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Obama Listening To Everything From Bob Dylan To Beyoncé On New White House Spotify

Not to mention Mos Def, The Rolling Stones, Justin Timberlake, and Okkervil River.

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The White House on Friday, as part of their effort to branch into every conceivable social media platform on the planet, announced they had joined Spotify. They also unveiled a couple of playlists meticulously vetted by President Obama himself.

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President Barack Obama discusses his vacation playlist with Jason Goldman, Chief Digital Officer, in the Oval Office, Aug. 7, 2015.

First is the "Summer Playlist: Day," with peppier and more uptempo workout jams.

1. Ain't Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations

2. Live It Up – Isley Brothers

3. Memories Live – Talib Kweli & Hi Tek

4. Tombstone Blues – Bob Dylan

5. So Much Trouble in the World – Bob Marley

6. Paradise – Coldplay

7. Tengo Un Trato (Remix) – Mala Rodriguez

8. Wang Dang Doodle – Howlin Wolf

9. Another Star – Stevie Wonder

10. Hot Fun in the Summertime – Sly & the Family Stone

11. Boozophilia – Low Cut Connie

12. Wherever Is Your Heart – Brandi Carlile

13. Good Day – Nappy Roots

14. Green Light – John Legend

15. Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones

16. Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin

17. Down Down the Deep River – Okkervil River

18. Pusher Love Girl – Justin Timberlake

19. Shake It Out – Florence + The Machine

20. La Salsa La Traigo Yo – Sonora Carruseles


And second is "Summer Playlist: Night," more laid back and sultry.

1. My Favorite Things – John Coltrane

2. Superpower (feat. Frank Ocean) – Beyoncé

3. Moondance – Van Morrison

4. Is Your Love Big Enough? – Lianne La Havas

5. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart – Al Green

6. Red & White & Blue & Gold – Aoife O'Donovan

7. Nothing Even Matters – Lauryn Hill

8. The Best Is Yet to Come – Frank Sinatra

9. You Don't Know Me – Ray Charles

10. I Found My Everything – Mary J Blige

11. Help Me – Joni Mitchell

12. I've Got Dreams to Remember – Otis Redding

13. Suzanne – Leonard Cohen

14. Feeling Good – Nina Simone

15. Stubborn Love – The Lumineers

16. Until – Cassandra Wilson

17. UMI Says – Mos Def

18. The Very Thought of You – Billie Holiday

19. Flamenco Sketches – Miles Davis

20. Woo – Erykah Badu

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