The s are often considered the best decade for music in America. Folk enjoyed a political revival, yet, the British Invasion was blessedly not political. The blues bled into hard rock. Pop music felt its soul. Jazz felt free. Although we at Paste had previously compiled the 60 Best Albums of the s , we felt that a number of songs were missing. However, bands with votes for multiple songs were limited to two tracks each.
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This article is about the American Billboard Hot chart held from to The Billboard Hot chart is the main song chart of the American music industry and is updated every week by the Billboard magazine. During — the chart was based collectively on each single's weekly physical sales figures and airplay on American radio stations. Note : The year-end number-one singles for , and were " Surfin' U. The following artists achieved four or more number-one hits during — A number of artists had number-one singles on their own as well as part of a collaboration.
#1 Songs in 1960
The players follow his lead at every note, offsetting his soul-wrenching performance with austere horn ascensions and demonstrative punches. Redding makes the climax massive, but the band downplays it sweetly, internalizing his proclamation and making it an intimate exchange as much between the singer and band as between a man and a woman. Loretta Lynn hates drunk sex or something. Loves the Iraq War, though. She said as much at a pre—Jack White Taste of Chicago. See, lady is crazy! I was just a kid for chrissakes, and this was an authority figure.
Does it get any better than music in the s? It was a time where it seemed no one could write a bad song. Think of all the unbelievable musicians that captured our imaginations. It cannot be understated that the s completely revolutionized music forever. It was by far the most influential musical decade in modern history. Almost every recording artist of today and since can trace their idols back to the s.