Summer music...

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by Pink Elephant, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. Pink Elephant

    Pink Elephant Well-Known Member

    It's okay to call me kooky, but I've always associated certain genres of music and certain songs befitting of Spring and Summer.

    Boz Scaggs (Jojo)
    Kool & The Gang (She's Fresh)
    Earth, Wind & Fire (September)
    McFadden & Whitehead (Ain't No Stoppin Us Now)
    Paul McCartney & Wings (Band on the Run)
    Chicago (Another Rainy Day In New York City)
    Seals & Crofts (Summer Breeze)
    Kool & The Gang (Too Hot)
    Bobby Caldwell (What You Won't Do For Love)

    Anyone else have special, favourite, or make you feel good songs/groups that remind you of, or make you feel as though Summer has arrived/is here?
     
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  2. SomewhereOutThere

    SomewhereOutThere Well-Known Member

    I remember only two and haven't heard either for decades

    One was "In the Summertime" by a weird named group Mungo Jerry.

    A better one was "Hot Fun in the Summertime" by the talented Sly and the Family Stone. Loved this song....but honestly never hear it.
     
  3. KTMom91

    KTMom91 Well-Known Member

    Foreigner takes me back to summers when I was in high school. Hot Blooded, Double Vision...
     
  4. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    Eagles- Horse With No Name
     
  5. SomewhereOutThere

    SomewhereOutThere Well-Known Member

    Horse With Name was America
     
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  6. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    Yep. I was just about to post correction. LOL Sometimers strikes again.
     
  7. Pink Elephant

    Pink Elephant Well-Known Member

    Great additions ladies!

    Love America and Foreigner!

    One oldie that I still like to this day and one that reminds me of summer so much, is Up, Up And Away by the 5th Dimension. Love everything from the 5th.
     
  8. New Leaf

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  9. Pink Elephant

    Pink Elephant Well-Known Member

    New Leaf. A definitely favourite of mine, too!
     
  10. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

    Anything by John Denver
     
  11. Pink Elephant

    Pink Elephant Well-Known Member

    Oh, such a favourite he was, Pas.
     
  12. SomewhereOutThere

    SomewhereOutThere Well-Known Member

    I liked a lot of the 5th Dimension. Saw them in concert. They were very good. The two from Wedding Bell Blues, my favorite, actually married and are still married.

    The video on YouTube for Wedding Bell Blues is cute and funny with him trying to hide at the wedding and his friends dragging him back.
     
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  13. AppleCori

    AppleCori Well-Known Member

    Anybody like the son “Havana” by Camila Cabello?

    My new favorite dance tune!

    Of course I dance in the kitchen, when no one is looking, except maybe hubby....
     
  14. Pink Elephant

    Pink Elephant Well-Known Member

    Apple. I've never heard of it before. Will have to look it up.

    Sure dancing in the house to music, I do that often. :)

    Also love signing along to. :)

    Lil. I love that song.

    SOT. Lucky you! What a concert that must have been.
     
  15. Tired out

    Tired out Active Member

    Reading this brought back fun memories.
    I went to see America a couple of times. Dewey, Dan and Gerry.
    Beach Boys always come to mind when I think of summer high school songs and concerts.
    Now a days...
    Thomas Rhett--Vacation, Anthem
    Chris Young-- Nothin' but the cooler left, Save water Drink Beer, Gettin' You Home.
    Billy Currington-- We are Tonight,
    23 degrees and South (this is my calming, deep breath song)
     
  16. Pink Elephant

    Pink Elephant Well-Known Member

    Lucky you, Tired Out. Would have loved to see America, back in the day.

    Fresh and alive music just makes one feel good inside.

    Great list!