Songs The Best Songs About Memories  

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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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MusicOfTheForest added Linda Ronstadt
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MusicOfTheForest added Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
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MusicOfTheForest added The Beatles
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128 8
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MusicOfTheForest added Celine Dion, James Horner
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Tom Islava added Sarah Brightman
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123 13
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The Beatles
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254 60
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The Beatles
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77 4
To Sir With Love is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
MusicOfTheForest added Lulu
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127 11
Remember When is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
MusicOfTheForest added Alan Jackson
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Tom Islava added Paul Williams
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73 5
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MusicOfTheForest added Dolly Parton
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95 49
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Frank Sinatra
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113 30
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Tom Islava added Sarah McLachlan, Macy Gray
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MusicOfTheForest added The Beach Boys
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188 88
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Bryan Adams
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104 54
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Bruce Springsteen
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68 47
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Elton John
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66 30
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The Supremes
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90 80
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Barbra Streisand
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48 25
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
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57 34
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punksnotdead added Terry Jacks, Norman Greenbaum
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61 41
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Kid Rock
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80 39
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85 53
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Frank Sinatra