The lyrics of Bryan Adams’ “Summer of ‘69” are probably among the most popular and iconic for summer anthems, and not only took Adams to No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1985, but gave him a lasting reputation as generation after generation would sing about getting a start in music or finding a summer love: “Standin’ on your mama’s porch, you told me that you’d wait forever. Oh, and when you held my hand, I knew that it was now or never. Those were the best days of my life.”

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