Party Jams

    For anyone in the mood for a spring dance party…I thought I would ask some super cool music experts for their ten favorite party tracks and thought the combined lists would make for a pretty great night. Looks good to me.

    Get your mother lovin’ dance shoes on...


    DJ AM’s Picks:

    DJ AM is one of the most well-known DJs in America; he makes wicked remixes and is a super nice guy.

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    “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” – Michael Jackson
    “Into the Groove” – Madonna
    “Lovefool” – The Cardigans
    “Hypnotize” – The Notorious B.I.G.
    “Be Faithful” – Crooklyn Clan
    “Crazy in Love” – Beyoncé
    “One More Time” – Daft Punk
    “I Wanna Be Your Lover” – Prince
    “Jump Around” – House of Pain
    “Sweet Child O’ Mine” – Guns N’ Roses

    Guy’s Picks:

    Guy Oseary is the Maverick man and played the DJ in Charlie’s Angels.

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    ’80s Play List

    “Under Pressure” – David Bowie & Queen
    “Tainted Love” – Soft Cell
    “Let’s Go to Bed” – The Cure
    “Just Can’t Get Enough” – Depeche Mode
    “How Soon Is Now?” – The Smiths
    “Our Lips Are Sealed” – Fun Boy Three
    “Ghost Town” – The Specials
    “Blue Monday” – New Order
    “Burning Up” – Madonna
    “Bankrobber” – The Clash

    Gabe’s Picks:

    Gabe Tesoriero is VP of Publicity at Def Jam Recordings. His iPod always makes it happen – he is the life of the party.

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    “House of Jealous Lovers” – The Rapture
    “Paper Planes” – M.I.A.
    “One More Time” – Daft Punk
    “We Are Your Friends” – Justice
    “What We Do” – Beanie Sigel, Freeway & Jay-Z
    “Hey Ya” – OutKast
    “L.A. Woman” – The Doors
    “Feel Good Hit of the Summer” – Queens of the Stone Age
    “Heartbeats” – The Knife
    “Juicy” – The Notorious B.I.G.

    Samantha’s Picks:

    Samantha Ronson is America’s best-loved and most well-known female DJ.

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    “Another Star” – Stevie Wonder
    “Stomp!” – The Brothers Johnson
    “Into the Groove” – Madonna
    “Can You Feel It” – The Jacksons
    “Big Pimpin’” – Jay-Z
    “Groove Me” – King Floyd
    “Toxic” – Mark Ronson feat. ODB
    “Electric Feel (Justice Remix)” – MGMT
    “Music Sounds Better with You” – Stardust
    “The Bomb! (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind)” – The Bucketheads

    Phil’s Picks:

    Phil Harvey is the devastatingly handsome fifth member of Coldplay.

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    “1 Thing” – Amerie
    “Groove Is in the Heart” – Deee-Lite
    “Cigarettes and Alcohol” – Oasis
    “Out of Space” – The Prodigy
    “1979” – Smashing Pumpkins
    “Superstylin’” – Groove Armada
    “Step On” – Happy Mondays
    “Doo Wop (That Thing)” – Lauryn Hill
    “Into Your Arms” – The Lemonheads
    “Sir Duke” – Stevie Wonder

    William’s Picks:

    William Orbit is a Grammy Award-winning producer who did albums like Blur’s 13 and Madonna’s Ray of Light. He is a musical prodigy and lives in London.

    These are my top ten party favourites! I was visualising a party with a wide range of age and taste. They’re listed in order of play, not of preference.

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    “Car Wash (Shark Tale Mix)” – Christina Aguilera and Missy Elliott
    “Music” – Madonna
    “Don’t Stop the Music” – Rihanna
    “Rock This Party (Everybody Dance Now)” – Bob Sinclair
    “Wearing My Rolex” – Wiley
    “Jump Around” – House of Pain
    “Groove Is in the Heart” – Deee-Lite
    “I See You Baby” – Groove Armada
    “Filthy Gorgeous” – Scissor Sisters
    “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” – Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em

    Gwyneth's Picks:

    Gwyneth Paltrow is not a music expert but is an avid listener and knows how to get down.

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    "You Only Live Once" – The Strokes
    "Time to Pretend" – MGMT
    "Let's Go Crazy" – Prince & The Revolution
    "Paper Planes (DFA Remix)" – M.I.A.
    "Someone Great" – LCD Soundsystem
    "Strawberry Swing" – Coldplay
    "Mr. Brightside (Jacques Lu Cont's Thin White Duke Mix)" – The Killers
    "Keep The Car Running" – Arcade Fire
    "Single Ladies" – Beyonce
    "Wrong Prayer" – Jaydiohead (Jay-Z & Radiohead)

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