In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry – 1970

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Just thought you might enjoy this – it’s from “the spare”, my other blog – smile

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Its the season of Summer – the solstice was yesterday – and the summer festivals – especially Glastonbury – are about to start!

Oh I remember, I remember, being young and in love and dancing to “In the Summertime” in a crowded sunny field somewhere in 1970!

So let’s have a bit more of that nostalgia – smile – you can dance along too if you feel like it!

The lyrics – below – would not pass the “thought police” these days – but here they are!

In The Summertime

written by Ray Dorset

[Chorus:]
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh

In the summertime when the weather is hot
You can stretch right up and touch the sky
When the weather’s…

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4 responses »

  1. This was one of those fun songs I loved. Normally I was too serious to enjoy fun songs (like I HATED, HATED, HATED Don’t Worry, Be Happy!), but this one just made me want to dance!

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    • i know what you mean – i don’t think I ever really knew what the words were – but its the spirit in the music that makes you want to dance – smile

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