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Suggested Production Type: Historical / Retro: 1950's

Found 326 tracks

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

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

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]

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 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]

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]

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

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]

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]

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 busy drums. Lively and fun. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 170 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]

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]

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]

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]

An upbeat folk pop song that draws upon vivid imagery. [Tempo: Slow, Medium, Fast / 120 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 smokey sexy lounge jazz track that kicks into double time and grooves into a nice ambient cool vibe. [Tempo: Medium / 120 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]

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]

This song has punchy guitar riffs and solos teamed with a locked rhythm section of drums and bass with a melancholy trumpet line. The lyrics describe how the ending of a relationship brought heartache and loneliness and empty bottles of wine. Available as a vocal version and an instrumental version. [Tempo: Fast, Very fast / 117 BPM]

This saucy, uptempo, uncanny little latino rocker with organ top line reminds us a lot of the 1950's hit, "Tequila!" by The Champs. [Tempo: Fast / 101 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]

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

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]

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]

A soundtrack to accompany the sights, sounds, culture and cuisine of France. Features accordion, acoustic guitar, viola and upright bass. Great for travel, cooking, tourism, corporate, commercials or any french themed project. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 64 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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

1950's era rock and roll, 45rpm. Historical, rockabilly. [Tempo: Fast / 186 BPM]

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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]

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]

Epic pops tune with smooth male crooner backed by full orchestra. Dramatic, dreamy, hopeful; makes you feel like all your dreams can come true. Lyrics have positive imagery. Elegant retro feel; something you would hear as a TV or film soundtrack in the 50’s or 60’s but with a modern production shine. Brass section, woodwind section, string section. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 127 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]

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