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Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. To help you get in a sunny frame of mind, here are three songs you can fire up during your next barbecue or trip to the beach:

‘Summertime’ by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

Before he was Will Smith, SERIOUS ACTOR, he was the fly Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Along with DJ Jazzy Jeff, he produced the classic summer jam “Summertime” (1991). It’s a laid-back ode to summer that perfectly captures a lazy summer day — playing hoops, washing your ride and cruising the neighborhood.

‘Summer Nights’ by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John

You may call it cheesy, but I call it a classic. A new generation was introduced to the joys of the musical “Grease,” courtesy of the Fox network’s recent live remake. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John reminisce about the rosy glow of first love and those oh-so-hot (non-Seattle) “Summer Nights” (1978).

‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ by Justin Timberlake

Each summer there’s an inescapable song that becomes the song of the summer. Billboard actually keeps track of such things, and recent songs that have made the list include “California Gurls” (Katy Perry, 2010), “Party Rock Anthem” (LMFAO, 2011), “Call Me Maybe” (Carly Rae Jepsen, 2012), “Blurred Lines” (Robin Thicke, 2013), “Fancy” (Iggy Azalea, 2014) and “Cheerleader” (OMI, 2015). How many do you remember — or want to forget? This summer, Justin Timberlake is a contender with “Can’t Stop the Feeling.” He’s got sunshine in his pocket and just wants us to “dance, dance, dance.”

Feels like summer.