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25 Songs for Your Hot Summer Playlist

by Kimberly on July 5, 2012 · 2 comments

Summer hit early and hit hard this year…in the Midwest and elsewhere around the country. In lieu of complaining about the heat, let’s celebrate it! Here are 25 summer songs to add to your playlist this hot, hot summer:

  1. Summertime (Gerswhin)
  2. Summer, from Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons
  3. Summer of ’69 (Bryan Adams)
  4. Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and the Waves)
  5. Sunshine and Summertime (Faith Hill)
  6. In the Good Old Summertime (traditional)
  7. Summer Nights (Grease)
  8. Hot Fun in the Summertime (Sly & the Family Stone)
  9. Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini (Bryan Hyland)
  10. Summertime Blues (Eddie Cochran…and Alan Jackson)
  11. Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer (Nat “King” Cole)
  12. On the Sunny Side of the Street (lots of artists…)
  13. All Summer Long (Kid Rock)
  14. All Summer Long (Beach Boys)
  15. Sweet Summer Lovin’ (Dolly Parton)
  16. Our Last Summer (ABBA)
  17. Summer Girls (LFO)
  18. Here Comes the Sun (Beatles)
  19. That Summer (Garth Brooks)
  20. Summer Romance (Incubus)
  21. The Things We Did Last Summer (Frank Sinatra)
  22. Summer in the City (The Lovin’ Spoonful)
  23. Summer Breeze (Seals and Croft)
  24. Hot Hot Hot (Buster Poindexter)
  25. Cruel Summer (Ace of Base)

I know there are lots of other songs out there to celebrate this hot summer (the above list includes those I’m familiar with). What are some of your favorite summer songs? If you have something to add, leave a comment in the boxes below!

Happy listening!


{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

JoAnn Jordan July 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Love your list, Kimberly. I also love “Beach Baby” and “Bare footin'”.

Anne Vitort July 11, 2012 at 2:03 pm

Great list! Thanks, Kimberly~

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