What song always makes you feel better?

Home alone, I need a little cheering up. Give me a song, please?


You guys rock! Keep them coming, please?!?

Update 2:

Thumbs down? What in the hell is wrong with you people? No thumbs down on a question like this! Geez!

Update 3:

You people really do make fantastic DJ's. You have no idea how much time I spent searching up these songs and following the links that some of you were kind enough to provide. It really did cheer me up and it means a lot to me that you all went out of your way to give me some good stuff. Thanks to each and every one of you, and I hope you all had a lovely holiday.

34 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Listen To The Music -- Doobie Brothers

    You're My Best Friend -- Queen

    Winning -- Santana

    The Boy From New York City -- The Ad Libs

    Cover of the Rolling Stones -- Dr. Hook

    Sultans of Swing -- Dire Straights

    Peaceful Easy Feeling -- Eagles

    Kiss You All Over -- Exile

    Shake Your Booty -- K C & the Sunshine Band

    Carry On My Wayward Son -- Kansas

    Conga -- Miami Sound Machine

    The Tide Is High -- Blondie

    Bow Wow Wow -- I Want Candy

    Your Mamma Don't Dance -- Kenny Loggings & Jim Messina

    Cotton Eye Joe -- Rednex

    Whatcha Gonna Do -- Pablo Cruise

    Heard It In A Love Song -- Marshall Tucker Band

    Stray Cat Strut -- Stray Cats

    Superstition -- Stevie Wonder

    Keep On Smilin' -- Wet Willie

    Thanx ck1 -- I appreciate it. Second year in a row I've been ill on Christmas day -- hope God's not punishing me for something.


    Red Red Wine -- UB40

    Life is a Rock -- Reunion

    What'd I Say -- Ray Charles

    Runaround Sue -- Dion

    Black Horse in a Cherry Tree -- K.T. Turnstall

    Think -- Aretha Franklin

    Sunshine -- Johnathon Edwards

    Tuti Fruti -- Little Richard

    Great Balls of Fire -- Jerry Lee Lewis

    Hot Child In the City -- Nick Gilder

    Hot Blooded -- Foreigner

    Ice Cream Man -- Van Halen

    Rock-in Robin -- Bobby Day

    Johnny B. Goode -- Chuck Berry

    Chantilly Lace -- Big Bopper

    Louie Louie -- The Kingsman

    ABC -- The Jackson 5

    Jungle Boogie -- Kool and the Gang

    Rock The Boat -- The Hues Corporation

    Play That Funky Music -- Wild Cherry

    We Are Family -- Sister Sledge

    I Love The Nightlife -- Alicia Bridges

    Maple Leaf Rag -- Scott Joplin

    Hooked On A Feeling -- Blue Suede

    Let Your Love Flow -- Bellamy Brothers

    Give A Little Bit -- Supertramp

    Take a Chance On Me -- ABBA

    Pump It -- Black Eyed Peas (go figure, Ha)

    Rockstar -- Nickelback

    Strokin' -- Clarence Carter

    Ain't That a Shame -- Cheap Trick

    Baby What A Big Surprise -- Chicago

    Got To Get You Into My Life -- Earth, Wind, & Fire

    Sweet Talkin' Woman -- ELO

    Honky Cat -- Elton John

    T-R-O-U-B-L-E -- Elvis Presley

    Tusk -- Fleetwood Mac (live with the USC marching band)

    Slowride -- Foghat

    You Sexy Thing -- Hot Chocolate

    Never Been Any Reason -- Head East

    Soul Man -- Sam & Dave

    Crazy On You -- Heart

    Running On Empty -- Jackson Browne

    Martian Boogie -- Brownsville Station

    Dr. Love -- KISS

    Let It Roll -- Little Feat

    Happy Anniversary -- Little River Band

    I Know A Little -- Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Flirtin' With Disaster -- Molly Hatchet

    I'm A Believer -- Monkees

    Should I Stay Or Should I Go -- Clash

    Heartbreaker -- Nantucket

    Fopp -- Ohio Players

    Who Let The Dogs Out -- Baha Men

    Werewolves Of London -- Warren Zevon

    If You Wanna Get To Heaven -- The Ozark Mountain Daredevils

    Loves Me Like A Rock -- Paul Simon

    Amie - Pure Prarie League

    Don't Misunderstand Me -- Rossington Collins Band

    Tom Sawyer -- Rush

    Soak Up the Sun -- Sheryl Crow

    Little Miss Can't Be Wrong -- Spin Doctors

    Stuck In the Middle With You -- Stealers Wheel

    Chain Lightning -- .38 Special

    Jungle Love -- Steve Miller Band

    Lady -- Styx

    What I Got (a capella) -- Sublime

    Shambala -- Three Dog Night

    Roseanna -- Toto

    Pinball Wizard -- The Who

    La Grange -- ZZ Top

    Bittersweet Symphony -- The Verve

    Give Me One Reason -- Tracy Chapman

    Kodachrome -- Paul Simon

    Beth -- Kiss

    Mary Moon -- Dead Eye Dick

    Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu -- Huey 'Piano' Smith and the Clowns, Johnny Rivers, AND Aerosmith. All versions are cool.

    Joy To The World -- Three Dog Night

    Lido Shuffle -- Boz Skaggs

    Come Monday -- Jimmy Buffett

    I could go on, and on, and on ...

    Finally, I know this is cheating, and I firmly believe Kelsey with her impressive 10 thumbs should win, but the entire movie "O' Brother Where Art Thou?" NEVER fails to make me laugh !

    I feel better; how 'bout you reader?

