Last time we took a look at the some of the greatest old Hindi songs. And today, for all you fans of English songs we will end this series with the top 5 old songs ever for your Music Online
Hollywood songs are essentially of three kinds;
- songs the movie desperately needs,
- the ones that the movie helped make, and,
- the melodies that transcended the movie completely.
So, without any further adieu, here’s the list of English songs in our top 5 old songs ever for your music online
Imagine – John Lennon – 1971
The message of this classic number is simple, and yet profound. Its truly inspirational lyrics makes it one of the most popular songs of all centuries. The very best melody of love not for one, but for all the people who live as one. To not include it in our top 5 old songs ever list, would be unforgivable.
Like a Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan – 1965
This classical music masterpiece from Bob Dylan is at number one in Rolling Stone magazine’s list of ‘’500 Greatest Songs Ever’’. Running at 6 mins and 13 seconds, it was a big breakthrough when it was played on the radio. This is because, many radio stations did not used to play songs longer than 3 minutes. It was also rare for a track with so many lyrics to do well commercially.
Cheek to Cheek – Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers – 1935
This MP3 song was written in 1935 for the movie ”Top Hat”. Sung by Astaire, it was nominated for the Best Song Academy Award for 1936. Since then it has become one of the most played music online even today. It was #1 in 1935 and was inducted into the Grammy hall of Fame in 2000.
Strangers in the Night – Frank Sinatra – 1966
Frank made his debut with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in 1940. And for the next half century plus he remains a sensation on online music sites. Sinatra gave a huge hit playlists music throughout his career, but Strangers in the night is special.
Jailhouse Rock – Elvis Presley – 1957
Go to any free social networking sites in India, and you will find references to the ‘‘King of Rock n Roll”, Elvis Presley. Written by Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, the single sports one of rock & roll’s most simplistic riffs, one that can be played by even the most stylistically challenged of musicians.
There you go folks. If you like to listen online music or mp3 free music, then do listen to these classics. They are the foundation upon which many later success stories have been built.