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The Best Summer Songs of All Time

awesome summer playlist with over 200 songs!!!

The Best Summer Songs of All Time – Yahoo! Voices –

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So…..without further ado, here’s the full list!



The first day of summer is finally here, and what better way to celebrate then to jam out to an awesome summer playlist.

What’s that? You don’t have one all queued up and ready to go? No worries friend, read on and check out my list of the greatest summer songs of all time for your super summer playlist.

Keep in mind that just because this is a summer song list doesn’t mean that the songs must have summer in the title, or be completely about summer, just that they have a ‘feel-good’ summer vibe.

So…here’s the list:

(I put them in alphabetical order instead of rating them in a countdown list so it’s easier to find your faves)


1999 By Prince

4th Of July by Aimee Mann

4th Of July by Shooter Jennings

4th Of July by Soundgarden

4th Of July, Asbury Park (Sandy) Bruce Springsteen

A New Feeling By Alphabet Botanical

A Warm Summer Night By Chic

All Summer Long By Kid Rock

All Summer Long The Beach Boys (actually anything by The Beach Boys is perfect!)

Anna Sun By Walk The Moon (Listen Here)

Beach Baby By First Class

Beautiful Day By U2

Blinded By The Light By Manfred Mann

Boys Of Summer By Don Henley

Brighter Than The Sun By Colbie Caillat

California Gurls Katy Perry

Call Me The Breeze By Lynyrd Skynyrd

Celebrated Summer By Hüsker Dü

Celebration By Madonna

Champagne Supernova By Oasis

Constructive Summer The Hold Steady

Crazy On You By Heart

Cruel Summer By Bananarama

Cruisin’ Music By The Raspberries

Dance Dance Dance By Lykke Li

Dancing In The Street Martha And The Vandellas

Dream On By Aerosmith

Dusk And Summer By Dashboard Confessional

Dust In The Wind By Kansas

Electric Music And Summer People By Beck

Endless Summer By Oceana

Endless Summer Nights By Richard Marx

Enjoy Yourself (It’s Later Than You Think) By Louis Prima

Evening In June Van Morrison

Everybody Talks By Neon Trees

Farewell My Summer Love By Michael Jackson

Feel Good Hit Of The Summer By Queens Of The Stone Age

Feels Like Summer By The Wallflowers

Fell In Love With A Girl By The White Stripes

The First Day Of Summer By Tony Carey

Free Falling By Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers

Girls In Their Summer Clothes By Bruce Springsteen

Glorified High By Sarah Jaffe

Go Your Own Way By Fleetwood Mac

Good Day Sunshine The Beatles

The Green Leaves Of Summer – Peter & Gordon

Groove Is In The Heart By Deee Lite

Happy Hour By The Housemartins

Happy Summer Days By Ronnie Dove

Happy Summertime By R. Kelly

Heat Wave Martha & The Vandellas

Here Comes Summer By Jerry Keller

Here Comes Summer The Dave Clark Five

Here Comes The Sun By The Beatles

HeyYa! By Outkast

Hey Soul Sister By Train

The Hissing Of Summer Lawns Joni Mitchell

Holiday Road Lindsey Buckingham

Hot Fun In The Summertime Sly & The Family Stone

Hot Summer Day By It’s A Beautiful Day

Hot Summer Nights By Night

Hotel California By The Eagles

Howlin’ For You By The Black Keys

Idiot Summer By Gin Blossoms

In The Summertime By Mungo Jerry

In The Summertime By Shaggy Featuring Rayvon

In The Summertime By Thirsty Merc

Indian Summer By Gavin Degraw

Indian Summer By Sidney Bechet

Indian Summer By The Doors

Island In The Sun By Weezer

It’s Summer By The Temptations

It’s Summertime By Flaming Lips

It’s The End Of The World (As We Know It) By R.E.M.

