Songs of Summer

Let the songs of summer jangle with a selection of amazing British summer songs from the sixties and seventies.

Vogue June 1962, Jean Shrimpton

  1. The Marmalade – Summer In The City (There’s A Lot Of It About, CBS, 1968)
  2. Jimi Hendrix – Long Hot Summer Night (Electric Ladyland, Track, 1968)
  3. Marianne Faithfull – Summer Nights (Single A-side, Decca, 1965)
  4. The Fresh Windows – Summer Sun Shines (Single A-side, Fontana, 1967)
  5. The Moody Blues – Long Summer Days (Caught Live + 5, Threshold, 1977 rec 1967)
  6. Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera – Long Nights of Summer (Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera, Direction, 1968)
  7. Twice As Much – Summer’s Ending (Single B-side to Is This What I Get for Loving You Baby?, Immediate, 1968)
  8. John Carter and Russ Alquist – Midsummer Dreaming (Single B-side to The Laughing Man, Spark, 1968)
  9. Blossom Toes – Indian Summer (If Only for a Moment, Marmalade, 1969)
  10. David McWilliams – I Love Susie in the Summer (Single B-side to Oh Mama Are You My Friend, Major Minor, 1969)
  11. Pink Floyd  – Summer ’68 (Atom Heart Mother, Columbia, 1970)
  12. The Pretty Things – Summertime (Single B-side to Stone-Hearted Mama, Harvest, 1971)
  13. Fotheringay – Two Weeks Last Summer (Fotheringay 2, Fledg’ling Records, 2008 rec 1970)
  14. Ian Carr with Nucleus – Summer Rain (edit) (Belladonna, Vertigo, 1972)
  15. Electric Light Orchestra – One Summer Dream (Face the Music, Jet, 1975)
  16. Danny Kirwan – Hot Summer Day (Second Chapter, DJM, 1975)

Hear summer pleasures from acts legendary – Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Moody Blues, ELO to cult and unheralded canicular aural rock and pop delights!

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