Best Summer Songs of All Time

School's out, and it's time to get down, get sunburned and get lucky

Gus Stewart/Redferns31/50

31. "Hot Stuff," Donna Summer

In 1973, LaDonna Andrea Gaines married Austrian actor Helmuth Sommer and repurposed his last name for her own stage name, assuring her inclusion on this list. "Hot Stuff" topped the chart in June 1979, a sex-craving disco anthem with grinding rock guitar courtesy Steely Dan/Doobie Brothers sideman Jeff "Skunk" Baxter.

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