Although primarily known for his music, Adams has gained a strong reputation for his photography, particularly for his work in the fashion world, and received a LeadAward for his photographs. His photos have been seen in numerous publications like: British Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and Esquire.
"Summer of '69" is a song written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance originally for Adams' fourth studio album Reckless (1984). It was the fourth single released from the album. It is one of Adams' most recognizable and popular songs. The song peaked at #5 on the BillboardHot 100 and #40 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The song has appeared on all of Adams' compilation albums. In Canada "Summer of '69" was officially released to radio on November, 1984. The song reached the top twenty on the Canadian Singles Chart and remained in the top twenty for another month. "Summer of '69" was the highest charting single from Reckless with Heaven.