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Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Volume 2

09/21/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Nina Simone

Buy: iTunes
Genre: Jazz
Artist: Nina Simone
Song: Who Knows Where the Time Goes
Album: Black Gold

Declan O'Rourke

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Declan O'Rourke
Song: Just to Be Friends
Album: Big Bad Beautiful World

Emmylou Harris

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Genre: Country
Artist: Emmylou Harris
Song: Shores of White Sand
Album: All I Intended to Be

The B-52's

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Genre: Pop
Artist: The B-52's
Song: Dance This Mess Around
Album: The B-52's

Squeeze

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Genre: Pop
Artist: Squeeze
Song: Tempted
Album: East Side Story

Smashing Pumpkins

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Smashing Pumpkins
Song: Sweet Sweet
Album: Siamese Dream

Alice Coltrane

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Genre: Jazz
Artist: Alice Coltrane
Song: Spiritual Eternal
Album: Eternity

Fleet Foxes

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Genre: Alternative
Artist: Fleet Foxes
Song: Sun It Rises
Album: Fleet Foxes

Big Mama Thornton

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Genre: Blues
Artist: Big Mama Thornton
Song: I Feel the Way I Feel
Album: Big Mama Thornton:

With the Muddy Waters Blues Band - 1966

Muse

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Genre: Rock

Artist: Muse

Song: Butterflies and Hurricanes

Album: Absolution

Martha Wainwright

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Genre: Pop
Artist: Martha Wainwright
Song: These Flowers
Album: Martha Wainwright

Andrew Bird

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Andrew Bird
Song: Masterswarm
Album: Noble Beast

The Wallflowers

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Genre: Rock
Artist: The Wallflowers
Song: Feels Like Summer Again
Album: Red Letter Days

Billy Idol

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Billy Idol
Song: Hot in the City
Album: Billy Idol: Greatest Hits

Ian Hunter

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Ian Hunter
Song: Soap 'N' Water
Album: Rant

Jeff Buckley

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Jeff Buckley
Song: Lover, You Should've Come Over
Album: Grace

Gillian Welch

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Genre: Country
Artist: Gillian Welch
Song: Dear Someone
Album: Time (The Revelator)

Pink Floyd

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Pink Floyd
Song: Goodbye Blue Sky
Album: The Wall

Pixies

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Pixies
Song: Break My Body
Album: Surfer Rosa

Lupe Fiasco & Jill Scott

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Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap
Artist: Lupe Fiasco & Jill Scott
Song: Daydreamin'
Album: Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor

Richard Swift

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Genre: Alternative
Artist: Richard Swift
Song: Lady Day
Album: The Richard Swift Collection,

Vol. 1 - The Novelist/Walking Without Effort

David Bowie

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Genre: Rock
Artist: David Bowie
Song: Golden Years
Album: Best of Bowie

Diana Ross

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Genre: R&B/Soul
Artist: Diana Ross
Song: Love Hangover
Album: Diana Ross: All the Great Hits

Eric Clapton, John Mayall &

The Bluesbreakers

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Genre: Blues/Rock
Artist: Eric Clapton, John Mayall &

The Bluesbreakers
Song: Hideaway
Album: Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton (Remastered)

Benji Hughes

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Genre: Alternative
Artist: Benji Hughes
Song: Vibe So Hot
Album: A Love Extreme

A Tribe Called Quest

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Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Artist: A Tribe Called Quest

Song: Butter [explicit lyrics]

Album: The Low End Theory

Iron & Wine

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Genre: Alternative
Artist: Iron & Wine
Song: Sunset Soon Forgotten
Album: Our Endless Numbered Days

Mary J. Blige

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Genre: R&B/Soul
Artist: Mary J. Blige
Song: Family Affair
Album: No More Drama (Bonus Tracks)

Fleetwood Mac

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Fleetwood Mac
Song: One Sunny Day (Master Version/Remix)
Album: The Original Fleetwood Mac (Remastered)

Julie Doiron

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Julie Doiron
Song: No More
Album: Woke Myself Up

Skip James

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Genre: Blues

Artist: Skip James

Song: Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues

Album: Times Ain't Like They Used to Be: Early American Rural Music, Vol. 5

Elmer Bernstein

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Genre: Soundtrack
Artist: Elmer Bernstein
Song: Autumn in Connecticut
Album: Far From Heaven (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

James Taylor

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Genre: Rock
Artist: James Taylor
Song: Anywhere Like Heaven
Album: Sweet Baby James

Lykke Li

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Genre: Alternative
Artist: Lykke Li
Song: Melodies & Desires
Album: Youth Novels (Special Edition)

Ali Farka Touré & Ry Cooder

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Genre: World
Artist: Ali Farka Touré & Ry Cooder
Song: Ai Du
Album: Talking Timbuktu

Empire of the Sun

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Genre: Alternative
Artist: Empire of the Sun
Song: Standing on the Shore
Album: Walking on a Dream

Prince

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Genre: R&B/Soul
Artist: Prince
Song: Peach
Album: The Hits/The B-Sides

Bob Dylan

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Bob Dylan
Song: Things Have Changed
Album: Dylan (Deluxe Version)

Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey

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Genre: Jazz
Artist: Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey
Song: This Love of Mine
Album: Frank Sinatra & Tommy Dorsey: Platinum & Gold Collection (Remastered)

Salt-N-Pepa

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Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap
Artist: Salt-N-Pepa
Song: Shoop
Album: Very Necessary

Artie Shaw

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Genre: Jazz
Artist: Artie Shaw
Song: Room With a View
Album: Greatest Big Band Classics

N.W.A

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Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Artist: N.W.A

Song: Express Yourself [explicit lyrics]

Album: Straight Outta Compton

Golden Earring

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Genre: Rock
Artist: Golden Earring
Song: Radar Love
Album: The Continuing Story of Radar Love

Seals & Crofts

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Genre: Pop
Artist: Seals & Crofts
Song: Hummingbird
Album: Seals & Crofts/Greatest Hits

The Ventures

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Genre: Pop
Artist: The Ventures
Song: Love Goddess of Venus
Album: The Ventures Play Telstar, The Lonely Bull And Others/(The) Ventures in Space

Diana Krall

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Genre: Jazz
Artist: Diana Krall
Song: It Was a Beautiful Day

In August/You Can Depend On Me
Album: From This Moment On

(Bonus Track Version)