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Best Summer Songs

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa Feb 9, 2019
The best summer songs ever become popular because of the memories that they bring along with their tunes. Summers are always fun and one of the most relaxing times of the year.
Children playing out in the backyards, the lemonade stalls popping up at the street corner, and the smell of cookies and pies being baked in the kitchen just means summer is here. You turn on the AC and as you lie down on your sofa relaxing, with a chilled beer can in your hand...
...you feel like listening to some groovy music. You switch on your iPod and listen to the best summer songs ever; such as...

Summer Of '69 (1984)

I got my first real six-string
Bought it at the five-and-dime
Played it 'til my fingers bled
It was the summer of '69...

Me and some guys from school
Had a band and we tried real hard.
Jimmy quit, Jody got married
I should've known we'd never get far...
Oh, when I look back now
That summer seemed to last forever
And if I had the choice
Yeah, I'd always wanna be there
Those were the best days of my life
More to this by Bryan Adams, here are some more hit summer songs titles of all time to listen to and Enjoy!

Top Summer Songs

Summer Night (1978)

Grease, a movie that was a huge hit in 1978. This musical movie adapted a song written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, called Summer Nights. This song was recorded by none other than John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.
Travolta had girls swooning for him and Newton-John made boys miss a heartbeat. This song has become a signature song of Danny and Sandy's summer fling and is still in the top when it comes to karaoke bars and bar songs.

Surf City (1963)

The #1 song for two weeks in July 1963; 'Surf City'  song was one of the first surf songs that reached the number one position on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Not just that, it reached the 5th position on the Billboard's R&B charts too. Recorded by Jan and Dean, this song is still a favorite of many beach-goers and surfers who love the high waves...

Cruel Summer (1983)

A pop song performed by Bananarama was a top ten hit in 1983. This song hit the cords of most lonely hearts as it talked about the oppressive heat, and the misery of wanting to be with someone this summer. This song hit the #8 position on the UK chart and was even featured in the 1984 movie The Karate Kid.

School's Out (1972)

The song written by Alice Cooper; portays his dream to capture the sweet, innocent feelings of school kids in the last 3 minutes before the school ends for long summer break. The song hit 'Billboard Hot 100' charts at #7; reached the #2 place on 'Billboard 200 pop albums' chart becoming the unsaid proclamation of kids who want to enjoy a never-ending summer.

Endless Summer Nights (1988)

Richard Marx wrote and recorded this song as a third single from his debut album. He wrote it on a trip to Hawaii with his girlfriend and future wife, Cynthia Rhodes. The song helped Marx convince Rhodes to marry him and thus, can be a charm for all those who wish to build a serious relationship or if in a relationship, convince their love to marry!

California Girls (1965)

Who were the forerunners for beach songs in the 60's? It was none other than the beach boys! This song not only has girls from California going ga-ga over Beach Boys and their song, but also had women from around the world swinging to this sunny tune.

Under the Boardwalk (1964)

This hit pop song by 'The Drifters' is about a man who wants to meet his love in a seaside town. He plans this private meet to be 'out of sight' of everyone else. This sweet song became a hit for many who loved summer and the love drifts it brought along.

Smooth (1999)

Written by Thomas and Itaal Shur; 'Smooth'  is a collaboration between Latin rock band 'Santana' and Matchbox Twenty vocalist 'Rob Thomas'. The song grabbed three Grammy awards: Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, Song of the Year and Record of the Year. It became a massive hit and remained at the #1 position of Billboard Hot 100 in 1999 for 12 weeks!

Summer In The City (1966)

The #1 at Billboards Hot 100 in 1966 was 'Summer in the City'  by rockband The Lovin' Spoonful. It was initially a poem that was written by Mark Sebastian (brother of John Sebastian) for a literary magazine. This song talks about the vibrant nightlife of New York in summer. It speaks about going out, finding a girl and dancing all night!

