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Which summer-themed songs are particularly nostalgic for you?

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The Stranglers' Peaches

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"In the Summer Time" by Mungo Jerry. As a kid in the '70s this was everywhere. Whenever I hear it in my mind I'm back in that decade... roof rack on the Cortina and my dad taking us camping during the summer holidays, also the last time I wore shorts, lol.

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Summer Breeze - both the original by Seals & Crofts and the Isley Bros. version.

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School's Out for Summer by Alice Cooper.

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"Sunny Afternoon" by The Kinks, which brings back memories of "lazing on a sunny afternoon" in the hot summer of 1966.

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I Live for the Sun by the Sunrays (I think) and Summer in the City.

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Sure is hard to pick just one.

Here are fabulous reminders: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/best-summer-songs-of-all-time-20130701

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Alice Cooper FTW

I remember the long summer vacations in elementary school. It seemed like aeons and when you got back, people looked different...they'd grown, had long hair or a different look or even attitude.

In retrospect, that was only 2.5 months. That's nothing! These days I have bills I haven't even opened in 3 months...

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"Beach Baby" by The First Class, Flying Lizards version of "Summertime Blues", "Summer in the City" by the Lovin Spoonful, "School's Out" by Alice Cooper, "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry, and any version of Awaodori music, because MATSURI

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More than a feeling - Boston Sekai ichiban atsui natsu - Princess Princess

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Hot Fun in the Summertime by Sly and the Family Stone.

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"On the Radio", "Last Dance", "MacArthur Park", "Hot Stuff" and "Bad Girls"

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Rocket Summer (The Afternoons). Summertime (Ella and Louis). Long Hot Summer (TRB). Not really summer themed but summery in memory - Stone Roses, I Wanna be Adored and Waterfall.

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"California girls" Beach Boys, Katy Perry

"Too hot" Kool and the Gang

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Cruel Summer. Bamarama's first big hit.

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The Boy's of Summer, Don Henley Sausalito Summer, Diesel, Looking for the Summer, Chris Rea

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"Who Let The Dogs Out" by Baha Men

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"Saonara Natsu no Hi"

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For the person that voted me down.

'In the summertime','Cruel Summer' and 'Sitting on the dock of the bay'.

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Hard to say, too many songs and good memories.

As a child we spend 1 month traveling(worldwide) and another month at one of our families country-houses.

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