All this talk about cutting and ceilings and limitations can make one feel a bit cramped. We should be talking and thinking about reaching for something, about America becoming something greater not smaller.

So this weekend’s theme is, “The Sky’s the Limit”, taken literally or figuratively. Songs about the skies and the stars or seeking something better.

All You Need is Love – The Beatles (“There’s nothing you can do that can’t be done.”)
httpsh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4p8qxGbpOk

Fly Like an Eagle – Steve Miller Band

Space Truckin’ – Deep Purple
httpsh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZ-lSTlUnfA

Mr. Blue Sky – ELO

The Galaxy Song – Monty Python

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BlueStateMan
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5th Dimension..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIxm0Th55Iw

Up, Up & Away

jkkFL
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Purple Rain

Khirad
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Switchblade Symphony – Into the Sky

jkkFL
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Journey, Wheel In the Sky

PatsyT
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Peter Pan
httpsh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wb7F8cNF5lQ

foodchain
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foodchain

Anything from Peter Pan

Kalima
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MJ-Don’t stop Til you get enough

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bwjT8wLenE

Frankie-Fly me to the Moon

KQµårk 死神
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Can’t go wrong with MJ or blue eyes K.

PatsyT
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Apollo 13 theme
httpsh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pz7mTXv8DQ

Sabreen60
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Sabreen60

Keep Your Head to the Sky – Earth, Wind & Fire

KillgoreTrout
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Miles Davis–Stella By Starlight;

funksands
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Or this one?

[img]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGultrg7l0I&feature=related[/img]

funksands
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Which version of “Major Tom” gets your vote?

This one? – Peter Schilling[img]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEG7OzvSMBA[/img]

whatsthatsound
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Because of their name, anything by this band counts, I guess. So I pick this one.
Crack The Sky, “Nuclear Apathy”

KillgoreTrout
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Wow, you remember Crack The Sky? Great band.

whatsthatsound
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contains the fantastic line,
“When they spit do you wipe the floor, and pray that they don’t spit no more? Or wise up?”
Very timely.

KillgoreTrout
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Very timely indeed. Two of those guys hail from my original “neck of the woods.” Thanks for posting them. It was great to hear them again. A very underrated band.

whatsthatsound
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funksands
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One of my new favorite bands

Postal Service – Such Great Heights
[img]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wrsZog8qXg&ob=av2n[/img]

KillgoreTrout
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Yes–Starship Trooper;

whatsthatsound
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The finale of this song is a masterpiece. One of the all time great guitar solos!

KillgoreTrout
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Totally agree.

whatsthatsound
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Sorry, thumbed down by mistake.
I think I prefer the studio version, though. I like Wakeman’s intro, but without it, that blistering sound just comes out of NOWHERE. It’s like your hearing the soundtrack to the Big Bang.