Top 10 Country Songs About Summer
With triple digit heat now upon us I would like to take the time to savor my favorite summer songs. These songs remind me of simpler times and heading to the lake with a truck full of friends. Let me know which ones are your favorites, or remind me of another one that should have made the list! Stay cool y'all.
Jack Ingram – Barefoot and Crazy
Two songs from Ingram’s album Big Dreams and High Hopes singles “That’s a Man” charted in the Top 20, followed by “Barefoot and Crazy,” became his second Top 10 hit.
Tim McGraw – Something Like That
Something Like That was on the “A Place In The Sun” album released in May 4, 1999. Tim’s
Deana Carter – Strawberry Wine
This song was released in August of 1996. This song was CMA’s “Best Song of the Year” in 1997.
Kenny Chesney – Summertime
This single was on Chesneys’ 2005 album “The Road and The Radio.” “Summertime” reached the top of the Country Billboard charts.
Brad Paisley – Water
It is the fourth single from his 2009 studio album American Saturday Night. The song first charted in 2009 as an album cut before its release to radio.
Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett – It’s Five O’ Clock Somewhere
This song spent 8 non-consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot Country Music charts in the summer of 2003.
Kid Rock – All Summer Long
This song was released in 2008 and was the third single released from his album “Rock n Roll Jesus.”
Kenny Chesney – Anything But Mine
This single was released inearly 2005 — it was the fifth single from his 2004 album “When the Sun Goes Down.” Chesney reached number-one on the U.S. country chart in April 2005.
Tracy Byrd – Watermelon Crawl
The single was released in August 1994 as the second single from Byrd’s 1994 album “No Ordinary Man.” It peaked at #4 in the United States and #8 in Canada. A dance remix of the song was released and crossed over to pop radio, where it peaked at #81 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
Alan Jackson – Chattahoochee
Alan Jackson released this single in May 1993 — it was the third single from his 1992 album “A Lot About Livin” (And a Little ’bout Love). The album is named for a line in the song itself. “Chattahoochee” also received CMA awards for Single of the Year and Song of the Year.