8 legendary songs turning 50 this year

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"Stairway to Heaven" by Led Zeppelin - Released in 1971, this epic rock ballad remains a timeless classic.

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"Imagine" by John Lennon - A powerful anthem for peace and unity, celebrating its 50th anniversary.

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"What's Going On" by Marvin Gaye - A soulful masterpiece addressing social and political issues, still relevant today.

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"American Pie" by Don McLean - This folk-rock saga captivates listeners with its intricate storytelling.

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"Superstar" by The Carpenters - Karen Carpenter's haunting vocals define this melancholic ballad.

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"Me and Bobby McGee" by Janis Joplin - A bluesy country-rock tune showcasing Joplin's raw talent.

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"Maggie May" by Rod Stewart - This folk-rock gem propelled Stewart to superstardom in 1971.

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"Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves" by Cher - Cher's powerful vocals shine in this bold and unconventional hit.