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.


Playlist

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
Bennett/Basie
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
  • 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 — Bennett/Basie
  • 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