AFI Songs

# SONG MOVIE YEAR
1 Over the Rainbow
PERFORMER Judy Garland
MUSIC/LYRICS Harold Arlen/E. Y. Harburg
WIZARD OF OZ, THE 1939
2 As Time Goes By
PERFORMER Dooley Wilson
MUSIC/LYRICS Herman Hupfeld
CASABLANCA 1942
3 Singin’ in the Rain
PERFORMER Gene Kelly
MUSIC/LYRICS Nacio Herb Brown/Arthur Freed
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN 1952
4 Moon River
PERFORMER Audrey Hepburn
MUSIC/LYRICS Henry Mancini/Johnny Mercer
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S 1961
5 White Christmas
PERFORMER Bing Crosby
MUSIC/LYRICS Irving Berlin
HOLIDAY INN 1942
6 Mrs. Robinson
PERFORMERS Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel
MUSIC/LYRICS Paul Simon
GRADUATE, THE 1967
7 When You Wish Upon A Star
PERFORMER Cliff Edwards
MUSIC/LYRICS Leigh Harline/Ned Washington
PINOCCHIO 1940
8 Way We Were, The
PERFORMER Barbra Streisand
MUSIC/LYRICS Marvin Hamlisch/Alan and Marilyn Bergman
THE WAY WE WERE 1973
9 Stayin’ Alive
PERFORMER The Bee Gees
MUSIC/LYRICS Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER 1977
10 Sound of Music, The
PERFORMER Julie Andrews
MUSIC/LYRICS Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II
SOUND OF MUSIC, THE 1965
11 Man That Got Away, The
PERFORMER Judy Garland MUSIC/LYRICS Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin
STAR IS BORN, A 1954
12 Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend
PERFORMER Marilyn Monroe
MUSIC/LYRICS Jule Styne/Leo Robin
GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES 1953
13 People
PERFORMER Barbra Streisand
MUSIC/LYRICS Jule Styne/Bob Merrill
FUNNY GIRL 1968
14 My Heart Will Go On
PERFORMER Céline Dion
MUSIC/LYRICS James Horner/Will Jennings
TITANIC 1997
15 Cheek to Cheek
PERFORMERS Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers
MUSIC/LYRICS Irving Berlin
TOP HAT 1935
16 Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star is Born)
PERFORMER Barbra Streisand
MUSIC/LYRICS Barbra Streisand/Paul Williams
STAR IS BORN, A 1976
17 I Could Have Danced All Night
PERFORMER Audrey Hepburn (voiced by Marni Nixon)
MUSIC/LYRICS Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner
MY FAIR LADY 1964
18 Cabaret
PERFORMER Liza Minnelli
MUSIC/LYRICS John Kander/Fred Ebb
CABARET 1972
19 Some Day My Prince Will Come
PERFORMER Adriana Caselotti
MUSIC/LYRICS Frank Churchill/Larry Morey
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS 1937
20 Somewhere
PERFORMERS Natalie Wood (voiced by Marni Nixon), Richard Beymer (voiced by Jimmy Bryant)
MUSIC/LYRICS Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim
WEST SIDE STORY 1961
21 Jailhouse Rock
PERFORMER Elvis Presley
MUSIC/LYRICS Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller
JAILHOUSE ROCK 1957
22 Everybody’s Talkin’
PERFORMER Harry Nilsson
MUSIC/LYRICS Fred Neil
MIDNIGHT COWBOY 1969
23 Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head
PERFORMER B. J. Thomas
MUSIC/LYRICS Burt Bacharach/Hal David
BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID 1969
24 Ol’ Man River
PERFORMER Paul Robeson
MUSIC/LYRICS Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II
SHOW BOAT 1936
25 High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin)
PERFORMER Tex Ritter
MUSIC/LYRICS Dimitri Tiomkin/Ned Washington
HIGH NOON 1952
26 Trolley Song, The
PERFORMER Judy Garland
MUSIC/LYRICS Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane
MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS 1944
27 Unchained Melody
PERFORMER The Righteous Brothers
MUSIC/LYRICS Alex North, Hy Zaret
GHOST 1990
28 Some Enchanted Evening
PERFORMER Rossano Brazzi (voiced by Giorgio Tozzi)
MUSIC/LYRICS Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II
SOUTH PACIFIC 1958
29 Born To Be Wild
PERFORMER Steppenwolf
MUSIC/LYRICS Mars Bonfire
EASY RIDER 1969
30 Stormy Weather
PERFORMER Lena Horne
MUSIC/LYRICS Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
STORMY WEATHER 1943
31 Theme from New York, New York
PERFORMER Liza Minnelli
MUSIC/LYRICS John Kander/Fred Ebb
