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Jun 10/13

Songs of the South: The Ultimate Summer Playlist Posted by: Dan | 0 Comments

When the sun starts blazing, there’s nothing cooler than a summer playlist. Whether you’re throwing a backyard barbecue, lounging by the lake, or hitting the road with the windows rolled down, our Southern-inspired soundtrack has everything you need to hear.

The list is peppered with country favorites (Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker), Southern rockers (Jack White, Alabama Shakes), and new artists on the scene (Friendly Savages, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes), so turn it up.

For easy listening, stream the mix below through Spotify, and let us know what’s on your summer playlist in the comments.

“Tip It Back” – Florida Georgia Line
“Walk of Shame” – Nikki Lane
“Beat This Summer” – Brad Paisley
“If I Could Do It Again” – Corey Smith
“Natchez Trace” – Friendly Savages
“Sweet Southern Moon” – Benjy Davis Project
“Ramblin’ Man” – Allman Brothers
“Kiss Me in the Dark” – Randy Rogers Band
“Wagon Wheel” – Darius Rucker
“I Can Take It From There” – Chris Young
“Ho Hey” – Cover by the cast of Nashville
“I’m Shakin’” – Jack White
“Merry Go Round” – Kacey Musgraves
“Hey Girl” – Billy Currington
“Mexico” – James Taylor
“Hold On” – Alabama Shakes
“I Want Crazy” – Hunter Hayes

Caroline Hallemann is a freelance writer specializing in Southern culture, fashion, and cuisine. Follow her adventures as a Nashvillian in NYC on Twitter: @challemann.



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