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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122 7
Remember When is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
MusicOfTheForest added Alan Jackson
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MusicOfTheForest added Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
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The Beatles
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222 44
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Tom Islava added Sarah Brightman
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70 3
To Sir With Love is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Songs About Memories
MusicOfTheForest added Lulu
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121 8
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MusicOfTheForest added Celine Dion, James Horner
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245 59
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The Beatles
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116 13
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65 3
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MusicOfTheForest added The Beatles
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35 1
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MusicOfTheForest added The Beach Boys
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79 10
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Tom Islava added Paul Williams
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112 29
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Tom Islava added Sarah McLachlan, Macy Gray
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68 5
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MusicOfTheForest added Dolly Parton
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87 49
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Frank Sinatra
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67 42
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Elton John
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178 87
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Bryan Adams
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99 53
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Bruce Springsteen
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61 30
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The Supremes
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85 79
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Barbra Streisand
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41 25
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Bob Seger, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
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52 34
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punksnotdead added Terry Jacks, Norman Greenbaum
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58 41
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Kid Rock
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73 39
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79 52
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Frank Sinatra