Saturday, July 12, 2014

Yacht Rock Top 50 Songs

For this Yacht Rock list,  I only picked one song per artist.  This gave me an opportunity to give more songs by different artists a shot at the Top 50.  See below for a link to my expanded song list.

Top 50 Yacht Rock Songs:
1.  Ride Like The Wind - Christopher Cross
2.  What A Fool Believes - Michael McDonald
3.  Steal Away - Robbie Dupree
4.  Lowdown - Boz Scaggs
5.  Biggest Part of Me - Ambrosia
6.  I'd Really Love To See You Tonight - England Dan & John Ford Coley
7.  Escape - Rupert Holmes
8.  This Is It - Kenny Loggins
9.  Peg - Steely Dan
10.  Into The Night - Benny Mardones
11. I Just Wanna Stop - Gino Vanelli
12. Key Largo - Bertie Higgins
13. Africa - Toto
14. Feels So Good - Chuck Mangione
15. Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold
16. Baby Come Back - Player
17. Sentimental Lady - Bob Welch
18. Smoke From A Distant Fire - Sanford-Townsend Band
19. Rich Girl - Hall & Oates
20. When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman - Dr. Hook
21. Get Closer - Seals & Crofts
22. Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
23. Cool Change - Little River Band
24. Cool Night - Paul Davis
25. Time Passages - Al Stewart
26. Moonlight Feels Right - Starbuck
27. Kiss You All Over - Exile
28. Love Will Find A Way - Pablo Cruise
29. You Are The Woman - Firefall
30. Thunder Island - Jay Ferguson
31. Breezin' - George Benson
32. Saturday In The Park - Chicago
33. I Can't Tell You Why -- Eagles
34. On and On - Stephen Bishop
35. Lotta Love - Nicolette Larson
36. Rise - Herb Alpert
37. Hey Nineteen - Steely Dan
38. Dance With Me - Orleans
39. Magnet and Steel - Walter Egan
40. You Make Loving Fun - Fleetwood Mac
41. Morning Dance - Spyro Gyra
42. Easy - Commodores
43. Who'll Be The Fool Tonight - Larsen-Feiten Band
44. Crazy Love - Poco
45. Couldn't Get It Right - Climax Blues Band
46. You Can Do Magic - America
47. Chevy Van - Sammy Johns
48. I'm Not In Love - 10cc
49. Lost In Love - Air Supply
50. Heart Hotels - Dan Fogelberg

But wait!  I've got more:
More Yacht Rock Songs: Top 51-100

Greatest Yacht Rock Albums

Yacht Rock Hall of Fame:
Air Supply
Al Jarreau
Al Stewart
Ambrosia
America
Boz Scaggs
Chicago
Christopher Cross
Commodores
Dan Fogelberg
Doobie Brothers
Dr. Hook
Eagles
England Dan & John Ford Coley
Firefall
Gerry Rafferty
Hall & Oates
Kenny Loggins
Linda Ronstadt
Little River Band
Michael McDonald
Paul Davis
Rupert Holmes
Seals & Crofts
Steely Dan
Stephen Bishop
Toto

#1 Yacht Rock Artist of All Time:  Michael McDonald

#1 Yacht Rock Album:  Silk Degrees - Boz Scaggs

Suggestions, complaints, etc.
tmlane12@gmail.com

Updated July 2017
Add to Technorati Favorites