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Quiz: How well do you know these summer-themed songs?

In the summertime, when the weather is…

THIS WEEKEND, IT’S going to be very warm, indeed.

It means many of us can enjoy a (socially-distanced) chat or walk with friends.

At home, it’s certainly barbecue weather and a chance to dig out some of those old summer tunes.

Let’s see how you fare with this quiz on summer-themed songs. 

Finish this Mungo Jerry line. "In the summertime, when the weather is..."
Mungo Jerry/Youtube
Fine
Hot

Good
High
When did Don Henley release his classic hit Boys of Summer?
Holger Hollermann/PA Images
1978
1982

1984
1987
The candle of pop group LFO burned briefly in the late 90s. They had a hit with the song Summer Girls. But what did LFO stand for?
Luke Frank Owen
Lyte Funkie Ones

Losers Fight On
Light Fingered Oafs
Which British band was singing about lazing on a Sunny Afternoon in the summertime back in the 1960s?
PA Images
The Animals
The Zombies

The Yardbirds
The Kinks
Which of these lyrics from Summer Nights is incorrect?
Grease/Youtube
Tell Me More / Like Does He Have A Car
Tell Me More / Could She Get Me A Friend

Tell Me More / Did She Put Up A Fight
Tell Me More / Did He Show You His Scar
When did Alice Cooper release the song School's Out?
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1968
1972

1975
1979
Finish this lyric from a largely forgotten banger of a tune from The Corrs. "In the heat of summer sunshine... "
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I'll Come To You
I Kiss You

I Miss You
I Wear Appropriate Sun Screen
Which band is behind 1999 hit Steal My Sunshine?
Vevo/Youtube
Ben
Ken

Len
Sen
Which of these summer-themed songs starts with the line: "I got my red dress on tonight"?
Cruel Summer - Bananarama
Summertime Sadness - Lana Del Rey

Hot Fun In The Summertime - Sly and the Family Stone
Long Hot Summer - Keith Urban
Who quit and then who got married in the Bryan Adams song Summer of '69?
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Jimmy quit, Jason got married
Johnny quit, Taylor got married

Nicky quit, Stevie got married
Jimmy quit, Jody got married
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
Top Dog
Full marks, well done
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Clever cat
Almost purrfect
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Fintastic
A good effort
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You scored out of !
What are ewe doing?
Baaaaaad
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You scored out of !
Turtely awful
A shell of a bad effort
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