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Favourite feel good songs...

  1. debbie roberts profile image88
    debbie robertsposted 5 years ago

    I was wondering what songs make people feel good and why? One of my favourite feel good songs is Mr.Bojangles by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. I know it's a weird one as it's about a man who likes to dance and his dog and how when the mans dog dies he stops dancing. I think it's the loyality thing I like and the fact that the man doesn't forget how important his dog was to him.

    1. pearpandas profile image61
      pearpandasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I like anything by Cat Stevens -- moonshadow or anything from the Harold and Maude Sountrack is coming to mind right now.

      1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
        Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Mathew and son smile

    2. jfay2011 profile image59
      jfay2011posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I just got new ringtones for my new phone last night.  The Halloween theme song, a taylor swift song and Santa Baby.  I lost my Last Friday Night by Katy Perry and Breakfast at Tiffanys.  oh well

      1. jfay2011 profile image59
        jfay2011posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        yeah, Mr. Bojangles is good.  How about Green Tambourine and all those Bubble Gum songs.  Those are also awesome.  I love all the oldies and the seventies songs are good too.

    3. Shinkicker profile image89
      Shinkickerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You Only Get What You Give by The New Radicals

    4. debbie roberts profile image88
      debbie robertsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      A few songs I'd don't think I know here,I'll have to check them out.

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago

    That is a good song, haven't thought about it for a while smile


    I like The House at Pooh Corner

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQgdv7RwTuo

    The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band recorded it too smile

    1. debbie roberts profile image88
      debbie robertsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'd never heard of The House At Pooh Corner - apart from the book..Just listened to it and loved it!! It bought a smile to my face and almost to my daughters too. ..She thinks she's outgrown Winnie....Never!!

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    Wilfionposted 5 years ago

    I love most Ivor Novello songs.  They have great tunes, and lovely words.  I always feel better after listening to them.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrbEeNXBf70

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXSiLLmq … re=related

  4. couturepopcafe profile image60
    couturepopcafeposted 5 years ago

    Margaritaville
    Her Majesty (Beatles)
    Kneel at the Cross (Charlie Daniels Band)
    Baby It's Cold Outside (Dean Martin version)
    Fall At Your Feet (Jesse Cooke Live Montreal)
    Hale'iwa Hula (Amy Haraiali'i & Wille K)

  5. Greek One profile image75
    Greek Oneposted 5 years ago

    http://static.orenet.co.uk/yperano//files/images/Samantha%20Fox%20touch%20me%20%28i%20want%20your%20body%29%2012%20inch%20vinyl.JPG

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Now you are showing your age.

      1. Greek One profile image75
        Greek Oneposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        why?

        That track is timeless!

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
          Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Oh, ok. lol

          1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
            SomewayOuttaHereposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            lol lol

  6. WriteAngled profile image88
    WriteAngledposted 5 years ago

    I like singing plygain (traditional Welsh Christmas carols). I did so over the past weekend at a big folk event. It was great to see most people leaving the plygain sessions with huge grins on their faces.

    It doesn't seem to matter what your background is. I don't celebrate Christmas as a Christian festival, but the music still works enormous magic. In fact, I'm planning to make a 6-hour trip each way for three hours more of plygain singing next month! smile

    1. couturepopcafe profile image60
      couturepopcafeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Where do you live and where are you going to sing?

      1. WriteAngled profile image88
        WriteAngledposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        I live in Treorci in South-East Wales, and I hope to go to sing in Caernarfon in North-West Wales at the end of November smile

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image61
          Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          I took my kids camping in Carmarthen, English spelling perhaps? A few years ago. Lovely place, I'm biased though. I lived in North Wales for almost four years. Biggest mistake of my life was to return to Manchester.

          1. WriteAngled profile image88
            WriteAngledposted 5 years agoin reply to this

            Carmarthen is the English name for the town. The Welsh name is Caerfyrddin, which means Merlin's Fort. The name Myrddin changes to begin with F because of a mutation (mutations are the bane of all Welsh learners!)

