BEST SUMMER SONGS OF ALL TIME

Best summer songs of all time

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 5th August 2019

Best summer songs of all time

 

1              Summer in the City by the Lovin’ Spoonful (1966)

2              Summer Holiday – Cliff Richard & Shadows (1964)

3              Summertime by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong (1957)

4              Summer Breeze by Seals and Crofts (1972)

5              The Boys of Summer by Don Henley (1984)

6              Summertime Blues by Eddie Cochran (1958)

7              Rockaway Beach by the Ramones (1977)

8              Cruel Summer by Bananarama (1983)

9              Lovely Day” by Bill Withers (1977)

10           Dancing in the Street by Martha and the Vandellas (1964)

11           Wipe Out by the Surfaris (1963)

12           School’s Out for Summer by Alice Cooper (1972)

13           Summer of ’69 by Bryan Adams (1985)

14           You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night) by Meat Loaf (1977)

15           Summer Nights by John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John and the cast of Grease (1978)

16           In the Summertime by Mungo Jerry (1970)

17           Sunny Afternoon by the Kinks (1966)

18           Summer Madness by Kool & the Gang (1974)

19           Summer Rain by Johnny Rivers (1967)

20           I Know Where the Summer Goes by Belle and Sebastian (1998)

21           Saturday in the Park by Chicago (1972)

22           Sun is Shining by Bob Marley and the Wailers (1971)

23           Everybody Loves the Sunshine by Roy Ayers (1976)

24           Easy by the Commodores (1977)

25           Peaches by the Stranglers (1977)

26           Chamakay by Blood Orange (2013)

27           Seasons by Future Islands (2014)

28           Good Vibrations by Beach Boys (1966)

29           Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles (1969)

30           Dreams by Fleetwood Mac (1977)

31           Under the Boardwalk by the Drifters (1964)

32           Heat Wave by Martha and the Vandellas (1963)

33           Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves (1985)

34           In the Sun by Blondie (1976)

35           Paradise City by Guns N’ Roses (1987)

36           California Gurls by Katy Perry (2010)

37           Sunshine Superman by Donovan (1966)

38           Lazy Sunday Afternoon by Small Faces(1968)

39           Waterloo Sunset by The Kinks (1967)

40           Morning Has Broken by Cat Stevens(1972)

41           Seaside Shuffle – Terry Dactyl and the Dinosaurs(1972)

42           Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer,” Nat King Cole (1963)

43           Summer Love by Justin Timberlake (2007)

44           The Boys Of Summer by Don Henley (1984)

45           Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (1991)

46           Surfin’ U.S.A by The Beach Boys (1963)

47           Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini by Bryan Hyland(1960)

48           Surf City by Jan & Dean (1963)

49           Seaside Shuffle – Terry Dactyl & the Dinosaurs (1972)

50           ON The Beach – Cliff Richard & Shadows (1964)

 

Bonus Track 1     Seaside Rendezvous – Queen (1984)

Bonus Track 2     Y viva España – Sonia (1974)

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said, ‘Faster horses’.” – Henry Ford.

 

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…soaking in Summer music tracks

 GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

I get enough exercise just pushing my luck.

LOVE IS…

Love is… little acts of tenderness

TRACK OF THE DAY

Summertime by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong

Highest Chart Position: No.- Did not Chart as a single but in 1958 as the album from Porgy & Bess

Porgy and Bess is a 1958 studio album by jazz vocalist and trumpeter Louis Armstrong and singer Ella Fitzgerald, collaborating on selections from George and Ira Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.

WHAT DAY IS IT?

Underwear Day

Work Like A Dog Day

Oyster Day

 

 

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