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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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Murder By Numbers (Police)

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Murder By Numbers (Venom)--different song

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Life During Wartime - The Talking Heads

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Exit (U2)

 

"His hand in his pocket
His finger on the the steel
The pistol weighed heavy
His heart he could feel was beating
Beating, beating, beating
Oh my love, my love"

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Angie Baby (Helen Reddy)

 

"The headlines read that a boy disappeared
And everyone thinks he died"

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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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