Inspired by Megan Rees#PosiMH Twitter chat (Sunday, 8PM GMT), I wanted to create a playlist of songs that can either pick someone up when they’re feeling down, or simply help them relax.



A selection of feel good tunes to turn that frown upside down!

Volume 1

1. Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag – James Brown (Mighty Instrumentals)
2. Good Day Sunshine – The Beatles (Revolver)
3. Shine (Beatmasters 7″ Mix) – Aswad (Rise and Shine)
4. Summer ’79 – The Ataris (So Long, Astoria)
5. Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys (Smiley Smile)
6. Late in the Evening – Paul Simon (One-Trick Pony)
7. We Can Live Anywhere – Big D and the Kids Table (Fluent in Stroll)
8. Three Little Birds – Bob Marley and the Wailers (Exodus)
9. Everyday – Buddy Holly (Buddy Holly)
10. Good Times – Aretha Franklin (I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You)
11. Soy – Gipsy Kings (Mosaique)
12. Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac (Rumours)
13. December, 1963 (Oh What a Night!) – Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons (Who Loves You)
14. Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough – Michael Jackson (Off the Wall)
15. New Morning – Bob Dylan (New Morning)
16. City On Down – O.A.R. (Soul’s Aflame)
17. Willesden to Cricklewood – Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros (Rock Art and the X-Ray Style)

Volume 2

1. Grease – Frankie Valli (Grease)
2. Shining On – Big D and the Kids Table (Strictly Rude)
3. Twist and Shout – The Beatles (Please Please Me)
4. Poprocks and Coke – Green Day (International Superhits)
5. You Make Me Feel So Young – Frank Sinatra (Songs for Swingin’ Lovers)
6. Norwegian Wood – David Hildyard and the Rocksteady Seven (Playtime)
7. Easy on You  – The Interrupters (The Interrupters)
8. Blue Suede Shoes – Elvis Presley (Elvis Presley)
9. Mr. Tambourine Man – Bob Dylan (Bringing It All Back Home)
10. Keep on Movin’ – Five (Invincible)
11. Do You Wanna Dance? – The Beach Boys (Today!)
12. Sally MacLennane – The Pogues (Rum Sodomy and the Lash)
13. Mr. Blue Sky – ELO (Out of the Blue)
14. Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkel (Bookends)
15. Moon Hop – Derrick Morgan (Trojan Presents: Boss Reggae)
16. The Forest for the Trees – The Skints (FM)
17. Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen (Jazz)

The playlist title links to the entire playlist on Spotify, whilst individual song titles link to those songs

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