32 Must-Have Songs On Your Throwback Playlist

32 Must-Have Songs On Your Throwback Playlist

We were all teenage dirtbags at some point.

Throwback songs make your smile and remember the last time you sang your heart out to it or jammed to it on a late night drive. Throwback songs make you feel warm inside and young again. Songs like Eye of the Tiger or Party in the USA just make everyone run to the dance floor. Throwback songs make everyone turnt because it reminds them of those awful middle school dances or being forced to run the mile in gym class with the radio blaring. Below is a list of songs that everyone needs in their throwback playlist. Better yet, a list of songs that are already on your throwback playlist and you need to listen to them right now!!

1. Party In The USA-Miley Cyrus

Honestly, this song is such a jam. Who doesn't like a good patriotic vibe and some Miley Cyrus?

2. Don't Stop Believing-Journey

This song is always played during road trips or reminds you of your high school prom memories. Very inspirational, 10/10 song.

3. Livin' On A Prayer-Bon Jovi

Such a banger and could possibly remind you of the guitar hero video game days ;)

4. Sweet Caroline-Neil Diamond

This song will NEVER get old.

5. Sweet Home Alabama-Lynyrd Skynyrd

The inner country in you will always love this song no matter what.

6. Ice Ice Baby-Vanilla Ice

No explanation needed...

7. Cotton Eyed Joe-Rednex

Trying to listen to this song without dancing is just too hard.

8. 500 Miles-The Proclaimers

This song could possibly remind you of going to a Bat Mitzvah or maybe just having a dance off with all your gal pals.

9. American Pie-Don McLean

The US of A is where it's at!!!

10. Eye of the Tiger-Survivor

To channel in your inner tiger, get ready to scream your heart out. "It's the eye of the tiger!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

11. Piano Man-Billy Joel

Ugh, such a jam.

12. Hey Jude-The Beatles

Perfect for any occasion.

13. We Will Rock You-Queen

Trying your best rock star impression while jamming out to this in the car.

14. Mr. Brightside- The Killers

Try listening to this song without blowing your car speakers, I dare you.

15. Red Solo Cup- Tobby Keith

"...I fill you up, let's have a party."

16. I Love Rock and Roll-Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Will make any white girl crazy.

17. Shot Through the Heart-Bon Jovi

When you're just having a bad day... put this on.

18. Teenage Dirtbag-Wheatus

We were all teenage dirtbags at some point.

19. You Make My Dreams-Daryl Hall & John Oates

Your dreams will feel in reach after listening to this.

20. Footloose-Kenny Loggins


21. All Star-Smash Mouth

Shriek Vibes are good vibes.

22. Africa-Toto

Must listen to on a road trip...

23. Fake ID-Big & Rich

Another banger for a late night drive.

24. Here Comes The Sun-The Beatles

Listen to this while getting ready. Will always put you in a positive mood.

25. Wonderwall-Oasis

Heart throb song right here.

26. No Diggity-Blackstreet

Dare: Listen to this song until you know the rap!

27. Rich Girl-Daryl Hall & John Oates

"Your a rich girl."

28. Put Your Records On-Corinne Bailey Rae

UGH... What a song this is.

29. Stacy's Mom-Fountains Of Wayne

We all wanna be like Stacy's mom.

30. 1234-Fiest

Just listen.

31. No Scrubs-TLC

Yet another 10/10.

32. Beautiful Soul-Jesse McCartney

We all were in love with Jesse McCartney at some point.

Hope you are now listening to one of these songs. Maybe you forgot about some of them, but you better start listening to these songs again. Your're welcome, now go jam your heart out!!!!

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11 Things Psychology Majors Hear That Drive Them Crazy

No pun intended.

We've all been there. You're talking to a new acquaintance, or a friend of your parents, or whoever. And then, you get the dreaded question.

"So what are you studying in school?"

Cue the instant regret of picking Psychology as your major, solely for the fact that you are 99.9% likely to receive one of the slightly comical, slightly cliche, slightly annoying phrases listed below. Don't worry though, I've included some responses for you to use next time this comes up in conversation. Because it will.

Quick side note, these are all real-life remarks that I've gotten when I told people I was a psych major.

Here we go.

1. So are you, like, analyzing me right now?

Well, I wasn't. But yeah. Now I am.

2. Ugh so jealous! You picked the easy major.

"Lol" is all I have to say to this one. I'm gonna go write my 15-page paper on cognitive impairment. You have fun with your five college algebra problems, though!

3. So can you tell me what you think is wrong with me? *Shares entire life story*

Don't get me wrong; I love listening and helping people get through hard times. But we can save the story about how one time that one friend said that one slightly rude comment to you for later.

4. Well, s**t, I have to be careful what I say around you.

Relax, pal. I couldn't diagnose and/or institutionalize you even if I wanted to.

5. OMG! I have the perfect first client for you! *Proceeds to vent about ex-boyfriend or girlfriend*

Possible good response: simply nod your head the entire time, while actually secretly thinking about the Ben and Jerry's carton you're going to go home and demolish after this conversation ends.

6. So you must kind of be like, secretly insane or something to be into Psychology.

Option one: try and hide that you're offended. Option two: just go with it, throw a full-blown tantrum, and scare off this individual, thereby ending this painful conversation.

7. Oh. So you want to be a shrink?

First off, please. Stop. Calling. Therapists. Shrinks. Second, that's not a psych major's one and only job option.

8. You know you have to go to grad school if you ever want a job in Psychology.

Not completely true, for the record. But I am fully aware that I may have to spend up to seven more years of my life in school. Thanks for the friendly reminder.

9. So you... want to work with like... psychopaths?

Let's get serious and completely not-sarcastic for a second. First off, I take personal offense to this one. Having a mental illness does not classify you as a psycho, or not normal, or not deserving of being treated just like anyone else on the planet. Please stop using a handful of umbrella terms to label millions of wonderful individuals. It's not cool and not appreciated.

10. So can you, like, read my mind?

It actually might be fun to say yes to this one. Try it out and see what happens. Get back to me.

11. You must be a really emotional person to want to work in Psychology.

Psychology is more than about feeling happy, or sad, or angry. Psychology is about understanding the most complex thing to ever happen to us: our brain. How it works the way it does, why it works the way it does, and how we can better understand and communicate with this incredibly mysterious, incredibly vast organ in our tiny little skull. That's what psychology is.

So keep your head up, psychology majors, and don't let anyone discourage you about choosing, what is in my opinion, the coolest career field out there. The world needs more people like us.

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