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Pioneer Playlist

If Grinnell was a song, what would it sound like?

More than 30 students collaborated to build a Spotify playlist full of all of the songs that mean "Grinnell" to them. Listen to the playlist and hear the students themselves explain why the songs they added to the playlist are so special.

The Stories Behind the Songs

Watch for more "Stories Behind the Songs" on Saturdays on our TikTok and Instagram accounts.

Student in front of south campus dorms



Still from YouTube video of student in dorm room

Stella by Starlight

Robert Glasper

Still from YouTube video by Molly Stone

Tainted Love

Soft Cell

Still from YouTube video of student

Find My Own Way

Sorry We're Late

Still from YouTube video of student

Revelation 19:1

Stephen Hurd

Still from YouTube video of student

Light of a Clear Blue Morning

Dolly Parton

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