looking for songs (vaguely on topic, really)

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 30 22:28:11 EDT 2004


Another one - there are lots of Lewis Carroll inspired
songs listed here;

http://www.helsinki.fi/~mlang/lewis/carroll-music.html

Jon

--- deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:

> 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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