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Get Pumped For New Year's Eve

Songs to Ring in 2012

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Sugar cookies and Bravo reruns are your usual way to make it until midnight. This year, tune into DJ Roger Hayes’s picks for killing time till the ball drops.

1999,” by Prince
(A must. Period.)

September,” by Earth, Wind & Fire
(Covers all of the elements.)

Celebration,” by Kool & the Gang
(The ultimate party song.)

Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” by Beyoncé
(Another way to ring in the new year.)

Party Rock Anthem,” by LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
(The song of 2011.)

The Time (Dirty Bit),” by The Black Eyed Peas
(Even though it was last year’s unofficial New Year’s Eve song, it still gets the party going.)

Old Auld Lang Syne,” by Jack Ingram
(The token timeless track.)

I Gotta Feeling,” by The Black Eyed Peas
(People will dance.)

One More Time,” by Daft Punk
(The ultimate feel-good song.)

Billie Jean,” by Michael Jackson
(Makes you wanna move.)

Just Dance,” by Lady Gaga
(Gaga must make an entrance.)

You Shook Me All Night Long,” by AC/DC
(To rock ’n’ roll 2011 away.)

DJ Roger Hayes (214-893-0611 or djhaze007@gmail.com).

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