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SOHOPEDIA: Class Songs

  • 1959: "Moments to Remember” / Four Lads
  • 1960: "May You Always" / McGuire Sisters
  • 1961: "You'll Never Walk Alone" / from "Carousel"
  • 1962: "Climb Every Mountain" / from "The Sound of Music"
  • 1963: "Moon River" / Andy Williams
  • 1964: “Theme from A Summer Place” / Percy Faith (Vetoed: “The Days of Wine and Roses” / Andy Williams / Henry Mancini is thought to have won the student vote)
  • 1965: “Somewhere”  / from “West Side Story”
  • 1966: “Try To Remember” / Brothers Four (Vetoed: “Yesterday” / Beatles is thought to have won the student vote) 
  • 1967: “The Impossible Dream” / from “Man of La Mancha” (Vetoed: "Satisfaction" / Rolling Stones)
  • 1968:  “Born Free” / Roger Williams
  • 1969: “Somewhere”  / from “West Side Story” (Vetoed: “Turn Turn Turn” / Byrds is thought to have won the student vote)
  • 1970:  “Bridge Over Troubled Water” / Simon & Garfunkel
  • 1971: “We’ve Only Just Begun” / The Carpenters
  • 1972: “Anticipation” / Carly Simon (Vetoed: “Color My World” / Chicago was thought to have won the student vote)
  • 1973: “Nights in White Satin” / Moody Blues
  • 1974:  “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” / Elton John
  • 1975: "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" / Elton John
  • 1976: “We May Never Pass this Way (Again)” / Seals & Crofts
  • 1977: “Carry On Wayward Son” / Kansas
  • 1978: “Times Of Your Life” / Paul Anka
  • 1979: “Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To) / Diana Ross
  • 1980: “We May Never Pass this Way (Again)” / Seals & Crofts (Vetoed: "Good Times Roll" / Cars was thought to have won the student vote)
  • 1981: “Looks Like We Made It” / Barry Manilow (Vetoed: “Freebird” / Lynyrd Skynyrd is  thought to have won the student vote)
  • 1982:
  • 1983: "Only Time Will Tell," Asia
  • 1984: “Separate Ways” / Journey
  • 1985: "Where Have All the Good Times Gone?" / Van Halen
  • 1986: “Good Times Roll” / Cars
  • 1987: "Never Say Goodbye" / Bon Jovi
  • 1988: "Here I Go Again" / White Snake
  • 1989: "Forever Young" / Rod Stewart
  • 1990: "Friends Are Friends Forever" / Michael W. Smith
  • 1991: The story goes that a student wrote the class song in 1991. We do not have the name of the song or the student.
  • 1992: "End of the Road" / Boyz II Men
  • 1993: "End of the Road" / Boyz II Men (same song chosen)
  • 1994: "A Whole New World" / from "Aladdin"
  • 1995: "End of the Road" / Boyz II Men
  • 1996: "Open Arms" / Journey
  • 1997: "Count On Me" / Whitney Houston
  • 1998: "My Heart Will Go On" / Celine Dion
  • 1999: "1999 (Party Like It's 1999)" / Prince
  • 2000: "Graduation (Friends Forever)" / Vitamin C
  • 2001:
  • 2002: "In The End" / Linkin Park
  • 2003:
  • 2004: "Today" / Smashing Pumpkins
  • 2005:
  • 2006:
  • 2007:
  • 2008:
  • 2009:
  • 2010: “You're Gonna Miss This” / Trace Adkins
  • 2011: "Firework" / Katy Perry