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Suggested Production Type: Historical / Retro: 1950's

Found 333 tracks

This track features a throw back to the 50’s with it’s Del Shannon influence of layered vocals, light piano, 50’s guitar riffs, train-steady beat, and thumping bass line. The lyrics describe a love affair with moonshine and becoming intoxicated by its very essence. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Medium / 75 BPM]

A dirty, old school Rock N' Roll track in the style of Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry. Swung blues rock distorted riffs with vintage drums that make you want to watch Marty McFly shred guitar on Back To The Future movies or put on some old records. [Tempo: Fast / 164 BPM]

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Retro country blues ballad in 1950's style. (Patsy Cline style, but with male vocal). [Tempo: Slow / 83 BPM]

A fun, boogie woogie, blues party band song with honky tonk piano and male vocal. [Tempo: Fast / 175 BPM]

A historical, retro big band, classic dance hall track. Showtime type music from the 1920-1950 era USA. Romantic and lyrical string section with brass section, acoustic guitar, jazz drums, acoustic bass, piano and some trumpet and violin soloing. Good for historical / period films, retro productions of the 1920's, 1930's, 1940's or 1950's. [Tempo: Medium / 114 BPM]

An authentic sounding 1940's or early 1950's style film score. Emotional, sincere. The track takes a turn with clarinet and a more historical sound at about 1 minute in. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 72 BPM]

A sultry and authentic sounding pop-rock that will take you back to the 1950's and 1960's. Twangy guitars, passionate / emotional melodies, like classic / retro rock artists including Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Eddie Cochran, Chris Isaak, Duane Eddy and more. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 110 BPM]

Western swing. Steel guitar & fiddle over guitar, bass & drums. Fun retro style. [Tempo: Fast / 230 BPM]

A fun and fiery Surf Rock track with authentic late 1950's / 1960's sound of twangy and tremolo'd guitars and organ. Lively and fun. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 172 BPM]

A stylish and cool jazz tune in 3/4 time that resembles the 1950's and 1960s era of Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Dave Brubeck. The track features a cool trumpet melody line and harmonic accompaniment from the sax and trombone. The song has a reflective and pleasant vibe throughout. Ideal for elegant film, TV, and advertising underscores. [Tempo: Medium / 190 BPM]

Upbeat, rhythmic, lively & grooving modern blues track with lots of positive energy & enthusiasm. driving beats combine with searing hot lead guitar. hints of beck, bonamassa & lukather throughout. [Tempo: Fast / 160 BPM]

Exotic Jazz with a retro, cinematic and French tone. Features elegant strings, piano, strummed gypsy Jazz style acoustic guitar, accordion, upright bass and drums. Captures the feel of jazzy film scores from the 50's and 60's. [Tempo: Medium / 150 BPM]

Slow, simmering, smokey Jazz perfect for vintage film noir moods, romance, nostalgia and relaxation. Features Trumpet, Piano, Upright Bass and Drums. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

A slowly swaying, sultry and hot blooded, brooding and somewhat doom laden Surf rock track with a slight Latin twist. Late 1950's or 1960's era. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

From the bygone era of the Shadows, the Beach Boys, the Del-Tones and Dick Dale. This track has an authentic late 1950's / early 1960's Surf Rock sound, with a slightly dark, doom'y, determined feel. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 88 BPM]

Classic rock'n roll / blues / boogie track. Retro / 1950's, All-American Diner style rockabilly. Starts off with just piano. Guitar and drums enter later. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

Cool jazzy tune with a strong sexy vibe. Inspired by 50s and 60s type of cool cat tracks. Great for teasing, sassy subjects and sensual stuff, kinda like The Pink Panther theme. Jazz, Cool, Retro, 50's / 60's, James Bond. [Tempo: Slow / 97 BPM]

A fun and fiery Surf Rock track with authentic late 1950's / 1960's sound of twangy and tremolo'd guitars and busy drums. Lively and fun. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 170 BPM]

Lyric about lover leaving, most of us feel this at some time in life, done in 50s style, Buddy Holly style electric guitar, acoustic bass and drums, vocal harmony, melancholic. Also available as an Instrumental version. [Tempo: Slow / 124 BPM]

Older, wiser guy tries to sing some sense into his cocky upstart friend about the ways of the world and how things can take a turn for the worse at any time. Medium fast blues shuffle pushes the song along with rollicking gusto. Powerful, soulful delivery by male vocalist. Fiery blues piano and guitar solos. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 130 BPM]

Silky soft, smooth jazz. Flirtatious, delicate, warm and fuzzy. Acoustic piano, soft electric jazz guitar and acoustic jazz drums softly played with brush sticks. Slow and gentle. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

