JIM CLASSICS: UKULELE STYLE              SONGS – by Decade


1920’s – 1940’s:
All of Me   -  Louie Armstrong
Blue Skies - Irving Berlin
As Time Goes By  -   Casablanca
Summertime   -  Billie Holiday
Don't Get Around Much Anymore   -  Duke Ellington
Blue Moon  -   Rodgers & Hart
Ain’t Misbehavin'  -   Fats Waller
Lost Highway   -  Hank Williams
Somewhere Over the Rainbow  -   The Wizard of Oz

1950’s:
Jamaica Farewell  -   Harry Belefonte
Tequila - The Champs
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Roll Over Beethoven  -   Chuck Berry
It Had To Be You  -   Bing Crosby
Beyond the Sea   -  Bobby Darin
Come Go With Me  -   The Del-Vikings
Bye Bye, Love -   Everly Brothers
All I Have To Do Is Dream  -   Everly Brothers
Mele Kalikimaka  -   Don Ho / Bing Crosby
Shake, Rattle & Roll  -  Bill Haley & The Comets
Rock Around the Clock  -   Bill Haley & The Comets
Vaya Con Dios  -   Les Paul & Mary Ford
Blue Suede Shoes   -  Carl Perkins
That’s Amore’  -   Dean Martin
‘Til There Was You   -  The Music Man
Only You  -   The Platters
Love Me Tender   -  Elvis Presley
All Shook Up   -  Elvis Presley
Edelweiss   -  The Sound of Music
Jambalaya  -   Hank Williams
Your Cheatin' Heart  -   Hank Williams


1960’s:
What a Wonderful World  -  Louie Armstrong
Surfin’ U.S.A.   -  The Beach Boys
California Girls  -  The Beach Boys
Fun, Fun, Fun - The Beach Boys
A Hard Day's Night   -  The Beatles
Act Naturally   -  The Beatles
All My Loving  -   The Beatles
And I Love Her  -   The Beatles
Back in the U.S.S.R. - The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There    -  The Beatles
From Me To You - The Beatles
Can’t Buy Me Love   -  The Beatles
Drive My Car - The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles
Help! - The Beatles
Hey Jude - The Beatles
I Want to Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
I Will - The Beatles
I'll Follow the Sun - The Beatles
I Feel Fine - The Beatles
Eight Days a Week  -   The Beatles
Norwegian Wood   -  The Beatles
Nowhere Man - The Beatles
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Yesterday  -   The Beatles
We Can Work It Out  -   The Beatles
In My Life   -  The Beatles
Yellow Submarine   -  The Beatles
When I’m 64   -  The Beatles
Blackbird   -  The Beatles
Octopus’ Garden   -  The Beatles
With a Little Help From My Friends - The Beatles
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away - The Beatles
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Ring of Fire  -   Johnny Cash
Georgia On My Mind  -  Ray Charles
L-O-V-E    -  Nat King Cole
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Helplessly Hoping   -  Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Leaving’ on a Jet Plane   -  John Denver
Sweet Caroline  -   Neil Diamond
Light My Fire  -   The Doors
Under the Boardwalk   -  The Drifters
Lay Lady Lay - Bob Dylan
How Sweet It Is   -  Marvin Gaye
Ballad of Gilligan's Isle - TV Theme song
Reason to Believe - Tim Hardin
Tiny Bubbles  -  Don Ho
Stand By Me   -  Ben E. King
Louie, Louie   -  The Kingsmen
Daydream   -  The Lovin’ Spoonful
Summer in the City   -  The Lovin’ Spoonful
I’m A Believer  -  Men at Work
Brown-Eyed Girl   -  Van Morrison
Everybody’s Talking  -  Harry Nilsson
Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Can't Help Falling in Love  -   Elvis Presley
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay   -  Otis Redding
Unchained Melody  -   The Righteous Brothers
Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones
I Can’t Get No Satisfaction   -   The Rolling Stones
Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
April Come She Will - Simon & Garfunkel
I Am a Rock - Simon & Garfunkel
Sounds of Silence   -  Simon & Garfunkel
Mrs. Robinson   -  Simon & Garfunkel
The Boxer   -  Simon & Garfunkel
Carolina In My Mind - James Taylor
My Girl   -  The Temptations
Happy Together - The Turtles
Can't Take My Eyes Off of You - Frankie Valli
Green, Green Grass of Home - Porter Wagoner
Since I Fell For You  -  Lenny Welch
Pinball Wizard   -  The Who

