9. Eddie Cochran - 'Summertime Blues'
There are many songs that celebrate the glories of summer, but Eddie Cochran's 1958 classic "Summertime Blues" has a rather different message: Summer sucks for teenagers. Cochran was just 19 when he wrote the song, and he understood that summer often means working a shitty job and begging your parents to borrow the car. Even your congressman is of little help, since you can't even vote yet. Cochran died in a car accident just two years after this song hit, but it's had a huge afterlife.