian Hyland     Bobby Vinton     Dana Winner(Belgium)     Luigi Fiumicelli(Italy)     Gary Lewis & The Playboys     Bobby Vinton(Disco/Electronic Music)     The Lettermen    The Ventures     Jason Donovan(Australia)     The Toys     Jive Bunny & the Mastermixers(U.K.)     Shelley Fabares     Chris De Burgh(U.K.)     Paoer Lace(U.K.)     Spanky & Our Gang     The Shadows(U.K.)     The Happenings     Santo & Johnny     Cliff Richard(U.K.)     Bobby Vee     Ricky Valance(U.K.)     Chris "The Greek" Panaghi     The Glitter Band(U.K.)     Danny Davis & The Boys     Mud(U.K.)     Johnny Tillotson     Hans Elder(Sweden)     Graham Blvd.     The Hit Crew
187. (They Long To Be) Close To You
     The Carpenters
188. The Entertainer
     Marvin Hamlisch     George Shearing     Marcus Roberts
189. Still
     The Commodores  
190. My Prayer
     The Ink Spots     Glenn Miller     The Platters     Jay & The Americans     Harry Connick Jr.
191. The Way We Were
     Barbra Streisand 
192. Could It Be  Magic
     Barry Manilow     Donna Summer(Disco/Electronic Music)  
193. I'm Sorry
   Brenda Lee     Billy Joe Royal
194. Colour My World
195. Among My Souvenirs^
     Judy Garland    Frank Sinatra     Connie Francis     Marty Robbins
196. Longer
     Dan Fogelberg
197. Memories Are Made Of This
     Dean Martin     Drifters     Johnny Cash
198. Million To One
     Jimmy Charles       Five Stairsteps     Donny Osmond     New Edition
199. Tammy
     Debbie Reynolds 
200. Valley Of The Dolls
     Dionne Warwick  

Honorable Mention

Ain't She Sweet(Milton Ager & Jack Yellen)
Gene Austin     Lillian Roth     Annette Hanshaw     Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra     Bernie Worrell     The Beatles(U.K.)     John Lenon(U.K.)     The Dukes Of Dixieland     Benny Carter     Tommy Dorsey     Ferlin Husky     Frank sinatra     Gene Vincent     Frankie Lyman & The Teenagers     Erroll Garner     Johnny Maddox     Lawrence Welk     The Moms and Dads     Big Joe Turner     Jimmy Smith     Raul Seixas(Brazil)     Billy May     Guy Lombardo(Canada)     Enoch Light & His Orchestra     Fabian     Duffy Power(U.K.)     The Johnny Mann Singers     Ken Griffin     Ray Anthony     Nat King Cole     The Hoosier Hot Shots     Mel Powell     The Modernaires     Pearl Bailey     Frank Sinatra     Eddie Cantor     Tommy Dorsey     Ferlin Husky     Sammy Kaye      
Blue Moon  
Connee Boswell     Harpo Marx     Bunny Berigan     Mel Torme     Elvis Presley     The Marcels 
The Marcels of today performing
in Las Vegas
    Bobby vinton     Sam Cooke     The Mavericks     Frank Sinatra     Billie Holiday     Chris Isaak     Cybil Shepherd     Rod Stewart & Eric Clapton(U.K.)     Julie London     Nat King Cole     Sha Na Na     Rod Stewart     Bob Dylan     The Cowboy Junkies     Ella Fitzgerald     Santo & Johnny     Dean Martin     Coleman Hawkins     Rosemary Clooney     Chet Baker     The Overtones(U.K.)     Dizzy Gillespie     Jo Stafford     Billy Vaughn     Cozy Cole     Art Tatum     Benny Goodman     Tony Bennett     Mud(U.K.)     Frank Pourcel(France)     The Delltones(Australia)     Bert Kaempfert(Germany)  The Originals     George Shearing     The Ventures     The Four Seasons      Lionel Hampton     Placido Domgo(Spain){in Medley}     Billy Eckstein     Brook Benton     Eric Clapton     Snowblink(Canada/U.S.)     The Sapphires(U.K.)     Diane shaw(U.K.)                                                       
That's What Friends Are For
     Dionne Warwick, Elton John (U.k.), Stevie Wonder & Gladys Knight  1985
