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The Best Songs About Memories 

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Updated April 16, 2020 7.9k votes 2.4k voters 232.5k views 118 items

It's not uncommon for musicians to reflect on the past and write a song about a certain memory. This is a ranked list of the best songs about memories, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "memory," "memories," or "looking back on fond memory" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about reminiscing as a theme. The songs on this list are about childhood memories, school memories, memories of parents, and more. 

Vote up the songs about looking back on fond memories that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including classic rock, contemporary pop, and crooner standards. 
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The Beatles
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The Beatles
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Bryan Adams
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Tom Islava added Sarah Brightman
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Tom Islava added Sarah McLachlan, Macy Gray
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Bruce Springsteen
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Tom Islava added Paul Williams
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Frank Sinatra
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Elton John
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The Supremes
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Barbra Streisand
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
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Kid Rock
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Remember When is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
MusicOfTheForest added Alan Jackson
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MusicOfTheForest added Celine Dion, James Horner
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MusicOfTheForest added Linda Ronstadt
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To Sir With Love is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
MusicOfTheForest added Lulu
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MusicOfTheForest added The Beatles
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MusicOfTheForest added Dolly Parton
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Paul Davis
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MusicOfTheForest added Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
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MusicOfTheForest added The Beach Boys
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