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Songs About Exile
Nov. 28, 2013
Blog
Column
Writer: Marta Bausells

A List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Rivers of Babylon

The Melodians

sonofwebcore

2

Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos)

Dolly Parton

magicman

3

My Old Home

K'Naan

barbryn

4

Festung Europa

Brockdorff Klang Labor

Abahachi

5

Exile Vilify

The National

exiledMan

6

Detroit City

Tom Jones

gordonimmel

7

Kilkelly, Ireland

Robbie O'Connell

attwilightlarks

8

Clandestino

Manu Chao

steenbeck

9

Farewell to Stromness

Peter Maxwell Davies

suzi

10

Going to a Town

Rufus Wainwright

bishbosh

11

Cantares

Joan Manuel Serrat

Makinavaja

12

Straight to Hell

The Clash

wyngatecarpenter

B List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Exodus

Bob Marley

exiledMan

2

Mountains O'Mourne

Don McLean

stardust69

3

I Was Young When I Left Home

Antony Hegarty

glasshalfempty

4

Starlight

Muse

gordonimmel

5

Lullaby + Exile

M. Ward

RANTaGHOST

6

Aloha Oe

The Rose Ensemble

Pairubu

7

Va Pensiero, Sull'ali Dorate (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)

Giuseppe Verdi

exiledMan

8

It Never Rains in Southern California

Albert Hammond

gordonimmel

9

Dust Bowl Refugee

Woody Guthrie

Pairubu

10

Goodbye England (Covered in Snow)

Laura Marling

Shoegazer

11

Too Long in Exile

Van Morrison

StunnedMullet

12

Digging Your Scene

The Blowmonkeys

Eilonwy


 


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