What’s your favorite summer tune?

It’s summertime and we want to hear about the songs that remind of you of the hazy, lazy, crazy days of summers past. Think about those great tunes that take you back to the memories of going down to the ocean, dips in the pool and cookouts with family and friends. Whether a child of the 50s, 60s, 70s or beyond, share your favorite melody and for even more fun, share a photo of a nostalgic summer moment.

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Shirley Purvis August 22, 2013 at 1:33 pm

Any Beach Boys, of course
"Beach Baby" by First Class
"Cool Change" by Little River Band
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart" by Elton John and Kiki Dee. When that song came out in 1976 all of us kids in the neighborhood were crazy for it and it was the soundtrack to those fun summer days.


Robert O'Connell August 22, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Tasha August 14, 2013 at 12:38 pm



Sandy August 14, 2013 at 8:58 am

I have two. One for when I feel like "doing nothing at all" - The Lazy Song by Bruno Mars and
one for when I feel like dancing around on the beach - Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves. Just sounds beachy.


Rebekah Price August 14, 2013 at 12:58 am

Summertime by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
The Girl From Ipanema by Antonio Carlos Jobim
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square by Nat King Cole
Cool Change by Little River Band
Bye bye blackbird by Miles Davis
Watermelon Man by Mungo Santamaria


nikki August 8, 2013 at 7:18 pm

summertime by will smith


Jackie August 8, 2013 at 6:37 pm

Anything from Beach Boys
Who Let the Dogs Out- Baha Men
Night Fever - BeeGees
Summer Breeze - Seals & Crofts
Black Water - Dobbie Brothers


Kim Herpel August 8, 2013 at 3:48 pm

KoKoMo- The Beach Boys.
The Pina Colada Song
Baker Street- Gerry Rafferty (Summer of 78... it was a good summer)


Marc Rosen August 8, 2013 at 3:05 pm

Hope for Happiness by Soft Machine


Beverli S. Sanford August 8, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Summer Madness~Kool & The Gang
Everyone Loves The Sunshine~Roy Aryes
Summertime Is Here~War
Good Vibrations~The Beach Boys


Stephanie Shapiro August 8, 2013 at 12:15 pm

"Summer in the City" by the Lovin' Spoonful, summer of
1966. Yes!


Tanya Fernandez-Rice August 8, 2013 at 12:09 pm

My favorite song for the summer is called:

"Summertime" by Will Smith
It always reminds me of my more youthful days and what went on in those days. Big Fun !!!!


Alex August 8, 2013 at 10:39 am

Kid Cudi - All Summer
Crocodile - August is Over
Crystal Stilts - Love is a Wave
Laura Marling - Mexico
And of course... The Lonely Island - I'm On a Boat


Jeanna August 8, 2013 at 9:30 am

All the songs selected are great summertime songs, but my favorite is also Hot Fun in the Summertime by Slick Sly and the Family Hi.


Amy Goodwin August 8, 2013 at 1:20 pm

mine too!


Leslie Payne August 8, 2013 at 9:25 am

Summer Breeze by Seals & Crofts

Let the top down, windows down, open the sunroof, or sit in your porch and listen to Summer Breeze, and you'll feel the song...


Lisa August 8, 2013 at 9:14 am

Will Smith Summertime of course.


Val August 8, 2013 at 9:51 am

I 100% agree with the Will Smith song!


Kay August 8, 2013 at 2:59 pm

I agree also!

Roberta Moore August 8, 2013 at 4:53 pm

2 thumbs up for SUMMERTIME by WIll Smith

Barry Miller August 8, 2013 at 9:12 am

Sly and the Family Stone - Hot Fun in the Summertime


Naomi August 8, 2013 at 9:04 am

Summertime by Will Smith


John August 8, 2013 at 9:02 am

In the summertime by Mungo Jerry. As well as any Beach Boys song .


Dante August 8, 2013 at 9:01 am

It's not officially summer until you hear DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince - Summertime


Tricia August 8, 2013 at 8:55 am

SUMMERTIME by Billy Stewart of course! Listen to it, you will see!


Christine Devers August 8, 2013 at 8:54 am

Benny and the Jets~~~


Janet August 8, 2013 at 8:54 am

My favorites:
Hot Fun in the Summertime by Sly and the Family Stone
Block Party by Chuck Brown
Summer, summer, summertime... (SUMMERTIME!) BY DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince


janis ferrell August 8, 2013 at 8:52 am

Mack the knife - Bobby Darrin


Linda Goodman August 8, 2013 at 8:50 am

California Dreamin' - Mamas and Papas


Sally Schramm August 8, 2013 at 8:47 am

Summertime - Janis Joplin


Juanita Taylor August 8, 2013 at 8:41 am

Grooving by the Lil Rascals

"Grooving on a Sunday afternoon ....."


Sue August 8, 2013 at 8:30 am

Those Wild, Wild Wildwood Days -- Bobby Rydell
Under the Boardwalk - The Drifters (version)
All Beach Boys!


Beth August 8, 2013 at 8:25 am

Get Back - The Beatles
Hot Fun in the Summertime - Sly and the Family Stone


Amy August 8, 2013 at 8:24 am

Summer Nights from Grease


Judy August 8, 2013 at 8:23 am

No shoes, No shirt, No problems - Kenny Chesney


Jenn August 8, 2013 at 8:21 am

"Summertime" DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince (Will Smith)


Laura Gandy August 8, 2013 at 8:20 am

Magic Carpet Ride Steppenwolf
Green Grass and High Tides The Outlaws
Sugar, Sugar The Archies
Easy Come, Easy Go Bobby Sherman


Cheryl Heck,PA-C August 8, 2013 at 8:20 am

Surfer Girl by The Beach Boys


Carol P. August 8, 2013 at 8:16 am

Summer Breeze - Seals and Crofts
Summertime - Wil Smith
All Summer Long - Kid Rock


Jennifer August 8, 2013 at 8:12 am

Summer of 69- bryan adams


Vanessa August 8, 2013 at 8:10 am

Summertime - Will Smith


mary zaferes August 8, 2013 at 8:09 am

Hot Fun in the Summertime by Sly & The Family Stone


Gary Tolliver August 8, 2013 at 7:54 am

All Day Music - WAR
Very soothing with Lee Oscar's harmonica sound!!!!!


Juan Montanez August 8, 2013 at 7:39 am

Any Beach Boys song


Gabrielle August 8, 2013 at 7:27 am

A Summer Song - Chad & Jeremy
A Summer Place - Percy Faith


Rebekah Price August 14, 2013 at 1:01 am

Oh my I love that. Had and Jeremy song


Jim August 8, 2013 at 7:04 am

Go Outside - Cults
Summer Mood - Best Coast
Misirlou - Dick Dale
Constructive Summer - Hold Steady
Redemption Song - Bob Marley


sharon frado August 8, 2013 at 6:59 am

has to be none other than
Under the Boardwalk by the Drifters


Jim August 8, 2013 at 6:57 am

Surf City - Jan & Dean
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Under the Boardwalk - The Drifters


Leticia August 8, 2013 at 10:44 am

Now I have "Under the Boardwalk" stuck in my head. LOL.
That IS a great song.


Bonnie August 7, 2013 at 11:10 am

In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry
Fun, Fun, Fun - Beach Boys
Surfin' Safari - Beach Boys


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