Here we are, Labor Day Weekend, the unofficial end of summer. So we need an end of summer playlist, naturally.


It was a helluva summer for me. Plenty of body surfing at the beach and swimming in lakes and kayaking and hiking and crushing cold beers while watching summer sunsets. And stargazing! Did you catch the Perseid meteor showers last month? Of course, according to a recent 12-Inch Poll, your votes say all that fun ends with Labor Day weekend. Fine. I’ll play into that.


But first, a request of sorts. Let ROCK 92.9 provide the primary soundtrack to your Labor Day weekend celebrations and shenanigans. We’ve got this whole 3-Day/3-Way Weekend deal going on. What’s that? It’s three-song sets by ROCK’S biggest artists from when you leave the office early on Friday until you drink your last beverage late Monday night. I’m actually kicking it off on Friday at noon. Click here for all your options to listen: online, via our free app, or on Alexa. We make it easy for you to tune in wherever the long holiday weekend takes you.


Adam 12’s End Of Summer Playlist

While you wait (or, if you’re tapping away on this during the Labor Day Weekend), I’ve put together a fine set of songs to celebrate the end of summer. I based it on another summer-themed 12-Inch Poll you might remember voting in. You’ll find some familiar summer favorites and some forgotten gems that will make you say: “wow, I forgot about how much I love this song!” And I’ve also peppered in a few of my personal faves, including my all-time favorite end-of-summer song. It’s by a Boston rock band. Scroll through the playlist and see if you can figure out which one it is. And enjoy the end of the summer!

  • Bryan Adams "Summer Of '69"

  • Buffalo Tom "Summer"

  • Alice Cooper "School's Out"

  • Deftones "My Own Summer (Shove It)"

  • Jimi Hendrix "Lullaby For The Summer"

  • Don Henley "The Boys Of Summer"

  • Billy Idol "Hot In The City"

  • Jane's Addiction "Summertime Rolls"

  • Ramones "Rockaway Beach"

  • Smashing Pumpkins "Summer"

  • Soundgarden "Black Hole Sun"

  • Sublime "Doin' Time"

  • Van Halen "Summer Nights"

  • Violent Femmes "Blister In The Sun"

  • Weezer "Island In The Sun"

  • The Who "Summertime Blues"

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