Slow swing ballad with introspective lyrics referencing alcohol, moods, and outlook on life. Male jazz vocalist and quartet featuring guitar, bass, piano, brush drums. You can’t quite put your finger on whether the mood of the singer is accepting, melancholy, a little of both, or just too drunk to care. Piano and guitar solos. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Medium swing vocal jazz with a classic 50’s and 60’s sound. Story of a young jazz musician trying to impress an older veteran saxophone player. The old guy joins him to jam a few verses; is his laughing a sign of approval or is he mocking him? This song is full of ultra-cool vibe and atmosphere. Tenor sax and piano solos. [Tempo: Slow / 98 BPM]

Classic style blues rock / southern rock. Slide guitars over raucous, funky drums. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Jazzy background track. A 'music bed' of jazz music, meaning that there is no outstanding lead melody, which makes this track great for background / backdrop use. Soft jazzy brush drums, upright bass and piano, with very subtle acoustic guitar strumming also joining in. Classy and easy-going. [Tempo: Medium / 130 BPM]

A happy and playful, classic / old-style jazz track. Piano, upright bass and drums, with saxophone joining in occasionally. Feelgood, toe-tapping, light hearted. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 90 BPM]

Classic swing-time jazz trio. Nice and easy-going, yet positive and happy, piano jazz. Retro jazz feel, with drums, upright bass and acoustic piano. [Tempo: Medium / 80 BPM]

1950's style rock'n roll. Up-tempo with piano and guitar top line. The first 2 choruses are done with tom-toms, then drums and bass enter with guitar solo. [Tempo: Fast / 169 BPM]

An upbeat folk pop song that draws upon vivid imagery. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 120 BPM]

Count Basie style big band with full big band. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 112 BPM]

Broadway type show tune. Very theatrical in the style of the 40s, 50's and 60's. Harp sweeps, fluttering clarinets and flutes add a comic flair. Playful, campy and retro could work for game shows, cartoons, comedy and many offbeat situations. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 140 BPM]

Happy go lively jazz theme inspired by those classic sixties sitcoms such as Bewitched, I Dream Of Jeannie and Father Knows Best. Great for spoofs and comedy. [Tempo: Fast / 142 BPM]

Authentically produced bold surf rock track. Just like out of a Tarantino movie. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 124 BPM]

A light and pleasant, acoustic jazz lounge track. Jazz piano, upright bass, jazzy drums. Happy / Relaxed / Easy-going. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 115 BPM]

A smokey sexy lounge jazz track that kicks into double time and grooves into a nice ambient cool vibe. [Tempo: Medium / 120 BPM]

This track simply jams with that up-tempo "rockabilly" flavor. It's quirky, and bouncy and funny as ever. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 150 BPM]

Raw 1950's or 1960's style R&B / Blues in the style of Blues Brothers etc. Guitars, drums, electric bass, organ and saxophone. [Tempo: Fast / 140 BPM]

Easy-going, nice and feelgood, chilled-out acoustic jazz with acoustic piano, acoustic guitar, upright bass and drums. Breezy, warm and lush. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 130 BPM]

Vintage jazz / Acoustic jazz in the style of D'jango etc. Historical / 1910-1950, with a happy, playful mood. Acoustic guitars, upright bass, violin/fiddle, subtle jazz drums. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 110 BPM]

Old time Ska, with organ top line. Genuine retro 1960's / 1970's sound. Fun and cheeky. [Tempo: Medium / 100 BPM]

Swinging quartet and male jazz vocalist deliver the goods on this tale of an arrogant guy who is just a little too important for the rest of us. Funny, sarcastic, up-tempo, full of brash. Fun, campy feel. [Tempo: Fast / 170 BPM]

Quirky soundtrack featuring vocals singing "la La La's and Sha na na's. This is fun and silly and takes you right back into the 1950's rock n roll era. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 150 BPM]

You can really 'do the twist' to this fun and retro 1960's surf rocker! Played in a classic 12-bar blues style with twangy guitars, this is a fun and lively, authentic sounding Surf rock track in the style of the Beach Boys, Dick Dale, Del-tones, and many other bands of that era. [Tempo: Fast / 160 BPM]

Jazzy background track. A 'music bed' of jazz music, meaning that there is no outstanding lead melody, which makes this track great for background / backdrop use. Soft jazzy brush drums, upright bass and piano. Classy and easy-going. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 117 BPM]

Warm, friendly and cosy jazz. Electric jazz guitar, upright bass, with drums joining in and acoustic piano entering later. Lazy and friendly, mellow and easy going. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 65 BPM]

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