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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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  • Avatar for StuartHaden1
    at the beginning of rock"n" roll...........too young to vote
  • Avatar for Victor1133
    good old stuff
  • Avatar for nuttygrandma
    Memories oh sweet sweet memories - where did the years go - thanks Mr. Cochran - love ya
  • Avatar for TDLPspin
    Bless your soul, Eddie. We'll be listening.
  • Avatar for catgus
    Different vid from when I last commented on the15th of May,last year,but I like it! Years ago,when I used to sing this with one of my bands,the bass player insisted on doing the low voice lines. I must have told him a hundred times,that it's "you can't use the car,'cause you didn't work a LICK".....NOT,as he insisted,"work a late"..... must get it right!
  • Avatar for ggdimis
    Best Version ever !
  • Avatar for ramiromassab
    amazing!
  • Avatar for csrog69
    Rush do a brilliant cover of this,but nothing beats the original.
  • Avatar for cannonbeach
    Top class .....
  • Avatar for rocknut1951
    Eddies version is easily the best

Lyrics

I'm gonna raise a fuss, I'm gonna raise a holler
About a workin' all summer just to try to earn a dollar
Every time I call my baby, and ask to get a date
My boss says, \"No dice son, you gotta work late\"

Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues Lyrics

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