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10 Old Songs That Still Slap Today

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at SMU chapter.

Music is never not playing when I work, exercise, or drive. I love music from all genres and any song can get you in a good if you know what to play. Old music from my parents generation always puts me in a happy mood and it should for you too! Here are some absolute bangers from way back when!!

You Shook Me All Night Long – ACDC

This song reminds me of a classic American summer. It’s got a good beat and never fails to hype me up.

Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater

This is a feel-good happy song. It’s always a good one to play on a road trip.

Uptown Girl – Billy Joel

This song is so uplifting. It always makes me wish I was in love.

Hotel California – The Eagles

This is a classic song, you can never go wrong playing this. Best summer chill song for sure.

Summer Of ’69 – Bryan Adams

This song always makes me roll my windows down. It’s a song for a good mood and always makes me think of good memories with friends.

Old Time Rock & Roll – Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band

This song makes you want to get up and dance. I always scream the lyrics to this one!

September – Earth, Wind, & Fire

Everyone knows this song! It always puts me in a good mood when I listen to it.

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

This song is dramatic and upbeat. Michael Jackson really knows how to make a banger!

Bennie and The Jets – Elton John

This is such a good slow dance song. It starts off slow, but the rythym is amazing.

Your Love – The Outfield

This is good night time drive song. Full of emotion and always a good jam

These songs never fail to make me sing the whole thing. They are the best and can put everyone in a good mood!

I am a sophomore at Southern Methodist University and I intend to double major in Public Relations and Political Communication with a minor in English. I am our chapter's Her Campus President and am so happy to be in a leadership role in a field I am passionate about! I am from Dallas, Texas and journalism has been a big part of my life all through high school and the years I have spent so far in college.
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