Hot Enough For You?

August 22, 2023 #2139

As the country undergoes an extraordinary summer due to extreme heat, we explore whether the popular songs of yesteryear offer any remedy.


How hot is the weather?
Hal Kemp
Steam heat
OC: The Pajama Game
Heat wave
Ethel Waters
Too darn hot
Ella Fitzgerald
Hot, hot, hot
Xavier Cugat
Hotter than ‘ell
Fletcher Henderson
Hotter than that
Louis Armstrong
There’ll be a hot time in the old town tonight
Louis Armstrong
Muy caliente
Matt Savage Trio
It won’t cool off
Dean Martin
There is no breeze
Gene Krupa
Cool heat
Herbie Mann
In the cool, cool, cool of the evening
Where are the snows?
Some like it hot
Charlie Barnet