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Challenge for Aug/Sept

Challenge for Aug/Sept: Double Play - Songs about summer or Songs about school.

Here It Comes Again (The Fortunes)
This song was released in 1965 in the U.K. I was in England, at the time, going to Lakenheath American High School class of 1969 . This song reached Number 4 on the charts! I ha...Show More
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Everlasting Love
The first time I heard this song was in England in 1968. The group that had a hit record with it was called **Love Affair**. Later, I found out that it was a cover of a Robert K...Show More
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Best Of My Love (The Eagles)
Released in 1975, this song quickly rose to Number 1. I have lived this song since then. It*s kind of a stretch for these old pipes, though.....lol.....:-). Keith
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Paper Rosie
Paper Rosie was written by Canadian Country Music Hall of Famer Dallas Harms. He released it as a single in 1975 and it made it to Number 23 on the charts. 2 years later, Gene Wat...Show More
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The Seashores of Old Mexico
Merle Haggard wrote this song and Hank Snow released it in 1972. 34 years later, George Strait covered it and I am using his arrangement.
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Stagger Lee (Lloyd Price)
Released in 1958, this song would rise to the top of BillBoard in 1959. Many covers have been made of this classic including Lloyds*s. The first recording dates back to 1923 and ...Show More
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He Didn't Have To Be
Dedicated To : All the Stepdads everywhere!!
In 1999, Brad Paisley and Kelley Lovelace wrote a song about Kelley being a stepfather to his stepson, McCain Merren. According to Lovelace, Paisley said to him, "Let's make ...Show More
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Tower of Strength
Released in the Fall of 1961, this song by Gene McDaniels would eventually reach the Number 5 spot on the charts. I have always enjoyed this song!
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Be My Baby Tonight
From Track Number 3 of John Michael Montgomery's "Kickin' It Up" album, this song reached Number 1 status on Billboard in August of 1994. I have always loved this song a...Show More
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Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)
Released as the second Single of John Michael Montgomery's self-titled album. It reached Number 1 in July of 1995 and won Billboard's Hot Country Singles Award for 1995. This son...Show More
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Every Time That You Walk In The Room
Jackie DeShannon wrote and released this song in 1964. It was a hit for her and The Searchers covered it later on that same year. I am using their arrangement for my version.
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My Rifle, My Pony and Me
In 1959, this song was sung by Dean Martin and Ricky Nelson in the film "Rio Bravo", starring John Wayne, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond and Angie Dickinson. The backing trac...Show More
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On A Good Day (Blake Shelton)
Back in 2004, Blake released his 3rd studio album "Barn and Grill". There were 4 singles released on that album but sadly, this song was never released as a single. It'...Show More
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Summertime ( Kenny Chesney )
From June 17th to July 15th in 2006, this song by Kenny Chesney was at the top of the Country Charts. A fan favorite at concert, I have always enjoyed the lyrics and the uptempo r...Show More
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Fourteen Carat Mind
"Fourteen Carat Mind" is a song written by Dallas Frazier and Larry Lee, and recorded by American country music artist Gene Watson. It was released in September 1981 as t...Show More
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Things
Bobby Darin wrote and released this song in 1962. He was a prolific songwriter and in 1956 met and fell in love with Connie Francis. He wrote songs for her but, her father hated ...Show More
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Call Me The Breeze
Written by JJ Cale, this song would be a fan favorite of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Lynyrd Skynyrd took their name from one of their High School teachers, Leonard Skinner who hated long hair...Show More
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What Now My Love
Love this Elvis arrangement on this song!
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She Called Me Baby
Harlan Howard wrote and released this song in the early 50s. Many artists have covered this song since.....including Patsy Cline. I am using Charle Rich's 1974 version for my bac...Show More
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Walking In Memphis
Marc Cohn released this song to critical acclaim and I liked it from the start. Cher's later version was awesome, too!
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Sic 'Em On A Chicken
Released in 2008 on The Zac Brown Band's Foundation album's last track, this song was never released as a single. It is a hoot to sing, though...HA1.....:-)
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A Woman Like You by Lee Brice
Lee released this song 6 years ago and it climbed straight to the top..........reaching Number 1 in April. You have got to hear Lee sing this and watch the video on You Tube. It ...Show More
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I Can't Be Myself (When I'm With You)
Released in October of 1970, this Merle Haggard written song would peak at Number 3. It has been a favorite of mine for a long time. The "Hag" is one of the greatest si...Show More
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The Winner
Released in 1975, this song would go on to become one of Bobby's most requested songs to sing in concert. It was written by Shel Silverstein. One of my all time faves.....:-) K...Show More
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For The Good Times
Ray released this Kris Kristofferson song in 1970 where it spent 19 weeks on the charts and was the ACM song of the year. I was stationed at Sheppard AFB, Texas when this song came...Show More
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American Soldier
Dedicated To : All Veterans Everywhere
Toby co-wrote this song with Chuck Cannon. It was released in 2003 and reached the Number 1 spot (4 weeks in a row.) I have always liked this song since it first came out.
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