Obama's 2016 Summer Playlist: Daytime

President Obama is once again sharing his summer picks -- an eclectic mix of hand-selected tracks on two lists that take listeners from day to night. The vacation playlists feature legendary songs from Prince and Aretha Franklin, some more recent tracks from hip hop artists like Common and Chance the Rapper and the musical styles of Manu Chao and Caetano Veloso.

  • LoveHate Thing
    Wale
  • Smooth Sailin'
    Leon Bridges
  • Elevator Operator
    Courtney Barnett
  • Home
    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
  • Many the Miles
    Sara Bareilles
  • Tightrope
    Janelle Monáe
  • Classic Man
    Jidenna
  • So Ambitious
    Jay Z feat. Pharrell
  • Me Gustas Tu
    Manu Chao
  • Forever Begins
    Common
  • The Man
    Aloe Blacc
  • As We Enter
    Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley
  • Sinnerman
    Nina Simone
  • U Got the Look
    Prince
  • Rock Steady
    Aretha Franklin
  • Good Vibrations
    Beach Boys
  • Don't Owe You A Thang
    Gary Clark Jr.
  • Man Like That
    Gin Wigmore
  • II B.S. (edit)
    Charles Mingus

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