Summer is here. While many of us have had a relatively cool lead into today's summer equinox -- y'all do know it's fixin' to get real hot in the Lone Star State.

That's where this list comes in.

Whether your poolside, floating down the river, or stuck at work; here are six songs, released in 2017, all are required listening this June, July, and August.

John Baumann "Trouble with Drinkin'"

Pat Green "Drinkin' Days"

Sam Riggs "High on a Country Song"

Shane Smith and the Saints "New Orleans"

Jason Cassidy "River Floatin'"

Koe Wetzel "Something to Talk About"