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Tracking Down the Top Tunes of Summer

The Killers' latest CD is <i>Hot Fuss</i> on Island Records.
The Killers' latest CD is Hot Fuss on Island Records.
Sugarland: The song heard in this feature appears on the album <i>Twice the Speed of Life</i>.
Sugarland: The song heard in this feature appears on the album Twice the Speed of Life.

Host Melissa Block asks what the top Summer song of 2005 will be. Sirius Satellite Radio HipHop Music Director Geronimo selects Rihanna's Pon de Replay as this summers big hit. Peter Tilden, a country DJ from KZLA in Los Angeles, suggests the Sugarland song Down in Mississippi. And Jeff Ballantine, the program director of rock station WBNS in Ohio, picks the Killers song Mr. Brightside.

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As special correspondent and guest host of NPR's news programs, Melissa Block brings her signature combination of warmth and incisive reporting. Her work over the decades has earned her journalism's highest honors, and has made her one of NPR's most familiar and beloved voices.