Top 100 Most Annoying Summer Songs

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Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.
You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot."

It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cup in the microwave--why must we be subjected to more Smash Mouth? (Screw you Shrek.) Train's "Drops of Jupiter" needs to be jettisoned to that very planet, and seriously, can we stop playing "Centerfield" at summer baseball games already?

So, as summer comes into full blast, here are 100 summer songs that always cause us to raise a fuss (or alternately, raise a holler) until someone hits skip or changes the damn station.

Note: By our definition, a "summer song" need not be about the beach, the sun or the lake. As long as MTV or the local top 40 station played it mercilessly between May and August one year, we figure it counts.

Read the full list after the jump.


1. Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett "Margaritaville"

2. Alan Jackson or Eddie Cochran "Summertime Blues"

3. Alice Cooper "School's Out"

4. Barenaked Ladies "One Week"

5. Big & Rich "Save A Horse Ride A Cowboy"

6. Black Eyed Peas "I Gotta Feeling"

7. Blind Melon "No Rain"

8. Bob Marley "Could You Be Loved"

9. Bobby McFerrin "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

10. Brian Hyland "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini"

11. Bryan Adams "Summer of '69"

12. Buster Poindexter "Hot Hot Hot"

13. Chumbawumba "Tubthumping"

14. Coolio "Fantastic Voyage"

15. Corrs "Summer Sunshine"

16. Crazytown "Butterfly"

17. Crystal Waters "100% Pure Love"

18. David Lee Roth "California Girls"

19. Dave Matthews Band "Ants Marching"


20. Don Henley "Boys of Summer"


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