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Ten Songs About Summer for Labor Day Weekend

A Playlist for Your Holiday

labor day weekend playlist!

The rest of the country is mourning the end of summer, but ours is just beginning. Gloat a little by cranking our ten favorite warm-weather tunes for every mood.

Summertime,” by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
(Parents still don’t understand.)

A Summer Wasting,” by Belle and Sebastian
(The bittersweet passage of time.)

Summer of ’69,” by Bryan Adams
(Bought it at the five and dime.)

Summer Mood,” by Best Coast
(Best of the West.)

Hot Fun in the Summertime,” by Sly and The Family Stone
(The soundtrack of every hazy, humid day.)

Summertime,” by The Sundays
(Everyone needs a day of rest.)

Cruel Summer,” by Bananarama
(Just dance.)

Summer Girls,” by LFO
(Boy band bonanza.)

Girls in Their Summer Clothes,” by Bruce Springsteen
(The Jersey shore, minus the Jersey Shore.)

Summersong,” by The Decemberists
(A lilting lullaby.)

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