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Happiest songs ever

According to an article on the Mirror, there is a mathematical formula that can pinpoint a song that will lift your spirits and mood. Dr. Jacob Jolij who is an expert in cognitive neuroscience and emotion combed through songs recorded in the last 50 years. Here is the list:

The Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now' is the number one song that makes people happy. It is really no wonder as the tune is catchy and the lyrics inspiring.

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Second on the list is Swedish group Abba's 'Dancing Queen'.

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Good Vibrations by the Beach Boys is the third happiest song ever in the history of music. It is also 6th on the list of the Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time.

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Good Vibrations by the Beach Boys is the third happiest song ever in the history of music. It is also 6th on the list of the Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time.

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Billy Joel's Uptown Girl might not have been that successful in the US, but it was a big hit in the UK staying on top of the charts for 5 weeks.

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Survivor's Eye of the Tiger is a catchy song that also made it to the list of happy songs or tunes that will put you in a good mood.

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The Monkeys' 'I'm A Believer' is a song written by Neil Diamond. It was released in 1966.

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The Monkeys' 'I'm A Believer' is a song written by Neil Diamond. It was released in 1966.

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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper was a worldwide hit breaking Billboard 100 hit charts. It is the signature song of the American singer.

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Jon Bon Jovi's Livin' On A Prayer is the signature song of the American rock band. In 2013, it was certified 'triple platinum' having sold more than 3 million downloads.

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Listening to Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive will certainly put you in a great mood and will inspire you to pick up the pieces when they start falling apart. It was released in 1978.

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Walking on Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves is EMI's biggest earner. It was released in 1985. The song was estimated to have earned 1 million per year for 10 years.

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Walking on Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves is EMI's biggest earner. It was released in 1985. The song was estimated to have earned 1 million per year for 10 years.

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