Suggested Production Type: Historical / Retro: 1950's

Found 344 tracks

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

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 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]

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]

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]

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]

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 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]

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

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]

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]

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

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]

An elegant, poignant Tango with the flavour of old Europe, perhaps Italy or Sicily. Led by a fragile solo violin, supported by accordion, drums and strings. Passionate, combining elements of joy and tenderness, perhaps longing. Good for historical Europe, dance scenes, drama and more. The track moves into a more developed / louder part at about 45 seconds in. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 92 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]

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]

A magical, playful & jaunty hook depicting ‘work in progress’ or concentration on a project or task. Gathers momentum for a middle section before returning to its original pace for a quirky ‘time’s up’ type ending. [Tempo: Medium / 123 BPM]

Compelling vocal jazz in slow swing. Powerful lyrics paint a stark picture about what can be one of the toughest things in life; facing the truth. Smokey male vocalist backed by bass, piano, brush drums lineup. Blues feel within jazz context. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 67 BPM]

Upbeat, retro, orchestral theme reminiscent of old time 50s, 60s, game shows and TV series. Featuring orchestral percussion, pizzicato strings. Full horn section in B section. Sting ending. Ozzie And Harriet and Leave It To Beaver, come back to life! Great for award shows, retro game shows, broadway, fanfare, walk ons. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 150 BPM]

A fun and lively Surf Rock / Rockabilly track with an authentic 1950's or early 60's sound a la Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins or Little Richard, The Beach Brothers or Dick Dale. Full of gusto and fun! [Tempo: Fast / 150 BPM]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

Part film noir score, part Jazz waltz and part Downtempo Lounge music, this can only be described as depressingly beautiful. It's walking the rainy streets of Paris with nowhere to be, a melancholy romance or perhaps the death of a cabaret star. [Tempo: Slow / 75 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]

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]

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]

Retro rock / Rockabilly, 1950s or early 1960s style, with slight country / blues influence. Sound and feel similar to 'Rock Around the Clock' etc. Classic / retro rock sound. [Tempo: Medium / 90 BPM]

This happy and playful song is a swingin' ode to 50's pop and rockabilly. All the hallmarks of 50s pop are here - greasy guitars with plenty of tremolo & spring reverb, saxophone, trumpets, an upright bass, and some jazzy drums. Recalls the work of The Stray Cats, The Reverend Horton Heat, and The Cherry Poppin' Daddies. [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 165 BPM]

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

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

Mid-tempo honky-tonk, bluesy pop country rock music bed, a la Wynona. Traditional rootsy feel, Jerry Lee Lewis piano licks and smoking guitar solo. Also features fiddle, steel and harmonica. Southern rock, NASCAR, Sports Theme, country bar, rural, Smokey Mountains, fishing, americana, roots music, lodging, backwoods, honky tonk, moonshine. [Tempo: Medium / 106 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]

Slow tempo jazz piano trio with classy main theme and bridge key modulation. This track leans to the soothing, beautiful side but still features some fine improvisation work. Fine-wine-and-upscale-dinner-type slow swinging jazz. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 67 BPM]

A super catchy and swinging hip jazz theme. The tune features clever and tasty drumming and a slick upright bass. There is a very cool and catchy drum solo 1:13 seconds into the song. Use this for commercials or TV themes and underscores for projects that need that a sophisticated, slick tasty, jazz vibe [Tempo: Medium, Fast / 225 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 / 70 BPM]

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

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