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.
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.