The Best of Shimmy Shimmy Ya

A best of playlist of this year’s Shimmy Shimmy Ya playlist series

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Last year it was Kick Out the Jams. This year it was Shimmy Shimmy Ya. Next year…too early to tell.

I like making playlists. I really do. I loved mix tapes, got down with mix CD’s, graduated to iTunes playlists. I believe in evolution, I believe in Spotify playlists. I make them to fit moods, to combat weather, to past the time, to celebrate favorite bands.

So with a year coming to an end, it’s time to close the book on this year’s playlists.

Giddy Up America’s Best of Shimmy Shimmy Ya Playlist

Tracklist…

“Out in the Streets” Galactic featuring Cyril & Ivan Neville
“That Old Black Hole” Dr. Dog
“At Night in Dreams” White Denim
“First Light” My Morning Jacket
“Waking Up to You” John the Conqueror
“Howlin’ for You” the Black Keys
“Don’t Lie” Vampire Weekend
“Amidinine” Bombino
“Elephant” Tame Impala
“Waiting All Night” Phish
“Lookout Mountain” Drive-By Truckers
“Half the City” St. Paul & the Broken Bones
“Timebomb” Old 97’s
“Sister Jack” Spoon
“Civil War” Guns ‘n Roses
“I Got” Young the Giant
“Hacienda Motel” Pickwick
“Let it Ride” Ryan Adams & the Cardinals
“If You Want Me to Stay” Red Hot Chili Peppers
“Bonita Applebum” A Tribe Called Quest
“Love and Peace or Else” U2
“Keep Fishin'” Weezer
“You Should be Worshipped” Rustic Overtones
“Red Shag” Current Swell
“The Feast and the Famine” Foo Fighters
“Repetition” TV on the Radio

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