Do you remember years ago that Bryan Adams’ song ” Summer of ’69’ was voted the best driving song among Canadians who sing in their cars? A poll was conducted in 2006 by Decima Research. According to Wikipedia “the song topped the survey with both sexes, and with French and English-speaking Canadians. In 2010, the song was voted the “hottest summer song” in Germany”.
So here it is 2018 and do you still think “Summer of 69” is the best driving song and or hottest summer song? What car tune is your favourite? TALK or TEXT 250-545-7557, Faceboook, Instagram, use the new BEACH RADIO APP, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or use Twitter.
According to The U.K.’s Daily Mail , “A survey conducted by Britain’s Automobile Association found that over half of people going on a vacation by car will participate in a sing-along during the trip, while 95 percent said music makes the journey go faster.
The survey revealed that the #1 sing-along car song was Queen ‘s classic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Also among the top five tunes to sing in the car are Bon Jovi ‘s “Livin’ on Prayer” at #2 and Journey ‘s “Don’t Stop Believin'” at #5.
Queen fans are excited about this:
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According to the Daily Mail survey, other popular songs on the list include Oasis’ “Wonderwall” at #7, The Eagles ‘ “Hotel California” at #8, The Beatles ‘ “Hey Jude” at #9 and Survivor ‘s “Eye of the Tiger” at #10.
Among the tunes further down on the tally are Meat Loaf ‘s “Bat Out of Hell,” Europe ‘s “The Final Countdown,” Lynyrd Skynyrd ‘s “Sweet Home Alabama,” John Lennon ‘s “Imagine” and David Bowie ‘s “Let’s Dance.”
Eighty-five percent of respondents said they would find it “unbearable” not to have music in their cars”.You’re bound to hear some car tunes to cranking this weekend as the Sun Valley Cruise-In rolls in to town.
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This week I’ve been asking what your favourite wheels are? Thanks to 1075 Beach Radio listener and texter George who shared “Favorite wheels? My Can-Am Commander! Load up wife n’ dogs, head up the mountain to cruise trails, where it’s cooler n able to see beautiful BC for miles! I use it as tractor, plow, dog walker, n trail toy! Never lets me down. My wife Stacey MADE me buy it! How many husbands can say that”!
George also shared another picture of his “dogs in their raft, it’s their favorite ride”!