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Periodic Table of Songs

OK, I admit it, I'm a geek! 🤓 So this topic includes any song that has an element name in the title or anywhere in its lyrics. 

 

I'm pretty sure there aren't any songs about Ytterbium, for example, so we're not aiming to cover the whole Periodic Table, but there are LOTS of songs with more common elements mentioned, such as:

 

Neon Rainbow by The Box Tops

 

BTW, no worries if you repeat a song that's already been mentioned (nobody has time to scroll through multiple pages of previous posts) ... and repeating the same element in multiple songs is highly encouraged!

 

With ❤ from Chemlandia,

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Silver Threads and Golden Needles - Linda Ronstadt

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"Billion year old carbon", 'Woodstock', Joni Mitchell

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Sister Golden Hair - America

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Sister Golden Hair - America 

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David Gray; Silver Lining

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Quick(Ag) Messenger Service - (Au) and (Ag)

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Mercury Blues - Steve Miller or David Lindley

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Donovan; Gold Watch Blues

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Love these:

 

   Steve Earle's Copperhead Road

   Fleetwood Mac's Gold Dust Woman

   Sting's Fields of Gold

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Hydrogen by M.O.O.N.

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You Ain't Worth the Salt In My Tears by Elvis Costello

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Goldfinger Shirley Bassey - James Bond

 

Silver, Blue, & Gold - Bad Company

 

Eyes of Silver- Doobie Brothers

 

Golden Lady- Stevie Wonder

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Silver Threads and Golden Needles

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Helium...Thea Gilmore

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"After the Goldrush" by Neil Young

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Neon Eyes (Into the Deep) by Saints of Valory

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The only true answer to this question is Tom Lehrer's "Element Song".  It has ALL the elements in it. 

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Titanium - David Guetta with Sia

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Here is the mother of them all. 🙂 Yesterday (April 9) was folk singer-comedian-mathematician Tom Lehrer's 90th birthday, and his "The Elements" song was mentioned in a Nature magazine story.

"The Elements" by Tom Lehrer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcS3NOQnsQM

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                      Sun & Steel            Iron Maiden

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Iodine -- Leonard Cohen

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Nickel Song - Melanie

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Silver Wings - Merle Haggard

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                 The Power Of Gold            Dan Fogelberg

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Aluminum Crown -- by Of Montreal

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Fields of Gold - Sting

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                Gunpowder And Lead            Miranda Lambert

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Oxygen -- Soul Asylum

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                    Silver Springs            Fleetwood Mac

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the Noble gases …  Ar, He, Ne, Xe, Kr, Rn, (Og ?) are chemical elements grouped together on the periodic chart so is it legal if I name,

 

Classical Gas …. Mason Williams, 1968

 

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