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Best playlists for packing and moving

Fun, classic playlists for moving, packing boxes and cleaning

You have boxes and tape and a moving crew lined up, but you might be missing a critical part of your moving plan: playlists. Moving can be a long, tedious process but adding some tunes can help pass the time while you pack and label a zillion boxes.

We’ve pulled together a couple of playlists to help get you started, including long-time classic songs as well as more contemporary music. Take a listen to ours, make your own..just make sure you get (your body) moving.

Ultimate playlists for packing up your things to move

Get those boxes loaded, taped and moved with these classics:

  1. “Changes” — David Bowie
  2. “The Theme From Rocky” — Rocky Soundtrack
  3. “Pack up” — Eliza Doolittle
  4. “The Boxer” — Simon & Garfunkel
  5. “Squeeze Box” — The Who
  6. “The Weight” — The Band
  7. “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” — Green Day
  8. “Day Tripper” — The Beatles
  9. “A Hard Day’s Night” — The Beatles
  10. “I Like to Move It” — Reel 2 Real
  11. “Move Along” — The All-American Rejects
  12. “Love Lift Us Up Where We Belong” — Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
  13. “(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher” — Jackie Wilson
  14. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” — Justin Timberlake
  15. “Uptown Funk” — Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars
  16. “Shake it Off” —Taylor Swift
  17. “A Little Less Conversation” — Elvis Presley
  18. “Don’t Stop Believin’” — Journey
  19. “Bye, Bye, Bye” — N*SYNC
  20. “I’ve Had the Time of My Life” — Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

Ultimate playlists for moving on to your killer new apartment 

Now that you have your stuff all packed, toss on some tunes as you load the truck and give your ride to your new home the soundtrack it deserves: 

  1. “Over the Hills and Far Away” — Led Zeppelin
  2. “Born to Run” — Bruce Springsteen
  3. “Best Day of My Life” — American Authors
  4. “Start Me Up” — The Rolling Stones
  5. “With a Little Help From My Friends” — Joe Cocker
  6. “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” — Bon Jovi
  7. “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)” — Billy Joel
  8. “On the Road Again” — Willie Nelson
  9. “Slow Ride” — Foghat
  10. “Every Day Is a Winding Road” — Cheryl Crow
  11. “Movin’ Right Along” — The Muppet Movie Soundtrack
  12. “Truckin’” — The Grateful Dead
  13. “Life Is a Highway” — Rascal Flatts
  14. “Like a Rolling Stone” — Bob Dylan
  15. “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” — The Pretenders
  16. “Go Your Own Way” — Fleetwood Mac
  17. “Homeward Bound” — Simon and Garfunkel
  18. “Take Me Home, Country Roads” — John Denver
  19. “People in Your Neighborhood” — Sesame Street
  20. “Happy” — Pharrell Williams

So, crank up some tunes and make your move easier! Feel free to make these lists your own, and drop us a line to let us know some of your favorite packing and moving songs!

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Last Updated: May 20th, 2022