Five versions of the greatest summertime song ever, “Summertime Blues.” Thank the Internet deities for YouTube.
The original: Eddie Cochran. Hard to beat.
The Who’s cover, from 1967 Monterey Pop Festival. (Were you there, @markgr?)
Stray Cats, circa 1983. Their version was truer to Cochran’s rockabilly original.
A young Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, circa 1978.