    Source(s): None of these ever fail me. I 'feel' better instantly. There are more, but it's Christmas Eve, and I'm sick. So I'm going to bed now. Thanks for the well wishes.
  • 1 decade ago

    Well, I like a lot of classical and I don't know what you like. But these are my favorites. Enjoy!

    Sleeper's Awake - Bach

    Sull'Aria from Le Nozze Di Figaro - Mozart

    Air on the G String - Bach

    Water Music #2 in B - Handel

    Overture to Le Nozze Di Figaro - Mozart

    Overture to Cosi Fan Tutte - Mozart

    Miniature Overture from The Nutcracker - Tchaikovsky

    But I also listen to other music too....

    Dawn from Pride and Prejudice Soundtrack

    The Secret Life of Daydreams from P&P Soundtrack

    La Vie Boheme from Rent

    Love Addict - Family Force 5

    Uptown Girl - Billy Joel

    Lose this Life - Tait

    Fallen - Tait

    Drama Queen - Family Force 5

    Getaway Car - Tobymac

    In Love With the 80s - Relient K

    Sadie Hawkin's Dance - Relient K

    Kels, love Family Force 5!

    Merry Christmas everyone!

  • 1 decade ago

    Red High Heels - Kellie Pickler

    Merry Happy - Kate Nash

    Before He Cheats - Carrie Underwood

    Better Get To Livin; - Dolly Parton

    Believe - Cher

    Change - Taylor Swift

  • 1 decade ago

    Classical always makes me feel better...

    Also, Hallelujah from the Shrek movie because I can't remember the artist.

    Smile by Lily Allen (funny song, kinda mean though. Good if you've just gotten dumped. I was laughing my head off after this song because I was imagining this on my ex)

    That's all I can think of at the momen'...

    Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year!

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  • 1 decade ago

    These songs never fail to make me smile:

    "Your Guts (I Hate 'Em)" - Reel Big Fish

    "Admit It!!!" - Say Anything

    "Keasbey Nights" - Streetlight Manifesto

    "Don't Let the B*stards Grind You Down" - Toasters

    All of them (except Say Anything) are ska. Ska makes everyone happy. Check out the Mighty Mighty Bosstones too

  • ck1
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    As Kelsey said, we're here. As Charles Dickens said in Stave 2 of A Christmas Carol: "as close to it as I am now to you, and I am standing in the spirit at your elbow." Exchange your computer for the ghost and you are as close to it as your friends are to you, and we are "standing in the spirit at your elbow."

    On to songs: there are many I love and, yet, I don't listen to music often. (Another example of the strangeness to be found in human nature?) Some which appeal to me, may not to you - like Christian songs (Amazing Grace, How Great Thou Art, etc.) and, at Christmas, Christmas Carols (Silent Night, O Holy Night, I Wonder as I Wander and many more - plus Handel's Messiah).

    Some others that do it for me for one reason or another, though not by any means a comprehensive list, include:

    We are the Champions by Queen - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sogKUx_q7ig

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    Johannes Brahms, Symphony No. 3 Poco Allegretto - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju7jb1rkyK0

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    (Not necessarily cheering, but moving...which makes me feel better.)

    Ludwig Van Beethoven-- Fur Elise - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o5baA0Z9g4

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    (Again, this one is like Brahms' - but with some good childhood memories mixed in.)

    Pretty much all of Les Miserables, including the Finale 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bk-4Vdp9_x0

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    Shout by the Isley Brothers - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL9xOLpwI0I

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    These, albeit a strange mix, are the first which came to mind. As I already said, there are many more, including more recent ones. If any "I can't believe I forgot that one" come to mind and the question is still in play, I'll add them.

    Don't forget: you are less alone than it may appear. I wish you the cheer you need and a Merry Christmas, too. (And, I hope bruckcie feels better.)

    ***Note: I forgot Louis Armstrong's rendition of What a Wonderful World - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnRqYMTpXHc

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    ***Edit: Not to worry (about the thumbs down), reader, that would be the "bah, humbug" contingent of Y!A.

    Merry Christmas (and Happy Holidays) to my dear friends such as reader, Kelsey, arabesque, bruckcie & Dix and others (whether I know you or not, the wish remains the same). Here's wishing you peace and a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year.

  • 1 decade ago

    Don't be sad! It's officially Christmas! Don't think of yourself as "alone," because, technically, I'm here. I count!

    We probably have different tastes in music, but I'll suggest a few songs. (These are no good if you don't have Youtube links, are they? Dang. I'll do it anyway.)

    "Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles

    "Hey Jude" by The Beatles

    "She Loves You" by the Beatles

    "No Subject" by Cartel

    "Love Addict" Family by Force Five

    "I Love You to Death" by Family Force Five

    "Time After Time" by Quietdrive

    "You'll Always Be My Best Friend" Relient K

    "The Lining is Silver" Relient K

    "Jefferson Aeroplane" Relient K

    "Alone" by Sanctus Real

    "Benjamin" by Sanctus Real (This song is actually pretty depressing, but in a nice way.)

    "Wish You Well" by Thousand Foot Krutch

    "Breath You In" by Thousand Foot Krutch

    "Paper Walls" Yellowcard

    I must love you bunches, because I just went through a couple trillion songs in my iTunes library to find some I thought you'd like. :)

    Edit: My mom made me go to bed last night, so I didn't get a chance to say Merry Christmas.

    Merry Christmas!

  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    This song always makes me smile:


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    "All I Have to Do is Dream" by The Everly Brothers

    or this one:


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    "I'll Follow the Sun" by The Bealtes

  • 1 decade ago

    Rocky Raccoon - The Beatles

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    More Than A Feeling - Boston

    Anything in Major that sounds happy.... listen to a DragonForce song

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