Music The Best Songs About The Sun  

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Nothing beats a beautiful sunny day, except maybe a song about a beautiful sunny day. Here are the greatest songs about the sun ever written, ranked by your votes. Many of the best songs about the sun are happy tunes celebrating the sunshine, but some good sun songs are about missing the sun when it's gone. Tons of classic rock artists, country musicians and pop stars have written great sun songs.

The Beatles have two of the all-time best songs about the sun in their catalog. “Good Day Sunshine” and “Here Comes the Sun” were both big hits for the group. Garth Brooks' country party anthem, “Ain't Goin' Down ('til the Sun Comes Up) is also on this list of the top songs about the sun, as is “Waitin' on a Sunny Day” by Bruce Springsteen.

Noah & the Whale's bouncy track “5 Years Time (Sun, Sun, Sun)” is another great song for sunshine. Bill Withers' “Ain't No Sunshine” is a great slow burner for when you're feeling low.

Which sun song makes you want to turn up your car stereo? Vote it up to the top of this list and add any songs about the sun we may have missed.

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Here Comes the Sun The Beatles

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Sunshine of Your Love Eric Clapton, Cream

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Walking On Sunshine Katrina and the Waves

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Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers

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Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me Elton John, George Michael, Billy Joel

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Good Day Sunshine The Beatles

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Seasons in the Sun Terry Jacks, Norman Greenbaum

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Sunny Afternoon The Kinks

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Black Hole Sun Soundgarden

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The Warmth of the Sun The Beach Boys

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Blister in the Sun Violent Femmes

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I'll Follow the Sun John Lennon, Paul McCartney

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Rising Sun George Harrison

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Walkin' On The Sun Smash Mouth

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Summer In The City The Lovin' Spoonful

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punksnotdead added Aquarius - Let the Sunshine In Fifth Dimension

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The Dark of the Sun Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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OddBean14 added Sundown Gordon Lightfoot

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Sun King The Beatles

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Anthony Hamberg added Children of the Sun Billy Thorpe

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Behind the Sun Eric Clapton

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The Sun Is Burning Simon and Garfunkel

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Kassie Lanzarotta added In the Sun Blondie

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Waitin' on a Sunny Day Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

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Soak Up the Sun Sheryl Crow

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3rd Stone From the Sun The Jimi Hendrix Experience

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California Sun Ramones

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That Lucky Old Sun Ray Charles

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Sun and Steel Iron Maiden

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Cold Day In The Sun Foo Fighters

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Blame It on the Sun Stevie Wonder

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Can't Stop the Sun Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Fly Into the Sun Lou Reed

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A Place in the Sun Stevie Wonder

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Sun Goes Down Deep Purple

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punksnotdead added Always the Sun The Stranglers

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Hard Sun Eddie Vedder