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Earlier this month, my coworkers assembled our “Songs of the Swelter” playlist in honor of the hottest summer days we’ve felt in a while. As there is only one week left of Summer, I thought I’d share the playlist with you. Keep in mind, we’re an eclectic group and range in age from 20s to 50s. The songs either reflect what Summer means to us or what we’ve been listening to this season.

Would you add anything to the list? Do you have a song that is getting you in the mood for Fall? Please share!

Artist Album Song
Adele 21 Set Fire to the Rain
Adriana Calcanhoto Perfil os Maiores Sucessos Maresia
Akon Feat. Wyclef Jean Freedom Sunny Day
Alice Cooper Alice Cooper’s Greatest Hits School’s Out
Amanda Marshall Amanda Marshall Let It Rain
Amos Lee Mission Bell Windows are Rolled Down
Andy Grammer Andy Grammer The Pocket
Annie Lennox The Very Best of MTV Unplugged Here Comes the Rain Again
B-52’s, The Cosmic Thing Love Shack
Bananarama Bananarama Cruel Summer
Beach Boys Sunflower/Surf’s Up Cool, Cool Water
Beach Boys, The Endless Summer All Summer Long
Beach Boys, The Cocktail OST Kokomo
Beach Boys, The Endless Summer The Warmth of the Sun
Beatles, The Beatles For Sale I’ll Follow the Sun
Beatles, The Abbey Road (2009 Stereo Remaster) Sun King
Ben E. King Rhino Hi-Five: Ben E. King – EP Stand By Me
Better than Ezra Deluxe Summer House
Billy Bragg & Wilco Mermaid Avenue California Stars
Billy Joel The Essential Billy Joel (Disc 2) Lullby (Goodby, My Angel)
Black Eyed Peas, The Elephunk Labor Day (It’s a Holiday)
Bob Seger  Greatest Hits Night Moves
Bob Dylan Desire Mozambique
Bruce Springsteen Darness of the Edge of Town Streets of Fire
Bruno Mars Just the Way You Are – Single Just the Way You Are
Bruno Mars Doo-Wops & Hooligans The Lazy Song
Bryan Adams The Best of Me Summer of ’69
Buddha Lounge Ensemble Sleeping Buddha – Relax & Sleep Meditation Parched Earth
Buster Poindexter Buster Poindexter Hot Hot Hot
Colbie Caillat Breakthrough (Deluxe Version) Droplets (feat. Jason Reeves)
Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae Like a Star
Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds Live at Radio City (Bonus Track Version) Oh
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince The Wackness (Music from the Motion Picture D…) Summertime
Ester Dean & Carlinhos Rio (Music from the Motion Picture) Let Me Take You to Rio (Blu’s Arrival)
Harry Connick, Jr. Harry on Broadway, Act 1 Take Her to the Mardi Gras
Hot Chelle Rae Tonight Tonight – EP Tonight Tonight
Iron & Wine Kiss Each Other Clean (Deluxe Version) Tree By the River
Jamie Cullum Catching Tales Photograph
John Fogerty Centerfield (Remastered) Centerfield
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John Grease (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) Summer Nights
Johnny Cash You Are My Sunshine
Katy Perry Tennage Dream (Deluxe Edition) Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)
Keith Urban Get Closer Long Hot Summer
Kingsmen, The The Best of the Kingsmen Louie Louie
Lady Gaga Born This Way (Bonus Track Version) The Edge of Glory
Laura Story Blessings Blessings
Lauren Alaina Like My Mother Does (American Idol Performance) Like My Mother Does
Linda Ronstadt Prisoner in Disguise Heat Wave
Love Elektra Records Electric Sampler (1950-1973) Seven and Seven Is
Lovin’ Spoonful, The Greatest Hits Summer in the City
Lynyrd Skynyrd Second Helping Sweet Home Alabama
Macy Gray The Sellout Kissed It (feat. Velvet Revolver)
Matthew West The Story of Your Life (Deluxe Edition) Strong Enough
Meat Loaf Bat Out of Hell Paradise by the Dashboard Light
Parachute Losing Sleep (Bonus Track Version) She Is Love
Rascal Flatts Cars (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) Life is a Highway
Rodney Atkins Take a Back Road – Single Take a Back Road
Sly & the Family Stone Anthology Hot Fun in the Summertime (Single Version)
Standells, The The Live Ones! Dirty Water
Sugarland Love on the Inside All I Want to Do
Sunrays, The Greatest Hits I Live for the Sun
Taco Puttin’ On the Ritz – EP Puttin’ on the Ritz (Radio Edit)
Taylor Swift Speak Now Mean
U2 All That You Can’t Leave Behind Beautiful Day
U2 U218 Singles (Deluxe Version) I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
Violent Femmes Permanent Record: The Very Best of Violent Femmes Blister in the Sun
Zac Brown Band You Get What You Give (Deluxe Version) Knee Deep (feat. Jimmy Buffet)
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