            I escaped to Wales 3 years ago after 14 years in the dull grey wastes of Nottingham suburbs and finally found my roots at this late stage of my life. Wales has adopted me and I feel a real emotional tie to the land, so I now call myself Welsh by choice, even though I am not Welsh by genes.

            The more I immerse myself in Welsh culture, the more enriched I become. Plygain carols are one of the highlights, but there are many others smile

            1. couturepopcafe profile image60
              couturepopcafeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              Gosh, I love all things British.  You people have the most lyrical names for towns and such.  Names which herald us back to times forgotten, of kings and heros, magic and dirt as old as the faeries themselves.

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                Wilfionposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                There are some rather silly place names in Britain too.  There are two villages, called Upper and Lower Slaughter, a Piddle River, a mountain in Scotland called The Bastard.  Also, there is a Fannyfield, a Shitterton, a Shittington, a Knob, a Fudgepack, a Cockshoot, a Bitchfield, a Bell End, a Cock, a Cockplay, an Upperthong, a Twatt, a Tarty, a Brokenwind, a Butt of Lewis, an East Breast., a Cockup, a Titty Ho, a Faggot, a Crotch, a Fanny Hands, a Gay and a Sodom.   And these are to name just a few.

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              Wilfionposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              You may be more Welsh by genes than you think.  The Welsh are descended from the ancient celtic Britons, and recent genetic testing has revealed that the British gene pool was little altered by Roman, Saxon, Viking or Norman invasons, and that most native British people have more DNA from celtic ancestors than from the later peoples to occupy these islands..

              1. WriteAngled profile image88
                WriteAngledposted 5 years agoin reply to this

                Ahh, but I am not an ethnic Briton of any sort, although I have citizenship because of being born in Britain. Ethnically, I am 100% Slav, my parents having come from Poland after WW2.

                Although Celtic remains have been found in Poland...

            3. Hollie Thomas profile image61
              Hollie Thomasposted 5 years agoin reply to this

              I loved the country, people, the beautiful countryside. At the time I was in my very early twenties, work led me there. I was a city girl and couldn't  quite adapt to the laid back, civilized nature, of country life. I'd love to now though, when my kids are completely independent. smile

    2. debbie roberts profile image88
      debbie robertsposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I bet those plygain - sounds like a potential trivial pursuit question - sound stunning. We don't listen to enough traditional carols.

  7. Canscorpion profile image74
    Canscorpionposted 5 years ago

    Some songs that make me really happy at times now make me all nostalgic because i no longer can have those happy moments back from time, and those songs link to those moments in my life. Though there are a few songs i used to listen to long long before and among them is Britney Spears first album's track "Born to make you happy". It brings such an unbeatable smile to my face and my heart- because it brings back to me the earliest time that was innocent and free. Same goes for the song "I'll be There" from the same album.

  8. rebekahELLE profile image89
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    Some of my favorites are songs that I love hearing, it doesn't matter if they're sad or crazy or happy, they are songs that make my playlist. And they almost always give me a smile or 'feel good' feeling. Too many to list.


    acoustic version of I Might Be Wrong/Radiohead http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_rdKah3 … re=related

    I Want It That Way/Back Street Boys
    All of Abbey Road / Beatles (almost everything by the Beatles)
    Crazy / Willie Nelson or Pastsy Cline or Diana Krall
    Gladiators soundtrack
    Smooth / Santana (instant happy feeling!) big_smile
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXp413NynFk

    this song haunts me, it's my newest favorite.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhq-aIuQD9I

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 5 years ago

    Follow Me


    by the Uncle Kracker

    smile

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    Wilfionposted 5 years ago
  11. wordscribe43 profile image93
    wordscribe43posted 5 years ago

    REM:  It's the End of the World
    U2:  Beautiful day

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 5 years ago

    jingle bell cats lol

    hi wordscribe girl it's good to see you smile

    1. wordscribe43 profile image93
      wordscribe43posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      You, too!  Jingle bell cats?  lol

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 5 years ago

    IRIS

    goo goo dolls

  14. rebekahELLE profile image89
    rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago

    Fly Me to the Moon - this version by Diana Krall

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVCgf6_M … r_embedded

 
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