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This Portion Of The Archive Contains Songs From The 1920's To The 00's
That Are In The Easy Listening, Newage, Pop/Rock, R&B, Popular & Traditional Pop
Categories And Their Sub-Genres Or Music Styles
You Will Find Everything From Beautiful Easy Listening To Acid Rock!
For Additional MIDI's In The 20's-40's Range See Our Blues & Jazz Categories!

Newage, Pop, Pop/Rock, R&B, R&R, Rock, Vocal MIDI Index
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Song Title Size Performed By Sequencer
Take Good Care of My Baby
  Added 3/07/2017
53kb
2:35mpt
Karaoke
Bobby Vee (1961)
W&M By Carole King and Gerry Goffin
Also recorded by Bobby Vinton
60's, Pop
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Take It All
  Added 3/07/2017
49kb
3:41mpt
Karaoke
Adele (2011)
W&M By Adele Adkins and Francis Eg White
A heartbreaking song on the end of a relationship.
Pop, R&B, Soul
Bunty Pritchard Jones
©2012
Take Me Home
  Added 6/30/2018
45kb
4:26mpt
Karaoke
Jess Glynne (2015)
W&M by Steve Mac, Jessica Glynne, Wayne Hector & Nicholas Tsang
Piano and choir accompaniment for this emotional song.
Pop
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
Take The Long Way Home 41kb
4:45mpt
Supertramp
Composed By Rick Davies & Roger Hodgson
70's, Album Rock, Pop/Rock, Soft Rock
Bill Welsh
Taki Taki
  Added 4/28/2019
56kb
3:34mpt
Karaoke
DJ Snake featuring Ozuna, Cardi B and Selena Gomez (2018)
W&M by Ava Brignol and Vicente Saavedra
Latin, Reggaeton, Moombahton
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
Takin' Care of Business
  Added 3/07/2017
89kb
5:08mpt
Karaoke
Bachman-Turner Overdrive (1973)
W&M By Randy Bachman
Abridged From Wikipedia: A driving anthem of rock with a well known riff. Bachman's original idea was to write about a recording technician who would "take the 8:15 into the city." The standard uniform inspired the title "White Collar Worker." In the early arrangement for the song, the chorus riff and vocal melody were similar to that of The Beatles' "Paperback Writer." When Bachman first played this version for Burton Cummings, Cummings declared that he was ashamed of him and that the Beatles would sue. Bachman was driving into Vancouver, British Columbia for a gig and listening to the radio when he heard DJ Daryl B's catch phrase "We're takin' care of business." Lead vocalist Fred Turner's voice gave out before the band's last set that night. Bachman sang some cover songs to get through the last set, and on a whim, he told the band to play the C, B-flat and F chords over and over, and he sang "White Collar Worker" with the new words "Takin' Care of Business."
70's, Rock, Classic Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Talking in Your Sleep
  Added 4/28/2019
14kb
2:58mpt
Karaoke
Crystal Gayle (1977)
W&M by Roger Cook and Bobby Wood
70's, Country Pop, Soft Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Talking to the Moon
  Added 05/31/2018
44kb
3:47mpt
Karaoke
Bruno Mars
W&M by Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Albert Winkler and Jeff Bhasker (2010)
A sad and slow song of loneliness different from most of Mars's music.
R&B
Estrada
Tarkus 178kb
15.12mpt
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
70's, Album Rock, Pop/Rock, Prog/Rock/Art Rock
Mike Doyle
aka "Mad Dog"
Tattooed Heart
  Added 6/30/2018
36kb
3:13mpt
Karaoke
Ariana Grande (2013)
W&M by Sean Foreman, Ariana Grande & Matthew Squire
Pop, R&B
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
Tears
  Added 6/30/2018
133kb
3:47mpt
Karaoke
Clean Bandit featuring Louisa Johnson (2016)
W&M by Jack Patterson & Samuel Roman
A difficult song to sequence because the sheet music runs 11 pages.
Electronica, Dance-Pop, House, Classical Crossover
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
Tears in Heaven
  Added 3/07/2017
41kb
4:33mpt
Karaoke
Eric Clapton
W&M By Eric Clapton and Will Jennings (1991)
From Wikipedia: From the movie Rush. The song is about the pain and loss Clapton felt following the death of his four-year-old son, Conor. Conor fell from a window of a 53rd-floor New York apartment building owned by his mother's friend on March 20, 1991. Clapton arrived at the apartment shortly after the accident.
90's, Soft Rock
Harkuswo Hartono
Midkar Member
Tell Me Why
  Added 6/30/2018
36kb
3:09mpt
Karaoke
The Four Aces
Words by Al Alberts, Music by Marty Gold (1951)
50's, Vocal Pop
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
Telstar
  Added 03/25/15
78kb
3:01mpt
The Tornados
W&M by Joe Meek
The track reached No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in December 1962 (the second British recording to reach No. 1 on that chart in the year, after "Stranger on the Shore" in May), and was also a number one hit in the UK Singles Chart. It was the second instrumental single to hit No. 1 on both the US and UK weekly charts.
