Lifeguard Playlist

June.  A smokin’ 87 degrees and landlocked New Yorkers are hating life.  Summer in the city has begun.  So for some escapism, I conjure up memories of summers spent in the Poconos during the late 80s.  Here’s my lifeguarding playlist*:

Pour Some Sugar on Me – Def Leppard

With or Without You – U2

Tainted Love – Soft Cell

New Sensation – INXS

In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel

Waiting for a Star to Fall – Boy Meets Girl

Kokomo – Beach Boys

Welcome to the Jungle – Guns ‘n Roses

Wait – White Lion

Valerie – Steve Winwood

Always on My Mind – Pet Shop Boys

When it’s Love – Van Halen

Hold on to the Nights – Richard Marx

Pump up the Jam – Technotronic

Love Shack – B52s

Straight Up – Paula Abdul

She Drives Me Crazy – Fine Young Cannibals

The Boys of Summer – Don Henley

*these are not my favorite summer songs, but the ones that spring to mind when I think back of sitting in that oversized lifeguard chair at the lake, listening to the Top 40 station on the radio by my side

What are YOU listening to this summer?

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One response to “Lifeguard Playlist

  1. a LOT of Marvin Gaye.. especially when it gets steamy outside.

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