It’s time for my annual posting of the Top 10 YouTube Videos of the Year (see last year’s list here). This ranking is totally unscientific. Only one person was polled to compile this list—yours truly. This year’s slate of videos has both humor and humanity with some other odds and ends thrown in. If you think I’ve left something out, let me know. I’ll think about adding it to the “Honorable Mention” category at the bottom.
If you’re interested, here are links to lists from previous years:
This ad still slays me. Whoever thought of the flute with the chimes deserves some kind of Emmy or Golden Globe or something. Brilliant.
A Boy, His Dog, and a Baseball
Just when I thought that Twitter was the most toxic place of human congregation, this video becomes the most viewed item that I have ever posted on the platform. The outpouring of affection for this simple video was really astonishing.
There are few things in the world that are pure and good and true all the way through. This is one of them. pic.twitter.com/lhO55ib3XT
— Denny Burk (@DennyBurk) June 1, 2019
Alexa (Eastern Kentucky)
Teens Cannot Operate a Rotary Phone
This video actually came out in the waning days of 2018, but it went viral after the first of the year 2019.
“Famous Cars” Ad
This is just pure fun.
A Star Wars Is Born
Chinese Bible Students Receive First Bibles
— Denny Burk (@DennyBurk) March 19, 2019
E.T. and Elliot Reunite
I’m not crying. You’re crying!
My Purpose as a Man
I’m not a Clemson fan, but I’m a fan of this.
“I know what my purpose as a man is. That’s to glorify God, be a great husband and father and use the game of football to equip young people for life.” pic.twitter.com/A4rkvsgMP8
— Denny Burk (@DennyBurk) August 31, 2019
Tyler the Ex-evangelical Quits Swimming
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
Teamwork makes the dream work. pic.twitter.com/nvZ6AqSojV
— Denny Burk (@DennyBurk) April 22, 2019
Weezer and Tears for Fears Perform Together
Sandra McCracken Covers “Closer to Fine” with Cindy Morgan
Deland McCullough & Sherman Smith Story
This one will take some time to watch, but you need to watch it through to the end. This is truly one of the most remarkable stories I’ve ever seen. Read the story here. Watch it below.