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Fun Summer Songs for Kids and Parents

Musical Playlist For Family Road Trips and Car Rides


"Look kids! Big Ben, Parliament!" Get ready for those Vacationesque family road trips with a music compilation suited to please everyone in the car. Parents won't have to endure hours of Hannah Montana and the kids won't grind their teeth to the tune of Rush if mama downloads some of these top Summer songs onto her playlist. Pretty soon everyone will be singing along and the root tooters in the backseat will be demanding a repeat.

  • "Coconut" by Harry Nilsson
  • "We're Going to Be Friends" by White Stripes
  • "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
  • "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" by Queen
  • "Wishful Thinking" by the Ditty Bops
  • "Walking on Sunshine" by Katrina and the Waves

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  • "I Love a Rainy Night" by Eddie Rabbit
  • "Love Story" by Taylor Swift
  • "Just a Ride" by Jem
  • "Wooly Bully" by Sam The Sham & The Pharoahs
  • "Surfin USA" by The Beach Boys
  • "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry
  • "Wipeout" by the Sufaris
  • "Here Comes the Sun" by George Harrison
  • "Tutti Frutti" by Little Richard
  • "Splish Splash" by Bobby Darin
  • "Beautiful Day" by U2
  • "Stand by Me" by Ben E. King
  • "No Rain" by Blind Melon
  • "Lollipop" by The Chordettes
  • "Sweet Home Alabama" by Lynard Skynard

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