40 songs…

Well… I’ll start out by saying that I totally forgot about a post yesterday. But hey. I’m picking it back up. It’s more about the continuing forward… not looking back, right?!?

Today I want to share one of my lists… 40 of my favorite songs. I definitely need to preface this by saying that this is NOT my complete list, nor is it the top 40. I tried to do a top 40, but I can’t decide and then I kept finding more songs that I love. So here’s 40 of my favorites.  🙂

  • So You Are To Me, EastMountainSouth {because it’s not widely known, I included a link.}
  • Daydream Believer, The Monkees
  • Man in the Mirror, Michael Jackson
  • Hallelujah, Leonard Cohen (or the Jeff Buckley version too)
  • Yesterday, The Beatles
  • Where the Streets Have No Name, U2
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon & Garfunkel
  • Ring of Fire, Johnny Cash
  • I Love Rock & Roll, Joan Jett
  • Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog, Three Dog Night
  • Little Red Riding Hood, Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs
  • R.E.S.P.E.C.T, Aretha Franklin
  • Great Balls of Fire, Jerry Lee Louis
  • Old Time Rock & Roll, Bob Seeger
  • Pianoman, Billy Joel
  • Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen
  • In Your Eyes, Peter Gabriel
  • Vogue, Madonna
  • Istanbul not Constantinople, They Might Be Giants
  • In The Light, DC Talk
  • Stomp, Kirk Franklin
  • What Do I Know of Holy, Addison Road
  • The River, Garth Brooks
  • Gambler, Kenny Rogers
  • Jolene, Dolly Parton
  • Everybody Hurts, R.E.M.
  • Where the River Flows, Collective Soul
  • Enter Sandman, Metallica
  • Stairway to Heaven, Led Zepplin
  • Highway to Hell, AC/DC
  • Head over Feet, Alanis Morissette
  • Stay, Lisa Loeb & the Nine Stories
  • Lose Yourself, Eminem
  • Creep, Radiohead
  • Numb, Linkin Park
  • Let Me Be Myself, 3 Doors Down
  • Broken, Seether (w/ Amy Lee)
  • MmmmmBop, Hansen

And my last 2 songs… these are for the music videos themselves.

  • Right Now, Van Halen

  • If Everyone Cared, Nickelback {yes, I like Nickelback. No, I don’t care about comments dissing them from the peanut gallery. This song moves me EVERY.SINGLE.TIME.}

What are some of your favorites that aren’t listed here?