Pop, Instrumental Rock, Surf Rock, Space Rock, Beat
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
Telstar 40kb
2.40mpt
The Ventures, The Tornados, Many More
60's+++, Pop/Rock, Instrumental Rock, British Invasion, Early British Pop-Rock, Pop/Rock, R&R, Surf Music & More
Originally Composed By Joe Meek
John Walker
Temptation Eyes
  Added 4/28/2019
43kb
2:52mpt
Karaoke
The Grass Roots (1970)
W&M by Harvey Price and Daniel Walsh
70's, Rock, Psychedelic Pop
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Tequila
  Added 8/23/2017
63kb
2:14mpt
The Champs
W&M By Daniel Flores (1957)
Wikipedia: "Tequila" is a 1958 Latin-flavored rock and roll instrumental based on a Cuban mambo beat. It became a #1 hit on both the pop and R&B charts and continues to be strongly referenced in pop culture to this day.
50's, Instrumental Rock, Latin Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Tequila Sunrise
  Version 1
  Added 3/08/2017
52kb
2:48mpt
Karaoke
The Eagles (1973)
W&M By Don Henley and Glenn Frey
70's, Soft Rock, Country Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Tequila Sunrise
  Version 2
  Added 3/08/2017
36kb
2:54mpt
The Eagles (1973)
W&M By Don Henley and Glenn Frey
70's, Soft Rock, Country Rock
Ken Hodges
(I Wanna) Testify
  Added 4/23/2019
63kb
3:04mpt
Karaoke
The Parliaments (1967)
W&M by George Clinton & Daron Taylor
60's, Funk, Detroit Soul
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
Thank You
  Added 3/08/2017
30kb
5:17mpt
Led Zeppelin
W&M By Jimmy Page and Robert Plant (1969)
60's, Rock
Pete Griffith
"LowCPM"
Thank You For Being A Friend 49kb
3.27mpt
Andrew Gold, Cynthia Fee
80's+, Ballads, Easy Listening, Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, Soundtrack, TV Theme Songs, Vocal Pop
Composed By Andrew Gold
Chris Rada
That Was Yesterday
  Added 3/08/2017
29kb
3:37mpt
Foreigner (1984)
W&M By Lou Gramm and Mick Jones
80's, Rock
Michel de Repentigny
That's All I Want From You 21kb
3.13mpt
Jaye P. Morgan
50's, Love Songs, Pop, Traditional Pop, Vocal Pop
W&M By M. Rotha
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
That's All Right, Mama
  Added 3/08/2017
19kb
2:05mpt
Elvis Presley
W&M By Arthur Crudup (1946)
Best known as the first single released by Elvis Presley.
Rockabilly, Blues, Rhythm & Blues
Steve Day
©1996
That's Amore
  Added 6/30/2018
40kb
2:44mpt
Karaoke
Dean Martin
Words by Jack Brooks, Music by Harry Warren (1953)
50's, Pop, Italian
Denise Moffatt
©1996
That's Old Fashioned (That's The Way Love Should Be)
  Added 03/25/15
46kb
2:22mpt
Karaoke
The Everly Brothers (1962)
W&M by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum and Florence Kaye
This was the Everly's last United States Top Ten hit. The song was previously recorded (but unreleased) by the Chordettes. It was given to the Brothers by Archie Bleyer, the owner of their former label Cadence and husband of Janet, who was a member of the female vocal group. Phil Everly was married between 1963 and 1970 to Jackie Bleyer, the daughter of Archie and Jackie Bleyer.
Country, Rockabilly, Rock and Roll
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
That's The Way Love Is
  Added 6/30/2018
58kb
3:36mpt
Karaoke
Marvin Gaye
W&M by Norman Whitfield & Barrett Strong (1967)
Performances by the Isley Brothers, The Temptations, and The Commitments.
Soul, Psychedelic Soul, Funk
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
That's When Your Heartaches Begin
  Added 6/30/2018
47kb
3:24mpt
Karaoke
Elvis Presley
W&M by William Raskin, William Hill and Fred Fisher (1937)
Recorded by the Ink Spots in 1941. Also recorded by the then-obscure Elvis Presley in 1953.
Pop
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
The Ballad of John and Yoko
  Added 1/22/2017
74kb
3:03mpt
Karaoke
The Beatles (1969)
W&M by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Written by John Lennon, and attributed to Lennon-McCartney as was their custom. The song describes the events surrounding Lennon's marriage to Yoko Ono.
Rock and Roll
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
The Boys Of Summer
  Added 06/03/14
47kb
4:51mpt
Karaoke
Don Henley (1984)
Lyrics by Henley, Music by Henley & Mike Campbell.
