One thing’s for sure: there’s nothing better than the smell —and taste— of barbecue on a sunny summer day. That’s why we want to help you host your coolest cookout yet!

To do that, you’re going to need four things. Ready?

  • Food.
  • Drinks. (Preferably ones that require limes or fruit soaked in liquor.)
  • An awesome playlist.

Luckily for you, we’ve got no. 4 covered.

Below is a list of 10 songs sure to make your cookout sizzle. Appropriately, they all have “summer,” “summertime,” or “California” (where it’s perpetually summer) in the title.

Summertime — DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Summer Love — Justin Timberlake

California Love — 2Pac Featuring Dr. Dre

California Gurls — Katy Perry Featuring Snoop Dogg

Cruel Summer — Bananarama

Hot Fun In The Summertime — Sly and The Family Stone

Summer Girls — LFO

Summer Nights — John Travolta and Olivia Newton John

California Girls — The Beach Boys

Summertime — New Kids On The Block