Sunday, June 01, 2014

Song of the Week: "Summertime"

This time of year--specifically the month from late-May to late-June--is what I tend to think of as my favorite time of the year. Not sure why. Maybe I still associate it with those first weeks of freedom after school lets out. We used to go to visit the family in Des Moines and just relax. In fact, it was during one of those trips that I first heard this song. This video was on all the time for a bit, and it just creates this feeling of family, fun, and relaxation that I crave. Here's something that makes me feel old: this single was originally released 24 years ago, almost to the day. (It was May 20.) That means I was 14 when this came out. Damn.

Time to sit back and unwind. DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince.

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