looking for songs (vaguely on topic, really)

Sally Odgers sodgers at tassie.net.au
Mon Aug 30 13:20:24 EDT 2004


Check out "Snow White" and "Robin Hood" by Peter Coombes. (sp?) They're both
good songs. "Lightning Tree" is the theme to "Follyfoot" on telly... sort of
like Mrs Robinson.

Sallyo.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <deborah.dwj at suberic.net>
To: <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Tuesday, August 31, 2004 2:14 AM
Subject: looking for songs (vaguely on topic, really)


> there's a theme mix I've been wanting to make, but I can think of so few
> songs which might fit on it.  So far I've got:
>
> Piper at the Gates of Dawn -- Pink Floyd
> Prince Caspian -- Phish
> Wind in the Willows -- Van Morrison
>
> You see the theme, I hope?  Popular songs (as opposed to explicitly
> children's songs) about children's literature.  But I'm stuck there,
> with two _Wind in the Willows_ songs and one Narnia song (which is
> really about _Voyage of the Dawn Treader_, not _Prince Caspian_).
>
> If I expand to include adult literature, I come up with
>
> Calypso -- Suzanne Vega (The Odyssey)
> Mrs. Robinson -- Simon and Garfunkel (The Graduate, and I think it is
> pushing it to use a song specifically written for the film version of a
> novel)
>
> and then I get stuck.
>
> You people are full of wonderful bits of literary trivia.  Has anyone
> got any help for me?
>
> -deborah
>
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