You Send Me
     Sam Cooke     Nat King Cole     The Everly Brothers     Dixie Chicks     Rod Stewart(U.K.)     The Four Seasons     Manhattans     Ponderosa Twins+One     Steve Miller Band     The Supremes     Van Morrison     Otis Redding     Aretha Franklin     Sam & Dave     Jose Feliciano     Michael Bolton     Kenny G & Michael Bolton     Rod Stewart(U.K.) & Chaka Khan
I Write The Songs
     Barry Manilow 
Do You Wanna Dance/Do You Want To Dance(Bobby Freeman) <
     Del Shannon     Bette Midler     Bobby Freeman     Bobby Fuller    Rivieras[South Bend In. Rock band]     Johnny Rivers     Cliff Richard & The Shadows(U.K.)     The Beach Boys     T-Rex     The Four Seasons     Rachael MacFarlane     Andreas Johnson(Sweden)     The Queers     Peter Andre(U.K.)     The Jazz Butcher     Petty Bo)     Silicon Teens(U.K.)oka(Japan)     Wax     Attaque 77(Argentina)     The Ramones     Ray Stevens      John Lennon(U.K.)     Jan & Dean     Dave Edmunds(U.K.)     Sleepy Sleepers(Finland)     Hurriganes(Finland)     We Five     Sandy Nelson     Puhdys(East Germany/Germany)     Tim Timebomb & Friends     Bobby Vee     Drivin Dynamics feat. Randy Meisner  

From A Distance
     Bette Midler
Lean On Me
     Bill Withers     Club Nouveau     
     Eddie Fisher     Anne Murray(Canada)    Patsy Cline 
You & I
     Eddie Rabbit & Crystal Gayle 
You Decorated My Life
     Kenny Rogers
Baby Come To Me 
     Patti Austin & James Ingram     Captain & Tennille     James Ingram & Anita Baker     Kenny G.
On My Own
     Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
Tonight, I Celebrate My Love
      Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack
Magic Moments
     Perry Como     Amanda Lear     Ronnie Hilton(U.K.)     Erasure(u.K.)     
You Make Me feel Brand New
     The Stylistics     Boyz II Men
All I Have To Do Is Dream
      Roy Orbison     The Everly Brothers     Linda Ronstadt & Kermit The Frog     Juice Newton     Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell     Richard Chamberlain     Cliff Richard(U.K.) & Phil Everly     Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
     The Cars
Tell Me Why
The Four Aces      Eddie Fisher     Bobby Vinton     Jerry Gray & his Orchestra     Dinah Washington
To Each His Own
     Eddy Howard     Freddy Martin     Tony Martin     Ink Spots    Sam Cooke     The Platters  
I Just Called To Say I Love You
     Stevie Wonder     Diane Schuur     Herbbie Hancock & Raul Midon
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     Top 40 Blind and Visually Impaired American Musicians
Today I Started Loving You Again
     Merle Haggard      Diane Schuur, Vince Gill & Larry Carlton     Emmylou Harris     The Lettermen     Jerry Lee Lewis     Marty Robbins     The Osborne Brothers     John Fogerty     Martin McBride     B.J. Thomas     Jim Nabors     Willie Nelson     Ace Cannon     Barbara Mandrell     Dolly Parton     George Jones
Lullaby Of Birdland  
     George Shearing     George Shearing & Nancy Wilson     George Shearing & Mel Torme     Ella Fitzgerald     Amy Winehouse(U.K.)     Sarah Vaughn     Chaka Khan     Mina(Italy)     DOUBLE(Japan)     Insooni(South Korea)     Chris Connor     Blue Stars     Mandy Harvey                
You Don't Know Me
