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Songs For A Pool Party

This upcoming weekend is Memorial Day weekend, which is traditionally the unofficial start of recreational swimming season. That is, unless you're lucky enough to live in a tropical climate where swimming can be done outdoors year round. We don't have a pool, but we belong to a local swim club that has a great outdoor pool where my kids swim all summer long. It's funny how I've never heard the words "I'm bored" from my children when we're at the pool. So in tribute to a new season filled with many happy days by the pool I thought I would put together this pool party playlist. Of course, if you host your own pool party you'll want music specifically selected for your audience. This playlist includes songs inspired by swimming and many of them may be fine additions to your own pool party playlist.

What would your list include?

Songs For A Pool Party

1. Twisting By The Pool - Dire Straits

2. Swim - Sly & the Family Stone

3. Swimming Ground - Meat Puppets

4. Get Yo Ass In The Water And Swim Like Me - George Clinton

5. Pool Party - The Aquabats

6. Swimming Pool - The Submarines

7. Swim - Fishbone

8. Swimming Pools - Thao and the Get Down Stay Down ]

9. Arc Of A Diver - Steve Winwood

10. Dive In The Pool (Rub A Dub) - Barry Harris

11. Swimming - Brenda Weiler

12. Jump In The Water - Brett Borovic

13. Swimmer - Four Tet

14. Swim - Bush

15. The Swimmer - Sleater-Kinney

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