WHAT?
No K-Pop?
No TikTok tunes?
No Static and Ben El?

Former U.S. President Barack Obama has released his Summer 2021 playlist. I will compare it mine, and not because I am a narcissist.

Pick Up Your Feelings
Jazmine Sullivan

Switch It Up
Protoje featuring Koffee

Holding Back The Years
Simply Red

My Sweet Lord
George Harrison

Straitenin
Migos

Desperado
Rihanna

(I’m Going to) Leave The Door Open
Bruno Mars, Silk Sonic, Anderson .Paak
(ok… it is a tiktok fave)

Interlude (a night in Tunisia)
Sarah Vaughan

Ella No Es Tuya (Remix)
Rochy RD, Myke Towers, Nicki Nicole

Astronaut in the Ocean
Masked Wolf
(another tiktok fave)

Frozen
Sabrina Claudio

If You Really Love Me
Stevie Wonder

Walkin’
Miles Davis
(the 13 minute version)

Exodus
Bob Markey and the Wailers

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is
Chicago

Coyote
Joni Mitchell

Tumbling Dice
The Rolling Stones

Allure
Jay-Z

Mahabbat
Arooj Aftab

Mohabbat karne waale kam na hoñge
Mohabbat karne waale kam na hoñge
Ter? mehfil meñ lekin ham?na?hoñge

Zam?ne bhar ke??ham y? ek ter? ?ham
Zam?ne bhar?ke ?ham y? ek ter? ?ham
Ye ?ham hog? to kitne ?ham na hoñge
Ter? mehfil meñ lekin ham na hoñge

Didn’t Cha Know
Erika Badu

Consequence
Kekele

Everybody Loves The Sunshine
Roy Ayers Ubiquity

So Hard
Nezi

I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight
Bob Dylan

Neighbors
J. Cole

Good Days
SZA

Text You Back (featuring Bryce Vine)
brother sundance, with Bryce Vine
If I don’t text you back, don’t take it personally

You Ain’t The Problem (Claptone remix)
Michael Kiwanuka, Claptone

Everything (… is never quite enough)
Wasis Diop

The Tears Of A Clown
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles

Wants and Needs (featuring Lil Baby)
Drake, Lil Baby

Aguas de Marco
Elis Regina, Antonio Carlos Jobim

Its Way With Me
Wye Oak

I’ll Take You There
The Staples Singers

Fine A Way (featuring Lil Baby)
H.E.R., Lil Baby

A Kiss To Build A Dream On
Louis Armstrong

Speak Your Mind (from the Netflix series “We The People”)… executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama and Kenya Barris. wink wink
Brandi Carlile

Lush Life
Ella Fitzergerald, Oscar Peterson

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THANKS, PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR INTRODUCING US TO SOME INTERESTING SUMMER SONGS.

I WOULD ADD A HANDFUL

MOABET
Eden Ben Zaken & Itay Galo

Trilili Tralala
Noa Kirel & Ilan Peled

?? ???? – ??? ??????? (Prod. By Jordi)

BUTTER
BTS

IT’S A SIN
PET SHOP BOYS
By Elton John, Years & Years

HOPE – HATIKVA REMIX

And a mixture of some others

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