“I Want to Hold Your Hand” is a song by the English rock band The Beatles. It was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney and recorded by the band in 1963. In the UK advance orders exceeded one million copies. The song went to number one on the UK charts and became the band’s first US number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It became The Beatles’ best-selling single worldwide.
“Lay Your Hands on Me” is a song by American rock band Bon Jovi. It was released in 1989 and was the fourth single from the band’s album New Jersey. The song made it on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The video for the song was culled from performances at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington and the Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Oregon. The song was re-recorded for the album The Left Feels Right in 2003.
“Second Hand News” is a song written by Lindsay Buckingham and was recorded by the British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac. It is the opening track of their 1977 album Rumours. The song incorporates Scottish and Irish folk song influences. It is considered to be one of the band’s trademark songs.
“Hand of Fate” is a song written and composed by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It was recorded by the English rock band The Rolling Stones and is on their album Black and Blue. The song tells the story of a man who commits murder for the love of a woman. The “hand of fate” from the title is all about an unlucky protagonist who was forced into a situation he did not create. The album was promoted on ads and billboards featuring model Anita Russell in bondage.
“Second Hand Rose” is a popular song from 1921 written by Grant Clarke and James F. Hanley for the American actress and singer Fanny Brice from the Ziegfeld Follies. The song became popular once more when it was sung by Barbara Streisand playing Fanny Brice in “Funny Girl”, the Broadway musical based on Brice’s life. Her rendition of the song became an international hit and was on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It is in Streisand’s 1970 Greatest Hit Compilation.
“Willie and the Hand Jive” is a song written by Johnny Otis and released as a single in 1958, recorded by Otis. It made it on the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard R&B charts. It has been covered by many different artists like English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter Eric Clapton. Clapton recorded the song in 1974 and it’s on his album 461 Ocean Boulevard. In his version, he slowed down the tempo and the song made it on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
“Hand of Doom” is a song by the English heavy metal band Black Sabbath and on their 1970 album Paranoid. The song was inspired by US soldiers arriving in England from the Vietnam War in the late 1960s with severe drug addictions. The lyrics were written by Geezer Butler and the music is credited to the entire band.
“Touch the Hand” is a song written and produced by Canadian singer Bryan Adams and Robert Lange. It is the fourteenth song from his album Waking Up the Neighbors.
“He’s Got the Whole World in His Hand” is a traditional African-American spiritual from 1927. It became an international pop hit in 1957 when recorded by English singer Laurie London. It has been recorded by many other singers and choirs. It was first published in the paperbound hymnal Spirituals Triumphant, Old and New. Frank Warner performed the song during the 1940s and 1950s and introduced it to the American folk scene. In 1987, American country and Christian singer Cristy Lane recorded the song and her version made it on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.