Heat Wave (1963)

(Love is Like a) Heat Wave, is a hit single sung by Motown girl group, Martha and the Vandellas. The song is about a boy who has the lead singer's heart 'burning with desire'. She thinks she is going insane over his love. A song you should definitely not miss hearing.
Apart from the described earlier; there are many more summer songs that people around the world hum to. Go through this list of top summer songs and see if you can find your favorite song in it.

Best Summer Songs of All Time

♫ Despacito - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber
♫ Congratulations - Post Malone ft. Quavo
♫ Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
♫ Humble - Kendrick Lamar
♫ That's What I Like - Bruno Mars
♫ Unforgettable - French Montana ft. Swae Lee
♫ Cheap Thrills - Sia ft. Sean Paul
♫ One Dance - Drake ft. WizKid and Kayla
♫ Panda - Desiigner
♫ Bad Blood  - Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar
♫ The Hills - The Weeknd
♫ Trap Queen  - Fetty Wap
♫ Lean On - Major Lazer and DJ Snake ft. M0
♫ Cheerleader - OMI
♫ Rude - MAGIC!
♫ Problem - Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea
♫ Summer - Calvin Harris
♫ Raspberry Beret  - Prince and the Revolution
♫ Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
♫ California Sun - Riverias
♫ Summertime's Calling Me - Catalinas
♫ Summertime - DJ Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince
♫ Summer - War
♫ Girl Watcher - O''kaysions
♫ Remember(Walking in the Sand) - Shangri La's
♫ I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
♫ Hot Fun in the Summertime - Sly and the Family Stone
♫ We Got the Beat - Go Go's
♫ Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cocheran
Up On The Roof - Drifters
Centerfield - John Fogerty
Vacation - Connie Francis
Downtown - Petula Clark
Low Rider - War
Beach Baby - First Class
Summertime USA - The Pixes Three
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
Summertime - Kenny Chesney

Best Country Summer Songs

Water - Brad Paisley
♫ Move - Luke Bryan
♫ Leave the Night On - Sam Hunt
♫ Talladega - Eric Church
♫ How Country Feels - Randy Houser
♫ Crazy - Pasty Cline
♫ No Hurry - Zac Brown Band
♫ Aw Naw - Chris Young
♫ No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems - Kenny Chesney
♫ Barefoot Blue Jean Night - Jake Owen
♫ Beat this Summer - Brad Paisley
♫ Something Like That - Tim McGraw
♫ Whiskey Girl - Toby Keith
♫ Honey Bee - Blake Shelton
♫ Drunk on You - Luke Bryan
♫ All Summer Long - Kid Rock
♫ Die a Happy Man - Thomas Rhett
♫ Dust on the Bottle - David Lee Murphy
♫ One of Those Nights - Tim McGraw
♫ Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker
♫ Bonfire - Craig Morgan
♫ Boots On - Randy Houser
♫ Alright - Darius Rucker
♫ Sweet Summer Loving - Dolly Parton
♫ Sunshine and Summertime - Faith Hill
♫ Barefoot and Crazy - Jack Ingram
♫ Summertime - Kenny Chesney
♫ Chattahoochee - Alan Jackson
Six Pack Summer - Phil Vassar
Days Go By - Keith Urban
Good Time - Jessica Andrews
♫ Cheap Seats - by Alabama
455 Rocket - Kathy Mattea
Roy Boy - Dave Insley
Magaritaville - Jimmy Buffett