It is the lead track and first single from Henley's 1984 album Building the Perfect Beast and reached the top five in the United States as well as the top position on the Top Rock Tracks chart and number 12 in the UK Singles Chart. It re-charted at number 93 in August 2013.
The song's music video won many awards. "The Boys of Summer" was also performed live by Henley with the reunited Eagles; such a version is included on the group's 2005 Farewell 1 Tour-Live from Melbourne DVD.

Soft Rock, Electronic Rock
Jim Hardin
The Crystal Ship
  Added 5/28/2018
24kb
2:28mpt
The Doors
W&M by Jim Morrison (1966)
Wikipedia: "The title borrows from the 12th-century Irish Lebor na hUidre (Book of the Dun Cow) manuscript. The lyrics in the opening verse resembles a conventional love song, while the later verses are vague in intention and contain more challenging imagery."
Psychedelic Rock
Mike Doyle
Power Windows BBS
The Diary

  Added 06/03/14
42kb
2:35mpt
*Karaoke
Neil Sedaka
W&M by Neil Sedaka and Howard Greenfield
"The Diary" was issued on Sedaka's 1959 first solo album Rock with Sedaka on RCA. It was reissued on his 1961 record Neil Sedaka Sings Little Devil and His Other Hits, and again in 1963 on the album Neil Sedaka Sings His Greatest Hits.
Pop-Rock  *Karaoke entered incorrectly.
Gilles Paul
The Entertainer
  Added 4/28/2019
111kb
3:42mpt
Karaoke
Billy Joel (1974)
W&M by Billy Joel
Each verse adds another instrument.
70's, Folk Rock, Pop Rock
Ashley Dalby
kar by Heepster
The Gang that Sang Heart of My Heart
  Added 4/21/2019
55kb
4:09mpt
Karaoke
The Four Aces
W&M by Ben Ryan (1926)
The lyrics "Heart of my heart" begin the chorus of the 1899 barbershop favorite "The Story of the Rose."
20's+++, Barbershop, Traditional Pop
Gloria Canfield
kar by Terry Daly
Midkar Member
The Greatest
  Added 6/30/2018
59kb
3:26mpt
Karaoke
Sia featuring Kendrick Lamar (2016)
W&M by Sia Furler & Greg Kurstin
Billboard editor Gil Kaufman described "The Greatest" as an "uplifting, poppy song with a subtle island vibe.
Electro-Pop, Tropical House
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
The Greatest Performance of My Life
  Added 6/30/2018
43kb
3:36mpt
Karaoke
Shirley Bassey (1972)
W&M by Roberto Sandro & Oscar Anderle. English lyrics by Robert Allen
Pop, Middle Of The Road
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
The Heart Wants What It Wants
  Added 3/08/2017
78kb
4:00mpt
Karaoke
Selena Gomez
W&M By Antonina Armato, David Jost, and Timothy James Price (2014)
Pop, World, Electronica, R&B
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
The House Is Rockin'
  Added 3/08/2017
55kb
2:23mpt
Karaoke
Stevie Ray Vaughan (1989)
W&M By D. Bramhall and S. R. Vaughan
The title is a play on a popular bumper sticker of the 1970s, which said, "If this van's a-rockin', don't bother knockin'."
80's, Rock, Blues Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
The House Of The Rising Sun
  Version 1
93kb
4.26mpt
Bob Dylan, The Animals, Woodie Guthrie, Herbie Mann, Dolly Parton And Many, Many More
Big Band, Country, Country/Pop, Folk, Folk/Rock, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll, Traditional
The Melody Of 'The House Of The Rising Sun' Is A Traditional Old English Tune And The Original Lyrics Were Written By Georgia Turner And Bert Martin Both From Kentucky, USA, However There Are Many Versions Of The Lyrics And Various Arrangements By Many Artists Over The Years
Josef Huber
The House Of The Rising Sun
  Version 2
42kb
4.08mpt
The Animals, Many More
Folk, Folk/Rock, Jazz, Pop/Rock, Rock & Roll
E. F. "Gene" Petro
aka "Doc Doc"
The Hustle
  New version 8/23/2017
42kb
3:51mpt
Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony
W&M by Van McCoy
"The Hustle" is a famous disco song by songwriter/arranger Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony. It went to number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Soul Singles charts during the summer of 1975. It also peaked at number 9 on the Australian Singles Chart (Kent Music Report) and number 3 in the UK. It would eventually sell over one million copies and is one of the most popular songs of the disco era. The song won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance in 1976.
Disco
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
The Impression That I Get 46kb
3.14mpt
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
90's, Modern Rock, Pop/Rock, Punk/New Wave, Ska-Punk, Ska Revival
Composed By Dicky Barrett & Joe Gittleman
Lawrence Chu
Midkar Member
The 'In' Crowd
  Added 3/08/2017
44kb
3:06mpt
Karaoke
Dobie Gray
W&M by Billy Page (1964)
Cover Version by Brian Ferry (1974). Instrumental Version by Ramsey Lewis (1965). Dobie Gray's The In Crowd is a Northern Soul Classic.
