Top 5 Favorite Songs

This is what I was doing a year ago. These are still my favorite songs, and I thought with the 2017 Eric Clapton Tour going on, this list is particularly relevant. I hope you enjoy the music. What are your Top 5 Favorite Songs?


A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away I started a weekly series about my favorite books by genre.  I started with Saneteachers’ Weekly Genre Feature-Fantasy and thanks to being a knucklehead and very ADD, I never wrote another genre feature.  So I guess more accurately, it should be Saneteachers’ Yearly Genre Feature.

I love listening to music almost as much as I love reading.  So instead of a genre reading list, I’m going to share my top 5 favorite songs.  Not by genre, because I have fairly eclectic tastes, but by how-much-I-like-them.  Oh boy, now to narrow it down to 5.

Unlike most people, there are lots of songs/artists that haven’t stood the test of time with me.  As a child and teenager, I had every album the Beatles made and my friends and I would count down the days until the next one came out. Now…

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13 Responses to Top 5 Favorite Songs

  1. 1> Piano Man…Billy Joel
    2> I love you just the way you are…Billy Joel
    3>Only Fools Rush In…Elvis Presley
    4>I Hope you Dance…Lee Ann Womack
    5>Watching You…Rodney Atkins

    Only five????

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  2. 1. “About a Century Since” (Gilbert and Sullivan)
    2. “Roland the The Headless Thompson Gunner” (Warren Zevon)
    3. “Ghost’s High Noon” (Gilbert and Sullivan)
    4. “Here We Come A-Wassailing” (Traditional Christmas Carol)
    5. “You Got Me Singin'” (Leonard Cohen)

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  3. gebbysmith says:

    I’m a Broadway-lover so I some of my favorite songs are from musicals, but there are others I have loved along the way, as well.

    Roberta Flack’s version of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” –

    Ana Carolina and Tony Bennett’s version of “The Very Thought of You” –

    Kenny Rankin’s version of “Blackbird” –

    The cast of “Hamilton’s” version of “What I Did for Love” –

    Idina Menzel and Kristina Chenoweth’s version of “For Good” from “Wicked” –

    Karen Carpenter’s “We’ve Only Just Begun” –

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  4. annieg421 says:

    My top 3 are
    Eurythmics. Sweet Dreams
    Green Day. When September Comes
    Keane. Somewhere only we know

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