The By George Top-10 Summertime Tunes Playlist

Here are links to the YouTube recordings of the By George Top Ten ( in reverse order to build the suspense)!

But first, here are a few songs that did not make the top ten, but deserve to be mentioned for consideration on everyone’s summertime playlist:

Fishin in the Dark – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Summer Breeze – Seals and Crofts

Summertime – DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

School’s Out – Alice Cooper

Old Town Road – Lil Nas X

California Girls – David Lee Roth

Summertime Blues – Eddie Cochran

The Dock of the Bay  – Otis Redding

Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen  

#10 – Summer in the City – The Lovin Spoonful

#9 – Chattahoochee – Alan Jackson

#8 – Summer of ’69 – Bryan Adams (our Canadian content)

#7 – Under the Boardwalk – The Drifters

#6 – Summertime – Kenny Chesney (and this is a great video)

#5 – Here’s a bolt of energy courtesy of Katrina and the Waves – Walking on Sunshine

#4 – Everybody’s favourite fun tune, In the Summertime – Mungo Jerry

#3 Dancing in the Streets – sizzlin’ Martha Reeves and The Vandellas – and here’s the dynamic duo of Mike Jagger and David Bowie performing Dancing in the Streets

#2 – Classic Beach Boys mix:  Surfin’ USA  /   Barbara Ann  /   Good Vibrations

#1 – The all-time favourite anthem of lazy, beachside fun: Margaritaville  – Jimmy Buffet

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