500 In 1: All The Greatest Oldies is a wonderful compilation of old international rock and pop songs sung by various artists. Most of the songs in this album have been on the American and European top ten music charts. A number of them have won music awards both as a single song or as a part of an individual album.
The album is compiled in four CDs each consisting of 125 songs. The first one starts with the evergreen number 500 Miles Away From Home, a country song that has been sung since the 1960s during the revival for folk songs in Europe and USA. The album has chartbusting numbers like American Pie, Annie’s Song, Blowing In The Wind, Cecilia, Hey Jude, Jailhouse Rock, Jamaica Farewell, La Bamba, Living Doll, Oh! Carol, Ring Of Fire, Sealed With A Kiss, Suzanne, Tequila, Top Of The World and Yesterday Once More, to name a few. This album is a treasure trove of old classic hits, with its jamboree of rock-n-roll, country, pop and jazz. These songs were sung in schools, colleges, concerts and also adapted into amateur plays.
500 In 1: All The Greatest Oldies was launched by EMI Music. The album consists of four mp3 CDs.
The songs in the album have been sung by various all time great artists like Bobby Bare, Don McLean, John Denver, Neil Sedaka, Peter Udell, Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkel, The Carpenters, Cliff Richard, Ritchie Valens and The Beatles, to name a few. Most of the artists were from America and some are from Europe. They revived folk songs and country music for the modern world. They introduced, nurtured and brought rock music to its ultimate peak. Jazz found its modern version through them and pop got popular. Each of these artists composed their own music. Most have won the most prestigious music awards many times.