      Jerry Vale     Ray Charles     Manfred Mann(U.K.)     Mickey Gilley     Elvis Presley     Michael McDonald     Willie Nelson     Eddy Arnold     Lenny Welch     Harry Connick Jr.     Micheal Bublr(Canada)     Diane Schuur & B.B. Ling     Don McLean     Bette Midler     Anne Murray(Canada)     Charlie Rich     Juice Newton     Ricky/Rick Nelson     Kenny Loggins     Jackie Wilson     Patti Page     The Band     Emmylou Harris      Michael Bolton      Van Morrison     David Sanborn         
Puppy Love
     Paul Anka     Donny Osmond     S Club Juniors(U.K.)     Amy Winehouse(U.K.)     Bebi Dol(Serbia)     Damian McGinty(Ireland)         
The Wonder Of You
     The Platters     Ray Peterson     Elvis Presley     Ronnie Hilton(U.K.)     Nelson Riddle     The Sandpipers
Cry Me A River  
     Ella Fitzgerald     Dinah Washington     Crystal Gayle     Sammy Davis Jr.     Susan Boyle(U.K.)     Jeff Beck     Linda Ronstadt     Harry Connick Jr.     Dinah Washington (Remix)     Steve Alaimo     Aerosmith     Joe Cocker(U.K.)     Diana Krall(Canada)     Julie London     Barbra Streisand      Denise Welch(U.K.)     Lesley Gore     Ray Charles     Norah Jones     Anne Murray(Canada)     Frank Sinatra Jr.     Olivia Newton-John(Easterling)     Nina Simone     Natalie Cole     Bjork(Iceland)     Shirley Bassey     Tina Arena(Australia)     Mandy Harvey
You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
     Russ Morgan      Dean Martin     The Wonder Who(a.k.a. Four Seasons)     Frank Sinatra     Matt Monroe     Kate Smith     The Supremes     Dinah Washington     Ray Price     Wayne Newton     Dion     Peggy Lee     Jackie Gleason     Mills Brothers     Connie Francis     Sam Cooke     Bobby Darin     Nat King Cole     Sammy Davis Jr.     George Burns     Michael Buble(Canada)     Pete Fountain      Eydie Gorme     Peggy Lee     Louis Armstrong     Andy Williams
Since I Fell For You
     George Benson     Ronnie Milsap     Lenny Welch     Eartha Kitt     Roy Hamilton     B.B,. King     Glenn Campbell     Doris Day     Dinah Washington     Bonnie Raitt     Natalie Cole & Reba McEntire      Gladys Knight     Van Morrison     Michael Bolton     Al Jarreau, Bob James & David Sandborn     Charlie Rich     The Rascals     Ramsey Lewis     Barbra Streisand     The Harptones     Earl Grant     George Shearing & Mel Torme                  
The Great Pretender
     The Platters     Gene Pitney     Freddy Mercury(U.K.)     Stan Freberg(novelty)     Pat Boone  Roy Orbison     Sam Cooke     Dolly Parton     The Band
I Love You Because
Leon Payne     Elvis Presley     Johnny Cash     Al Martino     Jim Reeves     Roger Whititaker(Kenya)     Ernest Tubb     Don Gibson              
Funny How Time Slips Away
     Willie Nelson     Jimmy Elledge     Johnny Tillotson     Joe Hinton     Dorothy Moore     Spinners     Lyle Lovett & Al Green     Mario Biondi(Italy) & Hanne Boel(Denmark)     Billy Joe Royal     The Supremes     Homer Simpson & Linda Ronstadt     George Jones     Lulu(U.K.)     Elvis Presley     Georgie Fame(U.K.)     Willie Nelson & Juice Newton     Narvel Felts     Jerry Lee Lewis
Make You Feel My Love
     Bob Dylan     Garth Brooks     Adele(U.K.)     Kelly Clarkson     Trisha Yearwood     Bryan Ferry     Neil Diamond     Timothy B. Schmit     Josh Kelley     Billy Joel
     Vic Dana     Four Coins     Lettermen     Robert Maxwell 
True Love (Cole Porter)
     Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly     Elton John & Kiki Dee(U.K.)     Elvis Presley     Jane Powell     Neil Diamond   Oasis(U.K.)     Shelley Fabares     Ricky/Rick Nelson     The Everly Brothers     Patsy Cline     George Harrison(U.K.)     Shakin' Stevens(U.K.)     Richard Chamberlain     Anne Murray(Canada)     Acker Bilk(U.K.)
