This wonderful book lists 250 of the best pop songs for those times that solid life advice is needed. The songs represent all popular music styles from the last 50 years, from rock to folk and from punk to hip hop. There are many times, for example, in which the three words ‘Let it be’ are words of wisdom. Although the lyrics may have originally been written in reference to interpersonal difficulties within the Beatles, the song does possess a universality that makes ‘Let it be’ one of the great advice pop songs of all time. Other famous pop music mottos to live by are: You Can’t Always Get What You Want - Rolling Stones, If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free - Sting and Don’t Worry, Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin.