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…
Love, gp

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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.

  • “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

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Guy’s Picks:

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

’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

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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.

  • “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.

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Samantha’s Picks:

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

  • “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

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Phil’s Picks:

Phil Harvey is the devastatingly handsome fifth member of Coldplay.

  • “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

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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.

  • “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

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Gwyneth’s Picks:

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

  • “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)