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Summer Madness

Features of This Track

mild rhythmic syncopation
extensive vamping
minor key tonality
an electric guitar solo
prominent use of synth
heavy instrumental improvisation
an instrumental arrangement

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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I don't care what style of music you love...This song transcends all. This tune conjures up a beautiful fantasy in my mind of summer and just grooving. It's like have a 62 Impala convertible, and no where to be.
Makes me want to wear a floppy hat, do a double chicken wing move, followed by a step hop, then to a half James Brown split and up to a spin.
A great classic!
@Lawrence Berry, I completely agree with your statement. Will Smith probably did a lot to bring this gem back into play when he sampled so much of it for his rap version. Love to drive an pop this in; great music for cruising.
What a groove
I just don't get tired of hearing this tune. Amazing recording and a total Summer anthem!
1975 one of my introduction s . . .
Arguably in the top five of all jazz style R&B music ever.
allenjra
this is cruising music rolling in your ride on a nice summer night oh yeah
allenjra
hey this is really mellow and layback
This is so fantasticall y awesome!! Loved it!
this is seriously one of the coolest instrumental tracks ever recorded
It is my jam too!
Relaxing moments to yourself. ..
My skateboardin g music
Beautiful track. Brings back many wonderful memories.
Not bad for Kool & The Gang
music.fanati c 4
*.* Sooooo Heavenly :) REPLAY BUTTON PLEASE *.* lol...
Left/Right signal phasing artifact with (usb) earphones on this song that I've heard on this and at least one other pandora track (IIRC, one of Sublime's hits): volume seems to be louder in one one channel and lower in the other, it then reverses to be louder on the other ear in less than a second. This repeats all the way through the song. Not a good experience.
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Smoke a fat blunt to this ish
Great synthesizers with a cooling effect!!
This is the smoothest cut .....ever. All this tine didnt kniw it was done by a 'disco' band.
843660947
Jazz doesn't get any better than this :-) CAUTION IF WEARING EARPHONES PLEASE TURN THE VOLUME DOWN TOWARDS THE END OF THIS SONG... I had to learn the hard way lol...
nurseanaly
M M M SEXY
I first heard Summer Madness on an Atlanta radio program called Jazz Flavors back in college almost 30 years ago. It was one of my favorites of all time. One day it popped up on Pandora and I almost fell out of my chair--it was the first time I'd heard it since then. Talk about being transported back in time. The memories came flooding back, building like this song builds from start to finish. Fantastic!
Even as i grow older this song still resonates the same emotions i had as 16 year old.
Can someone say RELAXEDDDD:) grey oldschool jam right here
I'm with Cap'n jack.
I thought I Knew My music, not! Great tune.
I am a big dreamer
Right,one of the best,sounds that take u into another space,relax
Man. This brings back memories from back in the day when it first came out and we were hanging out in Philly in Fairmont Park.....
Oops! I meant Kool & the Gang. Kook!
Wait--this is really Kook & the Gang? Awesome! This came up on my Thievery Corporation station.
Kool & The Gang forreal ? I never knew I love this Jam
yvetteletter
Describes my O
real smooth song for that long day in the lost world we live in.
Haha nice came up on my Pink Floyd station too
this is pretty cool,it came up on my pink floyd station
this is a gangsta a** song...true oldschool
jdowntownsli m
music does not get gooder than this!!
one of the best songs ever!!!!!!
i love when they play this song in Rocky
I could see making love to this song....:)
good thing for them.
joerocker84
I's the KIND Jaammm'
surviva2002
summer madness is the last of the best of kool and the gang. and the first of the best remake of the fresh prince. WOW!
For stepper/jazz lovers. Smooth sailing!
clo.cynthia
MAN THIS SONG IS ONE OF MY ALL TIME FAVORITS,I LOVE COOL AND THE GANG.SUMMER MADNESS LOVE IT.
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