If you see four walls you’re doing it wrong

Ahh, spring and summer. I always feel like I am living in that episode of The Simpson’s when Itchy and Scratchy go off the air and all the kids in Springfield step away from the TV, rub their eyes and step outside to play. This is how Memphis looks in March to April. Patios fill, outdoor music venues pop back into action and if you are lucky enough to have a cozy space outside where you live,  friend’s gather.  For this and many other similar occasions, you will need music. Don’t get stuck putting a last minute playlist together while the good weather passes you by. Let me help! Here is a collection of songs sure to please this good weather season.

  • Summer’s Cauldron  – XTC
  • Grass  – XTC
  • Honey Bunny  – Girls
  • Don’t Worry Baby  – The Beach Boys
  • The Summer Sun  – Chris Stamey
  • In the Summertime – Mungo Jerry
  • Venus and Mars / Rock Show  – Wings
  • With A Girl Like You  – The Troggs
  • Staying Out For The Summer – Dodgy
  • Summertime – Ringo Deathstarr
  • La femme d’argent – Air
  • Daydream – The Lovin’ Spoonful
  • Strawberry Fields Forever – The Beatles
  • Woman I Know – Bernard Butler
  • I’m In Love With a Girl – Big Star
  • Then He Kissed Me – TheCrystals
  • Miss July – Ross Rice
  • Here Comes The Night – David Bowie
  • Walk In the Park – Beach House
  • Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere – Neil Young With Crazy Horse
  • First Glimmer – Paul Westerberg
  • Any Colour You Like – Pink Floyd
  • Flowers ofGuatemala- R.E.M.
  • Shine a Light – The Rolling Stones
  • Please Be My Third Eye – La Sera
  •  Summer and Lightning – Electric Light Orchestra
  • Everything You’ve Done Wrong – Sloan
  • Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks
  • I’m Expanding My Mind – Superdrag
  • Mambo Sun – T. Rex
  • Solitude Is Bliss – Tame Impala

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