Summertime Blues Lyrics

Eddie Cochran


publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Eddie Cochran, Jerry Neal Capehart
album: Track 8 in album The Eddie Cochran Memorial Album
release date: 1960
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genres: Rock
styles: Rock & Roll/Rockabilly
length: 1:57
writer: Eddie Cochran, Jerry Capehart

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Eddie Cochran The Eddie Cochran Memorial Album cover art
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I'm gonna raise a fuss, I'm gonna raise a holler
About a workin' all summer just to try to earn a dollar
Every time I call my baby, and ask to get a date
My boss says, "No dice son, you gotta work late"
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues

Well my mom and pop told me, "Son you gotta make some money"
If you want to use the car to go ridin' next Sunday
Well I didn't go to work, told the boss I was sick
"Well you can't use the car 'cause you didn't work a lick"
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues

I'm gonna take two weeks, gonna have a fine vacation
I'm gonna take my problem to the United Nations
Well I called my congressman and he said "Whoa!"
"I'd like to help you son but you're too young to vote"
Sometimes I wonder what I'm a gonna do
But there ain't no cure for the summertime blues


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 C'mon Everybody
  • 2 Three Steps to Heaven
  • 3 Cut Across Shorty
  • 4 Jeannie, Jeannie, Jeannie
  • 5 Pocketful of Hearts
  • 6 Hallelujah, I Love Her So
  • 7 Don't Ever Let Me Go
  • 8 Summertime Blues
  • 9 Teresa
  • 10 Somethin' Else
  • 11 Pretty Girl
  • 12 Teenage Heaven
  • 13 Boll Weevil Song
  • 14 I Remember