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Dog Ears Music: Born in August Playlist

08/03/2012 10:29 am ET | Updated Oct 03, 2012

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Louis Armstrong

Song: Maybe It's Because

Album: Satchmo Serenades

Genre: Jazz

Mae West

Song: Day Tripper

Album: Way Out West

Genre: Jazz

Steve Martin

Song: Excuse Me

Album: Let's Get Small

Genre: Comedy

Joe Jackson

Song: Steppin' Out

Album: Night and Day

Genre: Rock

Jim Reeves

Song: Red Eyed and Rowdy

Album: Red Eyed and Rowdy

Genre: Country

Tommy Sands

Song: Teenage Crush

Album: Rare Gems, Vol. 2

Genre: Rock

John Lee Hooker

Song: Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang

Album: The Best of John Lee Hooker, 1965-1974

Genre: Blues

Gene Kelly

Song: Singing in the Rain

Album: Singing in the Rain-The Best of Gene Kelly

Genre: Soundtrack

Keith Moon

Song: Hot Rod Queen (Out-Take From 'Two Sides of the Moon')

Album: Two Sides of the Moon (Deluxe Edition)

Genre: Rock

Elvis Costello (& The Imposters)

Song: No Hiding Place

Album: Momofuku

Genre: Rock

David Soul

Song: Don't Give Up On Us

Album: David Soul

Genre: Pop

Kitty Wells

Song: There's Poison in Your Heart

Album: The Queen of Honky Tonk Angels-Four Original Albums

Genre: Country

Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits)

Song: Six Blade Knife

Album: Dire Straits

Genre: Pop

Isaac Hayes

Song: Never Can Say Goodbye

Album: Black Moses

Genre: R&B/Soul

Joe Strummer (& The Mescaleros)

Song: Burning Streets (London Is Burning)

Album: Streetcore

Genre: Rock

Michael Jackson (Jackson 5)

Song: Get It Together

Album: Jackson 5: The Ultimate Collection

Genre: R&B/Soul

Count Basie

Song: Boogie Woogie

Album: Count Basie at Newport

Genre: Jazz

Jeff Tweedy (Wilco)

Song: How to Fight Loneliness

Album: Summerteeth

Genre: Rock

Sonny Sharrock

Song: Blind Willie

Album: Black Woman

Genre: Jazz

Gene Simmons (Kiss)

Song: Mr. Make Believe

Album: Kiss: Gene Simmons (Remastered)

Genre: Rock

Whitney Houston

Song: I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Album: Whitney

Genre: Pop

Leonard Bernstein (& New York Philharmonic)

Song: Symphonic Suite From the Film On the Waterfront: Adagio--Allegro Molto Agitato--Alla Breve (Poco Più Mosso)--Presto Come Prima

Album: Bernstein: Candide Overture, Symphonic Dances From West Side Story, Symphonic Suite From the Film On The Waterfront, Fancy Free Ballet

Genre: Pop/Classical