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100 Best Songs About Remembering

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Remembering happy moments can be enriching for the heart and mind.

Remembering happy moments can be enriching for the heart and mind.

Every time we remember the days gone by; we get momentarily trapped with memories of the past. Remembering nostalgic moments can be a very enriching experience for the heart and mind. In songs, different aspects about remembering someone or something are described in an engaging manner to tell a compelling story that is creatively brought to life with fictional elements or through instances or events based on real life experiences.

What Does Remembering Mean?

A plethora of concepts and ideas are portrayed with remembering someone or something. Singers and songwriters take listeners on a trip down memory lane by remembering cherished moments of the past. Typically songs that highlight nostalgia are recollections from happy memories spent with family or friends. Different tales about childhood, adolescence, and adulthood are showcased in a poetic manner to cherish and celebrate the different stages in life. In numerous songs about life, the protagonist either remembers, recalls, recollects, reminisces or reminds self of certain events or occasions with a sense of vivid imagery.

Certain songs memorialize the life of a person who has passed away by remembering the happy times shared with the deceased. These songs often reveal the impact the deceased person has had on the protagonist. Certain tunes emphasize the feeling of love and innocence by remembering their young days. These songs provide a rather cute perspective about relationships, friends, crushes, romance, dates, boyfriends, or girlfriends. In certain songs the protagonists’ wonder if someone they had a strong connection with in the past ever remembers them.

Songs can evoke the feeling of being young, wild, and free.

Songs can evoke the feeling of being young, wild, and free.

What Does the Word Remember Symbolize?

The word remember is symbolic of a memory of someone or something. In songs from different genres, the term remember is used to portray a recollection of thoughts and ideas associated with the past. A wide spectrum of emotional elements is attributed with the term to convey a perspective or understanding. A certain time and place associated with someone or something is at times described in songs in a metaphorical manner. These songs construct a storyline based on philosophical concepts to convey a deep meaning. Certain musicians showcase heartfelt emotions with introspective elements associated with certain feelings.

These songs showcase the protagonist examining thoughts associated with a memory from the past while analyzing the present situation. The drift away moments encompassed with dreamscape imagery in songs about remembering someone capture the essence of the heart and mind. Certain tunes highlight the joys of life associated with freedom. These songs remember the times of being young, wild, and free in the company of friends. All the crazy things done with friends are reminisced about in lyrics taking you back to your glory days. In short, the term remember represents or symbolizes many things, including the themes below.

Love

Childhood

Thoughts

Youth

Friendship

Boyfriends

Friends

Memories

Family

Romance

Girlfriends

Events

Dates

Occasions

Crushes

Breakups

Relationships

William Faulkner: “The past is never dead. It's not even past.”

William Faulkner: “The past is never dead. It's not even past.”

The list below showcases a collection of rock songs, pop songs, country songs, R&B songs, hip hop songs, folk songs, indie songs, alternative songs, disco songs, reggae songs, synthpop songs, new wave songs, electropop songs, jazz songs, blues songs, EDM songs, and dance songs about remembering. If you have a view, opinion, or song suggestion, let us know in the comments section.

