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Do the Black Friday Boogie

Before you switch over to Christmas carols full time, give a listen to our specially designed Black Friday playlist
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Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones walks the stage as bandmates Keith Richards and Charlie Watts perform during a concert at the Rose Bowl on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif.

PORTLAND, Maine — 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.

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Johnny Cash pours his heart into a song during a 1977 performance.

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.

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  1. PAINT IT BLACK, The Rolling Stones
  2. BACK IN BLACK, AC/DC
  3. BLACK VELVET, Alannah Myles
  4. BLACK MAGIC WOMAN, Santana
  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
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British singer Amy Winehouse performs at the V Festival in Chelmsford, Essex, on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008.

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!

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British rock band AC/DC with singer Brian Johnson and guitar player Angus Young perform on stage during a concert in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, June 17, 2003.

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