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Last week, President Obama released two playlists featuring his favorite songs for the summer. We thought we'd look to some Baltimore politicians for a few songs that would make their summer playlists. We will be sure to update this list as we get more recommendations.

-Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, mayor of Baltimore: S-8ighty feat. Lil Wayne, 'Halfway (Remix)'

-Joshua Harris, Green Party mayoral candidate: Kendrick Lamar, 'Alright'; Bill Withers, 'Lovely Day'

-Alan Walden, Republican mayoral candidate: Walden told us that his choices, all from Broadway musicals, are “laden with the wit whimsy, and irony that graces our political process; especially this year." He suggested 'The Country's In The Very Best Of Hands,' from "Li'l Abner"; 'Politics And Poker' from "Fiorello"; and 'Cool Considerate Men,' from "1776."

-Cory McCray, Maryland Delegate: T.I. feat. Rihanna, 'Live Your Life'; Jay Z feat. Mr. Hudson 'Forever Young'; Wale feat. Usher, 'Matrimony'; Adele, 'Set Fire To The Rain'; Bruno Mars, 'When I Was Your Man'; Ghostface Killah, 'All That I Got is You'; and Jadakiss, 'Things I've Been Through.'

-Brandon Scott, City Council Representative, District 2: Mos Def, 'The Rape Over'; The Foreign Exchange, 'So What if It Is,' and James Brown, 'Mother Popcorn.' Scott added in his email that he "could go on and on."

-Connor Meek, Green party candidate for President of City Council: Rare Earth, 'I Just Want to Celebrate' and The Roots, 'I Remain Calm.'

-Shannon Sneed, Democratic candidate for City Council District 13: Chance The Rapper, 'Blessings'; DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, 'Summertime'; and Beyoncé, 'Get Me Bodied.'

For more summer songs, check our our round-up of local summer mixes here.

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