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Songs about Adventure
Feb. 13, 2009
Blog
Column
Writer: Rob Fitzpatrick

A List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Singapore

Tom Waits

exodus

2

Freight Train

Elizabeth Cotten

sonofwebcore

3

Silver Moon Ladders

Merz

frogprincess *

4

Follow the Leader

Eric B. & Rakim

magicman

5

Constellation of the Heart

Kate Bush

Abahachi

6

Journey to the Center of a Girl

Cramps

JimCraggs

7

There's a Light Beyond These Woods (Mary Margaret)

Nanci Griffith

Tempusgugit

8

I Don't Know Where I'm Bound

Johnny Cash

ejaydee

9

The Things That Dreams are Made Of

Human League

carl201167

10

Space Flight

Lee Perry & I. Roy

silentprinter

* frogprincess wants to give credit for this nomination to Mnemonic because, as she puts it, "she's been waving the Merz flag for a long time now and very kindly tipped me off about his gig around our way at the end of last year."  Frogprincess still gets the credit but here's a tip of the hat to Mnemonic for her good taste.

B List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Os Argonautas

Caetano Veloso

ejaydee

2

Undertow

Leonard Cohen

Garion

3

Going Back to Cali

LL Cool J

steenbeck

4

Things Could Be So Beautiful

The Colourfield

May1366

5

Greenland Whale Fisheries

The Pogues

steenbeck

6

Urge For Going

Joni Mitchell

lonniej

7

Song About Travelling

The Innocence Mission

saneshane

8

America

Simon & Garfunkel

Tempusfugit

9

Planet Rock

Afrika Bambaataa

gremlinfc

10

N.Y.C.

Steve Earle

DarceysDad

 

 

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