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Summer in the City

Music by Steve Boone and John Sebastian

Originally Performed by The Lovin' Spoonful

"Summer in the City" is a song recorded by The Lovin' Spoonful, written by John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, and Steve Boone. It appeared on their album Hums of the Lovin' Spoonful, and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in August 1966, for three consecutive weeks.[3] The song features a series of car horns during the instrumental bridge, starting with a Volkswagen Beetle horn, and ends up with a jackhammer sound, in order to give the impression of the sounds of the summer in the city. The song became a gold record. It is ranked number 401 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time

    Release Date: 1966


Summer in the City

Summer in the City

The Lovin' Spoonful

The 1966 pop hit by The Lovin' Spoonful is the iconic summer song! From the gritty refrain to the hushed excitement of the bridge, this selection will unite the generations through music! Fantastic choreography potential for show choirs.

Voicing: SATB


Summer in the City

Summer in the City

The Lovin' Spoonful

The 1966 pop hit by The Lovin' Spoonful is the iconic summer song! From the gritty refrain to the hushed excitement of the bridge, this selection will unite the generations through music! Fantastic choreography potential for show choirs.

Voicing: SAB


Summer in the City

Summer in the City

The Lovin' Spoonful

The 1966 pop hit by The Lovin' Spoonful is the iconic summer song! From the gritty refrain to the hushed excitement of the bridge, this selection will unite the generations through music! Fantastic choreography potential for show choirs.

Voicing: SSA



Flying Pickets : Best of... : 00  1 CD : VIP 115

Flying Pickets : Best of...

This is the second release of the early Flying Pickets. They took their name from the that given protesters who traveled to communities other than their own to man the picket lines during labor protests. On this album are 16 tracks. Though many are studio versions with the great harmonies, swooping choruses and novel rhythmic elements (remember this was BVP-- before vocal percussion) our favorite tracks are the live tracks, David Bowie's "Space Oddity," "Higher and Higher" and the like. The intro to "Summertime" is a Cheech & Chong like parody and positively delights the audience.

Songlist: Only You (And You Alone), I Heard It Though The Grapevine, The Tears Of A Clown, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', Sealed With A Kiss, Only The Lonely, Space Oddity, Who's That Girl, When You're Young And In Love, Groovin', Coral Island/Summertime, Buffalo Soldier, I Got You Babe, Summer In The City, Get Off My Cloud, Higher And Higher

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2449c | 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella


Individual Folios

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Summer in the City : SATB : Kirby Shaw : Steve Boone : The Lovin' Spoonful :  1 CD : 00200841 : 888680651855

Kirby Shaw : Summer in the City

The 1966 pop hit by The Lovin' Spoonful is the iconic summer song! From the gritty refrain to the hushed excitement of the bridge, this selection will unite the generations through music! Fantastic choreography potential for show choirs.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composers: Steve Boone and John Sebastian Performed By: The Lovin' Spoonful

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.15 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00200841 | Showtrax CD Available


Summer in the City : SAB : Kirby Shaw : Steve Boone : The Lovin' Spoonful : Sheet Music : 00200845 : 888680651862

Kirby Shaw : Summer in the City

The 1966 pop hit by The Lovin' Spoonful is the iconic summer song! From the gritty refrain to the hushed excitement of the bridge, this selection will unite the generations through music! Fantastic choreography potential for show choirs.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composers: Steve Boone and John Sebastian Performed By: The Lovin' Spoonful

More details
Voicing: SAB | Sheet Music | $2.15 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00200845 | Showtrax CD Available


Summer in the City : SSA : Kirby Shaw : Steve Boone : The Lovin' Spoonful : Sheet Music : 00200849 : 888680651879

Kirby Shaw : Summer in the City

The 1966 pop hit by The Lovin' Spoonful is the iconic summer song! From the gritty refrain to the hushed excitement of the bridge, this selection will unite the generations through music! Fantastic choreography potential for show choirs.

Arranger: Kirby Shaw | Composers: Steve Boone and John Sebastian Performed By: The Lovin' Spoonful

More details
Voicing: SSA | Sheet Music | $2.15 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 00200849 | Showtrax CD Available

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