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Retro New Year’s Cocktail Party Playlist

December 30, 2010

Full disclosure: I’ve never seen an episode of Mad Men.

But what I have seen is guys and gals everywhere going crazy for a totally swingin’ ’60s aesthetic. We’re talking tulip skirts and boatneck sweaters, cufflinks and carefully parted hair.

So why not indulge your inner Betty Draper and host a vintage New Year’s Eve fete?

Grab a glass of champagne and take your time picking out an outfit, because we’ve already got your party playlist started:

  1. Frankie & Johnny, Brook Benton
  2. Botch-A-Me, Rosemary Clooney
  3. Lady Luck, Lloyd Price
  4. She’s a Fool, Lesley Gore
  5. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, Neil Sedaka
  6. The Lion Sleeps Tonight, The Tokens
  7. Hey Now, Lesley Gore
  8. Hey! Baby, Bruce Channel
  9. Rinky Dink, Dave “Baby” Cortez
  10. Talking About My Baby, The Impressions
  11. I Got a Woman, Ray Charles
  12. Ain’t Got No Home, Clarence “Frogman” Henry
  13. You Never Can Tell, Chuck Berry
  14. It’s My Party, Lesley Gore
  15. Let’s Twist Again, Chubby Checker
  16. Shotgun, Jr. Walker & The All Stars
  17. Wooly Bully, Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs
  18. Poison Ivy, Johnny Otis
  19. I Got You Babe, Sonny and Cher
  20. Duke of Earl, Gene Chandler

 

Need to download the tunes?

>> Retro New Year’s Cocktail Party Playlist (iTunes)

 

Want a printable CD label and CD sleeve?
(You could also cut the tabs off the sleeve and tuck it in a jewel case)

>> Retro Cocktail CD Label (PDF)

>> Retro Cocktail CD Booklet (PDF)

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