Since I Don't Have You  
     Skyliners      Chuck Jackson     Guns & Roses     Eddie Holman     Don McLean     Johnny Mathis     Art Garfunkel     Four Seasons     Ronnie Milsap     Barbra Streisand     Brian Setzer Orchestra     Jay & The Amwericans     Ricky/Rick Nelson     Manfred Mann     The Vogues     Patti LaBelle     Gloria Loring    
So Much In Love
     Tymes    All-4-One     Timothy B. Schmit
Solitaire(Neil Sadaka & Phil Cody) <
     Neil Sedaka     Elvis Presley     Clay Aiken     Carpenters     Nana Moudkouri(Greece)     Johnny Mathis     Andy Williams     Roger Whittaker(U.K.)     Sheryl Crow     Jann Arden(Canada)     The Searchers(U.K.)     Jane Olivor     Westlife(Ireland)     Patricia Paay(Netherlands)     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     Beat Crusaders(Japan)     Gallon Drunk(U.K.)     Mark Lanegan     Joe Elderry     Johnny Goudie     Sissel Kyrkjebo(Norway)     Ray Conniff     Iveta Bartosova(Czech Republic)     Petula Clark(U.K.)     Tony Christie(U.K.)     
I've Got A Crush On You
     Sarah Vaughn     Frank Sinatra     Brian Wilson (of the Beach Boys)  Rod Stewart & Diana Ross     Ella Fitzgerald     Dinah Washington     Carly Simon     Michael Buble(Canada)     Cleo Laine     Luscious Jackson     Linda Ronstadt     Frank Sinatra & Barbra Streisand 
Blue Hawaii 
     Bing Crosby     Elvis Presley     Fran Sinatra     Gene Autry     Willie Nelson     Paul Whiteman     David Byrne     Billy Vaughn     Suburban Rhythm     Andy Williams     Patti Page     Ray Charles     Ray Conniff     Don Ho     Werner Muller(Germany)     Frank Chacksfield(U,K,)     Lennon Sisters     Billy Mure     Pat Boone     Bobby Vinton     Richard Clayderman(France)     Mills Brothers           Puttin' On The Ritz
     Benny Goodman     Ella Fitzgerald     Taco(Indonesia/Germany)     Neil Diamond     Leningrad Cowboys(Finland)   
You Are So Beautiful 
     Joe Cocker(U.K.)     Captain & Tennille     Sam Moore     Doris Day     Diana Ross     Perry Como     Babyface     Bonnie Tyler(Welsh - U.K.)     Kenny Rogers   
All By Myself   
     Eric Carmen     Celine Dion     Frank Sinatra     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Eartha Kitt     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     Il Divo(Multi-National)     Hank Williams Jr.     Jamie O'Neal     Richard Clayderman
I Found Someone  
     Cher     Michael Bolton     Laura Branigan  
Send In The Clowns
     Stan Kenton     Grace Jones(Disco/Electronic Music)     Sandy Patti     Tom Jones(U.K.)     Barbra Streisand     Frank Sinatra     Judy Collins    Olivia Newton John[Easterling](Australia/U.S.)     Bing Crosby     Mel Torme     Frankie Laine    
Slaughter On 10th. Avenue 
     The Ventures     The Shadows(U.K.)     Anita O'Day     Larry Fast(Electronic Music)     Lalo Shifrin(Argentina)     The Postmarks     Mick Ronson(U.K.)     Paul Whiteman & Orchestra     James Last     Jimmy Smith     Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band     Ray Anthony & His Orchestra     Ian Hunter(U.K.)     Bugs Henderson(Ventures Medley)     Canadian Brass(U.S./Canada)     Lennie Hayton & his Orchestra     Stanley Black(U.K.)     Fats Domino & The Ventures     Ferrante & Teicher     Mantovani Orchestra     London Theatre Orchestra(U.K.)      
