Summer Playlist 2019

Dusk has fallen over the city. The skyline has evolved from its daytime cerulean reflection into a pinkish-orange to match the incoming evening sky. The humid air acts as a warm embrace to anyone outdoors, and the lake horizon continues to be dotted with white sails. Cruising down Lake Shore Drive, all of the windows are down and the radio is turned up. This is summertime in Chicago. Here’s what I’ve been listening to.

1. Nothing to Do Town — Dylan Scott

2. Spirits — The Strumbellas

3. Good Vibrations — Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch

4. Purple Rain — Prince & The Revolution

5. Time of the Season — The Zombies

6. I Don’t Know About You — Chris Lane

7. Nightmare — Halsey

8. Don’t You (Forget About Me) — Simple Minds

9. Everybody Everybody — Blackbox

10. Pinch Me — Barenaked Ladies

11. Talk — Khalid

12. Rocket Man — Elton John

13. Return of the Mack — Mark Morrison

14. Trampoline — SHAED

15. Africa — Toto

16. First — Cold War Kids

17. Truth Hurts — Lizzo

18. Father Figure — George Michael

19. Beer Never Broke My Heart — Luke Combs

20. Higher Love — Steve Winwood

21. When Doves Cry — Prince & The Revolution

22. Everlong — Foo Fighters

23. Tiny Dancer — Elton John

24. Take a Picture — Filter

25. One Week — Barenaked Ladies

26. Carry On — Kygo & Rita Ora

27. California Dreamin’ — José Feliciano

28. When We’re 80 — Thomas Rhett

29. Last Night a D.J. Saved My Life — Indeep

30. Every Time You Go Away — Paul Young

31. Fly Away — Lenny Kravitz

32. Bad Guy — Billie Eilish

33. Hush — Deep Purple

34. Juice — Lizzo

35. If You Were Here — Thompson Twins

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