Top 10 Best Songs About Remembering

1. “Always Remember Us This Way”—Lady Gaga

2. “Remember”—Becky Hill and David Guetta

3. “Let’s Make a Night to Remember”—Bryan Adams

4. “Remember the Name”—Ed Sheeran featuring Eminem and 50 Cent

5. “Remember You Young”—Thomas Rhett

6. “Don’t Forget to Remember”—Bee Gees

7. “Remember the Time”—Michael Jackson

8. “Remember Me”—Blue Boy

9. “Remember You”—Wiz Khalifa featuring the Weeknd

10. “I’ll Remember”—Madonna

#11—20

11. “Do You Remember?”—Phil Collins

12. “I Forgot To Remember to Forget”—Elvis Presley

13. “Can’t Remember to Forget You”—Shakira featuring Rihanna

14. “I Will Remember You”—Sarah McLachlan

15. “I Remember”—Deadmau5 and Kaskade

16. “How They Remember You”—Rascal Flatts

17. “Remember—Gryffin and Zohara

18. “Remembering the First Time”—Simply Red

19. “Remember Me”—Jennifer Hudson

20. “Remember Me”—T.I. featuring Mary J. Blige

#21—40

21. “Just Remember I Love You”—Firefall

22. “The Song Remembers When”—Trisha Yearwood

23. “Remember Where You Are”—Jessie Ware

24. “Do You Remember”—Jay Sean featuring Sean Paul and Lil Jon

25. “I Remember You”—Skid Row

26. “Remember That”—Jessica Simpson

27. “Remember When”—Alan Jackson

28. “Remember When”—Chris Wallace

29. “I Will Remember You”—Amy Grant

30. “I Remember Me”—Jennifer Hudson

31. “What We Remember”—Anggun

32. “Remembering You”—Steven Curtis Chapman

33. “Remember Me”—Diana Ross

34. “Love Remembers”—Craig Morgan

35. “Remember (Walking in the Sand)”—Shangri-Las

36. “Don’t Forget to Remember Me”—Carrie Underwood

37. “I Remember Yesterday”—Donna Summer

38. “Promise Me You’ll Remember (Love Theme from The Godfather 3)”—Harry Connick Jr.

39. “Walk Away (Remember Me)”—Paula DeAnda featuring The D.E.Y.

40. “I Will Remember”—Toto

#41—60

41. “A Night to Remember”—Shalamar

42. “Remember”—Disturbed

43. “I Remember”—Keyshia Cole

44. “I Still Remember”—Bloc Party

45. “Remember Then”—The Earls

46. “Sorrento Moon (I Remember)”—Tina Arena

47. “Remember Me”—Hoobastank

48. “Do You Remember These”—The Statler Brothers

49. “Please Remember Me”—Rodney Crowell

50. “I Wanna Remember This”—Linda Davis

51. “I Don’t Remember Loving You”—John Conlee

52. “Remember a Day”—Pink Floyd

53. “A Night to Remember”—U96

54. “I’m Getting High Remembering”—Carroll Baker

55. “Remember the Name”—Fort Minor featuring Styles of Beyond

56. “Remember This”—Jonas Brothers

57. “Remember”—Lauren Daigle

58. “Do You Remember the First Time?”—Pulp

59. “A Night to Remember”—Joe Diffie

60. “A Night to Remember”—High School Musical 3 Cast

#61—80

61. “I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)”—Brothers Osbourne

62. “Forget to Remember”—Mudvayne

63. “Remember Everything”—Five Finger Death Punch

64. “I Can’t Remember”—Connie Smith

65. “Always Remember”—Bill Anderson

66. “Remember Me with Love”—Gloria Estefan

67. “S… on the Radio (Remember the Days)”—Nelly Furtado

68. “Remember Me”—Cliff Richard

69. “I Remember Elvis Presley (The King Is Dead)”—Eddy Ouwens

70. “Does It Make Your Remember”—Kim Carnes

71. “Remember (The First Time)”—Eric Gable

72. “Johnny Remember Me”—John Leyton

73. “Do You Remember Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio?”—Ramones

74. “Remember Me This Way”—Gary Glitter

75. “Remember When (We Made These Memories)”—Wayne Newton

76. “Remember Me”—Daley featuring Jessie J

77. “Remember the Alamo”—Tex Ritter

78. “Remember You’re Mine”—Pat Boone

79. “Don’t Say You Don’t Remember”—Beverly Bremers

80. “Remember When the Music”—Harry Chapin

#81—100

81. “Do You Remember Walter?”—The Kinks

82. “I Don’t Remember”—Peter Gabriel

83. “Moments to Remember”—The Four Lads

84. “Remember the Nights”—The Motels

85. “Remember December”—Demi Lovato

86. “Number One (Remember When We Danced All Night)”—Margaret Ulrich

87. “For the Nights I Can’t Remember”—Hedley

88. “An Affair to Remember (Our Love Affair)”—Vic Damone

89. “Remember”—John Lennon

90. “Remember Her Name”—Mickey Guyton

91. “Remember When”—Avril Lavigne

92. “I Promise to Remember”—Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers

