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Summer Songs


Quiz Questions

  1. Which well known song recorded for his album, Reckless, is about the dilemma between trying to be a rock star or settling down?
  2. "Summer Holiday" was one of six hits Cliff Richard famously performed at a spontaneous gig where in the summer of 1996?
  3. "Oh, when the sun beats down and burns the tar up on the roof" is the first line of which song?
  4. "Summer Nights" from the film Grease became a massive hit worldwide during the summer of which year?
  5. Who had a hit with "Walking on Sunshine" in 1985?




  6. George Harrison wrote "Here Comes the Sun" in early 1969 at the country house of which of his friends?
  7. "Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer" was recorded in 1963 by which artist?
  8. "I, I love the colorful clothes she wears and the way the sunlight plays upon her hair" are the first lines of which classic summer song?
  9. Which song was written in 1981 in Andrew Ridgeley's living room as a satire about cheap package holidays?
  10. "Summer Love" is a song by which American recording artist from his studio album FutureSex/LoveSounds?
  11. Where were the Vengaboys going to in March 1999?
  12. "Summertime" was the most successful single by DJ Jazzy Jeff and which other rapper?
  13. What sort of summer was a hit for Paul Weller and The Style Council?
  14. "Sunny Afternoon" by the Kinks went to number one in the UK Singles Chart in July of which year?
  15. "Summer Son" was a song released from which band's studio album, The Hush?
  16. What sort of summer was a hit for Bananarama in 1984?
  17. "In the Summertime" is the debut single by rock band Mungo Jerry. Name their lead singer who composed it?
  18. Which song released by Calvin Harris on 14 March 2014 became his sixth UK number-one hit?
  19. "All Summer Long" was which American recording artist's first international hit? The song was number one in the UK charts in August, 2008.
  20. A 1990 version of the song "Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini", featured which children's television star of the time?



Answers

  1. Summer of '69 (Bryan Adams)
  2. Wimbledon Tennis Championship
  3. Under the Boardwalk (by The Drifters)
  4. 1978
  5. Katrina and the Waves
  6. Eric Clapton
  7. Nat King Cole
  8. Good Vibrations (The Beach Boys)
  9. Club Tropicana (Wham!)
  10. Justin Timberlake
  11. Ibiza (We're Going to Ibiza!)
  12. Fresh Prince
  13. Long Hot Summer
  14. 1966
  15. Texas



  16. Cruel Summer
  17. Ray Dorset
  18. Summer
  19. Kid Rock
  20. Timmy Mallett