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90 Greatest Oldies and Love Songs Our Grandparents Will Never Forget

Updated on September 25, 2012

Something We Used to Call ...Music

These songs were the voices of the people, the story of life and the picture of families in the good old days. Some carry happiness and joy, some make you think and some make you cry.

These songs were the true feelings of the one at home, and the one still waiting. Waiting for something they longed for, someone they loved. Maybe it's 'cause of war, maybe it was a destined journey. Maybe it was a broken heart.

These songs my grandparent grew up with and they would still remember them, every single one of them. Until their time passes by one day.

No matter how today fast-paced music can change the way we look at everything, I know somewhere in there we still dream for those simple and easy days just like how our parents or grandparents once had. It was then people could fully enjoy the meaning of life, with honest respect and trust to each other.

Those were the days, my friends.

I hope you enjoy this personal playlist as much as I did when I found them written on a piece of paper in the closet of my parents' house (my grand-dad used to live here too so I don't know who really wrote it down, I'm sure it was not only him alone though). And it was then I knew I'd left all the modern hiphop and rap music for these :)

p.s Please keep note that the some of the songs were not necessarily by the original singer, I choose the best version available.

Also, to reduce slow and heavy page load, not all songs are embedded. But try to listen each one of them - Right click on link to open the new Youtube Window

1. Five Hundered Miles

6. Put Your Head On My Shoulder

11. Jambalaya

16. Leaving On A Jet Plane

21. Love Me Tender

26. To Sir With Love

31. Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree

36. Please Mr. Postman

46. Seven Lonely Days

61. The Tennessee Waltz

71. Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

81. Those Were The Days

86. Love Is Blue

90. The End Of The World

97. You Are The Love Of My Life

To Be Continued ( Please suggest another one in the comment section ! )

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Do You Know Any of These Songs or Have Any Good Memories to Share with Us :) ?

Hey There !

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      Titia Geertman 4 years ago from Waterlandkerkje - The Netherlands

      Oh those are my time music. Love the oldies and you've presented them very nicely, thanks. Blessed.

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      maryLuu 5 years ago

      I know all these songs! And I love them and they are on my winamp list! I disagree with the title you've choose for the lens. I am only 30 but I will always love these songs. This is the real music! I grew up with this music. Oldies but goldies!

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      Delynie 5 years ago

      @jdwheeler: :D thanks a lot for the blessing !

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      Delynie 5 years ago

      @Magda2012: Yup I love them a lot

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      Delynie 5 years ago

      @squid2hub: Thank you very much :)

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      jdwheeler 5 years ago

      great list! I enjoyed the walk down memory lane.

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      squid2hub 5 years ago

      nice lens

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      Magda2012 5 years ago

      Great selections of music.