Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Best Summer Songs of All Time till 2017. Summer songs are a favorite of music lovers around the world. The bring out the happiness of the summer season and enjoying the great summertime sun. Get together with a few friends and sip some cool sweet lemonade while relaxing on the front porch swinging listening to a few great summer songs. Some of the best summer songs of all time have made history, number one hits, topped Billboard charts in this nation as well as other nations. The artists who sing the tunes are remembered by the names of the songs, the sounds of the beats, and more. It’s time to pack the cooler, put on your favorite bathing suit, and start blasting the radio at your local pool or watering hole. Some of the best songs come out during the summer season and the tunes that glorify the beach, long days, short shorts, fishing and fun.
List of Top 10 Best Summer Songs of All Time till 2017
10. Summer Madness by Kool & The Gang
This fine summer song can be found on album by the American R&B group Kool & the Gang. Released in 1974, it was later remastered by Polygram and was a second success for the band, reaching number sixteen in the R&B Charts and number sixty-three in the Pop Charts. This song is of funk genre. A remake of “Summer Madness” was released on the Gang’s 1993 album Unite. Richard Elliot released a cover on his album Summer Madness 2016.
9. Surfin’ Safari The Beach Boys
This song was released in 1962. This song’s genre includes Surf rock, Easy listening, Rock, Pop. By American rock band the Beach Boys. None of them, incidentally, had any formal training, but they all grew up in an atmosphere where music was a regular part of their lives.
8. Under The Boardwalk by The Drifters
This song was released in 1964. This is a hit pop song. The lyric describes a tryst between a man and his beloved in a seaside town, who plan to privately meet “out of the sun” and out of sight from everyone else under a boardwalk. The band’s lead singer, Rudy Lewis, died of a suspected heroin overdose the night before the song was recorded.
7. The Boys of Summer by Don Henley
This summer song released in 1984 by Eagles vocalist and drummer Don Henley. This song is filled with synthetic seagull caws and dated drum-machine tones. The song’s music video won many awards. The DJ Sammy version music video was filmed in Valencia, Spain and was released in November 2002. It was certificated Platinum by RIANZ. This is one of the Top 10 Best Summer Songs of All Time till 2017.
6. Cruel Summer by Bananarama
This song was released in 1983. This song is a pop song written and originally performed by Bananarama that was a top ten hit in Britain and in the United States. Since its success, the group have recorded another three versions of the song. The music video was shot in New York City in the summer of 1983 and features a take on the American TV show The Dukes of Hazzard. “Cruel Summer” reached number 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was certified gold.
5. Summer Breeze by Seals and Crofts
This song was released in 1972. The original version reached No. 6 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart in the US that same year. In 2013, it was ranked No. 13 in Rolling Stone′s “Best Summer Songs of All Time. “Summer Breeze” song was covered in a harder rock-soulful style by The Isley Brothers as a single in 1974. This song is soft rock genre. It has a bittersweet tune.
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4. Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles
This song written by George Harrison that was first released on the Beatles’ 1969 album Abbey Road. The Beatles recorded “Here Comes the Sun” at London’s EMI Studios in the summer of 1969. “Here Comes the Sun” was played as the entrance music for Ivanka Trump at the 2016 Republican National Convention. In 1977, astronomer and science populariser Carl Sagan attempted to have “Here Comes the Sun” included on a disc of music accompanying the Voyager space mission.
3. Redneck Yacht Club by Craig Morgan
Recorded by American country music singer Craig Morgan and released in 2005. The song was certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 and was also certified GOLD for digital downloads. The video takes place out on Lake Cumberland, Kentucky, where Morgan and some of his buddies are having fun, such as soaking up the sun and boat-riding.
2. Summertime by Kenny Chesney
This song can be found on the Album The Road and the Radio. It was released in 2005 and is country genre. It won some awards that include Nominations: Country Music Association Award for Single of the Year. It is a song that is quite easy to sing along to.
1. No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problem by Kenny Chesney
This song was released in 2002. The album earned a 4× Platinum certification for sales of four million copies in the U.S. No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems is the seventh studio album of country music singer Kenny Chesney. It produced five chart singles on the Billboard country music charts between 2001 and 2003.
These are the Top 10 Best Summer Songs of All Time till 2017. These summer songs offer great listening to music lovers at the beach, at home, at family gatherings, picnics and more. You can still hear these songs being played on radio. You can pick out a few of these songs and find that they are still being sold in traditional music shops, department stores and online music retail stores. Some songs can be downloaded online for a small fee while some are completely free. You can order Cd’s online too and have them shipped right to your door. The next time you plan a pool party, these hits are the ones you can share with your friends. A few water sport activities, frosty beverages and music can certainly make your summertime party a hit. Some of these summer songs are unforgettable. They temp you into singing along. Summer is the time for t-shirts, flip-flops and short shorts to help us stay cool.