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a snow day project (a cd for florida)


 we are going to (hopefully) sunny florida in a couple weeks.  but today is covered in snow and ice.  so, to distract from the sounds of ice pelting against my windows, i thought i'd make a cd to serve as the soundtrack for our trip to south florida (miami, florida keys, everglades, etc.).  here is what i came up with. 

1. the florida song - ricky sylvia
2. soak up the sun - sheryl crow
3. 1,2,3 - gloria estefan
4. island in the sun - harry belafonte
5. the yacht club - owl city
6. florida time - bob seger (with the beach bums)
7. miami 82 (avicii edit) - syn cole
8. conga - gloria estefan
9. kokomo - the beach boys
10. miami - will smith
11. orange blossom special - johnny cash
12. saltwater heart - switchfoot
13. florida key - the new basement tapes
14. ice, ice, baby - vanilla ice
15. margaritaville - jimmy buffett
16. havana - camila cabella
17. everglades - the kingston trio
18. get on your feet - gloria estefan
19. the old folks at home (state song of florida) - louis armstrong
20. jump in the line - harry belafonte
21. swanee river rock - ray charles
22. don't let me die in florida - patty griffin
23. rhythm is gonna get you - gloria estefan
24. the florida sun - the almost
25. see you later, alligator - bill haley and the comets

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