60's, Rhythm & Blues
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
The Joker
  Added 6/30/2018
57kb
4:08mpt
Steve Miller Band (1973)
W&M by Steve Miller, Eddie Curtis and Ahmet Ertegün
70's, Rock, Blues Rock, Southern Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
The Lady Is A Tramp 46kb
3.39mpt
Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Tommy Dorsey, Midge Williams, Lena Horne, Shirley Bassey, Numerous Others
30's+++, Pop, Soft Rock, Soundtrack, Theme Songs, Vocal Pop
Original W&M By Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart In 1937
Josef Huber
The Last Time I Felt Like This 42kb
3.04mpt
Johnny Mathis W'Jane Olivor
70's, Easy Listening, Love Songs, Soft Rock, Soundtrack, Theme Songs, Vocal
W&M By Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman & Marvin Hamlisch
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
The Lazy Song
  Added 05/31/2018
52kb
3:26mpt
Karaoke
Bruno Mars
W&M by Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, and Keinan Warsame (2010)
Reggae, Reggae-Pop, Ska
Estrada
The Letter
  Added 6/30/2018
23kb
2:39mpt
Karaoke
Booker T. & The M.G.'s
W&M by Wayne Carson
Original by The Box Tops in 1967.
60's, Pop Rock
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
The Longest Time 19kb
3.28mpt
Billy Joel
80's, Album Rock, Doo-Wop, Pop/Rock, Soundtrack
W&M By Billy Joel
Shuichi Miyakawa
The Monkey Time
  Added 06/03/14
41kb
2:44mpt
Curtis Mayfield  Also by Major Lance
Written by Curtis Mayfield (1963)
"The Monkey Time," written by Curtis Mayfield, also was a R&B Top Ten entry at number two (number eight pop) the summer of 1963.
R&B, Soul, Funk, Chicago Soul, Psychedelic Soul, Stage & Screen
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
The Night Before 28kb
3.05mpt
The Beatles
60's, AM Pop, British Invasion, Pop/Rock, Soft Rock
W&M By Paul McCartney & John Lennon
D. W. "David" Barnes
Midkar Member
The One You Love 34kb
4.21mpt
Glenn Frey
80's, Adult Contemporary, Pop/Rock, Soft Rock
W&M By Glenn Frey & Jack Tempchin
Dale Aston
aka "OnNTwo"
The Power Of Love 31kb
5.23mpt
Karaoke
Celine Dion, Many Others
80's-00's, Adult Contemporary, Easy Listening, Love Songs, Romantic, Vocals, Wedding Song
W&M By Jennifer Rush, Mary Applegate, Candy DeRouge, & Gunther Mende
Raphael Pungin
The Price of Love
  Added 03/25/15
38kb
2:10mpt
Karaoke
The Everly Brothers (1965)
W&M by Don & Phil Everly
"The Price of Love" is a song by the Everly Brothers, released in 1965. It charted at number 2 in the UK. On the NME chart in spent one week at Number 1 in the UK. Chart Positions: UK No.2 US No.104. From The Album "In Our Image"
Pop
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
The River
  Added 3/10/2017
30kb
5:04mpt
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
W&M By Bruce Springsteen (1979)
A sad song on how dreams evaporate.
Pop Rock, Heartland Rock, Ballads
Jugge
The Rubberband Man
  Added 6/30/2018
85kb
3:28mpt
Karaoke
The Spinners (1976)
W&M by Thom Bell and Linda Creed
A great groove with impeccable timing.
70's, Soul, Funk
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
The Sad Cafe
  Added 3/10/2017
65kb
5:36mpt
The Eagles
W&M By Don Henley and Glenn Frey (1979)
Rock
Kris Kelley
The Shoop Shoop Song
(It's In His Kiss)
  Added 3/10/2017
30kb
2:19mpt
Karaoke
Merry Clayton (1963)
W&M By Rudy Clark
Made popular by Betty Everett in 1964. Also recorded by Cher in 1990.
R&B, Soul, Pop, Girl Group
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
The Sign
  Added 3/10/2017
28kb
3:06mpt
Karaoke
Ace of Base
W&M By Jenny Berggren, Jonas Berggren, Linn Berggren and Ulf Ekberg
Euro Reggae, Europop, Dance Pop
Raphael Pungin
The Sounds of Silence 41kb
3.45mpt
Simon & Garfunkel
60's, Easy Listening, Folk, Folk/Rock, Soft Rock
Composed By Paul Simon
Chris Schafehen
The Stroll 39kb
2.40mpt
Karaoke
The Diamonds
50's, Doo Wop, Pop, R&B, R&R, Soundtrack
W&M By Clyde Otis & Nancy Lee
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
The Time Has Come
  Added 6/30/2018
47kb
2:11mpt
Karaoke
Adam Faith (1961)
W&M by Les Vandyke
60's, Pop
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
The Twelfth of Never
  Version 1
  Added 6/04/2018
40kb
3:14mpt
Karaoke
Johnny Mathis
Music adapted from "The Riddle Song" and with lyrics by Jerry Livingston and Paul Francis Webster (1956)
Mathis doesn't miss a beat at age 82, and he performs this song at nearly every concert.
