Did you know?

On the August Bank Holiday Monday, Boom radio broadcast the top 50 most voted-for summer songs by their listeners. Many predicatable ones in the there and a few very odd choices. I wonder how many listeners thought, really? See what you think, here’s the list.

Rank Title Artist
50 (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay Otis Redding
49 Sail The Summer Winds Lyn Paul & John Barry
48 Girls In Their Summer Clothes Bruce Springsteen
47 All Summer Long Beach Boys
46 Summer Madness Kool and The Gang
45 Summer Breeze Seals and Crofts
44 Frozen Orange Juice Peter Sarstedt
43 A Whiter Shade Of Pale Procol Harum
42 Sunny Boney M
41 Hot Stuff Donna Summer
40 Summerlove Sensation Bay City Rollers
39 Good Vibrations Beach Boys
38 Club Tropicana Wham!
37 Harvest Moon Neil Young
36 Circle In The Sand Belinda Carlisle
35 Summer Of ‘69 Bryan Adams
34 On Days Like These Matt Monro
33 Let’s Go To San Francisco Flowerpot Men
32 Hello Summertime Bobby Goldsboro
31 Zoom Fat Larry’s Band
30 I Found Sunshine Chi-Lites
29 Celebrate Summer T. Rex
28 Southern Nights Glen Campbell
27 Seasons In The Sun Terry Jacks
26 A Place In The Sun Stevie Wonder
25 Albatross Fleetwood Mac
24 Too Hot Kool and The Gang
23 Summer Wind Frank Sinatra
22 Sunny Afternoon Kinks
21 Mr. Blue Sky Electric Light Orchestra
20 The Boys Of Summer Don Henley
19 Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days Of Summer Nat King Cole
18 Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band
17 Moonlight Feels Right Starbuck
16 Hooray, Hooray, It’s A Holiday Boney M
15 Barbados Typically Tropical
14 On The Beach Chris Rea
13 Long Hot Summer Style Council
12 Theme From A Summer Place Percy Faith
11 Here Comes The Sun Beatles
10 Oh Lori Alessi
9 Summer In The City Lovin’ Spoonful
8 Here Comes Summer Jerry Keller
7 Summer Holiday Cliff Richard
6 San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) Scott McKenzie
5 Groovin’ The Young Rascals
4 Beach Baby First Class
3 Summer Breeze Isley Brothers
2 Summer (The First Time) Bobby Goldsboro
1 In The Summertime Mungo Jerry