25 Songs To Add To Your January Playlist That'll Remind Us Of Simpler Times
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25 Songs To Add To Your January Playlist That'll Remind Us Of Simpler Times

Hits from the sixties until today for all your jamming purposes.

25 Songs To Add To Your January Playlist That'll Remind Us Of Simpler Times

Here are 25 iconic songs from the past 50+ years.


1. "drivers license" — Olivia Rodrigo (2021)

If you haven't at least heard about this song I'm worried about you.

2. "Afterglow" — Ed Sheeran (2020)

3. "Free Woman" — Lady Gaga (2020)


4. "In My Blood" — Shawn Mendes (2018)

5. "Pierre" — Ryn Weaver (2015)

Some recent TikToks have helped this song gain some very well-deserved recognition.

6. "Somebody That I Used to Know" — Gotye (2011)


7. "So What" — P!nk (2008)

This is such a hype song that never gets old.

8. "1985" — Bowling For Soup (2004)

9. "Where Is The Love?" — The Black Eyed Peas (2003)


OK, people in the 90s must have been thriving, because these are some of my favorite bops of all time.

10. "Closing Time — Semisonic (1998)

11. "Long Day" — Matchbox Twenty (1996)

12. "Mr. Jones" — Counting Crows (1993)


My previous statement regarding the 90s is just as relevant when looking at some of the most iconic 80s songs.

13. "We Didn't Start the Fire" — Billy Joel (1989)

14. "Stand" — R.E.M. (1988)

15. "Eye of the Tiger" — Survivor (1982)

16. "Hungry Like the Wolf" — Duran Duran (1982)

17. "Down Under" — Men at Work (1981)


18. "September" — Earth, Wind & Fire (1978)

19. "Second Hand News" — Fleetwood Mac (1977)

20. "Hotel California" —The Eagles, (1976)

21. "American Girl" — Tom Petty (1976)

22. "Big Yellow Taxi" — Joni Mitchell (1970)

This song just makes you feel like everything is going to be OK!


23. "Here Comes The Sun" — The Beatles (1969)

The nine-year-old version of myself really rocked out to The Beatles, and I am pleased to say that I have not lost that spark in my life.

24. "Build Me Up Buttercup" — The Foundations (1967)

25. "Wouldn't It Be Nice" — The Beach Boys (1966)

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