50's, Traditional Pop, Standards
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member

kar by Mike M and Ronald E. Hontz
The Twelfth of Never
  Version 2
  Added 6/04/2018
20kb
2:56mpt
Karaoke
Johnny Mathis
Music adapted from "The Riddle Song" and with lyrics by Jerry Livingston and Paul Francis Webster (1956)
50's, Traditional Pop, Standards
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
The Twist 39kb
2.32mpt
Chubby Checker, Hank Ballard And More
60's, Classic Rock, Dance, Early Pop/Rock, Party Tunes, Rock n' Roll
Composed By Hank Ballard
Jesse Luis Jocson
aka "D'Bassman"
Midkar Member
The Twist

  Added 06/03/14
38kb
1:56mpt
Karaoke
Chubby Checker (1960), The Fat Boys with Chubby Checker (1988)
W&M by Hank Ballard (1959)
The song, and the dance the Twist, was popularized in 1960 when the song was covered by Chubby Checker. His single became a hit, reaching No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 on September 19, 1960 (one week) and then setting a record by being the only single to reach No. 1 in two different chart runs when it resurfaced and topped the chart again on January 13, 1962 (two weeks).
In 1988, "The Twist" became popular once again, due to a new recording of the song by The Fat Boys featuring Chubby Checker. This version reached No. 2 in the United Kingdom and No. 1 in Germany.

R&R, Pop-Rock
John R. Bloise, Sr.
Kar by Vincenzo Palleschi
The Wah-Watusi
  Added 4/28/2019
39kb
2:34mpt
Karaoke
The Orlons (1962)
W&M by Kal Mann and Dave Appell
This song is about the Watusi dance-craze of the early 60's.
60's, R&B
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
The Wanderer
Version 1
68kb
3.47mpt
Dion & The Belmonts
60's, Country/Pop, Doo-Wop, Early Pop/Rock, Rock n' Roll
Written By Ernest "Ernie" Maresca
Phil Smith
aka "Satman100"
The Wanderer
Version 2
47kb
3.07mpt
Karaoke
Dion & The Belmonts, Eddie Rabbitt, Dick Clark, Richie Valens, The Beach Boys, Many Others
60's, Country/Pop, Doo-Wop, Early Pop/Rock, Rock n' Roll
Written By Ernest "Ernie" Maresca
Uwe Thielker
Karaoke By Raphael Pungin
The Way It Is
  Added 3/10/2017
41kb
3:54mpt
Bruce Hornsby and the Range (1986)
From Wikipedia:
"The Way It Is" is a song recorded by Bruce Hornsby and the Range from their 1986 album The Way It Is. It topped the charts in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands in 1986, and peaked inside the top twenty in such countries as Ireland, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Written by Bruce Hornsby, it made explicit reference to the American Civil Rights Movement. Musically, the song is characterized by two long lyrical piano solos.
The song portrays 1980s America from a critical perspective. The opening verse recounts a story taking place at a line for welfare that illustrate a divide between the rich and poor. The chorus presents several lines insisting that social ills are "just the way it is", and repeatedly suggests resigning oneself to them as a fact of life-however, the chorus ends with the author rebuking this attitude by insisting "but don't you believe them."
The second verse recounts past social issues from the voice of someone supporting racial segregation. The author responds in a narrative voice, insisting his view that if those who make laws took them into careful consideration they would be convinced that laws enforcing principles like racial segregation are morally wrong. The song reminds the listener that it was at one time argued that racial segregation was "just the way it is", and suggests that legislation and what the author views as progress on current social issues should be pursued without regard to those who insist "some things will never change."
The third verse recounts the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as a victory in the civil rights movement, but insists that more is needed. In particular, the verse highlights individual prejudice and employment discrimination as an enduring form of racism. The third chorus suggests that it only feels like "some things will never change" when we wait for social problems to change themselves rather than taking steps ourselves to actively change them.

80's, Soft Rock
Gordon von Rentzell
and Phil Smith
The Wonder of You
  Added 3/10/2017
29kb
2:29mpt
Karaoke
Ray Peterson (1959)
W&M By Baker Knight
Also recorded by Ronnie Hilton, The Platters, The Sandpipers, Elvis Presley, and Nelson Riddle.
Peterson was quoted as saying, "He [Elvis] asked me if I would mind if he recorded 'The Wonder of You.' I said, 'You don't have to ask permission; you're Elvis Presley.' He said, 'Yes, I do. You're Ray Peterson.'"

