- Blues & Blues Rock
- Christian: Gospel
- Classical: Crossover
- Classical: Vocal
- Country: Classic Country
- Country: Contemporary Country
- Dance: Disco & Nu Disco
- Dance: House & Techno
- Dance: Reggaeton & Dancehall
- Dubstep & Drum 'n' Bass
- Easy Listening
- Film Scores
- Indie: Indie Electronic
- Indie: Indie Folk & Americana
- Indie: Indie Pop
- Indie: Indie Rock
- Int'l: African
- Int'l: Asian
- Int'l: Brazilian
- Int'l: British
- Int'l: Jamaican
- Int'l: Mediterranean
- Jazz: Vocal Jazz
- Latin: Cuban
- Latin: Puerto Rican
- Latin: Salsa
- Latin: Tropical
- Nature Sounds
- Pop: Classic Pop
- Pop: Dance Pop
- Pop: Soft Pop
- R&B: Classic R&B
- R&B: Contemporary R&B
- R&B: Soul
- Rap: Classic Mainstream Rap
- Rap: Old School Rap
- Rap: Today's Mainstream Rap
- Rap: Underground & Alternative Rap
- Rock: Classic Alternative & Punk
- Rock: Classic Rock
- Rock: Contemporary Alternative
- Rock: Emo/Pop-Punk
- Rock: Hard Rock
- Rock: Metal
- Rock: Modern Rock
- Rock: Rockabilly
Kick off your shoes and twist the night away to infectiously upbeat songs everyone knows by heart: the most fun rock, soul, and doo wop cuts from the '50s and '60s.
Perhaps the most important record label in history, Motown gave us a wealth of smooth and funky soul hits. From The Temptations to The Supremes to Marvin Gaye and beyond, these are the classic songs from Hitsville, U.S.A.
A playlist for late nights, barroom dancefloors and jukebox romances; dance to these sexy blues, mod, rock and soul records from the '50s, '60s and early-'70s.
The uplifting, happy-making, fun-to-dance-to R&B songs from the 1960s and '70s will help you make sure you're raising your kids with love and plenty of soul.
Park your T-Bird under the stars on a cool summer night with that special someone and get romantic with the best love ballads from the mid-'50s to early '60s. Just remember to get home before curfew.
From the end of the '50s to the start of the '60s, the kids kicked off their shoes and started shaking all over the place. These were the sounds they moved to, back in the days when doo wop and R&B were just another way of saying "rock & roll."
All of the greatest, uptempo songs from Motown's 1959-1970 Golden Age, digitally remastered from the mono master tapes. Listen to these classics the way they were meant to be heard.
Teen longing, sweet harmonies and walls of sound, from the songwriters at the Brill Building to Motown's hit factory.
Characterized by its lush vocal harmonies, "doomph, doomph" bass lines, group snapping, and high falsetto, doo-wop was one of the most popular musical styles of the '50s and '60s.
Whether you're in love, excited for a big breakfast, or just happy to be alive, you woke up with a smile on your face and plan on keeping it. Let these feel-good songs from the '60s and '70s be your morning soundtrack.
Travel back to a simpler time and let these legendary crooners sing you to sleep. These are the best soft and sentimental doo wop, jazz, and soul songs of the '50s and '60s.
Starting in the the mid-1960s, even some of the grown-ups wanted to twist. Throw a stack of 45s on the hi-fi and frug to these classic soul, boogaloo, girl group, and exotica tunes.
In the 1960s, gospel music met secular lyrics describing the black experience in America, and soul music was born. '60s soul singers demanded respect, begged for love, and told it like it was, changing popular music forever.
Inspired by the classic beach party movies of the 1960s, this collection of surf rock, pop, and doo-wop music is perfect for riding waves or doing the twist by a beach-side bonfire.
Late-'60s-to-early-'70s bubblegum, with a touch of breezy AM pop and a few Saturday morning favorites added in for good measure.
Sink into the lush teen symphonies of the 1950s and '60s, when teen idols, girl groups and visionary producers like Phil Spector and Brian Wilson understood that pop music often sounded better with a little musical sophistication.
Pop music made waves across the globe in the 1960s, from the teen-friendly ye-ye sounds of France to the politically-charged Tropicalia of Brazil. Enjoy these classic female-fronted tracks, including several covers of English-language pop hits.
Party songs for a Baby Boomer dad that can be enjoyed by mixed company, even his Millennial kids. Culled from six decades worth of music, this collection is packed with classic party-starters and plenty of worthy surprises too.
