Classic Rock Spring Songs

20 Classic Rock Songs to get you in the mood for spring.


Classic Rock Songs for Spring


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With spring approaching, it’s time to shed those winter blues and get our spring vibes in gear. There’s no better way to improve a frame of mind than to do it with some music. 


I have put together 20 classic rock songs that put me in the mood for spring. They have lots of energy and make me want to tap my feet, which is such a good feeling. Let’s see if the following songs can raise your spring spirit like they do mine. 


I hope they put a little spring in your step!


If you’d like to see my other retro song lists, check out:

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1. Here Comes the Sun – The Beatles


Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter
Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here…




2. It’s a Beautiful Morning – The Rascals


I think I’ll go outside for a while, and just smile
Take in some clean fresh air…




3. Centerfield – John Fogerty


Well, beat the drum and hold the phone
The sun came out today…




4. Sugar Magnolia – Grateful Dead


Sunshine daydream, walking through the tall trees
Going where the wind goes, blooming like a red rose…




5. Blue Sky – The Allman Brothers Band


Don’t fly, Mr. Bluebird
I’m just walking down the road…




6. Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks


And I love to live so pleasantly
Live this life of luxury…




7. She’s a Rainbow – The Rolling Stones


Coming, colors in the air
Oh everywhere, she comes in colors…




8. Mr. Blue Sky – Electric Light Orchestra


Sun is shining in the sky
There ain’t a cloud in sight…




9. Beautiful Day – U2


The heart is a bloom
Shoots up through the stony ground…




10. Aquarius (Let the Sun Shine In) – The 5th Dimension


Let the sun shine
Let the sun shine in, the sun shine in…




11. The Rain the Park and Other Things – The Cowsills


Flowers in her hair
Flowers everywhere…




12. Daydream – Lovin’ Spoonful


I’m blowing the day to take a walk in the sun
And fall on my face on somebody’s new mowed lawn…




13. Waiting for the Sun – The Doors


Can you feel it, now that spring has come
That’s it’s time to live in the scattered sun…




14. Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac


Open your eyes and look at the day
You’ll see things in a different way…




15. Good Vibrations – Beach Boys


I love the colorful clothes she wears
And the way the sunlight plays upon her hair…




16. 59th Street Bridge Song – Simon and Garfunkel


Let the morning time drop all it’s petals on me
Life I love you, all is groovy…




17. Shiny Happy People – R.E.M.


Put it in your heart where tomorrow shines
Gold and silver shine…




18. Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves


I used to think maybe you loved me
Now I know that it’s true…




19. Blister in the Sun – Violent Femmes


When I’m out walking, I strut my stuff…



20. Sunshine Superman – Donovan


Sunshine came softly through my window today…



You can listen to any of these songs by grabbing a FREE trial of Amazon Music Unlimited. I added all these songs to my spring playlist with Amazon Music Unlimited and was able to listen at home on my Alexa, on my phone when I went out walking, and I can stream them in my car with bluetooth.


Can you think of other classic rock songs that remind you of spring? Leave them in the comments!

20 Classic Rock Songs for Spring

6 thoughts on “20 Classic Rock Songs for Spring”

  1. Janene

    Two of my favorites by Sheryl Crow, “Soak Up The Sun” and “Summer Day”

  2. Christina

    I love these!! Instant mood booster!! Dancing in the Moonlight is on my list 🙂

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