Head into this Fourth of July with a Classic Fourth Spotify playlist specially sourced by our musical curator, Jared Dietch. From classic American-themed picks to songs by classic American artists, let the likes of Simon & Garfunkel, Lou Reed and Johnny Cash roll you into the holiday weekend. 

Staying with us this 4th? See the Navy Pier Fireworks, just steps from The James Chicago – Magnificent Mile, or enjoy the atmosphere of NYC fireworks from JIMMY, our rooftop bar 17 stories above Soho. 

Happy Fourth!

  1. America, Simon & Garfunkel
  2. Ventura Highway, America
  3. Black Water, The Doobie Brothers
  4. Walk on the Wild Side, Lou Reed
  5. Like a Rolling Stone, Bob Dylan
  6. Spill the Wine, Eric Burdon, War
  7. The Boss, James Brown
  8. Bo Diddley – 1955 Single, Bo Diddley
  9. (Ghost) Riders in the Sky, Johnny Cash 
  10. Not Fade Away, The Crickets
  11. Serenade, Steve Miller Band
  12. American Girl, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers