Ooowee It Sure Is Hot Out, But Also Summer Flies By So Fast etc.

Detail- Summer by Thomas Dewing, c. 1890.
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Two hours of music for the expanse of the summer. From quick runs to the beach to cheering on the baseball team in sweltering heat to both enjoying and fearing the weather.

Countries represented: USA, England, Scotland, South Africa, Wales, Spain, Greece, Ireland, France, India.

  • 6:00pm All Summer Long by The Beach Boys on Endless Summer (Capitol Records), 1964
  • 6:02pm Theme From A Summer Place by Les Baxter on Young Pops (American International Records), 1960
  • 6:04pm Flim, Flam Pharisee by John Kongos on Confusions About A Goldfish (Dawn), 1969
  • 6:07pm Venice Beach by Brian Wilson on That Lucky Old Sun (Capitol Records), 2008
  • 6:07pm Mi Cancion Es Amor by Cuerpos Y Almas on Papagayo! (The Spanish Sunshine Pop & Popsike Collection) (Toytown Recordings), 1973
  • 6:10pm The Beach by Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers on Rockin' And Romance (Twin/Tone Records), 1985
  • 6:13pm Brainiac's Daughter by The Dukes Of The Stratosphear on Psonic Psunspot (Ape House), 1987
  • 6:17pm Sunflower Seeds by Emily Bindiger on Emily (Kismet), 1972
  • 6:19pm Overture by Shankar Family & Friends on Shankar Family & Friends (Dark Horse Records), 1974
  • 6:21pm I Don't Mind by Fat Mattress on Fat Mattress (Sequel Records), 1969
  • 6:25pm A Day In The Sun by Fragile Lime on Day In The Sun / I Need Your Love (Sabrina Records Corp.), 1969
  • 6:28pm Tape, Tape, Tape by Jeanne-Marie Sens on Jeu De Mots (Atlantic), 1974
  • 6:31pm The Summer Day Reflection Song by Donovan on Fairytale (Castle Music), 1965
  • 6:33pm In The Summer by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros on Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros (Vagrant Records), 2013
  • 6:37pm The Chance You Take by Giant Crab on A Giant Crab Comes Forth (Collectors' Choice Music), 1967
  • 6:39pm Gray Prison Blues by The Lovin's Spoonful on In Woody Allen's (Kama Sutra), 1966
  • 6:41pm Sweet Thing by Van Morrison on Astral Weeks (Warner Bros. Records), 1968
  • 6:46pm The 59th Street Bridge Song by Simon & Garfunkel on Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme (Columbia), 1966
  • 6:47pm Starfish-On-Toast by Donovan on A Gift From A Flower To A Garden (Collectors' Choice Music), 1967
  • 6:50pm Swiss Chard by Ed's Redeeming Qualities on Big Grapefruit Cleanup Job (Slow River Records), 1995
  • 6:53pm Indian Summer by Beat Happening on Jamboree (Sub Pop), 1987
  • 6:56pm Something In The Air by Thunderclap Newman on Hollywood Dream (Polydoor), 1969
  • 7:00pm Exotica by Martin Denny on Forbidden Island (Liberty), 1958
  • 7:03pm Trick Or Two by Shy Limbs on Lady In Black (CBS), 1969
  • 7:05pm Ride My See-Saw by The Moody Blues on The Singles+ (BR Music), 1968
  • 7:09pm 98.6 by The Bystanders on The File Series - The 60's File (Pye Records), 1967
  • 7:12pm Good Kind Of Love by Brian Wilson on That Lucky Old Sun (Capitol Records), 2008
  • 7:15pm Forever She'll Be My Surfer Girl by Brian Wilson on That Lucky Old Sun (Capitol Records), 2008
  • 7:18pm The Girls On The Beach by The Beach Boys on Endless Summer (Capitol Records), 1965
  • 7:21pm Heather by Carpenters on Now & Then (A&M Records), 1973
  • 7:23pm I'm Into Something Good by The Bird And The Bee on Replay - Fresh New Remakes Of Yesterday's Classics (EMI Music Special Markets), 2008
  • 7:26pm The Warmth Of The Sun by The Beach Boys on Endless Summer (Capitol Records), 1964
  • 7:29pm Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys on Pet Sounds (Capitol Records), 1966
  • 7:32pm Think Summer by Susan Wayne on Rare Teenage Pop : The Girls (Teensville Records), 1965
  • 7:34pm She Is Cool by The Loubogg on She Is Cool (Music-Box), 1966
  • 7:36pm Rainmaker by Harry Nilsson on Harry (RCA Victor), 1969
  • 7:39pm How Are You by Jake Holmes on Jake Holmes (Polydor), 1969
  • 7:44pm That Bluebird Of Summer by Surf Symphony on Song Of Summer (Capitol Records), 1969
  • 7:49pm Moonlight Lady by The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band on The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band (Panini Records), 1975
  • 7:53pm Summer by Lemon Fog on Summer / Girl From The Wrong Side Of Town (Orbit), 1968
  • 7:56pm Summer's Almost Over by Loudon Wainwright III on T Shirt (Arista), 1976
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