Recently, I asked both Twitter and Facebook friends for assistance in creating a Summer Playlist. I already had one, but I wanted to see what makes people think of Summer.

Via Twitter

OK GO! – Get Over It
BoB ft. Rivers Cuomo – Magic
“and shut up, but “Thinking Bout Something” by HANSON!”

Anything from sublime.
Weezer – Island in the Sun
Third Eye Blind (3EB) – Semi Charmed Life
Sugar Ray – When It’s Over

Ace of Base – The Sign
Butch Walker – Race Cars and Goth Rock
Taking Back Sunday – Miami
Kid Rock – All Summer Long,
Bowling For Soup – Girl All The Bad Guys Want
The Ataris – Here in this Diary

Stroke 9 – Little Black Backpack [memories of good times at the pool hall]
C & C Music Factory – Here We Go(Let’s Rock N Roll)[my friends and I have a video of us dancing to this, it’s not pretty]
Len – Steal my Sunshine
Bananarama – Cruel Summer
Grease – Summer nights
New Kids on the Block, Summertime! [I don’t care I love it]
*I hadn’t seen this one in the original sweep. You’re welcome, Pants!

Nelly Furtado & Timbaland – Promiscuous [I have great summer memories with that]

the Alarm – Rain in the Summertime

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince – Summertime

Kevin Rudolf – I Made It

Seals & Croft – Summer Breeze
311 – Amber
311 – Champagne
311 – Come Original

Marky Mark – Good Vibration [maybe it is just the half naked Mark Wahlberg! Hehe!]

Van Bran 3000 – Drinkin’ in LA

Cobra Starship – Wet Hot American Summer

Via Facebook

Melissa: Violent Femmes – Blister in the Sun

Rose: Jonathan Edwards – The Sunshine Son
Lily Allen – Smile
Heart – Crazy on You
Foreigner – Juke Box Hero
It’s a Beautiful Day – Hot Summer Day
any Gaga (if that’s your thing)
Storm Large – Ladylike
The Dollyrots – Brand New Key
The Horrorpops – Horror Beach

Vanessa: The Corrs – Summer Sunshine
The Corrs – What Can I Do To Make You Love Me?
The Corrs – Cookie Monster
The Girls- I left My Cookie at the Disco

Kelley: Florence and the Machine – Kiss With a Fist

Andrea: Katy Perry – California Gurls
B.O.B. feat Hayley Williams – Airplanes
Chris Brown – Forever
Madonna – What it Feels Like for a Girl
any song by Ne-Yo [all his songs remind me of summer!]

Crissie: David Guetta – Memories [my favourite summer tune atm]
Lily Allen – Mister Blue Sky [her version is too cute]
Paul Oakenfold – Starry Eyed Surprise [always makes me smile]
Calvin Harris – Dance Wiv Me
The Puppini Sisters – Sway [makes me think of a mediterranean holiday]
Slightly Stoopid – 2am
the entire “The Circle” album by Natural Vibrations [they’re from hawaii and i ran into them on the streets of honolulu…LOVE]

Okay, and as I started this, here’s my current playlist for the summer. Enjoy!
@Cranialspasm aka Ali:
Amp Fiddler – If I Don’t ft Corrine Bailey Rae
Ani DiFranco – Little Plastic Castles
Avi Buffalo – What’s it in for
Bob Marley – Could You Be Loved
Brian Setzer Orchestra – Let’s Live it Up
Broken Bells – The High Road
Chastity Brown – By the Train Tracks
Citizen Cope – Off the Ground
Colin Hay – Overkill
Delta Spirit – Devil Knows You’re Dead
Dr. Dog – Station
Echo & the Bunnymen – The Game
Fefe Dobson – I Want You
Filter & Crystal Method – Trip Like I Do
Fool’s Gold – Surprise Hotel
Future Islands – Swept Inside
Fu Manchu – Mongoose
Inu – Stephen Colbert
Jamie Lidell- Compass
Jeffrey Crace – Here We Go Again
Joab Nevo – Star
Joy Williams – If You Wanna Go
Julian Plenti – No Chance Survival
Kings Go Forth – One Day
K’naan – Wavin’ Flag
Lacuna Coil – Swamped
Letters to Cleo – I Want You to Want Me [or go with Cheap Trick. This song is boss regardless of who is singing it]
Living Things – Oxygen
Mason Jennings – The Field
Megafun – Volunteers
Mike Phirman – Irony & Winer [for when you want to wind down the evening :)]
Mimicking Birds – Burning Stars
Moderat – A New Error
Morris Day and the Time – Jungle Love [oh wee oh wee oh!]
Nathaniel Rateliff – Whimper and Wail
No Doubt – You Can Do It
Noisettes – Never Forget You
Peter Wolf Crier – Hard as Nails
Pink Mountaintops – While We Were Dreaming
Plastic Bertrand – Ca Plane Pour Moi
Poison – Talk Dirty to Me
Pomplamoose – Telephone (Lady GaGa Cover)
Roy Orbison – Only the Lonely
Sergio Mendes – Maracatu Atomico
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings – I Learned the Hard Way
Spinnerette – Ghetto Love
Taylor Duffy – Crocodile Tears
Teenage Fanclub – Baby Lee
The Antlers – Kettering
The Lemonheads – Mexico (Fuckemos)
The Minus 5 – Dark Hand of Contagion
The Mumlers – Coffin Factory
The Mynabirds – Numbers Don’t Lie
The Radio Dept. – Heaven’s on Fire
The Soul of John Black – Black John
The XX – Islands
Wild Beasts – Hooting & Hollering
Woods – Blood Dries Darker
Zee Avi – First of the Gang to Die (Morrissey Cover)
Zero 7 – In the Waiting Line
Zoo Animal – Folded Hands