Summer (War song)

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Single by War
from the album Greatest Hits
B-side"All Day Music"
ReleasedJune 21, 1976
Length3:58 (7" version) 6:40 (full version)

"Summer" is a song by the band War, recorded on April 4, 1976 and released on June 21, 1976, midsummer's day, as a single from their Greatest Hits album in 1976. "Summer" peaked at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart and number four on the R&B chart.[1] The track peaked at number one on the Easy Listening chart and was one of three entries to make the chart.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 7
U.S. Billboard Easy Listening 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles 4


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[3] Gold 1,000,000^

^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 608.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2002). Top Adult Contemporary: 1961-2001. Record Research. p. 252.
  3. ^ "American single certifications – War – Summer". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved August 21, 2019. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.