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 1977
32 I Got Rhythm
PERFORMER Gene Kelly
MUSIC/LYRICS George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin
AMERICAN IN PARIS, AN 1951
33 Aquarius
PERFORMERS Ren Woods, Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Galt MacDermot/Gerome Ragni, James Rado
HAIR 1979
34 Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off
PERFORMERS Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers
MUSIC/LYRICS George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin
SHALL WE DANCE 1937
35 America
PERFORMERS Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim
WEST SIDE STORY 1961
36 Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
PERFORMERS Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman
MARY POPPINS 1964
37 Swinging on a Star
PERFORMER Bing Crosby
MUSIC/LYRICS James Van Heusen/Johnny Burke
GOING MY WAY 1944
38 Theme from Shaft
PERFORMERS Isaac Hayes, Chorus
MUSIC/LYRICS Isaac Hayes
SHAFT 1971
39 Days of Wine and Roses
PERFORMER Chorus
MUSIC/LYRICS Henry Mancini/Johnny Mercer
DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES 1962
40 Fight the Power
PERFORMER Public Enemy
MUSIC/LYRICS Carlton Ridenhour, Hank Shocklee, Eric Sadler, Keith Shocklee
DO THE RIGHT THING 1989
41 New York, New York
PERFORMERS Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Jules Munshin
MUSIC/LYRICS Leonard Bernstein/Betty Comden, Adolph Green
ON THE TOWN 1949
42 Luck Be A Lady
PERFORMERS Marlon Brando, Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Frank Loesser
GUYS AND DOLLS 1955
43 Way You Look Tonight, The
PERFORMER Fred Astaire
MUSIC/LYRICS Jerome Kern/Dorothy Fields
SWING TIME 1936
44 Wind Beneath My Wings
PERFORMER Bette Midler
MUSIC/LYRICS Larry Henley, Jeff Silbar
BEACHES 1988
45 That’s Entertainment
PERFORMERS Fred Astaire, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan, Oscar Levant
MUSIC/LYRICS Arthur Schwartz/Howard Dietz
BAND WAGON, THE 1953
46 Don’t Rain On My Parade
PERFORMER Barbra Streisand
MUSIC/LYRICS Jule Styne/ Bob Merrill
FUNNY GIRL 1968
47 Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
PERFORMER James Baskett
MUSIC/LYRICS Allie Wrubel/Ray Gilbert
SONG OF THE SOUTH 1947
48 Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)
PERFORMER Doris Day
MUSIC/LYRICS Ray Evans, Jay Livingston
MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH, THE 1956
49 Make ‘Em Laugh
PERFORMER Donald OÕConnor
MUSIC/LYRICS Nacio Herb Brown/Arthur Freed
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN 1952
50 Rock Around the Clock
PERFORMERS Bill Haley and the Comets
MUSIC/LYRICS Bill Haley and the Comets
BLACKBOARD JUNGLE 1955
51 Fame
PERFORMER Irene Cara
MUSIC/LYRICS Michael Gore/Dean Pitchford
FAME 1980
52 Summertime
PERFORMER Diahann Carroll (voiced by Loulie Jean Norman)
MUSIC/LYRICS George Gershwin/DuBose Heyward
PORGY AND BESS 1959
53 Goldfinger
PERFORMER Shirley Bassey
MUSIC/LYRICS John Barry/Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley
GOLDFINGER 1964
54 Shall We Dance
PERFORMERS Deborah Kerr (voiced by Marni Nixon), Yul Brynner
MUSIC/LYRICS Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II
KING AND I, THE 1956
55 Flashdance…What a Feeling
PERFORMER Irene Cara
MUSIC/LYRICS Giorgio Moroder/Keith Forsey, Irene Cara
FLASHDANCE 1983
56 Thank Heaven for Little Girls
PERFORMER Maurice Chevalier
MUSIC/LYRICS Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner
GIGI 1958
57 Windmills of Your Mind, The
PERFORMER Noel Harrison
MUSIC/LYRICS Michel Legrand/Alan and Marilyn Bergman
THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR, THE 1968
58 Gonna Fly Now
PERFORMERS DeEtta Little, Nelson Pigford
MUSIC/LYRICS Bill Conti/Carol Connors, Ayn Robbins
ROCKY 1976
59 Tonight
PERFORMERS Natalie Wood (voiced by Marni Nixon), Richard Beymer (voiced by Jimmy Bryant)
MUSIC/LYRICS Leonard Bernstein/Stephen Sondheim
WEST SIDE STORY 1961
60 It Had to Be You
PERFORMERS Frank Sinatra, Harry Connick, Jr.
