Boss Tambourine Songs

Songs that feature the tambourine and make you want to bang along. Listen to them here: and make your own suggestions!
  1. Wait- The Beatles
    The song that inspired this list.
  2. Valleri- The Monkees
    Davy Jones showing them how it's done.
  3. Good Vibrations- The Beach Boys
    One of several awesome layers in this amazing song.
  4. (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher- Jackie Wilson
    "Keeps on lifting me!"
  5. Tell Him- The Exciters
    Tell him...right now!
  6. Anemone-Brian Jonestown Massacre
    One of many worthy songs from this band that has a dedicated tambourine player.
  7. Superman- R.E.M
    A great one for a drunken night in your living room. Grab your tamb and bang along!
  8. Dance-ESG
    This band still sounds contemporary.
  9. Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean- Ruth Brown
  10. California Dreamin'- The Mamas & the Papas
    Deceptively simple.
  11. Green Tambourine- The Lemon Pipers
    Of course!
  12. Mr. Tambourine Man- The Byrds
    Of course x2!
  13. Black Tambourine- Beck
    He knows the value of a well-placed tamb.
  14. I'll Be Your Mirror- Velvet Underground
    An indispensable part of this song.
  15. Gypsy Woman- The Impressions
    You can see her dancing around the fire with the tambourine in her hand.
  16. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction- The Rolling Stones
    Hey, hey, hey!
  17. Give Him a Great Big Kiss- The Shangri-Las
    60s girl group goodness with a bang
  18. Where Did All the Love Go?- Kasabian
  19. Have I the right - The Honeycombs
    Suggested by   @ameliaseptember
  20. Oasis - Some Might Say
    Suggested by   @MatthewAlmont