Pop
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
The Work Song
  Added 3/12/2017
13kb
2:00mpt
Nat Adderley (1960)
Many recordings including Herb Alpert.
Jazz
K. Nishimua
There's A Gold Mine In The Sky 26kb
2.21mpt
Karaoke
Pat Boone, Gene Autry, The Sons Of The Pioneers, Nat "King" Cole, Many More
50's++, Country, Country/Pop, Early Pop/Rock, Folk, Jazz, Vocal
Composed By Nick A. Kenny & Charles Kenny
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
These Eyes
  Added 3/10/2017
63kb
3:42mpt
Karaoke
The Guess Who (1968)
W&M By Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings
Baroque Pop, Soul
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Thick as a Brick
  Added 3/10/2017
38kb
2:44mpt
Jethro Tull (1971)
The album Thick as a Brick contains only one song, the 43 minute title track. The lyrics were claimed to be an epic poem written by an 8-year-old boy.
70's, Progressive Rock
Adam Bodkin
revised by Niklas Bertani
Think About Me
  Added 4/28/2019
28kb
2:40mpt
Karaoke
Dean Martin (1967)
W&M by Michelle Lewis
This song is on the "B" side of the "Lay Some Happiness On Me" 45 which came out in 1967.
60's, Traditional Pop, Country
Ron Tilden
Midkar Member
Think Twice
  Added 05/31/2018
28kb
4:22mpt
Céline Dion
W&M by Andy Hill & Peter Sinfield (1993)
The song went to number 1 all over Europe, including: Ireland (9 weeks at the top), United Kingdom (7 weeks), Belgium Flanders (5 weeks), Netherlands (4 weeks), Norway (4 weeks) and Sweden (4 weeks).
Soft Rock, Pop-Rock
Tony Hines
Thirteen Women
(And Only One Man In Town)
  Added 3/10/2017
20kb
2:55mpt
Bill Haley & His Comets
W&M By Dickie Thompson (1954)
The first hydrogen bomb was exploded at Bikini Atoll on 1 March 1954.
50's, Novelty Songs, Swing
Ed Bettega
Midkar Member
This Diamond Ring
  Added 3/10/2017
34kb
2:26mpt
Karaoke
Gerry Lewis & The Playboys
W&M By Al Kooper, Bob Brass, and Irwin Levine (1965)
60's, Pop Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
This Hammer 57kb
3.27mpt
The Shadows
60's, British Rock, Early British Pop/Rock, Instrumental Rock
Composed By Brian Bennett, Hank Marvin & Bruce Welch
John Forster
This Masquerade
  Added 03/25/15
37kb
5:07mpt
The Carpenters (1973)
W&M by Leon Russell
"This Masquerade" is a song written by Leon Russell. The song appeared on the B-side of the single for Russell's 1972 hit "Tight Rope" and on his Carney album. The song has also been recorded by many other artists. Helen Reddy included it on her 1972 I am Woman album, and also included a live version on her 1978 Live in London album. The Carpenters recorded a version of the song and released it on their 1973 Now & Then album, as well as on the B-side of "Please Mr. Postman" in 1974. The Carpenters version was released on their album Now & Then (1973), and performed on TV with Ella Fitzgerald, the medley in which it was sung was subsequently released on the compilation album As Time Goes By.
R&B, Jazz
Mike Le Voi
This Old Heart of Mine
(Is Weak for You)
  Added 3/11/2017
43kb
4:30mpt
Isley Brothers (1966)
W&M By Sylvia Moy, Edward Holland, Brian Holland and Lamont Herbert Dozier
Other performers include The Supremes, The Zombies, Rod Stewart, Bettye Swan, Flame, Randy Crawford, The Contours, Luv', A Loss For Words, Stefanie Heinzmann, and Boyzone.
Pop, Soul
Tony Gap
Those Shoes
  Added 3/11/2017
45kb
4:58mpt
The Eagles
W&M By Don Felder, Don Henley, and Glenn Frey (1979)
70's, Soft Rock
Kris Kelley
Thought I'd Died and Gone to Heaven
  Added 3/11/2017
43kb
5:53mpt
Bryan Adams (1991)
W&M By Jim Vallance and Bryan Adams
Some sources attribute the song to Robert Lange / Bryan Adams or Adams alone.
90's, Soft Rock, Love Songs
K. Pitkanen
Three A.M. (3 AM)
  Added 03/25/15
44kb
3:46mpt
Matchbox
W&M by Rob Thomas, Jay Stanley, John Leslie Goff & Brian Yale
"3 A.M." (written "3 am" on the album and "3 AM" on the single) is the third single and the third track from Matchbox Twenty's debut album, Yourself or Someone Like You. It topped the Canadian RPM record charts in early 1998. This song was written by Rob Thomas, Jay Stanley, John Leslie Goff and Brian Yale while performing together in the early 1990s band Tabitha's Secret. The lyrics are inspired by Thomas as an adolescent having to live with a mother fighting to survive cancer.
