PLAYLIST: This Is Your Official #AutoBabeBQ Mix

It’s almost Autostraddle’s own Babe-B-Q weekend! We’ll be hanging out with each other August 15 and 16 to grill up a storm, and everyone’s invited! We’ll also be guiding you through the process of grilling up said storm and getting prepared for the big event all week. You can view all Babe-B-Q posts here.

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It’s almost time, y’all! Pretty soon you’ll all be gathered ’round the flames of some variation of a grill situation chowing down on some veggie burgers and literally basking in the glow of one another’s faces, and I for one and psyched as fuck about it. In honor of the occasion, I have put together a playlist that spans genres but never stops screaming “BBQ, Y’ALL!” Which is key, I think.

This Is Your Official #AutoBabeBQ Mix

With A Little Help From My Friends – Joe Cocker
Everyday Is A Winding Road – Sheryl Crow
Honey, I’m Good. – Andy Grammer
Down The Road – C2C
I Knew That – Snoop Dogg
AM // Radio – Earl Sweatshirt;Wiki
Underneath It All – No Doubt;Lady Saw
Girls Just Want To Have Fun – STRFKR
Celebration – Kanye West
Higher (feat. B.o.B) – Classified;B.o.B
Try Me (feat. Jennifer Lopez & Matoma) – Jason Derulo;Matoma;Jennifer Lopez
Badfish – Sublime
Primetime (feat. Miguel) – Janelle Monáe;Miguel
Don’t Worry – Madcon;Ray Dalton
Old Thing Back (feat. Ja Rule and Ralph Tresvant) – Matoma;The Notorious B.I.G.;Ralph Tresvant;Ja Rule
Ghetto Supastar (That is What You Are) – Pras;Ol’ Dirty Bastard;Mya
Otis – JAY Z;Kanye West;Otis Redding
i – Kendrick Lamar
Santeria – Sublime
Officer – Slightly Stoopid
Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival
Take It Easy – Eagles
Soak Up The Sun – Sheryl Crow
I’m Goin’ Down – Bruce Springsteen
Africa – Toto
Right Here Right Now – Jesus Jones
Got ‘Til It’s Gone – Janet Jackson feat Q-Tip;Joni Mitchell
CHA CHA – D.R.A.M.
2am – Slightly Stoopid
Love Is Free – Sheryl Crow
FourFiveSeconds – Rihanna;Kanye West;Paul McCartney
Selfish – Slum Village feat Kanye West;John Legend
Huey – Earl Sweatshirt
These Walls – Kendrick Lamar;Bilal;Anna Wise;Thundercat
The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
Saturday In The Park – Remastered Version – Chicago
Golden Years – David Bowie
Black Water (45 Version) – The Doobie Brothers
Whiskey River – Live – Willie Nelson
Panama Red – New Riders Of The Purple Sage
Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
Sunday Morning – No Doubt
Honey & I – HAIM
Treasure – Bruno Mars
Everything Is Embarrassing – Sky Ferreira
The Good Times Are Killing Me – Modest Mouse
It’s Too Late – Carole King
Crazy Love – Van Morrison

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Carmen spent six years at Autostraddle, ultimately serving as Straddleverse Director, Feminism Editor and Social Media Co-Director. She is now the Consulting Digital Editor at Ms. and writes regularly for DAME, the Women’s Media Center, the National Women’s History Museum and other prominent feminist platforms; her work has also been published in print and online by outlets like BuzzFeed, Bitch, Bust, CityLab, ElixHER, Feministing, Feminist Formations, GirlBoss, GrokNation, MEL, Mic and SIGNS, and she is a co-founder of Argot Magazine. You can find Carmen on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr or in the drive-thru line at the nearest In-N-Out.

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6 Comments

  1. I have to agree with the President on this one, if I have to choose a Van Morrison song for the summertime it would be Moondance. I think it just works well, specially at night when the fire is lit and food is cooking. But, thank you for this list.

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