Favourite Summer Songs ?

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  1. bringbackrattles

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    Just sent off to Planet Rock a new Rockblock. 20 favourite tracks. I selected tracks with a link to summer. Not easy, but finally chose songs that rock fans hopefully like to listen to.
    A few of my favourites are : Holidays In The Sun - Sex Pistols. Summer In The City - Lovin Spoonful. Feeling Good - Muse. Schools Out - Alice Cooper. Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden. Sunny Afternoon - Kinks. Anymore suggestions ?
     
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    This.

     
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    Summer in the city - Lovin Spoonful
    Higher than the sun - Primal Scream
    First picture of you - Lotus Eaters
    Someone, Somewhere in Summertime - Simple Minds
     
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    Some that aren't summer songs but nevertheless remind me of summer:
    59th Street Bridge Song - Simon and Garfunkel
    Good Vibrations / Surfin USA / California Girls - Beach Boys
    Roam - B52s
    Everyday Should be a Holiday - Dandy Warhols
     
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    Here Comes the Summer - The Undertones

    Lazy Sunday Afternoon - The Small Faces

    Summer Here Kids - Granddaddy (one of my favourite bands and a great song too)

     
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    Great track. Not sure why I never explored them more as I love their epic 'He's simple, he's dumb, he's the pilot '
     
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    Another great song of theirs.

     
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    Rhyme for the Summertime - G Love & Special Sauce
    Here Comes the Sun - Peter Tosh
    Soleil Trop Chaud - Grammacks
     
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    If you see somebody with the windows down blasting these out at this time of year it might be me.





     
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    Also, lets not pretend this doesnt remind people of last summer

     
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    Supergrass Alright
     
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    Surely Black Hole Sun is a dark rainy February in song form.
     
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    I love this song and so as it has the word sun in it I thought sod it it's going on my selection !
     
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    I forgot to choose a ZZTop track that would fit in to a Summer link : Cheap Sunglasses.
     
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    Donovan:
     
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    Another oldie, Chad and Jeremy, brilliant video too:
     
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    Barry manilow copa cabana
     
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    Sunshine Of Your Love by Cream.
     
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    Patio Song - Gorky's Zygotic Mynci

    Qualifies as summery, as it has the lyric, 'Oh, isn't it a lovely day, my patio's on fire.'

    Great lyric and a great song.

     
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    Summer breeze -The Isley brothers
    Smooth-sanatana

    Round our way -Oasis
     
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    Everybody's talkin' - Nillssen
    Drinking in LA - Bran Van 3000
     
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    Ventura Highway America
    Summer ,roof down driving track If ever I heard one!
     
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    This is pretty Mediterranean sunset right now. Can't get enough of the dub remix either. Album drops tomorrow too.

     
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    Tequila Sunrise by Eagles.
     
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    All Summer Long, Kid Rock.
     
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    Pop music ...
    In the summertime, Mungo Jerry.
    99 red balloons, Nena.
    Good vibrations, Beach Boys.
    Here comes the Sun, The Beatles
    Walking on sunshine, Katrina and the waves
    Summer night city, ABBA
     
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    William Pitt - City Lights

     
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    Long hot summer - The Style Council
    Peaches - The Stranglers
    Oh and anything by the Wurzles
     
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    Summer Nights by The Circles:
     
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    Cruel Summer - Bananarama - I'm sure it was hot that year
    Summer Breeze - Seals & Croft / Isley Bros
    The tide is high - Blondie
     
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    1983 was indeed a long hot summer (also released that year).

    Boys of Summer - Don Henley
    The Sun Rising - The Beloved
     

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