For the best in upbeat '60s soul, whether it's from Detroit, Spanish Harlem, Memphis or Muscle Shoals, look no further than these stone classics and deep cuts.
In L.A. circa 1966, young producers and songwriters looked to the increasingly complex work of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson. Inspired by his harmonies and lyrical themes, a new generation of groups created a gently psychedelic brand of easy listening.
Nothing but vintage rockabilly here, from its earliest champions to its biggest stars. Go, cat, go!
Northern Soul is the British label given to a specific sound: the heavy-hitting backbeat and lush production epitomized by Motown's glorious mid '60s heyday. These are the songs energized Northern Brits would dance to all night long.
In late '50s Britain, the young Beatles absorbed a surprisingly eclectic mix of styles, including early rock & roll, pop, jazz, blues, folk, country & western, and swing. Here are the songs that inspired the 20th century's most influential band.
From Liverpool to London and Cardiff to Cork, U.K. artists were all the rage during the British Invasion's mid-'60s peak. From raw rock & roll to parent-friendly pop, these acts brought Swinging London to the rest of the globe.
In the early 1960s, young fashionable Londoners, or "mods," danced all night to the uptempo sounds of African-American soul, Jamaican ska, and British rock & roll. Put on your sharpest suit and celebrate the original mod scene's best songs.
These songs hit #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in the 1960s. Since 1958, the Hot 100 has been America's barometer of song popularity.
Roy Orbison pioneered a new brand of rock & roll in the early 1960s with his distinctive baritone voice and orchestral arrangements. Listen to songs by The Big O and his greatest influences, contemporaries, and followers.
Get down with these soul and R&B classics -- many of which are about food -- at your next barbecue.
A retrospective of Chicago's legendary Chess Records, America's greatest blues label. Chess was the home of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Etta James, Little Walter, and many more.
A collection of classics and lesser-known gems from the beginning of rock & roll, with an emphasis on country-leaning "hillbilly rock," otherwise known as rockabilly.
With their penchant for twang and aversion to lyrics, these 1950s and '60s acts -- some fleeting, some lasting -- all reveled in the rock instrumental.
The islands call with this mix of hip-swaying Hawaiian classics, contemporary singers, and tunes for ukelele or slack-key guitar for that luau state of mind.
As rock & roll entered its second decade, these artists brought new vocal, lyrical and musical complexity while retaining a youthful spark. The result was rock even the Mad Men generation enjoyed.
From Phil Spector's sleigh-bell-ornamented Wall of Sound, to Motown and Stax Records' soulful and funky covers, this collection of Christmas oldies is the most fun way to celebrate the holiday season.
This is the heartfelt sound of the South -- the intersection of country, soul, rockabilly and R&B in the '50s, '60s and '70s; songs of drinkin', cheatin', and lovin' with Louisiana brass and Nashville strings.
This playlist encapsulates the entire career of "The Hardest Working Man in Show Business," from his earliest influences to the artists that have followed in his funky, funky footsteps.
Say bonjour to French pop from the 1960s, also known as "ye-ye." This sexy, cosmopolitan sound rose to popularity with the mod movement that swept Europe and landed on American shores.
Welcome to the world of Ray Charles, where you'll encounter not only monumental cuts from the man who melded blues, soul, country, jazz, and gospel into a harmonious whole, but also some titanic tracks by Brother Ray's influences, peers, and disciples.
From the foot-tapping rhythms of early R&B to the slicked-back twang of rockabilly, these vintage tunes are sure to get you ready for a rockin' night on the town.
Entertain your guests with this collection of old school R&B, Motown, and soul, featuring the biggest names on the scene in the 1960s and '70s.
In 1955 Cosimo Matassa opened Cosimo Recording Studios in the French Quarter ushering in the "New Orleans Sound" (R&B heavy on the guitar and vocals). Cosimo fostered and attracted remarkable talent including Ray Charles and Allen Toussaint.
In the '60s and '70s, the Memphis-based Stax/Volt label family cranked out some of the hardest-hitting deep soul anywhere. These slamming Stax sides -- from the iconic to the esoteric -- will get you in the groove.
From '73 to '81, the Wigan Casino in Lancashire, England helped to define the northern soul sound. DJs, armed with ultra-rare soul singles that featured stomping, mid-'60s-style beats, would spin from 2 a.m. to the "three before 8" that ended the night.