Barbra Streisand (born Barbara Joan Streisand; April 24, 1942 Brooklyn, New York), is an Academy Award-winning American singer, theater and film actress, composer, film producer, and director. She has won Oscars for Best Actress and Best Original Song as well as multiple Emmy Awards, Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and an honorary Tony Award. She received the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor on December 7, 2008. She is the most successful female recording artist according to the Recording Industry Assoc. of America (RIAA).
Adult standards, operatic pop, soft rock
Liza Minnelli, Judy Garland, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, Cher

Amazing Grace / JUDY COLLINS

Judy Collins (born Judith Marjorie Collins on May 1, 1939, in Seattle, Washington) is an American singer and songwriter known for the eclectic range of material she records (which has included folk, show tunes, pop, and rock and roll, as well as and standards) and for her social activism. Beginning in 1959, she was drawn to the music of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger, and the traditional songs of the folk revival of the early 1960s. In 1968 she was awarded a Grammy for "Both Sides Now". Since then she has had an enviable reputation as a singer and for her own compositions. Though born in Seattle, Washington (where she spent the first ten years of her life), she moved to Denver, Colorado, in 1949.
American folk revival, folk, folk rock, mellow gold, singer-songwriter
Joan Baez, Peter, Paul & Mary, Janis Ian, Tom Paxton, Judee Sill

I Can See Clearly Now / JOHNNY NASH

John Lester Nash Jr. (born 19 August 1940; died 6 October 2020) was an American pop singer best known for his 1972 hit I Can See Clearly Now. Born in Houston, Texas, Nash began as a pop singer in the 1950s. He became famous for singing the theme song for The Mighty Hercules cartoon in the early 1960s (which song he also wrote). His biggest hits were the early reggae tunes Hold Me Tight, I Can See Clearly Now, and Stir It Up, written by Bob Marley prior to Marleys international success.
Jimmy Cliff, Herman's Hermits, The Drifters, Jackie Wilson, David Essex

Do It (til You're Satisfied) / BT EXPRESS

Formed in 1974 in Brooklyn, New York; the very first single from B.T. EXPRESS, "Do It Til Youre Satisfied", immediately climbed to the top of the charts where it remained at #1 for 8 weeks and went gold. Scepter Records all time top Selling group. Read more on Last.
Classic soul, disco, funk, p funk, post-disco, quiet storm, soul, southern soul


Electric Light Orchestra are an English symphonic rock band which formed in Birmingham, Warwickshire in 1970. The band was formed by Jeff Lynne (vocals, guitar, multiple instruments), Roy Wood (multiple instruments, vocals), Richard Tandy (keyboards, vocals) and Bev Bevan (drums). Lynne, Wood and Bevan were former members of the psychedelic rock band The Move. The bands lineup would fluctuate throughout its original incarnation, although Lynne, Tandy and Bevan would remain constant members. They incorporated the sounds of string ensembles, vocoders and dub echos into rock songs, thereby creating a very sophisticated studio version of rock.
Album rock, art rock, beatlesque, classic rock, glam rock, mellow gold, rock, soft rock, symphonic rock
Jeff Lynne, Supertramp, Traveling Wilburys, 10cc, The Alan Parsons Project

Cherish / MADONNA

Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (born August 16, 1958 in Bay City, Michigan) is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She is considered one of the most influential figures in popular culture and has often been referred to as the "Queen of Pop". Madonna is noted for her continual reinvention and versatility in music production, songwriting and visual presentation. She is also known for pushing the boundaries of artistic expression in mainstream music, while maintaining control over every aspect of her career. Her works, which incorporate social, political, sexual and religious themes, have generated both controversy and critical acclaim.
Dance pop, pop
Kylie Minogue, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, Cher, Paula Abdul


Colbie Marie Caillat (born May 28, 1985) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-platinum recording artist. She rose to fame through the social networking website Myspace, where she was the number one unsigned artist of her genre. In 2007, Caillat signed with Universal Republic Records and released her debut album, Coco. The album included the hit singles "Bubbly" and "Realize," and has sold over 2 million copies in the United States and is certified 2x platinum. In 2008, she recorded a duet with Jason Mraz, "Lucky," which won a Grammy Award.
Dance pop, neo mellow, pop
Sara Bareilles, James Morrison, Jason Mraz, Christina Perri, Michelle Branch

Little Tin God / DON HENLEY

Don Henley (born Donald Hugh Henley in Gilmer, Texas, USA on 22 July 1947) is a drummer, singer, and songwriter with the band Eagles. Since the 80s, he has had a successful solo career with the albums: I Cant Stand Still, Building The Perfect Beast, The End of Innocence and Inside Job and he has played a founding role in several causes. His most well known songs are the hit songs The Boys of Summer ,All She Wants to Do Is Dance , Dirty Laundry, and The End Of The Innocence In 1970, he moved to Los Angeles to record an album with his early band, Shiloh. Shilohs album was produced by fellow Texan Kenny Rogers. Shortly thereafter, Henley met Glenn Frey.
Album rock, classic rock, heartland rock, mellow gold, singer-songwriter, soft rock, yacht rock
Glenn Frey, Steve Winwood, John Mellencamp, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Bruce Hornsby & the Range

River Of Dreams / GLENN FREY

Glenn Lewis Frey (November 6, 1948 – January 18, 2016) was an American singer, guitarist and a founding member of the rock band Eagles. Frey was the co-lead singer and frontman for the Eagles, roles he came to share with fellow member Don Henley, with whom he wrote most of the Eagles material. Frey played guitar and keyboards as well as singing lead vocals on songs such as "Take It Easy", "Peaceful Easy Feeling", "Tequila Sunrise", "Already Gone", "James Dean", "Lyin Eyes", "New Kid in Town", and "Heartache Tonight". During the hiatus of the Eagles from 1980 to 1994, Frey embarked on a successful solo career. He released his debut album, No Fun Aloud, in 1982 and went on to record Top 40 hits "The One You Love", "Smugglers Blues", "Sexy Girl", "The Heat Is On", "You Belong to the City", "True Love", "Soul Searchin" and "Livin Right".
Album rock, classic rock, country rock, heartland rock, mellow gold, new wave pop, singer-songwriter, soft rock
Don Henley, Steve Winwood, Mike & The Mechanics, Eagles, Peter Cetera

Tonight's The Night / ROD STEWART

Sir Roderick David Stewart (born 10 January 1945) is a British rock and pop singer and songwriter. Born and raised in London, he is of Scottish and English ancestry. With his distinctive raspy singing voice, Stewart is among the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold over 250 million records worldwide. He has had 10 number-one albums and 31 top ten singles in the UK, six of which reached number one. Stewart has had 16 top ten singles in the US, with four reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Mellow gold, soft rock
Eagles, Faces, Foreigner, Chicago, John Mellencamp