Who sang the original version of Summertime Blues?
Today in 1958, Eddie Cochran recorded “Summertime Blues”, which was later covered by artists such as Blue Cheer, The Who and Rush. In the original recording, Cochran sang both the vocal and bass vocal parts, played all the guitar parts, and added the hand clapping.
When did Eddie Cochran release summertime blues?
Released: 11 July 1970. Highest chart position: #27. SUMMERTIME BLUES written by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart.
What are summertime blues?
Those who actually dread the long, hot, lazy summertime days may be suffering from SAD, or seasonal affective disorder. SAD is best known as a major depressive disorder affecting about 5% of Americans during the winter months.