These are songs that I have always enjoyed this time of year – and still do, many of them going back to my childhood.
The ones from the 1970s in particular continue to bring a smile to my face and likely always will, being that they were the summer hits when I was single digit age, hence providing some very good memories of that time.
Speaking of time, I won’t waste anymore of it;
Here they are in chronological order, courtesy of YouTube – just click on the link…
1. SUMMERTIME BLUES, Eddie Cochran (1958)
2. HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME, Sly and the Family Stone (1969)
3. SATURDAY IN THE PARK, Chicago (1972)
4. SUMMER BREEZE, Seals & Crofts (1972)
5. SUMMER, War (1976)
6. CRUEL SUMMER, Bananarama (1983)
7. SUMMERTIME, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince – who we all know today as Will Smith (1991)
8. SMOOTH, Santana featuring Rob Thomas (1999)