20 songs to make every little thing alright

Here’s a playlist of 20 songs that I put together to put me in my happy place.

  1. Beautiful Day – U2
  2. No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley
  3. Feelin’ This – Blink 182
  4. Come Sail Away – Styx
  5. Turn! Turn! Turn! – The Byrds
  6. A Small Victory – Faith No More
  7. Party Hard – Andrew W.K.
  8. Top of the World – Carpenters
  9. Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
  10. I’ll Tumble 4 Ya – Boy George & Culture Club
  11. Feeling Good – Muse
  12. American Pie – Don McLean
  13. Empire State of Mind – Jay-Z Ft. Alicia Keys
  14. Could You Be Loved – Bob Marley
  15. I’m A Believer – The Monkees
  16. Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & the Waves
  17. Do You Realize? – The Flaming Lips
  18. I Can See Clearly Now – Jimmy Cliff
  19. A Beautiful Morning – The Rascals
  20. Three Little Birds – Bob Marley

Yes, I realize many of them have significant cheese factor, but hey, they work for me. And yes, there are three songs from Bob up there, but that’s how I roll. What’s in your list of pick-me-up songs?

2 Replies to “20 songs to make every little thing alright”

  1. Here are just a few, among many others…

    There Are Places I Remember – The Beatles
    September – Earth Wind & Fire
    Move your Feet (D-D-Don’t Don’t Stop the Beat) – Junior Senior
    Do you Want to – Franz Ferdinand
    Kamera – Wilco
    Bohemian Like you – The Dandy Warhols
    Praise You – Fatboy Slim
    Empire State of Mind – Jay-Z Ft. Alicia Keys
    Forever Young – Bob Dylan
    How Deep Is your Love – The Bee Gees
    Every day is Like Sunday – Morrissey

  2. My feel good songs (in no particular order):
    Hey Ya! – Andre 3000
    The Funeral – Band of Horses
    Hell Yes – Beck
    Keep Me – The Black Keys
    No Rain – Blind Melon
    What’s My Age Again? – Blink-182
    Redemption Song – Bob Marley
    Good Morning – Chamillionaire
    Friday I’m in Love – The Cure
    Rise – Eddie Vedder
    Times Like These – Foo Fighters
    Jump Around – House of Pain
    All These Things That I’ve Done – The Killers
    United States of Whatever – Liam Lynch
    Superstar – Lupe Fiasco
    Float On – Modest Mouse
    Everything is Alright – Motion City Soundtrack
    This Town – O.A.R.
    Little Secrets – Passion Pit
    Message in a Bottle – The Police
    Africa – Straight No Chaser
    I Won’t Back Down – Tom Petter & The Heartbreakers
    City of Blinding Lights – U2
    Up All Night – Unwritten Law

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