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Do you remember the song 'My Girl' by The Temptations? I am sure you will if you're an oldies music fan. There is something about retro music that you can automatically relate to, which is perhaps the reason why there are so many who still listen to it. The legendary singers and musicians of the bygone era are remembered even today, and their music continues to live on.

Given below is a list of songs from olden times, designed to help you rediscover these wonderful pieces of music, and make you want to listen to them all over again.

List of Old Songs and Music Tracks

There were many famous artists from the early 50s through to the 80s, who defined the music of their generation, and were instrumental in revolutionizing many aspects of it. Musicians like Carl Perkins and The Kinks introduced a completely different concept of soft rock to their audience in the 60s and were very well acknowledged for their efforts.

Other solo singers and upcoming bands also contributed to growth of this novel style of music. With evergreen tracks like "Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison and "Jail House Rock" by Elvis Presley, the novel music of olden times was taken to a new level. These and some more of the unforgettable signature tracks from those times are listed below.

Music in the '70s
  • Have you seen her - Chi Lites
  • Sky High - Jigsaw
  • Night Chicago Died - Paper Lace
  • Hang On In There Baby - Johnny Bristol
  • Patches - Clarence Carter
  • Stand By Your Man - Tammy Wynett
  • Come Back Baby - Steely Dan
  • A Boy Named Sue - Johnny Cash
  • I'm Doing Fine Now - Three Degrees
  • Mockingbird - Inez Foxx
  • Ain't No Sunshine - Al Jarreau
  • Living For The City - Ike And Tina Turner
  • Tell It Like It Is - Aaron Neville
  • Love Don't Live Here Anymore - Rose Royce
  • Love For Sale - George Benson
  • Yellow River - Christie
  • How Love Was True - Bee Gees
  • Don't Let It Die - Hurricane Smith
  • Always And Forever - Heatwave
Music in the '80s
  • Against all Odds - Phil Collins
  • Hope of Deliverance - Paul McCartney
  • A kind of Magic - Queen
  • Another Day in Paradise - Phil Collins
  • Cest La Vie - Robbie Nevil
  • I Love You - Phyllis Nelson
  • Cars and Girls - Prefab Sprout
  • Everybody Hurts - REM
  • Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  • Ebony And Ivory - Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
  • I Want to Break Free - Queen
  • Radio Ga Ga - Queen
  • In Jeopardy - Roger Hodgson
  • Shiny Happy People - REM
  • It's Only Love - Simply Red
  • Baby Jane - Rod Stewart
  • Nothing Compares to You - Sinead O'Connor
  • The Look - Roxette
Let's take you further down memory lane and get your dance shoes tapping with another list of the top 10 greatest oldies dance songs from the good ol' days!

Ten Greatest Oldies Dance Songs
  • Madison Time - The Ray Bryant Combo
  • Bristol Stomp - The Dovells
  • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • The Stroll - The Diamonds
  • Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
  • Locomotion - Little Eva
  • Old Time Rock N Roll - Bob Seger
  • Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen
  • She's About A Mover - Doug Sahm / Sir Douglas Quintet
  • The Twist - Chubby Checker