The Ultimate Beach Playlist

If you’re heading to the beach and looking to create a summer playlist full of iconic classics and fun, beachy tunes, look no further!

I’ve set out to create a truly great list of songs sure to set a relaxing and upbeat vibe perfect for a day at the beach, a laid back summer happy hour or an afternoon by the pool.

So grab your iPod and your frosty beverage of choice and enjoy the ultimate beach playlist!

 

 

ICONIC CLASSICS:

  • Summer of ’69 – Bryan Adams
  • One Love/ People Get Ready – Bob Marley and the Wailers
  • Stir It Up – Bob Marley and the Wailers
  • Three Little Birds – Bob Marley and the Wailers
  • Tequila Sunrise – Eagles
  • (Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
  • Reelin’ in the Years – Steely Dan
  • Fire and Rain – James Taylor
  • Little More Time With You – James Taylor
  • Mexico – James Taylor
  • American Girl – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  • Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison


SUMMERY JAMS:

  • Pump It – Black Eyed Peas
  • Fins – Jimmy Buffett
  • Mañana– Jimmy Buffett
  • Margaritaville – Jimmy Buffett (A given!)
  • The Weather is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful – Jimmy Buffett
  • Better Together – Jack Johnson
  • Bubble Toes – Jack Johnson
  • Good People – Jack Johnson
  • Tomorrow Morning – Jack Johnson
  • Just Came Down for the Weekend – Mark Muligan
  • This Afternoon – Nickelback
  • In a Little While – Uncle Kracker 

 

A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY:

  • No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem – Kenny Chesney
  • When the Sun Goes Down – Kenny Chesney
  • Different Kind of Fine – Zac Brown Band
  • Knee Deep – Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett
  • Toes – Zac Brown Band
WHAT’S ON YOUR BEACH PLAYLIST? ARE THERE ANY “MUST-HAVE” TUNES YOU WANT TO ADD?

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3 Responses to The Ultimate Beach Playlist

  1. elleswim.net August 4, 2011 at 8:18 pm #

    Love this idea! I posted my beach playlist here:

    http://elleswim.net/travel-2/cruising/the-ultimate-beach-playlist/

  2. Packed Suitcase August 4, 2011 at 8:47 pm #

    Great list, Elle! I may have to borrow some of your songs for mine… :)

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