Your Cromer Playlist: The songs which sum up our seaside town

PUBLISHED: 06:00 28 March 2018 | UPDATED: 14:42 05 April 2018

Cromer is a traditional seaside town, complete with the famous pier.

Cromer is a traditional seaside town, complete with the famous pier.


Summer holidays are around the corner meaning it’s time for road trips, picnics on the beach, and barbecues.

So for all those summer evenings in your favourite town. whether you live in Cromer or are a visitor, here’s a playlist, put together by Enjoy Cromer More readers, of songs which sum up the seaside town.

Sandie Gregory: “Stranger on the shore, you always meet new people here in Cromer.”

Chris Taylor: “Andreas Yiasimi’s Cromer Carnival song.”

Jeff Bowyer: “Welcome to the and Another Day in Paradise - speaks for itself. Here Comes the Sun. Highway to Hell - (that’s the roads out, obviously!)”

Margaret Durrant: “Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.”

Helen Crisp said: “DON’T...DON’T include The Sun has got its Hat On....every time that comes on the radio it starts to rain!”

She added: “Blue Skies smilin at me Nothin but blue skies do I see. (Ella Fitzgerald)”

Chris Taylor added: “Every day is like Sunday.”

Lesley Moghaddassi continued: “Lola by the Kinks. It was playing everywhere when I visited as a teenager. We had many happy summers holidaying in Cromer.”

Andreas Yiasimi said: “Ok, I’ll open my heart here and say, on many occasions; Standing at one of my favorite spots, along the clifftops. I often sing to myself “You Raise me up” I love it because, at glorious sunset one cannot resist being moved by this amazing piece of music. How grateful am I to live in such a beautiful place. For me, it also relates in so many ways and it reaches out to people so special to me, here at home, across the sea and those no longer with us.”

Julie Ann Davies said: “Louis Armstrong “What a Wonderful World’.”

Ann Fowler said: “Who Let the Dogs Out.”

Gill Tibble said: “Home Home Home from the Sea.”

Craig Rogers wrote: “Cromer and caister lifeboat crew with Jim Davidson home by the sea couldn’t get anymore Cromer.”

Sam Bartram added: “Soft Cell - Tainted Love. The first single I bought from the record shop in Garden Street.”

Sam Clarke said: “If I Can’t Have You by Kim Wilde, it was on in the clothes shop where BetFred was all the time when I went in there! That and Elton John Sacrifice I remember as that was on the juke box in the ex service men’s club.”

Lilian Melville: “Summer place Percy Faith just the best.”

Rosie Crook: “I lived here all my life its always summer holiday because every day was like a holiday so summer holiday, by Sir Cliff Richard.”

Dan Platton: “Anything by the Lighthouse Family.”

Steff Houghton: “Walking on Sunshine.”

Carolyn Hudson: “Down town.”

Helen Reed said: “Albatross. Just reminds me of a peaceful walk along the beach.”

Maureen Niemi: “Islands in the sun Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.”

Nicky Evans: “Oops up side your head cos it was on the juke box at denjo’s when we were teens and we always rowed to it when it came on.”

Steve Reed: “Summer Holiday and On the Beach by Cliff Richard.”

• What would you add to the playlist? Leave your suggestions on the Enjoy Cromer More Facebook group.

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