A really good read. I didn’t know that some of the songs on the list were actually summer hits.
Ahh, the summer. School is out, the air conditioning is blaring, and everywhere you go, you can’t help but hear that one same tune everywhere. We’ve come to know that song as the “Song of the Summer.” The folks over at Billboard have used their metrics to chart every such song in the past 30 years, and it behooved us here at Uproxx to rank these songs in order of their staying power and ultimate worth. Some are still amazing! And others, well, are not. Here is every Song of the Summer since 1985 ranked just for you. For your convenience, we’ve also put together a playlist of all 30 songs in chronological order. Make sure to follow Uproxx Music on Spotify.
30. Los Del Rio – “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” (1996)
Two older Spanish men who got remixed by DJs in Miami and sparked a craze the world over. Good for…
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