River Deep: approximation of a playlist §22

15 08 2006

Rivers in song

Orinoco flow – Enya
Severn Seconds – Youssou N’Dour/Neneh Cherry
Stone Thames – Big Audio Dynamite
Fog on the Tyne – LindisfarneThames
Ferry Cross the Mersey – Gerry and the Pacemakers
The Nile Song– Pink Floyd
Mississippi – Pussycat
Ying–Ton–Iddle–I–Po – Goons
The River Rhine – The Yardbirds
Aladdin Seine – David Bowie
Zambesi – Piranhas
Yellow River – Christie
Rivers of Bablyon – Boney M

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15 08 2006
Casey Leaver

River Deep Mountain High – Tina Turner

Embarassingly, that’s all I can think of…

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Pixies – River Euphrates
Talking Heads (or Tina Turner or Eva Cassidy) – Take Me To The River
Kate Bush – Lord Of The Reedy River

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Down By The River – Neil Young

COMMENT:

I thought of some more:

The Nile Song – Pink Floyd
Ol’ Man River – Paul Robeson
The Riverboat Song – Ocean Colour Scene

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Tales from the Riverbank – The Jam

One of their finest songs actually even although initially released as the B side of Absolute Beginners

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