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Dori Monson Show listeners have your summer playlist covered with the Summer Spectacular. (AP Photo)

Dori's summer driving song spectacular

Every year, on the first gorgeous Friday of the summer, Dori holds his summer driving song spectacular! Listeners call in an regale us by singing their nominations for their favorite summer songs.

You can listen to our playlist on Spotify.*

Dori's 19th Summer Spectacular playlist:

1. Ventura Highway - America

2. Little GTO - The Beach Boys (originally by Ronnie & The Daytonas)

3. In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry

4. Walking on Sunshine - Katrina & the Waves

5. Crystal Blue Persuasion - Tommy James & The Shondelles

6. Wouldn't it Be Nice - The Beach Boys

7. Highway Star - Deep Purple

8. Love Came to Me - Dion & the Belmonts

9. Summertime - DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince

10. King of the Road - Roger Miller

11. Summer Breeze - Seals & Crofts

12. Doin' Time - Sublime

13. Smoke Two Joints - Sublime

14. Listen to the Music - The Doobie Brothers

15. Long, Hot Summer - Keith Urban

16. Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd

17. Flirting with Disaster - Molly Hatchet

18. Ice, Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice

19. Born to be Wild - Steppenwolf

20. American Pie - Don McLean

21. Slow Ride - Foghat

22. Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

23. Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks

24. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

25. Hush - Deep Purple

26. Summer in the City - The Lovin' Spoonful

27. Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

28. Santa Monica - Everclear

29. I Love It - Icona Pop

30. Zippedeedooda

*Due to technical problems, I couldn't get a player embedded that would stream right from the blog. Sorry! Working on it!

Jillian Raftery, KIRO Radio Editor
Jillian Raftery is an afternoon editor at KIRO Radio. She loves the neighborly vibe of the Pacific Northwest and spends as much time as possible outdoors.
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