Oldies is a term commonly used to describe a radio format that concentrates on a period 15 to 55 years before the present day.
In the 1980s and 1990s, "oldies" meant the 15 years from the birth of rock n roll to the beginning of the singer-songwriter era of the early 1970s, or about 1955 to 1971.
In the early 2000s, 1970s music was increasingly included, and 1980s music is beginning to also be called "oldies", though…
|1||Stand By Me — Ben E. King|
|2||California Dreamin' — The Mamas & the Papas|
|3||Unchained Melody — The Righteous Brothers|
|4||Runaway — Del Shannon|
|5||What a Wonderful World — Louis Armstrong|
|6||Hotel California — Eagles|
|7||Be My Baby — The Ronettes|
|8||The House of the Rising Sun — The Animals|
|9||The Sound of Silence — Simon & Garfunkel|
|10||My Girl — The Temptations|