Summertime Blues (1:59)

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“Summertime Blues” was recorded in 1958 by Eddie Cochran. It was written by Eddie Cochran and his manager Jerry Capehart. Originally a single B-side, it peaked at #8 on the US Billboard Hot 100 on September 29, 1958 and #18 on the UK Singles Chart.


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  • Bastard1

    Song has only become more and more relevant. Too many young folks these days being scewed out of a future by short-sighted "adults."

    12 Sep 2:29am Reply
  • sternenfee0


    14 Aug 8:37pm Reply
  • granados63

    So darn glad I came too this site. Well worth it.

    25 Jul 8:29pm Reply
  • moses2201

    richtig geil

    21 Jul 11:21am Reply
  • DZRTsurfer88

    one of the classics on the all-time summer hit parade ~ Oh Yeah

    12 Jul 4:53am Reply
  • BennoTiger


    24 Jun 8:57pm Reply
  • HayleighRayment

    Well aagh and eugh cried last night

    14 Jun 6:48pm Reply
  • HayleighRayment

    summer is rubbish i havent got nighties any more they threw them all away

    13 Jun 8:29pm Reply
  • andrewirving

    wow, so good - never realised this wasn't by the who, great voice :)

    16 May 1:59pm Reply
  • catgus

    Summer 1958,after church,one of the gang insisted,come on-a my place,just bought this fabulous new've guessed it this gem,must have played it 50 times!.......I sang it last Sunday at a charity gig and commented,that I WAS too young to vote,when I first sang it!......pity the vid.isnt in colour,that Gretch 6120 is truly beautiful!

    15 May 9:32am Reply
  • catgus

    Indie rocker,how dare you suggest ,there are ANY other versions worth considering?......actually,Alan Jackson's isn't bad!

    15 May 9:21am Reply
  • moses2201


    31 Mar 4:48pm Reply
  • InDie_Rocker_

    I heard 5 versions of this song: Eddie Cochran (original), The Who, Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, Rush and Olivia Newton-John. Eddie and Olivia are my favourites !

    29 Mar 5:55pm Reply
  • Druid66

    "Love to help you, son, but you're too young to vote"... man, grownups are a drag, aren't they, kids? (-:

    24 Mar 5:29am Reply
  • JakeyWHFC

    Certainly one for the great American songbook....... RIP...

    12 Mar 2:18pm Reply
  • hf1809

    it good this song.....<3

    17 Feb 10:52am Reply
  • TallicLizzy

    Classic [3]

    27 Jan 10:00pm Reply
  • hasswil

    trop fort super génial!!go!!

    18 Jan 6:55pm Reply
  • BennoTiger

    super :-))

    9 Jan 12:32pm Reply
  • moses2201

    geiler Song

    4 Jan 10:08am Reply
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