It’s Too Hot For Words Billie Holiday

It Must Be Summer Fountains Of Wayne

Jack And Diane By John Mellencamp

Jane Says By Janes Addiction

July, July by The Decemberists

June Is Busting Out All Over by Audra Mcdonald

The Last Day Of Summer By The Cure

Layla By Eric Clapton

Let The Music Play by Shannon

Livin’ On A Prayer By Bon Jovi

Lonely Summer Nights By Stray Cats

Long Hot Summer Days by Sara Watkins

Long Hot Summer by Keith Urban

Long Hot Summer Night By Jimi Hendrix

Long Summer Days By EMF

Looking For The Summer By Chris Rea

Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone

Love Shack By The B52s

Margaritaville By Jimmy Buffett

Moves Like Jagger By Maroon 5

My Body By Young The Giant

My Summer Love By Ruby & The Romantics

Need You Tonight By INXS

Never Dreamed You’d Leave In Summer by Stevie Wonder

No Rain By Blind Melon

Obsession By Animotion

On The Floor By JLo Ft. Pitbull

One Summer Dream By Electric Light Orchestra

One Summer Night By Danleers

One Summer Night By The Diamonds

The Other Side Of Summer By Elvis Costello

Our Last Summer By Abba

Paradise By Coldplay

Paradise City By Guns N’ Roses

Peaceful Easy Feeling By The Eagles

Picnic In The Summertime By Deee-Lite

Pina Colada Song By Rupert Holmes

Pour Some Sugar On Me By Def Leppard

Rain In The Summertime By The Alarm

Ray Of Light By Madonna

Remember (Walking In The Sand) The Shangri-Las

Rockaway Beach The Ramones

Saturday In The Park by Chicago

School’s Out by Alice Cooper

Sex On Fire By Kings Of Leon

Short Skirt/Long Jacket By Cake

So Hot (Wash Away All Of My Tears) By Spacemen 3

Soak Up The Sun by Sheryl Crow

Someone Somewhere In Summertime By Simple Minds

Song #2 By Blur

Steal My Sunshine By Len

Strawberry Letter 23 by Shuggie Otis

Suddenly Last Summer By The Motels

Summer’s Almost Gone By The Doors

Summer’s Kiss by Afghan Whigs

Summer’s Not Hot by Selena Gomez

Summer (The First Time) By Bobby Goldsboro

Summer Babe Pavement

Summer Breeze By Seals & Crofts

Summer Breeze by Jason Mraz

Summer Breezin’ By Diana King

Summer By Alien Ant Farm

Summer By Asia

Summer By Dido

Summer By India Arie

Summer By John Denver

Summer By Modest Mouse

Summer By Sum 41

Summer By War

Summer Cannibals By Patti Smith

Summer Days By Blackfoot

Summer Days By Bob Dylan

Summer Fling By K.D. Lang

Summer Girls By LFO

Summer Holiday By Chris Isaak

Summer In Siam By The Pogues

Summer In The City The Lovin’ Spoonful

Summer Lady By Santana

Summer Love By Justin Timberlake

Summer Love By Roy Orbison

Summer Love By We The Kings

Summer Madness By Kool & The Gang

Summer Mood Best Coast

Summer Moved On By A-Ha

Summer Night City Abba

Summer Nights By John Travolta & Olivia Newton John

Summer Nights By Marianne Faithfull

Summer Nights By Rascal Flatts

Summer Nights By Van Halen

Summer Of ’69 By Bryan Adams

Summer Of Love By Melanie

Summer Of Love The B-52s

Summer Paradise By Simple Plan

Summer Rain By Belinda Carlisle

Summer Rain By Johnny Rivers

Summer Romance (Anti-Gravity Love Song) By Incubus

Summer Romance By Supertramp

Summer Romance By The Rolling Stones

Summer Side Of Life By Gordon Lightfoot

Summer Snow By Lou Christie

Summer Soft By Stevie Wonder

A Summer Song Chad And Jeremy

Summer Sunshine By The Coors

Summer Teeth By Wilco

Summer Wind By Desert Rose Band

Summer Wine By Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood

Summerday By Dar Williams

Summerday Sands By Jethro Tull

Summertime Blues By Blue Cheer

Summertime Blues By Eddie Cochran

Summertime By Billie Holiday

Summertime By Billy Stewart

Summertime By Bon Jovi

Summertime By DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

Summertime By Janis Joplin

Summertime By Sidney Bechet

Summertime By The Sundays

Summertime By Kenny Chesney

Summertime Summertime By Jamies

Summer Vibe by Walk off the Earth

Sunny Afternoon by The Kinks

Sunshine and Chocolate by Semisonic

Sunshine And Summertime By Faith Hill

Surf City Jan And Dean

Surfer Girl The Beach Boys

Surrender By Cheap Trick

Sweet Summer Lovin’ By Dolly Parton

Sweetness By Jimmy Eats World

Take The Money And Run By Steve Miller Band

That Summer, That Sunday By Nat King Cole

That Summer By Garth Brooks

That Summer Feeling Jonathan Richman

The Summer Wind by Frank Sinatra

The Theme From ‘A Summer Place’ By Percy Faith

The Things We Did Last SummerBy Shelley Fabares

This Ain’t The Summer Of Love By Blue Oyster Cult

This Head I Hold By Electric Guest

Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days Of Summer By Nat King Cole

Till Summer Comes Around By Keith Urban

Till The World Ends By Britney Spears

Too Darn Hot Ella Fitzgerald

Under The Boardwalk The Drifters

Uprising By Muse

Vacation By The Go-Go’s

We Are Young By FUN

What’s Gonna Happen When Summer’s Gone? By Freddy Cannon

White Sky By Vampire Weekend

Wipeout – The Surfaris

Wonderful Summer By Robin Ward

Wonderwall By Oasis

You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night) Meat Loaf

Young Blood By The Naked And Famous

Your Summer Dream by The Beach Boys

Your Surrender By Neon Trees


So that’s my list for the moment, but if you can’t find your most favorite summer song or didn’t list one you think should be here, leave me a comment and I can always add it. Thanks for checking this out.

Here’s my spotify playlist



Summer Playlist!!




About Candice Collins

I love helping people heal themselves. Whether that's through body, mind, or spirit, we all need a helping hand sometimes. I'm also owner/formulator of Yellowstar Essentials custom natural beauty- home -and health products, also a database builder of a telcom auditing business, a freelance writer, an Aromatherapy enthusiast, and a part-time waitress. I just love life and way too many things to list them all here.


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