Best Summer Rock Songs

♫ Summertime Blues - The Who
♫ Constructive Summer - The Hold Steady
♫ Long Hot Summer - The Style Council
♫ Summer Nights - Van Halen
♫ Summer Girls - LFO
♫ Walkin' on the Sun - Smash Mouth
♫ The Boys of Summer - Don Henley
♫ Harvest Moon - Neil Young
♫ Summer Breeze - Seals and Crofts
♫ Summer Babe - Pavement
♫ Maggie May - Rod Stewart
♫ All Summer Long - The Beach Boys
♫ In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry
♫ Summertime Girls - Y&T
♫ This Summer - Superchunk
♫ Suddenly Last Summer - The Motels
♫ The Great Escape - Boys like Girls
♫ Summer Sunshine - The Corrs
Here Without You - 3 Doors Down
High School Never Ends - Bowling for Soup
♫ Dancing in the Moonlight - Toploader
♫ All Star - Smash Mouth
♫ Sunny Came Home - Shawn Colvin
♫ Summer in the City - Lovin' Spoonful
♫ Always Where I Need to Be - The Kooks
♫ Chemtrails - Beck
Elvis - These New Puritans
Given Up - Linkin Park
Handlebars - Flobots
Never Wanted to Dance - Mindless Self Indulgence
Nine in the Afternoon - Panic! At the Disco
Pork and Beans - Weezer
Supernatural Superserious - REM
That's What You Get - Paramore
Touch Me I'm Going to Scream - My Morning Jacket
Violet Hill - Coldplay

Best Summer Hip Hop Songs

♫ Why Don't We Fall in Love - Amerie
♫ Summer Wit Miami - Jim Jones & Trey Songz
♫ Dreamlover - Mariah Carey
♫ Another Summer - 213
I Get Around - 2Pac
♫ My Type of  Party - Dom Kennedy
♫ Big Pimpin - Jay-Z & UGK
♫ It Was a Good Day - Ice Cube
♫ Beautiful - Snoop Dog & Pharell
♫ Electric Relaxation - A Tribe Called Quest
♫ O.P.P - Naughty by Nature
♫ My Boo - Ghost Town DJ
♫ If I Ruled the World - Nas & Lauryn Hill
♫ Hot in Herre - Nelly
♫ Anything - SWV
♫ A Milli - Lil Wayne
♫ In Da Club - 50 Cent
♫ Elevators (Me and You) - OutKast
♫ California Love - 2Pac
♫ Can't Knock the Hustle - Jay-Z ft. Mary J Blige
♫ If  I Ruled the World - Nas fy. Lauryn Hill
♫ Get Money - Junior M.A.F.I.A
♫ Lean Back - Terror Squad
♫ Big Pimpin - Jay-Z
Vivrant Thing - Q-Tip
Crank That - Soulja Boy
Tell Em 'Hot in Herre - Nelly
Low - Flo Rida
Summertime - DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince

Best Summer Driving Songs

Road to Nowhere - The Talking Heads
♫ Home - Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes
♫ Slide - Calvin Harris ft. Frank Ocean, Migos
♫ America - Simon and Garfunkel
♫ Best Song Ever - One Direction
The Best of My Love - The Eagles
Where the Night Goes - Josh Ritter
♫ Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
♫ Never Go Back - Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
♫ Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
♫ Dusty Trails - Lucius
♫ Joy Ride - The Killers
♫ Put a Light On - The Generationals
♫ Drive By - Train
♫ Two of Us - The Beatles
♫ Tiny Dancer Elton John
♫ Graceland - Paul Simon
♫ The River of Dreams - Billy Joel
♫ Ramblin' Rose - Nat King Cole
♫ Route 66 - Nat King Cole
♫ Detroit City - Bobby Bare
♫ 500 Miles - Booby Bare
♫ Let's Go Trippin' - Dick Dale
♫ Little Deuce Coupe - Beach Boys
♫ Six Days on the Road - Dave Dudley
♫ Convoy - C.W. McCall
♫ Life in the Fast Lane -  Eagles
Barracuda - Heart
Cars - Gary Numan
Drivin' My Life Away - Eddie Rabbit
Cruisin' - Smokey Robinson
Drive - Cars
Pink Cadillac - Bruce Springsteen
All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow
The Weight - The Band
American Woman - The Guess Who
Fun, Fun, Fun - The Beach Boys
These are a few greatest summer songs of all time that you can listen to this summer. Get ready to barbecue and get the party grooving with some of these popular summer songs ever. Hopefully you enjoy listening to these numbers in this list of best summer songs ever.