Top 100+ Retro Songs

About Retro Songs: Retro Songs can be songs that capture an era from your youth or a pivotal time from your life. Often they can be that bubblegum pop you heard non-stop as a child. Retro Songs can make you relive a moment, a day, an evening, a summer, or even a lifetime.
Retro songs sometimes speak only to you, or peers, sometimes a bygone era.
OR, it may fit under the rules listed below.

Rules To Be Retro Songs:

1. It was cool to you once, at least ten years ago.
2. Then you got sick of it.
3. It’s been so long since you heard it, it has become cool again.
4. Most people know or think they know, every word.
5. Our Pop Culture Madness visitors voted them in!
Yes, a decade from now, Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepson and Baby by Justin Bieber will be retro. Deal with it!

Retro Songs
The Last Few Decades

1. Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) – Backstreet Boys
2. Wannabe – Spice Girls
3. Jumpin’ Jumpin’ – Destiny’s Child
4. Sexyback – Justin Timberlake with Timbaland
5. Funkytown – Pseudo Echo
6. Lady Marmalade – Christa Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mya & Pink
7. Crank That (Soulja Boy) – Soulja Boy Tell’em
8. Mambo Number 5 – Lou Bega
9. Hot In Herre – Nelly
10. MMM Bop – Hanson
11. Hollaback Girl – Gwen Stefani
12. I Love Rock and Roll – Joan Jett
13. Brass Monkey – Beastie Boys
14. The Electric Slide – Marcia (pronounced Mar-C-Ya) Griffiths
15. Shake Ya Tailfeather – Nelly, P. Diddy, Murphy Lee
16. Boom Boom Pow – Black Eyed Peas
17. Viva La Vida – Coldplay
18. C’Mon N’ Ride It (The Train) – Quad City DJ’s
19. Glamorous – Fergie
20. Upside Down – Diana Ross
21. Love Story – Taylor Swift
22. Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
23. Drop It Like It’s Hot – Snoop Dogg with Pharrell
24. Smooth – Santana and Rob Thomas
25. Poker Face – Lady Gaga
26. Thong Song – Sisqo
27. 1,2 Step – Ciara with Missy Elliot
28. Suavemente – Elvis Crispo
29. Hey Ya! – Outkast
30. My Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion
31. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
32. Macarena – Los Del Rio
33. Can’t Be Tamed – Miley Cyrus
34. Livin La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
35. Don’t Cha – Pussycat Dolls with Busta Rhymes
36. Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
37. Hey Soul Sister – Train
38. Barbie Girl – Aqua
39. Gold Digger – Kanye West with Jamie Foxx
40. Fight For Your Right (To Party) – Beastie Boys
41. Raise Your Glass – Pink
42. Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It – Will Smith
43. I Kissed A Girl – Katy Perry
44. It Wasn’t Me – Shaggy
45. Like A G6 Far*East Movement
46. Here Comes The Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze
47. London Bridge – Fergie
48. Boombastic – Shaggy
49. California Girls – Katy Perry
50. I Want Your Sex – George Michael

Dusty Retro Songs
Mostly 70s And 80s

1. Footloose – Kenny Loggins
2. Dancing Queen – Abba
3. Build Me Up Buttercup – Foundations
4. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
5. I’m Too Sexy – Right Said Fred
6. Thank God I’m A Country Boy – John Denver
7. Groove Is In The Heart – Dee Lite
8. Apache – Sugar Hill Gang
9. Flashdance (What A Feeling) – Irene Cara
10. Vogue – Madonna
11. You Should Be Dancing – Bee Gees
12. Kiss – Prince
13. Physical – Olivia Newton-John
14. Rapper’s Delight – Sugarhill Gang
15. Kung Fu Fighting – Carl Douglas
16. Enjoy Yourself – The Jacksons
17. Ebony and Ivory – Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
18. Can’t Smile Without You – Barry Manilow
19. Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Springsteen
20. Hot Stuff – Donna Summer
21. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
22. My Sharona – The Knack
23. When Doves Cry – Prince
24. Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood
25. In The Bush – Musique

Dusty & Rusty Retro Songs
1970s And Older

1. Close To You – Carpenters
2. Lean on Me – Bill Withers
3. Volare – Bobby Rydell
4. American Pie – Don McLean
5. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
6. The Loco-Motion – Grand Funk Railroad
7. Joy To The World – Three Dog Night
8. Low Rider – War
9. Do Ya Think I’m Sexy – Rod Stewart
10. Afternoon Delight – Starland Vocal Band
11. The Happening – The Supremes Featuring Diana Ross
12. It’s Not Unusual – Tom Jones
13. Crocodile Rock – Elton John
14. Nights In White Satin – The Moody Blues
15. See You Later, Alligator – Bill Haley and His Comets
16. I Write The Songs – Barry Manilow
17. The Yellow Rose of Texas – Mitch Miller (except in Texas, where it is always number one)
18. My Ding-A-Ling – Chuck Berry
19. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head – B. J. Thomas
20. You Sexy Thing – Hot Chocolate
21. Honey – Bobby Goldsboro
22. Little Willie – the Sweet
23. My Blue Heaven – Fats Domino
24. One Bad Apple – The Osmonds
25. Mr. Tamborine Man – the Byrds