Another dangerously underrated song, and possibly Paul's greatest ballad. Twist and Shout Released in 1964 On Album Please Please Me The song had previously released and commercial success by the Isley Brothers. However, there is no doubt the song tried to bring people together. I Call Your Name Shoutout to the Mamas and the Papas, who did a solid take on this Lennon song. You can serenade anyone with that tune.
Here are my picks for the greatest karaoke songs: 50 — The Beatles — Yellow Submarine — Easy to sing along to this track by The Fab Four will have everyone in the room belting it out, usually drowning out the person with the mic. Here Comes the Sun The first of two Harrison-penned songs in the top 10. It's impossible to imagine without the Beatles. Like a lot of songs by The Beatles its pretty short but in its two and a half minutes you can really sense his loneliness. The viewing audience was estimated at over 400 million.
Perfect in every way, including again alternating time signatures, great lyrics, superb musicianship, and one of Harrison's most aggressive guitar performances. Never duplicated -- or even approached -- by anyone. Maybe not top ten, but darn close. Try the Van Halen version instead for the hard rock fans in the crowd. Just with acoustic guitar, he gives this rough diamond of a song a polish.
Those phased vocals, that middle eight, and of course the impossibly gorgeous production all help us do that. Simply one of their best, most important and, arguably, most influential songs they ever wrote. This classic Skynyrd tune usually gets two or three attempts on any given night. This Sgt Pepper track is a prime example. Tom Huddleston This is the first song on the first Beatles album I bought. And funnily enough, he was. From Me to You 148.
Indeed, every aspect of it is brilliant - from the composition itself, to the effects, to Ringo's perfect delivery, to some of the most deceptively difficult harmonies the group ever composed. All You Need Is Love. Between the two of them they could have snagged all 50 spots. Everybody sings better or thinks they do with a little liquid courage in their belly. A melancholy tune that will put a nice bow on the evening. As much as any song before it by Berry, Perkins, et al , it changed rock and roll forever. I Am the Walrus 62.
The most aggressive and wild song they ever wrote, and its historic importance cannot be overstated. Some see it as one of the best pop creations by the Beatles while others see it as inconsequential. But add the film connection, and this becomes the very definition of Beatlemania. Just try to hold back the tears. A superior pop tune on its own, but when you find out that Lennon wrote it as a literal cry for help, it takes on a different meaning.
Covered by Hank Williams, Jr. An astounding composition, with that harp, strings, superb harmonies, classical elements, etc. The Beatles wrote some of the best-known love songs of all time. Hear All You Need Is Love — The Top 50 Beatles Love Songs Countdown starting Feb. And the best of them by far. The combination of thoughtfulness, wistfulness and spirit as well as the music and lyrics make this a no-brainer.
The Beatles' 50 Biggest Billboard Hits is based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 chart. Coming up with a list of the top 50 best karaoke songs of all time was definitely difficult. I fought men and I hit women. Try not to stumble on the b-b-b-b-b-b-bad! By then, the Beatles had gone back to simpler sounds. Hook and the Medicine Show — The Cover of the Rolling Stone — This is one of those songs that you never seem to hear anymore, except at karaoke.
In late 1969 it was extracted from the Abbey Road album to become a worldwide hit. The influence a song had? Indeed, it is almost unbelievable that this was written and recorded while they were still a touring band! To ensure equitable representation of the biggest hits from each era, certain time frames were weighted to account for the difference between turnover rates from those years. Any Time at All 144. At the time of the Van Halen release, The Kinks were touring America to promote their album Low Budget. Among the other artists participating were painter Pablo Picasso and opera singer Maria Callas.