11 Classic Songs That Never Fail To Come On At The Bar

Almost everyone has gone with some friends to the bar to grab a few drinks, shot some pool, throw some darts, let loose, and have some fun! I’m sure that on a night out to the bar, you have heard a song that got you so hyped that all you wanted to do was dance and sing at the top of your lungs. The morning after a long night at the bar, you may think to yourself, “What was that song I went crazy over last night?” If you are ever stuck in this situation, have no fear; I may know just the song you wish you could remember after throwing back a few drinks!

Here are 11 songs that you most likely have heard playing at the bar

Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond

Sweet Caroline, good times never seemed so good!”

Honestly, if you’ve never sung along to this song’s chorus, you probably live under a rock. In all seriousness, this feel-good song plays at so many bars that it’s bound to cheer anyone up!

I Gotta Feeling by Black Eyed Peas

“Tonight’s gonna be a good night!”

You and your friends have probably sung these lyrics at the top of your lungs because you always know that every night together is going to be a good, good night.

Wagon Wheel by Darius Rucker

“So rock me, momma, like a wagon wheel, rock me, momma, any way you feel hey, momma. rock me.”

If you are a fan of country music, “Wagon Wheel’s”  song lyrics might just get stuck in your head every time you hear this chorus. They sure are catchy, even while you’re drunk!

Yeah! By Usher

“Yeah, yeah, yeah”

This throwback song is sure to make everybody in the bar get up and dance! It’s perfect for showing off some of your best dance moves.

Paradise City By Guns N’ Roses

“Take me down to the paradise city
Where the grass is green and the girls are pretty.”

This song is an oldie-but-goodie. It’s the perfect tune to grab your air guitar, headbang, and release your inner rockstar!

Single Ladies by Beyonce

“If you like it, then you should’ve put a ring on it!”

If you haven’t done the “hand ring” dance move, I don’t know what planet you’re living on. “Single Ladies”makes all the independent women in the bar go crazy!

No Scrubs by TLC

No Scrubs.”

Every time this song comes on in the bar, you’ll always see at least one group of friends singing in harmony. Sometimes, it sounds great.  Other times, well, not so much…

Pour Some Sugar On Me by Def Leppard

Pour some sugar on me!”

If you look around a bar when “Pour Some Sugar On Me” is playing, you are bound to see people everywhere drumming in the air and pretending to play air guitar. This song unleashes your inner rock ‘n’ roll soul.

High Hopes by Panic! At The Disco

Had to have high, high hopes for a living

Shooting for the stars when I couldn’t make a killing

Didn’t have a dime but I always had a vision

Always had high, high hopes.”

This upbeat song is sure to get you out on the floor, singing and dancing your heart out. It’ll give you high, high hopes for a fun night, plus, it’s Brendon Urie. Need I say more?

Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi

Woah, we’re halfway there

Woah, livin’ on a prayer

Take my hand, we’ll make it I swear

Woah, livin’ on a prayer”

This song perfectly describes how you feel after a few drinks. But you don’t need to “live on a prayer” at the end of the night; Uber or Lyft is always available!

Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey

“Strangers waiting
Up and down the boulevard
Their shadows searching in the night!”

“Don’t Stop Believin’” is the most iconic bar song. It always makes you feel like you can kill it on the dance floor – even if you’re not the best dancer in the group.

You’ll hear these 11 songs in bars all around the world. I hope that you can now remember that song or two that you had totally forgotten after your long night out!

What’s your favorite “bar song?” Let us know in the comments!

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