I Wanna Be Around
     Tony Bennett     Glenn Frey      Aretha Franklin     Frank Sinatra with Count Basie & Quincy Jones     Patti Page      Dinah Washington     Buddy Greco     James Brown     Dorthy Loudon     John Cale, OBE(U.K.)     Bobby Darin     Peggy Lee     Brenda Lee     Blossom Dearie     Ray Price     Eydie Gorme     Jackie Wilson     Bono & Tonny Bennett     Terri Gibbs     Trini Lopez     Grady Martin & The Slewfoot Five  
Don't Make Me Over
     Dionne Warwick     Sybil     The Overtones(Multi-national)     Amber Riley(from Glee)     Petula Clark(U.K.)     Jennifer Warnes     Louise Cordet(U.K.)     The Swinging Blue Jeans(U.K.)     Joe Meek(U.K.)     Nancy Holloway     Brenda & The Tabulations     Les Surfs(France)     Neil Diamond     Thelma Houston     Candice Glover    Connie Francis     Burt Bachsrach     Dooby Dobson (Jamaica)     Shirley & Johnny(U.K.)     Lyn Collins     Nana Mouskouri(Greece)     The Midnight Rebels               
Earth Angel
     The Penguins     Elvis Presley     The Crew-Cuts     New Edition     The Four Seasons     Bobby Vee     Blink 182     Bobby Vinton     The Crests     Gloria Mann     Death Cab For Cutie     Buddy Holly     Tiny Tim     Johnny Tillotson     The Vogues     Bella Morte     The Fleetwoods      Aaron Neville     Barry Frank & The Four Bells     Slapstick     The Platters     Marvin Berry & The Starlighters     Pauly Cunningham     Frankie Avalon     Neil sedaka     Ghoti Hook      J.D. Smooth(Jamaica)     Johnny Preston              
I Only Have Eyes For You(Harry Warren & Al Dublin) <
     Dick Powell & Ruby Keeler     Ben Selvin{Howard Phillips vocal} & his Orchestra     Coleman Hawkins     Peggy Lee     The Flamingos     Laura Fygi     Art Garfunkel     Liane Carroll(U.K.)     Zapp     Kalil Wilson     Martina Topley-Bird(U.K.)     The Temptations     Frank Sinatra     June Christy     Doris Day     Chris connor     Billy Eckstine     Rod Stewart(U.K.)     Diana Shore     John Stevens     The Swallows     Carly Simon     Rosemary Clooney     The Forester Sisters     Grenadine     Holly Cole(Canada)     Jamie Cullum(U.K.)     Billie Holiday     Mina(U.K.)     Cast Of Glee     Lionel Hampton     Carman McRae     Kenny Rogers     Bette Midler     Ella Fitzgerald     Gitane Demone     Al Jolson     Melanie C(U.K.)     George Benson     Ms. Lauryn Hill     North Atlantic Oscillation(U.K.)     Johnny Maestro & Brooklyn Bridge     Toni Tennille     Summercamp     Timothy B. Schmit     Cliff Richard(U.K.)     Shilpa Ray & her Happy Hookers     The Southland     Marilyn Scott     Mark Eitzel     Mick Hucknall(U.K.)     Mercury Rev     Bobby Orlando & Bonnie Forman     Elaine Page, OBE(U.K.)     Racheal Price     Rahsaan Patterson     Lyn Paul(U.K.)     Mary Steenburgen     Etta James     Percy Faith    The Escorts     The Platters     Lester Bowie & The Brass Fantasy     Ray Conniff{medley}     Freddy Garner     Budd Johnson     Beegie Adair     Eddie Davis     Oscar Peterson     Mary Wells     Harry Connic Jr.     Like a Tim & Gina D"orio(Germany & Netherlands)     Arthur Mullard{Novelty}     Ambertones     Helen Forrest     David Porter     The Lettermen     Brook Benton     Bebo Valdes & Federico Britos(Cuba)     Lulu(U.K.)     Mark Murphy     Paul Petersen     Shirley Alston w/ the Flamingos     Dean Martin     Jimmy Giuffre      Boyd Raeburn     Billy Daniels     Robbie Dupree     Enochf Light     Abbey Lincoln     The Frontiers     Andrea wood     Frank Chacksfield & his Orchestra(U.K.)     Dean Torrence{Dean of Jan & Dean}     Rose Hardaway     Radha Thomas Ensemble(India)     Paul Smith     Billy Paul   