MUSIC/LYRICS Isham Jones/Gus Kahn
WHEN HARRY MET SALLY 1989
61 Get Happy
PERFORMER Judy Garland
MUSIC/LYRICS Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler
SUMMER STOCK 1950
62 Beauty and the Beast
PERFORMER Angela Lansbury
MUSIC/LYRICS Alan Menken/Howard Ashman
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 1991
63 Thanks for the Memory
PERFORMERS Bob Hope, Shirley Ross
MUSIC/LYRICS Ralph Rainger/Leo Robin
BIG BROADCAST OF 1938, THE 1938
64 My Favorite Things
PERFORMER Julie Andrews
MUSIC/LYRICS Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II
SOUND OF MUSIC, THE 1965
65 I Will Always Love You
PERFORMER Whitney Houston
MUSIC/LYRICS Dolly Parton
BODYGUARD, THE 1992
66 Suicide is Painless
PERFORMER Johnny Mandel
MUSIC/LYRICS Johnny Mandel/Mike Altman
M*A*S*H 1970
67 Nobody Does it Better
PERFORMER Carly Simon
MUSIC/LYRICS Marvin Hamlisch/Carole Bayer Sager
SPY WHO LOVED ME, THE 1977
68 Streets of Philadelphia
PERFORMER Bruce Springsteen
MUSIC/LYRICS Bruce Springsteen
PHILADELPHIA 1993
69 On the Good Ship Lollipop
PERFORMER Shirley Temple
MUSIC/LYRICS Richard A. Whiting/Sidney Clare
BRIGHT EYES 1934
70 Summer Nights
PERFORMERS John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey
GREASE 1978
71 Yankee Doodle Boy, The
PERFORMER James Cagney
MUSIC/LYRICS George M. Cohan
YANKEE DOODLE DANDY 1942
72 Good Morning
PERFORMERS Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald OÕConnor
MUSIC/LYRICS Nacio Herb Brown/Arthur Freed
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN 1952
73 Isn’t it Romantic?
PERFORMERS Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald
MUSIC/LYRICS Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart
LOVE ME TONIGHT 1932
74 Rainbow Connection
PERFORMER Kermit the Frog (voiced by Jim Henson)
MUSIC/LYRICS Paul Williams, Kenny Ascher
MUPPET MOVIE, THE 1979
75 Up Where We Belong
PERFORMERS Joe Cocker, Jennifer Warnes
MUSIC/LYRICS Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie/Will Jennings
OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, AN 1982
76 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
PERFORMER Judy Garland
MUSIC/LYRICS Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane
MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS 1944
77 Shadow of Your Smile, The
PERFORMER Chorus
MUSIC/LYRICS Johnny Mandel/Paul Francis Webster
SANDPIPER, THE 1965
78 9 To 5
PERFORMER Dolly Parton
MUSIC/LYRICS Dolly Parton
9 TO 5 1980
79 Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)
PERFORMER Christopher Cross
MUSIC/LYRICS Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross, Peter Allen
ARTHUR 1981
80 Springtime for Hitler
