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Weekend Rock Question: What is the Best Summer Jam of All Time?

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May 27, 2011 3:35 PM ET
The Beach boys cool off in the water, 1967.
The Beach boys cool off in the water, 1967.
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Last week, we asked Rolling Stone readers to name their favorite Pink Floyd song of all time – and we compiled the votes into a top 10 list.

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This week, in honor of Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial beginning of summer, our question for you is: What is the best summer jam of all time?

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