4. “The Theme From ‘A Summer Place'” – Percy Faith And His Orchestra
Top 10 Hollywood Songs of All Time. “Theme from A Summer Place” is a melody with lyrics by Mack Discant and music by Max Steiner, composed for the 1959 film A Summer Place, which featured Sandra Dee and Troy Donahue. It was recorded for the film by Hugo Winterhalter. Initially known as the “Molly and Johnny Theme”, the piece is not the principle title subject of the film, however an affection topic for the characters played by Dee and Donahue.