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"The Boys of Summer" has lyrics written by Don Henley and music composed by Mike Campbell (guitarist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers). It is the lead track and first single from Henley's 1984 album Building the Perfect Beast. The song's music video (a French New Wave-influenced piece directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino) won a number of awards.

The song title is taken from the 1972 non-fiction book, The Boys Of Summer by Roger Kahn. Kahn's "boys of summer" are the… read more

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    Это щемящее чувство)
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    This song deserves cranked. OK no time like the present. Peace.
  • Avatar for supermediadave
    I agree, but I turn it up loud every time I hear it. Every word makes since to me.
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    one of the saddest songs ever , one of the most beautiful songs ever...
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    One of my ALL TIME FAVORITES!!!!
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    Just love this, great reminder of young love.
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    Good Times! Good Times! This is history that made me who I am today! No regrets here! AWESOME MEMORIES! :-) LOL! Happy Then: Happy How! Spank! :-)
  • Avatar for supermediadave
    I can't get enough of this song. In my top 10 for sure.
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    <3 always good

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