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President Barack Obama drops his summer playlist on Spotify

The President of the United States of America has released a playlist containing a mix of various songs on the music streaming giant Spotify.

All the songs on the playlist ‘The President’s Summer Playlist’ have been handpicked by Obama himself and include the likes of Frank Ocean, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Mos Def, and Stevie Wonder, among many others.

One of the news release reported: “Today we are very excited to welcome US President Barack Obama and The White House to Spotify. The White House will be regularly curating playlists based on what the members of the West Wing are listening to.”



This release features songs on two separate night and daytime playlists.

Here is the list of songs available on The President’s Summer Playlist


  1. “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” – The Temptations
  2. “Live It Up” – Isley Brothers
  3. “Memories Live” – Talib Kweli & Hi Tek
  4. “Tombstone Blues” – Bob Dylan
  5. “So Much Trouble in the World” – Bob Marley
  6. “Paradise” – Coldplay
  7. “Tengo Un Trato (Remix)” – Mala Rodriguez
  8. “Wang Dang Doodle” – Howlin Wolf
  9. “Another Star” – Stevie Wonder
  10. “Hot Fun in the Summertime” – Sly & the Family Stone
  11. “Boozophilia” – Low Cut Connie
  12. “Wherever Is Your Heart” – Brandi Carlile
  13. “Good Day” – Nappy Roots
  14. “Green Light” – John Legend
  15. “Gimme Shelter” – Rolling Stones
  16. “Rock Steady” – Aretha Franklin
  17. “Down Down the Deep River” – Okkervil River
  18. “Pusher Love Girl” – Justin Timberlake
  19. “Shake It Out” – Florence + The Machine
  20. “La Salsa La Traigo Yo” – Sonora Carruseles


The President’s Summer Playlist


  1. “My Favorite Things” – John Coltrane
  2. “Superpower (feat. Frank Ocean)” – Beyoncé
  3. “Moondance” – Van Morrison
  4. “Is Your Love Big Enough?” – Lianne La Havas
  5. “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” – Al Green
  6. “Red & White & Blue & Gold” – Aoife O’Donovan
  7. “Nothing Even Matters” – Lauryn Hill and D’Angelo
  8. “The Best Is Yet to Come” – Frank Sinatra
  9. “You Don’t Know Me” – Ray Charles
  10. “I Found My Everything” – Mary J Blige
  11. “Help Me” – Joni Mitchell
  12. “I’ve Got Dreams to Remember” – Otis Redding
  13. “Suzanne” – Leonard Cohen
  14. “Feeling Good” – Nina Simone
  15. “Stubborn Love” – The Lumineers
  16. “Until” – Cassandra Wilson
  17. “UMI Says” – Mos Def
  18. “The Very Thought of You” – Billie Holiday
  19. “Flamenco Sketches” – Miles Davis
  20. “Woo” – Erykah Badu

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