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 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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MusicOfTheForest added Linda Ronstadt

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MusicOfTheForest added Celine Dion, James Horner

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73 2
Remember When is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
MusicOfTheForest added Alan Jackson

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MusicOfTheForest added The Beatles

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The Beatles

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To Sir With Love is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
MusicOfTheForest added Lulu

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Fireworks Hill is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
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The Beatles

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53 3
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MusicOfTheForest added Dolly Parton

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78 46
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Frank Sinatra

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124 42
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Tom Islava added Sarah Brightman

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67 42
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Elton John

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172 87
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Bryan Adams

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90 53
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Bruce Springsteen

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84 78
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Barbra Streisand

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MusicOfTheForest added The Beach Boys

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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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50 27
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Tom Islava added Sarah McLachlan, Macy Gray

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29 9
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Tom Islava added Paul Williams

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51 32
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punksnotdead added Terry Jacks, Norman Greenbaum

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The Supremes

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Kid Rock

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Paul Davis

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25 26
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Eddie Money

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69 52
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Frank Sinatra

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42 26
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John Mellencamp

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45 28
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SooZin added Nickelback

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Lady Antebellum

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42 31
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23 11
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The Carpenters

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26 16
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Little River Band

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19 28
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punksnotdead added The Animals

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12 19
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punksnotdead added Johnny Thunder

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Phil Phillips

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Patti Austin

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DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince

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Japandroids

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DavidEndersby added Mott the Hoople

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George Harrison

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Tim McGraw

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Tom Islava added Harry Belafonte

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Burt Bacharach