Playlist Suggestions for Your Decade-Based Party

If you are doing a decade-inspired party, you should be ready to play the greatest hits of the era you chose to complete the entire feel of the event! Stellaire Catering Events and Services, a reliable catering rentals provider in Cavite, gathered the best music of each decade for your party playlist!

20s Jazz and Blues

The 1920s mark the rise of modern music – jazz and blues were extremely popular in dancing parties. Here are some songs we suggest for a 20s theme party:

  • Sing, Sing, Sing – Benny Goodman
  • Carolina Shout – James P. Johnson
  • Wolverine Blues – Jelly Roll Morton
  • Shanghai Shuffle – Fletcher Henderson
  • Sugar Foot Stomp – Fletcher Henderson

30s Musicals and Swing

The influence of 20s music wass evident during the 30s, when music was played by orchestras. You can play these songs during your party:

  • In the Mood – Glenn Miller
  • Jumpin’ At The Woodside – Count Basie Orchestra
  • T’Ain’t Whatcha Do – Jimmie Lunceford Band
  • Chattanooga Choo-Choo – Glenn Miller
  • Over the Rainbow – Judy Garland

The Crooners of the 40s

The 1940s music scene is well-known for its crooners that sing about romance, humor, and war. To complete the 40s vibe of your party, include the following songs in your playlist:

  • Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – The Andrews Sisters
  • Sentimental Journey – Doris Day
  • Solitude – Billie Holiday
  • Oh What It Seemed To Be – Frank Sinatra
  • Swinging on a Star – Bing Crosby
  • You Always Hurt the One You Love – The Mills Brothers
  • Take the A Train – Duke Ellington

Rock ‘n’ Roll 50s

The music of the 50s is mostly defined by Elvis Presley and African-American artists who popularized rock ‘n’ roll. Perfectly capture the 50s with these songs:

  • Johnny B. Goode – Chuck Berry
  • A Teenager In Love – Dion & The Belmonts
  • Diana – Paul Anka
  • Oh! Carol – Neil Sedaka
  • La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
  • Hound Dog – Elvis Presley

60s Funk and Soul

The 60s are known for a music style that talks about societal issues such as feminism, environmentalism and, the Flower Power. You can include these songs in your 60s-inpired party playlist:

  • Twist and Shout – The Beatles
  • Stand By Me – Ben E. King
  • Sugar, Sugar – The Archies
  • Like A Rolling Stone – Bob Dylan
  • Wouldn’t It Be Nice – The Beach Boys
  • I’m A Believer – The Monkees

Disco 70s

While the music from 60s continued to be prevalent, the 70s are best known for the rise of disco music. Here is a set of songs that you can play during your party:

  • Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
  • Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
  • That’s the Way (I Like It!) – KC & The Sunshine Band
  • Funkytown – Lipps Inc.
  • Boogie Wonderland – Earth, Wind and Fire
  • I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
  • No Touch – Juan Dela Cruz
  • Awitin mo, Isasayaw Ko – VST & Co.

80s New Wave

The 80s music is known for synthesizers and music videos. This decade is also very popular among Filipino titos and titas! So play these songs for a party where your guests would have a good flashback to the 80s:

  • Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
  • Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – Cyndi Lauper
  • I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston
  • Take On Me – a-ha
  • Footloose – Kenny Loggins
  • Material Girl – Madonna

Popping 90s

Playing the pop music from the 90s in your party will bring your guests back to this decade, especially younger guests a.k.a. millennials! Surely, they are in for an extreme hit of nostalgia if you play these songs:

  • Macarena – Los Del Rio
  • I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys
  • Livin La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
  • Emotions – Mariah Carey
  • Baby One More Time – Britney Spears
  • Mmmbop – Hanson
  • Wannabe – Spice Girls

More than providing catering rentals in Cavite, Stellaire Catering Events and Services is eager to help your many party needs, including the music!