2017 solar eclipse playlist

2017 solar eclipse playlist

In this image provided by National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, the solar eclipse is seen on July 22, 2009 in Iwojima Island, Tokyo. (Photo by National Astronomical Observatory of Japan via Getty Images)

Many people are anxiously awaiting the first solar eclipse in the lower 48 states in nearly 40 years.

The Aug. 21 eclipse will peak at around 3 p.m., with about 90 percent of the sun obscured.

Totality will occur from South Carolina, Tennessee, Missouri, Nebraska, Wyoming and Oregon.

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While not a total solar eclipse as seen from Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia, the view will still be potentially spectacular.

Here are a few songs to help you get ready for/enjoy the eclipse:

"Moon Shadow" by Cat Stephens

“Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler

“Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me” by George Michael/Elton John

“Dark Side of the Moon” by Pink Floyd

“Good Day Sunshine” by The Beatles

“Soak Up the Sun” by Sheryl Crow

“Seasons in the Sun” by Terry Jacks