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The Playlist: June 2012 Archives

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Block Rocking Beats

This week's playlist is all about songs you'd play at a summer block party, or tunes you'd put on at a barbecue. If you have a pitch, call us at 1-866-340-1932, email daybreaknorth@cbc.ca or Tweet @daybreaknorth.

Week One:

  • "Crabbuckit" by the Good Lovelies
Week Two:

  • "Reflections" by the Brothers Dube
  • "Family Reunion" by Corb Lund
  • "We're Here For A Good Time (Not A Long Time)" by Trooper
  • "Little Red Boots" by Linda Ortega


Week Three:

  • "Patio Lanterns" by Kim Mitchell
  • "Big White House" by Mark Perry
  • "Let Your Backbone Slide" by Maestro Fresh Wes
  • "Summer of '69" by Bryan Adams
  • "Summer of '69" by The Lost Fingers [bonus track]



Week Four:

  • "Blow at High Dough" by the Tragically Hip
  • "At War with the Cynics" by Rich Aucoin
  • "Rock Slow" by the Boom Boom's
  • "Say Hey (I Love You)" by Michael Franti
  • "Who" by the Sheepdogs
Week Five:

  • "Oh Love" by Greenday
  • "Surfin' USA" by the Beach Boys



  • "Steal My Sunshine" by Len
  • "Billie Jean" (Michael Jackson cover) by the Lost Fingers
  • "Wasn't That A Party" by the Irish Rovers

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The Playlist: Roadtrip Songs

  • Summer's starting, and that means it's time to hit the open road. But those long northern B.C. drives require the perfect playlist to keep you going. We're building a list of songs for the street, starting with Hannah Georgas and "Put It In Drive."



We'll be adding new songs every day and posting a full list at the end of the week. Give us your road trip tunes in the comments section, join the discussion on Facebook or use the Twitter hashtag #daybreakplaylist. You can also email suggestions to daybreaknorth@cbc.ca or call toll free 1-866-340-1932.

The List:

Week One:



Week Two:




  • "No Cars Go" by Arcade Fire
  • "When I Sing" by UHF
  • "Two of Us" by the Beatles
Week Three: