President Obama releases summer songs playlist

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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem as U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during the public ceremonial inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON — The White House released a Spotify playlist of songs hand-picked by President Barack Obama, who’s currently vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard, on Friday morning.

“Take a listen to the 20 picks for a summer night,” the description for the playlist states.

The playlist includes a mix of genres, such as hip-hop, jazz, R&B and folk from a variety of artists, including Beyonce, Frank Sinatra and Joni Mitchell.

Here are the songs, which total 1 hour and 38 minutes in time:

“My favorite things” by John Coltrane

“Superpower” by Beyonce and Frank Ocean

“Moondance” by Van Morrison

“Is Your Love Big Enough?” by Lianne La Havas

“How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” by Al Green

“Red &White & Blue & Gold” by Aoife O’Donovan

“Nothing Even Matters” by Lauryn Hill and D’Angelo

“The Best Is Yet To Come” by Frank Sinatra

“You Don’t Know Me” by Ray Charles

“I Found My Everything” by Mary J. Blige

“Help Me” by Joni Mitchell

“I’ve Got Dreams To Remember” by Otis Redding

“Suzanne” by Leonard Cohen

“Feeling Good” by Nina Simone

“Stubborn Love” by The Lumineers

“Until” by Cassandra Wilson

“UMI” Says by Mos Def

“The Very Thought Of You” by Billie Holiday

“Flamenco Sketches” by Miles Davis

“Woo” By Erykah Badu

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