Here are 50 chart-topping singles that run the gamut from pop to R& B to straight-ahead rock and roll.The list starts, appropriately enough, with Carole King, who wrote well over 100 hit songs between the 1950s and the end of the last century."Some songs stay in your head forever.After all, it gets awfully lonely waiting around for "the one." Perhaps you've decided that what you need at this point in your life is someone to talk to and laugh with — someone with whom you can share the sheets, but not the tax refund.Many older divorced or widowed men and women are in the same boat. You're probably not desperate enough to stalk your neighbors, or to go looking for friends with benefits in all the wrong places (bars come to mind).Here are 50 chart-topping singles that run the gamut from pop to R&B to straight-ahead rock and roll.
En español | You made the mistake of asking your adult daughter if that guy she went out with last night was "anything serious." She gave you a nonchalant shrug and smiled.
But then it gets you thinking: You're single, too — what could be so bad about a casual night in bed with someone you like but don't love?
For 50-plus types unwilling to walk — possibly rewalk — the path that leads to romance, rings and relocation, the prospect of a "friend with benefits" is looking less and less like a millennial indulgence.
In an interview the year he died, John Lennon said he "always heard it as a song to me.""Goodbye, England's rose / May you ever grow in our hearts / You were the grace that placed itself / Where lives were torn apart"This tribute to Princess Diana—adapted from an earlier song about Marilyn Monroe—is listed in the "Guinness Book of Records" as the second-best-selling single of all time.
There’s no doubt about it, bars are one of the easiest, most common places at which to meet potential romantic partners. If the last thing you want to do is meet someone over vodka sodas and loud music, there are some pretty good alternatives! So, if you feel like you need to, swap the late nights at bars for early mornings at the dog park; jam pack your days and nights with activities where you’ll be forced to come into contact with new and like-minded people.