Top 20 Songs of Summer

What better way to kick off summer than to build a playlist with catchy tunes? Check out our picks for the Top 20 Songs of Summer.
Fishing at Lake Tahoe

Fishing at Lake Tahoe

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"Beachin'"- Jake Owen

"Some Beach"- Blake Shelton

"Redneck Yacht Club"- Craig Morgan

"Summertime Blues"- Alan Jackson

"No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem"- Kenny Chesney

"Pontoon"- Little Big Town

"Chattahoochee"- Alan Jackson

"Strawberry Wine"- Deana Carter

"Toes"- Zac Brown Band

"The Seashores of Old Mexico"- Merle Haggard

"Water"- Brad Paisley

"Margaritaville"- Jimmy Buffett

"Cruise"- Florida Georgia Line

"All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight"- Hank Williams Jr.

"Fishin' In The Dark"- Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

"Two Pina Coladas"- Garth Brooks

"Summer Nights"- Rascal Flatts

"All Summer Long"- Kid Rock

"Watermelon Crawl"- Tracy Byrd

"It's Five O'Clock Somewhere"- Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett

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