Mungo Jerry presents us today a very interesting song, which we brought on our website for you, at your request – the free In The Summertime piano sheet music.
Mungo Jerry is a British rock band, active since 1969 in the pop-rock music industry.
The band was highly appreciated in the early 1970s and their biggest hit was In The Summertime.
So let’s dive into the incredible details of In The Summertime.
The song was released in 1970 as the debut single of the band, having the song Mighty Man on its B-side.
The song comes in a length of 3:30 as a skiffle music genre song, released through Dawn Studios.
It was written by Ray Dorset and produced by Barry Murray and it celebrates the carefree days of summer.
Once released, the free In The Summertime piano sheets reached number one around the world, being present on top of the charts for more than seven weeks in the UK, two weeks in Canada, and it became one of the best-selling singles of all time, with sales of over 30 million copies.
The interesting fact about In The Summertime is that the author said that it took only ten minutes to write.
Looking into In The Summertime’s composition, the song incorporates elements like an electric guitar, acoustic guitar and cabasa – by Ray Dorset, banjo and jug – by Paul King, piano by Colin Earl and string bass, by Mike Cole.
Because of its success, over the years In The Summertime has been covered by many other famous artists, among which we can mention The Mixtures’ version – 1970 or Shaggy’s version – 1995.
In The Summertime has been featured in other media also, in TV commercials or TV shows and movies.
We are proud to fulfil your requests and meet your expectations and we strongly encourage you to try this song on your piano at home.