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I have never seen Caddyshack. I blame Dick Cheney.

Doing the Unstuck by The Cure. It's chipper. Really.


"Build me up, Buttercup" or "Beach Baby". Summer oldies but goodies from the Southern beach tradition!


I like 'Summertime' from Porgy & Bess, by George Gerswin. LOL!

Storyteller Mary

I now have "Under the Boardwalk" playing in my head . . . so might as well go to YouTube . . . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjD0Ne3CuaY


Summer in the City by Lovin' Spoonful and In the Summertime by Mungo Jerry.

Elaine A. Judge

Old Cape Cod is my favorite. I go into a semi-trance every time I hear it. Love it.

Know and like all of the ones mentioned.

Elaine A. Judge

At the end of summer it is "The Things We Did Last Summer." Am I old or what?


For the Valley Girl crowd, "I Melt with You" by Modern English.

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All Summer Long by Kid Rock
Summertime by Kenny Chesney
Hey Soul Sister by Train
Phonebooth by Maroon 5
And We Danced by The Hooters
Rythmn of Love by Plain White Tees
Firework by Katy Perry
I Got A Feeling by Black Eyed Peas
American Honey by Lady Antebellum
I'm Yours by Jason Mraz
It Happens by Sugarland


Boys of Summer/Henley
Nice in the car going a little fast

Doc In CA

I'm a native Californian, so it's anything by the Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, etc.

Also, anything from the Summer of Love, because I was there.

Pam aka SisterZip

Hot Fun in the Summertime by Sly & the Family Stone.

Pam aka SisterZip


mary alice at mystery lovers bookshop

One summer the Itsy bitsy teenie weenie yeoow polkadot bikini played all day at the pool.

Soft Summer Breeze by the Diamonds

Hey Jude was another summer and Sounds of Silence

Theme from A Summer Place
Come Softly to Me ----waited for it on my first transistor radio!
In the Still of the Night.....with or without stars

Danced to Louie, Louie in the summer----and maybe every one since then---- and Wipe Out and Dancin' in the Streets and Maybelline and

Leader of the Pack-----how did those bad boys survive summer heat in leather jackets???

The Lion Sleeps Tonight reminds my of hearing the lions from the Highland Park Zoo every night waiting for the 3AM feeding.....in my home sans air conditioner.


A little late to the party, but everything's pretty much covered!

Karen in Ohio

Red Rubber Ball, by The Cyrkle.

Fun list, Kathy! Bring on da sun, bring on da heat!

Jenn Wilson aka Squenn

My faves are:

Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince
Summer Wind by Frank Sinatra
Spring Love by Stevie B

Maryann Mercer

Karen, I never thought anyone would EVER say Red Rubber Ball...that was going to be my contribution LOL Road trip to North Carolina and Myrtle Beach with a girlfriend...fun, sand, and her boyfriend and his friends from the 82nd Airborne... good memories!

Karen in Ohio

Maryann, Red Rubber Ball, and Summer in the City were my sister's and my favorite songs in the summer. One of the very few things we ever really shared, so they always evoke good memories for me.


Summer Breeze by Seals & Crofts

Laura (in PA)

Summer Nights from Grease
Saturday In The Park - Chicago
Chattahoochie - Alan Jackson
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran (or Alan Jackson)
Fourth of July - Shooter Jennings
Six Pack Summer - Phil Vassar
Toes - Zac Brown Band


California Girls, the David Lee Roth version.

That's all I have right now.

Peach Blossom

A little late to the party, but don't forget Summer of '69, Bryan Adams


I am way way WAY late to the party (where was I?!!!) but whatever the mix ends up to be, please get me a copy...and add Cruel Summer and Our Lips are Sealed (please?)

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