PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Before you switch over to Christmas carols full time, give a listen to our specially designed Black Friday playlist.

If your shopping list is long enough, you might hear Bing Crosby sing White Christmas five or more times on the mall speaker system. Even a voice as great as Bing's gets a little repetitive after a while.

Johnny Cash performs on stage at the Glastonbury Festival in June 1994

You won't hear any of the usual holiday musical cues like sleigh bells or children's choirs on our playlist. We pulled songs from a variety of artists, generations and genres with the color black as the only unifying theme.

  1. PAINT IT BLACK, The Rolling Stones
  3. BLACK VELVET, Alannah Myles
  5. MAN IN BLACK, Johnny Cash
  6. BLACK DOG, Led Zeppelin
  7. BLACK CAT, Janet Jackson
  8. BLACK, Pearl Jam
  9. BLACKBIRD, The Beatles
  10. WELCOME TO THE BLACK PARADE, My Chemical Romance
  11. BACK TO BLACK, Amy Winehouse
  12. BLACK HOLE SUN, Soundgarden
  13. BLACK OR WHITE, Michael Jackson
  14. BLACK SABBATH, Black Sabbath
Amy Winehouse performs on stage at Lollapalooza on August 5, 2007

CLICK HERE to listen to the playlist on Spotify

We hope our song choices make the long line to the cash register a little more bearable. Happy shopping!

Brian Johnson and Angus Young of AC/DC perform on stage at Wembley Arena in London on January 17, 1986