Summer Songs from Pop and Film (With Sheet Music!)

Written by Andrea Canny

May 25, 2017

Looking for a summer song that captures the feeling of the breeze blowing through your hair and the sun shining on your face? We’ve got 15 songs with full sheet music to get you into that summer mood.

1. “Summer Breeze” by Seals and Crofts

A laid-back and cool song for a summer afternoon.

Get the sheet music here.

2. “Summer Love” by One Direction

The men of One Direction give us this romantic hit to swoon over.

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3. “Summer Nights” by Rascal Flatts

A celebration of the arrival of summer and the parties it brings.

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4. “Summer in the City” by Lovin’ Spoonful

Hot town, summer in the city. This tune by The Lovin’ Spoonful is hot and groovy.

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5. “The Boys of Summer” by Don Henley

This song has us reminiscing about past summer loves.

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6. “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran

Eddie Cochran sings about the blues of summer — he’s gotta get a job.

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7. “Hot Fun in the Summertime” by Sly and the Family Stone

Remembering the good times, Sly and the Family Stone have us longing for the lazy days of summer.

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8. “Summer of ’69” by Bryan Adams

One of the most iconic songs in rock ‘n’ roll history, “Summer of ’69” celebrates childhood and teenage years gone by.

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9. “Saturday in the Park” by Chicago

A fun and jammin’ song with a killer horn section, this song from the band Chicago gets us up and dancing.

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10. “Good Vibrations” by Beach Boys

A classic from the Beach Boys, this song gives us groovy vibes.

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11. “Here Comes the Sun” by The Beatles

A song penned by George Harrison of the Beatles, “Here Comes the Sun” was written by Harrison after he had escaped hours of being inside the studio with the rest of the band. This song is a celebration of seeing the sun for the first time in a long time.

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12. “Heat Wave” by Irving Berlin

It’s hot outside! You could say we’ve been in a…heat wave.

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13. “California Gurls” by Katy Perry

A fun and jaunty song perfect for a pool party.

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14. “Walking on Sunshine” by Katrina and the Waves

A feel-good number that’s sure to get you on your feet.

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Andrea Canny is a professional entertainer (31 years), writer, director, producer, studio vocalist, vocal performance/cabaret coach, adjudicator as well as cabaret artist who is currently writing a book on integrity in the entertainment business.
Photo credits:
Thumbnail: Photo by Chris Nguyen on Unsplash
Summer Breeze. Copyright Warner Bros. Records.
Take Me Home. Copyright Columbia Records.
Copyright Lyric Street Records..
Hums of the Lovin’ Spoonful. Copyright Kama Sutra Records.
Building the Perfect Beast. Copyright Geffen.
Eddie Cochran: 12 of His Biggest Hits. Copyright Liberty.
Hot Fun in the Summertime. Copyright Epic.
Reckless. Copyright A&M.
Copyright Columbia Records.
Good Vibrations. Copyright Capitol Records.
Abbey Road. Copyright Apple.
As Thousands Cheer. Copyright Vintage Sound.
California Gurls. Copyright Capitol Records.
Katrina and the Waves. Copyright Capitol Records.
FutureSex/LoveSounds. Copyright Jive Records.