Alternative Rock
Gregory Greenway
Thriller 71kb
5.11mpt
Michael Jackson
80's, Club/Dance, Disco, Motown, Pop/Rock, R&B, Rock
Composed By Rod Temperton
Denis Rionnet
Ticket to Ride
  Added 8/25/2017
45kb
3:17mpt
Karaoke
The Beatles
W&M By John Lennon & Paul McCartney (1965)
60's, Rock, Power Pop, Jangle Rock, Folk Rock, British Invasion
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
  Added 3/11/2017
34kb
3:06mpt
Karaoke
Dawn featuring Tony Orlando (1973)
W&M By L. Russell Brown and Irwin Levine
From Wikipedia: A yellow ribbon as a symbol of remembrance became widely known in civilian life in the 1970s as a reminder that an absent loved one, either in the military or in jail, would be welcomed home on their return.
L. Russell Brown says:
This is "NOT" the story of a convict who had told his love to tie a ribbon book to a tree outside of town. I know because I wrote the song one morning in 15 minutes with the late lyrical genius Irwin Levine. The genesis of this idea came from the age old folk tale about a Union prisoner of war--who sent a letter to his girl that he was coming home from a confederate POW camp in Georgia.... Anything about a criminal is pure fantasy....
Levine and Brown first offered the song to Ringo Starr, but Al Steckler of Apple Records told them that they should be ashamed of the song and described it as "ridiculous." Nonetheless, the public bought millions of copies. The song has been performed by groups around the world, translated into Spanish and Italian, and been repurposed to refer to political prisoners in protests in the Phillipines and Hong Kong.
70's, Pop, Ballads, Middle Of The Road
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Time Is Tight
  Added 3/11/2017
39kb
2:39mpt
Booker T. & the M.G.'s
Composed By Booker T. Jones, Al Jackson, Jr., Donald "Duck" Dunn, and Steve Cropper
Recorded for the soundtrack of the 1968 movie UpTight.
60's, Soul
Steve Day
Time Won't Let Me
  Added 6/04/2018
36kb
2:55mpt
Karaoke
The Outsiders (1965)
W&M By Chet Kelly and Tom King
With brass section and organ.
60's, Garage Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
Tin Man
  Added 3/11/2017
24kb
2:34mpt
America (1974)
W&M By Dewey Bunnell
70's, Soft Rock, EZ Listening
Chris Rada
Tired Of Waiting For You
  Added 03/25/15
48kb
2:30mpt
Karaoke
The Kinks (1965)
W&M by Ray Davies
"Tired of Waiting for You" was a hit 1965 rock song by the English band The Kinks. The song was released as a single on 15 January 1965 in the UK and on 17 February 1965 in the USA. It then appeared on their second studio album Kinda Kinks. According to Ray Davies, the music for "Tired of Waiting for You" was written on the train to the recording studio and the words were written at a coffee shop during a break in the session.
Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
Together in Electric Dreams
  Added 1/29/2017
77kb
4:36mpt
Phillip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder
From the soundtrack of Electric Dreams (1984).
Synthpop, New Wave
Carl Edwards
Tonight's the Night
(Gonna Be Alright)
  Added 3/11/2017
129kb
4:03mpt
Karaoke
Rod Stewart (1975)
70's, Soft Rock
Gary Rogers
Wayne Knazek
Midkar Members
Too Good at Goodbyes
  Added 4/28/2019
40kb
3:24mpt
Karaoke
Sam Smith (2017)
Words & Music by Sam Smith, Tony Hermansen, Mikkel Eriksen & James Napier
From The Album The Thrill Of It All.
Orchestral Pop
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
Too Many Irons In The Fire 14kb
2.01mpt
Karaoke
Various & Many Including The Mills Brothers
30's, Easy Listening, Swing, Vocal Pop
Composed By Johnny S. Black In 1933
Dr. James Pitt-Payne
Midkar Member
Top Of The World 42kb
2.47mpt
The Carpenters
70's, Love Songs, Pop/Rock, Soft Rock
W&M By John Bettis & Richard Carpenter
Rogene Talento
aka "Labrat"
Tornado Of Souls 68kb
5.17mpt
Megadeth
90's, Heavy Metal, Speed Metal, Progressive Metal, Rock, Thrash
Composed By David Ellefson & Dave Mustaine
Joddy Ari Krisnadi
Total Eclipse of the Heart
  Added 3/11/2017
61kb
4:58mpt
Karaoke
Bonnie Tyler
W&M By Jim Steinman
From the 1983 album Faster than the Speed of Night.
