The Kinks – Waterloo Sunset 5 (1)

The Kinks – Waterloo Sunset 5 (1)

Waterloo Bridge is in London, and the lyrics are about a guy looking out of a window at two lovers meeting at Waterloo Station. Davies used to cross Waterloo Bridge every day when he was a student at Croydon Art School. Dirty old river, must you keep rollingFlowing...
Amy Winehouse – Cupid 5 (1)

Amy Winehouse – Cupid 5 (1)

Amy Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter. She was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul.

Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy

Bobby McFerrin – Don’t Worry Be Happy

This song reached #1 on the US Hot 100, which is astounding for a song sung a cappella (without instruments). McFerrin recorded it using only his body to make all the sounds. The simple message and quirky sound made it a surprise hit.

Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World

Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World

What a Wonderful World by American trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong is about the beautiful things of the world such as the blue skies, the beautiful colors of the rainbow, the warmth and friendlessness people show each other, the lovely cries of babies, etc. I see...
Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

Whitney Houston’s version of the song I Will Always Love You from the ‘Bodyguard’ soundtrack sold over 45 million copies. It is about a woman leaving her boyfriend and is bittersweet. Although things didn’t work out, the singer promises to always love her...
The Beatles – Here comes the sun

The Beatles – Here comes the sun

Here Comes the Sun is off the Beatles’ Abbey Road album. Tensions were really high among the band members during the creation of that album. George Harrison took a break and went to Eric Clapton’s house, where he wrote this song in Clapton’s garden....
Madness – Our House

Madness – Our House

“Our House” is a classic ‘80s pop song about family life in working-class London. Released in 1982, it stands as the one and only U.S. Top 10 hit for the British ska-pop band Madness. In the U.K., they were massive—this is one of 20 straight singles they landed in the...