You’re watching the Official Lyrics video for ‘In The Summertime’ by Mungo Jerry.
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In The Summertime is a massively popular summer anthem. Written by Ray Dorset, the group’s lead singer using his second hand Fender Stratocaster, it became Britain’s biggest selling single in 1970 and went on to become one of the best selling singles of all time.
It reached number one in the charts around the world including France, Germany, Italy, Australia, and in the UK where it spent 7 weeks at number one. It also received an NME award for best British song that year.
In 1995 Shaggy featuring Rayyon covered the song making the top 5 in the UK.
In the Summertime is an all-time summer anthem, as popular as ever it is constantly featured in Summer playlists as well as being features in a host of TV shows and movies over the years including Despicable Me 2 (in 2013), and The Simpsons (in 2004).
With the 50th anniversary of the song’s first release this brand new lyric video celebrates this classic slice of summer pop. Grab a cool drink, kick back and enjoy.
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