1970’s:
Lonely People  -   America
Sister Golden Hair   -  America
Ventura Highway - America
Evangelina - Hoyt Axton
Takin’ Care of Business   -  Bachman Turner Overdrive
Let It Be   -  The Beatles
The Long and Winding Road - The Beatles
For You Blue   -  The Beatles
Ride Captain Ride - The Blues Image
Margaritaville  -   Jimmy Buffet
Top of the World - The Carpenters
Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton
Wonderful Tonight   -  Eric Clapton
You Are So Beautiful   -  Joe Cocker
Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Operator  -  Jim Croce
Our House - Crosby, Stills & Nash
Teach Your Children  -   Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Take Me Home, Country Roads  -   John Denver
Listen to the Music   -  The Doobie Bros.
Wagon Wheel  -   Bob Dylan (Darius Rucker)
Hotel Califonia - The Eagles
New Kid in Town - The Eagles
Lyin' Eyes - The Eagles
Take it Easy   -  The Eagles
Peaceful Easy Feeling   -  The Eagles
Already Gone   -  The Eagles
Take It To The Limit   -  The Eagles
Lucky Man - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Tears of a Clown   -  The English Beat
Dark Hollow - The Grateful Dead
Your Song   -  Elton John
Rocket Man   -  Elton John
Crocodile Rock  -   Elton John
Imagine - John Lennon
Danny’s Song  -  Loggins & Messina
Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley
My Love   -  Paul McCartney
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life   -   Monty Python
Moondance   -  Van Morrison
I Can See Clearly Now  -  Johnny Nash
Angel From Montgomery  -  John Prine
Hello In There - John Prine
Amie  -   Pure Prairie League
I Wanna Be Sedated - The Ramones
What I Like About You  -   The Romantics
Angie - The Rolling Stones
Old Time Rock n' Roll  -   Bob Seger
Kodachrome - Paul Simon
Stuck in the Middle With You   -  Stealers Wheel
Fire and Rain  -  James Taylor
Sweet Baby James - James Taylor
You've Got a Friend - James Taylor
Y.M.C.A.   -  The Village People
Lean On Me   -  Bill Withers
You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder

1980’s:
Kokomo -  The Beach Boys
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Just Like Heaven - The Cure
Maneater - Hall & Oates
Private Eyes - Hall & Oates
Got My Mind Set on You - George Harrison
Don’t You Want Me  -   Human League
It's Still Rock n' Roll To Me - Billy Joel
Down Under  -   Men at Work
Who Can It Be Now?  -   Men at Work
Faith   -  George Michael
I Melt With You - Modern English
Have I Told You Lately?  -   Van Morrison
Could I Have This Dance   -  Anne Murray
On The Road Again - Willie Nelson
You Got It  -   Roy Orbison
Free Fallin’  -   Tom Petty
I Won’t Back Down    - Tom Petty
Every Breath You Take   -  The Police
Major Tom (Coming Home)   -  Peter Schilling
You Can Call Me Al   -  Paul Simon
Don’t You Forget About Me   -  Simple Minds
Tainted Love  -   Soft Cell
Dancing In the Dark   -  Bruce Springsteen
Hungry Heart - Bruce Springsteen
I'm On Fire - Bruce Springsteen
Rock This Town   -  The Stray Cats
Mad World   -  Tears For Fears
Burning Down the House   -  The Talking Heads
Handle With Care - Traveling Wilburys
I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2

1990’s-present:
Friends in Low Places   -  Garth Brooks
It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere - Jimmy Buffet / Alan Jackson
Can You Feel the Love Tonight - Elton John
The Pickleball Song   -  Jim Lawrence (original)
The Mad Lobber   -  Jim Lawrence (original)
I’m Yours   -  Jason Mraz
Harvest Moon   -  Neil Young
Toes - Zac Brown Band


                    … And many more !

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