“Summer Nights” by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John

Travolta-Newton_John-Summer_Nights“Summer Nights” is a popular song from the musical Grease. Its best-known version was recorded by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John for the big-screen adaptation of the musical, and released as a single that same year. It was released August 25, 1978.

“Summer Nights” became a massive hit in both the United States and United Kingdom during the summer of 1978. Included on the movie’s soundtrack album, the song was one of several hit singles from the movie. Parts of the song were introduced to a new audience when it was re-released in the 1990s as part of a megamix of several songs from the movie version.

The single reached #1 in the UK on chart date September 30, 1978, for seven weeks.

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