Summer Party Songs

No summer party is complete without a summer party playlist to get everyone in the celebration mood! Inspired by the weather, laid-back attitude, and long days, many musical artists create fun-loving summer party songs. This means that there are many good summer party songs to choose from when creating a summer party playlist.

Top summer party songs are those that remind people of the reason each time they are played. Of course, there will be new summer party songs released each year. But like holiday music, classic summer party music is tied to a memory. It is this special quality of summer party songs that makes you think, “Yup, it’s summertime!” whenever you hear them.

As there is so much summer party music, it is often hard to remember all of the songs you will want to include in a summer party playlist. To aid you in your search, here is a list of songs to get you started. They will be appropriate for any summer party!

  • "Call Me Maybe" - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • "Rolling in the Deep" - Adele
  • "Super Bass" - Nicki Minaj
  • "Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO
  • "You Belong to Me" - Taylor Swift
  • "Crazy" - Gnarls Barkley
  • “Beer in Mexico” - Kenny Chesney
  • “Cheeseburger in Paradise” - Jimmy Buffet
  • “All Summer Long” - Kid Rock
  • “Summer of ‘69” - Bryan Adams
  • “Summer Breeze” – Seals and Crofts
  • “The Boys of Summer” - Don Henley
  • “All I Wanna Do” – Sheryl Crow
  • “Big Yellow Taxi” – Joni Mitchell
  • “Here Comes The Sun” – The Beatles
  • “Summer Nights” – Rascal Flatts
  • “Our Last Summer” - ABBA
  • “Island in the Sun” – Weezer
  • “Three Little Birds” – Bob Marley
  • “Summertime” New Kids on the Block
  • “Scar Tissue” – The Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • “Surfin’ USA” – The Beach Boys
  • “Under the Boardwalk” – The Drifters
  • “Soak Up the Sun” – Sheryl Crow
  • “Steal My Sunshine” – Len
  • “Dancing in the Streets” – Martha and the Vandellas
  • “Good Vibrations” – The Beach Boys
  • “Summer Nights” – John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
These are only suggestions, as there are hundreds of songs about summertime. Just remember when thinking of summer party music that you should focus on feel-good songs that will match the tone that you want to set for your party. Generally, slow songs do not have a place on these lists, though mellow songs, like “Island in the Sun” by Weezer, are definitely acceptable.
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