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Songs about Danger and Violence

How many songs have been written about the violence in this world..  probably many more than we realize.

 

 

Life's a Journey, not a Destination" Aerosmith
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Maxwells Silver Hammer-Beatles

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I Fought The Law - The Bobby Fuller Four



It's nice to be important but it's more important to be nice.
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Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers

 

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It's nice to be important but it's more important to be nice.
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Rock n Roll Suicide (Bowie)

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Barons of Suburbia (Tori Amos)

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Demolition Man (Police)

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Frankie And Johnny: Louis Armstrong, others (Frankie’s man Johnny done her wrong by cheating on her with Nellie. So Frankie blew him away with a .44 caliber handgun).

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Bullet the Blue Sky (U2)

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Stranded In The Jungle: Cadets (almost eaten by cannibals......).

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Eve Of Destruction

--Barry McGuire

 

Run Through The Jungle

--Creedence Clearwater Revival

 

Still In Saigon

--Charlie Daniels Band

 

Enola Gay

--Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark

 

Aces High

--Iron Maiden

 

Ohio

--Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

 

Valentine's Day

--David Bowie

 

 

 

 

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Louis Quatorze (Bow Wow Wow)

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I Fought The Law And The Law Won: Bobby Fuller Four

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Kick Inside (Kate Bush)

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Hurricane: Dylan

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Jeremy (Pearl Jam)

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The Future (Leonard Cohen)

 

"It's lonely here
There's no one left to torture"

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Teeeter And The Monkey Man:  Traveling Wilburys

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Violence - Mott The Hoople



It's nice to be important but it's more important to be nice.
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Along Came Jones: Coasters (Sweet Sue was almost sawed in half, dynamited and tied to the railroad tracks...all in one song. That’s danger).

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God is a Bullet (Concrete Blonde)

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Secret Agent Man: Johnny Rivers

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Violent (Concrete Blonde)

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Riot In Cell Block No. 9: Coasters

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I Hung My Head (Sting)

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Janey Needs a Shooter (Springsteen)

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Re: Danger

1) Wolverton Mountain: Claude King (He’s mighty handy with a gun and a knife).

 

2) Big Bad John: Jimmy Dean (Fatal mine cave-in).

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence: Gene Pitney

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The Bridge (Dolly Parton)

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Killing of Georgie (Part I & II) (Rod Stewart)

 

"Out of a darkened side street came
A New Jersey gang with just one aim
To roll some innocent passer-by
There ensued a fearful fight
Screams rang out in the night
Georgie's head hit a sidewalk cornerstone"

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