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SONG TITLES and SONGS about DISTANCES & TRAVEL

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SONG TITLES and SONGS about DISTANCES & TRAVEL

I'll try to get this topic started with these song titles about DISTANCES/TRAVELING   ...........

 

*Travelin' Man     Ricky Nelson   which made it to #1 in 1961

 

*I Ran (So Far Away)     Flock of Seagulls

 

 

For a different approach, songs about  DISTANCES/TRAVELING...........

 

*Walk Away Renee'     The Left Banke

 

*Ferry Across The Mersey     Gerry & The Pacemakers

 

 

 

Uh, I am sorry if I led off with songs which you may have wanted to post here. How about this....wait a while and then post it....or post it now ! You see, repetition is OKAY Man Wink

 

Please understand, there's lots of freedom and latitude with this topic. Be creative....let's have plenty of laughs and plenty of wows like:  "Wow, I wish I had thought of that one!!" "Wow, that's a good one!!


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"I CAN SEE  FOR MILES"- WHO

"ONE  ROOM COUNTRY SHACK" - BUDDY GUY- "SITTIN' HERE A THOUSAND MILES FROM NOWHERE"-A THOUSAND MILES FROM NOWHERE"- DWIGHT YOAKAM

EVEN A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES BEGINS WITH A SINGLE STEP.
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Massachusetts: BeeGees 

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"BOSTON, My Home Town" * Freddy Cannon

This the record the Red Sox should play instead of Sweet Caroline.

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"DANCING IN THE STREETS"- MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS;
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Please Come To Boston: Dave Loggins

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I'm Walkin': Fats Domino

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"A Thousand Miles Away"  by The Heartbeats

 

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I Like It Like That: Chris Kenner; Gerry & The Pacemakers

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"TICKET TO RIDE", "DAY TRIPPER," "NORWEGIAN WOOD", "BACK IN THE U.S.SR."- BEATLES "LONG & WINDING ROAD"- MCCARTNEY;
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I FORGOT "IN MY LIFE"(PLACES) BEATLES- ONE OF THEIR BEST!
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No Particular Place To Go: Chuck Berry

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"Look Through Any Window" * Hollies

tour thru London

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Searchin': Coasters

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"Rio" * Duran Duran

John Taylor's Bass line makes this song.

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Rainy Night In Georgia: Brook Benton

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Ramblin" Man, The Allman Brothers
Permanent Vacation, Aerosmith
Ventura Highway, America
Fast Car, Tracy Chapman
Passenger, Iggy Pop
End of the Line, Traveling Wilbury"s

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Rocket 88: Jackie Brenston (or was it Ike Turner?). Some say this was the first rock and roll song.

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We've had songs about Paris ("April in", "I Love"). How about this one: "The Last Time I Saw Paris" from the movie of the same name. Here's Julie Andrews' version: https://youtu.be/mCp5LwGJgw4

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Well, with this on the subject of Paris. It brings up the Left Banke. A village sort of like our Greenwich village in New York.. Full of bohemians, artists, rebellious sort near the university. And the name of the group that gave this tune.

"Walk away Renee" * The Left Banke

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WOULD LOVE TO DO A CATEGORY ON ART(VISUAL) & ARTISTS IN R& R. E.G. "MR. JONES & ME"- COUNTING CROWS(PICASSO),,,
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@l483260l wrote:
WOULD LOVE TO DO A CATEGORY ON ART(VISUAL) & ARTISTS IN R& R. E.G. "MR. JONES & ME"- COUNTING CROWS(PICASSO),,,

That's a good idea. It would be a fresh topic, not done in the past that I recall. Maybe expand "art forms" to include painters, sculptors, poets, writers, etc. to get more songs. It's easy to start. Just go to Rock N' Roll main page, click the yellow Start A Topic Button, enter info, and post. Voila! 

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Runaround: The Regents (late doo wop).

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"INDIA", ALSO "JUPITER", "MARS","ALABAMA", & "AFRICA"- JOHN COLTRANE
EVEN A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES BEGINS WITH A SINGLE STEP.
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"Me and You & a Dog Named Boo" * Lobo

traveling in a chevy van

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MADE ME RECALL"AMERICAN PIE"- DON MCLEAN-"DROVE MY CHEVY TO THE LEVY..." WONDER IF CHEVY IS MOST MENTIONED CAR IN R & R? THE ONLY FORD I CAN THINK OF IS EAGLES-"TAKE IT EASY"& OF COURSE THERE'S "'OL 55"- TOM WAITS, COVERED BY EAGLES. BUT I DON'T THINK HE TELLS US WHAT MAKE. HE MENTIONS MERCURIES IN A COUPLE OF SONGS AS WELL. CARS= SONGS IN R & R A NEW CATEGORY? WHAT DO YOU THINK?
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@I4832601: Songs mentioning cars would be fun. I did a little research. I found links that showed: At least 11 songs that mention "Chevy" by name. And a Top 10 list of songs about the Corvette.
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FORD& CEHEVY COMMON, CORVETTE A SUB-GENRE TOM WAITS MAY TRUMP IT W/ "MERCURY"& THEN OF COURSE THERE'S:"MERCEDES BENZ"-JANIS JOPLIN. I'M THINKING SONGS W/TRUCKS MAYBE TOO EASY & TOO NUMEROUS. BUT "DRIVING" AS A THEME WOULD GIVE US LOTS OF OPPORTUNITIES. TO START WITH:"CAR WHEELS ON A GRAVEL ROAD"- LUCINDA WILLIAMS;
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@I4832601 I do not believe there is a s "Driving" ("Driving and Vehicles"?) Thread - start one; I'm in. Good call on Lucinda's song. Another one: "Driving My Life Away" - Eddie Rabbitt.
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