Skip to main content

For the Rest of My Life .... My Last 500 Songs Pt. 3

I was that loner kid who read comics when everyone else was playing, listened to the B-sides and watched old movies ... Now I write about it

If you were a castaway on an island with only 500 songs to listen to for the rest of your life, which ones would they be? The following is my list.

for-the-rest-of-my-life-my-last-500-songs-pt-3

Allies - Take Me To The River

300-291

300. Worthy Is The Lamb - Daryl Coley

299. That's What You've Done For Me

298. There For You - Stryper

297. Take Me To The River - Allies

296. Mighty Love - Bob Carlisle

295. Come Quickly Lord - Margaret Becker/Bob Carlisle

294. Stay Close To Me - Margaret Becker

293. Here In My Heart - Susan Ashton

291. No One Will Ever Love You - Connie Britton/Charles Esten

Lennon and Maisy - A Life That's Good

290-281

290. A Life That's Good - Lennon & Maisy

289. We Are The World - USA For Africa

288. I Will Be Here For You - Michael W. Smith

287. Can You Believe - Robin Thicke

286. Lift Every Voice And Sing - Melba Moore

285. Other Side Of The Rainbow

Scroll to Continue

284. I Will Remember - Amy Grant

283. Everybody Sing A Christmas Song - Jon Gibson

282. God Loves A Broken Heart

281. On Calvary

Rilo Kiley - Silver Lining

280-271

280. Silver Lining - Rilo Kiley

279. Brand New Funk - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

278. Just The Two of Us - Will Smith

277. I'm In Love With You - BeBe Winans feat The Katinas

276. Where Do We Go From Here - The Enchantments

275. Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel

274. Always & Forever - Heatwave

273. Love Always - El DeBarge

272. Side Show - Blue Magic

271. I'll Survive - BB King

for-the-rest-of-my-life-my-last-500-songs-pt-3

270-261

270. I'll Be Thinking Of You - Andrae Crouch

269. Your Joy - Dawkins & Dawkins

268. You Were My Last Hope - Angelo & Veronica

267. X-Factor - Lauryn Hill

266. Zion

265. Nothing Even Matters

264. This Is Love - Regina Belle

263. It's Just A Matter Of Time - Randy Travis

262. Jingle Bells - BeBe & CeCe Winans

261. I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys

Joan Jett and Michael J Fox - Light of Day

260-251

260. Honey Open That Door - Ricky Skaggs

259. Take A Bow - Rihanna

258. I Could Fall In Love - Selena

257. I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys

256. Gone - N'Sync

255. This I Promise You

254. Light Of Day - Joan Jett/Michael J Fox

253. Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison

252. Never Make A Promise - Dru Hill

351. I Love You This Much - Jimmy Wayne

I fell in love with the theme song from this movie instantly. And I had no clue that it belonged to Springsteen.

I fell in love with the theme song from this movie instantly. And I had no clue that it belonged to Springsteen.

Fred Rogers and Johnny Costa - It's Such A Good Feeling

250-241

250. It's Such A Good Feeling - Johnny Costa

249. Look Away - Chicago

248. Make Me Smile

247. Meet Me Half Way - Kenny Loggins

246. You're The One That I Want - John Travolta/Olivia Newton John

245. Dancing Queen - Abba

244. How To Dream - Sam Phillips

243. Again - Janet Jackson

242. Weak - SWV

241. How To Save A Life - The Fray

One look at them and I really didn't care if they could sing or not. Thankfully they could ... and still can.

One look at them and I really didn't care if they could sing or not. Thankfully they could ... and still can.

The Temptations - I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now

The Temptations - Lady Soul

240-231

240. Apologize - Timbaland/One Republic

239. Feels So Good - Chuck Mangione

238. One More Day - Diamond Rio

237. Drops Of Jupiter - Train

236. You Sang To Me - Marc Anthony

235. I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now - The Temptations

234. Lady Soul

233. Believe It Or Not - Joey Scarbury

232. Lies - Fleetwood Mac

231. The Entertainer - Marvin Hamlisch

Fleetwood Mac - Lies

Fleetwood Mac was one of those groups that i wasn't supposed to know about. Because there was the societal perception that African American kids only listened to "African American music" and Caucasian kids only listened to "Caucasian music".

Fleetwood Mac was one of those groups that i wasn't supposed to know about. Because there was the societal perception that African American kids only listened to "African American music" and Caucasian kids only listened to "Caucasian music".

230-221

230. Music Box Dancer - Frank Mills

229. Mandy - Barry Manilow

228. Cruisin' - D'Angelo

227. Kiss & Say Goodbye - The Manhattans

226. Always In My Heart - Tevin Campbell

225. Need You Now - Lady Antebellum

224. Tell Me All About It - Natalie Cole

223. Snowfall On The Sahara

222. O Little Town Of Bethlehem - Out Of Eden

221. On This Winter's Night - Lady Antebellum

These three little ladies changed a lot of lives with a hand full of albums. But even with a brief appearance on the sitcom, MOESHA and opening up for a mainstream act, they remained underrated up until the time they retired the group.

These three little ladies changed a lot of lives with a hand full of albums. But even with a brief appearance on the sitcom, MOESHA and opening up for a mainstream act, they remained underrated up until the time they retired the group.

Barnaby Jones Theme - Jerry Goldsmith

Streets of San Francisco Theme - Patrick Williams

220-211

220. The Spirit Of Christmas - Ray Charles

219. Barnaby Jones Theme - Jerry Goldsmith

218. Streets Of San Francisco Theme - Patrick Williams

217. All This Time - Tiffany

216. Hooks In Me - Gerald and Eddie Levert

215. Used To Be My Girl - The Ojays

214. Stone In Love With You - The Stylistics

213. My Love - Whitney Houston feat Bobby Brown

212. Saving All My Love For You

211. Take Good Care Of My Heart

Whtiney Houston and Bobby Brown - My Love

I miss her .... Particularly that version of her when we didn't know she had so many demons on her back .... The uncomparable Miss Whitney Houston

I miss her .... Particularly that version of her when we didn't know she had so many demons on her back .... The uncomparable Miss Whitney Houston

Erasure - A Little Respect

210-201

210. I Get Around - The Beach Boys

209. Kokomo

208. Respect - Erasure

207. Lessons In Love - Level 42

206. Theme From Shaft - Issac Hayes

205. Soul Sacrifice - Santana

204. On & On - Gladys Knight & The Pips

203. Love Will Turn It Around - Kenny Rogers

202. Last Ten Years

201. Rock Your Baby - George McCrae

Kenny Rogers - Last Ten Years

This content reflects the personal opinions of the author. It is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and should not be substituted for impartial fact or advice in legal, political, or personal matters.

© 2020 LaZeric Freeman

Related Articles