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Casey Kasem: America's Top 10 Through the Years

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Casey Kasem: America's Top 10 Through the Years Review

by Al Campbell

America's Top 10 Through the Years is a comprehensive five-CD boxed set containing 100 original Top Ten hits spanning five decades. Starting in chronological order with the '50s' "Splish Splash" by Bobby Darin and concluding in the '90s with "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" by Meatloaf. In order to maintain an affordable price tag on this set, Top Ten hits from legends like Elvis, the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones are not represented.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Bobby Darin 02:10 Amazon
2 Danny & the Juniors 02:32 Amazon
3 The Crests 02:54 Amazon
4 Bobby Day 02:34 Amazon
5 The Everly Brothers 02:05 Amazon
6 Bill Haley 02:12 Amazon
7 The Penguins 02:56 Amazon
8 Buddy Holly 02:18 Amazon
9 The Diamonds 02:09 Amazon
10 Fats Domino 02:23 Amazon
11 Little Richard 02:10 Amazon
12 The Coasters 01:52 Amazon
13 Ritchie Valens 02:23 Amazon
14 The Champs 02:13 Amazon
15 Bobby Freeman 02:35 Amazon
16 The Platters 02:40 Amazon
17 Carl Perkins 02:16 Amazon
18 Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers 02:20 Amazon
19 Little Anthony & the Imperials 02:18 Amazon
20 Jerry Lee Lewis 01:51 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 3

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 The Guess Who 03:53 Amazon
2 Daryl Hall & John Oates 02:26 Amazon
3 Carly Simon 04:20 Amazon
4 Rod Stewart 05:16 Amazon
5 Foreigner 03:53 Amazon
6 Peter Frampton 03:35 Amazon
7 KC & the Sunshine Band 03:07 Amazon
8 Rufus 04:39 Amazon
9 Gary Wright 04:18 Amazon
10 Fleetwood Mac 03:13 Amazon
11 War 03:49 Amazon
12 Frankie Valli 03:34 Amazon
13 Three Dog Night 03:19 Amazon
14 Tom Jones 02:51 Amazon
15 Seals & Crofts 03:56 Amazon
16 Harry Chapin 03:46 Amazon
17 The Doobie Brothers 03:47 Amazon
18 America 04:11 Amazon
19 Harry Nilsson 03:23 Amazon
20 The Spinners 04:09 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 4

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Pretenders 03:53 Amazon
2 Duran Duran 03:26 Amazon
3 Thompson Twins 04:47 Amazon
4 Blondie 03:31 Amazon
5 04:06 Amazon
6 Mike + the Mechanics 04:29 Amazon
7 INXS 03:04 Amazon
8 Dexys Midnight Runners 04:15 Amazon
9 The Cure 03:29 Amazon
10 Eddy Grant 03:51 Amazon
11 The Pointer Sisters 03:41 Amazon
12 Billy Vera & the Beaters 04:16 Amazon
13 Air Supply 04:03 Amazon
14 Tears for Fears 04:07 Amazon
15 Fine Young Cannibals 03:38 Amazon
16 Queen 03:37 Amazon
17 Eurythmics 04:55 Amazon
18 The B-52s 04:19 Amazon
19 Stray Cats 03:26 Amazon
20 Simply Red 03:26 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 5

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Amy Grant 03:57 Amazon
2 Alannah Myles 04:47 Amazon
3 C+C Music Factory 04:04 Amazon
4 En Vogue 04:10 Amazon
5 Extreme 04:10 Amazon
6 The Divinyls 03:43 Amazon
7 Ace of Base 03:08 Amazon
8 Paula Abdul 04:13 Amazon
9 Crash Test Dummies 03:46 Amazon
10 Wilson Phillips 03:50 Amazon
11 DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince 04:30 Amazon
12 R. Kelly 04:14 Amazon
13 Seal 04:24 Amazon
14 Boyz II Men 04:13 Amazon
15 Mr. Big 03:26 Amazon
16 Del Amitri 02:13 Amazon
17 Paula Cole 03:47 Amazon
18 Taylor Dayne 04:24 Amazon
19 Timmy T 03:29 Amazon
20 Meat Loaf 05:13 Amazon
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