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500 Greatest Songs of All Time By Jay-Z A great song doesn't attempt to be anything — it just is. When you hear a great song, you can think of where you were when you first heard it, the sounds, the smells. It takes the emotions of a moment and holds it for years to come. It transcends time. A great song has all the key elements — melody; emotion; a strong statement that becomes part of the lexicon; and great production.
▶ Top 100 greatest songs of the 60's - YouTube... A great retrospective of the 60's. How does one even begin to choose? I would start with 1965 hits and then go to 1966 and 1967 (overall my personal favourite years). Picking 1000 favourites would make the job easier though.... kp.