Top 10 Favorite Songs of All-time

I agonized over this list (like I always do) and as of April 27, 2016 this is my top 10 most favoritest songs ever (definitely subject to change).

  1. Paper Moon- Nat King Cole
  2. They Can’t Take That Away- Fred Astaire (Shall We Dance)
  3. As Time Goes By- Dooley Wilson (Casablanca)
  4. American Anthem- Nora Jones (Ken Burns: The Civil War)
  5. The Way You Look Tonight- Fred Astaire (Swing Time)
  6. La Vie En Rose- Edith Piaf
  7. Danny Boy
  8. Red River Valley (Grapes of Wrath)
  9. Blowin’ in the Wind- Bob Dylan
  10. Cheek to Cheek- Fred Astaire (Top Hat)


Honorable Mention

Thanks for the Memories- Bob Hope (The Big Broadcast of 1938)

I’m a Woman- Peggy Lee

Blessed Assurance

Anything Goes (Anything Goes)

Christmas 1915- Celtic Thunder

Me and Bobby McGee- Janis Joplin

Hard Times Come Again No More

To Sir With Love- Lulu (To Sir With Love)

Things Are Looking Up- Fred Astaire (A Damsel in Distress)

Laughing on the Outside- Dinah Shore

Fly Me to the Moon- Willie Nelson

Isn’t This a Lovely Day?- Fred Astaire (Top Hat)

Over the Rainbow- Judy Garland (The Wizard of Oz)

You Made Me Love You- Judy Garland (Broadway Melody of 1938)

Lili Marlene- Marlene Dietrich

I’m Putting all My Eggs in One Basket- Fred Astaire (Follow the Fleet)

*13 of these picks are directly from classic films.



I’d love to hear your top 10!


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