The Times asks: What's your summer song?
Photo by Ben Williams
Summer seems incomplete if it isn't accompanied by the tunes of a well chosen soundtrack. To a find a few summer favorites that you can add to your playlist, we took to the streets of Vineyard Haven to ask, "What's your summer song?"
Lauren Ruszczyk, Washington, D.C.
"'(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay' by Otis Redding."
Len Ruszczyk, Pembroke, MA
"'Under the Boardwalk' by The Drifters."
Natalia Catan, University of Moldova student
"'Whistle' by Flo Rida."
Tova Katzman, Mass art student, Vineyard Haven resident
"'Going up the Country' by Canned Heat."
Colin Day, University of Chicago graduate, Chappaquiddick resident
"'Heads Will Roll – A-Trak remix' by Yeah Yeah Yeahs."
Will Haffner, University of Chicago graduate
"Metric's 'Hep I'm Alive' (Krusha Remix)."
Joey Jones, Tisbury resident
"'Ramble On' by Led Zeppelin, but that's more of an end of summer song. So, 'Summertime' by Mungo Jerry."
Jamie Lopes, Smitty David, and Diane Geggatt, of New Bedford
"'Celebration' by Kool and the Gang."
Leona Cassidy, of Ireland, student at DCU in Dublin
"'Sweet Home Alabama' by Lynyrd Skynyrd."
Brianna Davies, Tisbury lifeguard
"'Summertime' by Kenny Chesney."
Jack Casey, Jordan McAllister, Casey Callahan, Cate Casey of New Hampshire
"'Oxford Comma' by Vampire Weekend."
Will Taylor, Chatham, New Jersey
"'Island in the Sun' by Weezer."
Connor Dean, Chatham, New Jersey
"'Surfin' Safari' by The Beach Boys."
Brian Dean, Chatham, New Jersey
"'Always Love' by Nada Surf."
Adam Brachfield, Chatham, New Jersey
"'Crank That (Soulja Boy)' by Soulja Boy."