Can It Just Be Summer Already?!

I’ve spent the last few weeks pining over summer – I’m getting SO bored of the cold and wet! As an out-and-out ‘Summer Gal’, I’m counting down the days but I can’t wait for summer to hurry up and get here!

Roll on the weekends spent relaxing in the garden, the barbecues, impromptu parties, festivals and most of all HOLIDAYS.

I’m currently on the search for new pieces to wear for the summer but in the meantime I thought I’d share my all-time favourite summer tracks. I’m definitely more of an old soul (and always have been) which is probably why loads of Golden-Oldies have made it into my top list!

I guarantee that as you go down the list, each and every one will put a smile on your face – they’re all classics so if there are any you haven’t heard of… well you must download them immediately!!

  1. Summertime – Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald (1957)
  2. Sitting On the Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding (1967)
  3. Walking On Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves (1985)
  4. Satisfaction – Rolling Stones (1965)
  5. Sun is Shining – Bob Marley (1978)
  6. Steal My Sunshine – Len (1999)
  7. In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry (1970)
  8. Bring Me Sunshine – Willie Nelson (1979)
  9. The Boys of Summer – Don Henley (1984)
  10. Gin & Juice – Snoop Dogg (1993)
  11. Wild Thing – The Troggs (1966)
  12. Put Your Records On – Corinne Bailey Rae (2006)
  13. Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison (1967)
  14. We Don’t Have to Take Our Clothes Off – Jermaine Stewart (1986)
  15. Dancing in The Moonlight – Toploader (1999)
  16. Do Wah Diddy Diddy – Manfred Mann (1964)
  17. Dancing in The Street – Mick Jagger & David Bowie (1985)
  18. Shy Guy – Diana King (1995)
  19. Got to Give It Up – Marvin Gaye (1977)
  20. Club Tropicana – Wham (1983)


Happy Reading/Listening! (And dreaming of Summer!)


Gemma x

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