RIFF Rewind: The top five songs of every year from 1967 to 2018

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In RIFF Rewind, on every Friday of 2018 editor Daniel J. Willis lists the top five (or sometimes 10) songs of each year from 1967 to 2018, with commentary and honorable mentions.

We’ve put together a complete playlist of all the top-fives, an even longer playlist of top fives and honorable mentions, and playlists for each decade below.

 

1960-66 | 1967 | 1968 | 1969


1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974
19751976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979


1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984
1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989


1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994
1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999


2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004
2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009


2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014
2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018