Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Sad Songs

 As promised here are some sad songs. Some will tug a bit at your heart. The first one makes me cry every time I hear it.

Willie McBride by The Irish Rovers

The Winner Takes It All by ABBA

Yesterday by The Beatles

Hurt By Timi Yuro

House Of The Rising Sun by The Animals

Do You Really Want To Hurt Me by Culture Club

I Will Always Love You by either Dolly Parton or Whitney Huston

What In The World's Come Over You by Jack Scott

I'd Love You To Want Me by Lobo

Don't Just Stand There by Patty Duke

Massachusetts by The Bee Gees

Detroit City by Bobby Bare

Teddy Bear Song by Tanya Tucker

Ruby (Don't Take Your Love To Town) by Kenny Rogers

HaveYou Ever Seen The Rain by Creedence Clearwater Revival

One Of Us by Cher

Three Stars by Eddie Cochrane

The Ballad Of Ira Hayes by Johnny Cash

Walkin' After Midnight by Patsy Cline

Stormy Weather by Keely Smith

Cool Clear Water by The Sons Of The Pioneers

This Time by Troy Shondell

So Sad by The Everly Brothers

Tracks Of My Tears by Smokey Robinson

Great Pretender by Freddie Mercury

Who's Sorry Now by Connie Francis

Wasted Days And Wasted Nights by Freddy Fender

World Without Love by Peter And Gordon

Where Have All The Flowers Gone? by Peter, Paul, and Mary

I'm Sorry by The Platters

She Cried by Jay & The Americans

As usual by Brenda Lee

Return To Me by Dean Martin

Lonesome Town by Ricky Nelson

Cryin' by Roy Orbison

And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda by Liam Clancy

That should give you an idea. You should be able to find all of these sad songs on YouTube. As always I left out a bunch. Is your favorite missing?


  1. thecontemplativecat here. I loved these songs. there were only a few that were foggy in my head.

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    1. I keep telling you thank you but the computer keeps eating my reply. I am trying once again.

  3. Oh my goodness, these are all so good. And sad too! There was a song that was in Dickensian..."Marble Halls"- that is the saddest song ever.

    1. I will try to find it. Sometimes a person just needs a good cry.

  4. The Bee Gees, Abba, Beatles, Culture Club, Whitney Huston, Freddie Mercury, Creedence Clearwater Revival και κάνα δυο άλλα
    είναι πολύ γνωστά ονόματα στην Ελλάδα, τα περισσότερα τραγούδια δε τα ήξερα

    κάποια από αυτά που προτείνεις τα έψαξα και τα άκουσα

    1. I hope you liked the songs you looked up. Somehow I have a hard time picturing you listening to ABBA.

  5. This is quite a collection of beautiful sad songs dear Emma
    Reminds my mother who loved all kind of songs depending on mood.she had tap recorder and cassette. And this is why I have so many glittering in my memory box.
    I would love to check these out