The Songs of Summer (1962-2014) Posted byPiercedp 25/07/2015 Leave a comment on The Songs of Summer (1962-2014) Summer. Tropea Beach photo (c) Piervencenzo Made, 2011. Used under Creative Commons license. Press Clips: Summer time means summer songs (somehow, always the most memorable tunes). What were the top summer songs of years past? NPR has a created a list of the best songs of summer. Give it a listen.