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Obama Listening To Everything From Bob Dylan To Beyoncé On New White House Spotify

Not to mention Mos Def, The Rolling Stones, Justin Timberlake, and Okkervil River.

Posted on August 14, 2015, at 3:52 p.m. ET

The White House on Friday, as part of their effort to branch into every conceivable social media platform on the planet, announced they had joined Spotify. They also unveiled a couple of playlists meticulously vetted by President Obama himself.

President Barack Obama discusses his vacation playlist with Jason Goldman, Chief Digital Officer, in the Oval Office, Aug. 7, 2015.
Pete Souza / The White House / Via whitehouse.gov

President Barack Obama discusses his vacation playlist with Jason Goldman, Chief Digital Officer, in the Oval Office, Aug. 7, 2015.

First is the "Summer Playlist: Day," with peppier and more uptempo workout jams.

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1. Ain't Too Proud to Beg – The Temptations

2. Live It Up – Isley Brothers

3. Memories Live – Talib Kweli & Hi Tek

4. Tombstone Blues – Bob Dylan

5. So Much Trouble in the World – Bob Marley

6. Paradise – Coldplay

7. Tengo Un Trato (Remix) – Mala Rodriguez

8. Wang Dang Doodle – Howlin Wolf

9. Another Star – Stevie Wonder

10. Hot Fun in the Summertime – Sly & the Family Stone

11. Boozophilia – Low Cut Connie

12. Wherever Is Your Heart – Brandi Carlile

13. Good Day – Nappy Roots

14. Green Light – John Legend

15. Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones

16. Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin

17. Down Down the Deep River – Okkervil River

18. Pusher Love Girl – Justin Timberlake

19. Shake It Out – Florence + The Machine

20. La Salsa La Traigo Yo – Sonora Carruseles

And second is "Summer Playlist: Night," more laid back and sultry.

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1. My Favorite Things – John Coltrane

2. Superpower (feat. Frank Ocean) – Beyoncé

3. Moondance – Van Morrison

4. Is Your Love Big Enough? – Lianne La Havas

5. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart – Al Green

6. Red & White & Blue & Gold – Aoife O'Donovan

7. Nothing Even Matters – Lauryn Hill

8. The Best Is Yet to Come – Frank Sinatra

9. You Don't Know Me – Ray Charles

10. I Found My Everything – Mary J Blige

11. Help Me – Joni Mitchell

12. I've Got Dreams to Remember – Otis Redding

13. Suzanne – Leonard Cohen

14. Feeling Good – Nina Simone

15. Stubborn Love – The Lumineers

16. Until – Cassandra Wilson

17. UMI Says – Mos Def

18. The Very Thought of You – Billie Holiday

19. Flamenco Sketches – Miles Davis

20. Woo – Erykah Badu

Basically, this is "Day"...

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...and this is "Night."

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