Anything Goes(Cole Porter) <
     Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga     Ella Fitzgerald     Tony Bennett     Cast of Glee[medley]     BBC Dance Orchestra(U.K.)     Count Basie & his Orchestra     Frank Sinatra     Harpers Bizarre     Chris Connor     Susannah McCorkle     Lindsay Pearce     Sutton Foster & Company     The Dave Brubeck Quartet     Melanie C(U.K.)     Stan Getz & Gerry Mulligan     Kate Capshaw     London Theatre Orchestra(U.K.)     Herb Alpert     Les Brown     Nancy Harrow     Sally Ann Triplett(U.K.)     Mitzi Gaynor     Count Basie & Tony Bennett     Elaine Page(U.K.)     Mary Martin     Rosemary Clooney     Bing Crosby     Dionne Warwick     Brenda Lee     Ray Conniff     Mel Torme     Andre Previn     Jo Stafford & Paul Weston Orchestra     Bobby Darin     Benny Goodman & his Orchestra     Erroll Garner     Ethel Merman     The Four Lads     Les Elgart     Cole Porter     Mrs. Miller(Novelty)     George Melly(U.K.)     Rebecca Luker     Henry Hall(U.K.)     Stephane Grapelli(France) & Yo Yo Ma(France/U.S.)     Horace Heidt & His Orchestra     Helen Gallagher 
The Sound Of Music(Rogers & Hammerstein II) <
     Julie Andrews(U.K.)     Carrie Underwood     Percy Faith     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     Mary Martin     Ray Conniff     Vic Damone     Mantovani     Eydie Gorme     Johnny Mathis     Doris Day     The Supremes     Woody Herman     Andre Previn     Royal Philharmonic Orchestra(U.K.)     The Four Tops     Lawrence Welk     Patti Page     Enoch Light     James Last     Andy Williams     The Original Broadway Cast     Andre Rieu(Netherlands)     Steve Lawrence     The Mormon Tabernacle Chior     Boston Pops Orchestra     Ferrante & Teicher     101 Strings     Eddie Fisher     Wayne King & His Orchestra     Roger Williams     Gene McDaniels     Von Trapp Family     Sandi Patti[medley]     Gene McDaniels     Lady Gaga*
*Part of medley performed at 2015 Oscars and not available for commercial sales at this writing.  
Have I Told You Lately that I Love You(Scotty Wiseman) <
     Elvis Presley     Rick Nelson     Eddie Cochran     Michael Buble(Canada)     Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters     Willie Nelson     Bob Hope & Bing Crosby     Bobby Vinton     Ringo Starr(U.K.)     Sissy Spacek     Cliff Richard(U.K.)     Jerry Lee Lewis     The Blue Diamonds(Netherlands)     Patti Page     Jim Ed Brown     Gene Autry     Floyd Cramer     Stonewall Jackson     Red Foley     Vera Lynn     Billy Fury(U.K.)     Riders Of the Purple Sage     Johnny Rodriguez     The Sons of The Pioneers     Tex Ritter     Hank thompson     Marty Robbins     Lulu Belle & Scotty     Moon Mullican     Billy Vaughn     Slim Whitman     Little Jimmy Dickens     Skeeter Davis & Porter Wagoner     Susan McCann(Ireland)      Don Edwards     Jill Corey     The Beau Marks(Canada)                    
     The Classics IV     The Lettermen[medley]     Gloria Estefan
My Funny Valentine(Rogers & Hart)
     Frank Sinatra     Michael Buble(Canada)     Kenny Rogers     Bargra Streisand     Carly Simon     Stan Kenton     Sammy Davis Jr.     Herbie Hancock     Marvin Gaye     Buddy Rich     Sarah Vaughn     Quincy Jones     Jermaine Jackson     Ella Fitzgerald     Tony Bennett     Nico(Germany)     Frankie Valli     Elvis Costello(U.K.)Harry James     Andy Williams     Ettta James     Ricky Lee Jones     Shirley Bassey(U.K.)     Chaka Khan     Miles Davis     Duke Ellington     Chet Baker     Dinah Shore     101 Strings     Oscar Peterson     Walter Jackson     Anita Baker