8 legendary songs turning 50 this year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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