My Happy List

If you are a child of the 60’s

If you know what  I mean when I say….”I give it an 84 because it has a good beat and it’s easy to dance to..”

And….. if music helps you cope

then this blog is for you.

Recently, a good blogger friend posted about anger and how one copes with anger.

My Lady Baroness sings the anger away…. it’s her way of getting through it.  (read her blogs …she is pretty amazing)

Music, for me, helps me cope with Life in general.   When I am alone, it becomes a good friend, when I am down or sad  it perks me up.   When I want to get pumped up about a project, music helps me make it happen.

I actually DO have a playlist called  My  Happy List. ( I also have  a playlist titled Songs To Make Me Cry. but that’s food for another post)

Right here, I want to share My Happy List with you.  (drum roll)

Here Comes My Baby     The Tremeloes
Fun, Fun, Fun            The Beach Boys
Elenore                          The Turtles
Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat             Herman’s Hermits
Build Me Up Buttercup                  The Foundations
Hooked On A Feeling                      B.J. Thomas
It’s Cold Outside                   The Choir

Joy To The World                 Three Dog Night
Gimme Some Lovin              ‘ The Spencer Davis Group

Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter               Herman’s Hermits

Oh How Happy                 Shades of Blue

She’d Rather Be With Me                 The Turtles
Up On the Roof      James Taylor
Walking On Sunshine                 Katrina
Game Of Love      Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
Wild Thing                   The Troggs

Little Red Riding Hood     Sam the Sham and the Pharoahs

Cecilia             Simon & Garfunkel
Yellow Submarine              The Beatles
Your Wildest Dreams              The Moody Blues
Sweet Home Alabama             Lynyrd Skynrd
Downtown               Petula Clark
Good Day Sunshine              The Beatles
Happy Together                  The Turtles
I’m Yours                   Jason Mraz
Good Vibrations                The Beach Boys
Good Morning Good Morning              The Beatles
The Work Song             (Snow White)   Heigh Ho!!

Each one of these songs make me feel happy because I associate them with happy events in my life.

Go ahead….start your own list now.  You might be surprised how often it comes in handy.  Works for me!

P.S.   Tell me your favorite “happy song”….. I might want to add it to my list!


About Life in the 50's and beyond...

Welcome to Life in the 50's and 60's and beyond .... where I write about my childhood memories, music of the 60's and about life in the country. I am a mother, grandmother, farmer's wife, business owner, and retired teacher.
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13 Responses to My Happy List

  1. beebeesworld says:

    Thanks for reading my blog. I will follow yours and invited you tom follow mine if you are not, best wishes, veebeesworld


  2. marymtf says:

    Mhm, mhm, tap, tap. I know and love many of those songs. I suspect that you associate them with happy times because you were young and carefree then (I suspect it because that’s how I feel). It’s like a little time machine. Put a record on the turntable and close your eyes and you’re there.


  3. Love, love, love your list! Of course, I know *all* of your happy songs. 🙂 My mp3 player currently has upbeat music on it – mostly today’s top 40, but I’ve included a couple of country songs, and Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes, No Shirt, No Probems always makes me happy. It makes me feel I’m at the beach rather than in rural Ohio.

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  4. What a list of Happy Songs…I see we were from the same generation for sure…because I actually remember the titles and singers…ha, ha!


  5. Gosh Ruth, iIwas so excited by the aspect of sharing tunes I forgot to thank you for your lovely and words about my blog and myself. And the pingback
    Thank you kindred music sister. Its awesome to share ~

    Now go my friend and sing that special heart out!


  6. Great post Ruth! Love your music share.

    “A Girl Like You” ~ by The Young Rascals. It sends me spinning back – filled with the joy of a young love. I am can sing this like a lady in love. It is part of a special play list for me too.
    Here is a great version:

    What fun!


  7. Amy Elder says:

    A Place in the Choir by Celtic Thunder. Lots of the songs from Queens first greatest hits album


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