"In The Summertime" as written by and Ray Dorset....
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh

In the summertime when the weather is hot
You can stretch right up and touch the sky
When the weather's fine
You got women, you got women on your mind
Have a drink, have a drive
Go out and see what you can find

If her daddy's rich take her out for a meal
If her daddy's poor just do what you feel
Speed along the lane
Do a ton or a ton an' twenty-five
When the sun goes down
You can make it, make it good in a lay-by

We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean
We love everybody but we do as we please
When the weather's fine
We go fishin' or go swimmin' in the sea
We're always happy
Life's for livin' yeah, that's our philosophy

Sing along with us
Dee dee dee-dee dee
Dah dah dah-dah dah
Yeah we're hap-happy
Dah dah-dah
Dee-dah-do dee-dah-do dah-do-dah
Dah-do-dah-dah-dah
Dah-dah-dah do-dah-dah

Alright ah

Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh

When the winter's here, yeah it's party time
Bring your bottle, wear your bright clothes
It'll soon be summertime
And we'll sing again
We'll go drivin' or maybe we'll settle down
If she's rich, if she's nice
Bring your friends and we'll all go into town

Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh, uh
Chh chh-chh, uh, Chh chh-chh

In the summertime when the weather is hot
You can stretch right up and touch the sky
When the weather's fine
You got women, you got women on your mind
Have a drink, have a drive
Go out and see what you can find

If her daddy's rich take her out for a meal
If her daddy's poor just do what you feel
Speed along the lane
Do a ton or a ton an' twenty-five
When the sun goes down
You can make it, make it good in a lay-by

We're no threat, people
We're not dirty, we're not mean
We love everybody but we do as we please
When the weather's fine
We go fishin' or go swimmin' in the sea
We're always happy
Life's for livin' yeah, that's our philosophy

Sing along with us
Dee dee dee-dee dee
Dah dah dah-dah dah
Yeah we're hap-happy
Dah dah-dah
Dee-dah-do dee-dah-do dah-do-dah
Dah-do-dah-dah-dah


Lyrics submitted by tiny_dancer

"In the Summertime" as written by Ray Dorset

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  • +2
    General Commentit's deep, it's about a man's anguish... his pain and his depression. His hopes and dreams. Only to have everything shatter before him when the winter comes... truly a depressing song. Almost a suicide note.
    Fungtasticon October 04, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMan! How could anyone not love this song!? Just makes you happy, thats all. It's about having a good time, mnot sweating the small stuff, and loving time in the summertime.
    MarkMark6464on February 09, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentahaha i love this song!
    reannadalon June 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a classic summer song!!!
    99aron June 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis so is summer
    kfe2on January 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthaha i love how this song fakes you out and starts over...like it knows you weren't ready for it to end!
    wren berlinon March 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is great. it makes me smile everytime i listen and i love how the music and the singer sound like a train. im listening to it right now and all i can think now is chug-a-chug-a-CHOO-CHOO!

    hahahaha, i love this song

    also i think it has one of the most prophetic lines ever in "lifes for living, yeah thats our philosophy." i think thats going to be my new life motto
    SALTYSMYNAMEon March 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentchug-a-chug-a-chug-a-chug-a-choo-choo

    : )
    SALTYSMYNAMEon March 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyes,
    it's an awesome song,
    I think it's about finding women in summer,
    if there rich treat em nice,
    if there poor,
    Do watcha want!.
    ^_^
    Storms_Lullabyson July 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfungtastic, i truly hope that you're using sarchasm, i refuse to beleive what you say.
    oysterson May 08, 2007   Link

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