Performed by The Platters
"On in a Million" is a track performed by The Platters. They were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock Tin Pan Alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre.
Performed by Sounds of Blackness
"The Evolution of Gospel" is the critically and commercially acclaimed studio album by the Sounds of Blackness. "Optimistic" is its lead single. In 1992, the album received the Grammy Award for Best Gospel Choir or Chorus Album.
Performed by The Temptations
"Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" is a song, written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong, in 1971. Later that year, Whitfield remade it for The Temptations. It was a number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and won three Grammy Awards in 1973.
Performed by David Bowie and Bing Crosby
"Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy" is a Christmas song with an added counterpoint performed by David Bowie and Bing Crosby. "The Little Drummer Boy" is a Christmas song written in 1941. The single became one of David Bowie's best selling in his career.
Performed by John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
"Power to the People" is a song written by John Lennon, released as a single in 1971, credited to John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. It peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 10 on the Cashbox Top 100.
Performed by George Michael
"Praying for Time" is a song written and performed by George Michael, released on Epic Records in the United Kingdom and Columbia Records in the United States in 1990. It spent one week in the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
Performed by Prince and The Revolution
"Purple Rain" is a song by Prince and The Revolution. It is the title track from the 1984 album of the same name, which in turn is the soundtrack album for the 1984 film of the same name. It reached number 2 in the United States for two weeks.