93. “Remember When”—Bad Wolves

94. “Love Will Remember”—Selena Gomez

95. “(Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard”—Cat Stevens

96. “Remember Who I Was”—James Arthur

97. “Remember the Tinman”—Tracy Chapman

98. “Remember Me”—Journey

99. “(Remember Me) I’m the One Who Loves You”—Stuart Hamblen

100. “I Remember You”—Denine

Other Notable Songs About Remembering

  • “Like I Remember You”—Vera Blue
  • “I Wanna Remember”—Needtobreathe featuring Carrie Underwood
  • “Remember Your Smile”—Enya
  • “Remember I Told You”—Nick Jonas featuring Anne-Marie and Mike Posner
  • “I Remember”—Betty Who
  • “Remember You”—Hayden James
  • “A Crime to Remember”—Pop Evil
  • “I Remember U”—Cartoon featuring Juri Pootsmann
  • “Remember the Mornings”—Clinton Kane
  • “Remember That”—BtoB
  • “Remember to Breathe”—Amy Lee
  • “Remembering”—Ashley Campbell
  • “I Remember Her”—Ingrid Michaelson
  • “Will You Remember?”—The Cranberries
  • “Remember Me”—Benjamin Bratt
  • “I Remember”—Takeoff
  • “Remember”—Apink
  • “Remember Forever”—Red Velvet
  • “Remember”—Keke Wyatt
  • “Something to Remember You By”—Prairie Oyster
  • “Remember My Name”—Chris Brown featuring Sevyn
  • “Too Young To Remember”—Florrie
  • “Remembering Sunday”—All Time Low featuring Juliet Simms
  • “I Will Remember You”—Ryan Cabrera
  • “How Can I Make You Remember Me?”—Hammock
  • “Remember Them Days”—Beanie Siegel featuring Eve
  • “I Can’t Remember”—Alice in Chains
  • “Don’t You Remember”—Adele
  • “Remember”—Steve Angello featuring The Presets
  • “And You Don’t Remember”—Mariah Carey
  • “Remember”—BT
  • “I Remember”—Kelly Rowland
  • “Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)”—The Temptations
  • “I Remember You”—Tom Chaplin
  • “Remember”—Burden of a Day
  • “I Remember California”—R.E.M.
  • “Whenever You Remember”—Carrie Underwood
  • “Remember the Urge”—The Gazette
  • “Remember Me”—The Zutons
  • “She Remembers”—Max Richter
  • “Something to Remember”—Madonna
  • “I Remember Love”—Sarah Dawn Finer
  • “Remember”—Earshot
  • “Remember When”—Gucci Mane featuring Ray J
  • “I Don’t Remember”—Powderfinger
  • “Remember When (Side B)”—The Black Keys
  • “If You Remember Me”—Chris Thompson
  • “That’s The Way I Remember It”—Garth Brooks
  • “Love and Remember”—g.o.d
  • “Remember Me”—Michael Schulte
  • “Remember”—Pink Lady
  • “Will You Remember Me Tomorrow?”—Margaret Berger
  • “I Remember”—Bang Yong-guk and Yang Yo-seob
  • “Reflection (I Remember)”—Mary J. Blige
  • “Do You Remember”—Jarryd James
  • “I Remember Clifford”—Benny Golson
  • “Remember Raven”—Yoko Ono
  • “I Remember”—The Badloves
  • “Perfect Memory (I’ll Remember You)”—Remy Zero
  • “Remember the Future”—Jonna Lee
  • “The Remembering Song”—Ashley Campbell
  • “Remember”—High and Mighty Color
  • “Will You Remember Me”—Jann Arden
  • “Remember This”—NF
  • “Remember When (Side A)”—The Black Keys
  • “I’ll Remember You”—Ai
  • “Do You Remember?”—The Beach Boys
  • “Remember Me”—British Sea Power
  • “Remember When”—The Wallows
  • “I’ll Remember You”—Don Ho
  • “Remember (Sha-La-La-La)”—Bay City Rollers
  • “Don’t You Remember When”—Lynsey de Paul and Barry Blue
  • “Try to Remember”—Jerry Orbach
  • “Remember Me”—Jeremih
  • “Remember What I Told You to Forget”—Tavares
  • “A Night to Remember”—Cyndi Lauper
  • “Remember When”—The Platters
  • “Remember That Night?”—Sara Kays
  • “Let Us Remember”—Elevation Worship
  • “Remember”—Saves the Day
  • “The Night You Can’t Remember”—The Magnetic Fields
  • “Remembering Me”—Cate Le Bon
  • “I Remember the Boy”—Joey Albert
  • “Elvis (…I Remember)”—The Screaming Jets
  • “Remember”—Megan Trainor
  • “Do You Remember the Day We Met”—John Goodenough
  • “Remember Love”—Yoko Ono
  • “Remember I Love You”—Jim Diamond
  • “Remember Tomorrow”—Iron Maiden
  • “Do You Remember Me?”—Morten Harket
  • “Remember You”—Hayden James featuring Elderbrook
  • “Remember the Love”—Adriana Evans
  • “I Remember Loving You”—Utah Phillips and Priscilla Herdman
  • “I Remember Jeep”—George Harrison
  • “Remember”—Fayray
  • “I Remember Holding You”—Boys Club
  • “Do You Remember When?”—J. Geils Band
  • “Remember the Story”—Fireball Ministry
  • “I’m Still Remembering”—The Cranberries
  • “Remember Me Ballin’”—Indo G featuring Gangsta Boo

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