80's, Power Pop, Pop Rock
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Touch Me
  Added 3/11/2017
56kb
3:13mpt
Karaoke
The Doors (1968)
W&M By Robby Krieger
Notable for its brass and string instruments, and a saxophone solo by Curtis Amy. The last four notes are the "Stronger Than Dirt" jingle of the Ajax cleanser company.
According to Milquetoast: "Stronger than dirt" was added because the boys, unbeknownst to Jim [Morrison], had already gone ahead with a Buick campaign using "Light My Fire" as the song for their ad - "Come on, Buick, light my fire". The ad was filmed and may have been shown in Florida a few times but when Jim found out about it he hit the roof, and called up Buick himself, stating over the phone that if they went ahead with the campaign he would get a Buick and beat the crap out it with a sledgehammer on national television!

60's, Progressive Pop, Symphonic Rock, Music Hall, Power Pop, Middle Of The Road
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Tower Of Strength
  Added 03/25/15
34kb
2:12mpt
Karaoke
Gene McDaniels (1961)
W&M by Burt Bacharach & Bob Hilliard
"Tower of Strength" is a song written by Burt Bacharach and Bob Hilliard and performed by Gene McDaniels. The song reached No. 5 on both the US Billboard chart and the R&B chart in 1961. The song appeared on his 1961 album, Tower of Strength. The song was produced by Snuff Garrett and featured the Johnny Mann Singers and Earl Palmer on drums.
Soul, R&R
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
Travelin' Man
  Added 03/25/15
59kb
2:19mpt
Karaoke
Ricky Nelson (1961)
W&M by Jerry Fuller
"Travelin' Man" is a single by Ricky Nelson, an American singer. It was written by songwriter Jerry Fuller. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100; its b-side, "Hello Mary Lou", reached number nine on the same chart.
Pop, R&R
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member/Moderator
Trouble 34kb
3.35mpt
Lindsey Buckingham
80's, Pop/Rock, Mainstream Rock
W&M By Lindsey Buckingham
Blake Wallace
True Colors
  Added 3/11/2017
17kb
3:49mpt
Cyndi Lauper (1986)
W&M By Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly
Dan West comments: Good music is well, "Good Music" no matter what style it is done in. I love the way the younger generation has taken this song and focusing on "bulling" with the message that "we're all equal and the answer is love" and "There's always room for change".
80's, Pop
Richard Swan
True Love
  Added 4/28/2019
19kb
2:15mpt
Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly
Words & Music by Cole Porter (1956)
From the movie musical High Society.
50's, Pop, EZ Listening
Eleanor Adams
True Love Ways
  Version 1
  Added 8/25/2017
50kb
5:34mpt
Buddy Holly
W&M By Buddy Holly and Norman Petty (1958)
A song written as a wedding gift.
50's, Pop
Frank DiGiovannangelo
True Love Ways
  Version 2
  Added 8/25/2017
18kb
3:28mpt
Buddy Holly
W&M By Buddy Holly and Norman Petty (1958)
A song written as a wedding gift.
50's, Pop
Keith Thoma
TSOP
(The Sound Of Philadelphia)
  Added 4/28/2019
63kb
3:16mpt
MFSB featuring The Three Degrees (1973)
W&M By Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff
Theme from the music TV show Soul Train.
70's, Philly Soul, Disco, Themes
Gary Rogers
Midkar Member
Tuesday Afternoon
  Added 03/25/15
56kb
4:56mpt
Karaoke
Moody Blues (1968)
W&M by Justin Hayward
"Tuesday Afternoon" (sometimes referred to as "Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?)", or simply "Forever Afternoon") is a 1968 single by English symphonic rock band The Moody Blues, which was presented in its original album form on their 1967 album Days of Future Passed in two parts.
Baroque Pop, Psychedelic Pop
Mike Doyle
For Power Windows BBS
Twist And Shout 31kb
2.28mpt
The Beatles
60's++, Early Pop/Rock, R&R
Composed By Phil Medley & Bert Russell
Dr. ChartChai MeeSangNin
Two Hearts 45kb
3.27mpt
Phil Collins
80's, Love Songs, Pop/Rock, R&B, Soft Rock, Soundtrack
W&M By Phil Collins & Lamont Dozier
Phil Smith
aka "Satman100"
Two Less Lonely People in the World
  Added 6/30/2018
51kb
3:54mpt
Karaoke
Air Supply (1983)
W&M by Howard Greenfield, Ken Hirsch
80's, Soft Rock
Geoffrey Carter
Midkar Member
Two Steps Behind
  Added 03/25/15
32kb
4:01mpt
Def-Leppard (1993)
W&M by Joe Elliott
"Two Steps Behind" is a 1993 song by British hard rock band Def Leppard from their album Retro Active and Last Action Hero Soundtrack. It reached #5 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. In the 1993 Metal Edge Readers' Choice Awards, the song was voted "Song of the Year" and "Best Song From a Movie Soundtrack."
Rock, Acoustic Rock
Mike Karina
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