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My Top 10 Happy Songs

Updated on December 6, 2014

Music That Makes You Smile

Happy songs are the ones that make you want to get up and dance, the songs that brighten your mood on a cloudy day. Often they are the songs from your past that have some special meaning or remind you of a special time in your life. Sometimes they are silly songs that just plain make you feel good when you hear them.

This lens, which is my first music lens, is written for the level 15 "quest for monster Herman Merman." Most of the songs I have chosen here fit into one of the above categories, a few were chosen just because they are songs about happiness. I hope these songs which are not listed in any particular order make you feel happy too!

Joy To The World - Three Dog Night

Silly and nonsensical, a fun upbeat song from my youth that makes me smile!

Girls Just Want To Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper

This song is just plain fun and I find it impossible to sit still when I hear it I just have to dance around...also my dog Aurora has claimed this song as her theme song! :)

Happy Together

-The Turtles

I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash

This song has very special meaning for me dating back to my teenage years, it will always snap me out of a bad mood!

Dance To The Music - Sly & The Family Stone

Reminds me of my teenage days and it's just as much fun to listen to now!

C'mon Get Happy!

- The Partridge Family

Walking On Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves

This song always energizes me and puts a smile on my face and that is what happy songs are all about!

All Star - Smash Mouth

Another upbeat silly fun song that makes me feel good when I listen to it!

Make Someone Happy

- Jimmy Durante

Celebration - Kool and The Gang

A great party song for dancing and toe tapping fun!

YMCA - Village People

This a great song for raising the mood of an entire crowd and it always makes me laugh!

Don't Worry, Be Happy

-Bobby McFerrin

Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham

This is a goofy feel good pop song that gets my toes tapping every time!

Dancing In The Streets - Martha and The Vandellas

A great party song, this one will get you up off the coach!

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      Bartukas 4 years ago

      Great lens big thanks

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      cmadden 4 years ago

      Very nice selection!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      amazing lens :)

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      June Campbell 4 years ago from North Vancouver, BC, Canada

      Great collection. Joy to the World is my fav.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      i love songs very much and like your collection.

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      KatrinaJames 5 years ago

      Fab lens, made me smile!:-)!

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      hughgrissettsr lm 5 years ago

      happy lens! a great happy, healing song is here comes the sun by the beatles,

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      If you ever feel sad and the whole world is driving you mad, Just remember those happy songs listed above ^^ GREAT! Love it.

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      TapIn2U 6 years ago

      Wonderful compilation of songs. Listening to these brings joy to the world. I love happy songs! Sundae ;-)

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      themostexpensivedog 6 years ago

      I always like the song Joy To The World during Christmas mass.

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      Joan4 6 years ago

      What fun! I love happy songs,too! Lensrolling to my song lenses!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Love your Happy Songs especially Joy To The World

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      MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      Great and eclectic list. Lensrolled to What Makes You Turn Up Your Radio

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      What fun choices for pick me up happy songs, I hadn't heard Joy to the World in ages. I enjoyed your happy music notes tucked here and there.

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      Renaissance Woman 6 years ago from Colorado

      Great songs! Great idea for a lens. I'm wondering, right now, what would be on my Top 10 Happy Songs list. :-)

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      TheLeftFitz 6 years ago

      This lens is a great pick-me-up, terrific song choices! *Blessed*

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      Patricia 6 years ago

      These are definitely upbeat picks!

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      Patricia 6 years ago

      These are definitely upbeat picks!

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      beerhead 6 years ago

      Love these songs from way back when. Great lens!!!

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      Steve Dizmon 6 years ago from Nashville, TN

      "Joy to the World" gets my vote. Enjoyed the lens.

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      TriviaChamp 6 years ago

      Fun lens! Great list of songs. Blessed.

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      ShamanicShift 6 years ago

      What a great, happy resource this lens is!

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      RinchenChodron 6 years ago

      Great examples of happy songs. I like Joy to the World best.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 6 years ago from United States

      I agree! These are all happy songs and some of my favorites to listen to. Awesome!

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      ChristopherPick 6 years ago

      What about "Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin

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      Virginia Allain 6 years ago from Central Florida

      A lot of these are my happy songs too. I'll lensroll it to my Funny Australian Songs that I find put me in a good mood.

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      JoyfulPamela2 6 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      These are all such wonderfully fun songs! Thanks for sharing them! :-D

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      Treasures By Brenda 6 years ago from Canada

      Great job; I like your happy songs.

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      Deb Kingsbury 6 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      I love "I Can See Clearly Now." I used to sing that all the time!

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      RinchenChodron 6 years ago

      I voted for "Joy to the World" - I love to sing and dance - it's what keeps me going. Great lens.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      What a great collection! "I Can See Clearly Now" has special meaning for me, too. Pleased to see it made your list. Rhonda, you know I have to lensroll this to every feel-good lens I have!

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 6 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Oh yes, happy - that's good! Love Cyndi Lauper's Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - yes, fun is fun!

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      toriphile81 6 years ago

      Great list of songs! I'd forgotten about a few of these and probably wouldn't have known them just by name. I'm grooving to "Dancing in the Street" right now :)