Re-posted: July 4th and the Soundtrack of Summer

Another day, another link. This one comes from a blogger (ADIgnorantium) who has made a great soundtrack for some summer partying. When will WordPress create a post to playlist app?

My brother has recently written about songs for the heat and songs for the rain

July 4th and the Soundtrack of Summer.

The only things I would add? Joe Cocker’s “Summer in the City” is one of my all time favorites:

But I also love the old Cole Porter tune “Summertime”, here performed in great style by the one and only Coltrane:

This Coltrane number is good for some deep contemplation (or intoxication). And, what’s a summer playlist without some cheese? Who can really hate Grease’s “Summer Loving”:

Ok, I hate it a little. But I like it a little too

But thanks ADIgnorantium for giving me a start on some songs to play tomorrow.

2 comments on “Re-posted: July 4th and the Soundtrack of Summer

  1. Three good choices. …and Summer Nights is such a cheesy song. Perfect for summer!

  2. […] line of this song at least a few times a month on or near Saturday and more frequently towards the Fourth of July. One thing I’ve been doing to chill out more than usual as of late is reading books and I […]

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