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Hi guys, I'm trying to make a tape up of summer songs and i wondered if anyone knows any cool old or new songs that i can use.

Also does anyone know the names of any american pop stars whose music sounds like Avril lavigne or michelle branch.

If anyone can help it wud be real great

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Hmmm, summer songs...how about

Norah Jones Sunrise - feels like a lazy summer day to me. :)

Kylie Minogue Cruise Control

Erasure Chains of Love

This may help and is a fun site to play with: MusicPlasma - enter the name of an artist or group and it will show you all the related artists. Great interface too.

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For whatever reasons, I have always considered these to be great summer songs:

Pointer Sisters: "Slow Hand" and "Fire".

Robert Palmer: "Dr. Dr. (Bad Case Of Loving You)"

The Eagles "Long Run"

Nat King Cole "Lazy Crazy Hazy Days Of Summer"

Bob Seger "Night Moves"

*Santo and Johnny "Sleepwalk"

UB40 "Red Red Wine"

Mungo Jerry "In The Summertime"

Bobby Bloom "Montego Bay"

Johnny Nash "Hold Me Tight" and "I Can See Clearly Now"

Bob Seger "The Horizontal Bop"

Eddie and the Cruisers "Boardwalk Angel" and "On The Dark Side". (actually, John Cafferty and Beaver Brown)

Dr. Hook "When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman"

Van McCoy & the Soul City Symphony - "The Hustle"

Charlie Daniels - "Uneasy Rider"

Ray Stevens - "The Streak"

Harry Belafonte "Jump In The Line, Matilda, and Day-O (or Star-O)"

Van Morrison "Tupelo Honey" and "Into The Mystic"

And finally........

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band- Margaritaville, Get Drunk And Screw, Fruitcakes, Barefoot Children In The Rain, Far Side Of The World, Fins, Beach House On The Moon, Floridays, Trying To Reason With The Hurricane Season, Coconut Telegraph, Ragtop Day, Lovely Cruise, Banana Wind, Vampires Mummies And The Holy Ghost, Manana, Jolly Mon Sing, Treat Her Like A Lady, Changes In Latitudes- Changes In Attitudes, Boat Drinks, One Particular Harbor, A Pirate Looks At 40, Grapefruit Juicyfruit, Tin Cup Chalice, Stars On The Water, 5:00 Somewhere, The Weather Is Here (wish you were beautiful), Pencil Thin Mustache, I Heard I Was In Town, and Jamaica Mistakea.

*I don't care what ANYONE says, "Sleepwalk" is THE summer song.

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Sara :rockon: for the music plasma .. so cool ..

okay and some summer favorites

Nina Simone Baby Just cares for me

Stevie Wonder Sir Duke

The Kings of Convenience (a norwegian group) they are really nice relax type and hmm well just check it out they have a few albums the best one I´d say is Versus!!

and wow ok so so much more but am at work so ... gotta go

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Hi guys, I'm trying to make a tape up of summer songs and i wondered if anyone knows any cool old or new songs that i can use.

Also does anyone know the names of any american pop stars whose music sounds like Avril lavigne or michelle branch.

If anyone can help it wud be real great

My favorite is "SUmmer in the CIty " really can't remember who sings it though. :coolio:

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Hi Hannah!

I myself have done a cd called "Summer Days And Summer Nights", some years ago. Here the 25 songs I've used:

1. In the summertime (Mungo Jerry, 1970)

2. Summer holiday (Cliff Richard, 1963)

3. Summer nights (John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, 1978)

4. Mes premières vraies vacances (France Gall, 1964)

5. Walking on sunshine (Katrina And The Waves, 1985)

6. The purple people eater (Sheb Wooley)

7. Tip toe through the tulips with me (Tiny Tim)

8. Óculos de sol (Natércia Barreto)

9. Cuando calienta el sol (I Marcellos Ferial, 1962)

10. Surfer girl (Beach Boys, 1963)

11. Lazy sunday (Small Faces, 1968)

12. Sugar sugar (Archies, 1969)

13. La playa (Marie Laforêt, 1965)

14. A lenda da conchinha (Celly Campello, 1961)

15. A place in the sun (Stevie Wonder, 1966)

16. Moonlight shadow (Maggie Reilly & Mike Oldfield, 1983)

17. Midnight blue (Louise Tucker, 1983)

18. É verão (Duo Ouro Negro, 1964)

19. On the beach (Cliff Richard, 1964)

20. Mamma mia (Bluff, 1986)

21. Dou-te um doce (Lena D'Agua, 1986)

22. Derniers baisers (Chats Sauvages, 1962)

23. Banho de lua (Celly Campello, 1960)

24. Sunshine girl (Herman's Hermits, 1968)

25. Sunny days (Vaya Con Dios, 1990)

Note:

Tracks 4 and 22 are french songs

Tracks 8,18 and 21 are portuguese songs

Tracks 9 and 13 are spanish songs

Tracks 14 and 23 are brasilien songs

I invite you to take a look to my site:

RATO RECORDS

where maybe you can find some songs you like

Kisses

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Some of my favorite summer songs:

Beatles "Here Comes the Sun" and "Good Day Sunshine"

Cream "Sunshine of Your Love"

Jimi Hendrix "Long Hot Summer Night"

Monkees "Daydream Believer"

Bon Jovi "99 In the Shade"

Guns N Roses "Paradise City"

Van Halen "Dance the Night Away"

and just about anything by the Beach Boys.

Oh, I almost forgot one of the very best: Van Morrison "Brown Eyed Girl"

Hope this helps! :)

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