Best Songs of the Century 2

September 13, 2022 #2090

The BBC assembled a list of outstanding songs from the 20th century. The second in a series of episodes brings the listener closer to the day when the #1 song will be revealed.


Brother, can you spare a dime?
Bing Crosby
(Everything I do), I do it for you
Bryan Adams
Let me call you sweetheart
Mills Brothers
I say a little prayer
Aretha Franklin
Roses of Picardy
Frankie Laine
Sittin’ on the dock of the bay
Glen Campbell
Some enchanted evening
Perry Como
Killing me softly with his song
Perry Como
Winter wonderland
Every breath you take
Sting/The Police
Keep the home fires burning
John McCormack
The folks who live on the hill
Mel Torme
Walk on by
Dionne Warwick
Stormy weather
Frank Sinatra
What’s going on
Marvin Gaye