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The Best Country Songs About Summer

Updated November 5, 2019 9.0k votes 1.7k voters 170.1k views62 items

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Summer songs are about the joys of the carefree, sun-filled months, about drinking too much, spending time at the beach, throwing parties, and experiencing a summer romance. Finding that perfect summer song to help set the mood can make those sun-drenched days that much more enjoyable. What are the best country songs about summer?

These summer songs are from top country artists, both modern and classic, such as Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, and Brad Paisley. Vote up the greatest country summer songs and add any that aren't already on the list.
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  • Barefoot Blue Jean Night1
    A song about warm summer nights and kicking off your shoes and sticking your feet in the sand.
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  • Summertime2
    The Kenny Chesney song that is straight up about summertime and its carefree nature.
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  • It's Five O'Clock Somewhere3
    Five o Clock is drinking time, meaning it must be happy hour somewhere. A song about wanting to have fun, no matter what time of day it really is.
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  • Knee Deep4
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    A song about day dreaming of a better life and being knee deep in crystal blue water somewhere.

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  • Toes5
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    Zac Brown Band song about packing up and heading down to Mexico and dipping those toes in the sand and surf.
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  • When the Sun Goes Down6
    Kenny Chesney song about finding the best of summer life when the 'sun goes down'
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  • Chicken Fried7
    A song about enjoying the sweet culinary treats of a southern summer, from country fried everything, to homemade wine, to pecan pie.
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  • Margaritaville8
    The classic song about getting lost i the summer sand with a margarita in hand.
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  • Sweet Home Alabama9
    A song that can be belted out all summer long as an anthem to living it up in your home state.
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  • All Summer Long10
    Kid Rock song about reminiscing about adolescent summers and those sweet times at the beach.
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  • Beachin'11
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  • Cruise12
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    Florida Georgia Line song about just crusing the summertime streets checking out all the summer sights.
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  • Chattahoochee13
    Alan Jackson summer song about heading down to the river to have some fun.
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  • Some Beach14
    Blake Shelton tune about daydreaming of our favorite vacation spot.
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  • Fishin' in the Dark15
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  • Redneck Yacht Club16
    For country boys summertime means hanging at the redneck yacht club aka the lake. Flip Flops, beer in hand, it doesn't need to be any fancier than this.
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  • Pontoon17
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    A song about summertime parties out on the lake with  the barbecue and the good times flowing.
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  • Beer in Meixco18
    For Kenny Chesney summer is all about slowing down with a beer in your hand. And there's no place better to do that, then Mexi
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  • No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems19
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  • Ain't Goin' Down ('til the Sun Comes Up)20
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  • What Was I Thinking21
    Dierks Bentley song about summer love and the trouble it can cause.
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  • Summer Nights22
    Summer nights seems to last forever and only bring good times. At least in this Rascal Flatts song they do.
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  • Long Hot Summer23
    It's going to be a long hot summer, says Keith Urban, so you better make the most of it while you can.
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  • Red Solo Cup24
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  • Water25
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    Brad Paisley tune about the best way to cool off once the summer sun stars beating down relentlessly.
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