What are the best summer songs of all time?
It's been debated locally before. Minnesotans weighed in when the Current asked the question.
Billboard has a top 30 listing.
And Entertainment Weekly has a top 100. That list features songs that are not just about summer. EW said the tunes had to meet these criteria: singles had to peak during summer months, and more vaguely, each had to capture the breezy, loopy, head-spinning quintessence of summer.
Several Minnesota acts are on the EW list, including Prince's "Little Red Corvette" (No. 65) and Bob Dylan (No. 25):
Lipps Inc. was No. 91 on the list with "Funky Town:"