The Top Summer Songs From The Last 50 Years

Sources: OC Register | All Things Michael

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What songs have defined our summers in the last 50 years? Click on the photos to see the entire list.

We grabbed the top songs from the Billboard Top 100 lists for July 1 of every year since 1965.

Who’s the only ones on the list twice? Would you believe Michael Jackson, Usher, Paul McCartney, Katy Perry … and Monica?

One song, from 1969, was instrumental only.

Frank Sinatra made the list, and so did three alumni of “American Idol” (but none are Kelly Clarkson).

Which songs remind you of your high school years? Your college graduation? That great summer vacation?

In the comments section, tell us what memories these songs provoke.

If you hit play on the video, you can listen to 49 of the 50 songs (Prince does not allow his songs to be on YouTube).

 

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