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20 Of My Favorite Summertime Songs

My Favorite Summertime Songs

Remember, back in the glory years of our life? Gas was super cheap, and we would cruise around with the radio cranked up. I think the music was way better back in the day—just my opinion, of course. Remember all the great summertime songs? And some of the best summertime songs go way back. But every summer they would be played on the radio over and over again. And we never seemed to tire of them.

Even today, when I hear them, they bring back some great memories.

"Summer Time Blues"

Eddie Cochran-1958

"Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini"

Brian Hyland-1960

"Let's Twist Again

Chubby Checker-1960

"Wipe Out"

The Surfaris-1963

"Surf City"

Jan & Dean-1963

"Under The Broadwalk"

The Drifters-1964

"California Girls"

The Beach Boys-1965

"Good Vibrations"

The Beach Boys-1966

"Summer In The City

The Lovin' Spoonful-1966

"Sunny Afternoon"

The Kinks-1966

"Summer Rain"

Johnny Rivers-1967

"In The Sun"


"In The Summertime"

Mungo Jerry-1970

"Summer Breeze"

Seals And Crofts-1972

"Schools Out"

Alice Cooper-1972

"Summer Nights"

Oliva Newton-John and John Travolta-1978


The Go Gos-1982

"The Boys Of Summer"

Don Henley-1984


The Beach Boys-1988

"All Summer Long"

Kid Rock-2008

Did any on these songs from summers past remind you of those carefree days of our youth? Good times, huh?

Good music too!


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