PERFORMER Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Mel Brooks
PRODUCERS, THE 1968
81 I’m Easy
PERFORMER Keith Carradine
MUSIC/LYRICS Keith Carradine
NASHVILLE 1975
82 Ding Dong the Witch is Dead
PERFORMER Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Harold Arlen/E. Y. Harburg
WIZARD OF OZ, THE 1939
83 Rose, The
PERFORMER Bette Midler
MUSIC/LYRICS Amanda McBroom
ROSE, THE 1979
84 Put the Blame on Mame
PERFORMER Rita Hayworth (voiced by Anita Ellis)
MUSIC/LYRICS Doris Fisher, Allan Roberts
GILDA 1946
85 Come What May
PERFORMERS Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor
MUSIC/LYRICS David Baerwald
MOULIN ROUGE! 2001
86 (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life
PERFORMERS Bill Medley, Jennifer Warnes
MUSIC/LYRICS Frank Previte, John DeNicola, Donald Markowitz/Frank Previte
DIRTY DANCING 1987
87 Buttons and Bows
PERFORMER Bob Hope
MUSIC/LYRICS Jay Livingston/Ray Evans
PALEFACE, THE 1948
88 Do Re Mi
PERFORMERS Julie Andrews, Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II
SOUND OF MUSIC, THE 1965
89 Puttin’ on the Ritz
PERFORMERS Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle
MUSIC/LYRICS Irving Berlin
YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN 1974
90 Seems Like Old Times
PERFORMER Diane Keaton
MUSIC/LYRICS Carmen Lombardo/John Jacob Loeb
ANNIE HALL 1977
91 Let the River Run
PERFORMER Carly Simon
MUSIC/LYRICS Carly Simon
WORKING GIRL 1988
92 Long Ago and Far Away
PERFORMERS Gene Kelly, Rita Hayworth (voiced by Martha Mears)
MUSIC/LYRICS Jerome Kern/Ira Gershwin
COVER GIRL 1944
93 Lose Yourself
PERFORMER Eminem
MUSIC/LYRICS Eminem, Jeff Bass, Luis Resto/Eminem
8 MILE 2002
94 Ain’t Too Proud to Beg
PERFORMER The Temptations
MUSIC/LYRICS Eddie Holland, Norman Whitfield
BIG CHILL, THE 1983
95 (We’re Off on the) Road to Morocco
PERFORMERS Bing Crosby, Bob Hope
MUSIC/LYRICS Jimmy Van Heusen/Johnny Burke
ROAD TO MOROCCO 1942
96 Footloose
PERFORMER Kenny Loggins
MUSIC/LYRICS Kenny Loggins, Dean Pitchford
FOOTLOOSE 1984
97 42nd Street
PERFORMERS Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Ensemble
MUSIC/LYRICS Harry Warren/Al Dubin
42nd STREET 1933
98 All That Jazz
PERFORMERS Catherine Zeta-Jones, RenŽe Zellweger
MUSIC/LYRICS John Kander/Fred Ebb
CHICAGO 2002
99 Hakuna Matata
PERFORMERS Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Jason Weaver, Joseph Williams
MUSIC/LYRICS Elton John/Tim Rice
LION KING, THE 1994
100 Old Time Rock and Roll
PERFORMERS Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band (lip-synched by Tom Cruise)
MUSIC/LYRICS George Jackson, Tom Jones III
RISKY BUSINESS 1983

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