Songs to enjoy over summer holidays

Whether you enjoy pop, reggae, r&b, rock or even jazz, there is a summer holiday song out there which should put you in the mood to have a good time.

Below are 50 songs to enjoy over summer – if we have missed your favourite just send us a comment so you can add it to the list.

Echo Beach - Martha and the Muffins (1979)

Boys of Summer - Don Henley (1984)

Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles (1969)

Summer Breeze - Seals & Croft (1972)

Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves (1984)

Summer Holiday - Cliff Richard (1963)

Hot in Here - Nelly (2002)

Rockaway Beach - The Ramones (1977)

Summer of 69 - Bryan Adams (1985)

Good Vibrations - Beach Boys (1966)

Rock Your Body - Justin Timberlake (2007)

Under the Boardwalk - The Drifters (1964)

Last Summer - Daryl Braithwaite (1988)

California Girls - Katy Perry (2010)

In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry (1970)

Holiday - Madonna (1983)

All Summer Long - Kid Rock (2007)

Riptide - Vance Joy (2014)

Sweat - Inner Circle (1993)

Sitting on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Redding (1967)

Rock Lobster - B52s (1979)

Blister in the Sun - Violent Femmes (1983)

Dreadlock Holiday - 10CC (1978)

Twisting by the Pool - Dire Straits (1983)

Hold Back the River - James Bay (2015)

Walking on the Sun - Smashmouth (1997)

Summertime - Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald  (1958)

I Know What You Did Last Summer - Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello (2015)

Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran (1958)

Rockaway Beach - The Ramones (1977)

Summertime - DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (1991)

Wipeout - The Surfaris (1963)

Soak Up The Sun - Sheryl Crow (2002)

School’s Out (For Summer) - Alice Cooper (1972)

Cruel Summer - Bananarama (1984)

Steal My Sunshine - Len (1999)

Summer Nights - Grease Soundtrack (1978)

Suddenly Last Summer - The Motels (1983)

Drop it Like it’s Hot - Snoop Dogg, Pharell Williams (2004)

Heat Wave - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas (1963)

Surfin’ Safari -The Beach Boys (1962)

Summer - Calvin Harris (2014)

Summer Love - Justin Timberlake (2007)

Surf City - Jan & Dean (1963)

Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini - Bryan Hyland (1960)

Summertime Sadness - Lana Del Ray (2012)

Hot Stuff - Donna Summer (1973)

Run to Paradise - Choir Boys (1988)

Summer Rain - Belinda Carlisle (1989)

Towards the Sun - Rhianna (2015)

This story Songs to enjoy over summer holidays first appeared on The Murray Valley Standard.

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