Alabama sweet for Brits
A CLASSIC American rock anthem is Britain’s top summer driving song.
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Sweet Home Alabama just edged Britain’s Katrina and the Waves’ summer hit Walking on Sunshine for pole position in an online survey by vehicle information company HPI.
The top 10 is dominated by songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s.
The only song recorded in the past 10 years isMr Brightside by The Killers, at number four. TOP 10 SUMMER DRIVING SONGS 1 Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd: 52 per cent 2 Walking on Sunshine Katrina and the Waves: 48 per cent 3 Summer of 69 Bryan Adams: 43 per cent 4 Mr Brightside The Killers: 40 per cent 5 Club Tropicana Wham!: 36 per cent 6 Good Vibrations The Beach Boys: 33 per cent 7 Love Shack The B52s: 33 per cent 8 Rio Duran Duran: 30 per cent 9 Lovely Day Bill Whithers: 27 per cent 10 Sun is Shining Bob Marley: 19 per cent