First track off the new album ‘Blues Merchant’, Summertime Blues is not typical of the rest of the album but is, nevertheless, a track that we used to play a lot in my youth.
Eddie Cochrane did the original brilliantly and The Who used to include it in their set as the only song that they hadn’t written themselves. Similiarly, it’s also one of the few tracks on this album that I didn’t write myself – but more of that later.
I’ve tried to stay fairly close to the original. Hope you enjoy it.