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Your ThumbsUp Mood Boosting Playlist

If you are anything like us here at ThumbsUp24/7, we love music! Music never fails to put a smile on our faces and a little boogie in our day. I wanted to put together a list of songs that I turn to when I need a little mood boost throughout my day. I pulled from all decades and genres so there should be something on here for everyone. At the bottom you will also find a list of playlists that you can turn to when you need a pick-me-up!  

1950s 

Rocking Robbin – Bobby Day 

Shake Rattle and Roll – Bill Haley & His Comets  

Hound Dog – Elvis  

Tutti Frutti – Little Richard  

Little Bitty Pretty One – Thurston Harris and The Sharps 

You Make Me Feel So YoungFrank Sinatra 

Tequila – The Champs 

Johnny B. Goode – Jerry Lee Lewis 

La Bamba – Ritchie Valens 

Jailhouse Rock – Elvis 

1960s 

Build Me Up Buttercup – The Foundations 

Brown-Eyed Girl – Van Morrison 

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye 

Do You Love Me – The Contours 

Do You Believe in Magic – The Lovin Spoonful 

I Want You Back – Jackson 5  

Jump in Line – Harry Belafonte 

Down on the Corner – CCR 

Dancing in the Street – Martha Reeves and The Vandellas 

Great Balls of Fire – Jerry Lee Lewis 

1970s 

Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder 

September – Earth, Wind, and Fire 

Move on Up – Curtis Mayfield 

Blame it on the Boogie – Jackson 5 

Get Down Tonight – KC & The Sunshine Band 

This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole  

American Girl – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 

Gimmie Three Steps – Lynyrd Skynyrd 

Some Kind of Wonderful – Grand Funk Railroad 

December, 1963 (Oh What a Night) – Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons  

1980s  

I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston  

Pretty Young Thing – Michael Jackson  

I’m Gonna Be (500 miles) – The Proclaimers  

Let’s Hear It for the Boys – Deniece Williams 

Bust a Move – Young M.C  

It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls  

Kiss – Prince  

I’m Coming Out – Diana Ross 

Love Shack – The B-52’s 

You Make My Dreams Come True – Hall & Oates 

1990s  

Jump Around – House of Pain 

Return of the Mack – Mack Morrison 

Mr. Jones – Counting Crows 

All Star – Smash Mouth 

Smooth – Santana ft Rob Thomas 

One Week – Barenaked Ladies  

Fantasy – Mariah Carey  

Friends in Low Places – Garth Brooks 

Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) – C & C Music Factory 

Let Me Clear My Throat – DJ Kool  

2000s 

Sk8er Boi – Avril Lavigne  

Baby – Justin Bieber 

Church – T-Pain 

Classic – MKTO 

Feel Good Inc – Gorillaz  

Just Fine – Mary J. Blige 

Evacuate the Dancefloor – Cascada 

Fire Burning – Sean Kingston 

Accidentally in Love – Counting Crows 

Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band 

There are SO many that we could not add to the list. I know I will get heat for not having The Beatles listed so if you are looking for some mood boosting playlists, check out Spotify if you have it! They have a playlist for every genre. If you have submissions, comment them below. Let’s make a playlist together.  

Morgan Knox
Along with her role here at ThumbsUp247.com, Morgan is the videographer for RedDog Agency, a digital marketing and social media company based out of Towson. She is also editor of Harford Lifestyle. When she isn't wearing one of her many marketing hats, she can be found coaching on the lacrosse field.

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