THE SOUNDS OF SUMMER: DAY 89/95: “THE THEME FROM A SUMMER PLACE”- PERCY FAITH

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The Sounds of Summer- Day 89 of 95: “Theme From A Summer Place”- Percy Faith.  Written by Mack Discant and Max Steiner for the 1959 movie A Summer Place- starring Sandra Dee and Troy Donahue. The best known cover of the song is this one- by Percy Faith which spent 9 weeks at #1 in 1960. The single held the record for most weeks in a row at #1 until 1977 when Debby Boone came along with “You Light Up My Life” which went 10 weeks in a row at #1.

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