Top Ten Songs That Will Turn You from Depressed to Happy

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The Top Ten

1 America - Simon and Garfunkel America - Simon and Garfunkel

I don't care the lyrics. It's titled America. I would still be depressed. - AnonymousChick

"... Kathy I'm lost I said, though I knew she was sleeping,
I'm empty and aching and I don't know why..." - Billyv

'It took me four days to hitchhike from Saginaw, I've come to look for America.. '
'Counting the cars in the New Jersey turnpack they've all come to look for America.. ' - Beatlesboy9

2 Looking for Space - John Denver Looking for Space - John Denver
3 Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens
4 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
5 Mexico - James Taylor Mexico - James Taylor

No. It would make me super depressed. Mexico has killed my from the inside out. - AnonymousChick

6 Scenes from an Italian Restaurant - Billy Joel Scenes from an Italian Restaurant - Billy Joel

"I'll meet you any time you want, in our Italian restaurant." - PetSounds

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7 Just Like a Woman - Bob Dylan Just Like a Woman - Bob Dylan

Depressed to "happy"? Do you know this song?
"It was rainin from fhe first and I was shim of thirst so I came in here /. And your long time curse hurts but what's worse is this pain in here / I can't stay in here / Ain't it clear that I just don't fit / I believe it's time for us to quit / When we meet again, introduced as friends / Please don't let on that you knew me when / I was hungry and it was your world /... but she breaks just like a little girl". Joyous! 😜 - Billyv

Well I love the song and it's one of my favorites to sing. And I am happy to hear it but... Maybe the list title should be "songs that make ME happy..."? 😜😹👍🏼 - Billyv

8 The Year of the Cat - Al Stewart The Year of the Cat - Al Stewart
9 I'd Really Love to See You Tonight - England Dan and John Ford Coley I'd Really Love to See You Tonight - England Dan and John Ford Coley
10 Path of Glory - Demons & Wizards

This amazing song is exactly about that - the character turns from depressed to strong and happy.
You can feel that in the music and lyrics.

"So many times it's hopeless, dark and gray
No way out
And other times, it's hope that saves the day"

"The way out
A sea of life so peaceful and serene
The path of life lies open wide for me

Come join the path of glory
Leave all your fear behind" - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Home - Gym Class Heroes Home - Gym Class Heroes
12 Ain't It Fun - Paramore Ain't It Fun - Paramore
13 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift Shake It Off - Taylor Swift

No, this would make me even more depressed - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

14 Mother Nature's Son - John Denver Mother Nature's Son - John Denver

Nice upbeat cover of the Beatle's original.
McCartney's arrangement on the White Album was more low-key and contemplative than the bright lyrics deserve.

15 I Really Don't Care - Demi Lovato I Really Don't Care - Demi Lovato

I love this song! I'm not a huge Demi Lovato fan though. - RiverClanRocks

16 We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus

This will make me even more depressed.

17 Happy Together - The Turtles Happy Together - The Turtles
18 Anaconda - Nicki Minaj Anaconda - Nicki Minaj

Why do idiots keep adding songs like this to lists like this?

What the heck? Who would add this horrible song on here? - RiverClanRocks

No. This song will turn people from depressed to suicidal - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

19 Hangover - Psy Hangover - Psy

This will make me even more depressed.

20 All Gold Everything - Trinidad James All Gold Everything - Trinidad James

This will make me even more depressed.

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1. America - Simon and Garfunkel
2. Looking for Space - John Denver
3. Morning Has Broken - Cat Stevens
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1. Home - Gym Class Heroes
2. Ain't It Fun - Paramore
3. Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
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