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The Master Playlist: Every Song Played At THON 2015, In Order

Every year leading up to THON, everyone always seems to wonder which songs will be the most popular. So, for THON 2015, we’re undertaking a staff-wide effort to answer that question.

Below is our staff’s effort to compile every song played over the speakers or by cover bands at THON 2015, time-stamped and listed in the order they’re being played. Here’s all of the songs we compiled on Friday, with the song, artist, time it was played, and date going across the columns:

All The Way Timeflies 6:00 Friday
Shut Up And Dance With Me Walk the Moon 6:03 Friday
Thunder Clatter Wild Cub 6:07 Friday
C’est La Vie B*Witched 6:11 Friday
Bang Bang Jessie J 6:13 Friday
*Hope Express Arrives* 6:15 Friday
YMCA Village People 6:17 Friday
Macarana Los del Rio 6:19 Friday
Cha Cha Slide DJ Casper 6:20 Friday
Gangnam Style Psy 6:22 Friday
Marry You Bruno Mars 6:23 Friday
LINE DANCE 6:25 Friday
(teaching line dance) 6:29 Friday
LINE DANCE 7:25 Friday
Pumpkin Blood NONONO 7:28 Friday
Out Of My League Fitz And The Tantrums 7:31 Friday
Start Me Up The Rolling Stones 7:35 Friday
Gone, Gone, Gone Phillip Phillips 7:38 Friday
Tonight Is The Night Outasight 7:42 Friday
The Underdog Spoon 7:44 Friday
Welcome To The Jungle Guns N Roses 7:47 Friday
Bohemian Rhapsody Queen 7:51 Friday
Twist And Shout The Beatles 7:57 Friday
Forever And Always Taylor Swift 8:00 Friday
Move Along The All-American Rejects 8:04 Friday
I Wanna Hold Your Hand The Beatles 8:07 Friday
Walking on the Sun Smash Mouth 8:10 Friday
Year 3000 Jonas Brothers 8:13 Friday
LINE DANCE 8:14 Friday
C’est La Vie B*Witched 8:20 Friday
Human The Killers 8:23 Friday
Overtime (Vicetone Remix) Cash Cash 8:41 Friday
Classic MKTO 8:45 Friday
Out Of My League Fitz And The Tantrums 8:50 Friday
Keep Me In Mind Zac Brown Band 8:54 Friday
Thunder Clatter Wild Cub 8:57 Friday
No Such Thing John Mayer 9:10 Friday
Clocks Coldplay 9:18 Friday
Just A Dream Nelly 9:23 Friday
Pompeii (Audien Remix) Bastille 9:26 Friday
I Wanna Get Better Bleachers 9:32 Friday
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da The Beatles 9:35 Friday
Balancing The World Eliot Morris 9:38 Friday
If That’s What You Wanted One Republic 9:42 Friday
Old Dirt Hill (Bring That Beat Back) Dave Matthews Band 9:45 Friday
Space Jam Quad City DJ 9:49 Friday
Count On Me Mat Kearney 9:51 Friday
Sound Of Settling Death Cab For Cutie 9:54 Friday
LINE DANCE 9:55 Friday
All Eyes On You St Lucia 10:00 Friday
Gimmie Twice The Royal Concept 10:03 Friday
My Feelings For You Avicii & Sebastian Drums 10:07 Friday
Runaway (U & I) Galantis 10:10 Friday
Sugar Maroon 5 10:13 Friday
Everybody Talks Neon Trees 10:17 Friday
Go Your Own Way Fleetwood Mac 10:20 Friday
She’s So High Tal Bachman 10:23 Friday
Life Is A Highway Rascal Flatts 10:27 Friday
We Come Running Youngblood Hawke 10:31 Friday
Teenage Dream Katy Perry 10:35 Friday
Make It Easier The Knocks 10:37 Friday
Just The Girl The Click Five 10:42 Friday
LINE DANCE 10:45 Friday
Cool Kids Echosmith 10:50 Friday
Born In The USA Bruce Springsteen 10:53 Friday
Let’s See How Far We’ve Come Matchbox Twenty 10:55 Friday
She Looks So Perfect 5 Seconds To Summer 10:58 Friday
Burn Ellie Goulding 11:01 Friday
Country Girl (Shake It For Me) Luke Bryan 11:05 Friday
Mountain Sound Of Monsters and Men 11:08 Friday
Love Runs Out OneRepublic 11:11 Friday
Shake It Off Taylor Swift 11:15 Friday
Hey, Soul Sister Train 11:19 Friday
Come On Eileen Dexy’s Midnight Runners 11:23 Friday
Good Time Owl City 11:27 Friday
LINE DANCE 11:30 Friday
Love Story Taylor Swift 11:41 Friday
Clarity Zedd 11:50 Friday

Some things jump out here. Early favorite for most-played song “Shake It Off” didn’t make its first appearance until more than five hours in, setting itself in an early hole. There also weren’t any Friday repeats and a solid variety of music throughout.

This year, the Entertainment Committee, not DJ Larry Moore, is in charge of the music, and judging from the energy in the BJC at nearly 2 in the morning, it’s doing a solid job. Check back here early Sunday morning for another day of songs, and make sure you check back after THON for the final tallies.

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Tim Gilbert

Former Managing Editor of this site, now just makes lots of #content for it from the Phyrst’s Table 69. Senior from Philadelphia. First-generation Penn Stater. I might go to law school after this, but I might not, too. “For the Glory” is in my email signature because I’m a douche. [email protected] is my email if you want to tell me why I suck. Alternatively, you can call me out on Twitter @OlGilb.

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