In the Summertime (album)

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In the Summertime
Mungo Jerry In the Summertime album.jpg
Studio album by Mungo Jerry
Released 1970
Recorded 1970
Length 55:46
Label Repertoire
Producer Barry Murray
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

In the Summertime is a 1970 album recorded by Mungo Jerry.[1] It contains their biggest hit, "In the Summertime" and its B-side, "Mighty Man". Also included are the country hits, "San Francisco Bay Blues", recorded in 1954 by Jesse Fuller, Arthur Gunter's "Baby Let's Play House", also from 1954 and Woody Guthrie's "Dust Pneumonia Blues" which also appeared on the B-side of "In the Summertime". All other tracks were composed by Mungo Jerry's lead singer, Ray Dorset on his own or with fellow band members, Paul King, Colin Earl and Mike Cole.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "In the Summertime" Ray Dorset 3:32
2. "See Me" Ray Dorset 3:54
3. "Movin' On" Paul King 4:11
4. "Maggie" Ray Dorset 4:11
5. "Mother Fucker Boogie" Ray Dorset 2:50
6. "Daddie's Brew" Ray Dorset, Paul King, Colin Earl, Mike Cole 3:38
7. "Mighty Man" Colin Earl 4:45
8. "Baby Let's Play House" Arthur Gunter 2:52
9. "Johnny B. Badde" Ray Dorset 3:04
10. "San Francisco Bay Blues" Jesse Fuller 3:40
11. "Sad Eyed Joe" Paul King 2:51
12. "My Friend" Ray Dorset 2:38
13. "Peace in the Country" Ray Dorset 3:03

The album was released in Canada in 1970 with 12 of the above tracks with a different running order.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mungo Jerry – In the Summertime". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mungo Jerry – In The Summertime". Discogs. Retrieved 20 February 2014.