It’s the most rock ‘n’ roll of seasons, what with suffering the summertime blues, driving around in your automobile with no particular place to go, reaching down between your legs to ease the seat back, the back of your neck gettin’ dirty and gritty. It is in the summertime when you’ve got women, you’ve got women on your mind (well, some of you do), as you find yourself lazing on a sunny afternoon. It’s when you fully appreciate the warmth of the sun whilst on a surfin’ safari at Rockaway Beach, Echo Beach, or a day spent wastin’ away again in Margaritaville.
And summer is time for summer anthems, good people.
As something of a return to our roots here at the ‘Bin, I thought that the tried-and-true top 10 list would be the perfect celebratory excursion to ring in the arrival of Summer 2012.
Also, it’s rained an awful, awful lot lately here in Greater Vancouver, a region from which this blog beams to you. So consider this list of warm, and sunshiny songs from across styles and musical eras to serve as something of an anti-rain dance, and a soundtrack to the rest of summer.
Once again, the list is in no order! Let’s go! Read more