Top Ten Songs That Make You Happy

These are the songs that pick you up when you are feeling down and depressed.

The Top Ten

1 Go Time - Jackie Evancho

If this doesn't make you happy you'd better check your pulse. - BobG

This song is just a bundle of happy energy. Look for it on YouTube.

She says she doesn't have a pop voice.
I think she can sing anything!

Should be off the list - SelfDestruct

2 Rocky Mountain High - John Denver

Always will be my #1 - Beatlesboy9

It does exactly what it's supposed to. - Britgirl

3 Walk of Life - Dire Straits

Yus this song makes me happy every time It's on!

4 Carry on Wayward Son - Kansas

This is the best

Jo Hindustani ese like na krega use des ka gaddar ka darja diya jaye

5 Take It to the Limit - Eagles

I love this song ( including cover version by Waylon &Willie),
But like several other songs on this list it tends to make me more sad or melancholic than 'happy'. Though it's usually 'happy to hear a great song. ' - Billyv

6 Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles

This is a great Song and it does make me happy. - PatrickStar3

Here comes the sun, doo dah dooh dooh.

7 Birdhouse In Your Soul - They Might Be Giants

Kinda weird, very catchy, full of alternative energy. It's that boost you need on Monday mornings.

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8 The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) - Simon & Garfunkel
9 Twist and Shout - The Beatles
10 Highway Star - Deep Purple

So awesome. - PatrickStar3

The Contenders

11 The Middle - Jimmy Eat World

I m proud to be Buddhist

12 Unthought Known - Pearl Jam
13 God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
14 Livin' on a Prayer - Bon Jovi

Not sure if it makes you happy but it's good. - PatrickStar3

15 In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry
16 The Throne - Blind Guardian
17 Pyro - Kings of Leon
18 Warning Sign - Coldplay

This is a good one

19 Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
20 Do You Believe In Magic? - The Lovin' Spoonful
21 Bicycle Race - Queen
22 Heartbeat, It's a Love Beat - The DeFranco Family
23 Amazed - Boyz II Men
24 Thunderstruck - AC/DC

The video of the live performance is exhilarating! - BobG

25 Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls
26 Fell Off a Mountain - Big Bam Boo

Awesome and underrated song! - Hajj

27 Accidentally In Love - Counting Crows
28 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

It makes me happy cause it makes me forget about the $#! + music of today for 6 minutes

29 Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
30 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
31 Baba O'Riley - The Who

This song always manages to make me smile every time I listen to it

32 Blinded by the Light - Manfred Mann's Earth Band
33 Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's

Yes.. absolutely, I really like this song..a lot 😊 - Ananya

34 Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
35 Istanbul (Not Constantinople) - They Might Be Giants

I find this song so funny! Every once in awhile, I'll realize I have this song stuck in my head!

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36 Simple Song - The Shins
37 Don't Stop Believing - Journey

Yesterday I was coming home from guide camp and they were playing this song, it was a massive singalong!

38 Penny Lane - The Beatles
39 Live and Let Die - Paul McCartney and Wings

You gotta give the other fella hell! - PetSounds

40 Happy - Pharrell Williams

It is pretty uplifting... There's a reason this was on the radio a lot, to try to make people happy!

It's called Happy! Were you expecting a depressing song (well, some might, I don't know)? - Emberflight_of_StormClan

It makes me happy and its called Happy! Who new? - randomuser2525

It's called HAPPY for a reason!

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41 Fun, Fun, Fun - The Beach Boys
42 Good Life - OneRepublic

Any song by this band makes me happy really, but this one especially. Seriously, look at the lyrics:
"Oh, this has gotta be the good life, this has gotta be the good life, this could really be a good life, good life, say oh, got this feeling that you can't fight, like this city is on fire tonight, this could really be a good life, a good good life."
And he sings that in the most perfect voice ever...

43 Wanted Dead or Alive - Bon Jovi
44 I'm a Believer - The Monkees
45 Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.
46 Highway to Hell - AC/DC
47 My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
48 Demons - Imagine Dragons
49 Sunlight - Bag Raiders
50 Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
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Top Remixes (10)

1. The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy) - Simon & Garfunkel
2. Take It to the Limit - Eagles
3. Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
1. Twist and Shout - The Beatles
2. God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
3. Amazed - Boyz II Men
1. Unthought Known - Pearl Jam
2. Pyro - Kings of Leon
3. Warning Sign - Coldplay

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