20 Classic Jukebox Hits

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20 Classic Jukebox Hits

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When you’re out at a local bar, restaurant or retro café, you may encounter a delightful surprise: a jukebox in the corner. In our present day, jukeboxes are as popular as ever and contain endless amounts of songs. If you’re struggling to choose a jukebox tune, you can always revert to the classics. The following are 20 Classic Jukebox Hits.

Classic Rock

Classic rock songs are essential for any jukebox playlist. Many people know the words to all the songs, and these rock anthems trigger all the nostalgic feels. Here are some popular classic rock tunes that you’ll likely hear on a jukebox:

“Summer of '69” - Bryan Adams

You can never go wrong with Bryan Adams, a Canadian treasure. “Summer of '69” is his most popular hit in crowds, and is played often on a jukebox.

“Old Time Rock n Roll” - Bob Seger

Many remember this tune from the movie Risky Business when Tom Cruise slid out in nothing but a white button down, Ray Bans, and his underwear. The song itself, in general, is always a crowd pleaser.

“You Shook Me All Night Long” - AC/DC

AC/DC is always a favourite among classic rock lovers, and they have a huge catalogue to choose from. You can never go wrong by choosing “You Shook Me All Night Long” on the jukebox.

“Roadhouse Blues” - The Doors

With lyrics that start with, “Woke up this morning and I got myself a beer,” it’s no wonder that this tune is popular in bars. Choosing The Doors in a bar can make you feel like you’re in the right atmosphere.

“Bang A Gong (Get it On)” - T-Rex

This groovy song always gets pub conversation going. Like The Doors, T-Rex sets the mood for a classic bar setting.

“Girls, Girls, Girls” - Motley Crue

This American heavy metal band is a classic to many, and people can’t get enough of them on the jukebox.

“Born to Be Wild” - Steppenwolf

Born to be Wild is an obvious classic since it has been known to be a biker’s anthem. People love this freeing song, especially on a jukebox.

Country

Country music can bring out all the emotions in a crowd. These country music songs are jukebox musts.

“There’s A Tear in my Beer” - Hank Williams Jr.

A well-known, tearjerker of a drinking song for the jukebox lovers at their favourite bar.

“Crazy” - Patsy Cline

Being on crutches from her car crash did not stop Patsy Cline from recording this classic hit with a velvety finesse that immortalized this song.

“Friends in Low Places” - Garth Brooks

Probably one of the most popular jukebox hits ever. Grab a friend and sing along when you hear this one.

Party Songs

A jukebox can cause a party to break out, no matter where you are These party hits always get people moving.

“That’s the Way I Like It” - KC and the Sunshine Band

This funky disco song never fails to get a crowd on their feet.

“Brick House” - Commodores

Featured in various movies and all-over popular culture, “Brick House” is one of the most popular jukebox choices.

“Stayin’ Alive” - The Bee Gees

People always think of John Travolta’s dance moves when this song plays. It’s a party favourite and never goes out of style.

“Let’s Twist Again / The Twist” - Chubby Checker

A popular dance tune, people can’t get enough of hearing the twist on a jukebox.

“I Will Survive” – Gloria Gaynor

A feminist anthem, “I Will Survive” is a smash hit that people love belting along with.

“Love Shack” - The B52’s

It's their most signature song, and the B52’s really gets the crowd going any time they play “Love Shack”. When it plays out of a jukebox, people can’t help but dance.

“YMCA” - The Village People

To this day, people of all ages know how to do the YMCA dance. It is a classic that will always remain a jukebox favourite.

Slow Jams

Even though the party hits are a must on the jukebox, sometimes people are in the mood for a ballad. Here are some of the most popular hits:

“What a Wonderful World” - Louis Armstrong

This pop ballad gives people all the warm feelings. If you’re trying to relax at the bar or at a restaurant, this hit is a great one to play on the jukebox.

“Unforgettable” - Nat King Cole / Natalie Cole

The original hit by Nat King Cole was remixed by Elvis Presley’s musical director to create a duet with Cole’s daughter, Natalie Cole. The wonderful hit is a soothing track to play on the jukebox.

“My Girl” - The Temptations

One of the most popular R&B bands of all-time, The Temptations are a great choice on any jukebox.

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When you’re out at a local bar, restaurant or retro café, you may encounter a delightful surprise: a jukebox in the corner. In our present day, jukeboxes are as popular as ever and contain endless amounts of songs. If you’re struggling to choose a jukebox tune, you can always revert to the classics. The following are 20 Classic Jukebox Hits.