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Takin' It To The Streets - Street Songs

March 27, 1987, U2 performed from the roof of a store in downtown LA to make the video for 'Where The Streets Have No Name', attracting thousands of spectators and bringing traffic to a standstill. The police eventually stopped the shoot.  The song title lends the theme for this week’s playlist, songs with “Street” or “Streets” in the title.

 

Some classic “Street/s” songs include “52nd Street,” “Baker Street,” “Mean Street,” “Mercy Street,” “Sentimental Street,” “Shakedown Street,”
“Street Fighting Man,” “Dancing In The Streets,” and “Takin’ It To The Streets.”

 

https://listentothemusicblog.com/taking-it-to-the-streets-street-songs/

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The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy):  S&G

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South Street:  The Orlons

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Street Corner Talking-Savoy Brown

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One of my favorite bands,

The Doobie Brothers with Takin' It to the Streets

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Street Kids-Elton John

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Kinda weird for me no mention of my favorite Bruce song: Streets of Philadelphia

 

I've always felt his true self and generosity was in this song...

 

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Bruce Springsteen's "Streets of Philadelphia" is the 5th song on the Spotify playlist, just following his "Backstreets."

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Love Street-The Doors

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Love Love Street 🙂  Added.  Thanks!

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King Of The New York Streets:  Dion

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Hadn't heard that before, interesting song from Dion - added.  Thanks.

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Out In The ,Street

 

E Street Shuffle:   Bruce

 

 

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Thanks!  Added not only Out In The Street and E Street Shuffle, but also Streets of Fire, Racing In The Streets, and Incident on 57th Street all by the Boss, which you also mentioned in other posts - thanks again!

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Racing In The Street:  Bruce

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Incident On 57th Street:  Bruce

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Dark End Of The Street:  Percy Sledge

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Good song, widely covered, added, though love the Commitments and Greg Allman's versions as well.

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Another great list of songs, and fun topic.
Where The Streets Have No Name, U2, is one of my favorites. Also, love Sting’s Moon Over Bourbon Street.

Didn’t see this one though  - Mainstreet - Bob Seger

 

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Didn't think of it, as it's 1 word, but I love the song, and added it.  Thanks!

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Lots of great songs on here. My fav is

Positively 4th Street by Dylan. Best

street song ever 🎼💜

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