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Songs About Smuggling and Stealing
Dec. 19, 2013
Blog
Column
Writer: Peter Kimpton

A List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Stand and Deliver

Adam and the Ants

JimdiGriz6

2

You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two (from Oliver!)

Ron  Moody

sonofwebcore

3

One Piece at a Time

Johnny Cash

stuckinazoo

4

Willin'

Little Feat

DarceysDad

5

Steal Away

Etta James

exiledMan

6

The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde

Georgie Fame

BeltwayBandit

7

Have You Seen Bruce Richard Reynolds

Alabama 3

DarceysDad

8

Stealing People's Mail

Dead Kennedys

happyclapper

9

Stealing in the Name of the Lord

Max Romeo & the Upsetters

BeltwayBandit

10

Shoplifters of the World Unite

The Smiths

FunkBrother69

11

Pretty Boy Floyd

The Byrds

BeltwayBandit

12

Au Voleur

Charles Aznavour

BeltwayBandit

13

Let No Man Steal Your Thyme

Pentangle

BeltwayBandit

B List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

1

Turpin Hero

Eliza Carthy

suzi

2

Highwayman

The Highwaymen

treefrogdemon

3

Take Your Hands Out of My Pocket

Sonny Boy Williamson

Fintan28

4

Stolen Car

Bruce Springsteen

treefrogdemon

5

Stolen Car

Beth Orton

sonofwebcore

6

Ned Kelly

Johnny Cash

StunnedMullet

7

Bonnie and Clyde

Luna

steenbeck

8

Opportunity

Joan Armatrading

severin

9

Opportunity

Bobby McFerrin

severin

10

Razzle in My Pocket

Ian Dury & the Blockheads

BeltwayBandit

11

Shoplifting

The Slits

1234Ramones

12

Bankrobber

The Clash

BeltwayBandit

13

Been Caught Stealing

Jane's Addiction

RipThisJoint

14

Aid Dealer

Cold Cut

nilpferd

15

The Repo Man Sings

The Coup

steenbeck

16

In the Ghetto

Elvis Presley

stardust69

17

Ghetto Bastard

Naughty by Nature

Peter Kimpton

18

Pirate Jenny

Nina Simone

steenbeck

19

Jesse James

The Pogues

BeltwayBandit

20

Coming Into Los Angeles

Arlo Guthrie

BeltwayBandit

21

Somewhere They Can't Find Me

Simon & Garfunkel

Fintan28

22

Lincolnshire Poacher

Peter Pears

BeltwayBandit

23

Sweet Virginia

The Rolling Stones

RipThisJoint

24

2+2=5

Radiohead

BeltwayBandit

25

Maggie May

Rod Stewart

RipThisJoint

26

Let No Man Steal Your Thyme

Anne Briggs

treefrogdemon

 

 

 

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