He told us : "It's a very simple song about looking back on the summertime and making love. For me, the '69 was a metaphor for making love not about the year. I had someone in Spain ask me once why I wrote the first line "I had my first real sex dream" I had to laugh.
Bryan Adams explains why Summer of 69 flopped in the UK - BBC News
But it was also the year of Woodstock, the Manson murders, and more. It was a very eventful year, and probably a victory for many hippies at the time. The Summer of '69 is one of the best songs of Bryan Adams from his fourth album, Reckless It was a very simple song about looking back on the summertime and making love. It was all about his golden memories with his friends.
Bryan Adams explains why Summer of 69 flopped in the UK
I got my first real six-string Bought it at the five-and-dime Played it 'til my fingers bled Was the summer of ' Me and some guys from school Had a band and we tried real hard Jimmy quit, Jody got married I should've known we'd never get far. Oh, when I look back now That summer seemed to last forever And if I had the choice Yeah, I'd always wanna be there Those were the best days of my life.
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