looking for songs (vaguely on topic, really)

Susanna E. Leng 98 Susanna.E.Leng.98 at Alum.Dartmouth.ORG
Mon Aug 30 14:13:37 EDT 2004


There's also "Yertle the Turtle" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
It's on Freaky Styley;  loved it when I was in high school.

---dwj at suberic.net wrote ---
> 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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