No outdoor party is complete without an awesome playlist that will get everyone in the celebrating mood! Inspired by the weather and long days, many artists create fun-loving summer party songs to be enjoyed by everyone – you will never run out of great songs!
Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, 1991
You do not have to live in the L.A. sunshine nor dress like the Fresh Prince to be able to recognize this great song as the ultimate summer jam! Delivered by 90s hip-hop pop icons Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff, this ode to the fairest of all the seasons checks off pretty much every summer essential!
Summertime by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald, 1957
Yes, another summertime song – you can’t have too many now, can’t you? If you want to have warm, soothing voices fill your summertime, as you keep it cool with your family and friends, then let Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong do the trick for you!
Summer Nights by John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and the Grease Cast, 1978
Ever heard of a summer without summer flings? Let this great number from the 1972 musical, Grease, remind you of those past summer flings that you will always hold dear to your hearts!
Summer Breeze by Seals and Crofts, 1972
Looking for an old classic, a folk-pop song that’s perfect for the summer? There’s no better jam to listen to than this one! There surely is no resisting the bittersweet tug of this tune. Make sure to include it in your playlist and your guests will definitely appreciate the nostalgic feel1
Lovely Day by Bill Withers, 1977
For another great classic that is awesome whether there’s sun, rain or hurricane, play this classic gem and you will surely set a great mood! Bill Withers’ voice will definitely remind you that it is INDEED a lovely day!
That’s What I Like by Bruno Mars, 2016
Who does not appreciate some Bruno Mars beats on their playlist, right? This cool and catchy tune will not only get you in that celebrating mood, but it will also inspire some dance moves amongst your family and friends! Don’t forget to cue this up!
I Like It by Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, 2018
This year, Cardi B collaborated with Latin trap artists Bad Bunny and J Balvin for this catchy song that combines salsa and 60s boogaloo with modern trap music. This track also came at the perfect time for the outdoor party season!