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Music for your Fourth of July

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Fireworks illuminate the night sky above the Washington Monument (L) during Fourth of July celebrations in Washington, DC, on July 4, 2012. Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in US commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

Chris Martins is a senior writer for Spin Magazine and a regular on Tuesday Reviewsday. But for today, he’ll be your July 4th DJ.  We’ll hear songs from Black Lips, King Tuff, Thundercat, Major Lazer and more.

Part One
1. "Bad Kids" - Black Lips
2. "King of the Beach" - Wavves
3. "The Nights of Wine and Roses" - Japandroids
4. "Keep On Movin'" - King Tuff
5. "If I had a Tail" - Queens of the Stone Age

Part Two
6. "Gimme a Beer" - Diamond Rugs
7. "A New Life" - Jim James
9. "Song for America" - Destroyer
10. "America!" - Bill Callahan

Part Three
11. "Free at Dawn" - Small Black
12. "Africa Must Be Free by 1983" - Hugh Mundell
13. "Get Free" - Major Lazer
14. "American Boy" - Estelle ft. Kanye West

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